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GSMA Rebrands Asia Event Under Mobile World Congress Banner, Providing Leading Global Showcase for Industry Players, Enterprises, Brands and Tech-Savvy Consumers

SHANGHAI - Saturday, November 22nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the first details of the 2015 Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which will be held 15-17 July 2015 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Under the theme of “Mobile Unlimited”, Mobile World Congress Shanghai will focus on how mobile technology - from connected cars and wearable tech to mobile payments and smarter cities - is revolutionising and enhancing every aspect of individuals’ lives. Building on the success of its predecessor event Mobile Asia Expo, Mobile World Congress Shanghai will include a conference programme featuring CEOs and senior executives from leading companies in Asia and around the world; an extensive exhibition showc ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, November 18th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The United Arab Emirates marked on Tuesday the 44th National Day of the sisterly Sultanate of Oman. The celebrations embody the brotherly relations and distinguished historical strong ties between the prominent people and leaders of both countries.

Emirati citizens expressed their overwhelming happiness for this auspicious occasion. Emirati passport control officers presented scarves with both countries’ flags to their Omani brothers travelling into the UAE through the country’s various border ports, as well as greeting cards bearing both countries emblems and congratulatory logos to mark Oman’s National Day. Demonstrations of UAE folklore performed by the Al Ayyalah folk bands; traditional arts, national songs and traditional poems were also presented at the UAE ports; spellbinding Omani travelers arriving to or departing from the UAE.

The UAE celebrations conveyed ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, November 18th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

“The Naturalization, Residency, and Ports Affairs Sector at the Ministry of Interior sought to enhance its sustainable organizational excellence program by using and applying the balanced scorecard (BSC) concept. This performance measurement and management system aims at enhancing preparedness to adapt to future work responsibilities, keeping abreast of the latest developments, ensuring maximum quality and excellence; and upgrading human resources and services provided by the Ministry to the public to the fullest.” These comments were made on Tuesday by Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, while inaugurating a three-day workshop under the theme “Sustainable Organizational Excellence” at the Ajman Palace Hotel in Ajman.

The opening ceremony was attended by ... Read more »

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London - Saturday, November 22nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA has marked the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)1 by forming a partnership with Child Helpline International (CHI) to protect young people and safeguard their right to be heard. The GSMA and CHI have signed an agreement that establishes a roadmap for promoting child helplines across the globe, including measures to strengthen relationships between national mobile operators and their in-country helplines and foster collaboration on issues such as a safer Internet for children.

“Child Helpline International’s mission is to ensure that every call is answered, so every child in need of being heard can be heard. The GSMA is committed to playing its part in achieving this important goal,” said Anne Bouverot, Director General, GSMA. “The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child was established in 1989, which is a ... Read more »

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ME NewsWire/Business Wire

Tokyo - Saturday, November 22nd 2014

“100 Days of Tele and His Red Ride” is a series of episodes featuring Tele, an adorable two-year-old boy from Los Angeles, struggling hard to ride the STRIDER given one day by his parents. Sony’s Action Cam captures 100 days of Tele’s daily challenge with his STRIDER, and is being released on Sony’s official Action Cam YouTube channel.

100 Days of Tele and His Red Ride Episode 4: Intermediate Highlights http://youtu.be/TMzdMeCDutE

Episode 1: http://youtu.be/4t7p41TcPx8 Episode 2: http://youtu.be/sF5mV5xlHC4 Episode 3: http://youtu.be/t1fOFmL_rBU Sony’s Action Cam Official Channel https://www.youtube.com/ActionCamfromSony

- Point 1: This adorable young challenger is a must-see for all dads and moms!

Tele has the smile of an angel. The Action Cam captures this 2-year-old’s adventure from the STRIDER, his dad’s and parent’s ... Read more »

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The awards recognize the world’s top performing life science suppliers

WASHINGTON - Saturday, November 22nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cell Signaling Technology, a leading provider of antibodies, kits and services, announced today that it has won two Life Science Industry Awards® for “Best Antibodies” and “Most Useful Website.” Hosted by BioInformatics LLC, the awards were announced at a ceremony in Washington, DC on November 18, 2014, in conjunction with the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

CST is dedicated to developing antibodies that align with the needs of the research community. In this way, CST is able to continually generate relevant, validated antibodies and informative website content to help drive research forward.

Presented to the world’s top performing life science suppliers in 28 categories, the Life Science Industry Awards are recognized as a benchmark of excellence in the life s ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, November 18th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The third Seven-a-Side Football Championship 2014, as part of the Capital Police Director’s Cup, commenced Monday evening at the Zayed Sports City Stadium.  The championship, which is organized by the Directorate General of Police Operations at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ), will continue for 14 days and hosts seven competing teams.

