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Fakih IVF Fertility Center’s Free IVF Cycle Award Spells Hope for Couples Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday 22 July 2018  

Fakih IVF Fertility Center, one of the leading infertility centers in the GCC region, has announced that, for a second year, it has granted one couple the opportunity to achieve their dream of parenthood. Committed to helping to alleviate the UAE’s rising infertility rate, Fakih IVF...

AURAK Enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with Al-Farabi Kazakh National University -Sunday 22 July 2018  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) President, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, and the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU) Rector, Professor Galimkair Mutanov, of the Republic of Kazakhstan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), agreeing to exchange students,...

Philip Morris International Announces Non-Executive Board Chairman Louis Camilleri to Assume CEO Role at Ferrari S.p.A. ... -Sunday 22 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The board of directors of Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) has its board member, Sergio Marchionne, and his family in our thoughts and prayers during this challenging time. We congratulate our board chairman, Louis Camilleri, as he assumes the role of CEO of Ferrari...

Over a hundred patients in the UAE use new non-invasive capsule gastric balloon to control obesity and its associated... -Saturday 21 July 2018  

One hundred obese or overweight individuals in the UAE have taken advantage of the new Ellipse Gastric Balloon to lose weight and to decrease its associated medical conditions, according to Dr Wael Dahhan at Emirates Hospital. “Obesity and being overweight is a major public health problem...

UAE’s $8 billion tech industry presents extensive growth opportunities for Chinese businesses -Friday 20 July 2018  

With a thriving technology sector, deepening bilateral ties with China, and recent announcements by the UAE Cabinet to allow 100 percent foreign ownership in certain onshore industries, Dubai is an increasingly attractive trade and investment destination for Chinese investors looking for an...

The Poseidon Foundation: Liverpool Bids to Be First ‘Climate Positive’ City by End of 2020 -Friday 20 July 2018

Liverpool aims to become the world’s first climate positive city by the end of 2020 Liverpool City Council to launch year-long trial to be first climate positive local authority by the end of 2018 More than 110% of the council’s fuel and energy emissions to be rebalanced by...

Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly announce Trajenta®’s CARMELINA® cardiovascular outcome trial met its... -Thursday 19 July 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CARMELINA®1 (CArdiovascular safety and Renal Microvascular outcomE with LINAgliptin in patients with type 2 diabetes at high vascular risk) met its primary endpoint, defined as time to first occurrence of cardiovascular death, non-fatal myocardial infarction or non-fatal...

Burjeel Hospital(A unit of VPS Healthcare) Wins ‘2018 UAE Private Tertiary Care Service Provider of the Year... -Thursday 19 July 2018  

Burjeel Hospital was named the ‘2018 Private Tertiary Care Service Provider of the Year’ at Frost & Sullivan Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet 2018 held at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai. Burjeel Hospital (A unit of VPS Healthcare) is a leading advanced tertiary care establishment in...

Emmaus Life Sciences Announces the New England Journal of Medicine has Published the Phase 3 Trial Results of... -Thursday 19 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- VIEW E-MEDIA KIT – Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc. (Emmaus) announced today that the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has published the results of its 48-week phase 3 clinical trial of Endari™ (L-glutamine oral powder) which supported the FDA approval in July 2017 to...

Tigo Releases State-of-the-art Wireless Technology – Mesh – as the New Solar Communication Architecture for... -Thursday 19 July 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tigo®, pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform, today announced the release of its new Mesh communication architecture. This state-of-the-art wireless technology directly translates to customer benefits – including simplifying the solar design process and...

New Phase 3 Data Show Investigational Subcutaneous Formulation of Vedolizumab Meets Primary Endpoint in Achieving... -Thursday 19 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited [TSE:4502] (“Takeda”) today announced top-line results from the VISIBLE 1 clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of an investigational subcutaneous (SC) formulation of vedolizumab for maintenance therapy in adult patients...

Universal Laser Systems Expands Its Materials Database with 3M, Victrex and Dexmet Materials -Thursday 19 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Universal Laser Systems (ULS) announces the addition of 3M™, Victrex® and Dexmet materials to its materials database, the most extensive repository of laser material processing parameters for materials in the range of 10 watts to 500 watts. The 3M, Victrex and Dexmet...

ABB: Continued Profitable Growth -Thursday 19 July 2018

Total orders +8%1, up in all divisions and regions Base orders +9%, up in all divisions and regions Revenues +1% Book-to-bill ratio2 at 1.07x, >1 in all divisions Operational EBITA margin2 up 60bps to 13.0% Operational EPS2 +27%4 Net income $681 million, +30% Cash flow from...

Boston Capital Announces Closing of Boston Capital Income & Value U.S. Apartment Fund -Wednesday 18 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boston Capital, the third largest owner of apartments in the U.S. with over $19.6 billion invested, is pleased to announce the final investor closing of Boston Capital Income and Value U.S. Apartment Fund (“BCIV”). BCIV, a discretionary multi-investor Luxembourg based fund...

CIMA Global C-Suite programme best venue to re-energise your career & future development -Wednesday 18 July 2018  

Albert Einstein once said, ‘In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity’.  Jaufre Rouanet, previously a CFO of a mid-sized oil and gas company couldn’t have agreed more. In 2016, he found himself in the middle of a major financial crisis. Plummeting oil prices due to global...

Interior Designers from China Choose Caparol to Learn About the Paint Industry in the Middle East -Wednesday 18 July 2018  

Caparol Paints, the German leader in the global paints industry, recently hosted a delegation of interior designers from China at its state-of-the-art facility in the UAE. The delegation of 28 interior designers from China was here to learn about the interior design industry in the UAE and...

Lenovo Leaps Forward with Next-Generation ThinkAgile Composable Cloud Platform -Wednesday 18 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lenovo Data Center Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY), one of the fastest growing hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) vendors according to IDC, – with HCI revenue growing at almost twice the market growth rate in Q1 2018 (149.1% compared to 76.3%)—is further expanding its...

A.M. Best Awarded International Best Ratings Agency for Takaful at the International Takaful Awards 2018 -Wednesday 18 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best has been voted the International Best Ratings Agency for Takaful at the International Takaful Awards 2018, held in conjunction with the 12th International Takaful Summit in London. This is the fourth consecutive year that A.M. Best has won the award. The...

Fischer & Schickendantz and Solution Alliance SRL Adopt Andersen Brand in Uruguay -Tuesday 17 July 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fischer & Schickendantz, led by Juan Federico Fischer, and Solution Alliance SRL, led by Juan Ignacio Troccoli, have rebranded this week as Andersen Tax & Legal, a member firm of Andersen Global. The firm, based in Montevideo, entered a Collaboration Agreement with Andersen...

More Than Half of Sub-Saharan Africa to Be Connected to Mobile by 2025, Finds New GSMA Study -Tuesday 17 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More than half the population of Sub-Saharan Africa will be subscribed to a mobile service by 2025, according to the latest edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report series, published at the GSMA ‘Mobile 360 – Africa’ event being held in Kigali this week. The new...