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After its Round-the-World Solar-Powered Flight, Saif bin Zayed Inspects the Solar Impulse Plane ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday 26 July 2016  

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, inspected the ‘Solar Impulse’ plane, which landed today (Tuesday) at Al Bateen Airport, having just completed the first round-the-world solar flight.   During the visit, His Highness...

MoI: Child Safety above all other Considerations -Tuesday 26 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) consider the strengthening of child safety as a major priority that outweighs all other considerations, warning that children must never be abused, as the protection agencies cannot always prevent cases of assault on children. The Al Wathba Family Development...

EnergyNet Student Engagement Initiative at The Africa Energy Forum 2016 -Tuesday 26 July 2016    

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This year, EnergyNet welcomed 9 students from Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Cameroon and Mozambique to the Africa Energy Forum and on to the Student Engagement Initiative. EnergyNet to date has supported 68 students, of which 38 of these students have been placed in...

Schlumberger Announces Second-Quarter 2016 Results -Monday 25 July 2016

Revenue of $7.2 billion increased 10% sequentially Acquisition of Cameron contributed revenue of $1.5 billion EPS: GAAP loss per share of $1.56 Excluding charges and credits, EPS of $0.23 Asset impairment, workforce reduction, and merger and integration charges...

MoI: Best Innovative Inmate Award at the Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department -Monday 25 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) recently launched the ‘Best Innovative Inmate Award’ at the Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department, enabling inmates to submit creative ideas and therefore contribute to their own re-integration into society. Moreover, the MoI has organized several...

Media Konnect, the Exclusive Social Digital Platform for the Media and Entertainment Industry, Launches in the UAE -Monday 25 July 2016  

Media Konnect, the first-of-its-kind digital social platform for the global media and entertainment industry, established by Krian Media, was launched today in the UAE. The unique platform aims to provide end-to-end solutions for the film fraternity; bridging the knowledge and connections the...

ICCA Dubai bags City & Guilds’ Lion Awards 2016 -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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

‘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...

The European Stroke Organisation and Boehringer Ingelheim launch the “Angels Initiative”, a unique healthcare... -Wednesday 20 July 2016  

The Angels Initiative aims to build a community of at least 1,500 stroke centres and stroke ready hospitals across Europe over the next three years to improve acute stroke care Improvements in stroke care could save thousands of lives and prevent disability in hundred thousands of people...

Seattle Genetics and Takeda Announce Publication of Final Data from ADCETRIS® (Brentuximab Vedotin) Monotherapy Pivotal... -Wednesday 20 July 2016  

-Patients Who Achieved a Complete Remission Had Estimated Five-Year Overall Survival of 64 Percent and Five-Year Progression-Free Survival of 52 Percent- (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced...

MoI Encourages Customer Service Excellence Diploma’s Trainees to Pursue Knowledge -Wednesday 20 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) encouraged the third batch of participants on the Customer Service Excellence Diploma to increase their efficiency by enhancing the speed of transactions for the public and exceed their expectations, in line with the Government’s visions in this...

GSMA Calls for 4G Spectrum Roadmap in Egypt -Tuesday 19 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA calls for the Egyptian authorities and the country’s mobile industry to work closely together to set a roadmap for the successful introduction of 4G services. Egypt is planning to move forward on licensing spectrum to support 4G in the coming weeks, although it is...

SES Government Solutions Secures Contract for Thule Tracking Station DS3 Service -Tuesday 19 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Government Solutions (SES GS) has been awarded the Thule Tracking Station Digital Signal 3 (DS3) Service Contract to continue to provide the U.S. Government with critical communications capabilities. The service supports a global network that enables national-level...