Infratil buys Brookfield’s stake in fiber network operator One NZ |  News

Infratil buys Brookfield’s stake in fiber network operator One NZ | News

New Zealand-based infrastructure investment company Infratil has bought the remaining 49.95% stake it did not already own in fiber network operator One New Zealand (One NZ) for NZ$1.8bn (€1bn). Infratil and Brookfield bought One NZ from Vodafone in 2019 for NZ$3.4bn. Infratil is raising NZ$850m, made up of a NZ$750 fully-underwritten institutional placement and NZ$100m…

Who is Fran Drescher, the sitcom star taking on Hollywood?

Who is Fran Drescher, the sitcom star taking on Hollywood?

When we picture the fire-and-brimstone types that often lead unions into battle against corporate giants, they rarely have much in the way of Hollywood glamour. But the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) has always been unique in that respect. The union was once led by former US President Ronald Reagan, then best known as a swashbuckling…

What You Need to Know

What You Need to Know

For many, Qatar is a transit point on a layover: Qatar Airlines flies worldwide, and connections are made in Doha, the capital of this small wealthy country. However, Qatar deserves the attention of the sophisticated traveler on its own. With its fascinating heritage, stunning architecture, and warm Arabian hospitality, this Middle Eastern gem has firmly…

Analysts place Shiba Inu and Collateral Network ahead of Dogecoin;  here’s why

Analysts place Shiba Inu and Collateral Network ahead of Dogecoin; here’s why

Shiba Inu (SHIB) and Collateral Network (COLT) are performing well in the cryptocurrency market, attracting the attention of analysts who believe they have an edge over Dogecoin (DOGE). With Collateral Network in its presale phase, investors are eager to explore its potential while Shiba Inu continues to gain momentum and surpass expectations. >>BUY COLT TOKENS…

Medvedev predicted a confrontation with the West for decades and a nuclear apocalypse

Medvedev predicted a confrontation with the West for decades and a nuclear apocalypse

The Russian politician compared the modern world to the Caribbean crisis. The confrontation between Russia and the West can last for decades, said Dmitry Medvedev, deputy chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation. At the same time, a nuclear apocalypse is not excluded. “The tectonic rift that has formed in understanding the future…

Watchdog launches BT inquiry after 999 call disruption

Watchdog launches BT inquiry after 999 call disruption

The communications watchdog has launched an investigation into BT after technical faults hampered the 999 emergency call service on Sunday. Ofcom said it would look into the incident to determine whether the telecoms giant failed to comply with its regulatory duties. Emergency calls in some areas of the UK were hit by outages from around…

Elliot Page says the trans community is ‘not a debate’: ‘We’re real’

Elliot Page says the trans community is ‘not a debate’: ‘We’re real’

For Elliot Page, the transgender community is not a topic up for debate. “There’s no debate to trans people’s existence — full stop,” the actor told ABC News in an exclusive network interview for ABC’s Pride Month special “The Freedom to Exist — A Soul of a Nation Presentation,” airing June 6. “It’s not a…

Hostile challenge and internal affairs of Russia.  What the media and foreign officials say about the Prigozhin “mutiny”

Hostile challenge and internal affairs of Russia. What the media and foreign officials say about the Prigozhin “mutiny”

On June 23, in the telegram channel of the press service of the founder of PMC Wagner, Yevgeny Prigozhin, it was reported that a missile attack was carried out on the rear positions of the PMC fighters. He blamed the Ministry of Defense for this. The agency called the businessman’s statement an “informational provocation”. A…

Xi calls for further tackling desertification

Xi calls for further tackling desertification

June 7, 2023 BEIJING – President Xi Jinping has highlighted the significance of strengthening desertification control and preventing it from developing an even stronger green shield in the nation’s northern regions and securing greater outcomes in building a beautiful China. Speaking during a meeting with officials on Tuesday in Bayannuur in the Inner Mongolia autonomous…