Monthly Archives: May 2018

SmartCash Announces Success of Community-Approved Initiatives Funded by SmartHive Project Treasury

Recent accomplishments by proactive community members demonstrate effectiveness of remarkable community-centric design

NEW YORK, May 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NetworkWire — SmartCash, a community governance, cooperation and growth focused crypto-asset created via blockchain technology, today provides a recap of its completed community initiatives. Each project was made possible via the SmartHive Project Treasury, which is funded by a portion of the block rewards and then directed via SmartCash holders who participate in SmartVoting.

Building the Future

Proposals to the SmartCash community include nearly as many ideas as there are participants, with each garnering its share of interest in the voting process for SmartHive funding support. The 22 successful projects funded and completed include:

  • Sponsorship of the largest innovation and technology event in Mexico where tens of thousands gathered and could watch a presentation on SmartCash
  • A month-long program that provided up to 2,500 meals every Sunday to feed hungry people in Venezuela and teach them about self-reliance through SmartCash
  • Introduction of SmartCash at one of the top business schools in France via a SmartEvent conference tailored to university students
  • Creating, funding and running a soccer program for vulnerable children and young adults in Brazil
  • Introduction of SmartCash to students and teachers at five universities in Ghana
  • Production of Actuarial Blockchain Educational Videos that feature the potential and rewards of blockchain technology in finance
  • Expansion of the SmartCash Roadshow in Ghana to merchants seeking avenues to exchange cryptocurrencies for goods and services in Africa
  • Sponsorship of a Mexican MMA fighter
  • Listing SmartCash on MasterNodes.Online to increase visibility among cryptocurrency enthusiasts
  • Development of a university-level crypto-course featuring SmartCash
  • Training dozens of Cameroonian youths to become financially literate through the use of SmartCash in entrepreneurial pursuits
  • Promote SmartCash at a crypto-blockchain event on the Smart Services Campus in the Netherlands

Expanding the SmartCash Ecosystem

Incubating and expanding the SmartCash community is inherently built into each proposal. Participants enthusiastically express an excitement and willingness to elevate the SmartCash brand and its focused approach to building up entrepreneurs, solving problems, and creating a universal path to a better world. Funding has already been allocated for another 35 community-driven proposals that are poised to further increase the visibility and acceptance of SmartCash throughout the world.

“Our community-centric design allows us to tap into a diverse array of talents, enjoy major gains in efficiency, and give everyone the opportunity to make a significant impact with their unique ideas,” a spokesperson for the SmartCash community stated. “As more and more people around the world join our growing community, we’re excited to see all the new ways being introduced that will further increase our reach and functionality.”

Accessibility to Everyone

The SmartCash community extends an open invitation to anyone who wishes to join and pitch their ideas. To learn more about the process of submitting a proposal, visit the SmartCash website and select one of the many options available to engage.

About SmartCash

SmartCash (Crypto: SMART) is a blockchain-based crypto that sets itself apart with community governance, a self-funded SmartHive Project Treasury, and mining accessibility to standard PCs. With emphasis on community involvement and merchant adoption, SmartCash aims to create the most nimble and fastest-growing crypto.

To learn more about SmartCash, visit: https://smartcash.cc/

Interactive Flipbook

To learn more about SmartCash via an interactive flipbook, visit http://smartcash.blockchainnewssource.com/flipbook/

Engage with the SmartCash Community

Discord chat via https://discord.gg/BDUh8jr
Telegram chat via http://bit.do/smartcash
Twitter social media via https://twitter.com/scashofficial
Facebook social media via https://www.facebook.com/scashofficial
YouTube via https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzwZxu6BtWcRiQXdPqNeB5Q/featured

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Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference on Grand Bahama, June 2018

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, May 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference was officially announced by Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator the Hon. J. Kwasi Thompson, during a recent press conference.

The conference, scheduled to be held June 20 to 22 at the Grand Lucayan, was described by Minister Thompson as, “our coming out party” for Blockchain and FinTech. It is anticipated that representatives from 500 companies will converge on Grand Bahama, where investors and entrepreneurs will meet.

Announcing plans for the upcoming conference, the Minister said, “I’m pleased to announce The Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference (BBCC) is designed to attract investors, entrepreneurs and service providers and tech companies from all over the world who are focused on making investments, starting and developing companies and building business relationships with blockchain technology.

Further the BBCC will provide The Bahamas, particularly Grand Bahama, with an opportunity to present itself to the world as a jurisdiction that has an established framework, financial and immigration policies that are favourable for technology and FinTech companies that want to incorporate and be domiciled here in The Bahamas.”

