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easyJet launches flights to Ljubljana, Slovenia
easyJet has launched a new route from London Gatwick to Ljubljana.
The new, year-round service commences December 5th and flights will operate four times per week Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.
Neil Slaven, easyJet commercial manager, commented: “We started flying to Ljubljana from London Stansted in April 2004 and since then it has proved to be a popular destinations for our passengers.
“We believe there is a real demand for this flight from London Gatwick and are excited to add this to city to our network.
“We are sure that its mixture of diverse, modern and historical culture will make it a popular service for our customers from London Gatwick.”Read on the original site
British cardinal pays rare visit to Gaza's Christians
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales is in the Gaza Strip, trying to give a spiritual lift to the territory's tiny Christian minority.Cardinal Vincent Nichols on Sunday praised Gaza's Christians, whose numbers have dwindled during a decade of Hamas rule and an Israeli-Egyptian blockade.He says "there've always been Christians here. Their numbers are small, but I believe their faith is strong."Before the militant Hamas group took over Gaza in… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
World Bank pledges continued support to Vietnam
World Bank (WB) Country Director in Vietnam Ousmane Dione has pledged to assist Vietnam in fields of request and stand ready to offer policy consultations to the Vietnamese government. WB Country Director in Vietnam Ousmane Dione (L) and Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh During a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Hanoi on December 21, Dione said he will do his best to strengthen the bilateral relationship which was fostered… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Vietnam's state pharma raises $19.6 million in oversubscribed IPO
Vietnam Pharmaceutical Corporation, wholly owned by the Ministry of Health, sold a stake of 18 percent for more than VND443 billion (US$19.6 million) in its initial public offering on Thursday, local media reported. Investors subscribed for 61 million shares, compared to 42.5 million shares put up for sale, news website Thoi Bao Tai Chinh said. The shares were sold at an average of VND10,443 each. Vinapharm, as the company is better known, will sell another 17 percent stake to strategic… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Kevin Hart and Lionsgate announce 'Laugh Out Loud' - a comedy-only VOD service
The project will be the third of its type for Lionsgate, who recently teamed up with San Diego Comic-Con to create ‘Comic-Con HQ’ — a channel described as “Netflix for Nerds” — and ‘Tribeca Shortlist,’ a streaming movie service with high-quality moves picked by industry professionals. Pricing and further launch details aren’t available at this time. Tech - The Next Web chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Sweden denies Assange permission to attend funeral
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish prosecutors say a request from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuadorean Embassy in London without being detained in order to attend a funeral has been dismissed on procedural grounds.The Prosecution Authority said in a statement Friday nothing in the Swedish legislation permits exceptions.It was not clear which funeral Assange wanted to attend.The 45-year-old Australian computer hacker is wanted for questioning over a rape allegation stemming… chat_bubble_outline Read More...