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 Organizations reveal how the design of the partnership has evolved to meet the expectations of millennial parents

DAVOS, Switzerland - Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At this year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Pampers® and UNICEF will bring together leading experts to discuss the lasting impact of their decade-long collaboration to protect mothers and their babies from maternal and newborn tetanus (MNT).

To date, this globally recognized public-private partnership has helped eliminate MNT in 17 countries*, saving the lives of an estimated 500,000 newborns and protecting 100 million women and their babies from the deadly disease. In a panel discussion at the Annual Meeting, Pampers and UNICEF will share for the first time how the ‘1 pack = 1 vaccine’ initiative has evolved over time to remain relevant to a new generation of parents.

“The longevity and lasting impact of the Pampers&nda ... Read more »

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HAMBURG, Germany - Thursday, January 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PENTAX Europe GmbH has acquired the remaining stock of PENTAX Italia S.r.L. from Movi S.p.A. This further investment by PENTAX Europe GmbH into the Italian healthcare market strengthens PENTAX Medical’s position in Italy and will bring enhanced customer and professional education services to its Italian customers.

Established in 2007, PENTAX Italia was co-owned by PENTAX Europe GmbH and Movi S.p.A., an Italian distributor of healthcare products. PENTAX Italia has increased its sales of endoscopy products and services over this time, leading to PENTAX Europe GmbH’s decision to acquire full ownership.

Commenting on the acquisition, Rainer Burkard, Managing Director PENTAX Europe GmbH and President PENTAX Medical EMEA said: “Italy has been a strong market for PENTAX Medical and we are keen to continue our growth and bring our market leading products and services to a ... Read more »

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Largest global hotel company opens nearly one hotel per day in 2015 and maintains industry’s largest pipeline

MCLEAN, Va. - Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has expanded its footprint to 100 countries and territories around the world by raising the Hilton flag at the Hilton N’Djamena in Chad.

In 2015, the company’s strategic focus on organic growth, led by 12 clearly-defined, market-leading brands, has resulted in Hilton Worldwide continuing to be the largest and fastest growing global hospitality company. Other achievements include:

    A record 100,000+ rooms were signed for development, adding to an industry-leading pipeline of 275,000 rooms globally*, half of which are under construction, representing nearly 20% of all rooms under construction globally;
    More than 50,000 gross rooms were added, and more than 43,000 net rooms, representing ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, January 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced its account payout network, a global capability that enables cross-border money transfers to be directed to bank accounts – has reached a new milestone, now connecting consumers to over one billion bank accounts.

“Western Union is recognized as a leader in global payment services with a network of agent locations, ATMs and online services. The additional ability to pay out in over one billion bank accounts gives consumers unparalleled choice when sending money through Western Union,” said Western Union President and CEO Hikmet Ersek.

“The account payout network capability represents a natural evolution in Western Union's cross-border platform and omni-channel strategy to reach new digital-savvy, banked and mobile enabled consumers. Western Union is actively pursuing ... Read more »

Views: 71 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.23.2016

The First Satellite Operator to Introduce Ultra HD in U.S. and Europe Now Has Eight Ultra HD Channels Worldwide

LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, January 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, and Vivicast Media today unveiled UHD-1, a new dynamic Ultra HD channel for North American cable operators, telco’s and their audiences.

UHD-1 will be delivered over the SES-3 satellite, one of three satellites (SES-1, SES-3 and AMC-18) that make up SES’s Ultra HD distribution neighbourhood at the centre of the orbital arc over North America. Vivicast Media continues to add new Ultra HD content and titles to the rich program line-up of feature films, television series, exclusive concerts and documentaries for viewers in America and beyond.

This is the fourth unique Ultra HD channel to be featured on SES’s Ultra HD platform, which is accelerating the delivery o ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, met with a delegation from the United Kingdom, headed by Simon Everest, Director of Business Strategy at the at UK Trade & Investment Defense and Security Organization.

During a meeting, both parties discussed a number of topics of mutual concern alongside ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation and coordination between the UAE and the United Kingdom.

They also discussed ways to exchange expertise in the various policing fields.

The meeting was attended by Brigadier Fares Khalifa Al Farsi, Director General of Central Operations at the Ministry of Interior; Colonel Obaid Al Zaabi from the Public Relations Department; Lieutenant Colonel Ahmed Saeed Al Mazroui, Head of the International Cooperation Department; and by Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Salem Al Habsi, from the Directorate General of the ... Read more »

Views: 85 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.23.2016