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The UAE and Middle East sees a rise in economic confidence and is now at its highest level since Q2 2015 Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday 25 July 2018

The global economic recovery that started in late 2016 is starting to slow down and lose momentum, with global confidence in Q2 dipping from its Q1 high, finds the latest edition of ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA Global Economic Conditions survey. Although...

IDEMIA Will Present Its Half-Year Financial Results to Investors on August 2, 2018 -Wednesday 25 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity, today announced that it will present its 2018 half-year financial results as at June 30, to investors on Thursday August 2nd, 2018. Didier Lamouche (CEO), Frédéric Beylier (COO) and Laurent Lemaire (CFO) will be presenting...

Forbes Travel Guide Announces New Leadership Structure to Support Expansion Plans to 100 Countries in 2019 -Wednesday 25 July 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Forbes Travel Guide, the global authority on luxury travel, announced today a plan to significantly scale the company from evaluating and verifying luxury hospitality in 60 countries to 100 countries by the end of 2019. As part of this growth strategy, the company has made...

HRH The Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Bin Salman Names Renowned Tourism Impresario Gerard... -Wednesday 25 July 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- His Royal Highness Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Chairman of the Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) has named Gerard “Jerry” Inzerillo CEO of the Authority, which will spearhead a transformative initiative...

FlipNpik Raises $2 Million to Date in ICO Private Sale, Consolidates Partnerships for Expansion into Asia  -Tuesday 24 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FlipNpik's unconventional democratic ICO private sale has already raised USD 2 Million, 4 days after opening it to the public. Notably, funds raised have come from a combination of cryptocurrency and fiat payments - a clear indication that the project is appealing to both the...

Virgin Voyages Prescribes ‘Vitamin Sea’ Experiences for All Sailors -Tuesday 24 July 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Voyages President and CEO Tom McAlpin revealed renderings and animations of nine new public spaces of the company’s first ship, as well as innovative programming details about its approach to well-being for sailors, which...

Toshiba Memory Corporation Starts Construction of the First Fabrication Facility in Kitakami City, Iwate Prefecture -Tuesday 24 July 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Memory Corporation, the world leader in memory solutions, today held a groundbreaking ceremony for the first semiconductor fabrication facility (fab), called K1, in Kitakami, Iwate prefecture, in northeastern Japan. On its completion in autumn 2019, the facility will be...

Gemalto Helps Companies Gain Valuable Data Insights, Reduce Cost and Time with Automatic Software Updates -Tuesday 24 July 2018    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gemalto today announced the launch of Sentinel Up, an enterprise-grade software update solution for software vendors and device manufacturers. Designed to help businesses improve customer satisfaction and drive business growth, Sentinel Up allows vendors to deliver fast and...

Dubai to host the first, World’s Ultimate StrongmanTM -Tuesday 24 July 2018  

Dubai is getting ready to welcome the biggest and strongest men in the world, this October. Under the auspices of the Dubai Sports Council, CORE Worldwide in collaboration with Envie Events brings you the very first edition of the World's Ultimate StrongmanTM at Beasts in the Middle East on 26th...

Standard & Poor’s Reaffirms IGI’s A- Rating with Stable Outlook -Tuesday 24 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rating agency S&P Global has reaffirmed the financial strength rating of A- with a stable outlook for International General Insurance (IGI), the global specialist commercial insurer and reinsurer. IGI’s issuer credit and insurer financial strength ratings were reaffirmed...

Schlumberger Announces Second-Quarter 2018 Results -Tuesday 24 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB) today reported results for the second quarter of 2018.                             (Stated in millions, except per share...

IBC2018 Enhances Conference Programme with Keynote Sessions from Amazon, Viacom and Wonderhood Studios -Tuesday 24 July 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC2018, the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show, today announces three new Keynote speakers from globally renowned media and entertainment powerhouses. The addition of executives from Amazon, Viacom and Wonderhood Studios adds to the big-name...

STATS Taps Dr. Helen Sun, Former CTO of JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking Division, to Lead STATS’ Technology... -Tuesday 24 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, expanded its executive roster with the introduction of Dr. Helen Sun as Chief Technology Officer. Sun will oversee STATS’ product, engineering, artificial intelligence and data production teams in developing...

MyVilla.com Five Risks to Avoid While Buying a Home in Dubai -Tuesday 24 July 2018  

Home buying is no joke if you are someone investing your life’s savings in the big dream of being a homeowner. A real estate investor looking for a second home to rent out, needs to be cautious too. After all, everyone looks at real estate as an alternative to savings, to earn higher rate of...

Ferring’s Heat-Stable Carbetocin Could Save Thousands of Women’s Lives by Preventing Excessive Bleeding... -Monday 23 July 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals today announced new data demonstrating that its heat-stable formulation of carbetocin is as effective as the current standard of care, oxytocin, for the prevention of excessive bleeding, also known as postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), after vaginal...

TRIGO Deepens its Expansion into the USA by Acquiring Lumbee Enterprises -Monday 23 July 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TRIGO has acquired 100% of the capital of Lumbee Enterprises based in Greer, SC. This acquisition allows TRIGO to deepen its expansion into the USA within the automotive industry. Lumbee began providing supply chain and logistics services over 25 years ago and it’s TRIGO’s...

“VAT is here to stay, so businesses should use it as an opportunity” states ACCA and Thomson Reuters. -Monday 23 July 2018  

The ACCA & Thomson Reuters VAT Return Filing and Compliance survey has found many businesses still seem unsure about what is required of them in relation to certain aspects of the VAT regime and therefore require further clarification. The survery also found that there were numerous...

Fakih IVF Fertility Center’s Free IVF Cycle Award Spells Hope for Couples -Sunday 22 July 2018  

Fakih IVF Fertility Center, one of the leading infertility centers in the GCC region, has announced that, for a second year, it has granted one couple the opportunity to achieve their dream of parenthood. Committed to helping to alleviate the UAE’s rising infertility rate, Fakih IVF...

AURAK Enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with Al-Farabi Kazakh National University -Sunday 22 July 2018  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) President, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, and the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU) Rector, Professor Galimkair Mutanov, of the Republic of Kazakhstan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), agreeing to exchange students,...

Philip Morris International Announces Non-Executive Board Chairman Louis Camilleri to Assume CEO Role at Ferrari S.p.A. ... -Sunday 22 July 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The board of directors of Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) has its board member, Sergio Marchionne, and his family in our thoughts and prayers during this challenging time. We congratulate our board chairman, Louis Camilleri, as he assumes the role of CEO of Ferrari...