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MoI Council Discusses Social Support Center Services Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday 24 May 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) Council, hosted by UAE national Saeed Mohammed Al Rumaithi at his residence in Al Ain, under the theme “Services Offered by the Social Support Center,” called for the promotion of societal culture via awareness messages disseminated across social networking...

Sky Cable Signs Deal with SES to Launch New Direct-to-Home Satellite TV in the Philippines -Tuesday 24 May 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today a multi-year, multi-transponder agreement with Sky Cable, the largest cable television provider in the Philippines. Sky Cable will be broadcasting direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV channels via SES satellites at 108.2 degrees East...

Northern Trust Appoints Clayton DaSilva to Drive Growth in the Middle East -Tuesday 24 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Northern Trust announced today that it has hired Clayton DaSilva as sales manager, Middle East. Based in Abu Dhabi, DaSilva is responsible for leading Northern Trust’s business development in the Middle East and supporting business development in Africa, offering...

SES Platform Services and K-NET Partner to Provide Quality Satellite Channels for West Africa -Tuesday 24 May 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), a world-leading satellite operator, today announced that SES Platform Services (SES PS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, has strengthened its partnership with K-NET, an ICT and Telecoms platform services company based in Ghana, to create a joint...

QuarkXPress 2016 Now Available -Tuesday 24 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quark Software Inc. announced today the official availability of QuarkXPress 2016, the newest version of Quark’s graphic design and desktop publishing software. Built on the success of QuarkXPress 2015, QuarkXPress 2016 introduces transformative functionality and...

Herbalife Sponsors Four National Olympic Committees at Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games -Tuesday 24 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global nutrition company Herbalife (NYSE: HLF) announced today it will be the official sponsor of the Costa Rican, Israeli, Italian and Vietnam National Olympic Committees all traveling to the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games. Herbalife will also support more than 50...

2016 Busan Motor Show Gets "Tuned" as a National Car Festival -Monday 23 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 2016 Busan International Motor Show is slated to open on June 2 (Thursday) for press day and runs until June 12 (Sunday) for 11 days at Bexco in Haewundae, Busan with this year’s theme of “Future Wave, Inspiring Technology”. This year, the show will feature 25 domestic...

Crescent Petroleum, the British Council and Edraak Launch Series of Free Online English Courses for Arabic Speakers -Monday 23 May 2016  

The Gulf’s longest serving private oil and gas company, Crescent Petroleum, in partnership with the British Council and Edraak, the first nonprofit “Massive Open Online Course” (MOOC) platform, is launching a series of free online English courses for native Arabic speakers in...

Social Support Center Program for Social Counseling -Monday 23 May 2016  

The Social Support Centers Department at Abu Dhabi Police, represented by the Social Support Center in Al Ain recently organized, at its headquarters in Falaj Hazza region, its first psychological and social counseling program, for the cases of “Child Visitation”, concerned to enable one of...

Boehringer Ingelheim and BioMed X start new project to explore and develop unprecedented new treatment approaches for... -Monday 23 May 2016

Aims to identify maladaptive brain circuits to find new approaches for treating psychiatric diseases Second Boehringer Ingelheim crowdsourcing project with BioMed X builds on success of previous project focused on epigenetic drivers of COPD New research team at the BioMed X Innovation...

CMMI® Institute Publishes Top Three Trends from 2016 Capability Counts Conference -Monday 23 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hundreds of global business leaders dedicated to capability and process improvement gathered in Annapolis, Md., May 10-11, for the annual Capability Counts Conference. The CMMI® Institute, a global leader in the advancement of best practices in people, process, and technology,...

Gianni Versace S.p.A. Names Jonathan Akeroyd CEO -Monday 23 May 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gianni Versace S.p.A. announced today that Jonathan Akeroyd has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Akeroyd served as CEO of Alexander McQueen from 2004 until May 2016. “We are delighted to welcome Jonathan Akeroyd as our new CEO,” said Donatella Versace, Vice...

GLIDE’s 17th Annual eBay Auction for Power Lunch With Warren Buffett Runs June 5–10, 2016 -Monday 23 May 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GLIDE’s 17th Annual eBay Auction for Power Lunch with Warren Buffett, offered through eBay for Charity, opens at 7:30 pm PDT on Sunday, June 5 and runs until 7:30 pm PDT on Friday, June 10. For the past 17 years, legendary investor Warren Buffett has hosted an...

HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Stresses the Importance of Developing Leadership Competencies of MoI Members -Sunday 22 May 2016  

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior stressed the importance of developing the higher leadership competencies of Ministry of Interior (MoI) staff members. HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed stated that this could be achieved by building and...

Smart Library Launches an Initiative to Encourage the Ministry of Interior’s Staff to Read -Sunday 22 May 2016  

The Smart Library at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) launched an initiative to encourage the Ministry’s staff to read. This drive comes as part of the implementation of the Higher Leadership’s directives to make 2016 the “Year of Reading” and to promote the concept of partnership between...

Evacuation Drill in Three Umm Al-Quwain Schools -Sunday 22 May 2016  

The Civil Defense Department in Umm Al-Quwain conducted a successful evacuation drill for rescuing three schools located in the old industrial area of Umm Al-Quwain. The evacuation drill scenarios in the schools started on Thursday morning after receiving an alert from the operations room....

Panasonic to Launch Global Marketing Activities for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games -Sunday 22 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation, which supports the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Rio 2016 Olympics) and the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games as an Official Worldwide Partner for the Olympic Games*1, today announced the company will launch a variety of global marketing activities in its sponsorship...

Scotland’s Patient Safety Programme Makes a Commitment to the Patient Safety Movement Foundation -Sunday 22 May 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announced today a commitment from Scotland’s national patient safety initiative, the Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP). Launched in 2008, the SPSP first started as a five-year program focused on acute hospitals and...

The First Group Appoints Millennium & Copthorne to Manage New Stylish Hotel in Dubai’s JVT District -Sunday 22 May 2016  

 The First Group has appointed Millennium & Copthorne to manage its stylish new hotel in Dubai’s thriving Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) district. The landmark deal was inked on Thursday, the 19th of May, at an official signing ceremony attended by Rob Burns, Chief Operating Officer,...

Intersolar Europe: Renewable energy on the advance worldwide -Saturday 21 May 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Investment volumes around the world in renewable energy are for the first time higher than fossil-based energy sources. This is what current findings by the Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) research institute are showing. The attractiveness of renewables as a long-term...