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Day: October 14, 2020

SPOL Diamond Increases Company’s Global Footprint

Press Release
Company’s New Diamond Platform is receiving accolades and wide adoption in Higher Ed CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On June 8, 2020,  SPOL released Diamond the most innovative, fully integrated IE solution in the market. “Only SPOL is doing for Institutional effectiveness what learning management systems did for digital learning environments.  It’s exactly why we’re seeing institutions increasingly adopt Diamond in both the United States and abroad.” said SPOL’s VP of Sales, Donna Valente. SPOL recently added a separate colocation site in the Middle East. “The market is responding to the years of experience reflected in the specialized digital tools and processes needed for student and institutional success.” V...

China’s Chengdu offers $42.3-billion opportunities in building world renowned cultural city

Press Release
CHENGDU, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Southwest China’s Chengdu, a top travel destination with vibrant cultural creativity in the country, will offer a slew of supportive policies and investment opportunities centering on building the city into a world renowned cultural city on October 15. The October event is carried out by National Business Daily. The night scene of Chengdu The upcoming event is to be held at the E-sports Hall of Fanmate Creative Area, which is located at the eastern outskirt of the city. A total of 51 favorable policies, investment opportunities worth of 284.8 billion yuan (42.3 billion U.S. dollars), 100 new products and 100 scenes related to culture, sports, and travel industries will be unveiled at the event. The policies and opportunities echo Chengd...

Lucid Motors Expands Luxury EV Lineup with Its Most Attainable Lucid Air Model Yet, Featuring 406 Miles of Range and 480 horsepower from just $69,900

Press Release
Reservations Now Open for All Lucid Air Models NEWARK, California, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lucid Motors, which is setting new standards for sustainable mobility with its advanced luxury EVs, has unveiled new details about the full Lucid Air model range, including the pricing of the elemental model of the range, called simply Lucid Air, a well-equipped version with 406 miles of projected range and 480 horsepower available from just $69,9001. This new Lucid Air model initiates the full range of high-performance, ultra-efficient luxury EV sedans, which includes Lucid Air Touring, Grand Touring, and Dream Edition versions. Customers can now reserve this new more attainable model of Lucid Air for $300 at https://www.lucidmotors.com/air/reserve. “The Lucid Air is a vehicle t...

Huawei Launches All-scenario Intelligent Connectivity Solutions

Press Release
BEIJING, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the UN Broadband Commission and Huawei held the sixth Ultra-Broadband Forum (UBBF 2020) online in Beijing. With the theme of “Intelligent Connectivity, New Value Together”, this year’s UBBF discussed the challenges and opportunities facing the connectivity industry in the intelligent era. At the event, David Wang, Huawei Executive Director and Chairman of the Investment Review Board, delivered a keynote speech titled “Building intelligent connectivity for an intelligent world”. Mr. Wang also launched Huawei’s all-scenario intelligent connectivity solutions for home and enterprise scenarios. Through these scenarios, home broadband will enter the experience economy era and the digital transformation of...

‫تقوم JA Solar بتزويد الوحدات لأول محطات PV عائمة في إسبانيا و ماليزيا

Press Release
بكين، 13 أكتوبر 2020،/PRNewswire/ — أعلنت شركة JA Solar مؤخرًا أنها قد قدمت جميع الوحدات الكهروضوئية (PV) لأول محطة طاقة شمسية عائمة متصلة بالشبكة في إسبانيا، وتقع في خزان سييرا برافا في منطقة إكستريمادورا. وقد تم توصيل هذا المشروع بالشبكة بنجاح وتشغيله. ويعتمد المشروع بقوة 1.1 ميجا وات على وحدات JA Solar أحادية الوجه وذات الوجهين والتي يتم تثبيتها في زوايا اتجاه وميل مختلفة باستخدام أنظمة عائمة مختلفة. ستكون مقارنة الاختلافات في إنتاجية الطاقة وتكلفة الصيانة وما إلى ذلك مرجعًا مهمًا لتطوير المشاريع الكهروضوئية العائمة. بالمقارنة مع المحطة الكهروضوئية التقليدية المُثبَّتة على الأرض، يمكن لمحطة الطاقة الشمسية العائمة أن تقلل من موارد الأرض المطلوبة، بينما تساعد المياه في كبح ارتفاع درجة حرارة سطح الوحدات وتعزيز توليد الطاقة. مع هذه المزايا، اجتذبت المحطات الكهروضوئية العائمة مزي...

