The LEGO Group and Universal Add New Building Sets to the Jurassic World Line Up

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We need more teeth! The LEGO Group and Universal Brand Development have announced exciting new Jurassic World sets inspired by the upcoming theatrical release – Jurassic World Dominion – set to hit theatres in June 2022, from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment.


Continuing to build out the portfolio for Jurassic World fans globally, the newest sets, featuring the largest assortment of dinosaurs than ever before in LEGO® brick form, also include fan favorite characters like Owen, Claire, Ian Malcolm, Dr. Ellie Sattler and more. Each set offers a chance for fans to dive into their very own prehistoric world, with endless creativity, storytelling and adventure for all.


The new sets based on Jurassic World Dominion include:


10938 LEGO® DUPLO® Dinosaur Nursery

Age: 2+

Piece Count: 27

Price: 19,99 EUR/USD

Measures: The Triceratops stands over 1 in. (5 cm) tall and the set can be reconfigured to inspire endless imaginative play possibilities

Description: Animal-loving toddlers can join Claire Dearing to care for 3 baby dinosaurs inspired by Jurassic World Dominion. This set includes a Triceratops in a cave, a Pteranodon in a nest, and a Brachiosaurus using its long neck to nibble leaves from a tree. As your little learner plays with the adorable dinosaurs in their forest habitats, they’ll also develop their fine motor skills and emotional intelligence.


76943 LEGO® Jurassic World Pteranodon Chase

Age: 4+

Piece Count: 91

Price: 19,99 EUR/USD

Measures: Over 3.5 in. (9 cm) high, 4.5 in. (12 cm) wide and 5 in. (13 cm) deep

Description: This awesome set, inspired by the upcoming Jurassic World Dominion movie, has everything you need for action-packed play. It includes a brick-built dock, fish stall and buggy, Owen Grady and Maisie minifigures with a fishing rod and lasso, and a Pteranodon figure. Let the chase begin!


76944 LEGO® Jurassic World T. rex Dinosaur Breakout

Age: 4+

Piece Count: 140

Price: 49,99 EUR/USD

Measures: Over 6 in. (15 cm) high, 6 in. (16 cm) wide and 2.5 in. (6cm) deep, and the T. rex stands over 4 in. (11 cm) tall

Description: Enjoy hours of thrilling dinosaur action with this playset inspired by the upcoming Jurassic World Dominion movie. Build the airport with a helipad, a helicopter and a fence for the mighty T. rex to smash through. The set also includes Owen Grady, Zia Rodriguez and wildlife guard minifigures, plus a dinosaur egg, walkie-talkie and tranquilizer, to play out your own exciting stories.


76945 LEGO® Jurassic World Atrociraptor Dinosaur: Bike Chase

Age: 6+

Piece Count: 167

Price: 19,99 EUR/USD

Measures: Over 2.5 in. (6 cm) high, 7 in. (17 cm) wide and 5 in. (13 cm) deep. This playset combines with the T. rex & Atrociraptor Dinosaur Breakout (76948) set

Description: Get set for action-packed play with this brilliant set, inspired by the upcoming Jurassic World Dominion movie. It’s got a market with a wall for the fierce Atrociraptor and a cool motorcycle to smash through, a battle pit for 2 small dinosaur figures, plus Owen Grady and Rainn Delacourt minifigures.


76946 LEGO® Jurassic World Blue & Beta Velociraptor Capture

Age: 6+

Piece Count: 173

Price: 29,99 EUR/USD

Measures: Over 2.5 in. (6 cm) high, 5.5 in. (14 cm) long and 2.5 in. (6 cm) wide, and the whole playset can be combined with other LEGO® Jurassic World building toys

Description: Check out this fantastic playset, inspired by the upcoming Jurassic World Dominion movie. It features Maisie and Rainn Delacourt minifigures, dinosaurs Blue and Beta, a truck, bike and a dinosaur cage with a trap, plus a chicken drumstick to use as dinosaur bait. So, get building and then play out your amazing action-adventure stories.


