News Articles

Shorter, More Frequent Trips Gain Popularity Among International Travelers, and Traveling with Cash Can Cause Anxiety,... SAN FRANCISCO & SINGAPORE -Thursday, February 8th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced the findings of the payment network’s comprehensive look at travel and tourism in 2017. Visa’s Global Travel Intentions (GTI) Study highlights various parts of the travelers’ journey and found a key motivator for travel is stress relief....

Masimo Announces CE Marking of Eve™ CCHD Newborn Screening Application for the Rad-97™ Pulse... NEUCHATEL, Switzerland -Thursday, February 8th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the CE marking of Eve™, a critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) newborn screening application, for the Rad-97™ Pulse CO-Oximeter®. Eve combines the power of Masimo SET® Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry...

QNB Group Announced the Successful Closing of the Syndication for Its USD 3.5 Billion Three Year Senior Unsecured Term... Doha, Qatar -Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ar] [fr]  

QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, announced the successful closing of the syndication for its USD 3.5 billion three year senior unsecured term loan facility. The syndication was well supported by 21 International Banks and the facility was upsized due to...

KBBO Group Announces Appointment of Ziad Kanaan as New CIO Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ar]  

The Abu Dhabi Investment Group, KBBO with a substantial stake in NMC Healthcare, is the largest healthcare provider in the region and fifth in the world. The Group currently operates in the UAE and across the Middle East with interests in Health Care, Education, Retail, and Venture Capital as...

Fiorano Powers Banco Postal’s Commitment Towards Financial Inclusion and Digitalization of Angolan Economy SINGAPORE -Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fiorano Software announced today that Banco Postal, Angola has successfully implemented the Fiorano Platform to tackle integration challenges in its digital transformation journey. Banco Postal opted for Fiorano for its native integration with T24, the Core Banking System...

Species Facing Extinction in Arabia Primary Focus of 19 SICFAB Sharjah, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ar]  

The 19th Sharjah International Conservation Forum for Arabia’s Biodiversity (SICFAB) was launched on Monday with participation from more than 200 experts and specialists from inside and outside the UAE. The forum, organized by Sharjah’s Environmental Protected Areas Authority (EPAA), focused...

Sakura Hotel Co. Opens New Hotel in Nippori to Welcome International Travelers with Multicultural Offerings TOKYO -Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sakura Hotel Co., headquartered in Shinjuku, Tokyo, opened the Sakura Hotel Nippori near the historic Yanaka Ginza shopping street in Tokyo’s Bunkyo Ward, the fifth hotel in the Sakura Hotel and Hostel chain, last year. All five hotels are open 24/7 and boast multilingual...

The Month of Innovation Kick Starts at Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ar]  

February is shaping up to be an exciting and eventful month at Dalma Mall, as the Ministry of Interior’s exhibition highlighting the different innovative ideas and creative inventions have been brought to life in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi at the Mall’s central atrium. This exhibition took...

Al Maha Ceramics Brings State-Of-Art Polishing and Squaring Tiles in the GCC Region Muscat, Oman -Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ar]  

Al Maha Ceramics SAOG, one of the sultanate’s leading ceramic tiles manufacturer recently launched its new polishing and squaring lines at its factory premises in Sohar. The company unveiled its new lines under the auspices of His Excellency Sheikh Ali bin Ahmed bin Mishary Al Shamsi, the Wali...

Tommy Hilfiger Partners with Formula One World Champions Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport AMSTERDAM -Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], announces it has formed a multi-year strategic partnership with four-time Formula One World Champions Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. Starting in the 2018 season, TOMMY HILFIGER will be the Official Apparel...

Taking Flight at ILMF: YellowScan’s Surveyor Ultra High Density, Long-Range LiDAR for UAV SAN JOSE, Calif. -Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- As the international LiDAR community convenes in Denver, Colorado this week for ILMF (the International LiDAR Mapping Forum), YellowScan’s innovative new Surveyor Ultra system will also take flight – quite literally– with the assistance of Velodyne’s VLP 32C Sensor and...

Smartfren Selects P.I. Works Centralized SON and Performance Management for Nation-Wide Deployment ISTANBUL -Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- P.I. Works, the leading provider of mobile network planning, management and optimization solutions worldwide, continues to expand its global presence with new customer wins. Smartfren, a prominent LTE-Advanced operator in Indonesia, selects P.I. Works as the sole supplier of...

Best’s Special Report: Rated MENA Companies Maintain Strong Capitalisation Levels Despite Stifled Growth LONDON -Tuesday, February 6th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Companies operating in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have encountered supressed growth rates as economic and political uncertainties persist, although entities rated by A.M. Best have broadly maintained strong balance sheets. A new Best’s Special Report,...

Global Leaders Converge On Abu Dhabi for Inaugural MENA Milken Institute Summit Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, February 6th 2018 [ar]

An unprecedented delegation of influential leaders will be among the 500-plus attendees at the inaugural MENA Milken Institute Summit in Abu Dhabi next week. The two-day summit, which takes place from February 7-8, comes at a significant point for the UAE, which is celebrating the “Year of...

“‘Someday’ is Now!”: Anpac Bio & Med Partners Celebrate ‘National Cancer... SACRAMENTO, Calif. -Tuesday, February 6th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Anpac Bio-Medical Science Company (Anpac Bio), and its internationally-acclaimed medical research partners and hospitals, are celebrating “World Cancer Day” (#WorldCancerDay) and “National Cancer Prevention Month” (#NationalCancerPreventionMonth) by surpassing a new,...

Mavenir Acquires Argyle Data to Boost Its Machine Learning Security Suite RICHARDSON, Texas -Tuesday, February 6th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mavenir, focused on transforming mobile network economics for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), today announced it has acquired Argyle Data, the first big data and machine learning security platform that delivers real-time anomaly detection and predictive analytics for...

GSMA Launches 2018 "Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership with CTIA" ATLANTA -Tuesday, February 6th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced details of the 2018 Mobile World Congress Americas including the first confirmed participating companies, exhibitors, programs and activities taking place at the event’s second annual gathering. Under the theme “Imagine a Better Future,” Mobile...

CTS Commences KC-10 Engine Maintenance Program FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -Tuesday, February 6th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- CTS Engines, LLC, the global leader for mature jet engine maintenance, today announced that it had completed the United States Air Force’s Depot Readiness Review for the USAF’s KC-10 engine program. With this completion, CTS can immediately commence providing MRO services...

Arthur D. Little’s Mobility Practice Appoints Alain Flausch as Senior Advisor to Capitalize on Growth BRUSSELS -Monday, February 5th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Arthur D. Little, the global management consultancy linking strategy, innovation and transformation in technology-intensive industries, today announced the appointment of Alain Flausch as Senior Advisor. The mission for Alain will be to support the growth of Arthur D....

JETRO stimulates UAE’s appetite for Japanese food in readiness for this year’s Gulfood expo Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, February 5th 2018 [ar]  

The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) has announced its participation in this year’s Gulfood exhibition in a bid to further boost Japan’s food and beverage exports to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Following its mandate to promote mutual trade and investment between the two...