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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan - Monday, November 10th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

ASH 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced that abstracts of interest from studies on VELCADE® (bortezomib), ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) and the investigational oral proteasome inhibitor, ixazomib (MLN9708), are among those that have been accepted for presentation at this year’s American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting to be held December 6-9, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Data selected for presentation include results from the Phase 3 AETHERA clinical trial evaluating the potential treatment of brentuximab vedotin, a CD30-targeted antibody drug conjugate (ADC), as consolidation therapy immediately following an autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma at high risk of relapse or progression. Other presentations will feature long-term (four-year) survival data for A ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, November 7th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, emphasized the UAE Government’s commitment to ensure the safety of life and property by observing the national response plan in cases of crisis and disasters. This plan is in pursuance of the Ministry of Interior’s mission aimed at safeguarding life and property and boosting readiness and training.

The Director General of Central Operations made these comments during the graduation ceremony of a specialized security course. A total of 10 officers from the Fujairah Police GHQ and Umm Al Quwain Police GHQ attended the two-week course that took place at the Armed Forces Officers Club, Abu Dhabi.

Adding further, Major General Al Raisi underscored the importance of early readiness and boosting the preparedness of police officers, according to the best and advanced international standa ... Read more »

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The world’s first sunscreen technology that gains power through contact with water or perspiration

Tokyo - Monday, November 10th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SHISEIDO (TOKYO:4911) has been actively pursuing stronger UV protection technology that maintains its performance even when exposed to water or perspiration, to shield the skin against UV in a variety of common situations, including outdoor leisure activities.

As a result of the most recent research and development, SHISEIDO has successfully developed WetForce sunscreen technology, the first in the world that interacts with the minerals in water and perspiration, defying common sense as its sunscreen film becomes more uniform, smoother and stronger upon contact with water or perspiration. This creates a more uniform UV shield, with about 120%1 higher protection effect.

WetForce technology will be incorporated in sunscreen products to be launched next spring.

Note 1: UV prote ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai Media City, the MENA region’s largest hub dedicated to the media industry, recently hosted the first in a series of monthly chapters of Creative Morning events to be held in Dubai.

Creative Mornings, a monthly breakfast lecture series for the creative community held in 99 cities around the world including Stockholm, Milan and Barcelona, features short talks from inspiring individuals who themselves have experienced a creative and exciting journey to get to where they are today. Past speakers have included Flickr’s Co-Founder, the Creative Director of MoMA in Stockholm, and the President of RISD in New York.

Held under the global theme of ‘Cross Over’, the inaugural Dubai event, the first to be held in the Middle East, welcomed esteemed speakers Marc Stringa, currently based in London working within a major multinational practice focusing on city level plannin ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and Head of the Permanent Higher Commission for Internal Security, attended the ‘Golden Leaders’ workshop and training exercise in the field of crisis and disaster management. The workshop, organized by the Permanent Higher Committee for Internal Security at the Officers Club of the Dubai Police, is part of the Ministry of Interior’s strategy.

HE Lt. General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of the Dubai Police and General Security, delivered a lecture during the workshop, highlighting the best practices to upgrade the skills and competencies of leaders, to inform them of the best practices, and to provide them with the necessary experience, skills, and knowledge to deal with crisis management.

Lt. General Al Sha’far praised the high level of preparation of the work ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi implemented the “Share My Knowledge” initiative, which was launched by the Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs. As part of the initiative, Colonel Salim Ali Al Qattam Al Zaabi, Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi delivered a lecture at the Emirates Institute of Naturalization, Residency and Ports. During his speech, he confirmed the vital importance of strategic thinking and its relation with excellence and quality. He also gave an overview of the strategic planning concept, the proper strategic planning methodology, objectives, mechanisms and the appropriate measuring tool to assess the impact of its implementation.

Moreover, Colonel Al Zaabi pointed out the importance of strategic planning in any institutio ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi implemented the “Share My Knowledge” initiative, which was launched by the Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs. As part of the initiative, Colonel Salim Ali Al Qattam Al Zaabi, Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi delivered a lecture at the Emirates Institute of Naturalization, Residency and Ports. During his speech, he confirmed the vital importance of strategic thinking and its relation with excellence and quality. He also gave an overview of the strategic planning concept, the proper strategic planning methodology, objectives, mechanisms and the appropriate measuring tool to assess the impact of its implementation.

Moreover, Colonel Al Zaabi pointed out the importance of strategic planning in any institutio ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi implemented the “Share My Knowledge” initiative, which was launched by the Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs. As part of the initiative, Colonel Salim Ali Al Qattam Al Zaabi, Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi delivered a lecture at the Emirates Institute of Naturalization, Residency and Ports. During his speech, he confirmed the vital importance of strategic thinking and its relation with excellence and quality. He also gave an overview of the strategic planning concept, the proper strategic planning methodology, objectives, mechanisms and the appropriate measuring tool to assess the impact of its implementation.

Moreover, Colonel Al Zaabi pointed out the importance of strategic planning in any institutio ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Media and Public Relations Section of the Directorate General of Human Resources at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs hosted a lecture to raise awareness for the female personnel regarding the methods of treatment and prevention for breast cancer.

