USA to Battle France in the Historic 2024 Paris Games Polo Challenge, Presented by U.S. Polo Assn.

The Thrilling Equestrian Event Will Take Place on Aug. 7 and be Broadcast on ESPN

PARIS, FRANCE AND WEST PALM BEACH, FL / ACCESSWIRE / May 7, 2024 / U.S. Polo Assn., the official brand of the United States Polo Association (USPA), and the Polo Club du Domaine Chantilly are proud to present the Paris Games Polo Challenge 2024, a tribute match between USA and France taking place on August 7. The Paris Games Polo Challenge will be open to the public and will air on ESPN2 to a global audience.

With the 2024 Summer Olympics taking place in Paris from July through August and equestrian events concluding on August 6 at Versailles, U.S. Polo Assn. invites sports fans to continue the equestrian celebration with polo, just 40 minutes outside Paris city center at the Polo Club du Domaine Chantilly. Chantilly is the home of the Great Stables of Prince de Conde and Chateau de Chantilly, and is, of course, the namesake of Chantilly lace, the famous silk laces that date back to 17th century France.

In partnership with the Federation of International Polo (FIP), the Federation Française de Polo (FFP) and the USPA, this historic match is the centennial celebration and tribute to the last time France hosted the Olympics, exactly 100 years ago. France will be seeking redemption at the Paris Games Polo Challenge 2024 for the VIII Olympiad which were held in Paris for the second time in the modern era. On June 28, 1924, in St. Cloud, France, and before the official opening ceremony, the match between the United States and France began. It ended with France losing 15-1. USA concluded the overall tournament with the silver medal, having lost to Argentina, who remained unbeaten and took home Olympic gold. The last Olympics to include polo was held in 1936 in Berlin, Germany.

As the Title and Apparel Sponsor, U.S. Polo Assn. will be providing apparel for USA and France Teams with performance jerseys, practice jerseys, and an assortment of U.S. Polo Assn. custom-designed country apparel to wear off the field, featuring the global sports brand’s iconic double horsemen logo. The USA Team will be wearing custom USPA Pro whites. U.S. Polo Assn. is also providing saddle pads, as well as groom and staff outfitting for the Polo Club du Domaine Chantilly. VIP gifts for the event will include event limited edition Paris Games Polo Challenge 2024 caps, t-shirts, scarves and pocket squares, as well as branded duffle bags.

"U.S. Polo Assn. is honored to be part of such an historic and celebratory polo event at the beautiful Polo Club du Domaine Chantilly, alongside the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics," said J. Michael Prince, President & CEO of USPA Global, the company that manages and markets the multi-billion-dollar U.S. Polo Assn. brand. "This event brings FIP, FFP and the USPA together for only the second time in 100 years of history, making this tribute game a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for everyone that attends."

Polo Club du Domaine Chantilly will also be hosting two other high goal polo tournaments this summer, the Polo Nations Cup from June 13 – 23, and the French Open for men and women from September 4-22. These events are also open to the public.

"The French Polo Federation is extremely honored to welcome the Paris Games Polo Challenge to our country during the summer of the Paris Olympic Games 2024, with the support of FIP, the USPA and U.S. Polo Assn. at the prestigious Polo Club de Chantilly, headquarters of the French Polo Federation," said Jean-Edouard Mazery, President of the French Polo Federation. "This is a unique step for the French national team to play the USA Team during the Paris Olympic Games 2024, and a tremendous opportunity to develop a program for our French national team and promote our sport."

About U.S. Polo Assn. and USPA Global

U.S. Polo Assn. is the official brand of the United States Polo Association (USPA), the governing body for the sport of polo in the United States and one of the country’s oldest sports governing bodies, founded in 1890. With a multi-billion-dollar global footprint and worldwide distribution through more than 1,100 U.S. Polo Assn. retail stores as well as thousands of additional points of distribution, U.S. Polo Assn. offers apparel, accessories, and footwear for men, women, and children in more than 190 countries worldwide. A recent, multi-year deal with ESPN to broadcast several of the premier polo championships in the world, sponsored by U.S. Polo Assn., has made the thrilling sport accessible to millions of sports fans globally for the very first time.

