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COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh-Thursday 15 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A 100-bed capacity hospital opened in Cox’s Bazar district in Bangladesh. It is expected to serve 140,000 Rohingya refugees based in the Kutupalong camp.

This round-the-clock medical facility, built and managed by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) – Doctors without Borders with the support of Sharjah-based international humanitarian organisation, The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), aims to treat 7,200 people in its first year.

Part of TBHF’s leading humanitarian efforts to reach out globally to vulnerable communities, this hospital project was supported by AED 3 million donation from Sharjah Media Corporation (SMC), through its public fundraising initiative on healthcare projects, and will offer much-needed relief to the long-suffering Rohingya, including pregnant women, infants and young children.

The hospital is equipped with intensive care units, pa ... Read more »

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For Second Consecutive Year, Financial Times Group Awards Northern Trust with Global Family Offices Award


CHICAGO-Wednesday 14 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Northern Trust’s Global Family & Private Investment Offices (GFO) group has been named Best Private Bank for Family Offices Globally by Professional Wealth Management and The Banker magazines, publications of the Financial Times Group. This marks the second year in a row that Northern Trust GFO has been recognized as Best Private Bank for Family Offices Globally.

The prestigious recognition comes on the heels of record growth and a widening global footprint for Northern Trust’s GFO group. “We are honored to receive this highly competitive award as it reflects our longstanding commitment to providing innovative financial solutions to Northern Trust’s wealthiest of private clients,” Global Family & Private Investment Offices Group President Davi ... Read more »

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New Program Uses Dedicated Kiosks and Merchandise Carts to Educate Consumers on the Benefits of Diamond CBD

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -Saturday 10 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PotNetwork Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink:POTN) announced today that its Diamond CBD is launching a new program to raise mainstream consumer awareness on the potential health benefits of CBD Products, while significantly enhancing its distribution footprint through a new and diverse segment of the rapidly growing market.

To view a detailed presentation on the new program, click here.

Kevin Hagen, CEO of the Company, stated, “As everyone knows, millions of people frequent their local malls each week. We perceived this as an opportunity to simultaneously broaden our distribution footprint, and spike consumer brand awareness and preference. As a result, we are embarking on a program to rollout early next year, where dedicated kiosks and merchandising carts can be plac ... Read more »

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Injunction does not limit any sale of service for any Oracle products or restrict service deliverables Rimini Street provides its clients


LAS VEGAS-Tuesday 13 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today issued the following statement regarding the recent court ruling on the motion to stay the injunction:

“Once again, Oracle’s apparent fear of Rimini Street’s strong value proposition and compelling ‘Business-Driven Roadmap’ alternative that has been successfully implemented by a growing list of more than 2,600 clients since 2005, including more than 150 Fortune 500 and Global 100 clients, appears to be fueling its misleading and increasingly desperate marketing campaign.

As usual, Rimini Street will provide the facts, while Or ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 14 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Indeed, the UAE’s banking sector has paved the way to help hundreds of thousands of people accomplish their aspirations of owning a ‘dream home’, which has fostered their sense of belonging to the nation. Across the world, evolved and mature property markets are invariably backed by a strong home finance sector. The UAE has created robust fundamentals for the growth of both sectors through the implementation of judicious policies and laws.

Farhad Azizi, CEO of Azizi Developments said: “While this contribution of the banks is truly commendable, we believe that a lot more can be done to further catalyse the growth of the real estate sector through easier mortgage solutions.”

Over the past years, Azizi Developments – and several other major developers – has developed its own payment plans as well as partnered with banks to ensure that customers can mak ... Read more »

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 Reaffirms Strategic and Financial Rationale for the Acquisition

 

OSAKA, Japan-Wednesday 14 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Further to the announcement on May 8, 2018, by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda” or the “Company”) regarding the proposed acquisition (the “Acquisition”) of Shire plc (“Shire”), Takeda announces the publication of a circular (the “Circular”) containing a notice of its decision to hold an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (the “EGM”) to vote on the necessary matters relating to the Acquisition. The EGM is to be convened at 10:00 a.m. on December 5, 2018 at INTEX Osaka, Hall 6B Zone.

The procedures and timings for shareholders to vote on the resolutions are set out in the notice of the EGM in the Circular. The Circular will shortly be available to view on the Company's website at www.takeda.com/investors/ ... Read more »

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The CEO and Executive Director is acknowledged for making a mark on the global healthcare landscape.


Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 14 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Prasanth Manghat, CEO and Executive Director of NMC Health PLC, was honoured by Arabian Business, which presented him with an Achievement Award in recognition of his role in making NMC a global company and his contributions to the wider healthcare industry.

Prasanth was acknowledged for his innovative approach to healthcare delivery models and his excellent business practices. His outstanding contributions and leadership have improved the UAE’s healthcare landscape and inspired others to follow suit.

“It is indeed a pleasure to be honoured with this award. NMC’s commitment to business excellence and enhancing the patient experience has helped us create a niche for ourselves in the industry. While international recognition reflects the trust and confidence of ... Read more »

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Jam City to Develop a Slate of New Mobile Games Based on Iconic Global Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios IP and Will Take Over as Publisher of the Popular Disney Emoji Blitz Mobile Game


LOS ANGELES-Wednesday 14 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jam City, a leader in mobile entertainment, today announced a multi-year mobile games development partnership with Disney that includes Jam City taking over Disney’s popular mobile game, Disney Emoji Blitz. Members of Disney’s Glendale Games Studio will join Jam City and continue to operate and grow Disney Emoji Blitz as part of the Jam City team. Jam City will also have the right to develop new mobile games based on iconic characters and stories from Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios. The first game Jam City and Disney plan to develop is a mobile game based on Disney Animation’s Frozen sequel.

 “Jam City is proud to be teaming with Disney,” said Chris ... Read more »

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SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 14 November 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The world’s third largest celebration of the written word, the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), has put up yet another record performance in its 37th annual edition. Themed ‘A Tale of Letters’, the event was a dream come true occasion for book lovers, who had access to 20 million books, all under one roof.

Organised by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) in the emirate of Sharjah, cultural capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), SIBF 2018 witnessed a footfall of 2.23 million visitors in 11 days, including 230,000 school students who poured in from around the country.

The Sharjah International Book Fair hosted 1,874 publishers from 77 countries who brought in 1.6 million titles, 80,000 of which were seen at the fair for the first time. It also offered its stage to 1,800 events spanning celebrity author talks, seminars, book signings, poetry and st ... Read more »

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