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AQUA Carpatica Water Purity Campaign Wins Its Category at D&AD Impact NEW YORK -Friday 30 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AQUA Carpatica, the world’s only nitrate-free naturally sparkling mineral water, is pleased to announce that the brand was presented with a White Pencil award in the Communications & Interaction category at the first-ever D&AD Impact communications awards show in New York...

Antigua and Barbuda to Be Potential Investment Hub for Middle East Investors -Friday 30 September 2016  

Antigua and Barbuda’s long-term political and economic stability will see the nation witness a significant boost in investment and travel from the Middle East. Famed as the ‘Land of 365 Beaches’, the Caribbean paradise is a well-managed business hub with its low-tax structure, offering...

A Media Statement from Interbrand -Friday 30 September 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The following is a media statement from Interbrand: Our commitment to being a global organization is an important part of what makes us Interbrand and our network has been built both through wholly owned offices and key partnerships around the world. Our Africa presence, a...

JAC Praised for Customer-Oriented Approach Across Middle East and Africa -Friday 30 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chinese auto maker JAC (Shanghai Stock Exchange: 600418) is proud to announce that it has received praise across the Middle East and Africa for its top-quality customer care and after-service. Over the last month, JAC has rolled out its Egyptian Service Month. From...

BERTIN Launches the Latest AlphaGUARD Radon Gas Measurement Solution  -Friday 30 September 2016    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BERTIN, entity of CNIM Group, is pleased to present the latest version of its AlphaGUARD radon measurement solution (developed with Saphymo’s expertise). This portable equipment is re-designed for instantaneous or continuous measurement of radon gas activity...

A.M. Best Special Report: GCC Insurance Market Regulatory Developments Promise Greater Stability and Confidence -Friday 30 September 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Recent developments in the regulation of insurance companies in a number of markets in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have emphasised A.M. Best’s concerns surrounding the inherent weaknesses in these markets. As a result of new regulations enhancing minimum capital...

Point72 Asset Management Recruits Internationally for 2017 Academy Program -Thursday 29 September 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Point72 Asset Management (Point72), the family office managing the assets of investor and philanthropist Steve Cohen, is expanding its groundbreaking Point72 Academy Program to recruit students internationally from Asia and Europe and expects to add up to 15 students to its...

Argo Group Hires Jose A. Hernandez as Head of International Businesses and Appoints David Harris as Head of Performance... -Thursday 29 September 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: AGII), an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, today announced the appointment of Jose A. Hernandez to lead the company’s international business, which includes all insurance and...

Boehringer Ingelheim and Sarah Cannon Research Institute launch strategic collaboration to develop novel immune-oncology... -Thursday 29 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim and Sarah Cannon Research Institute, the research arm of Sarah Cannon, the global cancer institute of HCA, announced today a new strategic collaboration. This partnership brings together Boehringer Ingelheim’s extensive experience in cancer drug...

World’s #1 DLP Brand BenQ earns THX® HD Display Certification for W8000 Home Theatre Projector -Thursday 29 September 2016  

BenQ, the global No.1 DLP projector brand, proudly announced today that its W8000 home theatre projector achieves prestigious THX® HD Display™ Certification, a professional guarantee of outstanding cinematic performance to rival the finest movie theatres. W8000 delivers precise Rec. 709...

InCellis: The New Age of Cell Imaging by BERTIN -Thursday 29 September 2016    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BERTIN, entity of CNIM Group, is launching InCellis, a new cell imager developed to provide high quality images and facilitate the scientists’ day to day manipulation. The image quality in brightfield, phase contrast and fluorescence are generated by the latest state of the...

Philanthropist awarded Special Recognition Award by CEO Middle East -Thursday 29 September 2016  

Dr Ahmed Samerai, Founder of SAHARA and the Samerai Foundation, was recently presented with the Special Recognition Award at the CEO Middle East Awards 2016 for his philanthropic work around the world. Held at a gala dinner with more than 400 business leaders in attendance at the Four Seasons...

FinTech Boom Needs Strong Guidance to Navigate Regulatory Hurdles, Finds ACCA -Thursday 29 September 2016

Despite the fact that FinTech has been causing significant digital disruption to global finance for almost a decade, the sector is still in need of strong guidance against regulatory hurdles, says a new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). The report, FinTech...

GSMA Calls for Renewed Talks on 4G Licences in Egypt  -Thursday 29 September 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA has called for a renewed dialogue between the Egyptian authorities and the country’s mobile industry after the offering of 4G licences failed to attract any bids from Egypt’s three mobile operators. The GSMA understands the existing mobile operators are ready to...

Al Sha’far chairs the Permanent Commission for Courses and Professional Qualifications -Thursday 29 September 2016  

During its meeting chaired by Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, the MoI’s Permanent Commission for Courses and Professional Qualifications discussed the latest developments pertaining to scholarship programs for the MoI’s staff...

MoI to Receive Applications for the Distinguished Scholarship Award as of October -Thursday 29 September 2016  

As of this upcoming October, the Ministry of Interior will start receiving applications for the second edition of the Distinguished Scholarship Award, following the success of the first edition, which witnessed significant turnout from UAE students studying abroad, who presented a number of...

MoI Discusses Ways to Enhance Cooperation with Bahrain in the Traffic Field -Thursday 29 September 2016  

Brigadier Ghaith Hassan Al Zaabi, Director General of Traffic Coordination Directorate General at the Ministry of Interior, met in his office with Colonel Sheikh Abdul Rahman bin Abdul Wahab Al Khalifa, Director General of Traffic in Bahrain and the accompanying delegation. During the...

Cooltech Applications is Partnering with Carrefour -Wednesday 28 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cooltech Applications, S.A.S. (Cooltech), the world’s leading magnetic refrigeration company, implemented a fully equipped magneto-caloric display cabinet at Carrefour’s head office restaurant (Carrefour SA -CA:EN Paris) for a four-week period, a world premiere. The...

Banque Saudi Fransi Partners with SmartStream to Meet SAMA Regulations and Create the Kingdom’s First Intraday... -Wednesday 28 September 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM) specialist, today announced that Banque Saudi Fransi (BSF), a leading provider of banking products and services headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has selected its Corona Cash &...

DC Super Hero Girls Teams Up with Pop Sensation Fifth Harmony to Empower Girls -Wednesday 28 September 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) and DC Entertainment (DCE) today announced a partnership with the award-winning, pop powerhouse Fifth Harmony to collaborate on the first-ever DC Super Hero Girls music video, showcasing the pop sensation’s new single, “That’s My...