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AMSTERDAM - Thursday, June 20th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is providing SEB Latvia with Optelio payment cards to deliver the speed and convenience of contactless transport to schoolchildren and seniors in the city of Jelgava, Latvia. The SEB Group is a leading North European financial services group for 400,000 corporate customers and institutions and 5 million private customers. The card, issued by SEB Latvia on behalf of the Jelgava county government, enables speedier boarding and cash-free travel on local buses. Ultimately, the multi-application card will include contactless payment and will be extended to all of Jelgava’s residents. This is the first contactless payment cards ever deployed in Latvia and the Baltic States.

Gemalto’s Optelio is a private label payment solution compliant with the EMV standard, which enables the seamless addition of new application ... Read more »
Views: 118 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 06.20.2013

PARIS - Thursday, June 20th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following Rodin, Jean Dubuffet. The second exhibition organised by Aéroports de Paris (Paris:ADP) (Pink Sheets:AEOPF) will be running until 6 January 2014 in the Espace Musées, a free museum area for passengers travelling through the airport. The exhibition "Jean Dubuffet – The Hourloupe Cycle; from Painting to Monumental Sculpture", produced in partnership with the Dubuffet Foundation, is presenting 21 of the artist's original works.

"The exhibitions in the Espace Musées follow on from each other but each is unique. This is what makes this new space for the promotion of French cultural heritage attractive. We wish to surprise and amaze passengers from all over the world when they pass through Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport", explained Augustin de Romanet, Chairman and CEO of Aéroports de Paris.

The Hourloupe Cycle is undoubtedly the longest and richest period from the wor ... Read more »
Views: 142 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.20.2013

GENEVA - Thursday, June 20th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For several quarters now, forecasters, analysts and the media have been steadily churning out disaster scenarios about Europe. Whilst the region is still plagued by some deep-seated problems, the markets seem to have factored them in and risk premiums on some assets have dropped.

New foundations

Financial markets have begun to pick up and are probably right to be optimistic because the trend in the economy seems to be reversing : monthly indicators are showing better data than expected, such as falling unemployment in Spain and a rebound in corporate sentiment.. Besides, the policy mix (the combination of budgetary and monetary policies) is shifting and the spiral of recession should now be reversible.

"Perhaps it is time to reassess our view of Europe and adopt a more positive outlook. Because even though credit is still frozen in the eurozone, the reforms implemented since 2008 and the deter ... Read more »
Views: 72 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.20.2013

Exclusive collection showcases British luxury and craftsmanship at its best underscoring confident luxury consumption trends

LONDON - Thursday, June 20th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JOHNNIE WALKER® BLUE LABEL™ and Alfred Dunhill, two of the world's most iconic aspirational brands, today unveiled the JOHNNIE WALKER® BLUE LABEL™ Limited Edition Collection designed by Alfred Dunhill, which is part of Richemont's stable of luxury brands. Bolstering the bullish sentiment of growth of luxury offerings are indicators showing that the global luxury market is set to reach nearly $400 billion by 2017, with the luxury alcohol category driving the growth in most top markets.1 JOHNNIE WALKER® BLUE LABEL™ has benefited from the immense market opportunity with continued emerging market growth and increased consumer confidence at higher income levels in developed markets.

The JOHNNIE WALKER® BLUE LABEL™ Limited Edition Collection designed by Alfred Dunhil ... Read more »
Views: 102 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.20.2013

− Analysis showed more than 60 percent of patients achieved longer progression-free survival following treatment with ADCETRIS compared to prior therapy −

LUGANO, Switzerland - Wednesday, June 19th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) and Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGEN) today announced data from a post-hoc analysis examining progression-free survival (PFS) following treatment with ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) versus last prior therapy in patients diagnosed with relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) post-autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT) or relapsed or refractory systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (sALCL). The data were highlighted during a presentation at the 12th International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma (ICML) being held June 19–22, 2013 in Lugano, Switzerland.

ADCETRIS is an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) directed to CD30, a defining marker of classical HL and sALCL.

The p ... Read more »
Views: 75 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.20.2013

Received at 15th Annual WDM & Next Generation Optical Networking Forum


SHENZHEN, China - Thursday, June 20th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation ("ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices has received the award for ‘Best Optical Product – 100G’ at the 15th Annual WDM & Next Generation Optical Networking Forum, held in Monaco.

The award was presented to ZTE in acknowledgement of the capabilities of its 100G Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing/Optical Transport Network (DWDM/OTN) solutions ZXONE 8000 and ZXWM M920. It follows a number of honours recently bestowed on ZTE for its OTN products including: the Infovision Award from Broadband World Forum and the Innovation Award from GTB (Global Telecom Business).

Combining Polarization-Multiplexed Quadrature Phase-Shift-Keying (PM-QPSK) technology toget ... Read more »
Views: 69 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.20.2013

NEW YORK - Wednesday, June 19th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced today the appointment of Michael O’Hare as Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources. Mr. O’Hare will report jointly to William P. Lauder, Executive Chairman, and Fabrizio Freda, President and Chief Executive Officer. He assumes his new position on September 30, 2013.

Mr. O’Hare joins the Estée Lauder Companies from the Netherlands-based Heineken N.V., a family-controlled public company, where for the last four years he served as Global Chief Human Resources Officer and a member of the executive committee. Working closely with Heineken’s board of directors, Mr. O’Hare led the company’s governance, compensation and talent development programs, establishing a top Human Resources (HR) function supporting Heineken’s more than 85,000 employees across 70 countries. Additionally, he helped integrate acquired operations across Latin and Sou ... Read more »
Views: 105 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.20.2013