LONDON (Reuters) – Luis Gallego, who took over as CEO of IAG

last month, stamped his mark on the airlines group on Monday by promoting Aer Lingus boss Sean Doyle to lead British Airways, replacing Alex Cruz with immediate effect.

It was one of a number of management changes announced by the Anglo-Spanish airlines group and marks a return to BA for Doyle, who worked as director of network, fleet and alliances before leaving for Aer Lingus in 2019.

Cruz had been BA boss since 2016 and will stay on as its non-executive chairman for a transition period, IAG said.

Doyle faces a huge challenge at BA, which like all airlines, is struggling due to low levels of flying during the pandemic.

IAG last month raised 2.74 billion euros ($3.24 billion) to reduce its debt and help it survive the pandemic.

“We’re navigating the worst crisis faced in our industry

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When Chris Lamont took over the reins as NSW Small Business Commissioner on June 15 it was the realisation of something he had been aiming to achieve. The former Illawarra Business Chamber executive director knows how important small business is to the NSW and national economy. Which was also highlighted in the federal budget this week with job creation identified as the greatest priority to get Australia through the COVID-19 pandemic. That occurring at the start of Small Business Month is a chance for Mr Lamont to drive the point home and encourage all small businesses to take advantage of all the assistance that can help them during this challenging time. And is one of the reasons he wants to attend the Illawarra Business Awards next week to celebrate their resilience,

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a close up of a fence: FILE PHOTO: The logo of Australia's top casino operator Crown Resorts adorns a fence surrounding the Crown Perth hotel and casino complex in Western Australia

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Australia’s top casino operator Crown Resorts adorns a fence surrounding the Crown Perth hotel and casino complex in Western Australia

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian casino billionaire James Packer on Thursday said international tour operators helped Chinese gamblers circumvent Chinese capital controls, and that his company gave incorrect public statements distancing itself from the so-called junkets.


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The Crown Resorts Ltd founder and one-third owner shared his perception of the travel agents who bring gamblers, often from China, to casinos at an Australian government inquiry. The inquiry is being held to determine whether the company should be allowed to run a A$2.2 billion ($1.6 billion) casino in Sydney’s tallest building. So far during the inquiry, taking place just two months before the 75-floor tower’s scheduled opening, Packer has agreed that he sold a stake in Crown to Hong Kong’s Melco

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(Bloomberg) — San Miguel Corp. will start work this month for a Philippine airport that’s scheduled to start servicing Manila in five to six years, President Ramon Ang said, adding he’s planning to return to the airline business by then.

a person in a dark room: Billionaire Ramon Ang, president of San Miguel Corp.,

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Billionaire Ramon Ang, president of San Miguel Corp.,

The Philippines’ largest company expects the airport in Bulacan province to initially have two runways when it opens in five years, and will be expanded to four a year after, Ang said in a video call with reporters on Tuesday.


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Elaborating on his plans for an airline, he said six years from now, demand for air travel would be back to normal while costs would be lower. San Miguel briefly entered commercial aviation in 2012 when it bought into Philippine Airlines Inc., but eventually sold the stake back to Lucio Tan in 2014.

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The 14th season of the popular Hindi reality show Bigg Boss, hosted by Salman Khan, is all set for a grand premiere at 9 pm on Saturday. The fourth season of Bigg Boss Tamil, anchored by actor-politician Kamal Haasan, will also hit the small screen on Sunday.

The promotional videos of the show sneak peak of the Bigg Boss house, hype around the theme for this year and gossips about the prospective celebrity contestants have already created a strong buzz in various social media platforms.

While the reality show will lock horns with IPL for the first time to grab the eyeballs of viewers, the show organisers feel no threat to its viewership due to the limited format cricket and, in fact, are optimistic that the viewership numbers of both Tamil and Hindi formats will be better than previous years.

“IPL is big right now, people are suddenly getting to

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NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / October 2, 2020 / As the owner and CEO of the largest online sports betting consulting firm in Las Vegas, Betwithaj Consulting LLC, AJ Gunasena has spent the last decade building his sports betting consulting empire. His motto is: he picks, you profit. AJ offers premier seasonal packages for anyone interested in making a legitimate stream of income in the sports betting industry. If you can read an email, follow directions, and place a bet directly from your smartphone you can make money with Betwithaj Consulting LLC.

Having started from the ground up and learned everything himself, AJ faced a long road of trial and errors that got him to where he is today. Ten years ago he sold phones at AT&T as a sales rep. He was so good at what he was doing that the company capped his commission structure.

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Colors has roped in 15 brands as sponsors for the upcoming season of the reality TV show Bigg Boss 14. The GEC TV channel said Mobile Premier League (MPL) has come on board as the presenting sponsor and Dabur Dant Rakshak Ayurvedic Paste and TRESemmé as ‘powered by’ sponsors.

In addition, the channel has signed Lotus Herbals as ‘beauty partner’. It has also roped in multiple associate sponsors including Chings, Garnier Men Acnofight Face Wash, Vicco Narayani, Greenlam Laminates, Mamaearth Hair Oil, Somany Tiles, MDH Masale, Fogg Deodorant, Philips Hair Straightener, Urban Company and Honda City, the company added.

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Pavithra KR, Senior Vice-President, Colors, Sales, Viacom18, said: “We are delighted to have 15 brands as sponsors representing varied categories before we go on air. Bigg Boss is not only a huge hit with viewers but also with

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  • Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun paid $4.6 million for a charity dinner with Warren Buffett in January.
  • Sun hoped to convert Buffett into a Bitcoin fan, but instead one of his guests, eToro CEO Yoni Assia, embraced Buffett’s value-investing approach.
  • Assia read the definitive book on the subject written by Buffett’s mentor, hired a value-investing consultant, and became a bigger proponent of in-depth research and longer investment horizons, Bloomberg reported.
  • The boss of the social-trading platform also tweeted that value investing is a “hidden magic that reveals itself to you only after 20 years of making 15-20% and compounding it.”
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Cryptocurrency executive Justin Sun shelled out $4.6 million for a charity dinner with Warren Buffett in a vain attempt to convert the billionaire investor into a Bitcoin believer. Instead, one of his guests embraced Buffett’s signature value-investing strategy, Bloomberg reported on

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I remember a seminal moment in my entrepreneurial journey when I crossed over from being completely at the mercy of my business—as well as the economy, the seasons, and other people’s business referrals—to becoming the boss of my business.

It had taken me years of painstaking effort, ingenuity, and experience before I had finally created the kind of business that worked FOR me instead of one that was running me ragged just to stay afloat. 

And achieving success my way came with its own level of satisfaction; It felt amazing that I finally had complete control over who I worked with, how much I charged, and how many hours I worked. I had built the confidence that I could make as much money as I wanted and grow my business in any number of directions of my choosing. 


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The women of Mary Kay know a thing or two about being their own bosses—and were thrilled to recently partner with the Boss Club Foundation to inspire student entrepreneurs in Texas to achieve their own dreams.

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Small businesses launched by local students take entrepreneurship to new heights with Boss Club Foundation Summer Camp. (Photo: Mary Kay Inc.)

The Boss Club Foundation, which aims to inspire confidence and ignite creativity in students through the pursuit of entrepreneurship, just concluded their 2020 Summer Entrepreneurship Program with nearly 1,000 students ages 7-18 in North and Central Texas. The program tasked students with starting and running their own real businesses over the course of three weeks and beyond. Students chose between five self-guided kits with everything to create a simple product business—think dog treats, bath bombs, cake pops, fudge, and hand soap. For

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