McCain Foods to Host Battle of the Burgers Oman at Food & Hospitality Expo

May 26, 2019 Picture:  Muscat, Oman, 26 May 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– From October 14 to 16, professional chefs from leading local burger joints will showcase their grilling skills in a competition for the best burger in Oman. The competition, dubbed “Battle of the Burgers Oman,” the first-of-its-kind competition in Oman, was launched in … Continue reading “McCain Foods to Host Battle of the Burgers Oman at Food & Hospitality Expo”

China International Big Data Industry Expo 2019 Opens

May 26, 2019 Picture:  An international expo on big data opened Sunday in southwest China’s Guizhou Province, focusing on the latest innovation of the technology and its applications. The four-day China International Big Data Industry Expo 2019 in the provincial capital of Guiyang will be attended by 448 enterprises from 59 countries and regions, according … Continue reading “China International Big Data Industry Expo 2019 Opens”

The New Scientific Renaissance GMIC 2019 to Kick-off in Guangzhou

May 24, 2019 Picture:  BEIJING, May 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — GMIC, the world’s largest and leading technology conference, has announced that GMIC 2019 will move from Beijing to the new host city of Guangzhou this July, elevating both its brand and industry influence as it connects scientists with entrepreneurs and creatives in an in-depth exploration … Continue reading “The New Scientific Renaissance GMIC 2019 to Kick-off in Guangzhou”

L’AFP menace de partir d’Algérie? BON DÉBARRAS!

L’AFP est prête à jeter l’éponge pleurniche l’hebdo de BHL (le génie qui ne nous veut que du bien et qui héberge et mobilise une flopée de nos brillants intellos, la fine fleur de nos penseurs, primés, tarifés et chargés de nous “déradicaliser”). Cf. papier plus bas. Personne ne la pleurera. D’autant que… Ces « … Continue reading “L’AFP menace de partir d’Algérie? BON DÉBARRAS!”

Les propositions d’un think tank américain pour déstabiliser la Russie

Dans un rapport intitulé Overextending and Unbalancing Russia, publié en avril dernier, la RAND Corporation, institution américaine de conseil et de recherche pour le compte de l’armée américaine, détaille différentes «options» que «les Etats-Unis et leurs alliés pourraient utiliser» afin de «déstabiliser» la Russie. L’étude met en lumière des «options non violentes» permettant «d’affaiblir» l’économie russe, ses … Continue reading “Les propositions d’un think tank américain pour déstabiliser la Russie”

Les Etats-Unis vs Chine : La guerre cybernétique aura bien lieu

Les téléphones Huawei qui sont très prisés par une catégorie de la population de par le monde notamment pour leurs prix abordables sont désormais bons à jeter. Depuis que  Google, (il peut toujours utiliser l’OS open sources mais pas les services Google comme Maps, Gmail ou l’app Play store) dont le système mobile Android équipe … Continue reading “Les Etats-Unis vs Chine : La guerre cybernétique aura bien lieu”

Will the US Sanction Europeans Over Nord Stream 2?

There is a growing push in the U.S. Congress to slap sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. The pipeline under construction would carry Russian natural gas to Germany, and has been a lightning rod of controversy both in Europe and across the Atlantic. Many governments and officials from Eastern Europe fear deeper dependence on … Continue reading “Will the US Sanction Europeans Over Nord Stream 2?”

Washington Preparing to Throw the Kitchen Sink at China

Dear emerging markets fund manager: If you think the trade war is ending this year, I want my money back. China is returning to its subsidy playbook and plans on subsidizing companies hit by tariffs. The latest recipient is tech companies, according to an article in the South China Morning Post on Friday. State subsidies to favored industries were a key … Continue reading “Washington Preparing to Throw the Kitchen Sink at China”

Purple Powerhouse: Why The Good Old Jamun Is the Uncrowned Star of Desi Summers!

A love for mangoes is perhaps the only thing that unites every Indian and elicits no debates, irrespective of where they hail from. I’m sure many would agree that summer blues seem to melt away into obscurity with every juicy bite which relaxes not just your heart but perhaps also the soul. But this is … Continue reading “Purple Powerhouse: Why The Good Old Jamun Is the Uncrowned Star of Desi Summers!”

