Thursday February 22, 2018 08:17

FEBRUARY Press Releases

IMF Staff Concludes Visit to West Bank and Gaza Stcoks—21 Feb 18

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Karen Ongley visited East Jerusalem and Ramallah during February 4–14, 2018, to assess recent economic developments in the West Bank and Gaza. The IMF team met with Finance Minister Shukry

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Australia Stcoks—21 Feb 18

On February 7, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2017 Article IV consultation with Australia.[1] Australia has enjoyed a comparatively robust economic performance while adjusting to the end of the commodity price

Millions in Myanmar to Benefit from Disaster Preparedness Stcoks—21 Feb 18

YANGON, February 20, 2018 – The Launch Workshop for the Myanmar Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Management Project, which will strengthen Myanmar's disaster preparedness, was held today, with national and local government officials reporting on

SHANGNAI NIGHT AT SPASSO,GRAND HYATT ERAWAN BANGKOK - February 23 General—20 Feb 18

Enjoy the night with live entertainment from our resident band 'QUEST' brings rock, funk, and contemporary pop hits to Spasso the best live entertainment venue in Bangkok. Only at Spasso, fascinating Shanghai Night themed event would be the best solution

Agriculture Is Creating Higher Income Jobs in Half of EU Member States but Others Are Stcoks—20 Feb 18

BRUSSELS, February 19, 2018 – Half of EU member states have leveraged the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to significantly reduce poverty and drive higher incomes in farming, while other countries are still lagging, according to the latest World

New Seasonal Dish River Prawns Vegetables with Spicy Miso Soup at General—19 Feb 18

Our elegant and authentic Japanese restaurant, KiSara, in Conrad Bangkok has done it again with a simple yet incredibly delicious seasonal specialty during February of this year, the delicate flesh of the delicious river prawn meets the exquisite arts of

LA GRITTAS GOURMET PASTA PROMOTION IN THE MONTH OF LOVE General—19 Feb 18

Head Chef Patrizia of La Gritta crafts a special menu "Gourmet Pasta" for pasta lovers during the month of love in February 2018. Guests will experience authentic Italian cuisine with five recommended dishes. Spaghetti al Nero di Seppia, priced at 850

Peking Duck Half Price at Dynasty Restaurant Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao General—19 Feb 18

Dynasty Chinese Restaurant, Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok, invites you to enjoy "Peking Duck", the most renowned Chinese gourmet dish, for 50% off from now until 28th February 2018! Hong Kong Master Chef Kam recommends you to sample his

Policymakers and civil society to convene at global UN energy conference in Bangkok 21-23 February General—19 Feb 18

Ministers, senior UN officials and civil society representatives from around the world will convene in Bangkok this week for the Global SDG7 Conference, where they will identify trends and gaps towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 7(SDG7) on

Aeroflot Open 2018 Begins in Moscow on 19 February General—19 Feb 18

The Aeroflot Open 2018 international chess festival will be held from 19 February to 1 March at the Cosmos Hotel. The competition is one of the world's oldest and most popular, and is traditionally held with support from Aeroflot. This year's event is

Sripatum Visit Ayutthaya Historical Site General—16 Feb 18

Office of International Relations with School of Architecture organized a special trip to Ayutthaya for faculty members and students from Chennai Academy of Architecture and Design (CAAD), India, on 14 February 2018. A total of 21 CAAD faculty members

Womens rights: UN Committee to review Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Fiji, and Marshall General—16 Feb 18

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is meeting in Geneva from 19 February to 9 March 2018 to review women's rights in Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Fiji, and Marshall Islands in the South East Asia and South Pacific

Chinese New Year - stunning Zhuhai amazes the world with innovative performance on the Spring General—16 Feb 18

Families gathering to have the reunion dinner on each Chinese New Year's Eve is the most valued ritual for Chinese people. An indispensable "feast" at that time is watching the Spring Festival Gala. On February 15th, Zhuhai, the window of reform and

Nigeria: World Bank Approves $486 Million to Improve Nigeria Electricity Transmission Network and Stcoks—16 Feb 18

WASHINGTON, February 15, 2017 – The World Bank today approved an International Development Association (IDA)* Credit and an IDA Scale Up Facility Credit in the total amount of $486 million equivalent for rehabilitation and upgrading of electricity

Movenpick Hotels Resorts unveils seven dishes to celebrate the brands 70 years of culinary General—15 Feb 18

Menu favourites have been reimagined to mark the Moevenpick Group's 70th anniversary, paying tribute to the company's founding principle – doing ordinary things in an extraordinary way Baar, Switzerland, 12 February, 2018 – Moevenpick Hotels

