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India joins the IEA as Associated Country

The International Energy Agency welcomed India as an Association country on Thursday, expanding its partnership for a more secure and sustainable energy future with the world’s third-largest energy consumer. The announcement was made in New Delhi during a joint press conference with Dr Fatih Birol, the IEA’s Executive Director; Mr Piyush Goyal, Minister of State, with […]

Alibaba starts off worldwide e-commerce hub for SMEs in Malaysia

Alibaba Group announced yesterday the establishment in Malaysia of an e-hub under the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) initiative together with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), the country’s digital economy development agency, and other parties. The eWTP will come true thanks to a buch of MOUs signed between the following companies and State agencies: […]

Mastercard and Unilever join hands to support SMEs in emerging markets

Mastercard and Unilever today announced at Mobile World Congress a strategic partnership to collaborate on a range of joint initiatives aimed at empowering small and micro businesses in emerging markets. By combining their expertise and reach, the companies intend to unlock economic growth and further advance specific Sustainable Development Goals such as poverty reduction and sustainable cities and communities. They […]

5G tech opens golden opportunities for telecom operators, says Granryd, GD GSMA

5G is an opportunity for operators to move beyond connectivity and collaborate across sectors such as finance, transport, retail and health to deliver new, rich services. It is an opportunity for industry, society and individuals to advance their digital ambitions, with 5G a catalyst for innovation, Mats Granryd (Director General, GSMA), says introducing the new […]