Amazon Launches Support for Traditional Chinese Books on Kindle

May 24, 2019 Picture:  Readers around the world can now enjoy a growing selection of more than 20,000 Traditional Chinese language books with the free Kindle app and on Kindle devices Authors can now publish Kindle books in Traditional Chinese with Kindle Direct Publishing SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(Nasdaq:AMZN)—Amazon announced today that Kindle customers around the globe can … Continue reading “Amazon Launches Support for Traditional Chinese Books on Kindle”

Pre-Registration for Mobile Masterpiece Saint Seiya: Awakening Begins on May 24Th

May 24, 2019 Picture:  Anime-style role-playing game set to arrive this summer, YOOZOO Games opens up on details and pre-registration for the much-anticipated collaboration SHANGHAI –( ASIA TODAY )–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alongside developer Tencent and renowned Japanese manga artist and writer Masami Kurumada, YOOZOO Games is publishing the forthcoming mobile RPG Saint Seiya: Awakening. Mostly known for … Continue reading “Pre-Registration for Mobile Masterpiece Saint Seiya: Awakening Begins on May 24Th”

The Posiflex Group Showcases an Ecosystem of Connected Solution Endpoints with IoT Remote Monitoring at Computex 2019

May 24, 2019 TAIPEI, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–For the Computex 2019 show, The Posiflex Group is featuring leading solution technology from the family of brands as a fully Serviced IoT Ecosystem. Solution end points include: Connected Modular Kiosks, POS Terminals, and Digital Signage solutions from Posiflex and KIOSK Information Systems Smart Medical Displays with gesture controls from … Continue reading “The Posiflex Group Showcases an Ecosystem of Connected Solution Endpoints with IoT Remote Monitoring at Computex 2019”

Mastercard Adds World Number One Tennis Player Naomi Osaka to Global Sponsorship Portfolio

May 24, 2019 Picture:  Osaka’s rise reflects the Asia Pacific region’s growing influence and impact internationally LONDON –( ASIA TODAY )–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mastercard, one of the world’s most active sponsors of major sporting events, today announced it is partnering with two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka. It is the first time Mastercard has added a current … Continue reading “Mastercard Adds World Number One Tennis Player Naomi Osaka to Global Sponsorship Portfolio”

Accelerate Your Business in South Korea Through 2019 K-Startup Grand Challenge

May 24, 2019 SEOUL, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Entrepreneurs from across the globe should set their sights on participating in the 2019 K-Startup Grand Challenge. Supported by the Ministry of SMEs and Startups and National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA) of South Korea, the initiative provides invaluable support and comprehensive resources to early age startups. Applications for … Continue reading “Accelerate Your Business in South Korea Through 2019 K-Startup Grand Challenge”

Pourquoi le bannissement de Huawei par Trump est un pétard mouillé ?

Par Moon of Alabama − Le 23 mai 2019 La page « Monde » du Washington Post résume un article sur les conséquences du bannissement par Trump du fabricant chinois d’équipement de télécommunication Huawei : Un très important concepteur de puces et des sociétés de télécommunications britanniques ont suspendu leurs relations avec le géant chinois de la technologie pour des raisons de sécurité. … Continue reading “Pourquoi le bannissement de Huawei par Trump est un pétard mouillé ?”

That Time US Bombers Burned Down a Japan-Occupied Chinese City Killing 20,000

By none other than Curtis LeMa in his first mission in the Asian theater One week before Christmas in 1944, nearly 200 American planes raided the Chinese city of Wuhan, dropping 500 tons of incendiary bombs. Thousands of Chinese lives were lost in this incident, which has received very little attention in the intervening decades. … Continue reading “That Time US Bombers Burned Down a Japan-Occupied Chinese City Killing 20,000”

Trump Is Such a Loser He Torpedoed His Own North Korea Deal Because He Was Afraid of Heat at Home

Knew it was the right thing for peace and for his country. Decided to look for number one instead Here’s something you don’t expect to hear at a conference: “Send Lady Gaga to North Korea.” That was the most audacious idea emerging from a recent North Korea academic conference this past March at the University … Continue reading “Trump Is Such a Loser He Torpedoed His Own North Korea Deal Because He Was Afraid of Heat at Home”

