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China Daily: Nation's opening to further intensify

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Friday, July 19, 2024

Other priorities include developing major landmark projects and small and beautiful livelihood projects to promote high-quality Belt and Road cooperation.

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  • Other priorities include developing major landmark projects and small and beautiful livelihood projects to promote high-quality Belt and Road cooperation.
  • Meanwhile, officials have also sought to extend a strong message on Friday that China will remain a top destination for global investment.
  • Han told the Friday briefing the fall in FDI into China is only temporary.
  • And multinational companies, including Pfizer, will be more willing to invest and expand their business in China."

Atlanta Beltline Launches New Website and Visual Identity

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ATLANTA, July 18, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, the Atlanta Beltline is proud to unveil a new visual identity and website designed to better inform, update and engage its diverse audiences as it moves towards the project's completion in 2030. The 22-mile loop of trails, parks and future transit is connecting more than 45 neighborhoods, creating vibrant public spaces for recreation, commerce and cultural expression. The new website and visual identity, which can be explored at www.beltline.org, reflect the current progress and future vision of the Beltline.

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  • The new website and visual identity, which can be explored at www.beltline.org , reflect the current progress and future vision of the Beltline.
  • "This new website and brand reflect the progress we've made and where we're going, emphasizing our role as a catalyst for making Atlanta a global beacon for equitable, inclusive and sustainable life," said Atlanta Beltline, Inc.'s President & CEO Clyde Higgs.
  • "As the Atlanta Beltline approaches our 20-year anniversary next year and trail completion in 2030, we're embarking on the next chapter of our story," said Atlanta Beltline, Inc.'s President & CEO Clyde Higgs.
  • The precision storytelling and experiences agency was hired in 2023 to develop the new visual identity and website, which is shared by the Atlanta Beltline, Inc. and Atlanta Beltline Partnership.

AIAA Unveils ASCEND Diverse Dozen Op-Eds on Space Sustainability and Environmentalism

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RESTON, Va., July 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) published the 2024 ASCEND Diverse Dozen (D12) Op-Eds – a collection of unique perspectives on today's most pressing space sustainability challenges.

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  • RESTON, Va., July 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) published the 2024 ASCEND Diverse Dozen (D12) Op-Eds – a collection of unique perspectives on today's most pressing space sustainability challenges.
  • Organized as rapid-fire lightning talks, the D12 will address burning topics from the challenges of balancing growth through responsible space sustainability to orbital debris risking human space exploration.
  • The 2024 ASCEND D12 cohort includes startup founders, association leaders, aerospace and engineering scholars, and policy experts in the space industry.
  • The 2024 ASCEND Diverse Dozen are:
    Olga Stelmakh-Drescher, Chief Policy, Legal & Government Relations Officer, Exolaunch
    Salman Ali Thepdawala, Ph.D.

New Mexico Community College Designated a Lead for Training Quantum Technicians in Partnership with Elevate Quantum Consortium

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Friday, July 19, 2024

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Elevate Quantum, a consortium of organizations based in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming, recently announced that it received a Tech Hub Phase 2 Implementation award from the U.S. Department of Commerce, resulting in $127 million in funding. The award is expected to spur more than $2 billion in additional private capital and establish the Mountain West region as a global leader in quantum innovation and quantum economic and workforce development.  

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  • As members of Elevate Quantum , Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) and University of Colorado-Boulder are designated as the workforce development leads.
  • Quantum computers process information exponentially faster than today's computers, and they can solve problems that are impractical for today's computers.
  • We'll also be partnering with community colleges around the region to share our insights and increase the overall capacity for quantum workforce training."
  • We thank our partners, consortium members, and the EDA for making this happen," said Zachary Yerushalmi, CEO of Elevate Quantum in its press release .

JCB and Worldline unveil a new whitepaper offering European merchants invaluable insights into facilitating seamless payments for international consumers

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Friday, July 19, 2024

This, in turn, will positively impact international consumers, as their payment experience will be simpler and more streamlined, giving them more confidence to shop with international brands.

