Geography of Asia

Digital Cooperation Organization welcomes Nigeria and Oman as founding members, and launches several initiatives

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 3:31pm

b"RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO), based in Riyadh, announced the joining of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Sultanate of Oman, as founding members, joining Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia.

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  • b"RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO), based in Riyadh, announced the joining of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Sultanate of Oman, as founding members, joining Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia.
  • Combined, the seven countries are an economic bloc of $1.2 trillion in GDP.
  • The population base of theseven nationsis close to 480 million, 80% of whom are under 35 years of age.\nDCO convened its first ministerial meeting, chaired by H.E.
  • Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Abdullah bin Amer Al-Swaha and was attended by ministers of the DCO countries.

Digital Cooperation Organization welcomes Nigeria and Oman as founding members, and launches several initiatives

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 3:30pm

b"RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO), based in Riyadh, announced the joining of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Sultanate of Oman, as founding members, joining Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia.

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  • b"RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO), based in Riyadh, announced the joining of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Sultanate of Oman, as founding members, joining Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia.
  • Combined, the seven countries are an economic bloc of $1.2 trillion in GDP.
  • The population base of theseven nationsis close to 480 million, 80% of whom are under 35 years of age.\nDCO convened its first ministerial meeting, chaired by H.E.
  • Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Abdullah bin Amer Al-Swaha and was attended by ministers of the DCO countries.

CGTN: From well-educated students to radicalized extremists in Xinjiang

Sunday, April 11, 2021 - 4:01am

BEIJING, April 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the years, well-educated young people became key recruitment targets for terrorist groups in and outside of Xinjiang.

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  • BEIJING, April 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the years, well-educated young people became key recruitment targets for terrorist groups in and outside of Xinjiang.
  • Dolqun Yalqun and Dilnur Eziz were both studying abroad when they came under the influence of extremism.
  • The group is responsible for numerous killings in Xinjiang and has been designated as a terrorist organization by the United Nations.
  • This is one of many stories in CGTN's exclusive documentary "The war in the shadows: Challenges of fighting terrorism in Xinjiang."

CGTN: From well-educated students to radicalized extremists in Xinjiang

Sunday, April 11, 2021 - 3:51am

BEIJING, April 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the years, well-educated young people became key recruitment targets for terrorist groups in and outside of Xinjiang.

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  • BEIJING, April 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the years, well-educated young people became key recruitment targets for terrorist groups in and outside of Xinjiang.
  • Dolqun Yalqun and Dilnur Eziz were both studying abroad when they came under the influence of extremism.
  • The group is responsible for numerous killings in Xinjiang and has been designated as a terrorist organization by the United Nations.
  • This is one of many stories in CGTN's exclusive documentary "The war in the shadows: Challenges of fighting terrorism in Xinjiang."

CGTN: The War in the Shadows: Challenges of Fighting Terrorism in Xinjiang

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 9:26pm

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  • Additional information is available at the Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.)
    WASHINGTON, April 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CGTN releases the fourth episode in a series of compelling documentaries on the fighting terrorism in Xinjiang.
  • The fourth expos "The War in the Shadows: Challenges of Fighting Terrorism in Xinjiang" the last of the series exposes the extremist thinking and the challenges facing China's efforts to tackle terrorism inside and outside Xinjiang.
  • It gives answers to these questions: Why has violent terrorism continued to plague Xinjiang?
  • The documentary is 55 minutes long and consists of four parts: "The Network," "Enemies Within," "The Textbooks," and "The Black Hands."

The War in the Shadows: Challenges of Fighting Terrorism in Xinjiang

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 7:23pm

This is the fourth documentary on terrorism in Xinjiang.

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  • This is the fourth documentary on terrorism in Xinjiang.
  • Together with the previous three, which are Fighting Terrorism in Xinjiang, The Black HandETIM and Terrorism in Xinjiang, and Tianshan: Still Standing- Memories of Fighting Terrorism in Xinjiang, it provides in-depth observation and analysis: The region has suffered from terrorism threats for decades.
  • The efforts to eradicate extremism have taken great sacrifices, and Xinjiang is still facing challenges in the long run.
  • We are grateful to the people in Xinjiang for their courage to share their personal sorrows, regrets, and doubts.

The War in the Shadows: Challenges of Fighting Terrorism in Xinjiang

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 6:47pm

This is the fourth documentary on terrorism in Xinjiang.

Key Points: 
  • This is the fourth documentary on terrorism in Xinjiang.
  • Together with the previous three, which are Fighting Terrorism in Xinjiang, The Black HandETIM and Terrorism in Xinjiang, and Tianshan: Still Standing- Memories of Fighting Terrorism in Xinjiang, it provides in-depth observation and analysis: The region has suffered from terrorism threats for decades.
  • The efforts to eradicate extremism have taken great sacrifices, and Xinjiang is still facing challenges in the long run.
  • We are grateful to the people in Xinjiang for their courage to share their personal sorrows, regrets, and doubts.

HKIRA 7th IR Awards 2021 Now Open for Nomination

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 10:10am

HONG KONG, Apr 7, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (HKIRA) is pleased to announce that public nomination is now open for the HKIRA 7th IR Awards 2021 (the 'Awards').

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  • HONG KONG, Apr 7, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (HKIRA) is pleased to announce that public nomination is now open for the HKIRA 7th IR Awards 2021 (the 'Awards').
  • Public nomination for the HKIRA 7th IR Awards 2021 is now open to Hong Kong-listed companies.
  • The HKIRA 7th IR Awards 2021 scheme has a total of 15 award categories honouring best IR practices of individuals and companies.
  • Among these awards, 12 categories are open for nomination and voting, while the other 3 awards are selected by the judging panel.

Taiwan Cement announces NT$10 billion investment for super battery factory

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 12:43pm

TAIPEI, April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the top ten cement companies in the world, Taiwan Cement (TCC) greatly emphasizes on the climate and environmental impacts the cement industry causes.

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  • TAIPEI, April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the top ten cement companies in the world, Taiwan Cement (TCC) greatly emphasizes on the climate and environmental impacts the cement industry causes.
  • TCC's board of directors recently passed the resolution to invest up to NT$10 billion (~US$350 million) to build a super battery factory in Kaohsiung, the largest city in southern Taiwan.
  • TCC board of directors recently passed the resolution to invest up to NT$10 billion (~US$350 million) to set up Taiwan's first super battery factory in Kaohsiung with the focus of manufacturing high-end, high-capacity, and high-charge-discharge nickel ternary batteries.
  • With the development of the super battery, in the future, there might be a chance to breakthrough these conventional connectivity solutions to create infinite possibilities."

Taiwan Cement announces NT$10 billion investment for super battery factory

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 12:34pm

TAIPEI, April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the top ten cement companies in the world, Taiwan Cement (TCC) greatly emphasizes on the climate and environmental impacts the cement industry causes.

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  • TAIPEI, April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the top ten cement companies in the world, Taiwan Cement (TCC) greatly emphasizes on the climate and environmental impacts the cement industry causes.
  • TCC's board of directors recently passed the resolution to invest up to NT$10 billion (~US$350 million) to build a super battery factory in Kaohsiung, the largest city in southern Taiwan.
  • TCC board of directors recently passed the resolution to invest up to NT$10 billion (~US$350 million) to set up Taiwan's first super battery factory in Kaohsiung with the focus of manufacturing high-end, high-capacity, and high-charge-discharge nickel ternary batteries.
  • With the development of the super battery, in the future, there might be a chance to breakthrough these conventional connectivity solutions to create infinite possibilities."