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HONG KONG & SHANGHAI - Tuesday, May 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Adds to CMOC’s portfolio a scarce, world-class producing copper-cobalt mine with substantial upside
    Establishes CMOC as a leading copper producer and one of the largest cobalt producers globally
    Diversifies CMOC’s portfolio geographically with a strategic position in the Central African Copperbelt
    Positions CMOC to benefit from growing demand for cobalt, particularly from electric vehicles
    Enhances CMOC’s earnings and cash flow, given Tenke’s lowest-quartile cost position in the industry

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- China Molybdenum Co., Ltd (“CMOC”) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary CMOC Limited has entered into a definitive agreement with Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (“Freeport”) to acquire 100% of its interest in Freep ... Read more »
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 NEC and Netcracker’s NFV Orchestrator Solution Highlights the Future of a Carrier Network Made of Modular Virtualized Network Functions 

TOKYO & WALTHAM, Mass. - Tuesday, May 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation and Netcracker Technology announced today that they have participated in a trial with Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) to contribute to their NetroSphere concept.

NTT’s NetroSphere concept is designed to transform carrier networks from static, single-service networks powered by purpose-built hardware to a dynamic, flexible assembly of smaller, modular components. This enables telecommunications service providers to deliver a diverse range of services to a wide variety of end users, on demand and at low cost.

The trial incorporated numerous components, including a modular-based virtualized network, virtualized servers, orchestrators and controllers. As part of this trial, NEC and N ... Read more »

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GE Healthcare delivers world’s first modular manufacturing solution based on single-use bioprocessing technology in just 18 months

CHALFONT ST. GILES, United Kingdom & WUHAN, China - Tuesday, May 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JHL Biotech (JHL), a biopharmaceutical company, opened the world’s first KUBio™ biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility with single-use bioprocessing technology at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Wuhan, China today.

JHL will use the KUBio manufacturing solution delivered by GE Healthcare to manufacture biosimilars1 and monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) for late–stage clinical trials and commercial supply. The facility will also provide process development and manufacturing services for JHL’s global customer base.

JHL and GE Healthcare partnered to complete the construction of the facility in just 18 months using GE’s KUBio manufacturing solution. KUBio is a prefabricated cGMP-compliant ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, May 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Madison Realty Capital (MRC), a vertically-integrated real estate private equity firm focused on real estate equity and debt investments in the U.S. middle markets, announced the final closing of Madison Realty Capital Debt Fund III LP (“MRC Debt Fund III”), the firm’s third institutional real estate debt investment vehicle.
Adam Tantleff, Managing Principal of MRC, made the announcement.
The discretionary private equity fund raised a total of $695 million in capital commitments, substantially exceeding its original goal of $600 million. MRC sourced capital for the fund from a diverse group of investors, including public pension funds, corporate pension funds, foundations and endowments, family offices, and wealth managers.
“MRC is pleased to announce the final closing of our third fund at a level surpassing our initial target by a considerable margin,” Mr. Tantlef ... Read more »

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In its paper submitted at the Information Summit in Geneva


ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the United Arab Emirates presented a work paper titled “Child Online Protection” on Day 1 of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) forum. The forum is co-organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), UNESCO, UNDP and UNCTAD, in close collaboration with the United Nations and sister agencies, and features participation of world renowned experts and specialists.

The work paper submitted by Lt. Colonel Faisal Mohammed Al Shimmari, CEO of the MoI’s Smart Government Program, discussed child protection. He noted that attempts by offenders to seduce, solicit, lure, or entice children and teenagers; possession of child sexual exploitation material especially and digital crime in general, are still grey areas that need to be treated further in many world countries.

... Read more »
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 Virtualization Enabled Through Agile Management and Development Speeds Up the Process of Becoming a Digital Service Provider

TOKYO & WALTHAM, Mass. - Monday, May 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation and Netcracker Technology unveiled today their Agile Virtualization Platform and Practice (AVP), a set of unique tools, platforms and services designed to accelerate and ease the adoption and commercialization of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).