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  • This, in turn, will positively impact international consumers, as their payment experience will be simpler and more streamlined, giving them more confidence to shop with international brands.
  • As they have grown up in an era where nearly everything is instantly accessible, they anticipate seamless experiences and European merchants must be prepared to meet their expectations.
  • Miranda Rodigas, Head of Scheme Management, Worldline Merchant Services, said: "Worldline is committed to enhancing the payment experience for merchants and consumers alike.
  • Our partnership with JCB in contributing to this new whitepaper signifies our dedication to ensuring European merchants have the resources and expertise needed to facilitate seamless payments for international consumers.

The Dominican Republic Accelerates Chip Industry Path at SEMICON West 2024

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Friday, July 19, 2024

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, July 18, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A high-level delegation from the Dominican Republic, represented by government, industry, and academia, made a significant impact at SEMICON West 2024, the premier event for the global semiconductor industry.

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  • SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, July 18, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A high-level delegation from the Dominican Republic, represented by government, industry, and academia, made a significant impact at SEMICON West 2024, the premier event for the global semiconductor industry.
  • Alongside the Dominican government with Vice Minister Kelner, UNICARIBE and Keysight Technologies signed a collaboration agreement at SEMICON West 2024.
  • “We are excited to partner with UNICARIBE and the Dominican government to develop the semiconductor industry in the Dominican Republic,” said David Yee Arellano.
  • Together, they aim to train the necessary personnel for the development of a strong and sustainable semiconductor industry in the Dominican Republic.

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.

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  • 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.

ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTY ORDERS IMPOSED ON IMPORTS OF PAPER SHOPPING BAGS

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Fair Trade in Shopping Bags (the "Coalition") applauds the publication today by the United States Department of Commerce ("Commerce") of antidumping duty orders on imports of paper shopping bags into the United States from Cambodia, China, Colombia, India, Malaysia, Portugal, Taiwan, and Vietnam, as well as countervailing duty orders on imports of paper shopping bags from China and India (see https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2024/07/18/2024-15746/certain-... and https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2024/07/18/2024-15747/certain-... ).

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  • WASHINGTON, July 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Fair Trade in Shopping Bags (the "Coalition") applauds the publication today by the United States Department of Commerce ("Commerce") of antidumping duty orders on imports of paper shopping bags into the United States from Cambodia, China, Colombia, India, Malaysia, Portugal, Taiwan, and Vietnam, as well as countervailing duty orders on imports of paper shopping bags from China and India (see https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2024/07/18/2024-15746/certain-... and https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2024/07/18/2024-15747/certain-... ).
  • As a result, American producers of paper shopping bags can now compete on a level playing field with imported paper shopping bags and help ensure the presence of American manufacturing jobs.
  • The orders also supplement the antidumping duty order on imports of paper shopping bags from Turkey, which was published on May 9, 2024.
  • The antidumping and countervailing duty orders cover paper shopping bags with handles of any type, whether printed or unprinted.

Daily News 18 / 07 / 2024

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  • L'événement co-organisé aujourd'hui par l'UE et les États-Unis prévoit également la participation d'un certain nombre de pays membres potentiels, qui comprendront mieux les avantages de rejoindre le Forum.
  • The Commission concluded that the notified transaction would not raise competition concerns, given the companies' limited market positions resulting from the proposed transaction.
  • More information is available on the Commission's competition website, in the public case register under the case number M.11590.

800+ Chinese Textile and Apparel Manufacturers Showcased at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

The 29th China Textile And Apparel Trade Fair Paris (CTAF) and Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris successfully concluded at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles on July 3.

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  • The 29th China Textile And Apparel Trade Fair Paris (CTAF) and Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris successfully concluded at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles on July 3.
  • The exhibition serves as an effective platform for trade opportunities, information exchange and discussions, while also stabilizing the textile and apparel supply chain in China, Europe and globally.
  • In 2024, China and France mark 60 years of diplomatic relations, with a promising future for cooperation in the textile, clothing and fashion industries.
  • Nearly 1,200 exhibitors from 26 countries and regions participated in the exhibition, including over 800 exhibitors from Chinese apparel and fabric enterprises.