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Strengthens European presence and commitment to accelerate customers’ digital transformation journey BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom-Wednesday, January 31st 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Microland inaugurated its Digital Hub in Birmingham, UK to serve its European customers. The Hub reinforces Microland’s differentiated, multi-tiered global delivery model offering measurable business impact and joint innovation opportunities. The center was inaugurated by John Lockett, CIO of Serco Group Plc. “The Digital Hub will bring significant value to clients to innovate and implement enterprise solutions based on their digital agendas to realize business value. We are seeing significant partnership opportunities and rising demand from clients in the region, making this an ideal opportunity to enhance our operations in Europe,“ said Pradeep Kar, Chairman and Managing Director, Microland. “Microland has been our partner to accelerate our digital transformation journey for the past few ye ... Read more »
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The state-of-the-art Fakeeh University Hospital will provide tertiary and secondary care to the growing community in DSO and its neighboring areas. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday, January 30th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Saudi Arabia's leading healthcare provider Fakeeh Care has signed an agreement with Emitac Healthcare Solutions (EHS), a leading solutions provider in the MENA region, to provide advanced turnkey healthcare solutions to its Fakeeh University Hospital [FUH], a state-of-the-art hospital and medical university project being developed at Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) integrated free zone Technology Park. Fakeeh University Hospital [FUH] is the first hospital project in the DSO region aimed to cater to the family healthcare and patient-centered requirements of the growing community of residents in the region and its neighboring areas. The facility will drive academic advancement and extend quality medical services to support the local healthcare sector. The agreement was si ... Read more »
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SYDNEY-Tuesday, January 30th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Businesses selling low value goods from offshore to consumers in Australia should register now for goods and services tax (GST). GST will apply to those sales from 1 July 2018. GST is like a sales tax or VAT. This new taxation measure ensures low value goods purchased by consumers in Australia will have the same tax treatment, no matter where they are purchased from. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has opened a fast-tracked registration system for affected businesses, which include merchants, online marketplaces and goods re-deliverers. Businesses will have until 1 July 2018 to register and prepare to charge GST on goods valued at A$1,000 or less. The simplified registration system is available at Businesses will only need to report Total Taxable Sales and GST, and pay once each quarter. Businesses are required to register if they have a GST turnover of A$75,000 or more in a 12-month ... Read more »
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OSAKA, Japan-Tuesday, January 30th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] The Fast Track designation highlights the significance of Zika and the need for a safe and effective vaccine to protect vulnerable populations A Phase 1 clinical trial (ZIK-101) was recently initiated to evaluate Takeda’s Zika vaccine candidate (TAK-426) in the continental U.S. and U.S. territories Takeda’s Zika program is supported by federal funds from Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TSE: 4502], (“Takeda”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to TAK-426, Takeda’s purified, inactivated, alum-adjuvanted, whole Zika virus vaccine candidate. The FDA’s Fast Track designation is a process designed to facilitate the development and expedite the review of dr ... Read more »
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COLOMBES, France-Tuesday, January 30th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity in an increasingly digital world, sees the chairmanship of its Supervisory Board renewed with the promotion of Yann DELABRIÈRE, former Vice-Chairman of the group. Former CEO of Faurecia and current Chairman of the Management Board of Zodiac Aerospace, Yann DELABRIERE will replace Marwan LAHOUD, who becomes Vice-Chairman of the group. These changes take effect immediately. In May 2017, Advent International invested alongside Bpifrance to bring together the complementary strengths of Safran I&S (Morpho) and Oberthur Technologies (OT). Combining Morpho’s leadership in end-to-end biometric and identity solutions with OT’s leadership in embedded digital security, the new IDEMIA identity was unveiled on 28th September 2017. It is the global leader in Augmented Identity for an increasingly digital world, with a view to provide citizens and consumers with end-to-end ... Read more »
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Ras Al Khaimah, Émirats arabes unis-Mercredi 31 Janvier 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] L'Université Américaine de Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) a signé un accord de coopération avec L'université Wayne State (WSU) de Detroit, Michigan, aux États-Unis, établissant l'université basée aux États-Unis dans son dernier partenaire international. L'accord, qui a été signé par l’École d'Ingénieurs d'AURAK et l’École d'Ingénieurs, est centré sur un Programme de transfert d'étudiants dans lequel les étudiants peuvent obtenir simultanément des diplômes universitaires d'AURAK et de WSU. Le Programme de Transfert d'Etudiants est divisé en deux phases. Au cours de la première phase, les étudiants d’AURAK doivent compléter trois années d'un programme d'ingénierie pré-approuvé de quatre ans avec une moyenne pondérée cumulative de 3.0 et / ou se classer dans le premier quartile pendant leurs trois premières années d'études et atteindre le niveau de compétence linguistique requis par WSU. Ces étudiants seront autorisés ... Read more »
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Best-in-class companies to be recognized for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance on 14th May in Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday, January 30th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Stepping into the fourth consecutive year, Frost & Sullivan is all set to host its “2018 Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet” on 14 May at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai. This long-established Awards Programme aims to recognize companies in the Middle East that demonstrate a unique approach to doing business in their markets, and deliver exceptional performance in areas such as growth, leadership, technological innovation, customer service, strategic product development, etc. Benchmarked against the highest standards in their industries, Frost & Sullivan’s Awards recipients indeed represent the best-in-class. Frost & Sullivan follows a rigorous measurement-based methodology to select the deserving companies in each category. Announcing the Frost & Sullivan Awards, Amol Kotwal, Dire ... Read more »
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BEIJING-Mercredi 31 Janvier 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Le 18ème salon international chinois des technologies et d’équipements pour les produits pétroliers et pétrochimiques (cippe 2018) se tiendra du 27 au 29 mars 2018 au nouveau centre international des expositions de Pékin, sur une surface d'exposition de 90 000 m2. Environ 1 800 exposants viendront de 65 pays et régions, dont 46 entreprises classées selon Fortune Global 500 et 18 délégations internationales. La Société nationale iranienne du gaz saisira cette opportunité pour développer la coopération en matière de gaz naturel avec les entreprises chinoises. Riche en ressources pétrolières, l'Iran possède la quatrième plus grande réserve de pétrole et la deuxième plus grande réserve de gaz naturel au monde. Selon BP, l'Iran détient environ 34 milliards de mètres cubes de réserve de gaz naturel, occupant ainsi le premier rang à l'échelle mondiale. D'ici 2022, l'Iran prévoit d’augmenter ses exportations de gaz à 40 milli ... Read more »
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BEIJING-Tuesday, January 30th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The 18th China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (cippe 2018) will open on March 27-29, 2018 at New China International Exhibition Centre in Beijing, with an exhibition area reaching 90,000m2 and around 1,800 exhibitors coming from 65 countries and regions, including 46 Fortune Global 500 companies and 18 international delegations. The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) will seize this opportunity to explore natural gas cooperation opportunities with Chinese enterprises. Rich in petroleum resources, Iran has the fourth largest petroleum and second largest natural gas reserves. According to BP, Iran boasts around 34 trillion cubic meters of natural gas reserve, ranking the first place in the world. By 2022, Iran plans to increase its gas export to 40 billion cubic meters, excluding liquefied natural gas export. China is the third largest natural gas consumer, only next to U ... Read more »
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