76947 LEGO® Jurassic World Quetzalcoatlus Plane Ambush

Age: 7+

Piece Count: 293

Price: 49,99 EUR/ 39,99 USD

Measures: The Quetzalcoatlus dinosaur figure measures over 11.5 in. (29 cm) wide and has posable wings and a snapping beak; The airplane measures over 3.5 in. (9 cm) high, 8.5 in. (22 cm) long and 11.5 in. (30 cm) wide, and Owen’s motorcycle from the 76945 set fits inside the cargo hold

Description: Recreate epic action from the upcoming Jurassic World Dominion movie with this exciting playset. It includes a cool airplane with space in the cockpit for Owen Grady, Claire Dearing and Kayla Watts. The plane also has spinning propellers, an opening cargo hold and engines designed to break off under attack from the Quetzalcoatlus. Are you ready to fly?


76948 LEGO® Jurassic World T. rex & Atrociraptor Dinosaur Breakout

Age: 8+

Piece Count: 461

Price: 89,99 EUR/ 79,99 USD

Measures: The market measures over 7 in. (18 cm) high, 10 in. (26 cm) wide and 3.5 in. (9 cm) deep, and it combines with the LEGO® Jurassic World Atrociraptor Dinosaur: Bike Chase (76945) set

Description: Get ready for dinosaur drama with this playset inspired by the upcoming Jurassic World Dominion movie. Build a market with an enclosure for the T. rex and a big rig truck with a cage to transport the Atrociraptor. Then play out your own exciting stories with Owen Grady, Claire Dearing, Rainn Delacourt and Soyona Santos minifigures, plus 2 tranquilizers to calm those dinosaurs down!


These new sets will be widely available starting April 17, 2022 on LEGO.com, in LEGO Retail Stores and at major retailers worldwide.


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About the LEGO Group


The LEGO Group’s mission is to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through the power of play. The LEGO System in Play, with its foundation in LEGO bricks, allows children and fans to build and rebuild anything they can imagine.


The LEGO Group was founded in Billund, Denmark in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, its name derived from the two Danish words Leg Godt, which mean “Play Well”. Today, the LEGO Group remains a family-owned company headquartered in Billund. Its products are now sold in more than 130 countries worldwide. For more information: www.LEGO.com


About JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION


Jurassic World: Dominion is the next chapter in one of the biggest franchises in the history of cinema. 


The film, from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, sees the return of director Colin Trevorrow, who also serves as executive producer with Steven Spielberg. Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley also return as producers. Alexandra Derbyshire joins as executive producer.


Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard again star and are joined by Academy Award® winner Laura Dern, Golden Globe nominee Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum, who reprise their roles as Dr. Ellie Sattler, Dr. Alan Grant and Dr. Ian Malcolm. The film also stars an impressive international cast including Mamoudou Athie, Scott Haze, Dichen Lachman, Daniella Pineda, Campbell Scott, Isabella Sermon, Justice Smith, Omar Sy, DeWanda Wise and, as Dr. Henry Wu, BD Wong.


Joining the Jurassic team for the first time is Emily Carmichael, who has crafted the Jurassic World: Dominion screenplay with Trevorrow.  They worked off of a story by Derek Connolly and Trevorrow, who together co-wrote Jurassic World and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.


Trevorrow directed 2015’s Jurassic World, which went on to gross $1.67 billion worldwide and is the sixth-highest-grossing film in cinema history.  The Jurassic franchise, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2018, has grossed more than $5 billion collectively at the worldwide box office.

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Universal Orlando Resort debuts original walkaround character, Earl The Squirrel – Inspired by actual squirrel who took up residence at theme park years ago

Universal Orlando Resort will debut an adorable, original character, Earl the Squirrel, inspired by the actual tale of a mischievous squirrel who scurried into the theme park’s holiday décor years ago. Standing six-feet tall and sporting a festive “I Love Acorns” holiday sweater, the bright-eyed and bushy-tailed Earl will be available for meet and greets on select days beginning Saturday…

Universal Medical Announces 2021 Interim Results

The board (the “Board”) of directors (the “Directors”) of Genertec Universal Medical Group Company Limited (the “Company” or “Universal Medical”; Stock code: 2666.HK) is pleased to announce the unaudited interim results of the Company and its subsidiaries (together, the “Group”) for the six months ended 30 June 2021 (the “Reporting Period”). In the first half of 2021, facing the complex and everchanging economic circumstances at home and abroad, the Group continued to consolidate the foundation of finance business, steadily promoted the medical business development, and achieved steady progress in operating performance.

