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OSAKA, Japan -Thursday, March 30th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] - Analysis showed two doses of the vaccine candidate induced antibody responses against all four types of dengue virus in a large population of participants ages two through 17 - No safety concerns were observed, further supporting the vaccine candidate’s safety profile (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TSE: 4502], (“Takeda”) today announced that data from a 6-month interim analysis* of the ongoing DEN-204 trial of its live-attenuated tetravalent dengue vaccine candidate, TAK-003 (also referred to as TDV), have been published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.1 The trial investigated the safety and immunogenicity of TAK-003 in 1,794 participants ages two through 17 living in dengue-endemic areas (the Dominican Republic, Panama and the Philippines). At the time of the analysis, participants had either received one dose of TAK-003, two doses of TAK-003 administered three months apart, or a placebo. The pu ... Read more »
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United States-based pizzeria to open five locations in UAE over the next five years; actively pursuing key international markets across the globe for franchise opportunities SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.-Thursday, March 30th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Grimaldi’s Pizzeria announced today, the company plans to expand internationally by opening five of its world-famous, coal-fired, brick-oven pizzerias in the United Arab Emirates over the next five years. Partnering with Tablez Food Company to ensure a seamless expansion, this international franchise agreement represents Grimaldi's first brand expansion beyond North America. Tablez Food Company, an entity specializing in the development of unique food and beverage concepts, was the premiere partner of choice for Grimaldi’s due to its vast experience in international expansion efforts in the region with other notable franchise ventures. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, one of the most awarded pizzerias in the United States and the only upscale pizz ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Thursday, March 30th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Low knowledge of seat belt protection for back-seat passengers Alarmingly low seat belt use of drivers: Emiratis and the 18-24 year olds Alarmingly low seat belt use of front row passengers: Emiratis and the 18-24 year olds Alarmingly low seat belt use of back seat passengers – of all demographics! The role of the responsible driver prompting his/per passengers to buckle up must improve The top 6 reasons for ‘not using’/’not prompting’ seat belts need to be addressed Coinciding with the UAE Ministry of Interior signing a new law mandating the seat belt use by all passengers in addition to drivers, RoadSafetyUAE and QIC Insured announce the results of the UAE’s most holistic seat belt survey. The survey was conducted in February 2017 and is based on a representative sample of more than 1,000 UAE residents. The results are shared with the public in 2 steps due to the big volume of data. This first release sheds lig ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO-Thursday, March 30th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global welcomes the addition of Olleros Abogados, a Spanish firm with locations in both Madrid and Valencia. They will join Andersen Global as a member firm, officially adopting the Andersen name and combining forces with the existing Barcelona team with whom they already share a close relationship. Together, they will operate as Andersen Tax & Legal in Spain. Olleros Abogados joins Andersen Global with nearly 160 professionals and 30 years in the legal sector. In 2016, Olleros Abogados increased both turnover and headcount by 20%, becoming one of the leading Spanish firms in consolidated growth within the legal market. “I began my professional career at Arthur Andersen in Madrid in the tax, legal, and foreign investment departments, and later founded Olleros Abogados with the goal of offering the most innovative and comprehensive solutions for our clients. A decade at Andersen instilled important pri ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, March 30th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] News Services Group (NSG), represented by its CEO Mr. Tony AbiHanna, received today an award of appreciation from the President of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, for its exemplary translation and news distribution services rendered to the university. The recognition is spurred by AURAK’s continued success in positioning the university as one of the top institutions of higher education in the UAE and the region. Mr. Tony AbiHanna, CEO of NSG, received the award from Prof. Al Alkim in his office in the presence of Mr. Abdulla Abdullatif Al Shahin, Vice-President of Administrative Affairs of AURAK, and Mr. Joseph AbiHanna Regional Relationship Manager of ME NewsWire, the news distribution arm of NSG. Prof. Al Alkim explained, “As we endeavor to constantly seek greater international recognition and accreditation, NSG assisted us, through its global news distribution and ... Read more »
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OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, March 29th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation released a video on the housing business in the ASEAN region. It introduces Panasonic’s Japan Quality houses which will solve growing issues in the ASEAN region, including houses with leaky roofs and cracked walls, as well as polluted air inside caused by air pollution and haze outside. [Video] Japan Quality Living to the ASEAN Region https://channel.panasonic.com/contents/20334/ POWERTECH Houses in the ASEAN region are made of bricks and mortar using traditional construction methods, whereas Panasonic uses POWERTECH, a newly developed version of the W-PC method, to construct houses. This method cuts down the construction time by approximately 3 months, and, at the same time, realizes high durability and high leakage resistance. PURETECH Panasonic PURETECH effectively removes air pollutants with a high performance filter and supplies clean air indoors. Combined with POWERTECH’s excellen ... Read more »
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Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis, -Jeudi 30 Mars 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] News Services Group (NSG), représenté par son PDG M. Tony AbiHanna, a reçu aujourd'hui un prix d'appréciation du Président de l'Université Américaine de Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), le Professeur Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, pour ses services parfaits de traduction et de distribution des nouvelles rendus à l'université. Cet reconnaissance est soutenue par le succès continu d'AURAK en tant que l'une des premières institutions d’enseignement supérieur dans les Émirats Arabes Unis (ÉAU) et la région. M. Tony AbiHanna, Directeur Général de NSG, a reçu le prix du professeur Al Alkim dans son bureau en présence de M. Abdulla Abdullatif Al Shahin, Vice-président des Affaires Administratives d'AURAK et M. Joseph AbiHanna, Directeur des Relations Régionales de ME NewsWire, le bras de distribution des nouvelles de NSG. Expliquant les raisons du décernement de ce prix, le Professeur Al Alkim a souligné : « Dans le cadre de nos efforts inlassab ... Read more »
