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Tata Communications’ IZO™ network platform provides businesses a deterministic route into Google’s cloud

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

SAN JOSE, Calif - Thursday, November 6th 2014

Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, today announces that it has become a Google Cloud Platform Authorized Services Partner. Under the terms of this agreement, Google’s new service, Google Cloud Interconnect will connect with Tata Communications’ IZO™ Public, a cloud enablement service that provides a dedicated and deterministic route, for businesses, into Google’s cloud.

Through the IZO™ Public cloud enablement service, Tata Communications and Google will be collaborating to provide businesses with a simple and future-proof way to connect and build their cloud over the public Internet – providing unparalleled performance, reach, and capacity ensuring a consistently good user exper ... Read more »

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SAN ANTONIO - Tuesday, November 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acelity L.P. Inc. announced today the appointment of Thomas Casey, a well-respected financial leader, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Tom brings to Acelity 30 years of financial accounting, reporting, planning and analysis experience, which include nearly two decades of roles in senior leadership. Most recently, Tom served as Executive Vice President and CFO at Clear Channel where he was responsible for overseeing all financial, IT and shared services activities for the global media and entertainment company with more than $6 billion in annual revenue. Prior to this role, Tom was Executive Vice President at Washington Mutual. Previous to this, Tom served as Senior Vice President and CFO for GE Financial Assurance, a global insurance provider with more than $200 billion in assets. Tom started his career at Coopers & Lybrand.

“Tom has an exceptional trac ... Read more »

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For long term, short term and domestic workers visas

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior launched a long term, short term and domestic workers visas service via the smart phones application (UAE MoI). The new service enables UAE citizens and residents to obtain visas easily without the need of visiting the centers to apply for them, unless the cases require visiting the concerned centers.

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs stressed the keenness of the UAE government to provide a quality standard of life for its citizens. He said that this keenness reflects the Ministry’s strategy to provide excellent services that boost the confidence of the public, and increase the satisfaction levels of clients regarding the provided services as per the best international standards.

H ... Read more »

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In accordance with an agreement signed with EAAD

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, November 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police GHQ and the Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAAD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), on exchanging benefits of “the FOOTPRINT soil types” and “the Forensic Evidence laboratory”, as well as to enhance mutual cooperation between them.

Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, recently attended the signing of the MoU between both parties at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ building. The MoU was signed by H.E. Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, Secretary General of the Abu Dhabi Environment Agency, and by Colonel Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi, Head of the Criminal Evidence Department.

Under the terms of the MoU, the Abu Dhabi Police will take advantage of the FOOTPRINT soil type classification database of soil types i ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Tuesday, November 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Union Gaming, the world’s only boutique investment bank dedicated exclusively to the casino industry, has hired Chris Jones as Managing Director and Head of Equity Research in North America. Mr. Jones joins Union Gaming from Telsey Advisory Group where he was a Managing Director and Senior Analyst covering gaming, lodging and leisure. Also enlisted from Telsey is John DeCree as an Analyst who has worked alongside Mr. Jones for the past several years. They will be joined by Steven Maniago who has a sell-side bulge bracket history, and most recently worked as Director of Business Development & Finance for the Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development.

“Chris is a seasoned analyst possessing deep technical skills, fundamental insights, and extensive corporate relationships,” said Bill Lerner, Co-Founder of Union Gaming. “He delivers the type of research product ... Read more »

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

An air ambulance from the Abu Dhabi Police Air Wing Department carried out five separate humanitarian missions and transported seven people, including five injured and 2 patients to Al Mafraq, Ghayathi, Madinat Zayed and Ruwais Hospitals, to pursue further medical treatment over the course of last week.

In the first case, after receiving notification from the Central Operations Room, the air ambulance airlifted a 30-year-old Bengali who sustained injuries in a car accident on Hamim Road in the Western region, to Al Mafraq Hospital to pursue further medical treatment after providing him with the necessary first aid.

In the second case, the air ambulance crew provided medical care to two Pakistanis, aged 35 and 30 years, who had sustained serious injuries in a car accident on cemetery road in Ghayathi. They were then transferred to Ghayathi Hospital to pursue further medical treatment.

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ME NewsWire

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 6th 2014

The Ministry of Interior took part in the INTERPOL General Assembly meeting, which opened in Monaco on Monday November 3. The UAE delegation to the five-day event was headed by Brigadier Mohammed Ghadir Al Ketbi, Deputy Director General of the Federal Criminal Police.

