Arizona Memorial reopens today, officials scramble to fix Safe Travels bugs before trans-Pacific flights resume, Proud Boy House candidate loses Facebook page, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

USS Arizona Memorial PC:NPS  Arizona Memorial reopens Monday; other Pearl Harbor Historic Sites remain closed. The National Park Service will offer a 30-minute program, consisting of a brief orientation from NPS staff, followed by a boat ride to the memorial on U.S. Navy vessels. Star-Advertiser.USS Arizona Memorial will resume tours on Sept. 28. The National Park Service will resume its tours to the USS Arizona Memorial on Monday, Sept. 28. KHON2.Officials scramble to fix bugs in Safe Tr...
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Credit Agricole to Build Its Own #Saudi Bank After Stake Sale - Bloomberg

Credit Agricole to Build Its Own Saudi Bank After Stake Sale - Bloomberg:Credit Agricole SA plans to build its own corporate and investment bank in Saudi Arabia after selling the final portion of its stake in Banque Saudi Fransi.The French lender sold its remaining 4% holding for 1.45 billion riyal ($387 million) to two Saudi government-related institutional investors, Credit Agricole said in a statement on Monday, without identifying the entities. The shares were sold at 30 riyals each and will...
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#Saudi Tourism Development Fund, banks sign deal for up to $43 billion of projects | Reuters

Saudi Tourism Development Fund, banks sign deal for up to $43 billion of projects | Reuters:Saudi Arabia's Tourism Development Fund on Monday signed an agreement with Riyadh Bank 1010.SE and Banque Saudi Fransi 1050.SE to finance up to 160 billion riyals ($43 billion) of tourism projects in the kingdom, state news agency SPA reported.The agreement will set up mechanisms to finance tourism projects across the kingdom as part of the government’s efforts to develop the sector, a key pillar of Saudi...
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Column: Hedge funds race to cover crude short positions: Kemp | Reuters

Column: Hedge funds race to cover crude short positions: Kemp | Reuters:Hedge funds trimmed bearish positions in crude oil last week after Saudi Arabia threatened to punish short sellers and on signs that prices had found a floor after recent weakness.Hedge funds and other money managers purchased the equivalent of 40 million barrels in the six most important petroleum futures and options contracts in the week to Sept. 22.Purchases occurred at the fastest rate since late April, according to posi...
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Oil up 1% on economic hope; virus fears check price gains | Reuters

Oil up 1% on economic hope; virus fears check price gains | Reuters:Oil prices rose 1% on Monday as global equities rallied on hopes for another U.S. stimulus package, but rising virus cases fed concerns about fuel demand and kept oil futures from moving higher.Brent crude LCOc1 settled at $42.43 a barrel, up 51 cents, or 1.22%. U.S. West Texas Intermediate CLc1 settled at $40.60 a barrel, rising 35 cents, or 0.87%.“In my opinion, the most likely event capable of moving the crude oil market to t...
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Bak & Bak, Crows Nest

It's a doggy date and lunch at Bak & Bak, a new cafe on Willoughy Road in Crows Nest. The menu features Asian inspired bowls and lunches plus an sky high plate of dreamy Lotus Biscoff pancakes that has to be seen to be believed!
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SoftBank will bring Bear’s serving robots to Japan, amid restaurant labor shortages

SoftBank has been quite bullish on Bear Robotics this year, beginning with leadership in a $32 million Series A back in January. It’s easy to see why the investment firm believes that this is the breakthrough moment for the Bay Area-based startup, as the COVID-19 pandemic has led to economic and labor issues around the world — not to mention all of the mandatory social distancing. Labor has, of course, been an issue in Japan for some time, courtesy of a shrinking population, low birthrate and...
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Emeritus Expert And Talentous Professionals Prepare For The Opening Of Ecole Ducasse Paris Campus

Michelin star on numerous occasions, Meilleur Ouvrier de France Cuisinier 1979, Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite and Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, and author of many successful books, Jacques Maximin joined École Ducasse as Culinary Advisor and Chef in residence. In his capacity as culinary advisor, the renowned chef, sharing the values ​​of Alain Ducasse, will both breathe his culinary vision into the institution and inspire restaurant menus. Jacques Maximin will also be invo...
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Star Light

  A constant about life everything changes and is changing stars burn brightly                           [Author: French la Vie]
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UK coronavirus live: all household mixing indoors in north-east England to be illegal, says Hancock

