Friday April 20, 2018 07:53

THE UNITED Press Releases

Impossible Foods Makes International Debut In Hong Kong IT—19 Apr 18

- Chef May Chow's Little Bao and Happy Paradise will be among the first to serve the Impossible in Hong Kong, and with a local Cantonese twist - Chef Uwe Opocensky's Beef & Liberty becomes the first burger chain outside the United States to serve

Country and sector risks worldwide: Now that peak growth has been reached in the United States and General—18 Apr 18

- Nigeria, South Africa and the energy sector in Brazil, Argentina and Chile are taking advantage of the rise in commodity prices Business confidence is starting to be affected by the risk of a trade war Particularly strong global growth (a forecast of

Avidbots bringing robots to the education market in the United Arab Emirates IT—18 Apr 18

Avidbots Corp. today announced that United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) will be deploying the Avidbots Neo floor cleaning robot to improve the productivity of their cleaning teams, reduce costs, and promote robotics and innovation throughout the

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok appoints Stefan Trepp as Executive Chef General—17 Apr 18

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok has appointed Stefan Trepp as Executive Chef. Stefan has transferred to Bangkok from the Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi, a Kempinski's flagship property in the United Arab Emirates, where he worked as Executive Chef for more than

Asia-Pacific Business Forum 2018: Regional governors and thought leaders gathered to advance Stcoks—12 Apr 18

First held in Hong Kong, Asia-Pacific Business Forum (APBF) 2018 which ran from 10 to 11 April, 2018 at Cyberport, was successfully concluded today. Jointly organised by Cyberport and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the

ESCAP launches its new online platform on social protection for Asia-Pacific General—09 Apr 18

An innovative online platform that supports countries to build inclusive social protection systems through dynamic and interactive functions was launched today in Bangkok by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Building resilience to natural hazards and investing in social protection systems critical to General—28 Mar 18

Countries in Asia and the Pacific must build resilience to natural hazards and invest in social protection systems if the region is to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, according to a joint report launched today by the United

Qatar asks U.S. to investigate UAE bank for financial warfare Stcoks—19 Mar 18

Qatar has asked U.S. regulators to investigate the U.S. subsidiary of the largest bank in the United Arab Emirates, accusing it of "bogus" foreign exchange deals designed to harm its economy as part of a blockade by Gulf neighbors. The Central Bank of

Implementing digital trade facilitation could cut trade costs in Asia-Pacific by $673 billion Stcoks—23 Mar 18

According to the Digital Trade Facilitation in Asia and the Pacific report launched today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), full implementation of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Trade

Thailand: First official visit by UN expert group on business and human General—22 Mar 18

The United Nations Working Group on business and human rights will undertake its first official visit to Thailand from 26 March to 4 April to examine efforts to prevent, mitigate and remedy adverse human rights impacts of business operations. "Thailand

UN highlights need for action to empower women and girls in Asia-Pacific on International Womens General—08 Mar 18

Governments in Asia and the Pacific must take urgent action to ensure greater empowerment of women and girls to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the United Nations underscored at a forum in Bangkok today. In commemoration of

UNODC Executive Director and Goodwill Ambassador Open High Level Conference on Sustainable General—06 Mar 18

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Government of Thailand and Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ) have today hosted a High Level Conference on Sustainable Development, Crime Prevention and Safe Societies at the United Nations

UN human rights expert to visit Cambodia from 5-14 March General—02 Mar 18

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith, will visit the country from 5 to 14 March 2018, at the invitation of the Royal Government. During her 10-day visit, the expert plans to meet senior officials, representatives

As Conflicts Surge Around the World, New Approaches to Prevention Can Save Lives and Money - Up to Stcoks—02 Mar 18

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2018 —Preventing violent conflict saves lives and money—up to US$70 billion per year on average, according to a study published today by the World Bank and the United Nations. The new study, Pathways for Peace: Inclusive

Castaway Island, Fiji Lifts Conservation Awareness with Appointment of Environment Lifestyle—20 Feb 18

New role announced as part of Outrigger Resorts' ongoing commitment to global conservation through its OZONE (Outrigger's ZONE) program As the United Nations designates 2018 as the third International Year of the Reef,Castaway Island, Fiji has appointed

