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  • Cannes Lions Honours Marcello Serpa as the Lion of St. Mark ACN Newswire - 43 minutes ago

    LONDON, Feb 12, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced that it will honour industry great Marcello Serpa with the Lion of St. Mark at this year's Festival. "The Lion of St. Mark recognises individuals who have made significant and outstanding contributions to creativity across our industry," said Philip Thomas, CEO, Cannes Lions.

  • Phase III Trial Results of Eisai's Anticancer Agent Halaven(R) in Soft Tissue Sarcoma Published in The … ACN Newswire - 6 hours ago

    TOKYO, Feb 12, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that the results of a Phase III clinical study (Study 309) of its in-house discovered and developed anticancer agent Halaven(R) (eribulin mesylate) in patients with locally advanced, recurrent or metastatic soft tissue sarcoma (liposarcoma or leiomyosarcoma)[1] have been published in the online version of The Lancet, a leading medical journal that is highly regarded worldwide. Halaven is the first and only single agent systemic therapy to demonstrate an improvement in overall survival (OS) in people previously treated for soft tissue sarcomas in a randomized controlled trial.

  • AMES 2016 Names First Two Jury Presidents ACN Newswire - 23 hours ago

    SINGAPORE, Feb 11, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - The Asian Marketing Effectiveness & Strategy Conference & Awards (AMES) which will be held on 31 May 2016 in Singapore has announced the first two presidents. ...

  • SEMICON Southeast Asia 2016 Comes Back to Penang ACN Newswire - 23 hours ago

    Largest Regional Semiconductor Industry Conference Set To Draw More Than 7000 Visitors PENANG, Malaysia, Feb 11, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - SEMI, the global industry association serving the nano- and micro-electronic ...

  • Gemalto Launches IoT Solution to Monitor Smart Objects in Real Time ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 11, 2016 8:25 PM AEDT

    AMSTERDAM, Feb 11, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces the launch of its LinqUs IoT Quality of Service (QoS) offer, a comprehensive ...

  • Crawford & Company® Board Declares Quarterly Dividends ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 11, 2016 6:14 AM AEDT

    Date:  February 10, 2016 From: Harsha V. Agadi Chief Executive Officer _____________________________________________________________________________ Crawford & Company® Board Declares Quarterly Dividends ...

  • Hitachi Provides Cloud Server and Storage Services for Mizuho Bank on a Pay-per-use Basis as a Platform … ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 10, 2016 10:28 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Feb 10, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it provides its private cloud(1) service for Mizuho Bank, Ltd. on a pay-per-use basis as a platform for the next-generation core banking systems. Hitachi's service enables customers to use IT resources, such as servers and storage on-demand and on time. It ensures that Mizuho Bank can flexibly use IT resources that deliver the performance, capacity and quality required for complex and large-scale core banking systems.

  • Hitachi Automotive Systems Announces Autonomous Driving System Verification Test Drive on Public Road … ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 10, 2016 10:26 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Feb 10, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. today announced it will conduct a verification test drive of an autonomous driving system co-developed with Hitachi Group's Clarion Co., Ltd. on the Hitachinaka Road, a toll road in Hitachinaka City, Ibaraki Prefecture. This verification test drive, supported by Ibaraki Prefecture, is the first time Hitachi Automotive Systems is testing an autonomous driving system on a public road.

  • Showa Denko (SDK) Announces 2015 Consolidated Financial Results ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 10, 2016 10:23 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Feb 10, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K. ("SDK"; TSE:4004) today announced its 2015 consolidated financial results. - 2015 Financial Results (Summary): www.sdk.co.jp/assets/files/english/ir/library/pdf_yoyaku/summary2015.pdf ...

  • SDK to Consolidate Its Shares, Change Number of Shares per Share Unit, and Partially Amend the Articles … ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 10, 2016 7:28 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Feb 10, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko (SDK) (Tokyo: 4004) resolved at its board of directors meeting today to submit a proposal for the consolidation of shares, a change in the number of shares per share unit, and a partial amendment to the Articles of Incorporation to SDK's 107th ordinary general meeting of shareholders to be held on March 30, 2016, as described below. Japan's stock exchanges announced the "Action Plan for Consolidating Trading Units" with the aim of standardizing the trading units for common stock of all listed domestic corporations at 100 shares. As a corporation listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange, SDK respects the objectives of the plan and will change the trading unit (share unit) for SDK's stock from 1,000 shares to 100 shares.

  • SDK to Introduce Performance-linked Stock Compensation Scheme ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 10, 2016 6:31 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Feb 10, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko (SDK) (Tokyo: 4004) resolved at its board meeting today to revise its existing director compensation scheme and newly introduce a performance-linked stock compensation scheme called Board Benefit Trust (BBT) ("the Scheme"), a scheme utilizing a trust service, and to submit a proposal for the introduction of the scheme to the 107th ordinary general meeting of shareholders scheduled for March 30, 2016 ("the General Meeting of Shareholders"). The purpose of the proposed introduction of the Scheme is to further clarify the linkage between compensation for Directors and Corporate Officers and the share value of SDK, thereby enhancing their awareness of the need to contribute to the efforts to achieve improved business performance and greater enterprise value in the medium to long term.

