Dec 102017
The 2017 Sanya Energy International Forum Focuses on Energy Transformation in China

SANYA, China, Dec. 10, 2017 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/– Themed on “Green Energy and Low Carbon Economy”, the 2017 Sanya Energy International Forum (SEIF) was held in Sanya, Hainan on December 7-8. The experts present at the forum expected that China’s energy industry would develop towards organic integration of various energy sources as well as integrated and complementary distributed energy sources. Nearly 300 domestic and foreign leading experts and scholars specializing in energy gathered together to discuss energy transformation. The International Energy Agency predicted that China’s demand for energy will reach 5 billion tons of standard coal by 2020, and by 2035, China will surpass the US to become the world’s largest energy consumer. Li Shousheng, President of China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation, said that today China has become the fastest growing producer of crude oil, refined oil and natural gas in the world. China’s crude output in 2016 was 200 million tons, and domestic crude output has stabilized at more than 200 million tons for 6 consecutive years since 2010. At present, China’s crude output ranks the fifth in the world, accounting for about 4.7% of the world’s crude output. The experts denoted that China’s energy transformation is confronted with many challenges. In view of current energy structure and atmospheric pollution, we should focus on optimizing energy structure and enlarging the proportion of renewable energy. Zheng Xinli, Executive President of China Association of Policy Science, thought that it was necessary to accelerate the construction of infrastructure and ships for the import [Read More…]

Dec 092017
گوانگچو کے ہانگپو ضلع کی تشہیری وڈیو کا ٹائمز اسکوائر پر آغاز

وانگچو، چین، 8دسمبر 2017ء/سنہوا-ایشیانیٹ/– جیسا کہ 6سے 8دسمبر تک فورچیون گلوبل فورم 2017ء، جسے “عالمی معیشت کے لیے سب سے واضح اور براہ راست کھڑکی” کے طور پر جانا جاتا ہے، گوانگچو، چین میں ہو رہا ہے، “ہوانگپو -ہوپ”، گوانگچو کے ہوانگپو ضلع کے لیے ایک تشہیری وڈیو، 7دسمبر کو نیو یارک شہر کے ٹائمز اسکوائر پر پیش کی جائے گی جو ہوانگپو ضلع، گوانگچو، چین کی عوامی حکومت کے مطابق جدت طرازی کے بین الاقوامی مرکز کی حیثیت سے ماحول دوست شہر کے شہری حسن کو ظاہر کرنے کے لیے ہے۔ گوانگچو کے مشرق میں 486مربع کلومیٹرز کا احاطہ کرتا ہوا ضلع گوانگچو-شین چین سائنس اینڈ ٹیکنالوجی انوویشن کوریڈور اور گوانگڈونگ-ہانگ کانگ-مکاؤ گریٹر بے ایریا کے لیے “کشش کے میدان” کی حیثیت رکھتا ہے۔ ضلع گوانگ ڈونگ  میں جدت طرازی کے اہم علاقوں، جیسا کہ سینو-سنگاپور گوانگچو نالج سٹی، گوانگچو سائنس سٹی، گوانگچو انٹرنیشنل بایوٹیک آئی لینڈ، ہوانگپو اینڈ ینپو ایریا اور ہوانگپو پورٹ اکنامک زون کو تقویت دیتا ہے۔ یہ مختلف “آئی اے بی” منصوبوں کا میزبان ہے جیسا کہ جنوبی چین میں چائنا ٹیلی کام انوویشن انکوبیشن چین، ای ہینگ انٹیلی جنٹ ایئرکرافٹ انڈسٹریل بیس اور جی ای بایوٹیک پارک، تقریباً 700آر اینڈ ڈی اداروں، 3,400بیرونی ملکیت ادارے اور فورچیون گلوبل 500کمپنیز میں کے 150سے زیادہ منصوبے۔ اگست 2017ء میں کولڈ اسپرنگ ہاربر (گوانگچو) ریسرچ انسٹیٹیوشن اور ایک عالمی معیار کے بایوسائنس تعاون منصوبہ سائنٹیفک اینڈ ٹیکنالوجیکل اچیومنٹس ٹرانسفارمیشن سینٹر باضابطہ طور پر ہوانگپو ضلع میں قائم ہے۔ دنیا بھر سے 600سے زیادہ کارپوریشن چیف ایگزیکٹوز کاروباری [Read More…]

