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Caparol Grows Its Presence in KSA with a New Showroom in Riyadh Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday 17 July 2016  

Caparol Paints, a global leader in the paints industry, has announced the launch of its new showroom in Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The store showcases an array of innovative products and colour stands, aimed at supporting interior designers, professionals and home owners to select the...

Abu Dhabi Police Boosts the Fitness of 60 Members of Staff from the ‘Special Tasks’ -Saturday 16 July 2016  

Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) has boosted the fitness of 60 members of staff from the General Directorate of Guards and Special Tasks, by organizing three specialist sessions. This was done as part of their strategic plan to boost the fitness of its staff members, thereby enabling them to always be...

‘Musanada’ Completes the Civil Defense Academy Building in Abu Dhabi -Saturday 16 July 2016  

The AED 107 Million Worth Project Extends over 162,000 Square Meters The Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) has announced the completion of works on the Civil Defense Academy building. The AED 107 million project extends over a total area of ​​162,000 m2 in the Al Haffar area...

Toshiba and Western Digital Celebrate the Opening of New Fab 2 Semiconductor Fabrication Facility in Yokkaichi, Japan -Saturday 16 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) and Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) today celebrated the opening of the New Fab 2 semiconductor fabrication facility located in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Expanded use of flash memory in smartphones, SSDs, and other...

ABB Wins First Commercial Order for Breakthrough 15-Second Flash Charging Technology to Enable Emission-Free Public... -Friday 15 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB has been awarded orders totaling more than $16 million by Transports Publics Genevois (TPG), Geneva’s public transport operator, and Swiss bus manufacturer HESS, to provide flash charging and on-board electric vehicle technology for 12 TOSA (Trolleybus Optimisation...

Abu Dhabi Police Support Local Products -Friday 15 July 2016  

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters stressed full support to locally manufactured products so as to contribute to the success of the various sectors, as per the UAE government’s vision in this regard. This issue was tackled in a joint meeting, attended by Colonel Abdulla Al Masood...

Civil Defense Work to Remove Damage Wreaked by Strong Winds in Al Ain -Friday 15 July 2016  

Civil Defense crews worked on removing fallen billboards and uprooted trees from the streets of Al Ain city, caused by the strong surface winds that struck the city on Thursday afternoon. No reports of major injuries or casualties have been received.   Lt. Colonel Mohammed Abdul Jalil Al...

PENTAX Medical Introduces New High Definition Video Processor for Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Imaging -Friday 15 July 2016  

The new PENTAX Medical DEFINA system in Gastroenterology (BUSINESS WIRE)-- PENTAX Medical launches into Europe, Middle East and Africa a new high definition (HD) video processor for highly detailed endoscopic imaging of the gastrointestinal tract. The new DEFINA GI EPK-3000 performance system...

Panasonic Searching for Players to Appear with Neymar Jr. in a Special Movie Slated for Production -Friday 15 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic launched the "NEYMAR JR. CRAZY SKILLS" project with the intention of using Panasonic technology to support children the world over who "want to be as good at football as Neymar Jr." At the end of 2015, "360° OBSERVATION CAM" which enables people to view crazy skills...

Brand View Publish Ecommerce Excellence Study: CE & GM USA 2016 -Thursday 14 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The lack of standardization and shared common ‘best practices’ are the biggest obstacles in achieving ecommerce excellence. That is the broad conclusion of a new study by Brand View. The study, entitled Ecommerce Excellence Study USA: CE & GM 2016, is the first of its...

Boehringer Ingelheim and University of Dundee collaborate to develop new class of medicines -Thursday 14 July 2016  

Collaboration aims to develop PROteolysis TArgeting Chimeric molecules (PROTACs) – a new therapeutic modality that is able to degrade proteins playing a central role in disease processes PROTACs and their new mechanism of action are expected to open new horizons for drug development...

Investing in Cures for Cancer: GE Poised to Lead Industrialization of Cell Therapy Industry with Acquisition of Biosafe... -Thursday 14 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GE Healthcare has acquired Biosafe Group SA, a supplier of integrated cell bioprocessing systems for the rapidly growing cell therapy and regenerative medicine industry for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of Biosafe expands GE Healthcare’s end-to-end ecosystem of...

SES: NHK’S 24/7 English-Language News Channel is Now In HD On ASTRA 19.2 Degrees East -Thursday 14 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Japan International Broadcasting Inc. (JIB), the official distributor of NHK WORLD TV for Japanese public broadcaster NHK, has signed a long-term agreement to broadcast the 24/7 English-language news and...

Workshop to Spread Internal Audit Culture at Abu Dhabi Residency -Thursday 14 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) organized a workshop on the importance of internal auditing for staff members of the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi. The purpose of the workshop was to raise their awareness about the scope, tasks, objectives and vital role of...

Russell Reynolds Associates and Hogan Assessments Announce New Partnership to Advance the Science of Executive... -Wednesday 13 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Russell Reynolds Associates, one of the world’s leading executive search and leadership advisory firms, and Hogan Assessments, a global leader in personality assessment and leadership development, today announced a global, exclusive partnership designed to increase the...

Global Fuel Systems Manufacturer Stanadyne Opens Sharjah Facility Focusing On Regional Growth -Wednesday 13 July 2016  

Stanadyne, a fuel injection system developer based in Windsor, Connecticut, today announced the opening of its first Middle East facility. It was also revealed that a long-term partnership has been finalized whereby the new plant, based in Sharjah, will produce diesel fuel pumps for Millat...

‘Excellence Diploma’ Candidates Examine Customer Service Practices at Etihad Airways -Wednesday 13 July 2016  

A delegation from the Ministry of Interior ‘Customer Service Excellence Diploma’ program reviewed customer service procedures at Etihad Airways, in addition to its practices in this vital domain.   The delegation visited Etihad Airways and was briefed about its experience in the field...

MoI to Launch Third Traffic Awareness Campaign: ‘A Summer without Accidents’ -Wednesday 13 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) launched the third unified traffic awareness campaign for 2016, in line with their traffic initiatives. The campaign is being staged under the slogan ‘A Summer without Accidents,’ to enhance road safety. It also aims to enhance community cooperation and promote...

Hunter Ultrasonics Calls for a Greener Way to Clean Diesel Engine Filters -Wednesday 13 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulations, ranging from the 2015 Paris Agreement’s wide ranging guidelines to mandates on nonroad vehicles, have all aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. But as Ken Hunter, Founder and CEO of Hunter Ultrasonics, points out in a recent article, the measures to...

QNB Group: Financial Results for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2016 -Tuesday 12 July 2016  

QNB Group, the leading bank in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the six months ended 30 June 2016.   For the first half of 2016, Net Profit reached QAR6.2 billion, (USD 1.7 billion) up by 12% compared to last year. Total assets increased by 36% from June...