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Now certified as leading employer in 29 countries across the globe
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Friday, October 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) today was recognized for the first time as a Top Employer in Africa for the company’s excellent work environment and exceptional development opportunities for employees. Top Employer certification is the result of an independent assessment by the Top Employers Institute, which presented national honors to PMI teams in 5 African countries: Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Senegal, and South Africa. Earlier this year, PMI received national honors in 24 countries across Europe and the Middle East.

“At PMI, we know that our people are our greatest strength. This is why we continuously strive to provide an inspiring, diverse and inclusive workplace,” said Alejandro Lamas, PMI Vice President of Human Resources, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Afri ... Read more »

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) this evening celebrated its 5th commencement ceremony in the presence of H. H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah.

A total of 77 graduates celebrated the momentous occasion, accompanied by their proud family members, in the university’s brand-new auditorium. This year’s ceremony held a special significance, as it was the first to be celebrated on the AURAK campus.

The valedictorian for the class of 2016, Ms. Asma Alsuwaidi from the School of Engineering, addressed her fellow graduates, speaking of her pride and satisfaction seeing her batch graduate after four years of hard work, and concluding that although this journey has ended, a new one has just begun.

Dr. Tim Mescon, senior vice president of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), ... Read more »

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Initiative represents the next frontier in the apparel industry


SAN FRANCISCO - Thursday, October 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Marking the 25th anniversary of its industry-changing supplier code of conduct, called Terms of Engagement, Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) announced a new commitment to expand the company’s pioneering Worker Well-being initiative – both within and outside the company. By 2025, the company will aim to:

    Expand Worker Well-being to reach more than 300,000 workers;
    Implement the program with all strategic vendors;
    Produce more than 80 percent of its product volume in Worker Well-being factories.

In addition to these targets, the company announced it will share with the industry its Worker Well-being best practices, tools and standards in a move to exponentially increase the reach and impact of the program. Open sourcing ... Read more »

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 Exploratory phase 1b study interim data assessing the effects of oral GED-0301 (mongersen) on both endoscopic and clinical outcomes at 12 weeks in patients with active Crohn’s disease

SUMMIT, N.J. - Thursday, October 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

TOUCHSTONE extension data assessing safety and efficacy of long term treatment with ozanimod, an oral S1P1 and 5 receptor modulator, in patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis

Data from the phase 2 HEROES study evaluating the efficacy and safety of RPC4046 in patients with active eosinophilic esophagitis

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced that findings from clinical trials of investigational compounds GED-0301 (mongersen), ozanimod and RPC4046 will be presented at the United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week, October 15-19, in Vienna, Austria. Ozanimod and RPC4046 data will also be included at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientifi ... Read more »

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State-of-the-art satellite installer training programme to become a fixed course in the curriculum

LUXEMBOURG & DAKAR - Thursday, October 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), the world-leading satellite operator, along with its local partner Ecole Supérieure Multinationale des Télécommunications (ESMT) located in Dakar, today announced the launch of the SES ELEVATE satellite installer training course with ESMT. ESMT has been a leading ICT University in Sub Saharan Africa for more than thirty years.

This SES ELEVATE satellite installer training course is one of the key areas of collaboration enumerated in the Memorandum of Understanding that has been signed this week between SES and ESMT, to bring advanced satellite installer training skills in Senegal.

As part of the launch, SES has sponsored a classroom that will be rebranded, furnished with the necessary equipment, and become the dedicated training ven ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Thursday, October 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading global provider of independent enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite, BusinessObjects and HANA Database software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite,Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion, Oracle Retail, Oracle Agile PLM and Oracle ATG Web Commerce software, today issued the following statement on the Oracle v. Rimini Street litigation:

Litigation Summary and Appeal

In January 2010, Oracle sued Rimini Street alleging, among other things, that Rimini had infringed Oracle’s copyrights while engaging in software support for Oracle’s PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, and Siebel products. Rimini Street changed its processes no later than July 2014 in response to Court rulings in the litigation. The trial started in September 2015, and the Jury rendered it ... Read more »

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