Sunday November 19, 2017 22:46

THE WORLD Press Releases

Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit Festive promotion General—17 Nov 17

At Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit and Sofitel Luxury Hotels and Resorts around the world a Christmas rhythm is taking place throughout the hotel. Instruments, musical notes, cuisine, fine wines, cocktails, people, cheers and magical moments are coming

TUV Rheinland: Partnership agreement with Gooee, a US-based enterprise scale IoT platform for lighting manufacturers IT—17 Nov 17

COLOGNE, Germany--17 Nov--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

TUV Rheinland and Gooee, a US-based enterprise scale IoT platform and ecosystem developer, have agreed upon a far-reaching, three-year collaboration at LUXLIVE in London, one of the world's largest lighting industry events. Gooee plans to engage the global testing services provider to examine its portfolio of products and services for data protection and data security requirements. The tests will be based on the criteria prescribed by TUV Rheinland's certificates "Protected Privacy IoT Product" and "Protected Privacy IoT Service", which are part of TUV Rheinland's data protection and data security portfolio.

Comprehensive colaboration

Gooee is a specialist for innovative IoT lighting solutions and works with a number of international manufacturers. "Our customers have the utmost standards of security and data protection. Gooee is proud to be the first full-stack IoT developer to work with TUV Rheinland within the framework of its new IoT privacy certificates. The testing that will precede certification covers all material compliance aspects of the EU GDPR," said Simon Coombes, Chief Technology Officer at Gooee.

Unique end-to-end solution
Beginning in 2017, TUV Rheinland has been offering a unique end-to-end solution for data protection related to the Interne

Madagascar: World Bank Granted $45 Million to Enhance Public Finance Sustainability and The Stcoks—17 Nov 17

WASHINGTON, November 16, 2017 - The World Bank approved today a $45 million grant for the second Public Finance Sustainability and Investment Development Policy Financing (DPF) operation. Building on the reforms pursued since 2014, this operation

Critical Funds for Tuvalus Aviation Sector Approved Stcoks—17 Nov 17

WASHINGTON, November 16, 2017 – The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors approved today a grant of US$8.75 million to augment the financing of the Tuvalu Aviation Investment Project (TvAIP), which aims to improve operational safety and

WISE Awards 2018 - Submissions Now Open for Impactful Education Projects General—16 Nov 17

The World Innovation Summit for Education has announced that the submission period for the 2018 WISE Awards is now open. The announcement came during the eighth WISE global summit, in Doha. Applications and nominations for the 2018 WISE Awards can be

Try our chefs hand-pulled #la mian noodles at Dynasty, Centara Grand at General—16 Nov 17

As anybody familiar with authentic Cantonese cuisine will know, noodles are an essential ingredient to any meal from this part of the world. At Dynasty restaurant, Chef Kongsun Sae-Liang and his team take pride in using traditional 'la mian' noodles

World#s Largest BiOPV Roof Installation Using Heliatek#s HeliaSol(R) Energy—16 Nov 17

Today ENGIE, Heliatek and the Department of Charentes-Maritimes inaugurated the world's largest BiOPV installation on a roof. 500 m2 of Heliatek's solar films were installed on the roof of the "Pierre Mendes France" middle school in La Rochelle, France.

BRICS Double Lending to Poor Countries as Foreign Direct Investment Falls to Lowest Point since Stcoks—15 Nov 17

WASHINGTON, November 14, 2017 – In its latest analysis of global debt and equity flows, the World Bank reports that financial flows to low- and middle-income countries rose in 2016 to $773 billion - three times their 2015 levels, according to

Festive Season 2017 Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel Brings Festive Cheer To The City Of General—15 Nov 17

Located in the heart of one of the world's most enigmatic capital cities, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel is set to bring exquisite celebratory cheer to the City of Angels' gourmands and revellers alike this festive season to join in the fun and share the

The 2017 Global Grad Show Exhibition Opens in Dubai with 200 Innovative Prototypes from 43 General—15 Nov 17

The 2017 Global Grad Show exhibition opens in Dubai with 200 innovative prototypes from 43 different countries. This year marks the third edition of this acclaimed annual exhibition of lifechanging inventions from graduates of the world's leading design

เหงียน น็อค โฟลายัง สร้างประวัติศาสตร์ครองแชมป์โลก 2 รุ่นในศึกวัน แชมเปี้ยนชิพ ณ ศึกสังเวียนเดือด ทั่วไป—14 Nov 17

การแข่งขันศิลปะการต่อสู้แบบผสมผสาน วัน แชมเปี้ยนชิพ ONE Championship (ONE) โดยบริษัทผู้ผลิตสื่อรายการกีฬาที่ใหญ่ที่สุดของเอเชีย ระเบิดความมันส์บนเวทีครั้งล่าสุด ONE: LEGENDS OF THE WORLD ณ มอลล์ ออฟ เอเชีย กรุงมะนิลา ประเทศฟิลิปปินส์ เมื่อวันที่ 10

XCMG Apprentices Season 3 Looking for Future CEOs General—14 Nov 17

Following the huge success of the first two editions, the XCMG Apprentices program is returning for another season with a new theme, "One Week CEO," from December 4 to 11 in Xuzhou, China. Applications are now open to people around the world who want to

Symantec Introduces Endpoint Security for the Cloud First in the Industry to Deliver Deception, IT—14 Nov 17

