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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Gestures, recommended by the International Visitors Council President, Nancy Gilboy, offers guidance on the international language of body language.
October 6, 2011
The Inquirer reports that the FAA will pay $466.5 towards expansion of Philadelphia International Airport. The federal funds will be dispensed over 16 years, beginning in fiscal 2012.
October 4, 2011
This month's International City article comes to you from Nicholas Pagon, a Global Philadelphia member. 
October 4, 2011
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