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Month: September 2022

The 13th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum Concludes in Macao with Aggregate Investment Value of US$15 billion Cooperation Agreements Signed

Press Release
MACAO, Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The two-day 13th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (“IIICF”, “the Forum”), co-organized by China International Contractors Association and Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, successfully concluded in Macao on September 29. Forty-one events were held at this year’s Forum, attracting more than 1,300 leaders and executives from over 600 organizations including governmental agencies, financial institutions, contractors and companies on the industry chain from around the world who participated in the Forum onsite, as well as over 500,000 visitors who watched the live video stream of the Forum online. As the most influential annual exhibition in the global infrastructure inv...

The 13th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum Concludes in Macao with Aggregate Investment Value of US$15 billion Cooperation Agreements Signed

Press Release
MACAO, Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The two-day 13th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (“IIICF”, “the Forum”), co-organized by China International Contractors Association and Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, successfully concluded in Macao on September 29. Forty-one events were held at this year’s Forum, attracting more than 1,300 leaders and executives from over 600 organizations including governmental agencies, financial institutions, contractors and companies on the industry chain from around the world who participated in the Forum onsite, as well as over 500,000 visitors who watched the live video stream of the Forum online. As the most influential annual exhibition in the global infrastructure investm...

Madison Newbond Hotel Lending Platform Originates $20 Million Loan for the Balfour Hotel in Miami Beach

Press Release
NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madison Newbond, the institutional lending platform of Madison Realty Capital and Newbond Holdings that provides first mortgages, mezzanine loans and preferred equity to hotel owners and developers nationwide, today announced that it has provided a $20 million loan to FullG Capital’s equity sponsorship group for the acquisition of the Balfour Hotel Miami Beach (the “Balfour”), an independent boutique hotel located at 350 Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, Florida. Located within Miami’s famed South Beach Art Deco District and situated less than one block from the beach, the Balfour contains 82 guestrooms across two towers, as well as an upscale restaurant and bar, an outdoor plunge pool, complimentary beach services, and approximately 1,300 squar...

Int’l Translation Day being observed

Islamabad
ISLAMABAD: International Translation Day is being observed across the world today (Friday). International Translation Day is being celebrated every year on September 30 to raise awareness about translation and languages which play an important role for society's development. Theme for the day this year is “A World Without Barriers.” The United Nations in a statement mentioned that “International Translation Day is meant as an opportunity to pay tribute to the work of language professionals, which plays an important role in bringing nations together, facilitating dialogue, understanding and cooperation, contributing to the development and strengthening world peace and security.” The day marked the celebration of Bible translator St. Jerome who is considered the father of translators. ...

Imran Khan appears before Islamabad court to apologize to Judge Zeba Chaudhry in person

Islamabad
ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Friday appeared before the court of Additional Sessions Judge, Islamabad Zeba Chaudhry, the female judge whom he had allegedly threatened at a public rally, to apologize. When Imran Khan reached at the court on Friday morning, the police closed the door of Zeba Chaudhry’s courtroom. Imran Khan was told that Judge Zeba Chaudhry was on leave. “I have come to apologize to judicial magistrate Zeba Chaudhry,” Imran Khan told the court reader. He asked the court reader to stay witness for his appearance in the court of Zeba Chaudhry to offer an apology, as the judge herself was on leave. The PTI chairman asked the court reader to tell Madam Zeba Chaudhry that Imran Khan had visited and wanted to apologize if any of his words ...