Uzbekistan

Uzpromstroybank launches JCB merchant acquiring operations across the Republic of Uzbekistan

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 6:00am

TOKYO & TASHKENT, Jan 12, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., Japan's only international payment brand, and JSCB "Uzbek Industrial and Construction bank" are pleased to announce the start of JCB merchant acquiring operations across the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO & TASHKENT, Jan 12, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., Japan's only international payment brand, and JSCB "Uzbek Industrial and Construction bank" are pleased to announce the start of JCB merchant acquiring operations across the Republic of Uzbekistan.
  • As for today, the project has been implemented and testing and customization of new card products are underway.
  • Takashi Suetsugu, the General Director of JCB International (Eurasia) LLC commented: "We are pleased to announce that JSCB "Uzpromstroybank", one of the largest and most reliable banks in the region with a high business reputation, has started to accept JCB Cards across the Republic of Uzbekistan.
  • Uzbekistan attracts not only Russian tourists, but also tourists from Japan and other Asian countries and regions, where there are traditionally many JCB cardholders.

State Asset Management Agency Receives Iso Antibribery Certification

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 8:00am

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Dec. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Asset Management Agency of Uzbekistan ("SAMA") is pleased to announce, on International Anti-Corruption Day, it has received the ISO 37001: 2016 certification an international standard on anti-bribery management systems.

Key Points: 
  • TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Dec. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Asset Management Agency of Uzbekistan ("SAMA") is pleased to announce, on International Anti-Corruption Day, it has received the ISO 37001: 2016 certification an international standard on anti-bribery management systems.
  • The ISO 37001:2016 international standard helps organizations tackle corruption and incorporates existing, well-established anti-bribery principles, such as guidance within the UK's Bribery Act.
  • The standard sets out requirements and provides guidance for an organisation's management system to prevent, detect and respond to bribery and comply with anti-bribery laws and relevant voluntary commitments.
  • Sunnatillo Bekenov, Director of the State Assets Management Agency, said:
    "We are very proud to be the second State entity to receive this ISO certification for our anti-bribery management system.

State Asset Management Agency Receives Iso Antibribery Certification

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 8:00am

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Dec. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Asset Management Agency of Uzbekistan ("SAMA") is pleased to announce, on International Anti-Corruption Day, it has received the ISO 37001: 2016 certification an international standard on anti-bribery management systems.

Key Points: 
  • TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Dec. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Asset Management Agency of Uzbekistan ("SAMA") is pleased to announce, on International Anti-Corruption Day, it has received the ISO 37001: 2016 certification an international standard on anti-bribery management systems.
  • The ISO 37001:2016 international standard helps organizations tackle corruption and incorporates existing, well-established anti-bribery principles, such as guidance within the UK's Bribery Act.
  • The standard sets out requirements and provides guidance for an organisation's management system to prevent, detect and respond to bribery and comply with anti-bribery laws and relevant voluntary commitments.
  • Sunnatillo Bekenov, Director of the State Assets Management Agency, said:
    "We are very proud to be the second State entity to receive this ISO certification for our anti-bribery management system.

Dompé and The Farmamondo Group: Exclusive Agreement to Distribute Oxervate™ in Russia and Other CIS Countries

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 10:52am

MILAN, Nov. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Domp farmaceutici Spaand FarmaMondo entered into an exclusive Managed Access Program distribution agreement appointing the FarmaMondo Group as the exclusive partner to make their innovative productOxervate (Cenegermin) available for patients affected by Neurotrophic Keratitis (NK) in Russia and other CIS countries.

Key Points: 
  • MILAN, Nov. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Domp farmaceutici Spaand FarmaMondo entered into an exclusive Managed Access Program distribution agreement appointing the FarmaMondo Group as the exclusive partner to make their innovative productOxervate (Cenegermin) available for patients affected by Neurotrophic Keratitis (NK) in Russia and other CIS countries.
  • The agreement appoints FarmaMondo as the exclusive provider of access for those NK patients with unmet need through a Named Patient Managed Access Program.
  • We believe expanding the distribution of Oxervate will dramatically improve the life of many now living with a highly debilitating disease," said Eriona Gjinukaj, Chief Operating Officer of Domp.
  • Oxervate (cenegermin) is a first-in-class treatment for neurotrophic keratitis, with a mechanism of action that targets the root pathology of the disease.

