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SpaceResources.lu: New Space Law to Provide Framework for Space Resource Utilization LUXEMBOURG -Saturday 4 June 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Luxembourg Government forges ahead with the SpaceResources.lu initiative by presenting an overall strategy to be implemented progressively for the exploration and commercial utilization of resources from Near Earth Objects (NEOs), such as asteroids. Amongst the key actions...

LAPD Praise Security Support Members -Saturday 4 June 2016  

Michael Downing, Deputy Chief of Los Angeles Police Department, praised the efficiency and readiness of the Security Support delegation members, as well as their prompt response and outstanding skills in handling the different types of crimes and cases. These remarks were made by Downing in his...

MoI Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Sharjah Environment and Protected Area Authority -Saturday 4 June 2016  

The MoI signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Sharjah Environment and Protected Area Authority, to integrate fines for environmental violations in the Emirate of Sharjah in the police e-violations system across the UAE. Such measure would facilitate payment of fines for community...

SES Prices Hybrid Bond Offering of EUR 750 million -Saturday 4 June 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced the pricing of an inaugural hybrid bond offering. SES has agreed to sell: EUR 750 million of Deeply Subordinated Fixed Rate Resettable Securities Coupon of 4.625% This transaction is of strategic and...

Abanca Selects OT to Deploy Samsung Pay in Europe -Friday 3 June 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, and an award-winning innovator in the payment sector, announced today its selection by Abanca to onboard Samsung Pay in Europe and enable its customers in Spain to use...

Visa Introduces NFC-Enabled Payment Ring for Team Visa Sponsored Athletes to Use at Rio 2016 Olympic Games -Friday 3 June 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the exclusive payment provider at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced a new innovation for use at the Rio 2016 Games – the first payment wearable ring backed by a Visa account. The Visa payment ring will be given to all Team Visa athletes in...

Sartorius to Implement Stock Split on June 13, 2016 -Friday 3 June 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As approved by the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of Sartorius AG (FWB:SRT) on April 7, the capital increase by use of retained earnings to perform a stock split will be implemented on June 13, 2016. Every shareholder will receive three additional shares of the same type per...

JAC Sells 300,000 S3s In 600 Days, Breaks Compact SUV Sales Record -Friday 3 June 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JAC (Shanghai Stock Exchange 600418) JAC remains the industry’s sales champion, having sold 300,000 S3s during the last 20 months. The S3 has set several records since its launch, from achieving a breakthrough of 10,000 units in its first month, to overtaking sales of...

GCC Punitive and Correctional Institutions Calls for benefitting from UAE Experience in Inmates Treatments -Friday 3 June 2016  

The 21st Meeting for the Heads of Punitive and Correctional Institutions and the Security Media Committee in the GCC concluded on Thursday in Riyadh. The attendees called for organizing a workshop to allow all parties to take advantage of the UAE’s experience in implementing the Standard...

Acelity Announces Intention to Amend and Extend Existing Credit Agreement -Friday 3 June 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acelity L.P. Inc. (“Acelity”), a global advanced wound care and regenerative medicine company, announced today that, subject to market terms and conditions, it will seek to amend its existing credit agreement (the “Credit Agreement”) to, among other things, refinance...

SES and Fox Networks Germany Extend Multi-Year Contract -Thursday 2 June 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, SES Platform Services, a leading technical media service provider, and Fox Networks Group (FNG) Germany have signed a multi-year contract to continue delivering content management and...

Grundfos Reflects on Solar Technology for Irrigation and thus Food Production -Thursday 2 June 2016  

 Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in pump manufacturing, has long been a strong global advocate of water efficiency. Access to safe water is one of the greatest challenges in the world, which will only increase in line with the growing climate changes. Today 1 billion people are without...

ITWORX Education recognized as a CityNext finalist in the 2016 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards -Thursday 2 June 2016  

ITWORX Education, a Cairo-based ITWORX company backed by the EuroMena Fund, has been named a finalist in the 2016 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. It was recognized for providing an outstanding solution in the ‘Public Sector: CityNext’ category, based on its WinjiGo project for Syrian...

OT and PCARD Partner to Provide Secure Payment Solutions to the Saudi Market -Thursday 2 June 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced a key partnership with PCARD, the Saudi leader in smart card personalization services, to provide high quality secure payment solutions for the Kingdom of...

Twenty-three programmes and various TV shows offered this Ramadan by Sharjah Media Corporation -Thursday 2 June 2016  

Sharjah TV, part of Sharjah Media Corporation (SMC), will be broadcasting a new season of programmes full of surprises during the holy month of Ramadan, including a number of Arab and Gulf series. Most notably, these include: Gulf series ‘Saq Al Bamboo,’ (‘The Bamboo Stalk’) based on the...

Hilton Cleveland Downtown Opens Today, Redefining the City’s Skyline with Modern Architectural Design Rising 32... -Thursday 2 June 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the highly-anticipated 600-guest room Hilton Cleveland Downtown officially opened its doors to the public. To commemorate this milestone, Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) executives, Hilton Cleveland Downtown management and employees, city and county officials, community...

Boehringer Ingelheim launches ambitious ELUXA trial programme to broadly investigate promising lung cancer compound... -Thursday 2 June 2016

  ↵ Comprehensive ELUXA trial programme explores olmutinib* (BI 1482694) as a monotherapy and in several combination studies Olmutinib will be studied in combination with the immuno-oncology therapy Keytruda®+, second-generation TKI Giotrif®/Gilotrif®**, anti-angiogenic agents...

One of India’s Premier Maternal Care Specialists, Motherhood Hospitals, Standardizes on Masimo SET® Technology -Thursday 2 June 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that Motherhood Hospitals, a maternal care specialist with five hospitals in three cities in India, has standardized on Masimo SET® (Signal Extraction Technology) pulse oximetry at all locations. Motherhood Hospitals will also be...

Saif bin Zayed Witnesses Graduation of 92 Students Enrolled in the “My Dream… My Life” Initiative -Thursday 2 June 2016  

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended on Thursday the graduation ceremony of the 92 candidates enrolled in the first phase of the “My Dream… My Life” initiative, which was organized in collaboration and partnership with the...

ADP Medical Services Department Concludes Educational Initiative for Diabetes and Asthma Patients -Thursday 2 June 2016  

Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (ADP GHQ), represented by the Medical Services Department affiliated to the General Directorate of Finance and Services, concluded the ‘Your Health in Ramadan’ awareness and education campaign concerning diabetes and asthma. The campaign included...