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Vietnamese firms face high risks from US-China trade war

HCM City (VNA) – Vietnam, with its highly open economy, is facing many risks from the US-China trade war which has not shown any sign of easing, experts said at a workshop in HCM City on June 25 on the impacts of the trade war. Vice Chairman of the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC)....

Saudi cabinet says Houthis targeting civilians a violation of international law

The Iran-backed Houthi militia is violating international humanitarian law by firing ballistic missiles and drones to target civilians and civilian objects in the Kingdom, Saudi Arabia’s Council of Ministers said in a meeting on Tuesday afternoon in Jeddah.

BDI, IMR offer free medical & dental care to over 1700 more Gambians

Big Dreams Inc (BDI) in collaboration with the International Medical Relief Organisation (IMR) and The Gambia’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare have offered free medical and dental care to 1767 more Gambians. The exercise was exhausting as it required long hours of travel and working under extremely hot conditions, medical personnel say.

The Family Office Landscape

- In keeping with the Ritossa tradition, the elite family offices, prominent business owners, Sheikhs, Royal Families, Private Investment Companies, International Business Executives, Sovereign Wealth Funds, and Industry Professionals from throughout Europe, the Middle East and around the globe....

Leading Environmental NGOs Stand Together to Call for 100% Observer Coverage on Industrial Tuna Fishing Vessels

- These NGOs include: Birdlife International, Conservation International, The Earthworm Foundation, Ecology Action Centre, Environmental Defense Fund, Fishwise, Greenpeace, International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), Monterey Bay Aquarium, The Nature Conservancy, PEW Charitable Trusts,....

After A Month In French Polynesia, Former President Obama Departs

Obama has brief meeting with President Fritch in Tahiti. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, April 18, 2017) – Former US President Barack Obama has left French Polynesia after a month-long stay. Mr Obama spent three weeks at a luxury resort on Tetiaroa before travelling around the Society Islands with his wife Michelle.

Explainer: How have the US and Iran come to the brink of war?

in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. It was seen as perhaps the most significant foreign policy achievement of the Obama White House but Trump has consistently criticised it. During his election campaign, Trump consistently railed against the agreement and last....

PHOTOS: A look at past Hill Climb Fan Fests

Highlights from the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Fan Fest that took over downtown Colorado Springs Friday evening, June 22, 2018. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette) Colorado Springs fire fighters David Rainsford,right and Ty Mather disco danced in front of thier disco themed....

Memorial planned for Sydney mountaineer

A memorial service is planned next week for Sydney mountaineer Ruth McCance, whose body is believed to be among those of seven climbers retrieved from the Indian Himalayas. Ms McCance was part of an eight-member international mountaineering team that went missing during an expedition on Nanda Devi East, after being hit by an avalanche.

Ex-Obama counterterrorism official: Huawei could pose security threat to international intelligence community

A former senior counterterrorism official in the Obama administration is calling on the U.S. to initiate a dialogue with allies about the potential threats of Chinese telecom giant Huawei. Nate Synder warned Monday that Huawei’s ties to the Chinese government pose security concerns to the....

England v Australia: World Cup ante upped for hosts after defeat by Sri Lanka

A week ago people were worried about dead rubbers. The International Cricket Council have Sri Lanka to thank for changing the conversation, because with England meeting Australia at Lord’s tomorrow that concern is nowhere near the top of the agenda. England’s defeat on Friday has put the cat amongst....

The Italian job: 2026 Winter Olympics will be staged in Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo

LAUSANNE: Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo was named as hosts of the 2026 Winter Olympics on Monday (Jun 24), beating off a bid from Stockholm/Are in Sweden and giving Italy the showpiece event for the third time. The 2026 Olympics will run from Feb 6-22, said the International Olympic Committee. Advertisement.

Aviation experts question security, passenger safety after woman left on plane

The tail of the newly revealed Air Canada Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft is seen at a hangar at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ont., Thursday, February 9, 2017. Aviation experts are raising security and passenger safety concerns after a woman was left sleeping on a....

