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PARIS-Wednesday, July 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Revenue of $7.5 billion increased 8% sequentially Pretax operating income of $950 million increased 25% sequentially GAAP loss per share, including charges of $0.40 per share, was $0.05 EPS, excluding charges, was $0.35 Quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per share was approved (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today reported results for the second quarter of 2017... View the full article at:
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‘Street’s Point of View’ is set to reveal fresh user-generated perspectives from the streets of Amman AMMAN, Jordan -Wednesday, July 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--, one of the fastest growing free streaming services recently launched in the Middle East and North Africa, is bringing its hit show ‘Lel Share3 Weghet Nazar’, the Arabic transliteration of ‘Street’s Point of View’, to Jordanian audiences after attracting millions of viewers to the show’s unique user-generated format in Egypt and Morocco. The topical user-generated show first gripped audiences in Egypt, filming on the streets of Cairo to question members of the public over their opinions of daily topics covering local, national and international current affairs, entertainment and sports. Following Street’s Point of View’s success in Egypt, ALTV launched the show in Morocco earlier this year, shooting on the streets of Casablanca to create content that is unique to Moroccan audiences. Street’s Po ... Read more »
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JEDDAH, Arabie Saoudite, -Jeudi 27 Juillet 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Le Roi Salman bin Abdulaziz a décrété la création de commissions de rénovation chargées du développement de deux des sites archéologiques et historiques les plus importants du Royaume, à savoir les Portails d'Al-Ola et de Diriyah. La signification historique, culturelle et architecturale de ces deux zones devrait constituer les principales attractions touristiques, comme le secteur de l'hôtellerie et du tourisme en Arabie Saoudite mûrit pour accueillir les voyageurs locaux et internationaux. Les nouvelles Ordonnances Royales publiées récemment pour créer la Commission Royale pour la province Al-Ola et la Commission de rénovation du portail de Diriyah, répondent à la Vision 2030, la feuille de route du Royaume pour l'avenir. Parmi les nombreux objectifs mis en évidence par la Vision 2030, le secteur du tourisme devrait être favorisé considérablement au fur et à mesure que des infrastructures seront mises en place pour att ... Read more »
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TOKYO-Wednesday, July 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (Location: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Tsutomu Tannowa) (TOKYO:4183) announced that Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Award will begin accepting applications for the “2018 Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Award” on September 1st via web site of the company. Mitsui Chemicals established the Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Award in 2004 with the aim of contributing to the sustainable development of chemistry and the chemical industry. This award is designed to recognize researchers who have made outstanding achievements in catalysis science. Web Entry for the Award 1. Awards Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Award (Up to one researcher) Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Award of Encouragement (Up to two researchers) Eligible applicant (by the date of Apr. 1st 2017) The researcher who made the best achievements in the catalysis scienc ... Read more »
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JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia,-Tuesday, July 25th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] King Salman bin Abdulaziz has decreed the establishment of renovation commissions tasked with the development of two of the most important archaeological and historic sites in the Kingdom, Al-Ola and Diriyah Gate. These two areas’ historic, cultural and architectural significance are expected to make them major tourist attractions as Saudi Arabia’s hospitality and tourism industry matures to welcome both local and international travellers. The new Royal Orders issued recently to establish the Royal Commission for Al-Ola Province and Diriyah Gate Renovation Commission are an outgrowth of Vision 2030, the Kingdom’s roadmap to the future. Among the many targets highlighted by Vision 2030, the tourism industry is expected to grow significantly as infrastructure is put in place to attract over one million tourists annually. Al-Ola commission was formed “considering the importance of developing Al-Ola Province in a way that mat ... Read more »
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Bit Coin Global FZE announces the launch of Money Trade Coin in the global crypto currency market on 17th September 2017. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Wednesday, July 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] In the new era of technology and online investment solution, it is required a reliable, secure and stable crypto currency to use in the regular day-to-day payment solutions and business settlements across the globe. Bit Coin Global FZE, the leading company in crypto market investment solutions; announces the soft launch of the cryptocurrency (payment solutions) MONEY TRADE COIN on29th July 2017, at the Country Club Hotel Dubai, UAE. In the presence of Chief Guest Govindaji (Indian Actor), Raza Murad (Indian Actor) and around 50 representatives of elite traders and institutes from India, UK, Singapore and Malaysia. The Company will assign the tokens of the Private Initial Coin Offering (PICO). Money Trade Coin is a secure and over all stable system of payment and advanced intellectual property ow ... Read more »
