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St Kitts and Nevis' Citizenship by Investment Programme Acts as a Safety Net Amidst Unpredictability

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 7:23pm

Despite international borders still being closed to visitors, the CBI Programme remains a trusted safety net for the dual islands' economy.

Key Points: 
  • Despite international borders still being closed to visitors, the CBI Programme remains a trusted safety net for the dual islands' economy.
  • Recently, the Government of St Kitts and Nevis announced a new limited-time offer for the Sustainable Growth Fund an investment option under the CBI Programme.
  • Established in 1984, St Kitts and Nevis' Citizenship by Investment Programme is recognised as the Platinum Standard brand within the investor immigration industry.
  • The fastest investment option to qualify for St Kitts and Nevis citizenship is the Sustainable Growth Fund, which was introduced in 2018 by Prime Minister Timothy Harris.

ALYI Electric Motorcycle Manufacturing Backed By New Legislation

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 6:14pm

DALLAS, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternet Systems, Inc. (USOTC: ALYI) today announced that new manufacturing legislation will provide the company an advantage over competitors.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternet Systems, Inc. (USOTC: ALYI) today announced that new manufacturing legislation will provide the company an advantage over competitors.
  • ALYI plans to begin manufacturing its Revolt Electric Motorcycle in Kenya later this year.
  • Last week, Kenya advanced new legislation giving advantage to local motorcycle manufacturing initiatives and making import competition more difficult.
  • Excerpts from news on new legislation:
    "This will instantly transform the motorcycle assembly sector in Kenya into one of the biggest private-sector employers.

A-G and Sparta Science team up

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 6:00pm

Sparta Science is the leader in the application of movement diagnostic software.

Key Points: 
  • Sparta Science is the leader in the application of movement diagnostic software.
  • "Partnering with Sparta Science enhances our reach to provide our customers and prospects a combination of experience, organized products and service after the sale," remarked Shipp.
  • "Sparta Science is adamant about leveraging science and technology to provide protection and prevention for athletes," added Doug Padron, ATC Senior Sports Strategist at Sparta Science.
  • "Working with Sparta Science to bring their cutting edge technology to A-G Administrator's student-athletes will be a game-changer," added Shipp.

Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba Statement on Successful Startup of Unit 1 at Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 4:44pm

"Over a decade of strategic planning, international cooperation, and a commitment to clean energy is realized with the start-up of Unit 1 at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant.

Key Points: 
  • "Over a decade of strategic planning, international cooperation, and a commitment to clean energy is realized with the start-up of Unit 1 at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant.
  • "A significant milestone on this historic journey occurred over ten years ago when the U.S. and UAE signed the strongest bilateral civil nuclear agreement cooperation in history.
  • Working with both political parties and spanning two administrations, the UAE voluntarily made the strongest possible nonproliferation commitments, forgoing domestic enrichment and reprocessing of nuclear material.
  • "The landmark U.S.-UAE 123 Agreement remains a model for the development of a peaceful and safe civilian nuclear energy program in the Middle East region.

Brazil leverages breakthroughs in technology, productivity and safety to lead global agriculture and livestock market amid COVID-19

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 2:30pm

These factsheets come out at a pivotal moment when the global agriculture market has been severely impacted by COVID-19.

Key Points: 
  • These factsheets come out at a pivotal moment when the global agriculture market has been severely impacted by COVID-19.
  • Prioritizing food safety to become a trusted international partner:
    Brazil continues to be a leader in livestock safety, with more than 180 countries trusting Brazilian livestock products for export.
  • Increasing productivity by maximizing the efficiency of existing resources:
    At present, Brazil currently accounts for 8% of world exports for agricultural products.
  • Looking to the future, however, Brazil's agricultural and livestock productivity is estimated to grow at rates well above the world's average.

A.I. Connects the Silk Road: iFLYTEK signs Arabic-Chinese Language Translation Research Agreement with Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 2:15pm

HEFEI, China, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- iFLYTEK signed the Chinese-Arabic Language Translation Research Agreement with the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (EMCIT).

