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Justin Bieber cancels world tour until 2023 after facial paralysis
Justin Bieber has announced the rest of his world tour will be cancelled as the singer continues to face health battles.
Ex-judge opens COVID inquiry into UK handling of pandemic
A retired judge opened a public inquiry on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, into how Britain handled the coronavirus pandemic, saying bereaved families and those who suffered would be at the heart of the proceedings.
Apple iPhone: Can India be China’s ‘plus one’ to the world?
Last week, Apple announced plans to make its latest phone model - iPhone 14 - in India, a significant milestone in the company's strategy to diversify manufacturing outside of China.
Oil Prices Rise As OPEC, Russia-Led Allies Announce Major Output Cut
The pound, meanwhile, continued to suffer against the dollar over fears for Britain's recession-threatened economy, falling around two percent to slide under $1.13.
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla got COVID again
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla Twitted: “I have tested positive for COVID. I’m feeling well & symptom free. I’ve not had the new bivalent booster yet, as I was following CDC guidelines to wait 3 months since my previous COVID case which was ba...
What looks like a bribe, sounds like a bribe, and is hidden by the beneficiaries like a bribe, is probably, if not obviously, a bribe.
The CEO of Pfizer has refused to testify before the European Parliament Special Committee on Covid-19. Albert Bourla was expected to face serious questions on October 10 on how secretive Covid vaccine deals were struck. But he’s pulled out.
Don't raise interest rates, UN warns the Federal Reserve and other central banks
The UK economy is forecast to contract 0.9% in 2023, the UN agency said, amid "a series of headwinds" resulting from Brexit and international conditions.
Credit Suisse has stumbled from one crisis to another - but the panic is possibly overdone
Senior executives at the bank appear to have spent most of the weekend trying to reassure clients and investors of its financial health, according to a report.
USVI man allegedly stole over $11K from mother's bank account
A man has been arrested and charged for multiple offenses after police say his mother filed a financial exploitation report against him with the [US] VI Police Department's Economic Crime Unit.
The surprising power of internet memes
Is there more to internet memes than meets the eye? The science of these viral mash-ups reveals why they are so effective at spreading ideas and beliefs.
BVIEC receives €254K EU grant for business continuity support
The British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), under the COVID-19 Resilience Response Facility of the Resilience, Sustainable Energy and Marine Biodiversity (RESEMBID) Programme, has been awarded a grant funding representing...
Electric-car demand pushes lithium prices to records
Driven by a surge in Chinese electric-vehicles sales, the sharp rise in a key commodity for batteries could slow adoption of EVs globally.
How to confront a parent's dementia
When science writer Sue Nelson discovered that her father had dementia, her world came crashing down. But new research reveals ways to support those affected.
First signs of new COVID-19 wave seen in colder countries
Cases and hospitalizations are rising in Belgium, the UK and Denmark.
Summer Sizzle BVI 2022 expresses gratitude for sucess of 2022 event
Summer Sizzle BVI returned to the Virgin Islands in all its glory to host a spectacular five-day weekend (7/20-7/25) in celebration of the event's 12-year anniversary and following a two-year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic.
How going above and beyond at work became required
These days, workers expect to exceed their job descriptions if they want to get ahead – or even keep their positions at all. How did we get here?
USVI Governor heard in unguarded convo before meeting with VI Premier
A casual conversation between Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr and Premier of the [British] Virgin Islands Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) regarding the upcoming US Virgin Islands (USVI) elections made for an awkward start to a pre...
Almost 5 mths later Dr Carolyn O’Neal-Morton & Najan Christopher still on leave
Almost five months later, two senior public officers who are also indigenous Virgin Islanders working in the Premier’s Office are still on paid leave.
72% of children globally have been victims of cyber threats
A new global report from the Global Cybersecurity Forum (GCF), has found that 72 percent of children around the world have experienced at least one type of cyber threat online.
Daughter rises in Mukesh Ambani’s succession plan
In the clearest hint of a succession roadmap, Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani carved out definite roles for each of his three children at the annual general meeting of his $220bn (£193bn) retail-to-refining conglomerate in August.
‘I had much more to live for’, cancer survivor says
A cancer survivor shared a message of hope and inspiration recently for persons suffering from the dreaded disease, suggesting that a positive mindset after his diagnosis helped put him on the road to recovery.
Covid Remains A Global Emergency But End Could Be In Sight
Covid-19 Pandemic: The comments come after US President Joe Biden declared "the pandemic is over" in an interview aired on Sunday.
Britain bids farewell to Queen Elizabeth with an outpouring of emotion
Britain bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday with a majestic funeral steeped in tradition and a send-off reflective of the broad popularity she managed to retain over her remarkable seven-decade reign.
USVI Gov't signs agreement to build horse racing facility on St Croix
US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr on Thursday, September 15, 2022, signed an agreement with VIGL that clears all remaining obstacles to enable the horse racing management company to begin the reconstruction of the Rand...
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