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ReneSola to Sell 24MW of Solar Projects in North Carolina

ReneSola Ltd, a fully-integrated solar project developer and provider of energy-efficient products based in Shanghai, China, has agreed to sell a portfolio of its ground-mounted projects located in North Carolina to a subsidiary of Panda Green Energy Group Limited.

Boeing, Malaysia Airlines Sign MOU for 16 Airplanes

Boeing, world's largest aerospace company based in Chicago, Illinois, and Malaysia Airlines Berhad (Malaysia Airlines) signed a Memorandum of Understanding for 16 airplanes during a ceremony at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington D.C

Study Shows IoT 'Smart Mirrors" Can Help Drive Clothing Sales

A new Indian research study, just published in the Malaysia-based Petanika Journal of Science and Technology, shows that IoT-linked 'smart mirrors" which offer suggestions for what clothes to try on have great potential to add sales and accelerate the shopping process.

FEC Plans to Expand Production Capacity at OFS to Meet Global Demand

Furukawa Electric Company (Furukawa Electric) of Japan recently announced plans to nearly double its 2016 optical fiber manufacturing capacity by 2019 and to increase its optical fiber cable manufacturing capacity as well, thereby creating over 400 jobs over the next two years. This will primarily impact its OFS wholly-owned subsidiary in Georgia.

Philippines Approves Subway Project and Other New Flagship Projects

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board approved the Metro Manila Subway Project (MMSP) and four new “flagship” projects. To be financed through Official Development Assistance from Japan, the project will begin construction early next year.

South African Trade Contingent To Attend China Mining Congress

South Africa's Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will be leading a trade group to represent the country at the 17th Annual China Mining Congress and Expo that will be held at the Tianjin Meijiang Convention Centre in China from 23-25 September 2017.

Mongolia's Rapid Economic Growth Creates Major Coal-Fired Plant Pollution

Mongolia's economic growth rate of 5.3 percent has been the envy of many other economies. Its accomplishment unfortunately happened with coal being the primary source of energy and the country has suffered major environmental degradation as a result. A recent summit held in its capital sought ways to climb out of its pollution problems.

Yemen's Abuse of Its People Has Run for Long Enough

Human Rights Watch and 66 other national, regional, and international NGOs (nongovernmental organizations) are demanding the United Nations Human Rights Council conduct an immediate inquiry into abuses happening right now in Yemen.

SAB Mining Awarded Bauxite Hills Contract

Metro Mining Limited, an Australian exploration and mining company, has awarded SAB Mining the mining contract for the operation of Australia's Bauxite Hills Mine.