Expo is set to spur economic activity

Expo 2020 dubai will support the ongoing development, diversification and long-term success of the UAE’s economy and spur economic activity in the country, a top government official says. UAE Minister of State Reem Ibrahim Al Hashemi, who is also the board representative of the Dubai Expo 2020….

Czechs score success at Milan Expo

The Czech Pavilion at EXPO 2015 was visited by every ninth visitor EXPO Milan 2015, which lasted 184 days, was visited by 21.5 million people. And the pavilion of the Czech Republic was visited by about half a million more visitors than originally expected — a total of 2.5 million. The Czech Republic also received several awards at the EXPO.

Africa: World Mayors’ Meeting to Be Hosted By FAO in 2016

press release. Rome FAO and Milan to support the work of 116 cities that have signed on to a new urban food pact aimed at fighting hunger and waste, improving nutrition. The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact, promulgated earlier this year at the 2015 World Expo, offers a unique international platform to….

World mayors’ meeting to be hosted by FAO in 2016

FAO and Milan to support the work of 116 cities that have signed on to a new urban food pact aimed at fighting hunger and waste, improving nutrition.

26 November 2015, Rome – The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact , promulgated earlier this year at the 2015 World Expo, offers a unique international….

Big 5 2015: What should visitors expect?

The Big 5 2015 will have a special focus on architecture and design, along with sustainability, the legacy of the Milan Expo, and green building techniques. The event, which has been running for 35 years, will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre from 23-26 November, 2015.

Over 3mln people visit Azerbaijan’s pavilion at Milan Expo

By Amina Nazarli. Azerbaijan’s Pavilion at the “Expo Milano 2015″ international exhibition, which run from May 1 to October 3 in Italy, has become the country’s second successful project after the 1st European Games held in Baku this summer. This remark was made by Director of the Heydar Aliyev….

Going live: prepping for The Big 5, MEC & PMV Live

This year’s Big 5 will have a special focus on architecture and design, looking at sustainability, the legacy of the Milan Expo and green building techniques. The 35-year-old event will be held at Dubai’s World Trade Centre, from November 23 to 26, 2015.

2015 EICMA: Indian Scout Sixty unveiled

American motorcycle company Indian Motorcycle introduced the latest addition to its 2016 line-up, the all-new Scout Sixty at the 2015 EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan, Italy. The Scout Sixty is based on the same cycle parts and design of the bigger Scout model, which was launched in 2014.

Renzi says Italy example in fight on corruption (3)

Antalya, November 16 – Premier Matteo Renzi told the G20 summit that Italy is now a model for the fight against corruption, ANSA sources said on Monday. Italy has been hit by a long series of corruption scandals in recent years, including probes in the run-up to Milan Expo 2015 and an investigation….

Renzi unveils €1.5 billion post-Milan Expo plan

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi outlined government plans for the one million square meter site on Tuesday. In his speech, Renzi hailed Expo 2015 a ‘success’ and announced plans to create “a world-class centre for research that will employ up to 1,600 researchers,” reported.

Renzi plans to invest $1.6B for health research over decade

MILAN (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is proposing a research center focused on improving human health at the former site of Expo 2015. Renzi said Tuesday that the government is prepared to invest 150 million euros ($160 million) a year over the next decade to spark the creation of a global….

Renzi plans to invest $1.6B for health research over decade

MILAN (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is proposing a research center focused on improving human health at the former site of Expo 2015. Renzi said Tuesday that the government is prepared to invest 150 million euros ($160 million) a year over the next decade to spark the creation of a global….

Renzi plans to invest $1.6B for health research over decade

MILAN (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is proposing a research center focused on improving human health at the former site of Expo 2015. Renzi said Tuesday that the government is prepared to invest 150 million euros ($160 million) a year over the next decade to spark the creation of a global….