The lecture falls within the framework of International Breast Cancer Day and is in cooperation and coordination with the Health Education Branch at the Medical Services Department at Abu Dhabi Police, and with Daman Insurance Company. The lecture was held at the Spirit of the Union Hall at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs’ Headquarters.

A lecture given by Thikra Rashid Abdulla, from Daman Insurance Company, covered the following topics: methods of breast self-examinations; the prevalence of the disease both in the UAE and worldwide; the risks that increase the likelihood of getting the disease; and the ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG & ACCRA, Ghana - Monday, November 10th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) has launched on its fleet an Ebola-focused education channel to be broadcast via satellite in West Africa. The channel, called “Fight Ebola”, will be available to both free-to-air TV viewers and Pay TV subscribers and transmitted from the ASTRA 2F satellite at 28.2 degrees East and from SES-5 at 5 degrees East. It aims at informing populations in affected areas about the nature and dangers of the disease and how to fight it.

Part of West Africa is dealing with the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

The channel’s message emphasizes the fact that Ebola is spreading, that there is a great need to protect oneself as well as families and the entire community. The objective of “Fight Ebola” is to create an understanding of the disease through the broadcast of educational and factual content.

“Through ... Read more »

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Pre5G to be available much earlier than 5G, ZTE expert told delegates at International Workshop on 5G-ICT Technologies conference in Beijinga

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

SHENZHEN, China - Monday, November 10th 2014

 ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, provided further updates on the company’s vision on pre5G at a high-level international meeting of experts and industry officials to discuss global development of 5G technology.

In an address to the International Workshop on 5G-ICT Technologies conference in Beijing, Dr. Xiang Jiying, Chief Technology Officer of Wireless Products of ZTE, said pre5G will become available much earlier than 5G and deliver user experience comparable to 5G, offering high throughput and low latency. Pre5G will utilize some key 5G technologies, whilst be ... Read more »

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High-profile ceremony graced by Mr Markus Langes-Swarovski and Austrian ambassador

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Tebyan’s official launch of the Sparkle Towers at Dubai Marina was hosted in the presence of Austrian ambassador, His Excellency Peter Elsner-Mackay, Executive Board Member of Austrian crystal innovator Swarovski, Mr Markus Langes-Swarovski, Tebyan’s Chairman, Sheikh Adel Al Hussaini and Tebyan’s Managing Director, Mr. Naji Alia.  Branded ‘Space Marveled by SWAROVSKI®’, the towers have made history as Dubai’s first crystal-inspired towers, with jeweled decor including sparkling lighting applications and crystal enhancements in the interiors.

In his speech, Tebyan’s Chairman, Sheikh Adel Al Hussaini said: “This is a groundbreaking achievement not only for Tebyan and its treasured partner Swarovski, but also for all our future residents and visitors wh ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Ministry of Interior organized an introductory forum for the second edition of the Ministry of Interior’s Award for Smartphone Applications. The Forum that was held at Al Raha Beach Hotel in Abu Dhabi, witnessed a large turn-out of attendance by colleges and university students from across the UAE.

During a speech delivered on this occasion, Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director General of Central Operations and Head of the E-Services and Smart Applications Program Team at the Ministry of Interior (MoI), encouraged students to participate in the award. Moreover, he stressed the commitment of the Ministry to strengthen strategic partnerships with higher education institutions.

Adding further, Major General Al Raisi indicated that the award will b ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior has launched the “Share My Knowledge” initiative on the level of the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Sector in the UAE. The initiative comes as response to the request of Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, to exchange, promote, and transfer knowledge amongst individuals. The initiative aims to benefit from the expertise of the previous leaders in various police work fields in order to serve the organizational excellence by improving occupational performance indicators. To launch the initiative, the Strategy and Performance Development Directorate at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Sector organized an event.

During the launching event that was held at the Spirit of the Union Hall, at the Assistant Undersecretary for Naturalization, Residency and P ... Read more »

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Paris - Sunday, November 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

JCDecaux SA (Euronext Paris: DEC), the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, announced today that two appointments have been made, effective from January 15th 2015, following the resignation of Laurence Debroux who will leave the Group as of that date in order to pursue other professional opportunities. Laurence Debroux was Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and member of the Executive Board of JCDecaux since 2010.

David Bourg has been appointed Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

At its 3 November 2014 meeting, the Supervisory Board appointed David Bourg as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and member of the Executive Board, together with Jean Charles Decaux, Jean François Decaux, Jean-Sébastien Decaux, Emmanuel Bastide and Daniel Hofer, effective January 15th, 2015. He will be based in Paris.

David Bourg (44) is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris and obtained a Master&# ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

In a specialized workshop, the Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior discussed policy to protect children against abuse and neglect. Sixty-two officers from concerned departments and various police sectors from the ministry attended and participated in the discussion.

Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior, inaugurated the workshop, stressing the prospects of the UAE to become a leading, distinguished country for child protection. “The Ministry of Interior is keen and committed to protect all children living in the UAE against any abuse, while defining the principles and actions necessary to realize this commitment,” Al Nuaimi said.

Major General Al Nuaimi explained: &ldqu ... Read more »

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