Daily Archives: August 7, 2018

BITTECH Offers Two Crypto Mining Machine, Equipped with Mining Chips Using a Cutting-Edge 10 nm Process Technology

HONG KONG, Aug. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BITTECH Limited starts selling a new range of cryptocurrency mining hardware powered by 10 nm semiconductor chips (10 nm BT0010a and BT0010La mining chips).

WillScot Announces Completion of $300 Million Senior Secured Notes Offering

BALTIMORE, Aug. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WillScot Corporation (Nasdaq: WSC) (“WillScot”), a specialty rental services market leader providing innovative modular space and portable storage solutions across North America, today announced that its indirect subsidiary Mason Finance Sub, Inc.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics tightens security with facial recognition system

Japanese telecommunications and information technology giant NEC has announced that it will be providing a large-scale facial recognition system for the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

The system, the first of its kind to be implemented at an Olympics, using IC chips embedded within identification cards, to automatically verify the identity of officials and athletes entering over 40 venues.…

Laos suspends hydroelectricity projects under MoU, PDA

The Lao Government has decided to halt the implementation of all hydropower projects on which Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) and Project Development Assistance (PDA) contracts were already signed for further assessment and revision.…

Vietnam contributes to diversity of International Law Commission

Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thao, who was elected Second Vice Chairman of the ILC at this 70th session, made the statement on the sidelines of the event. The ILC scheduled its 70th session at the UN headquarters in New York from April 30 to June 1, and at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland, from July 2 to August 10.…

Lombok airport crowded with visitors after deadly quake

Lombok International Airport of Indonesia is crowded with tourists who want to leave the island, following an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale on Sunday.

Agung Sampurno, head of the Mataram Immigration Office, said foreigners with expired visas affected by the earthquake in Lombok will be exempt from the 25 USD per day fine, under Indonesian regulations.…

US renewed sanctions against Iran take effect

The first round of renewed US sanctions on Iran has taken effect, prohibiting Iran’s purchase of US dollars and precious metals, aluminum, steel, coal and software.

A second tranche of US sanctions on Iran, set to come into effect in November, targets Iran’s energy sector and petroleum-related transactions, and transactions with the Central Bank of Iran.…