U.S. Polo Assn. has consistently been named one of the top global sports licensors alongside the NFL, NBA, and MLB, according to License Global. In addition, the sport-inspired brand is being recognized around the world with awards for global growth, expansion, licensing, and digital growth. Due to its tremendous success as a global brand, particularly in the last five years, U.S. Polo Assn. has been featured in Forbes, Fortune, Modern Retail, and GQ as well as on Yahoo Finance and Bloomberg, among many other noteworthy media sources around the world.

For more information, visit and follow @uspoloassn. 

USPA Global is a subsidiary of the USPA and manages the global, multi-billion-dollar U.S. Polo Assn. brand. Through its subsidiary, Global Polo Entertainment (GPE), USPA Global also manages Global Polo TV, which provides sports and lifestyle content. For more sports content, visit

About The Federation of International Polo

The Federation of International Polo (FIP) is the international federation representing the sport of polo, officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee. The FIP was founded in 1982 by representatives of eleven national polo associations, and it represents the national polo associations of more than 80 countries. Its principal aim is to enhance the international image and status of polo.

In addition to organizing international tournaments, the FIP develops international tournaments for children, conducts umpiring and coaching seminars, encourages participation in the sport at all levels and ages, and makes the international rules of polo through a cooperative agreement with the Asociación Argentina de Polo, the Hurlingham Polo Association of Great Britain and Ireland, and the United States Polo Association (USPA). Visit

About the French Federation of Polo (FFP)

The Fédération Française de Polo (FFP) was created to make polo accessible to all, to promote the sport throughout France and to support the common interests of its member clubs in every way possible. The FFP organizes national and international polo competitions and championships, sets the technical rules for competitions by harmonizing them with foreign rules, and organizes the training and teaching of the equestrian discipline. Today, the FFP has over 30 affiliated clubs and more than 800 players within its organization. For more information, please visit

About the United States Polo Association® (USPA)

The United States Polo Association (USPA) was organized and exists for the purposes of promoting the game of polo, coordinating the activities of its Member Clubs and Registered Players, arranging and supervising polo tournaments, competitions, and games, and providing rules, handicaps, and conditions for those tournaments, competitions, and games, including the safety and welfare of participants and mounts. Founded in 1890, the USPA is the national governing body for the sport of polo. The USPA is currently comprised of almost 200 member clubs with thousands of individual members and oversees 40 national tournaments. For more information, please visit

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Lithuanian Biotech Pioneer ‘Nando’ Embarks on Global Expansion With New Management Team and Innovative Production Line

"Nando", a leading Lithuanian-owned biotechnology company known for its groundbreaking work in developing microbiological products for agriculture, that helped to save up to 50M on fertilisers, announces a significant bolstering of its management team and an ambitious expansion of its biotechnological production line. This move is set to position "Nando" not just as a leader in Lithuania but as a formidable player on the international stage.

KAUNAS, LITHUANIA / ACCESSWIRE / May 7, 2024 / In a strategic enhancement of its management team, "Nando" welcomes four seasoned professionals, each bringing a wealth of experience from reputable organizations. Gytis Kubilius, with a solid background in management at "SEB" and "Citadele" banks; Mindaugas Navickas, previously International Sales Manager at "Teltonika Networks"; Arūnas Jusas, former General Manager at "Timac AGRO"; and Giedrė Mockienė, who served as HR Manager at UAB "Yara", are now integral parts of "Nando’s" leadership, aiming to spearhead ambitious development projects.

To cater to the surging demand for microbiological alternatives to mineral fertilizers and plant protection products, "Nando" has invested about €3 million in a unique biotechnology line. This investment boosts production volume, enhances productivity, and ensures competitive pricing to meet the escalating market demand. With a technology that is currently patent-pending, "Nando" exports to over 20 countries, including Great Britain, Ukraine, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Poland, Romania and beyond.

Justinas Taruška, CEO of "Nando", stated, "Our main goal is to feature a highly automated biotechnological production line. This will not only elevate the agro-biotechnology sector’s value in Lithuania but also accelerate sustainable and economically viable agricultural technologies across Europe and other continents." The new production line is renowned for its unique microorganism purification technology, a rarity in the entire Baltic region. It promises an efficient production of stable, high-yield microbiological products in powder form, a technology with limited competition.

The inclusion of new management members, with their extensive international experience, underscores "Nando’s" commitment to employee development and its focus on penetrating foreign markets, including Europe, North and South America, Asian and Africa countries. This strategic move coincides with the launch of the new production line for microbiological products.

