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South Korea is first to approve next generation lung cancer treatment olmutinib (BI 1482694 / HM61713) INGELHEIM, Germany -Tuesday 17 May 2016

  ↵ Olmutinib* (BI 1482694 / HM61713) is first TKI therapy approved in South Korea for patients with EGFR T790M mutation-positive lung cancer Boehringer Ingelheim continues to accelerate development of the compound to bring innovative treatments to patients around the world as...

SmartStream Names Haytham Kaddoura as CEO, Philippe Chambadal to Assume the Role of President -Tuesday 17 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SmartStream Technologies, the Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) specialist, today announced that Haytham Kaddoura has been named CEO of SmartStream and will be working with Philippe Chambadal who will be assuming the role of President. With the recent formation of the...

Qatar First Bank Praises Saudi Arabia’s 2030 Vision and Sets the Ground for a Presence in the Kingdom -Tuesday 17 May 2016  

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (QFB), a leading Shari’ah-compliant bank based in Qatar offering investment opportunities and innovative financial solutions with local, regional and international reach, welcomed the Saudi Arabia 2030 vision announced by Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin...

National Rehabilitation Center Urges Families to Guard Against their Children Falling Prey to Drugs -Monday 16 May 2016  

The National Rehabilitation Center (NRC) urged families to closely monitor their children’s behaviors, keep them on track with their academic work and protect them from the dangers of drug abuse.   Dr. Ali Al Marzouqi, Director of the Public Health and Research Department at the NRC,...

Rimini Street Launches Support for SAP HANA Database -Monday 16 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle...

GSMA Puts Spotlight on Digital and Financial Inclusion at Women Deliver 2016 -Monday 16 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mats Granryd, Director General of the GSMA, will be joined by a panel of esteemed speakers for an exploration of issues surrounding the mobile phone gender gap at the Women Deliver 2016 conference this week in Copenhagen. In addition to Mr. Granryd, the...

SureScan™ Corporation, Manufacturer of the x1000 Explosive Detection Checked Baggage Screening Solution, Appoints New... -Monday 16 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SureScan™ Corporation, an emerging leader bringing advanced technology and manufacturing to the homeland security marketplace, today announced that John Percival has been named President, replacing LeeAnn Levesque, who has recently left the company to pursue other...

Aldo Coppola, Abu Dhabi First Kingdom of Beauty in the Middle East -Monday 16 May 2016  

"Aldo Coppola" the luxury fashion Italian brand celebrated yesterday the new opening of its first Salon and Spa in the Middle East in Abu Dhabi. Aldo Coppola which has more than 200 salons in the world could not resist having an amazing Villa next to the InterContinental in Abu Dhabi to be its...

Easy Solutions Enters Reseller Agreement with Qatar Datamation Services to Provide Total Fraud Protection to Qatari... -Monday 16 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Easy Solutions, the Total Fraud Protection® company, today announced that it has signed a reseller agreement with Qatar Datamation Services to provide Easy Solutions’ full range of Total Fraud Protection solutions to the Qatari market. As part of the agreement, Qatar...

Barclays and Planixs Are Collaborating in the Creation of an Improved Global Intraday Liquidity and Funding Capability -Monday 16 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Barclays and Planixs are collaborating in the creation of an improved global intraday liquidity and funding capability. The latest module has gone live and is providing more timely data and enhanced visibility of intraday positions across Barclays’ key locations....

MoI Council Discusses Services of Traffic and Licensing Sector -Saturday 14 May 2016  

The Ministry of Interior Council, hosted by UAE national Al Muta’ared Saif Al Afari at his residence in Al Ain, tackled the services and challenges of the traffic and licensing sector. The council highlighted the Ministry of Interior’s efforts in implementing the best practices in the...

Abu Dhabi Police Discuss Preparations for the Ramadan-Special Commander in Chief Championships -Saturday 14 May 2016  

The Strategy and Performance Development at Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, represented by the Sports Activity Section, the National Teams and Competitions Branch, discussed the final preparations for the Ramadan Special Seven-a-side Football Tournament, as a part of the Abu Dhabi Police...

MoI and National Archives Discuss Ways to Enhance Cooperation on Archiving Official Documents -Saturday 14 May 2016  

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, met with a delegation from the National Archives (NA), affiliated with the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, in his office at the ministry’s headquarters. The delegation comprised Dr. Abdulla El Reyes, Director...

GCC Security Education and Training Institutions Meeting Conclude in Riyadh -Friday 13 May 2016  

Directors General of GCC Security Education and Training Institutions concluded their 12th meeting, which was held in the GCC General Secretariat’s headquarters in the Saudi Capital, Riyadh on the 9th and 10th of May.  Colonel Waleed Al Shamesi, Director General of the Police College and...

SES to Transmit First Ultra HD Channel in the Nordics at 5 Degrees East -Friday 13 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Viasat will use SES capacity to broadcast its first Ultra HD (High Definition) channel. The channel, called Viasat Ultra HD, will be launched after the summer in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland via SES-5 at 5...

ZTE Becomes Co-Sponsor of Top German Football Team Borussia Mönchengladbach -Friday 13 May 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- After recently announcing a partnership with Sevilla FC, ZTE is continuing to expand its European sponsorship activities by signing a sponsorship agreement with top German football team Borussia Mönchengladbach. Under the agreement, the telecoms company is now an official...

HE Dhahi Khalfan Calls To Spread Drug Prevention Awareness amongst the Youth -Friday 13 May 2016  

HE Lt. General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of the Dubai Police and General Security, and Chairman of the National Anti-Drugs Council, called upon caregivers to teach children to refuse anything offered to them by strangers. He also urged them to be role models for children, especially...

Bahraini Delegation Examines “Abu Dhabi Licensing” Experience in Customer Service -Friday 13 May 2016  

 A delegation from the Traffic General Directorate in the Kingdom of Bahrain reviewed the experience of the Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department at Abu Dhabi Police in providing services to customers using the latest technologies.    The delegation, headed by Lieutenant Sheikh...

Graduation of Fundamentals of Traffic and Patrols Course at the Al Ain Traffic Institute -Friday 13 May 2016  

The Traffic Institute celebrated on Thursday the graduation of 29 officers from the different sections affiliated to the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police. The graduation was held at the Institute’s Headquarters in Al Ain after the completion of a four-week course about...

BenQ’s innovative monitors take the gaming world by storm -Thursday 12 May 2016  

If you are a gaming enthusiast, the one thing you would not want to compromise on is your monitor. In fact, to get the most out of the latest first-person shooter (FPS) games, sports, racing, and other fast-action games, not only will you need a gaming PC with a powerful graphics solution, a...