Renzi plans to invest $1.6B for health research over decade

MILAN (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is proposing a research center focused on improving human health at the former site of Expo 2015. Renzi said Tuesday that the government is prepared to invest 150 million euros ($160 million) a year over the next decade to spark the creation of a global….

Renzi plans to invest $1.6B for health research over decade

MILAN (AP) ” Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is proposing a research center focused on improving human health at the former site of Expo 2015. Renzi said Tuesday that the government is prepared to invest 150 million euros ($160 million) a year over the next decade to spark the creation of a global….

Renzi during the meeting ‘Expo Milano 2015’

EPA MATTEO BAZZI ITALY/MILAN 10/11/2015 19:13 epa05019616 Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi shows a book of an old encyclopedia for children called ‘Quindici’ as he delivers a speech at the meeting ‘Expo Milano 2015’, in Milan, Italy, 10 November 2015.

Renzi plans to invest $1.6B for health research over decade

Italy’s Renzi proposes research center focusing on improving life quality at former Expo site Italian Premier Matteo Renzi opens his arms as he delivers his speech during a meeting at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Nov.10, 2015. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

MILAN (AP) — Italian Premier….

Renzi plans to invest $1.6B for health research over decade

MILAN (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is proposing a research center focused on improving human health at the former site of Expo 2015. Renzi said Tuesday that the government is prepared to invest 150 million euros ($160 million) a year over the next decade to spark the creation of a global….

Renzi plans to invest $1.6B for health research over decade

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi opens his arms as he delivers his speech during a meeting at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Nov.10, 2015. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi opens his arms as he delivers his speech during a meeting at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Nov.

Renzi plans to invest $1.6B for health research over decade

MILAN Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is proposing a research center focused on improving human health at the former site of Expo 2015. Renzi said Tuesday that the government is prepared to invest 150 million euros ($160 million) a year over the next decade to spark the creation of a global medical….

Renzi Plans to Invest $1.6B for Health Research Over Decade

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi opens his arms as he delivers his speech during a meeting at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Nov.10, 2015. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is proposing a research center focused on improving human health at the former site of Expo 2015.

Renzi plans to invest $1.6B for health research over decade

MILAN (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is proposing a research center focused on improving human health at the former site of Expo 2015. Renzi said Tuesday that the government is prepared to invest 150 million euros ($160 million) a year over the next decade to spark the creation of a global….

Milan’s Pisapia Predicts 20 Million World Expo Visitors

April 30 — Giuliano Pisapia, the mayor of Milan, talks about expected attendance at the 2015 World Expo, hosted by his city, and the impact on Italy. The Expo starts Friday and the Italian business capital is touting its world-known treasures, including Leonardo da Vinci’s works, to capitalize on more than 20 million expected visitors.

Guyana succeeds at product promotion at Milano Expo 2015

This is according to a team from the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA), who recently returned from the six-month long event. Briefing the media recently at the GTA headquarters, Sophia, Georgetown, Senior Communications Officer Chevon Lim, who led the delegation of three, explained that the success of….

Expo 2020 ‘to boost UAE’s GDP by 5pc’

Dubai Expo 2020 is expected to add $23.4 billion to the UAE’s GDP, boosting it by 5 per cent, according to experts at Arqaam Capital, a specialist emerging and frontier markets investment bank. Jaap Meijer, managing director – Research at Arqaam Capital, said: “Dubai Expo 2020 will be bigger and….

NMC honours its EXPO Milan team

MILAN, 5th November, 2015 (WAM) – The National Media Council (NMC) has wrapped up its successful participation in EXPO Milan 2015 with a ceremony to honour the team of the UAE Pavilion, which was organised by the Council. The ceremony was attended by the Commissioner of the UAE Pavilion, Salem Al….

EXPO: “Space plants” take center stage

ENEA’s “space vegetable gardens” took center stage at EXPO Milan 2015, in the presence of the astronauts Maurizio Cheli and Paolo Nespoli. Tomatoes that can withstand the extreme conditions of space, able to produce antidote molecules with anti-aging properties.

