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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, December 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

First Lieutenant Dr. Mohammed Mubarak Al Junaibi has received the Master of Research (MRes) Award from the British Society for Restorative Dentistry. The research was presented at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute of the University College London, and was selected as winner of the award for the rare scientific content and quality it provided, compared to other submitted researches.

Colonel Othman Hajji Al Khoury, Head of the Specialized Qualification Department, congratulated First Lieutenant Mohammed Al Junaibi and urged him to double the efforts to make further achievements in the future, wishing him the best of luck and success.

Major Khamis Sultan Al Muhairi, Police Attaché at the UAE Embassy in London, honored First Lieutenant Al Junaibi, and called upon him to exert further efforts to achieve higher scientific degrees in the future.

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 Divestment Will Allow Takeda to Focus on Core Therapeutic Areas, Especially Gastroenterology and Oncology

OSAKA, Japan - Wednesday, December 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its respiratory portfolio to AstraZeneca. In 2014 Takeda defined four therapeutic areas of focus: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Central Nervous System, and Cardiovascular and Metabolic. This divestiture will allow Takeda to work on becoming best-in-class in these therapeutic areas, while maintaining continuity of care for patients.

“Patients are Takeda’s primary focus and we are committed to working closely with AstraZeneca to ensure a smooth transition,” said Christophe Weber, Chief Executive Officer, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. “AstraZeneca has extensive experience in respiratory care and will be able to prioritize get ... Read more »

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108 patient trial to add evidence for treatment of in-stent restenosis using the GORE® VIABAHN® Endoprosthesis

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Wednesday, December 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announces that the first patients are now enrolled in the Gore RELINE MAX Clinical Study, a post-approval study to continue to evaluate the GORE® VIABAHN® Endoprosthesis with Heparin Bioactive Surface for the treatment of in-stent restenosis in the superficial femoral artery (SFA). Results of the original Gore RELINE Clinical Study supported the FDA approval of the GORE VIABAHN Endoprosthesis for the treatment of in-stent restenosis in the SFA in 2014.

In-stent restenosis or re-occlusion occurs in a significant number of patients over the course of one year after bare metal stenting, and these rates are highly dependent on the severity of disease. Previous treatment options for in-stent restenosis included angioplasty, r ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, December 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Several groups of holders of notes and other debt instruments issued by HETA ASSET RESOLUTION AG ("HETA") and secured by an obligation of the Province of Carinthia and/or the Kärntner Landes- und Hypothekenbank-Holding (Kärntner Landesholding) (the "Notes") comprising among others the financial institutions listed below announce that they have reached agreement not to accept any transaction including an offer pursuant to § 2a (2) of the Austrian Financial Market Stability Act (Finanzmarktstabilitätsgesetz (FinStaG)) which would result in a recovery below par. The parties to this agreement hold and/or control Notes equaling more than EUR 5 billion, which they believe represent more than one third of the Notes.

Parties to the agreement are, inter alia, the members of the Ad Hoc Group:

Bybrook Capital LLP,

Canyon Capital Advisors LLC,

Commerzbank Group ... Read more »

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SANTIAGO DE CHILE, Chile - Thursday, December 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smartmatic, the world’s leading election technology and services provider, empowered Chilean citizens during a three-day election in the Commune of Maipu last weekend.

Using Smartmatic’s multi-channel voting platform, Chileans had the opportunity to cast a ballot either online or to vote in person in precincts equipped with electronic voting machines. Citizens 14 years of age and older were eligible to vote from December 11-13 to decide on how best to allocate public funds.

“We are proud to bring to Chile an integrated solution which includes class-leading electronic voting machines and the world’s most advanced Internet voting system,” said Lord Mark Malloch-Brown, Smartmatic’s Chairman.

“From the very concept of participatory budgets, to the offering of several methods to vote, and the inclusion of assistive technology to ... Read more »

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EDISON, N.J. - Thursday, December 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- J.M. Huber Corporation, through its Huber Engineered Materials division, has reached an agreement to acquire the Martinswerk mineral flame retardants and specialty chemicals businesses of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in early 2016.

