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HONG KONG/PRNewswire/ -- Hutchison Global Communications (HGC), the fixed-line division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (SEHK:215, "the Group"), has won the Executive of the Year - Company Leadership Award plus runner-up honours in the Project of the Year category of the 2013 Capacity Global Carrier Awards.
The Capacity Magazine awards scheme enjoys high profile in the telecoms carrier industry and aims to recognise and commend operators demonstrating ongoing innovation, while providing products and services that make a genuine difference. This year, entrants competed in six categories.
Presented for the first time ever was the Executive of the Year - Company Leadership Award, which was conferred on Andrew Kwok, HGC's President of International and Carrier Business.
This jewel in the crown of the awards ceremony rewarded Andrew Kwok and his team for excellent performance and achievement in enhancing HGC's business growth in Asia. In particular, the award was made in recognition of expanding the business, developing international connectivity in Asia and other emerging markets and promoting development of the Conexus Mobile Alliance, as well as the wider telecoms industry.
The Project of the Year runner-up title was won by virtue of HGC's one-stop Carrier Network Extension Service (CNX). A statement from the panel of judges said: "HGC has enhanced both its services and technology offerings over the last 12 months, helping it to tap into new markets across Asia. Its Carrier Network Extension (CNX) solution has helped telecoms operators extend their network reach in a cost-effective way, without the stress of establishing their own networks. The company has also focused strongly on development of its content provider solution."
Andrew Kwok, HGC President of International and Carrier Business, said: "It is a great honour for HGC to win the Executive of the Year - Company Leadership Award, affirming management achievements in continuous growth of the business and expanding into niche markets. We are also delighted to win the runner-up title in the Project of the Year category. We believe the key to winning this accolade was that HGC pioneers in offering new services and one-stop shop telecoms solutions. Drawing on a full understanding of emerging market needs, HGC meets the comprehensive business development needs of carriers and guides them through the complexities of extending into the more challenging telecoms markets."
HGC is committed to exploring emerging markets and launched the world's first terrestrial cable connection between Vietnam and Hong Kong via mainland China in 2004. HGC was the first foreign telecoms operator to provide international connectivity between Greater Mekong Subregion member nations. In fact, HGC was an IP-VPN trailblazer in Myanmar back in 2008 and continues to introduce new services, including the recently-launched IPX service, plus ibizCloud and various Over-the-Top solutions.
About Hutchison Global Communications Limited
Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) owns one of the largest fibre-to-the-building telecommunications networks in Hong Kong. Since establishment in 1995, it has been fully committed to building its own optical-fibre network infrastructure and introducing advanced facilities. Coupled with its four cross-border routes integrated with all three of mainland China's tier-one telecommunications operators and world-class international network, HGC provides a comprehensive range of fixed-line telecommunications services locally and overseas. HGC is a subsidiary of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (HTHKH, Stock Code: 215). HTHKH is a leading integrated telecommunications service operator, offering mobile and fixed-line services to local and international customers.
For more information on HGC, please visit http://www.hgc.com.hk. For more information on HTHKH, please visit http://www.hthkh.com.
Source: Hutchison Global Communications
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AirAsia BIG, the global loyalty programme of AirAsia - the World's Best Low-cost Airline, today announced the BIG Shot Day event, a 24-Hour Priority Redemption privilege for its members known as BIG Shots. They will be the first in line from 0000hrs - 2359hrs (GMT+8) on the 24th November 2013 for the 3,000,0000 promotional seats, 24-hours ahead of the general release to the public.
AirAsia BIG Loyalty Programme members to be first in line for the 3,000,000 promotional seats sale.
AirAsia BIG Loyalty Programme members to be first in line for the 3,000,000 promotional seats sale.
BIG Shots will be able to redeem AirAsia flights from 0 BIG Points* one way on http://www.airasiabig.com and travel throughout the extensive AirAsia network, which spans across 85 destinations across 20 countries.
"This is testimony to the AirAsia BIG loyalty programme's privileges. We're delighted to offer our BIG Shots more value, and more extras," says AirAsia BIG's CEO, Alice Goh. "It's our way of saying 'thank you'."
AirAsia BIG is free to join and BIG Shots can use BIG Points to redeem for any flights on AirAsia. BIG Shots can earn BIG Points with the AirAsia, Tune Group and over 70 regional partners, representing more than 1500 brands in the retail, financial and travel industry such as Citibank, Standard Chartered, Petronas, DBS, StarHub, Bank Mandiri, Kasikorn Bank, dtac, The1Card and many others, making it easy and fast to accumulate BIG Points.
For more information about AirAsia BIG and how to sign-up, visit http://www.airasiabig.com.
* Airport tax and fuel surcharge are applicable for all flights redemption from 0 BIG Point. Terms and Conditions apply.
Stay updated with AirAsia BIG latest promotions and activities via Twitter (twitter.com/myBIGShots) and Facebook (facebook.com/myBIGShots).
About AirAsia BIG Loyalty Programme
AirAsia BIG is the global loyalty programme of AirAsia, the leading and largest low-cost carrier in Asia. Over 580 million BIG Points have been issued to BIG Shots across 150 countries for easy-to-redeem flight reward programs to over 85 travel destinations stretching across all ASEAN countries, China, India and Australia.
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CAMBRIDGE, England /PRNewswire/ -- Cytocell Ltd. announced the availability of a new range of in vitro diagnostic tests to aid in detecting patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL), a cancer of the lymphocytes.
