Daily Archive: June 1, 2022

UN Global Compact launches Africa Business Leaders Coalition to advance climate action and sustainable growth across the continent

The Africa Business Leaders Coalition brings together CEOs from across the continent to advance Africa’s sustainable growth, prosperity and development New York, U.S.A., May 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Convened by the UN Global Compact, Chief Executive Officers from across Africa today announced the launch of the Africa Business Leaders Coalition (ABLC). The Coalition will […]

WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings to Participate in the Stifel Cross Sector Insight Conference

PHOENIX, May 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings Corp. (“WillScot Mobile Mini” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: WSC), the North American leader in modular space and portable storage solutions, today announced that Brad Soultz, Chief Executive Officer, Tim Boswell, President & Chief Financial Officer and Nick Girardi, Sr. Director of Treasury & Investor […]

WHO: COVID Most Likely ‘Getting Worse’ in North Korea

A top official at the World Health Organization said the U.N. health agency assumes the coronavirus outbreak in North Korea is “getting worse, not better,” despite the secretive country’s recent claims that COVID-19 is slowing there.At a press briefing…

Neymar questionable for friendly vs. S. Korea with foot injury

SEOUL– Brazil superstar Neymar is questionable for a friendly match against South Korea on Thusday after sustaining a right foot injury during training in Seoul on the eve of the game.Brazil held an open training session at Seoul World Cup Stadium on …

Military reports 819 more COVID-19 cases

SEOUL, May 31 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s military reported 819 additional COVID-19 cases Tuesday, raising the total caseload among its service members to 160,497, the defense ministry said.The new cases included 561 from the Army, 99 from the Air Force,…

US, Taiwan Launch New Trade Pact

The U.S. launched a new trade pact with Taiwan on Wednesday, hoping to forge closer economic ties with the island territory that China claims as its own, while blunting Beijing’s economic clout in the region.Biden administration officials said the U.S….

S. Korea vows all-out efforts to put out wildfire in southeast

SEOUL– The South Korean government on Wednesday mobilized 57 choppers to help contain a wildfire in the southeastern city of Miryang, while vowing to make all-out efforts to put out the blaze.The fire broke out on the previous day on a hill in Miryang…