Economic Development Board

Type: Organization
Name: Economic Development Board
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Bahrain ranks high in quality infrastructure

BAHRAIN has some of the best quality infrastructure in the world, according to the latest report from an international business network.The World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Competitiveness Report for 2013-2014 ranks Bahrain 11th out of the 148 countries ... [Published Gulf Daily News - 7 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Factory output up but don't cheer yet

Singapore's tepid manufacturing sector seems to have mounted a comeback last month - but scratch beneath the surface and a less rosy picture emerges. Manufacturers produced 3.3 per cent more in July than they did in the same month last year, the Economic ... [Published Asiaone - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Tide rising for Singapore’s water industry

SINGAPORE — The Republic’s efforts to grow its water industry into a global leader has paid off, with more companies joining the sector and others making headway into global markets amid surging demand for residential and industrial water solutions.As ... [Published Today Online - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Local lawmakers join call to reconvene General Assembly

Two local state legislators are joining the growing list of voices asking Gov. Pat McCrory to call the General Assembly back into session. State Reps. Susi Hamilton, D-New Hanover, and Ted Davis Jr., R-New Hanover, Thursday sent the governor a letter ... [Published Star News Online - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Pip Forrester, McLaren Vale ambassador Q&A | WineTalk

An interview with Fleurieu foodie Pip Forrester.In McLaren Vale, it’s hard to talk about wine withoutHer passion to immerse herself in the community wasFrom here Pip merged business acumen and experience as aPip’s contribution is too vast to mention in ... [Published Victor Harbor Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

As Weyerhaeuser exits, what’s next?

- 04:53 PM“This does not make our job any easier, but we have never backed away from a challenge,” said Bruce Kendall, president and CEO of Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County in reacting to yesterday’s announced move of Weyerhaeuser’s ... [Published Business Examiner - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Big Spring City Council Ousts Entire Economic Development Board

Anum VallianiNewsWest 9BIG SPRING - The Big Spring City Council voted Wednesday to replace the entire Economic Development Board.Disagreements among the board about their own policies and procedures had been brewing for nearly a year, and they eventually ... [Published KWES NewsWest 9 - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Students to tell stories of firms that grew with S’pore

SINGAPORE — Businesses are joining hands with schools to celebrate Singapore’s 50th birthday with the launch of two projects paying tribute to firms that have contributed to the nation’s economic growth story.The initiatives — spearheaded by SPRING Singapore, ... [Published Today Online - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

New PG&E program convinces Graton company to stay [The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif. :: ]

Aug. 27--Texas, Nevada and Oregon are among the states that tried to lure plastic ceiling tile maker Empire West away from the old apple-drying plant in Graton where the manufacturer has been located for more than 30 years."They understand they're good ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Development Minister attends regional science and technology meeting

BRUNEI is trying to attract more investors to the country to conduct research into “priority areas“, according to the Ministry of Development.Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj Suyoi Hj Osman led a delegation to the Eighth ... [Published Brunei Times - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 6 reports

Singapore's manufacturing output up 3.3 pct in July

Singapore's manufacturing output in the month of July rose by 3.3 percent year on year, boosted by a spike in the biomedical sector, the Economic Development Board said on Tuesday. On a year-on-year basis, biomedical manufacturing output increased by ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Rolls-Royce of growth sectors hits speed bump

IT COULD be one of the hottest sectors of the future, growing six times as fast as other segments of the economy.The problem is that there are just not enough takers for these well-paying jobs, because workers have not trained for them.For the Stem sector, ... [Published MyPaper.sg - Aug 27 2014]

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"In addition, the quality and extensiveness of infrastructure networks significantly impact economic growth and reduce income inequalities and poverty in a variety of ways."
They said the legislature needs to tackle the lingering issues "for our great state to be effectively competitive in job creation."
Schiemer continued, "HRBoss' solutions help customers streamline their admin-heavy processes, reduce compliance risk, gain visibility into their employee landscape, and ultimately increase profitability. Winning this coveted award is a clear indication that we are on the right path."
"You said to get you some rules and regulations, by golly I got you a set of rules and regulations the other night. And now you want to fire me for it, I don't have a problem with it. But I want this board to grow. If you gotta fire anybody on the board, you can run me off, let the other four stay. That means I'm an ineffective leader" Avant said

