Monday December 18, 2017 11:55

THE UNITED Press Releases

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

The First Atmospheric Water Generation Company to become Partner of the UN Science-Policy-Business General—14 Dec 17

To realize the great vision of "Earth with No Pollution", the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) held the 3rd UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya on 4th to 6th December. As the world's highest level decision making body on the

Photo Release: The National Day of the United Arab Emirates At Dusit Thai General—13 Dec 17

H.E. Mr. Saif Abdulla Mohammed Khalfan Alshamisi, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Thailand hosted a cocktail reception to celebrate the 46th Anniversary of The National Day of the United Arab Emirates held at Napalai Ballroom of Dusit Thani

Merck Signs Distribution Agreement with Avanti(R) Polar Lipids Heathcare—12 Dec 17

Merck , a leading science and technology company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Avanti(R) Polar Lipids to be the exclusive multinational distributor of the USA-based company's research lipids portfolio outside of the United

UNHCR opens the 7th Refugee Film Festival with Award Winning Film Human General—12 Dec 17

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) presents the 7th Refugee Film Festival in Bangkok. The Festival features award-winning, internationally renowned films which give a voice to the seldom-heard stories of refugees who have been

LaPresse: The King of Morocco Expresses His Concern to the President of the United General—07 Dec 17

The King of Morocco Mohammed VI, as Chairman of the Committee Al Qods, sent a message to the President of the United States, Mr. Donald Trump, expressing his "deep concern as well as the inquietude of the people of the Arab and Muslim States" following

Asia-Pacific Macroeconomic Policy and Financing for Development Meeting Opens 6 December 6 to 8 General—04 Dec 17

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will bring together ministers and senior officials from Asia and the Pacific, as well as representatives of central banks and the public sector for the Committee on

Photo Release: 2017 AMCHAM CSR EXCELLENCE RECOGNITION AWARD FOR SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, General—28 Nov 17

H.E. Mr. Glyn T. Davies, Ambassador of the United States of America to Thailand, presented the 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Recognition Award for good governance and sustainable business practices reflecting the best traditions of business

Inclusive businesses# impact widest in agribusiness Stcoks—20 Nov 17

Inclusive Businesses (IB) in the agribusiness sector, promoted by the Philippine Board of Investments (BOI), are improving farmers' skills, increasing their produce, and raising their incomes so they can lead better lives, says a report by the United

Nord Anglia Education Students Take Over the United Nations for World Children#s General—20 Nov 17

Nord Anglia Education students around the world have come together to raise awareness of children's rights and the Sustainable Development Goals by addressing some of the most pressing questions facing the planet. World Children's Day promotes the

Second Ministerial Conference on Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration in Asia and the General—20 Nov 17

The Second Ministerial Conference on Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration in Asia and the Pacific (RECI), will be co-hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Asian Development Bank

UN GLOBAL PULSE AND WESTERN DIGITAL HOST DATA FOR CLIMATE EVENT AT THE 8TH SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION General—17 Nov 17

Uniting Business Leaders, Data Experts, and Climate Experts to Share Cutting-Edge Ideas, Inspire Collective Action, and Explore Concrete Ways to Scale Data Innovation for Climate Action Global Pulse, the United Nations innovation initiative on big data

Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Madison Steakhouse Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel 23 November General—17 Nov 17

Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel invites you to a sumptuous Thanksgiving Dinner at Madison, the award-winning steakhouse. Traditional American Holiday Celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November, this holiday is traced back to the

Vezt To Offer Music Fans A Chance To Own Portion Of The Rights In A Hit Entertainment—15 Nov 17

The future of music ownership has arrived and we invite you to be a part of history. Beginning on November 16th at 9:00 AM UTC, music fans outside the United States will have an opportunity to own a portion of the rights to the legendary song "Jodeci

Embargo on Qatar: Manageable for the time being, but not perennially Stcoks—13 Nov 17

On June 5 2017, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain (known as the quartet) announced they were breaking diplomatic ties with Qatar, due to the country's relations with Iran and accusations that it supports extremism. Although the

