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Joint Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron

Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 1:05pm

CARBIS BAY, UK, June 12, 2021 /CNW/ - Mr. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, and Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of France, met in Carbis Bay, UK on June 12, 2021 on the margins of the G7.

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  • CARBIS BAY, UK, June 12, 2021 /CNW/ - Mr. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, and Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of France, met in Carbis Bay, UK on June 12, 2021 on the margins of the G7.
  • They issued the following statement:
    The pandemic has hit our countries hard and has taken a heavy human toll.
  • Inspired by the resilience of our people, and driven by a spirit of solidarity, Canada and France reaffirm their commitment to working together to address the multidimensional challenges caused by the health crisis.
  • They reiterate their willingness to cooperate with their international partners, in particular their G7 and G20 partners, to work toward a sustainable and equitable post-COVID recovery.

China to deepen reform, opening-up, expand cooperation in new era

Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 12:28pm

"China will commit itself to building a cross-Pacific regional cooperation framework that benefits all parties.

Key Points: 
  • "China will commit itself to building a cross-Pacific regional cooperation framework that benefits all parties.
  • Meanwhile, China has signed cooperation agreements with 140 countries and 31 international organizations under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), since it was initiated in 2013.
  • China now has 21 pilot free trade zones (FTZs), after unveiling three new FTZs last year.
  • President Xi has previously pledged that "China's door of opening-up will not be closed and will only open even wider," signaling the clear intent for greater global cooperation.

China to deepen reform, opening-up, expand cooperation in new era

Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 12:05pm

"China will commit itself to building a cross-Pacific regional cooperation framework that benefits all parties.

Key Points: 
  • "China will commit itself to building a cross-Pacific regional cooperation framework that benefits all parties.
  • Meanwhile, China has signed cooperation agreements with 140 countries and 31 international organizations under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), since it was initiated in 2013.
  • China now has 21 pilot free trade zones (FTZs), after unveiling three new FTZs last year.
  • President Xi has previously pledged that "China's door of opening-up will not be closed and will only open even wider," signaling the clear intent for greater global cooperation.

Passive Optical LAN (POL) Market Report 2021 - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics, 2012-2019 & 2020-2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 12:50pm

World Current & Future Analysis for Passive Optical LAN (POL) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2018 through 2027 and % CAGR

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  • World Current & Future Analysis for Passive Optical LAN (POL) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2018 through 2027 and % CAGR
    World Historic Review for Passive Optical LAN (POL) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2017 and % CAGR
    World 15-Year Perspective for Passive Optical LAN (POL) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2012, 2018 & 2027
    World 15-Year Perspective for Optical Cables by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2018 & 2027
    World 15-Year Perspective for Coupler by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2018 & 2027
    World 15-Year Perspective for Power Splitter by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2018 & 2027
    World 15-Year Perspective for Connector by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2018 & 2027
    World 15-Year Perspective for Amplifier by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2018 & 2027
    World 15-Year Perspective for Wavelength Division Multiplexer/De-Multiplexer by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2018 & 2027
    World 15-Year Perspective for Other Components by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2018 & 2027
    World 15-Year Perspective for Gigabit-Capable Passive Optical Networks (GPON) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2018 & 2027
    World 15-Year Perspective for EPON by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2018 & 2027

H&R Block Announces New Global Consumer Tax Leadership to Drive Enhanced Client Experiences

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:31pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following the recent restructuring of the company, today H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) announces changes to its Global Consumer Tax leadership team.

Key Points: 
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following the recent restructuring of the company, today H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) announces changes to its Global Consumer Tax leadership team.
  • These leaders will remain focused on driving growth as it creates enhanced tax experiences and flexible service options for more clients.
  • Karen Orosco, has been named president, global consumer tax and service delivery, where she will drive the growth of Global Consumer Tax.
  • This includes leadership of more than 12,000 company- and franchise-owned tax offices in the United States, Canada, and Australia, the organizations do-it-yourself (DIY) tax solutions, end-to-end tax pro experience management, tax transformation, and a consumer tax products and support team.

Press release - Global Europe: MEPs back EU external cooperation funding instrument worth €79.5 billion

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 8:04pm

Global Europe, which for the first time brings the majority of the EUs various external cooperation funding streams under one umbrella instrument, will provide funding of 79.5 billion EUR (in current prices) for 2021-2027.

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  • Global Europe, which for the first time brings the majority of the EUs various external cooperation funding streams under one umbrella instrument, will provide funding of 79.5 billion EUR (in current prices) for 2021-2027.
  • It will be used to support sustainable development in EU neighbourhood countries, Africa, Asia, the Americas, the Pacific and the Caribbean.
  • Human rights, civil society, global challenges

    In addition to a focus on sustainable development, Global Europe will advance key thematic aspects of EU external policy, including, programmes promoting human rights, democracy, civil society.

  • More details on the various Global Europe programmes and pillars, background information, as well as quotes are available in the press release on the political agreement (15.12.2020).

Press release - Czechia: MEPs demand action on rule of law breaches and conflict of interests

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 8:03pm

MEPs are also deeply concerned by the political pressure on independent Czech media as well as the countrys previous prosecutor-general.

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  • MEPs are also deeply concerned by the political pressure on independent Czech media as well as the countrys previous prosecutor-general.
  • They consider that the Czech Governments lack of action in tackling the Prime Ministers conflict of interest has a negative impact on the functioning of the Czech State authorities and on compliance with EU legislation.
  • Another option would be to ensure that he or other members of his government fully abstain from EU decision-making that might directly or indirectly concern the interests of the Agrofert group.
  • All of the evidence we have at hand indicates there are serious, systemic problems for Czechia that urgently need to be dealt with.

CGTN: Education in China's fight against poverty: Leaving no one behind

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 5:18pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping viewed education as a first and fundamental step to "dig the well" of eradicating absolute poverty in China, which was achieved in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping viewed education as a first and fundamental step to "dig the well" of eradicating absolute poverty in China, which was achieved in 2020.
  • Nine-year compulsory education is now available to all children from rural poor households, and the completion rate in 2020 was 94.8 percent.
  • As China goes digital in education, internet infrastructure has also bridged the gap between urban and rural education primary and middle schools across the country all have internet connection.
  • Favorable policies have also been leveraged to enroll more poor students, expand employment for graduates, and help students shake off poverty through vocational education.

CGTN: Education in China's fight against poverty: Leaving no one behind

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 4:41pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping viewed education as a first and fundamental step to "dig the well" of eradicating absolute poverty in China, which was achieved in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping viewed education as a first and fundamental step to "dig the well" of eradicating absolute poverty in China, which was achieved in 2020.
  • Nine-year compulsory education is now available to all children from rural poor households, and the completion rate in 2020 was 94.8 percent.
  • As China goes digital in education, internet infrastructure has also bridged the gap between urban and rural education primary and middle schools across the country all have internet connection.
  • Favorable policies have also been leveraged to enroll more poor students, expand employment for graduates, and help students shake off poverty through vocational education.

CleanEquity® Monaco 2021 - Registration and Collaboration

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 2:22pm

LONDON, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --CleanEquity was founded in 2007 by His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco & Mungo Park, Chair of Innovator Capital.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --CleanEquity was founded in 2007 by His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco & Mungo Park, Chair of Innovator Capital.
  • The conference, aimed at accelerating development and implementation of sustainable technology innovation, returns on 22nd & 23rdJuly 2021.
  • Over 600 companies across 11 sectors and 70 sub-sectors are sourced annually by Innovator Capital's CleanEquity team.
  • For further information about attending CleanEquity Monaco 2021, please use the contact details below or visit the conference website: www.cleanequitymonaco.com