Business Courtesy of Ruan Liumei The city of Auburn and potential other Maine tourism and business organizations will be given space in a kiosk on the first floor of a 17 story hotel being built in Fuding, China. By Lori Valigra, BDN Staff • April 27, 2019 11:30 am Updated: April 27, 2019 11:32 am The city of Auburn plans to promote its business and tourism with a kiosk in a new hotel under construction in the southeastern Chinese city of Fuding, in Fujian Province. Ming Jing Industrial Group President Nianping Wang, who is building the hotel, bought the Prospect Hill Golf Course in Auburn in 2016 with his business partner. They’ve since explored more projects in the city, including a location for a large mushroom factory. Wang became familiar with Auburn when his daughter attended Hebron Academy and has an affection for the area, said Auburn Economic Development Director Michael Chammings, who speaks Chinese. The company is building two houses near the … [Read more...] about How Auburn is working to raise its profile in China
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Welcome to Table Scraps, an intermittent series on the growing problem of food waste and what some eateries, officials, farms, institutes, and everyday people are doing right. This isn’t a guilt trip, just a way to unpack initiatives attempting to reduce kitchen waste and food loss, as more than 40 percent of all food is wasted in the U.S. We’ll explore backyard composting to city programs, restaurant tips to technology, and anything related to this global issue. Heat up those leftovers and settle in.The setting seemed perfect for Phoenix’s inaugural Sustainable Packaging Expose on April 1.The Arizona Heritage Center was bustling under blue skies, surrounded by the distinct formations of the neighboring Papago Park. There was even the Green Line Overlook you could sneak off to from the event, which yielded particularly pretty views of a desert riverbed dotted with wildflowers. The whole scene kind of reminded you why this event was happening in the first place.We know … [Read more...] about Table Scraps: How Phoenix Is Fighting Food-Packaging Waste
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Style | How TikTok Is Rewriting the World Advertisement Supported by TikTok will change the way your social media works — even if you’re avoiding it. ByJohn Herrman March 10, 2019 Hello, person who is, statistically speaking, a human adult aged approximately “millennial” to “boomer.” The analytics suggest a high likelihood that you’re aware there is an app named TikTok, and a similarly high likelihood that you’re not totally sure what it’s all about. Maybe you asked someone younger in your life, and they tried to explain and possibly failed. Or maybe you’ve heard that this new, extraordinarily popular video app is “a refreshing outlier in the social media universe” that’s “genuinely fun to use.” Maybe you even tried it, … [Read more...] about How TikTok Is Rewriting the World
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Lena H. Sun, The Washington Post Published 6:12 am, Friday, June 22, 2018 Photo: PreventEpidemics.org Screenshot Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 PreventEpidemics.org gives a score to each country based on its ability to find, stop and prevent epidemics. PreventEpidemics.org gives a score to each country based on its ability to find, stop and prevent epidemics. Photo: PreventEpidemics.org Screenshot How prepared is the world for next epidemic? Tool shows most countries are not. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Public health officials and business leaders like Bill Gates have long warned that the world is not ready for the next pandemic. Now an initiative led by Tom Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has developed a tool that spotlights gaps in preparedness, and actions that … [Read more...] about How prepared is the world for next epidemic? Tool shows most countries are not.