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 Waldorf Astoria, The first new-build resort in the Caribbean
PM Browne: “We aim to create awareness about how our economy and investment climate is safe and burgeoning.”

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday, May 14th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

In recent news, Prime Minister Gaston Browne has encouraged international interest in the rapidly developing country of Antigua and Barbuda. The country is poised to welcome large brands into the economy to partner in mutually beneficial investments.

PM Browne released this statement in response to Callaloo Cay Antigua signing a new management agreement with global brand, Waldorf Astoria. The first new-build resort in the Caribbean, Waldorf Astoria Antigua, will be part of the luxury brand of iconic landmark hotels across the world.

PM Browne states: “We are constantly experiencing great growth and potential in our developing country. We are seeing more international operatio ... Read more »

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SES-10, the first satellite to be launched using a SpaceX flight-proven rocket, will provide direct-to-home broadcasting, enterprise and mobility services

 

LUXEMBOURG-Monday, May 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that the SES-10 satellite is now fully operational at 67 degrees West and will be serving the thriving markets in the Latin America region.

SES-10 was launched on 30 March 2017 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida onboard a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The satellite is the first geostationary commercial satellite ever launched on a flight-proven first-stage rocket booster.

Since then, extensive in-orbit tests have confirmed the flawless functioning of the spacecraft.

SES-10 was built by Airbus Defence and Space and is based on the Eurostar E3000 platform. The multi-mission spacecraft is the first SES satellite dedicated to providing ser ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France-Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announces that nubia Mobile embarks PEARL by OT® embedded Secure Element (eSE), in their recently released Z11miniS and Z17mini smartphones. Thanks to OT’s eSE, nubia will enable smartphone owners to securely access all public transportation services in Beijing and Shenzhen in the coming months.
Once the Beijing or Shenzhen transport application is installed on their nubia smartphone, end-users will no longer need to go to their transport company counters to buy tickets. They will be able to recharge their digital transport card online directly via their application and will simply need to hold their smartphone near the contactless reader in the bus or the subway to pass the gates. They will also be able to use their phone to pay in retail stores accepting contactless payments ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, May 14th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

The Arabia CSR Network (ACSRN) has successfully conducted the Middle East's first round of training for Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards for Sustainability Reporting. Held recently in Dubai, ACSRN, a certified training partner of GRI, offered the three-day course in English, covering lectures, discussions, exercises and review of case studies.

The course covered GRI Standards, the first global standards for sustainability reporting, including an overview and how CSR and sustainability practitioners can implement them throughout their reporting process. The course featured presentations on the main concepts and disclosures under the G4 Guidelines, featuring a new modular structure and format with clear reporting requirements. GRI Standards were developed by the Global Sustainability Standards Board, GRI’s dedicated standard-setting body.

Habiba Al Marashi, President and CEO ... Read more »

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NEW DELHI-Thursday, May 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The global OTT leader in the South-Asian content, YuppTV, announced the launch of its new platform, Mini Theatre. YuppTV makes new movies available on the Mini Theatre platform on the first day or the following weekend of theatrical release, even in geographies where the movie is not available outside of India. The movies shall be made available on YuppTV platform only on Samsung, Apple, Roku, LG, Sony TV Devices/interfaces.
Commenting on the latest development, Uday Reddy, Founder and CEO of YuppTV said, “At YuppTV, we have a great opportunity of bringing best quality South-Asian content to our users across the Globe. Launching Mini Theatre is another step in the same direction. The release of various Indian movies is often limited only to very few selected geographies across the world and sometimes limited only to the Indian subcontinent. Hence, users end up missing out on these high-quality and ... Read more »

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 US, Canada and major parts of Europe Now Fully Digital Enabled with Western Union® Services 

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.-Wednesday, May 10th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments, today announced that it has further strengthened its global digital money transfer footprint, with the activation of its 40th wu.com transactional website, now providing full digital access for cross-border person-to-person (P2P) money transfer services across major developed nations including the US, Canada and major parts of Europe*.

Wu.com is also active in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates. Western Union plans to continue to expand its digital presence across Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Latin America and the Caribbean in the next phase of its online expansion, augmenting the company’s retail Agent footprint in more than 200 countries and territories.

“The ... Read more »

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