2021 INTERIM RESULTS HIGHLIGHTS

— For the six months ended 30 June 2021, the revenue amounted to approximately RMB5,007.5 million, representing an increase of 24.4% as compared with that of approximately RMB4,024.2 million for the corresponding period of 2020.
— For the six months ended 30 June 2021, the profit for the period amounted to approximately RMB1,125.5 million, representing an increase of 30.7% as compared with that of approximately RMB861.0 million for the corresponding period of 2020.
— For the six months ended 30 June 2021, the profit for the period attributable to owners of the parent amounted to approximately RMB1,050.0 million, representing an increase of 32.3% as compared with that of approximately RMB793.4 million for the corresponding period of 2020.
— As at 30 June 2021, the total assets amounted to approximately RMB69,894.9 million, representing an increase of 13.6% as compared with that of approximately RMB61,511.0 million as at 31 December 2020.
— As at 30 June 2021, the equity attributable to owners of the parent amounted to approximately RMB12,363.4 million, representing an increase of 14.8% as compared with that of approximately RMB10,770.5 million as at 31 December 2020.
— For the six months ended 30 June 2021, the return on equity was 18.15%, and the return on total assets was 3.43%.

In the Reporting Period, the Group recorded revenue of RMB5,007.5 million, representing an increase of 24.4% as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, as a result of more medical institutions being consolidated into the Group’s financial statements and financial business growing steadily; recorded profit for the period of RMB1,125.5 million, representing an increase of 30.7% as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year; recorded profit for the period attributable to the owners of the parent of RMB1,050.0 million, representing an increase of 32.3% as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year; and recorded total assets of RMB69,894.9 million as of 30 June 2021, representing an increase of 13.6% as compared to the end of 2020, with a debt ratio of 75.18% and asset quality generally safe and controllable.

Hospital Group Expanded in Scale, with Operating Benefit Improved Steadily
Hospital group is the essential resources of building a healthcare conglomerate. In the first half of 2021, the Group continued to actively participate in integration and takeover of medical institutions of SOEs, and advanced the completion and consolidation of contracted projects in an orderly manner. As of 30 June 2021, the Group had entered into contracts in relation to the takeover of 56 medical institutions (including 5 Grade III Class A hospitals and 29 Grade II hospitals) with actual capacity of over 15,000 beds in total, and had consolidated 41 medical institutions (including 3 Grade III Class A hospitals and 19 Grade II hospitals), with actual capacity of 10,082 beds in total.

In terms of consolidated revenue, in the Reporting Period, the hospital group recorded revenue of RMB2,118.4 million during the consolidation period, representing an increase of 37.2% as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, mainly due to the consolidation of additional medical institutions. Revenue from integrated healthcare services reached RMB1,985.5 million, representing an increase of 35.2% as compared to the corresponding period of 2020; revenue from supply chain business reached RMB390.5 million, representing an increase of 76.1% as compared to the corresponding period of 2020.

In terms of operations, in the first half of 2021, the total number of medical treatments in the consolidated medical institutions of the Group was 2,937,210, representing an increase of approximately 38.5% as compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, and an increase of approximately 13.3% as compared with the corresponding period of 2019. The revenue of hospital operation for the first half of 2021 reached RMB2,004.0 million in total, representing an increase of approximately 19.1% as compared with the corresponding period of last year, and an increase of approximately 11.7% as compared with the corresponding period of 2019. The income per bed of the consolidated Grade III hospitals reached approximately RMB600,000 on an annualised basis, and the overall income per bed of the Group’s medical institutions increased to nearly RMB400,000 on an annualised basis.

Upholding the philosophy of providing quality medical care, the Group promotes post-investment management of medical institutions in an orderly manner, establishes three core competence systems of “discipline”, “operation” and “service” for its hospital management team, and builds the hospital group with the advantages of safe, effective, accessible and humanistic services. Moreover, relying on the development foundation of the hospital group, the Group expands business layout in various fields including equipment sales, equipment maintenance, medical inspection, health care and insurance, and actively expands external customers while efficiently serving the Group’s member hospitals to gradually lay a foundation for development in scale.

Enhance the Foundation of Finance Sector, and Ensure Stable and Sound Development of Business
The Group’s financial business mainly focuses on financial leasing business. The Group strives to build an innovative, high-quality and efficient finance service model, and to provide the Group with a base to achieve high-quality development. In the first half of this year, the Group continued to work meticulously in key niche market, accurately responded to customers’ demands, and improved business development efficiency. Meanwhile, the Group continued to improve risk management and control to ensure the safe and healthy development of the Group’s business; kept up with changes in the financial situation, and reasonably controlled financing costs to meet capital demand of the Group’s business.

