Deepening despair over ‘abandoned’ tourism in New Zealand | Business and finance

When New Zealand finally announced its plans for the return of international visitors this week, Eve Lawrence, CEO of Haka Tourism Group in Auckland, found little reason to celebrate. After nearly two years of border closures that have reduced business, Lawrence will have to wait at least another five months before welcoming customers from abroad. … Read more

Old Normal: Thanksgiving Traditions Return to the United States Business and financial news

Americans gathered for parades, filled football stadiums, and gathered more freely for family celebrations on Thursday in gratitude for Thanksgiving traditions again after the pandemic was held at home by many last year. The holiday dates back to the early 17th century, when pilgrims from Europe and Indians gathered to share the fall premium – … Read more

Morocco suspends flights with France over fears of Covid-19

Granted: 25.11.2021 – 18.15 Morocco will suspend all flights to and from France from November 26 due to Covid-19, the state news agency said Thursday. Morocco has introduced a vaccine passport in public places after vaccinating more than 50 percent of its population. Morocco had previously canceled flights with Russia, Britain and the Netherlands due … Read more

NASA’s planetary defense mission seeks to push a distant asteroid out of its path

The first planetary defense mission will take to the skies early Wednesday, when the National Aeronautics and Space Administration will launch a space probe designed to guide a distant asteroid in a technology experiment that may one day save the world. The $ 324 million Double Asteroid Redirection Test – a round of training for … Read more

Colorado astronaut en route to space station – 9NEWS

A Colorado astronaut on his way to a space station9 NEWS Jessica Watkins is the first black woman to live and work on a space stationNPR The astronaut becomes the first black woman on the ISS crewWRAL.com Fairview High School student Jessica Watkins becomes the first black woman in international space statisticsCBS Denver Jessica Watkins … Read more

FedEx closes crew base in Hong Kong due to tightening COVID rules | Business and finance

The transfer will occur when the International Freight Center doubles its strict “zero COVID” policy to accommodate mainland China. Factor: Kyunghee ParkBloomberg Published 11/17/2021 FedEx Corp. will close its crew base in Hong Kong, the world’s busiest international cargo hub, and relocate its pilots as the city considers tougher measures on the flight crew to … Read more

China bought an Italian military drone manufacturer without the knowledge of the authorities

In 2018, a Chinese state-controlled company acquired an Italian military drone manufacturer. Soon after, it began transferring the company’s know-how and technology – which the Italian military had used in Afghanistan – to China. The Italian and European authorities were unaware of the transfer, revealing how Beijing is bypassing weak investment screening in Europe to … Read more

Putin accuses Lukashenko of threatening to cut off gas supplies to the EU – POLITICO

On Saturday, Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his disapproval of Belarus’s leader’s threat to cut off Russia’s gas supplies to the European Union. “He can, I guess, but it’s not a good thing, and I’ll tell him about it – if he just said it with anger,” Putin told Russian television channel Rossiya 1 in … Read more

MDA awarded the first design phase contract to the moonwalker

A whole team of Canadian experts from small businesses, scientists and researchers will be involved BRAMPTON, ON, November 11, 2021 / CNW / – MDA Ltd. (TSX: MDA), a leading provider of advanced technology and services to the fast-growing global space industry, announced today that the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has contracted Phase First design … Read more

Spanish police arrested 12 passengers and searched 12 others who fled the plane on an emergency landing

Granted: 6/11/2021 – 18:01 Mallorcan police arrested 12 passengers and searched an additional 12 passengers on Saturday who fled the plane during a forced landing in an “unprecedented” incident that could be linked to illegal immigration, authorities said. The unauthorized escape followed a passenger who was apparently ill on a flight from Morocco to Turkey, … Read more