NOT FOR PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA Stcoks—13 Nov 17

Siam Commercial Bank PCL (""SCB"") announced that on 9th November 2017 it had priced US$500 million 2.75% 5.5-year Reg-S Senior Unsecured Notes due 2023 (the ""Notes""). The Notes are issued through SCB's Cayman Islands branch and are rated Baa1 by

First World Fly-in Expo brings brave pilots to Wuhan skies General—06 Nov 17

Looking into the skies of Wuhan, capital city of central China's Hubei Province, one will not only see white clouds, but also aerial displays by pilots from Latvia, the United States, Spain and other countries. A feast of air shows is now on display for

Thai-Licious Journey Two web series to showcase more delightful culinary Lifestyle—06 Nov 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has hosted Chef Andy Ricker, one of the United States' most celebrated chefs of Thai cuisine and Thailand's first Amazing Thailand Culinary Ambassador, to the kingdom to film the second season of the popular

Takata Encourages Creditors to Visit TKRestructuring.com/PPIC Website for Information on Chapter 11 General—06 Nov 17

On June 25, 2017 (the "Petition Date"), TK Holdings Inc. and certain of its affiliates (collectively, the "Debtors") filed chapter 11 cases (the "Chapter 11 Cases") in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (the "Bankruptcy

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Week closes with a call for integrated liberalization policies to General—06 Nov 17

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Week closes with a call for integrated liberalization policies to achieve sustainable development in the region Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Week closed at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia

United Nations releases new global dataset and report on trade facilitation implementation which General—02 Nov 17

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), together with all four other United Nations regional commissions for Africa (ECA), Europe (ECE), Latin America and Canberran (ECLAC) and West Asia (ESCWA), today launched

ESCAP-China partnership to strengthen public private partnerships in General—01 Nov 17

China and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) have signed a new agreement to strengthen Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the region, with a key focus on improving access to infrastructure services such as

Asia-Pacific trade growing but uncertainties expected for 2018, says General—30 Oct 17

ESCAP's flagship report focuses on channelling trade and investment into sustainable development The trade outlook for the Asia-Pacific region is positive for this year but some uncertainties are forecast for 2018, the United Nations Economic and Social

ESCAP and the Republic of Korea urge governments to adopt innovative financing measures to advance General—24 Oct 17

A new report released today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in partnership with the Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI) of the Republic of Korea, is calling for governments to adopt

Jetstar Asia Tops the Table in Punctuality Local LCC is the only Asia Pacific airline to attain Lifestyle—20 Oct 17

Jetstar Asia has attained the top ranking for its punctuality amongst all Asia Pacific airlines, achieving a five-star rating in OAG's biannual on-time performance report. Based in the United Kingdom, digital flight data analyst OAG, released its

ofo, world#s largest station-free bike-sharing company, expands in the United General—11 Oct 17

- Following launches in Seattle and Massachusetts, world's largest station-free bike-sharing company launches in Washington, D.C. ofo, the world's first and largest station-free bike sharing company, announces its launch in Washington, D.C. today. "We

UN report says natural disasters to become more destructive in Asia-Pacific without action on General—10 Oct 17

Natural disasters are becoming more frequent and intense and disaster risk is outpacing resilience in Asia-Pacific, the most disaster-prone region in the world, according to the latest report by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia

New UN ESCAP report highlights gender equality is pivotal to achieving sustainable General—21 Sep 17

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) today released the first report to comprehensively map out the intersections between gender and environment at the levels of household, work, community and policy in

Goodyear Using Soybean Oil-Based Rubber in Tires Automotive—14 Sep 17

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is harvesting some unique "seeds" of innovation as it introduces a new tire technology with support from the United Soybean Board (USB). The first commercial use of a new soybean oil-based rubber compound is helping

M-150 congratulates Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on retaining his WBC super flyweight world title in the General—14 Sep 17

M-150, an official sponsor for Nakhonluang Promotions, welcomed "Laem" Srisaket Sor Rungvisai at Suvarnabhumi Airport on his return following his historic achievement of becoming Thailand's first professional boxer to retain his World Boxing Council