As a GMO Stunt, Professor Tasted a Pesticide and Gave It to Students

Photograph Source: http://www.cgpgrey.com – CC BY-SA 3.0 Imagine you are an undergraduate attending an Ivy League university. You go to a routine department seminar. In the middle of his presentation the professor picks up a container from the lectern. He says it contains a pesticide. As he opens it, a faint cloud of brown powder … Continue reading “As a GMO Stunt, Professor Tasted a Pesticide and Gave It to Students”

ITRI, Malaysia company team up on biofuel project

The Industrial Technology Research Institute in northern Taiwan’s Hsinchu County is partnering with Malaysia-based All Cosmos Bio-Tech Holding Corp. (ACBT) on a biofuel and sugar production project in the Southeast Asian nation, according to the state-backed R&D agency May 22.   Under a cooperation agreement inked the same day, ITRI will share its advances in … Continue reading “ITRI, Malaysia company team up on biofuel project”

3 dedicated trade shows for built industry – BMAM Expo Asia 2019, K-Fire & Safety Expo Bangkok 2019 and LED Expo Thailand 2019 + Light ASEAN

May 23, 2019 Picture:  BANGKOK –( ASIA TODAY )– IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. (“IMPACT”) in collaboration with MEX Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd. (“MEX”) and EXCO Co., Ltd. (“EXCO”), are all set to for BMAM Expo Asia 2019 (BMAM”), K-Fire & Safety Expo Bangkok 2019 (“K-Fire”) and LED Expo Thailand 2019 + Light ASEAN (“LED Expo”). … Continue reading “3 dedicated trade shows for built industry – BMAM Expo Asia 2019, K-Fire & Safety Expo Bangkok 2019 and LED Expo Thailand 2019 + Light ASEAN”

Asahi chooses smartTrade for their precious metals trading platform

May 23, 2019 TOKYO–(ASIA TODAY / BUSINESS WIRE)–Asahi Pretec, a precious metals recycling company, has selected smartTrade Technologies, a global leader in multi-asset, end-to-end trading solutions, as technology provider to deliver their next generation precious metals trading platform, with NTTData, a major Japanese system integrator, as a partner. Asahi Pretec was searching for a solution … Continue reading “Asahi chooses smartTrade for their precious metals trading platform”

NICE Actimize’s AI-Infused Transaction Monitoring Solution to Transform China’s SPD Silicon Valley Bank AML Operations

May 23, 2019 SPD Silicon Valley Bank will implement NICE Actimize’s next-generation Suspicious Activity Monitoring solution to detect complex financial crimes while increasing productivity HOBOKEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leading the industry with AI-based solutions designed to streamline anti-money laundering operations for global financial institutions, NICE Actimize, a NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) business and the leader in Autonomous Financial … Continue reading “NICE Actimize’s AI-Infused Transaction Monitoring Solution to Transform China’s SPD Silicon Valley Bank AML Operations”

Myomo® Announces Participation in Beijing Trade Show

May 23, 2019 Myomo to Attend with Ryzur Medical to Assess Chinese Market Opportunity CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Myomo, Inc. (NYSE American: MYO) (“Myomo” or the “Company”), a wearable medical robotics company that offers increased functionality for those suffering from neurological disorders and upper limb paralysis, announces its participation in the China International Fair for … Continue reading “Myomo® Announces Participation in Beijing Trade Show”

CyberLink to Showcase FaceMe® AI Facial Recognition Engine at Computex 2019

May 23, 2019 Picture:  TAIPEI, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a pioneer of AI and facial recognition technologies, will once again be at Computex 2019 from May 28th to June 1st. CyberLink will showcase the latest enhancements to FaceMe®, the leading AI facial recognition engine, and one of the world’s top solutions. The company will demonstrate … Continue reading “CyberLink to Showcase FaceMe® AI Facial Recognition Engine at Computex 2019”

Morpho to Receive EVA Award in Two Consecutive Years

May 23, 2019 Morpho Video Processing Solutions is Awarded Best Software/Algorithm TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Morpho, Inc. (hereinafter, “Morpho”), a global leader in image processing solutions and imaging AI solutions, has been named as the winner of “Best Software/Algorithm” for “Morpho Video Processing Solutions™” as part of the 2019 Vision Product of the Year Awards at the Embedded … Continue reading “Morpho to Receive EVA Award in Two Consecutive Years”

