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İGA announces winning design for new air traffic control tower

ISTANBUL - Friday, December 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- İGA has chosen an innovative design by AECOM and Pininfarina as the winner of an international design competition for the regional Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower and technical building at the Istanbul New Airport. Unusually, the winning entry marries influences from the aviation and automotive sectors, with strong architectural design. The AECOM and Pininfarina collaboration was chosen from a total of six entries from international architectural teams, including Zaha Hadid, Fuksas, Moshe Safdie, Grimshaw-Nordic and RMJM.

The win marks AECOM’s first collaboration with Pininfarina, the design house renowned for its car designs for Ferrari and Alfa Romeo, among others. The collaboration combines the expertise of AECOM’s architectural and engineering teams with Pininfarina’s distinctive architectural style that ep ... Read more »

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-Increasing demand of ”Green Trough®” due to its workability, durability and eco-friendliness-

TOKYO - Thursday, December 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ”Green Trough®”, a recycled plastic cable trough developed by Furukawa Electric (TOKYO:5801)(ISIN:JP3827200001), has been officially approved by the UK railway network. Green Trough® contributes to the formulation of global scale circulatory society due to its superior environmental performance.

Background

Cable trough is a cable protection conduit which is mainly installed along a railway, and reinforced concrete is widely used in the market. However, reinforced concrete cable trough is difficult to handle and install due to its weight, in addition, it is fragile and corrosion-prone from chemical substances such as chloride and snow melting agents. Therefore, the market has been requesting improved cable trough with better workability and higher durabili ... Read more »

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Praised by local and Arab Dignitaries and Actors

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, December 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. Colonel Faisal Mohammed Al Shimmari, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for the Ministry of Interior's Cinematic Awards (MOICA), announced that Emirati filmmaker Abdullah Hassan Ahmed the spotlight by winning the Ministry of Interior’s Award, along with a staggering prize of USD 100,000, for ‘Best Societal Screenplay’.

The announcement of the deserving winner took place during the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), where director Abdullah Ahmed won the MoI ‘Best Societal Screenplay’ Award for his film titled “Sunrise”. The prize falls in line with the MoI’s endeavors to support Emirati and Arab talents and to develop the film industry in the Arab world. This is achieved by empowering innovative individuals and supporting them to produce noble material that address the issues ... Read more »

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DARMSTADT, Germany & NEW YORK - Tuesday, December 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Initiation of Phase III JAVELIN Ovarian 200 trial investigating avelumab as a treatment for platinum-resistant/refractory ovarian cancer
    Initiation of Phase III JAVELIN Bladder 100 trial investigating avelumab as a maintenance treatment, in the first-line setting, for patients with urothelial cancer
    Merck-Pfizer Alliance achieves 2015 goal of initiating six pivotal trials with JAVELIN Ovarian 200 and JAVELIN Bladder 100 trials

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Merck and Pfizer today announced the opening of trial sites for an international Phase III study of avelumab*, an investigational fully human anti-PD-L1 IgG1 monoclonal antibody, in patients with platinum-resistant/refractory ovarian cancer. The JAVELIN Ovarian 200 trial is the first Phase III study of a PD-L1 inhibitor investigated as a treatment for platinum-resistant/refractory o ... Read more »

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The new design of the “MOI UAE” to be launched soon

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, December 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lieutenant Colonel Faisal Mohammed Al Shimmari, Executive Director of the Smart Government Program in the Ministry of Interior stated that 2,445,144 people have visited and downloaded the “MOI UAE” app, via the various platforms of the app on smartphones.

Lieutenant Colonel Al Shimmari said that this number reflects the importance of services provided to the clients through the app, and the relevance of the services to their needs, adding that it constitutes a quantum leap in service provision methods and making it available for all the segments of the society. He noted that the smart government program team at the ministry is about to launch the new design of the Ministry of Interior’s app “MOI UAE” on smart phones, where it became compatible with the social media addresses of the Ministry of ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Tuesday, December 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

• The total investment is around a half billion euro.

• With this investment, Boehringer Ingelheim plans on adding more than 400 jobs.

• The biopharmaceutical production plant will go into operation by 2021.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim will make a significant investment in biopharmaceutical production at its Vienna (Austria) site. There the research-driven pharmaceutical company will establish a new large-scale biopharmaceutical production facility for active ingredients manufactured using cell cultures. With the roughly half billion euro investment Boehringer Ingelheim will also create more than 400 new jobs in the Austrian capital. The exact investment and job numbers will be established as details are ironed out.

“This is a decision for Europe as a pharma location,” said Professor Dr Andreas Barner, Chairman of the Board of Managing Director ... Read more »

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Neymar Jr. himself will select the best performance for the "NEYMAR JR.'S CRAZY SKILLS AWARD"!

OSAKA, Japan - Tuesday, December 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation released a new web content, "360° OBSERVATION CAM," on Monday, December 21, 2015 at 10:00 (Japan Time), where users can view the 360-degree footage of Neymar Jr.’s amazing skills on smartphone or computers.

Panasonic supports the dreams of children around the world who want to "be as good at football as Neymar Jr." through Panasonic technology in the "NEYMAR JR. CRAZY SKILLS" project. In June 2015, Neymar Jr.'s amazing skills were reproduced in super-real 3D computer graphic video, and made available to view on the smartphones or computers via a website "NEYMAR JR. CRAZY SKILLS" (https://crazyskills.panasonic.com). This website has been viewed in 190 countries around the world by December, 2015.

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YANGON, Myanmar & OSAKA, Japan - Wednesday, December 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UNESCO and Panasonic Corporation signed a project agreement for Myanmar in November 2015 to promote educational support aimed at sustainable development for the next generation of young people living in the vicinity of the Ancient City of Bagan*1 in Myanmar, which is currently a nominee for UNESCO World Heritage listing. The signing marks the launch of the following joint projects today.

[Video] UNESCO & Panasonic to Donate 500 Units of “Eneloop Solar Storage” in Bagan, Myanmar http://channel.panasonic.com/contents/16822/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRqqIodt0Po

Donation of 500 units of “eneloop solar storage” to schools around the Ancient City of Bagan Panasonic will donate a total of 500 units of its “eneloop solar storage” to around 40 schools located in off-grid communities in the vicinity of the Ancient Cit ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, December 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) welcomed the Netherlands company Web-IQ specialized in online information, into its organization to protect children against online sexual exploitation. The Web-IQ application was approved following a vote by the Board of Directors of the VGT.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Chair of the VGT said: “The joining of this prestigious company represents an added value to the objectives that the VGT endeavors to achieve, including building active partnerships with private sector companies to protect children against online sexual abuse.”

He hailed the efforts of Web-IQ in building Intelligence platform VoyagerOne analysing both the open Internet and the Darknet, and working to fight online child abuse material.

He also explained the mecha ... Read more »

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