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12:27 GMT Firmenich, 7th Company in the World to Be Globally Certified by EDGE for Workplace Gender Equality

Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, today announced it is the seventh company in the world, and the first in...


10:54 GMT XCMG Launches Third Stage of Water Cellar Project in Ethiopia

XCMG, China's leading construction machinery manufacturer, has announced the third stage of its African Water Cellar Project at bauma China 2018. The ...


09:29 GMT Dieter Kempf, President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI): Politicians in the United Kingdom Need to Finally Recognize the Severity of the Situation

"Politicians in the United Kingdom need to finally recognize the severity of the situation. The situation is alarming. This is about setting the...


09:18 GMT Fosun's Protechting Program wins UNGC's China Network award for its Sustainable Development in China

Protechting, the startup acceleration program promoted by Fosun, has been awarded the "Sustainable Development 2018 Enterprise Best Practice" prize...


02:10 GMT Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban signs strategic MOU with Sichuan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism

On December 5, Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban launched the "Confucius Institute Partnership Project" during the 13th Confucius Institute...


02:00 GMT SOPA 2019 Journalism Awards Open for Entries; Deadline Jan 24

The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA), a Hong Kong-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to pursuing excellence in journalism, today...


16 Dec, 2018, 16:47 GMT The League of Arab States Launches the Common Vision for Arab Digital Economy

Under the patronage of Mohammed bin Zayed and the presence of Saif bin Zayed Digital economy strategy to almost double Arab countries' GDP by 2030...


14 Dec, 2018, 18:12 GMT Onlineprinters Donates EUR 5,000 to Youth Welfare Organisation

Catalogue from art therapy for young people Onlineprinters has continued its support of Refugio, a non-profit counselling and treatment centre for...


14 Dec, 2018, 18:06 GMT Onlineprinters Donates EUR 5,000 to Youth Welfare Organisation

Catalogue from art therapy for young people Onlineprinters has continued its support of Refugio, a non-profit counselling and treatment centre for...


14 Dec, 2018, 17:16 GMT Business Reporter: Saudi Arabia Digitalises the Educational System to Meet With Technology's Demands on the Workforce

As part of the National Transformation Programme (NTP), the Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Education (MoE) equips students and teachers with the skills...


14 Dec, 2018, 16:06 GMT Detecting Work-related Diseases Using Alert and Sentinel Systems: New Research

A new report details the findings of a major project in which the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) brought together experts...


14 Dec, 2018, 14:00 GMT Concordia Maritime Presents a Web Quiz Together With Keep Sweden Tidy

This spring, Concordia Maritime started a collaboration with the non-profit organization Keep Sweden Tidy, and during the autumn we organized a...


14 Dec, 2018, 10:59 GMT LSBF Launches Global Accounting Initiative to Combine Top Academic Awards with Professional ACCA Qualification

The degree will combine ACCA programmes with business courses from institutions around the world London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) has...


14 Dec, 2018, 10:50 GMT Knowledge Summit Wraps Up Successful 5th Edition in Dubai

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) concluded the fifth Knowledge Summit, held on December 5-6, 2018, at the Dubai World...


14 Dec, 2018, 08:56 GMT Kanazawa University Research: Neuroscience-protein That Divides the Brain

A recent study published in iScience researchers at Kanazawa University describes the role of a molecule, Netrin, in creating borders inside the...


14 Dec, 2018, 08:00 GMT Ban Ki-moon attends launch of Global Compact Network Thailand, setting off private-sector collaboration for country's sustainable development

Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has recently visited Thailand to celebrate the official launch of Global Compact Network Thailand ...


14 Dec, 2018, 07:30 GMT Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Félicien, in Canada, Announces an Unusual Event, the Birth of a Second Polar Bear Cub in Less Than 15 Days

Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien, located in Canada, is happy and proud to confirm the birth, on Tuesday, December 11, of a second polar bear cub within ...


13 Dec, 2018, 17:03 GMT Elsevier and Leiden University Libraries Establish Fellowship Program for Digital Scholarship

Elsevier collaborates with Leiden University Libraries' Centre for Digital Scholarship and Scaliger Institute to enhance the study of digital...


13 Dec, 2018, 16:26 GMT Pragmatic Revisions To Great Britain's Smart Metering Programme Could Mitigate Unanticipated Challenges, According To Brattle Economists

A new discussion paper authored by Brattle economists reviews the risks to the success of Great Britain's smart metering programme, relying on data...


13 Dec, 2018, 15:30 GMT MOOC Market Worth $20.8 Billion by 2023 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

According to a new market research report "MOOC Market by Component (Platforms (XMOOC and CMOOC), Services), Course (Humanities, Computer Science and ...


13 Dec, 2018, 11:00 GMT PewDiePie Raises 239 Thousand Pounds to Support CRY

In a unique bid to raise money for the underprivileged children of India, PewDiePie aka Felix Kjellberg, UK-based Swedish YouTuber set an online...


13 Dec, 2018, 10:28 GMT DOC Research Institute Launches its First Essay Competition for Young International Researchers

The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) announces the launch of 'My Country, Our World in 2030', an essay competition for researchers...


13 Dec, 2018, 10:00 GMT AI and Data Science: SKEMA Business School to Launch a Global Augmented Intelligence Laboratory

SKEMA Business School to launch a global augmented intelligence laboratory, the SKEMA AI Global Lab. The aim of SKEMA Business School, which is...


13 Dec, 2018, 08:55 GMT Kanazawa University Research: Light-induced Modification of a Carboxylic Acid With an Aminocyclopropenone

Researchers at Kanazawa University report in The Journal of Organic Chemistry that carboxylic acids, functional groups contained in biomolecules,...


13 Dec, 2018, 07:00 GMT H&D Wireless Selected by Skanska to Increase Security in the Construction Industry Using the Internet of Things

Every year about 7-8 people die in Sweden in work-related accidents, while the number of occupational accidents reported is around 3,500. Some of the ...