APR Energy Shareholders Approve Consortium Acquisition, Privatization

JACKSONVILLE, Florida, Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — APR Energy plc (the “Company”) (LSE: APR), a global leader in fast-track power solutions, announces today that an offer by a consortium of investors (the “Consortium”) to acquire the Company was declared unconditionally successful on 5 January. The Consortium comprises Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, ACON Equity Management and […]

DDB Group Worldwide Appoints Joji Jacob to Drive Creative and Effectiveness Awards Across DDB Asia

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire — DDB Group Worldwide (NYSE: OMC) has appointed Joji Jacob, Group Executive Creative Director, DDB Group Singapore as Head of DDB Asia’s Creative Council. In addition to his creative remit covering Singapore, Hong Kong, China and Korea, Joji will also take care of India working closely with Sonal Dabral, Chief […]

Hisense Emerges as Formidable Technology Innovator at CES 2016

Showcases Innovative Display Applications Across Television, Connected Home and Medical Industries; Announces Largest Foray Into U.S. Market to Date LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire — Hisense took the stage at CES 2016 to announce the Company’s largest foray into the U.S. market to date, and to demonstrate innovations in display technology across the television, connected […]

XCMG’s Construction Machinery on Track to Support China-Thailand Railway Project

BANGKOK, Dec. 29, 2015 / PRNewswire — Global construction and mining equipment manufacturer XCMG joined the official launching ceremony of the China-Thailand railway project that was held at Chiang Rak Noi Station in central Thailand’s Ayutthaya province on December 19. The high-speed railroad project spanning 845 kilometers through 10 provinces in Thailand will allow trains […]

Nanda Muruttettuwegama assumes duties as Lankapuvath Chairman

Dec 24, Colombo: The Incumbent Chairman of Sri Lanka Broadcasting   Corporation (SLBC) Attorney-at-Law and Legal Educationist, Mr. Nanda Muruttettuwegama assumed duties as the new Chairman of the Lankapuvath Ltd, the National News Agency of Sri Lanka on Wednesday (23). Expressing his views at the occasion, Mr. Muruttettuwegama stressed that he will do his utmost best […]

ContourGlobal Closes Innovative Financing with OPIC and IFC for Cap des Biches Power Project and Announces 32 MW Extension

– Innovative Financing Structure Sees IFC Swap 18-year $91 million OPIC USD Financing to Euros – ContourGlobal and Societe Nationale d’Electricite (Senelec) Agree to rapidly add an additional 32 MW to the existing site – Combined 85 MW, $165 million Cap des Biches Project Will Provide Electric Power to 100,000 Senegalese NEW YORK and DAKAR, Senegal, […]

New Data from CGAP Sets Benchmark for Use of Mobile Financial Services in Rwanda, Ghana

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — New financial inclusion survey data from CGAP offers a first glimpse into mobile money usage in Ghana and Rwanda, where in both countries 17% of adults have active mobile money accounts. Logo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20151216/296527LOGO The nationally representative survey of adults provided interesting insights into how many people are using […]

Distribution Plan Announced For 2 Million Solar Power Systems To Homes In Kenya

LE BOURGET, France, Dec. 11, 2015 / PRNewswire — Onsite at COP21, the most important climate change event in the world’s history, SkyPower, the world’s largest developer and owner of utility-scale solar energy projects, and an Official Partner of COP21, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, is proud to jointly announce with Plan International a […]