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4 days and 99 Friends from the Commonwealth [Published Foreign and Commonwealth Office - 5 hours ago]
Bahrain ranks high in quality infrastructure [Published Gulf Daily News - 7 hours ago]
Factory output up but don't cheer yet [Published Asiaone - 10 hours ago]
Tide rising for Singapore’s water industry [Published Today Online - 13 hours ago]
Local lawmakers join call to reconvene General ... [Published Star News Online - 14 hours ago]
Driverless Vehicles Will Move Singapore Into Th... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Aug 28 2014]
Singapore and India dominated the APPIES – BBDO... [Published Adlib Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
Pip Forrester, McLaren Vale ambassador Q&A | Wi... [Published Victor Harbor Times - Aug 28 2014]
Another step to making driverless vehicles on S... [Published Eco-Business - Aug 28 2014]
As Weyerhaeuser exits, what’s next? [Published Business Examiner - Aug 27 2014]
Students to tell stories of firms that grew wit... [Published Today Online - Aug 27 2014]
HRBoss Snags Silver Stevie Award for "Software ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 27 2014]
Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Local news... [Published The Union Daily times - Aug 27 2014]
Chevron: We're #1 in Premium Base Oil [Published Lube Report - Aug 27 2014]
Medway Planning Board mulls Tri-Valley's stormw... [Published Wicked Local Boston - Aug 27 2014]
Big Spring City Council Ousts Entire Economic D... [Published KWES NewsWest 9 - Aug 27 2014]
Another step to making driverless vehicles on S... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Aug 27 2014]
New PG&E program convinces Graton company to st... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 27 2014]
Third Coryell County EDB member resigns [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Aug 27 2014]
Big Spring City Council Votes to Replace Member... [Published KWES NewsWest 9 - Aug 27 2014]
Development Minister attends regional science a... [Published Brunei Times - Aug 27 2014]
BEDB to launch overseas placement programme for... [Published Brunei Times - Aug 27 2014]
iCentre launches 7th Ignite awards [Published Brunei Times - Aug 27 2014]
Rolls-Royce of growth sectors hits speed bump [Published MyPaper.sg - Aug 27 2014]
'Hackathons' sparks ideas for inventive solutions [Published Asiaone - Aug 26 2014]
'Wow' moment: Kekaulike graduate receives innov... [Published Maui News - Aug 26 2014]
Obama to nominate former P&G CEO Bob McDonald a... [Published Maryland Gazette - Aug 26 2014]
Singapore's manufacturing output up 3.3 pct in ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 26 2014]
Bahrain summit to discuss infrastructure issues [Published Trade Arabia - Aug 26 2014]
JUST IN: iCentre launches 7th Ignite awards [Published Brunei Times - Aug 26 2014]
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Auto Companies Set to Invest $1 Billion, Add 3,... [Published 24/7 Wall St. - Jul 23 2014]
The state of Michigan’s Economic Development Board announced late Tuesday that its Strategic Fund Board has approved state incentives for nine business expansions and community improvement... ...
Wake County Economic Development Names Michael ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 04 2014]
Raleigh, NC, July 04, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Wake County Economic Development, a program of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and the lead economic development agency for Wake County, has announced that Michael Haley has been promoted to director ...
Asia recruiting platform HRBoss attracts $3.6 mln [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 21 2014]
HRBoss  said Monday that it has closed $3.6 million in Series B funding.  JAFCO  led the round. Headquartered in Singapore, HRBoss is a provider of data-driven software for both corporate HR and the recruiting industry. PRESS RELEASE Silicon Singapore ...
Machine That Makes You Mingle Before Coffee Is ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Apr 08 2014]
    Good morning! Have you enjoyed a cup of caffeine yet? No? Then perhaps you would prefer not interacting with people, lest your office turn into the set of a Maxine cartoon  or something. But what if I told you: interact with someone, or coffee ...
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Dr. Thelma Scott-Skillman Joins Folsom Lake Ban... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 01 2014]
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