Daily Archive: July 31, 2021

OMERS Infrastructure Agrees to Purchase 19.4% Stake in Azure Power

Transaction expands Canadian pension plan’s direct investment holdings in India, while increasing its global exposure to renewables sector SINGAPORE, July 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OMERS Infrastructure today announced that it has signed a Stock Purchase Agreement to acquire from International Finance Corporation and IFC GIF Investment Company I an approximately 19.4% stake in Azure […]

N. Korea’s food shortage to worsen in H2: U.N. report

SEOUL, North Korea’s food security situation is expected to deteriorate in the next four months, a U.N. report has said, citing limited humanitarian access and trade disruptions as key factors leading to the country’s widening food gap.The Food and Agr…

S. Korea wins bronze in women’s sabre team fencing

CHIBA,South Korea claimed bronze in the women’s sabre team fencing event on Saturday for its fourth medal from the sport at the Tokyo Olympics.The team of Kim Ji-yeon, Yoon Ji-su and Seo Ji-yeon defeated Italy 45-42 in the bronze medal match at Makuhar…

Gymnast hoping to follow in footsteps of medal-winning father

TOKYO, South Korean artistic gymnast Yeo Seo-jeong will look to join her father as an Olympic medalist in the family on Saturday.Yeo will compete in the women’s vault final of the Tokyo Olympics at 5:45 p.m. Saturday at Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Toky…