Wednesday , May 5th , 2021  

Huber Signs Agreement to Acquire Remaining Stake in MAGNIFIN Joint Venture

ATLANTA, May 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On May 4, J.M. Huber Corporation ("Huber") signed a definitive agreement with RHI Magnesita ("RHIM") to acquire their 50% ownership stake in the companies' 50/50 joint venture, MAGNIFIN Magnesiaprodukte GmbH & Co. KG ("MAGNIFIN"). This transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2021, pending regulatory...

Madison Realty Capital Originates $395 Million Loan for Portfolio of Three Multifamily Projects in Bayonne, Raritan and Linden, NJ and Eight-Acre Land Key to Downtown Newark’s Revitalization

NEW YORK, May 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madison Realty Capital, a fully integrated real estate private equity firm focused on debt and equity investment strategies, today announced it has provided a $395 million loan to Accurate Builders & Developers for a portfolio of assets that includes three nearly–complete multifamily properties located in Bayonne, Raritan and Linden, NJ that...

InvestorBrandNetwork (IBN) Highlights 2021 Growth Milestones

NEW YORK, May 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via InvestorWire — InvestorBrandNetwork ("IBN"), an innovative corporate communications agency and diversified content distributor, today announces significant growth milestones in early 2021. Since launching the first brand of its communications platform in 2006, IBN has consistently attained transformative growth. Today, the IBN Investor...

Coping with the USA-China Conflict – Strategic Procrastination

Credit: Bigstock By Daud Khan and Leila Yasmine KhanAMSTERDAM/ROME, May 5 2021 – For several years, a fast growing and assertive China has been challenging the USA’s global dominance.  China’s GDP, taking into account differences in purchasing power, is now greater than that of the USA; its military spending has been expanding rapidly and exceeds by wide margins that of other countries...

Education Cannot Wait Enhances Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Crisis-affected Children and Youth in the Middle East and North Africa

By External SourceNEW YORK, May 5 2021 (IPS-Partners) Approximately 100 million children are out of school in the Middle East and North Africa as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, armed conflicts and protracted crises. To provide these girls and boys with the mental health and psychosocial support they need to deal with the trauma and stress of these multiplying crises, Education Cannot Wait (ECW)...

Youth Voice and Action Critical to Reforming the World’s Food Systems

Produce stall in Brooklyn, New York. As the world faces rising poverty, conflict, climate change and COVID-19, the United Nations says ensuring access to safe, nutritious food for all is more urgent than ever as prepares to host the inaugural Global Food Systems Summit in September. Credit: Alison Kentish/IPS By Alison KentishUNITED NATIONS, May 5 2021 – Global youth advocates have been told...

Unlearning During a Lockdown

In Beijing, China, 11th grader Xiaoyu studies at home while her mother also works remotely. Credit: UNICEF/UNI304636/Ma By Simone GalimbertiKATHMANDU, Nepal, May 5 2021 – Children all over the world are having tough times while coping with the consequences of the pandemic but the circumstances affecting them in the Philippines are even more daunting. The learning crisis that has been affecting...

Vaccine Science and Policy Experts Call for Transformation of Vaccine R&D Enterprise

WASHINGTON, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As the world continues to grapple with the significant impact of the COVID–19 pandemic, the global community faces an urgent need to develop an efficient, coordinated and sustainable model for a healthy and well–functioning vaccine research and development (R&D) ecosystem. In a new report, "Powering Vaccine R&D: Opportunities...

Brazil Relies on Rainfall that Depends on the Forests

Malaysia Welcomes SweeGen’s Bestevia® Zero-Calorie Stevia Sweeteners for Food and Beverages

Rancho Santa Margarita, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As pandemic conditions have encouraged Asian consumers to adopt healthier lifestyles and diets, the Malaysia Ministry of Health officially accepted SweeGen's zero–calorie Bestevia sweeteners, Rebaudiosides D, E and M for use as ingredients in food and beverage products. Brands in Asia are striving to deliver sweet indulgence...