Privacy fears grow over Singapore virus tracking

SINGAPORE: Singapore has one of world’s most effective strategies in battling the coronavirus pandemic, but concerns are rising among rights advocates that this is coming at a price, with “unwarranted surveillance” through the government’s contact tracing mechanisms. With slightly more than 59,100 reported virus infections, the densely populated city-state of nearly 6 million people has had…

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Julie Dehaene-Puype and Erik Nordkamp appointed as new regional Commercial Officers for …

CAMBRIDGE, England-Tuesday 19 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)– FOR MEDICAL BUSINESS/INDUSTRY TRADE MEDIA ONLY The Mundipharma network of independently associated companies today announced two new appointments to their Executive Committee – Julie Dehaene-Puype as Chief Commercial Officer, Europe and Erik Nordkamp as Chief Commercial Officer, LAM (Latin America, Asia Pacific, Middle East-Africa) – both reporting into Marc Princen, Chief Executive Officer. Speaking…

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Jennifer Lopez responds to botox claims

DUBAI: US TikTok star Addison Rae stepped out in a pair of heels by Lebanese footwear designer Andrea Wazen this week. The Beirut-based designer, who is the younger sister of Lebanese fashion influencer Karen Wazen,  launched her eponymous, celebrity-approved label in 2013 following stints with some of the most renowned footwear designers in the world,…

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Royal Windsor Horse Show to adopt HR policy

Political and human rights activists are growing increasingly alarmed over the fate of three Bahraini prisoners who are suffering the consequences of being denied access to medical treatment. Prisoner of Conscience, Sadiq Abdullah Al Ghasra has not been heard of for nine months. He is held at the same wing where Sheikh Zuhair Ashoor has…

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Tigo Energy Raises $20 Million in Funding

CAMPBELL, Calif.-Saturday 16 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)– Tigo Energy, Inc., the worldwide leader in Flex-MLPE (Module Level Power Electronics) today announced a $20 million round of investment, led by Energy Growth Momentum. “2020 has been a breakout year for Tigo and 2021 has the potential for even greater success,” stated Zvi Alon, Chairman…

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Three Syrian soldiers killed near Golan Heights: monitor

AL-MUKALLA: Yemen’s prime minister has vowed to address any impact on humanitarian assistance or the remittances of citizens abroad following the US move to designate the Iran-backed Houthis as a terrorist organization. Maeen Abdul Malik Saeed also urged the international community not to surrender to “Houthi blackmailing” and intimidation.Saeed defended his government’s strong support of the…

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Egyptian film ‘Tuk-Tuk’ goes international

CAIRO: An Egyptian archaeological mission working in the Saqqara area near the pyramids of Giza in Egypt has discovered dozens of archeological finds, including a Pharaonic funerary temple. The Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities announced that the discoveries —  made by the joint mission between the council and the Zahi Hawass Center of Egyptology — include…

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Historic K2 team make it back safely to base camp

LOS ANGELES: Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said.A 70-foot-long (21.34-meter-long) LauncherOne rocket was released from beneath the wing of a Boeing 747 carrier aircraft off the coast of Southern California, ignited moments later and soared toward space.The…

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Tigo Energy Raises $20 Million in Funding

CAMPBELL, Calif.-Saturday 16 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)– Tigo Energy, Inc., the worldwide leader in Flex-MLPE (Module Level Power Electronics) today announced a $20 million round of investment, led by Energy Growth Momentum. “2020 has been a breakout year for Tigo and 2021 has the potential for even greater success,” stated Zvi Alon, Chairman…

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Abbas announces long-awaited Palestinian elections

NEW YORK: Security Council members on Friday approved the appointment of veteran Slovak diplomat Jan Kubis as the UN’s special envoy to Libya. It came as UN officials said significant progress has been made in Geneva this week during the inaugural meeting of the advisory committee for the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF). Secretary-General Antonio…

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