Etihad to Expand Manila Service

Etihad Airways plans to add a second daily service between Abu Dhabi and Manila, Philippines, beginning Oct. 30, the carrier announced Wednesday. Both daily frequencies will be operated on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The combined flights will offer 450,000 seats annually between the cities, according to the company.

Renovated Victorian Estate in Somerset, England, Hits the Market for £8 Million

A historic estate in the village of Mells in Somerset, England, came on the market late last month asking £8 million (US$9.74 million). Known as Wadbury House, the more than 10,000-square-foot main residence was built in 1840 by renowned Victorian architect James Wilson, according to marketing materials from George Nares and Luke Brady of Savills, … Read more

US CDC no longer recommends students quarantine for COVID-19 exposure

BLOOMBERG The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will no longer recommend quarantines or test-to-stay programs at schools or daycare centers for people exposed to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the agency said in updated guidelines on Thursday. The agency also said it was no longer recommending unvaccinated people quarantine after exposure as around … Read more

Monicah Juma explains talks with IPPS, Kenya Power reforms

Boss Talk Monicah Juma explains talks with IPPS, Kenya Power reforms Friday August 12 2022 Monica Juma’s tenure as the Energy and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary is nearing its end, less than a year at the ministry. From October when the career diplomat took over at Kawi House, overseeing reforms at Kenya Power and reduction of … Read more

Hong Kong reports 5 308 new Covid cases, highest in four months

Hong Kong reported 5,308 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, the highest daily number in more than four months. The city recorded 5,148 local infections and 160 imported cases, health authorities said at a presser. There were three new virus-related deaths. Eight Covid patients remained in critical condition, including a five-year-old girl, and eight were serious, … Read more

India Says US Raised Concern Over Processed Russian Oil Shipment

An Indian ship met a Russian tanker at sea, picked up oil, and sailed to a port in India’s Gujarat state where the cargo was processed into a product used in the making of single-use plastic, Patra said. “The refined output was put back on that ship and it set sail without a destination. In … Read more

SIPs account for 42% of equity inflows during April-July

Despite a constant decline in new SIP addition, systematic investment plan inflows of ₹48,565 crore in the first four months of this fiscal year accounted for 42 per cent of gross inflows of ₹114,427 crore in equity schemes. The number of new SIP account addition had slipped progressively since April due to SEBI’s unprecedented ban … Read more