  • MTN Nigeria Selects Gemalto for First Commercial Rollout of GSMA Mobile Connect Authentication Servi … ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 10, 2016 5:08 PM AEDT

    Universal SIM-based digital identity solution will improve security and convenience in the online economy AMSTERDAM, Feb 10, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader ...

  • Showa Denko Posts Impairment Loss, Gain on Sales of Investment Securities, and Revises Consolidated Performance … ACN Newswire - Tue, Feb 9, 2016 5:37 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Feb 9, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - In its consolidated accounts for 2015, Showa Denko (SDK) (TOKYO: 4004) has posted impairment loss (extraordinary loss) which has been recognized in relation to the ...

  • Sanofi delivered 2015 business EPS up 8.5% on a reported basis and stable at constant exchange rates … ACN Newswire - Tue, Feb 9, 2016 4:33 PM AEDT

    Paris, February 9, 2016 Sanofi delivered 2015 business EPS up 8.5% on a reported basis and stable at constant exchange rates consistent with guidance Executing on 2020 strategic roadmap Key milestone in ...

  • YPO: Asian CEOs More Confident as Region Foresees Moderate Growth ACN Newswire - Tue, Feb 9, 2016 4:08 PM AEDT

    Rebound partially attributed to a sharp drop in oil prices. HONG KONG, Feb 9, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index of CEO economic sentiment for Asia rose 2.4 points in January to 59.7, after having declined 10 points in the previous five quarters. At its current level of 59.3, confidence in Asia is slightly higher than the global index, which held steady at 58.0.

  • Verizon Certifies Gemalto's first Cat. 1 LTE M2M Solution for IoT ACN Newswire - Mon, Feb 8, 2016 5:08 PM AEDT

    AMSTERDAM, Feb 8, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces its leading edge Cinterion(R) Cat. 1 LTE M2M module is Verizon certified to ...

  • Bolder, Faster, Louder: Catch the Thrilling Action at Singapore Airshow 2016 ACN Newswire - Mon, Feb 8, 2016 1:00 PM AEDT

    SINGAPORE, Feb 8, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - The Singapore Airshow will once again feature spectacular flying displays, and also one of the widest range of business, commercial, and military aircraft at the static aircraft display area that will captivate and thrill visitors at the Changi Exhibition Centre (CEC) during its public weekend on 20 and 21 February 2016. In addition, there will also be a host of fun activities for fans of all ages and interests, while cosplayers in their fantastic costumes, and the Singapore Airshow's official mascots, Captain Leo and his best friend Captain Leonette, will be on hand to greet visitors and have their photos taken. One of the key highlights in the aerobatic flying display will be the Republic of Singapore Air Force's integrated aerial display team, comprising an F-15SG fighter jet and an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter.

  • Successful Hong Kong Business Mission to India Ends ACN Newswire - Fri, Feb 5, 2016 8:53 PM AEDT

    Leaders Pledge to take Bilateral Relations to New Levels The Hong Kong Delegation visits the historical site of Humayun's Tomb in Delhi (4 Feb) HONG KONG, Feb 5, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - More than 200 business ...

  • Tencent Games Huanle Mahjong Players Win Big at the World Series of Mahjong 2015 Macau Finals ACN Newswire - Fri, Feb 5, 2016 12:12 PM AEDT

    TAIPEI, Feb 5, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - World Mahjong Ltd, organizers of the World Series of Mahjong (WSOM), announced that 2 of the 6 players who qualified for the World Series of Mahjong (WSOM) 2015 Macau Finals from Tencent Games Huanle Mahjong proceeded to the final round of 32 on Day 2 of the tournament, and placed 6th and 8th overall winning a combined HK$206,753. Mr. Xin Zhou and Mr. Jian Wang qualified for the WSOM 2015 Macau finals through special WSOM game-play on Tencent Games Huanle Mahjong from November 20-30, 2015, and won their spots in the WSOM 2015 Macau Finals by coming-out on top of a total pool of over 30 million players.

  • Minerals Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings per Share of $1.00, Excluding Special Items ACN Newswire - Fri, Feb 5, 2016 8:03 AM AEDT

    Reported Earnings per Share were $0.48, Including Special Items Associated with the Restructuring of the Energy Services and Refractories Segments ---------- Company Reports Record 2015 Annual Earnings ...

  • Ethan Allen Announces Investor Meeting ACN Newswire - Fri, Feb 5, 2016 7:13 AM AEDT

    Ethan Allen Announces Investor Meeting DANBURY, CT (February 4, 2016) (Globe Newswire) - Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE: ETH) ("Ethan Allen" or the "Company") today announced that ...

  • HKTDC Publishes Enterprise Yearbook 2016 ACN Newswire - Fri, Feb 5, 2016 1:18 AM AEDT

    50 Must-see Products to Mark Council's Golden Jubilee Year First published in 1967, the HKTDC Enterprise and its Yearbook are valuable guides for buyers with a comprehensive list of trade contacts and ...

