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KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan-Sunday, May 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FCF Fishery, Co. President Max Chou today released the following statement regarding recent misleading Greenpeace human rights abuse allegations made against the company:

“We realize that as one of the world’s largest marine products integrated supply chain service providers with more than 30 subsidiaries, fishing bases, and shipping agents around the world, we are a prime target for organizations seeking to garner publicity and those not fully aware of the latest development and improvements that are currently taking place in the fishery industry. However, in their efforts to curb egregious human rights abuses, we believe it is unfair and deceptive to lump our company in with those who condone cruelty and neglect of their laborers.

“Although we recognize the meaningful work of Greenpeace in exposing and eliminating human trafficking and sustainability abuses, we are e ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Friday, May 25th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Solutions Bridge, an Accounting and Corporate Secretarial Services firm in Kuwait City, has signed a Collaboration Agreement with Andersen Global. The addition of a location in Kuwait demonstrates Andersen Global’s growth in the Middle East, which is a significant market for the organization.

“Having a strong practice in Kuwait is important to our regional success and this is an extraordinary opportunity to continue providing best-in-class services globally,” commented Mark Vorsatz, Global Chairman and Andersen Tax LLC CEO. “There are many changes in the Middle East currently and the development of tax laws is a major factor in the region. The addition of Solutions Bridge, one of the largest accounting firms in Kuwait, positions us for continued opportunities for expansion.”

Formed by former professionals of Andersen in Kuwait, Solutions Bridge is led by Partner ... Read more »

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LONDON-Friday, May 25th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The world’s first retail platform that connects consumers to their own carbon footprint has been launched in London by non-profit ogranisation the Poseidon Foundation (“Poseidon”). Poseidon’s platform uses blockchain technology to integrate carbon markets into transactions at the point-of-sale, giving retailers and their customers the opportunity to support forestry conservation projects around the world when they buy and sell everyday items, and in turn support action on climate change.

The retail platform launched on 1st May, and a pilot is currently underway at Ben & Jerry’s newest ice cream Scoop Shop in Wardour Street, London. For every scoop of ice cream sold the values-led ice cream company is contributing towards carbon credits from a forest conservation project in Peru, and is offering their customers the opportunity to join them in taking action at the point of s ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Tuesday, May 22nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC) today announced that it decided to start construction of a new state-of-the-art fab for BiCS FLASH™, its proprietary 3D flash memory, in Kitakami, Iwate prefecture in July this year.

TMC has selected Kitakami City as the next location to expand its operations in September last year, and has started preparations for construction of the new fab. Demand for 3D flash memory is increasing significantly on fast growing demand for enterprise SSD for datacenters and servers. TMC expects continued strong growth in the mid and long term, and the timing of its construction positions it to capture this growth and expand its business.

The new fab will be completed in 2019, and will have a quake absorbing structure and an environmentally friendly design that includes the latest energy saving manufacturing equipment. It will also introduce an advanced production system that ... Read more »

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Researchers analyzed prevalence studies from 16 countries, together with data from the World Health Organization and United Nations World Population Prospects


SAN DIEGO-Tuesday, May 22nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A new data analysis presented by ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) this week at the ATS 2018 International Conference indicates that the prevalence of sleep apnea impacts more than 936 million people worldwide – nearly 10 times greater than previous estimates.

The study “Global Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)” was conducted by an international panel of leading researchers seeking to provide a clear scope of the impact of the chronic sleep-disordered breathing condition. The previous estimation of OSA prevalence (100 million) came from a 2007 World Health Organization study that used methods and data available at the time. By analyzing technology improvements in detecting OSA and underreported statistics fr ... Read more »

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