Will Korean peace be achieved in Thailand?

Thanks; The Nation Published;June 21, 2019 01:00 If there is another summit between the United States and North Korea, there is a high possibility that Thailand will be the venue chosen to breathe life back into the peace process following the collapse of talks in Vietnam in February. But in order to look forward on…

China has a silver bullet in its trade-war arsenal

Thanks;Ivan Martchev Published: May 23, 2019 10:15 am ET Xi Jinping, president of China If China devalues the yuan, the country might think it can win the trade war and fix its massive debt overhang Idioms are defined as fascinating phrases that add color to otherwise more complex discussions — a way to make them more…

Supreme Court allows lawsuit over Apple’s iPhone apps to proceed

Thanks; Brent Kendall, Tripp Mickle Published: May 13, 2019 11:21 am ET The lawsuit claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can proceed with an antitrust lawsuit challenging Apple Inc.’s AAPL-5.81%   exclusive control over the marketplace for iPhone apps, threatening the tech giant’s slice of…

Training for city leaders

Thanks;UN Habitat (zuzana.vuova@un.org) Published;MAY,17 Apply now to the Singapore – UN-HABITAT international capacity building programme: 26-30 August 2019 in Singapore Singapore and UN-HABITAT is organizing the 3rd edition of the International Leaders in Urban Governance Programme for Africa which will take place between 26-30 August 2019 in Singapore.  Mayors, governors, heads of metropolitan regions and provincial governments, decision-makers,…

Trump’s Plan To Zap Incoming Missiles With Lasers Is Back To The Future

Thanks;GEOFF BRUMFIEL Published;April 8, 20195:02 AM ET President Trump vowed in January to “detect and destroy any missile launched against the United States anywhere, anytime, anyplace.” Doing so would likely mean basing defenses in space. Evan Vucci/AP Earlier this year, President Trump laid out an ambitious plan for U.S. missile defenses. “Our goal is simple,”…

George H.W. Bush, 41st President, Dead at 94

Thanks; Eleanor Clift Published;12.01.18 12:03 AM ET jean-Louis Atlan If the presidency were measured by resume alone, George Herbert Walker Bush, who died Friday night at the age of 94, was one of the most prepared men to ever hold the job. Before his election in 1988, he had been ambassador to the U.N., envoy to…

His Majesty King Harald V and Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway Witnessed the Signing Ceremony of “DNV GL — VeChain Digital Low Carbon Ecosystem” in Beijing

Published; Oct,16 Thanks;VeChain Foundation October 16, 2018 — On behalf of a national agenda to deepen bilateral relations between Norway and China, their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway have conducted an official state visit to China this week. As part of their activities, their Majesties served as signing witnesses of the “DNV GL-VeChain…

Taiwan machinery industry benefits from US-China trade war

Thanks;Jakarta, posted: Published;Thu, August 16, 2018 | 12:45 pm A exhibit at the 16th Taipei International Plastics and Rubber Industry show (Taipei Plas) in Nangang Exhibition Center in Taipei, on Wednesday.(JP/Dewanti A. Wardhani) While the United States and China have got embroiled in a trade war, Taiwan has risen to become a beneficiary of the…

Elon Musk goes full superhero, deploys team to save Thai kids trapped in cave

Thanks; RACHEL KRAUS Published;July,7 2018 Elon Musk offers his resources and expertise to the Thai government. IMAGE: JOSHUA LOTT/GETTY IMAGES Elon Musk has sent engineers from his SpaceX and Boring Company teams to assist with the rescue efforts of the boys’ soccer team stuck in a cave system in Thailand. Twelve boys and their soccer…