Sunday January 21, 2018 17:46

EGOVERNMENT Press Releases

Improving Tax Collection in the Dominican Republic is Key for More Active Social Policies, World Stcoks—18 Jan 18

SANTO DOMINGO, January 17th, 2018 – A new report presented today by the World Bank proposes alternatives to improve the efficiency of the Dominican Republic's tax system to support the Government in its efforts to increase public revenue, promote

Government of Tajikistan and World Bank Sign New Project to Improve Irrigation and Food Stcoks—17 Jan 18

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, January 16, 2018 – The Government of Tajikistan and the World Bank today signed a US$16.5 million grant agreement for the Zarafshon Irrigation Rehabilitation and Management Improvement Projectaimed at rehabilitating and

UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar to visit Bangladesh and Thailand 18 to 30 General—17 Jan 18

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, will visit the country's neighbours Bangladesh and Thailand from January 18, vowing to fulfill her mandate despite the Government's refusal to work with her. "I am

ASEAN MPs concerned over move to close Philippine media outlet General—16 Jan 18

Regional parliamentarians expressed grave concern today over efforts by the Philippine government to shut down Rappler, a prominent online media outlet, which has reported critically on the administration and policies of President Rodrigo Duterte. On 15

Xinhua-Changshan Camellia Oil Price Index Officially Launched General—12 Jan 18

The Xinhua-Changshan camellia oil price index, jointly compiled by China Economic Information Service (CEIS) under Xinhua News Agency and the government of Changshan County in Zhejiang Province, was launched on January 6. "The Xinhua-Changshan camellia

One World International School Opens New Singapore Campus General—10 Jan 18

One World International School (OWIS), which won a hotly contested tender from the Singapore Government to offer a first-of-its-kind moderate-fee international school, opened its new 1,200-seat campus this week to overwhelmingly positive reception

World Bank Helps Bangladesh Modernize Safety Net Programs Stcoks—10 Jan 18

DHAKA, January 9, 2018 – Today, the government of Bangladesh signed an agreement with the World Bank to improve the equity, efficiency and transparency of its major safety net programs. The $245 million additional financing to the Safety Net

Morocco and Ukraine join the World Bank Treasury Government Debt and Risk Management Stcoks—04 Jan 18

WASHINGTON, January 3, 2017 — The World Bank Treasury announced today the addition of two new members, Morocco and Ukraine, to the Government Debt and Risk Management (GDRM) program. The GDRM Program is a World Bank Treasury initiative sponsored by

Government and World Bank Sign New Agreement to Unlock Tourism Potential of Uttar Stcoks—29 Dec 17

NEW DELHI, 28 December 2017: The Government of India, the Government of Uttar Pradesh and the World Bank today signed a $40 million loan agreement for the Uttar Pradesh Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project to increase tourism-related benefits for local

New Jersey Economic Development Authority 2018 A-C State Lease-Revenue Bonds Assigned #BBB+# Stcoks—28 Dec 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 27, 2017--S&P Global Ratings has assigned its 'BBB+' ratings to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority's state lease-revenue bonds (State Government Buildings—Health Department and Taxation Division

New Agreement Signed to Support Climate Resilient Agriculture over 500,000 Farmers to Benefit in Stcoks—27 Dec 17

NEW DELHI, December 26, 2017: The Government of India, the Government of Tamil Nadu and the World Bank today signed a $318 million loan agreement for the Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization Project to promote climate resilient agriculture

World Bank Injects $105 Million to Improve Primary Health Care in Underserved Areas of Stcoks—21 Dec 17

WASHINGTON, December 20, 2017 - The World Bank approved today $105 million equivalent in non-reimbursable grants for the Government of Mozambique's Primary Health Care Strengthening Program?for?Results. Of this amount, $25 million equivalent is provided

Government of India and World Bank Sign Agreement to Support Vocational Stcoks—20 Dec 17

NEW DELHI, December 19, 2017 – The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a $125 million credit agreement for the Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement Operation (STRIVE), which is aimed at improving the quality of

Government of Japan to Invest US$50 million in Global Financing Facility to Accelerate Progress on Stcoks—15 Dec 17

Japan joins Canada, Norway, the United Kingdom, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and MSD for Mothers as GFF Trust Fund Investors TOKYO, JAPAN – The Government of Japan announced today that it was contributing US$50 million to the Global

World Bank Opens Office in Chile, Capping 72 Years of Partnership Stcoks—14 Dec 17

SANTIAGO, December 13, 2017 – The Government of Chile and the World Bank Group are pleased to announce the formal opening of the World Bank Group's Office in Santiago, deepening the relationship after 72 years of partnership. The office was

Government of India and World Bank Sign Agreement to Give Impetus to Indias Skills Stcoks—14 Dec 17