Dec 092017
Pakistan's female powerlifters bag gold in international competition

Pakistan’s powerlifter Saniha Ghafoor secured four gold medals in the 57-kilogramme category during the Oceania Pacific Powerlifting Championship. Photo: Geo News screen grab1SINGAPORE: Pakistani female powerlifters Saniha Ghafoor and Twinkle Sohail cleaned sweeped their respective categories during the Oceania Pacific Powerlifting Championship Saturday morning.Saniha won four medals in the 57kg category for squat, bench press, deadlift, and total weight.  Pakistani female powerlifter lifts expectationsShe has also won a Silver medal for Pakistan in an international powerlifting competition The powerlifter lifted an aggregate weight of 280kg; 115kg during squat, 55kg during bench press, 110kg during deadlift.On the other hand, Twinkle Sohail secured four gold medals in the 72kg category. The event is being held in Park Avenue Convention Centre in Singapore.Other Pakistani powerlifters competing in the event include Sybil Sohail (47kg), Rabbia Razzaq (84kg), Muhammad Ahmad Khan (105kg), Syed Nadeem Hashmi (105kg), Mahmood Heera (120kg) and manager Mohammad Rashed Mallik.The Oceania Pacific Powerlifting Championship is being held in Singapore till December 10 (Sunday). The event started on December 7. In 2015, Twinkle Sohail won a gold medal in the Asian Bench-Press Powerlifting Championship, which was held in Muscat, Oman. Click for detailed story

Dec 082017
London Mayor Sadiq Khan bats for return of int'l cricket to Pakistan

Flanked by Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed and spin legend Mushtaq Ahmed, London Mayor Sadiq Khan poses for a snap following his meeting with participants of British Council’s DOSTI project in Karachi. — Geo NewsKARACHI: Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, has shown that he’s equally good in cricket by playing some good shots against spin legend Mushtaq Ahmed here in Karachi.Khan, 47, participated in a cricketing encounter during his meeting with participants of British Council’s DOSTI project. [embed_video1 url= style=center] After witnessing youngsters play cricket, Khan decided to try his skills and went to bat against one of the best spinners of his era, Mushtaq Ahmed.With Pakistan’s national captain Sarfraz Ahmed standing behind the wickets and Squash legend Jahangir Khan performing umpire’s job, Khan looked confident against Mushy’s bowling.He played some good strokes to prove himself as a good player of spin. However, Mushtaq trapped him with a googly towards the end of the competition.Khan also voiced his support for the return of international cricket to Pakistan and said that he’ll also share his experience with the ECB when he returns to England.“I speak regularly to the ECB and the next I will speak to them, I will let them know my experience which will be positive in relation to sports in Pakistan,” the London mayor said.He stated that he was impressed with Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi.“I have seen myself how wonderful these cities are. It is quite clear from people I have spoken to, there has been a huge improvement [Read More…]

Dec 082017
ڈسکوری چینل اسمارٹ چین کی رونمائی کرتا ہوا: اسٹارٹ اپ انقلاب

سنگاپور، 8 دسمبر 2017ء/پی آرنیوزوائر/– چین اقتصادی سفر کے اگلے مرحلے پر قدم رکھ رہا ہے اسٹارٹ-اپ انقلاب جہاں ٹیکنالوجی اور انٹریپرینیورشپ میں جدت طراز ٹیکنالوجی، دور اندیش شخصیات کی نئی نسل سے تحریک پاتے ہوئے مستقبل کی دنیا کو مضبوط کر رہی ہے۔ مکمل ملٹی میڈیا ریلیز کے لیے یہاں کلک کیجیے: یہ نوجوان اور کامیابی کے طالب کاروباری منتظمین کون ہیں؟ انہیں اپنے خیالات کہاں سے ملتے ہیں، وہ انہیں پیسہ بنانے والے اداروں میں کیسے تبدیل کر رہےہیں؟ کیا یہ چينی اسٹارٹ اپ انقلاب ہماری زندگی کے طور طریقوں کو بدلے گا؟ اس نئی 3 اقساط پر مشتمل ڈسکوری چینل کی دستاویزی فلم میں میزبان ڈاکٹر جارڈن اینگوین – ایک اعزاز یافتہ موجد ، ڈیزائنر، جدت طراز اور کاروباری منتظم – یہ جاننے کے لیے چین آئے۔ وہ چین: بیجنگ، شنگھائی، دریائے یانگزے کے ڈیلٹا، شین چین اور گوانگچو کی “سلیکون ویلیز” میں گئے۔ پہلی قسط میں جارڈن بیجنگ کی کھوج کی تاکہ ایسے نئے اداروں کا پتہ چلا سکیں جو  مقابل عالمی معیشتوں میں سے بیشتر میں  کامیابی حاصل کریں۔ انہوں نے پایا کہ کس طرح دارالحکومت کی معروف جامعات، وینچر کیپیٹلز اور سرکاری پالیسی چونگ گوانکن میں چین کی ‘سلیکون ویلی’ کو تخلیق کرنے میں مدد دے رہے ہیں۔ قسط 2 میں جارڈن دریافت کرتے ہیں ک کس طرح دریائے یانگزے کے ڈيلٹا کی دلچسپ تاریخ پنپتے ہوئے اسٹارٹ اپس کی اقسام کو متاثر کر رہی ہے اور کاروباری منتظمین کس طرح اس انوکھے کردار کا فائدہ اٹھا رہے ہیں۔ [Read More…]

