Content Types: EventRegions & Countries: MalaysiaIndustries: All
By 2050, over 70% of the world population will be living in cities covering less than 2% of the earth’s surface. Never had city been so challenged and the trend continues to grow. And, this rise to many issues like rising inequality, environmental pollution, infrastructure access, traffic congestion, mobility, safety and health of residents are only a few examples.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: JordanSaudi ArabiaIndustries: All
Since its launch in April 2016, Vision 2030 has had a mixed record of achieving its ambitious goals. Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) has been able to launch some aspects of the agenda, such as cultural and social reforms, with dizzying spread and little resistance.
Content Types: NewsletterRegions & Countries: TurkeyIndustries: All
Turkey held the second wind power plant tender as part of its Renewable Energy Resource Zones (YEKA) project. The total 1 GW tender was split into 250 MW each across four provinces in Turkey—Aydın, Muğla, Balıkesir, and Çanakkale.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ChinaEthiopiaIndustries: All
Investors from the Chinese city of Kunshan are planning to invest $500m in a textile production complex in the eastern Ethiopian town of Dire Dawa.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: AfricaUnited Arab EmiratesIndustries: Education
Dubai Cares has announced a $1.5 million two-year tertiary education program in Africa.
Content Types: Recent TransactionRegions & Countries: ChinaUnited KingdomIndustries: Education
Guangdong-based education company Bright Scholar has purchased United Kingdom-headquartered international school network CATS Colleges for 150 million pounds ($187.6 million), in the latest of a string of UK education acquisitions by Chinese buyers.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: NigeriaIndustries: EducationHealthcare
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has warned Nigerians of a hike in drug price which might take effect in a few weeks. This impending situation is as a result of the new 350 percent increase in levy imposed on drug and product registration in the country by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: MoroccoIndustries: Banking & FinanceEducation
In Morocco, gross enrollment for pre-primary education has hovered around the fiftieth percentile for the past ten years, despite multiple attempts by the government to encourage early literacy.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ChinaIndustries: All
In April, China’s legislature, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), approved amendments to three laws – the Trademark Law, the Law Against Unfair Competition and the Administrative Licensing Law – that will strengthen protections for intellectual property (IP) rights.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesIndustries: All
In a very much positive and long awaited step, the UAE Ministry of Economy has just reduced the trademark registration fees. According to Ministerial Decree No. (51) of 2019 with respect to the fees of the Ministry’s Services (“Decree”), the reduction of the fees is mainly for the registration fees, which has been reduced up to 33% of the current registration fees (AED 6,700 instead of AED 10,000). The reduction does not affect the filing or the...