In the Reporting Period, the Group recorded interest income from finance services of RMB2,262.0 million, representing an increase of 10.4% as compared with the corresponding period of the previous year; and gross profit of interest margin of RMB1,399.3 million, representing an increase of 28.3% as compared with the corresponding period of the previous year. Various business indicators maintained a sound level, with an average yield of interest-earning assets of 7.79%, an average cost rate of interest-bearing liabilities of 3.84%, a net interest spread of 3.95%, and a net interest margin of 4.49%.

The Group continued to optimize the dynamic management of pre-rental, rental, and post-rental process, and enhanced accountability to make every effort to ensure the quality of assets. As of 30 June 2021, the net interest-earning assets of the Group reached RMB59,942.3 million, representing an increase of 12.0% from the beginning of the year. The non-performing asset ratio was 0.98%; the overdue ratio (30 days) was 0.85%; and the provision coverage ratio was 216.28%. The overall asset quality was safe and controllable, and continued to maintain its leading position in the industry.

Prospect for the Future
2021 is a crucial year for the Group to carry out its strategies and enhance its core capabilities. In the second half of the year, the Group will continue deploying business development in accordance to China’s 14th Five-Year Plan and calmly coping with various risks and challenges to strictly control risks in the financial business and develop steadily. The Group will make the medical business better and stronger and give full play to its characteristics. The layout of the Group’s health business will be improved to lay a solid foundation for future development. Committed to the mission of protecting life and health with quality medical care, the Group will strive for breakthroughs in the quality development of the Group as a whole, and make relentless efforts to build a trustworthy healthcare conglomerate, and create greater value and return for all shareholders.

About Genertec Universal Medical Group Company Limited
Genertec Universal Medical Group Co., Ltd (“Universal Medical”) is a publicly listed state-owned enterprise committed to China’s healthcare industry. China General Technology (Group) Holding Co Ltd., one of the backbone SOEs directly supervised by the central government is the controlling shareholder of the Company. Universal Medical focuses on the fast-developing healthcare industry in China, with medical services as the core and financial business as the foundation. The Company harvests modern management concepts, professionals, quality medical resources with solid financial strength, and an inclusive corporate culture. Altogether strives to build a reliable healthcare conglomerate and develop a healthcare ecosystem that all can mutually share and benefit. The Company owns 56 medical institutions, distributed in 14 provinces and municipalities such as Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Liaoning, Anhui, Hebei, Beijing, and Shanghai, including 5 Grade III Class A hospitals and 29 Grade II hospitals, with a total of more than 15,000 beds. In the future, Universal Medical will continue to grasp opportunities posed by China’s healthcare sector, actively respond to the “Health China 2030” program and make contributions to China’s public health industry.

This press release is issued by ICA Investor Relations (Asia) Limited on behalf of Genertec Universal Medical Group Company Limited.

For further information, please contact:
ICA Investor Relations (Asia) Limited
E-mail: unimedical@icaasia.com


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Universal Gift Cards What to Know and How To Use Them

Melbourne, Australia, 26 July 2021, ZEXPRWIRE, A universal gift card is a type of prepaid card that can be used just about anywhere. It doesn’t matter what store you want to use it at, or if it’s a restaurant.

If you’re not sure what to get for someone on your list this year, consider a universal gift card. These cards are widely available and can be used at many different stores, restaurants, and online retailers.

It’s the perfect present when you have no idea what to get them but want to make sure they’ll enjoy whatever it ends up being.

What are the benefits of using a universal gift card?

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Who can use universal gift cards?

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How do you get a universal gift card?

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Where to use them?

This type of card is widely accepted – not just at certain stores. They are available in many different types, brands, and styles, so make sure you’re getting the right one for your needs.

Companies that offer these cards include Visa®, American Express®, MasterCard® Discover™, Diner’s Club International LLC®, JCB Card Company Limited®, UnionPay®, etc.

This will allow you to use them just about anywhere – no matter what store, restaurant, or online retailer you’re going to visit this holiday season!

Conclusion

The best present you can give this holiday season is a universal gift card. It’s perfect for people who are hard to shop for because they allow recipients to use their money on anything, from clothes and electronics to food and groceries.

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Hop on the bandwagon and purchase a universal gift card for your loved ones this year. You’ll be happy you did!