CBK and CMA Launch an Awareness Campaign on Crypto Assets

The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) in collaboration with the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) launched a joint financial literacy campaign regarding investing or dealing in crypto assets, or so-called “virtual currencies”.   In a joint statement, the CBK Governor, Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel, said that the campaign reflects social responsibility towards the public, and aims to raise awareness of the risks associated with crypto assets due to their sharp price…

Leader urges Hongkongers ‘actively’ to partake in revamped election, warns against calls for blank votes or boycott

Published by Hong Kong Free PressLeader Carrie Lam has urged Hongkongers “actively” to take part in legislative elections next month, the first since a Beijing-decreed revamp sharply cut the number of directly elected seats, and warned that calls to boycott the vote would breach the law. Relatively few potential candidates have so far come forward for the December 19 Legislative Council election, with major pro-democracy parties saying none of their…

Nissin Foods Receives Funding Approval from Re-Industrialisation Funding Scheme

Published by ACN NewswireBecomes First Food Manufacturer to Obtain HK$15M Maximum Funding SupportTo Implement Smart Production Line in Hong KongNissin Foods Company Limited (Nissin Foods, and together with its subsidiaries, the Group; HKG: 1475) is pleased to announce that it has received approval for the maximum funding support of HK$15 million (the Funding Support) under the Re-Industrialisation Funding Scheme (RFS) of the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) today (9 November 2021),…

India could ship vaccines to COVAX in a few weeks, say sources

Published by ReutersBy Krishna N. Das NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India could resume deliveries of COVID-19 shots to global vaccine-sharing platform COVAX in a few weeks for the first time since April, two health industry sources said, ending a suspension of supplies that has hurt poor countries. The World Health Organization (WHO), which co-leads COVAX, has been urging India to restart supplies for the programme, especially after it sent about…

Lizzo gives emotional speech at Missy Elliott’s Hollywood Walk of Fame induction

Published by BANG Showbiz EnglishLizzo got teary as she thanked Missy Elliott for "making my dreams come true" at her Hollywood Walk of Fame induction. The 'Get Ur Freak On' rapper was honoured with a star on the famous sidewalk in Los Angeles on Monday (08.11.21) and stars came out in force to celebrate the 50-year-old hip-hop icon, including her 'Tempo' collaborator, who gave an impassioned speech. The 'Juice' singer…

New laws and code to resolve remaining COVID-19 commercial rent debts

Published by TDPel MediaNew laws and a Code of Practice are being introduced to resolve the remaining commercial rent debts accrued because of the pandemic, Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has announced today (Tuesday 9 November 2021). Commercial tenants are protected from eviction until 25 March 2022, thanks to government action last year to provide firms with breathing space and help protect jobs when certain businesses had to close in full…

Federal College of Agriculture Akure FECA HND Full-Time Admission Form 2021/2022

Published by TDPel MediaApplications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Higher National Diploma (HND) full-time programmes of the Federal College of Agriculture, Akure (FECA) for the 2021/2022 academic session. FECA HND Courses 1. Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology2. Agricultural Extension and Management3. Animal Production Technology4. Crop Production Technology5. Horticultural Technology6. Pasture and Range Management All Programmes are accredited by NBTE FECA HND Admission Requirements & Duration…

Constantly evolving

Published by The Bangkok PostTwo years ago, American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift asked her “Swiftie” fans to fight for her musical legacy and women’s rights during a battle with renowned music manager Scooter Braun, who owns her first six albums released under Big Machine Records. Sometime later, Swift ended the war by re-recording all her albums to regain ownership of her music. Last week, her fourth album Red was released, following…
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