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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 29th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Cardiovascular disease is a global issue, with its risk factors increasing in daily life. The Third Emirates Cardiology Society Congress (ECSC) is an ideal occasion to learn and share knowledge while continuing medical education. The event has a holistic approach in covering the scientific programs, workshops, satellite symposiums, exhibition and accreditation with CME credits.

After a very successful 2nd Annual Emirates Cardiac Society Congress which was held in October 2011, and following the World Congress of Cardiology 2012, the Emirates Cardiac Society will be hosting the Third Annual Emirates Cardiac Society Congress in Dubai from 1st to the 3rd of November, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

14 CME Hours have been accredited by UAE University / Faculty of Medical Health Sciences for the scientific sessions and 1.5 CME hours for each workshop.

The scientific congres ... Read more »
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IRVINE, Calif. - Monday, October 29th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Appointment of Prominent Commercial Nuclear Executive Completes Kurion’s Board Expansion

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear, mixed and hazardous waste management, announced today the appointment of Dr. Aris S. Candris to its board of directors. Dr. Candris is the fourth outside director to join the company’s board in the last two months.

"I’m delighted to welcome Dr. Candris to Kurion’s board of directors,” said John Raymont, Kurion founder and CEO. "His decades of experience in the global commercial nuclear industry will give Kurion important insight into the distinct needs of this growing sector as we seek to expand our commercial nuclear waste management business.”

Dr. Candris is a notable executive and worldwide leader in the commercial nuclear industry. He spent more than 35 years at Westinghouse Electric Co., most recently as president and CEO, until his retirement in March 2 ... Read more »
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HANOI, Vietnam - Saturday, October 27th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

New Infrastructure, Jobs, Partnerships, Brand Building, Sustainability Programs Underline Vietnam Commitment

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca Cola Company today announced a new system investment of US$300 million over the next three years in Vietnam to further capture growth opportunities in one of the world’s major emerging consumer markets. The stepped-up investment, commencing in 2013, will bring to US$500 million the total investment that The Coca-Cola Company and its bottling partners have committed to Vietnam from 2010 through 2015.

"Vietnam is an important growth market in Asia Pacific as we work to achieve our 2020 Vision goal of doubling system revenues this decade,” said Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO, The Coca-Cola Company, during a visit to Hanoi. "Vietnam’s economy has maintained healthy growth in recent years and this new financial commitment is more than an investment in Coca-Cola’s expansion in Vie ... Read more »
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HOUSTON - Friday, October 26th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on January 18, 2013 to discuss the results for the fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2012.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. (US Eastern Time) – 3:00 p.m. (Paris time). A press release regarding the results will be released prior to the call that same day.

To access the conference call, listeners should contact the Conference Call Operator at +1-800-230-1059 within North America or +1-651-291-5254 outside of North America approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call, and ask for the "Schlumberger Earnings Conference Call.”

A webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously at www.slb.com/irwebcaston a listen-only basis. Listeners should log in 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to test their browsers and register for the webcast. Following the end of the conference ... Read more »
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LONDON & NEW YORK - Friday, October 26th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

    Deployment of capital by private equity funds has slowed down even in emerging markets
    However, most fund managers remain cautiously optimistic andexpect new funds to raise as much or more capital as previous funds

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Real estate private equity fund managers around the world continue to face major challenges stemming largely from ongoing illiquidity within the capital markets. This has left few able to secure bank financing and stifled deal flow, according to Global Market Outlook: Trends in real estate private equity, a new report by Ernst & Young. The report, based on a survey of 300 global real estate funds, found that even in heavily favored emerging markets, like Brazil and India, deployment of capital by private equity funds has slowed down. This is largely because of the Eurozone crisis and the uncertainty it has brought to markets around the ... Read more »
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HONG KONG & ATLANTA - Friday, October 26th 2012

On September 6, 2012, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia (the "Court”) entered an order (the "Confirmation Order”) confirming the Second Amended Joint Plan of Reorganization of CDC Corporation (the "Amended Reorganization Plan”). The Amended Reorganization Plan contemplates, inter alia, the sale or disposition of all of CDC Corporation’s ("CDC” or the "Company”) Assets for the benefit of its Creditors and Eligible Equity Interest Holders.

Under such plan, Mr. Marcus A. Watson, the Company’s Chief Restructuring Officer ("CRO”), will act as the Disbursing Agent and reserve sufficient funds from the sale proceeds of the Company’s Assets to pay all Allowed Claims in full. All of the Company’s remaining Assets will be transferred to a liquidation trust (the "Liquidation Trust”) to be liquidated for the benefit of the holders of Allowed Equity Interests pursuant to ... Read more »
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New UtilityIQ™ Software Offering Broadens Choice For Customers Worldwide

RIO DE JANEIRO & REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Friday, October 26th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at the SENDI Brazil 2012 Conference, Silver Spring Networks, a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, unveiled enhanced standards support for Latin America, Europe, Asia, and other international markets with the latest version of its UtilityIQ™ 4.7 AMM application. The new offering includes native support for the DLMS/COSEM protocol, the accepted IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) standard for utility meter data exchange, and expanded language support for Brazilian Portuguese. Silver Spring’s IPv6-based networking platform already connects more than 12 million homes and businesses worldwide. These additions extend Silver Spring’s leadership in offering the market’s broadest range of device choice, eliminating vendor lock-in and delivering the ... Read more »
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HANOI, Vietnam - Saturday, October 27th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

New Infrastructure, Jobs, Partnerships, Brand Building, Sustainability Programs Underline Vietnam Commitment

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company today announced a new system investment of US$300 million over the next three years in Vietnam to further capture growth opportunities in one of the world’s major emerging consumer markets. The stepped-up investment, commencing in 2013, will bring to US$500 million the total investment that The Coca-Cola Company and its bottling partners have committed to Vietnam from 2010 through 2015.

"Vietnam is an important growth market in Asia Pacific as we work to achieve our 2020 Vision goal of doubling system revenues this decade,” said Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO, The Coca-Cola Company, during a visit to Hanoi. "Vietnam’s economy has maintained healthy growth in recent years and this new financial commitment is more than an investment in Coca-Cola’s expansion in Vie ... Read more »
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AMSTERDAM - Thursday, October 25th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

    Revenue up +11% at constant exchange rates, and +18% at historical rates, to €575 million
    Record revenue in Security and in Mobile Communication
    Stand-out performances from Platforms & Services and the Asia region
    2013 target of €300 million in profit from operations now expected to be reached one year in advance

Revenue figures in this document are for ongoing operations1 and variations are at constant exchange rates except where otherwise noted. Revenue figures including contribution of assets held for sale and variations at historical rates are provided in the appendix of this document. All figures presented in this press release are unaudited.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 - GTO), the world leader in digital security today announces its revenue for the third quarter of ... Read more »
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BOUDRY, Switzerland - Saturday, October 27th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Society for Melanoma Research Abstracts Published Online in Organization’s Journal

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene International Sàrl, a subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) today announced that abstracts for the upcoming Society for Melanoma Research meeting have been published online in the organization’s official journal at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/pcmr.12023/abstract. The publication includes an abstract reviewing ... Read more »

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