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Fitch Boosts Information Business With Fitch Connect NEW YORK -Friday, April 8th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Solutions announces Fitch Connect, a powerful integrated information platform, delivering Fitch Ratings and Research along with Fundamental Financials, economic data and analytics. Fitch Connect enables credit professionals to make risk management decisions with...

Huawei P9 Debuts in London with Dual Camera Lens, Reinvents Smartphone Photography in Collaboration with Leica LONDON -Thursday, April 7th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at an exclusive launch event at London’s Battersea Evolution, Huawei Consumer Business Group unveiled the much anticipated Huawei P9 and P9 Plus. Created in collaboration with Leica, the dual-lens P9 sets a new standard in smartphone photography. The Huawei P9 is the...

Giotrif® (afatinib) approved in Europe as new oral treatment option for patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the... INGELHEIM, Germany -Thursday, April 7th 2016

Approval provides a new oral treatment option for patients with the second largest sub-type of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), representing approximately 20-30% of NSCLC cases Approval of Giotrif® is based on results of the LUX-Lung 8 study, which showed significantly improved...

MoI to Showcase its Latest Smart Projects at the Dubai International Government Achievements Exhibition ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, April 7th 2016 [ar]  

The Ministry of Interior will be showcasing a number of initiatives and projects that reflect the innovation and ‎creativity of its staff members during Dubai International Government Achievements Exhibition (DIGAE 2016), scheduled to commence on April 11, at the Dubai World Trade Center. This...

A Book Fair in Abu Dhabi’s Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, April 7th 2016 [ar]  

The Media and the Public Relations Section at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Sector marked the World Book Day held on the 2nd of April of each year, with a book fair under the theme “Year of Reading.” The event took place at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs’...

Asian Gang Arrested for Stealing Electric Cables in Abu Dhabi and RAK ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, April 7th 2016 [ar]  

The Capital Police Directorate arrested a gang composed of six Asian nationals; including one illegal resident; for stealing electric cables in Abu Dhabi and Ras Al khaimah, to illegally sell them as scrap. Elaborating on the details of the case, Colonel Ahmed Saif bin Zeitoun Al...

11 Thousand Benefit from Traffic Awareness Programs in Al Ain in 3 Months ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, April 7th 2016 [ar]  

An estimated 11,185 people have benefited from the traffic awareness programs provided by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police during the first quarter of this year. These programs are part of the traffic awareness plan targeting students in military colleges,...

SwipeStox Starts Live Trading FRANKFURT, Germany & LONDON -Thursday, April 7th 2016  

SwipeStox focuses on mobile trading in financial markets, “mobile-first” SwipeStox is an open platform for brokers or banks aiming to offer their clients a mobile service (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frankfurt based company SwipeStox GmbH starts live trading of financial instruments...

Lausanne to Be the Epicentre of Brain Research in May 2016 Zurich, Switzerland -Thursday, April 7th 2016 [fr]

The Brain Forum brings together top scientists and entrepreneurs from the world’s biggest brain initiatives. The event will run in collaboration with EPFL on 26 and 27 May at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland. Launched in 2013, The Brain Forum plays an important role...

Former CEO of JustEat Backs Rising StarOfService LONDON -Thursday, April 7th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Klaus Nyengaard, the former CEO of JustEat, has thrown his weight behind local services marketplace StarOfService (www.starofservice.com). Nyengaard has been appointed Head of Advisory Board, and joins the founders of BlaBlaCar as a fellow investor in the French start-up as it...

Zee TV Partners with SES Platform Services to Launch New Indian TV Channel in Germany via SES Satellite LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, April 7th 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Platform Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), today announced it has entered into a long-term partnership with India's leading media conglomerate, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), to launch a new free-to-air (FTA)...

ZTE Reports Over RMB100.1 Billion in Revenues for 2015 SHENZHEN, China -Thursday, April 7th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (“ZTE” or the “Group”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ) today announced overall operating revenues of RMB100.19 billion for the year ended 31 December 2015, while operating cash flow and cash dividend hit historic highs as...

Panasonic Develops Light Diffusion Polypropylene Resin Molding Compounds, “FULL BRIGHT” PP OSAKA, Japan -Thursday, April 7th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed a light diffusion type polypropylene (PP) resin molding compound, called “FULL BRIGHT”*1 PP, which can extend the operating life of LEDs. The industry’s first*2 introduction of a material applicable for injection...

Conrad Hotels & Resorts Announces Debut of Conrad Pune in India PUNE, India -Thursday, April 7th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The smart luxury and intuitive service of the Conrad Hotels & Resorts brand debuts in India with the opening of Conrad Pune. Located in the heart of the central business district, the iconic Art Deco inspired Conrad Pune is the epitome of curated experience, services and...

AGCO’s Brands Win Red Dot Design Award 2016 DULUTH, Ga -Thursday, April 7th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO's attention to design was recognized recently when Fendt and Valtra, two of its leading brands, won the prestigious Red Dot Design Award 2016. The Red Dot Design competition is one of the largest and most respected design competitions in the world. More than 5,200 products...

Catalytic Finance Initiative Brings Together Banks and Investors, Directs $8 Billion in Capital for High-Impact... NEW YORK -Thursday, April 7th 2016 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A consortium of leading financial institutions and investors today announced a new partnership under the Catalytic Finance Initiative (CFI) to direct $8 billion in total commitments toward high-impact sustainable investments. Partners joining the CFI include AllianceBernstein...

The UAE Welcomes the Philippines Joining the Virtual Global Taskforce ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, April 6th 2016 [ar]  

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), the current chair of the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT), welcomed the Philippines as a new member of the VGT the Global Alliance against online child abuse. With the accession of the Philippines, the number of members in the VGT climbs to 13 countries and 18...

QNB Group: Financial Results for the Three Months Ended 31 March 2016 Doha, Qatar -Wednesday, April 6th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

QNB Group, a leading bank in the Middle East and Africa, announced its results for the three months ended 31 March 2016. For the first three months of 2016, Net Profit was QAR2.9 billion, (USD 787 million) up by 7.1% compared to last year. The Group’s prudent cost control policy and...

Sharjah Residency Reviews Best Practices at Al Ain Residency ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, April 6th 2016 [ar]  

A delegation from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Sharjah visited the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Al Ain. The visit aims to review the work mechanism and to exchange expertise on services procedures in general and the procedures...

ADP Traffic Intensifies Traffic Control in Residential Neighborhoods in Al Ain ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, April 6th 2016 [ar]  

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police spares no effort to take action against objectionable behaviors, such as allowing young people under 18 to drive in Al Ain city and to reduce the disturbing noise caused by illegally modified vehicles to increase their speed and amplify...