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What is a ‘vaccine passport’ and will you need one the next time you travel?

By Arnaud Bernaert, Head of Heath and Healthcare, World Economic Forum   Key points:  A “vaccine passport” or “e-vaccination certification of compliance for border crossing regulations” could be required to enable seamless border-crossing Rather than building a set of rules that would be left to the interpretation of member states or private-sector operators like cruises, airlines or …

IFAD’s fight against rural poverty and hunger highlighted at One Planet Summit, as President Macron calls on others to step up their commitment

Rome, 14 January 2021 – In a move to sustainably address rising hunger and poverty, exacerbated by COVID-19, climate change and biodiversity loss, French President Emmanuel Macron called on global leaders to step up their commitments in support of long-term agricultural development. “Climate change, biodiversity and food are all correlated. Agriculture is key,” said President …

ArcelorMittal announces results of its General Meetings

The Annual General Meeting and Extraordinary General Meeting (‘General Meetings’) of shareholders of ArcelorMittal (‘the Company’) held today approved all resolutions by a strong majority. 68% of the voting rights were represented at the General Meetings. In view of the Covid-19 outbreak, the Board of Directors of ArcelorMittal had decided to hold this year’s General …

Trend Micro Blocks Over 61 Million Ransomware Attacks in 2019

Security leader records 10% rise in ransomware detections  Bangalore, February 26, 2020 – Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released its 2019 security roundup report. The report details the most important issues and changes in the threat landscape to provide businesses with insights into best practices and …

New SIPRI data reveals scale of Chinese arms industry

(Stockholm, 27 January 2020) New research from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) suggests that China is the second-largest arms producer in the world, behind the United States but ahead of Russia. This research represents the most comprehensive picture of Chinese companies’ weapons production to date. In the past, a lack of transparency has …

Detel launches new range of Trolley Speakers to make you party-ready this New Year

New Delhi, 26 December 2019: Detel the world’s most economical feature phone, accessories, and TV brand announced two new additions to its Speakers range – Thump and Thunder Trolley Speakers. Priced at Rs 10,999/- & Rs 12,999/-respectively, the trolley speakers can be purchased through Detel’s website, Mobile app and e-commerce platforms- Flipkart & Paytm mall. Thump and Thunder are …

Happy Diwali

Prosperity has taken up citizenship of Antigua. Development has been banished to the nether world. Let us all feed our inner demons Cholesterol laced Laddoos, talk about going Green, and generally carry on with life, even as we post inane messages in the Social Media!

New report: Persistently high electricity prices threaten steel sector’s ability to compete with European competitors

A new report shows that UK steel producers today pay 62% more for electricity than their competitors in Germany and 80% more than in France Despite wholesale prices dropping over the past year, there remains a persistent gap between UK industrial power prices and those elsewhere, with German and French steelmakers paying £19/MWh and £22/MWh …