Some of the topics to be discussed: The Technology Sector of The Bahamas is Open for Business; Why Should We Invest in The Bahamas; A Global Perspective on Regulatory Framework for CryptoCurrency and ICOs; and What Does the Future Look Like for Blockchain, CryptoCurrency and FinTech Solutions.

“We also anticipate that this conference will serve to present Freeport, Grand Bahama as an ideal location to establish offices and global headquarters for new technology companies.” Sponsors of the event include Aliv, the Grand Bahama Port Authority, BTC, Cable Bahamas, Grand Bahama Power Company, and GIBC.

“The government also believes that it is critical to not only talk about Grand Bahama and all we have to offer, but to open our doors and welcome the global community to see for themselves and dialogue with the local business community.

Grand Bahama is open for business and we welcome our international business representatives to discover what our island has to offer.” He encouraged Bahamian business persons and aspiring entrepreneurs to be a part of the conference. For more information and to register, visit https://www.blockchainbahamasconference.com.

The Islands Of The Bahamas have a place in the sun for everyone from Nassau and Paradise Island to Grand Bahama to The Abaco Islands, The Exuma Islands, Harbour Island, Long Island and others. Each island has its own personality and attractions for a variety of vacation styles with some of the world’s best scuba diving, fishing, sailing, boating, golf, as well as, shopping and dining. The destination offers an easily accessible tropical getaway and provides convenience for travelers with preclearance through U.S. customs and immigration, and the Bahamian dollar at par with the U.S. dollar. Do everything or do nothing, just remember It’s Better in The Bahamas. For more information on travel packages, activities and accommodations, call 1-800-Bahamas or visit www.Bahamas.com. Look for The Bahamas on the web on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

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Anita Johnson-Patty
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
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North Korea, US officials prepare for summit in Singapore

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korean senior official Kim Yong Chol met on Thursday in New York to discuss preparations for the historic summit scheduled for June 12 in Singapore.

The White House Deputy Chief of Staff Joe Hagin met with the North Korean President’s Chief of Staff Kim Chang Son in Singapore to prepare logistics for the summit, the White House said.

Source: VOV5

Vietnam-German pilot project on nurse training reviewed

A pilot project to train Vietnamese nurses has proved effective, said a seminar to review the project recently held by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in Berlin.

Conducted by the German Development Cooperation Agency (GIZ), the project has trained 200 Vietnamese nurses since 2012. More than half of them completed the course and received working permits in Germany. The German training establishments involved in the training program praised the Vietnamese trainees’ diligence and expressed a wish to see more trainees from Vietnam.

Trade Counselor at the Vietnamese Embassy in Germany Nguyen Huu Trang highlighted the cooperation opportunities between Vietnam and Germany, in labor training and exchanges.

Source: VOV5

Israel approves construction of 2,000 new settlements in West Bank

Israel has approved the construction of 2,070 new settlements for Jewish people in the occupied West Bank, Peace Now reported on Wednesday.

Last week, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he hopes to see 2,500 new settlements approved and that construction will begin this year. Lieberman said Israel will build more settlements from the North to the South of the West Bank, and he will ask Israel’s policy committee to approve the construction of more than 1,400 additional settlements.

The construction of settlements is a major obstacle to resuming Israel-Palestine negotiations, which have been frozen since 2014.

Source: VOV5

Vietnam, South Korea community art project wraps up phase 2

The Tam Ky municipal People’s Committee and South Korea’s International Exchange Fund organized a ceremony on Wednesday to close the 2nd phase of the Art for a Better Community project, which aims to boost Tam Ky’s tourism and create more jobs for local people.

The project has beautified Quang Nam province’s fishing villages, raised people’s awareness of enhancing their habitat, and promoted local tourism. It has also increased art exchanges and experience sharing in organizing and developing art activities between Vietnam and South Korea.

Source: VOV5

Telefilm expo 2018 to open in June

150 exhibitors will showcase their products at the 6th Vietnam International Exhibition on Film and Television Technology (Telefilm) in Ho Chi Minh City next Thursday.

The expo will feature 200 booths from 15 nations including Japan, South Korea, India, and Thailand. The 3-day event, organized by Vietnam Television and the ADPEX Joint Stock Company, will draw major Vietnamese communication agencies and firms including VTV, VOV, and SCTV. Several seminars will be held on the sidelines of the expo, focusing on current television trends amid rapid digitization in the TV industry.

Source: VOV5