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Published: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:05:27 EDT

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Hamilton Crawford - China Economy Beats Predictions

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:00:00 EDT

(image) SHANGHAI, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- China's import and export growth increased last month, indicating that the world's second-largest economy is still growing at a robust pace in spite of predictions of an eventual slowdown. According to the data released by Shanghai, China based...

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Teamster Leaders In U.S., Canada Laud Their Respective NAFTA Negotiators

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:48:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the fourth round of NAFTA renegotiation, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters dispatched staff from both its U.S. and Canadian trade policy teams to track and influence the negotiations on behalf of several top Teamster...

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Maldives Police Service has Highest Percentage of Female Officers in South-east Asia Region

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:11:00 EDT

(image) MALE, Maldives, October 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maldives has the highest percentage of female police officers in south-east Asia and, according to two serving Chief Inspectors, that figure is set to rise within the next few years.      (Photo: http://mma.prnewswire.c...

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Welcomes, Supports Firm Strategy US President Announced, towards Iran, its Aggressive Approach

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:25:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kingdom commends the President's clear-eyed vision, and his commitment to working with the United States' allies in the region to confront common threats, especially those posed by Iran's aggressive policies and behavior in the...

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AJC on President Trump's Iran Nuclear Deal Remarks

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:26:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC CEO David Harris issued the following statement following President Donald J. Trump's remarks: President Donald J. Trump spoke about Iran today in a much-anticipated speech. The core of the message was that he would decertify Iran...

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Lincoln Institute marks 10th anniversary of Center for Urban Development and Land Policy in Beijing

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:22:00 EDT

(image) BEIJING, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy this weekend marks the 10th anniversary of the Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy in Beijing, a dynamic hub of research and dialogue providing practical...

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Greater Zurich Area Appoints Honorary Ambassadors

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) ZURICH, October 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 11, 2017, Greater Zurich Area appointed eight U.S. executives, entrepreneurs and influencers as Greater Zurich Honorary Ambassadors. Suzi LeVine, former U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein, commenced the ceremony.   &...

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The 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly to Bring Together Parliamentarians from Around the World

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 07:07:00 EDT

(image) ST PETERSBURG, Russia, October 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly is set to take place from 14 to 18 October in St Petersburg. The Assembly is the largest international parliamentary event to be organised in Russia, and holds special importance...

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AJC on U.S. Exit from UNESCO

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:32:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC, the global Jewish advocacy organization, called the United States decision to leave UNESCO regrettable, but one that should serve as a wake-up call for the other member states. "UNESCO without the United States will be a...

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Teamsters, Labor Allies Propose A Pro-Worker Path Forward For NAFTA

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:30:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Top Teamsters leaders joined with members of Congress and their fellow union allies from across North America today in laying out a path forward for a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as negotiators meet in the...

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Joint Press Statement from USW Regarding NAFTA Renegotiations

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:18:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following joint statement was issued today by Leo W. Gerard, United Steelworkers (USW) International President and Ken Neumann, USW Canadian National Director following the Trinational Labor Summit:  We have come together today...

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China advancing eldercare service industry in coping with the "Grey Wave"

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 01:30:00 EDT

GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- "I have a very happy and colorful life here, and I want to live to a hundred years old," said an old gentleman surnamed Li, who is over 90 and has been living in the Golden Heights Nursing Home in the Chaoyang District, Beijing for...

Demers Ambulances Grants Arkansas Coverage to Pinnacle Emergency Vehicles

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:58:00 EDT

(image) BELOEIL, QC, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Demers Ambulances is pleased to announce that Pinnacle Emergency Vehicles will cover Arkansas ambulance sales. "We are excited to have Pinnacle Emergency Vehicles cover the state of Arkansas for Demers," said Benoit Lafortune, Executive...

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The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Announces Fatimah Baeshen as Official Spokesperson

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:01:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Washington, DC is officially announcing Fatimah Salem A. Baeshen as the embassy's spokesperson. Prior to her appointment, Baeshen held positions with Aon, the Islamic Development Bank, the...

Saudi Ambassador Welcomes the Formal Notification for Proposed Missile Defense Sale

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:12:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia welcomes the formal notification for the proposed acquisition of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) equipment, support and services. This $15 billion sale is intended for the...

International Institute for Justice Excellence Established, Announces Celebration of "International Justice Excellence Day"

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 08:30:00 EDT

(image) THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, several international leaders in the field of justice announced the establishment of the International Institute for Justice Excellence (IIJE), a nonprofit institute. The Institute is headquartered in the international city of...

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CDPQ and CKD IM acquire Mexican wind and solar assets of Enel Green Power, for a total capacity of 1,712 MW

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:23:00 EDT

(image) The investment totals USD 1.35 billion The assets are integrated into CDPQ's investment platform launched in 2015 with CKD IM, a consortium of Mexican institutional investors MONTRÉAL and MEXICO CITY, Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - La Caisse de dépôt et placement du...

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The Luxembourg Forum President Dr. Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor Warns That the North Korea Crisis Could Spark a Global Chain of Nuclear Strikes

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:00:00 EDT

LONDON, MOSCOW and PARIS, October 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- - "Undoing the Iranian nuclear deal would be unforgivable" - Dr Kantor - "Proliferation of nuclear weapons is the most serious threat today to the fate of humankind" - Tony Blair Leading international experts on...

Nigel Farage to Speak in DC

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 06:15:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The so-called Donald Trump of Britain, Nigel Farage, is set to speak on Thursday, October 12 at 8 PM at the Georgetown Marriott located at 1221 22nd St NW, Washington, DC. As leader of the UK Independence Party and longtime member of...

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TCEB STATEMENT: Royal Cremation Ceremony for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is set on October 26, 2017

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:24:00 EDT

(image) BANGKOK, Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Thai Government has scheduled a Royal Cremation ceremony for His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who passed away on October 13 last year, to be held during October 25 to 29, 2017 at the Sanam Luang Royal Ceremonial Ground in...

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