Nagorno-Karabakh Fighting Raises Threat of Deadly Escalation

General
MOSCOW - A Russian attempt to broker a cease-fire to end the worst outbreak of hostilities over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh in more than a quarter-century has failed to get any traction, with rivals Azerbaijan and Armenia trading blame for new attacks. The failure of the truce that was supposed to begin Saturday reflects the uncompromising positions of the two South Caucasus nations that have stymied decades of diplomatic efforts. The escalation of fighting raises the specter of a wider conflict that could draw in Russia and Turkey and threaten Caspian Sea energy exports. A look at some military and geopolitical aspects of the conflict and its potential fallout: Roots of the conflict   Nagorno-Karabakh, populated mostly by Armenians, was an autonomous region inside ...

15 PEOPLE INDICTED IN KAFTOUN CRIME

General
The government’s commissioner to the military court, acting Judge Fadi Akiki, has indicted 15 detainees of Lebanese and Syrian nationalities in the horrid crime which had been perpetrated Kaftoun villages. This crime involved operations carried out against the Lebanese army, which resulted in casualties among the military ranks. The judge referred the detainees' files to the military examining magistrate. Meanwhile, investigations continue by the Lebanese army intelligence, with seven other detainees under the supervision of Judge Akiki.   Source: National News Agency

ERDOGAN DENIES PRO-TURKEY SYRIANS JOINING FIGHT IN NAGORNO-KARABAKH

General
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan denied Wednesday claims that Turkey had sent Syrian fighters in support of its ally Azerbaijan over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. "Those who call us say 'you sent there the mujahideen from Syria'. We don't have any such agenda," Erdogan said in a televised speech. Earlier this month French President Emmanuel Macron accused Ankara of having sent Syrian "jihadists" to the region, accusing Turkey of crossing a "red line". Erdogan said Wednesday: "They say 'you are sending mujahideen from Syria to Azerbaijan.' They (mujahideen) have work to do on their own lands, they wouldn't go there." Armenia and Azerbaijan, two former Soviet republics, have for decades been locked in a conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, an ethnically Armenian area that bro...

SYRIAN AMBASSADOR VISITS PRESIDENT AOUN, SAYS SYRIA WILL FACILITATE LEBANESE CROPS TO BOOST ECONOMY

Politics
President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, received Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Abdel-Karim Ali, today at Baabda Palace, and deliberated with him the general situation and the relations between Lebanon and Syria. After the meeting, the Syrian Ambassador indicated that “The meeting tackled the importance of integration between the two countries, especially since what afflicts Syria also afflicts Lebanon, and vice versa. The lung from which both countries breathe through is one, by the virtue of geography and fraternal relations. The Lebanese economic situation is being followed-up, especially since Syria constitutes a bridge for the relationship between Lebanon, the Gulf, and Iraq, and it is important to coordinate between the two countries and create facilities for Lebanese c...

UNRWA Commends Saudi Arabia’s Generous Support for Palestinian Refugees Worldwide

General
Riyadh, Commissioner-General of United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) Philippe Lazzarini has commended the generous support that UNRWA receives from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), to continue supporting Palestinian refugees in various countries worldwide. This came in message addressed to KSrelief where the Commissioner-General also extended thanks to Saudi Arabia, represented by KSrelief, for its support and vital role that had a great impact on Palestinian refugees, praising the decades-long strategic relationship between Saudi Arabia and UNRWA and looking forward to further cooperation between the two sides.   Source: Saudi Press Agency