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10 Jun, 2019, 06:57 BST China's First Earthquake Early Warning System on Internet Screen Launched in Chengdu Hi-tech Zone

On May 22, Chengdu Hi-tech Institute of Care-Life, which focuses on the research and development of earthquake early warning technology, and Beijing...


29 Apr, 2019, 15:00 BST RB Care Homes Sponsored Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo 2019 Offers Hope for People Requiring Specialised Care

Every year, a free event called the Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo is held to educate people and explore bigger, better and more efficient ways...


08 Apr, 2019, 07:07 BST PLAE Launches #GameOfThrows Social Media Challenge

At PLAE, the mission of the company is to encourage everyone to play, no matter their age. But in certain parts of the world, people don't even have...


04 Apr, 2019, 11:53 BST Julphar to Support Zimbabwe Healthcare Sector

Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has pledged its support to the Zimbabwean government to help...


28 Mar, 2019, 20:57 GMT National Airlines and National Air Cargo Bring the First Relief Materials to Cyclone Idai Hit Mozambique

National Airlines B747-400F flew from both Toronto, Canada and Amsterdam, Netherlands to Cyclone Idai-affected Mozambique with 70 thousand kilos of...


27 Mar, 2019, 03:53 GMT Viettel becomes the only telecommunications provider to recover services in Mozambique following Intense Tropical Cyclone Idai

Movitel, a Viettel brand, has become the first and only telecommunications provider to generally recover its services in Mozambique following the...


21 Mar, 2019, 11:48 GMT Sasol Offers Support to Cyclone Idai Victims

Today, Sasol committed to donate US$250,000, approximately 15 million meticais, for the relief and support of communities that have been severely...


06 Mar, 2019, 07:00 GMT Speedcast to Support Télécoms Sans Frontières' Mission to Aid Global Disaster Relief Efforts

Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world's most trusted provider of remote communication and IT solutions, today announced that it will...


25 Feb, 2019, 15:24 GMT Neighborhood Roots: Enterprise Expanding Tree-Planting Partnership with Arbor Day Foundation

The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation – the philanthropic arm of Enterprise Rent-A-Car – is pledging $2 million to fund 40 community tree-planting...


12 Feb, 2019, 23:30 GMT IBM Announces Additional $25 Million Investment to Put Technology to Work Saving Lives

Think 2019 -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced Code and Response, a new $25 million, four-year deployment initiative to put open source technologies...


22 Jan, 2019, 10:43 GMT Weather catastrophes drive majority of $225 billion economic cost of natural perils in 2018 - Aon catastrophe report

Aon plc (NYSE:AON), a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, today launches its...