During his speech at the opening ceremony, Colonel Rashid Mubarak Al Mesmari, Deputy Director of the Capital Police Directorate, praised the level of organization and readiness for the championship. He also commended the efforts of the administrative and supervisory entities as well as the sponsors; highlighting the importance of creating fair competition among all of the participants in the single round-robin tournament that is officiated by certified referees from UAE Football Association (UAEFA).

The beginning of the footbal ... Read more »

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ME NewsWire

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, November 18th 2014

The Police Sports Association and the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Abu Dhabi Police GHQ in a bid to upgrade the level of the national sports sector. The signing ceremony was attended by HE Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police and Chairman of the Police Sports Association.

HE Major General Al Rumaithi said, “The MoU signed between the Police Sports Association and  ADSC would help us to achieve our goals in terms of sports development, in cooperation with national sports institutions, while improving the wide variety of activities sponsored and organized by other associations across all fields.”

HE Major General Al Rumaithi praised the distinguished relations between the Police Sports Association and ADSC; highlighting the need for further sports cooperation thro ... Read more »

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AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Saturday, November 22nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping and New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key, Envision Energy International signed a strategic memorandum of understanding with Infratil and Sensing City to build Smart Infrastructure projects in New Zealand and Asia.

This document is one of the key bilateral agreements signed during Xi's first state visit to the country, chartering the course for the future development and technological cooperation in the areas of digital energy and intelligent infrastructure.

"We are very honored to take part in this historical visit, leveraging our technology and smart energy solutions. This project will not only be a stepping-stone in China - New Zealand cooperation, but will foster the development of other smart cities in China and beyond," said Lei Zhang, CEO of Envision Energy.

About Envision Energy

Envisio ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, November 18th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, reviewed on Tuesday, the Ideas UK’s Platinum Level Accreditation Certificate awarded to Abu Dhabi Police for its Institutional Suggestions System. The ceremony was attended by Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General; and Colonel Faisal Sultan Al Shuaibi, Director of Strategy and Performance Development at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters.

Major Mohammad Ismail Al Harmoudi, Head of the Complaints and Suggestions Department at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development, officially presented the certificate to HH Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ ... Read more »

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Pathogen reduction technology to be used in combating bloodborne infectious diseases

LAKEWOOD, Colo - Wednesday, November 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Due to public health concerns over the transmission of chikungunya virus (CHIKV) and dengue fever, Terumo BCT will file a submission to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for expanded access use of the Mirasol® Pathogen Reduction Technology System for the treatment of platelets. The expanded access provision is meant to facilitate the availability of promising new therapies and diagnostic devices to patients as early in the development cycle as possible. The Mirasol system is generally used on platelets to reduce pathogens for which no comparable or satisfactory alternative exists.
The submission will include Banco de Sangre de Servicios Mutuos in Puerto Rico as an investigational site where the Mirasol system can treat platelets stored in plasma or platelet additive solution (PAS). The Mi ... Read more »

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Nuclear industry expert will bring research and commercial experience to further develop engineering portfolio

SAN JOSE, Calif - Wednesday, November 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Structural Integrity Associates announced that Christine King will join the company as Vice President of Nuclear Plant Services. She will continue its successful efforts servicing domestic and international nuclear plants worldwide. King will report to Structural Integrity CEO, Laney Bisbee. She is joining Structural Integrity from Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), where she held leadership positions in materials, fuels, chemistry, and nuclear waste research.

“I am pleased to have Christine join Structural Integrity,” Bisbee said. “Our Nuclear Plant Services division has continued to grow despite the current economic challenges facing the US nuclear industry. As nuclear plants age and the power industry evaluates the growth of new nuclear power p ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Thursday, November 20th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

HOSPEX Japan 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic exhibited a variety of advanced equipment and solutions for medical and welfare facilities at the 39th International Healthcare Engineering Exhibition (HOSPEX Japan 2014) held on November 12-14, 2014, at Tokyo Big Sight.

[Flash Report] Panasonic’s Hospital Solutions at HOSPEX Japan 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgbQ3UHSPJI

Exhibition Highlights

Deli Cart Panasonic was one of the first to make its reheating Deli Cart compatible with the New Cook & Chill System, a cooking system promoted in Japan. The system can reheat 500 refrigerated meals at once to provide food at constant temperature. This allows you to refrigerate, preserve, reheat and serve food with one unit, so you can deliver food safely with far fewer people.

