Enhancements Made to Manitoba Newborn Screening Program

The Manitoba Newborn Screening Program will expand its screening for all newborn children to include severe combined immune deficiency (SCID), a group of rare genetic diseases affecting a child’s immune system, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “The expansion of the program is expected to ensure children get the care they need as soon as possible,” […]

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Government Advises Alert Ready Test Today

*Manitoba Infrastructure’s Emergency Measures Organization is reminding Manitobans the National Public Alerting System, Alert Ready, is scheduled to issue an emergency alert test message on multiple communications channels tomorrow, Wednesday, May 8 at 1:55 p.m. Not all Manitobans will receive the test alert on their wireless device.  This may occur for a variety of reasons including device compatibility, connection to […]


Emirates unveils pavilion For Expo 2020 in Dubai

Emirates has unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its pavilion at the upcoming Expo 2020 in Dubai. The pavilion’s design and visitor experience will utilise interactive technologies and design-thinking focusing on the future of commercial aviation. The carrier – premier partner and the official airline of Expo 2020 – has already broken ground on the pavilion, where construction […]

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Credit Rating Agency Recognizes Manitoba’s Efforts to Balance Budge

Global credit rating agency DBRS Ltd. (DBRS) has confirmed Manitoba’s credit rating and recognized the government’s efforts to fix the province’s finances and return to balanced budgets, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today. “As a result of our work, by the end of this fiscal year the accumulated provincial debt will be $5 billion lower than it would’ve been if […]

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Visit Galle Face Hotel, Sri Lanka

Driving through the streets of Colombo towards the seafront and the Galle Face Hotel it is abundantly clear that the Sri Lankan capital is in the midst of a breathless modernisation. Towering representatives of several international hospitality chains gaze down over a swathe of building projects and out over the enormous Chinese-funded extension to the city’s harbour – the Port City taking […]


Luxury Ramadan tents in the Middle East

With communities across the Middle East preparing for the start of the holy month of Ramadan from next week, the hospitality sector has been doing its part to celebrate. A number of luxury properties in the United Arab Emirates have been unveiling plans for the sumptuous Iftar buffets, allowing guests to break the fast in style. Here we take a […]

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Mice Show Asia set to debut in Singapore in October

Messe Berlin (Singapore) will be organising the inaugural Mice Show Asia 2019 in Singapore. The three-day business-to-business travel trade show will take place from October 16th-18th at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre at Marina Bay Sands. Mice Show Asia is under ITB Asia’s umbrella of events. The new show will shine the spotlight on Asia’s meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions […]