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CIGTV News Brief 2 September
Centre for Business Development opens, Travellers welcomed to Cayman Brac, CCTV cameras installed on Cayman Brac
This asteroid could be worth US$10,000 quadrillion
Scientists say the asteroid ‘16 Psyche’ could be made entirely of iron and nickel.
Premier Provides Statement on COVID
Mr Speaker, it has been over seven months since our first case of COVID-19 was confirmed on 12 March. On 14 March we closed our borders as we started our response to the COVID v...
National Heroes Day Nominations Extended
The nominations period for National Heroes Day has been extended to Saturday 14 November, 2020.
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 30 October
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 189 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 29 October 2020. All were negative.
VIDEO: News Brief, 30 October
Police clearance requirements resume for Work Permits, Governor Marks Two Years, Cyber Security Public Education Campaign launched, Senior Citizens hold talent show on Cayman Brac.
New Acting FSD Registrar Appointed
A hardworking and dedicated Judicial Administration staff member has seen her diligent work duly recognised by her elevation to a newly created position within the Courts’ service.
A 5-story building in Shanghai 'walks' to a new location
Shanghai residents passing through the city's eastern Huangpu district earlier this month might have stumbled upon an unusual sight: a "walking" building.
What it reveals when senators repeatedly mispronounce the names of Kamala Harris and Sundar Pichai
It is a truth universally acknowledged that if you live in the US and have a non-English name, someone at some point is bound to butcher the pronunciation.
Here’s why the Covid ‘new normal’ won’t last
Is the ‘new normal’ here to stay? Many people assume so. Working from home will become the default, people will go on fewer holidays and business trips will become a thing of th...
Billionaire Richard Branson's childhood home hits the market
The seller is asking 4 million British pounds, or about $5.195 million for the 1.4-acre Tanyards Farm property outside Shamley Green, a village southwest of London.
U.S. judge blocks Commerce Department TikTok order
U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone in Pennsylvania on Friday blocked a U.S. Commerce Department order barring key technical transactions with TikTok set to take effect Nov. 12.
Apple shares fall as iPhone sales dip weighs on record quarterly results
Apple shares fell nearly 5% in premarket trading after the world's most valuable public company reported a steep fall in iPhone sales in China, hurt by the release of the much m...
Glenn Greenwald resigns from The Intercept over Biden cover up
Prize-winning journalist who broke Edward Snowden story accuses news outlet he founded of censorship after it refuses to publish his factual piece about Biden’s corruption.
One new COVID-19 case reported in Cayman Islands, 18 remain active
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 334 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 28 October 2020. One was positive.
VIDEO: News Brief: 29 October
Pirates Week 2020 is weeks away, Sister Island visitors reminded of travel protocols, Governor and Minister to speak at Energy Conference, Heroes Day nominations deadline extended
Supplementary Funds Approved
Members in Finance Committee today, Wednesday, 28 October 2020, approved a net Supplementary Expenditure of $27,090,329 for the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture...
Police Investigate Fire at RCIPS Business Centre in George Town, 29 October
At about 8:40PM Monday, 26 October, officers responded to a report of a fire at the RCIPS Business Center located at Windjammer Plaza on Walkers Road.
Legislative Assembly October 29
Samsung patriarch’s death spurs calls to reform South Korea’s chaebol
The death of Lee Kun-hee has focused attention on the darker aspects of his legacy, and rekindled long-standing calls for reform of family-run conglomerates.
Why China doesn’t mind citizens watching democracy at work in US election
While ‘the Great Firewall’ stops much foreign Trump vs Biden coverage from reaching China, social media posts mocking the candidates are available – and popular. Wary of accusat...
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