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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, 03. December 2023

Sharjah concluded the 52nd Union Day celebrations, which lasted for 12 days, with wide participation from all segments of society including government entities, private sector institutions, Emiratis, international residents, and visitors to the emirate.

Over 200 activities organized by the Sharjah National Day Celebrations Committee took place in the cities of Sharjah, Mleiha, Dibba Al Hosn, Khorfakkan, Kalba, Al Bataeh, Al Mudam, Al Dhaid, and Al Hamriyah. Celebrations also took place in cultural and tourist areas as Al Dhaid Fort, the heritage villages in Al Hamriyah, Mleiha, Kalba. Other locations included Wadi Al Hilo, the National Park in Sharjah, Al Hosn Island Canal, Khorfakkan Amphitheatre, Kalba Lake, and Al Bataeh Public Park.

His Excellency Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah National Day Celebrations Committee, said: “Sharjah’s activities to celebate the 52nd Union Da ... Read more »

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News release by FutureCoal Global Alliance

 

Kolkata, India | November 21, 2023 06:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

After 38 years the World Coal Association (WCA) will cease and usher in a new era under the transformative branding: FutureCoal – The Global Alliance for Sustainable Coal.

Unveiling the new brand logo and identity at a dedicated press conference in Delhi, FutureCoal Chief Executive, Michelle Manook, said the change responded to a call from coal and coal allied sectors to modernise, and unite under a common purpose.

The FutureCoal organisation will now open its doors representing major and strateg ... Read more »

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  • His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, UAE, joins with African leaders and global donors in commitment to end the epidemic of NTDs
  • Reaching the Last Mile, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and partners announce an ambitious expansion of the Reaching the Last Mile Fund to US$500m to eliminate two NTDs from the continent of Africa
  • Climate change is affecting the reach and prevalence of NTDs, which affect an estimated 1.6 billion people worldwide, jeopardizing progress and putting vulnerable populations at risk
     

To access the wider press packet and full list of commitments, visit https://bmemea.egnyte.com/fl/jGzMbGLndZ

 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global donors at the 2023 Reaching the Last Mile Forum today pledged a collective US$777.2 million to help control, eliminate, and eradicate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), in a landmark push to accelerate pro ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mary Kay Inc., the iconic beauty brand and global advocate for women’s empowerment, is thrilled to announce its expansion into Hungary, a strategic move that marks the company's latest foray into the European market. This expansion coincides with Mary Kay's milestone 60th anniversary, underscoring its enduring legacy of offering unparalleled entrepreneurship opportunities and high-quality skincare and color cosmetics.

Mary Kay Hungary's operations will be overseen from the Mary Kay Czech Republic's offices in Prague. To celebrate this momentous expansion, events in both Prague and Budapest have been arranged. This expansion builds upon the brand’s recent accolade of being named the World's #1 Direct Selling Brand of Skin Care and Color Cosmetics by Euromonitor International1.

“The expansion into Hungary is something we have always considered, and we know the time to introduce our unparalleled career opportunity ... Read more »

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ITASCA, Ill. -
Deal includes global partner network, highly accredited locations in Netherlands, United Kingdom

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AIT Worldwide Logistics, a global supply chain solutions leader, has acquired Mach II Shipping Ltd, a U.K.-based freight forwarder specializing in worldwide distribution of pharmaceuticals and related products. The deal includes a subsidiary in the Netherlands in addition to a global network of life sciences partners.

According to AIT’s Executive Vice President, Life Sciences, Chris Amberg, the acquired company (commonly known as Mach 2 or Pharmafreight) has earned a reputation for extremely high-quality shipping solutions in the demanding life sciences industry, including transportation programs for clinical trials, active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), pharmaceutical machinery, and finished products.

“In addition to temperature-controlled air freight, Mach 2 provides outstanding dedicated road service for h ... Read more »

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TAIPEI, Taiwan - Friday, 01. December 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Healthcare+ Expo Taiwan, currently taking place at Nangang Exhibition Hall 1 from November 30 to December 3, 2023, is poised to redefine the landscape of AI healthcare on a global scale. This year's edition boasts the remarkable participation of 650 companies, occupying 2,300 booths, and has garnered the attention of leading technology firms and hospitals across the Asia-Pacific region.

