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  • Organizing Committee of the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention: The World Vows to Turn Doha Declaration … ACN Newswire - 13 hours ago

    Doha, Qatar, Apr 20, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - In closing the 13th Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Doha on 19 April, His Excellency Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, Prime Minister of Qatar and President of the Congress expressed hope that delegates would return to their countries to implement the pledges they had made in the Declaration. He also called on all Member States to also take with them the recommendations produced by their younger counterparts at the first ever Doha Youth Forum on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, held 7-19 April.

  • Organizing Committee of the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention: Doha Fosters Continuous Dialogue on … ACN Newswire - 14 hours ago

    Doha, Qatar, Apr 20, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Echoing the statements of delegates of the 13th UN Crime Congress that conferences, resolutions and "promises on paper" will not be enough to sustain the fight against crime, the Media Committee under the Preparatory Committee of the 13th UN Crime Congress launched "Tweet For Justice", an initiative to use social media to ensure the continuous engagement of opinion makers, influencers, social media activists, law enforcement agencies and the general public in efforts towards crime prevention and the promotion of criminal justice. The official launch of the project was made in the penultimate day of the Congress in the presence of Maj. Gen. Abdullah Yousuf Al Mal, Advisor to H.E. the Minister of Interior of Qatar and Chairperson of the Preparatory Committee.

  • Toronto North York Project, Omega on the Park ACN Newswire - 14 hours ago

    First Batch of 70 Units Sold Out in 2 days, More Units for Sale Now HONG KONG, Apr 20, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Concord Pacific, Canada's leading urban community developer first launched its Toronto North ...

  • Omens Studios' Animated Series "Counting with Paula" Now Available on Kidoodle.TV ACN Newswire - 14 hours ago

    SINGAPORE, Apr 20, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Award-winning animation studio Omens Studios is pleased to announce the availability of "Counting with Paula" on Kidoodle.TV(R), a leading online streaming video service for children ages 12 and under owned by A Parent Media Co. Inc. "I am very pleased to have Counting with Paula as a part of our children's SVOD platform, Kidoodle.TV(R).

  • Differ Group Issues Positive Profit Alert again for 4 Consecutive Quarters ACN Newswire - 14 hours ago

    Expects Substantial Increase in 2015 1st Quarter Net Profit Exceeding 60% 2015 Forbes China UP-AND-COMERS Summit & Award Ceremony was held in mid-April, 2015. Mr. Ng Chi Chung, Chief Executive Officer ...

  • AerCap Holdings N.V. to Release First Quarter 2015 Financial Results on May 11, 2015 ACN Newswire - 15 hours ago

    AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts at 9:00 am Eastern Time on Monday, May 11, 2015 to review its first quarter 2015 financial results. AerCap's first quarter 2015 earnings press release will be issued before financial markets open in the United States on May 11, 2015. A copy of the press release will be posted on the "Investor Relations" section of AerCap's website athttp://www.aercap.com. At the same time, the presentation slides for the conference call will also be posted on AerCap's website.

  • Applied Materials' New Photomask Etch System Enables the Extension of Multiple Patterning to 10nm and … ACN Newswire - 16 hours ago

    Centura ® Tetra(TM) Z system is industry's first photomask etch solution for quadruple patterning at 10nm and beyond World-class photomask etch performance and defect control meet advanced patterning requirements ...

  • Asia's Largest Houseware Fair Opens ACN Newswire - 18 hours ago

    Five New Themed Zones and 2,100+ Exhibitors at Four-Day HKTDC Event HONG KONG, Apr 20, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - The 30th edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and the sixth HKTDC Hong Kong International ...

  • Asia-Africa Conference Reiterates Support for Palestine's Independance ACN Newswire - 18 hours ago

    JAKARTA, Apr 20, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Officials of some Asian and African countries have agreed on a draft declaration reiterating support for Palestine's independence during Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) of the Asia-Africa Conference's 60th Commemoration here, Sunday. The draft declaration on Palestine will be submitted to heads of government/state at the Asian and African Leaders' Summit for final approval, spokesman of the Indonesian foreign affairs ministry Arrmanatha C Nasir said. In the meeting, the senior officials discussed three main documents - Bandung Message, Declaration of Re-invigorating New Asia-Africa Strategic Partnership, and Declaration on Palestine.

  • Singapore Office Market Driven by Continuing Growth across Southeast Asia ACN Newswire - 19 hours ago

    SINGAPORE, Apr 20, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore is set to continue to benefit from economic growth across the ASEAN region as global firms seek to establish a presence in Southeast Asia, many choosing Singapore as their regional headquarters, according to JLL's upcoming research report 'The Emerging Powerhouse of Southeast Asia: What does it mean for Real Estate Investors?'. The report, which will be released following the World Economic Forum East Asia meeting taking place in Jakarta from 19-21 April, also highlights how a rising middle class, urbanisation and competitive labour costs in Southeast Asia will benefit the real estate markets of Jakarta, Manila and Bangkok.

