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PRIORITY Press Releases

Refiners Set to Increase Spending on Digital Technologies to Drive Down Operational Costs, Though Digital Not a Top Investment Priority, According to Research from Accenture General—11 Aug 17

New efforts will focus on increased cybersecurity, as digital technologies expose refiners to greater risk Nearly two-thirds of refiners plan to increase their investments in digital technologies over the next three to five years, although digital is not

Sri Lanka and World Bank sign US$100 million Credit Agreement to Support Higher Education Stcoks—18 Jul 17

COLOMBO--18 Jul--World Bank

COLOMBO July 17, 2017 - Sri Lanka has signed a US$100 million credit agreement with the World Bank to support its higher education sector. The objective of this initiative is to increase enrollment in priority disciplines, improve the quality of degree programs, and promote research and innovation in the higher education sector.

The Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) operation, signed today, is the first in Sri Lanka to use the World Bank Program for Results lending instrument. This instrument focuses on building institutional capabilities while investing in concrete activities to improve outcomes.

Idah Pswarayi-Riddihough, World Bank Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives and Dr. R.H.S.Samaratunga, Secretary, Ministry of Finance signed the project on behalf of the World Bank and the Government of Sri Lanka respectively.

"Sri Lanka's aspiration to rise to an Upper Middle Income Country status depends on the skills and versatility of its people. The higher education system must result in skills that allow individuals to contribute to sustainable economic development of the country," said Idah Pswarayi-Riddihough, World Bank Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

Sri Lanka was ranked 88th of 115 countries for higher education participation

Prepare for the next cyber attack, says Lanna SoftWorks IT—22 May 17

Being prepared for the next large-scale cyber-attack is a task that should always be a top priority for a Chief Technology Officer or IT Manager. ­­­­ David Turner, Chief Executive Officer of Chiang-Mai-based Lanna SoftWorks Company Ltd,

GEF to Support Implementation of Chinas Energy Efficiency and Environment Stcoks—17 Mar 17

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 16, 2017 — The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$17.8 million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to support development and implementation of China's priority energy efficiency and

FDA Accepts the Biologics License Application for Avelumab for the Treatment of Metastatic Heathcare—01 Mar 17

- Prognosis for urothelial carcinoma is currently poor, particularly when the disease has metastasized Merck and Pfizer Inc. today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for Priority Review the Biologics License

F5 Survey Shows Security Concerns Driving Rapid Adoption of Application IT—30 Jan 17

For the first time, security surpasses availability to become the number one priority for application deployment as organizations move to the cloud. F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced the results of its 2017 State of Application Delivery report.

SRICHAND reveals the new modern image to the world With the latest beauty innovation, Srichand Business—16 Jan 17

SRICHAND is top Thai cosmetic brand who focus on "quality" as the first priority. SRICHAND always attentive to every detail of the product, with R&D and manufacturing in Japan to get the best product. The package design is well suitable for use with

UN expert urges Pakistan to locate and return home four disappeared rights and social media General—16 Jan 17

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of expression, David Kaye, today called on the Pakistani authorities to make it a matter of the highest priority to locate, protect and return home four disappeared human rights and social

Mahindra Comviva, in Collaboration With Mobile World Live, Releases the #Business of Tomorrows# Telecom—19 Dec 16

- Customer Experience Management Emerges as Key Priority Area for Operators Followed by Big Data, NFV, SDN, Cloud Computing, BSS/OSS and AR and VR - Operators Keen to Step up Efforts and Investments in the Area of Big Data, to Drive Market Share and

Consumer Goods Forum ประกาศหลักการ 3 ข้อเพื่อต่อต้านการบังคับใช้แรงงานทั่วโลก ทั่วไป—07 Dec 16

บรรดาซีอีโอจากทั่วโลกที่เป็นสมาชิกของ Consumer Goods Forum ต่างเดินหน้าผลักดันความพยายามในการแก้ปัญหาการบังคับใช้แรงงาน ด้วยการรับหลักการ "Priority Industry Principles" และเรียกร้องให้ทุกฝ่ายที่เกี่ยวข้องดำเนินการตามหลักการดังกล่าว

