Finance & economy

July 29, 2015

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Alstom signs 200-mln-euro train deal with Algeria

French transport facility manufacturer Alstom on Wednesday announced a business deal worth 200 million euros (about 222 million U.S. dollars) to supply 17 Coradia Polyvalent inter-city trains to Algeria.


Alstom's new project is part of the north African country's plan to modernize and extend its networks by linking the capital Algiers to other cities such as Oran, Annaba, Constantine and Bechar, it said.


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July 29, 2015

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Environment: Barring of cement factories witout refining systems... and emergency actions to stave off natural disasters

The Government decided to set up an inter-ministerial national Committee to follow up on the burning climate change file, in coordination with the various sectors like industry, transport and agriculture, to ward off natural disasters in preparation for the Paris Conference on the matter , scheduled for the end of the year.


Water resources Minister"...

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July 29, 2015

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Visa and Stripe Partner to Expand Online Commerce Globally

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and Stripe, a mobile and online payment provider, today announced a strategic partnership to support new technologies and online payment experiences for merchants, developers and consumers worldwide. Through this relationship, Stripe will accelerate its international expansion, particularly in emerging markets, accessing Visa’s global footprint through its acquiring and issuing partners. To support this growth and joint long-term initiatives, Visa has also made a strategic investment in Stripe.

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July 29, 2015

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Western Union Celebrates its 20th Anniversary in Africa

Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, today celebrated its 20th anniversary in Africa. With over 34,000 locations and connections to millions of bank accounts and mobile wallets in more than 50 countries and territories, across Africa, the Western Union network serves millions of senders and receivers with a choice of 120 currencies.


To celebrate"...

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July 29, 2015

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Mindware bolsters its ERP on a Cloud and marketplace based application with 3i-Infotech’s Orion 11j

Mindware, a Dubai based virtualization-focused distributor adopts 3i Infotech’s ORION 11j product as its ERP solutions for their Cloud based application. This agreement holds significant importance, as it is 3i Infotech’s first ERP implementation to be adopted on a Cloud based platform.


Commenting on this recent collaboration, Ashish Dass, President- EMEA at"...

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July 28, 2015

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FCE submits proposals to Premier on national economy emergence

Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal received Monday in Algiers chairperson of the Business Leaders Forum (FCE) Ali Haddad, who submitted to the Premier a report on the emergence of the economy National.


This document, which deals with the whole issue of national economic development, "represents an additional element to constructive dialogue between the social partners","...

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July 28, 2015

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MPEG LA Announces Call for Patents to Organize Joint License for MPEG-DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP)

World licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC today announced a call for patents essential to the MPEG Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) standards for the purpose of offering the market efficient access to this important technology. Currently used in leading content delivery platforms, DASH adaptively streams audio and video content enabling continuous viewing without freezing or stuttering.


“Market"...

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July 28, 2015

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LP Building Products Announces Entrance into Gulf Cooperation Council (G.C.C.) Region

LP Building Products has announced its intention to enter into the Gulf Cooperation Council (G.C.C.) region. The building products company will now be offering a host of products, including LP SolidStart LVL concrete form beams, to wholesalers as well as concrete formwork and shoring companies across the Middle East.


“With our expansion into this exciting new market"...

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July 28, 2015

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New CEO Appointed to Allianz Worldwide Care

Allianz Worldwide Care has announced that Ida Luka-Lognoné, Executive Committee member of Allianz Worldwide Partners, has succeeded Ron Buchan as CEO of Allianz Worldwide Care.


Ida Luka-Lognoné, Polish and French citizen, has a wealth of experience in the insurance industry. Having joined Elvia Travel Insurance Group in 1992, she was appointed Director of Business"...

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July 28, 2015

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cippe 2015 Shanghai: Focus on Innovation and Upgrade of Global Petrochemical Industry and Market Trends

In the coming five years, China's economy will see significant changes in many aspects, with the economic growth rate from high to moderate, the growth pattern from extensive growth in scale and speed to intensive growth in quality and efficiency, its driving force from investment to innovation, and the structure from capacity expansion-oriented to expansion-and-optimization-oriented. Focusing on the upgrade of the traditional petrochemical industry, the challenges faced by the industry and the development trends of the petrochemical"...

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