  • L.R. Capital Announced its Pre-IPO Investment of RMB500 Million in Xinte Energy, a Subsidiary of TBE … ACN Newswire - 20 hours ago

    HONG KONG, Apr 20, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - L.R. Capital, a leading global investment and alternative asset manager, today announced that as a strategic investor, it will invest RMB500 million in the pre-IPO financing of Xinte Energy, a subsidiary of Tebian Electric Apparatus Stock Company Limited (SH-600089, "TBEA"), China's largest energy equipment manufacturer and a global leader in the power transmission and distribution sector. Xinte Energy is the only vertically integrated player along the photovoltaic value chain in China. TBEA is China's largest energy equipment manufacturer and a global leader in the power T&D equipment manufacturing sector, with annual transformer production capacity of 250 million kVA, ranking first in China and among top three in the world.

  • L.R. Capital Prioritizes Investment Focuses into China ACN Newswire - 20 hours ago

    HONG KONG, Apr 20, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - L.R. Capital, a leading global investment and alternative asset manager with branch offices in North America, Singapore, Hong Kong and mainland China, today announced ...

  • Ingram Micro Signs Distribution Agreement with Nimble Storage for Asia Pacific Region ACN Newswire - 20 hours ago

    Ingram Micro to sell Nimble Adaptive Flash amd SmartStack Platforms across SE Asia SINGAPORE, Apr 20, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Ingram Micro, the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global ...

  • Organizing Committee of the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention: Qatar demonstrates Criminal Justice … ACN Newswire - 22 hours ago

    Doha, Qatar, Apr 20, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - For some inmates of the Qatar Penal Institution and Correctional Administration, freedom means the ability to create and express themselves through art. The fruits of their artistic labor are currently displayed at the Qatar National Convention Center as part of the 13th UN Crime Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.

  • Turbocharged Lexus RX 200t Makes Anticipated Debut at Shanghai Motor Show ACN Newswire - 23 hours ago

    Lexus RX 200tTOKYO, Apr 20, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Hot on the trail of the all-new RX debut at the New York International Auto Show earlier this month, the turbocharged RX 200t now takes the spotlight at the Shanghai International Motor Show. I believe this new RX will not only surprise new customers, but will also delight and satisfy our loyal customers, whose high expectations will be met by many new innovations," said Takayuki Katsuda, the Chief Engineer of the new RX. This vehicle has been designed for select markets around the world, one of these being China where the RX 200t has just made its debut.

  • Organizing Committee of the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention: Silence Speaks Loudly Against Crim … ACN Newswire - Sat, Apr 18, 2015 2:22 PM AEST

    Doha, Qatar, Apr 18, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Silence spoke as loudly against crime as the voice of 5,000 delegates in the 13th UN Crime Congress in Doha, Qatar. In a video that is just over a minute long, members of the Qatari Social and Cultural Center for the Deaf used sign language to deliver their message to end human trafficking, violence against women and children, corruption and the use of drugs. The video ran in a loop across all screens at the Qatar National Convention Center throughout the Congress. An initiative of the Media Committee under the Preparatory Committee of the 13th UN Crime Congress, the video sought to promote the Congress and its message to as many people as possible.

  • Ethan Allen Reschedules Fiscal Third Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call ACN Newswire - Sat, Apr 18, 2015 5:03 AM AEST

    Earnings Release and Conference Call Advanced to Thursday April 23, 2015 DANBURY, CT, April 17, 2015 (Globe Newswire) - Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) today announced that it will release its third ...

  • What Investors Need to Know About Investing in the APAC Region ACN Newswire - Sat, Apr 18, 2015 2:58 AM AEST

    LONDON, Apr 17, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - "The current monetary and fiscal policy in the APAC region still generally accommodates equities but investors have to be mindful of the risks, especially the changing fundamentals of different sectors, and be nimble enough to change their investment allocation," says Ismitz Matthew De Alwis, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer, Kenanga Investors Berhad. "Investors who appoint local fund managers will have the additional edge," he believes.

  • edelkrone Introduces The FlexTILT Head - A Complete New Approach to Video & Photography Heads ACN Newswire - Sat, Apr 18, 2015 2:34 AM AEST

    Orlando, FL, Apr 16, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - edelkrone(R) introduced FlexTILT Head - an innovative and extremely flexible new approach to Video and Photography heads. FlexTILT Head is a new take on the ...

