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1. the point of the compass or direction midway between north and east, 45? clockwise from north
2. any area lying in or towards this direction
3. of or denoting the northeastern part of a specified country, area, etc.
4. (esp of the wind) from the northeast


the northeastern part of England, esp Northumberland, Durham, and the Tyneside area
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The president emphasised that in the development of the north-east were both - the development of India as well the true measure of the India-ASEAN partnership.
Accenture's North-east Managing Director, Bob Paton, said: "As a technology company with a strong heritage in the North-east we are delighted to be sponsoring the Digital and Social Media category.
The annual conference which brings together key politicians and business chief executives offered an ideal opportunity to promote the North-East on a national stage.
John Holland Kaye, Heathrow's CEO, said: "The competition in total received over 40,000 votes for all four regions so the North-east should feel proud to receive this prestigious prize.
Also, two Chief Ministers from neighbouring Myanmar - HE U Thar Aye, Chief Minister of Sagaing Region and HE U Ye Myint, Chief Minister of Mandalay Region will attend the Inaugural Session of the Summit as Special Guests of Honour and share their perspectives on North-East Myanmar trade & economic exchanges.
The Journal recently revealed the North-East is one of the few regions in the UK that runs a balance of payments surplus with exports, at pounds .
Liz Mayes joins EEF from the CBI as North-east region director on September 8.
James Ramsbotham, NECC Chief Executive, says: "For many years the North-east has excelled in the field of exports.
THE most prestigious prizes recognising business success in the North-East have gained a high quality new sponsor.
North-east industries and local authorities must work together with Government to deliver the infrastructure the region needs to compete, according to three leading engineering bodies.
THE GOVERNMENT yesterday admitted its transport policy errors - but a pledge to address "chronic under-investment" in the roads network got only a lukewarm reception in the North-East.
The North-east side took part in their last set of fixtures at the Lilleshall National Sports Centre.

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