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The new range of Cytocell CLL FISH probes includes the new CLL PROFILER Kit comprising of the P53/ATM Probe Combination and a newly developed D13S319/13qter/12cen Deletion/Enumeration probe. In total Cytocell has 19 different FISH probes specifically designed with the intention of detecting abnormalities of the most common genes linked with CLL.
CLL is the most common form of leukaemia in the U.S. and Europe and is most commonly found in Caucasian men 60 years and older. In the United States, more than 15,000 patients are diagnosed with CLL each year, many of whom are discovered during routine medical exams. CLL progresses more slowly than other types of leukaemia and most patients diagnosed with CLL have early-stage disease. Up to 50 percent are at risk for accelerated progression while others live for many years and often do not require therapy.
Cytocell's Aquarius® CLL PROFILER kit detects cytogenetic abnormalities in bone marrow specimens and peripheral blood samples from patients with CLL. Deletions of ATM and TP53 are the most serious rearrangements involved in CLL and detection of deletions of these genes provides very important information as to the therapy choices for such patients, especially since deletions of TP53 and ATM provide a poor prognosis.
"These new additions to our catalogue augments our already extensive collection of FISH probes for leukaemia and provides comprehensive solution to the diagnosis of CLL," said Dr Martin Lawrie, Managing Director of Cytocell. "The launch of this product demonstrates our continued focus on our range of Haematology probes which is continually growing. We also believe that through our Custom FISH probe service, myProbes, we will be able to offer more and more of such products for Haematology, driven by the clinical requirements of our customers."
Chromosomal abnormalities have been shown to play a major role in disease evolution in several haematological malignancies. Fluorescence In Situ Hybridisation (FISH), using locus-specific probes, which are capable of defining numerical and structural chromosome changes, has now become a routine diagnostic test in the clinical laboratory and the technique has thus been shown to be useful in the management of cancer patients.
About Cytocell Ltd.
Cytocell is a leading European developer and manufacturer of FISH probes for use in both routine cytogenetics and in the analysis and classification of Cancers. The Company's products are well established in Cytogenetics as the Company is celebrating its 20th year of supplying them to this market. More recently, the Company has focused on developing products for Oncology and now has a catalogue of some 350 products for Cytogenetics, Haematology and Solid Tumour analysis as well as developing custom FISH probes for customers with specific interests under the myProbes® brand. Cytocell's products are available through a well established distributor network, covering more than 60 countries worldwide. Cytocell's FISH probe service is currently proving to be invaluable to cancer researchers and clinicians worldwide.
Cytocell's news releases and other information are available on the company's Web site at http://www.cytocell.com.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruelty Free International has welcomed the ASEAN Heads of Delegation consideration of its proposal to upgrade the ASEAN Cosmetics Directive to match the current European Union Directive which bans animal testing for cosmetics. The meeting, to take place at the ASEAN Cosmetics Committee meeting from November 25 to 27 in Malaysia, follows the recent success of Cruelty Free International in China and Russia, after both countries opened the door to non-animal testing for cosmetics.
Traditionally, ASEAN has promoted free trade by matching the EU cosmetics regulations very closely, so harmonising with the latest EU revision would be a natural progression. The only country in ASEAN known to do official animal testing, Vietnam, has agreed a programme financed by Cruelty Free International to replace them in 2014 with modern non-animal alternatives. Vietnam is supporting the move towards ending animal testing at the ASEAN talks. India banned animal testing for cosmetics earlier this year.
Cruelty Free International Chief Executive, Michelle Thew, commented, 'We welcome the interest that ASEAN is showing and hope the Heads of Delegation will agree to move towards an end to these antiquated testing methods, enabling industry in both ASEAN and the EU to continue to work on the basis of common legislation.'
Cruelty Free International gathered one million signatures which, in October, were delivered to ASEAN to further encourage their efforts to ban animal testing for cosmetics in the region.
Cruelty Free International (http://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org) is the only organisation working solely to end consumer product testing on animals. Its scientists, political advisers and national representatives on four continents are in dialogue with governments throughout the world. Its current drive to end animal cosmetics testing is the largest-ever global campaign on this issue, with initiatives in over 65 countries. Dr Nick Palmer from Cruelty Free International has held a series of meetings with officials and scientists throughout Asia over the last two years.
ASEAN is the regional trade and political association of South Asia, comprising Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, the Philippines, Vietnam, Burma, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei. (http://www.asean.org) ASEAN's policy is to have cosmetics regulation determined by their joint Cosmetics Committee for all the countries in the region.
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Global study of hoteliers underlines Russia's status as the world's fifth biggest travel market
Fuelled by its growing middle class and rising spending power, Russia is experiencing an outbound travel boom like never before, according to research by Hotels.com, which today publishes its Russian International Travel Monitor (RITM). Almost half (49 per cent) of hoteliers surveyed worldwide have seen a rise in Russian guests in the last year, with 54 per cent of those hoteliers seeing bookings grow by more than 10 per cent or more.
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Russia is now the world's second fastest growing outbound travel market in terms of spend, up 32 per cent in 2012 and more than doubling since 2005. The RITM examines how hoteliers are reacting to this rapid growth, which last year saw Russians spend $43 billion on travel abroad, making Russia the fifth biggest outbound travel market globally.
In 2012, 35.7 million tourists from Russia took a foreign trip, up from just 7.7 million in 2006. The country has become a top performing growth market for many destinations and international outbound travel is forecast to grow by 7.5 per cent per year on average to 2017. However, with a population of over 140 million, there is still a huge untapped market for foreign travel that will create demand for different types of holiday and new destinations that are bound to make an impact on the pattern of world tourism.
