Seven Central American Attorneys General to Meet With Assistant Secretary of State Brownfield

Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) William R. Brownfield will meet tomorrow, August 5, at the State Department with Attorneys General from Central America to discuss justice and law enforcement issues, as well as ongoing reform efforts, in the region. The Attorneys General of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama are taking part in the discussion as part of a visit to the United States organized by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs William R. Brownfield on U.S. Support for Reform and Stronger Civil Institutions in Ukraine

MS THOMPSON: Good afternoon. Thanks for joining us today. This afternoon we’ll have a discussion on security, law enforcement, and rule of law in Ukraine with Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield. He is the Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement. This call will be on the record. Assistant Secretary Brownfield will open with remarks and then we’ll turn it over for Q&A.

Relatives of missing persons in East to boycott SL elections

The organisations representing the kith and kin of the missing persons in Trincomalee have resolved to boycott the Sri Lankan General Elections as politicians involved in the electoral politics have failed to deliver anything so far during the regimes of Rajapaksa and Sirisena, civil sources in Trincomalee told TamilNet on Monday.

Hong Kong: SFH on suspected food poisoning cases and lead in drinking water incident

Following is the transcript of remarks made by the Secretary for Food and Health, Dr Ko Wing-man, after attending a public function today (August 4):

Hong Kong: SLW visits private elderly home to promote personal and environmental hygiene (with photos)

The Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, together with some volunteers visited a privately run elderly home in Sham Shui Po this morning (August 4) to promote awareness of personal and environmental hygiene among residents. He also took the opportunity to listen to the views of the residents and staff at the home.

Hong Kong: Hong Kong bans import of poultry meat and products from Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today (August 4) that in view of a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 avian influenza in Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam, it has banned the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from the province with immediate effect to protect public health in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong: A relatively cloudy and rainy July

July 2015 was warmer and cloudier than usual. The mean temperature in the month was 29.1 degrees, 0.3 degrees above the normal figure of 28.8 degrees. The monthly mean cloud amount of 75 per cent was 6 per cent above the normal figure of 69 per cent. With the increase in cloudiness, the total sunshine duration recorded in July 2015 was only 164.9 hours, about 22 per cent below normal. The month was also wetter than usual with a monthly total rainfall of 406.2 millimetres, 8 per cent above the normal figure of 376.5 millimetres. The accumulated rainfall of 1 376.8 millimetres since January was about 7 per cent below the normal figure of 1 473.3 millimetres for the same period.

Hong Kong: Hong Kong and Taoyuan to hold inter-city forum in Taoyuan this Thursday

The Hong Kong Economic, Trade and Cultural Office (Taiwan) (HKETCO) and the Taoyuan City Government will jointly hold the Hong Kong-Taoyuan Inter-city Forum 2015 in Taoyuan on August 6 (Thursday) to further enhance exchanges and co-operation between the two places. The Secretary for Transport and Housing, Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, and the Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Mr Raymond Tam, will attend the forum.

Hong Kong: Triumphant return of Hong Kong, China Delegation to 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region hosted a Welcome Home Ceremony at Hong Kong International Airport today (August 4) to celebrate the triumphant return of the Hong Kong, China Delegation to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games.

Hong Kong: CHP investigates fever patients with travel history

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (August 4) reported two suspected cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) under investigation, and again urged the public to pay special attention to safety during travel, taking due consideration of health risks of the places of visit.

Hong Kong: Update on suspected food poisoning cases

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health today (August 4) provided an update on its investigation into suspected food poisoning cases related to the consumption of sandwiches of "Hung Rui Chen" (Horng Ryen Jen) (in case of any problem with the transliteration, the name in Chinese shall prevail), and again urged the public to maintain personal, food and environmental hygiene to prevent food-borne diseases.


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Manufacturing associations appeal to the government to allow FDI in B2C Ecommerce

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Rolls-Royce Wraith 'Inspired By Music'

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has contributed to the myth and legend of the contemporary music scene since the birth of Rock & Roll.

BBC Worldwide inks deal with Tata Sky to launch BBC content in India

BBC Worldwide has announced its first VOD deal in India.

Honda, the World’s No. 1 motorcycle company heralds the ‘Next Fun motorcycling Revolution’ in India

Honda fulfills its commitment of 15 new exciting models in 2015

Ø LAUNCHES flagship CBR 650F - Honda’s ‘Make-in-India’ premium sports tourer

CSA Group Unveils its Ingress Protection and LED Testing Facility in Bangalore

CSA Group, a leading standards development organization and a global provider of testing and certification services, today announced the launch of the first of their Ingress Protection (IP) test and L crosses Milestone of 1 Lac orders in a month - Announces BIG SALE ! has successfully crossed the milestone of processing 100,000 orders in a single month within one year of operations.

GAS PARTNERS WITH Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.

Extending their international association to India, premium Italian denim brand GAS partnered with Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.

TEEAL to enhance access to agricultural research in Bangladesh

TEEAL (The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library), established in 1999, is a program of Cornell University Library’s Albert R.

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