Goodman achieves strong performance for FY17 with operating profit of USD 776.0 million up 8.6pc on FY16
SYDNEY, Aug. 21, 2017 : Goodman Group (Goodman or Group) today announced its results for the full year ended 30 June 2017, delivering an operating profit of USD 776.0 million, up 8.6pc on FY16 and operating earnings per share (EPS) of 43.1 cents, up 7.5pc on FY16. Read Full Story

Scoot spreads its wings into new markets with Worldpay
HONG KONG and SYDNEY, Aug. 21, 2017 : Scoot Tigerair Pte. Ltd. (Scoot), the low-cost airline indirect subsidiary of Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA), has selected Worldpay as its exclusive payments provider. On the 25th July 2017 Scoot Pte. Ltd. and Tiger Airways Singapore Pte. Ltd. amalgamated to become one entity under the name Scoot Tigerair Pte. Ltd. Read Full Story

ESMLab to Receive Investment from KDDI
SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 21, 2017 : ESMLab successfully attracted investment from KDDI, one of Japan's three largest mobile telecommunications companies. Read Full Story

Universa Expects to Raise Over USD 100 Million in the Upcoming ICO
MOSCOW, August 21, 2017 : At the Crypto Bazar forum, with holds its focus on developing and regulating the crypto-currency market in Russia, the creator of the Universa platform Alexander Borodich, who is the former top manager of the largest Russian IT company Mail.ru Group and now the head of the Venture Club venture fund, announced the plan to attract over USD 100 million during the new ICO. Read Full Story

Hotel Grand Pacific workers vote to strike if necessary
VICTORIA, Aug. 20, 2017 : Members of Unifor Local 114 working for the Hotel Grand Pacific have voted to strike if the employer refuses to bargain a fair deal by September 1 when the current contract expires. Read Full Story

Announcement in Relation to Settlement Agreement With Perisai Petroleum Teknologi Bhd
SINGAPORE, Aug. 20, 2017 : The Board of Directors (the "Board") of EMAS Offshore Limited (the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") wishes to refer to the (a) announcement released by the Company dated 23 December 2016 in relation to the Company's entry into a settlement agreement (the "Settlement Agreement") with Perisai Petroleum Teknologi Bhd ("PPTB"), as well as the (b) announcements released by the Company dated 21 April 2017 and 24 May 2017, in relation to the extension of the long stop period as set out in the Settlement Agreement. Read Full Story

Montreal Pride and the LGBTQ2 community can count on Government of Canada support
MONTREAL, Aug. 20, 2017 : Canadian Heritage and Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Read Full Story

Shikun and Binui Publishes Tender Offer to Acquire Controlling Stake in ADO (ADO TA); Upon Completion, Company Expects to Record NIS300m-380m in Net Profit
AIRPORT CITY, Israel, Aug. 20, 2017 : Shikun and Binui Ltd. (TASE: SKBN.TA),a global construction, infrastructure and real estate company, has published a tender for the purchase of an additional 10pc of the shares of ADO, a company in which it currently holds a 40.15pc share. Read Full Story

Government of Canada commemorates 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid
CALGARY, Aug. 19, 2017 : The efforts of Canadians at Dieppe helped the Allies eventually achieve victory in the Second World War. The sacrifices and achievements of those who gave so much to help restore peace and freedom to the world will never be forgotten. Read Full Story

Statement by the Prime Minister on World Humanitarian Day
OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2017 : The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Humanitarian Day: Read Full Story

Message from the Governor General on the Occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid
OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2017 : For Canadians, 2017 has been a year of commemoration. In addition to marking the 150th anniversary of our Confederation, we have commemorated the centennial of the Battles of Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele, and now, we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid. Read Full Story

UNIQLO workers at Toronto Eaton Centre move to unionize
TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2017 : UNIQLO employees at the Toronto Eaton Centre are eager to form a union after filing an application this week with the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB). The OLRB will oversee a vote in the workplace on Tuesday August 22, 2017. Read Full Story

