GLOBAL NEWS FROM PHL

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Consult the pages below for news about international affairs in the region and the activities of the organizations, businesses, people, and communities that contribute to the global character of Philadelphia.  

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Steve Wray, of The Economy League, supports funding to deepen the Delaware River channel. Read more about the project and Pennsylvania's support in this article written by John Barna for the Gloucester County Times.
September 28, 2011
Women's Campaign International on Pepsi Refresh! Support WCI's Global Advocacy and Leadership Series. Help girls who lead become women who lead. Voting open through October 5!
September 27, 2011
Tom Morr offers insights into establishing non-stop air service between Philadelphia and Far East destinations.
September 21, 2011
The University of Pennsylvania offers pedestrians a connection to Center City through Penn Park, a newly-constructed 24-acre park. Penn Park, which combines a former postal service parking lot with university property, is bounded by Walnut and South Sts. to the north and south, and rail tracks to the east and west.
September 20, 2011
The Center for Applied Genomics at CHOP contributed important pediatric data to the largest-ever genetic study of multiple sclerosis, published on August 11 in the journal Nature.
September 20, 2011
The Hotel Monaco Philadelphia is slated to open in 2012. It will neighbor the Bourse and the National Museum of American Jewish History to the north and Independence Mall to the east. (Photo by G. Widman for GPTMC)
September 20, 2011
For the first time in Peace Day’s history, people and organizations across Philadelphia, including many GPA members, will participate in this global day of ceasefire, non-violence, and community-building through a variety of events and activities that explore and encourage the various meanings of peace.
September 13, 2011
Mayor Nutter announced a series of citywide economic development events in order to demonstrate the City’s commitment to job creation, business retention and expansion, and new innovations for the public sector to connect with businesses in the 21st century.
September 7, 2011
In a time of economic challenge, exports can generate revenues, create high-paying jobs and bolster the regional and national economies. But many small- and medium-sized firms shy away from the intricacies and unknowns of international trade. Yet for companies in Greater Philadelphia, no- or low-cost help is readily available nearby at the Center City Philadelphia and Lawrenceville, NJ offices of the U.S. Commercial Service (CS), the trade promotions arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration.
August 29, 2011
The Triana Group, which facilitates international trade in the life sciences sector, is the newest resident of the University City Science Center's Port Business Incubator in West Philadelphia. With offices in New York, Paris, San Jose and now Philadelphia, Triana Group offers services both to European life sciences companies looking to establish a presence in the U.S. and to U.S. companies looking to expand into the European market.
August 29, 2011