Consumer Goods Industry Sets Bar in Fight Against Forced Labour General—07 Dec 16

Global CEOs on the Board of The Consumer Goods Forum continue their efforts in tackling forced labour by adopting and calling for action on "Priority Industry Principles": Every worker should have freedom of movement, no worker should pay for a job, no

FDA Accepts the Biologics License Application for Avelumab for the Treatment of Metastatic Merkel Heathcare—30 Nov 16

- If approved by the FDA, avelumab, an investigational immunotherapy, could be the first treatment indicated for patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) - Avelumab has previously received FDA Breakthrough Therapy and Fast Track Designations

Priority Holdings LLC Assigned #B# Rating On Potential Sale To Outlook Stcoks—23 Nov 16

Priority Holdings LLC (Priority), a payment processor serving small and midsize business (SMB) merchants in the U.S., is raising debt for its founders to purchase the majority of the company from its current private equity owner, Comvest Partners. The

Permanent Secretary emphasize on building confidence and positive attitude towards tourism Tourist General—28 Sep 16

Mr. Pongpanu Svettarundra, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Tourism and Sports unveil the project "Public relation and warning on Tourism) The project has begun since 2012 with the purpose of providing information in the terms of tourism warning and

Climate and disaster resilience must play greater role in Pacific planning and development: World Stcoks—29 Jul 16

LAUTOKA, FIJI July 28, 2016 – A new World Bank report has highlighted the need for Pacific Island countries to better incorporate climate and disaster risk management into planning and development, while proposing priority investments and policies

SUEZ Launches AQUADVANCED(R) Urban Drainage, an Innovative Solution to Optimise the Performance of Stcoks—11 Jul 16

Faced with urban population growth, global warming and changing regulations, optimising the performance of sewer and stormwater networks is a priority for local authorities. Responding to this challenge, SUEZ is launching AQUADVANCED(R) Urban

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim to visit India Stcoks—28 Jun 16

NEW DELHI, June 27, 2016—World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim arrives in New Delhi tomorrow on a two-day visit to the country to review the progress on the priority areas for World Bank support that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had

Skin specialists introduces healthier skin wall Celliums 4 Cosmetic Steps Completely transform skin Business—21 Jun 16

Wonjin Beauty Medical Group was established in 1999, and has been keeping the customer's beauty as the main priority for the past 15 years of service. Wonjin has grown in being the best beauty medical group in Korea, specializing in plastic surgery,

Xura Commissioned Heavy Reading Research Reveals 70 Percent of CSPs Plan to Virtualize Some or All IT—23 May 16

Virtualization of SMS platforms the top priority for driving operational efficiency, and network scale and elasticity Today Xura , Inc. (NASDAQ: MESG) , a leading provider of digital communications services, announced the findings of research that has

Skin specialists introduces healthier skin wall Celliums 4 Cosmetic Steps Completely transform skin Business—22 Mar 16

Wonjin Beauty Medical Group was established in 1999, and has been keeping the customer's beauty as the main priority for the past 15 years of service. Wonjin has grown in being the best beauty medical group in Korea, specializing in plastic surgery,

Skin specialists introduces healthier skin wall Celliums 4 Cosmetic Steps Completely transform skin Business—22 Mar 16

Wonjin Beauty Medical Group was established in 1999, and has been keeping the customer's beauty as the main priority for the past 15 years of service. Wonjin has grown in being the best beauty medical group in Korea, specializing in plastic surgery,

Priority Pass Presents Asia Pacific Lounge of the Year Award 2015 to the Louis Tavern CIP First General—28 Jan 16

The Louis Tavern CIP First Class Lounge in the International Terminal at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport was named the Asia Pacific Lounge of the Year Winner in the Priority Pass Airport Lounge of the Year Awards 2015. Wendy Lee, Operations