Self-Destructing Molecules Hold Key to Retard Superbug Development

May 23, 2019 Singapore, 23 May 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– Singapore-based researchers have discovered a possible solution to impede the evolution of bacteria into superbugs that are resistant to drugs and therefore harder to kill. Building on a decade’s work on antimicrobial technologies, the multidisciplinary team from Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) and … Continue reading “Self-Destructing Molecules Hold Key to Retard Superbug Development”

Molecules Swing Electrolytes across Membranes to Kill Cancer Cells

May 23, 2019 Singapore, 23 May 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– Researchers from Singapore have designed the world’s first ‘molecular swing’ to transport electrolytes across cell membranes. In a recent paper1, the scientists from NanoBio Lab (NBL) and Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) demonstrated that their … Continue reading “Molecules Swing Electrolytes across Membranes to Kill Cancer Cells”

The Economist announces its first lineup of speakers for the Open Future Festival 2019 on October 5th in Hong Kong, Manchester and Chicago

May 23, 2019 HONG KONG, May 23rd 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– Following on from its success in 2018, The Economist will host its Open Future Festival 2019 on October 5th in Hong Kong, Manchester and Chicago. Guests will be able to participate in lively talks, interactive exhibitions, immersive experiences, debates and networking with festival … Continue reading “The Economist announces its first lineup of speakers for the Open Future Festival 2019 on October 5th in Hong Kong, Manchester and Chicago”

Pékin dénonce le «harcèlement» de Washington envers Huawei

La saga Huawei-Trump continue. Mike Pompeo a accusé la société Huawei de mentir sur ses liens avec les autorités chinoises. Celles-ci dénoncent le «harcèlement» de Washington à l’encontre du numéro deux mondial des smartphones, lâché en série par nombre de ses partenaires. «Dire qu’ils ne travaillent pas avec le gouvernement chinois est une déclaration fausse», … Continue reading “Pékin dénonce le «harcèlement» de Washington envers Huawei”

Chabahar: Still Exempted from Iran Sanctions

by James M. Dorsey The Indian-backed Iranian port of Chabahar has emerged as a major loophole in a tightening military and economic noose and ever harsher U.S. sanctions that President Donald J. Trump, reluctant to be sucked into yet another war, sees as the best way to either force Tehran to its knees or achieve … Continue reading “Chabahar: Still Exempted from Iran Sanctions”

THINKLIGHT forum: A top lineup of speakers assembled from the lighting community

May 23, 2019 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition will once again welcome fairgoers to its renowned THINKLIGHT event programme. This year the organisers have invited some of the leading figures from the lighting community to contribute to the programme through a lineup of talks, presentations and panel discussions. The concurrent event programme promises to be an … Continue reading “THINKLIGHT forum: A top lineup of speakers assembled from the lighting community”

Their Future Was A Brick Kiln, But Top Cop & NGO Ensure 800 Kids Bag a New Destiny

For nearly 800 children of brick kiln labourers from Western Odisha working in Telangana, the faint hope of accessing formal education has become a reality. Thanks to the collective efforts of the Rachakonda Police Commissionerate, the District Collectors of Yadadri Bhuvanagiri and Rangareddy, the Brick Kiln Owners Association in Telangana and global non-profit Aide et … Continue reading “Their Future Was A Brick Kiln, But Top Cop & NGO Ensure 800 Kids Bag a New Destiny”

Turkey Has Folded to US Pressure, Is No Longer Importing Any Iranian Oil

Turkey blasted US sanctions but decided not actually to run afoul of them Turkey has closed its ports to Iranian oil, fully complying with U.S. sanctions against its main supplier, despite Ankara publicly criticising the United States’ move to end import waivers and warning of a struggle to tap alternative producers. The U.S. decision to … Continue reading “Turkey Has Folded to US Pressure, Is No Longer Importing Any Iranian Oil”

Le Portugal lance le premier emprunt Panda de la zone euro et resserre sa coopération avec la Chine

Le gouvernement portugais a annoncé le 22 mai qu’il allait devenir le premier Etat de la zone euro à lancer un Panda bond, c’est-à-dire un emprunt libellé en yuan mais réservé aux investisseurs étrangers.  Il sera d’un montant de 2 milliards de yuan, soit 240 millions d’euros. Le gouvernement portugais a aussi invité les entreprises … Continue reading “Le Portugal lance le premier emprunt Panda de la zone euro et resserre sa coopération avec la Chine”

