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Lights On! It’s Time to Shine for Super-sized Vivid Sydney

Image gallery of Vivid Sydney available hereBroadcast quality footage available here SYDNEY, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Vivid Sydney will bathe Sydney in breathtaking colour and a dizzying array of special effects as the world’s largest festival of light, music, and ideas switches on for 23 nights from 6pm tonight, 26 May 2017. To view the full …

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Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) is Delighted to Announce that it has Received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, in Recognition of the Exceptional Growth and Commercial Success Achieved Over the Past Three Years

LONDON, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Prepaid Financial Services Limited (PFS), an established e-money issuer and alternative banking provider has been awarded a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category for International Trade. Established in 2008, the company has evolved from being a prepaid programme manager into a major payments service provider. It could …

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The Hydroponics Company Limited Secures Strategic Alliance with US-based pharmaceutical company Phoenix Life Sciences to develop medicinal cannabis internationally

SINGAPORE–(Marketwired – May 26, 2017) – The Hydroponics Company Limited (ASX: THC) (“THC” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive joint venture agreement with Colorado-based healthcare solutions company Phoenix Life Sciences Inc to cooperatively research, develop, manufacture, distribute and sell medicinal cannabis products in Australia and internationally. The agreement …

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UPP Reaches Financial Close with University of Hull on Student Accommodation Deal Worth £155 Million

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–University Partnerships Programme (UPP) has successfully reached financial close on its £155 million deal with University of Hull which, when complete, will see it operate 1,750 rooms on the campus. The investment will include £127.6 million of index linked bond financing with a tenor of 40 years from Allianz Global Investors and £27.4 million …

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Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! Launches Guests into an Action-Packed New Adventure: Helping Rocket Save the Guardians at the Disneyland Resort

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Welcoming its first attraction to feature Rocket, Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax and Groot, the Disneyland Resort celebrated the grand arrival of Guardians of the Galaxy ­– Mission: BREAKOUT! Thursday night with a gala and fireworks at Disney California Adventure Park. The action-packed, new attraction, filled with the irreverent humor …

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Wison Engineering to Collaborate with Honeywell UOP on International Methanol To Olefins Projects

Joint effort following China’s Belt and Road initiative will help gas-rich countries produce ethylene and propylene at lower costs SHANGHAI, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Wison Engineering Services Co. Ltd. (“Wison Engineering”, or the “Company”, SEHK stock code: 2236), announced today that its non-wholly owned affiliated company, Wison Engineering Ltd. (“Wison Engineering”), has signed a …

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SafeCharge Customers to Accept Card Payments in the U.S. Through Partnership With Chase

LONDON, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Partnership enables SafeCharge customers to accept card payments in the US at domestic rates and with maximised acceptance rates  SafeCharge (LON:SCH), a leading payments technology company, today announced a partnership to process payments in the United States through Chase, a global leader in card processing.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160526/372493LOGO ) …

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Wirecard Checkout Portal Expanded to Include Shipping Tool SendCloud

ASCHHEIM, Germany, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Wirecard Checkout Portal customers to immediately benefit from comprehensive shipping services including a multi-carrier solution and returns portal SendCloud, a tool for the optimisation of shipping processes, is a new cooperative partner of the Wirecard Checkout Portal. The shipping tool reflects the trend which has seen many consumers …

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Galantas Reports Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2017

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – May 26, 2017) – Galantas Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:GAL)(AIM:GAL) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce its financial results for the Quarter ended March 31, 2017. Financial Highlights Highlights of the first quarter 2017 results, which are expressed in Canadian Dollars, are summarized below: Quarter Ended March 31 All in CDN$ 2017 2016 …

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Cannabis Wheaton Bolsters Team, Engages Investor Relations Firm

VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – May 26, 2017) – Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp. (TSX VENTURE: CBW) (“Cannabis Wheaton”, “CW”, or the “Company“) is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Sarah Bain Vice-President, External Affairs effective today. Sarah is an expert communications strategist with more than 15 years combined experience in politics, stakeholder relations and public …

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Quarterly Report – UCP Financial statements Q1 2017

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – May 25, 2017) – United Communications Partners (OTC PINK: UCPA) Letter of CEO We hereby file the UCP Quarterly Report for Q1 2017. The complete report can be viewed here. In addition to the report, we want to highlight the following in the UCP group development; Net revenues and media billings …

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BrainChip Holding Ltd. Raises A$6.0 Million in Private Placement

ALISO VIEJO, CA–(Marketwired – May 25, 2017) – BrainChip Holdings Ltd. (ASX: BRN) Highlights Company enhances capital position to launch and drive adoption of new products; BrainChip to release its new SNAPvision software product line in the September quarter of 2017; SNAPvision hardware accelerator card also on track for release in third quarter BrainChip Holdings Ltd., (ASX: BRN) …

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MetLife Hong Kong Launches its First Critical Illness Annuity Product

HONG KONG, CHINA–(Marketwired – May 25, 2017) –  MetLife Hong Kong* has launched MetLife Healthcare Companion Critical Illness Annuity, an optional rider which protects customers from the persisting consequences of designated critical illnesses. This optional rider provides a steady stream of guaranteed annuity payouts up to age 100, beginning upon diagnosis of any of the …

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AIMCo Announces Significant Investment in Ikkuma Resources

EDMONTON, Alberta, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Alberta Investment Management Corporation (“AIMCo”), on behalf of certain of its clients, is pleased to announce that today it has successfully entered into a strategic financing relationship with Ikkuma Resources Corp., (“Ikkuma”) (TSE: IKM). Ikkuma is a growth-oriented oil and gas company operating in the Alberta and BC Foothills. AIMCo’s …

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Prospero Announces Stock Option Grant

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – May 25, 2017) – THIS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES Prospero Silver Corp (TSX VENTURE:PSL) (the “Company” or “Prospero”) announces that it has granted stock options for a total of 2,520,000 common shares of the Company to officers, directors, …

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