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G7 Ise-Shima Leaders' Declaration

Whitehouse.gov (press release) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Furthermore, following the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda) and the Paris Agreement on climate change last year, we will further make efforts to implement our commitments. ... We also encourage trade liberalization ...

EU's Delbeke Backs Tighter Carbon Supply Over Price Floor

Bloomberg - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The EU should consider stricter climate goals, a faster pace of pollution reductions in the carbon market and permanent withdrawal of allowances under the post-2020 reform of the ETS, DEHST deputy head Juergen Landgrebe.

Solar Impulse 2 is inspiration to the world, says Emirati team member

The National - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The project has demonstrated the role clean technologies play in combating climate change and carbon dioxide emissions, but more importantly it is has been a catalyst in driving change, educating the youth and ensuring the welfare of future generations ...

Social News 29/5

VietNamNet Bridge - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The “Panasonic for a green Việt Nam” programme not only aims to create a green space but also helps mitigate greenhouse gases and responds to climate change in these areas, according to a press release. The company also ..... With a range of amended ...
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US president talks with young Vietnamese leaders in Ho Chi Minh City

Tuoitrenews (press release) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
United States President Barack Obama held a meeting with over 800 local members of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) on Wednesday in Ho Chi Minh City, the final activity of his three-day visit to Vietnam.
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Obama Gives Kitchen Sink Away to Vietnam

CNSNews.com - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The president is on a weeklong trip to Asia as part of his effort to pay more attention to the region and boost economic and security cooperation.

FACT SHEET: United States-Vietnam Relations

Whitehouse.gov (press release) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Economic ties between our countries are poised to expand even further with the implementation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, which will hold nearly 40 percent of the world's GDP accountable to the highest labor, environmental, and ...

Complete Text of Nisha Desai Biswal's Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture

India West (blog) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Particularly in the Asia-Pacific, we have seen a remarkable era of peace and stability, and of economic development that has transformed the lives of hundreds of millions, if not billions, of people. “Today, we recognize that the growth of Asian ...

Will China Gloom Darken Global Alternate Energy Prospects?

Nasdaq - ‎May 23, 2016‎
8Point3 Energy Partners (CAFD) lost 30.16% since its listing last June, while TerraForm Global Inc. (GLBL) has declined 81.14% since Aug 2015.
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India's footprint abroad

Daily Pioneer - ‎May 26, 2016‎
In many cases, such as Mongolia and the Central Asian Republics (which he visited in May and July 2015 respectively) or even Ireland (September 2015) and most recently Iran (May 2016), the very fact that there was political engagement at the highest ...

Term Sheet -- Tuesday, May 17

Fortune - ‎May 17, 2016‎
I also got some time with him afterwards, during which he said that January media reports about a strategic partnership with Google (which was supposedly to be announced at the Consumer Electronics Show) were overblown.

6 Cleantech Startups Making Waves in Hawaii

Greentech Media - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Eight companies are in the “demonstration track,” where they receive up to $1 million to deploy projects in Hawaii or the Asia-Pacific region. In exchange for ... Hawaii also passed a mandate last year to generate 100 percent of the state's electricity ...

Major Ag Benefits from TPP

DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog) - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The plan also focuses on foreign agricultural sector development and improving maternal and child nutrition. An April report by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs found that Asia and Africa have become more dependent on food imports to feed their ...
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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 26/5

VietNamNet Bridge - ‎May 25, 2016‎
BCI Asia Top Ten Awards recognises the ten leading design and development enterprises that have made the greatest contribution to the built environment over the prior year.
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Danny Kennedy on “Clean Energy 2.0”

EcoGeneration - ‎May 18, 2016‎
“Part of my theory on social change is that we actually need business to be creating climate solutions as much as anything else.
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Social News 26/5

VietNamNet Bridge - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The 13th National Assembly (NA)'s Standing Committee convened its 48 th session in Hanoi on May 25 with the national target programme on new-style rural area building and science-technology development policies being the first to come under discussion ...
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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 22/5

VietNamNet Bridge - ‎May 21, 2016‎
The real estate firm also announced last year its investment in a mixed-use project, the $1.2-billion Empire City development in Ho Chi Minh City, through its Gateway Real Estate Fund III. Gaw Capital ... With the signing of the Trans-Pacific ...

Social News 23/5

VietNamNet Bridge - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The forum was co-organised by the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) of the Ministry of Nature Resources and Environment, the Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and the Vietnam ...

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 19/5

VietNamNet Bridge - ‎May 18, 2016‎
A representative from the US' National Potato Council said as a member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Vietnam-EU free trade agreement (FTA) and other FTAs, Vietnam would become an appealing destination for foreign investment, particularly in ...

Daily Current Affairs - 17th May, 2016, Tuesday

PaGaLGuY - ‎May 17, 2016‎
a) India Post has gone high-tech and geotagged over 1.5 lakh post offices on the indigenous geoportal Bhuvan, which has been developed by ISRO. Over 1.39 lakh post offices ... b) Both countries discussed issues like Asia-Pacific maritime challenges ...
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