Posts Tagged ‘firms’

President Xi Promises To "Open Door Wider" To Foreign Firms Amid Trade Standoff

With many beginning to doubt the prospects for even a partial trade deal with Washington, Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived at China’s second annual International Import Export Expo knowing that he needed to convince the world that Beijing intends to follow through on its promises to make its markets more accessible, even if that’s an […]

US gives firms time to wind down deals with COSCO unit hit by Iran sanctions

Reuters – The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday issued a nearly two-month waiver for companies to wind down transactions with a Chinese tanker company it sanctioned last month for allegedly transporting Iranian oil. The waiver, good through Dec. 20, allows “maintenance or wind down of transactions” including offloading non-Iranian crude oil involving COSCO Shipping Tanker […]

Iran firms make bold forays into territory of oil giants

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4 drug firms, including Israel’s Teva, reach deal to settle US opioid lawsuit

CLEVELAND (AP) — The nation’s three dominant drug distributors and a big drugmaker have reached a tentative deal to settle a lawsuit related to the opioid crisis just as the first federal trial over the crisis was due to begin Monday, according to a lead lawyer for the local governments suing the drug industry. The […]

Iran in talks with local firms to develop SPOL

SHANA – Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said there had been talks with a number of domestic firms to develop the South Pars Oil Layer (SPOL), however no results have been obtained so far. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the 5th Oil and Power Congress here in Tehran on Tuesday, the official […]

US penalizes shipping firms for helping North Korea circumvent sanctions

The United States has imposed sanctions on two individuals from Taiwan and three Chinese shipping firms it says are helping North Korea circumvent sanctions. The companies are helping North Korea with “illicit ship-to-ship (STS) transfers to circumvent United Nations (UN) sanctions that restrict the import of petroleum products,” the Treasury Department said in a […]

Emirati firms attend Damascus trade fair despite US threats

Emirati companies have flocked to the Damascus International Trade Fair, months after the United Arab Emirates reopened its embassy in the Syrian capital. Syria’s al-Watan newspaper reported that a delegation of about 40 businessmen from the UAE had arrived in Damascus on Tuesday to participate in the international fair. A Syrian employee of an […]

Israeli firms develop systems capable of controlling enemy drones

Israeli firms develop systems capable of controlling enemy drones Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2019/08/30/israeli-firms-develop-systems-capable-of-controlling-enemy-drones/ Related Posts Boeing whistleblower claims faulty emergency oxygen systems KNOWINGLY installed on 787 fleet John Barnett, who worked at the company for 32 years, alleged that up to a India to ask Moscow to speed up delivery of S-400 systems during defense […]

How Slick Consulting Firms Get Us On Drugs

How Slick Consulting Firms Get Us On Drugs Above photo: From Thrillist. Ninety-one people a day die from opioids and 1,000 visit ERs in the US, according to the CDC. How did opioid makers get such a deathly grip on the US population? Recently, the New York Times reported that the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company had […]

Iranian firms to participate in 61st Damascus International Fair

MNA – Figures show that the 61st Damascus International Fair will witness wide-scale participation of Iranian firms. Bahman Hosseinzadeh Managing Director of Iran International Exhibitions Company (IIEC), told SANA’s reporter in Tehran that holding the 61st edition of Damascus International Fair shows Syria’s recovery from the crisis, adding that Iran wants to increase its investments […]

Israel, Japanese insurance firms join forces to tap into Startup Nation tech

Israel’s Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. and Japanese insurance corporation Tokio Marine Holdings Inc. will join forces to identify Israeli startups that provide cutting edge technologies in a variety of fields including insurance, fintech and health. According to the agreement, signed in Ramat Gan, Israel on Wednesday, the two companies will collaborate in […]

China to Ban Doing Business with Firms Selling Weapons to Taiwan

China considers Taiwan its sovereign territory, treating it as a breakaway province to be eventually reunited with the mainland.  Its ruling authorities  call incursions by US warships in the Taiwan Strait provocative – the 110 mile-wide waterway separating Taiwan from the mainland. They consider US arms sales to Taiwan a hostile act. China’s Defense Minister […]

Beijing, Chinese companies will cut ties with US firms selling arms to Taiwan: China

China says the government and Chinese companies will sever business ties with US firms selling arms to self-ruled Taiwan, over which Beijing claims sovereignty, a move that will likely further deteriorate the already strained relations with Washington. “China’s government and Chinese companies will not cooperate or have commercial contacts with these US companies,” said […]

Jeffrey Epstein scandal- women with new identities run firms from Epstein-linked property

Jeffrey Epstein scandal- women with new identities run firms from Epstein-linked property Two women questioned about Prince Andrew in 2010, operating businesses from New York property years after appearing to have left Epstein’s entourage Jon Swaine in New York @jonswaine Wed 7 Jan 2015 20.04 GMT Last modified on Tue 9 Jul 2019 23.33 BST Sarah Kellen […]

Canada pension fund quietly divests from US migrant detention firms

One of Canada’s biggest pension funds has quietly divested from two private prison operators responsible for the detention of thousands of migrants along the US-Mexico border. Late last year, the Guardian reported that the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) held nearly US$8m in stock in Geo Group and CoreCivic, which between them hold […]

Moody’s, Israel’s Team8 set up venture to assess cybersecurity risk at firms

Moody’s Corp., the ratings agency, and Israel’s Team8, a cybersecurity think tank and investor, said Thursday they will be setting up a joint venture for what they hope will become a global standard for evaluating how vulnerable companies are to cyberattacks. The joint venture will combine the ratings agency’s expertise at developing methodologies and global […]

5G and the US-China Trade War: Washington Pressures Telecom Firms Selling 5G Equipment in US “To Move Their Production out of China”

The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday that the Donald Trump Administration is considering requiring any telecommunications firms that want to sell their 5G equipment in the U.S. to move their production outside of China. The article says that the basis for this possibly forthcoming decree is the Executive Order that President Trump signed last […]

Israel-founded firms ‘making impact’ in New York State economy

Israeli-founded companies are making a “substantial impact” on the New York State economy by generating significant revenue and hiring New Yorkers, according to the findings of a study released by the New York – Israel Business Alliance. The independent study, released Tuesday, showed that Israeli-founded companies in New York directly contributed $18.6 billion in revenue […]

Biotech, Pharma, And Healthcare Firms Report High Levels of Cybersecurity Incidents and Fraud

By Sofia Adamson As documented in an international study for the 2017-18, Kroll Annual Global Fraud & Risk Report, cyber security and fraud threats continue to achieve high levels in the biotechnology, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals industry. 78% of respondents reported that their companies had encountered an information threat or cyber incident, attack, […]

Biotech, Pharma, And Healthcare Firms Report High Levels of Cybersecurity Incidents and Frauds

Sofia Adamson, Staff Writer Waking Times As documented in an international study for the 2017-18, Kroll Annual Global Fraud & Risk Report, cyber, security, and fraud threats continue to achieve high levels in the biotechnology, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals industry. 78% of respondents reported that their companies had encountered an information threat or cyber incident, attack, […]

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