Upskilling platform Degreed raises $153 million in Series D Funding

Now Valued at over $1B, Degreed also announces former Box COO Dan Levin to succeed Chris McCarthy as CEO PLEASANTON, Calif., April 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Upskilling platform Degreed has raised $153 million in Series D funding. The investment, which was co-led by Sapphire Ventures and Riverwood Capital, values the company at $1.4 billion. […]

INTELEX RELEASES ESG SOLUTION TO POWER THE SHIFT FROM SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING TO BUSINESS VALUE CREATION

New solution offers streamlined ESG-related program management and disclosure reporting for increased efficiency and transparency on corporate environmental and societal impact evaluation TORONTO, CANADA, April 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Intelex Technologies, ULC, a leading global provider of SaaS-based Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality (EHSQ) management software, today announced the general availability of a new […]

Global Employee Relocations Served by WHR’s International Offices

MILWAUKEE, Wis., April 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — During 2020, WHR Group, Inc. (WHR) opened international offices in Singapore, and Basel, Switzerland, to support its global employee relocation services. These offices provide a range of services including pre-assignment, transition, on assignment and repatriation services to multi-language expatriate transferees. Along with its U.S. headquarters in Milwaukee, […]

Philippines summons Beijing’s envoy over boats in South China Sea

The Philippine foreign ministry said Tuesday it had confronted Beijing’s envoy over the “illegal lingering” of Chinese boats at a contested reef in the South China Sea, stepping up the diplomatic row. Tensions over the resource-rich sea have spiked after hundreds of Chinese boats were spotted last month at the boomerang-shaped Whitsun Reef in the Spratly Islands, where Beijing and […]

 The rise and fall of Saksayam Chidchob, Thailand’s first COVID-positive Cabinet minister

Saksayam Chidchob was previously best known as the “nominee” of his older brother, veteran politician Newin. However, last week he landed himself in trouble by becoming the first Cabinet member and highest-ranking government official to test positive for COVID-19. News of his infection sparked public anger amid strong rumours he contracted the virus at a […]

Five people die in tour bus blaze in Khon Kaen province

Five passengers, including two children, were killed and several others were injured when a double-decker tour bus, in which they were travelling, caught fire on the Friendship Highway in Ban Haed district of Thailand’s northeastern province of Khon Kaen on Monday night. Initial reports indicate that journey of the bus, operated by 407 Pattana Company, […]