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Marine Environment Protection Committee opens

A busy Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 71) is now under way at IMO Headquarters in London (3-7 July). A key item on the agenda is the implementation of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, which will enter into force on 8 September 2017. The Committee will consider draft amendments to the BWM Convention which

Focus on Youth: Jordan’s Crown Prince Opens World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa

Prince says only younger generation can ultimately drive radicalization out of MENA region Klaus Schwab calls for inclusive leadership that listens to youth King Felipe VI of Spain cites need to build coalitions for peace and development President of Iraq praises the success of pushing back ISIS and expresses optimism for rebuilding Niger’s president says

HKTDC Entrepreneur Day Opens with Record Exhibitors

Star speakers discuss tech trends and opportunities HONG KONG, May 19, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – The ninth edition of the HKTDC Entrepreneur Day opened today to a record of more than 270 exhibitors. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the two-day event (19 to 20 May) is taking place at the

Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair Opens

New Pavilions Present the Latest Equipment and Technology; Held Concurrently with Hospital Authority Convention HONG KONG, May 16, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – The eighth HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and

Crocs Opens New Store in Kolkata

Brand opens new store at City Centre 1, Kolkata   Kolkata, 18th April 2017: Crocs, the global footwear brand, is all set to launch its new store in one of the top malls of Kolkata, City Centre Salt Lake. Crocs has recently opened its second store in Bengaluru’s Forum Mall and is now ready to

World Economic Forum San Francisco Center Opens, Aims to Spread Tech Benefits 

 The World Economic Forum today opens the doors of its Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution at the Presidio in San Francisco, with Mayor Lee of San Francisco and Governor Inslee of Washington in attendance The Center will convene start-ups, venture capitalists, the world’s leading companies, experts, academics, NGOs and governments to discuss how science

Hong Kong International Jewellery Show Opens

Featuring about 2,580 Exhibitors from around the World; Together with the International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show the world’s largest jewellery marketplace is formed in Hong Kong HONG KONG, Mar 2, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – The 34th Hong Kong International Jewellery Show opened today and runs through 6 March at the Hong Kong Convention

INCB-UNODC third international conference on “Precursor Chemicals and New Psychoactive substances” opens in Bangkok

VIENNA/BANGKOK, 22 February (United Nations Information Service) – The third international conference on “Precursor Chemicals and New Psychoactive Substances” organized by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) started in Bangkok on Tuesday. The conference was opened by the Minister of Justice of Thailand, Suwaphan Tanyuvardhana,

XL Catlin opens new Shared Services office in Gurgaon

New Delhi, India, February 9, 2017: XL Catlin announces the opening of a new office, covering three floors at DLF World Tech Park in Gurgaon. The new office is for the company’s Shared Services operations, which provide vital underwriting support, claims administration, actuarial services, finance and accounting for XL Catlin’s teams across the world. Located

FM EXPO Saudi and Saudi Clean Expo opens to overwhelming response

  FM EXPO Saudi 2017 and Saudi Clean Expo running until 17 January at the Jeddah Centre for Forum & Events   Jeddah, 16 January 2017 – FM EXPO Saudi 2017 and Saudi Clean Expo opened its doors to thousands of visitors as industry professionals turned out in force to learn more about this growing