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 ExxonMobil will have invested more than $140 million in malaria control and prevention since 2000

IRVING, Texas - Saturday, April 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

             New grants support research, treatment, prevention and capacity-building to combat malaria
    ExxonMobil partners have trained nearly half a million health workers and distributed more than 13 million bed nets, 2 million rapid diagnostic tests and 2 million doses of antimalarial treatments

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExxonMobil today announced $10 million in new grants to mark World Malaria Day, continuing the company’s 15-year commitment to fighting a disease that is preventable and treatable, yet still kills more than half a million people annually.

This year’s grants from ExxonMobil and the ExxonMobil Foundation support a range of research, education, advocacy and treatment programs to reduce the ... Read more »

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Two Iconic Brands Join to Create First-of-its-Kind Immersive Editorial Content and Seamless ShopBAZAAR Shopping Experience

MCLEAN, Va. & NEW YORK - Friday, April 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Harper’s BAZAAR launched a year-long partnership that weaves Waldorf Astoria’s 26 resort and hotel properties throughout the pages of the magazine, as well as the website and e-commerce shopping experience. The innovative program, a first for both brands, is centered on multiple destination-inspired editorial stories that bring consumers a unique blend of the best in both fashion and travel. Readers will have the opportunity to purchase the featured styles and travel experiences through Harper’s BAZAAR’s e-commerce store, ShopBAZAAR.com/Waldorf.

“We’ve always felt that the Waldorf Astoria guest and the Harper’s BAZAAR woman are one and the same,” said Carol Sm ... Read more »

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Opening Marks First Full Service Hotel in Country for Hilton Worldwide

SANTIAGO, Chile & MCLEAN, Va - Thursday, April 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- DoubleTree by Hilton today celebrated the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Santiago – Vitacura, the first property in Chile for the brand and the first full-service Hilton Worldwide hotel brand in the country. Located in the heart of Santiago’s thriving Vitacura business district, the 226-room hotel offers the ideal destination for travelers seeking a central location in the city. DoubleTree by Hilton Santiago – Vitacura is owned by and operated by Inmobiliaria Encomenderos.

“The tremendous growth of Santiago, combined with the city’s rich culture, makes it a prime location for our brand’s entry into Chile,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “As one of the fastest-growing full service hotel brands, we are eager to demonstrate the ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Brigadier Pilot Ali Mohammed Al Mazroui, Director of the Air Wing Department at Abu Dhabi Police, awarded six officers from the department with their new ranks.

During the ceremony, held at the department’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, Brigadier Al Mazroui extended his congratulations to the promoted officers. He praised their efforts in the performance of their duties and called upon them to maintain the advanced level of police work and services. He said:  “This promotion reflects the higher leadership's care and attention towards its citizens and its appreciation of their continuous efforts and loyalty to enhance the security journey and to preserve the national gains.”

Brigadier Al Mazroui valued the officers’ commitment in the pursuit of excellence while discharging the duties assigned to them and optimizing the quality of police work, as a part of t ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Friday, April 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH:NA) 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, 21 April 2015.

PSH NAV per share as of close of business on 21 April 2015 was USD27.94.

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 is 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. (PSH:NA) is an investment holding company structured as a closed end fund that makes concentrated inv ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates. - Friday, April 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- International General Insurance Holdings Limited (IGIH) today reported earnings for the 2014 financial year. The Group announced net earnings of US$ 34.34 million for the financial year of 2014, an increase of 9.9% compared to US$ 31.26 million for the financial year of 2013.

Commenting on the results, Mr. Wasef Jabsheh, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IGIH, said, “2014 was another stellar year for IGI albeit being in a soft market environment. IGI’s strategy and underwriting discipline has again proven that it is capable of dealing with the current market cycle.” He further went on to say, “Although we continue to see pricing pressure in 2015, IGI has demonstrated that it can adapt and create shareholder returns without assuming more risk on its underwriting or investments.”

Highlights for the year are as hereunder along with thos ... Read more »

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