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ICCA Dubai bags City & Guilds’ Lion Awards 2016 Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday 25 July 2016  

City & Guilds London, founded in 1878 (138 Years Old), is the World’s Largest Vocational Awarding Body and a Global Leader in Skills development, with over two million qualifications given away annually. The progression through skill learning allows people to open pathways for career...

Sustainability Reporting Training to Shed Light on GRI Framework -Monday 25 July 2016

Arabia CSR Network  will organize a three day training course on Sustainability Reporting from 9th to 11th August. The acclaimed course has been developed by Global Reporting initiative, the leading international body that has brought out the renowned GRI framework. The GRI G4 framework is...

Two New Civil Defense Centers Now Operational in the Al Rifaa and Al Gheel Areas of RAK -Sunday 24 July 2016  

The Civil Defense Department of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) announced that two new centers in the Al Rifaa and Al Gheel areas have now become operational, increasing the number of active Civil Defense Centers in the emirate to a total of six.   Brigadier Mohammed Abdullah Al Zaabi, Director of...

GSMA Mobile World Congress 2016 Certified as Carbon Neutral -Sunday 24 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that the 2016 Mobile World Congress has officially been certified as carbon neutral by British Standards Institute (BSI) and was confirmed by Guinness World Records as the largest carbon neutral trade show in the world. Additionally, as part of its...

Qatar Stock Exchange and Iridium Launch Second Investor Relations Excellence Program -Sunday 24 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Qatar Stock Exchange and Iridium Investor Relation today jointly announced that the Investor Relations Excellence Program will be repeated for a second year after its successful launch in 2015. The IR Excellence Program, which is the first of its kind in the Arabian Gulf...

Octapharma to Sponsor Two Symposia at the 2016 World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) World Congress in Orlando, USA -Sunday 24 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Octapharma will sponsor a range of activities at this year’s WFH World Congress in Orlando, USA, including two symposia and a number of posters and scientific presentations highlighting Octapharma’s recent developments in haemophilia A and von Willebrand disease...

German Company, WILO SE, Announces Investment into Dubai and Middle Eastern Expansion -Sunday 24 July 2016

Headquartered in Germany, leading pump manufacturer Wilo has announced an investment to build a local facility in JAFZA, Dubai. The investment plan consists of constructing offices, a training center, warehouses and local assembly plant over an 8,000 square meter plot of land, to be used by...

As part of the “Summer without Accidents” Campaign, The Ministry of Interior has called upon travelers to GCC... -Saturday 23 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has called upon citizens and people traveling to the GCC countries by road using their own vehicles, and particularly those driving to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to abide by the traffic laws in force, in order to avoid being held legally accountable and subject...

Ministry of Interior Workshop to Discuss the ‘Ports and Marinas Code’ -Saturday 23 July 2016

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) workshop, “The Ports and Marinas Code” has taken place, at which participants discussed the development of fire prevention standards and requirements, in order to promote public safety and protect lives and property. Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al...

Civil Defense in the ‘Western’ Region Extinguishes Fire in 50 Mobile Homes -Friday 22 July 2016

Civil Defense and Rapid Intervention teams managed to put out a fire that broke out in ‘50 out of 110 mobile homes yesterday (Thursday), as well as one small bus used for transporting workers. The mobile homes were used for housing workers in the ‘Al Hamra’ area of the Western Region. No...

‘Naturalization and Residency’ to Discuss Participation in Governmental Excellence Awards and Institutional... -Friday 22 July 2016  

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaiaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, emphasized the importance of the Sector’s participation in the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Award, as well as the Minister of Interior Excellence...

Guillaume Jesel Promoted to Global Brand President, TOM FORD BEAUTY -Friday 22 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Guillaume Jesel has been promoted to Global Brand President, TOM FORD BEAUTY effective July 1, 2016. Mr. Jesel will continue to report to John Demsey, Executive Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies and serve as a member of the Company’s Executive Leadership...

Joy Global Announces Agreement to Be Acquired by Komatsu in $3.7 Billion All-Cash Transaction -Friday 22 July 2016

Komatsu committed to long-term growth of Joy Global, which will operate as a separate subsidiary of Komatsu   (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY) (“Joy Global”), a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions, today announced that its Board of Directors has...

SES Enhances Quality of Healthcare in the Philippines Through SATMED E-Health Platform -Friday 22 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The world-leading satellite operator SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, and non-governmental organisation (NGO) German Doctors announced today the launch of satellite-based e-health platform SATMED in the...

The Republic of Mali Chooses OT to Supply Its Latest Generation Electronic Passport -Thursday 21 July 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, has signed a contract with the Government of the Republic of Mali, following an invitation to tender, to supply a complete solution for issuing electronic passports which...

Visa Adds Refugee Olympic Athletes to Complete Team Visa Rio 2016 Roster -Thursday 21 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) announced today the full Team Visa roster for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. With 60 athletes, it is the most expansive group of Olympic and Paralympic athletes that Visa has supported to date. Team Visa has grown by 62 percent since the last Olympic...

Blood Donation Campaign at MoI Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs -Thursday 21 July 2016

Staff members from the General Directorate of Resources and Support Services at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Sector of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) donated their blood during a campaign organized by the General Directorate, in association with the Abu Dhabi Health Authority...

MoI: Awareness Program to Enhance the Law Culture in Society -Thursday 21 July 2016

The Law Respect Culture Bureau of the General Directorate of Community Protection and Crime Prevention at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) is holding awareness programs for school students, workers, minors and athletes, throughout August and September.   Lt. Colonel Dr. Hamoud Al Afari,...

‘Community Police Coordinating Committee’ Reviews the Results and Indicators of its Experience -Thursday 21 July 2016  

The Coordinating Committee of the Federal Department of Community Police reviewed the results and indicators of its experience, as it addressed the most important community-based and security events. During a meeting held at Fujairah Police General Headquarters, the Committee discussed a...

SES Connects Multi-Country Music Festival “Tomorrowland 2016 UNITE” via Satellites -Thursday 21 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), the world leading satellite operator, and Tomorrowland, the largest electronic dance music festival in the world, today announced their collaboration to broadcast the main festival in Belgium live to seven countries in high...