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SYDNEY-Wednesday, July 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, has launched through its Australian subsidiary Morpho Australasia, an innovative solution for digital licences, aptly named Licence2Go. The platform allows the holders to dematerialize identification documents in their smartphone, benefiting from security and flexibility, with availability ‘Anywhere, anytime, on the go.’ The main licence app is complemented by a verification app, whereby police or others requiring ID checks can verify the details of the licence holder without needing to hold the device. Licence2Go works on the principle of Privacy by Design, and at all stages, control of personal data remains with the device owner. Contactless verification takes place between devices, with no personal data transmitted, even in areas away from mobile coverage. Depending on the level of authority required for a specific transaction, the licen ... Read more »
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2018 Edition Expected to Attract More Than 108,000 Attendees, 2,300 Exhibitors LONDON -Wednesday, July 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the first details of the 2018 Mobile World Congress, including exhibitors, sponsors, programmes and activities taking place at the annual mobile industry event. Under the theme “Creating a Better Future”, Mobile World Congress will be held 26 February – 1 March 2018 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, with events also taking place at Fira Montjuïc. The GSMA expects that more than 108,000 professionals from across the mobile industry and adjacent industry sectors will attend Mobile World Congress 2018. “With more than 5 billion unique subscribers, mobile now connects over two-thirds of the world’s population. It is fuelling innovation, revolutionising industries and spurring exciting new opportunities, across both developed and developing markets,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer. “Mobile provides access to ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday, July 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is pleased to announce a new presence in Greece and Cyprus via a Collaboration Agreement with UnityFour and Pistiolis-Triantafyllos & Associates. Together, these firms provide legal, tax and accounting services in Greece; and tax, accounting and fiduciary services in Cyprus. The addition of these groups as collaborating firms of Andersen Global is the initial step towards a more formal relationship and is a part of a larger expansion strategy in the Mediterranean. Nikos Siakantaris, lead partner at UnityFour Greece, commented, “We are enthusiastic about our collaboration with Andersen Global because it will help us build out a broader geographic platform and provide even more extensive and quality cross-border services to our clients.” “It is a great pleasure and honor to be in collaboration with Andersen,” said Nakis Kyprianou, Managing Partner of UnityFour Cyprus. “We are certain that this co ... Read more »
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New Processing Centers Designed to Meet the Growing Demand for Digital Payments around the World SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday, July 26th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE:V), a global payments technology company, today announced expanded transaction processing capabilities in two state-of-the-art data centers in Singapore and the United Kingdom. The new global processing hubs will increase the speed, resilience and geo-diversity of Visa’s infrastructure, while strengthening the company’s ability to deliver new and more sophisticated ways to pay in today’s hyper-connected global economy. “Commerce and payments are in the midst of an historic shift from analog to digital. A growing majority of people around the globe are leaving cash behind and reaching instead for their cards and devices to pay,” said Rajat Taneja, executive vice president of technology at Visa. “With our technology investments in Asia and Europe, we’re scaling up our infrastructure to meet the explosive ... Read more »
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Tuesday, July 25th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] • Another step towards a smoke-free future • €490 million planned investment. • 300 new jobs to be created (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) is planning to invest approximately €490 million to transform its cigarette production factory in Otopeni, near Bucharest, Romania into a high-tech facility to manufacture HEETS, the tobacco units used with the electronic tobacco heating device IQOS. The conversion of the factory into a HEETS production facility has already commenced and is expected to be completed and fully operational by 2020. The investment will create about 300 additional jobs for highly-skilled employees at the Romanian facility, which currently employs approximately 600 people. Romania will join a growing list of countries where PMI manufactures heated tobacco units for IQOS. Earlier this month, PMI announced plans to install two new high-tech production li ... Read more »
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