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  • OAO "LUKOIL": To the Attention of OAO "LUKOIL" Shareholders ACN Newswire - 18 hours ago

    MOSCOW, May 29, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Please be aware that the Annual General Shareholders Meeting of OAO "LUKOIL" will be held in Volgograd at 2:00 p.m. on June 25, 2015. The information regarding ...

  • Sergio Galindo Named President of O-I North America and Tim Connors Named President of O-I Asia Paci … ACN Newswire - 23 hours ago

    Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE:OI - News) announced today that Sergio Galindo has been named president of O-I North America and Tim Connors has been named president of O-I Asia Pacific, effective June 1, 2015. Galindo, currently president of O-I's Asia Pacific region, brings 20 years of experience to his new role and will be responsible for O-I operations in U.S. and Canada.

  • WorldVentures Debuts Novel DreamTrips Travel App ACN Newswire - 23 hours ago

    Plano, TX, May 29, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - WorldVentures(TM), the leading international direct seller of vacation club memberships, has launched its highly anticipated DreamTrips(TM) app for members and Independent Representatives. "The DreamTrips app is among ongoing efforts to enhance customer experiences and, coupled with our March acquisition of a world-class software platform allowing for centralized reservation management, is tangible evidence of our strides toward tailored technology," said WorldVentures Holdings President Eddie Head. Currently available for download through the App Store or Google Play, the DreamTrips app is compatible with iOS 7 or later versions of iPhone and iPad as well as Android 4.0 or higher.

  • Matrix Comsec Awarded for Excellent Innovation in Telecom Technology and Products by TEMA ACN Newswire - 23 hours ago

    Vadodara, India, May 29, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Matrix, a leading manufacturer of enterprise telecom and security products, has been awarded for 'Excellent Innovation in Telecom Technology and Products' by TEMA. In a function at BSNL headquarter in Bangalore the award was presented by TEMA and the CMAI Association of India in association with BSNL QA at Bangalore on 22nd May 2015. The Telecom Equipment Manufacturers' Association of India (TEMA) is recognized by the Government of India as the National Apex body to represent telecom Technology Providers, Global and Indian, Private and Government owned companies.

  • Sound Global Won 100,000 Tonnes Bot Project in Guangdong Province ACN Newswire - 23 hours ago

    HONG KONG, May 29, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Sound Global Ltd. ("Sound Global" or the "Company") announced that the Company won the bid for a build, operate and transfer ("BOT") project of the Phase II Project of Jinshan Sewage Treatment Plant in Huizhou City, Guangdong Province ("Jinshan Phase II Project") in May 2015. The project is invested, constructed, operated and transferred by Sound Global. The total sewage treatment capacity of the project is 100,000 tonnes per day.

  • Lift-Off For HKTDC's Largest Entrepreneur Day ACN Newswire - 23 hours ago

    Fair Provides a One-Stop-Shop for Start-up Entrepreneurs HONG KONG, May 29, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - A record of more than 270 exhibitors, up 15 per cent on last year, are taking part in the seventh edition ...

  • H.I.S. Achieves Record First Half Results ACN Newswire - 23 hours ago

    TOKYO, May 29, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - H.I.S. Co., Ltd. (TSE1: 9603), a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the first half ended April 30, 2015. The H.I.S. Group recorded ...

  • Fujitsu Laboratories Develops Virtualization Technology that Brings Security and Operability to Web  … ACN Newswire - Fri, May 29, 2015 8:22 PM AEST

    Scenario of smart device usage for business operationsKawasaki, Japan, May 29, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed technology for web applications(1) that run on smart devices or wearables, and that delivers the same level of security as thin clients while offering an exceptional degree of operability. In recent years, there have been increasing expectations that the use of smart devices and wearables in a variety of front-line scenarios will lead to greater efficiency in business operations. Fujitsu Laboratories has now developed new virtualization technology for web applications, developed for smart devices, that automatically separates the user interface processing (UI processing) from the data processing.

  • Garuda Indonesia Prices US$500 million 5 year Sukuk Offering with a Coupon of 5.950% ACN Newswire - Fri, May 29, 2015 6:20 PM AEST

    JAKARTA, May 29, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - On 27 May 2015, PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk priced a US$500 million 5 year Sukuk offering with a coupon of 5.950%. By geography, 56% of the deal was allocated to the Middle East, followed by 32% to Asia and the remaining 12% to investors in Europe. The offering was structured as a Wakala Sukuk based on Rights to Travel using an orphan-based SPV, Garuda Indonesia Global Sukuk Limited as the issuer.