Key Points: 
  • HEFEI, China, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- iFLYTEK signed the Chinese-Arabic Language Translation Research Agreement with the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (EMCIT).
  • The EMCIT's Artificial Intelligence and High-Performance Computing Applications Center and iFLYTEK will develop research projects in Arabic speech recognition, speech synthesis, and Chinese Arabic translation.
  • Mr. Duan Dawei, the Senior Vice President and CFO of iFLYTEK, as well as other guests, attended the ceremony.
  • Dr. Hu Yu added that iFLYTEK plans to fully support the research on Arabic speech synthesis, speech recognition, and machine translation.

Antares Pharma and Lunatus Enter Into an Exclusive Distribution Agreement for XYOSTED® in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 12:00pm

EWING, N.J., Aug. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Antares Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATRS), a pharmaceutical technology company, today announced they have entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Lunatus Global Medical Supplies (Lunatus) to distribute and promote the sale of XYOSTED in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Key Points: 
  • EWING, N.J., Aug. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Antares Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATRS), a pharmaceutical technology company, today announced they have entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Lunatus Global Medical Supplies (Lunatus) to distribute and promote the sale of XYOSTED in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  • Under the agreement, Antares will be responsible for the supply of fully packaged product to Lunatus and Lunatus will be responsible for submitting and obtaining regulatory approval for XYOSTED in Saudi Arabia and the UAE as well as marketing, promotion and distribution of XYOSTED in these two countries.
  • XYOSTED is currently the fastest growing branded testosterone replacement therapy in the U.S., said Robert F. Apple, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
  • We believe this agreement will help lay the groundwork for expanding our global footprint for XYOSTED and represents the first of potentially multiple international distribution agreements.

Headspring And Silk Road Education Announce Launch Of New Executive DBA

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 8:00am

This unique "Executive DBA" combines the expertise and knowledge of Headspring, an executive development joint venture of IE Business School and the Financial Times, and the Silk Road Business School, the first educational platform of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Key Points: 
  • This unique "Executive DBA" combines the expertise and knowledge of Headspring, an executive development joint venture of IE Business School and the Financial Times, and the Silk Road Business School, the first educational platform of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
  • The project offers accredited high-level learning programs for business executives across the world interested in the development of international trade along the New Silk Road.
  • The DBA is set to launch in October 2020 and covers topics from management to business technology, including Big Data, AI, and Data Science.
  • "This partnership is a great step forward in creating the largest scale offering dedicated to learning about the Silk Road Initiative," says Shiwei WU, the president of Silk Road Business School.

Headspring And Silk Road Education Announce Launch Of New Executive DBA

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 8:00am

This unique "Executive DBA" combines the expertise and knowledge of Headspring, an executive development joint venture of IE Business School and the Financial Times, and the Silk Road Business School, the first educational platform of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Key Points: 
  • This unique "Executive DBA" combines the expertise and knowledge of Headspring, an executive development joint venture of IE Business School and the Financial Times, and the Silk Road Business School, the first educational platform of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
  • The project offers accredited high-level learning programs for business executives across the world interested in the development of international trade along the New Silk Road.
  • The DBA is set to launch in October 2020 and covers topics from management to business technology, including Big Data, AI, and Data Science.
  • "This partnership is a great step forward in creating the largest scale offering dedicated to learning about the Silk Road Initiative," says Shiwei WU, the president of Silk Road Business School.

Lieff Cabraser and Equal Justice Society File Class Action Challenging Trump Administration’s Alleged Theft of Congressionally-Allocated Pandemic Relief Funds from Incarcerated Persons and the Families They Support

Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 2:07am

Background: Congress passed the CARES Act to provide sorely needed economic assistance during the economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • Background: Congress passed the CARES Act to provide sorely needed economic assistance during the economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Incarcerated persons, and their families on the outside, are among the most economically disadvantaged people in the country.
  • Indeed, according to one study, people who are incarcerated had a median income of only $19,185 before their incarceration, compared to $41,250 for non-incarcerated people.
  • The Equal Justice Society is transforming the nations consciousness on race through law, social science, and the arts.