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June 17, 2019

MUSCAT, JUNE 16 – Attesting to Oman’s growing international reputation as a singular holiday destination, the global finale of the 2019 World Travel Awards — billed as the ‘Oscars’ of the worldwide travel, tourism and hospitality industries — will be held in Muscat later this year. The Royal Opera House Muscat — one of the most iconic of the Sultanate’s cultural landmarks — will serve as the venue of the grand finale of the 26th World Travel Awards, set to be held on November"...

June 17, 2019

MUSCAT, JUNE 16 – Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) says it has embarked on a strategy to monetise natural gas that would otherwise be flared as part of its normal operations across its sprawling concession. For every 1,000 tonnes of hydrocarbon produced last year, the majority government-owned energy producer flared 17.91 tonnes of gas — representing a 22 per cent jump over flared volumes in 2017. The uptick, coming despite a vigorous flaring reduction programme, was primarily attributed to “equipment failures"...


Fakih IVF Supports “Year of Tolerance”
June 18, 2019

Aligning with the principles set forth for the “Year of Tolerance,” Fakih IVF Fertility Center is reaching out to individuals in an effort to promote the values of tolerance.

The campaign titled “Positive Mind. Positive Vibes. Positive Results,” stems out from the center’s support of our ruler’s vision of creating a more tolerant nation. As part of the initiative patients will be offered a generous discount on all"...

Panasonic Signs Joint Business Development Agreement with Startup Linkwiz to Enhance Welding Processes in Manufacturing
June 18, 2019
On June 17, 2019, Panasonic Corporation (TOKYO: 6752) announced that it has signed a joint business development agreement with Linkwiz, Inc. — a startup company specializing in the development and sales of autonomous robotic system software and technical consulting — to develop solutions to enhance welding processes in the manufacturing field. The agreement is being undertaken by Panasonic’s Connected Solutions Company. Under its “Gemba Process Innovation” vision, Panasonic is expanding its B2B solutions business. “The ‘gemba,’ or physical site for frontline operations, is where value is generated and problems must be confronted,” explained Yasu Higuchi, CEO of the Connected Solutions Company. “By applying our 100-years of experience and expertise gained in the manufacturing industry with our sensing technologies and edge devices,......
Good Call: Vodafone Joins SeeHer
June 18, 2019

International telecom and technology service provider Vodafone Group plc is the newest member of SeeHer, the Association of National Advertisers’ leading global movement for gender equality in advertising and media. Vodafone joins a powerful collective of 1,000-plus top brands that control $100-plus billion in worldwide ad spend.

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EPLAN Chooses Thales to Enable Cloud-Based Licensing, Addressing Growing Business Needs
June 18, 2019

Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity, data protection and licensing, can today reveal that it has extended its decade long partnership with EPLAN, the Computer Aided Design (eCAD) company, to ensure on-demand license delivery and activation for all products. Part of its digital transformation strategy, this move brings EPLAN closer to its customer base, by ensuring that the product experience is individually tailored to each customer’s needs.

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Boehringer Ingelheim and OSE Immunotherapeutics Announce Dosing Of the First Patient in a Phase 1 Trial of SIRPα Antagonist Monoclonal Antibody, BI 765063, in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors
June 18, 2019

Boehringer Ingelheim and OSE Immunotherapeutics SA (ISIN: FR0012127173; Mnémo: OSE) today announce that the first patient has been dosed in the first-in-human Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating BI 765063, formerly OSE-172, a first-in-class monoclonal antibody antagonist of SIRPα, being studied in patients with advanced solid tumors. The Phase 1 study is a dose finding study of BI 765063, a myeloid checkpoint inhibitor, administered as a single agent and in combination with Boehringer Ingelheim’s monoclonal"...

Retail sector targeting youth aspirations: JLL
June 17, 2019

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Oman’s real estate market continues to be heavily impacted by its young demographic, with retailers, in particular, actively tailoring their offerings to meet the needs and aspirations of the sultanate’s youth, according to JLL, the world’s leading real estate advisory firm.

Developers are increasingly modernising Oman’s retail sector to drive"...

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