  • Indonesia Should Form a Conglomerate of State-owned Firms: Minister ACN Newswire - Fri, May 29, 2015 6:19 PM AEST

    JAKARTA, May 29, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - State Enterprises Minister Rini Soemarno has called for the establishment of an Indonesian conglomerate comprising state-owned companies that can develop internationally. "Let us jointly build a state-owned Indonesian conglomerate that can compete internationally and professionally to make the country proud," she said while delivering a speech at the signing of a memorandum of understanding by several state-owned companies, locally known as BUMNs, here on Thursday. To make BUMNs capable of forming a conglomerate, a strong synergy is needed, she added.

  • AbbVie and Eisai Clear All-Case Surveillance Condition for Approval of HUMIRA, a Fully Human Anti-TNF-alpha … ACN Newswire - Fri, May 29, 2015 5:24 PM AEST

    TOKYO, May 29, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - AbbVie GK (Headquarters: Tokyo, President: Esteban Plata, "AbbVie") and Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced ...

  • Finding Loopholes in the Genome: First-of-its-Kind Predictive Tool to Identify Sequences Susceptible … ACN Newswire - Fri, May 29, 2015 5:15 PM AEST

    SINGAPORE, May 29, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists from A*STAR's Bioinformatics Institute (BII) have developed an analytical model and computational tool to rapidly and accurately predict the occurrence and locations of R-loop Forming Sequences (RLFSs) in any genome or artificial nucleic acid sequences. R-loops, which are three-stranded RNA and DNA hybrid structures, can be crucial to many normal biological processes and have also been associated with triggering mutations, DNA breaks and diseases.

  • Toyota Lobby Concert Raises Funds for Japan's Tohoku Region; Gives Back to Local Community ACN Newswire - Fri, May 29, 2015 4:35 PM AEST

    Bonten:Japanese Drum TroupeTOKYO, May 29, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - As part of ongoing fundraising efforts for the Tohoku region, Toyota will bring summer festivities to its doors through its 39th Lobby Concert on July 30. A long-time resident of Bunkyo Ward in Tokyo, Toyota regularly holds concerts in the first-floor lobby of its Tokyo Head Office in an effort to give back to the local community for its support over the years. Nearby residents, particularly people in nursing homes, will be treated by Toyota to some quality live music.

  • Sims Metal Management Announces Organisational Change in Australia & New Zealand Metals ACN Newswire - Fri, May 29, 2015 11:13 AM AEST

    Sydney, Australia and New York, May 28, 2015 (ASX:SGM.AX - News) (OTC:SMSMY - News) Sims Metal Management CEO Galdino Claro today announced that Darron McGree, currently Managing Director of Australia & New Zealand Metals, will step down from his position on 30 June, 2015. "Darron has been an integral member of the Sims' executive team for more than 30 years, running our very successful Australasian division, "Mr Claro said. "He leaves our business in a very sound position, and we are truly indebted for the wisdom and foresight he has shown in building our business to its pre-eminent position in the region." Mr McGree will remain as a non-executive director of Sims Group Australia Holdings Limited for a period of time.

  • Largest Number of Votes Ever Cast for Lions Live ACN Newswire - Fri, May 29, 2015 12:36 AM AEST

    LONDON, May 28, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - After a record breaking number of votes, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has today confirmed the winners of Lions Live. The online initiative, in partnership with Mindshare and YouTube, brings a selection of sessions from the Festival stage live to people, wherever they are in the world. As 19,135 people, 9% more than in 2014, cast their vote on the sessions they most want to see, Donal Mac Manus, Head of B2B Brand Marketing, Google, Europe, said, "Cannes Lions is a key moment in the year where creators and innovators from all around the world come together to celebrate creativity and innovation.

  • 3E Company Recognized as Best in SDS Management with ISHN Readers' Choice Award ACN Newswire - Fri, May 29, 2015 12:33 AM AEST

    Award Highlights 3E's Ongoing Commitment to Developing Innovative and User-Friendly Solutions for Enhancing Environmental Regulatory Compliance and Reducing Risk Carlsbad, Calif., May 28, 2015 - 3E Company, ...