NONPARTISAN POLITICS IN THE AGE OF SOCIAL MEDIA Entertainment—15 Feb 18

The spread of political propaganda and fake news on platforms like Facebook have inadvertently broken many friendships and even families. One example is a fraudulent article from the United States claiming that a Democrat was arrested for falsely

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

Thai Customs Department Welcomed the Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and General—12 Feb 18

On 12 February 2018 at 14.30 hrs., Mr. Kulit Sombatsiri, Director-General of Thai Customs and Thai Customs Executives welcomed the Right Honourable Boris Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom and his

Crocodile Dundee Inspires New A$36M American Tourism Push Lifestyle—05 Feb 18

Today's Super Bowl (the Big Game), the most watched television broadcast in the United States, kicked off a new A$36 million marketing push by Tourism Australia, aimed at supercharging the value of American tourism Down Under. To view the full

Views: 6 WILD TURKEY BOURBON MASTER CLASS (THAILAND) 2018 General—24 Jan 18

BOURBON INDUSTRY LEGEND EDDIE RUSSELL TO HOST THAILAND'S FIRST EXCLUSIVE SESSION ON 5 FEBRUARY 2018 It is no secret that Bourbon, a whiskey that can only be produced in the United States, is America's favourite spirits. Uncompromising since 1855, Wild

Views: 6 WILD TURKEY BOURBON MASTER CLASS (THAILAND) 2018 General—24 Jan 18

BOURBON INDUSTRY LEGEND EDDIE RUSSELL TO HOST THAILAND'S FIRST EXCLUSIVE SESSION ON 5 FEBRUARY 2018 It is no secret that Bourbon, a whiskey that can only be produced in the United States, is America's favourite spirits. Uncompromising since 1855, Wild

Strike Social starts accepting Dash as payment for digital advertising Stcoks—19 Jan 18

No. 17 fastest-growing private company in the United States will use the new currency to facilitate international expansion Strike Social — the No. 17 fastest-growing private company in the United States, according to the Inc. 500 — is

Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ) and Harvard Law School cordially invite you to General—10 Jan 18

The Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ) understands the importance of the rule of law, which is acknowledged by the United Nations as a cornerstone of its sustainable development agenda. The rule of law facilitates peaceful and productive engagement

Most Generous Region in United States 10 Years in a Row General—09 Jan 18

Gift of Life Donor Program is the leading organ procurement organization (OPO) in the United States for the 10th consecutive year, with the successful coordination of life-saving organs from 565 organ donors in 2017. These selfless gifts resulted in

AirAsia Joins Hands with UNDP to Unveil 4 Sustainable Development Initiatives Supporting Community, Lifestyle—25 Dec 17

AirAsia and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) declaring cooperation for sustainable development and launching 4 pilot initiatives in support of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

Comision Federal de Electricidad, PEMEX, And Subsidiaries Local Currency Ratings Cut To #A-# On Stcoks—19 Dec 17

- On Dec. 18, 2017, S&P Global Ratings lowered its local currency long-term and short-term sovereign credit ratings on the United Mexican States to 'A-/A-2' from 'A/A-1'. At the same time, affirmed its 'BBB+/A-2' foreign currency long-term and

Government of Japan to Invest US$50 million in Global Financing Facility to Accelerate Progress on Stcoks—15 Dec 17

Japan joins Canada, Norway, the United Kingdom, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and MSD for Mothers as GFF Trust Fund Investors TOKYO, JAPAN – The Government of Japan announced today that it was contributing US$50 million to the Global

The First Atmospheric Water Generation Company to become Partner of the UN Science-Policy-Business General—14 Dec 17

To realize the great vision of "Earth with No Pollution", the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) held the 3rd UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya on 4th to 6th December. As the world's highest level decision making body on the

Photo Release: The National Day of the United Arab Emirates At Dusit Thai General—13 Dec 17

H.E. Mr. Saif Abdulla Mohammed Khalfan Alshamisi, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Thailand hosted a cocktail reception to celebrate the 46th Anniversary of The National Day of the United Arab Emirates held at Napalai Ballroom of Dusit Thani

Merck Signs Distribution Agreement with Avanti(R) Polar Lipids Heathcare—12 Dec 17

Merck , a leading science and technology company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Avanti(R) Polar Lipids to be the exclusive multinational distributor of the USA-based company's research lipids portfolio outside of the United