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LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, March 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that it has signed a capacity deal with Alruya, a leading system integrator and VSAT operator based in Libya, to deliver connectivity to oil and gas fields in the country.

Alruya will utilise the capacity on SES’s NSS-7 satellite at 20 degrees West to provide high-speed internet access and voice over IP services over its VSAT network to its corporate customers’ offsite oil and gas locations in Libya.

"We are pleased to have found a new partner in SES, which has enabled us to provide seamless connectivity to our customers. Not only is SES’s NSS-7 coverage over Libya optimal, but also the professional SES team has made it easy for us to ramp up and double our capacity in the last few months,” said Murad Tantush, CEO of Alruya.

"In a vast country such as Libya, which has harsh terrain and limited infrastructure, satellite is seen as the most ... Read more »
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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Thursday, March 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles today announced the pricing of a secondary public offering of 15 million shares of its common stock by certain of its shareholders at a price to the public of $52.00 per share. In addition, the selling shareholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2.25 million shares of common stock. The offering is expected to close on March 18, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions.

Quintiles is not selling any shares in this offering and will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares by the selling shareholders.

Morgan Stanley, Barclays and J.P. Morgan are serving as joint book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the offering. Citigroup, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Wells Fargo Securities, BofA Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank Securities are serving as book-running managers for the offering. Bai ... Read more »
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SHENZHEN, China - Thursday, March 13th 2014

MTR Corporation Limited, a Hytera client, won "Best Use of TETRA for Transport" in recently announced 2014 International TETRA Awards. The awarding was organized by TETRA Today in association with TETRA and Critical Communications Association (TCCA).

MTR Corporation operates one of the world's busiest rapid transit and light rail networks in Hong Kong. Around 5.1 million passengers travel with MTR lines each day, and the trains depart every 2.1 minutes during peak hours. Reliable communication systems are critical for maintaining its daily operation. MTR has been using TETRA technology and systems for 10 years, and has committed to implement a single 800-MHz TETRA system to serve another six lines as a replacement for the original analog radio system for train and station communications.

As a key technology supplier, Hytera has provided dispatch workstations, fallback room devices, netwo ... Read more »
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SEOUL, South Korea - Wednesday, March 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Stem cell research institute of STC Life Co., Ltd. (Chairman: KYE HO LEE) and 97.7 B&H Clinic (Representative Doctor: WON JU JUNG) successfully finished mesenchymal stem cell therapy for the pulmonary fibrosis patient who visited Korea from Calgary, Canada.

Pulmonary fibrosis is a disease caused by overproduction of fibrous tissues while lung tissues are consistently being destroyed. As scar tissues gradually spread to entire lung, oxygen uptake is reduced, which causes difficulty in breathing. It is a kind of autoimmune diseases that attacks the patient’s immune system of his or her own tissues. In particular, it is reported that pulmonary fibrosis is frequently found in patients with a severe autoimmune disease.

The patient was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, an autoimmune disease three years ago. It made the patient difficult to live a normal life due to the symptoms of weight l ... Read more »
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TBILISI, Georgia - Wednesday, March 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- "Technology is revolutionising how elections are run,” said Matt Gokhool, Chief Executive of the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies (ICPS) and Chairman of the International Centre for Electoral Psychology (ICEP) during the 4th Annual Meeting of Election Management Bodies.

The event, hosted by Georgia’s Central Election Commission and organized by the ICPS, gathered electoral authorities, experts, ONGs and technology and service providers on February 24-26th.

Under the theme "Stakeholders Engagement and Effective Communication” participants shared experiences and discussed strategies to advance best practices in election administration.

Commenting on the importance of this event, Matt Gokhool said: "During the last decade, information and communication technologies have revolutionised how elections are run. From engaging voters through effective communication, to voting ... Read more »
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World’s Leading Cannabis Edibles Brand Teams with Leading Marijuana Funding Provider on Clear Path to Sector Dominance

SAN DIEGO - Wednesday, March 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Mentor Capital, Inc. (OTC Markets: MNTR) announced today that it has been selected by Bhang Chocolate Company, Inc. to provide $39 Million in equity funding for Bhang’s national and international expansion and to help further extend their market-leading brand across the marijuana related sector. Mentor Capital CEO, Chet Billingsley, affirms, "By a wide margin, five time cannabis cup winner, Bhang Chocolate is recognized as the world’s singular leading cannabis brand. We feel privileged to be working with the Bhang management team lead by founder Scott Van Rixel. In the explosively growing and sometimes chaotic environment accompanying marijuana legalization, they provide a bulwark of business professionalism and integrity in the delivery of Bhang’s gourmet medicinal chocolates and growin ... Read more »
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Waldorf Astoria Bali to open in 2017 as the first Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Property in Indonesia

BALI, Indonesia - Wednesday, March 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a new management agreement with PT. Bali Ragawisata for the first Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts property in Indonesia. Located in the exclusive Bukit Pandawa precinct in the south of Bali, the 96-villa Waldorf Astoria Bali is also the fourth hotel in the pipeline in Indonesia for the global hospitality group.

"Waldorf Astoria has experienced unrivaled growth in recent years as we continue to expand our footprint with iconic signings in landmark locations,” said John Vanderslice, global head, luxury brands, Hilton Worldwide. "Bali is an immensely popular tourist destination that is renowned for its rich culture and arts. Waldorf Astoria Bali will be perfectly placed to offer global luxury travelers a unique and inspirational envi ... Read more »
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