SAN FRANCISCO, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Boeing named Erika Pearson on Friday as president of Boeing Business Jets (BBJ).
Pearson will lead the team responsible for the sales, support and operations of Boeing commercial products in VIP, government and military service and will report to Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president, Sales & Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, the announcement said.
"Erika is perfect
SINGAPORE, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 4,342 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total tally to 1,263,033.
Among the new cases, 4,228 were local transmissions and 114 were imported cases.
Of the local cases, 345 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 3,883 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.<
NEW DELHI, May 20 (Xinhua) -- India received the highest ever foreign direct investment (FDI) worth 83.57 billion U.S. dollars during the financial year 2021-22 (April 2021-March 2022), the federal Ministry of Commerce and Industry said Friday.
The ministry said India had rapidly emerged as a preferred FDI destination, and that the FDI inflows had increased 20-fold in the past 20 years.
According to the m
BEIJING, May 20 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trade System:
Currency Unit Central parity rate in yuan
U.S. dollar 100 674.87
Euro 100 713.79
Japanese yen 100 5.2785
Hong Kong dollar 100 86.004
British pound 100 841.25
Beijing has reportedly told Communist Party elites to shed overseas holdings and avoid vulnerability to Russia-like sanctions
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP), seeking to insulate the country's top brass from Western sanctions like those imposed on Russia over the Ukraine conflict, has allegedly issued a directive discouraging senior officials from buying assets abroad.
The new policy will
SINGAPORE, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 4,578 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total tally to 1,258,691.
Among the new cases, 4,471 were local transmissions and 107 were imported cases.
Of the local cases, 469 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 4,002 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Brunei recorded 2,607.8 million Brunei dollars (1,890.3 million U.S. dollars) of total trade for January 2022, a 92.8 percent year-on-year increase.
The latest statistics released on Thursday by the Ministry of Finance and Economy showed that Brunei's exports increased by 128.9 percent year-on-year to 1,487.7 million Brunei dollars, mainly due to growth in mineral fuel exp
The race set for Sochi in September was canceled in the wake of the military offensive in Ukraine
The Formula One season will be cut to 22 races after officials confirmed there would be no replacement for the Russian Grand Prix, which was planned for Sochi in September before being canceled due to the conflict in Ukra
BEIJING, May 19 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trade System:
Currency Unit Central parity rate in yuan
U.S. dollar 100 675.24
Euro 100 707.38
Japanese yen 100 5.2658
Hong Kong dollar 100 86.033
British pound 100 834.16
Globally, about one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture and food systems. The carbon footprint of food systems includes all the emissions from its growing, processing, transportation and waste.
Agriculture is also v
SINGAPORE, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 6,442 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total tally to 1,254,113.
Among the new cases, 6,289 were local transmissions and 153 were imported cases.
Of the local cases, 453 cases were detected through polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests and 5,836 through antigen rapid test (ART) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Healt
ABU DHABI, 18th May, 2022 (WAM) -- The UAE's Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT), in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC), hosted a virtual tour of the UAE's science and technology ecosystem for Singapore's business, research and science commun