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  • 10 hours ago
    The Milken Institute, an independent economic think tank based in Santa Monica, California, has released a report on the Myanmar financial sector entitled, Framing the Issues: Financial-Sector Development and Expanding Access to Credit in Myanmar. The report summarizes the consensus and points of contention from a roundtable Milken co-hosted with the Myanmar Development Institute this past summer...
  • 10 hours ago
    Global Affairs Canada is seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadian business executives interested in shaping the future of Asia Pacific trade as Canada’s representative to the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC). ABAC is a private sector body created by APEC Leaders in 1995, and mandated to advise APEC and APEC Leaders on business sector priorities and concerns. Each APEC economy...
  • 10 hours ago
    The municipality of Sanya, a city on the southern end of China’s Hainan Island, has signed a 30-year concession right agreement with a joint venture (JV) lead by Unionville, Ontario-headquartered Changfeng Energy Inc. The concession right gives the JV the right to build, own, and operate four energy processing stations in Sanya’s Haitang Bay to supply cooling, heating, and hot water to the hotels...
  • 10 hours ago
    Guelph, Ontario-headquartered Biorem Inc. has announced several new orders totalling C$7 million for air emission abatement projects in China and North America. Biorem is a clean-tech company that designs, manufactures and distributes high-efficiency air emissions control systems used to eliminate odors, volatile organic compounds, and hazardous air pollutants. The orders from China involve...
  • Yesterday
    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, concluded an eight-day visit to Beijing and Shanghai on December 11, 2017. Minister McKenna accompanied Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his bilateral mission during which he met with the President of China, Xi Jinping, the Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Li Keqiang, and others to discuss...
  • Yesterday
    Calgary-headquartered Agrium Inc., global producer and distributor of agricultural products, services, and solutions, announced today a purchase agreement between its Australian ag-retail business, Landmark Operations, Ltd., and Louis Dreyfus Company for the acquisition of Macrofertil, a fertilizer distribution business in Australia with approximately A$120 million in annual sales. The business...
  • Yesterday
    Simon Fraser University has been selected as the lead host for Vancouver 2020, the Asia Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) conference on March 23–26, 2020. It will be the first time that the conference is held outside of the Asia Pacific, and is anticipated to attract more than 2,000 participants and over 300 exhibitors from the Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Americas. The...
  • 2 days ago
    Toronto-headquartered Changfeng Energy Inc. announced today Sanya Changfeng New Energy Investment Co., Ltd., wholly owned subsidiary of Changfeng Energy Inc., entered into a memorandum of understanding with China Overseas Energy Co., Ltd., the wholly owned subsidiary of China Overseas Holdings Ltd., to jointly pursue integrated smart energy projects in the People's Republic of China. The MOU was...
  • 2 days ago
    With Quebec looking for opportunities to partner with India in the areas of trade, investment, and maritime collaboration, Dominic Marcotte, the consul and director of the Quebec government office in Mumbai, held wide-ranging discussions with several stakeholders in Goa. Marcotte met members of Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) to explore the possibility of tie-ups with companies in Goa...
  • 5 days ago
    Montreal-based SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has been awarded an electrical contract for WestConnex M4 East, a 6.5KM-long highway expansion project in Sydney, Australia, from the CPB, Samsung, John Holland (CSJ) joint venture. SNC-Lavalin will undertake the electrical fit out of the western section of the tunnel and precommission the works for the western end of the twin tunnels, which will...
  • 5 days ago
    The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is investing C$320 million in a partnership with more than a dozen modern logistics properties in Hong Kong. The Goodman Hong Kong Logistics Partnership, created in 2006, has assets worth about C$4.7 billion including a 50 per cent interest in Goodman Interlink which is co-owned by CPPIB. The aim is to increase CPPIB exposure to the growing...
  • 5 days ago
    Calgary-based construction company Aecon Group Inc. says it has received two regulatory permissions needed for it to be sold to a Chinese state-owned company for US$1.5 billion. Aecon says it has received a "no action" letter granting approval under the Canadian Competition Act and it has been advised by the buyer that it has approval from the National Development and Reform Commission, a Chinese...
  • 6 days ago
    The aviation authorities for Canada and Japan signed a Technical Arrangement for Maintenance that will eliminate duplicate inspections through mutual acceptance of each other’s aircraft and equipment maintenance. The agreement comes into effect in February 2018. Canada, through the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, is the first country to sign an arrangement for mutual acceptance of...
  • 6 days ago
    Building on the success of the Premier's business mission to China, Ontario, in partnership with Tourism Toronto, has announced that Amway China has selected Toronto to host its 25th Anniversary Leadership Seminar in 2020, after the province successfully showcased Ontario as an ideal international conference destination. The event will welcome approximately 10,000 distributors to Toronto, and...
  • 6 days ago
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau yesterday wrapped up a successful second official visit to China. The Prime Minister visited Beijing and Guangzhou, and met with several government leaders, including President Xi Jinping, and Premier Li Keqiang. Together, they agreed to move forward on several initiatives to deepen bilateral ties, including continuing exploratory discussions towards a comprehensive...
  • December 6, 2017
    MYM Nutraceuticals Inc., a Vancouver, British Columbia-based company focused on acquiring Health Canada licences to produce and sell organic medicinal cannabis supplements and topical products, has expanded its partnership with Australian PUF Ventures Inc., an advanced Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations licence applicant. PUF Ventures has filed application with the Australian...
  • December 6, 2017
    Guelph, Ontario-based Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world's largest solar power companies, has announced that it has been awarded a 17.87MWp project in Japan's inaugural solar energy auction. The project is located in Suzuhari City within Hiroshima prefecture and will be powered by over 48,000 high-efficiency Canadian Solar modules. Once constructed, the project will enter into a 20-year power...
  • December 6, 2017
    Canada will reportedly replace the planned order of 18 new Boeing jets with the purchase of up to 30 second-hand fighters from the Australian military. Government and industry sources said the Australia deal will be announced as early as next week, with the Royal Canadian Air Force needing 28 to 30 used F/A-18 fighter jets to meet its international commitments. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has...
  • December 5, 2017
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced new joint partnerships with China after successfully concluding the second Annual Leaders’ Dialogue with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. New joint initiatives include: continuing exploratory discussions towards a comprehensive trade agreement between Canada and China; issuing a Joint Statement on Climate Change and Clean Growth; committing to fully...
  • December 5, 2017
    Waterloo, Ontario-based Open Text Corp. is growing its employee base in India, hiring computer and software engineers in both Hyderabad and Bengaluru. Open Text has also announced the opening of a new 140,000-square-foot office in Bengaluru. With offices in Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune, Delhi and Mumbai, Open Text has a total workforce in excess of 2,200 employees in India working on next...

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