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Nokia partners with ONE to fight extreme poverty


London, UK - Leveraging the power of mobile technology, Nokia has partnered with The ONE Campaign to support their mission of ending extreme poverty around the world. ONE's new music-based campaign, agit8, launches today to showcase the incredible progress that has been made in the fight and to amplify the call for action. Extreme poverty has been cut in half in the last 20 years, and the facts show that it can be virtually eliminated by 2030 - but only if we act now. The campaign includes a digital music platform featuring new video recordings... Read More »

Closure of some Nuffic Nesos inevitable


All Nuffic Nesos (Netherlands Education Support Offices) are situated in locations that are of strategic importance to Dutch higher education. They also play a key role in attracting world-class talent for the Dutch knowledge economy. Nuffic Director-General Freddy Weima: “I accept that we are going through a period of austerity, but these cutbacks will have a detrimental effect on the infrastructure of the Dutch higher education sector, and thus on our knowledge economy”. Nesos have proven their effectiveness In 2001, Nuffic started establ... Read More »

Royal FrieslandCampina working towards efficient and sustainable production chains


FrieslandCampina supports the Dutch government’s 16% renewable energy target for 2020 by setting its own ambitious energy and climate targets based on the national goal. The company’s agenda is: 20 percent energy efficiency improvement; to achieve 100% green electricity consumption by 2020; to achieve climate-neutral growth; to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (based on a covenant with the government). On the right track FrieslandCampina’s CSR Director Frank van Ooijen commented: ‘We are delighted with the support we were given o... Read More »

Opening and Open Days at FrieslandCampina Workum


The expansion and efficiency improvements are part of FrieslandCampina’s corporate route2020 strategy. The company has worked hard over the past 18 months to expand its cheese production facilities and the FrieslandCampina Domo plant, which produces ingredients for infant & toddler nutrition. The cheese business has acquired a new cheese-making plant, extra production lines and a new brining tank. The project has resulted in the doubling of cheese production capacity. As a result, the company can now process 1 billion kilos of milk to give... Read More »

Pedal to the Metal: Sales Begin for the Nokia Lumia 925


Following the sales start in Germany, the smartphone will continue to roll out next in other European markets and China, followed by the U.S. and other markets worldwide. The Nokia Lumia 925 captures the best low-light images thanks to the most advanced lens technology and next-generation imaging software. It also features the new Nokia Smart Camera, an easy way to capture ten images at once and edit them afterwards with options like Best Shot and Action Shot. The Nokia Lumia 925 introduces metal for the first time to the Nokia Lumia range wi... Read More »

Plastics food packaging converters gain assurance on new regulatory compliance with updated polyolefins test information from SABIC


The new regulations involve more stringent testing on the ways migration from packaging into food is tested. As these new regulations come into force over the next three years, plastics processors and packaging companies will need to seek further assurances on compliance from their materials suppliers. EU Plastics Regulation (EU) 10/2011 (PIM) came into force on May 1, 2011, and introduces several changes to regulations embodied in Council Directive 82/711/EC, particularly with reference to testing conditions for migration of individual chemic... Read More »

CBS Studios International Announces Deals For “Under The Dome” With Prominent International Broadcasters


CBS Studios International announced today agreements for the broadcast rights of “Under the Dome” with prominent broadcasters from around the world. The U.S. drama, which is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television and is based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel of the same name, will be licensed in 200 international markets, with some starting to run the series this summer. International broadcast networks that have licensed the show include Channel 5/UK,ProSiebenSat1-Group/Germany, M6/Franc... Read More »

Dutch insurer Achmea seizes Slovak assets


In recent weeks Achmea managed to seize substantial amounts of Slovak financial assets, lodged in various bank accounts in Luxembourg. Today’s court order takes into account the magnitude of the sums Achmea is entitled to receive from Slovakia.  Achmea was authorized to seize Slovak assets after obtaining prior court approval to enforce in Luxembourg an arbitral award rendered in Achmea's favour on December 7, 2012. The Luxembourg court based its approval to enforce the award on the 1958 Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign ... Read More »

Number of bankruptcies exceptionally high


This is the highest number since the time series started, in 1981. In April, 694 businesses and institutions were declared bankrupt. In May, the most substantial increase was recorded in the sectors trade and business services. In the construction sector, on the other hand, the number of bankruptcies hardly changed. As the number of businesses declared bankrupt in a particular month is closely related to the number of days courts are in session, it may vary considerably from month to month. Therefore, the three-month moving average is a more ... Read More »

HP Powers Productivity with Next-generation Personal Systems, Printing for the Enterprise


LAS VEGAS -- HP today announced an expanded portfolio of printing and personal systems products and solutions designed to help organizations save time and resources. The new offerings integrate seamlessly into existing enterprise environments and advance the speed of the organization by increasing efficiency in creating, accessing and consuming content. New HP Pro and HP Elite series desktop PCs, including space-saving commercial all-in-ones (AiOs) with rich multimedia and optional touch screens, act as the hub of enterprise productivity. Add... Read More »

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