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Jan 29

Exxon turnaround sapped by chemicals, refining

Exxon turnaround sapped by chemicals, refining

HOUSTON: At Exxon Mobil Corp, CEO Darren Woods’ plan to revive earnings at the largest US oil and gas company is being sidetracked by the two businesses he knows best: Chemicals and refining.

Another year of"...

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Jan 29

UK approves restricted 5G role for Huawei

UK approves restricted 5G role for Huawei

LONDON — Britain on Tuesday gave the green light to a limited role for Chinese telecoms giant Huawei in the country's 5G network, in a decision it said was necessary for developing its future digital economy but one that left the United States 'disappointed' after it called"...

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Jan 29

Shipwreck diving to help boost Greek tourism

Shipwreck diving to help boost Greek tourism

ATHENS — Greece aims to exploit untapped tourism revenue by allowing diving for post-19th century shipwrecks in the near future, Tourism Minister Harry Theocharis said Monday as his country is already enjoying growth in the key sector.

In an interview with AFP, Theocharis"...

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Jan 28

Jumblat: Budget Approval Better than Vacuum, Extrabudgetary Spending

Jumblat: Budget Approval Better than Vacuum, Extrabudgetary Spending

Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblat on Monday noted that “the step of approving the state budget is better than vacuum or extrabudgetary spending,” although the PSP-led Democratic Gathering bloc has abstained from voting on the bill in parliament.

“The"...

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Jan 28

Transforming healthcare in the ME: Smart, personalized, predictive, connected

Transforming healthcare in the ME: Smart, personalized, predictive, connected

In the ME, we see that chronic diseases are a widespread phenomenon. Fortunately, healthcare is getting more personalized. Programs are available that support healthy habits for life such as good oral care, or well-baby programs. Connected devices can also support those living with chronic"...

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Jan 28

Experts: Coronavirus Can't be Transmitted via Mail, Imported Items

Experts: Coronavirus Can't be Transmitted via Mail, Imported Items

It has not been shown that the new coronavirus spreading in China and other parts of the world can be transferred through items bought online from China, media reports said.

“There is no evidence this is a risk…"...

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Jan 28

ABL delegation visits Central Bank Governor

ABL delegation visits Central Bank Governor

NNA - A delegation representing the Association of Banks in Lebanon (ABL) on Monday visited Lebanese Central Bank Governor, Riad Salameh. The meeting featured high on the unprecedented conditions of the banking sector in Lebanon.


The Governor expressed his admiration and"...

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Jan 28

Deficit is up 11 times in new budget and could still go higher

Deficit is up 11 times in new budget and could still go higher

BEIRUT – Lebanon’s parliament passed the 2020 budget on Monday although its finance committee chief said the forecast revenues might be unrealistic as the country wrestles with a major economic and financial crisis.

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Jan 28

SEHA and Vocera Collaborate to Provide World-Class Clinical Communication Across Integrated Healthcare Network

SEHA and Vocera Collaborate to Provide World-Class Clinical Communication Across Integrated Healthcare Network

Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, is partnering with Abu Dhabi Health Services Company – SEHA, the largest integrated healthcare network in the United Arab Emirates, to implement the Vocera Platform at the new Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC). The 732-bed SSMC will be the first hospital within SEHA to standardize care team communication with Vocera solutions. There are future plans for SEHA to deploy the Vocera solution across 11 additional hospitals in the region. Caregivers will use the wearable Vocera Smartbadge and the Vocera smartphone app to communicate......

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Jan 28

Appalachian State University Delegation Visits AURAK

Appalachian State University Delegation Visits AURAK

A delegation from Appalachian State University (ASU) in the United States visited the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) for a campus tour and discussions with the leadership on deepening their cooperation.

Sheri"...

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