Blue and White minister: We’ll depose Netanyahu if he goes to elections

Science and Technology Minister Izhar Shay has threatened that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tries to go to new elections during the current crisis the Blue and White party will “ensure” that he does not remain in his position.The minister’s comments come as trust between Netanyahu’s Likud and its senior coalition partner Blue and White has sunk to new lows in recent days, amid a renewed fight over the state budget and political demonstrations.“The Likud is going to abuse the citizens; whoever goes to elections will pay the price,” said Shai on Channel 12’s Meet the Press program in reference to comments made by Likud MKs and coalition chairman Miki Zohar of late calling on the prime minister to break up the coalition.“The Likud made known this week through Miki Zohar that they will not work on the budget in order to dismantle the government,” said Shai.A state budget for
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T.N. in forefront in adopting emerging technologies: Minister

Madurai

Tamil Nadu has been leading in the country in areas of e-governance, in attracting investments at global level and creating employment opportunities, said R.B. Udhayakumar, Minister for Revenue and Disaster Management, and Information Technology, here on Friday.

He was delivering the chief guest address during the inaugural function of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry’s virtual conference titled ‘Technology Enabled Growth and Opportunities-2020’. Madurai Collector T.G. Vinay and Corporation Commissioner S. Visakan were also present along with the Minister.

Mr. Udhayakumar said that the Commissionerate of e-Governance was created in 2006 to lead all e-governance initiatives of the State. The Centre of Excellence in Emerging Technologies (CEET) in TNeGA was created in January 2019 to bridge the knowledge gap between development and application of emerging technologies in government departments.

He said that Tamil Nadu is the first state in the country to sign a memorandum of understanding

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Science Minister at Foundation for Science and Technology

Thank you.

It’s wonderful, genuinely, to be here today to talk about one of our greatest and most significant challenges, which is the levelling up agenda.

As you can tell from my accent, I’m not from down South. And as you probably also know from my bio, I don’t have a degree, in fact, I very sadly left school after my A-levels without really having any major success in them.

Subsequently, I’ve spent my whole career in a variety of businesses and latterly, politics.

And therefore, that means I’m somewhat unique, as far as science ministers go.

However, science and research have always been important to me. I’ve had a life-long fascination with engineering – inspired by the wonders of the Industrial Revolution – which I’ve bored my children with for many years – and they study the landscape of the Midlands, from the Grand Central Railway to Ironbridge and

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Science Minister at the Foundation for Science and Technology

Thank you.

It’s wonderful, genuinely, to be here today to talk about one of our greatest and most significant challenges, which is the levelling up agenda.

As you can tell from my accent, I’m not from down South. And as you probably also know from my bio, I don’t have a degree, in fact, I very sadly left school after my A-levels without really having any major success in them.

Subsequently, I’ve spent my whole career in a variety of businesses and latterly, politics.

And therefore, that means I’m somewhat unique, as far as science ministers go.

However, science and research have always been important to me. I’ve had a life-long fascination with engineering – inspired by the wonders of the Industrial Revolution – which I’ve bored my children with for many years – and they stud the landscape of the Midlands, from the Grand Central Railway to Ironbridge and

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Science minister: Gila Gamliel must quit

Science and Technology Minister Izhar Shay became the first minister in the cabinet to call upon Environmental Protection Minister Gila Gamliel to resign on Tuesday.Gamliel found herself in hot water after violating coronavirus lockdown restrictions by traveling some 150 kilometers from her Tel Aviv home to Tiberias for Yom Kippur, before testing positive for the virus. She prayed at a synagogue in the city run by her father-in-law, where some 20 people were diagnosed with the virus in recent days. The minister reportedly earlier attempted to hide the violation from the Health Ministry during her epidemiological investigation, avoiding the ministry for hours and then saying that she caught the virus from her driver. Gamliel has acknowledged wrongdoing and said she would pay an NIS 5000 fine, but she is not expected to resign or get fired by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “If things are as they are, they are very
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Science and Technology Minister resigns, then changes mind – Inside Israel

Izhar Shay
Izhar Shay

Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash 90

Defense Minister Benny Gantz met on Thursday night with Science and Technology Minister Izhar Shay who was considering resigning from the government due to the hermetic lockdown.

