Day: September 14, 2022

Dave and Buster’s to Open 11 Units Across KSA, UAE, and Egypt

Announces international franchise partnership with Abdul Mohsen Al Hokair Holding Group DALLAS, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just a few months after announcing its international expansion plans Dave & Buster’s inks its first multi-country, multi-unit deal. “We couldn’t be more pleased and excited to announce our Partnership with Abdul Mohsen Al Hokair Holding Group […]

WillScot Mobile Mini Acquires Assets of Portable Storage Provider in Northern California

PHOENIX, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings Corp. (“WillScot Mobile Mini” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: WSC), a North American leader in modular space and portable storage solutions, today announced it has acquired the dry rental storage fleet of Container Solutions based in Concord, California. The acquisition adds approximately 1,200 portable storage […]

Junta arrests 15 demanding UN extend term of Myanmar rep

Authorities in Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon arrested 15 people on Tuesday evening after breaking up an anti-junta protest calling on the United Nations to extend the tenure of the shadow National Unity Government’s (NUG) envoy to the world body. A young man who took part in the protest march on […]

More than 18,000 residents flee township in Myanmar’s Bago region

The number of people fleeing fighting between junta forces and the Karen National Union (KNU) in Bago region’s Mone township is nearing 20,000, according to the KNU. The group’s Brigade 3 controls part of the township in Nyaunglebin district. Some 18,669 locals from 3,236 households in 61 villages left their […]

Myanmar’s workers left vulnerable as junta crushes unions

Myanmar’s labor unions have been all but crushed amid a crackdown by the junta in the more than 19 months since the military seized power in a coup, according to union officials and the workers who they represent. On March 1, 2021 – one month after the takeover – the […]

US Senate Panel Advances Bill to Boost US Ties with Taiwan

A U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday approved legislation that would significantly enhance U.S. military support for Taiwan, including provisions for billions of dollars in additional security assistance, as China increases military pressure on the democratically governed island. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee backed the Taiwan Policy Act of 2022 by […]