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Gemalto Unveils Two New Enhanced Security Features for ID Documents AMSTERDAM -Wednesday, March 21st 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, today announced the launch of two new laser-personalized innovations designed to further increase the security of official identity documents. These advanced security features are available...

Milrem Robotics is Developing a Firefighting and Search and Rescue UGV TALLINN, Estonia -Tuesday, March 20th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Known mostly for their smart warfare systems – Milrem Robotics – is entering the commercial market with its firefighting and search and rescue unmanned ground vehicle being developed together with rescue services. The UGV known as Multiscope Rescue can be equipped with...

Emirates Rehabilitation & Homecare Opens a New Branch in Jumeirah Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, March 20th 2018 [ar]  

Emirates Healthcare company, a leading global healthcare provider and a member of the Abu Dhabi-based investment group, KBBO, has announced the inauguration of Emirates Rehabilitation & Homecare (ERHC). The new facility, established as part of Emirate Healthcare company’s expansion plans...

Dubai Breaks Ground on World’s Biggest CSP Project Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, March 20th 2018 [ar] [fr]  

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, broke ground on 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. This is the biggest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) investment project in the world, based on the Independent...

Favorable safety profile of Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) confirmed in large prospective real-world... INGELHEIM, Germany -Tuesday, March 20th 2018  

Complete Phase II results from the prospective GLORIATM-AF registry in dabigatran patients presented as a late-breaker at the EHRA 2018, the annual congress of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA)1 Low rates of major bleeding and stroke observed for dabigatran patients1 Long-term...

New Documentary Raises Global Water Crisis Awareness As 844 Million People Still Lack Access to Clean Drinking Water CINCINNATI -Tuesday, March 20th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) non-profit Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Program and National Geographic are raising awareness about the global water crisis with the release of a new documentary and national survey in conjunction with World Water Day. The documentary,...

Louis Chevrolet Watch Company launches the Chrono-Tour Bitcoin Special Edition PORRENTRUY, Switzerland -Monday, March 19th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Code name: Chrono-Tour Bitcoin Special Edition – Launch: 20/03/2018 – 14.00 GMT Event! Louis Chevrolet Swiss Watches launches a Swiss Made automatic chronograph dedicated only to Bitcoin owners. An exclusive and limited-edition series to symbolise and affirm the unique...

RAK Properties’ AGM Approves Increase of Cash Dividends To 6% For 2017 Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Monday, March 19th 2018 [ar]  

RAK Properties PJSC held the second annual general meeting of shareholders last Saturday at Double Tree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island. The meeting reviewed and approved the Board of Directors’ report on the company’s activities, the auditor’s report for the 2017/18 fiscal year, the...

DAE Delivers First of Three New A320s to Spring Airlines Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, March 19th 2018  

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd. has announced that its leasing division, DAE Capital has delivered a new Airbus A320-200 aircraft to existing customer, Spring Airlines. The delivery took place at the Airbus delivery centre in Hamburg, Germany. This delivery is the first of three new...

GovSat-1 Satellite Goes Operational LUXEMBOURG -Monday, March 19th 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- GovSat-1 enters operational service today, to provide secure communications to governmental and institutional users. GovSat-1 is the first satellite of GovSat, a public private partnership between the Government of Luxembourg and the world-leading satellite operator SES. The...

IDEMIA Partnering with Unisys to Provide Biometric Services for Home Affairs Department in Australia COLOMBES, France -Monday, March 19th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA will provide a state-of-the-art biometric matching engine solution for the Australian Department of Home Affairs (Home Affairs), underlying in particular the processing of visas, border crossings and citizenship applications. Working with prime contractor Unisys...

Dai Nippon Printing Chooses Gemalto’s Biometric Facial Recognition Solution to Facilitate Mobile Banking Access in... AMSTERDAM -Monday, March 19th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced that it has been selected by Dai Nippon Printing (DNP), a financial solutions provider in Japan, to make mobile banking transactions easier to use. Leveraging Gemalto’s facial biometric authentication solution -...

KONE Wins Order for Msheireb Downtown Doha Project in Qatar Doha, Qatar. -Sunday, March 18th 2018 [ar]  

KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order for 72 elevators and escalators for Phase Four, the last phase to complete Msheireb Downtown Doha, a pioneering project developed to revive Qatar's old commercial centre. Msheireb Downtown Doha is a...

Japanese and Middle East anti-counterfeits watchdog, JETRO and MEIPG, steps up war against fakes in the UAE Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, March 18th 2018 [ar]  

The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and Middle East Intellectual Property Group (ME-IPG) have reaffirmed their commitment to suppress the illicit trade and the circulation of counterfeit Japanese products in the UAE and the wider Middle East region. And with counterfeit goods worth...

Gulf Jobs on the Rise, Driven By Higher Oil Prices – GulfTalent Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, March 18th 2018 [ar]  

The Gulf job market is set to grow at an average rate of 9% this year, according to research conducted by GulfTalent, one of the region’s leading online recruitment portals. The results are based on GulfTalent’s survey of over 1,100 CEOs and executive managers of firms across the...

Available Now: The Smartphone Made for the Way We Communicate Today, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. -Sunday, March 18th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced that the new, award-winning Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, which have been recognized by smartphone reviewers worldwide for their best-in-class display, design and camera, are now available for purchase at U.S. wireless network providers...

USEK University is the first Lebanese university to adopt Cambridge English Qualifications Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, March 18th 2018 [ar]  

Students at Lebanon’s Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) will now be able to gain prestigious Cambridge English certificates, thanks to a new agreement. USEK is the first Lebanese university to formally recognise Cambridge English Qualifications. The Language Center at the Faculty of...

SES Successfully Prices €500 Million 8-Year Euro Bond LUXEMBOURG -Friday, March 16th 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. announced today the successful launch and pricing of a bond offering in which it has agreed to sell senior unsecured fixed rate notes due in 2026 for a total amount of EUR 500 million. The notes will bear a Coupon of 1.625% per annum and were priced at 99.34% of their...

Nocturia: the most common cause of a poor night’s sleep, say experts on World Sleep Day SAINT-PREX, Switzerland -Friday, March 16th 2018  

Nocturia, the need to wake to urinate more than once in the night, is the most common cause of sleep disruption in adults of all ages.1,2 The condition is associated with loss of deep sleep, disruption of daytime functioning and reduced productivity and alertness.3,4,5 In rare cases,...

Tommy Hilfiger Announces Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton as Global Brand Ambassador for TOMMY HILFIGER... AMSTERDAM -Thursday, March 15th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], announces that British Formula One racing driver and four-time Formula One® World Champion Lewis Hamilton will appear as the new global brand ambassador for TOMMY HILFIGER men’s, including HILFIGER COLLECTION, TOMMY...