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17 Nov, 2018, 04:01 GMT "Belt & Road Innovation and Development Collaboration Forum" and Closing Ceremony of China Merchants C Blue Training Program Held at the China Merchants Port Building Shekou

On the afternoon of November 15th, the closing ceremony of the 2018 China Merchants Group "Building Blue Dreams - 21st Century Maritime Silk Road...


16 Nov, 2018, 16:36 GMT Highlights of China's No. 1 High-Tech Fair CHTF 2018

The 20th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF 2018) is being held from November 14-18 at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center with the theme "New...


16 Nov, 2018, 15:27 GMT Online Registration for Knowledge Summit 2018 is Now Open

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) announced that registration for the fifth Knowledge Summit is now open and accessible...


16 Nov, 2018, 11:00 GMT Sims Metal Management Releases Annual Sustainability Report and Shares Progress Toward 2020 Sustainability Goals

Sims Metal Management, a global leader in metals and electronics recycling, today announced the publication of its latest Sustainability Report, "One ...


16 Nov, 2018, 02:49 GMT The Congo Research Group and Bridgeway Foundation Release Report on the Allied Democratic Forces Rebellion

Today, the Congo Research Group (CRG) at New York University is releasing a new report on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebellion, based in Beni ...


15 Nov, 2018, 16:45 GMT Updated US State Department Travel Advisory Confirms Quintana Roo And All Of Its Tourist Destinations Are Safe To Visit

Today the U.S. State Department updated its Travel Advisory website information for Mexico and reconfirmed that the State of Quintana Roo and all of...


15 Nov, 2018, 15:08 GMT University of the People Partners with Unicheck on Zero-Tolerance for Plagiarism Policy

University of the People (UoPeople) – the first non-profit, tuition-free, American accredited online university, has partnered with Unicheck – a...


15 Nov, 2018, 13:04 GMT m-hance Selected as First UK-based Global Microsoft Dynamics 365 Nonprofit Partner

m-hance, a leading provider of software solutions, has been selected by Microsoft as its first UK-based Dynamics 365 nonprofit partner. This comes...


15 Nov, 2018, 12:00 GMT Hochschule Luzern: Swiss Retail Banks with High Digitization Potential

Swiss retail banks have a substantial potential to save costs through digitization. Moreover, the seventh annual study of Switzerland's retail...


15 Nov, 2018, 12:00 GMT SodaStream Takes It Up A Notch With New Environmental Campaign Calling Upon Consumers To Go Reusable

SodaStream International LTD. unveiled Tuesday its newest video campaign focused on the global damage caused by single-use plastic bottles. The video ...


15 Nov, 2018, 11:17 GMT Dubai to Host First-ever UAE & Caribbean Cooperation Forum in November

The Forum is co-organized by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Dubai Chamber, in partnership with the UAE...


15 Nov, 2018, 10:00 GMT Ahmet Günestekin’s Survey Exhibition "Reflection and Resumption" to Go on View Simultaneously at Vasarely Museum, Janus Pannonius Museum and Zsolnay Museum

Ahmet Güneştekin's survey exhibition Reflection and Resumption will be on view simultaneously at Vasarely Museum, Janus Pannonius Museum and Zsolnay...


15 Nov, 2018, 08:00 GMT European Association for Biometrics (EAB) Joins Secure Identity Alliance as an Advisory Observer

Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) today announces that the European Association for Biometrics (EAB), Europe's leading voice on Digital ID and...


14 Nov, 2018, 20:56 GMT PolyU - China Resources Plan to Establish Joint Research Centres for Micro-Electronics and Precision Medicine

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) reached strategic collaborative research framework agreements with China Resources Microelectronics...


14 Nov, 2018, 19:57 GMT Michigan State University Selects Planon's Integrated Campus Management Technology

A new information technology system to enhance MSUs service provision Michigan State University (MSU) has selected Planon's integrated workplace...


14 Nov, 2018, 17:51 GMT HKBU's Research Finds Novel Derivatives From Two Orchid Species Can Protect and Lighten Skin

Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have discovered that the natural compounds found in two...


14 Nov, 2018, 17:00 GMT Solar Cow Wins AidEx Aid Innovation Award

The Aid Innovation Challenge has been won by Yolk, a South Korean based start-up on 14 November 2018 in Brussels at AidEx 2018 for their invention,...


14 Nov, 2018, 16:56 GMT Chilean University Wins 2018 Airbus GEDC Diversity Award

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile's SaviaLab recognised for innovative use of technology to increase diversity in engineering education The...


14 Nov, 2018, 10:43 GMT Makeblock Announces Educational Partnership with Gratnells Storage Solutions

Makeblock, the leading STEAM education solution provider, is announcing their collaboration with Gratnells, world renowned classroom storage system,...


14 Nov, 2018, 10:00 GMT Telematics insurance helps cut young driver casualty rates by 35%

Ahead of Road Safety Week 2018, new analysis of the latest UK road casualty statistics1 by LexisNexis® Risk Solutions has revealed that the number of ...


14 Nov, 2018, 09:00 GMT White Ribbon UK Develop Video to Mark White Ribbon Day in the Campaign for the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Sunday 25th November marks White Ribbon Day - The UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. A short film has been developed ...


14 Nov, 2018, 05:01 GMT Prodigy Finance Launches Refinance Product for International Working Graduates Looking to Reduce Financial Costs

Prodigy Finance, the pioneer in cross-border finance, announces the launch of a loan refinance product for international working graduates looking to ...


13 Nov, 2018, 21:14 GMT Alibaba Cloud and PolyU to Advance Smart Cities and Smart Healthcare

Extended cooperation will focus on artificial intelligence research and applications with implications for the Greater Bay Area The Hong Kong...


13 Nov, 2018, 13:16 GMT GC announces record-breaking net profit of 12,793 million baht for the third quarter of 2018, achieves historically-high net profit for the first nine months of the year

PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (GC), Thailand's largest integrated petrochemical and refining business, has released its operating...


13 Nov, 2018, 12:41 GMT Adecco Group Survey Shows Employers Experience 'Supply Shock' as Migrant Labour Trends Go into Reverse Gear, Driven Mainly by a Fall in Non-EU Migrants

Employer plans to take on more staff are being hit by worsening skills and labour shortages, partly as a result of a sudden reversal in the growth in ...