8,000 pupils and 350 teachers self-isolating in Liverpool; ONS says infection rates higher among those who travelled abroadLiverpool could face further coronavirus curbs as infections riseAndy Burnham calls for urgent review of 10pm curfewParliament’s bars will not serve alcohol after 10pmScottish ministers accused of panic over campus outbreaksGlobal coronavirus updates – live 4.24pm BST Right at the end of his speech at the opening of the debate Matt Hancock, the health secretary, announce...
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Watch SpaceX launch 60 more Starlink satellites for its broadband internet service

UPDATE: Scrubbed for today due to weather. SpaceX is launching 60 additional satellites to join the over 500 already on orbit as part of its Starlink global broadband internet constellation. The launch is set to take off at 10:22 AM EDT (7:22 AM PDT) and will fly from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This is the third flight for the booster, which previously flew during SpaceX’s historic first crewed astronaut flight, as well as a prior satellite launch on behalf of a customer. The mi...
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Summary: Tamil Nadu Cybersecurity Policy 2020

A new body — Computer Emergency Response Team – Tamil Nadu (CERT-TN) — will be responsible for implementing the state’s new cybersecurity policy. CERT-TN will also be responsible for the cybersecurity hygiene of all the departments and agencies under the administrative control of the state government. It will act as a statutory body whose advisories, guidelines and instructions will be applicable to them. Under Tamil Nadu government’s new cybersecurity policy, released on September 19, all gover...
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Hathway data use surged to 188GB per user per month in FY20

We missed this earlier: Hathway’s broadband users consumed 188GB of data on average per month in FY20, the company revealed in its annual report released on September 3. This is a 66% YoY increase in data consumption on the ISP’s network compared to the previous year’s 113GB. While lockdowns only started in late March, some companies had already started telling employees to work from home in the weeks prior, presumably contributing to this growth. Hathway is majority-owned by Reliance Industries...
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Opensignal: Airtel tops gaming, video streaming mediocre across all mobile networks

Even with the pandemic stressing mobile networks a bit more than usual, network quality rankings in India didn’t change much between May to July 2020 and the three months before that. Airtel continued to hold on to its leads in 4G download speeds, VoIP calling, and video streaming, according to a report released on Monday by telecom analytics firm Opensignal. The company said its rankings this quarter were based on 16.3 billion measurements from 8.5 million phones. Airtel also topped a new categ...
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Delhi HC bars journalists, public from attending online video hearings

The Delhi High Court has effectively barred any public viewing or attendance, including by journalists, of all online court proceedings. Court proceedings are typically open to the accredited journalists, apart from registered lawyers and court officials, the parties involved, and any other person who can justify their presence. In an order passed on September 21, Justice Suresh Kumar Kait directed the court registry to provide hearing links to only those directly concerned with the case, and no...
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UK coronavirus live: 8,000 pupils and 350 teachers self-isolating in Liverpool, says city's mayor

Liverpool cases ‘doubling every eight to nine days’; ONS says infection rates higher among those who travelled abroadAndy Burnham calls for urgent review of 10pm curfewNew Covid fines of up to £10,000 come into force in EnglandScottish ministers accused of panic over campus outbreaksCovid-19 skin rash website criticised for lack of BAME examplesGlobal coronavirus updates – live 1.21pm BST The Welsh government has announced an additional £140m of funding to help businesses deal with the econo...
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Horwath HTL Market Report: South Africa Market Update & COVID-19 Impact

On 26 March 2020 as we said our goodbyes to colleagues, we did not foresee that six months later many hotels across South Africa would remain closed.
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European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg #UAE #Kuwait #SaudiArabia #Qatar close

European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg:Updated stock indexes in Europe, Middle East & Africa. Get an overview of major indexes, current values and stock market data in Europe, UK, Germany, Russia & more. [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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The Balmoral launches Extended Reality Virtual Event Space

The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte Hotel in Edinburgh, has launched its new Extended Reality Virtual Event Space to bring innovation to business meetings in 2020. The hybrid studio space connects in-room and remote delegates safely and securely, making them feel like they're in the room. The Balmoral's extended reality studio allows for dynamic, flexible and agile working at a time when we need it most. The studio is situated in the hotel's spacious Holyrood Suite, where your layout, be it virtu...
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IHCL And AB InBev Launch 7Rivers Brewpub At Taj MG Road, Bengaluru

Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia's largest hospitality company, in partnership with AB InBev, the world's largest brewer, today announced the opening of India's first 7Rivers Brewpub at Taj MG Road, Bengaluru. This first-of-its-kind brewpub with an on-site microbrewery at the hotel, is the first of 15 locations to be launched across IHCL hotels over the next five years.
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Take a Flight to Nowhere in These Grounded Airplane Airbnbs

The feeling of eagerly boarding a flight to our next destination is something a lot of us are missing these days. If the idea of squeezing in a narrow seat sounds less than ideal, but you still want to move about the cabin (with some nice views to boot), you can rent an entire plane to yourself on Airbnb.
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Delhi HC directs Twitter to take down tweets allegedly defaming India Today Group and Rajdeep Sardesai

The Delhi High Court on September 25 Twitter to take down a series of tweets published by a former employee of the India Today Group, for prima facie defaming the company and its consulting editor Rajdeep Sardesai. “Since social media platforms are accessed by a large number of persons of various ages, it is expected of users to display sobriety and common courtesies to those towards whom the comments are directed,” a Bench of Justice Rajiv Shakdher held. LiveLaw first reported the ruling. Asi...
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10 Best Tips How to Pack for an Amtrak Overnight Train Trip

After dozens of cross-country Amtrak trips, I’ve put together a list to help you to pack for your Amtrak overnight train trip.  Whether you’re onboard for one overnight or even four, here’s what to pack to help make your long distance train journey even more Read More The post 10 Best Tips How to Pack for an Amtrak Overnight Train Trip appeared first on .
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UK coronavirus live: travel abroad linked to higher chance of testing positive for Covid, says ONS

ONS suggests infection rates higher among those who travelled abroad; Greater Manchester mayor says 10pm closing rule doing ‘more harm than good’New Covid fines of up to £10,000 come into force in EnglandDelay university term until on-campus testing ready, says Labour‘Like the English civil war’: Covid crisis inflames neighbour disputesGlobal coronavirus updates – live 11.14am BST The Office for National Statistics has published a report this morning with more detail from its infection surve...
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Social media platforms will forfeit safe harbour sans ‘adequate arrangements’ against misuse during Bihar elections: Election Commission

Social media platforms will be held liable if they don’t “make adequate arrangements” to safeguard against misuse ahead of and during the upcoming Bihar elections, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said while announcing the Bihar elections on Friday. Social media platforms will have to set up “strict protocols” to handle any violations. This suggests that in the absence of such protocols, social media platforms will forfeit their safe harbour protections that shield them from bearing liabi...
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World’s Five Largest Hotel Chains Lost Over $25 Billion: Is The Hotel Industry On The Brink Of Collapse?

The coronavirus pandemic has affected every sector across the globe, and the hotel industry is among the hardest hit. Even the big chains.
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The Hotel of Tomorrow® Project - Five Big Ideas and the Trends That Drove Them | By Ron Swidler & Maxwell Luthy

When we restarted The Hotel of Tomorrow® Project back in June, we didn't know where the project would ultimately lead us, but we were eager to start solving the new design and operational challenges facing our industry. These new complexities meant that we needed to both widen our view and the types of contributors to our think tank: technologists, University researchers, operators, investors, brands, associations, manufacturers and consultants.
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FINN Partners’ Travel Practice releases ‘Domestic Tourism – Recovery Starts at Home’ report

Ahead of World Tourism Day (27 September), FINN Partners' Travel Practice has released its report - 'Domestic Tourism - Recovery Starts at Home'. The report highlights 25 of the world's most innovative and creative domestic tourism campaigns that are being rolled out globally as examples of how domestic tourism is helping destinations recover while safeguarding jobs and protecting livelihoods until international travel returns.
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Hotel Contactless Tech: What Will Stick and What Won’t?

Contactless technology is being adopted in hotels at breakneck speed to ensure safe operations. Not all tech is created equal though. Skift Research looked at what tech has the momentum to continue growing after the pandemic fades.
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Tim Clark reflects on Emirates’ incredible journey | Interview | Flight Global

Tim Clark reflects on Emirates’ incredible journey | Interview | Flight Global:As he nears his departure after more than three decades at the heart of Emirates Airline, Tim Clark tells FlightGlobal how the Middle Eastern operator went from minnow to global player.Emirates is entering a brave new world as one of its most faithful stalwarts – the airline’s chief, Tim Clark – steps aside and makes way for the new leadership team to fully take the helm.He is set to leave after over three decades in ...
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