On July 10, staff decided to strike, and nearby roads were clogged with cars, while vehicles honked their horns at Pride flag signs that read: "Say her name, Angela Martinez Gómez, a trans woman died after exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 at work." … [Read more...] about Burger King manager ‘kept transgender employee with coronavirus symptoms working and blamed death on transition meds’
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According to Economic Zones Management Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), by May 2020 the whole country has 561 industrial parks with a total area of about 201,000 hectares, including 374 established industrial parks with an area of about 114,400ha and 259 unestablished industrial parks with 86,600ha. Big Investor Foxconn is also proposing the development of a new industrial park in Vietnam. Meanwhile, localities such as Haiphong are su plans to implement over dozens of new industrial parks. … [Read more...] about Focusing on technology transfer in attracting new wave of FDI capital
MUMBAI: The consumer demand for gold in the country is expected to remain subdued in the second half of 2020 amid business and income disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report.The report, however, said that financial packages to support the economy and good monsoon may help soften the negative impact of economic blow due to the pandemic."In the second half, we expect consumer demand to remain soft due to reduced economic activity, concerns about increasing unemployment and income erosion. However, additional economic packages from the government and a forecasted positive monsoon season could help soften the negative impact of an economic deceleration," said the World Gold Council (WGC) in the 'Gold Mid-Year Outlook 2020: Recovery Paths and Impact on Performance' report.The Indian economy slowed to an 11-year low of 3.1 per cent in the first quarter of 2020 and in order to stimulate the economy, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut interest rates by a cumulative … [Read more...] about Consumer demand for gold may remain soft in H2 this year on Covid-19 impact: WGC report
The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have formally announced Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE), the first primarily two-year college in Western Pennsylvania to earn this designation. This prestigious designation indicates that PTC’s Information Systems and Technology (IST) degree programs are validated by the highest security agencies in the nation. Currently less than seven percent of all U.S. degree-granting post-secondary institutions have earned this designation. This distinction has been given to both concentrations for the Associate in Science in Information Technology – Network Administration and Associate in Science in Information Technology – Network Security and Computer Forensics. … [Read more...] about Pittsburgh Technical College Earns National Cyber Defense Accreditation
Two more days to go for ETCFO to open the grand Leadership Summit, 2020 scheduled on July 17. India’s frequently changing regulatory, business landscape is a concern for CFOs. There is some unpredictability associated with taxation, new reforms, policy and technological advancement. India has recently witnessed a wave of reforms — some were long-pending, some out of necessity, and some in response to the black swan event of Coronavirus pandemic. This evolving paradigm change has always kept the CFO on her toes. So, to think ahead and gear up for the future, ETCFO Leadership Summit, 2020 brings to you detailed and thought-provoking discussions amongst speakers who bring with them experience, expertise and wisdom. The agenda is crafted to address more strategic, decision-making and operational challenges of a CFO.Snapshot of what to expectKeynote Address: Foreseeable Future: Winning the Covid-19 War.TV Mohandas Pai, (former CFO Infosys) Chairman, 3one4 Capital and Manipal … [Read more...] about ETCFO Leadership Summit: How are CFOs looking at the foreseeable future?
It’s a rather well-known fact that the displays in Apple iPhones are made by Samsung. While Apple has been looking at other display suppliers, Samsung has been supplying to its rival as well. According by 9to5Mac, which cites a report by Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC), Apple paid Samsung $950 million for buying less number of OLED displays than required. The DSCC report looks at the quarterly guidance release issued by Samsung. The South Korean tech giant reported a “one-time gain related to its display business.” The DSCC report cites unnamed sources and claims that Apple paid close to a $1 billion to Samsung.“The Apple payment likely turned what otherwise would have been an operating loss for display devices into an operating profit,” the report explained.If the report is accurate then it does seem like Apple didn’t sell as many iPhones that it had expected to. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic situation hasn’t helped as the number of … [Read more...] about Why Apple had to pay $1 billion ‘penalty’ to Samsung