Philosophy

The Africa-America Institute 2021 Awards Gala Honors CDC Africa, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, and The People of the Republic of Malawi

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 1:00pm

Since 1984, the AAI Annual Awards Gala has been the most anticipated African-centered event in New York City.

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  • Since 1984, the AAI Annual Awards Gala has been the most anticipated African-centered event in New York City.
  • As always, the Awards Gala will showcase AAI's focus on improving education in and about Africa.
  • All of these stories illustrate the theme for this year's Gala: 'Interdependence'," said AAI President, Kofi Appenteng.
  • The Africa-America Institute (AAI) is a nearly 70-year-old institution with the mission of promoting enlightened engagement between Africa and America through education, training and dialogue.

Xinhua Silk Road: China Zoomlion speeds up machinery cluster dev. with manufacturing park cons. in full swing

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 8:54am

The project will gear Changsha City with high-end smart manufacturing namecard and a highland for advanced manufacturing base, said Changsha mayor Zheng Jianxin.

Key Points: 
  • The project will gear Changsha City with high-end smart manufacturing namecard and a highland for advanced manufacturing base, said Changsha mayor Zheng Jianxin.
  • Looking ahead, Zoomlion will accelerate intelligent and green transformation and cluster development to further contribute to building Changsha City a "capital for construction machinery", said Zoomlion chairman Zhan Chunxin.
  • It is noted that more than 260 robots, 57 intelligent production lines and four "dark factories" are planned for the engineering crane machinery park.
  • For aerial-work machinery manufacturing park, 620 sets of automation equipments are planned with 27 intelligent production lines.

Xinhua Silk Road: China Zoomlion speeds up machinery cluster dev. with manufacturing park cons. in full swing

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 8:27am

The project will gear Changsha City with high-end smart manufacturing namecard and a highland for advanced manufacturing base, said Changsha mayor Zheng Jianxin.

Key Points: 
  • The project will gear Changsha City with high-end smart manufacturing namecard and a highland for advanced manufacturing base, said Changsha mayor Zheng Jianxin.
  • Looking ahead, Zoomlion will accelerate intelligent and green transformation and cluster development to further contribute to building Changsha City a "capital for construction machinery", said Zoomlion chairman Zhan Chunxin.
  • It is noted that more than 260 robots, 57 intelligent production lines and four "dark factories" are planned for the engineering crane machinery park.
  • For aerial-work machinery manufacturing park, 620 sets of automation equipments are planned with 27 intelligent production lines.

Tai Ji Men Qigong Academy Members Revisit Honolulu to Continue the Promotion of Love, Peace and Hope

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 9:00pm

Twenty-three Tai Ji Men members visited Honolulu, Hawaii on September 3-5 to reflect on the historic day and the importance of peace.

Key Points: 
  • Twenty-three Tai Ji Men members visited Honolulu, Hawaii on September 3-5 to reflect on the historic day and the importance of peace.
  • Dr. Hong, Tao-Tze, the leader of Tai Ji Men , Mrs. Hong, and Tai Ji Men members were invited to the 54th Annual DPI/NGO Conference in September 2001, and they witnessed the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
  • Tai Ji Men members urged President Tsai to lead her administration to truly rectify the Tai Ji Men case , revoke the unlawful 1992 tax bill, and return the illegally confiscated land to Tai Ji Men as soon as possible.
  • Tai Ji Men Qigong Academy : Tai Ji Men is an ancient menpai (similar to school) of qigong, martial arts, and self-cultivation.

FINN Partners Appoints Tom Jones to Lead New York Health Group and Pharma Sector Teams

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Global independent marketing and communications agency FINN Partners announced today that Tom Jones will lead its New York Health Group and Pharma Sector teams.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Global independent marketing and communications agency FINN Partners announced today that Tom Jones will lead its New York Health Group and Pharma Sector teams.
  • Jones is appointed to the position held previously by Kristie Kuhl, JD, who was appointed FINN Global Health Practice Lead in July.
  • In his new role, Jones will continue to elevate the New York Health Group's presence within the pharma sector and strengthen client relationships across North America.
  • "Since Tom joined FINN, the New York Health Group has been growing at an impressive pace and delivering some of the most compelling work in the industry," said Kristie Kuhl, managing partner, FINN Global Health Practice Lead.