Johan Svanstrom, president of the Hotels.com brand said: "The meteoric rise of Russia's outbound travel market is providing a welcome boost to hoteliers worldwide, with Russians among the highest spenders on hotel rooms globally. The rising size and spending power of middle class travellers is a key driver behind this growth. Standing 104 million strong today, the group is set to account for 86 per cent of the country's population by 2020, with a combined spending power of $1.3 trillion.
Many hoteliers also supported this fact as 43 per cent said that Russians are now spending more money on their travels. Moreover, they are becoming more confident and independent, with improved foreign language skills. More than half (53 per cent) already book their accommodation online with only 32 per cent opting for a traditional travel agent.
With 92 per cent of the hoteliers questioned expecting the volume of Russian visitors to increase over the next three years, many are making changes to deliver a warmer welcome. Almost a third (32 per cent) of hoteliers have already started to offer Russian TV channels while more than a fifth (23 per cent) have hired Russian-speaking staff, with a further 12 per cent planning to do so.
To ensure that Russian guests have a more relaxing stay, 15 per cent of hoteliers plan to offer translated welcome materials, in addition to the 20 per cent that already do so, and a further 15 per cent plan to start providing translated tourism guides. Eleven per cent plan to start serving Russian food.
. World Tourism Organisation, April 2013: http://dtxtq4w60xqpw.cloudfront.net/sites/all/files/pdf/tsen_0.pdf
. European Travel Commission: European Tourism 2013: Trends & Prospects
. Nielsen, March 2013: http://www.nielsen.com/us/en/newswire/2013/a-rising-middle-class-will-fu...
Hotels.com surveyed 2,500 hoteliers from 37 countries for the RITM. To download a copy of the report in English or Russian, visit http://press.hotels.com/en-gb/
Hotels.com is a leading online accommodation booking website with more than 240,000 properties around the world, ranging from international chains and all-inclusive resorts to local favourites and bed & breakfasts, together with all the information needed to book the perfect stay.
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John Montalbano, CEO of RBC Global Asset Management and a member of the UBC Board of Governors (CNW Group/The Sauder School of Business at UBC)
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A $2 million gift from prominent Vancouver business leader John Montalbano to the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia will support the creation of a professorship focused on the advancement of women and diversity in business leadership.
John Montalbano, CEO of RBC Global Asset Management and a member of the UBC Board of Governors
John Montalbano, CEO of RBC Global Asset Management and a member of the UBC Board of Governors
A long term supporter of UBC, Montalbano is CEO of RBC Global Asset Management and a member of the UBC Board of Governors. His gift will create the Montalbano Professorship in Leadership: Women and Diversity.
To accompany the professorship, the Sauder School of Business will fundraise an additional $900,000, which will be dedicated to supporting related MBA scholarships, PhD research and community engagement initiatives.
"Despite all the best intentions by the world's leading organizations, women and minorities are still not finding their way to leadership roles in acceptable numbers," says Montalbano, on his motivation for funding the professorship. "If we can solve this in Canada, it could become a competitive advantage for the country and inspire others to follow suit."
An international search is currently underway for a new faculty member to fill the professorship. The role will be a source of major new research in leadership studies for women and minority group members, and a guiding force at the school informing curriculum and programming. The new faculty member will also actively engage in outreach activities locally, nationally and globally, with the objective of influencing perceptions and practice in business in Canada and around the world.
"John Montalbano's gift to the school reflects his strong belief that gender and ethnic diversity in leadership creates resilient, sustainable and competitive companies," says Sauder Dean Robert Helsley, Grosvenor Professor of Cities, Business Economics and Public Policy. "His generous support will allow Sauder to become a centre of excellence in scholarship aimed at promoting diverse leadership, with the ultimate goal of benefiting the business community at large."
"As companies expand and geographic lines blur, it is key that women and men of all backgrounds have a seat in the executive suite," said current UBC MBA student Swetha Kola, who leads Sauder's Women in Business Club. "This funding recognizes the future of business and who needs to be at the table."
The Sauder School of Business is committing to fundraising a total of $900,000 to accompany the Montalbano professorship gift. These commitments include:
$500,000 in MBA program scholarships created to promote the advancement of women in senior roles in business.
$200,000 to support PhD research in the area of leadership for women and diverse people.
$200,000 to fund outreach and engagement initiatives associated with the professorship.
In support of Sauder's fundraising effort, RBC Wealth Management has agreed to support the outreach and engagement initiatives with a $125,000 sponsorship gift.
The gift to create the Montalbano Professorship in Leadership: Women and Diversity was provided as a part of UBC's start an evolution, a major campaign with a twin goal of raising $1.5 billion and doubling the number of alumni engaged in the life of the university by 2015.
Biography: John Montalbano
John Montalbano is CEO of RBC Global Asset Management, the asset management division of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), a position he has held since May 1, 2008 when RBC acquired Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management Ltd. (PH&N). He began his career in 1987, when he joined Vancouver-based PH&N as an equity analyst and subsequently assumed successive leadership roles within the firm, culminating in his appointment as President in 2005.
