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Additional Presentation: Phase 2 Results From an Investigational study of Ixazomib plus Cyclophosphamide and Low-Dose Dexamethasone in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma

ORLANDO, Fla. - Monday, December 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced results from the TOURMALINE-MM1 trial presented at the 57th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), showing that treatment with NINLARO® (ixazomib) capsules is effective in extending progression free survival (PFS) with a manageable tolerability profile in patients with relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma. The TOURMALINE-MM1 trial is an international, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 3 clinical trial designed to evaluate once-weekly oral ixazomib plus lenalidomide and dexamethasone compared to placebo plus lenalidomide and dexamethasone.

NINLARO was recently approved by the U.S. F ... Read more »

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Mobile Industry’s Annual Contribution to European Economy Surpasses EUR500 Billion

LONDON - Tuesday, December 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The mobile industry’s contribution to Europe’s economy is set to increase over the next five years on the back of increasing mobile operator investment in 4G networks and services, according to a new study by the GSMA. The new report, ‘The Mobile Economy: Europe 2015’, forecasts that the industry’s contribution to European GDP will increase from EUR500 billion in 2014 to EUR600 billion by 2020, as markets across the region benefit from the improvements in productivity and efficiency brought about by the adoption of new mobile technologies, including machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. Ongoing mobile operator investments in 4G network quality and coverage across Europe will see 4G account for 60 per cent of the continent’s mobile connections1 by 2020, according to the repor ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, December 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Through its annual award, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) further confirms its support for Arab filmmakers to produce films that shed light on societal issues. This comes from the acknowledgement of the cinema’s role in reaching a broad range of community members and as part of the Ministry’s partnership with the 12th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) that will run from 9 to 16 December.

Lt. Colonel Faisal Mohammed Al Shimmari, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for the Ministry of Interior’s Cinematic Awards (MOICA), stressed that this partnership plays a vital role in reaching the noble goals of the award; which utilizes the industry as "the seventh art", a tool to disseminate culture, knowledge, and educational methods in a bid to improve the community. He further pointed out that this unconventional approach promotes the social and cultural activities of the ... Read more »

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Company completes fifth consecutive quarter of non-GAAP profitability and withdraws S1 filing

SANTA CLARA, Calif - Monday, December 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eASIC Corp. (@easic), a fabless semiconductor company that delivers custom IC solutions comprising, the eASIC platform and standard ASICs, today announced that revenues for the nine months ended September 30, 2015 grew 18% over the same period in 2014. The company also reported that it had achieved record non-GAAP profitability for the third quarter of 2015 which was the fifth consecutive quarter of non-GAAP profitability.

“Our continued strong financial performance reflects our expanding customer base and the increased adoption of our custom solutions. Increasingly system OEM customers are looking to utilize custom ICs as a means of adding value to differentiate their products. This is well aligned with the eASIC mission,” said Ronnie Vasishta, eASIC President and CEO. “ ... Read more »

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In recognition of his creative initiatives to promote security, urban and social development

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Arab Thought Foundation has awarded Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the “Lifetime Achievement Award 2015” in recognition of his exceptional leadership and creative ideas to promote security and achieve cultural and social development in the United Arab Emirates, and in recognition of his humanitarian efforts.

The Foundation also honored an elite group of prominent Arab figures who have left their creative footprints in thought, literature and social development. They include Chancellor Adly Mansour; Chedli Klibi, Amr Moussa, Dr. Nabil Elaraby and Dr. Mohammad Noureddine Afaya.

His Highness Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior received the award on Monday evening from Prince Khalid Al Faisal, Advise ... Read more »

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Delegates will gain deep insights into CSR and Sustainability reporting practices Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, December 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire] Two training sessions on the increasingly important subject of CSR will be organized by the Arabia CSR Network in the month of December. The broad objectives of the courses are to help delegates gain acumen that they can apply within their respective organisations to enable sustainable operations and sound business practices. The CSR Advanced is a unique course that has been developed by the Arabia CSR Network based on past trainings offered in collaboration with the renowned Asian Institute of Management in Manila. The CSR Advanced course will focus on the theory and practical applications of value creation through sustainability. It is meant for people with a basic understanding of CSR and sustainability concepts and issues, as well as some Business project Planning and Management know-how. The CSR Advanced course will be delivere ... Read more »
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ORLANDO, Fla. - Monday, December 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

-- Final Results of Pivotal Phase 2 Study of Heavily Pre-Treated Relapsed/Refractory Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Presented at ASH Annual Meeting –

-- Updated Efficacy and Safety Data from Phase 3 AETHERA Trial of Consolidation with Brentuximab Vedotin after ASCT in Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients at High Risk of Relapse Also Show Continued Improvement in Progression-Free Survival After Three Years of Follow-up –

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) announced post-treatment follow up data from the pivotal phase 2 study of single-agent brentuximab vedotin for the treatment of relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma following autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT). The data demonstrated that the estimated five-year overall survival (OS) rate among ADCETRIS-treated patients was 41 percent (95% CI: 31%, 51%); median OS was 40.5 months (95% CI: 28.7, 61.9 [range 1.8 to 72 ... Read more »

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Doha, Qatar - Monday, December 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation Joint venture and the leading IT services and solutions provider in Qatar, has marked a major milestone in its journey with a important new agreement with Maersk Oil Qatar (MOQ). The signing ceremony was held on Monday, 7 December, 2015 during the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC).

The agreement was signed by MOQ’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Mr. Carsten Sonne-Schmidt and MEEZA’s Chief Marketing Officer, Mr. Saad Sabah Al-Kuwari. Also in attendance were Mr. Ahmad Mohammed Al-Kuwari, MEEZA CEO, and Sheikh Faisal bin Fahad Al Thani, Deputy Managing Director of MOQ.  Under this agreement, MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation joint venture, will be hosting Maersk Oil’s Primary and Disaster Recovery IT equipment in its M-VAULT 2 and M-VAULT 3 state-of-the-art data centers.

Mr. Ahmad Mohammed Al-Kuwari, shar ... Read more »

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