Archive | May, 2015

Shanghai, Singapore ink four agreements in services sector

May 13, 2015

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Shanghai, Singapore ink four agreements in services sector Xinhua SINGAPORE- China’s Shanghai and Singapore on 13 May 2015 inked four agreements in services sector to foster economic relations between the two sides during Shanghai Mayor Yang Xiong’s first visit to the city state. Yang Xiong, who is on a visit from Tuesday to Thursday, and […]

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United States about to get Cuba’s lung cancer vaccine

May 12, 2015

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United States about to get Cuba’s lung cancer vaccine Rob Quinn, Newser staff USA Today (NEWSER) – Closer American ties with one of the world’s major cigar exporters could actually be good news in the fight against lung cancer. Cuba has developed Cimavax, an effective lung cancer vaccine, and American researchers can now finally get […]

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Francois Hollande evokes France’s ‘debt’ to Haiti, but stops short of reparations for slavery

May 11, 2015

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Francois Hollande evokes France’s ‘debt’ to Haiti, but stops short of reparations for slavery By Cole Stangler International Business Times Speaking at the inauguration of a memorial and cultural center in Guadeloupe devoted to the history of slavery, French President François Hollande evoked France’s “debt” toward its former slaveholding colony of Haiti but also appeared […]

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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)-UNC Chapel Hill partnership partner to find HIV and AIDS cure

May 11, 2015

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GSK and UNC-Chapel Hill announce novel partnership to accelerate search for HIV cure Unique public-private collaboration will create HIV Cure center and a new company to bring together academic and pharmaceutical research scientists Issued: GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) -Research Triangle Park, NC The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a leading global public research university […]

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United Kingdom Election results: Conservatives on course for majority

May 8, 2015

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United Kingdom Election results: Conservatives on course for majority BBC News LONDON- David Cameron has returned to Downing Street with the Tories poised to defy polls and win the general election. The Conservatives made gains in England and Wales and are forecast by the BBC to secure 331 seats in the Commons, giving them a […]

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2nd Africa Urban Infrastructure Investment Forum- Luanda, Angola

May 6, 2015

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2nd Africa Urban Infrastructure Investment Forum- Luanda, Angola African Media Agency (Dubai) 1 MAY 2015 2nd Africa Urban Infrastructure Investment Forum The 2nd Urban Infrastructure Investment Forum (AUIFF) in Luanda saw a number of African ministers and leaders of cities gather to discuss a range of issues relating to the development of African cities and […]

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Australia: Twin skyscrapers plan for Melbourne

May 6, 2015

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Australia: Twin skyscrapers plan for Melbourne Simon Johanson The Sydney Morning Herald MELBOURNE- It’s the Melbourne equivalent to New York’s twin towers. The city’s reputation as the skyscraper capital of Australia is set to be boosted after a Chinese developer lodged plans to build a twin skyscraper complex on Queen and La Trobe Streets. Just […]

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Did you know the Confederate States of America is celebrated in Brazil?

May 2, 2015

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Did you know the Confederate States of America is celebrated in Brazil? Festa Confederada By Asher Levine Reuters SANTA BARBARA D’OESTE, Brazil- The U.S. Civil War ended 150 years ago, but once a year, deep in the sugar cane fields of southern Brazil, the Confederate battle flag rises again. It would be an unlikely scene […]

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Barack Obama Presidential Library to be housed at the University of Chicago

May 1, 2015

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Barack Obama Presidential Library to be housed at the University of Chicago Associated Press WASHINGTON, DC- President Barack Obama has chosen his hometown of Chicago to host his future presidential library, two individuals with knowledge of the decision said April 30, 2015, placing the permanent monument to his legacy in the city that launched his […]

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