ECONOMYNEXT – A new mechanism for finding eligible social assistance recipients in Sri Lanka will see better targeted social assistance programs and cash transfers that will be made directly to beneficiaries’ Bank accounts, said President Ranil Wickremesinghe. Presenting a provisional budget for the rest of the year, Wickremesinghe told parliamentRead More →

Fairfax County mother/son duo launch activewear brand Inspiring Triumph Over Obstacles: Victor Wear, a sportswear brand, was recently launched by Tiffany Hamilton of Lorton. The company, which sells t-shirts and hoodies emblazoned with a flame logo and slogans that “inspire triumph over obstacles”, was inspired by her 16-year-old son Isaiah,Read More →

CitizenWatch Philippines welcomed the enactment of the Philippine Creative Industry Act which mandates the government to promote the development and rights afforded to the creative industry and Filipino creatives. Republic Act 11904 or the Philippine Creative Industry Act recently came into effect and the group said it will pave theRead More →

BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION: Serves primarily as an existing industry specialist for the NCGTPEDR as an advocate and catalyst within the existing industry sector of the NCGTPEDR. Promotes the growth and expansion of established industries, encourages the development of new markets and supports the day-to-day operations of existing industry.Read More →

Brownfields 2022: Sustainable Communities Start Here Maude Bauschard Trost, Community Development Project Manager for the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership (SLEDP), recently presented at the Brownfields 2022 conference “Sustainable Communities Start Here”. The National Brownfields Training Conference is the nation’s largest event focused on environmental revitalization and economicRead More →

Union leaders at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), who had earlier blocked federal government officials from entering the agency’s premises in Lagos, following ongoing industrial action , have adopted the program presented by the new director general of the institute . President Muhammadu Buhari recently appointed AdamuRead More →

The Danville Boyle County Economic Development Partnership (EDP) will soon change its structure and name to the Economic Development Corporation (EDC). With a new name comes a revitalized identity and a renewed focus on DE efforts. Current board chairman Alan Turbyfill said the main reason for the restructuring was toRead More →

Officials are seeking input from community members on two issues critical to Washougal’s future: the city’s use of its federal COVID recovery funds and the creation of a long-term strategic plan that “will define Washougal’s future vision”. The city created a website which contains information on the five projects heRead More →

Leesburg, Virginia (August 11, 2022) – The City of Leesburg’s Economic Development Department will soon be co-locating with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). On Tuesday, August 9, Leesburg City Council unanimously approved the rental of office space at 15 N King Street. The city has previously supported the SBDCRead More →

LONDON, ENGLAND, Aug. 10, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA), the Liberia National Investment Commission (LNIC) and the Import and Export Promotion Agency of the Sierra Leone (SLIEPA) launched new websites in partnership with Agence Wavteq and Golden Shovel. Developed under a program of theRead More →

The Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeals recently upheld a trial court’s dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a visually impaired plaintiff alleging that a product company’s retail website cleaner was incompatible with screen reading software. The plaintiff claimed that the retail website constituted “public accommodation”, evenRead More →

US says crisis ‘made’ in China China’s actions in the Taiwan Strait are “fabricated” and “completely unnecessary,” Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Colin Kahl said Monday during a Pentagon press briefing. Kahl said the United States has not changed its support for the one-China policy, nor do U.S. officials believeRead More →

1 / 1 Chirantan Ghosh, researcher and computer science scholar August 8 A computer scientist interested in computer vision, data science, machine learning and robotics, Chirantan Ghosh has devoted most of his life to finding solutions to societal and scientific problems. Chirantan Ghosh’s journey is synonymous with passion,Read More →

(Glenwood) – Mills County economic development officials hope a newly designated site near Glenwood can attract “world-class” businesses to enter southwest Iowa. Late last week, in partnership with the Iowa Economic Development Authority, MidAmerican Energy and other stakeholders, the Mills County Economic Development Foundation announced a 1,700-acre area now knownRead More →

Nearly 200 attendees from across the United States spent two days learning best practices in economic development at the Stand Up Rural America Summit, held July 26-28 at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset. Presented by ACCELERATION by design LLC in partnership with the Somerset-Pulaski Economic Development Authority (SPEDA),Read More →

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2022 – Today, the USDA officially committed to reinstating the 2017 Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) Rule, saying the USDA organic label includes protections for animal welfare – a major victory for organic advocates, farmers and consumers. The rule proposed by today’s preprint reverses the TrumpRead More →

SHEBOYGAN, WI – The Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC), a public-private partnership leading economic, community and workforce development efforts in Sheboygan County, today announced that it has completed a significant rebranding for Someplace Better. The SCEDC is an organization that works to identify and remove barriers to business andRead More →

Major Taiwanese government websites were temporarily taken offline by cyberattacks suspected of being linked to China and Russia during US President Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the island, Taipei said on Thursday. The websites of the presidential office, the foreign office and the government’s main English portal were attacked on TuesdayRead More →

PORTLAND, Oregon., August 32022 /PRNewswire/ — “Many local government agencies have invested in the technology and may not be taking full advantage of its ability to serve as an economic driver. We can change that,” says Dustin HaislerChief Innovation Officer of GovTech. Haisler will present at Springbrook’s annual Activate event,Read More →