Founded in 2007, "Nando" stands at the forefront of the biotech industry, developing and manufacturing microbiological products and chemical additives for agriculture. With one of Northern Europe’s leading R&D centers and partnerships with global research institutions, "Nando" has introduced over 50 innovative products, vital to the agro, livestock. Currently, the company is intensifying its export activities, with operations spanning over 20 countries in Europe, North and South America, Asian and Africa. The "Nando Group" proudly employs more than 50 professionals dedicated to advancing global biotechnology solutions.

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Mastering the AI Revolution: MetaHomes Ushers Intelligent AI Features into Real Estate Amidst Dubai’s Booming Market

Boasting a seamless online real estate platform, backed by innovative tools like Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence, MetaHomes sets new standards for excellence

DUBAI, ARAB EMIRATES / ACCESSWIRE / May 6, 2024 / The global real estate landscape is on the cusp of revolution, driven by artificial intelligence (AI). While headlines often focus on booming markets like Dubai (and for good reason), a quieter storm is brewing, poised to transform how we buy, sell, rent and manage property, ushering in an era of unprecedented efficiency and personalization.

Mastering the AI Revolution: MetaHomes Ushers Intelligent AI Features into Real Estate Amidst Dubai’s Booming Market

It is no doubt that Dubai’s real estate market has become a global phenomenon. Visionary infrastructure development projects like Palm Jumeirah, the Dubai Museum of the Future, Palm Jebel Ali and the iconic Burj Khalifa stand as testaments to the city’s commitment to progress. This, coupled with a robust economy and a safe bubble index (according to Statista), has attracted investors, fueling a vibrant real estate ecosystem.

The city’s relentless growth, with a staggering 19.3% property value increase in Q1 2024 compared to the same period last year, presents a unique opportunity for innovation and sustained growth. Developers are responding by launching new projects at an unprecedented pace, with a new one hitting the market every 17 hours according to Allsop & Allsop. As the city continues to solidify its position as a global hub for real estate expansion, investment and innovation, the spotlight shines brightly on MetaHomes, a prominent online real estate marketplace that offers a comprehensive suite of services for all, including real estate investors, developers, and agents.

The platform uses advanced algorithms and machine learning to analyze millions of data points from various sources, such as property listings, images, videos, and customer feedback. Based on these analyses, MetaHomes provides valuable insights and recommendations that help customers make informed decisions, optimize their strategies, and maximize returns. Luxury apartments and villas for rent, including furnished apartments, and commercial properties like retail and offices for rent are some of the properties available on MetaHomes.

In a statement, MetaHomes’ CEO, Jerry Wu, said: "We believe that AI is the future and we are committed to providing our clients with the best-in-class technology that can help them achieve their goals. Our platform is designed to be user-friendly, flexible, and scalable, so that it can adapt to any market conditions and customer needs. We are confident that our platform will revolutionize the real estate industry and set new standards for excellence."

The global real estate market presents a complex picture, with investors hungry for data insights. Navigating this dynamic terrain requires the need for innovative tools such as virtual reality facilities. With a rising tide of a tech-driven future championed by MetaHomes, the stage is set for an era of unprecedented growth and innovation in the real estate market.

Zohaib Pervaiz

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“Pichai” pays homage to sacred things Take the auspicious time to win on the first day of work.

House, “Pichai” enters the house to pay homage to Phra Phrom – Grandparents Shrine. Take the auspicious time to work on the first day before going to work with the Ministry of Finance. Prepare to share work with the Deputy Minister this afternoon. Prepare to talk with the Governor of the Bank of Thailand.

Mr. Pichai Chunhavajira, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Travel to Government House Pay homage to Phra Brahma on the Thai Khu Fa Building. and pay homage to the grandparents’ shrine To take the auspicious time to win before starting work. amidst an overcast atmosphere

Mr. Pichai gave an interview that Today is considered to be your official first day of work. both in Government House and the Ministry of Finance and will be discussed internally To share work with the Deputy Minister of Finance Everyone knows that there is an urgent mission. What must I do? using duties and existing responsibilities, sort out problems and manage problems to make everything better for the country By insisting t
hat he will do his best.

Mr. Pichai admitted that the digital wallet project will be considered a full-time job which will be discussed with the Deputy Minister To continuously report progress This afternoon (7 May) there will be a discussion. which everything already has information

As for solving economic problems, it is a big task that lies ahead. Mr. Pichai said that everyone knows the problems that arise. But the way of thinking may be different. and look for and find different solutions. Therefore, it is necessary to find a solution. and when crystallized We must try to make everyone understand as much as possible. Then bring in best practices.

