Taiwan foreign minister writes to international media urging UN to accept Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Articles by Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) were recently published on Austria's oldest newspaper Wiener Zeitung and Tokyo-...

More must be done to improve food security for Taiwan's poor: Council of Agriculture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite being ranked the 22nd richest country in the world according to Global Finance last year, the number of households in Taiwan that lack food security has continued ...

South Africa blasts Trump over racially divisive tweet

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African government lashed out at President Donald Trump on Thursday after he tweeted that his administration would be looking into farm seizures and the "large scale kill...

Somali-American candidate: Wants to 'instill hope in people'

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The past 10 weeks have been a whirl for Ilhan Omar, who suddenly went from being famous for becoming the country's first Somali-American state legislator to being a likely shoo-in f...

UN gravely concerned at South Sudan's 'food security crisis'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is expressing grave concern at the "food security crisis" in war-torn South Sudan. The council said in a statement after closed-door b...

Global Cultivation Solutions Market in Smart Agriculture 2018-2022 | Adoption of Smart Agriculture to Propel Demand | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018-- analysts forecast the global cultivation solutions market in smart agriculture to grow at a CAGR of around 12% during the forecast period, according to their lat...

Syngenta 2018 #RootedinAg contest finalists announced

GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--Syngenta is proud to announce the five finalists in its #RootedinAg contest. These finalists, who will each receive a mini touch-screen tablet, will no...

Obama to make rare high-profile speech on Mandela's legacy

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a speech marking the 100th birthday of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, former U.S. President Barack Obama will urge youth around the world to work for human rights and fai...

Obama to make rare high-profile speech on Mandela's legacy

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a speech marking the 100th birthday of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, former U.S. President Barack Obama will urge youth around the world to work for human rights and fai...

Southeastern Grocers Continues to Fight Hunger with More Than 3.6 Million Meals Donated to Feeding America® This Summer 1

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2018--This summer, Southeastern Grocers’ loyal customers and associates banded together to combat hunger in their local communities. With their dedicated s...

World Food Prize goes to an economist and a doctor

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The World Food Prize will be awarded this year to two men who have dedicated their careers to improving the availability of nutritious food for pregnant women and children in a...

Bancor To Launch First Blockchain-Based Community Currencies in Kenya

ZUG, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018--Bancor, the decentralized network for digital currencies, announced today it is launching the world’s first blockchain-based community currencies in Ke...

EDF Renewables and PGGM Sign Agreements on Wind and Solar Projects in the United States

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018-- announced today the signing of Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSA) by which will acquire a 50% ownership interest in the following projects: Red Pine Wind, R...

Syngenta hits the road to commemorate National Pollinator Week

GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 15, 2018--As National Pollinator Week (June 18–24) approaches, a Syngenta team is preparing to embark on a road trip up the Monarch Highway (Interstate 35) to br...

Blue Shield of California and California Medical Association Collaborate to Build Health Care Model of the Future

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 12, 2018--Blue Shield of California and the California Medical Association (CMA) today announced a multi-year collaboration to develop and support a new health care...