Buhari to inaugurate NCDMB’s 17-storey hqtrs Aug 13

READ ALSO: Buhari signs Amended Companies and Allied Matters Bill, after 30 years “The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, will lead the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari, and Bayelsa governor Douye Diri to the site for the ceremony.

New Zealand PM Ardern launches ‘COVID election’ campaign promising jobs

Introduced to the stage by her partner and fiancé Clark Gayford, Ardern spoke of her unexpected rise to power in 2017, and her handling of a series of tragedies — a mass shooting at Christchurch mosques, the deadly White Island volcanic eruption and the coronavirus this year.

VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES AUGUST 8

They can work on site, work from home, or work from anywhere the company considers safe and apply physical distancing guidelines. Furthermore, SCG and its subsidiaries realise that the health and safety of stakeholders are the most important aspect of having a good quality of life in times of COVID-19 pandemic, and so they continuously […]

Heavy Singapore investment rolls on through new normal

With these two projects, JR22 officially entered the Vietnamese real estate market, along with compatriots VNSL Holdings Pte., Ltd. which plans to invest VND4.2 billion ($182.35 million) into a complex of mall, office, and cultural area; Twin Peaks, which is expanding investment by $246 million in its office project in Ba Dinh district; and a […]

Kyari, Nigeria’s oil industry in times like these

“The NNPC is encouraging private investors to join the train that traverses the oil and gas value chain to create more value and job opportunities for the nation’s teeming youths. Nigeria is still a net importer of petroleum products due to the current state of NNPC refineries and the long absence of private investment in […]

Amazon burns again as huge fires ravage rainforest on terrifying scale

There are now just two firefighting teams in Rondonia, covering 142,000 square miles of rainforest – an area larger than England. Marcus’s group is battling at least eight fires a day, but with 3,519 forest fires detected in June alone, it is only a fraction of the total.

Iran says US envoys all the same ‘they bite off more than they can chew’

President Donald Trump last year fired his national security adviser, John Bolton, a veteran hardliner on Iran who advocated military action to destroy Tehran`s nuclear programme. Hook, 52, was named to the top Iran role at the State Department in late 2018 and has been instrumental in a U.S. “maximum pressure” campaign against Tehran, including […]

Celebrating the ASEAN community ties with South Africa

Pretoria (VNA) – Vietnamese Ambassador to South Africa Hoang Van Loi, who is also Chair of the ASEAN Pretoria Committee (APC), has written an article on the occasion of the 53rd founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Following is the full text of the article which was published on August 7 […]

Classic Ads: 1968 Ford Transit

Why is it awesome? It was, and still is, arguably the most recognizable nameplate in the LCV segment. When it debuted on the market in 1965, the price for the base, gasoline-powered variant in the United Kingdom costed… only £542! To put that in perspective, even a base Skoda Felicia was more expensive, while а Porsche […]

Song for Cecil calls for ban on import of hunting trophies in memory of tragic lion

It starts: “White man came by plane, Gleaming bow in hand, Darkness in his heart, Trophies here to land… Lured you from your home, Waited till you came, Shot you as you ate, That man he had no shame.”