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Mystifly Announces Launch of 'OnePoint C2' - Industry's First API Tailored to Elevate Air Travel Retailing Experience

Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 1:00pm

SINGAPORE, Nov. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In yet another move to simplify the post ticketing experience, Mystifly unveils 'OnePoint C2'.

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  • SINGAPORE, Nov. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In yet another move to simplify the post ticketing experience, Mystifly unveils 'OnePoint C2'.
  • Geared towards enhancing the customer experience for travel intermediaries, C2 enables guaranteed single click cancellations and automated ticket change.
  • Combined with Mystifly's OnePoint API, C2 empowers OTA's, horizontal/vertical Ecommerce providers & others to sell Air Travel in a seamless manner.
  • Founded in 2009, Mystifly focuses on applying the right mix of technology and inventive thought process to create solutions that disrupt and simplify air travel.
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The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity Meets with Pope Francis of the Catholic Church and the Grand Imam of al-Azhar for the First Time to Present the Abrahamic Family House

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 12:44pm

The Higher Committee presented the Abrahamic Family House to His Holiness Pope Francis of the Catholic Church and the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, His Eminence Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb in the Vatican, a project that reflects the aspirations behind the Document on Human Fraternity.

Key Points: 
  • The Higher Committee presented the Abrahamic Family House to His Holiness Pope Francis of the Catholic Church and the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, His Eminence Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb in the Vatican, a project that reflects the aspirations behind the Document on Human Fraternity.
  • The design of the Abrahamic Family House was awarded to globally renowned architect, Sir David Adjaye OBE, in September 2019.
  • The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity includes members from the UAE, Spain, Italy, Egypt, the US, and today Bulgaria.
  • The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity will continue to expand to incorporate leaders of other denominations and beliefs in the coming years.

The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity Meets with Pope Francis of the Catholic Church and the Grand Imam of al-Azhar for the First Time to Present the Abrahamic Family House

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 12:43pm

The Higher Committee presented the Abrahamic Family House to His Holiness Pope Francis of the Catholic Church and the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, His Eminence Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb in the Vatican, a project that reflects the aspirations behind the Document on Human Fraternity.

Key Points: 
  • The Higher Committee presented the Abrahamic Family House to His Holiness Pope Francis of the Catholic Church and the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, His Eminence Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb in the Vatican, a project that reflects the aspirations behind the Document on Human Fraternity.
  • The design of the Abrahamic Family House was awarded to globally renowned architect, Sir David Adjaye OBE, in September 2019.
  • The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity includes members from the UAE, Spain, Italy, Egypt, the US, and today Bulgaria.
  • The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity will continue to expand to incorporate leaders of other denominations and beliefs in the coming years.

MVNO SurfTelecom and PLINTRON - Intra BRICS Partnership surpassed One Million mobile connections in Brazil

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 6:35pm

SO PAULO, Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Surf Telecom and its Indian Telecom partner of choice PLINTRON breaks the barrier of one million subscribers in Brazil.

Key Points: 
  • SO PAULO, Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Surf Telecom and its Indian Telecom partner of choice PLINTRON breaks the barrier of one million subscribers in Brazil.
  • Thanks to the partnership with our Indian Telecom Technology Partner PLINTRON."
  • In India next to the four national network operators, PLINTRON becomes the 5th National Mobile Service provider with its VNO National license.
  • BRAZIL President Jair Bolsonaro's announcement that Indians will no longer require visas to visit Brazil, is highly welcoming.

Chairman of Russia-Brazil Business Council Andrey Guryev, Brazilian Cabinet Members Discuss Prospects for Expanding Cooperation Between Companies from Both Countries

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 8:35am

Since 2004, the RussiaBrazil Business Council has focused on expanding and developing business contacts between Russian and Brazilian businesses, protecting the rights and legitimate interests of Russian entrepreneurs, promoting Russian business in Brazilian markets and attracting Brazilian investments in Russia.

Key Points: 
  • Since 2004, the RussiaBrazil Business Council has focused on expanding and developing business contacts between Russian and Brazilian businesses, protecting the rights and legitimate interests of Russian entrepreneurs, promoting Russian business in Brazilian markets and attracting Brazilian investments in Russia.
  • Since June 2019, the Council has been headed by Mr Guryev, PhosAgro CEO and President of the Russian Fertilizer Producers Association.
  • Russian experience shows that not only business, but also entire countries should be invited to take part in such programmes.
  • I am confident that Russia and Russian business can be a strong and reliable partner for Brazil in upcoming transformations.