Living in a Nation of Political Narcissists

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair In this country, reactions to the Mueller report have been all-American beyond belief. Let’s face it, when it comes to election meddling, it’s been me, me, me, 24/7 here. Yes, in some fashion some set of Russians meddled in the last election campaign, whether it was, as Jared Kushner improbably claimed, … Continue reading “Living in a Nation of Political Narcissists”

A New Volkisch Mythos

“Greta is able to see what other people cannot see, { } She can see carbon dioxide with the naked eye. She sees how it flows out of chimneys and and changes the atmosphere in a landfill.” – Malena Ernman (mother of Greta Thunberg), ‘Scenes from the heart. Our life for the climate’ “If you want … Continue reading “A New Volkisch Mythos”

La stratégie chinoise pour l’Amérique Centrale commence à craquer de toutes parts

Par Andrew Korybko – Le 6 mai 2019 – Source eurasiafuture.com Deux pays d’Amérique centrale ont connu récemment des changements de régime par les urnes ; cela pose de gros défis à la stratégie déployée par la Chine dans cette région : les prochains dirigeants du Salvador et du Panama se sont chacun engagé à durcir la … Continue reading “La stratégie chinoise pour l’Amérique Centrale commence à craquer de toutes parts”

Recrudescence de la violence, fonds d’aide à la presse et nominations : Ce qu’il faut retenir du Conseil des ministres de ce 22 mai 2019

Recrudescence de la Violence “Le Chef de l’État a rappelé l’impératif du renforcement de la sécurité des biens et des personnes dans un contexte marqué par la recrudescence dangereuse de la délinquance et des crimes, la persistance du fléau d’accidents routiers meurtriers, les incendies mais également les effondrements de bâtiments » a dit Macky Sall … Continue reading “Recrudescence de la violence, fonds d’aide à la presse et nominations : Ce qu’il faut retenir du Conseil des ministres de ce 22 mai 2019”

Voltaire’s Analysis of Chinese Civilization. A Model for a “Better Europe”

The following text by Professor Gjergj Sinani of the University of Tirana, Albania, was presented at the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilisations, programme organized by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Beijing, May 15-16, 2019 *** Voltaire is … The post Voltaire’s Analysis of Chinese Civilization. A Model for a “Better Europe” appeared first on … Continue reading “Voltaire’s Analysis of Chinese Civilization. A Model for a “Better Europe””

Ces frictions culturelles qui mènent à l’échec des fusions-acquisitions internationales

Au niveau mondial, les opérations connaissent un taux d’échec situé entre 50% et 60%. Ekaphon maneechot / ShutterstockLes phénomènes de mondialisation et de fortes consolidations dans les affaires internationales suscitent un intérêt certain pour les fusions-acquisitions hors frontières. Le nombre de ces opérations ne cesse de croître au niveau mondial, pour un total de près … Continue reading “Ces frictions culturelles qui mènent à l’échec des fusions-acquisitions internationales”

Big Blow for Huawei as Japanese, Korean, British Firms Reconsider or Suspend Cooperation as Well

Huaweis’s suppliers in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan (ROC), and Britain are examining if they can continue to make business with Huawei, while some have already declared a suspension in cooperation. The issue is that these non-American companies nonetheless use some American components of technology, and if they proceed they will be sanctioned by the US … Continue reading “Big Blow for Huawei as Japanese, Korean, British Firms Reconsider or Suspend Cooperation as Well”

NIPPON Platform Has Established the Ninth Overseas Branch “NIPPON Platform OÜ” in Estonia

May 22, 2019 TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NIPPON Platform Co., Ltd. (CEO: Jun Takagi, Tokyo, Japan) established the subsidiary “NIPPON Platform OÜ” in Estonia on 8 May 2019. This is the ninth overseas branch for NIPPON Platform. “Making Japan into a cashless society” and “Revitalizing local societies and rural development with small and medium-sized retailers” are the motto … Continue reading “NIPPON Platform Has Established the Ninth Overseas Branch “NIPPON Platform OÜ” in Estonia”