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March 11, 2020

Continuing its investment-driven growth model, Al Hosn Investment Company (HIC) has announced that it would target key sectors like oil & gas, tourism and health care during the course of this year.
As a closed joint stock company, HIC’s focus has always been on vital economic sectors, and the investment agenda for 2020 follows suit. In tune with its larger objective of covering healthcare, education, food security, real estate, industrial, manufacturing, and technology.
However, HIC is not limited or"...

March 11, 2020

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The Saudi Arabian Embassy in Oman has announced that Oman Air and SalamAir have resumed flights from Muscat to the Kingdom temporarily to enable its citizens to return home.

The Saudi embassy has confirmed that its citizens residing in the sultanate can directly contact the airlines to arrange their travel through the numbers 0096899239394 and 0096824699507.


Patient Safety Movement Foundation Appoints New Chairman; Announces Drive Toward Zero Preventable Patient Deaths By 2030
March 12, 2020
Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) – a global non-profit dedicated to unifying those involved in the healthcare ecosystem, identifying challenges that are causing patient deaths, and creating actionable solutions to mitigate them – is pleased to announce the appointment of its new chairman of the board of directors – Michael A.E. Ramsay, MD, FRCA. It also reaffirms its commitment to patient health and safety with updates to its mission, vision and values; and reestablishes its goal of achieving ZERO preventable patient deaths by 2030. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200310005733/en/ As one of PSMF’s longest-standing board members, serving since 2013, Dr. Ramsay has been an advocate for patient safety in the anesthesia world since the 1980’s and embodies the values and principles......
Hudson Valley Wireless Deploys Mavenir’s Cloud-Native LTE vEPC
March 12, 2020

Hudson Valley Wireless (“HVW”) has selected and deployed Mavenir’s cloud-native LTE vEPC to support their recent project. HVW has formed official Public-Private Partnerships (P3) with local governments and works with State and Federal government to secure grant funding and deploy network in unserved and underserved communities.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: ...

Best’s Market Segment Report: Lebanese Insurance Market Faces Mounting Uncertainty
March 12, 2020

Lebanon has a long history of economic and political instability. In the past, local insurers have been successful at navigating this challenging environment. However, recent civil unrest and a ballooning public debt have increased the level of economic uncertainty, which is negatively impacting the credit quality of Lebanon’s insurance market.

In a new Best’s Special Report, “Lebanese Insurance Market Faces Mounting Uncertainty”,"...


The LEGO Group and Nintendo partner to take legendary brick-building to a new level
March 12, 2020

The LEGO Group announced a partnership with Nintendo that will change the way people interact with Super Mario in the physical world and engage in LEGO® experiences.

Both companies share a passion for innovation and play and their collaboration has led to a reimagination of the LEGO building experience, enabling an entirely new way to play inspired by the beloved video game icon, Super Mario.

Neither"...

U.S. FDA grants Fast Track designation to empagliflozin for the treatment of chronic kidney disease
March 12, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for the investigation of empagliflozin to reduce the risk of kidney disease progression and cardiovascular death in adults with chronic kidney disease, Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced. The designation was granted for the clinical investigation of empagliflozin in adults with chronic kidney disease. This Fast Track designation for empagliflozin underscores the urgent need for new treatment options for people living"...

Bank Muscat hosts Najahi Talks sessions in Muscat and Nizwa
March 12, 2020

MUSCAT: Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, in line with its commitment to strengthening support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) held two Najahi Talks seminars in Muscat and Nizwa recently. Launched earlier in September 2019, Najahi Talks is a monthly knowledge-sharing platform that is organised by the Retail Enterprises unit of Bank Muscat for the benefit of Omani entrepreneurs across the country. The events are organised in a casual setting and features sessions by different guest"...

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