Fashion Celebrity Global Summit to be held in Qingdao, China
BEIJING, Aug. 19, 2017 : China's 1st Fashion Celebrity Global Summit will be held in Qingdao, a well-known seaside travel destination, on August 25th and 26th 2017. Read Full Story

Identiv Strengthens Presence in India With Bureau of Indian Standards Certification of Desktop Smart Card Reader Solutions
Fremont, California, August 19, 2017 : Identiv, Inc. (NASDAQ:INVE) today announced Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Certification on the most popular collection of the company's desktop smart card reader solutions. Read Full Story

In MVNO Market China is Expected to be the Fastest Growing Country in the Asia-Pacific
New York, August 19, 2017 : The global Mobile Virtual Network Operator Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.8pc during 2016-2022. Read Full Story

Shree Airlines Joins Bombardier's Family of CRJ Series Aircraft Operators
Montreal, Quebec, August 19, 2017 : Bombardier Commercial Aircraft congratulates Shree Airlines on the launch of a new regional jet service with CRJ Series aircraft. Read Full Story

ObjectFrontier Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies in America for Third Year in a Row
Atlanta, Georgia, August 19, 2017 : For the third year in a row, Inc. magazine has listed ObjectFrontier, Inc. (OFS) among the fastest-growing private companies in America on its 36th annual Inc. 5000 list. Read Full Story

IoT Market In Structure Monitoring is Expected to Grow with the Fastest rate in Middle East and Africa
New York, August 19, 2017 : The adoption of automated structure monitoring is witnessing a rapid growth, owing to government inclination across countries towards the development of smart cities, and rising untoward incidences such as earthquakes and cyclones. Read Full Story

The Region's Largest B2B Trade Show Covering The Entire Range Of Stationery And Office Supplies
Dubai, August 19, 2017 : Exhibitors from Austria to Australia, and everywhere in between, are making their final preparations ahead of the Middle East's largest trade fair for paper, stationery, and office supplies, which opens doors for the 7th time in Dubai next month. Read Full Story

BUID contributes a chapter to the Praeger Handbook of International Special Education
Dubai, August 19, 2017 : The Professor of Special Education and the Dean of Faculty of Education at The British University in Dubai (http://buid.ac.ae/), Dr. Eman Gaad; and Dr. Nadera Alborno, Associate Professor of Education at AUD and BUiD's Alumna, were approached for their valuable contribution to provide input for a chapter about the UAE to the Praeger Handbook of International Special Education, with Dr. James Patton and Dr. Micheal Wehmeyer as editors. Read Full Story

Eberhard and Co. presents elegant Extra-fort Grande Taille
Dubai, August 19, 2017: Eberhard and Co. presents the Extra-fort classic in an elegant new Grande Taille model. Read Full Story

Shanghai Calling! Shake Shack is Shanghai Bound
New York, Aug 19: Come on by, Shanghai! Shake Shack's expansion plans in Asia are heating up. After announcing in July that the first-ever Hong Kong location will open in 2018, plans are now underway for Shake Shack Inc. Read Full Story

Georgia's Own, Petland Kennesaw Announces Exclusive Buying Relationship with Daynes Ridge Kennel
KENNESAW, Ga., Aug. 18, 2017 : Working to redefine the words, "puppies for sale" Petland Kennesaw hopes to change the canine game. With a desire to inform the public about reputable breeders, the family-owned pet store brings a bit more heart to buying a puppy. Read Full Story

ASTRO supports U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission final rule
ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 18, 2017 : The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) applauds the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for yesterday's announcement of a final rule that updates the definition of medical events for permanent implant brachytherapy and protects patients' access to this treatment. Read Full Story

Watch the North American Power Grids Respond to the 2017 Eclipse, Live!
ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 : On Monday, Aug. 21, North American power grids will be the subject of a celestial experiment: Now that there's lots of grid-connected solar power, what will happen when the sun abruptly vanishes? In California, Power Standards Lab has deployed precision grid instruments to observe the effects. Read Full Story