New Delhi, December 13, 2017 – The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a $250 million loan agreement to support India's efforts to better equip its young workforce with employable skills so that youth who enter the labor market

World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia visits Romania Stcoks—13 Dec 17

BUCHAREST, December 12, 2017— World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia Cyril Muller met with President Iohannis, Deputy Prime Minister Ciolacu and other senior members of the Government in Bucharest to discuss how the World Bank can

Tesco Lotus partners with Lamphun province in Pracha Rath Lamphun Model to eradicate food waste and General—12 Dec 17

Tesco Lotus has partnered with Lamphun province in northern Thailand to introduce the "Lamphun Model" to eradicate food waste in the province, adopting systemic waste management systems to ensure that food waste is properly utilised. Edible food is

The Wildlife Justice Commission Delivers New Case File to Vietnam Regarding Criminal Network General—12 Dec 17

Case File presents evidence regarding a professional criminal network trading in more than USD 15 million worth of high-value wildlife products. One year after the WJC's Public Hearing, it provides the Vietnamese government concrete evidence to

Thai farmers urge Government to protect their livelihoods General—08 Dec 17

Thai farmers and agricultural industry leaders are urging the government to not restrict the use of glyphosate, a vital crop protection tool that improves the sustainability and productivity of farming. For more than 40 years, glyphosate has helped local

Governments gather in Beijing to accelerate commitments towards a disability-inclusive society in General—08 Dec 17

Senior government officials, policymakers, civil society and academia from over 30 countries across Asia-Pacific have gathered in Beijing this week to accelerate commitments towards improving the rights of the 690 million disabled persons across the

Australia#s Failed Experiment: Five Years After Brand Censorship on Tobacco, Decline in Smoking General—30 Nov 17

- New Research Finds Most Australians Consider So-Called 'Plain' Packaging Ineffective, with Eight out of Ten Believing the Government Would Ignore Evidence if it Contradicted its Preferred Policy - Australians Concerned Regulation May Spread to Other

UN Asia-Pacific disability conference opens in Beijing on 27 November General—23 Nov 17

The UN and the Government of China are holding a high-level conference on disability-inclusive development in Beijing from 27 November to 1 December - ahead of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December 2017. Ministers and senior

China Kweichow Moutai#s Belt and Road Branding Initiative Makes Its Debut on the African General—22 Nov 17

On November 15, a delegation from China Kweichow Moutai dedicated to promoting Moutai's liquor culture in response to the Chinese government's One Belt, One Road initiative arrived in Africa, and was warmly welcomed by hundreds of fans. This is the first

Government of India and World Bank Sign Agreement to Set-Up Large-Scale Solar Stcoks—21 Nov 17

New Delhi November 20, 2017 – The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a US$98 million Loan Agreement and US$2 million Grant Agreement to help India increase its power generation capacity through cleaner, renewable energy

DEPA declares themselves as the new e-government to bring digital innovation toward Thailand 4.0 IT—20 Nov 17

On November 14, 2017 at Empire Tower Dr.Nuttapon Nimmanphatcharin, President of Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) under Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, hosted the first ever talk show in the ""DEPA: Digital Transformation Thailand"" with

หัวเว่ย ส่งโซลูชั่นคลาวด์ครองอันดับหนึ่งตลาดอี-กัฟเวอร์เมนท์จีน ไอที—16 Nov 17

บริษัทวิจัยการตลาด IDC ได้เปิดเผยรายงาน IDC MarketScape ที่ทำการประเมินเกี่ยวกับตลาดและผู้จำหน่ายผลิตภัณฑ์คลาวด์สำหรับรัฐบาลอิเล็กทรอนิกส์ (e-Government) ของจีน ซึ่งผลปรากฏว่า โซลูชั่นคลาวด์ของหัวเว่ยได้แก่ Huawei Cloud e-Government Solution ติดกลุ่ม

Huawei Cloud Ranked Top in China#s e-Government Cloud Market IT—16 Nov 17

IDC released an IDC MarketScape evaluation report on Chinese e-Government cloud market and vendors. Huawei Cloud e-Government Solution lands in the Leaders quadrant with dominating strength. Specifically, this product is recognized for its advantageous

Dialogue for Quality Infrastructure: Building Prosperous Future in Indonesia at Indonesia General—14 Nov 17

To realize Indonesia's sustainable economic growth, Japan's quality infrastructure is vital and essential. The Government of Japan hosted "Dialogue for Quality Infrastructure -- Building Asia's Future" at Jakarta Convention Center, the venue of Indonesia

Zambia Launches its First National Financial Inclusion Strategy Stcoks—09 Nov 17

LUSAKA, November 8, 2017 – Today, the Government of Zambia launched its National Financial Inclusion Strategy, as well as its Financial Sector Development Policy, and Financial Capability Survey Report with support from the World Bank Group. The