With AVP, NEC and Netcracker will help service providers move their operations, business processes and overall organizations along the path to becoming digital service providers (DSPs) that can quickly take advantage of new revenue opportunities through improved agility and streamlined cost structures.

AVP will accomplish this by giving service providers the technology, training and support to:

1. Identify, build and launch new reven ... Read more »

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Expo 2020 Dubai reaffirms its plans for a long-lasting legacy of innovation and wonderment that benefits the UAE and the wider region.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Expo 2020 Dubai has revealed its master plan in the form of a dedicated experiential zone displayed at the 15th edition of the Arab Media Forum. Visitors were among the first to take a glimpse at how the  Expo 2020 Dubai site will look and feel upon completion, through augmented reality and leading-edge digital technology. This experience will bring to life the recently announced winning designs of the Expo Theme Pavilions, dedicated to Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability.

Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation, Director General of Bureau Expo Dubai 2020, commented: “We at Expo 2020 Dubai strive to deliver a comprehensive and inclusive experience, which began the moment the bid was won and will contin ... Read more »

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Combination creates leading independent global Investment Bank     

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON & ZURICH & FRANKFURT & MILAN & TOKYO - Monday, May 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Goal is to be the pre-eminent global investment bank focused on growth companies
    New company operates as GCA Altium in Europe and GCA in the United States and Asia
    GCA will be a premier global M&A advisor in the technology and eCommerce fields
    GCA comprises more than 300 experienced M&A bankers who are growth company experts
    The new company has a strong and balanced presence in the three core M&A markets -US, Europe and Asia, with 1/3 of the firm’s pro forma revenue expected to be derived from each region

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GCA Savvian Corporation, a premier global investment bank (TSE: 2174), and Altium, a leading international ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, May 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    The trial will evaluate efficacy and safety of nintedanib* as a first-line oral treatment in combination with pemetrexed/cisplatin followed by continuing nintedanib monotherapy
    Nintedanib targets receptors that play a role in tumour growth and development of metastasis in malignant pleural mesothelioma where no other targeted therapies are currently approved
    Follows EU approval of nintedanib (Vargatef®) in combination with docetaxel for treatment of adenocarcinoma of the lung after first-line chemotherapy

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced the enrolment of the first patient in the global Phase III trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of nintedanib in combination with pemetrexed/cisplatin, followed by continuing nintedanib monotherapy, as a first-line treatment for patients with unresectable malignant pleural mesothel ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, May 5th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Police arrested four young people (two Gulf and two Asian Nationals) and confiscated 10 kilograms of hashish found concealed in coffee bags hidden on a farm in Abu Dhabi..

Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), stressed the Abu Dhabi Police’s commitment to acquire the appropriate capabilities and skills to thwart criminal activities and to identify, arrest, and prosecute the perpetrators. He also called upon community members, nationals and residents alike, to report any violations and illegal behaviors.

According to Colonel Borshid, the Criminal Investigation Department operates according to an elaborate security system that studies and analyzes cases, looks for common evidence, and seeks to uncover the mysteries associated with crimes, in an effort to identify offenders. It also seeks to place drug dealers under surveilla ... Read more »

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-- Part of Push to Raise Global Visibility --

TOKYO - Monday, May 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI)(TOKYO:7011) Group today unveiled a new group statement and tagline “Move the world forward” that captures the unique value and vision the company brings to the world today. MHI Group has also launched “SPECTRA” a new online media which will offer a wide range of stories that communicate this theme to a global audience.

MHI Group is implementing a global business strategy to increase its presence and competitiveness, and expand its business worldwide. The Group Statement clarifies the role the company plays in today’s world and the value that it provides to customers globally.

Going forward, MHI Group will strengthen its communications function at a global level, and in key markets throughout the world, in a push to deepen understanding and raise visibility of the Group worldwid ... Read more »

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