New Holland highlights methane-powered tractor

Night and day for the past six months, a bright blue tractor has sat atop the sloping roof of the Sustainable Farm Pavilion at the 2015 Expo in Milan, Italy. The alternative fuel technology powering that tractor is a promising peek into the future of agriculture, one where farms will be energy….

Over 1.5 mln visitors at Polish pavilion EXPO 2015

In six months, 1.6 million people have visited the Polish pavilion at this year’s EXPO located in Milan, Italy, according to a press release by the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) which was the organizer of the Polish booth. EXPO 2015 was cocluded on October 31.

Bahrain to set up Milan expo garden in Muharraq

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An award-winning botanical garden that was set up for an international exhibition in Milan will be permanently moved to a location near Bait Shaikh Isa bin Ali in Muharraq, Bahrain, a report said. The garden, titled Archaeologies of Green, served as the Bahrain….

Isabella Liu strikes 2 gold awards at EXPO Milan

Liu’s designs have made a breakthrough in fusing together contemporary artistic jewellery with sculpture, and she has become well known as a “designer in the art of mending.” Demonstrated by her creations and collections, Isabella’s design philosophy and ways of understanding craftsmanship and….

Bahrain’s expo success hailed

Bahrain: The resounding success of Bahrain’s pavilion in Milan Expo 2015, recently held in Italy, was hailed by His Majesty King Hamad. He said it reflected the kingdom’s millennia-old history and humanitarian and cultural heritage as he yesterday received at Al Safriya Palace Bahrain Authority for….

King hails Bahrain’s participation in Milan Expo 2015

Manama, Nov.3 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa hailed Bahrain’s remarkable participation in Milan Expo 2015, recently held in Italy. He commended the resounding success of Bahrain’s pavilion which reflected the Kingdom’s millennia-old history and humanitarian and cultural heritage.

Estonian pavilion wins bronze medal at Expo Milan 2015

The international jury of Expo Milan 2015 bestowed on Estonia the bronze medal at an official ceremony on October 30. The world fair took place in Italy from May 1 to October 31. “We are extremely happy and proud of having received this acknowledgement, which represents one more proof of the….

EXPO flag brought to Kazakhstan

02.11.2015 22:13 Flag of the international exhibition EXPO has been delivered in Astana. Its solemn transfer was held in Italy ahead of the closing ceremony of the World Exhibition EXPO MILANO 2015. With the arrival of the flag, Kazakhstan can send official invitations to different countries to participate in Expo-2017.

Estonia’s pavilion won the bronze medal at Expo 2015 in Milan

Estonia won the bronze medal at the world exhibition EXPO 2015 in Milan regarding design and exposition, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.

The victory was announced by Enterprise Estonia Chairman of the Board Hanno Tomberg in Facebook. According to him, the bronze medal is a very good achievement that earlier Estonian pavilions have not reached.

Czech pavilion wins bronze medal at Expo 2015 in Milan

Milan, Italy, Oct 31 (CTK) – The Czech pavilion has won a bronze medal for architecture at the Expo 2015 international exhibition in Milan that ended on Saturday, the organiser has announced on Twitter. The gold medal went to Britain and silver to Chile. Expo 2015 was opened on May 1.

20.10.2020: Dubai’s date with …

“We are ready to take on the responsibility of hosting the next World Expo in Dubai and eagerly await our formal appointment as host city next month,” said Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Expo 2020 Higher Preparatory Committee, as he attended the closing ceremony of Expo Milano 2015 on Saturday.

Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum receives Flag for next Expo 2020 Dubai

MILAN, 1st November, 2015 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of the Emirates Group and also Chairman of the Supreme National Committee for Expo 2020 Dubai, received on Saturday the baton for Expo 2020 Dubai from Expo Milano 2015, which came to a close yesterday.

