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NEW YORK - Friday, January 10th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. ("PMI”) (NYSE / Euronext Paris: PM) today announced an investment of up to €500 million into its first manufacturing facility in the European Union and an associated pilot plant near Bologna, Italy to produce its potentially reduced-risk tobacco products. Once fully operational, the factory and pilot plant combined annual production capacity is expected to reach up to 30 billion units by 2016.

"The development and commercialization of reduced-risk products represents a significant step toward achieving the public health objective of harm reduction, a potential paradigm shift for the industry, and an important growth opportunity for PMI. This first factory investment is a milestone in our roadmap toward making these products available to adult smokers," said André Calantzopoulos, PMI’s Chief Executive Officer. "This investment underscores our strong commitment ... Read more »
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ZC Mobile, the latest mobile version of the ZC Web vendor management system, is now available on the App Store

ORLANDO, Fla. - Friday, January 10th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZeroChaos has extended and enhanced the functionality of its ZC Mobile app further, enabling workforce solutions on the go. The mobile application provides features and functionality for all ZeroChaos constituents, including customers, staffing suppliers, contract resources, and others.

ZC Mobile extends its functionality broadly, including:

    Requisition and timesheet management and approval
    Remittance and pay statement review
    Maintaining dossier including language preferences, passwords, security questions, and other personal information
    Managing surrogate approvers and more

"As our own business and users have become more mobile, we realized that to maintain our position as an industry ... Read more »
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates & MCLEAN, Va. - Thursday, January 9th 2014

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Worldwide’s luxury brand, today announced the opening of Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, continuing the brand’s global expansion. With breath-taking views of the Arabian Gulf coastline and some of Dubai’s famous landmarks, the 319-room Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah exudes the true luxury, world class amenities and sophistication for which the brand is known.

John T.A. Vanderslice, global head of luxury and lifestyle brands, Hilton Worldwide, said: "Waldorf Astoria’s celebrated lineage combined with the brand’s definition of luxury is enjoyed by discerning global luxury travellers worldwide. The increasing number of international arrivals into Dubai and the growing aspiration of visitors to explore the Emirate’s iconic island has created a demand which we can readily satisfy with the opening of Waldorf Astori ... Read more »
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OSAKA, Japan - Thursday, January 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Panasonic Corporation (TOKYO:6752) announced the release of the new 2014 World Heritage calendar application for PCs and tablets. The calendar application is available in five languages (Japanese, English, French, Chinese and Spanish).

After installing the application on a PC or tablet, the user can enjoy stunning photographs of World Heritage sites from around the world. January features a photograph of Mt. Fuji, which was added to the World Heritage List in June 2013. The calendar also includes fun facts and trivia about World Heritage sites, and the pictures can be viewed as a slideshow. The application was developed as an educational tool for the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network of more than 9,000 educational institutions in 180 countries, and Panasonic plans to enhance the content of the calendar in the future.

UNESCO and Panasonic have created ... Read more »
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