  • Showa Denko Decides to Expand High-Purity Boron Trichloride Plant ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 4, 2016 3:51 PM AEDT

    Coping with Increasing Demand for LCD panels TOKYO, Feb 4, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko (SDK) (TOKYO: 4004) has decided to increase its capacity to produce high-purity boron trichloride (BCl3), ...

  • Leon Lai Returns As Entertainment Expo Ambassador ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 4, 2016 3:35 PM AEDT

    City-wide Video and Photo Promotion during Chinese New Year HONG KONG, Feb 4 - Celebrity Leon Lai returns as Ambassador for this year's Entertainment Expo to be held in Hong Kong from 14 March to 4 April. ...

  • TANAKA to Exhibit at MD&M West 2016 ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 4, 2016 1:46 PM AEDT

    Exhibiting ultra-fine wire coiling material and other precious metal materials, produced using unique technologies, for a wide range of applications such as sensors and electrodes Artist's impression of ...

  • ArtGo announces the acquisition of properties in prime location in Shanghai ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 4, 2016 12:07 PM AEDT

    The newly acquired property is located in prime location in Shanghai for setting up the Shanghai Headquarter and Stone ShowroomHONG KONG, Feb 4, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - ArtGo Holdings Limited ("ArtGo" or the "Group", stock code: 3313.HK) which owns China's largest white-grey marble quarry and a vertically integrated operating model that converges exploration, production, supply, distribution and sales of marble is pleased to announce the acquisition of properties in prime location in Shanghai for setting up the Shanghai Headquarter and Marble Showroom in the future. The properties were valued at HK$264 million which will be settled through issuance of new shares. ArtGo is committed to exploring middle class market in China.

  • Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Reports Fourth Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Declares Special … ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 4, 2016 7:25 AM AEDT

    PEMBROKE, Bermuda -  February 3, 2016 - Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:BCRH) ("Blue Capital" or the "Company"), a Bermuda holding company that, through its operating subsidiaries, ...

  • Endurance Reports Fourth Quarter 2015 Financial Results ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 4, 2016 7:24 AM AEDT

    PEMBROKE, Bermuda - February 3, 2016 - Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:ENH) today reported net income available to common shareholders of $91.4 million and $1.36 per diluted common share for the ...

  • Consolidation of Media Sector SOEs Brings Benefits for Each Company ACN Newswire - Thu, Feb 4, 2016 1:14 AM AEDT

    JAKARTA, Feb 3, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Consolidation of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) per cluster, based on the type of business and operations, is considered to be beneficial for those state-controlled companies. "Consolidation of SOEs per cluster based on the type of business is indeed beneficial for each company itself," said Deputy of Mining, Strategic Industry and Media, Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises, Harry Sampurno, at the Ministry of SOEs Building, Jakarta, on Friday. Harry explained the benefits that could be obtained by each corporation included operational cooperation, such as Percetakan Negara Republik Indonesia (PNRI) and Balai Pustaka incorporated in consolidation of media and publishing types of business (National Publishing and News Co./NPNC).

  • Hong Kong Delegation in India to Strengthen Business Ties ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 3, 2016 11:05 PM AEDT

    Top Government and Business Leaders Meet in Mumbai To discuss Investment & Partnership Opportunities HONG KONG, Feb 3 - Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region CY Leung and Minister ...

  • Catalyst CEL Fund Raises More Than USD$200 Million ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 3, 2016 10:02 PM AEDT

    HONG KONG, Feb 3, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - China Everbright Limited ("CEL", stock code: 165.HK), a leading Hong Kong based asset manager and the offshore arm of the China Everbright Group, today ...

  • The World's Leading Gifts & Premium Fair ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 3, 2016 8:50 PM AEDT

    Gateway to Boundless Business Opportunities HONG KONG, Feb 3 - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and co-organised by The Hong Kong Exporters' Association, the world's leading ...

  • International Collaboration to Advance Research on Non-Animal Approaches to Chemical Safety Testing ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 3, 2016 4:30 PM AEDT

    SINGAPORE, Jan 25, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are partnering to develop new approaches to identify chemicals that could pose a risk to human health. For almost a century, chemical safety testing has been performed mainly on laboratory animals.

  • UBP Increases Its AuM by 11.5%, While Limiting the Impact of the Strong Swiss Franc on Its Operating … ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 3, 2016 11:17 AM AEDT

    Geneva, Switzerland, Feb 2, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Annual results 2015 - Assets under management of Union Bancaire Privee, UBP SA ("UBP") rose by 11.5% to CHF 110 billion as a result of inflows ...

  • Lexus International 2015 Year in Review ACN Newswire - Wed, Feb 3, 2016 3:21 AM AEDT

    TOKYO, Feb 2, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Lexus International today announced it sold approximately 652,000 vehicles globally in 2015, up 12 percent from 2014. A full year of the all new RC and NX sales, and ...