‘Aubameyang offering nothing for mid-table Arsenal’ – Merson sees no signs of progress
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is offering “absolutely nothing” to the Arsenal cause at present, says Paul Merson, with the Gunners accused of looking like a “middle-of-the-table team”.The north London outfit were expected to kick on in 2020-21 after seeing Mikel Arteta get his feet under the table.There have been the odd signs of encouragement, but consistency and momentum have been difficult to establish.Those struggles have affected individuals as well as the collective, with talismanic captain Aubameyang enduring an uncharacteristic dry spell in front of goal.Goal 50 Revealed: The best 50 playe...
Philippines signs deal today with UK vaccine maker
Philippines signs deal today with UK vaccine makerMANILA, Philippines — An agreement for the purchase of two million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from British-Swedish pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca is scheduled to be signed today, the chief implementer of the government’s pandemic policy said.National Task Force against COVID-19 chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. yesterday said the agreement is a product of discussions between the government, the private sector, pharmaceutical firms and embassies of different countries.Aside from this, Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and Go...
Gold Under $1800, Overrun By Risk-on Train
Investing.com -By Barani KrishnanInvesting.com - Wall Street's runaway risk train showed no signs of slowing Tuesday, overrunning gold for a third straight day and sending it to sub-$1,800 levels as investors continued to bail out of havens on optimism over Covid-19 vaccine trials and cabinet nominees named by President-Elect Joe Biden.Gold for December delivery settled down $33.20, or 1.8% at $1,804.60 on New York’s Comex. It earlier fell to $1,797.65, a low not seen since July 3 intraday bottom of $1,783.65.With the combination of Monday’s rout, the benchmark U.S. gold futures contract has l...
Former Barcelona starlet Halilovic signs for Birmingham
Former Barcelona starlet Alen Halilovic has signed for Birmingham City on a deal set to run until the end of the season.The 24-year-old had been on the lookout for a new club after being released by AC Milan in October, and Blues boss Aitor Karanka has managed to convince him to continue his development at St Andrew's.Halilovic has been handed the No.35 shirt by Birmingham and, although he will not be registered in time to make his debut against Luton Town at Kenilworth Road on Tuesday night, he could get his first taste of Championship action in a home clash against Millwall at the weekend.Th...
Alaska signs deal for more 737 Maxes now that the plane is cleared to fly
SEATTLE — Days after the Federal Aviation Administration cleared Boeing’s 737 Max to fly passengers again, Alaska Airlines became the first carrier to expand its fleet of the aircraft.Alaska announced Monday it will lease 13 Maxes from Los Angeles-based Air Lease Corp (ALC).Alaska already has 32 Maxes on order directly from Boeing, five of which are expected to be flying by summer 2021. Alaska will begin flying the 737-9 Max in March.Following so soon after the plane was ungrounded, the transaction indicates that airlines willing to take new jets in the middle of a historic aviation downturn c...
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CARIBBEAN-BUSINESS-OECS signs revised Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Agreement
The St. Lucia-based Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission Monday announced that the revised Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission (ECSRC) agreement is now in effect.It said the revised Agreement gives support to the provisions of the newly redrafted Securities Bill 2020 and gives the ECSRC enhanced powers in the regulation of the regional market.In 2016, following a review of the ECSRC’s legislative framework by a technical team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), substantial amendments were made to the ECSRC agreement, leading to a proposal and later ...
HNB signs as settlement banking partner for LOLC Finance card transactions | Daily FT
From left: HNB Head of Card Operations Tissa Nanayakkara, HNB Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer Dilshan Rodrigo, LOLC Finance Director and CEO Conrad Dias, LOLC Finance Head of Consumer and Digital Business Hasala Thilekaratne and LOLC Finance Chief Manager Consumer and Digital Business Dihan RodrigoSri Lanka’s largest private sector retail bank, HNB PLC, announced a landmark partnership with the country’s largest non-banking finance institution (NBFI), LOLC Finance PLC to serve as its settlement bank for the company’s recently established card payment services.“HNB is proud to se...
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Star Radler relaunches, signs Erica Nlewedim as brand ambassador
Star Radler premium beer brands, has unveiled a refreshing new look for its Citrus flavour as well as a new red fruit variant to deepen the consumer satisfaction, just as it announced the signing of Erica Nlewedim from big brother Naija as its new brand ambassador.Sarah Agha, the portfolio manager, non-lager and flavoured brands, Nigerian Breweries, said the new red fruit variant gives every consumer a Chapman taste mixed with beer, making it a unique drink.“We’re very excited to be unveiling this new flavour. Having tested and planned this launch for quite some time, we’re happy to be giving ...
Overwatch League: Hangzhou Spark Signs Jeong-ho "MCD" Lee
The Hangzhou Spark signs flex support player Jeong-ho "MCD" Lee from Element Mystic.A day after signing off-tank player Jia "LiGe" Chengjie, the Hangzhou Spark is back with another addition to the team. The Spark welcomes Jeong-ho "MCD" Lee, a flex support player fresh out of the Overwatch Contenders.Read More: Hangzhou Spark Signs Lige)Jeong-ho "MCD" Lee began his Overwatch career with Talon Esports, in the Overwatch Contenders Pacific. Two months after joining the team, he switched ship and play for Team Foxes. The Foxes didn’t manage to do well in the Contenders, and MCD left the team six m...
Autistic woman brings unusual message to the streets
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The drivers going past had seen people holding homemade signs and standing on street corners before. But they’d probably never seen a sign like this.It was a cold October morning, harsh even for the Upper Peninsula. A woman in a Chevy was stopped at a red light. She looked over to her left and saw Sarah Still, standing on the snowy sidewalk, her thin frame shivering visibly as she held a colorful, hand-painted sign. The driver squinted to read what it said. Then she smiled at Still and gave her a thumbs-up. And Still waved merrily back.A burly, bearded man in a Ford F150 slo...
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