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Jumeirah hospital welcomes president of China Medical Association to state-of-the-art facility ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates-Sunday, November 19th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Emirates Hospital, a leading healthcare facility owned by KBBO Group, has reaffirmed its commitment to providing medical services to tourists, particularly Chinese visitors. During official visit and meeting with Dr. Jia Xiao Fang, President of China International Health & Medical Tourism Association (CIHMTA), China’s largest Health Tourism and Medical Tourism Industry Platform, the CEO of Emirates Healthcare Group, said Emirates Hospital in Jumeirah aimed to support Dubai’s commitment to provide world class healthcare services to Chinese tourists and visitors. “We are honoured to welcome Dr. Jia Xiao Fang to our new hospital. We are committed to offer world-class treatments and facilities not only to domestic patients, but also tourists. The UAE and Dubai in particular with its best-in-class infrastructure, quali ... Read more »
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, November 19th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] During the meeting held on 9th November 2017, Julphar Board of Directors released the company’s quarterly results and discussed the business achievements for the first nine months of 2017. The Board acknowledged opportunities and challenges that have been impacting the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region lately. The Board also evaluated the results of the first three quarters, the company achieving sales amounting to AED 992 million with a net profit of AED 86 million in this period. As well, the Board took note of the actions already initiated to ensure that Julphar is in the right shape for further growth before year-end closing and to achieve Julphar 2020 roadmap. Commenting on the results, Julphar’s General Manager, Jerome Carle, said: “In the third quarter, Julphar has taken further its previous achievements and has been consolidating its path to closing the year in a better position. In spi ... Read more »
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Bee’ah’s landmark of sustainability has partnered with yet another world-renowned entity, following agreements with Zaha Hadid Architects and Al Futtaim Carillion SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, November 18th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading and award-winning environmental management company, has signed an agreement with Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, a world-renowned, multi-disciplinary design practice based in Italy. The agreement will provide bespoke furniture, fixture, equipment and interior design services for Bee'ah's new, iconic headquarters in Sharjah. HE Salim Al Owais, Chairman of Bee’ah, signed the agreement with Antonio Citterio, co-founding principal of Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel on Friday, 10th November 2017, at the offices of Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel in Milan, Italy. Other attendees included Group CEO, HE Khaled Al Huraimel, and HE Abdullah Hassan Al Shamsi, Consul-General of the UAE in Milan. Offering his insights on the mo ... Read more »
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LONDON -Saturday, November 18th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Vocalink, a Mastercard company, was last night awarded with the Overall Winner and the Payments Infrastructure of the Year Award at the 5th Annual Payments Awards[i] for its significant contribution to the payments sector globally. The awards recognised recent global successes for Vocalink including this week’s launch in the US of RTP®, the transformative real-time payment system for The Clearing House, as well as the overwhelmingly successful launch of PromptPay in Thailand earlier this year. In the UK, Vocalink was recognised for its support of up-and-coming challenger banks and financial institutions through its payment gateway product PayPort. (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vocalink, a Mastercard company, was last night awarded with two prestigious awards - The Overall Winner and the Payments Infrastructure of the Year Award, for its leading technology and expertise, and in recognition for a milestone year that saw Vocalink’s solutions tr ... Read more »
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Phase III FLAURA trial demonstrates 52% risk reduction of CNS disease progression or death in patients treated with Tagrisso (osimertinib) compared to current standard-of-care EGFR-TKIs* CAMBRIDGE, England-Sunday, November 19th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AstraZeneca today presented new data from a subgroup analysis of the Phase III FLAURA trial, which explored osimertinib as 1st-line therapy in patients with locally advanced or metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Results presented at the ESMO Asia 2017 Congress in Singapore showed that patients with central nervous system (CNS) metastases at baseline had a higher objective response rate with their brain metastasis and suggest a lower risk of CNS progression when treated with osimertinib, a third-generation, irreversible EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI), versus current standard-of-care EGFR-TKIs (erlotinib or gefitinib) [Abstract LBA5].1 The analysis ... Read more »
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ROCKVILLE, Md.-Wednesday, November 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Macrogen Corp. (www.macrogenlab.com) announces that its Clinical Lab that provides clinical NGS services has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. “Macrogen demonstrates leadership, innovation, and a passionate commitment to standards of excellence while providing the highest quality services, ultimately for patients,” said Bharati Jhaveri, MD, FCAP, chair of the CAP’s Council on Accreditation. “The CAP congratulates Macrogen Corp. on its recent CAP Accreditation.” The U.S. federal government recognizes the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program, begun in the early 1960s, as being equal-to or more-stringent-than the government’s own inspection program. During the CAP accreditation process, designed to ensure the highest standard of care for all labora ... Read more »
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BERLIN -Saturday, November 18th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Envion AG has created a technology for the first truly mobile data-center that uses low-priced local energy to mine a broad spectrum of cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc.). By harvesting locally available clean energy right at the source, envion can operate at lower costs than competitors and at the same time reduces the CO2 footprint of the blockchain industry. Envion aims at decentralizing the highly-concentrated mining market (China holds 80% in Bitcoin mining) and at bringing control of the market back to the users. That’s why envion gives 100% of its mining profits back to its community. Current challenges in the energy and blockchain industries The blockchain industry is suffering from an ever-increasing energy demand. This can mainly be explained by the fact that transactions take up high amounts of mostly fossil energy. At the same time, envion sees an ever-increasing production of clean regenerativ ... Read more »
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Experienced Local Developer Taps MRC for Construction Loan on Grocery-Anchored Mixed-Use Project Located on Full Block Site in One of New York’s Most Exciting Neighborhoods NEW YORK -Saturday, November 18th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Madison Realty Capital (MRC) announced the closing of a $64.0 million construction loan for 200 Kent Avenue, a 117,326 square foot mixed-use development located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The retail portion of the property, which will include over 600 feet of frontage, will be anchored by a popular national grocery chain. Overall, the project will offer 50,101 square feet of retail space, 22,055 square feet of office and restaurant space, and 45,170 square feet of parking. “We continue to establish MRC as the one-stop shop for financing transitional real estate, including ground-up development deals like 200 Kent Avenue,” said Josh Zegen, Co-Founder and Managing Principal of MRC. “In this case, we’re working with a repeat MRC borrower who ... Read more »
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