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OSAKA, Japan - Wednesday, November 26th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation is promoting its “100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project,” in which a total of 100,000 solar lanterns will be donated to regions around the world without access to electricity by the year 2018, which marks the 100th anniversary since Panasonic's establishment. In hopes of getting more people to know about the challenges faced by people in regions without access to electricity, Panasonic will open up the "Cut Out the Darkness" project for participation to people all around the world, delivering solar lanterns and manufactured shades based on designs recruited from all over the world to schools and households located in regions without access to electricity.

Currently, there are approximately 1.3 billion people worldwide living their lives without electricity. Many of those people live in homes that commonly use kerosene lamps for lighting, but the ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 24th 2014

In celebration of the Universal Children's Day, the public interacted with an initiative organized by the Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior. The event took place in Abu Dhabi at the Dalma Mall in Mussafah.

This initiative reflects the keenness of the Ministry of Interior to communicate with all segments of the community, including children and their parents, throughout the various occasions. It aims to empower the role of the ministry in protecting children against risks, and falls in line with the directives of the higher leadership to raise the status of the UAE and become a model for child security and protection.

In his speech on the occasion of the Universal Children’s Day, Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Higher Committ ... Read more »

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Tokyo - Friday, November 28th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
Directed by Emerging Japanese Anime Creator Hiroyasu Ishida
Theme Song by Techno-Pop Trio, "Perfume"
Conveying YKK Fastening's slogan, "Little Parts. Big Difference." to the world
-Spanish, French and Chinese subtitles are available-
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- YKK Corporation (Headquarters: Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Kanda Izumi-cho 1, “YKK”) has created a short animation titled, “FASTENING DAYS,” in an effort to enhance the recognition of the YKK® brand and YKK® fastening products.
The short animation, “FASTENING DAYS,” was created around the theme “fastening” in order to convey YKK’s brand message, “Little Parts. Big Difference.” to the world. The story takes place in a near future cosmopolitan city where people from many different countries live together. The main characters, Yoji and Kei, who help others with their ha ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Thursday, November 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

• Nintedanib*, when added to docetaxel, demonstrated over one year (12.6 months) median overall survival for advanced lung cancer patients with adenocarcinoma after first-line chemotherapy (vs. 10.3 months for patients receiving docetaxel alone)1

• The approval of nintedanib* in the European Union (EU) is primarily based on the positive results of the LUME-Lung 1 study of over 1,300 patients in 27 countries1

• In oncology, nintedanib* will be marketed in the EU under the brand name Vargatef®

(BUSINESS WIRE) - For media outside UK, US and Canada only

Today Boehringer Ingelheim announced that the European Commission has granted EU marketing authorisation for Vargatef® (nintedanib*), valid for the 28 countries within the EU. Vargatef® in combination with docetaxel is indicated for use in adult patients with locally advanced, metastatic or locally recurrent ... Read more »

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Deal connects top tier merchants to holders of 4.5 billion UnionPay cards

AMSTERDAM - Thursday, November 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - GlobalCollect, an Ingenico Group company, and UnionPay International, a subsidiary of the fast growing global payment network China UnionPay, today unveiled a worldwide partnership that sees GlobalCollect become a worldwide acquirer for the UnionPay network. UnionPay is the number one international card brand in the world measured by the number of cards issued.

With the agreement, GlobalCollect can now connect its client base of leading, international eCommerce companies with the holders of 4.5 billion UnionPay cards, creating access to rapidly growing eCommerce markets across Asia and beyond.

Merchants offering their consumers to pay with UnionPay cards through GlobalCollect now benefit from faster boarding and implementation, full service processing and consolidated reporting. GlobalCollect processes Unio ... Read more »

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