The Trump administration just announced it would no longer fund the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, calling it an “irredeemably flawed operation”.
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Alberta-based Questerre Energy Corporation has completed its feasibility studies for a potential oil shale project to be carried out in Jordan. Based on these positive results, the company plans to proceed with the early stages of engineering design for the project.
Please take a look at our current 3-month rolling calendar of some of Asia’s more intriguing and important trade shows. If you have other trade shows you would like to recommend for this list, please write us.
Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP), an Intellectual Property service provider in the Middle East, announced the opening of its liaison office in Ottawa to bring AGIP closer to its clients in Canada.
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of solar power products based in China, announced that it will be supplying 3MW of PV modules to Yarmouk University for Jordan's largest rooftop solar project to date.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral bank headquartered in London, United Kingdom, has completed an equity investment in Bank Audi sal, a banking group in Lebanon.
Jordan based Tabuk Pharmaceuticals and Renapharma, a developer of pharmaceutical products located in Sweden, just announced that Tabuk has been given rights to commercialize Renapharma's Determin product in Saudi Arabia.
In our current 3-month rolling calendar of a sampling of Asia’s best trade shows, we feature exhibitions on the Metal and Steel industry, Sporting Goods, Livestock, Dairy and Meat Processing, Building and Decoration, Solar Energy opportunities in the Middle East, Asian Telecommunications, the Health Industry, Mining, Design and Construction Materials, Cloud Computing, Power and Energy opportunities in a fast-growing southeast Asian economy, and two Green Building Expos.
In our current 3-month rolling calendar of a sampling of Asia’s best trade shows from February through April, we feature exhibitions on an International Media & Satellite Communications, Industry Automation, Apparel Manufacturing, South Asia Travel & Tourism, Green Energy, Medical Devices, Metal & Steel, Mining, a major Solar Tech show taking place in the Middle East, Sporting Goods, Telecommunications, and everything about Livestock, Meat Processing and the Dairy Industry.
US-based Cleveland Clinic, a nonprofit multi-specialty academic medical center, has offered courses designed to integrate business and medicine with hands-on training to help Middle East healthcare leaders, physicians, nurses, and administrators become more effective in their roles.
Lancer Skincare, a luxury cosmetics brand headquartered in Beverly Hills, California, is partnering with Apotheca Beauty, a privately held distributor in the Middle East which focuses on luxury brands from around the world.
Climate change may be a major contributor to water problems in South Asia, with rapidly changing heat, rainfall, and flooding creating havoc. A second major problem is the lack of effective regional cooperation between Asian countries such as Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India and Nepal.
Australian developer nextLiFi just showed off its latest incarnation of LiFi, a technology which uses light rather than radio waves to transmit data, at the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) in Amman, Jordan.
The Arab region's unprecedented youth population growth is, along with the changing nature of the region's economies, creating huge challenges such as extremely high unemployment rates with more than half of all regional jobless, inadequate education and health services, particularly among young women.
The United Nations recently issued a warning about water to those living in the Near East and North Africa regions. Their analysis says that the per capita renewable energy availability is around 600 cubic meters per person per year, only 10% of the world average. It is calling for immediate innovation to help solve the problem, something which is getting worse fast because of accelerating climate change.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies have the misfortune of being hit by 70 percent of all global disasters and also suffer damages of over USD $100 billion every year. APEC is moving to handle this, with the goal of becoming far more disaster-tolerant with respect to trade.
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.
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.
The Arab-Asian region is the home of 300 million youth in 22 Arab countries and 400 million more in Asia in the Pacific. These 700 million aged 15-24 years old add up to more than 60 percent of the entire world's youth population, and yet in spite of the vast wealth in both regions their future is still a major question.
Canada has joined the funding group behind the Jordan based Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) as an observer state.
Multilateral development banks (MDBs) leaders have agreed to deepen their collaboration to encourage private sector investment in vital infrastructure needed to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth throughout the world.
The Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) and the World Bank Group recently announced a major funding grant to a Pakistani team to investigate the environment that leads to harassment of women on public transit systems. This was one of many similar grants just awarded principally in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Our latest rolling calendar of Asia-Pacific regional trade show events includes a major Middle East Energy Summit, one of the biggest Open Source software events in Asia, a Manufacturing Technology show in Singapore, a must-see event for the media industry in Kuala Lumpar, and China's biggest automotive show.
Human development is progressing and has recently made major strides in many areas, but many are still left behind, with systemic and often unmeasured barriers to catching up. A new UN report urges a stronger focus on those excluded and on actions to dismantle these barriers to ensure sustainable human development for all.
ET Energy, a global energy solutions provider with headquarters in Nanjing, China, just announced that its Germany-based subsidiary, ET Solutions AG, has started the construction of a 60.9 MW solar power project in Jordan for Saudi-owned ACWA Power.