Taiwan's pivotal role in the AI-related supply chain is underscored by its impressive contribution, manufacturing AI chips, and over 90% of the world's AI servers. This proficiency positions Taiwan as a key player in driving substantial computing power, establishing it as an indispensable global collaborator in the realm of AI healthcare. The Expo is showcasing an extensive array of AI applications and solutions, encompassing AI infrastructure, cloud and high-performance computing servers, AI-enabled medical ... Read more »

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Monday, 04. December 2023 AETOSWire Print 


AmCham recognizes Dole Costa Rica with two Social Responsibility in Action Awards

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dole plc (NYSE: DOLE), a global leader in the production and marketing of fresh fruit, announced today the company was again recognized for its outstanding corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts in Costa Rica.

In this 27th year of the most prestigious Social Responsibility awards in Costa Rica, 30 companies from various industries submitted a total of 45 projects that benefit sustainable development in Costa Rica. The American-Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) recognized Dole’s “Financial Education Program for Farm Employees” as the Grand Winner.

This marks the second consecutive year that the Company has achieved this milestone.

AmCham representativ ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, 02. December 2023

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, today awarded the winners of the Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE’s pioneering global award in sustainability and humanitarianism, during a ceremony held at COP28 UAE in Expo City Dubai.

The Ceremony was attended by numerous heads of delegations participating in COP28, ministers, senior government officials, and Prize winners and finalists.

His Highness congratulated the winners, praising their efforts in promoting sustainability and encouraging them to continue their important contributions in this field. His Highness emphasised that the UAE is steadfast in building upon its established legacy in sustainability, a foundation laid by the country’s Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. In this regard, His Highness highlighted the significant role of the Zayed Sustainability Prize in advancing ... Read more »

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DARMSTADT, Germany - Monday, 04. December 2023

Pimicotinib (ABSK021) is currently in a global Phase III study in tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT)
Merck to receive an exclusive commercial license in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan with option for rest of world
Pimicotinib has been granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation by China NMPA and U.S. FDA and PRIME Designation by the EMA for treatment of TGCT
 
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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced a license agreement with Abbisko Therapeutics Co. Ltd., Shanghai, China, for pimicotinib (ABSK021), which is currently being evaluated in a Phase III study for the treatment of tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT). TGCT is a benign tumor of the joints that can cause swelling, pain, stiffness, and limited mobility of the affected joints. Treatment options for this disease, which can se ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Friday, 01. December 2023 AETOSWire

Global Hit Reality TV Series Adaptation Raises the Flag for the UAE’s Entrepreneurial Leadership

 

MEMS which serves from within Choueiri Group as the Exclusive Media Representative for Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI), recently announced that DMI’s flagship Satellite TV Channel Dubai TV will become the new home of the global reality-TV hit series “Shark Tank”.

 

The original Shark Tank premiered in 2009 as the American franchise of the international format “Dragons' Den”, a Japanese TV series. It focused on entrepreneurs making business presentations to a panel of five venture capitalists (investors in start-ups) called "sharks", who decide whether to invest in their companies or not. The series has been a massive ratings success across the globe, winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Structured Reality Progra ... Read more »

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  • Combination creating one of the world’s 5 leading companies focused on protecting the heart of the digital ecosystem: applications, data and identities
  • With the integration of Imperva starting in January, Thales will help organizations discover and protect sensitive data anywhere, manage access and secure all paths to it
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WASHINGTON - Friday, 01. December 2023


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- EIG, a leading institutional investor in the global energy and infrastructure sectors, today announced that Abdulaziz Al-Gudaimi has joined EIG as Senior Advisor and Chairman of EIG’s Middle East & North Africa (“MENA”) Operations. Mr. Al-Gudaimi, formerly Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at Saudi Aramco (“Aramco”), has over 38 years of experience in energy markets and will provide strategic counsel to EIG on its investment activities and continued growth in the region.

“We are thrilled to welcome Abdulaziz to the firm,” said R. Blair Thomas, EIG Chairman and CEO. “His deep sector expertise and wealth of experience in MENA will be instrumental for EIG in sourcing additional investment opportunities across critical energy and energy-related infrastructure, and for our portfolio companies as they navigate the complex challenges of transi ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched a new campaign to address rapidly escalating climate driven humanitarian crises. It calls on global governments and international donors to support local emergency responders and disaster hit communities - helping them to Stand Tall with smarter and faster humanitarian funding.

 

The IFRC’s Disaster Response Emergency Fund (IFRC-DREF) is the quickest, most efficient and most transparent way of getting funding directly to local National Societies — both before and immediately after a crisis hits. Yet it faces growing pressure to anticipate and respond to multiple, simultaneous and complex crises around the world as a result of climate change.

 

Today, 3.6 billion people live in areas highly susceptible to cl ... Read more »

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