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Element AI and National Bank of Canada Announce Cybersecurity Collaboration

Element AI, a global company that delivers cutting-edge AI software products, and National Bank of Canada (NBC) (TSX: NA) announced a collaborative relationship to integrate AI-powered software within the NBC Security Operations Center (SOC), to maximize cybersecurity protection. Bank security analysts will be able to investigate further, react and respond with more accuracy to alerts and [...]

Element AI and National Bank of Canada Announce Cybersecurity Collaboration 2019-02-22T16:09:52+00:00

National Bank Teams up with EDC to Offer a New Express Export Guarantee

National Bank announces a partnership with Export Development Canada (EDC) to offer an express export guarantee for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The Bank is the first financial institution in Canada to offer this new express export guarantee program. "At National Bank, we're constantly improving our service offering so we can help businesses achieve [...]

National Bank Teams up with EDC to Offer a New Express Export Guarantee 2019-02-22T15:26:56+00:00

Port of Vancouver Rail Expansion to Boost Imports from Asia

Vancouver infrastructure project will improve fluidity for key Canadian gateway and improve the resiliency of the Lower Mainland supply chain The Government of Canada, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) have signed an agreement to upgrade key infrastructure to increase capacity on a critical segment of trade infrastructure in [...]

Port of Vancouver Rail Expansion to Boost Imports from Asia 2019-02-18T16:49:10+00:00

CPTPP gives Canadian businesses greater access to Asia-Pacific markets

On February 11th, the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, was joined at the Vancouver Convention Centre by the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and by representatives of the business community to celebrate the entry into force of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The CPTPP gives [...]

CPTPP gives Canadian businesses greater access to Asia-Pacific markets 2019-02-13T09:00:43+00:00

Vietnam Prime Minister Hosts Canadian Ambassador

At the meeting with Canadian Ambassador Deborah Anne Paul, Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyễn Xuân Phúc said the relationship between Vietnam and Canada was at its best level ever in all spheres, from economy to national defence and security. He asked the diplomat to make greater efforts to promote bilateral trade, suggesting that the [...]

Vietnam Prime Minister Hosts Canadian Ambassador 2019-01-31T14:24:13+00:00

Vietnam Prime Minister Approves Plan to Implement CPTPP

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a plan to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). He required ministries, ministerial-level and governmental agencies, and People’s Committees of centrally-run cities and provinces increase the dissemination of information about the CPTPP and participating countries among the public, particularly groups likely to be [...]

Vietnam Prime Minister Approves Plan to Implement CPTPP 2019-01-31T09:58:41+00:00

Philippines Passes Marijuana Bill

The House of Representatives of the Philippines approved on third reading a bill that seeks to legalize and regulate the use of medical marijuana. On Tuesday afternoon, 163 lawmakers voted for the passage of House Bill (HB) 6517 on final reading. Five lawmakers voted against the measure while three others abstained. HB 6517, authored [...]

Philippines Passes Marijuana Bill 2019-01-31T09:53:54+00:00

Jakarta Governor Calls for Major Infrastructure Investments Over Next Ten Years

In an attempt to make Jakarta an efficient city, the capital is to have a massive amount of infrastructure built and expanded within 10 years, Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has said. The idea was discussed and agreed to during a meeting on Monday hosted by Vice President Jusuf Kalla for several other officials, including [...]

Jakarta Governor Calls for Major Infrastructure Investments Over Next Ten Years 2019-01-30T10:25:58+00:00

Thailand Expects to Receive 41 Millions of Tourists in 2019

Thailand saw a record 38.27 million tourists in 2018, up 7.5% from 2017, the Tourism Ministry said on Monday. The country's December tourist arrivals were 3.85 million, the ministry said in a statement. Chinese visitors are the top source of foreign receipts in an industry that makes up about a fifth of the economy. [...]

Thailand Expects to Receive 41 Millions of Tourists in 2019 2019-01-29T12:31:08+00:00

EDC Welcomes New President and CEO Mairead Lavery

Export Development Canada (EDC) and its Board of Directors welcome the Government of Canada’s appointment of Mairead Lavery as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective February 5, 2019. Ms. Lavery joined EDC in 2014, as Senior Vice President (SVP), Business Development Group. As SVP she has led a team responsible for connecting with Canadian [...]

EDC Welcomes New President and CEO Mairead Lavery 2019-01-25T12:39:03+00:00