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Forming the UAE Flag by the Biggest Human Gathering with Helmets in Baniyas Club ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, March 12th 2016 [ar]  

On Sunday morning, the Ministry of Interior will organize at Baniyas Sports Club in Al Shamkha a global event with the biggest human gathering with helmets to form the biggest human UAE flag. This aims to send a noble message reflecting the MoI commitment to maintaining safety and security in...

Launch Success for Women in PR Middle East Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Saturday, March 12th 2016 [ar]  

On Tuesday 8th March, International Women’s Day, over 100 guests from the PR industry in Dubai attended the launch of a brand new networking organisation – Women in PR MENA. This new group, a chapter of the recently establish Global Women in PR organisation, will provide an important channel...

Experienced Gold Miner Alwyn Pretorius Appointed to Lead Newmont’s Africa Business DENVER -Friday, March 11th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) has appointed Alwyn Pretorius to lead the Company’s Africa business effective March 28, 2016. Mr. Pretorius most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Harmony, one of South Africa’s premier gold...

SES Launches Maritime+ Service in Europe LUXEMBOURG -Friday, March 11th 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today unveiled its first maritime Ka-band services under the SES Maritime+ service offering. This new service for the maritime and inland shipping mobility sector will use ASTRA 2E’s and ASTRA 2G’s Ka-band beams to drive...

The Region’s Foremost Platform for Security and National Resilience to kick off next week in Abu Dhabi ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Friday, March 11th 2016 [ar]  

Under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the events of the seventh edition of the International Exhibition for Security and National Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2016) will kick off next Tuesday, March 15th. Organized by...

Workshop to Discuss Upgrading Strategic Indicators at Ras Al Khaimah Police ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Friday, March 11th 2016 [ar]  

The Strategy and Performance Development Department at the Ministry of Interior discussed ways to upgrade the strategic performance across all police general headquarters affiliated to the Ministry of Interior during a specialized workshop in Ras Al Khaimah. Colonel Ali Mohammed Al Qorsi,...

Civil Defense Acquainted with International Experiences and Expertise in USA Abu Dhabi Police GHQ -Friday, March 11th 2016 [ar]  

A delegation from the Civil Defense General Headquarters at the Ministry of Interior examined the latest experiences and expertise provided at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) main headquarters in Boston, and by the city’s different fire departments. Major General Jassem...

Perfect Corp., The World’s Leading Beauty App Developer, Reaches 200 Million Downloads in Less Than 2 Years NEW YORK -Friday, March 11th 2016 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Perfect Corp. is thrilled to announce that its suite of beauty apps, composed of YouCam Makeup, YouCam Perfect, YouCam Nails, and Beauty Circle, has achieved the milestone of 200 million worldwide downloads less than two years into launching. Every day, more than 30...

O3b Networks Earns Via Satellite “Satellite Operator of the Year” Award at SATELLITE 2016 ST. HELIER, Jersey, Channel Islands -Friday, March 11th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- O3b Networks today announced that the company has been recognized as “Satellite Operator of the Year” in the 2015 Via Satellite Excellence Awards during SATELLITE 2016. The Via Satellite Excellence Awards recognize innovative companies, technologies, campaigns, and...

MoI’s “Falcons”: Fearless Hearts in the Face of Temperamental Weather ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ar]  

Staff members of the Air Wing Department affiliated with the General Directorate of Security Support at the Ministry of Interior worked round-the-clock and carried out non-stop missions during the last 48 hours covering road accidents, responding to rescue and emergency calls and monitoring...

Panasonic Illustrates Future "Lifestyles We All Desire" by Displaying High-End Home Appliances at AWE 2016 SHANGHAI -Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 15th Appliance & Electronics World Expo (AWE 2016) has been held from March 9-12, 2016. Home appliance manufacturers leading the industry has been gathering at the Shanghai New International World Expo Center to exhibit the latest technologies, products and solutions of the...

AEG Power Solutions Announces Outdoor Plus, Rugged Rectifier and Battery Charger at MEE Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ar]  

Ensures highly reliable power supply for all types of demanding industrial applications Advanced design in heavy duty outdoor cabinet Field-proven in harsh environment (BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the Middle East Electricity (MEE) event, AEG Power Solutions (FWB:3W9K), a global provider of...

Two New Batches of University Graduates Join the Police College ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ar]  

The 27th batch of male university graduates and the 11th batch of female university graduates have joined the 2016/2017 academic year at the Police College. Colonel Waleed Al Shamesi, Director General of the Police College, welcomed the new students, in addition to department, section...

Al Dhaheri Named Vice President of USIP and Al Shamesi Named Technical Member ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ar]  

Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Chairman of the Police Sports Association, secured the position of Vice President of the International Police Sports Union (USIP). Colonel Waleed Salem Al Shamesi, Director General of the Police College, was also selected as a member of the USIP...

Visa-Commissioned Study Estimates Migration to Electronic Payments Added Nearly $300B to GDP Across 70 Countries SAN FRANCISCO -Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. today released the results of a new 2016 study conducted by Moody's Analytics that analyzed the impact of electronic payments on economic growth across 70 countries between 2011 and 2015. The Visa-commissioned study found that increased use of electronic payment...

TSYS Appoints Pamela Joseph President and COO COLUMBUS, Ga. -Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) has announced that Pamela A. Joseph will join the company as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective May 1, 2016. In addition to joining the executive leadership team, she has also been elected as a member of the TSYS board of directors effective...

A.M. Best to Host Best’s Credit Rating Methodology Update Briefing in Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, March 10th 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best will host a Best’s Credit Rating Methodology Update Briefing on Thursday, 17 March, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the DIFC Conference Center, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A.M. Best is currently undertaking a significant restructuring and revised...

Quintiles Named as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles, the world’s largest provider of product development and integrated healthcare services, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical...

KORE Wireless Group to Acquire Wyless Group Holdings ATLANTA & BOSTON -Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KORE Wireless Group, Inc. (“KORE”), the world’s largest managed wireless network services provider specializing in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the acquisition, in an all-cash transaction, of Wyless Group...

Panasonic Unveils Enhanced "freeze-ray" Series Data Archiver System, Using 300 GB Optical Discs OSAKA, Japan -Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic Corporation today unveiled its enhanced "freeze-ray" series Data Archiver, using 300GB Optical Discs (scheduled for release in the 2nd half of 2016) at the OCP U.S. Summit 2016 being held March 9-10, 2016, in San Jose, California. Panasonic is proposing a data...