Leapfrogs competitive 'next-generation' endpoint solutions; helps to simplify and lower operational costs while improving protection Symantec, the world's leading cyber security company, announced the most advanced and fully-featured endpoint solution

Airbnb to invest 68 million baht to support sustainable, inclusive tourism projects in Lifestyle—13 Nov 17

Today at the APEC CEO Summit in Da Nang, Airbnb—the world's leading community-driven hospitality company—announced it will invest 68 million baht through 2020 to promote and support innovative tourism projects throughout Asia-Pacific. This

Photo Release: GROHE grand opening of its new zinc manufacturing plant, GROHE Siam Limited, in General—09 Nov 17

GROHE, the world's leading provider of sanitary fittings and part of LIXIL Corporation, recently celebrated the opening of its new zinc manufacturing plant, GROHE Siam Limited, in Klaeng, Rayong, with an investment of USD 30 million (THB 1.065

Avis Budget Group Expands Presence at Changi Airport, Making Avis and Budget the Only Car Rental Lifestyle—13 Nov 17

Avis Budget Group, Inc. has commenced operations in Singapore's new Terminal 4 (T4) at Changi Airport, the world's most awarded airport with over 550 Best Airport awards to date, including its fifth consecutive World's Best Airport win by Skytrax.

Spa Burasari Granted World Luxury Spa Awards for Two Consecutive Years Lifestyle—10 Nov 17

Spa Burasari, represented by Wannapa Rattanapong, General Manager of Spa Burasari, received the Best Luxury Boutique Spa 2017 – Country Winner award in the announcement of the World Luxury Spa Award 2017. Spa Burasari received the award in 2016, as

UFC ANNOUNCES NEW INTEGRATED PARTNERSHIP WITH AIRASIA UFC tabs AirAsia to serve as global brands Lifestyle—10 Nov 17

UFC®, the world's premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced a new multi-territory partnership with AirAsia, Asia's leading low-cost carrier, to serve as the global brand's first-ever "Official Airline" sponsor. The partnership, which

Accelerated Reforms Needed for Higher Growth, Job Creation Stcoks—10 Nov 17

KARACHI, November 9, 2017– Pakistan needs accelerated economic reforms to speed up growth, create more jobs and bring more stability by addressing growing fiscal and current account deficits, the World Bank said today in a report. The World Bank's

World Bank Group Announces Settlement with FreeBalance, Inc. Stcoks—10 Nov 17

WASHINGTON, November 9, 2017—The World Bank Group announced the debarment for six months of FreeBalance, Inc., a Canadian provider of financial-management-related software, in relation to sanctionable misconduct under the Integrated Financial


Luxury boutique resort welcomes LGBT guests with pride, promising privacy on Phuket's fashionable sunset coast Thailand's award-winning boutique hotel group, MANATHAI Hotels and Resorts, is proving popular with LGBT guests from around the world with a

Minister of Tourism and Sports presented Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 at WTM Lifestyle—09 Nov 17

Thailand's Minister of Tourism and Sports, H.E. Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul unveiled the latest tourism promotional extravaganza, the "Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018" at the World Travel Market 2017 (WTM) held in London, from 6 to 8 November. Over

Dine out with Dad with our trio of Fathers Day Promotions, Centara Grand at General—09 Nov 17

For many of us in Thailand, this year's Father's Day (Tuesday 5th December 2017) will be a time of remembrance and reflection. At the same time, it's also an opportunity to come together with our own fathers to give thanks to their own contributions and

Make your Christmas merry at The Worlds trio of international feasts General—09 Nov 17

This December 24 and 25, The World restaurant at Centara Grand at CentralWorld invites you to a feast at our special international Christmas buffets! Our trio of events includes a lavish Christmas Eve Brunch and Dinner Buffet, as well as traditional

Photo Release: Exhibition Voice of my soul for Diplomatic Relations between Ukraine and General—09 Nov 17

H.E. Mr. Andrii Beshta, Ukraine Ambassador of Thailand, recently presided at the opening ceremony of the "VOICE OF MY SOUL EXHIBITION" by the world-famous Ukrainian painter Mr. Ivan Marchuk to celebrate the "25th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

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

World Bank Continues to Support Upgrading Georgias Major Transport Stcoks—09 Nov 17

WASHINGTON, November 8, 2017 - The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today a EUR 16.9 million equivalent Additional Financing for the East-West Highway Corridor Improvement Project for Georgia. In addition to the approved loan, the project

New Action Plan Addresses Gender-Based Violence in World Bank Operations Stcoks—09 Nov 17

WASHINGTON, November 8, 2017—The World Bank today released an Action Plan outlining administrative and operational measures being undertaken to help prevent and respond appropriately to incidences of sexual exploitation and abuse, as well as other

XCMG#s Intelligent Manufacturing Capabilities Speed Up Production Time By 83 General—09 Nov 17

XCMG, the world's leading construction machinery manufacturer, has presented the company's latest achievement in Intelligent Manufacturing (IM) has boosted production efficiency by 32.5 percent and lowered energy consumption turnover during production by

EF#s Global Ranking of English Skills Shows Netherlands Still on Top General—08 Nov 17

The Netherlands still has the world's best non-native English speakers, according to the EF English Proficiency Index ( EF EPI ) released today by EF Education First . This year's EF EPI results were first announced at a reception in the U.K.'s House of