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LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Friday, February 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) today is recognized for the second year in a row as a Global Top Employer. This year’s certification from the Top Employer Institute is awarded to PMI teams in 44 countries, a testament to the company’s consistency and excellence in offering an enriching and dynamic work environment, and exceptional development opportunities for employees across the globe. PMI has been recognized by the Top Employer Institute for six consecutive years. This year, PMI was awarded with five regional certifications in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and, for the first time, in North America and Latin America. Additionally, Indonesia was the first PMI affiliate to be certified in Asia.

“It is a proud moment for all of us at PMI,” said Charles Bendotti, PMI Senior Vice President, People and Culture. “Our success a ... Read more »

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IWATA, Japan -Friday, February 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7272) (ISIN:JP3942800008) is actively engaged in racing efforts all over the world in order to develop technologies and personnel under three main principles: raising the value of the Yamaha brand, acquiring advanced technologies and promoting the healthy spread of motorcycle racing.

In MotoGP last season, Yamaha notched up its 500th Grand Prix victory since it began racing in the World Championship in 1961. In addition, the GMT94 Yamaha Official EWC Team lifted the Endurance World Championship (EWC) title at the series’ Suzuka 8 Hours finale, where the Yamaha Factory Racing Team also took victory for the third year in a row.

Yamaha will be racing once again in 2018 aiming to surpass last year’s achievements, fielding Maverick ViƱales and Valentino Rossi on the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team in MotoGP, teams in various world championships like Worl ... Read more »

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Government Policies Impacting Delivery of Next-Generation Services Across Region;

Latin American Prices 60 Per Cent Higher Than Europe

BUENOS AIRES-Friday, February 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today issued a new report, ‘Effective Spectrum Pricing in Latin America: Policies to support better quality and more affordable mobile services,’ highlighting that spectrum policies in Latin America are impacting the delivery of quality mobile services to consumers across the region.

The new report, which examines spectrum pricing trends in 15 countries across Latin America, underscores how decisions made by regulators on spectrum pricing can have a negative impact on the quality and cost of mobile broadband services. While auctions remain an effective means of awarding spectrum, regulators should adopt spectrum policies that focus on maximising long-term benefits for society, rather than driving up the cost of spectru ... Read more »

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LONDON-Thursday, February 15th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced that McLaren Formula 1 Driver and double World Champion Fernando Alonso will be a featured speaker in a keynote session taking place on Tuesday, 27 February at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Widely regarded as one of F1’s most talented drivers of all time, Alonso has also challenged himself by competing in the Indianapolis 500 and Daytona 24 Hours in the past year. This season, Alonso is focused on returning McLaren to the front of the grid and will also compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Alonso will be joined onstage by Zak Brown, Executive Director of McLaren Technology Group. In this session, Alonso and Brown will share their perspectives on the intersection of motorsport and cutting-edge mobile technology. McLaren increasingly relies on connectivity and sensors as a critical tool in optimising the performance of all of their cars, both F1 and road, a ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany -Friday, February 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

    'More Than Scleroderma: The Inside Story' provides real-life stories and education about the life-threatening disease

    New and truly inspiring patient stories are revealed

    Help raise awareness of this little-known disease by visiting www.morethanscleroderma.com

    “I’ve learned how to cope with this disease. There are many important things which I am still capable of doing.”– Anna, 36, living with scleroderma

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today unveils a new phase of 'More Than Scleroderma: The Inside Story', and launches the new patient website www.morethanscleroderma.com.

The global initiative highlights the importance of understanding the ‘inside story’ of each individual living with scleroderma, also known as systemic sclerosis. To coincide with the Systemic S ... Read more »

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