China sets eyes on advanced chip production

BEIJING, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A news report by China.org.cn on China sets eyes on advanced chip production. China’s semiconductor industry is speeding up its development of advanced chips as the homegrown 28 nanometer (nm) process is set to enter mass production this year, while the 14 nm process aims to follow suit next year, according to multiple sources. In the industry, 28 nm is the dividing line between low-to-mid range…

Al-Burhan, MBZ discuss Sudan-Ethiopia border dispute, GERD talks

(KHARTOUM) - Abdel Fattah al-Burhan Chairman of the Transitional Sovereign Council and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed discussed the Emirati initiatives on the border dispute between Sudan and Ethiopia and the stalled Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Al-Burhan arrived in Abu Dhabi on Sunday accompanied by the Sudanese Cabinet Minister Khaled Omer Youssef. He and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince held a meeting to discuss the two issues after his…

S. Sudan’s President dissolves Parliament, Council of States

(JUBA) - South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has dissolved the country’s parliament as part of the September 2018 peace agreement. Kiir’s decision was announced on the state-owned television on Saturday. The new Parliament will, in accordance with the 2018 peace deal, have up to 550 lawmakers, the majority of them from the governing party (SPLM). On the other hand, 100 members will form the Council of States, up from 50.…

Delay to join SWIFT prevents Sudanese banks from making international transfers

(KHARTOUM) - The reason for Sudanese failure to make or receive international banking transfers up to now that the east African country has not yet joined the SWIFT messaging network. Sudan has been removed from the U.S. list of countries sponsoring terrorism in December 2020, but up to now the Sudanese banks cannot receive or send financial transfers. The failure has affected the government ability to fight the black market…

صحيفة القبس الكويتية تتعاون مع يوريسكو موبيليتي لإطلاق منصة رقمية مبتكرة تعمل بالذكاء الاصطناعي

بيروت, 10 مايو / أيار 2021 /PRNewswire/ –أطلقت القبس، وهي كبرى الصحف الكويتية، للتو منصة رقمية حديثة مدعومة بالذكاء الاصطناعي تتضمن بوابة ويب وتطبيقًا للهاتف المحمول ونظامًا متطورًا لإدارة المحتوى. وهذه المنصة الرقمية، التي صممها وطورها يوريسكو موبيليتي، ستمنح القراء الوصول أثناء التنقل إلى قناة القبس والكتب الصوتية وقسم “صفحتي” الخاص بهم، وهو صفحة إخبارية مخصصة مصممة خصيصًا لتفضيلات كل قارئ. وقد صرح فيصل كركوه، مدير التطوير الرقمي في القبس،…

Dominica and UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund to Sign $50m Clean-Energy Plant Contract

LONDON, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica and the UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund (UAE-CREF) have announced a deal for a hurricane-resistant clean energy project. The $50 million development in Dominica will support a 5-megawatt/2.5 megawatt-hours battery energy storage system that will aid the island’s clean energy objectives. The system is forecasted to stabilise the electricity grid and deliver reserve power and frequency control to…

Mother’s Day: Xi Inspired by His Mother in Shaping Outlook on Life, Governance

BEIJING, May 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — For Chinese President Xi Jinping, “family is people’s first classroom, and parents are children’s first teachers.” The indelible words from his mother Qi Xin and the fine example of the incredible female Party member run deep in Xi’s outlook on life and philosophy of governance, prompting him to solemnly honor his duties towards the nation and the people. Ahead of the Mother’s Day that…