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New company targets North America unconventional resource development HOUSTON-Sunday, March 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger and Weatherford today announced an agreement to create OneStimSM, a joint venture to deliver completions products and services for the development of unconventional resource plays in the United States and Canada land markets. The joint venture will offer one of the broadest multistage completions portfolios in the market combined with one of the largest hydraulic fracturing fleets in the industry. Weatherford will contribute its leading multistage completions portfolio, cost-effective regional manufacturing capability, and supply chain. Schlumberger will provide the joint venture with access to its industry-leading surface and downhole technologies, efficient operational processes and advanced geo-engineered workflows. Schlumberger and Weatherford will have 70/30 ownership of the joint venture, respectively. The transaction is expecte ... Read more »
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Pre-registration for Unite with Tomorrowland tickets now open via tomorrowland.com Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, March 29th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Tomorrowland, the world’s most prestigious electronic music festival held at Boom, Belgium, brings Unite with Tomorrowland to Dubai for the first time on Saturday, 29th July 2017 at the new indoor venue Dubai Festival City Arena. The ticketing practice of this festival is unlike any other. With the demand for tickets being so high, a pre-registration of tickets is in process. Tomorrowland in Belgium is known for being sold out in minutes when they go on sale with 180,000 tickets. Last year saw over 50,000 people from GCC alone pre-register for the Tomorrowland tickets. The Unite with Tomorrowland tickets for Dubai are expected to sell out quickly considering the venue can only host 8000 people. Pre-registration of tickets are now open via tomorrowland.com until the 10th April 2017. Tickets will only be available for sale exclusi ... Read more »
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LONDON -Wednesday, March 29th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Arthur D. Little (ADL) today released a new study, “The Future of Automotive Mobility.” Based on a global survey of 6,500 participants, including customers, industry players and regulators, the report examines how the megatrends of electric mobility, car sharing and autonomous driving are likely to impact on the global automotive ecosystem and future OEM sales. The report notes that the future of mobility will no longer depend primarily on the preferences of customers, but will increasingly be driven by regulation as cities seek to resolve traffic-generated problems such as congestion and poor air quality. Electric mobility, car sharing and autonomous driving solutions all have an important role to play in meeting these challenges – however, the effect on traditional OEMs’ production volume may not be as severe as some experts have predicted. For example, a key component of autonomous driving will be “mobility-on-d ... Read more »
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LOUISVILLE, Ky .-Jeudi 30 Mars 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) - Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), poursuit d’étendre sa portée mondiale avec l'ouverture d'un nouveau restaurant au Maroc. Papa John's est mondialement reconnu pour sa promesse de marque « MEILLEURS INGRÉDIENTS. MEILLEUR PIZZA » et va maintenant apporter le MEILLEUR PIZZA à Casablanca, au Maroc. Après l'Egypte et la Tunisie, le Maroc ne sera que le troisième pays en Afrique à se vanter d'une franchise de Papa John. La société basée au Maroc Planet Pizza Inc. détient les droits exclusifs de développement de la marque Papa John's dans le pays et prévoit de construire 20 magasins au Maroc. « Nous sommes honorés d'apporter Papa John's au Maroc. Il y a ici une forte demande pour les pizzas de haute qualité et pour le service convivial », a déclaré M. Bensouda, PDG de Planet Pizza. « La pâte originale de Papa John, fraîche, jamais congelée, la sauce tomate fraîche et le fromage fait de mozzarella de haute q ... Read more »
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Un promoteur de premier plan mis en place pour soutenir la sensibilisation à l'intérêt croissant pour le marché immobilier de Dubaï en exposant au Salon de l’Immobilier de Dubaï cette semaine à Shanghai Shanghai, Chine-Jeudi 30 Mars 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Le promoteur leader The First Group présente aux investisseurs chinois des opportunités inégalées sur le marché immobilier de Dubaï, au Salon de l’Immobilier de Dubaï de cette semaine à Shanghai. La société britannique, qui est l'un des hôtels et des promoteurs immobiliers internationaux les plus considéré de Dubaï, présente lors de cet événement son portefeuille de plus d'une douzaine de propriétés existantes et prévues basées aux E.A.U. Plus connu pour sa collection d'appartements hôtels très appréciés à Dubaï, The First Group a plus récemment forgé un parcours réussi en développant des hôtels de luxe et haut de gamme dans l'émirat. The First Group dispose actuellement de quatre hôtels en développement à Dubaï, qui seront gérés ... Read more »
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GURGAON, India -Wednesday, March 29th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic India Pvt. Ltd. has developed "Arbo," a software for Android phones that brings to life simple smartphone operation utilizing AI and a new user interface. This software will be available on the "ELUGA RAY MAX" series smartphones that will hit the market on April 5, 2017 (Wed), and will also become available on the "ELUGA PULSE X" designed for the Middle East and African markets. Panasonic India entered India's smartphone market in 2013. Since then, drawing on the strengths cultivated over the years through its home appliances business, Panasonic has introduced a wide range of products that offer superior usability. New smartphone functions are developed every day and will continue to evolve, however, users only use a specific group of functions day-to-day. Panasonic India developed the new software, "Arbo," with easy (single-hand), quick (up to 3 actions) operation as the concept. More specificall ... Read more »
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