The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro are now available for pre-order on the fastest 5G network1 in Canada from TELUS

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 1:04pm

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TELUS will offer the best-ever lineup of iPhone and iPad, including the innovative and elegant iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 13, and iPhone 13 mini, on the fastest network in Canada.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TELUS will offer the best-ever lineup of iPhone and iPad, including the innovative and elegant iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 13, and iPhone 13 mini, on the fastest network in Canada.
  • iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini feature the most advanced dual camera system ever in iPhone and powerhouse A15 Bionic chip in a sleek and durable design.
  • TELUS is excited to deliver the new 5G-ready iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 13, and iPhone 13 mini featuring an advanced 5G experience, to Canadians on the network that gives back, said Jim Senko, Executive Vice-President of Mobility Solutions, TELUS.
  • Featuring an advanced 5G experience with more 5G bands, the iPhone 13 lineup works in more places on 5G for greater coverage and performance.

Northern Trust Asset Management Names Chief Investment Officer

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 9:00pm

Northern Trust Asset Management announced today that Angelo Manioudakis has been named Chief Investment Officer for the global financial institution with more than $1.2 trillion in assets under management as of June 30, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Northern Trust Asset Management announced today that Angelo Manioudakis has been named Chief Investment Officer for the global financial institution with more than $1.2 trillion in assets under management as of June 30, 2021.
  • Manioudakis will be reporting to Northern Trust Asset Management President Shundrawn Thomas, who said, Angelo has a proven track record of leadership in the investment management industry spanning three decades.
  • Northern Trust Asset Management is composed of Northern Trust Investments, Inc., Northern Trust Global Investments Limited, Northern Trust Fund Managers (Ireland) Limited, Northern Trust Global Investments Japan, K.K., NT Global Advisors, Inc., 50 South Capital Advisors, LLC, Belvedere Advisors LLC and investment personnel of The Northern Trust Company of Hong Kong Limited and The Northern Trust Company.
  • Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals.

Optik TV customers can now watch the best of British television from Acorn TV

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 4:15pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TELUS announced that Optik TV customers can now access top-rated British and international programming from AMC Networks’ Acorn TV. Customers can access the free preview of Acorn TV on channel 377 and through the On Demand library now until September 21, and can add Acorn TV to their Optik TV subscription through the Variety theme pack.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TELUS announced that Optik TV customers can now access top-rated British and international programming from AMC Networks Acorn TV.
  • Customers can access the free preview of Acorn TV on channel 377 and through the On Demand library now until September 21, and can add Acorn TV to their Optik TV subscription through the Variety theme pack.
  • We are excited to be the first content provider in Canada to bring Acorn TV in a theme pack and its top-rated British and international shows to our Optik TV customers.
  • AMC Networks Acorn TV is the leading streaming service specializing in British and international television with subscribers worldwide including in Canada, the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

Survey: CIO and CTO Responsibilities Converging, with Majority Now Influencing Business Strategy

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 4:33pm

However, the research demonstrates that CIO and CTO roles have shifted and converged as a result of this increased focus on digital transformation, compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • However, the research demonstrates that CIO and CTO roles have shifted and converged as a result of this increased focus on digital transformation, compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Most respondents (91.8%) said that their responsibilities changed in the last 3 years, with over half (56.4%) reporting their role changed significantly.
  • Shared Responsibilities Between CIO and CTO Roles: Blessing or Curse?
  • "Almost inevitably, then, more businesses today are seeing uncertainty and conflict between CIO, CTO and other roles about precisely who owns what."

Realty Trust Group Offers Key Considerations for Healthcare Real Estate Transaction Management

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:30pm

In today's evolving healthcare market, a real estate transaction often goes far beyond the bricks and mortar.

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  • In today's evolving healthcare market, a real estate transaction often goes far beyond the bricks and mortar.
  • A failed real estate transaction can be a costly missed opportunity while a successfully executed transaction can be a powerful enabler for health system strategy.
  • Careful, precise management of transactions can align existing real estate assets and future real estate investments with strategic, operational, and financial goals of the organization.
  • Realty Trust Group, LLC ("RTG") is a real estate advisory and services firm offering a full spectrum of real estate services including advisory, development, transactions, operations and compliance.