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  • NEC Holds Innovative Solutions Fair in Singapore ACN Newswire - 1 hour 0 minutes ago

    SINGAPORE, Jan 19, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Asia Pacific, together with NEC Corporation, today announced that the NEC Innovative Solutions Fair 2017 will be held in Singapore on 19 January at the Marina Bay Sands, Level 4, Sands Expo and Convention Centre. This year's theme, "Co-creating Cities of Tomorrow", seeks to showcase NEC's most innovative and proven suite of "Solutions for Society" and cutting-edge technologies that are being used to transform cities and businesses in the areas of safety, security, efficiency and allowing people to live brighter lives. Featuring more than 25 interactive exhibits showcasing NEC's breakthrough innovative urban and business transformation solutions, the one-day event will feature a keynote speech by Mr. Kiren Kumar, who oversees the Infocomm and Media industry development efforts at the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), as well as insights from thought leaders into the latest industry research, and how ICT solutions can help enhance safety and business transformation for cities and society.

  • NEC drives Digital Transformation at Mobile World Congress 2017 ACN Newswire - 1 hour 8 minutes ago

    - Advanced network and IT solutions enabling safer, smarter communities - TOKYO, Jan 19, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) will present how digital transformation strengthens telecom, ...

  • NEC Provides Design Tool to Faraday Technology Corporation in Taiwan ACN Newswire - 1 hour 15 minutes ago

    TSE: 6701) today announced that it provided Faraday Technology Corporation, a major fabless IC vendor in Taiwan, with CyberWorkBench, a design tool capable of synthesizing Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)/Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) circuits from the C programming language. Faraday is utilizing CyberWorkBench (CWB) to design FPGA for communication control.

  • Jacobson Pharma to Acquire Saplingtan, Shiling Oil & Col-gan Tablet; Creating an Expandable Proprietary … ACN Newswire - 16 hours ago

    Well-positioned to penetrate further into the OTC drug markets in Hong Kong, China and Asia Pacific Product portfolio of Saplingtan, Shiling Oil and Col-gan Tablet (from right to left): Col-gan Tablet ...

  • PuraPharm Shareholders Unanimously Votes for Acquisition of Companies Planting and Trading Raw Chinese … ACN Newswire - 17 hours ago

    HONG KONG, Jan 18, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - PuraPharm Corporation Limited ("PuraPharm" or the "Group", HKEX: 1498), a leading Hong Kong-based Chinese medicine company specialising in the research and development, production and sale of Concentrated Chinese Medicine Granules ("CCMG") products under the "Nong's" brand, has announced that its acquisition agreement signed with Gold Sparkle Plantation Company Limited ("Gold Sparkle Plantation") on 9 November 2016 was unanimously voted for at its extraordinary general meeting held yesterday. Pursuant to the agreement, the Group is to acquire the entire equity interest in Gold Sparkle (Guizhou) HZ Plantation Co., Ltd. and Gold Sparkle (Guizhou) Chinese Medicine Co., Ltd. owned by Gold Sparkle Plantation at a total consideration of RMB190 million (equivalent to approximately HK$217.512 million), based on the issue price of HK$4.50 per consideration share.

  • Eisai to Participate in Access Accelerated, Global Partnership to Address Rise of Non-Communicable D … ACN Newswire - 22 hours ago

    Accelerating Access to Health Care in Low and Lower-Middle Income Countries TOKYO, Jan 18, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it is participating in Access Accelerated, a global ...

  • Gemalto Wins Privacy Design Award for Its Identity Verification Solution ACN Newswire - 22 hours ago

    AMSTERDAM, Jan 18, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that it has won the ACT Canada IVIE Award in the "Privacy by Design" category for its ID Verification solution. As banks and mobile operators look to provide more convenient services through digital and self-service channels, the need to validate a customer's identification becomes even more necessary. Gemalto's ID Verification enables this new convenience while maintaining security by allowing customers to scan their picture ID remotely on their device.

  • Hitachi Announces Integration and Expansion of Healthcare Businesses Serving Americas Market ACN Newswire - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 2:20 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Jan 18, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. today announced the formation of a new Americas business group focused on consolidating its various medical imaging offerings while expanding its focus on Healthcare Innovation & Informatics. Hitachi will combine Hitachi Aloka Medical America, Inc. into Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc. on April 1, 2017, which will then change its name to Hitachi Healthcare America Corporation.

