Category: General World News

Negative Results for Hotel Industry in the Middle East for Q3 2017

During Q3 2017, hotels in the Middle East reported occupancy fell 2.8% to 60.9%, and an 8.1% ADR decrease to $145.50 drove RevPAR down 10.7% to $88.61. Africa’s hotel industry, on the other hand, reported occupancy rose 4.9% to 61.4% during the quarter, while ADR […]

OCC head discusses the fintech ecosystem

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Fintech Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. In a speech delivered at Georgetown University on Thursday, Keith Noreika, head of the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), provided updates on the […]

Sleepwalking: Sufferers have enhanced ‘autopilot’ that lets them move without thinking

SLEEPWALKERS have an enhanced “autopilot” that allows them to control their body movements without thinking, a study has found. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Amazon says it received 238 proposals for 2nd headquarters

Amazon said Monday that it received 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico hoping to be the home of the company’s second headquarters. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Israel’s Water Worries Return After 4 Years of Drought

It was a source of national pride — technology and discipline besting a crippling lack of water. But four years of drought have overtaxed Israel’s unmatched array of desalination and wastewater treatment plants, choking its most fertile regions and catching the government off-guard. “No one […]

Lumiere Film Festival brings the cinema closer to the fans

Love was in the air at the ninth edition of the Lumiere Festival in Lyon where legendary Chinese director Wong Kar-wai received a lifetime career award, which he dedicated to his… read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

Nintendo’s Switch is better than ever, but it’s still missing 7 huge features that the competition has had for years

With a huge new Super Mario game on the verge of launching, there’s never been a better time to own a Nintendo Switch. Between “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” back in March, and the upcoming “Super Mario Odyssey,” 2017 is a pretty […]

Hallloween Costumes For Couples

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Astronomers Measure Milky Way with Radio Waves

A collection of radio telescopes that spans thousands of miles and is remotely operated from central New Mexico has measured a span of 66,000 light-years (one light-year is equal to 6 trillion miles) from Earth across the Milky Way’s center to a star-forming area near […]

Just For Laughs mandates RBC Capital Markets to look into sale of Rozon shares

Just For Laughs says it has mandated RBC Capital Markets to look into the various possible options surrounding the sale of founder Gilbert Rozon’s shares in the comedy festival. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

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