Daily Archives: September 21, 2020

Firms Voice Increased Hiring Projections for MBA Graduates in 2021

Data points to recruiters keeping headcount stable in 2020 as employers exhibit caution in maintaining talent amidst downturn RESTON, Va., Sept. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Graduate Management Admission Council™ (GMAC™), a global association of leading graduate business schools, in partnership with MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance (MBA CSEA), the European Foundation for […]

AIR Worldwide Estimates Insured Losses for Hurricane Sally Will be Between USD 1 Billion and USD 3 Billion

Boston, Sept. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates that industry insured losses to onshore property resulting from Hurricane Sally’s winds, storm surge, and inland flood will range from USD 1 billion to USD 3 billion, with wind representing the majority of the losses. AIR Worldwide is a Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK) business. After meandering across the Gulf, Sally made […]

IMB Bank Selects Virtusa for Open Banking Compliance in Australia

Simplifies Access and Sharing of Banking Data for IMB Customers SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, IT services and solutions that help clients change and disrupt markets through innovation engineering, today announced that its CDR (Consumer Data Right) Solution has […]

Protesters plant “spirit of democracy” in royal field

The lost legacy of Khana Ratsadon was symbolically reborn when a new memorial plaque embodying the spirit of the 1932 Siamese Revolution was embedded by anti-government protesters at Sanam Luang in Bangkok early Sunday morning. In a move seen as a bold show of opposition to the Thai monarchy, leaders of the student-led anti-establishment movement cemented a commemorative “People’s Plaque” in the royal ground near

Police say they removed protesters’ plaque as 16 protest leaders face charges

Police have removed the protesters’ democracy plaque from Sanam Luang, to be used as evidence against at least 16 protest leaders who are facing multiple charges, including lèse majesté, Royal Thai Police spokesman Pol Lt-Gen Piya Uthayo told the media on Monday. He said that relevant charges would be filed against each individual, adding that

The late General Prem’s Ban Sisao Thewes residence being demolished

Ban Sisao Thewes, for more than four decades the official residence of the late Privy Council President Prem Tinsulanonda, since he served as the army Commander-in-Chief, is being demolished, after the land on which this building is sited was returned by the Army to its owner, the Crown Property Bureau. A sentry kiosk in front

Driver Killed After Crane Vehicle Overturned on Rail Bridge Over Laos’ Mekong River

A freak accident on an unfinished rail bridge over the Mekong River in Laos has killed a 43-year-old crane truck driver, whose body was discovered nearly 50 miles downstream from where his vehicle was found hanging perilously upside down over raging waters, RFA has learned. The accident occurred on Sept. 15 when the vehicle fell

Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar – Tropical Storm NOUL (DG ECHO partners, governments, media) (ECHO Daily Flash Archive of 21 September 2020)

TC Noul caused some damage to the Central provinces of Vietnam. 4 provinces (Quang Tri, Hue, Da Nang and Quang Nam) have evacuated around 16,391 household or about 54,215 people. Houses were severely affected and the agriculture sector will likely be further suffer due to heavy rain following the storm. There were 6 fatalities and

Labour Ministers Shows Utmost Appreciation for HM the King in Providing Royal Grounds for Burial of MOL Interpreter

The Labour Minister showed remarkable appreciation for His Majesty the King in providing grounds for the funeral of Mr. Mad Ma-min, an interpreter from the Saudi Arabia Labour Office (Riyadh). Mr. Mad made sacrifices to help sick Thai workers return home during Covid-19, and eventually became ill himself, returning to Thailand for treatment, until he