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Takeda Demonstrates Its Long-Standing Commitment to Advancing Treatments for Rare Bleeding Disorders with Studies Highlighting Real-World Evidence and Investigational Gene Therapy at ASH 2019

 

- Key learnings from real-world data are applied as Takeda continues to evolve its hematology portfolio, advancing treatment for the bleeding disorders community

- Pre-clinical scientific studies demonstrate potential opportunities to improve upon adeno-associated virus gene therapies for hemophilia and other monogenic diseases

OSAKA, Japan-Wednesday 11 December 2019 ... Read more »

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INCHEON, South Korea-Tuesday 10 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With rich tourism infrastructure and resources, including the world’s top-level Incheon International Airport, Ganghwa Island, open port area, and multiple islands, the Incheon Metropolitan City government plans to take off as a hub of culture and tourism industry in Northeast Asia through the Yeongjong-do Integrated Resort Cluster Project.

Yeongjong International Town, where the Incheon International Airport is located, continues to expand cultural and tourism facilities, such as luxurious 5-star hotels, foreigners-only casinos, convention installations, spas, theme parks and more.

Having opened in April 2017 as the first resort complex in Korea, the ‘Paradise City’ comprises a 5-star hotel with 711 rooms, the largest foreigners-only casino in Korea, and a convention hall that can accommodate 1,600 persons. From September 2018, it has been operating a boutique ho ... Read more »

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MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif.-Wednesday 11 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- True Religion Apparel, Inc. announced today that Zihaad Wells has been appointed its new Creative Director, effective immediately. Mr. Wells was previously Vice President of Design for True Religion Apparel from 2006 to 2017 and most recently Vice President of Design and Creative at AG Jeans. He will be responsible for product design, marketing and driving the creative direction of the brand. Mr. Wells reports to Michael Buckley, the Chief Executive Officer.

Zihaad Wells has a deep understanding of the branded denim industry across brand, product, wholesale, retail and ecommerce with over 20 years’ experience. Wells started his career for Levi’s Europe, where he worked on Levi’s Red and Levi’s Vintage collections, before coming to True Religion Apparel in 2006.

Michael Buckley, Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We are extremely excited and proud t ... Read more »

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In a commitment to make products more helpful in Arabic, Google makes a series of announcements at its largest event in the region - a richer, more visual experience on Search in Arabic, a safety feature on Maps, a virtual Assistant in Arabic in 15 countries, and 1m USD grant for a digital skills program

 

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 10 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Google made a series of announcements today, at its largest event in the region, in a commitment to make its products more helpful to the Arab world. The announcements are new features on Google Search, the launch of Google Assistant in 15 new countries, a new safety feature on Maps and one million USD grant to scale digital skills programs next year.

Lino Cattaruzzi, Managing Director for Google in the Middle East and North Africa, said: “Every day, people in the Middle East and North Africa turn to Google for help, to get things done and to learn new things. Over the ye ... Read more »

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 International Treaty Conference Identifies Spectrum to Make Innovative 5G Services a Reality for Consumers and Industry Globally

LONDON-Tuesday 10 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today welcomed the international spectrum treaty adopted by the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19), which will unlock the potential for game-changing 5G services around the world. The conference, which has just concluded in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, has identified much-needed spectrum for a broad range of new ultra-high-speed and ultra-low latency consumer, business and government services.

Innovative 5G services that rely on the almost instantaneous delivery of large amounts of data are now possible through the identification of millimetre wave frequencies in the 26 GHz, 40 GHz and 66 GHz ranges. These include virtual and augmented reality applications, remote control of industrial robots, autonomous vehicles, as well as entertainment servi ... Read more »

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DALLAS & LUBBOCK, TEXAS-Tuesday 10 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dallas-based Panda Biotech today announced it is developing its first industrial hemp processing facility to produce high-quality, textile-grade fiber and premium cellulose. The “Panda High Plains Hemp Gin,” to be located in Lubbock County, Texas, is expected to be the largest hemp decortication center in the United States and one of the largest in the world.

Panda Biotech plans on deploying the most technologically advanced, highest capacity and first-of-its-kind industrial hemp decorticating equipment ever used to separate the fiber and cellulose from the stalk. The Panda Biotech Hemp GinsTM will be based on smaller versions of proven decortication technology that have been used throughout Asia and Europe for decades.

To ensure the highest quality fiber, the company will only process hemp stalks that are harvested prior to the maturation of the seed and flower, ... Read more »

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Mobile power generation assets will also secure the electric grid and complement renewables

GLASTONBURY, Conn.-Sunday 8 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PW Power Systems (PWPS), the leading provider of aero-derivative power generation energy solutions, announces that PREPA (Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority) has three, PWPS FT8® MOBILEPAC® gas turbines ready for operation. The 30-megawatt mobile gas turbine units are now available for emergency power, as well as for grid security in support of Puerto Rico’s environmental sustainability plan. PWPS supported ARG Precision Corporation, which completed the turnkey installation of the FT8 MOBILEPAC dual-fuel capacity gas turbines at the Palo Seco Power Plant in Toa Baja.

Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez said, “The three generators provide the opportunity for fast response in the event of an emergency or situation where we lose energy in the metropolitan area. In eight to ten ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 10 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

This week some of the world’s most respected Islamic scholars, joined by experts from governments, civil society groups and other faiths, will launch a new effort to build global peace, based on tolerance and religious freedom.

At the sixth Assembly of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies, in Abu Dhabi, Shaykh Abdullah bin Bayyah, President of the Forum, will inaugurate the charter of the ”New Alliance of Virtue”. Its text will be revealed and signed by its first signatories.

The charter aims to elevate religious freedom, cooperation, and tolerance from mere possibilities to necessary ethical commitments and legal obligations, especially in relation to the protection of places of worship whose attacks have threatened freedom of religion in many parts of the world.

This initiative draws direct inspiration from the earliest traditions of Islam.

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