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Regus Opens in Cambodia, Expands Footprint to 99 Countries
Regus, the world’s largest provider of flexible workplaces offering a helping hand to local and international businesses in Cambodia, with the launch of its first business centre there Business Wire India

Gemalto and Standard Chartered Bank Announce First Large Scale Rollout of Display Payment Cards
Regulatory News: Business Wire India

Introducing CEA’s Publication It Is Innovation (i3)
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, owner and producer of the International CES®, is re-launching its flagship publication to highlight innovation in consumer technology, policy and business as well as the entrepreneurs who continually revitalize the industry Business Wire India

GT Advanced Technologies Acquires Assets of Twin Creeks Technologies
GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: GTAT) has announced it has acquired certain capital assets and intellectual property of Twin Creeks Technologies, Inc., a privately owned company that has developed an ion implanter technology that enables the production of lower cost thin substrates with minimal material (kerf) loss Business Wire India

Taro Postpones Shareholders Meetings on Proposed Merger With Sun Pharma
Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TARO) (“Taro”) has announced that it has postponed its extraordinary general meeting of shareholders and the class meeting of holders of ordinary shares, originally scheduled for December 6, 2012, to consider the proposed merger of Taro with a subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd Business Wire India

TARAXÛ – The First End-to-End Machine Translation Environment Project Funded by the Technology Foundation Berlin Reaches New Stage of Development
In 2010, euroscript teamed up with a strong project consortium in the highly ambitious R&D project taraXÛ to pave the way for a wide-scale use of MT in actual business applications. Business Wire India

Turkish Airlines Becomes #1 in the World, Flying to the Most Countries Worldwide
Turkish Airlines (www.turkishairlines.com) has secured the number one spot according to the Official Airline Guide in terms of the number of countries it services. The airline now flies to 90 countries around the globe, more than any other airline in the world Business Wire India

Organisations Can Leverage Syncada Enhancements to Develop Opportunities in Europe
European invoice audit, processing, financing, and payment is highly complex and difficult to manage, varying by country, currency, and payment category. Corporates, governments, and their suppliers often must work with multiple banks in different countries Business Wire India

Quintiles Again Recognized as a Best Multinational Workplace by Great Place to Work® Institute
Quintiles has announced that it has been recognized as one of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by the Great Place to Work® Institute, finishing 23rd on the list. The ranking is the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence and identifies the top-25 best multinationals in terms of workplace culture Business Wire India

Asia Pulp and Paper Achieves Highest Standards of Timber Legality Certification
Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has received the SVLK timber legality certification on its ninth and final mill, confirming that it meets the highest standards of Indonesian wood legality throughout its entire manufacturing facilities. Business Wire India

Great Place to Work© Unveils World’s Best Multinational Workplaces
Great Place to Work®, a global research, consulting and training firm has announced its second annual Top 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List at a gala awards ceremony at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum. SAS Institute topped the list at no. 1, followed by Google, NetApp, Kimberly Clark, and Microsoft rounding out the top five Business Wire India

Cinterion Launches M2M Module based on Intel® Wireless Communications Chipset
Regulatory News: Business Wire India

Asia Foundation Releases 2012 Survey of the Afghan People
The Asia Foundation has released Afghanistan in 2012: A Survey of the Afghan People, its eighth annual survey of Afghan citizens across all 34 provinces Business Wire India

EcoPlanet Bamboo - First to Achieve Carbon Validation for Bamboo Plantations
In a major milestone for both the forestry and climate change arenas, EcoPlanet Bamboo has become the first company to receive carbon validation through the VCS (Verified Carbon Standard) for its large scale commercial bamboo plantations in Nicaragua. Business Wire India

Oral Apremilast Achieves Statistical Significance for the Primary Endpoint of ACR20 in the First Phase III Study (PALACE-1) in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis
Celgene International Sàrl, a subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) has presented the results from PALACE-1, the Company’s first Phase III study in psoriatic arthritis, at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Business Wire India

KBR Wins UK Government Joint Operational Fuel System Contract
KBR (NYSE: KBR) has announced that it has been awarded the Joint Operational Fuel System contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD). Business Wire India

Affirmed Networks Named Fierce Best in Show for New Product & Service Award
Affirmed Networks has announced that it has been recognized by this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards, an operator-reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom and FierceCable Business Wire India

Johns Manville Announces New President & CEO
Johns Manville (JM), a Berkshire Hathaway company and global building products manufacturer, has announced that Todd Raba, Johns Manville chairman, president and CEO, will relinquish his position with the company. Effective immediately, Mary Rhinehart will be the new president and chief executive officer of Business Wire India

Ernst & Young’s Maria Pinelli Appointed as Chair of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
Maria Pinelli, Global Vice Chair for Strategic Growth Markets at Ernst & Young has been appointed the new Chair of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) – its first appointment of a new Chair since 2005 Business Wire India

Defibtech Signs Agreement to be Acquired by Nihon Kohden Corporation
Defibtech, LLC, a designer and manufacturer of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and other resuscitation equipment, has announced that it has signed an agreement to be acquired by the Nihon Kohden Corporation, a Tokyo-based medical device company. Business Wire India

TEMPTIME CORPORATION Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development
Temptime Corporation has announced that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Dawn Smith, PhD Business Wire India

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