February 1

IHG Double Dip Mastercard Priceless Experiences and Accelerate

MasterCard Priceless Experiences IHG’s MasterCard Promotion Registration link. IHG Rewards Club brings back a promotion they offered last winter to …

Hospitality

Transport minister asked to explain 71% hike in vehicle licence fees

The Justice Project South Africa has called on Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi to explain why he increased vehicle licensing renewal by 71%‚ …

Transportation

Life Esidimeni suspects not yet facing discipline

Selebano has also been charged with misleading the health ombudsman, while Manamela has also been charged with breaching the Mental Healthcare …

Business (South Africa)

New World matches Countdown to go plastic bag free by 2018

New World supermarkets will ban the bag by the end of next year.<p>New World will go plastic bag free by the end of 2018 after the results of its …

Recycling

Woman facing harassment charge after 'chasing ex on street, hacking social media accounts' fails to appear in court

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a sound engineer accused of hacking into her ex-boyfriend’s social media accounts and blogging about …

News (Ireland)

Calgary Flames Monday Roundtable: Preseason/training camp

CALGARY, AB – FEBRUARY 1: Sam Bennett #93 of the Calgary Flames skates against the Minnesota Wild during an NHL game on February 1, 2017 at the …

Ice Hockey

Zara Owner Inditex Sees Profit Growth of 9% in the First Half

While strong growth in online and in-store sales caused the Spanish fashion retailer's net profit rise to €1.37 billion, its gross margin as a …

Markets

Inditex's H1 margins eroded by strong euro

Inditex, the world's biggest clothing retailer and owner of the Zara brand, posted a 9% rise in first-half profit but gross margin as a percentage of …

News (Ireland)

RUSQ Seeks Editor

Deadline: <b>November 15, 2017</b><p>The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) seeks applicants for the position of editor or co-editors of Reference & …

Publishing

The English press in colonial India

In almost all parts of the British dominated India, by the middle of the 19th century, newspapers were being published in English as well as in every …

Genealogy

China tightens restrictions on religious freedom

China has tightened regulations on religious freedom, intensifying punishments for unsanctioned activities and increasing its supervision of certain …

China

WWBA seeking to find poet of the year

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is currently seeking nominations for their 2018 Long Island Poet of the Year award.<p>This award is given annually …

Poetry

Facebook's Watch goes up against YouTube for ad dollars

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc launched its Watch video service to U.S. users on Thursday with plans to allow people to submit shows, as the No. 1 social media network vies with Alphabet Inc’s YouTube for advertising revenue.<p>Advertisers are shifting more of their budgets from television to online as …

Technology (India)

HSBC Doubts Accuracy Of GDP, To Focus On GVA

India’s economic growth is likely to remain “soft” and the GDP is expected to grow by 6 per cent in April-June, down from 6.1 per cent in the …

Economy