The bank (formerly Glitnir banki), which offers personal, corporate, and investment banking services, was taken over by the Icelandic government in October 2008; it acquired a 75% stake for some €600 million. The bank restructured and reverted to a former moniker to mark a fresh start. It retained its domestic operations and assets, including its branches, service centers, ATMs, and online banking system. However, the bank sold off its Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish subsidiaries. Its remaining international operations in Canada, China, Russia, the US, and the UK will no longer function under the newly-nationalized Iceland bank
Thai Union urges the UK to commit to sustainability goals United Kingdom
In order to demonstrate its commitment to delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Thai Union Group joined more than 80 leading companies that united in a call on the Government of the United Kingdom.
Tanner crab season canceled in Alaska United States
The Alaska Board of Fisheries finally decided not to open commercial tanner crab (Chionoecetes bairdi and C. opilio) fishery in the Bering Sea this season, after the last attempt to allow a limited catch failed.
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