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Limited Time Offer Under St Kitts and Nevis' Citizenship by Investment Programme Expires

Saturday, January 16, 2021 - 4:00am

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2021 PRNewswire/-- A limited time offer operating under St Kitts and Nevis' Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme has now expired.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Jan. 16, 2021 PRNewswire/-- A limited time offer operating under St Kitts and Nevis' Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme has now expired.
  • Introduced late last year, the temporary discount enabled families of up to four to acquire citizenship for US$150,000 rather than US$195,000.
  • Aside from obtaining citizenship and a second passport, the Programme offers a wealth of benefits for economic citizens and their families.
  • Established in 1984, St Kitts and Nevis has been operating the world's longest-running CBI Programme for nearly four decades.

Limited Time Offer Under St Kitts and Nevis' Citizenship by Investment Programme Expires

Saturday, January 16, 2021 - 4:00am

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2021 PRNewswire/-- A limited time offer operating under St Kitts and Nevis' Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme has now expired.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Jan. 16, 2021 PRNewswire/-- A limited time offer operating under St Kitts and Nevis' Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme has now expired.
  • Introduced late last year, the temporary discount enabled families of up to four to acquire citizenship for US$150,000 rather than US$195,000.
  • Aside from obtaining citizenship and a second passport, the Programme offers a wealth of benefits for economic citizens and their families.
  • Established in 1984, St Kitts and Nevis has been operating the world's longest-running CBI Programme for nearly four decades.

GMSDC Selects New Executive Director for the Georgia Education Foundation

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 8:00pm

ATLANTA, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council has named Vanessa Lane to the role of the Executive Director of the Georgia Education Foundation (GEF).

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council has named Vanessa Lane to the role of the Executive Director of the Georgia Education Foundation (GEF).
  • The GEF is the nonprofit educational arm of the GMSDC, Georgia's leading supplier diversity and small business development organization.
  • The Georgia Education Foundation (GEF) is the educational non-profit of the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (GMSDC), a not-for-profit organization that fosters value-driven business partnerships between corporate entities, ethnic minority-owned businesses and government entities in the state of Georgia.
  • The GEF offers a variety of educational program, including the Georgia Mentor Protg Connection, a one-year premier small business mentoring program.

Georgia Multiple Listing Service Announces Record Production Numbers by Members In 2020

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 7:55pm

In 2020, members produced $39.9 billion in sales volume, for an increase of 18.5%, or $6.18 billion over 2019s previous record numbers.

Key Points: 
  • In 2020, members produced $39.9 billion in sales volume, for an increase of 18.5%, or $6.18 billion over 2019s previous record numbers.
  • Members also recorded 134,770 closed transactions, for an increase of 8.6% over the previous years transactions of 124,104.
  • Georgia MLS, Georgias largest real estate marketplace, has provided real estate tools, services and education to real estate professionals for 58 years.
  • With member offices ranging from the North Georgia Mountains, Metropolitan Atlanta, through central Georgia, and along the Georgia coast, members have consistently sold more homes through Georgia MLS than any other multiple listing service in the state.

Middle-East Completion Equipment and Services Market (2020 to 2025) - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 6:15pm

Further investments in the market are expected in the forecast period, providing growth to the market.

Key Points: 
  • Further investments in the market are expected in the forecast period, providing growth to the market.
  • The improvements in the completion equipment have incorporated new paradigms in the sector like intelligent or smart well completion.
  • The country is among the largest of users of well completion equipment and services and is expected to dominate in the forecast period.
  • The decrease in oil production may act as a restraint on the Saudi Arabia completion equipment and services market.

DGAP-News: Senegal Already Produces Gas: Investors Should Look Onshore

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 12:03pm

But for almost two decades, in fact, the country has been producing its own natural gas onshore, an hour's drive from Dakar.

