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Project will position the Kingdom on the global tourism map, eventually creating 70,000 jobs, growing GDP by SAR 22 billion and attracting one million visitors per year

 

RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia-Thursday 13 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

A delegation from the Red Sea Development Company, led by chief executive John Pagano, was received by King Salman bin Abdulaziz at Araqa Palace in Riyadh on Tuesday (December 11).

Mr. Pagano made a visual presentation at the palace on the master plan of the Red Sea Project, underlining its economic and development goals and the project’s objective to become a global destination for luxury tourism. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Chairman of the company, was also present.

Twenty-two islands on the Red Sea will be developed as part of the project that is expected to create an estimated 70,000 jobs. It will not just contribute SAR 22 billion to Saudi Arabia’s GDP, but play a major role i ... Read more »

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 9 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Department of International Programs and Partnerships of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) participated in the global "International Education Week" by promoting cultural understanding with a series of events and activities, introducing students to the opportunities at AURAK for Study Abroad and Student Exchange.

AURAK is a public, non-profit, independent, coeducation institution accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research devoted to delivering an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education strongly focused on the native culture.

The “International Education Week” is a three-day extravaganza encouraging student involvement in the international travel opportunities offered at AURAK. The Dean of the Office of Academic Support Services, Professor Steven Zani, launched off the first day with a welc ... Read more »

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PARIS -Thursday 13 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

One year after signature of the technological partnership between VPLP Design and CNIM, Oceanwings®, a new wind propulsion method, is coming to industrial maturity.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Energy Observer, the first hydrogen-powered vessel aiming to achieve energy self-sufficiency, with zero greenhouse gas and fine particle emissions, has been equipped with Oceanwings® wingsails. This hybrid propulsion system consisting of a composite mast 12m high and two sails of 32m², will reduce the craft's energy spending. Designed by VPLP Design, Oceanwings® wingsails are jointly developed and manufactured in CNIM's industrial facilities in La Seyne-sur-Mer.

Installation of Oceanwings® on board Energy Observer is a first step towards reducing the environmental impact of global shipping. Inspired by the rigid sails of the America's Cup, this technology allows energy savings of between 18 and 42% d ... Read more »

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- The 2019 award celebrates two leading global regenerative medicine researchers


NEW YORK & OSAKA, Japan-Thursday 13 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, (“Takeda”) (TSE:4502) and the New York Academy of Sciences announced today the Winners of the second annual Innovators in Science Award for their commitment to and excellence in regenerative medicine.

The 2019 Winner of the Senior Scientist Award is Michele De Luca, M.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Director of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine “Stefano Ferrari”, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Modena, Italy. Dr. De Luca has dedicated his career in translational medicine to developing stem cell therapies and is a leading authority on human squamous epithelial stem cell biology.

“Breakthroughs in regenerative medicine start with basic science and developmental biology. It’s an honor to be rec ... Read more »

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3-D Secure 2 access control server comes bundled with APIs for a wide range of in-app payment experiences 

CAPE TOWN, South Africa-Thursday 13 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Entersekt, an innovator in mobile-first fintech solutions, today announced that it has gained EMVCo certification for its 3-D Secure 2 access control server. EMVCo is a payments industry consortium managing global specifications for secure card-based e-commerce transactions.

Entersekt has offered a 3-D Secure access control server (ACS) for many years. Its mobile-optimized solution was among the first to be accredited by Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. It has proved popular among consumers in Europe and South Africa, who continue to enjoy the password-free, one-touch experience it makes possible.

“Several years ago, Entersekt was the first company in Africa to earn accreditation for its ACS from all three of the big card networks,” recalled ... Read more »

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 Through the Partnership, Citi Aims to Raise Awareness for the Paralympic Movement, Support Para Athletes, and Advocate for Societal Change in Perceptions around Disability

Partnership Includes 18 National Paralympic Committees


NEW YORK-Thursday 13 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Citi today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to become an international partner through 2020 and to support National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) in 18 countries as they prepare for upcoming World and regional Championships, as well as the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

The 18 National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) Citi will sponsor include: Australia, Chinese Taipei, Colombia, Costa Rica, Great Britain, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, and the UAE.

Citi serves clients through a loca ... Read more »

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Ten internationally-renowned business and government leaders to advise company on global expansion

NANAIMO, British Columbia-Thursday 13 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tilray, Inc. (NASDAQ:TLRY), a global pioneer in cannabis production and distribution, today announced the formation of its International Advisory Board, an esteemed group of business and government leaders who will provide guidance to Tilray’s executive team and Board of Directors as the company pursues its aggressive global growth strategy.

“We are honored to welcome this impressive group of distinguished leaders to the Tilray team,” says Brendan Kennedy, Tilray CEO. “As we pioneer the future of our industry around the world, the experts on our International Advisory Board will advise us on our rapidly expanding global business.”

Inaugural members of Tilray’s International Advisory Board include:

    Governor Ho ... Read more »

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SINGAPORE-Thursday 13 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AISYS GLOBAL PTE. LTD. announced that it has received investment from CoinBene, one of the world’s leading crypto assets exchanges.

AISYS GLOBAL is building the AIDUS Decentralized Fund Platform (ADFP), where users can subscribe to funds only via AIDUS coin. ADFP is the platform to connect investors and asset management companies with AIDUS coin without barriers of borders, language, currency.

The most important part of the ADFP is the Smart QTS (Quant Trading System), which boasts an annual average return of 100% (as of December 1, 2018). Smart QTS is an automated trading program that has been validated through more than 15 years of development and over four years of operational performance. The weekly returns are confirmed by law firms and accounting firms. With the current rate of return, the value of AIDUS coin is expected to rise steadily.

CoinBene and AISYS GLOBAL signed ... Read more »

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