Category Archives: General

AliExpress to Launch “Candy Jar”, a Mini Space Station that Will “Pour” Red Envelopes Around the Globe on 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

HANGZHOU, China, Oct. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — AliExpress, the international e-commerce platform part of Alibaba Group, announced that it will launch a mini space station named “Candy Jar” in the run-up to this year’s 11.11 …

China’s Major ICT Event PT Expo China 2018 Came to a Close

BEIJING, Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hosted from Sep 26-29 in Beijing by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) event PT Expo China 2018 came to a …

Delegates Voice Concern over Millions Living in Poverty, Unsustainable Trend of Uneven Development, as Second Committee Continues General Debate

Eradication of poverty and promotion of international trade are crucial to implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, speakers told the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) today as it continued its general debate.

The representative …

Children on the Move’ Require Better Protection from Violence, Experts Tell Third Committee amid Concerns over Illegal Detentions, Risks of Statelessness

Child Dies Every 5 Minutes from Abuse, Special Representative Says

Children on the move must be better protected from detention, family separation and violence, United Nations experts told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) …

Paxful looking at Cryptocurrency’s Potential in East Africa

The need for investing in Cryptocurrency is steadily rising in East Africa; specifically Kenya as more and more people are gradually gaining trust/confidence in the use of Cryptocurrency. Though Cryptocurrency is relatively new and comes …

Climate-Smart Agriculture key to support long-term growth of Near East and North Africa countries UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Islamic Development Bank gather countries to discuss future of agriculture in the region

The Near East and North Africa (NENA) region faces numerous common challenges to achieving improved food security, nutrition and inclusive agricultural development. Rapid population growth, increasing urbanization, low growth in food production, as well as …

Boosting farm productivity in Africa through the sustainable use of machines

FAO and the African Union today launched a new framework document that aims to increase agricultural efficiency and reduce drudgery by helping countries in Africa to develop strategies for sustainable farm mechanization.

The Sustainable Agricultural …