Montalbano holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and a Bachelor of Commerce, with Honours, from the University of British Columbia, and he is a Leslie Wong Fellow of the UBC Portfolio Management Foundation. John is Chair of the Finance Committee for the UBC Board of Governors and supports the Sauder School of Business in a number of capacities: as a member of its Faculty Advisory Board; as a member of the Advisory Board of the Phillips, Hager & North Centre for Financial Research; and as a founding advisor to the Sauder Philanthropy Program, an initiative that fosters philanthropy leadership skills among young business students who are committed to community service. Also active in the community, John's wife, Dana, sits on the Boards of Arts Umbrella and the Community Arts Council of Vancouver.
John and Dana reside in Vancouver with their two sons.
Biography: Dean Robert Helsley
Robert Helsley is Dean of the Sauder School of Business and Grosvenor Professor of Cities, Business Economics and Public Policy. He joined the Sauder School of Business as Dean on July 1, 2012. Prior to becoming Dean, he served as Senior Associate Dean, Faculty and Research from 2002 to 2008, Director of the UBC Centre for Real Estate and Urban Economics, and Chair of the Urban Land Economics division.
Between 2008 and 2012, before returning to Sauder, Helsley served at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley as a Professor and Chair in Real Estate Development, and was the Co-chair of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics. He completed an MA and PhD in Economics at Princeton University, and a BS in Economics and Mathematics at the University of Oregon. He has published widely in the areas of urban and public economics, real estate and public policy.
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Sauder School of Business,
University of British Columbia
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LONDON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Published today at http://www.TopMBA.com, the QS Global Business Schools Report 2013/14 provides an alternative to traditional MBA rankings by highlighting the value of MBA programs around the world according to the qualification's end consumer: the MBA employer.
The report is based on 4,318 responses from recruiters who actively hire MBAs, making it the largest survey of its kind.
Five schools received the maximum score for employer recognition, identifying them as the leading schools in their region: Harvard and Stanford (North America), INSEAD and London Business School (Europe), and again INSEAD (Asia-Pacific).
The report points to a leading cluster of 33 'elite global' business schools spread across North America (18), Europe (13) and Asia-Pacific (2).
The Wharton School
London Business School
IE Business School
University of Melbourne
Tecnologico de Monterrey
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Business School Sao Paulo
Middle East and Africa
University of Cape Town
University of Witwatersrand
American University of Sharjah
The US dominates the accompanying rankings in ten MBA subject specializations: Finance; Strategy; Innovation; Leadership; Marketing; Entrepreneurship; Corporate Social Responsibility; Information Management; Operation Management and International Management.
Harvard tops five of the ten subjects, with INSEAD; Kellogg; MIT Sloan; Stanford and Wharton topping the others.
"As key industries such as the finance sector consolidate their recovery from the economic crisis, the MBA is an increasingly in-demand qualification," says Nunzio Quacquarelli, managing director of QS. "With graduates from 'elite global' schools in both North America and Europe now commanding average salaries in advance of US$120,000, the MBA remains one of the safest investments around."
Graduates from top North American schools are shown to earn slightly higher average salaries than their European counterparts. Graduate salaries at US 'elite global' schools averaged US$123,239, compared to US$122,983 in Europe.
The school with the highest average graduate salary is the Swiss business school IMD (US$159,912), ahead of the US's Stanford Graduate School of Business (US$156,265).
The Top 200 business schools preferred by international recruiters, the full report and methodology are available on http://www.TopMBA.com
Source: QS TopMBA.com
- Experts Gather to Share Experience and Discuss Best Practices in Shrimp Disease Management --
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies Corporation today announced that the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia and Life Technologies convened a first joint symposium on Southeast Asia Shrimp Disease on the 21st of November in Jakarta.
Southeast Asia is the largest shrimp exporting region in the world. In Indonesia, shrimp exports account for more than 35% of total fishery exports for the country. The Southeast Asia region is not only facing the increasing demands of the globalized food market but also the challenge of diseases spreading through shrimp farms in the region. Management of shrimp diseases including pathogen identification and protection has become a key challenge, not just to the shrimp farming industry but also to the governments who supports the industry in their countries.
The symposium brought together experts in the shrimp industry and focused on sharing their experience and good practices to meet these challenges, including discussions on the economic significance of disease management, scientific knowledge including the beneficial aspects of adopting high-throughput protocols to identify shrimp pathogens and utilizing the most advanced genetic analysis technologies for infectious shrimp disease discovery and surveillance.
More than 150 delegates from the government, aquaculture business and academic sectors in countries including Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and Australia gathered to share their views and exchange opinions with their peers.
Contributing speakers were, Dr. Matthew Briggs (Ridley AgriProducts, Brisbane, Australia), Dr. Siripong Thitamadee (Centex Shrimp, Thailand), Dr. Yuri Sutanto (PT Central Proteina Prima Indonesia), Dr. Leobert dela Pena (Aquaculture Department, SEAFDEC, Philippines), Ms. Dao Thi Thanh Hue (Regional Animal Health Office No.6, Vietnam), Dr. Kim Halpin and Dr. Kristian Ridley from Life Technologies.
"The Ministry is committed to progress the aquaculture industry of Indonesia and we are very happy that this collaboration between industry, institutions and the administration could happen," said Mr. Maskur, Director of Fish Health and Environment, Directorate General of Aquaculture, Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Indonesia, at the symposium opening. "This is an important step forward for the shrimp industry, to exchange knowledge and best practices to overcome the challenges that we face."
"We are delighted that we could hold this joint symposium as a company that has the technology and knowledge of needed support to the aqua farming industry," saidJustin Lee, Regional Head of Southeast Asia at Life Technologies."We look forward to contributing with our expertise to the industry as a partner of finding solutions for better aquaculture."