Bostik Announces Winner of its Hardwood Flooring Design Contest!
WAUWATOSA, Wis., Aug. 18, 2017 : Bostik, Inc., a world leader in specialty adhesives and installation systems for building construction, has announced the winner of its Bostik's Signature Spaces design competition: THE ART OF HARDWOOD FLOORING DESIGN CONTEST. Read Full Story

The CBSA launches investigations into certain polyethylene terephthalate resin from several countries
OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2017 : The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that it is launching an investigation into whether or not certain polyethylene terephthalate resin (PET resin) originating in or exported from the People's Republic of China (China), the Republic of India (India), the Sultanate of Oman (Oman) and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (Pakistan) is being sold at unfair prices in Canada. Read Full Story

Ontario Science Centre fosters curiosity, creativity and critical thinking with Power of Ideas exhibition
TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2017 : Every great innovation starts with an idea. Explore the incredible ability of the human mind to question, create and innovate when the Power of Ideas exhibition visits the Ontario Science Centre from August 18 - 31, 2017. Read Full Story

Red Robin Celebrates National Lemonade Day in Support of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Aug.18, 2017 : Red Robin is standing by its tradition to support the fight against childhood cancer on National Lemonade Day. Read Full Story

Community of Summerland will benefit from improved community spaces for a better quality of life
SUMMERLAND, BC, Aug. 18, 2017 : Members of the Lakeshore Racquets Club are benefitting from safer, more reliable infrastructure as a result of funding of USD 15,000 from the Government of Canada. Read Full Story

Sunwing gives adults a turn to relax with savings of up to 50pc during its Back to School sale
TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2017 : Good news for parents, grandparents and other family members alike who looked after the little ones during the summer, Sunwing is bringing back its Back to School promotion. Read Full Story

Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. and Borqs International Holding Corp Announce Completion of Business Combination
NEW YORK and SHANGHAI, Aug. 19, 2017 : Pacific Special Acquisition Corp. (the "Company" or "Pacific"), a special purpose acquisition company whose securities currently trade on Nasdaq under the symbols PAACU, PAAC, PAACR and PAACW, and Borqs International Holding Corp ("BORQS"), today jointly announced that the two companies have successfully concluded a merger by which BORQS became a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company and the former stockholders of BORQS acquired a majority of the outstanding equity of the Company. Read Full Story

Nexus Services, Inc. Announced Federal Lawsuit Practice of Eugenics at the Hands of White County Sheriff, Judge, Sheriff's Deputy and White County Administration
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 18, 2017 : Nexus Caridades Attorneys Inc. announced comprehensive civil action against White County, White County Judge, Sam Benningfield, White County Sheriff Oddie Shoupe, and White County personnel involved in the resurgence of eugenics in our country. Read Full Story

DTLR and VILLA merge to create a retail leader in lifestyle footwear and apparel
NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2017 : On August 14, 2017, New York based private equity firms Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill and Co. and Goode Partners LLC completed a transaction that will merge DTLR, Inc. ("DTLR") and Sneaker Villa, Inc. ("VILLA") to form a leader in lifestyle footwear and apparel retailing. Read Full Story

Government of Canada and the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3 work together to support housing initiatives on reserve
OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2017 : All Canadians should have access to a safe and healthy home. The Government of Canada is making historic investments toward improving the condition of housing in First Nation communities, reducing overcrowding, and increasing health and safety. Read Full Story

ATA, Nation's Truck Drivers Prepare for Solar Eclipse
ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 18, 2017 : American Trucking Associations, along with millions of travelers and 3.5 million American truck drivers, will watch the solar eclipse on August 21. The trucking industry is responsible for moving the nation's goods during the eclipse and asks for the public's assistance in ensuring safety on the country's roads and bridges. Read Full Story

Wounded Veterans Ride Together and Forge New Path to Recovery with Wounded Warrior Project
MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 18, 2017 : Marine Corps veteran and wounded warrior Greg Padilla was on the last stretch of road before the last stop of the day when he opened up about his experiences on a bicycle over the last two days. Read Full Story

