Wisconsin newspaper names business reporter

Daphne Lemke The Fond du Lac (Wisconsin) Reporter has named Daphne Lemke to be its business reporter. Lemke writes, “After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with an English degree in 2019, I started as a news assistant for The Northwestern and The Reporter. Afterward, as a reporter, I wrote for the Door County Advocate before … Read more

Virgin Atlantic to Join SkyTeam Alliance

Virgin Atlantic in early 2023 will join the SkyTeam global airline alliance, the carrier announced Tuesday, giving the carrier’s loyalty program members additional opportunities to earn points and access to a network of more than 750 airport lounges across six continents. It will be the alliance’s only U.K. member airline. Virgin Atlantic Silver Card holders … Read more

Local stocks slump nearly 4% on selling pressures

REUTERS PHILIPPINE SHARES declined further on Tuesday on selling pressures amid Wall Street’s decline and the aggressive stance of the US Federal Reserve that pushed the peso lower. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) lost 239.47 points or 3.82% to close at 6,020.07 on Tuesday, while the broader all shares index dropped by 107.06 … Read more

Court’s nod to reining in digital lenders welcome

Editorials Court’s nod to reining in digital lenders welcome Tuesday September 27 2022 FILE PHOTO | NMG The proliferation of digital loan providers saddling borrowers with high interest rates via predatory lending practices makes a good case for the sector to be regulated. We support the High Court’s verdict backing the new law that allows … Read more

A public inquiry has begun into London Luton Airport’s expansion plans

Luton Borough Council, whose company Luton Rising owns the airport, approved the growth plans in December. The separate private company that runs the airport, London Luton Airport Operations Limited (LLAOL), applied to increase passenger capacities from 18 million to 19 million per year and to amend the noise contours. The government said an inquiry should … Read more

Cape Town flights continue as airport seeks end to fuel shortage

Cape Town flights are arriving and departing as scheduled, despite a fuel shortage at South Africa’s second-largest airport. After asking airlines on Monday to limit their fuel intake in Cape Town, Airports Company South Africa said on Twitter Tuesday that it has a contingency plan to tackle the issue. pic.twitter.com/J6JnxdcHeS — Airports Company SA (@Airports_ZA) … Read more

Torrent Pharma To Buy Derma-Focused Curatio For Rs 2000 Crore

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has agreed to fully acquire sunscreen lotions-to-baby-soap maker Curatio Healthcare (I) Pvt. for Rs 2,000 crore as it strengthens its dermatology portfolio. The consideration includes Rs 115 crore, payable on the date of signing, of cash and cash equivalents in the acquired business, indicating an enterprise value of Rs 1,885 crore, the … Read more