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Hilton Worldwide Reinforces its Commitment to Responsibly Source Seafood in Collaboration with World Wildlife Fund MCLEAN, Va. -Wednesday 8 June 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) reinforced its commitment to the environment by announcing multi-year sustainable seafood goals on World Oceans Day. In collaboration with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Hilton has committed to implementing strong, global sustainable seafood goals in...

ACCA sets out ‘magnificent seven’ attributes vital to success in modern business -Wednesday 8 June 2016

Intellect, creativity, emotional intelligence, vision, experience, technical skills and a mastery of the digital world are seven key skill areas sought by employers now and in the future An optimum blend of skills, experience and intelligence is now needed by professional accountants,...

Luxury Business Travel within the UAE, Oman and Qatar -Wednesday 8 June 2016  

Seawings, the premium seaplane operator within the Arabian Peninsula, has launched an Air Taxi service – providing private charter flights between central business and leisure destinations across the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar. With their unique ability to land on water, seaplanes...

Awards Worth 325,000 SAR Distributed among the 10 Winners of the First Saudi Talents Competition -Tuesday 7 June 2016  

Prince Abdullah: the competition foresees the future, faces challenges and contributes to personifying the Kingdom’s Vision 2030   General Authority for Sports celebrated the announcement of winners in the first Saudi Talents Competition. The closing ceremony was held under the...

TAGRISSO (OSIMERTINIB) SHOWS CLINICAL ACTIVITY IN PATIENTS WITH LEPTOMENINGEAL DISEASE FROM LUNG CANCER -Tuesday 7 June 2016

Latest results reinforce pre-clinical evidence that osimertinib crosses the blood-brain barrier (BUSINESS WIRE)-- AstraZeneca today announced clinical and safety data for Tagrisso (osimertinib) in patients with leptomeningeal (LM) disease, a complication of epidermal growth factor...

Boehringer Ingelheim and Harvard scientists establish a research alliance to find novel treatments for severe fibrotic... -Tuesday 7 June 2016

Fibrotic diseases represent a serious healthcare problem, which potentially results in disability and even death for millions of people worldwide with currently only limited effective treatment options available New research alliance aims to find better treatments for diseases like...

DURVALUMAB MONOTHERAPY DEMONSTRATES EFFICACY IN UROTHELIAL BLADDER CANCER -Tuesday 7 June 2016

  ↵ Data show objective response rate (ORR) of 31% in all evaluable patients and 46% in patients with PD-L1-high-expressing tumours1 PD-L1 expression correlates with response to durvalumab monotherapy per Ventana SP263 assay1 Results follow U.S. FDA’s recent Breakthrough Therapy...

Win a Fishing Trip with President Jimmy Carter by Committing to Zero Preventable Deaths by 2020 -Tuesday 7 June 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement announced today that for the 2nd year in a row, former President Carter is demonstrating his support for the Movement’s goal of zero preventable deaths by 2020 by offering an opportunity to join the former President and First Lady Rosalynn for a...

Waldorf Astoria Set to Open in the Middle East’s Leading Financial District -Tuesday 7 June 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Worldwide‘s (NYSE:HLT) luxury brand of iconic landmark hotels, today announced the signing of a management agreement with Ward Holdings to open a property in the Middle East’s leading gateway for capital and investment, Dubai...

GSMA Announces Nominees for 2016 Asia Mobile Awards -Tuesday 7 June 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the nominees for the 2016 Asia Mobile Awards. Winners of the inaugural “AMO Awards” will be honoured at the Asia Mobile Awards Ceremony and Dinner Reception at DaGuan Theatre in Pudong, Shanghai on Wednesday, 29 June. The AMO Awards are an integral...

Al Harithi: Developing Positivity to Provide Outstanding Service Standards -Tuesday 7 June 2016  

Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (ADP HQ), inaugurated the first office of its kind for “Customer Happiness” at the Al Ain Highways Traffic Section of the Directorate of Traffic and Patrols of the Abu...

Preparations for 2nd Edition of USIP World Police Games -Tuesday 7 June 2016  

The committee organizing the second edition of the USIP World Police Games embarked upon the UAE’s preparations to host the games. The meeting was headed by Colonel Waleed Salem Al Shamesi, Director General of the Police College and member of the technical committee of the USIP, and held at...

Abu Dhabi Police Organizes a Workshop to Empower Female Police Staff -Tuesday 7 June 2016  

H.E. Major General Mohammed Khalfan Matar Al Rumaithi, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Abu Dhabi Police, opened a workshop for women focus groups, titled: “A Strategic View to Support and Meet the Needs of Female Police Staff through their Empowerment.” The General Directorate of Human...

Anti-Smoking Lecture at ADP Punitive and Correctional Establishments -Tuesday 7 June 2016  

In the event of the World No Tobacco Day, the Punitive and Correctional Establishments in Abu Dhabi Police acquainted inmates about the dangers of smoking. This event was organized by the Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department. Dr. Jamil Al Wahdan from the Medical Services...

MoI Organizes Workshop on Smart Applications in Ajman. -Tuesday 7 June 2016  

The Directorate General of the Punitive and Correctional Establishments  at the Ministry of Interior, organized in cooperation with the Directorate General of Electronics and Telecommunications Services,  a workshop on smart applications in the Ministry of Interior - smart government's...

A Workshop on Opinion Polls at the Ministry of Interior -Tuesday 7 June 2016  

The Research and Survey Center at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) organized an introductory workshop onthe mechanisms foropinion polls and how to calculate results and read reports, sat the Ministry's Smart Library headquarters in Abu Dhabi. Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri,...

Final Subject Enrolled in Early Feasibility Study of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis -Tuesday 7 June 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) today announced completion of enrollment into its early feasibility study evaluating the GORE® EXCLUDER® Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis (TAMBE) for the treatment of aortic aneurysms involving the visceral branch vessels. The...

The Moinian Group Reveals Unique Collaboration with Zaha Hadid -Tuesday 7 June 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading United States real estate firm, The Moinian Group, proudly announced today they have been collaborating with the visionary architect, Zaha Hadid to develop one of her last designed buildings in the world, an innovative new project in New York City. Commissioned by...

New data on olmutinib (BI 1482694) presented at ASCO 2016 underscores clinical potential of Boehringer Ingelheim’s... -Monday 6 June 2016

Promising efficacy and safety profile of olmutinib* (BI 1482694) is reaffirmed by further clinical data presented at ASCO 2016 annual meeting Olmutinib is in accelerated development, with the now fully recruited pivotal Phase II ELUXA 1 trial ongoing and two Phase III trials initiating...

Andersen Global Takes Initial Step in Expanding Footprint in Canada -Monday 6 June 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is pleased to announce that we are now collaborating with SdM Chartered Professional Accountants, Inc. in Canada. SdM is the first of several firms that are expected to take this initial step toward a more formal relationship with Andersen Global through a...