Dec 082017
Discovery Channel Unveils Smart China: Start Up Revolution

SINGAPORE, Dec. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — China is embarking on the next stage of its economic journey – a start-up revolution where innovative thinking in technology and entrepreneurship, driven by a new generation of visionaries, is forging the world of the future. For the  full multimedia release, click here: Who are these young and hungry entrepreneurs? Where do they get their ideas, how are they turning them into money-making enterprises? Will this Chinese start-up revolution change the way we all live our lives? In this new 3-episode Discovery Channel documentary, host Dr Jordan Nguyen – an award-winning inventor, designer, innovator and entrepreneur – has come to China to find out. He ventures into the “silicon valleys” of China: Beijing, Shanghai, Yangtze Delta, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. In this first episode, Jordan explores Beijing to seek out new companies that can succeed in one of the most competitive global economies. He discovers how the capital’s leading universities, venture capitalists and government policy are helping to create the ‘Silicon Valley’ of China in Zhongguancun. In episode 2, Jordan uncovers how the Yangtze Delta’s unique history is affecting the types of start-ups that are thriving and how entrepreneurs are tapping into that unique character. From innovative investment models to renovate Shanghai’s international housing to developing leading biomedical and pharmaceutical breakthroughs at the Zhangjiang Science Park. The third episode takes Jordan to look at one of the world’s leading tech hubs, Shenzhen. Jordan meets the companies that have harnessed Shenzhen’s ties to its manufacturing past, from the company that has managed to take 70% of the [Read More…]

Dec 072017
Gemalto eSIM technology enables Always Connected experience for new Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE Advanced

Advanced integration of eSIM into Windows 10 delivers an enhanced user experience  Amsterdam, December 7,   2017 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, is supplying the eSIM (embedded SIM) solution for Microsoft’s Surface Pro with LTE Advanced, the most connected laptop in its class1 which will begin shipping to business customers in December 2017. Gemalto’s partnership with Microsoft enabled Surface to become the first fully integrated embedded SIM PC in the Windows ecosystem. Gemalto’s advanced technology supports seamless activation of mobile subscriptions for users of the innovative Surface Pro with LTE Advanced. This smooth experience leverages Gemalto’s remote subscription management solution in conjunction with Windows 10. Surface customers expect their products to deliver advanced technology and with Gemalto’s eSIM solution, all possible connectivity options are available out-of-box, including the purchase of cellular data from the device itself. Compliant with the GSMA Remote SIM Provisioning specifications, Gemalto’s eSIM solution is fully integrated with Windows 10. This integration enables the Gemalto solution to have a complete servicing model so that patching and lifecycle management features are available as the technology and standards evolve over time. This capability extends the value promise of Surface as new experiences and capabilities will be available to today’s purchasers of the Surface Pro with LTE Advanced. “The Surface Pro has redefined the laptop category,” said Paul Bischof, Director, Devices Program Management at Microsoft. “Gemalto’s eSIM solution is helping us to materialize our vision of an uncompromised customer experience.” “Adoption of eSIM technology is growing rapidly. Mobile [Read More…]

Dec 062017
Pakistan power-lifting teams to leave for Singapore today

KARACHI: Pakistan’s men and women power-lifting teams will leave for Singapore on Thursday (today) to feature in the Oceania-Pacific Power-lifting Championship to be held there from December 7-10.The squad comprises Sybil Sohail, Saniha Ghafoor, Twinkle Sohail, Rabia Razzaq, Mohammad Ahmed Khan, Syed Nadeem Hashmi and Mehmood Heera.Rashid Malik will accompany the squad as coach cum manager. Click for detailed story

Dec 062017
Siluria Technologies and Wood Launch Modus™, the First Process Technology to Convert Low Value Offgas into Refinery Products

New process technology enables petroleum refiners to convert offgas streams to high octane, low sulfur gasoline blendstock, resulting in enhanced profitability SAN FRANCISCO and ABERDEEN, Scotland, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Siluria Technologies, a leader in developing disruptive process technologies for the petrochemical and energy industries, and Wood (WG.L), a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets, announce the availability of the ModusTM process technology for petroleum refiners. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at Jointly developed by Siluria and Wood, Modus provides a proven and cost-efficient, one step process to upgrade low value refinery offgases, otherwise burned for heat, into high value fungible refinery products. Modus expands revenue sources and ultimately increases profitability. The Modus process is based on a commercially proven catalyst system that converts light olefins, such as ethylene and propylene often contained in refinery offgas streams, to high-quality gasoline blendstock with a 90+ octane rating and ultra-low sulfur content. “Many refinery offgas and fuel streams contain varying amounts of olefins, which require complex and costly solutions to recover.  As a result, these valuable streams are often burned for fuel or heat,” said Robert Trout, Siluria’s President and CEO. “Modus provides a simple, reliable alternative by upgrading these fuel-value streams to more valuable liquids that can be easily integrated into the refinery product slate.” “Modus provides multiple benefits to refiners including greater operational flexibility and the potential for emissions reductions, without disruption to continuous operations of the [Read More…]

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