Life Technologies' animal health business works to deliver standardized protocols and assays to detect the pathogens of the shrimp diseases listed in The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE).
Life Technologies Animal Health products are for veterinary use only and for in vitro use only. Regulatory requirements vary by country; products may not be available in your geographic area.
About Life Technologies
Life Technologies Corporation(NASDAQ:LIFE) is a global biotechnology company that is committed to providing the most innovative products and services to leading customers in the fields of scientific research, genetic analysis and applied sciences. With a presence in more than 180 countries, the company's portfolio of 50,000 end-to-end solutions is secured by more than 5,000 patents and licenses that span the entire biological spectrum -- scientific exploration, molecular diagnostics, 21stcentury forensics, regenerative medicine and agricultural research. Life Technologies has approximately 10,000 employees and had sales of $3.8 billion in 2012.
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MUMBAI, India, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM India will hold a Food Evolution Symposium at the Hilton, Mumbai, India, on 13 December, 2013. The conference will bring together influential world leaders in food research and development, food innovation, marketing and food technology to debate and shape the future of the food industry.
The Food Evolution Symposium is a must-attend event for senior professionals in food innovation, R&D, marketing and food technology to discuss and debate the most relevant consumer buying behaviour and food innovation strategies that are executed internationally and will pave the way into understanding consumer desires and implementing new stratagem to consequentially produce world class F & B products. The event will host who will offer practical and best-practice knowledge within the food and beverage industry.
Along with information, the Food Evolution Symposium will also feature pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings, making sure the knowledge you receive is enhanced through maximum networking opportunities through discussion tables, debates, and interaction with industry peers.
Alongside the keynote addresses, delegates have access to a discussion by innovation leader, Wayne Morley on the need for a standardised test for screening natural colours. This is an essential tool where commercial decisions have to be made within time constraints for product launch and for troubleshooting and this discussion will help delegates understand the benefits of this technique for the food industry.
UBM India's Food Evolution Symposium will highlight international best practices in food innovation within the food and beverage industry.
For more details, please visit http://www.foodevolution.fnbconfex.com/PR
UBM India is a subsidiary of UBM plc, which is the second largest independent exhibition organiser in the world. It is the largest trade exhibition organiser in India, responsible for 26 exhibitions in different locations across the country. The company is also involved in the organisation of conference programmes throughout India and in the publications of trade journals and magazines. For further details please visit the UBM India website, http://www.ubmindia.in.
About Fi India:
Launched in 2006, Fi India has been known as a driving force to India's processed food sector and has a fundamental role as facilitating the industry's only meeting place. Both regional and global food professionals use this opportunity to learn about the latest industry developments, meet new business prospects and launch new products to gain competitor advantage in the fastest growing Food marketplace in the world.
By bringing the industry together, Fi India allows you to display your products to thousands of food professionals at once, and conduct business in an efficient and effective manner.
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Source: UBM India
San Francisco - An international coalition of human rights and privacy organizations today launched an action center to oppose mass surveillance on the global stage: necessaryandproportionate.org/take-action. The new petition site went live just as the United Nations voted on a resolution to recognize the need for the international community to come to terms with new digital surveillance techniques.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), along with Access and Privacy International, took a leadership role in developing the campaign. The new action center allows individuals from around the world to sign their names to a petition in support of the "International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance." Also known as the "Necessary and Proportionate Principles," the document outlines 13 policies that governments must follow to protect human rights in an age of digital surveillance—including acknowledgement that communications surveillance threatens free speech and privacy and should only be carried out in exceptional cases and under the rule of law.
Once the signatures are collected, the organizations will deliver the petition to the UN, world leaders and global policymakers. Over 300 organizations, plus many individual experts, have already signed the petition.
"Surveillance can and does threaten human rights, " EFF International Rights Director Katitza Rodriguez said. "Even laws intended to protect national security or combat crime will inevitably lead to abuse if left unchecked and kept secret. The Necessary and Proportionate Principles set the groundwork for applying human rights values to digital surveillance techniques through transparency, rigorous oversight and privacy protections that transcend borders."
Today, the UN General Assembly's unanimously adopted Resolution A/C.3/68/L.45, "The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age." Sponsored by 47 nations, the non-binding resolution recognizes the importance of privacy and free expression and how these core principles of democracy may be threatened when governments exploit new communications technologies.
"While not as strong as the original draft resolution, the United Nations resolution is a meaningful and very positive step for the privacy rights of individuals, no matter what country they call home," Rodriguez said. "We will be watching to see if countries such as China, Russia or even the US use the resolution to legitimize their mass surveillance programs. That is why it's important for nations to go further and comply with the Necessary and Proportionate principles."
The organizations behind the Action Center include Access, Chaos Computer Club, Center for Internet & Society-India, Center for Technology and Society at Fundação Getulio Vargas, Digitale Gesellschaft, Digital Courage, EFF, OpenMedia.ca, Open Rights Group, Fundacion Karisma, Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic, SHARE Foundation, and Privacy International.
EFF's web development team designed the action center using the same activism platform the organization has successfully deployed in campaigns on the state and federal level in the US, this time adapting it to the scale of an international movement.
For more information on the petition and principles, read Rodriguez's blog post.Contact:
International Rights Director
Electronic Frontier Foundation
After more than two years of community discussions and many drafts, the nonprofit Creative Commons has released a new version of its popular copyright license suite. These licenses allow rightsholders to release some of the exclusive rights associated with copyright while retaining others, in a way that’s easy for re-users, indexable by computers, and that stands up to legal review in many countries.
