News Today - Latest Breaking News and Updates - Part 1280

Mali notifies acceptance of Trade Facilitation Agreement, TRIPS ...

Mali deposited its TFA instrument of acceptance with the WTO Secretariat on 20 January. On the same day, Mali deposited its instrument of acceptance for the 2005 Protocol amending the WTO's Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). Mali is the 68th WTO member to ratify the TFA. The Agreement will enter into force…

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De Oro council seeks answers on use by US of former airport ...

The mention of a decommissioned airport in the city as a possible camp for American military forces is bringing to the local level a national issue and raising a question that could mean smooth or rough sailing for the plan to house US soldiers and war materiel-would it benefit the city? The opposition-dominated city council would…

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Quju keeps authentic flavor of Beijing alive (China Daily)

A scene from Fang Zhenzhu, a Quju opera adapted from Lao She's novel of the same name.[Photo provided to China Daily] While Chinese writer Lao She (1899-1966) is known as an accomplished novelist and playwright, few know about his contribution to Quju, a traditional opera, which is believed to be the only local opera in Beijing.…

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ASEAN countries step up security allowing Chinese projects to develop ...

The CRRC Corp stand at the Metro China 2015 expo in Beijing. [Photo/China Daily] As security issues become a concern for Chinese railway projects in Southeast Asian countries, China's railway expansion in the region will help improve local security capability by enhancing regional connectivity, an expert said. Over the last two months, China's railway projects expanded…

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Geopolitical Threats Rise as CEO’s Global Growth Confidence Falls

Confidence in global economy falls by 10 points Concerns about geopolitical uncertainty increase sharply Revenue prospects decline in major economies 90% are changing how they use technology to assess and deliver on customer and other stakeholder expectations DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Two-thirds of CEOs (66%) see more threats facing their businesses […]Read More