L'Oréal Paris is Delighted to Announce Hollywood Trailblazer Gemma Chan as International Spokesperson

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 4:00pm

PARIS, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- From the moment she turned down her law career to follow her dream into acting, Gemma Chan has forged an unconventional path to Hollywood.

Key Points: 
  • PARIS, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- From the moment she turned down her law career to follow her dream into acting, Gemma Chan has forged an unconventional path to Hollywood.
  • For Gemma Chan, to be an actress gives her the chance to speak up on issues that matter to her.
  • Gemma is an advocate for women's rights and against sexual misconduct within the film industry and across wider society.
  • The L'Oral Paris message to every woman: "believe in your self-worth" is as needed today as ever."

L'Oréal Paris is Delighted to Announce Hollywood Trailblazer Gemma Chan as International Spokesperson

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 4:00pm

PARIS, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- From the moment she turned down her law career to follow her dream into acting, Gemma Chan has forged an unconventional path to Hollywood.

Key Points: 
  • PARIS, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- From the moment she turned down her law career to follow her dream into acting, Gemma Chan has forged an unconventional path to Hollywood.
  • For Gemma Chan, to be an actress gives her the chance to speak up on issues that matter to her.
  • Gemma is an advocate for women's rights and against sexual misconduct within the film industry and across wider society.
  • The L'Oral Paris message to every woman: "believe in your self-worth" is as needed today as ever."

Daewoong Pharmaceutical Announces Publication of Novel P-CAB Fexuprazan Phase 1 Bridging Study

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 2:00pm

Fexuprazan is a potassium-competitive acid blocker (P-CAB), which reversibly blocks the proton pump that secretes gastric acids from the stomach wall.

Key Points: 
  • Fexuprazan is a potassium-competitive acid blocker (P-CAB), which reversibly blocks the proton pump that secretes gastric acids from the stomach wall.
  • The bridging study assessed pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic profiles of Fexuprazan in healthy Korean, Caucasian, and Japanese adults at the Seoul National University Hospital.
  • These study results are expected to accelerate our partnership efforts to quickly commercialize Fexuprazan in global markets, including the US and Europe."
  • The study results showed that Fexuprazan has 99% cure rate after 8 weeks of treatment and confirmed it is well-tolerate.

Spielwarenmesse 2021 in Nuremberg to take place in summer for the first time

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 12:39pm

For the first time in its long history, the world's leading toy fair has been postponed until the summer by organiser Spielwarenmesse eG.

Key Points: 
  • For the first time in its long history, the world's leading toy fair has been postponed until the summer by organiser Spielwarenmesse eG.
  • Ernst Kick, CEO of Spielwarenmesse eG, stated: "We very much regret the decision to postpone the Spielwarenmesse 2021."
  • Spielwarenmesse eG is currently in talks with NrnbergMesse to find a suitable date for the Spielwarenmesse 2021.
  • The Nuremberg company organizes the world-leading Spielwarenmesse in Nuremberg, Kids India in Mumbai and Insights-X in Nuremberg.

Spielwarenmesse 2021 in Nuremberg to take place in summer for the first time

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 12:33pm

For the first time in its long history, the world's leading toy fair has been postponed until the summer by organiser Spielwarenmesse eG.

Key Points: 
  • For the first time in its long history, the world's leading toy fair has been postponed until the summer by organiser Spielwarenmesse eG.
  • Ernst Kick, CEO of Spielwarenmesse eG, stated: "We very much regret the decision to postpone the Spielwarenmesse 2021."
  • Spielwarenmesse eG is currently in talks with NrnbergMesse to find a suitable date for the Spielwarenmesse 2021.
  • The Nuremberg company organizes the world-leading Spielwarenmesse in Nuremberg, Kids India in Mumbai and Insights-X in Nuremberg.

Uzbekistan President Proposes Establishment of a Permanent UN Committee on Afghanistan

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 3:47pm

Since then, Uzbekistan has invested heavily in rail and transport infrastructure in Afghanistan, as well as in the energy sector and in education.

Key Points: 
  • Since then, Uzbekistan has invested heavily in rail and transport infrastructure in Afghanistan, as well as in the energy sector and in education.
  • The high-level Tashkent conference on Afghanistan in March 2018 became a new stage to consolidate international efforts to solve the Afghan problem.
  • The main aim of the committee should be to assist in the economic and social development of Afghanistan."
  • Experts believe a UN Permanent Committee could:
    - Coordinate international efforts to assist the peace process in Afghanistan and its economic recovery.