Morguard Corporation Increases Ownership Position in Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 18, 2017 : Morguard Corporation ("Morguard") (TSX: MRC) announced today that it has acquired 1,238,575 units (the "Units") of Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: MRT.UN) ("Morguard REIT") through the facilities of the Toronto Stock Exchange and/or alternative Canadian trading systems between March 15, 2017 and August 16, 2017 at a weighted average price of USD 15.18 per Unit. Read Full Story

Minister MacAulay Announces Appointment to the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal
OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2017 : Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced today the appointment of Genevieve Parent as a part-time member of the Canada Agricultural Review Tribunal. The appointment is for a three-year term. Read Full Story

Canadian company fined USD 100,000 after pleading guilty to contravening dry-cleaning regulations
TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2017 : Canadians value a safe and clean environment. Environment and Climate Change Canada's enforcement officers work hard each day to ensure people and companies observe Canadian environmental laws. Read Full Story

Deadline to Submit Exempt Purchaser Status Certificates regarding Redknee Solutions Inc. Rights Offering is Today
TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2017 : Redknee Solutions Inc. ("Redknee" or the "Company") (TSX: RKN) would like to remind its rights offering (the "Rights Offering") shareholders of record that the period to exercise the Rights expires at 5:00 p.m. (Toronto time) (the "Expiry Time") on August 29, 2017 (the "Expiry Date"). Read Full Story

Royal Ottawa fine a slap on the wrist: OPSEU
TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2017 : A USD 75,000 fine for the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group after a violent attack on a frontline caregiver is a "slap on the wrist" that does nothing to address workplace violence in health care, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) says. Read Full Story

Shelter House's second annual Block Party
THUNDER BAY, ON, Aug. 18, 2017 : Shelter House is hosting its second annual Block Party to celebrate community partnerships. This year's event will focus on generating community support for the Save SOS (Street Outreach Services) campaign. Read Full Story

West Fraser Announces Regulatory Approval Granted for Gilman Companies Acquisition
VANCOUVER, Aug. 18, 2017 : West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. announced today that, further to its news release of July 26, 2017, the United States Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") has granted early termination of the applicable waiting period under the Hart‑Scott‑Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the "HSR Act") with respect to West Fraser's proposed acquisition of six sawmills and a finger‑joint mill from the Howard Gilman Foundation and other shareholders. Read Full Story

xG Technology Closes USD 3,200,005 Registered Direct Offering and Concurrent Private Placement
SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 18, 2017 : xG Technology, Inc. ("xG", "xG Technology", or the "Company") (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), a leading provider of wireless video solutions to broadcast, law enforcement and defense markets, and private mobile broadband networks for critical communications, today announced the closing of its previously announced registered direct offering of 1,560,978 shares of its common stock at a an offering price of USD 2.05 per share and its concurrent private placement of common stock purchase warrants (the "Warrants") to purchase 780,489 shares of common stock. Read Full Story

Montana Is Open For Business
HELENA, Mont., Aug. 18, 2017 : A great majority of Montana travelers are lured by the state's 93 million acres of spectacular unspoiled nature. Due to the state's diverse landscape and weather, wildfires happen as a natural part of Montana's ecology. Sometimes a fire occurs near a popular destination, but there's no reason to let it stop you from enjoying your Montana experience. Read Full Story

Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of a Canadian in Barcelona
OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2017 : The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement after learning that the August 17, 2017, terrorist attack in Barcelona claimed the life of a Canadian and injured four others: Read Full Story

Seven Partners from Carlile Patchen and Murphy LLP have been named 2018 Best Lawyers in America by Best Lawyers and CPM Partner, Dennis Concilla, named 2018 Lawyer of the Year
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 18, 2017 : Carlile Patchen and Murphy LLP is proud to announce that seven partners from their firm have been named 2018 "Best Lawyers in America" by Best Lawyers and CPM Partner, Dennis J. Concilla, has been named "Lawyer of the Year" for his work in Litigation / Securities. Read Full Story

