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Abu Dhabi, United Arab of Emirates - 09 November, 2023:

Beyond2020, the UAE-driven humanitarian initiative, has installed water filters in 25 communities in the Sabah and Sarawak regions of Malays ... Read more »

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SYDNEY - Thursday, 09. November 2023 AETOSWire 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sims Limited (ASX:SGM), a global leader in sustainability and an enabler of the circular economy, today announced the appointment of Warrick Ranson as group chief financial officer (CFO), effective 4 December 2023. Mr. Ranson will succeed interim CFO Steve Skurnac, who has held the position since 1 October 2023.

Mr. Ranson, who will report to Stephen Mikkelsen, Sims Limited’s managing director and chief executive officer, brings more than two decades of extensive executive-level experience from senior positions within blue-chip corporations, operating across global markets in the mining and resources industries.

“I am delighted to welcome Warrick to our team. His outstanding track record in fostering innovation, cultivating a growth-oriented culture, and delivering shareholder value will further enhance Sims Limited’s culture,” Mr. Mikkelsen commented on the ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--NTT Corporation (NTT) and Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (Chunghwa Telecom) today signed a basic agreement for the realization of international network connectivity through IOWN [1]. In the future, with IOWN's innovative communication technology centered on the All-Photonics Network [2], we aim to realize international network connectivity between Japan and Taiwan and to collaborate in IOWN related businesses and security.

1. Background

NTT has proposed the IOWN concept, which is a network and information processing infrastructure that can provide high-speed, high-capacity communications, and enormous computing resources by utilizing innovative technologies centered on photonics (optics). NTT has established the Innovative Optical and Wireless Network (IOWN) Global Forum [3] to promote the realization of new communication infrastructure.

Chunghwa Telecom is one of the Top 5 listed companies by market capitalization, and No.1 telecom service p ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Bengaluru, India - Thursday, 09. November 2023

The deadline for submissions is extended due to an overwhelming global response of 40,000+ registrations from 130+ countries.
Nurses from around the world can submit their nominations via www.asterguardians.com

Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award 2024, an initiative by leading integrated healthcare provider Aster DM Healthcare, has extended the submission deadline to December 15th, 2023. Due to an overwhelming response of 40,000+ registrations from nurses in 130+ countries, Aster is already approaching last year’s application numbers within just the first few weeks. Nurses from around the world can now submit their nominations through the dedicated platform at www.asterguardians.com.

The third edition of award will be held in Bengaluru in May 2024, with an aim to bring India’s dynamic healthcare system into the limelight in alignment with Hon&rsq ... Read more »

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 Eight in 10 respondents agree that they would be frustrated to learn that technological advances that could help address a societal issue were not made available to the public due to government inaction.


(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new international survey conducted for Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) by independent research firm Povaddo shows a majority of respondents believing that policymakers are too slow in embracing technological breakthroughs and innovation, with 74 percent agreeing that governments’ failure to act in a timely fashion has negative consequences for public health. These results reinforce the call to put an end to inaction and accelerate progress on a smoke-free future.

The independently conducted survey—fielded among 30,591 general population adults aged 21 or older in 15 countries—demonstrates considerable global support for policy changes that wou ... Read more »

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— Latest rankings affected by changes in global transportation, cost of living and workstyles —

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Mori Memorial Foundation’s Institute for Urban Strategies, a research body established by Mori Building, Tokyo’s leading urban developer, announced today its Global Power City Index (GPCI) 2023 report on the overall strength of the world’s 48 major cities. There was no change in the rankings from 1st to 7th, and Tokyo (3rd) and Paris (4th) remained close, neither managing to grow their scores from last year. Among other top 10 cities, Dubai rose from 11th to 8th, becoming the first Middle Eastern city in the top 10, while Shanghai dropped from 10th to 15th and Berlin fell two places to 10th. London (1st) and Singapore (5th) improved their scores by renewing strengths that had stagnated during the pandemic.

Global conditions such as international conflicts, high inflation and changing workstyles had a significant impact o ... Read more »

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Yourgene Health installs first NIPT platform, the IONA test, in Morrocco, enabling Laboriad to offer safe, fast and accurate prenatal testing to expectant parents


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Yourgene Health (part of the Novacyt group of companies), a leading international molecular diagnostics group, has installed the first non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) workflow in Morocco based on the IONA® test at the Centre de Biologie Riad (Laboriad). By offering this service locally, Laboriad can broaden its offering and provide pregnant women fast, reliable results that reduce the need for invasive tests and the associated stress and anxiety for expectant parents.


Yourgene’s IONA test, offered under the name COSY® test by Laboriad, is a ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Stationary battery manufacturer Hithium has announced a new cooperation agreement with energy storage project developer Perfect Power LLC whose operations are primarily in Texas and California. The partner has signed an agreement for Hithium to supply 1GWh of battery products that are expected to be deployed across its markets. The two companies signed the MOU at Hithium’s headquarters in Xiamen, China.

Led by Anthony Maselli and an experienced team with over 2,000 MWhs of ESS projects in operation around the United States, Perfect Power will enhance its operations with advanced energy storage and energy generation technology designed to integrate with the area utility network.

Focusing on Texas, which has the second most installed solar capacity of any U.S. state, Perfect Power is concentrating on sustainable, reliable and renewable clean power generation and energy storage.

Anthony Maselli, Perfect Power CEO, commented, “Batte ... Read more »

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Doha, Qatar - Thursday, 09. November 2023 AETOSWire Print 

Qatar Foundation’s edutainment show is offering Arab innovators the opportunity to become the leaders of tomorrow by applying for season 16


Qatar Foundation’s (QF) edutainment show Stars of Science – which drives scientific innovation and entrepreneurship among Arab youth – announced that applications for its upcoming season 16 are open, and invited aspiring Arab innovators to apply for an opportunity to join the show and transform their innovative ideas into tangible solutions.

Claiming the title of Top Arab Innovator in season 15 was robotics engineer Mohammed Abbas Albumijdad from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He created a crawler robot for vertical surfaces, named ‘Wall-Bot’. Designed specifically to monitor large vertical spaces, it will be used for various pur ... Read more »

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For the three months ended 30 September 2023 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AngloGold Ashanti plc: OVERVIEW AngloGold Ashanti plc ("AngloGold Ashanti", "AGA" or the "Company") has reaffirmed annual production guidance for 2023 after third-quarter gold production improved versus the second quarter, continuing the recovery from setbacks faced in the first and second quarters of this year at its mines in Brazil and Guinea respectively. The Company recorded no fatalities in the nine months ended 30 September 2023. AngloGold Ashanti continued to build momentum during the three months ended 30 September 2023, recording a 3% increase in gold production versus the second quarter of the year. Gold production rose to 673,000oz in the third quarter of 2023 from 652,000oz in the second quarter of 2023 mainly due to higher ore tonnes processed partly offset by lower overall recovered grades. Gold production gains quarter-on-quarter were recorded at Iduapriem (+27%), Siguiri (+22%), Kibali (+13%), Se ... Read more »
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