World Economic Forum appoints new member to Board of Trustees

Geneva, Switzerland, 21 May 2019 – The World Economic Forum announced today that Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies, Singapore, will join its Board of Trustees. Tharman’s lifelong career in public service, in which he has occupied senior positions in government, provides the World Economic Forum with valuable insight and experience

PSA, PFR AND IFM INVESTORS JOINTLY ACQUIRE THE DEEPWATER CONTAINER TERMINAL GDAŃSK (DCT GDAŃSK)

On 21 May 2019, following formal approval by the relevant competition authorities, PSA International Ptd Ltd (PSA), the Polish Development Fund (PFR) and the IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF), advised by IFM Investors, have completed the transaction to jointly acquire DCT Gdańsk, the largest container terminal in Poland. DCT Gdańsk is one of the fastest

WarrantyBazaar.com forays in Refurbished Home Appliances Industry

-The company will provide warranty on refurbished home appliances New Delhi, May 22nd, 2019: WarrantyBazaar.Com, an integrated platform providing extended warranty services, today announced its entry in Refurbished Home Appliance market to offer extended warranty. After successfully penetrating in refurbished smartphone industry, Warranty bazaar.com sees another emerging category flooding the Indian market – refurbished white

Are The Lancet’s Alcohol Consumption Forecasts Inflated?

IWSR Analysis of Consumption Trends Suggests Future Per Capita Growth of Beverage Alcohol Drinks could be Declining London – A new study published in the medical journal The Lancet reports a considerable upsurge in the global consumption of alcoholic drinks. The study suggests that between 1990 and 2017, alcohol intake has jumped by as much

German Consulate General supports Environment and fights against Climate Change

We are happy to inform that the German Consulate General donated the profits from the Charity Christmas Market to a reforestation project in the Sundarbans by the German consulting agency SOCEO gGMBH. The yearly charity market has been successfully providing a platform to various NGOs and fair trade organization’s from Kolkata and outside to not

Canon launches EOS 200D II DSLR

Ahead of the holiday season, Canon launches EOS 200D II DSLR – Delights consumers with its most compact and lightweight DSLR Priced at INR 52,995 (EF-S18-55 IS STM Kit) and INR 65,995(EF-S18-55 IS STM + EF-S55-250 IS STM), EOS 200D II is the perfect amalgamation of form and functionality India, May 14th, 2019: Continuing with

RIXTY AND GAME SULTAN ARE NOW RAZER GOLD

Gamers can now enjoy more benefits with the world’s largest virtual credits platform. SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced that popular gaming services Rixty and Game Sultan have been rebranded as Razer Gold. Razer acquired the parent company of both services in 2018. Gamers who have been using

WHO Condemns Multiple Attacks on Health Facilities in North-Western Syria

7 May 2019, Cairo, Egypt: The World Health Organization (WHO) strongly condemns continuing attacks on health facilities in north-western Syria. Since 29 April, in just nine days, twelve health structures have been hit.  On 5 May, three facilities were struck in one day alone, including two major hospitals that provide secondary healthcare in the area.  One of the structures, a surgical unit, was supported by

European steel squeezed between rising import pressure and a depressed home market

Brussels, 7 May 2019 – Final figures for 2018 show that the EU28 steel market grew – however, forecasts estimate that it will fall slightly in 2019. The preliminary safeguard measures in place since mid-2018 could not prevent third country imports from rising sharply over the year and, as a consequence, local steel producers are

People increasingly rely on their smartphones for going online, but still lack awareness of mobile security threats

NordVPN Shares Tips on How to Protect Your Privacy on a Mobile Phone Google’s Consumer Barometer shows that for many people worldwide internet access is smartphone-centric. Smartphones are used to go online at least as often as tablets and computers. Moreover, a Global Web Index report shows that as many as 16% of the world’s