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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday, December 12th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

UAE-based Russian teen actor and singer-songwriter Polina Butorina released her debut album, titled ‘Ocean of Emotions’, here. The anthology of 10 original English songs are written and sung by the 15-year-old student of Raffles International School Dubai.

The album was launched simultaneously with the premiere of the recent Hollywood the motion picture ‘Maximum Impact’, in which Polina played a main role. The album’s three tracks – ‘Higher Than the Sky’, ‘I Want to Be Free’ and ‘Like Thunder’ were part of the movie’s soundtrack.

Launching the album, Polina said, “The album explores the idea of love in its different appearances. The main concept revolves around that universal feeling – either happy or unhappy. A person who ever was in love becomes stronger and richer, starts understanding himself and ... Read more »

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• New Industry and Academic Partnerhips Build on Company’s Succeses and Reinforce Vision for the Future

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. & INGELHEIM, Germany-Monday, December 11th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 2017 marks a year of significant advancement for Boehringer Ingelheim as it secured a range of external partnerships with the goal of transforming the lives of patients and winning the fight against cancer. External partnerships complement Boehringer Ingelheim’s two-pronged research strategy – investigating both cancer cell-directed therapies and immune cell-directed therapies. This multi-faceted approach offers the potential to bring innovative opportunities to the Boehringer Ingelheim oncology portfolio and novel therapies to patients.

“Immuno-oncology is radically shifting the research and treatment landscape in oncology. We believe that the greatest success in difficult-to-treat cancers will be achieved with immuno-oncology ... Read more »

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Series C funding round brings the total amount raised to $220m


CAIRO & LONDON-Monday, December 11th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit has raised $40 million to drive its next phase of global growth, including an expansion of its Egypt operation.

WorldRemit handles a growing share of the $600 billion remittance market. Within that market, Egypt is a key target for the company. Egyptians living overseas transfer billions of dollars worth of remittances back home and earlier this year, the Central Bank of Egypt said that remittances had surged following the floatation of the currency.

WorldRemit’s mobile-first, digital model allows migrants to send money in a few taps directly from their phones or online instead of going to a bricks and mortar agent.

Currently sending from over 50 countries to 148 destinations, the new funding will be used to expand the company’s partner ... Read more »

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Data from two Phase I/II trials presented at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting on efficacy and safety profile of acalabrutinib as monotherapy and combination treatment1,2

Findings highlight overall response rates and emerging safety profile of acalabrutinib, a selective Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor

 

 

CAMBRIDGE, England-Monday, December 11th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AstraZeneca and Acerta Pharma, its haematology research and development centre of excellence, today presented results from the Phase Ib/II ACE-CL-003 clinical trial (Abstract #432) and updated results from the Phase I/II ACE-CL-001 (Abstract #498) clinical trial that are testing Calquence (acalabrutinib) alone and in combination for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) in multiple treatment settings. The findings were presented during two oral sessions at the 59th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & ... Read more »

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NEW DELHI-Thursday, December 7th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- YuppTV, the global OTT leader for South-Asian entertainment has roped in Rajesh Iyer, Executive Vice President and Business Head, & TV – ZEEL Group as the Chief Operating Officer for APAC and Middle East. A seasoned executive with a proven success record, Rajesh has over 16 years of experience leading functions and business with leading names in the broadcast media domain, including ZEEL, Viacom 18 and Star India. Rajesh will take charge of his new role from January 2018 onwards.

Part of the broadcast leadership team at ZEEL, Rajesh spearheaded the launch of its second GEC ‘& TV’ in 2015. Under his leadership ‘& TV’ was successful in creating a niche for itself in the market, within the first three years of the launch. Prior to this, Rajesh was also part of the launch of Colors, a GEC from Viacom 18, in 2008. Now stepping into the shoes of the COO of YuppT ... Read more »

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 General entertainment channel at the heart of SES’s North American Ultra HD platform expands its reach with distribution to Switzerland 

LUXEMBOURG-Monday, December 11th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 4KUNIVERSE makes its international debut beyond North America this week, as SES begins distribution of the fast-growing Ultra HD channel to Swisscom, Switzerland’s leading telecom company and one of its top IT firms, with 1.45 million television customers across Switzerland.

Swisscom is adding 4KUNIVERSE to its expanding Ultra HD offering, which already includes a growing channel line-up, video on demand (VOD), and live sports events.

4KUNIVERSE was first introduced earlier this year on the SES Ultra HD platform in North America, which now features ten channels offering everything from action-packed adventure and travel television to space exploration, sports, and documentaries.

SES’s Ultra HD platform in North ... Read more »

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Minister of Foreign Affairs says twin island nation will work with countries across the Middle East to counter acts of terrorism

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, December 10th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

Antigua & Barbuda has pledged to step up its cooperation with countries across the Middle East on the region’s fight against the war on terror, its Minister of Foreign Affairs said at a gathering held in the Red Sea resort of Aqaba hosted by King Abdullah II of Jordan and chaired by President of Nigeria, attended by presidents of several West African countries, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, senior officials from Europe as well as representatives of international organizations.

Speaking at this high-level conference in Jordan, Charles Fernandez, Minster of Foreign Affairs, Tourism and Immigration of Antigua & Barbuda said terrorism represented the greatest threat to world peace and security. Antigua and Barbuda has not only booste ... Read more »

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