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MoI to Launch Third Traffic Awareness Campaign: ‘A Summer without Accidents’ ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -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...

Dimension Data Releases Summary of Data Analytics for the First Nine Stages of Tour De France -Monday 11 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dimension Data, the global ICT organisation processing and analysing the data coming from the next-generation tracking devices under the Tour de France rider’s saddles has released a summary of the data the company processed and analysed for the first nine stages.   In...

Saif bin Zayed Meets with his Bahraini Counterpart -Monday 11 July 2016  

  On Monday, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met with HE Lieutenant General Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Minister of Interior of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and his accompanying delegation. The meeting took place at Al...

OT Partners with AFSCM to Roll out NFC Services in France with the 3 Major Mobile Operators -Monday 11 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced its partnership with AFSCM (Association Française du Sans Contact Mobile) to roll out NFC Services in France with the 3 major mobile operators, Bouygues...

MoI Qualifies 33 Staff Members in Customer Service Excellence -Monday 11 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) organized a training session on ‘Customer Service Excellence’ at the General Directorate of Electronics and Telecommunications Services, for 33 of its staff members from the various headquarters and departments.   Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al...

Civil Defense: “No Major Accidents Occurred over Ramadan and Eid” -Monday 11 July 2016  

The Civil Defense General Directorate at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has confirmed that no major fires occurred during the Holy Month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr. It also explained that the demands put on the teams to respond to incidents were minimal. Major General Jassem Muhammad Al...

Takeda Receives European Commission Approval of ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) for Consolidation Treatment in... -Friday 8 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has extended the current conditional marketing authorization of ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) and approved ADCETRIS for the treatment of adult patients with CD30+ Hodgkin...

Reproductions of Rare Vatican Manuscript to Be Presented to Project Donors -Friday 8 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Vatican Apostolic Library, Digita Vaticana, NTT DATA Corporation and Canon Inc. today announced their agreement to present special faithful reproductions of a rare 1,600-year-old manuscript to the first 200 people/organizations who donate 500 euros or more to support an...

SES Confirms Commitment to 5G Development and Manifesto -Thursday 7 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today its endorsement of the “5G Manifesto for Timely Deployment of 5G in Europe”. The document and industry recommendations on 5G will be discussed at the meeting of the European Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger with...

SES Announces Successful Completion of Merger of RR Media with SES Platform Services -Wednesday 6 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today the successful completion of the merger of RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM), a leading provider of global digital media services, with its wholly-owned subsidiary, SES Platform Services. SES has acquired RR Media for USD...

TRIGO to Join Forces With BÖLLINGER in Germany with Ardian’s Support -Wednesday 6 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TRIGO Group, the international provider of operational quality management solutions for manufacturers, has signed an agreement with Franz Böllinger, Founder and Chairman of the BÖLLINGER GROUP, to acquire Böllinger, the Group’s automotive quality assurance services...

Takeda Submits a New Drug Application for Novel, Oral Proteasome Inhibitor Ixazomib in Japan -Wednesday 6 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that it has submitted a New Drug Application (“NDA”) to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan for ixazomib, the first oral proteasome inhibitor for the treatment of relapsed or refractory...

Souq Al Jubail Awarded the Extraordinary Accolade for World's Largest Lantern by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ -Tuesday 5 July 2016  

Souq Al Jubail, Sharjah’s largest fresh produce market and a development project of Sharjah Asset Management (SAM), has achieved the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest lantern. The lantern, which was designed and built by Global Event Management Group, is located at the entrance...

Kerui Petroleum Unveils Derrick-Style Coiled Tubing Truck - Helping Cost Reduction and Efficiency Increase in the Oil... -Tuesday 5 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kerui Petroleum, a leading provider of global oil & gas comprehensive solutions, proudly announced that its R&D Center for Oil & Gas Stimulation Equipment in Canada recently unveiled the newly-developed derrick-style coiled tubing truck. With a pre-installed derrick is the...

Independence Day: Resurgence set for GCC release on First Day of Eid Al Fitr -Monday 4 July 2016  

We always knew they were coming back, and now, 20 years after Independence Day redefined the event movie genre, the sequel promises to be even more groundbreaking. Set to be released across the GCC on the first day of Eid, the movie will welcome newcomer Liam Hemsworth in the role of Jake...

Innovation Workshops for Staff at the MoI’s Creativity and Leadership Development Center -Sunday 3 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) organized two innovation workshops for staff at the Creativity and Leadership Development Center at the General Secretariat of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.   The workshops discussed the steps being taken by the MoI to...

Emirates Animal Welfare Society Launches “I Need Water Just Like You” Campaign -Sunday 3 July 2016  

The Emirates Animal Welfare Society is launching the “I Need Water Just Like You” campaign, in mid-July. The campaign is in its second year and is being organized with the participation of the media, governmental entities and public benefit organizations. This is in keeping with the...

MoI Calls upon Drivers to Adhere to Traffic Laws during Eid -Sunday 3 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) appealed to motorists to fully comply with traffic rules, regulations and the legal road speed limits during the Eid Al-Fitr holidays, in a bid to avoid traffic accidents and the tragic injuries and losses that result from them.   The Ministry likewise urged...