Chairman of Russia-Brazil Business Council Andrey Guryev, Brazilian Cabinet Members Discuss Prospects for Expanding Cooperation Between Companies from Both Countries

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 8:31am

Since 2004, the RussiaBrazil Business Council has focused on expanding and developing business contacts between Russian and Brazilian businesses, protecting the rights and legitimate interests of Russian entrepreneurs, promoting Russian business in Brazilian markets and attracting Brazilian investments in Russia.

Key Points: 
  • Since 2004, the RussiaBrazil Business Council has focused on expanding and developing business contacts between Russian and Brazilian businesses, protecting the rights and legitimate interests of Russian entrepreneurs, promoting Russian business in Brazilian markets and attracting Brazilian investments in Russia.
  • Since June 2019, the Council has been headed by Mr Guryev, PhosAgro CEO and President of the Russian Fertilizer Producers Association.
  • Russian experience shows that not only business, but also entire countries should be invited to take part in such programmes.
  • I am confident that Russia and Russian business can be a strong and reliable partner for Brazil in upcoming transformations.

In 9M19, Braskem generated free cash flow of R$2.8 billion

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 2:45am

Free cash generation was R$401 million in 3Q19, down 82% from 2Q19, due to the impact on working capital from the lower feedstock consumption, which were offset by the efficient management of inventories in the quarter.

Key Points: 
  • Free cash generation was R$401 million in 3Q19, down 82% from 2Q19, due to the impact on working capital from the lower feedstock consumption, which were offset by the efficient management of inventories in the quarter.
  • Financial leverage measured by the ratio of net debt to EBITDA in U.S. dollar stood at 2.78x.
  • In October, the Company filed 20-F Forms for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • In November, Braskem placed US$2.25 billion in bonds in the international market, with US$1.5 billion due in 10 years and US$750 million in 30 years, making it the Company's largest bond issue ever.

Shell and partners add pre-salt production in Brazil

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:17pm

(Shell Brasil) and its consortium partners today announced the start of oil and natural gas production at the P-68 floating production, storage, and offloading unit (FPSO), located in BM-S-11A Concession in Berbigo, Sururu and West Atapu.

Key Points: 
  • (Shell Brasil) and its consortium partners today announced the start of oil and natural gas production at the P-68 floating production, storage, and offloading unit (FPSO), located in BM-S-11A Concession in Berbigo, Sururu and West Atapu.
  • This new production at P-68 adds to Shell's already prolific deep-water portfolio in Brazil.
  • The P-69 FPSO, located in the Lula field, reached peak production levels just over 10 months from first production.
  • Shell has 10 operated, deep-water production hubs globally and is on track to deliver sustained production above 900-thousand barrels of oil equivalent (boe) per day through 2025.

Shell and partners add pre-salt production in Brazil

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:11pm

(Shell Brasil) and its consortium partners today announced the start of oil and natural gas production at the P-68 floating production, storage, and offloading unit (FPSO), located in BM-S-11A Concession in Berbigo, Sururu and West Atapu.

Key Points: 
  • (Shell Brasil) and its consortium partners today announced the start of oil and natural gas production at the P-68 floating production, storage, and offloading unit (FPSO), located in BM-S-11A Concession in Berbigo, Sururu and West Atapu.
  • This new production at P-68 adds to Shell's already prolific deep-water portfolio in Brazil.
  • The P-69 FPSO, located in the Lula field, reached peak production levels just over 10 months from first production.
  • Shell has 10 operated, deep-water production hubs globally and is on track to deliver sustained production above 900-thousand barrels of oil equivalent (boe) per day through 2025.

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas (TCB/FGV Brazil LEI), Declined

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for Brazil, together with Fundao Getulio Vargas (TCB/FGV Brazil LEI),decreased 0.1 percent in October2019 to 117.8 (2016=100).

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for Brazil, together with Fundao Getulio Vargas (TCB/FGV Brazil LEI),decreased 0.1 percent in October2019 to 117.8 (2016=100).
  • The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index for Brazil, together with Fundao Getulio Vargas (TCB/FGV Brazil CEI),remained unchanged in October2019 at 103.0 (2016=100).
  • The composite economic indexes are the key elements in an analytic system designed to signal peaks and troughs in the business cycle.
  • The leading and coincident economic indexes are essentially composite averages of several individual leading or coincident indicators.