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Workshop to Spread Internal Audit Culture at Abu Dhabi Residency ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday 14 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) organized a workshop on the importance of internal auditing for staff members of the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi. The purpose of the workshop was to raise their awareness about the scope, tasks, objectives and vital role of...

Russell Reynolds Associates and Hogan Assessments Announce New Partnership to Advance the Science of Executive... -Wednesday 13 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Russell Reynolds Associates, one of the world’s leading executive search and leadership advisory firms, and Hogan Assessments, a global leader in personality assessment and leadership development, today announced a global, exclusive partnership designed to increase the...

Global Fuel Systems Manufacturer Stanadyne Opens Sharjah Facility Focusing On Regional Growth -Wednesday 13 July 2016  

Stanadyne, a fuel injection system developer based in Windsor, Connecticut, today announced the opening of its first Middle East facility. It was also revealed that a long-term partnership has been finalized whereby the new plant, based in Sharjah, will produce diesel fuel pumps for Millat...

‘Excellence Diploma’ Candidates Examine Customer Service Practices at Etihad Airways -Wednesday 13 July 2016  

A delegation from the Ministry of Interior ‘Customer Service Excellence Diploma’ program reviewed customer service procedures at Etihad Airways, in addition to its practices in this vital domain.   The delegation visited Etihad Airways and was briefed about its experience in the field...

MoI to Launch Third Traffic Awareness Campaign: ‘A Summer without Accidents’ -Wednesday 13 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) launched the third unified traffic awareness campaign for 2016, in line with their traffic initiatives. The campaign is being staged under the slogan ‘A Summer without Accidents,’ to enhance road safety. It also aims to enhance community cooperation and promote...

Hunter Ultrasonics Calls for a Greener Way to Clean Diesel Engine Filters -Wednesday 13 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulations, ranging from the 2015 Paris Agreement’s wide ranging guidelines to mandates on nonroad vehicles, have all aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. But as Ken Hunter, Founder and CEO of Hunter Ultrasonics, points out in a recent article, the measures to...

QNB Group: Financial Results for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2016 -Tuesday 12 July 2016  

QNB Group, the leading bank in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the six months ended 30 June 2016.   For the first half of 2016, Net Profit reached QAR6.2 billion, (USD 1.7 billion) up by 12% compared to last year. Total assets increased by 36% from June...

Dimension Data Releases Summary of Data Analytics for the First Nine Stages of Tour De France -Monday 11 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dimension Data, the global ICT organisation processing and analysing the data coming from the next-generation tracking devices under the Tour de France rider’s saddles has released a summary of the data the company processed and analysed for the first nine stages.   In...

Saif bin Zayed Meets with his Bahraini Counterpart -Monday 11 July 2016  

  On Monday, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met with HE Lieutenant General Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Minister of Interior of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and his accompanying delegation. The meeting took place at Al...

OT Partners with AFSCM to Roll out NFC Services in France with the 3 Major Mobile Operators -Monday 11 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced its partnership with AFSCM (Association Française du Sans Contact Mobile) to roll out NFC Services in France with the 3 major mobile operators, Bouygues...

MoI Qualifies 33 Staff Members in Customer Service Excellence -Monday 11 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) organized a training session on ‘Customer Service Excellence’ at the General Directorate of Electronics and Telecommunications Services, for 33 of its staff members from the various headquarters and departments.   Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al...

Civil Defense: “No Major Accidents Occurred over Ramadan and Eid” -Monday 11 July 2016  

The Civil Defense General Directorate at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has confirmed that no major fires occurred during the Holy Month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr. It also explained that the demands put on the teams to respond to incidents were minimal. Major General Jassem Muhammad Al...

Takeda Receives European Commission Approval of ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) for Consolidation Treatment in... -Friday 8 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has extended the current conditional marketing authorization of ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) and approved ADCETRIS for the treatment of adult patients with CD30+ Hodgkin...

Reproductions of Rare Vatican Manuscript to Be Presented to Project Donors -Friday 8 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Vatican Apostolic Library, Digita Vaticana, NTT DATA Corporation and Canon Inc. today announced their agreement to present special faithful reproductions of a rare 1,600-year-old manuscript to the first 200 people/organizations who donate 500 euros or more to support an...

SES Confirms Commitment to 5G Development and Manifesto -Thursday 7 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today its endorsement of the “5G Manifesto for Timely Deployment of 5G in Europe”. The document and industry recommendations on 5G will be discussed at the meeting of the European Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger with...

SES Announces Successful Completion of Merger of RR Media with SES Platform Services -Wednesday 6 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today the successful completion of the merger of RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM), a leading provider of global digital media services, with its wholly-owned subsidiary, SES Platform Services. SES has acquired RR Media for USD...

TRIGO to Join Forces With BÖLLINGER in Germany with Ardian’s Support -Wednesday 6 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TRIGO Group, the international provider of operational quality management solutions for manufacturers, has signed an agreement with Franz Böllinger, Founder and Chairman of the BÖLLINGER GROUP, to acquire Böllinger, the Group’s automotive quality assurance services...

Takeda Submits a New Drug Application for Novel, Oral Proteasome Inhibitor Ixazomib in Japan -Wednesday 6 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that it has submitted a New Drug Application (“NDA”) to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan for ixazomib, the first oral proteasome inhibitor for the treatment of relapsed or refractory...

Souq Al Jubail Awarded the Extraordinary Accolade for World's Largest Lantern by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ -Tuesday 5 July 2016  

Souq Al Jubail, Sharjah’s largest fresh produce market and a development project of Sharjah Asset Management (SAM), has achieved the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest lantern. The lantern, which was designed and built by Global Event Management Group, is located at the entrance...

Kerui Petroleum Unveils Derrick-Style Coiled Tubing Truck - Helping Cost Reduction and Efficiency Increase in the Oil... -Tuesday 5 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kerui Petroleum, a leading provider of global oil & gas comprehensive solutions, proudly announced that its R&D Center for Oil & Gas Stimulation Equipment in Canada recently unveiled the newly-developed derrick-style coiled tubing truck. With a pre-installed derrick is the...