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World Economic Forum San Francisco Center Opens, Aims to Spread Tech Benefits

The World Economic Forum today opens the doors of its Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution at the Presidio in San Francisco, with Mayor Lee of San Francisco and Governor Inslee of Washington in attendance The Center will convene start-ups, … Continue reading

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New Partnership Aims to Boost China’s Environmental Policies and Circular Economy

  Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between World Economic Forum and the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) – a high level advisory body to the Chinese government Collaboration will focus on how circular and sharing-economy … Continue reading

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International Olympic Committee Press Release View this press release online December 15, 2016 IOC, USOC and NBCUniversal Announce Olympic Channel Partnership in the United States

New Linear Olympic Channel in the U.S. Devoted to Olympic Sports, Athletes and Stories to Launch in Second Half of 2017 Partnership Includes Significant Commitment of Olympic Sports Programming Hours on NBC & NBCSN In a ground-breaking collaboration to connect … Continue reading

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Joint News Release by SPAD & the Land Transport Authority (LTA) – Memorandum of Understanding is a Major Milestone for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail Project

19 Jul 2016   Malaysia’s Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) and Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) welcome today’s signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of Malaysia and the Government of the Republic of Singapore on the … Continue reading

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Asia TV Forum & Market and ScreenSingapore 2015 open with four days of dynamic marketplace and insightful conferences

SINGAPORE, 02 DECEMBER 2015 – Asia’s leading television and film event, the Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) and ScreenSingapore (SS) 2015, was officially launched this morning by Guest-of-Honour, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information (Singapore). As part … Continue reading

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IMFC Statement by Tharman Shanmugaratnam Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies

On behalf of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Republic of Fiji, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) October 9, 2015 –  Introduction Growth prospects remain differentiated across the global economy, … Continue reading

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IOC announces emergency two million dollar fund to help refugees

source: IOC The International Olympic Committee today announced a two million dollar fund that will be made available to National Olympic Committees for programmes focused on refugees. Friday 04 September 2015 – We have all been touched by the terrible … Continue reading

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