Constellation Brands Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2023 Financial Results

VICTOR, N.Y., Jan. 05, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ), a leading beverage alcohol company, reported today its third quarter fiscal 2023 financial results. A conference call to discuss the financial results and outlook will be hosted by President and Chief Executive Officer, Bill Newlands, and Chief Financial Officer, Garth Hankinson, on […]

China stats ‘under-represent’ true impact of Covid outbreak: WHO

The World Health Organization criticised Wednesday China’s “very narrow” definition of Covid deaths, warning that official statistics were not showing the true impact of the outbreak.   “We still do not have complete data,” the WHO’s emergencies director Michael Ryan told reporters.   “We believe that the current numbers being published from China under-represent the […]

Nate Thayer, Journalist who Interviewed Pol Pot, Dead at 62

WASHINGTON — Nate Thayer, the larger-than-life American freelance journalist who scored a massive scoop with his 1997 interview with Pol Pot, the genocidal leader of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge, has died at 62, his family said Wednesday.   Thayer was discovered dead by his brother Rob Thayer at his Falmouth, Massachusetts home Tuesday.   “He had […]

Countries mandate COVID tests for China travellers

Authorities around the world are imposing or considering curbs on travellers from China as COVID-19 cases there surged following its relaxation of “zero-COVID” rules. China has rejected criticism of its COVID data.   PLACES IMPOSING CURBS   UNITED STATES   The United States will impose mandatory COVID-19 tests on travellers from China beginning on Jan. […]

Amazon CEO says job cuts to exceed 18,000 roles

Amazon.com Inc’s layoffs will now increase to more than 18,000 roles as part of a workforce reduction it previously disclosed, Chief Executive Andy Jassy said in a public staff note on Wednesday.   The layoff decisions, which Amazon will communicate starting Jan. 18, will largely impact the company’s e-commerce and human-resources organizations, he said.   […]

Taiwan’s Next Bank Launches on Temenos

New digital bank backed by Chunghwa Telecom launches on Temenos core banking platform to bring products to market fast and scale efficiently GENEVA, Jan. 05, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Temenos (SIX: TEMN) today announced that Next Commercial Bank (Next Bank), a new digital bank backed by Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan’s largest telecom operator, has gone live […]