Sharjah International Book Fair 2018 Celebrates Reading and Culture with 2.23 Million Visitors

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 13, 2018 The world’s third largest celebration of the written word, the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), has put up yet another record performance in its 37th annual edition. Themed ‘A Tale of Letters’, the event was a dream come true occasion for book lovers, who had access to 20 […]

P&G Tackles Clean Water Gender Equality and Plastic Waste in 2018 CSR Report

P&G Highlights Contributions to Society, the Community and the Environment in New 2018 Citizenship Report CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 13, 2018 The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) extends its long history of doing good in the world by bringing the comforts of home to those impacted by disasters, continuing to spark conversations about diversity, inclusion and gender […]

Crowdfunding for Tourist Visiting JAPAN from THAILAND by SEKAI HOTEL. You Can Experience Real Japanese Ordinary Culture

Crowdfunding started at Weeboon, Thailand's crowdfunding platform. Protect Japan’s true image that disappears with the influence of large-scale development and prevent social issues such as depopulation of local towns and abandonment of homes. OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 12, 2018 SEKAI HOTEL, Inc., headquartered in Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, with Koichi Yano as founder and CEO, is […]

AJC’s Choice Brought a Gold Award to ASEAN at the Prestigious Good Design Award Ceremony:Indonesian Bamboo Bicycle Receives the Good Design Gold Award

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 08, 2018 Spedagi bamboo bicycle produced by the CV Pirani Works, Indonesia, which was chosen by the ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC: as part of its program titled “Good Design Award: ASEAN Design Selection”, achieved a prodigious feat of winning the Gold Award of the Good Design Award 2018, which was announced at the […]

Investing in the Future Conference (IIFMENA) Launches ‘Sharjah Declaration for Youth Empowe rment’

Aimed at Presenting Actionable Solutions to Tackle MENA’s Youth Crisis SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 25, 2018 In response to the challenges facing Youth in the MENA region, Sharjah, the third largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates, has called on MENA member states and international community to collectively adopt and implement the ‘Sharjah Declaration for […]

Indonesia’s Fastest-Growing OTA Chooses OAG Data to Support Growth

SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 24, 2018, Indonesia’s fastest-growing online travel agency (OTA) has partnered with OAG, the leading global provider of digital flight information, to differentiate its flight selection offerings and bring greater value to its customers with using OAG’s real-time schedules solution- Dynamic Schedules. Delivering real-time updates to flight schedules 24/7, will integrate OAG’s […]

London Solidifies Lead New York Rises Fast and Tokyo Retains 3rd in Global Rankings

The Mori Memorial Foundation’s GPCI 2018 Report ranks the world’s 44 most attractive cities TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 18, 2018 London, New York, Tokyo and Paris were again named the world’s most comprehensively attractive cities, in that order, in the Global Power City Index (GPCI) 2018 report published today by The Mori Memorial Foundation’s Institute for Urban […]

IWBI Launches Global Network of Advisors for WELL Portfolio

–Leading experts to advise on design and implementation of new pathway pilot for multiple buildings in single portfolio NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 16, 2018 The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today announced the formation of a global advisory to help shape and advance the implementation of the WELL Portfolio™ Pathway pilot, a new streamlined pathway for […]

Starbucks Names Patrick Grismer Chief Financial Officer

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 08, 2018 Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced Patrick Grismer has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer (cfo). Reporting to Kevin Johnson, Starbucks president and chief executive officer, Grismer succeeds Scott Maw, who will retire on November 30. Maw will remain a senior consultant through March 2019 to ensure a […]

Hong Kong Optical Fair Opens Next Month

Debut of IT Solutions for Optical Industry and Line-up of Stylish Eyewear Brands HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 05, 2018 Asia’s premier Hong Kong Optical Fair will be held from 7-9 Nov 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 26th edition of the fair has […]

Michael Kors Holdings Limited to Be Renamed Capri Holdings Limited

Expanding Global Fashion Luxury Group with Acquisition of Versace LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 25, 2018 Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS), a global fashion luxury group, announced today that a definitive agreement has been signed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Italian luxury fashion house Gianni Versace S.p.A. for a total enterprise value of Euro 1.83 billion […]