The two discussed the goings on of recent days and reached agreements on the continuation of Minister Shay’s work as a key member of the Blue and White party.

Gantz and Shay discussed common values, their common desire to “put Israel first” and the desire to create a unifying discourse in Israeli society.

They agreed to define the war against the coronavirus epidemic as a top priority that will continue to be professionally led by Minister Shay within the party and as a member of the Coronavirus Cabinet.

The Minister of Defense stressed his great appreciation for Shay and his work for the citizens of Israel and their health within the Coronavirus Cabinet and under the leadership

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Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology lays out future direction of sustainable economic growth

ABU DHABI- Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, chaired today’s virtual meeting of the Industrial Coordination Council with the participation of Sarah bint Yousif Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Technology, and members of the Council.

The mandate of the Industrial Coordination Council, established in 2016, includes developing a national strategy to boost the UAE’s industrial sector; setting key performance indicators and following up on implementation; proposing initiatives to boost cooperation; and sharing best practice among government entities as well as the private sector. The Council will collaborate with various federal and local government entities and the Industrialist Union Society to update legislation for the sector.

The meeting included discussions on how to empower the industrial sector, strengthen the UAE’s competitive position globally and reviewed efforts to increase its global ranking in different indices.

The Council meeting also included a briefing on how

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Science and Technology Minister Chu Ngoc Anh appointed Hanoi’s Vice Party Secretary

Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh has become Vice Party Secretary of Hanoi after the appointment decision of the Politburo was announced on September 18.

Mr. Chu Ngoc Anh was born in 1965 in Hanoi. He holds a PhD degree in physics. He is a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam (12th tenure).

Bộ trưởng KH-CN Chu Ngọc Anh làm Phó Bí thư Thành uỷ Hà Nội

Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Head of the Central Organizing Commission Pham Minh Chinh hands the decision of the Politburo to Mr. Chu Ngoc Anh

From 1988 to 1995, he was a lecturer at the Institute for Technical Physics under the Ha Noi University of Science and Technology.

From 1995 to 1997 he worked at the Science and Technology Advances Application Company – MITEC under the Ministry of Industry and Environment and the Institute of Posts and Telecommunications Technology under the General Department of Posts.

From 1997

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National pledges a Minister for Technology in drive for 100,000 new jobs

Judith Collins (NZ National Party)

Judith Collins (NZ National Party)

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The National Party is promising to give the technology sector high priority, with a new Minister for Technology and 1000 tertiary scholarships a year.

The scholarships will be targeted for students at low decile schools to undertake science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) degrees, leader of the opposition Judith Collins said today.

If elected, National also pledged to establishing a STEM-focused partnership school and restore funding for specialist ICT graduate schools.

A fast-track technology skills visa was also part of the package, to help local businesses plug their technology skills gaps along with relaxed visas for investors.

Collins also promised what she described as the world’s “most tech-friendly regulation”.

National also promised to invest $1 billion in technology infrastructure upgrades with the aim of achieving 100 Mbps uncapped internet speeds for all internet users.

Three targeted investment funds for tech start-ups worth $200

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Sci-tech minister named vice-chief of Hanoi’s Party unit

Vietnam’s Science and Technology Minister Chu Ngoc Anh has been named deputy secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee by the Politburo.

The appointment was announced on Friday by the Party’s Central Organizing Commission and the Standing Committee of Hanoi’s Party organ.

Chu Ngoc Anh, 55, was born in Thai Hoa Commune, Ba Vi District, Hanoi.

He was a research fellow and lecturer at the School of Engineering Physics under the Hanoi University of Science and Technology between October 1988 and November 1995.

Between 1995 and 2010, he held several different positions in public agencies in the post and communications sectors.

He was deputy minister of the Ministry of Science and Technology from August 2010 until March 2013.

Anh was named deputy secretary of the Party Committee in the northern province of Phu Tho in March 2013. He was made chairman of the provincial People’s Committee in May the same year.

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