Saturday , October 23 2021

Airports South Africa building its defense against Covid resurgence

Bloomberg Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) is looking to generate more income from hotels and land, win service contracts and boost cargo revenue to prepare for a potential fresh wave of Covid-19 infections and restrictions. The state-controlled owner of international hubs including Johannesburg and Cape Town fears a new coronavirus ...

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India opens inflight data market to UK’s Inmarsat

Bloomberg British satellite operator Inmarsat Holdings Ltd said it’s the first foreign operator to get India’s approval to sell high-speed broadband to planes and shipping vessels. Inmarsat will access the market via Indian state-owned telecommunications company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd, after BSNL received a license from India’s Department of Telecommunications, ...

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Blinken calls Venezuela move to leave Mexico talks ‘unfortunate’

Bloomberg Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Venezuela’s decision to withdraw from talks with the political opposition “deeply unfortunate,” saying the move showed how President Nicolas Maduro put his own interests ahead of his country’s. Speaking at a news conference in Quito, Ecuador, Blinken said the extradition of Colombian businessman ...

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UK tries to juice UN climate talks with its net-zero plan

Bloomberg Days before it hosts United Nations negotiations over how to ramp up the global fight against climate change, the UK released a sweeping plan to decarbonize its economy by targeting everything from the finance industry to home heating. The masterplan will give British politicians something to tout as they ...

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