Halep will not play Fed Cup if format changes

EASTBOURNE, England: Former world number one and Romanian stalwart Simona Halep says she loves the current format of the Fed Cup and would boycott the competition if the 'home and away' format changes. The International Tennis Federation (ITF) will make a "major announcement" about the women's....

Olympics: Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo awarded the 2026 Winter Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland: Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo on Monday were awarded the 2026 Winter Olympic Games after a vote by the International Olympic Committee membership. Milan beat Stockholm for the right to host the Games in seven years' time, prompting loud celebrations from the bid team after IOC President Thomas Bach announced the result.

A country’s development is fuelled by its education system

(For evidence of that crisis, see annual international PISA assessments of Thai 15-year-olds since 2000.) The very least I hoped to see from parties were pledges to gradually phase out rote learning, and make a start in public schools with the “4 Cs” of school transformation Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Reflection.

Just Sold

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Listed in December 2018 for $11.8M , Prince's Island Estate, now known as Emara Estate, has sold for $10.8M after less than 6 months on market with Turks & Caicos Sotheby's International Realty.

South Africa International Remittance Business Report 2019: Transaction Value & Volume, Inbound and Outbound Transfers to and from Key States, Consumer Profiles 2016-2025

DUBLIN June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "South Africa International Remittance Business and Investment Opportunities - Analysis by Transaction Value & Volume, Inbound and Outbound Transfers to and from Key States, Consumer Profile - Income, Age Group, Occupation and Purpose" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.


The Inaugural Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) International Netball Series concluded here last Friday night at the Arnos Vales Sports Complex. Best Defending Team; St Lucia, Best Attacking Team: Grenada, Best Defending Player: Josean Antoine of....

Kew Gardens-Briarwood, NY

Mk Moore, is a veteran of the United States Air Force, Psychologist, International Senior Human Resources Professional and a dedicated community activist and volunteer. Mk retired his pro... Got a local news tip, or a question about Patch news coverage in Kew Gardens-Briarwood Find what you're looking for in your community.

Western Union CEO Hikmet Ersek Recognized for International Influence on Global Issues

(from left) Prof. Daron Acemoglu, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble, MdB, President of the German Bundestag, and: Hikmet Ersek, CEO of Western Union receive the Global Economy Prize award from Kiel Institute for the World Economy for their....

Ashleigh Barty withdraws from Eastbourne with arm injury

Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning the final against Germany's Julia Goerges.(Action Images via Reuters) Newly-crowned world number one Ashleigh Barty has pulled out of the Eastbourne International this week due to a recurring arm injury, but is hopeful of being fully fit for Wimbledon.

2026 Winter Olympics will be staged in Milan/Cortina d’Ampezzo

The 2026 Winter Olympics will be staged at the Italian venue of Milan/Cortina d’Ampezzo after beating off a bid from Stockholm/Are in Sweden, the International Olympic Committee said Monday. The Games will run from February 6-22 in 2026. Italy has twice previously hosted the Winter Olympics -- in 1956 in Cortina d’Ampezzo and 2006 in Turin.

Milan-Cortina beats Stockholm-Are to win right to stage the 2026 Winter Games

Milan-Cortina will host the 2026 Winter Games after beating Swedish rival Stockholm-Are in a vote of the International Olympic Committee’s members in Lausanne on Monday. The Italian bid won by 47 votes to 34, with one abstention, and it will now also host the 2026 Winter Paralympics.

Security guaranteed for Georgian MPs at Moscow parliamentary forum

MOSCOW, June 24. /TASS/. Georgian parliamentarians were planning to arrive in Moscow to attend the second international forum dubbed "Development of Parliamentarianism", their security will be guaranteed, head of the committee on Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Eurasian Integration and....

Know More About The Man Zimbabweans Are Talking About As Their Economics Clown.

PROFESSOR Mthuli NCUBE is a financial, economics, investment, and public policy expert. He has vast experience and worked in the private sector, public sector, academia, and international financial institutions. He is a citizen of Zimbabwe. Professor Ncube currently divides his time between the....

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