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Envista Forensics Opens in Sydney, Australia

Atlanta, GA-based Envista Forensics, a major provider of forensic engineering and consulting services to the insurance and legal industries, is expanding its international operations with the opening of a new office in Sydney, Australia.

Singapore New Business Formation Was Flat in 2016, and That's Good News

In 2016, 64,748 new businesses were launched in Singapore, only 0.1% less than the previous year. That is considered good news overall, considering the sagging global economy. More interesting still is that it was a positive increase year for foreign individuals looking to start businesses in the country.

IMF Opens South Asia Regional Center in New Delhi

The newest in the International Monetary Fund's global network of regional centers was opened last week in New Delhi on February 13. It will be called SARTTAC, the South Asia Training and Technical Assistance Center.

Honeywell to Provide Lighting for Singapore Airport Expansion

Honeywell, a New Jersey-based provider of consumer products, engineering services and aerospace systems, has been awarded a multi-million dollar, multi-year contract to provide its services at Singapore Changi Airport, Southeast Asia’s busiest hub.

China's Rural Schools Make Major Comeback Leveraging Online Education

More than 400,000 elementary and secondary schools in China were close to closure in the last twenty years, mostly related to remote locations and lack of educational resources. That situation has radically turned around, thanks in a large part to relying on online training technology.

Chinese Educators Travel to U.S. to Bolster Financials and International Ties

A major delegation recently traveled from China to the U.S. to find business partners to help accelerate financial innovation and effective capitalization in general for China's educational Industry, plus to find better ways to integrate Chinese education with advanced international educational standards.

Zoomlion Partners with Guangxi Yuchai Machinery for Engine Development

Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co., Ltd. a major manufacturer of high-tech equipment for the engineering and agricultural industries, has signed a strategic partnershp agreement with Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited, to create engines for Zoomlion's agricultural equipment product lines.

Cascades and Quebec Invest $11.3M for Major Plant Energy Efficiency Gains

Cascades, a major Canadian manufacturer of packaging and tissue products using mostly recycled fiber, will be investing $11.3 million for two energy-efficiency improvement projects at its Cascades Containerboard Packaging-Cabano plant. $5.2 million will come from the province of Quebec; the company will provide the remaining $6.1 million.

The Weather Company Creates Mobile Weather Alert Solution for Emerging Countries

Georgia-based The Weather Company, an IBM Business, and IBM Corporation itself, have just introduced a new mobile solution for communicating with underserved populations in developing countries to notify of potential severe weather events or disasters -- even in areas with limited Internet connection, or cellular networks are disrupted due to an outage.

Ruler of Dubai Says Arab Economic Openess Must Be A Priority

During the World Government Summit just concluded in Dubai, Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, emphasized that economic openness is critical for the continued growth of the Arab state economies.

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