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The Country Network (TCN) Debuts in Ultra HD with SES LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday, December 12th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Country Network (TCN), an emerging over-the-air television network devoted to showcasing rising and established country music stars, has joined SES’s successful Ultra HD platform to launch its 4K channel and boost its audience reach. SES today announced The Country...

Russian Teen Star Polina Butorina Releases Her Debut Album in Dubai DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, December 12th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

UAE-based Russian teen actor and singer-songwriter Polina Butorina released her debut album, titled ‘Ocean of Emotions’, here. The anthology of 10 original English songs are written and sung by the 15-year-old student of Raffles International School Dubai. The album was launched...

Ajman Holding to Launch MIRKAAZ—The Emirate’s Newest Shopping Destination AJMAN, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, December 12th 2017 [ar]  

Ajman Holding, a strategic organization with a diverse range of subsidiaries and associate companies in the UAE, has announced that it will launch Mirkaaz, a new shopping destination. The new mall is expected to attract over one million visitors with over 100 shops, international restaurants, a...

Road Safety Study: The Wishlist of UAE Motorbike Delivery Riders Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, December 12th 2017 [ar]  

A pioneering study was conducted to validate the road safety perceptions of UAE motorcycle delivery riders, which results were presented at the ‘first-ever’ UAE Motorcycle Delivery Fleet Event in November 2017, an event jointly organized by RoadSafetyUAE and Al-Futtaim Honda. 5 dimensions...

4KUNIVERSE to Launch in Swiss TV Households via SES LUXEMBOURG -Monday, December 11th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 4KUNIVERSE makes its international debut beyond North America this week, as SES begins distribution of the fast-growing Ultra HD channel to Swisscom, Switzerland’s leading telecom company and one of its top IT firms, with 1.45 million television customers across...

Under The Patronage of H.H Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed; 4th Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies Kicks Off ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Monday, December 11th 2017 [ar]  

Over 700 of the world’s leading Islamic scholars, academics, intellectuals and researchers attended the opening of the fourth ‘Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies’, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and...

Dr Amal Al Qubaisi Wins Parliamentarian Excellence Award as Best President of Arab Parliament ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Monday, December 11th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

The Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU) has honored Her Excellency Dr Amal Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC) – the United Arab Emirates parliament, with the Parliamentarian Excellence Award in the Presidents of Arab Parliaments category. The award honors Al...

NMC Health Ushers In New Era of Healthcare Innovation at 2017 Milken Institute London Summit Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, December 10th 2017 [ar]  

Innovations such as artificial intelligence will enable healthcare providers around the world to offer patients a better level of service, the CEO of the region’s leading healthcare groups, NMC Healthcare, has said at a healthcare conference in London. Speaking on a panel entitled...

Emirates Hospital Advances Breast Cancer Care with New Sentimag® Technology Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, December 10th 2017 [ar]  

Emirates Hospital, a subsidiary of Emirates Healthcare and located in Dubai, has become the first healthcare facility in the UAE to acquire Sentimag®, an innovative medical device that greatly improves a clinician’s ability to precisely diagnose breast cancer. It also helps the clinician to...

Mommies Gather for a Meet and Interact Session Held by Cosmesurge Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, December 10th 2017 [ar]  

CosmeSurge, a subsidiary of Emirates Healthcare, in association with CPI Media Group held a meet and interact session titled ‘Mother Baby & Child Mama’s Morning’ for seasoned and new mums. Held at Burj Al Arab on December 5th 2017, the event was attended by over 100 western expat women...

Antigua & Barbuda Pledges Its Commitment to Combat Terrorism Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, December 10th 2017 [ar]  

Antigua & Barbuda has pledged to step up its cooperation with countries across the Middle East on the region’s fight against the war on terror, its Minister of Foreign Affairs said at a gathering held in the Red Sea resort of Aqaba hosted by King Abdullah II of Jordan and chaired by President...

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation Launches World's First 14TB HDD with Conventional Magnetic... TOKYO -Saturday, December 9th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation today announced the launch of the MG07ACA Series, the world’s first[1] enterprise 14TB[2] Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) HDD. Using a 9-disk, helium-sealed design, the new MG07ACA Series provides the power-efficient...

Bertin and Zymo Research Announce New Collaboration IRVINE, Calif. & ROCKVILLE, Md. -Friday, December 8th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zymo Research Corp. and Bertin announce a collaboration that ensures the sample lysis step in the microbiome workflow is complete and unbiased. An application note is available describing the materials, procedure and results attained using the Precellys®Evolution...

Idemia and FlexiGroup To Launch Australia’s First MOTION CODETM Credit Card COLOMBES, France -Friday, December 8th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, today announces its partnership with FlexiGroup, Australia’s market leader in Point of Sale consumer and commercial finance to launch Australia’s first MOTION CODETM credit...

YuppTV Ropes in Rajesh Iyer as COO for APAC and Middle East NEW DELHI -Thursday, December 7th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- YuppTV, the global OTT leader for South-Asian entertainment has roped in Rajesh Iyer, Executive Vice President and Business Head, & TV – ZEEL Group as the Chief Operating Officer for APAC and Middle East. A seasoned executive with a proven success record, Rajesh has over 16...

Dream Cruises’ World Dream to Experience Ultra-fast Connectivity with SES Networks LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, December 7th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Guests and crew members onboard the recently-launched World Dream, Dream Cruises’ second-mega ship under Genting Cruise Lines, will experience the transformational, ultra-fast and consistently reliable connectivity powered by SES Networks, SES announced today. With the...

A Game-Changing Deal on the Polish Retail Market - EPP Becomes the Leading Shopping Centre Landlord with €692.1... WARSAW, Poland -Wednesday, December 6th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JSE listed Echo Polska Properties (EPP) today announced the acquisition of 12 major shopping centres and retail parks (M1 portfolio) in three tranches over the next three years. The acquisition from a consortium (owned 25% by Redefine Properties), totals €692 million and...

MultiBank Exchange Group Obtains BaFin License and Expands Its Business through Acquisition and Aggressive Growth HONG KONG -Wednesday, December 6th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MultiBank Exchange Group (“MultiBank Group”) announced today that is has secured the German Financial Regulator’s approval to acquire 100% shares of MEX Asset Management GmbH and is now in the process of establishing its European headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. The...

UAE National Day Celebrations at Dalma Mall Concludes With the National Anthem Resonating High Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. -Wednesday, December 6th 2017 [ar]  

Dalma Mall, one of the largest shopping centers of Abu Dhabi, concluded its wide range of cultural and entertainment activities launched on November 28th to mark the 46th National Day of the United Arab Emirates. During the celebrations, the mall witnessed a vast influx of visitors who enjoyed...

Sonlife Broadcasting Network Continues to Rely on SES Video for Pan-European Distribution LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday, December 6th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Christian multi-media network Sonlife Broadcasting Network has renewed its capacity agreement with SES to continue broadcasting the SBN TV channel across Europe. Under the multi-year agreement, Sonlife Broadcasting Network will utilize capacity on ASTRA 1L, leveraging...