Daily Archives: August 3, 2017

IIBA Launches Global Thought Leadership Program

Program includes strategic partnerships with Forrester among others to produce thought leadership on timely topics for Business Analysis professionals worldwide

Bangalore, India, Aug. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

The International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) today announced the launch of its Global Thought Leadership Program.…

TGS Quarterly Dividend

ASKER, Norway, Aug. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following the authorization from the Annual General Meeting on 9 May 2017, the Board of TGS NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA has resolved to distribute a quarterly dividend of the NOK equivalent of USD 0.15 per share (NOK 1.19 per share).

TGS announces Q2 2017 Results

ASKER, Norway, Aug. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TGS reported net revenues of USD 108 million in Q2 2017, slightly below Q2 2016 but up 25% from Q1 2017. Strong cash flow from operations of USD 59 million was a significant improvement from USD 9 million in Q2 2016.

88-million-USD credit package for social housing development

Vietnam completed the construction of 184 social housing projects with a total of 72,000 apartments, in the second quarter of this year and is continuing 195 other projects.

The Ministry of Construction released the information at a press conference on Wednesday, and said it is working with other ministries and provinces to arrange state budget resources to implement key social housing projects, remove administrative obstacles, and help businesses obtain loans.…

Joint efforts to relieve Agent Orange pain

An art program was held in Quang Nam province on Wednesday night to honor those who have supported local Agent Orange Dioxin victims.

The event was part of activities to mark the 56th anniversary on 10 August of the Agent Orange Disaster in Vietnam.…

Conference on nuclear science, technology opens in Khanh Hoa

The 12th National Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology is underway in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province.

Opening the event on Wednesday, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Pham Cong Tac said the nuclear energy sector has been developing and gained encouraging outcomes in Vietnam over the past few years.…

Israel extends the West bank security barrier

Israel’s Defense Ministry said Wednesday that it had completed a further 42-kilometer stretch of its West Bank security barrier.

The concrete wall has separated the Palestinian village of Tarkumia, northwest of Hebron, and an Israeli crossing adjacent to the settlement of Meitar, further south.…