See How Swiss Firm Komma Will Help Reshape Future Cities

A new product has appeared on the transport scene proposing an alternative to conventional modes of city transport. The Urban Mobility Vehicle – or UMV – sits somewhere between a motorbike and a conventional car, offering the agility of a two-wheeler, but with the comfort and safety of the latter. It runs on electricity, has a much smaller footprint than a standard city car and

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Hotels and resorts operator invests P5.8 million in Palawan firm





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HOSPITALITY company Discovery World Corp. remains bullish about the country’s prospects for resort businesses as it increases its stake in a wholly owned Palawan-based subsidiary.

In a disclosure to the stock exchange on Thursday, the company said its board of directors had approved investing P5.8 million in Cay Islands Corp.

Discovery World will be buying 5.8 million shares in Cay Islands priced at P1 each, representing

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Travel firm Tui pondering a large capital raise as it axes holidays to Turkey after the UK puts the country on its quarantine list



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Travel giant Tui has confirmed it is considering a large capital raise to shore up its balance sheet, though it said it would be ‘significantly lower’ than the £910million to £1.35billion suggested in media reports.

It would be the third large financing package for the firm after it received £1.1billion in state aid from the German government in August and a £1.6billion

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Australian firm buys Omaha travel agency | Articles

Last year, CTM’s North American sales volume reached $1.2 billion, while T&T did about $2.4 billion in the same area. Total worldwide sales between the two was reportedly $7.6 billion in 2019.

In May, as COVID-19 continued to pummel travel routines, CTM again reached out.

With sales down about 90% and many T&T workers furloughed or laid off, O’Malley said his team decided to explore the acquisition.

He said the

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Law firm says locked-down Manchester students ‘may be entitled to claim damages for false imprisonment’

A law firm says some students currently locked-down at Manchester Metropolitan University halls of residence ‘may be entitled to claim damages for false imprisonment’.

And they claim to have evidence, including recordings, of accommodation staff and security ‘enforcing’ the lockdown.

Solicitors said they were now acting for nine students currently in quarantine at the Birley campus and Cambridge Halls.

The law firm, Levins Solicitors, has written to Manchester city council’s

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Travel firm Dart Group says to add further summer capacity

(Reuters) – Britain’s Dart Group DTG.L said on Thursday it was satisfied with its average load factor performance so far, and that it will continue to add further capacity for the rest of the summer, sending the travel firm’s shares 3% higher.

The company said that pricing for its leisure travel products will need to remain “consistently enticing” as winter 20/21 forward bookings have yet to match its revised on-sale

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Fired Facebook employee said firm failed to stop election interference

  • A recently fired Facebook data scientist wrote a lengthy memo detailing the tech giant’s failures to stop election interference in countries around the world, per a BuzzFeed report.
  • The employee, whose job was to find “inauthentic activity,” wrote that the company was slow to take action against fake accounts used to manipulate political outcomes in nations including India, Ukraine, and Bolivia.
  • Sophie Zhang wrote that Facebook instead prioritized its public
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Lincoln County tweaks budget, selects architecture firm for jail during ‘contentious’ meeting

Lincoln County commissioners made decisions on contentious topics during a lengthy meeting Tuesday, with bouts of arguing, emotional reactions and heavy community involvement.



a large stone statue in front of a brick building: The Lincoln County Courthouse Monday, April 24, 2017, in Canton, S.D.


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The Lincoln County Courthouse Monday, April 24, 2017, in Canton, S.D.

Lincoln County Commissioners on Tuesday worked toward finalizing its 2021 budget, approved a $1.4 million budget supplement for a land purchase tied to building a jail and selected an architecture

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Firm picked to find ways to improve air service within Idaho | Northwest

A firm that promised to quantify the number of potential airline passengers who are driving between cities in Idaho won the opportunity Wednesday to complete a study to see how the state can improve air service.

Mead & Hunt will charge no more than $50,000 to identify how Lewiston, Moscow, Boise, Coeur d’Alene, McCall, Twin Falls, Pocatello, Idaho Falls and Sun Valley can be more connected with air transportation.

The

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Canadian air traffic control firm slashing jobs as coronavirus hammers aviation industry



a desk with a laptop computer sitting on top of a table: NAV Canada air traffic controllers monitor air traffic at the NAV Canada control centre in Montreal on March 2, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes


NAV Canada air traffic controllers monitor air traffic at the NAV Canada control centre in Montreal on March 2, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

NAV Canada is cutting 14 per cent of its workforce and citing the ongoing financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and the significant hardships facing the air travel industry.

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The company says it has until now managed by a combination of using the federal

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