Economic development

China remains stabilizing force for global economic growth

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Saturday, July 20, 2024

The stable operation and long-term positive outlook of the Chinese economy have also boosted confidence in global economic recovery.

Key Points: 
  • The stable operation and long-term positive outlook of the Chinese economy have also boosted confidence in global economic recovery.
  • The IMF believes that Asia's emerging market economies, represented by countries including China, remain the main engine of the global economy.
  • China's economic growth is not only quantitative but also qualitative.
  • China continues to be an important engine and stabilizing force for the world economy.

Minister Valdez to visit the Philippines to mark 75 years of strong bilateral relations

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Saturday, July 20, 2024

During her visit, the Minister will mark 75 years of strong bilateral relations between the two nations by engaging in bilateral discussions with Filipino government officials and meeting with Canadian business leaders and entrepreneurs in the Philippines, women community leaders, and investment groups.

Key Points: 
  • During her visit, the Minister will mark 75 years of strong bilateral relations between the two nations by engaging in bilateral discussions with Filipino government officials and meeting with Canadian business leaders and entrepreneurs in the Philippines, women community leaders, and investment groups.
  • Her visit comes in advance of the Team Canada trade mission to the Philippines in December.
  • Minister Valdez's meetings will strengthen the strong people-to-people ties that are at the foundation of Canada's and the Philippines' partnership.
  • – The Honourable Rechie Valdez, Minister of Small Business
    In 2022, Canada–Philippines bilateral merchandise trade totalled $3.1 billion, up from $2.7 billion in 2021.

The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games: the Paris Region is opening an online NewsRoom and will be making its news and content available to all the press throughout the Games

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Friday, July 19, 2024

With this NewsRoom, the Region aims to simplify and optimise sources of information for the press, thanks to its one-stop shop approach and easy access to key contacts in the Paris Region.

Key Points: 
  • With this NewsRoom, the Region aims to simplify and optimise sources of information for the press, thanks to its one-stop shop approach and easy access to key contacts in the Paris Region.
  • Click here to access the NewsRoom: https://newsroom-en.iledefrance.fr/
    As a reminder, the Paris Region is the leading public funder of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games after the French government.
  • The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be the first Games in history to be 100% accessible by carbon-free public transport.
  • Lastly, the Paris region is Europe's leading economic region and the third largest in the world, accounting for 30% of the country's GDP and with strong international appeal.

The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games: the Paris Region is opening an online NewsRoom and will be making its news and content available to all the press throughout the Games

Retrieved on: 
Friday, July 19, 2024

With this NewsRoom, the Region aims to simplify and optimise sources of information for the press, thanks to its one-stop shop approach and easy access to key contacts in the Paris Region.

Key Points: 
  • With this NewsRoom, the Region aims to simplify and optimise sources of information for the press, thanks to its one-stop shop approach and easy access to key contacts in the Paris Region.
  • Click here to access the NewsRoom: https://newsroom-en.iledefrance.fr/
    As a reminder, the Paris Region is the leading public funder of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games after the French government.
  • The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be the first Games in history to be 100% accessible by carbon-free public transport.
  • Lastly, the Paris region is Europe's leading economic region and the third largest in the world, accounting for 30% of the country's GDP and with strong international appeal.

Countdown to the first ever Thai innovation and startup network expo 'SITE 2024' at SCI Power For Future Thailand

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Friday, July 19, 2024

Additionally, NIA plays a crucial role in policy formulation and facilitating the innovation ecosystem to enhance business potential and value creation.

Key Points: 
  • Additionally, NIA plays a crucial role in policy formulation and facilitating the innovation ecosystem to enhance business potential and value creation.
  • The annual STARTUP THAILAND x INNOVATION THAILAND EXPO (SITE) is a key tool in this endeavor, elevating Thai innovative entrepreneurs and startups by providing them with opportunities for sustainable growth.
  • - Startup Thailand League 2024: National Pitching of Thailand Championship round consists of the final 14 teams of the startup business idea competition activity at the higher education level.
  • For those interested, can get more details and register at https://www.mhesifair.com and Facebook: NIA: National Innovation Agency, Thailand.

Entegris Joined by White House Representatives and Colorado Governor to Celebrate $75 Million CHIPS Act Funding Announcement

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Entegris (Nasdaq: ENTG), a global leader in advanced materials science, today celebrated its award of CHIPS Act funding at its Colorado Springs construction site with several federal, state, and local government guests in attendance.

Key Points: 
  • Entegris (Nasdaq: ENTG), a global leader in advanced materials science, today celebrated its award of CHIPS Act funding at its Colorado Springs construction site with several federal, state, and local government guests in attendance.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240718730492/en/
    Federal, state, and local government guests joined Entegris to celebrate funding under the Chips Act.
  • This funding would support the development of Entegris’ state-of-the-art facility in Colorado Springs designed to create products critical to the future of semiconductor manufacturing in the U.S.
  • Through the President’s CHIPS and Science Act, we’re teaming with companies like Entegris to strengthen the semiconductor supply chain here at home.

A strong guarantee is made to achieve national rejuvenation: China Daily editorial

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

The session reaffirmed the Party's confidence in the nation's development path.

Key Points: 
  • The session reaffirmed the Party's confidence in the nation's development path.
  • It is a holistic vision that seeks to harmonize economic development with social progress and environmental stewardship, with deepened reform the cornerstone for Chinese modernization.
  • All relevant departments are thus to make all-out efforts to improve the institutions and mechanisms to foster new quality productive forces in line with local conditions.
  • This ambitious timeline underscores the Party's confidence that the country is heading in the right direction.

EQS-News: World’s Hottest Month sparks fresh calls for urgent investment in Renewable Energy for Africa

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

The REPower Afrika campaign showcases the power and potential of community-led efforts igniting a renewable energy movement across the continent.

Key Points: 
  • The REPower Afrika campaign showcases the power and potential of community-led efforts igniting a renewable energy movement across the continent.
  • Communities are standing up against harmful fossil fuels and demonstrating that renewable energy is a viable, equitable alternative.
  • For Africa to realize a just transition to renewable energy, significant investment from financial institutions and developed nations is essential and urgent.
  • Through the REPower Afrika campaign, communities in the EACOP region (Uganda and Tanzania) are showcasing the potential of renewable energy.

Global Times: Harvard professor unveils stories of ordinary people in China's rural areas

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

In June 2024, Szonyi received a gift from the local government of Yongtai county of Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian Province.

Key Points: 
  • In June 2024, Szonyi received a gift from the local government of Yongtai county of Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian Province.
  • He used the Yongtai documents for a graduate class at Harvard University, and led Harvard students to the county to carry out further research.
  • The professor saw the impact of economic development and opening-up and reform in China's cities as well as in rural areas.
  • "It will be about a study of the history of modern China from the perspective of rural society.

NETA Auto's First Store in Western Asia Grandly Opens in Azerbaijan, Accelerating Global Expansion

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

The opening of this sales center marks NETA Auto's official entry into the Western Asia market.

Key Points: 
  • The opening of this sales center marks NETA Auto's official entry into the Western Asia market.
  • Partnering with the local automobile giant Group Motors, NETA Auto aims to provide consumers with high-quality smart electric vehicle experiences.
  • The NETA S, NETA L, and NETA GT models are expected to enter the Azerbaijani market in the near future.
  • With the opening of NETA Auto's first store in Western Asia, a revolution in smart electric vehicles is quietly emerging in Azerbaijan.