WASHINGTON (Jan 18): President Donald Trump has canceled his delegation’s trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, according to a statement released by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday.
Trump, who attended last year’s Davos event, had planned to go again this year but pulled out last week as he grapples with Democrats in Congress over funding for a wall on the border with Mexico that has led to a partial shutdown of the government.
Mesinaga Bhd has secured a contract worth RM1.9 billion for the Malaysia International Internet Gateway (EM-IIG) project undertaken by Xiddig Cellular Communications Sdn Bhd.
Mesiniaga said the contract is for the commissioning of the core, metro distribution and access network with related support systems for the EM-IIG project.
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp are set to launch a joint venture next year to produce batteries for electric vehicles (EV) in an effort to compete with Chinese rivals, a source familiar with the matter said.