Expo Milano 2015 ending

EPA Daniel Dal Zennaro Italy/MILAN 1/11/2015 14:23 epa05005941 A man walk on a empty Decumano, the one and a half kilometer main way of the Milan Expo in Milan, Italy, 01 November 2015. The event, which opened on 01 May 2015 under the banner ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’, has attracted a record 21 million visitors.

HH Sheikh Ahmed at Expo Milan 2015 closing ceremony

Sheikh Ahmed was joined at the ceremony by His Excellency Sergio Mattarella, President of the Italian Republic, His Excellency Vicente Loscertales, the Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), and Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State.

Expo Milano2015 draws to a close

Milan, Nov. 1 (BNA): Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Saturday thanked the countries that took part Expo Milano 2015 “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” for turning the event into a success story. Addressing the closing ceremony of the historic event, President Mattarella appreciated the….

Parliamentary Secretary José Herrera visits Expo Milano 2015

The Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth José Herrera visited the Expo Milano 2015. The Expo Milano 2015 is the Universal Exhibition that Milan in Italy, is hosting from May 1 to October 31, 2015 Over this six-month period, Milan became a global showcase where more than….

Italy holds closing ceremony for Expo Milano 2015

The 184-day Expo Milano 2015 successfully came to an end in the Italian northern city on Saturday, attracting more than 21 million visitors, of which around one third foreigners. Italian President Sergio Mattarella and other officials including Vicente Loscertales, Secretary-General of the Bureau of….

Italy holds closing ceremony for Expo Milano 2015

MILAN, Italy, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — The 184-day Expo Milano 2015 successfully came to an end in the Italian northern city on Saturday, attracting more than 21 million visitors, of which around one third foreigners. Italian President Sergio Mattarella and other officials including Vicente Loscertales,….

Milan Passes Expo Baton to Kazakhstan

ROME – The Milan Expo figuratively passed the baton at Saturday’s closing ceremony to representatives from Kazakhstan, whose capital will host an international exhibition in 2017 focused on the theme “Future Energy.” Expo 2017 director Akhmetzhan Yessimov and that event’s commissioner, Kazakh First….

China Pavilion awarded at Expo Milano 2015

by Marzia De Giuli, Song Jian. MILAN, Italy, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — The China Pavilion of the Expo Milano 2015, which came to an end here on Saturday, was awarded two prizes by the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE) and by Italian media group Class Editori.

Milan Expo defies naysayers, proves unexpected success

Rome: Milan Expo closes its doors on Saturday after a highly successful run that defied those who predicted it would flop and debunking the stereotype view that Italians cannot queue. More than 20 million people have visited the world fair since it opened on May 1, when builders were still….

Closing ceremony of the Milan Expo 2015

EPA FRANCESCO AMMENDOLA /ITALIAN PRESIDENCY PRESS OFFICE / HANDOUT Italy/MILAN 31/10/2015 23:52 epa05005490 A handout picture released by the Italian Presidency Press Office shows Italian President Sergio Mattarella speaks during the closing ceremony of the Milan Expo 2015 in the Open Air Theatre, in Milan, Italy, 31 October 2015.

Spotlight: Expo Milano 2015 ends with a harvest

by Marzia De Giuli, Song Jian. MILAN, Italy, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — The nutrition-themed Expo Milano 2015 officially came to an end here on Saturday with a harvest that local and international authorities called very rich in terms of participant countries, visitors liking and variety of initiatives.

China Pavilion awarded at Expo Milano 2015

by Marzia De Giuli, Song Jian. MILAN, Italy, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — The China Pavilion of the Expo Milano 2015, which came to an end here on Saturday, was awarded two prizes by the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE) and by Italian media group Class Editori.

Italy holds closing ceremony for Expo Milano 2015

MILAN, Italy, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — The 184-day Expo Milano 2015 successfully came to an end in the Italian northern city on Saturday, attracting more than 21 million visitors, of which around one third foreigners. Italian President Sergio Mattarella and other officials including Vicente Loscertales,….

