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 Hong Kong and Thailand Students Win Grand Prix for Panasonic KWN Global Contest 2016 Held during the Rio 2016... RIO DE JANEIRO -Wednesday 21 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced that Kowloon Tong School of Hong Kong and Assumption Samutprakarn School of Thailand won the Grand Prix for their videos titled "The Bigger Picture" and "Missing Game," respectively, in the Panasonic Kid Witness News (KWN) Global Contest 2016....

 Takeda and Zydus Cadila partner to address the global threat of Chikungunya  -Tuesday 20 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TSE: 4502], (“Takeda”) and Zydus Cadila today announced a partnership to tackle chikungunya, an emerging infectious disease in Africa, Asia and the Indian subcontinent. In recent decades mosquito vectors of chikungunya have spread to...

Saif bin Zayed: Our government is determined to become world leader in customer happiness -Tuesday 20 September 2016  

UAE ranks first globallywith lowest rate of fire and resulting fatalities   The United Arab Emirates (UAE) managed to outperform developed countries worldwide in fire death ratio in 2010–2014. According to the 2010 -2014 report by the Paris-based International Association of Fire and...

Local services marketplace, StarOfService, secures $10m investment -Tuesday 20 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- StarOfService, Europe’s leading marketplace for local services, has successfully raised $10m in Series A investment. It follows two previous seed funding rounds worth $2m in total and will accelerate the French start-up’s ambitious expansion plans to take the global...

GSMA Publishes Report Detailing the Mobile Industry’s Impact in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals -Tuesday 20 September 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At today’s United Nations Private Sector Forum, the GSMA unveiled the ‘2016 Mobile Industry Impact Report: Sustainable Development Goals’, a ground-breaking study that provides a current assessment of the mobile industry’s impact in achieving the Sustainable Development...

New survey reveals 9 out of 10 patients with IPF were happy with how their doctor told them about their IPF diagnosis -Tuesday 20 September 2016  

However, need for additional information to help patients at IPF diagnosis identified Survey also revealed that physicians’ understanding of their patients’ priorities were aligned with patients' actual priorities at diagnosis (BUSINESS WIRE)-- A diagnosis of IPF is news...

Lenovo and BMCA Launch Contactless Mobile Transport Service in China with OT -Tuesday 20 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions today announces the commercial launch of Lenovo Transit application with the electronic payment and settlement service provider BMAC (Beijing Municipal...

 CYNORA and Juhua announce cooperation on OLED TVs  -Tuesday 20 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CYNORA, a leader in highly efficient blue emitter materials for OLEDs, and Juhua, the Chinese open platform company aiming at the industrialization of printing OLED technology to produce OLED TVs, have signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) to cooperate on OLED TV...

Murata Introduces High Performance SAW Duplexer for Broadening Communications Frequencies -Tuesday 20 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:6981)(ISIN:JP3914400001) will be introducing to the market a SAW duplexer (1.8x1.4 mm) that adopts original technology to achieve higher steepness, a lower dissipation factor and more stable temperature characteristics than SAW devices up...

 Western Union Advances Commitment to Global Refugee Crisis Launching Company-wide Global Initiative Supporting... -Tuesday 20 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As a founding partner of the White House Call-to-Action for private sector engagement on the global refugee crisis, the Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced expanded participation. The Western Union Foundation has pledged a...

One-Year Results in Japanese Clinical Study Affirms the GORE® VIABAHN® Endoprosthesis as a Device-of-Choice for... -Tuesday 20 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) today announced positive results from a prospective, multicenter Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Clinical Study of the GORE® VIABAHN® Endoprosthesis with Heparin Bioactive Surface* in Japan. The device demonstrated excellent...

Lombard International Introduces Transatlantic Solutions Team -Tuesday 20 September 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lombard International, a global leader in wealth-structuring solutions for the high net worth market, today announced the creation of a Transatlantic Solutions Team. The team is comprised of seasoned executives from the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia and focuses...

Bioventus Launches EXOGEN® Ultrasound Bone Healing System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia -Monday 19 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bioventus, a leader in orthobiologic solutions, today announced the launch of its EXOGEN Ultrasound Bone Healing System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. EXOGEN uses safe, effective low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to help stimulate the body’s natural healing process.1 It...

 TA Associates Announces Significant Investment in Radixx International  -Monday 19 September 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced it has completed a significant investment in Radixx International, Inc., an industry-leading provider of travel distribution and passenger service system software for airline reservations, distribution...

Biopharm, a EuroMena Portfolio Company, Gets Listed On the Algiers Stock Exchange -Monday 19 September 2016

EuroMena has announced the listing of Biopharm, one of its portfolio companies, on the Algiers Stock Exchange. The shares listed represent 20% of the company for a value of DZD 6.3 billion (c. USD 60 million). The company is the third company of EuroMena to successfully enter a stock market,...

 Hilton Unveils First Hotel in Montenegro  -Monday 19 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the official opening of Hilton Podgorica Crna Gora, marking Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) debut in Montenegro. The new Hilton Podgorica Crna Gora is conveniently situated in the city centre and close to all public and commercial facilities,...

 Second Global NCD Alliance Forum to be Held in Sharjah, UAE in December 2017  -Monday 19 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The NCD Alliance yesterday evening announced that the second Global NCD Alliance Forum will take place on 9-11 December 2017 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The announcement was made at a high-level dinner taking place on the side lines of the 71st UN General...

GSMA, the United Nations and Project Everyone Collaborate to Drive Action on Sustainable Development Goals -Monday 19 September 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the 2016 Social Good Summit, the GSMA today announced a collaboration with the United Nations and Project Everyone, a non-profit global campaign, to increase awareness of and engagement with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Together, the organisations...

 First Implant Completed in Pivotal Study of GORE® TAG® Thoracic Branch Endoprosthesis  -Monday 19 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) today announced the first implant of the GORE® TAG® Thoracic Branch Endoprosthesis (TBE) in the pivotal study. The patient was enrolled by Himanshu Patel, MD, section head of adult cardiac surgery at the University of Michigan Frankel...

SES and CCNL Conduct Satellite Installer Training in Nigeria -Monday 19 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today an Elevate training programme together with Cable Channels Nigeria Ltd. (CCNL). The training will run for four days and will see over 50 installers being trained with hands-on knowledge of installing a satellite...