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Jan 17

Harri, Berri trade tepid blows in lead up to summit

Harri, Berri trade tepid blows in lead up to summit

BEIRUT: Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri expressed Wednesday 'deep regret' over the absence of the Libyan delegation from the upcoming economic and development summit, prompting Speaker Nabih Berri to issue a scathing response aimed at the premiere.

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Jan 16

Lebanon says ready to host Arab summit in Beirut

Lebanon says ready to host Arab summit in Beirut

BEIRUT, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Lebanon said Tuesday that its preparations for the upcoming Arab Economic and Social Development Summit are complete.

'All the people who are involved in the preparations for the"...

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Jan 16

Teradata Appoints Oliver Ratzesberger President and CEO

Teradata Appoints Oliver Ratzesberger President and CEO

Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the industry’s only pervasive data intelligence company, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Oliver Ratzesberger President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Ratzesberger succeeds Victor L. Lund, who is transitioning from his role as President and CEO to Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. Ratzesberger has served as Teradata’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) since February 2018, responsible for the Company’s global operations and leading its strategies for go-to-market, products and services. He joined Teradata in 2013 and, from 2016 to 2018, served......

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Jan 16

NuScale and JAEC Agree to Explore SMR Deployment in Jordan

NuScale and JAEC Agree to Explore SMR Deployment in Jordan

Today, NuScale Power announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC), to evaluate NuScale’s small module reactor (SMR) nuclear power plant for use in Jordan. The agreement continues to showcase the immense international"...

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Jan 14

Cost of US govt shutdown on economy likely $1.2 billion a week

Cost of US govt shutdown on economy likely $1.2 billion a week

Washington
The US government shutdown on Saturday became the longest in history and is taking a growing bite out of the world’s largest economy with each passing day, economists say.
While most of the 21 “lapses” in government spending since 1976 left barely"...

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Jan 07

No Beirut Summit without Syria: Lebanese MP

No Beirut Summit without Syria: Lebanese MP

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A Lebanese lawmaker said there will be “no summit in Beirut without Syria”, stressing that the two countries need each other.

“(Lebanese officials) should take the initiative"...

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Jan 06

ID application goes digital

ID application goes digital

Application for identity cards (IDs) will be digitized through electronic fingerprints as of 31 January, according to a circular published by the directorate of civil affairs (Officially called General Directorate of personal Status – DGPS). It is part of a process of digitizing all"...

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Jan 04

Boehringer Ingelheim Exercises Option on Second Hepatic Disease Target From Research Collaboration with Dicerna

Boehringer Ingelheim Exercises Option on Second Hepatic Disease Target From Research Collaboration with Dicerna

Boehringer Ingelheim and Dicerna Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: DRNA), a leading developer of investigational RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced that Boehringer Ingelheim has exercised an option to receive exclusive rights to a second hepatic disease target emerging from its research collaboration and license agreement with Dicerna. The collaboration, established in October 2017, aims to discover and develop novel GalXC™ RNAi therapeutics for the treatment of chronic liver diseases, with an initial focus on nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a devastating disease for which there is no approved treatment. The option is the......

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Jan 02

Nabil Nahas Creates Stamp for Lebanon’s 75 Years of Independence

Nabil Nahas Creates Stamp for Lebanon’s 75 Years of Independence

Nabil Nahas chose to depict a Cedar Tree to represent the hope of the people of Lebanon for a stamp for LibanPost, marking Lebanon's 75th anniversary of independence. The stamp, which will travel on 100,000 letter and parcels, was unveiled at the Grand Serai under the patronage of Prime"...

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