  • ROI Land Investments Completes $3.5m Equity Raise ACN Newswire - Thu, May 28, 2015 11:43 PM AEST

    ROI Land Investments, Ltd. (OTCQB:ROII - News) ("ROI" or the "Company"), a diversified real estate land development investment company, announced today that it has completed a $3.5 million in common stock at a price of $0.75 per share to accelerate its expansion in the United States. Approximately $3 million of the proceeds will be used to further acquire and develop land in Colorado, with the remainder allocated for general corporate purposes. "The proceeds of this capital raise will enable ROI to acquire 225 acres (9,801,000 square feet) undeveloped land in Evans, Colorado," stated Philippe Germain, President of ROI.

  • Matrix to Showcase Innovative Enterprise Telecom and Security Solutions at CommunicAsia 2015 ACN Newswire - Thu, May 28, 2015 9:48 PM AEST

    Vadodara, India, May 28, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Matrix Comsec, a leading manufacturer of enterprise telecom and security products, is participating in Asia's largest integrated ICT event, CommunicAsia ...

  • Thomson Reuters Wins Multiple Awards for Data Provision and Services ACN Newswire - Thu, May 28, 2015 9:33 PM AEST

    Awards recognize Thomson Reuters excellence in data provision to derivative and foreign exchange markets, news services, networking and infrastructure, and evaluated prices NEW YORK/LONDON, May 28, 2015 ...

  • More Search Firms Partnering Singapore's Diversity Action Committee in Pro-Diversity Effort ACN Newswire - Thu, May 28, 2015 9:19 PM AEST

    SINGAPORE, May 28, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore's Diversity Action Committee (DAC) announced that 6 more executive search firms have signed up to its Statement of Good Practice in Executive Search ...

  • Hong Kong Opens Door to Renminbi Internationalization and Asian Asset & Wealth Management Benefits ACN Newswire - Thu, May 28, 2015 9:19 PM AEST

    Upcoming "Think Asia, Think Hong Kong" forums to outline emerging opportunities HONG KONG, May 28, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - North American businesspeople can learn about the newest opportunities ...

  • KBR and EXELUS Sign Technology Licensing Agreement ACN Newswire - Thu, May 28, 2015 9:03 PM AEST

    HOUSTON- May 28, 2015 - KBR Inc. (NYSE:KBR - News) announced today that it has signed an alliance agreement with Exelus Inc., a leading developer of green chemical technologies, to allow KBR to exclusively license Exelus' Solid Acid Catalyst (ExSact) for KBR's Solid Acid Alkylation Technology (K-SAAT). KBR's K-SAAT process is a highly adaptable technology that produces a more cost effective, higher quality alkylate than conventional liquid acid catalysts or other solid acid catalysts. The key to the K-SAAT technology is ExSact, a revolutionary solid acid catalyst engineered to overcome rapid deactivation limitations of solid-acid catalysts and provide superior alkylation performance.

  • Thoresen Thai Agencies (SET:TTA) Hires Financial Pundit as Group CFO to Assert Global Ambitions, Appoints … ACN Newswire - Thu, May 28, 2015 7:14 PM AEST

    Mr. Jitender Pal Verma appointed as Senior Executive Vice President and Group CFO (above) and Mr. Sigmund Stromme promoted to Executive Vice President for Shipping & Logistics BANGKOK, May 28, 2015 - (ACN ...

  • Thomson Reuters to Champion Higher Industry Standards for FX Trading ACN Newswire - Thu, May 28, 2015 5:03 PM AEST

    New Provisory Liquidity protocol enables market participants to make informed choices about the use of 'last look' liquidity through transparent measurable performance criteria. NEW YORK/LONDON, May 28, 2015- Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the publication of proposed operational procedures for trading protocols on its FXall platforms, including a codified Provisory Liquidity protocol that governs participants' use of 'last look' liquidity. "As a leading independent provider of FX transactions venues, Thomson Reuters is committed to ensuring a confident and effective trading experience for all market participants on all the platforms we operate, while still offering the choice clients need to meet specific trading requirements," said Phil Weisberg, global head of FX, Thomson Reuters.

  • Chukyo University and Toyota Get Behind JFA Project to Inspire Kids through Sport ACN Newswire - Thu, May 28, 2015 1:40 PM AEST

    Toyota City, Japan, May 28, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Aichi Prefecture-based Chukyo University and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) have agreed to participate in a project to inspire kids through sports in Toyota City. This strengthens an October 2014 agreement between the Japan Football Association (JFA) and Toyota City to bring JFA's nationwide Kokoro Project to Toyota City.

  • SDK Starts to Mass-Produce Transparent Conductive Ink for Electronics ACN Newswire - Thu, May 28, 2015 1:26 PM AEST

    SDK and Microwave Chemical Jointly Develops New Industrial Technology TOKYO, May 28, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) (TOKYO:4004) and Microwave Chemical Co., Ltd. (Microwave Chemical) have ...

