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Advancing Your Management Credentials with CIMA Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Sunday 23 September 2018  

One does not simply become a Group Finance Manager of a group of companies in education and F&B without being able to multitask, but that is precisely the skill of Daniel Funabashi, who juggled his responsibility while completing his Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)...

AURAK Unveils New Tahr -Sunday 23 September 2018  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted an unveiling ceremony where they revealed the new tahr statue located at the front entrance, welcoming visitors to the university campus. The statue is a representation of the Arabian Tahr, an endangered species of horned mountain goat...

World’s first ‘6-a-side’ mini Football World Cup kicks off in Lisbon -Sunday 23 September 2018  

Hundreds of football fans from the UAE have travelled to Portugal to watch the world’s first-of-its-kind ‘Six-a-Side’ mini football World Cup, which runs in Lisbon from September 23 to 29, 2018. Organised by International Socca Federation (ISF), the inaugural edition of Socca 6 World...

Takeda Receives Positive CHMP Opinion Recommending ALUNBRIG® (brigatinib) for the Treatment of ALK+... -Sunday 23 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion, recommending the full approval of ALUNBRIG®(brigatinib) as a monotherapy for...

World Future Energy Summit Rebrands to Stress All Forms of Sustainability -Sunday 23 September 2018  

The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) has made significant changes for its 2019 edition, combining all aspects of sustainability under one global brand. The annual event, hosted by Masdar, and an integral part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, will see its summit, forums and six co-located...

Gemalto and R3 Pilot Blockchain Technology to Put Users in Control of Their Digital ID -Sunday 23 September 2018  

New Gemalto Trust ID Network enables users to control whom they share their personal data with – and when Ubiquitous ‘self-sovereign’ identities streamline customer on-boarding for different digital services Financial institutions offered unique opportunity to pioneer decentralized...

CIMA's Young, Driven and Ambitious Talent -Sunday 23 September 2018  

If there’s such a thing as being ambitious too early, don’t tell 18-year-old Achuthanunni Rajendran. The first-year Bachelor of Commerce student passed his Certificate level of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) qualification while he was sitting for his 12th grade...

Anghami and DMS Host Exclusive Music Conference Aimed At Brands and Advertisers. -Sunday 23 September 2018  

With the music industry swiftly growing across the Middle East, Anghami (the leading music streaming company in the MENA region with its user base of 75 million registered users streaming 1 billion streams of Arabic and International music a month), announced today that it will be hosting its...

Quanergy Selected as Exclusive LiDAR Partner for VRCO -Saturday 22 September 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quanergy Systems, Inc., a global leader in the design and development of solid state LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions, and VRCO, designer and manufacturer of the luxury high-end e-VTOL (electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing) craft, the NeoXcraft XP2, today announced...

NavVis Achieves Breakthough 6D SLAM Indoor LiDAR Mapping With Velodyne’s 3D LiDAR Sensor -Saturday 22 September 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- On April 18th, 2018, NavVis released their M6, a fully-integrated, cart-based system designed for large-scale indoor mapping. The M6 utilizes VLP-16 sensors by Velodyne LiDAR, Inc., which allows it to produce a 3D map of the surrounding environment. Six cameras capture 360°...

Amy Palladino Joins BCW as Executive Vice President, Managing Director, Corporate Practice -Saturday 22 September 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, today announced that Amy Palladino has joined the agency as Executive Vice President, Managing Director in the agency’s U.S. Corporate Practice. Based in New York, Palladino will focus on senior client...

Florian Winterstein Becomes New CEO of Jedox -Saturday 22 September 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The supervisory board of Jedox AG, a leading vendor of business intelligence and enterprise planning software, has appointed Florian Winterstein as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective October 2, 2018. This nomination will support Jedox’s international growth and a new...

Afton Chemical’s S$380 Million Phase II Expansion of Its Jurong Island Plant is Now Complete -Saturday 22 September 2018      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Afton Chemical Corporation, a global leader in the lubricant and fuel additive market, today announced the completion of the Phase II expansion of its Chemical Additive Manufacturing Facility in Jurong Island, Singapore. This milestone was marked by a special visit from...

Braidy Industries Acquires Aluminum Technology Leader NanoAl -Saturday 22 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Braidy Industries, Inc. (“Braidy”) has acquired NanoAl LLC (NanoAl), a world leader in the science of nanocrystalline strengthening technology applied to sheet aluminum, as a third wholly-owned subsidiary. NanoAl will join the Braidy Atlas aluminum rolling mill and...

AbuDhabi Dubai STOB Series 22 Investment Enters into Favorable Tender Offer Agreement with MINDOL HOLDINGS -Saturday 22 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AbuDhabi Dubai STOB Series 22 Investment Limited Partnership, hereafter AbuDhabi22, and MINDOL HOLDINGS LIMITED, hereafter MINDOL, listed on the Hong Kong-based Coinsuper exchange (https://www.coinsuper.com) have reached an agreement where AbuDhabi22 will acquire the minimum...

Bentall Kennedy Ranked 1st in Canada, 2nd Globally in the 2018 Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB)... -Friday 21 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the eighth consecutive year, the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) has ranked Bentall Kennedy among the top firms in the world for its commitment to investing sustainably. Bentall Kennedy retained its position as a top global leader in sustainability on...

Braidy Industries Launches Common Stock Offering -Friday 21 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Braidy Industries, Inc. (“Braidy”) announced today that it has commenced a common stock offering to raise up to $400 million. The offering is primarily directed at institutional investors, but a portion of the offering has been reserved for Main Street investors under the...

Steve Bannon’s New Documentary Film Trump @War Launches Free Online Access -Friday 21 September 2018      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Trump @War in conjunction with its online distribution partner, The Western Journal, is pleased to announce that the full length HD feature film Trump @War is free and available to viewers worldwide at Trumpmovienow.com.  “The Western Journal does great work and we...

BCW Names Latin America Market Leaders -Friday 21 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, today announced the appointment of market leaders in Latin America who will be responsible for business growth, client satisfaction and talent development. All market leaders report to Francisco Carvalho,...

2018 Busan One Asia Festival to Take Place October 20-28 -Thursday 20 September 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BUSAN METROPOLITAN CITY announced that the Busan One Asia Festival (BOF) will be held from October 20th to 28th in Busan. BOF will open with a spectacular ‘BOF Opening Performance’ on October 20th and end with the ‘BOF Closing Performance’ on the 28th, both will be...