While there is a conflict between the government and the Bank of Thailand or BoT right now, Mr. Pichai sees it as normal. As one who has duties and responsibility that must work together with the BoT in order to push Providing 2 machines for fiscal and monetary policy must be consistent and walk in the same direction But before we can travel together, it must
be crystallized. and understand first that What is the real problem?

‘I consider it my duty to go and talk with Mr. Setthaput. Suthiwat Narueput, Governor of the BoT, who believes that the Governor of the BoT also looks at the work with facts and reason. In the past, he had worked together on some occasions. So I believe we can talk. and have similar guidelines Because of cause and effect,’ Mr. Pichai said.

As for the news that there will be an amendment to the law reducing the independence of the BoT, Mr. Pichai said that this matter must be looked at again. Is that a problem? But at the same time there is news that there is opposition that the BoT must be independent. which is a different opinion But if there is a discussion until it crystallizes I believe that different opinions will gradually narrow down and will lead to a good conclusion for myself. In this matter, the BoT is already independent. In the matter of monetary policy It’s just that freedom has always been there. Able to determine and judge
with the judgment of those who join in making the decision. But all policy decisions It will be a guideline that must support government policy.

As for whether the conflict that has arisen will go away or not, Mr. Pichai sees that this matter cannot be answered. He would like to discuss with the BoT Governor first. As for whether there will be any new projects to help alleviate the suffering of the people during this period, Mr. Pichai said that many policies must be implemented in parallel. with citizens and various agencies Cooperate in order to solve immediate problems.

Source: Thai News Agency

Prime Minister discusses promoting secondary crops Increase income for farmers

Bangkok, The Prime Minister discusses “Agriculture-Commerce” to promote secondary crops. Increase income for farmers, develop systems, raise agricultural product prices.

Mr. Settha Thavisin, Prime Minister, posted a message saying that in addition to the main crops such as rice, rubber, sugarcane, which the government is trying to raise prices to increase, The government also wants to promote secondary crops such as shallots and longans that will increase income for farmers across the country.

Thailand is ready to cultivate many types of secondary crops, so he invited both the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives and the Ministry of Commerce. Let’s lay down guidelines for promoting secondary crops. Both the demand and supply sides are consistent. Including the use of technology to develop appropriate breeds. as well as pushing to open up more foreign markets.

The agricultural sector is the way of life of Thai people. If it is managed and developed well, raising the price level must be possible. and fa
rmers grow both main crops Secondary crops must have the opportunity to be rich.

Source: Thai News Agency

‘Pimpattra’ is worried that during the rainy season, toxic waste will contaminate water sources.

Government House, “Pimpattra” reveals that cadmium waste from Samut Sakhon province has been transported to Tak province in 8 containers and is concerned that during the rainy season, toxic waste contaminates water sources. Emphasizing that the fire was not ordinary arson. Seen as a constant threat

Ms. Pimpatra Wichaikul, Minister of Industry Mentioning the transportation of cadmium waste, he said that he was concerned aboutRain: Currently trying to transport cadmium waste outside the building into the building for storage. and try to follow the plan Whatever adjustments are made to relieve people’s concerns, such as transportation. Change to using all containers. Yesterday (May 6), 8 vehicles left Samut Sakhon Province and have already reached their destination in Tak Province. And now I’m moving the bags from the car.

As for the number of cars, is it sufficient for moving or not? Ms. Pimphattra said: We try to follow the schedule. If there are more cars, it would be best.

When asked about the frequent c
ases of fires in industrial plants Ms. Pimpattra said: Part of it comes from the air. which is now being monitored Most recently, the National Environmental Board with Police General Patcharawat Wongsuwan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, as chairman, giving orders to each province and all relevant sectors Survey the factory areas that are at risk within 20 days and bring the names to the committee and the Ministry of Industry. The Department of Factory has divided up groups to inspect as well. But in this matter you must be careful. Whether it’s people in the area or agencies, we must help each other.

