Professor Charmaine Gauci, Superintendent of Public Health within the Ministry for Health, Malta

Tobacco Harm Reduction as a Public Health Policy tool globally

The largest tobacco harm reduction summit has concluded from Athens, Greece. The 3rd Scientific Summit on Tobacco Harm Reduction: Novel products, Research & Policy...
David T. Sweanor J.D.

How Regulation and Science Can Combat the Cigarette Epidemic:

Risk proportionate tobacco regulation and the science to support it The 3rd annual Tobacco Harm Reduction Summit 2020 (largest in the world) saw global scientists...
Israeli Government Agencies Invest More Than  Million in Alternative Energy R&D

Israeli Government Agencies Invest More Than $3 Million in Alternative Energy...

The Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) and the Israel Ministry of Energy are publishing two joint calls for proposals to fund energy-related projects. The calls,...
Indian Parliamentary Committee Report Moots Abolition of LTCG Tax for Startups Investments

Indian Parliamentary Committee Report Moots Abolition of LTCG Tax for Startups...

The parliamentary standing committee on finance has recommended that long term capital gains (LTCG) tax for investments in startups made through collective investment vehicles...
China Announces New Rules Regulating Financial Holding Companies

China Announces New Rules Regulating Financial Holding Companies

The State Council, China's cabinet, on Sunday unveiled new rules to regulate market access of financial holding companies. The new regulation requires non-financial companies or...
India Bans 118 Mobile Apps Including PUBG Mobile: Check Full List

India Bans 118 Mobile Apps Including PUBG Mobile: Check Full List

Weeks after banning 59 apps that had connections with China, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) on Wednesday further banned 118 mobile...
Indonesian Communication Ministry Introduces Startup Studio Indonesia

Indonesian Communication Ministry Introduces Startup Studio Indonesia

As a way to accelerate digital transformation, the Ministry of Communication and Information of Indonesia (Kemenkominfo) will host Startup Studio Indonesia, an intensive programme...
Israel Innovation Authority Receives A 4 Million Budget Boost

Israel Innovation Authority Receives A $114 Million Budget Boost

The Israel Innovation Authority, which serves as the government’s tech investment arm, has been allocated an additional NIS 390 million ($114 million) on top...
Singapore Commits SGD 250 Million to Develop Fintech Sector

Singapore Commits SGD 250 Million to Develop Fintech Sector

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that it will pump SGD 250 million (USD 182 million) into the enhanced Financial Sector Technology and...
CCPIT released the first batch of ‘Guidelines for Business Environment of Enterprises’ Overseas Investment in Countries (Regions)’

CCPIT released the first batch of ‘Guidelines for Business Environment of...

The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) released the first batch of "Guidelines on Business Environment for Enterprises' Overseas Investment in...
2nd phase of China-Pakistan free trade deal in effect

2nd phase of China-Pakistan free trade deal in effect

The second phase of the China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement came into effect as of Sunday, officials said on Monday. The new phase will allow the...

China Japan Korea – ASEAN Bank Alliance Was Set up in...

China Japan Korea—ASEN Bank Alliance was set up in Thailand. The set up ceremony was co-hosted by the chair banks of the Alliance—Kasikorn Bank...