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Hong Kong's history: From backwater to trading metropolis

Urdu Point 28 Jun 2022
Twenty-five years since the city was handed back to China by colonial power Britain, here are key points in its evolution ... - Trade boom - Hong Kong's sheltered main harbour became a place to replenish supplies for trading ships plying the maritime silk road between Asia, Africa and the middle East, flourishing from around the 7th century ... ....
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Hong Kong’s history: From backwater to trading metropolis

Manila Standard 28 Jun 2022
Twenty-five years since the city was handed back to China by colonial power Britain, here are key points in its evolution.. Ancient history ... Hong Kong’s sheltered main harbour became a place to replenish supplies for trading ships plying the maritime silk road between Asia, Africa and the Middle East, flourishing from around the 7th century ... .
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Memorandum on Combating Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing and Associated Labor Abuses

The White House 27 Jun 2022
(viii) The Secretaries of State and Defense, in collaboration with the Administrator of NOAA, shall explore opportunities for cooperation between Atlantic Basin African maritime forces and the United States Africa Command to improve West African capacity to detect and counter IUU fishing.
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Syrian presence at Interpol anti-drug conference 'ironic'

The New Arab 25 Jun 2022
... mission to target drug trafficking along air, land and maritime routes, Syria's interior ministry said Thursday ... Syrian ports see $16 billion worth of narcotics pass through annually, according to a report by the Middle East and North Africa Maritime Development Program.
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Ukraine Recap: why a small Russian 'exclave' is suddenly so important

The Conversation 23 Jun 2022
And one of the things that analysts are picking up on is the increasing focus on the maritime aspects of the conflict. By blocking Ukraine’s access to the Black Sea, Russia is exacerbating a global food shortage which is pushing up prices and threatening widespread hungers, particularly in Africa.
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Japanese gov't donates speed boat to GID

The Point 22 Jun 2022
Osamu Izawa, the Japanese Ambassador in Senegal designated to The Gambia, said the project aims to strengthen maritime, border management and health emergency preparedness and response at port of entry and to address Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on cross border traders.
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Petal Power: Was Tulipmania the World’s First Ever Speculative Bubble?

Ancient Origins 18 Jun 2022
The Tulipmania Bubble. A Rapid Rise, A Rapid Fall ... Almost overnight, tulip bulb prices dropped to nearly nothing ... In the early 1600s Holland became one world’s major maritime powers , accounting for roughly half of European trade. They traded with both the New World and Africa ... Dominating the Baltic Maritime Trade Battles on Ice Skates in the 1500s ... ( ).
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GAF commences skills training programme for personnel

Ghana News Agency 17 Jun 2022
Other organisations supporting the training are the Ghana Gas Company, Ghana Maritime Authority, Wilmar Africa, Tema Flour Mills, OMMICAD Group and Promasidor Ghana. GNA. .
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SA’s shrinking maritime industry needs urgent interventions

Independent online (SA) 16 Jun 2022
The ship repair industry is not faring any better in South Africa ... For the maritime industry and ESD to grow, the cost drivers for shipbuilding locally should be reduced, allowing the industry to tap into the large maritime requirements in both Africa and South America.
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Green growth can be a focus of China-UK cooperation: Experts

China Daily 14 Jun 2022
"There is a great amount we can learn from each other ... The city is seeking cooperation with China on the matter of hydrogen ... Proposed in 2013, the BRI aims to improve inter-region cooperation and connectivity via land and maritime networks running through Asia, Europe and Africa, along and beyond the ancient Silk Road and maritime trade routes ... .
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Chancellor of RMU commends government’s contribution to University’s infrastructure development 

Ghana News Agency 13 Jun 2022
Mr Hassan Tampuli, the Deputy Minister of Transport, Ghana speaking on behalf of Mr Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, the Chairman of Maritime Organisation for the West and Central Africa (MOWCA), said one of the cardinal objectives was to strengthen the Regional Academy of Maritime Science ...
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Government to reclaim encroached lands for Regional Maritime University

Ghana News Agency 13 Jun 2022
Mr Asiamah, who is the Chairman of the Maritime Organisation of West and Central Africa (MOWCA), said one of the cardinal objectives of the Organisation was to strengthen the Regional Academy of Maritime Science and Technology in Abidjan and the Regional Maritime University in Accra.
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Maritime Week Los Palmas Announces June Programme

The Maritime Executive 13 Jun 2022
The Flagship Conference will showcase Las Palmas as the Mid-Atlantic’s premier maritime and bunkering hub. And it will highlight its important relationship with West Africa and the offshore sector ... the Maritime Week Las Palmas Flagship Conference and Breakout Sessions.
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China using private military companies to expand its footprint in Africa

Beijing News 12 Jun 2022
China has been using PSCs as a ploy to maintain a discreet military presence in Africa and avoid being seen as another colonial power. Chinese investments in Africa have multiplied with the establishment of terrestrial and maritime routes connecting China with Africa since the launch of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013.

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