As for the Industrial Commission House of Representatives Analyzed as arson. To avoid new laws that will come into force Ms. Pimpattra said that she could think of it from many angles. First, the law requires that chemical sludge must be cleared from the factory. If you think from a bad angle Whether it’s intentional or not. Incineration does not require disposal costs.
The operator must accept that this kind of action has an impact on many surrounding people.? This cannot be a matter of arson. Must raise the level of violence This type of operation means stability. He therefore asked for help from the security department. Whether it’s the police or the DSI. Go in and take care of this matter as well.

Miss Pimpattra Also said: Factories that have been ordered by the court to return their land and must be managed With chemical waste, do you know how many there are? It’s just that it’s easier to do bad things. Irresponsible people do it easier than responsible people. Currently there are 6-10 such factories.

As for whether these factories can be prosecuted or not? Ms. Pimphattra said that today what is being done in parallel is the Department of Industrial Works proposing to amend the law to increase penalties.

‘This matter is a security threat. that the villagers were affected by We are not just looking at fires. but also looking at the weather conditions that the villager
s have to face As for the rainy season, now there is the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. Come monitor about chemicals entering water sources. Understand that people in the area face the most problems. It is difficult to confirm whether the water will be contaminated with chemicals from the factory into the water source or not.? As in Rayong and Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya provinces At this time, we have asked the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, or Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, to build a water barrier. But you have to see if it can be done or not. I admit that I have concerns,’ Ms. Pimphattra said.

Miss Pimpattra In conclusion, he said that at this time, the Industrial Committee Call relevant departments in the ministry to clarify every week.? This week, if I’m not busy He will go.

Source: Thai News Agency

Cabinet appoints civil servants in many positions

The Cabinet approves the appointment of civil servants from the Ministry of Interior and political officials from the Ministry of Public Health.

Ms. Kanika Aunjit, Deputy Spokesperson for the Office of the Prime Minister Announcement of the results of the Cabinet meeting that the Cabinet resolved to approve the appointment of ordinary civil servants. Under the Ministry of Interior To hold two high-level management positions for rotation as follows: Mr. Natthawat Viriyanapaphon The Governor of Sakon Nakhon Province holds the position of Inspector General of the Ministry. and Mr. Chusak Rooying, Inspector General of the Ministry, holds the position of Governor of Sakon Nakhon Province.

In addition, appoint political officials. Ministry of Public Health, namely Mr. Wichai Chaiyamongkol holds the position of Advisor to the Minister of Public Health, Vice Admiral Nikorn Petchweerakul holds the position of Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Public Health, Mr. Kittikorn Loh Sunthon holds the position of Secretary
to the Minister of Public Health and Mrs. Jintra Meithong holds the position of Assistant Secretary to the Minister of Public Health. Performing duties as Secretary to the Deputy Minister of Public Health (Mr. Santi Promphat) .

Source: Thai News Agency

No need to send work to “Maris”, no burden on the budget office.

Government House, “Jakkraphong” points out that there is no need to hand over work to “Maris” because it is already a working group. Rich diplomatic experience Not burdened with taking care of the budget office, which he used to do during the Yingluck government

Mr. Chakkraphong Saengmanee, Minister attached to the Prime Minister’s Office Said that there was no need to transfer work to Mr. Maris Sengiamphong, Minister of Foreign Affairs. Because Mr. Maris is a member of the working group and has experience working in diplomacy in many countries.

‘As for accepting the new position as Minister attached to the Prime Minister’s Office. I only learned from the news that I was supervising the Budget Office. which is not troubling at all Because he had worked with Mr. Kitirat Na Ranong, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. During the government of Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra, having the opportunity to work at that time It gives enough understanding of how to make a budget system,’ said the Minister attached
to the Prime Minister’s Office.

When asked if this year’s budget is not a concern or not, Mr. Chakkraphong said that the 2025 budget has already been put on the calendar. As for when the decision will be made, we must wait for the Cabinet to consider it.

As for the 2024 budget, it is very close, but will the 2025 budget have more time to spend? The Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office said that, yes, there is more time to formulate government policy. Because of the time we came in Normal budgeting I’ve been doing it since January, but the year 2024 comes in September, causing me to lose quite a bit of time. So we had to rush out.

‘There are many ways to budget. The methods that are most beneficial to the people will be adhered to. As for the opposition, what method will they have? We’ll have to sit and see. If anything is beneficial to the people We are ready to listen. Because there are still 3 agendas as usual, Agenda 1 to receive the draft, Agenda 2 to the committee level. If the opposition has good
proposals that are beneficial to the people Ready to listen.

Source: Thai News Agency