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Abu Dhabi Police Participate in Al Hosn Festival 2016 ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, February 11th 2016 [ar]  

Visitors to the Qasr Al Hosn Festival 2016 were acquainted with Abu Dhabi Police’s various stages of establishment, and with the tasks and duties of the police officers and guards during that period. The festival’s organizers set up a replica of the first Police Station that was established...

Tejari launches 2016 Real World Procurement Series of Events -Thursday, February 11th 2016 [ar]

Strategic procurement company Tejari, together with CIPS MENA are back with the launch of their 2016 Real World Procurement series. Now entering its fourth year, the Real World Procurement Series is designed to provide procurement professionals with essential real world insight into...

Letter from Elliott to Fellow Shareholders of Bank of East Asia, Limited (HKEx stock code: 23) HONG KONG -Thursday, February 11th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Elliott1 today announced the release of the attached letter to fellow shareholders of Bank of East Asia, Limited (“BEA”). Elliott, which owns a shareholding of over 7% in BEA, believes that the BEA board should now finally focus on delivering proper value for BEA...

Ironkey Assets Sold Off - Kanguru Stands As World’s Most Trusted Source for Fully-Integrated USB Hardware / Software... MILLIS, Mass. -Thursday, February 11th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In light of a recent divestiture spinning off Ironkey’s hardware assets to Kingston and its software to a third party, Kanguru now stands as the world’s single most trusted source for fully-integrated hardware / software secure solutions in USB encryption and remote...

Automotive Industry Adopts GSMA Embedded SIM Specification to Accelerate Connected Car Market LONDON -Thursday, February 11th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading companies from across the automotive and transportation sector are supporting the GSMA Embedded SIM Specification to help accelerate the growth of the connected car market, the GSMA announced today. The interoperable specification has been backed by international brands...

ZTE, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Fans Celebrated the Chinese New Year Together RICHARDSON, Texas -Wednesday, February 10th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone supplier in the U.S. and second largest in the no-contract market*, celebrated the Chinese New Year with the Cleveland Cavaliers at their home game tonight at Quicken Loans Arena. “The Chinese New Year is a time to celebrate and bring...

The European Society of Cardiology announces winners of innovative cardiovascular research grant programme INGELHEIM, Germany -Wednesday, February 10th 2016

Five grants awarded to projects in France, Germany, Spain, Sweden and the USA, exclusively supported by Boehringer Ingelheim Winners chosen from over 500 entries by an independent Scientific Committee appointed by the ESC (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The European Society of Cardiology...

MoI Calls for Training Children How to Protect their Privacy ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, February 10th 2016 [ar]  

The Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior (MoI), represented by the MoI Child Protection Centre, celebrated the ‘2016 Safer Internet Day,’ held under the theme “Lets Create a Better Internet Together” on Tuesday. The event took place at Sara Primary...

International Coalition Announces the Formation of Stichting Petrobras Compensation Foundation, a Dutch Foundation... ROTTERDAM, Netherlands -Wednesday, February 10th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stichting Petrobras Compensation Foundation, a Netherlands-based claim foundation (the “Foundation”); International Securities Associations and Foundations Management Company for Damaged Petrobras Investors (Bovespa) Ltd. (“ISAF Petrobras”); and a coalition of...

International Coalition Announces Criminal Lawsuit Against Petrobras et al in Spanish Criminal Court -Wednesday, February 10th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Asociacion de Afectados de Petrobras, a Madrid-based shareholder association; International Securities Associations & Foundations Management Company for Damaged Petrobras Investors (Bolsa Madrid) Ltd. (“ISAF Petrobras”); and a coalition of international law firms,...

MENA Women in Finance award launched at diversity event Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, February 10th 2016 [ar]

A new Middle East & North Africa (MENA) ‘Women in Finance’ award has been launched at an event in Dubai which looked at how businesses can encourage greater diversity and benefit in the process.   The award initiative was announced by event host ACCA (the Association of Chartered...

GSMA Announces Security Guidelines to Support Growth of the Internet of Things LONDON -Wednesday, February 10th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the availability of new guidelines designed to promote the secure development and deployment of services in the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. The document, ‘The GSMA IoT Security Guidelines’, has been developed in consultation with the...

Philip Morris International Recognized as Top Employer in Europe and the Middle East LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Wednesday, February 10th 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) today was recognized as a Top employer in Europe for the fourth consecutive year, and for the first time in the Middle East, in recognition of the company’s excellent work environment and exceptional development...

Arabia CSR Awards 9th Cycle launched Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, February 10th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

The region’s premier CSR and Sustainability Awards scheme was officially launched in the United Arab Emirates in a press conference held this morning. Currently in its ninth cycle, the Arabia CSR Awards have been successful in unveiling the good examples and best practices coming out of public...

Innovation and Preservation of the Environment and Natural Resources, at the Heart of the OCP Group Strategy and Its... LAÂYOUNE, Morocco -Tuesday, February 9th 2016 [ar] [fr]

The Foum El Oued Technopole which is a platform for innovation and research and development designed to facilitate the development of the Southern regions The integrated industrial fertilizer production platform and the newly developed wharf (BUSINESS WIRE)-- With an investment of...

Various Activities throughout the Year at Abu Dhabi Police ‘Clubs’ ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, February 9th 2016 [ar]  

The Clubs and Sports Activities Department at the General Directorate of Finance and Services at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarter organizes various activities and events throughout the year. These activities target members of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and Abu Dhabi Police and their...

Discussing Preparations for the 2016 ISNR Opening ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, February 9th 2016 [ar]  

The Higher Organizing Committee of the 2016 International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR) has discussed the action plan for the sub-committees in preparation of the exhibition opening. The exhibition will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center from 15-17 March...

Developing New Partnerships despite the Challenges in the Oil Sector ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, February 9th 2016 [ar]  

Today, the Al Falahi Group of Companies and the Chinese Eastern Dragon Company, a global leader in oil field services,signed a 300 million AED partnership agreement to start its work as one of the leading companies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE.) Under the agreement, the company will...

ITWORX Education calls to bring Syrian refugee children back to school at the Syria Donors Conference London, UK -Tuesday, February 9th 2016 [ar]  

ITWORX Education, the leading education services and software solutions provider, a division of the global software professional services organization ITWORX, backed by the EuroMena funds, was proud to participate at the Syria Donors Conference that was held in London on February 4, 2016, where...

Ferring announces the start of the PRONOUNCE Trial for patients with advanced prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease... SAINT PREX, Switzerland -Tuesday, February 9th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced today the commencement of the Phase 3b PRONOUNCE Trial. The trial will compare the occurrence of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs) in patients with prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD), receiving the GnRH receptor...