  • Ceremony of 'Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards 2016' Successfully Held on 12 January 2017 ACN Newswire - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 1:43 PM AEDT

    In recognition of exceptional performance of 20 enterprises, elites from various sectors, local and China media gathered with support Group photo of Quam Management & all Guests of Honour. "Quamnet ...

  • 3E Company and Dotmatics Establish Strategic Alliance to Support Scientific Informatics and Environmental … ACN Newswire - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 2:13 AM AEDT

    Integrated Applications to Provide Valuable Decision Support and Streamlined Compliance Processes Carlsbad, Calif., and Bishops Stortford, U.K., January 17, 2017 - 3E Company , a leading provider of environmental ...

  • 10th Asian Financial Forum Attracts More Than 2,800 Finance and Business Leaders ACN Newswire - Tue, Jan 17, 2017 9:30 PM AEDT

    Polling Results: Nearly half of Attendees are Neutral on Economic Outlook; US Policy a Focus for 2017 HONG KONG, Jan 17, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - The 10th edition of the Asian Financial Forum (AFF), co-organised ...

  • Toyota to Participate in Collaborative Research for the Creation of a Hydrogen-Based Society in the United … ACN Newswire - Tue, Jan 17, 2017 5:15 PM AEDT

    DUBAI, UAE, Jan 17, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed to collaborate with Masdar, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Air Liquide, and Toyota distributor Al-Futtaim Motors in a joint research program to explore the potential of hydrogen energy use in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the creation of a sustainable, low-carbon society. As part of the program, Toyota will begin driving and refueling demonstration tests of the Mirai fuel cell vehicle (FCV) in the UAE from May 2017.

  • Consumers increasingly aware of online security risks, but hold businesses responsible for data breaches, … ACN Newswire - Tue, Jan 17, 2017 5:00 PM AEDT

    AMSTERDAM, Jan 17, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today released the findings of its 2016 Data Breaches and Customer Loyalty report, revealing that consumers put responsibility for protecting their personal data firmly at the hands of the organizations holding their data - and not themselves.

  • Fujitsu Conducts ICT Training for Myanmar Government Employees to Strengthen the Country's ICT Capab … ACN Newswire - Tue, Jan 17, 2017 2:48 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Jan 17, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced that it is conducting training for employees from across all 22 departments of Myanmar's government in order to contribute to stronger information and communication technology capabilities in the country. Taking place in Myanmar, the training began on January 16, and is being provided in two rounds over a total of 10 days. This training will instruct 38 government employees, selected from across all departments.

  • Fujitsu Releases 18 New Enterprise PC, Tablet, and Workstation Models across 12 Product Series ACN Newswire - Tue, Jan 17, 2017 2:09 PM AEDT

    Lineup enhanced with the latest processors, supporting use in a variety of scenarios TOKYO, Jan 17, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Client Computing Limited today announced the release ...

  • Constellation Brands Announces Franciscan Estate Winery as Its 2016 Internal Sustainability Award Wi … ACN Newswire - Tue, Jan 17, 2017 12:03 AM AEDT

    Finalists for award included Nava Brewery, Robert Mondavi Winery, Ruffino Estates and Napa Valley Vineyard Operations TeamVICTOR, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2017 -Constellation Brands has announced Franciscan Estate Winery in Napa Valley, California, as the winner of the company's 2016 Internal Sustainability Award. The award, given annually by Constellation to one of its facilities, recognizes Franciscan Estate's continued commitment to minimizing its environmental impact.

  • CASBAA Warns Indian TV Regulations Threaten Investment ACN Newswire - Mon, Jan 16, 2017 10:30 PM AEDT

    INDIA, Jan 16, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - CASBAA, the Association of Asia's pay-TV Industry, today warmly applauded the judicial review now underway in India of proposed extension and tightening of India's pay-TV rate regulations. The Madras High Court is currently reviewing the clash between the rights of copyright owners around the world and new tariff regulations proposed by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

  • 10th Asian Financial Forum Opens in Hong Kong ACN Newswire - Mon, Jan 16, 2017 10:00 PM AEDT

    Some 100 Global Financial Experts Explore the Theme of "Asia: Driving Change, Innovation and Connectivity" HONG KONG, Jan 16, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - The 10th edition of the Asian Financial Forum ...

  • Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter Kicks Off Today ACN Newswire - Mon, Jan 16, 2017 8:30 PM AEDT

    Over 1,500 Exhibitors Showcase the Latest in Fashion HONG KONG, Jan 16, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - The 48th Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter, a superb fashion sourcing platform in Asia, opened today ...

  • JLL and Hitachi Join Forces to Develop Smart Technologies to Improve Corporate Real Estate Services in … ACN Newswire - Mon, Jan 16, 2017 3:05 PM AEDT

    Tokyo and Singapore, Jan 16, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE:JLL - News), Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) and Hitachi Asia Ltd. have announced an agreement to conduct collaborative studies applying Hitachi technology to enhance the real estate services that JLL provides to its clients in Asia Pacific. Beginning in December 2016, the three companies started the first proofs of concept by installing sensors in the Hitachi Asia headquarters in Singapore, collecting a wide range of data to analyse usage of its office space. Following this, a series of studies will be conducted to look at advanced facilities management and the efficient use of corporate real estate.

  • Transfer of Rights to Insomia Treatment / Anaesthesia Induction Agent Flunitrazepam in Japan ACN Newswire - Mon, Jan 16, 2017 12:19 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Jan 16, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. and Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. announced today that Eisai's aquisition of the rights for manufacturing active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Japan from F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd. for the insomnia treatment / anaesthesia induction agent flunitrazepam (Eisai product name: Silece, Chugai product name: Rohypnol) as well as the marketing authorization held by Chugai for Rohypnol in Japan has been agreed upon by the three companies, and this contract has come into effect. Under this agreement, Eisai acquires the rights to manufacture API as well as intellectual property for flunitrazepam in Japan from Chugai and Roche.

  • TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Set for Monte Magic ACN Newswire - Fri, Jan 13, 2017 9:14 PM AEDT

    Toyota City, Japan, Jan 13, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has completed its testing program ahead of its long-awaited return to the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) after a break of 17 years and is ready for the legendary Rallye Monte-Carlo. Led by Tommi Makinen-four-time World Rally champion and quadruple Rallye Monte-Carlo winner-and with a strong driver line-up consisting of Jari-Matti Latvala (#10), one of the fastest rally drivers in the world, and the vastly experienced Juho Hanninen (#11), the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team has all the ingredients in place ahead of this exciting adventure.

  • NEC Co-founds New Industry Group to Improve Interoperability for Smart City Solutions ACN Newswire - Fri, Jan 13, 2017 8:09 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Jan 13, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that NEC Laboratories Europe is one of five members of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) who have initiated a new ETSI Industry Specification Group on Context Information Management (ISG CIM), together with the Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) organization. The ISG CIM will specify open standards for the context information management layer, running 'on top' of IoT platforms, enabling implementation of context-aware behavior in smart applications.

  • Mitsubishi Corporation and Partners Launch Energy Storage Demonstration Project in Delhi, India ACN Newswire - Fri, Jan 13, 2017 3:10 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Jan 13, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation reached a basic agreement with AES Corporation and Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL), which distributes electricity in Northern and Northwestern Delhi, to develop an energy storage demonstration project in India. Under the partnership, MC and AES will establish a 10 MW energy storage system at TPDDL's facilities. Administered jointly by the three companies, the energy storage system will contribute to stabilizing the grid network, which delivers power to over 7 million customers across the region.

  • Fujitsu Partners with US-based Marketo in the Marketing Automation Business ACN Newswire - Fri, Jan 13, 2017 2:30 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Jan 13, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced its collaboration with US-based Marketo, Inc., which develops and provides the world's leading engagement marketing platform in the marketing field. Starting today, Fujitsu will provide consulting services to assist companies in Japan with their deployment of the marketing automation platform from Marketo.

  • LEXUS RC F GT3 to Race in 2017 GT3 Category ACN Newswire - Fri, Jan 13, 2017 12:35 PM AEDT

    Car to debut in the 24 Hours of Daytona and to compete in the SUPER GT Series in Japan LEXUS RC F GT3 Toyota City, Japan, Jan 13, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - LEXUS GAZOO Racing will introduce its LEXUS RC ...

  • Lexus Sport Yacht Concept ACN Newswire - Fri, Jan 13, 2017 11:07 AM AEDT

    Toyota City, Japan, Jan 13, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - ORIGIN A few years ago the Toyota Marine Department invited Toyota Motor Corporation president Akio Toyoda to spend several days on the water driving ...

