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AURAK Promotes Women’s Opportunities in STEM Education with AGYA Workshop Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday 17 January 2017  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in association with the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA), has today launched the ‘Women in STEM Education and Career Pathways’ conference. The international conference specifically focuses on boosting...

Association of International Certified Professional Accountants Urges South Africa’s Audit Regulator to Reject... -Tuesday 17 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association) has voiced its strong opposition to a plan by South Africa’s Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) to implement mandatory audit firm rotation (MAFR). In a written response to...

GA Telesis Engine Services Receives CAAC Approval to Overhaul CFM56-5B/7B and CF6-80C2B Engines for Chinese Airlines -Tuesday 17 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”) has received certification from the Civil Aviation Administration of China Aviation (“CAAC”). CAAC approval provides GATES with access to a major MRO market for CFM56-5B/7B and CF6-80C2B engines and will allow the company to develop...

Andersen Global Initiates Expansion in Israel -Tuesday 17 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is proud to announce its collaboration with Beneli Tax Boutique, a tax firm located in Tel Aviv, Israel. The establishment of a Collaboration Agreement with Beneli Tax Boutique broadens Andersen’s presence globally to include the Middle East, and is the...

Expo 2020 Dubai Rolls Out Detailed Planning for Sustainability -Tuesday 17 January 2017  

Expo 2020 Dubai today revealed full details of its sustainability strategy – a key pillar in the planning of the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia – at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW). Sustainability will be among the main focuses of the World...

Quercus Realises More Than a 9% Return on the Disposal of Its Stake in ForVEI, a Renewable Energy Private Equity Joint... -Tuesday 17 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quercus Assets Selection, which specialises in renewable infrastructure investments announces, from the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, that the Quercus Renewable Energy Fund, has completed the sale of its stake in ForVEI, a joint venture comprising Quercus Renewable...

SES: MX1 Wins Contract Extension with Leading Content Distribution Company Beta Film -Tuesday 17 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Beta Film Ltd., one of the leading international operating distributers of television, home video and new media content, has extended its existing service contract with MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of...

Hawk-i Service by Managed FZ-LLC Publically Launched - Monitoring Social Media & Cyberspace & Guarding Online... -Tuesday 17 January 2017  

Managed FZ LLC, a leading provider of Cybersecurity and Managed Security Products and Services, and innovators in the industry of Brand Risk Monitoring, announced today the launch of its new VIP reputation threat monitoring service, Hawk-i. This pioneering service, now generally available, has...

ABB issues correction on CEO comments misreported by Bloomberg -Monday 16 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer was misquoted by Bloomberg News as saying “Margins Will Not Fully Recover This Year.” The word “margins” is incorrect. Dr. Spiesshofer used the word “markets” saying that ABB does not foresee global markets recovering fully this...

Zayed Future Energy Prize Announces Winners of 2017 Awards -Monday 16 January 2017  

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented the Zayed Future Energy Prize to nine winners during the 2017 awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi today. Nine pioneers in renewable energy and sustainability...

Murex Wins the 2016 Risk Technology Rankings -Monday 16 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murex, the leading provider of trading, risk management and processing solutions, has won the 2016 Risk Technology Vendor Rankings for the fourth consecutive year. In addition to topping the global rankings, Murex was the winner in the System Support and Implementation...

Distinguished CSR Contribution Award for Panacea Medical & Wellness Centre -Monday 16 January 2017  

Panacea Medical & Wellness Centre, a multi-specialty primary health care facility in Dubai, has received the Health Award for distinguished CSR contribution at the Annual Health Awards, jointly hosted by the Department of Economic Development (DED), Dubai and the HEALTH magazine, today. The...

RTBF Partners with SIAE MICROELETTRONICA for the Renewal of Its National Microwave Network -Monday 16 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RTBF, the public broadcasting organization of the French Community of Belgium, has signed the start of a 3 years renewal project to modernize its microwave network. With this project RTBF aims to upgrade the complete network to a contemporary digital wireless solution,...

Grundfos joins forces with Renowned Danish Companies at the World Future Energy Summit 2017 in Abu Dhabi -Monday 16 January 2017  

Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump solutions, is partaking along with a number of renowned Danish companies, in the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) to be held during 16–19 January 2017, in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, UAE. Some of the companies...

Dictum Health Expands Globally, Providing Clinical Care Anytime, Anywhere -Monday 16 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dictum Health, Inc., an innovative leader in end-to-end telehealth, announced today that it is expanding globally. Having received clearances from the FDA of Saudi Arabia, and the Ministry of Health of the United Arab Emirates, as well as registration approval from the FDA of...

Expo 2020 Dubai Launches Expo Live: an Innovation and Partnership Programme for Social Good -Sunday 15 January 2017  

Expo 2020 Dubai today delivered the first public roll-out of its USD 100 million Expo Live programme to help fund, accelerate and promote creative projects that will improve lives while preserving our planet. Organisers stressed that they have no prior expectations of where successful...

The First Group’s the One at Jumeirah Village Circle Wins Prestigious Architectural Award  -Sunday 15 January 2017  

The One at Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), one of the latest hotel developments from leading Dubai-based property firm The First Group, has been named Leisure and Hospitality Project of the Year at the prestigious Middle East Architect Awards. The 40-storey tower in Dubai’s JVC precinct is...

QNB Group: Financial Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2016 -Sunday 15 January 2017  

QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2016. For the twelve months ended 31 December 2016, Net Profit reached QAR12.4 billion (USD 3.4 billion), up by 10% from last year. Total assets...

Sharjah Ladies Club Honors MoI Air Wing Department -Saturday 14 January 2017

The management of the Sharjah Ladies Club branches honored the Air Wing Department in the Ministry of Interior (MoI) for its efforts in creating the success of the 2016 events of Al Thameed Ladies Club. The ceremony was held to honor participant and sponsoring entities in Sharjah.   The...

11 Officers complete a ‘Crisis and Disasters course at the Officers Training Institute -Friday 13 January 2017

The Ministry of Interior celebrated the graduation of 11 officers from the various police general headquarters and departments, after completing the "Crisis and Disaster Management" course. The gala ceremony was held at the Officers Training Institute at the Police College’s headquarters in...