Government of Canada renews its support for IRONMAN Mont-Tremblant
MONT-TREMBLANT, QC, Aug. 18, 2017 : [Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)] - Tourism provides an excellent opportunity for economic diversification at the regional, national and international levels. Read Full Story

Kontrol Energy Corp. terminates proposed acquisition of solar energy power generation assets
TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2017 : Kontrol Energy Corp. (CSE:KNR) (the "Company") announces that it has terminated its proposed acquisition of up to 20 Megawatts of solar power generation assets referred to in its news releases of May 4, 2017 and July 20, 2017. Read Full Story

Proposed Sony Xperia Class Action Settlement Preliminarily Approved
NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The following statement is being issued by Levi and Korsinsky, LLP regarding the Sony Xperia class action settlement. Read Full Story

Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid
VANCOUVER, Aug. 18, 2017 : Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation (WTE - TSX) (the "Corporation") today announced that it has received acceptance from the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "Exchange") to increase the number of common shares ("Common Shares") that it may acquire under its current normal course issuer bid (the "Bid"). Read Full Story

Closing Sears Home Stores in Canada to Expand Sale Events for Last Days Before Doors Close Forever
TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2017 : Sears Canada announced today final plans and specific dates for the closing of nine of the previously-announced Sears Home Stores in Canada by August 27th with plans to conduct significant sale events starting immediately and until all merchandise is sold. Read Full Story

McDonald Hopkins announces partnership audit services
CLEVELAND, Aug. 18, 2017 : McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm, has launched a new partnership audit services practice focus ahead of the upcoming changes being implemented by the IRS. Read Full Story

Identifying emerging technologies for robotics systems for potential space station near the moon
LONGUEUIL, QC, Aug. 18, 2017 : Canadians working in the space sector will benefit from new business opportunities as a result of a USD 2.75-million contract awarded to MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), a B.C.-based global provider of communications and information systems. Read Full Story

ZOPO (IFA) New Product Event to be showcased at Expo with the Theme Return to Power
BERLIN, Aug. 18, 2017 : ZOPO will hold a new product conference as one of the presenters at IFA in Berlin, starting on September 1, 2017. The theme of this conference is "coming back with more power", and will present the upgraded products. Read Full Story

Webspec Design Acquires Web And Print Company
URBANDALE, Iowa, Aug. 18, 2017 : EDJE is a web, app, and print company in the Des Moines area specializing in agricultural and livestock businesses. With over 20 years of experience, EDJE has completed more than 3,500 client projects. As of July 1, 2017, it will become part of Webspec Design under owner Jeremiah Terhark. Terhark is also partial owner in both Iowa Sign Company and Computer Repair of Des Moines. Read Full Story

New Wooster Big Ben Tray Liner
WOOSTER, Ohio, Aug. 18, 2017 : Painters who use 18-inch rollers are working to create a great finish in the shortest amount of time; the new Big Ben Tray Liner gives painters an opportunity to put more time back on the clock. Read Full Story

Sustainability Never Goes Out Of Fashion At Element Hotels: Launching Element Exchange Clothing Swap Pop-Ups In Celebration Of National Secondhand Wardrobe Day, August 25
BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 18, 2017 : Element Hotels, part of Marriott International, is proud to support National Secondhand Wardrobe Day on August 25, 2017 by introducing The Element Exchange, a series of secondhand clothing pop-ups. Read Full Story

C.A.G. Developed Unique Super Silent Generator for High End Power Solution Market
JIANGSU, China, Aug. 18, 2017 : China Artex Group (C.A.G.), a leading manufacturer of power generators, announces its new TPC series of super silent diesel generators. The C.A.G. TPC generator features anultra-compact design, quiet operation (with only 65dB at 7m noise level), low vibration and great durability, besides its efficient direct injection technology. Read Full Story


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