  • Four HKTDC Fairs Attract Close to 120,000 Global Buyers ACN Newswire - Thu, Jan 12, 2017 11:00 PM AEDT

    HONG KONG, Jan 12, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Gathering some 3,300 global exhibitors, the HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair, Hong Kong International Stationery Fair and HKTDC Hong Kong International Licensing Show - attracted a total of close to 120,000 buyers, up two per cent over last year. The Toys & Games Fair, Baby Products Fair and Stationery Fair concluded today, while the Licensing Show closed yesterday.

  • Japanese SOx Scrubber System for Ships Acquires First Certification from Country of Ship Registratio … ACN Newswire - Thu, Jan 12, 2017 6:05 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Jan 12, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - For almost a year Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha, Ltd. (MKK) have been undertaking test operations aboard an actual ship of a newly-developed "Hybrid SOx Scrubber System" for removing sulfur oxides (SOx) from the exhaust gas emitted by marine diesel engines. The testing results have now verified that the system's effectiveness in curbing emissions of air pollutants complies with international regulations, and the system has been officially approved by the Republic of Panama, the country where the test ship is registered.

  • JCB International sponsors Visit Greenwich Destination Leaflet in the UK ACN Newswire - Thu, Jan 12, 2017 6:00 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Jan 12, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., today announced that it became the main sponsor of the Visit Greenwich Destination Leaflet in the United Kingdom. Greenwich is the historic area in London with visitor attractions, accommodation providers, transport operators, meetings and event venues, the hospitality and retail sectors and the travel trade and media. Visit Greenwich is a public/private partnership, led by a board of tourism professionals, representing different sectors of the industry, with an independent chair.

  • Easy and Gemalto Improve Quality of Mobile Services in Brazil ACN Newswire - Thu, Jan 12, 2017 5:00 PM AEDT

    AMSTERDAM, Jan 12, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has teamed up with Easy, the largest transport app solution in Latin America, available ...

  • Toyota Launches the 'Vitz' Hybrid Grade ACN Newswire - Thu, Jan 12, 2017 4:48 PM AEDT

    Toyota City, Japan, Jan 12, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota City, Japan, January 12, 2017-Toyota Motor Corporation has partially redesigned the "Vitz", and sales will begin at all Netz dealers nationwide on January 12. The Vitz(2) is a core Toyota brand model that was first launched in 1999 and is now being sold in approximately 80 countries and regions including Europe. With the partial redesign this time, a hybrid grade was added to the lineup in response to strong requests from customers against a backdrop of growing demand for hybrids in the compact hatchback market(4), the vehicle segment which the Vitz belongs to.

  • Eisai to Launch Medication Administration Support Device ACN Newswire - Thu, Jan 12, 2017 2:17 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Jan 12, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. has announced that the medication administration support device e-OKUSURI-SAN will be launched today for sale to pharmacies, medical institutions and caregiving facilities in Japan. This device supports treatment administration for patients, families, pharmacists, nurses and caregivers, by ensuring that the prescribed dosage of medicine is administered at the scheduled time, thus helping to prevent patients from forgetting to take medicine or overdosing. The device is also equipped with a function to support looking after patients by allowing those concerned, including family and pharmacists, to remotely confirm a patient's record of medicine administration via an exclusive cloud website system.

  • Colt to Invest Significant Capital in Asia with Series of Metro Area Network Initiatives ACN Newswire - Thu, Jan 12, 2017 1:00 PM AEDT

    Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo, Jan 12, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Colt, the global high bandwidth network provider, announced today it will expand and enhance the Colt IQ Network(TM) in Singapore and Hong Kong in 2017 as part of its plans to invest significantly into Asia over the next three years. In Singapore, these investments will revolve around a series of initiatives that include a large-scale expansion of existing coverage, provisioning of high-bandwidth capacity, and new digging projects for Colt's next-generation fibre.

  • qbeats' Dynamic Content Pricing Goes Live with CME Direct ACN Newswire - Thu, Jan 12, 2017 2:00 AM AEDT

    Chicago Merc becomes first global exchange to adopt qbeats QMV(TM) technology NEW YORK, NY, Jan 12, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - qbeats announced today that its multi-patented QMV(TM), a dynamic content valuation ...