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China raises hopes for continued climate change action at Davos – Greenpeace

17 January 2017, Davos – Chinese President Xi Jinping today addressed the opening of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Under the theme “responsive and responsible leadership”, Xi offered his view on a set of global issues including climate change, urging all parties to stick to the Paris Agreement instead of walking away from it,

Asia in 2017 and Beyond: Prepare for the Unexpected by Building Resilience

Zhang Tao, Deputy Managing Director, IMF Remarks at the Asian Financial Forum, Hong Kong, China January 17, 2017 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. It is my pleasure to join you at this important event—and on its 10th anniversary—that helps shape Asia’s future. 2016 was a year of change. Political events in Europe such as the

Book Launch: Modernizing China—Investing in Soft Infrastructure

Zhang Tao, Deputy Managing Director, IMF Remarks at Peking University, Beijing, China January 17, 2017 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. It is my great pleasure to participate in this important event. Let me start by expressing our gratitude to the National School of Development at Peking University for co-organizing this event. This school has a

SkyLED expands footprint: enters Tamil Nadu, Karnataka markets

The Kolkata based maker of state of the art television sets, SkyLED has made a successful entry into the major South India based markets. After its hugely triumphant forays into Karnataka, it has also chalked up impressive numbers in Tamil Nadu, where it has already appointed 3 super stockists and 15 distributors who are currently

Retail Loyalty Program: An Effective Way to Bring Market Competitiveness in China

86% of Chinese respondents agree that all other factors equal, they will buy from a retailer with a loyalty program over one without; 84% respondents in China prefer use loyalty program mobile apps   Beijing – Jan 9 , 2017 –  retail loyalty program can be an effective way to create competitive advantage by reducing customers’ likelihood

The Sky, is not the limit for SKYLED, it is the destination – Md. Rais Qureshi

Md. Rais Qureshi, the young and indomitable CEO of Sky LED an alumnus of the Bhawanipur Education Society College (BESC) met up with Tristha Sharma, Preiti Jalan and Jenia Giri, students of Corporate Communications of the college. Despite his hectic schedule, Qureshi answered all the queries that the budding communicators had for him, going to

UAE, China Most Popular Emerging Markets for Millennials Seeking to Advance Career

  Global World Economic Forum survey confirms United Arab Emirate’s status as a top preferred emerging market for young people looking for a career abroad MENA youth also most enthusiastic about starting up their own companies, working as independents Regional results are presented today in Dubai during the Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils

China averaged  29 chemical accidents per month so far this year – Greenpeace

Beijing, 21 September 2016 – 232 chemical-related accidents occurred in China from January to August 2016, an average of 29 per month, according to Greenpeace East Asia’s ‘China Chemical Accidents Counter’. The accidents caused 199 deaths and 400 injuries. The findings demonstrate the lax management of China’s chemicals industry, the world’s largest. In addition, preliminary

China and US to announce Paris Agreement plans ahead of G20 – Greenpeace statement

Beijing, 2 September 2016 – Presidents Xi Jinping of China and Barack Obama of the US are expected to issue a joint statement showcasing their commitment to the Paris Agreement at their bilateral meeting on 3 September ahead of the G20. Greenpeace East Asia’s Senior Climate Policy Adviser, Li Shuo said: “These back-to-back meetings must

Phytotheraphy: plants from the past promising cures of the future – Chawm Ganguly

Phytotherapy, the ancient art of using plants with proven medicinal qualities to heal ailments and more importantly, to restore balance is fast regaining the place it had sadly lost over time. Any journey to the root of medical practice, be it in the ancient civilisations of Mesopotamia, China, Egypt or India, is not complete without