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Antarctic iceberg larger than New York City breaks off ice shelf

Yahoo Daily News 01 Mar 2021
The 490-square mile glacier broke off the Brunt Ice Shelf, where the British Antarctic Survey’s Halley Research Station is located, the research organization announced ... (British Antarctic Survey via Reuters) ... British Antarctic Survey Director of Operations Simon Garrod said in a statement that moving the station was a "wise decision.".

Everest test shows way to business resilience

Hong Kong Standard 01 Mar 2021
Companies face extraordinary challenges, but only resilient companies can survive and thrive through them. According to the BS 65000 guidelines developed by the British Standards Institute, resilience is measured by the ability of an organization to anticipate and respond to change, as well as disruptions ... They help organizations to deal with crises.

The UK’s offer for Hong Kong activists is great, if they can afford it

Taipei Times 27 Feb 2021
The public reproach cost the British secretary of state for the Home Department of the time her job ... In a sign of the shambolic planning, an official in one department told the organizations that British Paymaster General Penny Mordaunt was responsible for the matter, when she was not, the people familiar said.

PH gets 1.1 million initial doses from Sinovac, AstraZeneca

Manila Standard Today 27 Feb 2021
Monday’s shipment consists of 525,600 doses of the British-Swedish drugmaker’s vaccine, sourced from the World Health Organization-led Covax Facility ... The shipment consists of 525,600 doses of AstraZeneca’s shots, which are sourced from the World Health Organization-led COVAX facility.

Kamloops and Okanagan companies named top employers in B.C.

Info News 27 Feb 2021
"The practical and timely responses we saw in British Columbia included organizing task forces and committees to spearhead organizational response and coordinate important tasks, such as safety and mitigation protocols for essential workers," says Richard Yerema, ...

Dryad: International Inaction Breeds Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

The Maritime Executive 27 Feb 2021
In its 2021 annual report, British security intelligence firm Dryad Global suggests that large international organizations such as the United Nations, NATO and the European Union have been conspicuously absent in offering tangible solutions to piracy in West Africa ... In Southeast Asia, 172 incidents have occurred over the same period ....

Saturday's headlines

The Marshall News Messenger 27 Feb 2021
As of Tuesday, some 696 people — including monks, writers, activists, politicians and others — had been arrested in relation to the coup, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, or AAPP, a Myanmar-based organization.

Berlin man convicted over threat to blow up British hospital

San Francisco Chronicle 26 Feb 2021
BERLIN (AP) — A 33-year-old Italian man was convicted Friday of attempted extortion for threatening to blow up a British National Health Service hospital unless he was paid off with 10 million pounds ($13.2 million) in crypto currency ... British authorities stressed how seriously it was taken at the time.

Explosion strikes ship in Gulf of Oman; crew safe

Stars and Stripes 26 Feb 2021
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An explosion struck a ship Friday near the strategic mouth of the Persian Gulf, American and British military officials said ... The British maritime organization gave the ship's last position off the coast of Muscat, the capital of Oman.

Two rights groups quit Hong Kong as security law sends shudders through NGOs

The Philadelphia Inquirer 26 Feb 2021
... freedom of speech and assembly, guaranteed for Hong Kong when control over the former British colony was returned to Beijing in 1997.

RPT - REVIEW - EU Risks Missing 70% Vaccination Target by Summer as New AstraZeneca ...

Urdu Point 26 Feb 2021
But once it comes to the industrialisation of the process, there is first a pilot phase where grams become kilos and then the proper creation of production lines in biopharma units that can organize massive production ... The British have set a target for everyone over the age of 50 to receive the first dose of the vaccine by the end of April.

Explosion on Israeli-Owned Car Carrier in Gulf of Oman

The Maritime Executive 26 Feb 2021
An Israeli-owned car carrier outbound in the Gulf of Oman suffered an explosion on February 25 resulting in damage to the vessel above the waterline and no injuries to the crew ... The details of the incident were being reported both by the British Navy’s UK Maritime Trade Organization and security analyst firm Dryad Global ... U.S ... ....

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