Japan says North Korean threat remains despite summit pledge

August 27, 2018@9:01 PM TFP Editor 0

TOKYO –  Japan needs to bolster its missile defenses and its alliance with the United States, its government said Tuesday in an annual defense review that judged North Korea to still be a serious threat since it has not taken any concrete step to denuclearize. The defense paper, approved Tuesday by the Cabinet, said Japan must add to its missile defense capabilities to be fully prepared while watching if North Korea keeps its promise. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed [Read More]

The Global Market for Generator Sales 2018-2023 – The Increasing Demand for a Steady Power Supply is Driving the Market – ResearchAndMarkets.com

August 27, 2018@8:57 PM TFP Editor 0

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Generator Sales Market – Segmented by Capacity/Rating, End User, Application, and Country – Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 – 2023)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The factors driving the market growth include the ever-increasing demand for power, lack of reliable grid infrastructure, the need for emergency backup power solutions, and the demand for steady power supply. However, factors, such as high installation and operating costs and the consumer preference toward eco-friendly alternatives (solar, fuel cells, etc.), and overcapacity, are restraining [Read More]

AECOM appoints Mark Whitney executive vice president and general manager of nuclear and environment services strategic business unit

August 27, 2018@8:12 PM TFP Editor 0

GERMANTOWN, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that Mark Whitney, a nuclear industry veteran, has been appointed general manager and executive vice president of AECOM’s nuclear and environment strategic business unit. This appointment follows the retirement of Dr. Todd Wright from this position and is effective Aug. 27, 2018. “Mark Whitney’s experience as our nuclear and environment chief operating officer and his previous role with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will allow us to continue the strong momentum we [Read More]

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Asian shares gain on U.S.-Mexico trade optimism

August 27, 2018@7:48 PM TFP Editor 0

Asian shares advanced again on Tuesday while major currencies held on to gains amid hopes global tariff tensions were abating as the United States and Mexico made a deal to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement. Read on Reuters

Mexico president-elect wants Canada in new NAFTA

August 27, 2018@7:40 PM TFP Editor 0

If the new US-Mexican trade deal is seen as a huge success, President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador can take credit; if it all falls apart, he can blame his predecessor (AFP Photo/Pedro PARDO) More Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (AFP) – Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called Monday for a three-way trade deal with the United States and Canada, saying a two-way agreement reached with the US was just a first step. “It’s important that Canada also be included,” said the leftist president-elect after the US [Read More]

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FCC report found no ‘favoritism’ on proposed Sinclair deal

August 27, 2018@7:34 PM TFP Editor 0

The Federal Communications Commission’s inspector general concluded there was no evidence of impropriety relating to the proposed – and now defunct – merger of Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media Co , the U.S. regulator’s chairman said in a statement on Monday. Read on Reuters

Pacific Coast Oil Trust Announces September Cash Distribution

August 27, 2018@7:12 PM TFP Editor 0

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PACIFIC COAST OIL TRUST (NYSE:ROYT) (the “Trust”), a royalty trust formed by Pacific Coast Energy Company LP (“PCEC”), announced today a cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $0.040630 per unit, payable on September 20, 2018 to unitholders of record on September 6, 2018. The Trust’s distribution calculation relates to net profits and overriding royalties generated during July 2018 as provided in the conveyance of net profits and overriding royalty interest. All information in this press release has been [Read More]

Is this African teenager a future coding superstar?

August 27, 2018@6:14 PM TFP Editor 0

Image caption Tomisin hopes her app will help children who are lost Schoolgirl Tomisin Ogunnubi is a teenager with a passion for programming. Three years ago she created My Locator, an app which helps children who are lost. The mobile app, which is available on the Google Play Store, has already been downloaded more than 1,000 times since its debut in 2016. “The app can also link you to Google Maps and show you the directions from your current location to the location that you [Read More]