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Bobbles Contract SES Capacity and MX1 Services to Launch New Global TV Platform for Expats in Europe LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday 10 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that bobbles.tv, a newly-launched pan-European Pay TV platform, has contracted SES capacity and MX1 services to launch a new global TV platform for expats in Europe. Expats can choose to subscribe to direct-to-home (DTH),...

New Pan-European Pay TV Platform bobbles.tv offers Television for International Communities -Wednesday 10 August 2016  

More of home: 25 channels for Chinese and Indonesian viewers for the launch More communities: Indian, Vietnamese and Korean packages soon to come More coverage: broadcast across Europe via Astra satellite and internet More flexibility: 7-day Catch up TV, and “no regret” price...

Azizi Developments Launches the AED350m “Roy-Mediterranean” Serviced Apartment Project -Wednesday 10 August 2016  

Azizi Developments, a leading UAE-based real estate developer with an influence in many international markets, has today announced the launch of its 271-unit, “Roy–Mediterranean” services apartment project – a high-end residential offering, with hotel facilities, located in the Al Furjan...

Discussing Preparations for the 2nd Edition of the USIP World Police Games, to be Hosted by the UAE -Wednesday 10 August 2016  

Lt. General Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, President of the International Police Sports Union (USIP) received a delegation from the Ministry of Interior (MoI) at his office in the neighboring country of Kuwait. The delegation was headed by Brigadier Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri,...

Abu Dhabi Civil Defense Extinguish Fire at Bani Yas Cooperative Society -Wednesday 10 August 2016  

The Civil Defense and Rapid Inteams managed to put out a blaze that gutted out three shops in the building of Bani Yas Cooperative Society (BCS) in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, and prevented the fire from spreading to neighboring buildings and adjacent commercial shops. The fire destroyed the...

Will Smith Guest of Honor at American Culture Reception in Dubai -Tuesday 9 August 2016  

Will Smith was the guest of honor yesterday evening at an intimate reception for the UAE business and Emirati community. The event launched a new collaboration between the US Consulate General and Maven Marketing & Events to promote American Culture across Dubai and the Northern Emirates,...

Panasonic Acquired All Shares of German Software Company OpenSynergy -Tuesday 9 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation and OpenSynergy GmbH today announced that Panasonic has acquired all the outstanding shares of the German software company to make it a subsidiary on July 22. OpenSynergy is a high-tech company specializing in embedded automotive software for cockpit...

Will Smith Kicks Off Warner Bros. Pictures’ Suicide Squad Dubai Screening with Press Conference at Vox Cinemas -Monday 8 August 2016  

The Suicide Squad hype reached a fever pitch in Dubai yesterday at a press conference held at Vox Cinemas, Mall of the Emirates. On the panel for the press conference included: Will Smith himself; Cameron Mitchell, CEO of VOX Cinemas; Sarah Omolewu, Managing Partner, Maven Marketing & Events;...

Saif bin Zayed Honored by Arab Youth and Women Ambassadors Conference in Egypt -Saturday 6 August 2016  

The Arab Youth and Women Ambassadors on International Peace and Rejection of Violence and Terrorism Conference held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, honored Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, in recognition of his efforts to instill peace...

Panasonic Opens "cloud9 Innovation Center", a State-of-the-Art Showroom in the United States -Friday 5 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic today announced that Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America, a Panasonic group company, opened the cloud9 Innovation Center featuring its partnership with best-in-class complementary technology companies with which it works to deliver integrated, turnkey...

Hallstar Acquires Eco-Extracted, Active Ingredient Developer Oléos -Friday 5 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hallstar, a specialty chemistry company based in Chicago, announced today that it has acquired bioactive ingredient supplier Oléos. Located in Montpellier, France, Oléos's proprietary oleo eco-extraction technology produces 100 percent natural, sustainable and clinically...

Masimo Announces CE Marking for Pediatric O3™ Regional Oximetry -Thursday 4 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the CE marking for the pediatric indication for O3™ regional oximetry with the O3 pediatric sensor. Regional oximetry, also referred to as tissue or cerebral oximetry, helps clinicians monitor cerebral oxygenation. O3 regional...

ADP Residency and Foreigners Affairs Honors Distinguished Members and Institutional Representatives -Thursday 4 August 2016  

The Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi hosted a ceremony to honor a number of distinguished officers, non-commissioned officers, constables, female staff members, and civilians, partners that were awarded appreciation decorations and medals, as well as partners....

Ministry of Interior Warns of Poor Visibility on the Roads Due to Dust -Thursday 4 August 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) warned of poor visibility due to dust and dirt, especially on desert roads that do not have natural windbreaks. This has led to the accumulation of sand, which is harder to avoid if the vehicle is being driven too fast. The MoI advised drivers to drive their...

MoI and Ministry of Education Discuss Strengthening Cooperation -Thursday 4 August 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) and the Ministry of Education discussed methods of strengthening joint cooperation and coordination between them, as well as several topics of common concern to both Ministries. Yesterday evening (Wednesday), Brigadier Fares Khalifa Al Farsi, Director General of...

Air Wing Officers Awarded New Ranks -Thursday 4 August 2016  

Colonel Pilot Salem Khalifa Salem Al Suwaidi, Deputy Director of the Air Wing Department of the Ministry of Interior, adorned 10 officers with new ranks in a ceremony held at the Air Wing Section headquarters in Sharjah.   Colonel Al Suwaidi extended his congratulations to the officers...

General Cable Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results -Thursday 4 August 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the second quarter ended July 1, 2016. For the quarter, reported diluted earnings per share from continuing operations was $0.68 and reported operating income from continuing operations was $58 million. The...

MoI Graduates 23 Members in a Specialized Motivation Course -Wednesday 3 August 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) recently celebrated the graduation of 23 staff members from its various headquarters and departments, after they completed the specialized course, ‘Motivation and its Impact on Changing Staff Habits.’ The course was organized by the Electronics and...

Calvin Klein, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Raf Simons as Chief Creative Officer of the Brand -Wednesday 3 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH), today announced the appointment of Raf Simons as Chief Creative Officer of the brand, effective immediately. Mr. Simons will lead the creative strategy of the Calvin Klein brand globally across...

Acelity L.P. Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Financial Results for 2016 -Wednesday 3 August 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acelity L.P. Inc.: Second Quarter Financial Highlights Revenue for the second quarter of 2016 of $472.4 million, grew 2.3% as reported on a GAAP basis and 2.8% on a constant currency basis, from the prior-year period Revenue from Advanced Wound Therapeutics ("AWT")...