4K Microscope System The 4K world that Panasonic is developing and producing is now expanding into hospital ... Read more »

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ME NewsWire/Business Wire

MUMBAI, India - Thursday, November 20th 2014

On November 6, 2014, India's second largest Electrical accessories manufacturer - Anchor Electricals, a Panasonic group Company since 2007, launched a stellar range of 276 Professional LED Luminaires for commercial & hospitality premises. This is Anchor's first major venture into the Professional LED Luminaires spectrum in India following its entry in the already expanding residential LED luminaires in 2013. It aims to rise as a leading lighting solutions provider in the Indian market by FY 2018 with market sales to the tune of 4.25 billion INR plus.

Continuing its ongoing vision of adding new values to create a smart lifestyle switch Anchor has unveiled this new range, keeping in mind the rising need of breakthrough energy-efficient Lighting Solutions for the commercial and hospitality premises, thus addressing the challenge of energy-conservation in a power-strapped India.

... Read more »
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ME NewsWire/Business Wire

MUMBAI, India - Thursday, November 20th 2014

On November 6, 2014, India's second largest Electrical accessories manufacturer - Anchor Electricals, a Panasonic group Company since 2007, launched a stellar range of 276 Professional LED Luminaires for commercial & hospitality premises. This is Anchor's first major venture into the Professional LED Luminaires spectrum in India following its entry in the already expanding residential LED luminaires in 2013. It aims to rise as a leading lighting solutions provider in the Indian market by FY 2018 with market sales to the tune of 4.25 billion INR plus.

Continuing its ongoing vision of adding new values to create a smart lifestyle switch Anchor has unveiled this new range, keeping in mind the rising need of breakthrough energy-efficient Lighting Solutions for the commercial and hospitality premises, thus addressing the challenge of energy-conservation in a power-strapped India.

... Read more »
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First of Two Global Online Auctions of Thousands of BioPharma Lab Assets Begins December 1-4

QUEBEC CITY & SAN DIEGO - Thursday, November 20th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Heritage Global Partners (“HGP”), a global leader in asset advisory and auction services, and Federal Equipment Company (FEC), today announced that they are conducting two global online sales featuring the former assets of Boehringer Ingelheim, a world-leading pharmaceutical company, Laval R&D site based in Quebec City, Canada. Both global online auctions feature thousands of late model high quality biopharmaceutical laboratory and R&D assets.

Former Assets of Boehringer Ingelheim Laval Laboratory Global Online Auction

    BI Laval Sale 1: December 01, 2014 (7 am EST) – December 04 (10 am EST)
    BI Laval Sale 2: December 15, 2014 (12 am EST) – December 19 (12 am EST)
    Sale Previ ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Friday, November 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation released a video on November 19, 2014, to introduce examples of 4K solutions that Panasonic is spearheading for AV evolution.

Panasonic 4K Solutions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eckc_PLvR98

The term "4K" is often heard today. While it's easy to assume that it merely describes a more beautiful TV picture, it actually has a much deeper meaning. In this video, President Yoshiyuki Miyabe of Panasonic AVC Networks Company tells what to look for in the world of 4K. As he describes it, "The jump from HD to 4K will be one of the biggest developments in the last 20 years." It's a world-changing transition.

In addition to offering a variety of business solutions, 4K promises to further advance the safe, secure lifestyles that Panasonic has pursued for people around the globe since its founding, and to bring life-changing improvements to ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Friday, November 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH) today released its regular weekly Net Asset Value (NAV) on its website, www.pershingsquareholdings.com. The NAV was computed as of the close of business on Tuesday, 18 November 2014.

PSH NAV per share as of close of business on 18 November 2014 was USD26.57.*

Weekly net asset value is calculated at the close of business on each Tuesday and posted on the following Thursday. In the event that Tuesday in not a business day, PSH will calculate the close-of-business NAV as of the business day immediately preceding that Tuesday. In the event that Thursday is not a business day, any such NAV will be posted the next business day following that Thursday.

About Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd.

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. is a concentrated, research-intensive, fundamental value investor in the public markets in lon ... Read more »

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ME NewsWire/Business Wire

INGELHEIM, Germany - Wednesday, November 19th 2014

    Idarucizumab, which was granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the FDA, was shown to restore the blood clotting mechanism in healthy volunteers1,2
    This is the first time that such an effect was shown in humans for a NOAC antidote
    RE-VERSE AD™ Global Phase III study in patients in the clinical setting already initiated in 29 countries worldwide3

For Non-US/Non-UK/Non-Canadian Media

New data on the investigational antidote idarucizumab show that it can reverse the effect of the oral anticoagulant Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) on both blood coagulation and the blood clotting mechanism. In a study in healthy volunteers, administration of idarucizumab after initial pre-treatment with Pradaxa® was shown to restore systemic blood coagulation and re-enable the formation of fibrin, a key componen ... Read more »

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