Version 4.0 accomplishes some ambitious goals, but sticks to the spirit of earlier licenses, so that it shouldn't disrupt existing uses. In several places, the text has been clarified to better reflect the way the public uses the licenses in practice. The attribution requirements, for example, have been slightly adjusted to better accommodate the way re-users are typically providing attribution, by expressly allowing attribution to come in the form of a link to a separate "credits" page.
Among the most notable changes, version 4.0 breaks with the earlier practice of "porting" licenses to different jurisdictions, and is now designed to work all over the world. In the same vein, Creative Commons will provide official translations of the license deeds so that licensors and licensees can read the text in the local languages.
That change works towards another goal of the 4.0 license suite: to be flexible and robust enough to support new uses for many years without requiring any major version updates. Version 3.0 was released in February 2007 and has worked effectively for the last five years; the hope is that this new version can be used for even longer.
One of the primary reasons to use a popular license suite like Creative Commons instead of writing your own set of permissions is that it reduces the problem of "license proliferation." The planned longevity of Creative Commons 4.0 licenses also keeps with that goal, giving licensors plenty of time to get on the latest version.
Encouragingly, Creative Commons reached this final version through a completely transparent process. Goals were laid out in public discussions at a 2011 global summit, and continued in blog posts, open meetings, and mailing lists for the following two years. As a result, the licenses have the legitimacy of public consensus and the motivations for changes are well understood.
Contrast that process with the secretive copyright policy discussions happening in closed backroom negotiation sessions for trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and it's clear why groups like EFF understand that the "official" approach is broken. Creative Commons licenses are real legal documents that set effective policy for hundreds of millions of works across the Web—there's no reason they can't also be a model for effective and transparent policy-making.
It was a welcome development then, if not a major surprise, to see Creative Commons issue a policy statement last month supporting fundamental copyright reform around the globe.
Between that policy statement and the new licenses, Creative Commons is doing good work towards enabling its long-held vision of universal access to research and education, and full participation in culture. EFF is a proud to use Creative Commons licenses for all the original material on our site.Intellectual Property
Renowned Thai director to attend film festival in George Town, Penang
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropfest South East Asia (Tropfest SEA) appointed Apichatpong Weerasethakul as its Ambassador ahead of the inaugural regional edition of the world's largest short film festival in George Town, Penang.
Tropfest SEA is supported by the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) and Malaysia Major Events, a division of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia.
The celebrated Thai independent film director, screenwriter and producer will attend Tropfest SEA's festival day on 25 January. He joins a distinguished judging panel at the live judging ceremony, including Tropfest founder John Polson.
Weerasethakul is the first of Tropfest's regional Ambassadors who will be announced in the weeks leading up to the festival.
The support and involvement of film personalities around the world is one of the trademarks of the festival, as seen in Tropfest editions in Australia, New Zealand, Arabia, and United States. Southeast Asia is Tropfest's newest edition.
Weerasethakul is currently developing a multi-platform feature film with Illuminations Films in London, Primitive, about a sleeping sickness in a small town near the Mekong River in Thailand. His work as a visual artist has seen participation in international exhibitions and galleries including at prestigious biennale dOKUMENTA (13) in Kassel and at the Sharjah Biennial. His recent solo art exhibition Photophobia in Oslo, Norway was unveiled in November; exhibitions in London and Mexico City are scheduled for 2014.
"We are honoured to have Weerasethakul's support to represent narratives and personalities for our region. His journey as an independent filmmaker and winning the 63rd Cannes Film Festival's highest award, the Palme d'Or, is an inspiration to us; similarly, his support for independent filmmakers and experimental film works," said Tropfest SEA managing director, Joe Sidek.
"Adding to Malaysia as the first ever country to host Tropfest South East Asia in January 2014 is Weerasethakul's engagement and involvement in Tropfest's debut. This is a big boost for the event's programme which will also add value to the international promotions of the event. Hopefully, with such an Ambassador, the profile of Malaysia as an exciting hub for creativity, arts, lifestyle and entertainment events will also increase exponentially," added Tony Nagamaiah, General Manager of Malaysia Major Events (MME).
Festival-related announcements will be made in the coming weeks, including the music-line up on Festival Day, screenings of specially curated Southeast Asian films, and the film symposium Roughcut.
ABOUT MALAYSIA MAJOR EVENTS (MME)
Malaysia Major Events is a division of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), an agency under Malaysia's Ministry of Tourism and Culture. Created under the Prime Minister's Economic Transformation Programme (ETP), Malaysia Major Events facilitates significant events that help contribute to Malaysia's economic growth. It focuses on identifying and supporting major event bids for sports, arts, lifestyle and entertainment events. It also assists home grown and home hosted events as well as other cluster events that strengthen Malaysia's global appeal as an international avenue for major events. As a conduit between public and private sector, it's a one-stop centre which facilitates and liaises with diverse event stakeholders to ensure seamless processes and successful events.
For more information, please visit http://www.mymajorevents.com.my/.
ABOUT TROPFEST SOUTH EAST ASIA
Tropfest SEA joins the global Tropfest family spanning New York, Abu Dhabi, Sydney and Taranaki in New Zealand. The short film competition is open to all citizens and residents of South East Asia; the free-to-attend film festival premieres in Penang, Malaysia in 2014, a celebration of short films, music and in support of the culture of storytelling and creativity.