  • MTA2015 Reflected Industry's Shift Towards High Value-Added and High-Tech Manufacturing ACN Newswire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 10:36 PM AEST

    SINGAPORE, Apr 17, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - As the industry undergoes a restructuring and gears itself towards high value-added and high-tech production, companies are confronted with a pressing need to rise above traditional boundaries, by embracing new technologies and acquiring new knowledge. Technologies for 3D printing and robotics have been earmarked by the government as the future of manufacturing. Commenting on the event, the director, Mr. K. Balanagendra Rao said, "MTA is a very good platform where our existing and potential customers can come and see the new technologies and where we present new ideas, especially for those in the aerospace and oil and gas industries. We sold some machines for the oil and gas industry where the technology used is very important for the sector.

  • Honda Announces Market Introduction of Large-sized Motorcycles in Taiwan ACN Newswire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 10:12 PM AEST

    TAIPEI, Apr 17, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Taiwan Co., Ltd. (HTW), a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in Taiwan, today formally announced plans to begin sales of large-sized motorcycle models in Taiwan, beginning April 18, 2015. Starting April 18, nine models will go on sale at four HTW dealership locations, which will open sequentially in major cities in the northern, southern and central regions of Taiwan. The nine models include INTEGRA, CTX700N, CTX1300, GL1800C, NC750X and CB1100EX, which will be imported from Japan, and NSS300, CBR500R and CBR650F, which will be imported from Thai Honda Manufacturing Co., Ltd., a Honda subsidiary in Thailand. HTW will offer this broad lineup of large-sized motorcycle models to fulfill the diverse needs of customers in Taiwan.

  • Mitsubishi Corporation Beefs Up Support for Disaster Recovery ACN Newswire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 10:11 PM AEST

    Additional 3.5 billion brings recovery support commitment to 13.5 billion TOKYO, Apr 17, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) announces its decision to provide an additional 3.5 billion ...

  • Tech Heavyweights Add Spark to Hong Kong Electronics Fair, ICT Expo ACN Newswire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 4:13 PM AEST

    HONG KONG, Apr 17, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - The four-day run of the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and the HKTDC International ICT Expo concluded yesterday at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Event organiser, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) commissioned an independent onsite survey, interviewing more than 800 buyers and exhibitors about their views on market prospects. Benjamin Chau, HKTDC Deputy Executive Director, said: "We saw vibrant trading momentum on the fairground. From the survey results, the prospects for wearable electronic products would be positive.

  • MHI to Launch 5 New Models in its FDES Series of Ceiling-suspended, Oil-resistant Packaged Air Condi … ACN Newswire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 3:45 PM AEST

    TOKYO, Apr 17, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - In mid-April Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will commence marketing of new models in its FDES Series of ceiling-suspended oil-resistant packaged air conditioners offering outstanding corrosion resistance, ideal for use in commercial kitchens, etc. A total of five new models will be introduced, ranging from a 3-horsepower (hp) single model to a 10hp twin model. All the new models can blow air with pinpoint accuracy, and they meet the latest efficiency standards set under the 2015 Law on Promoting Green Purchasing(1). Functional performance and ease of both installation and maintenance have been enhanced with the incorporation of features such as an aluminum filter that can be cleaned using boiling-hot water, enabling repeated usage. Performance has been improved through the achievement of high efficiency deriving from optimization of the shape and arrangement of the indoor unit's heat exchanger.

  • At RSA Conference 2015, Gemalto showcases solutions that "challenge today's security thinking" ACN Newswire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 3:31 PM AEST

    AMSTERDAM, Apr 17, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is demonstrating at RSA Conference 2015 (North Hall, Booth N3329) how its SafeNet Identity and Data Protection solutions help enterprises challenge today's security thinking with a new data security mindset that focuses on using solutions that protect what matters most: data and identities. Gemalto's SafeNet Identity and Data Protection solutions help customers tackle the perimeterless enterprise and "Secure the Breach" with a data-centric approach to the protection and control of their sensitive information, from the core of the network to its furthest edge. This year's RSA Conference 2015 theme "Change: Challenge Today's Security Thinking" will set the stage for participants to challenge the status quo of information security and create opportunities to innovate and develop new ways to secure the digital future.

  • Bank of China, BOC International Holdings and SGX Expand Collaboration on Renminbi and Market Develo … ACN Newswire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 3:29 PM AEST

    SINGAPORE, Apr 17, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore Exchange (SGX), Bank of China (BOC) and BOC International Holdings Limited (BOCI)[1] are extending their collaboration on Renminbi (RMB) initiatives and embarking on joint activities that will contribute to the growth of both financial markets. The respective framework for collaboration were signed today in Singapore and witnessed by Mr Chen Siqing, President of BOC and Mr Magnus Bocker, CEO of SGX in Singapore.

