Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will be visiting the headquarters of the African Union, Ethiopia, and the Opening Ceremony of the China-Africa High-Level Dialogue on Poverty Reduction and Development.
China Yuchai International Limited has disclosed that engines produced by its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited in China have won new orders for the supply of bus engines to Myanmar and Saudi Arabia.
Ensuring a diverse workforce requires effective elimination of bias in the hiring process. Conscious bias practices can be dealt with directly, but unconscious bias is a far more difficult issue to fight. FluentIQ, a New Zealand technology company, just introduced a solution it believes can address this second kind of bias.
Microsoft Accelerator Shanghai, nicknamed MASH, launched in January 2017. Now only five months later, when MASH held its first batch's graduation and demo day on June 22, 14 startups were showcased, and with a total valuation which has tripled since joining MASH.
JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI) of Japan and LankaClear, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, have joined in a strategic partnership to issue LankaPay-JCB co-branded cards with integration with JCB payment solutions within Sri Lanka.
International recognition of East Asia’s rapid economic growth, structural change and industrialization grew from the 1980s. In Western media and academia, this was seen as a regional phenomenon, associated with some commonality, real or imagined, such as a supposed ‘yen bloc’.
Bond yields in emerging East Asian markets continued their downward trend between 1 March and mid-May as optimism in global economic prospects gained pace, the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Asia Bond Monitor said.
CRO Novotech, a medical contract research organization (CRO) based in Sydney and focused on clinical monitoring, is now offering central lab services via Sonic Clinical Trials, an affiliate of international healthcare company Sonic Healthcare.
Australia and Chendu City, China, held the kickoff ceremony for their "2017 China-Australia Tourism Year - Theme Activity Day of Chengdu City" was held at Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia.
The Saudi Arabia based Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD at www.ICD-PS.org), the private sector arm of IDB group, and JSCB "Microkreditbank", Uzbekistan, has signed a strategic collaboration arrangement to support financing of SMEs in Uzbekistan.
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd., has selected China-based JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., to supply 38.4 MW of photovoltaic modules, for use in a solar plant in Tomakomai, on the southern Japanese island of Hokkaido.
The 280 kilometer ATISA submarine fiber optic cable system connecting the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) to Guam is now complete and fully operational. The prime contractor in the project was NEC Corporation of Japan.
Dubai-based Thuraya Telecommunications Company is moving into Machine-to-Machine remote terminal telecommunications with the launch of its new high-volume, high-throughout Thuraya IP M2M service.
IAMGOLD Corporation, an Ontario-based international gold producer, has closed the sale of 30 percent of its interest in the Côté Gold Project to a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japanese firm Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. for $195 million.
Societe Tunisienne de l'Electricite et du Gaz (STEG) has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with suppliers Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. and Sumitomo Corporation, both of Japan, for a gas-fired combined cycle power plant with a generation capacity of 450 MW in Rades, in Ben Arous Governorate, the Tunisian Republic.
Otis Electric, a brand of Connecticut-based manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products Otis, is supplying more than 230 elevators and escalators for Wuhan Metro Line in China.
BOCA International Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shanghai-based SGOCO Group, Ltd., has signed a contract with Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO), a subsidiary of Swire Group, to design, supply and install a new Ultra-High Efficiency BOCA Hybrid Power Chiller plant.
The Government of Oman has chosen UAE-based DAMAC International, a major developer of luxury properties, to develop its Port Sultan Qaboos into a world-class, waterfront mix use destination through a joint venture with Omran, the government's investment, growth and development arm.
NetComm Wireless Limited of Australia will be providing IoT devices to Spain's Telefonica under a newly-signed distribution and cooperation agreement between the companies.
Maputo International Airport in Mozambique is getting a new departure lounge. It will be operated by First National Bank (FNB) (www.FNB.co.za) and Kuwait-based National Aviation Services (NAS) (www.NAS.aero).
Jordan-based Maysalward, a major mobile game studio and publisher in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA), just announced that it has just launched a culturally localized version of the popular Wild City Rush game for the MENA market areas.
Even before the term ‘Washington Consensus’ (WC) was popularized, it was already coming under great criticism despite the ‘counter-revolutions’ against ‘development economics’ and Keynesian economics associated with Thatcherism and Reaganomics.
Tourism continues to be a strong growth industry among the APEC member economies, with a 6.1 percent year-on-year growth rate. With digital innovations in this arena are creating major disruptive effects for all, senior tourism officials within APEC have agreed to increase cooperation with the private sector to help coordinate that better.
India just ratified the United Nations TIR Convention (www.IRU.org/tir), a United Nations-backed global standard for managing road-based goods custom transport. It is the 71st country to do so.
Comba Telecom, a wireless communication solutions provider in Hong Kong, has won the patent infringement case brought against it by North Carolina-based Commscope Holding Company and its subsidiary Andrew LLC.
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