The winner receives a USD10,000 cash award from Tropfest SEA and a five-day film industry immersion trip in Los Angeles sponsored by the Motion Picture Association. Tropfest SEA is supported by the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) and Malaysia Major Events, a division of Malaysia Exhibition & Convention Bureau under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture. For more information visit http://www.tropfest.com/sea.
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Cloud-based Healthcare Application Automates Clinical and Business Processes to Improve Quality of Care in Remote Clinics
SINGAPORE, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS) today announced that Carego International has successfully launched new software built with the Progress® Pacific™ platform-as-a-service (PaaS) to help remote health clinics improve quality of care in developing regions around the world.
Carego International improves the health status of underserved populations by advancing healthcare delivery through both innovative modular facilities and cloud-based IT solutions. While working to bring turnkey clinics and hospitals to countries like Kenya in the mid 2000's, CEO Steve Landman found that existing medical software used by hospitals wasn't compatible with local needs, largely due to complexity and an inability to tolerate frequent Internet service outages common in developing regions.
After an initial effort using Salesforce.com failed to meet requirements and translation needs, Carego turned to the Progress Pacific application development platform. Using the visual development and cloud capabilities of the Progress Pacific solution, the company built Carego Complete, an integrated, cloud-based electronic health records (EHR) Practice Management application that automates clinical, hospital and business processes for small clinics to large hospitals. The low-cost, easy-to-deploy and manage solution reduces redundancy and errors, while improving productivity and quality of patient care. It also enables the ability to capture massive amounts of valuable data that would otherwise go undocumented.
Carego Complete helps medical organizations streamline operations with its intuitive and user-friendly features, which include patient scheduling, charting and history, electronic prescriptions, referral lab tests, billing and more. Because Carego customers operate in developing areas around the world, it is critical that the Progress solution enables Carego Complete to function anywhere, and with minimal management complexity. Carego is currently using Progress Pacific software to add mobile functionality in future releases of the application for its existing clientele worldwide.
Steve Landman, CEO at Carego International, said, "By providing administrative and clinical staff with complete and immediate access to patient health information, our clients can expedite, personalize and improve the quality of care for underserved people around the world. Adoption has been a success everywhere it has been implemented because the Progress Pacific platform has helped us make and deploy a solution that is intuitive and easy to explain."
John Goodson, chief product officer at Progress, said, "This is a great example of how the cloud and rapid application development technology can produce real-world benefits for millions of people in an impactful way. The SaaS model that Carego has adopted with the Progress Pacific platform is very compelling on a number of fronts, and from a business perspective it has helped them go to market 50 percent faster than they would have been able to with another platform."
Stephen McNulty, Managing Director, Asia Pacific and Japan from Progress said: "The Progress Pacific platform has proven to be invaluable in helping to streamline essential healthcare management systems. We predict that these solutions will become vital in places like Southeast Asia, where national networks are unable to support high speed data, created by increasingly popular healthcare mobile apps. Organisations in developing countries like Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam are in need of a quick and easy-to-use solution to create and deploy electronic healthcare records applications, unlimited by the speed of their networks. Carego International is an excellent success case study, demonstrating how Progress Pacific can be used to develop fast, efficient and user-friendly solutions to benefit any healthcare organisation."
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Carego is a technology driven, social impact organization focused on bringing affordable and effective quality care to those that need it the most. We are committed to transforming healthcare delivery in emerging markets through cloud-based open source products, self-contained facilities and expert consulting services. We believe in empowering healthcare providers with the tools needed to move healthcare forward -- to a truly electronic, interoperable and efficient healthcare system. By improving health systems, we help our customers deliver quality care and improve the health of the populations they are serving. For more information, visit http://caregointl.com/
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Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS) is a global software company that simplifies the development, deployment and management of business applications on-premise or in the cloud, on any platform or device, to any data source, with enhanced performance, minimal IT complexity and low total cost of ownership. Progress Software can be reached at http://www.progress.com or 1-781-280-4000.
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SYDNEY/PRNewswire/ -- NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) today announced a strategic partner agreement with Exeed Limited to deliver wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and business continuity devices to commercial resellers and system integrators throughout New Zealand.
The new partnership supports the rising demand for remote asset management, vehicle tracking, real-time awareness and other wireless M2M applications in areas such as agriculture, farming, retail, utilities and transport. A diverse variety of industry sectors across New Zealand will benefit from the freedom to develop custom M2M applications using NetComm Wireless' open non-proprietary platform 3G M2M devices with SDK (Software Development Kit).
Businesses that depend on IP-based services such as Point of Sale (PoS); VoIP, M2M and cloud-based systems will also benefit from access to a range of business continuity products designed by NetComm Wireless to keep businesses connected when the network fails due to outages, natural disasters and other threats.
"We see a substantial opportunity in New Zealand as carriers increase their investment in M2M connectivity and we are pleased to partner with Exeed to help drive this growth through the delivery of wireless M2M technology that easily integrates with virtually any business, commercial or industrial application," said Danny Morrison, General Manager of Sales, NetComm Wireless.
"We look forward to working with NetComm Wireless to expand our offerings to resellers who stand to benefit from a highly adaptable range of industrial-grade 3G M2M routers developed to help businesses of all sizes improve efficiencies, increase productivity, save energy and reduce costs," said Justin Tye, Managing Director at Exeed.
