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YANGON, Myanmar - Tuesday, December 11th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The passing of Myanmar’s new foreign investment law has ignited global investors and regional business groups’ quest to gain first-mover advantage in the hottest market in the world.

CMT’sInvest Myanmar Series launched in March 2012, offers vital business intelligence on New Myanmar. To date CMT has organized 9 summits in Yangonattracting over 2000 delegates from over 42 countries who gained vital information on business prospects in key sectors like Oil, Gas & Power, Mining, Cement, Agriculture, Telecoms and Real Estate.

In January 2013, CMT will host 3 timely forums outlining what would-be investors need to know, latest policy guidelines, authoritative speaker line up & networking sessions with decision-makers. These summits aim to help align expectations between investors and the government, thereby accelerating the country’s economic reforms. They are:

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LONDON - Tuesday, December 11th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The prestigious International Centre for Parliamentary Studies (ICPS) recently delivered the 6th Professional Certificate in Electoral Processes, as part of the specialised training programme, offered by the institution, for international electoral officials.

From November 26 to 30, a panel of electoral experts lectured on subjects related to current electoral practices and procedures, to offer an exhaustive perspective in current topics and special training for professionals working in the field.

Smartmatic, a leading technology supplier that has carried out the largest-scale e-voting events in the world with optical scanners (the Philippines) and with voting machines featuring printed vouchers (Venezuela), participated in the programme hosting two sessions by Heider Garcia, Director of Electoral Solutions. The first session, titled "Elect ... Read more »
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Leading Zimbabwe bank upgrades to latest version of TSYS solution

COLUMBUS, Ga. & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 11th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced today that Zimbabwe’s NMB Bank Limited (NMB) has signed an agreement to migrate its Visa credit card portfolio to PRIME 4, the latest version of the TSYS licensed card and merchant management solution.

NMB has been a TSYS client since 2001 when it first licensed a card management solution to begin issuing Visa credit cards in Zimbabwe. NMB will use PRIME 4 to manage its cards issuing and cash acquiring as it seeks to expand its range of card services for consumers and businesses.

"It is important that NMB’s business evolves along with our clients’ needs and market changes. As such, TSYS remains our trusted systems provider because it continues to offer us the security of a stable, compliant platform coupled with the flexibility for future growth,” said Benef ... Read more »
Views: 314 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.11.2012

Supports 5V systems in a small package especially suitable for mobile devices

TOKYO - Tuesday, December 11th 2012

(BUSINESS WIRE/ ME Newswire)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) has launched a new series of CMOS multi-function gate logic devices that support 5V systems and that are housed in small packages suitable for mobile devices such as mobile phones, smartphones, tablet PCs, digital cameras and digital video cameras.

Multifunction gate logic ICs allows users to select one from multiple gate functions, depending on the processing status of input signals. The new SZ series, based on Toshiba's existing low voltage drive multi-function gate logic SP series, extends support to 5V systems. Also added to the line-up is the SZT Series, a TTL-input-type device that secures level translation from low-voltage systems. A Schmitt trigger circuit is used for all input. The new products are in small MP6 packages (1.0mm x 1.45mm x 0.55mm) that support the requirements of sm ... Read more »
Views: 249 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.11.2012

INGELHEIM, Germany - Tuesday, December 11th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

    Phase II study demonstrated higher rates of objective response and an improvement in event free survival (EFS) in patients with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) receiving volasertib* in combination with low-dose cytarabine (LDAC) versus LDAC alone
    Phase III study of volasertib* in AML is planned to be initiated in early 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For NON-US media only

New positive Phase II results from an interim analysis of the randomised Phase I/II study involving the company’s investigational haematology/oncology compound volasertib* in newly diagnosed patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) considered ineligible for intensive remission induction therapy were presented at the 54th American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting in Atlanta, USA. In this study, higher rates of objective response (primary endpoint) and an improvement in event free survival (secon ... Read more »
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ATLANTA - Tuesday, December 11th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Companywith its parent company Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced the presentation of data from a phase 1 study investigating once a week MLN9708 in patients with relapsed or refractory systemic light-chain (AL) amyloidosis. The primary objectives of this open-label, dose-escalation, phase 1 study were to determine the safety, tolerability, and maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of MLN9708 in patients with relapsed or refractory AL, and to determine the dose for future development. Once the MTD was reached, two expansion cohorts were enrolled, one with proteasome inhibitor-naïve patients (n=5) and one with proteasome inhibitor-exposed patients (n=12). The data were presented at the 54th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition held December 8-11, 2012 in Atlanta, GA.

"Preliminary evidence of hematologic responses and early ... Read more »
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