Key Points: 
  • But for almost two decades, in fact, the country has been producing its own natural gas onshore, an hour's drive from Dakar.
  • Beall has continually advocated for Senegal with U.S. companies and now serves on the U.S.-Africa Committee for the African Energy Chamber.
  • "The single place between Morocco and Guinea where that shelf comes onshore is east of Dakar," says Beall.
  • Fortesa's operation may look familiar in the Niger Delta, where local companies have been producing onshore from marginal fields since 2002.

"Coffee Matters" Praised for Telling China's Poverty Relief Story Well

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 8:18am

It was broadcast on the "China Screen" at New York Times Square on Jan. 13, 2021, Beijing Time.

Key Points: 
  • It was broadcast on the "China Screen" at New York Times Square on Jan. 13, 2021, Beijing Time.
  • It tells a story about how a coffee bean travels across the seas to China, and eventually helps the once impoverished hinterland of S.W.
  • China's Yunnan province shake off poverty and achieve prosperity.
  • Targeted poverty alleviation is an innovative policy to ensure the achievement of the anti-poverty efforts.

Aruba ClearPass Security Portfolio Receives Coveted Cyber Catalyst℠ Designation

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 8:01am

Aruba ClearPass joins Aruba Policy Enforcement Firewall (PEF) , which received the designation in 2019 , marking the second time in a row that Aruba security solutions have been recognized.

Key Points: 
  • Aruba ClearPass joins Aruba Policy Enforcement Firewall (PEF) , which received the designation in 2019 , marking the second time in a row that Aruba security solutions have been recognized.
  • Now, with both ClearPass and PEF having received the Cyber Catalyst designation, customers have an integrated identity-based network access control solution that is the foundation for both Zero Trust and Security Access Service Edge (SASE) frameworks.
  • To further reduce security complexity, while strengthening enforcement functions, ClearPass integrates with an ecosystem of 150+ third-party solutions across a broad range of security capabilities.
  • The Cyber Catalyst designation signals that leading insurers believe Aruba ClearPass can help reduce cyber risk, and strongly merits consideration by organizations who seek solutions that yield meaningful improvements in cyber risk outcomes, said Tom Reagan, US Cyber Practice leader at Marsh.

"Coffee Matters" Praised for Telling China's Poverty Relief Story Well

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 7:25am

It was broadcast on the "China Screen" at New York Times Square on Jan. 13, 2021, Beijing Time.

Key Points: 
  • It was broadcast on the "China Screen" at New York Times Square on Jan. 13, 2021, Beijing Time.
  • It tells a story about how a coffee bean travels across the seas to China, and eventually helps the once impoverished hinterland of S.W.
  • The 3.34-minute short film shows the cultural and economic interactions between China and the West brought by small coffee beans, and connects the overseas viewers to China's poverty alleviation campaign.
  • Caption: "Coffee Matters" is praised for telling China's poverty relief story well.

CKGSB 2020 Q4 Investor Sentiment Survey Reveals Optimistic Outlook Amid China's COVID-19 Recovery

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 6:44am

The latest Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business Investor Sentiment Survey (CKISS) 2020 Q4 data reflects survey responses from 2,500 individual and institutional investors, who feel more optimistic towards China's financial markets including China's real estate and the US-China trade war.

Key Points: 
  • The latest Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business Investor Sentiment Survey (CKISS) 2020 Q4 data reflects survey responses from 2,500 individual and institutional investors, who feel more optimistic towards China's financial markets including China's real estate and the US-China trade war.
  • Investor sentiment is also more optimistic towards Hong Kong share priceswith 50% of respondents expected a rise, representing an increase of 15pp compared to the previous quarter.
  • The Cheung Kong Investor Sentiment Survey is a quarterly report on investor sentiment and expectations of China's capital markets overseen by CKGSB Professor of Accounting and Finance Liu Jing.
  • The findings for 2020 Q4 were gathered from investor sentiment questionnaires collected during December 2020, A-share listed companies' financial statements for the third quarter of 2020, and the latest macro data from both Chinese and overseas capital markets.