NetComm Wireless' 3G M2M routers are built to withstand harsh environments and include features such as: a Serial port for compatibility with legacy equipment; backward compatibility with 2G; remote management capabilities; SDK for easy M2M application development and cloud management capabilities.
Enquiries to: Stephanie Wilson, NetComm Wireless Communications Manager
Phone: +61-2-9424-2045 or email: email@example.com
The Exeed business started in 2002 and has forged a strong reputation for excellent service with IT resellers and retailers throughout New Zealand. In 2012 Exeed acquired the distribution division of Renaissance Limited which brought Apple, Fuji Xerox, Belkin, Wacom, Cygnett and other agencies to the business. Exeed is 100% New Zealand owned by private equity investors.
Exeed operates nationally, the head office is in Parnell and the distribution centre is in Penrose, Auckland. Exeed’s staff are based in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch. The exeed business services commercial IT resellers, from large system integrators to small operations, and also trades with all the major IT retailers in New Zealand.
About NetComm Wireless
NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) is a leading developer of innovative broadband products sold globally to major telecommunications carriers, core network providers and system integrators. For over 30 years NetComm has developed a portfolio of world first data communication products, and is arespected global providerof 3G and 4G wireless devices servicing the major telecommunications carrier, Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Rural Broadband markets. NetComm’s products are designed to meet the growing needs of today’s data-intensive home, business and industrial broadband applications and customized to optimize performance in line with global network advancements. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, NetComm has offices in New Zealand, North America and the Middle East. For more information about NetComm visit: http://www.netcommwireless.com
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Action may speed generic manufacture, helping millions access affordable treatment
NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Society Foundations today welcomed a challenge in India to Gilead Science's patent application for their new medicine, sofosbuvir, by the Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge.
The challenge, filed last week at the Kolkata Patent Office, would prevent Gilead from holding the monopoly on sofosbuvir's production and pricing. This would allow Indian manufacturers to produce a cheaper generic version of the medicine, a first step toward making it available other low-and middle-income countries.
Treatment with sofosbuvir is shorter than current treatments, has higher cure rates, can be taken orally, and is better tolerated. But these benefits are not the basis for a patent. And in India, the law states that products that are variants of existing chemical compounds are not patentable.
"Sofosbuvir is not innovative enough at the molecular level to warrant a patent," said Els Torreele, Director of the Open Society Foundations' Access to Essential Medicines Initiative. "This is a battle over whether profits or the lives of patients will drive the hepatitis C response."
Sofosbuvir is expected to be approved in the U.S. and in Europe in the coming weeks and could cost around $80,000 for a course of treatment. With 90% of hepatitis C patients living in low-and middle-income countries, this price tag will put the treatment out of reach for most.
"Without generic competition from India, patent-holding companies will be too slow bringing down prices," said Tahir Amin, Director of the Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge. "This medicine is a variant of known compounds, and Indian law will not allow a company to make billions on it."
Dubbed a "viral time bomb" by the World Health Organization, there are an estimated 170 million people living with chronic hepatitis C globally - 12 million of whom live in India. The disease infects nearly 4 million people each year and results in 350,000 deaths annually.
The Open Society Foundations is supporting patient groups and treatment advocates to increase access to hepatitis C treatment in many middle income countries—including Georgia, Ukraine, Vietnam, Thailand, Brazil, and Russia - where the price of even current Hepatitis treatments place them beyond reach.
The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. Working with local communities in more than 100 countries, the Open Society Foundations support justice and human rights, freedom of expression, and access to public health and education.
The Initiative for Medicines, Access, & Knowledge (I-MAK) is a team of lawyers and scientists increasing access to affordable medicines by making sure the patent system works. Armed with the best evidence, I-MAK gives the public a voice in a system that impacts their health and lives. It is a grantee of the Open Society Foundations.
Source: Open Society Foundations
3D printer maker names Afinia as defendant in patent infringement lawsuit
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratasys Inc., the North American-based subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS) announced today that it has brought suit for patent infringement against Afinia, a division of Microboards Technology LLC, in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. Stratasys is seeking injunctive relief and damages for infringement of four of its 3D printing patents.
The complaint alleges that Afinia's sale, promotion and use of its Series H printer infringes patents directed to part porosity, liquefier structure, temperature control, and tool paths for constructing part perimeters. The most recent Stratasys patent that Afinia is alleged to infringe was issued in January 2013.
"IP infringement discourages companies from investing in innovation," said David Reis, Stratasys Ltd. CEO. "Stratasys pioneered 3D printing, and invests millions of dollars each year to develop our technologies. In 2012 alone, Stratasys Ltd invested $33.3 million or 9.3 percent of its revenues in R&D. We intend to protect that investment."
Stratasys Inc.'s co-founder, chairman and chief innovation officer, Scott Crump, invented Fused Deposition Modeling, a technology that prints three dimensional objects from computer models by building them up in layers. This is the first time that Stratasys has commenced an action for infringement of its patents.
Stratasys, Inc. is the North American subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Stratasys Inc. manufactures several lines of 3D printing systems using its proprietary FDM® technology. The company also manufacturers thermoplastic FDM® print materials.
Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. and Rehovot, Israel, manufactures 3D printers and materials for prototyping and production. The company's patented FDM® and PolyJet® technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. Systems include 3D printers for idea development, prototyping and direct digital manufacturing. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and Solidscape, and the company operates the RedEye digital-manufacturing service. Stratasys has more than 1,600 employees, holds over 500 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 20 awards for its technology and leadership. Online at: http://www.stratasys.com or http://blog.stratasys.com
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