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16 Jun, 2019, 13:54 BST Rio de Janeiro Hands Over World Chambers Congress Hosting Duties to Dubai

Dubai was in the spotlight at the 11th World Chambers Congress (WCC) in Rio de Janeiro, the world's largest gathering of chambers of commerce, as the ...


15 Jun, 2019, 01:56 BST Golden Agri-Resources: Latest Greenpeace Report Ignores Progress Being Made in Palm Sector

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) believes Greenpeace's latest press statement, released on 11 June 2019 entitled "50 million hectares destroyed as...


14 Jun, 2019, 16:27 BST From Myanmar to the Middle East, from Vienna to Nigeria, Support Pours in for KAICIID After Austrian Vote

Following a motion passed on Wednesday in Parliament seeking Austria's withdrawal from the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID)'s Council of...


14 Jun, 2019, 15:24 BST Turkish Automotive Exporters' Association: Turkey is a Strong Candidate for Serving as an Automotive Partner for Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana

The Uludağ Automotive Industry Exporters' Association (OİB), the only organization operating in the automotive industry exports to represent Turkey,...


14 Jun, 2019, 14:00 BST Quatrro Launches Liquidity Stress Testing Tool to Usher in an Era of Meeting the New Compliance Requirements for the Non-profits

Quatrro Business Support Services (Quatrro), focused on delivering end-to-end business support services to the non-profit industry, is investing in...


14 Jun, 2019, 13:00 BST St Kitts and Nevis' Economic Performance Leads The Way at CDB Conference

Last week, a St Kitts and Nevis delegation led by Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Timothy Harris, attended the Caribbean Development Bank's...


14 Jun, 2019, 12:11 BST Haag-Streit Academy Host Successful 'Improving Outcomes' Biometry Courses

Haag-Streit Academy recently hosted two 'Improving Outcomes' Biometry Courses at the Aston University Hotel, Birmingham. The education events, held...


14 Jun, 2019, 10:42 BST The Geneva Association, the Global Organisation of Insurance and Reinsurance Chief Executive Officers, Elects Four New Board Members

The Geneva Association, the global organisation of insurance and reinsurance Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), is announcing today the election of...


14 Jun, 2019, 10:11 BST Important Safety Warning: Possible Fire Risk With Torqeedo Outboard Motor Batteries "Travel" and "Ultralight"

Torqeedo GmbH, Gilching, has determined a possible safety risk in connection with the batteries of the outboard motors "Travel" and "Ultralight":...


14 Jun, 2019, 05:01 BST EY announces winners of EY NextWave Global Data Science Challenge launched to connect STEM students worldwide

EY today announces the launch of the initiative to connect Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students worldwide, with the...


13 Jun, 2019, 18:09 BST Blackline Safety's G7 triggers emergency response after fiery collision in remote Mexico

Enjoy Safety, a Blackline distributor, quickly took action and called for help when a tanker truck burst into flames on the highway CALGARY, Alberta, ...


13 Jun, 2019, 17:51 BST The Stars Group Announces Two Year Partnership Extension With Right to Play

The Stars Group (Nasdaq: TSG) (TSX: TSGI) has announced its support of charity partner Right To Play for a further two years with the aim of raising...


13 Jun, 2019, 15:02 BST Medical Education Meets Excellence: POLYTECH Showcase its Annual Masterclass Meeting

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics GmbH, a global leader in Breast Aesthetics, recently held its annual Masterclass Meeting in Šibenik, Croatia, with over...


13 Jun, 2019, 14:35 BST Iowa Caucus Consortium Launches for 2020 Election

The Iowa Caucus Consortium returns for the 2020 election and highlights Iowa's first in the nation Caucus status by providing the media, candidates...


13 Jun, 2019, 12:11 BST Haag-Streit Academy to Host a Further 'Gold Standard' Perimetry Course in September 2019

Haag-Streit UK (HS-UK), the leading manufacturer and distributor of gold-standard optometry and ophthalmic equipment, is delighted to announce that...


13 Jun, 2019, 12:00 BST Avon Foundation announces 2019 scholarship grant winners, taking total donated to nearly $1.5 million

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP), a globally recognised leader in direct selling of beauty products and the Avon Foundation for Women have announced...


13 Jun, 2019, 01:00 BST Kryon Partners with Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore to Develop Process Discovery and RPA Courses and Training Programs, Supporting Asia-Pacific Automation Industry Growth

Kryon®, a leading robotic process automation (RPA) and AI solution provider known for its business-centric approach and its unique full-cycle...


13 Jun, 2019, 00:01 BST Brits in the Dark Over Eye Health Reveals Orbis UK

New research released today reveals that over half of Brits (53%) do not get their eyes tested every two years as recommended, and just over 1 in 10...


12 Jun, 2019, 23:05 BST Global Healthcare Accreditation Standards Accredited by ISQua

The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua), through its recently formed accrediting arm, The International Society for Quality in...


12 Jun, 2019, 15:00 BST World Trade Centers Association Report Highlights City-Resiliency Strategies, Indicates that Trade and Investment Damage May be More Extensive than Predicted

Today The World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) unveiled its second annual Trade and Investment Report (www.WTCAReports.org), conducted in...


12 Jun, 2019, 11:27 BST Kanazawa University Research: Opposite Piezoresistant Effects of Rhenium Disulfide in two Principle Directions

Using optical and electrical measurements, a two-dimensional anisotropic crystal of rhenium disulfide was found to show opposite piezoresistant...


12 Jun, 2019, 11:18 BST Kanazawa University Research: Electron Beam Strengthens Recyclable Nanocomposite

Carbon fiber-enhanced thermoplastic polymer mechanical properties improve when irradiated with an electron beam, report researchers at Kanazawa...


12 Jun, 2019, 10:00 BST IBM Expands its Quantum Computing Program to Africa with Wits University

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the expansion of its quantum computing efforts to Africa in a new collaboration with the University of the...


12 Jun, 2019, 09:00 BST Intrum: New Signs of Economic Downturn - British Businesses Offering Longer Payment Terms

Companies around Europe predict increased bad debt losses, later B2B payments and higher debt risks are ahead, according to the European Payment...


12 Jun, 2019, 09:00 BST Intrum: New Signs of Economic Downturn - Irish Businesses Failing to Negotiate Payment Terms

Companies around Europe predict increased bad debt losses, later B2B payments and higher debt risks are ahead, according to the European Payment...