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Philippine Votes Transmitted in Record Time in Largest Ever Electronic Vote Count MANILA, Philippines -Tuesday 10 May 2016

80% vote transmission rate 4 hours after polls close Record breaking turnout (BUSINESS WIRE)--On May 9, just 4 hours after the polls closed, the vote transmission rate stood at 80% in the Philippines General Election setting a new record for speed. Using advanced election technology...

Saif bin Zayed: The UAE has the lowest recorded violent crimes rate in the world -Tuesday 10 May 2016  

Measures to be taken to curb assaults using swords and other bladed weapons The UAE amongst the world’s countries with the lowest drug-related deaths rates Project to launch electronic narcotic drugs monitoring program 173 websites promoting drugs blocked in cooperation with...

Expo 2020 Dubai® reveals its Master Plan at Arab Media Forum 2016 -Tuesday 10 May 2016  

Expo 2020 Dubai has revealed its master plan in the form of a dedicated experiential zone displayed at the 15th edition of the Arab Media Forum. Visitors were among the first to take a glimpse at how the  Expo 2020 Dubai site will look and feel upon completion, through augmented...

Two weeks left until the opening of The Brain Forum -Tuesday 10 May 2016

The event will be divided into 2 sections – with Day 1 focusing on entrepreneurship and innovation, and Day 2 on new advances in science and technology. During Day 1, the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Day, entrepreneurs and investors will share their expertise in translating science into...

Al Ghandi Real Estate Selects Yardi Property Management Solutions -Tuesday 10 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Al Ghandi Real Estate will manage its commercial and residential real estate portfolio with Yardi Voyager® 7S, the company’s new mobile, cloud-based property management and accounting platform. Al Ghandi Real Estate will perform several business operations with...

NEC and Netcracker Unveil Agile Virtualization Platform and Practice to Accelerate and Ease SDN/NFV Adoption -Monday 9 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation and Netcracker Technology unveiled today their Agile Virtualization Platform and Practice (AVP), a set of unique tools, platforms and services designed to accelerate and ease the adoption and commercialization of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and...

LUME-Meso trial enrols first patient: Boehringer Ingelheim’s new pivotal study investigating nintedanib for the... -Monday 9 May 2016

The trial will evaluate efficacy and safety of nintedanib* as a first-line oral treatment in combination with pemetrexed/cisplatin followed by continuing nintedanib monotherapy Nintedanib targets receptors that play a role in tumour growth and development of metastasis in malignant...

Tejari celebrates customer success at CIPS Awards -Monday 9 May 2016

leading global strategic procurement organization, Tejari, is celebrating the regions success at the recent CIPS Middle East Supply Management Awards. Respected as a benchmark for excellence, the  CIPS  Awards is seen as the most prestigious recognition within the procurement and supply...

MoI Honors Medad Printing & Packaging -Monday 9 May 2016  

Representing The Ministry of Interior, the Office of the Inspector General honored Hassan Ali Al Zaabi and Obeid Ibrahim Bou Malha, Founders of Medad Printing & Packaging. The celebration was held in appreciation of their efforts in promoting culture and community awareness. Major General...

Discussions Held to Strengthen Cooperation between the UAE and Bahrain in the Area of Traffic -Monday 9 May 2016  

Brigadier Ghaith Hassan Al Zaabi, Director General of the Traffic Coordination General Directorate at the Ministry of Interior, met Lieutenant Sheikh Nader bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, from the General Directorate of Traffic Services in the Kingdom of Bahrain and his accompanying...

‘Read with us’: New Initiative at the Capital’s Traffic Department -Monday 9 May 2016

The Capital Police Directorate’s Traffic Department has launched a new initiative under the theme ‘Read with us: Donate a Book’. The initiative falls in line with the National Strategy for Reading and allows staff members and partners to donate a useful book for the work team. This...

Sajith Ansar joins Forbes’ Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World list 2016 -Monday 9 May 2016  

Sajith Ansar, Founder and CEO of Idea Spice has debuted on Forbes “TOP 100 INDIAN LEADERS IN UAE” this year. The prestigious award was presented to Sajith at a glittering event held at Dubai’s Astoria Waldorf on Tuesday, 3rd May to commemorate Indian leaders who have been drive the...

MHI Group Launches New Group Statement and Tagline -Monday 9 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI)(TOKYO:7011) Group today unveiled a new group statement and tagline “Move the world forward” that captures the unique value and vision the company brings to the world today. MHI Group has also launched “SPECTRA” a new online media...

Saif bin Zayed Meets Latvian Deputy Prime Minister -Sunday 8 May 2016  

On Sunday, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met with H.E Arvils Ašeradens, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Economics of the Republic of Latvia and his accompanying delegation. The meeting took place at the office of HH Sheikh...

KQIC adds KNET payment mode for its personal insurances -Sunday 8 May 2016  

KQIC Insured, a premier insurer in Kuwait yesterday announced the launch of a new electronic payment service for purchasing personal insurances online; customers can now log onto www.qic-insured.com, select the insurance cover and pay via KNET Speaking on the launch of this added service, Mr....

Khalifa Student Empowerment Program Launches Initiative to Foster Awareness about Drugs -Sunday 8 May 2016

The Khalifa Student Empowerment Program launched an initiative that aims to foster awareness about the dangers and effects of drugs on individuals and society. The initiative will be implemented via media and social media and will coordinate with the National Anti-Drugs Council on both the...

MoI participates in the First Forum for Emirati Scholarship Students in Australia -Sunday 8 May 2016  

The Ministry of Interior participated in the first forum for the Emirati scholarship students in Australia, to introduce the second edition of Minister of Interior’s Distinguished Scholarship Award. The forum was held under the auspices of the UAE General Consulate, in cooperation with the...

Al Rumaithi Reviews Abu Dhabi’s Madinat Khalifa Police Station Initiatives During his Inspection Visit -Sunday 8 May 2016  

Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, inspected the Madinat Khalifa Police Station of the Peripheral Regions Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police. During this inspection visit, he reviewed the quality of services provided to the public, as well as the...

“UAE top Arab country for women’s empowerment” -Sunday 8 May 2016  

  Pyramedia CEO and renowned media personality, Nashwa Al Ruwaini addressed a packed audience gathered at the Beach Rotana Hotel in Abu Dhabi with her experiences and thoughts on women’s empowerment in the workforce. During her address, Al Ruwaini thanked the leadership of the UAE for...

SCITRA is registered as a Cosmetic Product Establishment with the U.S. Food and Drug (FDA) Administration -Sunday 8 May 2016  

Albatha’s manufacturing unit Scitra (Soaps & Chemicals Industrial & Trading Company) has achieved a successful registration with the US Food & Drug (FDA) Administration. Scitra is part of the Albatha Home and Personal Care Group of Albatha Holding. Albatha Group is one of the largest...