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BEIJING - Tuesday, December 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Services expected to be available to consumers at over 10,000 locations in China

Signing to expand network of Western Union agent locations in China to over 32,000

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, and Bank of China Limited (SEHK:3988, SSE:601998) announced today that the bank will offer Western Union Money Transfer® services at its branches and sub-branches throughout mainland China.

The services, to be rolled out from January, are expected to allow consumers to receive international remittances at over 10,000 Bank of China locations in provinces and regions throughout mainland China.

Jean Claude Farah, President, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe & CIS, for Western Union said, “This signing with Bank of China is a historic moment for Western Union. Bank of China is one of the world’s leading financi ... Read more »

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SANTA ANA, Calif. - Friday, December 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

 (BUSINESS WIRE) MP Biomedicals, LLC, a leading provider of life science reagents, fine chemicals and diagnostic products, announced today that it has received FDA approval on the MP Diagnostics HTLV (Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus) Blot 2.4, a Western Blot for HTLV confirmatory testing and viral type discrimination. This approval signifies the first ever FDA approved HTLV confirmatory assay in the United States.

MP Biomedicals continues to be a leader in immunoblot confirmatory diagnostics with over 25 years of research and development in Immunoblot products. Immunoblot assays have stood the test of time, surpassing its competitors in delivering high-performance results. Many worldwide experts consider the MP Biomedicals immunoblot product line the benchmark in confirmatory diagnostics.

An important differentiator of the HTLV Blot 2.4 design is the incorporation of the patented GD21 recombina ... Read more »

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Participated in the Dubai Police Academy Conference

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, December 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior recently participated in the seventh edition of the International Scientific Conference of the Dubai Police Academy. The ministry submitted a work paper regarding the role of national service in the personal development of the recruit by improving their knowledge and unique skills, and subsequently enhancing the status of the UAE in regional and international arenas.

In a statement made during the conference, Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, stressed the importance of Federal Law No. 6 of 2014, regarding the national and reserve service. “This decree echoes the provisions of Article 43 of the UAE Constitution, which stipulates that ‘Defense of the Union is a sacred duty of every citizen, and military serv ... Read more »

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DULUTH, Ga. - Friday, December 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announces that Robert Crain, Senior Vice President and General Manager, North America, will take over responsibility for AGCO’s South America region from André Carioba, Senior Vice President and General Manager, South America, effective January 1, 2015.

Mr. Carioba, due to retire on December 31, 2014, joined AGCO in 2006 and has been instrumental in the implementation of business strategies within South America, including Sales and Marketing, Finance and Administration, Manufacturing, Product Management, Purchasing, Engineering and the dealer organization for all brands. “We thank André for his leadership, commitment and successful results over the years. He has been a valuable asset to the organization,” said Mr. Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and CEO of AGCO Corporation.

Mr ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police, represented by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, impounded 280 vehicles for one month by the for traffic violations during the National Day celebrations between 1-5 December across Abu Dhabi. Offending motorists were also fined Dh 2,000 and had 12 black points added to their traffic record. Offences included instances of violating traffic laws and regulations; breaking the car decoration rules; causing disturbance and noise; driving recklessly or in a manner that endangers the public; making substantial changes to the vehicle's engine or body; driving without a license; and behaving in an uncivilized manner that is not in keeping with the Spirit of the Union.

According to Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director of Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, the offending drivers whose vehicles were impounded, had violated the car decoration guide ... Read more »

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NEW YORK & LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Thursday, December 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nestlé Skin Health has announced plans to open a global network of ten innovation hubs around the world that will serve as a forum to develop solutions and techniques that will promote a life course of healthy skin through medical investigation, education and application of skin health technologies. The initiative is a response to the expected rise in skin health needs as the importance of skin health in the well-being of a rapidly growing aging population has become paramount in the context of healthcare and modern society.

The Nestlé Skin Health Investigation, Education and Longevity Development (SHIELD) network will comprise unique innovation hubs for engaging with healthcare professionals from the fields of dermatology, general medicine, aging, nursing and technology. These hubs will provide an environment where these professionals can interact with innovative new ... Read more »

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KRONBERG, Germany. - Saturday, December 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Now is the time to get the right present for the loved ones in your life! As women, our expert listening skills and that classic feminine intuition often give us a great idea of the ‘kind’ of gift friends and family will adore. Braun Beauty Ambassador Jessica Alba knows that when it comes to getting the right gift only the best will do.