Spotlight: Expo Milano 2015 ends with a harvest

by Marzia De Giuli, Song Jian. MILAN, Italy, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — The nutrition-themed Expo Milano 2015 officially came to an end here on Saturday with a harvest that local and international authorities called very rich in terms of participant countries, visitors liking and variety of initiatives.

Czech pavilion wins bronze medal at Expo 2015

Milan expo ends; Czechs win several honors including most beautiful roof garden Milan, Italy, Oct 31 (ČTK) The Czech pavilion has won a bronze medal for architecture at the Expo 2015 international exhibition in Milan that ended today, the organizer has announced on Twitter.

The gold medal went to Britain and silver to Chile.

Milan security chief to sub for ousted mayor of Rome

By FRANCES D’EMILIO Associated Press. ROME (AP) – Milan’s top security official has been tapped to run Rome after the mayor was forced to step down by fellow party leaders worried he couldn’t turn around the city, plagued by corruption and inadequate public services.

Daily news summary 31.10.2015

The Czech pavilion at the world exhibition, Expo 2015, in Milan has been awarded the bronze medal for its architectural merit. The gold medal was awarded to Britain and the silver to Chile. The Czech pavilion was made up of used modular containers with the architects behind the idea Chybik&Krystof Associated Architects.

Milan security chief to sub for ousted mayor of Rome

ROME — The Italian government has chosen Milan’s top security official to run corruption-plagued Rome after its mayor reluctantly stepped down. The interior ministry said Saturday Milan Prefect Francesco Paolo Tronca will run Rome until elections, expected in the spring.

Milan security chief to sub for ousted mayor of Rome

Milan’s top security official to run Rome for now after politically-besieged mayor steps down Ignazio Marino meets the media at Rome’s Campidoglio Capitol Hill, Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. Just a day after rescinding his resignation, Rome’s embattled mayor has acknowledged the end of his administration after the city council yanked its support.

Kazakhstan pavilion becomes best in EXPO 2015

01.11.2015 09:56 Kazakhstan’s expo pavilion is among the top three in the category ‘Best representation of theme and content’ at Expo 2015 in Milan. It was one of the most visited pavilions at the exhibition with about 5,000 daily visitors. As the organizers counted more than a million guests paid it a visit since it was opened.

Czech pavilion at Milan Expo 2015 wins architectural prize

31-10-2015 09:15 | Chris Johnstone Non-government organisations have criticized the Czech government for failing to come up with a new proposal that would allow foreigners from non-EU countries to pay into the mainstream Czech health insurance system. Instead, the non-EU foreigners must pay more to private insurers and get less cover in return.

Japan Pavilion takes top design prize at Milan expo

MILAN–Featuring stunning computer-graphic images of Japan and elegant “washoku” (traditional Japanese cuisine), the Japan Pavilion captured the gold prize for best exhibition design at Expo Milan 2015 on Oct. 30.

September 16, 2015. Specialty local ramen, udon and other noodles, seldom tried by….

Japan Pavilion wins best exhibition prize at world expo

MILAN – The Japan Pavilion received the gold prize for best exhibition Friday at Expo Milan 2015, on the eve of the six-month event’s final day. Under the theme of “Harmonious Diversity,” the exhibition showcased Japan’s traditional culinary culture, including foods cooked with fermentation methods,….

Japan Pavilion awarded best exhibition prize at Milan expo

The Japan Pavilion received the gold prize for best exhibition Friday at Expo Milan 2015, on the eve of the six-month-long event’s final day. With a theme of “Harmonious Diversity,” the Japanese exhibit showcased the country’s traditional culinary culture, including foods cooked with fermentation….

Expo Milano closes on Saturday

Rho – Expo Milano 2015 will close with an hour-long ceremony on Saturday. The gates will close at 5pm local time. At 6pm the closing ceremony will be held at the Open Air Theatre, which also presented the opening ceremony.

Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella will address the ceremony, with….