Day: October 19, 2020

Hungarian restaurant serves on ferris wheel

ROUND AND ROUND The Michelin-starred restaurant Costes moves into the famous Budapest Eye ferris wheel amid the continuing threat of the coronavirus pandemic. —REUTERS BUDAPEST—Hit by a plunge in turnover after foreign tourists vanished, Michelin-starred Hungarian restaurant Costes has staged a skyline dining event on the Budapest Eye ferris wheel to generate sales in a […]

Siemon Introduces Incoming Chief Financial Officer

WATERTOWN, Connecticut, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, is pleased to introduce Kevin M. Gokey as the company’s incoming Chief Financial Officer. Gokey joined Siemon on October 5, 2020 and will work alongside Siemon’s current CFO, Tom Costello, until Costello’s retirement at the end of the year – formally assuming […]

G20 Saudi Secretariat Announces Digital Summit to Discuss Inclusive Growth in Aftermath of Covid-19

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The G20 Saudi Secretariat as part of the International Conference program announces a four-day digital event series to explore how businesses, governments, and citizens can drive opportunities for inclusive growth through regulation, new technologies, and long-term strategic approaches in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. Titled ‘A New Framework […]

Beware of fake virus test results

NECESSARY DISCOMFORT A man grimaces as he undergoes nose swabbing for a COVID-19 test in Tondo, Manila. In Western Visayas, health officials have warned about fake documents showing negative test results as employers start requiring workers to present health clearances before they return to their workplaces. —GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE ILOILO CITY—The main COVID-19 testing laboratory […]

More Luzon towns reopen doors to tourists

WATCHTOWER The old belfry at the St. Augustine Parish Church grounds in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, used to serve as a watchtower during the Spanish occupation to alert the town and nearby Vigan of approaching enemies. The Bantay bell tower and the heritage district of Vigan City are among the destinations that will be reopened as […]

Private Equity Firms That Are ‘ESG Strong’ Are Likely to Be the Winners, as Businesses Reset Following the Shocks of 2020, a New Survey by ERM Shows

LONDON, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A new survey of leading private equity (PE) firms by ERM, a world-leading sustainability consultancy, has found that companies that have embraced environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are now having a distinct advantage in value creation. This survey, which follows a similar exercise carried out by ERM in 2016, […]

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