Family means a lot to Jessica and as Mom of the year 2014 she knows that there’s a certain pride in getting a gift that’s just right, a gift that is the perfect fit, so that “wow” moment when it’s unwrapped for the very first time lasts forever. To find out more we’ve spoken to Jessica about what makes a good present for her.

Q. Jessica, this year you’ve been awarded with the title “Mom of the Year” and you are seen as a role model for women all over the world. Now Christmas is comin ... Read more »

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Project Follows Successful Start-Up of First Mobile System to Remove Strontium from Tank Water at Site

IRVINE, Calif. & TOKYO - Thursday, December 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear and hazardous waste management, announced it was awarded a contract by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) for a second Kurion Mobile Processing System for deployment at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant site. The first system started operating at the site in early October 2014 and has exceeded its performance targets during this period. Kurion recently completed construction and testing of a second system identical to the first, which arrived in Japan last week.

 “We are honored to be entrusted by TEPCO to build and deliver a second mobile system to remove strontium from the tank water at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant site,” said Kurion Founder and President John Raymont. “The successful ... Read more »

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GSMA Names 26-Member Board to Serve from January 2015 through December 2016

LONDON - Thursday, December 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced that it has elected new members of the GSMA Board for the two-year period from January 2015 through December 2016. The GSMA Board has also re-elected Jon Fredrik Baksaas, President and CEO, Telenor Group for a second term as Chair and elected Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, CEO of Etisalat Group, as Deputy Chair. Mr. Baksaas has served as GSMA Chair since October 2013, overseeing the strategic direction of the organisation, which represents nearly 800 of the world’s mobile operators, as well as more than 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem.

“I am gratified and honoured to have been elected by our Board as Chairman of the GSMA for a second term,” said Mr. Baksaas. “There are now more than 7.3 billion mobile connections and 3.6 billion mobile subscribers worldwide. ... Read more »

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China’s huge market attracts attention of global equipment providers

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

BEIJING - Thursday, December 11th 2014
ciooe 2015 China Maritime 2015

The 5th International Offshore Engineering Technology & Equipment Exhibition (China Maritime) will be held at Beijing New International Exhibition Center on March 26-28, 2015, simultaneously with the 15th China International Offshore Oil & Gas Exhibition (ciooe).

The offshore engineering conference to be held in conjunction with the CM 2015 will address topics like innovation mode of China offshore engineering equipment industry, analysis & prospect of offshore engineering market, and insights of the deep-water oil & gas field development engineering mode of South China Sea.

In 2014, CM and ciooe together gathered 1,800 exhibitors from 65 countries and regions, including 46 Fortune 500 companies and 16 international delegations, with a combined exhibitio ... Read more »

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NEWARK, N.J - Thursday, December 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation of North America announced that its headquarters at Two Riverfront Plaza has become the first newly built office tower in Newark, NJ to earn both Platinum and Gold LEED certifications. The state-of-the-art, 340,000-square-foot, 12-story Class A office tower was awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council for Commercial Interiors. Earlier this year, the building earned LEED Gold Certification for its Core and Shell architecture.

"Panasonic takes seriously its responsibility to support a sustainable future," said Panasonic Corporation of North America CFO Mike Riccio. "We are delighted our headquarters earned both LEED Platinum and Gold Certifications and hope that other buildings planned for the revitalized Newark will be designed to achieve the same demanding environmental and e ... Read more »

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne look to advance apheresis medicine by leveraging technology and new patient programs

LAKEWOOD, Colo. - Friday, December 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vanderbilt University Medical Center and The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia (RCH) are driving toward new possibilities with help from Terumo BCT’s 2014 Advancing Apheresis Awards. The award program is the first in Terumo BCT’s industry to fund education grants for the advancement of apheresis. Garrett Booth, MD, MS, Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Anthea Greenway, MBBS FRACP FRCPA, Paediatric Haematologist at the RCH, each received $10,000 for their separate projects.

Booth is researching the potential of a mobile application to educate patients, nurses, clinical providers and transfusion medicine trainees to raise the awareness and understanding ... Read more »

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