The meeting was inaugurated by Prince Albert II of Monaco and tackled   a number of topics on the agenda, including the selection of Germany’s Dr. Jürgen Stock as candidate to be the next Secretary General of the INTERPOL, succeeding American Ronald K. Noble.

The MoI delegation included Colonel Abdul Wahid Al Hammadi, Acting Head of the Interpol Department at the Ministry of Interior; and Captain Hamad Abdullah Al Zaabi, from the Directorate General of the Federal Criminal Police.

The meeting comes at a momentous occasion as it marks a centenary of international police cooperation following ... Read more »

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

The Traffic Institute at the Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate organized a lecture titled "The Federal Traffic Laws and Regulations" for a group of students from Al Ain University of Science and Technology (AAU) in the College of Law building.

The lecture was delivered by Captain Salem Ali Al Kutbi, Training Branch Manager at the Institute, by which he indicated that organizing such educational lectures is in pursuance of the efforts exerted to ensure a safer society by spreading traffic safety culture in society.  He also explained the concept of traffic law and its various provisions during his lecture.

For their part, students and faculty members praised the educational and awareness programs provided by Abu Dhabi Police to the public, in order to enhance society segments' confidence and instill reassurance in them.  The students interacted posi ... Read more »

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

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, received Tunisian Ambassador to the UAE Tareq Baltayeb in his office at the ministry.

A number of issues of common interest were discussed during the meeting, as well as ways to enhance cooperation between the UAE and Tunisia, especially in areas of policing and security.

The meeting was attended by Colonel Hussein Mahmoud Al Awadhi, Acting Head of the Public Relations Department at the Ministry of Interior and Lt. Colonel Ahmed Saeed Al Mazroui, Head of the International Cooperation Department.

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The Arabic-language text of this announcement is the official, authoritative versio ... Read more »

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

Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate, represented by the Al Ain Traffic Section, participated in the activities for the Al Ain Reads Book Show. The event is organized in collaboration and coordination with the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) and the National Library.

Major Salah Abdullah Al Hemairi, Acting Head of Al Ain Traffic Section, highlighted the keenness of the Ministry of Interior to implement the vision of the UAE and to become one of the best countries in the world in the levels of safety and security. “The week-long participation in the show, which was held at the Al Ain Convention Center in the Al Khabisi area, embodies the strategy of the Abu Dhabi Police Headquarters in regards to achieving traffic safety and to increasing the level of awareness in each segment of society. To achieve an overall traffic culture, we are keen to connect an ... Read more »

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To boost capacity with new production lines at Hyderabad facility

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

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it will reinforce its transmission & distribution (T&D) business in India with a 3-billion yen (approx.US$30-million) investment in new production capacity at Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd. (TTDI) in Hyderabad. A new line for large power transformers will come on line in spring 2015, at the same time as the full scale launch of a new line for switchgears.

According to Dr. Katsutoshi Toda, Chairman & Managing Director, TTDI, “India is a high growth market that Toshiba has positioned as a strategic base for its power-related businesses. In the period to FY2016, Toshiba plans to invest a cumulative 10-billion yen (approx.US$100-million) in its T&D business there, including this current round of investment.”

A ... Read more »

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Provides Operational Update on its West and East Africa Operations

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

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- CAMAC Energy Inc. (“CAMAC Energy” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT: CAK) announced today financial and operational results for the three months ended September 30, 2014. The Company plans to file its Form 10-Q for the third quarter 2014 with the Securities and Exchange Commission later today.

Highlights for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 include:

    Successfully drilled the Oyo-8 well and encountered four new oil and gas reservoirs
    Awarded a contract for the acquisition of 2D seismic surveys on Kenyan onshore blocks L1B and L16
    Secured a $100 million credit facility
    Fivefold increase in the P50 recoverable resources in four of its top exploration prospects offshore Nigeria

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

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SMBC Aviation Capital, the world’s third largest aircraft lessor, announces that it has placed a firm order for 80 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in a deal worth around $8.5bn at list prices.

The deal is the largest single order of 737 MAXs by a lessor and the largest Boeing order of any kind from a Japanese-owned lessor. The aircraft will be powered by the CFM LEAP engine and will be delivered to SMBC Aviation Capital between 2018 and 2022.

Commenting on the deal, Peter Barrett, CEO of SMBC Aviation Capital, said: “It is ten years since our business placed its first order with Boeing, and we have enjoyed a decade of successful partnership since then. The Boeing 737 MAX 8 is one of the most fuel efficient and versatile aircraft available and today’s announcement shows our ongoing commitment to the new generation of the popular B737 family, as well as our appetite to keep broadenin ... Read more »

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