- Published on Monday, 02 July 2012 00:30
By A Web design Company
Japan restarts reactor
TOKYO — Dozens of protesters shouted and danced at the gate of a nuclear power plant set to restart Sunday, the first to go back online since a total shutdown for safety checks after the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Ohi nuclear plant’s reactor No. 3 is returning to operation despite a deep divide in public opinion. Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has ordered the restart, saying people’s living standards can’t be maintained without nuclear energy. Many citizens are against a return to nuclear power because of safety fears.
Genting bets on Bahamas
NASSAU — Malaysian developer Genting Group plans to open a luxury boutique casino on the tiny island of Bimini as part of a $24 million deal, government officials said Friday. The 929-square-meter casino will open in December at the Bimini Bay Resort & Marina in North Bimini island, Tourism Minister Obediah Wilchcombe said. Genting is partnering with RAV Bahamas, which developed Bimini Bay and the Rockewell Island Beach Estates, Wilchcombe said.
AB InBev buys Modelo for $20B
BRUSSELS — Anheuser-Busch InBev agreed Friday to buy the half of Corona maker Grupo Modelo it doesn’t already own for $20.1 billion in cash, in a deal that will greatly increase the size and dominance of the world’s largest brewer. The acquisition would bring under one company many of the world’s best-known beer brands — Corona, Modelo and Pacifico would join AB InBev’s Budweiser, Beck’s and Stella Artois, among others. The combined company would have annual sales of $47 billion, and employ 150,000 workers in 24 countries.
2nd Galaxy US sales ban
SEOUL — An American judge ordered Samsung Electronics Co. to halt US sales of its Galaxy Nexus smartphone while the court considers Apple’s claim that the South Korean company infringed its patents. In Apple’s second victory in a week against Android devices, the US District Court of Northern California said Friday that the Galaxy Nexus smartphone “likely” infringes four patents held by Apple Inc., including a patent used in the “Siri” voice-activated assistance available in the iPhone 4S.–AP