  • SDK Develops Conductive Ink for Screen Printing of Film Circuits ACN Newswire - Thu, May 28, 2015 1:04 PM AEST

    TOKYO, May 28, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko (SDK) (TOKYO:4004) has developed an electro-conductive silver ink that can form thin film electronic circuits through screen printing. In recent years, in order to attain higher performance, many electronic devices adopt multilayered circuit boards, and the need for thin film electronic circuits is increasing.

  • Zebra Technologies: Wireless LAN, the Glue to Seamless IoT Connectivity ACN Newswire - Thu, May 28, 2015 12:40 PM AEST

    SINGAPORE, May 28, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA), a global leader in products and services that provide real-time visibility into organizations' assets, people and transactions, today reaffirmed its commitment to ramp up momentum for its Wireless LAN solutions for its partners and customers in Asia Pacific (APAC). At the company's recent Global Partner Summit - where the company also announced a new channel partner program - Zebra shared how its WLAN portfolio will continue to serve as one of the company's key solution offerings for a region that is brimming with opportunities from the rapid adoption and deployment of Internet-of-Things (IoT).

  • OutSystems Names 2015 Innovation Award Winners ACN Newswire - Thu, May 28, 2015 11:22 AM AEST

    Companies recognized for pioneering initiatives in rapidly delivering mobile and web apps SINGAPORE, May 28, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - OutSystems, the enterprise Rapid Application Delivery (RAD) platform ...

  • Eisai Receives Positive CHMP Opinion on Indication Expansion for Antiepileptic Agent Fycompa (Perampanel) … ACN Newswire - Wed, May 27, 2015 11:10 PM AEST

    TOKYO, May 27, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that its U.K. subsidiary Eisai Europe Ltd. has received a positive opinion ...

  • SmartHK Promotion Opens In Jinan ACN Newswire - Wed, May 27, 2015 8:48 PM AEST

    Opportunities for Services Industry Collaboration Spotlighted HONG KONG, May 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - A two-day SmartHK promotion opened with much fanfare today at the Jinan International Convention ...

  • ROI Land Investments to Develop Housing Units for LNG Canada ACN Newswire - Wed, May 27, 2015 7:03 PM AEST

    ROI Land Investments Ltd. (OTCQB:ROII - News) ("ROI" or the "Company"), a diversified real estate land development investment company, and LNG Canada Development Inc. ("LNG Canada"), have entered into an agreement for ROI to develop housing in Kitimat, British Columbia. Of the 93 units being developed, LNG Canada will lease 35 units, which include a mix of apartments and townhouses, to house some of its employees required to support the proposed liquefied natural gas project. "We are excited to partner with LNG Canada as it seeks to bring the liquefied natural gas industry and its economic benefits to the people and communities of the North Coast of British Columbia," said Philippe Germain, President of ROI.

  • WorldVentures 47 on Top Global 100 Direct Sellers List ACN Newswire - Wed, May 27, 2015 6:04 PM AEST

    Plano, TX, May 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - WorldVentures, a global leader in the direct-selling travel sector, has vaulted through the ranks from 65 to 47 on Direct Selling News magazine's Global 100 list and placed 25 within a new category - the DSN North America 50 list. The announcement was made during the DSN Global 100 Celebration at the InterContinental Hotel in Dallas, where hundreds of direct-selling executives gathered to honor one another's achievements. This is the sixth consecutive year WorldVentures has been named to the prestigious DSN Global 100, which recognizes major industry players on an international scale.

  • At InfoSecurity Europe, Gemalto will showcase solutions that help enterprises protect what matters most: … ACN Newswire - Wed, May 27, 2015 3:17 PM AEST

    AMSTERDAM, May 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, will demonstrate at Infosecurity Europe (Stand G120) how its SafeNet Identity and Data ...

  • Endurance Announces Senior Reinsurance Leadership Changes ACN Newswire - Wed, May 27, 2015 5:33 AM AEST

    May 26, 2015 - Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:ENH - News), a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, today announced that Jerome Faure will step down from the position of  Chief Executive Officer, Global Reinsurance on January 1, 2016 and will retire from Endurance at the end of the first quarter of 2016. Stephen Young, currently Executive Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer and Head of Global Catastrophe Reinsurance, will succeed Mr. Faure effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Young is based in Bermuda and has been with Endurance since 2002.