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•    The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of Thailand awarded the DGM Consortium which includes Gemalto, a member of Thales Group, the contract to supply 15 million e-passports to its citizens over the next seven years.

•    This contract is one of the largest passport programmes for the Thales Group worldwide, and supports Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in creating a technically-advanced, high-security travel document for its citizens.

•    By bringing superior standards of technology and enhancing local technical expertise, Thales aligns closely with the Government’s ‘Thailand 4.0’ initiative which aims to drive Thailand towards an innovation and value-based economy.

BANGKOK, Thailand-Tuesday 27 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In 2018, the Thai Government launched ‘Thailand 4.0’ with a vision to develop Thailand into an innovative, ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 27 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Today the 17th Edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) 2019 was launched with an unexpected number of visitors in the first opening day. The event is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of Emirates Falconers’ Club and is ongoing until the 31st of August 2019.

The slogan for this year’s edition is “Together to Consolidate Sustainable Hunting Initiatives.” As such, all the activities and activations will highlight the definitions of sustainable hunting among a universal audience in order to stress on the environmental balance between hunting and preserving various birds of prey.

The 17th edition combines 11 sectors and they are: Veterinary Products & Services, Hunting Guns, Media, Outdoor Leisure Vehicles and Equipment, Hunti ... Read more »

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Taking a shot before the start of flu season in September

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 1 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

With flu season around the corner, and schools just about to begin, Emirates Hospital-Jumeirah is launching a campaign to emphasise the importance of getting the flu vaccine and taking all the necessary precautions to prevent the risk of getting sick and contracting life threatening illnesses due to the Influenza.

The campaign is scheduled to begin on September 1st and will provide vaccinations to patients of all age groups at AED 99 including consultation from healthcare providers at the hospital. Emirates Hospital - Jumeirah, a subsidiary of Emirates Healthcare Company, is an internationally recognised 100-bed beacon of progress in the region’s healthcare system. The company owns and operates an extensive portfolio of full-service hospitals, specialty clinics, urgent care centers, aesthetic and cosmetic clinics and pharma ... Read more »

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Backed by investors including Brainchild, NGC Ventures, Arrington XRP Capital, Eterna Capital, and GSR, Algo VC fund invests in category-leading businesses that are building on the Algorand blockchain technology platform


ATLANTA-Tuesday 27 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Algo Capital, the financial institution focused on accelerating access, adoption and liquidity of the Algo, the native digital currency of the Algorand blockchain, today announced the closing of its Algo VC Fund at $200 million, surpassing the firm’s original goal of $100 million. The fund will invest in category-leading businesses that are building on the Algorand technology platform and seeks to accelerate the use and acceptance of the Algo as a means of payment.

It is backed by a collection of experienced financial and blockchain industry investors across North America, Latin America, Asia and Europe, including Brainchild, NGC Ventures (the venture arm of ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Saturday 31 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Memory Holdings Corporation, which will rebrand as Kioxia Holdings Corporation on October 1, 2019, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with LITE-ON Technology Corporation to acquire its Solid State Drive (SSD) business. The purchase price is 165 million US dollars; the transaction is expected to close by the first half of 2020 and is subject to customary closing adjustments and regulatory approval.

LITE-ON is a Taiwan-based supplier of optoelectronics, storage, semiconductors and other devices. Toshiba Memory and LITE-ON share a commitment to quality, innovation and manufacturing excellence. With cultural synergies and LITE-ON’s proven experience in the SSD field for personal computers and data centers, Toshiba Memory sees this acquisition as a way to significantly strengthen its SSD business.

“LITE-ON’s Solid State Drive business is a natural and st ... Read more »

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Pole To Win International announces its first foray into the Esports world with the launch of Orange Rock Esports

SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 30 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pole To Win International, Ltd. (PTW), the indust ... Read more »

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•    10 years ago, RE-LY® marked the first time a randomised trial showed that a non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant (NOAC) was safer and at least as effective as warfarin for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (SPAF) 1-3 
•    First major scientific advancement in anticoagulation care in over fifty years
•    Over 100,000 patients have been included in the RE-VOLUTION study programme worldwide, 1 and research into dabigatran etexilate continues

INGELHEIM, Germany-Friday 30 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announces the ten-year anniversary of the RE-LY® trial publication1-3 recognising the contribution made in the decade since by patients, healthcare professionals (HCPs) and researchers.

In the fifty years prior, warfarin had been the standard of care for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (SPAF). While effective, wa ... Read more »

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Oksana Masters Once Again Joins Team Visa for the Paralympic Games, Alongside an Additional Five Paralympic Athletes from Around the World

SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday 27 August 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced an expanded commitment to Paralympic athletes training for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games amid rising momentum and interest in para-sport competitions. With one year to go, the Official Payment Services Partner of the Paralympic Games and a Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Gold Partner, has signed five Paralympic athletes to its Team Visa roster and is supporting the Japanese Paralympic Committee’s launch of a donation-matching program for Visa cardholders in Japan.

“The Paralympic Games presents a tremendous opportunity for dedicated athletes to pursue their dreams both on and off the field,” said Lynne Biggar, chief marketing and communications officer, Visa. “These athletes push through boundaries every da ... Read more »

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