Highlights at the Thailand Yacht Show Lifestyle—15 Feb 18

The upcoming third edition of the Thailand Yacht Show is gearing up to take place at the stunning Ao Po Grand Marina from 22 to 25 February 2018 and promises a truly hands-on experience for all. Over the four days of the Show, visitors will take part in

Countries Must Strengthen Tax Systems to Meet SDGs Stcoks—15 Feb 18

NEW YORK CITY, February 14, 2018 - Major international organizations -including the IMF, OECD, UN and World Bank Group- today called on governments from around the world to strengthen and increase the effectiveness of their tax systems to generate the

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the United Stcoks—15 Feb 18

On February 12, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with the United Kingdom. Economic growth has moderated since the beginning of 2017, reflecting weakening domestic demand. The sharp

Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf Spa Resort offering a 20% discount for celebrate the unique history Lifestyle—14 Feb 18

To celebrate the unique history of the Krabi province and the annual Naga Fest we are offering a 20% discount with breakfast on hotel stays between February 21st and 27th 2018. In addition to great rates we are offering unmatched benefits that include a

THAI, Nok Air, Thai Smile Sign MOU on Code-Share Flights to Mae Hong Lifestyle—14 Feb 18

Today (13 February 2018), Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), Nok Air Public Company Limited, and Thai Smile Airways Company Limited, held a press conference and signing ceremony on roundtrip code-share flights from Don Mueang-Mae

Malaysias Efforts in Improving Education Outcomes Offer Useful Lessons for Developing Stcoks—14 Feb 18

KUALA LUMPUR, February 13, 2018 – Malaysia's efforts to tackle education challenges, particularly through the establishment of a 'delivery unit' that tracks results, can help other countries seeking to improve implementation in the sector, says a

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Bosnia and Stcoks—14 Feb 18

On February 9, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation[1] with Bosnia and Herzegovina. Macroeconomic conditions in Bosnia and Herzegovina have remained stable. BiH has made progress in

Valentines Day At Classic Kameo Hotel, Rayong General—13 Feb 18

On 14 February 2018, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tapestry Restaurant, Classic Kameo Hotel, Rayong offers you a romantic dinner just for two at the end of a romantic day with that special person. Sample a wonderful selection of starters, main courses and

Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit welcomes new General Manager, Mr. Thomas Lifestyle—13 Feb 18

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Thomas Christiansen as a General Manager at Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit and Marriott Executive Apartments Bangkok, Sukhumvit Thonglor from 1 February 2018 onwards. Originating from Denmark, Mr.

Launch of the First LocalFan Day by Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 Lifestyle—13 Feb 18

The latest Novotel hotel in Asia pacific "Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20" will open their doors to welcome neighbors and guests to the first hotel showcase called 'LocalFan Day' this coming Saturday 17th February 2018 First Fair for a hotel in Accor Asia

Valentines Day At Cape Racha Hotel General—13 Feb 18

On 14th February from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Le Marin Restaurant, Cape Racha Hotel, Sriracha invites you to celebrate your Valentine's Night with our delicious set dinner, all prepared with love and served in a warm, cosy atmosphere. Every couple will

Chinese New Year Celebration 2018 at Grand Mercure Phuket Patong Resort General—13 Feb 18

Transform the dawning of a new lunar calendar into a gourmet oriental event and experience a remarkably flavoursome Chinese New Year of "the Brown Earth Dog" on Thursday, 15 February 2018 at Bubbles Restaurant from 18:00 – 22:00. Enjoy the

#WEDDING OPEN HOUSE 2018 at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok from 24-25 February General—13 Feb 18

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok invites all prospective wedding couples to our "Wedding Open House 2018" from 24th to 25th February at the Authors' Lounge. Our dedicated professional wedding specialists will be on hand to assist you in planning your dream

Welcomes Two Michelin-Starred Chef Takagi Kazuo at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok from 21-25 February General—13 Feb 18

We are excited to welcome Two Michelin-Starred Chef Takagi Kazuo to Lord Jim's Restaurant at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok for a series of exclusive meals in February. For lunch, he will create a special sushi and sashimi menu and Buffet Lunch at THB

Chinese New Years Hamper available 1 - 18 February 2018 at The Mandarin Oriental General—13 Feb 18

If you are looking for an auspicious, thoughtful gift for your family or others, Mandarin Oriental Shops offer an exclusive Chinese New Year hamper featuring a fine selection of gourmet treats, such as homemade orange chocolate truffles, Mandarin