India Records 300,000 Covid Deaths, 26m Cases As Pandemic Rages

India Records 300,000 Covid Deaths, 26m Cases As Pandemic Rages

The number of deaths linked to Covid-19 in India has moved past the 300,000 mark as the country continues to grapple with the pandemic. Experts warn that the real number of fatalities might be much higher as many deaths are...
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Shippers Council Tasks Stakeholders On Rules Of International Commercial Terms

Shippers Council Tasks Stakeholders On Rules Of International Commercial Terms

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) on Thursday urged stakeholders in the trade and transport sector to understand the rules of International Commercial Terms (INCOTERMS) 2020 to mitigate disputes and litigation.  The NSC Executive Secretary, Hassan Be...
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IWD: MMS WoFHoF  Initiative To  Hold Discourse On Effect Of Insecurity On Women

IWD: MMS WoFHoF Initiative To Hold Discourse On Effect Of Insecurity On Women

In line with its gender equity focus, MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame(WoFHoF)Initiative, a non-profit organization, is organizing a Discourse on Women and a Road walk to mark the 2021 International Women’s Day(IWD). The one- day activity which will...
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Nigeria Mulls Exit From Some International Organisations

Nigeria Mulls Exit From Some International Organisations

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Godfrey Onyeama, says plans are underway to reduce the number of International Organisations Nigeria belongs to because of paucity of funds. Onyeama made this known while defending the ministry’s 2021 budget at the House.....
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UN@75: Paulline Tallen To Grace Celebration Of MMS UN Generation Amazons

UN@75: Paulline Tallen To Grace Celebration Of MMS UN Generation Amazons

The Minister for Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen is set to grace the upcoming MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) Initiative event as the Special Guest of Honour.  As the United Nations marks its 75 years anniversary with...
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British Airways  Fined £20m Over Data Breach

British Airways Fined £20m Over Data Breach

British Airways has been fined £20m ($26m) by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for a data breach which affected more than 400,000 customers. The breach took place in 2018 and affected both personal and credit card data.   The fine...
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Commonwealth Postpones Heads of Government Meeting To 2021

Commonwealth Postpones Heads of Government Meeting To 2021

The President of Rwanda,Paul Kagame and Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland on Wednesday  announced the new date for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) which was to have been held in Kigali in June 2020 but was postponed bec...
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Referendum On Downsizing Parliament Begins In Italy

Referendum On Downsizing Parliament Begins In Italy

Polls closed in Italy late on Sunday in the first of two days of voting on a constitutional referendum over the slimming down of parliament. Voting is also on in local elections expected to favour the right-wing national opposition bloc....
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Mitsubishi To Begin Car Production In Myanmar

Mitsubishi To Begin Car Production In Myanmar

  Mitsubishi Motors is considering building vehicles in Myanmar, as the Japanese automaker deepens its commitment to Southeast Asia.   The Japanese automaker already has a production base in Vietnam, as well as in Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. A...
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ILO Child Labour Convention Attains Universal Ratification

ILO Child Labour Convention Attains Universal Ratification

  For the first time in the ILO’s history, an International Labour Convention has been ratified by all member States. Convention No. 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour  achieved universal ratification, following ratification by the Kingdom of Tonga. A...
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Greece Exempts Seafarers From Entry Restriction

Greece Exempts Seafarers From Entry Restriction

Greece has exempted seafarers from COVID-19-related travel restrictions, meeting its pledge to the IMO to facilitate crew change.   GAC Greece said that the Greek government has allowed seafarers entry into its country together with citizens of the following...
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EU Bankrolls Electrification Of Seaport Terminals

EU Bankrolls Electrification Of Seaport Terminals

The Port of Valencia has secured aid from the European Commission for two projects aimed at facilitating and accelerating the possibility of connecting ships to the electricity grid. The first of these, the Global EALING Project, European flagship action for.....
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Volkswagen Projects Mild Growth

Volkswagen Projects Mild Growth

German automaker, Volkswagen AG expects a slight growth in China’s premium car segment this year despite a slide in broader market sales, a senior executive said.Volkswagen Group‘s China chief, Stephan Woellenstein, made the remarks to reporter...
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Bio-LNG Secures $12.57 EU Backing

Bio-LNG Secures $12.57 EU Backing

Titan LNG, a Dutch supplier of LNG to the marine and industrial markets in Europe, has secured funding for its bio-LNG project. The company said on Friday it has received €11 million ($12.57 million) from the European Union through the...
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