European Commission clears Alstom’s acquisition of Bombardier Transportation

MONTRÉAL, July 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) and Alstom welcome the European Commission's decision for conditional clearance of the proposed acquisition of Bombardier Transportation by Alstom. The Commission's approval for the transaction is conditional on certain proposed engagements that consist of: A transfer of Bombardier Transportation's contribution to the V300 ZEFIRO very […]

Madison Realty Capital Hires Brian Chase as Chief Operating Officer

NEW YORK, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madison Realty Capital (MRC) announced it has appointed Brian Chase as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), to support the firm's operations and core business functions, as well as its continued national expansion. Chase becomes the first COO in the firm's 16–year history and will report directly […]

UPDATE — Jacada is Recognized for a Second Consecutive Year in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Robotic Process Automation

ATLANTA, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jacada, Inc., a global pioneer in customer service automation software, today announced that the company has been recognized for a second consecutive year by Gartner in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Robotic Process Automation (RPA) report. Saikat Ray, Arthur Villa, Cathy Tornbohm, Naved Rashid and Melanie Alexander, analysts […]

Media Advisory: Bombardier to Report its Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results on August 6, 2020

MONTREAL, July 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) will publish its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020 on August 6, 2020. On August 6, 2020 at 8:00 a.m., EDT, ric Martel, President and Chief Executive Officer; John Di Bert, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Patrick Ghoche, […]

Media Advisory: Bombardier to Report its Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results on August 6, 2020

MONTREAL, July 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) will publish its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020 on August 6, 2020. On August 6, 2020 at 8:00 a.m., EDT, ric Martel, President and Chief Executive Officer; John Di Bert, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Patrick Ghoche, […]

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 30 July 2020

By External SourceJul 29 2020 (IPS-Partners) The illicit trade of human lives is happening right under our noses every day. It is primarily affecting the lives of millions of women and children. Today, human trafficking is the second largest and fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. Sexual exploitation, forced labour and illegal organ trafficking […]

Reflections on the Charter of the United Nations on its 75th Anniversary

Inga Rhonda King (left), Permanent Representative of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the United Nations and seventy-fourth President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), hands over the gavel to Mona Juul, Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations and newly-elected seventy-fifth President of ECOSOC, at the opening meeting of the 2020 session […]

Ride-Hailing App Delivers Contraceptives to Users’ Doorsteps

The SafeBoda ride hailing app can now be used to order essential reproductive health supplies. . © SafeBoda Credit: SafeBoda/UNFPA By Martha Songa – Cedric Muhebwa – Rakiya Abby-Farrah*KAMPALA, Uganda, Jul 29 2020 – When Betty Nagadya walks through the trading centre on her way home, she sings a song in the local Luganda language: […]

Statue Smashing – Heroes, Values and Racism

By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Jul 29 2020 – On Friday the 24th of June, President Trump announced he was skipping a weekend at his New Jersey golf resort to ”ensure law and order in Washington”, tweeting: I just had the privilege of signing a very strong Executive Order protecting American Monuments, Memorials, and Statues […]

Coronavirus – Urban Areas Face the Brunt of the Pandemic

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