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Day: November 21, 2022

Playtika Agrees to $25 Million Minority Investment in Mobile Gaming Company Ace Games

Press Release
HERZLIYA, Israel and ISTANBUL, Turkey, Nov. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Playtika Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: PLTK) ("Playtika"), a mobile gaming entertainment and technology market leader with a portfolio of top casual titles, today announced execution of an agreement for a $25 million minority investment in Turkish mobile gaming company Ace Games (“Ace”). Ace is the developer of Fiona’s Farm, a free-to-play innovative casual mobile game that expertly and uniquely combines the mechanics of Match-3, farming, decoration, and narrative-driven games into one immersive mobile gaming experience for players. Ace was founded in 2020 by its Chief Executive Officer, Hakan Bas, co-founder of Peak Games, the developer of Toy Blast and Toon Blast (sold for $1.8 billion). It is led by an experienced and ta...

The First Match Kicks off Tonight; Higer mobile service buses are already in place

SUZHOU, China, Nov. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar will be the focus of attention from millions upon millions of fans around the world this evening, as the first match will start here. Outside the stadium, Higer mobile service buses are already in place. The principal of Higer Bus service team said, "We have arranged Higer mobile service buses in Lusail Iconic Stadium, Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Thumama Stadium and Al Janoub Stadium, which ensures transportation is in order during the games." In Qatar, flickering neon lamps and waving flags create a festive atmosphere and giant posters of soccer stars are all over the building. Groups of fans are everywhere, wearing their favorite team uniform and national flags. Large crowds, though hustling ...

Nespresso, pioneer of premium single-serve coffee, unveils new range of home compostable coffee capsules

Press Release
Breakthrough paper-based home compostable capsule offers another way to enjoy sustainably sourced high-quality coffee without compromise on a premium coffee experience. Retro-compatible with Nespresso Original machines, the new capsules pilot in France and Switzerland from spring 2023. VEVEY, Switzerland, Nov. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- For 30 years, Nespresso has been dedicated to bringing its consumers the ultimate coffee experience in a responsible way. Today, it renews that commitment by announcing a new range of paper-based home compostable capsules. After three years of research and development, Nespresso has created a home compostable paper-based capsule that delivers the high-quality coffee for which the brand is known – with no compromise on the taste experience. Consumer dema...

Process of appointment to highest positions of Pakistan Army started: Kh Asif

ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said the process of appointment to the highest positions of Pakistan Army has started today (Tuesday). In a tweet on Monday, he said it will be completed soon as per the constitutional requirements. According to reports, the Prime Minister office on Monday received the summary for the appointment of the next Chief of Army Staff (COAS) from the Ministry of Defence. The incumbent COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa is all set to retire on November 29.

SC orders release of Pervez Musharraf’s attacker

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday ordered release of the accused who attacked the former President and military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf in Rawalpindi in 2003. A three-member bench headed by Justice Sardar Tariq Masood after hearing arguments from both sides, rejected the federal and Punjab governments’ pleas against Rana Tanveer’s release and ordered the jail authorities to release him. During the hearing, the petitioner’s lawyer Hashmat Ali Habib said that his client has completed his sentence, however, he is still not being released. He said the term of life imprisonment is 14 years, whereas his client has undergone almost 20 years imprisonment. Rana Tanveer was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2005 after he was arrested on December 31, 2003, in the Rawalpindi f...

UNGA panel adopts four Pakistan-piloted resolutions

ISLAMABAD: The UN General Assembly’s Third Committee has adopted four resolutions submitted by Pakistan on behalf of Group of 77 developing countries and China. The resolutions include texts addressing racism, xenophobia and related intolerance, social development, International Year of the Family as well as aging. Under the terms of the draft, the 193-member General Assembly would regret the evils inflicted on millions of people as a result of slavery, colonialism, apartheid, genocide and past tragedies. Introducing the draft on behalf of G77 and China, Pakistan's deputy permanent representative to the United Nations, Aamir Khan, underpinned the group’s concerns over the resurgence of racism and related phenomena in all walks of life. He called on states to oppose Islamophobia and a...