The Martinswerk business will become part of HEM’s Fire Retardant Additives (FRA) business unit. The following product groups are included in the acquisition:

    Martinal® precipitated and ground alumina trihydrate
    Magnifin® premium precipitated magnesium hydroxide
    A variety of specialty chemical products:
        Martifin® specialty hydrates for paper
        Martoxid® aluminum oxide primarily for cera ... Read more »

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Under the slogan “Khalifa Nefdaak”

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, December 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

On Tuesday evening, the (999) Magazine, the Ministry of Interior’s cultural, social, and security magazine, hosted a ceremony to mark the issuance of its 44th National Day special edition. The ceremony was held at the Emirates Palace Hotel under the slogan “Khalifa Nefdaak”. The ceremony was attended by Lt. General Retired Khalil Dawood Badran, Chairman of 999 Magazine Development Committee.

In his speech during the event, Retired Lt. General Khalil Dawood Badran said that the National Day reflects  one of the sublime values of loyalty and belonging to the UAE and the wise leadership that we are honored to serve. “Today, the UAE enjoys safety, security, and prosperity. These achievements were attained thanks to the wisdom of the leader, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE; h ... Read more »

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BUSAN, South Korea - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Korea’s biggest game exhibition ‘Global Game Exhibition G-STAR 2015,’ which hosted 633 companies (through 2,636 booths) in the game industry from 35 countries, attracted 209,617 visitors (an increase of 3.7% compared to last year), the highest in the exhibition’s history, again breaking the record.

G-STAR 2015, hosted by Korea Internet & Digital Entertainment Association (referred to as “K-iDEA” below) and co-run by G-STAR Organization Committee and Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency, opened on November 12th 2015 and was held across Busan in all halls of BEXCO and Busan Cinema Center all the way through the 15th for a total of four days.

Celebrating its 11th anniversary this year, the event offered game exhibitions and various spectacles in the total area of 55,300㎡. Through many additional events, experience programs and events, G-STAR 201 ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, December 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oliver Wyman, the international management consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Nick Studer will become Managing Partner of its Consumer & Industrial Value Transformation Practice as of January 1, 2016. Based in London, Studer led Oliver Wyman’s Financial Services practice since 2012. He will remain on the Oliver Wyman Executive Committee, and will continue to report directly to Oliver Wyman President and Chief Executive Officer Scott McDonald.

Studer joined the firm in 1997 and assumed leadership of the Financial Services business in 2012. His consulting work has spanned front- and back-office issues facing financial services firms, including public policy, strategy and financial planning, risk management, and cost management. In his new role he will oversee Oliver Wyman’s extensive global consulting activities across a broad range of businesses, including in retail and co ... Read more »

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CINCINNATI - Wednesday, December 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) released its 17th annual sustainability report today, detailing the progress it is making to reduce its environmental footprint and improve social conditions for those in need.

The report reinforces the Company’s commitment to operating sustainably and details the progress against the Company’s long-term vision of producing products that consumers love while maximizing the conservation of resources, powering all its plants with 100% renewable energy, using 100% renewable or recycled materials for all products and packaging and having zero consumer and manufacturing waste go to landfill.

The report highlights P&G’s recent efforts to address climate change, including a new goal to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2020 and two new partnerships with Constellation Energy and EDF RE which will increase the Com ... Read more »

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IRVINE, Calif. - Wednesday, December 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced today that President Bill Clinton, Founder of the Clinton Foundation & 42nd President of the United States, will deliver the keynote address at the 4th annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, January 22-23, 2016 at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa, Dana Point, California. This is the 4th year that President Clinton has participated in the Summit.

“Our Patient Safety Movement began as a commitment to zero preventable deaths by 2020 at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in 2012.,” stated Joe Kiani, Founder of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation. “This summit is not just about information - it’s about commitment and action. We confront the biggest patient safety challenges and co-develop and share tested solutions that can dramatically improve patient safety and significantly reduce c ... Read more »

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