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BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP LEDGERS BEING CREATED – BUT NOT WITHOUT SERIOUS TEETHING TROUBLES



Britain’s open register of beneficial ownership was groundbreaking worldwide but its effectiveness as a bulwark against money laundering is being debated, even as both the European Union (EU) and the US move ahead at varying pace to replicate the system. The question of whether BO registers should be open or closed is one that is being discussed in countries around the world.…

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IMPLEMENTATION OF SOMALIA’S BIG HIGHER EDUCATION BLUEPRINT IS STALLING, EXPERTS WARN



A FAILURE to engage education actors, frequent leadership changes and a general lack of commitment is derailing implementation of a much-vaunted Education Sector Strategic Plan 2018-2020 (ESSP), Somali higher education experts are warning.

Last October (2018), Somalia’s ministry of education culture and higher education released the plan as a policy blueprint, outlining what ails the sector and what needs to be done to turn it around within three years.…

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BIOFUEL RESEARCH GROUP CLAIMS AVIATION BIO-REFINERY FUEL CANNOT BE SCALED UP USING CURRENT FEEDSTOCK



A BIOFUEL research group has released a report that argues the feedstocks currently used by the world’s only refiner of bio-based aviation fuels cannot be increased to a large scale, and any significant increase would boost carbon emissions anyway. Biofuelwatch, a UK/US research and advocacy group assessing the impact of large-scale bioenergy, concludes that the model used by Paramount, California-based refinery, owned by Boston, USA-based World Energy, is “not scaleable”.…

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SE ASIA BEAUTY SECTOR LOOKS TO ESCAPE COVID 19



THE PERSONAL care product sector in south-east Asia has been looking ahead to how it emerges from the Covid-19 crisis, which has hit this diverse region in differing ways.

According to Finland-based Global Research & Data Services, sales of personal care products in Malaysia’s 31.6 million people market last year (2019) were worth USD557 million, based on UN data.…

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NORDIC BEAUTY MARKET HIT BY COVID-19, BUT FUNDAMENTAL STRENGTHS REMAIN

THE NORDIC region’s beauty market has, like every other country, been hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the stability of societies in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland has meant that their retail sectors have avoided some of the chaos linked to the health emergency that that has harmed other markets.

All five countries are also developed economies, whose consumers have money to keep their personal care product traders afloat.

According to Finland-based Global Research & Data Services, sales of personal care products in Norway’s 5.3 million people market last year (2019) were worth USD700 million, based on UN data.…

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INDIAN CAPITAL EXPANDS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AS AIR TRAFFIC GROWS FAST

INDIRA Gandhi International airport (IGAI) in New Delhi, India have released an artist’s impression of upcoming domestic Terminal 1, now under construction, which will be ready by June 2022.

Situated at five-kilometre road distance from the main international Terminal 3, it will have 22 air bridges and 82 aircraft stands spread over 629,285 sqm with the building itself covering 192,985 sqm. This is part of a wider IGAI airport expansion project costing USD1.3 billion, which includes a new 4.4 km long fourth runway, 2.2 km long dual aircraft elevated taxiway and additional vehicular traffic lanes at arrival and departure forecourts.…

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GROWING DESIRE FOR WELLNESS EXPANDS SALE OF NICHE BEAUTY PRODUCTS FOR EXERCISE AND ATHLETICS

The intersection between beauty products, fashion and sport has never been so mainstream. This was evident last year when popular yoga and athletic-apparel brand, Vancouver, Canada-based Lululemon Athletica Inc launched in June (2019) its own athleisure gender-neutral beauty and personal care line (BPC), called ‘lululemon selfcare’.

Comprised of a dry shampoo, deodorant, face moisturiser, lip balm, and more recently, body lotion, the line is sold only in North America and available in gym or travel sizes.  “For over 20 years, lululemon has been focused on solving athletes’ needs.…

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HOLISTIC STRATEGIES NEEDED TO BOOST FEMALE PARTICIPATION IN TERTIARY SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION COURSES, CONFERENCE TOLD



The challenge to increase the participation of African women in science, technology and innovation (STI) tertiary education jobs and courses could be addressed by increasing the amount of such topics taught to girls in primary and secondary schools, Prof. Alice Pell, the former vice provost at New York state, USA’s Cornell University, told a conference of senior female African academics.

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AFRICA HIGHER EDUCATION IS MAINSTREAMING INCLUSIVITY INTO SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION, CONFERENCE TOLD



 

Universities and other institutions of higher learning should incorporate well-structured capacity building programmes that target women at all levels of the academic life within strategic policies to promote gender inclusivity in science, technology and innovation (STI), an African HE conference has been told.…

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CANADIAN AUTO SECTOR WELCOMES FINAL USMCA DEAL – WITH FINAL REVISIONS ON STEEL SUPPLIES AND LABOUR STANDARDS



The Canadian automotive industry has welcomed the final text of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade deal, which includes new flexibility over steel supplies to the North American automotive manufacturing industry.

David Adams, president, Global Automakers of Canada (which represents all Canadian auto manufacturers except for the Big Three), said the new amendments reflected Canadian government thinking and that now he expected “all three countries will work to ratify expeditiously….”,…

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