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ANA senior leader to join Vietnam Airlines director board
Japan’s ANA Holdings Inc nominated its Senior Vice President and Strategic Planning-Asia Pacific Director Koji Shibata for a position on the Board of Directors of the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines.
The nomination will go to the carrier’s irregular dividend meeting slated for February 20.
Shibata, born in 1957 in Japan, with over 30 years of experience in the field will represent the company’s capital and implement its rights and obligations in Vietnam Airlines.
ANA became a strategic partner of Vietnam Airlines in 2016, with 8.7 percent of the carrier’s charter capital.
During the meeting, Vietnam Airlines will report the selection of strategic investors by selling or leasing back four new aircraft to be received in 2017.
Official: Thousands of Indiana voter registrations altered
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's chief elections official said Tuesday that thousands of voter registrations were altered, raising concerns about possible fraud and prompting her office to warn voters to check whether their information is correct online and vote early to avoid problems on election day.Secretary of State Connie Lawson said in a statement that Indiana's online voter registration database had not been hacked but records were changed on paper forms, online and at Bureau of Motor… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Is Idlib Syria's next battleground?
Beirut (AFP) - Idlib in northwestern Syria was the second provincial capital to slip from the grasp of Bashar al-Assad's government in the country's more than five-year civil war.The city and its eponymous province has been taking in rebels and their families evacuated from Aleppo, which is now almost under the complete control of forces loyal to the government.- Idlib battleground -Near the road linking Aleppo and Damascus, Idlib was home to nearly 120,000 people before the war began in 2011.… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
European Paper Review: Bale shines for Real, Ronaldo in doubt and anger in the Bundesliga
Bale shines again in Spain without Benzema and Cristiano, but will Ronaldo be ready to face City? In Germany, Hummels wants to leave the club where there’s love, but is it false love? In Italy, Milan have slipped to seventh. Bale shines again in Spain without Benzema and Cristiano, but will Ronaldo be ready to face City? In Germany, Hummels wants to leave the club where there’s love, but is it false love? In Italy, Milan have slipped to seventh. Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid all… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
From Bayeux to Brexit: the Battle of Hastings' 950-year legacy
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UN Security Council to vote on Israel settlements
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The UN Security Council will vote on Thursday on an Egyptian-drafted resolution demanding that Israel immediately halt its settlement activities in the Palestinian territories and east Jerusalem.A similar resolution was vetoed by the United States in 2011, and it remained uncertain if the measure would be adopted this time.Egypt circulated the draft late Wednesday and a vote was scheduled for 3 pm (2000 GMT) on Thursday.Israeli settlements are seen as… chat_bubble_outline Read More...