  • Organizing Committee of the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention: Fountain of Information at UN Crime … ACN Newswire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 2:04 PM AEST

    Doha, Qatar, Apr 17, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - The State of Qatar, recognizing the need of delegates to the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice for focused, relevant and up-to-date information on various topics, has established a Crime Knowledge Center at the Congress venue in the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC). "The Knowledge Center has 26 international experts available to answer the queries of media personnel and participants as well," said Maj. Gen. Abdullah Yousuf Al Mal, Advisor to H.E the Minister of Interior of Qatar and Chairperson of the Preparatory Committee of the 13th UN Crime Congress being held in Doha from 12 to 19 April 2015.

  • Organizing Committee of the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention: Stamps Mark 13th Crime Congress in … ACN Newswire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 12:12 PM AEST

    Doha, Qatar, Apr 17, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - In recognition of the its enduring relevance over the last 60 years and the significance of this year's theme of promoting the rule of law in the service of sustainable development, special postage stamps have been issued by the Qatar General Postal Corporation (Qpost), to commemorate the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice being held in Doha from 12 to 19 April 2015. The 13th UN Crime Congress stamps feature the logo of the 13th UN Crime Congress. "The UN Congress in Qatar marks the 60th year of its inception and is unique with its record number of attendees and the first time that the Secretary General has opened the proceedings himself," said Mr Abdullah Khalifa Al Muftah, Head of the Media Committee of the 13th UN Crime Congress.

  • OutSystems Makes First Appearance on Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Platform … ACN Newswire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 11:35 AM AEST

    SINGAPORE, Apr 17, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - OutSystems, the enterprise Rapid Application Delivery (RAD) platform provider, today announced that it has been positioned in the Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Platform as a Service. The recognition comes on the heels of an outstanding year for OutSystems. Worldwide, OutSystems added 140 enterprise customers during the year, including over 10 Fortune 100 companies. With over 130 partners worldwide, OutSystems has seen an uptake in leading systems integrators adopting the Platform.

  • Biometric Access Control Simplified with New Integration between Axis and Suprema ACN Newswire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 10:54 AM AEST

    Seoul, Korea and Amherst, NY, USA, Apr 17, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Suprema, a leading global provider of biometrics and security technology, is pleased to announce that Suprema biometric devices can now ...

  • Cytokinetics to Announce First Quarter Results on April 30, 2015 ACN Newswire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 5:03 AM AEST

    South San Francisco, CA., April 16, 2015,- Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq:CYTK - News) announced today that it is scheduled to report first quarter results on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time. Following the announcement, Cytokinetics' senior management will host a conference call at 4:30 PM Eastern Time to discuss operational and financial results and the company's outlook for the future. The conference call will be simultaneously webcast and can be accessed from the homepage and in the Investor Relations section of Cytokinetics' website at www.cytokinetics.com. The live audio of the conference call can also be accessed by telephone by dialing either (866) 999-CYTK (2985) (United States and Canada) or (706) 679-3078 (international) and typing in the passcode 34463154.

  • Thomson Reuters Price Challenge Tool Adds Accuracy and Transparency to Fixed Income Market ACN Newswire - Fri, Apr 17, 2015 1:53 AM AEST

    AskTRPS Enhancement Allows Users to Raise Evaluated Pricing Inquiries via Customer Interface NEW YORK - April 16, 2015 - Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses ...

  • Todd Karran Appointed President and CEO of NOVA Chemicals ACN Newswire - Thu, Apr 16, 2015 10:13 PM AEST

    NOVA Chemicals Corporation, 1000 Seventh Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 5L5 www.novachemicals.com | 403.750.3600 tel | 403.269.7410 fax Todd Karran Appointed President and CEO of NOVA Chemicals ...

  • ALE Looks Towards India's 'Make-in-India' Initiative ACN Newswire - Thu, Apr 16, 2015 9:17 PM AEST

    Asia Pacific, Apr 16, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Support for the government of India's 'Make-in-India' vision to transform the country into a hub for manufacturing and investment is a key focus in which Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise solutions for Communications and Network Infrastructure are pivotal. To date, strong ties in India have been established. Several projects have been led by the company and include Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise solutions, improving the communication experience in the country and providing jobs to employees across its offices in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi & Mumbai. "Come, make in India," Prime Minister Narendra Modi exhorted the world in his maiden Independence Day address, inviting global firms to set up manufacturing bases as part of his biggest push to address multiple economic problems including low employment creation, slow economic growth and high trade deficit.

  • AAM to Webcast and Teleconference First Quarter 2015 Financial Results on May 1, 2015 ACN Newswire - Thu, Apr 16, 2015 9:03 PM AEST

    Detroit, Michigan, April 16, 2015 - American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), which is traded as AXL on the NYSE, will hold a briefing with institutional investors and security analysts, news ...