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Qatari delegation visits America to discuss business, growth opportunities

DOHA, Qatar & LOS ANGELES - Wednesday, February 20th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During her remarks at a meeting with representatives from top U.S. companies this week, U.S. Ambassador to the State of Qatar, the Honorable Susan L. Ziadeh complimented the integrity and talent shown by American companies doing work in Qatar, and urged them to "continue to bring their A-game” and help the Qatari’s bring "the Wow factor” as they prepare to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The Ambassador, joined by Mr. Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General of the Qatar Supreme Committee and representatives of the 2022 Supreme Committee from Qatarmet in Los Angeles, California (USA) Monday on the first leg of a three-city trade mission to the U.S. to discuss a multitude of opportunities for doing business in Qatar.

The U.S. Embassy in Qatar arranged the mission in cooperation with the U.S. Department of ... Read more »
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The addition of data centers in Singapore, the United States and Europe makes service available worldwide

NEW YORK - Wednesday, February 20th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

First Enterprise Cloud with SDN Built-In

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Group (NYSE: NTT), today announced the global availability of the NTT Communications Enterprise Cloud, its virtualized Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering, with the availability of data centers in the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia Pacific. NTT Com launched its groundbreaking Software-Defined Networking (SDN)-based Enterprise Cloud via data centers in Japan and Hong Kong in June 2012. The addition of data centers in Singapore, Virginia and California in the US, and England makes the Enterprise Cloud available on a global basis. NTT Com anticipates opening three more data centers in Australia, Malaysia and Thailand in March 2013, to further enhance global c ... Read more »
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Londres - Mardi 19 Février 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)—Elenilto, un leader dans le domaine des mines en Afrique,   la compagnie ayant un chiffre d’affaires de l’ordre de plusieurs milliards de dollars, a présenté, par l’intermédiaire de sa filiale éthiopienne Iris Mining Plc et en collaboration avec son partenaire stratégique dans le domaine du tantale, H.C. Starck, une manifestation d’intérêt à l’Agence  de privatisation et de supervision des entreprises publiques afin de développer le projet de la mine de Kenticha, exploité par l’EMDSC.

Selon la proposition d’Elenilto et de H.C. Starck, le projet comportera l’augmentation des réserves du tantale, de la création de 2000 emplois et de 10 milles emplois indirects ainsi que la production de produits haut de gamme à la suite de la suppression des éléments radioactifs et d’une procédure hydro-métallur ... Read more »
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Tuesday, February 19th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc.’s (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) issued the following statement today regarding the New Zealand government’s announcement that it will wait to implement standardized or "plain” packaging for tobacco products until the international legal challenges pending regarding Australia’s law are decided:

"In her official statement earlier today announcing New Zealand’s plans regarding standardized packaging, Health Minister Tariana Turia said, ‘the Government will wait and see what happens with Australia’s legal cases, making it a possibility that if necessary, enactment of New Zealand legislation and/or regulations could be delayed pending those outcomes.’

This announcement demonstrates that the New Zealand government recognizes the significant international trade issues with standardized packaging and will not implement it until the pending international le ... Read more »
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LONDON - Tuesday, February 19th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The multibillion company, Elenilto, one of the leading African mining developers, has submitted through its Ethiopian subsidiary Iris Mining Plc, jointly with its strategic tantalum partner, H.C. Starck, an Expression of Interest to the Privatization & Public Enterprises Supervising Agency to develop the Kenticha mine project operated by the EMDSC. The Kenticha mine is considered to be one of the largest tantalum producing assets in the world.

As per Elenilto & H.C. Starck proposal, the project shall include the increasing of the tantalum reserves, shall create 2,000 jobs and 10,000 indirect jobs, and production of high end products following radioactive elements removal and hydrometallurgical process to produce Tantalum & Niobium pentoxide powder 99% purity. The Government of Ethiopia is expected to enjoy over 4 billion US$ from taxes, dividends, royalties etc.

Elenilto is operating i ... Read more »
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LONDON - Tuesday, February 19th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best Co. will participate in the 2nd Saudi Insurance Symposium, being held 26-27 February 2013 at Buraida Hall, Intercontinental Hotel, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Vasilis Katsipis, General Manager, Market Development, A.M. Best - MENA, South & Central Asia, will speak on "Profitable Growth Strategies in Emerging Markets - The Saudi Market Prospects” on Wednesday, 27 February.

In 2012, A.M. Best established a new office within the Dubai International Financial Centre, United Arab Emirates. The new branch office, operating as A.M. Best Middle East & Northern Africa, South & Central Asia, aims to service clients throughout the region and develop new relationships.

This two-day conference assembles professionals, experts, academics and researchers interested in the insurance industry to exchange knowledge and share experiences. Information about the conference is availabl ... Read more »
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Global leader in management and technology consulting enters new market to facilitate enhanced and sustainable economic growth across government and private institutions

ME Newswire / Business Wire

MCLEAN, Va. - Tuesday, February 19th 2013

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) announced today it has been registered by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Commerce and Industry to pursue business opportunities in the Kingdom in support of domestic economic diversification. The firm will focus its expertise on providing services to government and commercial clients on critical issues related to the Kingdom’s development, most notably in the areas of cyber security, information technology, transportation and other selected infrastructure. The firm believes its capabilities will be of particular value to clients in the financial services, health care, defense and other markets.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is showing rapid development and growth of its economy, incl ... Read more »
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VILLEJUIF, France - Monday, February 18th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Worldwide Innovative Network (WIN) Consortium in personalized cancer medicine is proud to announce that the University of California San Diego Moores Cancer Center has joined as a member of the Consortium. WIN is a global network of leading academic, industry, and patient advocacy organizations working to make personalized cancer care a reality for patients worldwide.

UCSD Moores is NCI-designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, a ranking conferred on select institutions that stand at the forefront of NCI-supported cancer research. With a faculty that includes Nobel Laureates and members of the National Academy of Sciences, advanced competencies in biobanking, and a new Center for Advanced Laboratory Medicine equipped to conduct the most advanced genome-wide sequencing techniques, the UCSD Moores Cancer Center will play an integral role in developing and implementing innovative, worldwide ... Read more »
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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quintiles Transnational Holdings, Inc. a annoncé aujourd'hui que la société a déposé une déclaration d'enregistrement auprès de la commission des valeurs mobilières des États-Unis (SEC) relative à une première offre publique de souscription d'actions ordinaires. Le nombre d’actions devant être offertes par Quintiles et ses actionnaires et la fourchette de prix de cette offre n’ont pas encore été déterminés. Quintiles prévoit d'utiliser le produit net qu'il reçoit de l'offre pour rembourser une partie de sa dette existant à long terme et aux fins générales de l'entreprise.

Morgan Stanley, Barclays et J.P. Morgan agissent en qualité de cosyndicataires principaux dans le cadre de cette offre. Citigroup, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Wells Fargo Securities, BofA Merrill Lynch ... Read more »
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