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The Results of the First Round of the Police Director’s Cup

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, November 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The first round of the third Seven-a-side Football Championship for the 2014-2015 season  of the Capital Police Director’s Cup resulted with the Capital Police Department team placing in first with 15 points, followed by the Directorate General of Police Operations team placing second with 13 points.

The tournament, which was organized by the Directorate General of Police Operations at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ), witnessed strong competitions among the eight teams at the Zayed Sports City Stadium, and was officiated by referees appointed by the UAE Football Association (UAEFA).

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate team placed third with eight points, while the Al Shabia Police Station team and Al Khalidiya Police Station team came in fourth and fifth place, respectively, with five ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 26th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Leading Value Added Distributors of Telecommunications and ICT solutions Optimus Technology and Telecom will be teaming up with Huawei on 25th and 26th November 2014 to host their touring channel partner’s meet at the Elite Grande Hotel in Bahrain.

The meet aims at educating partners on recent developments of the brand and a focus on their line of Unified Communications, Data Networking and IT products. This Bahrain channel meet event will also include a half day presales training session for the partners allowing them To have a deeper understanding of Huawei’s offerings and followed on the next day with an exclusive end-user session organized along with our partners.

The event will be attended by Optimus’ channel partners and Systems Integrators, the meet will be led by some of the prominent names from Huawei’s technical and channel development team. While H ... Read more »

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FUJISAWA, Japan - Saturday, November 29th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Fujisawa SST Council, a consortium led by Panasonic Corporation spearheading the development of the Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town (Fujisawa SST), held today a grand opening ceremony for the forward-looking town located on the outskirts of Tokyo. With its core facility supporting sustainable development of the town and its community now coming into operation, the Fujisawa SST is moving from the construction stage into a new stage where the town is nurtured to grow in full-scale into an eco and smart town that puts a high priority on the residents’ lifestyles.

Called the Fujisawa SST SQUARE, the core facility is also the main landmark of the town and serves as a central communication base for people who get together there. The SQUARE plays a pivotal role in promoting the town’s growth through its functions of managing the town, welcoming guests and fostering community. The ... Read more »

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DURBAN, South Africa - Saturday, November 29th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PHOTO: Representatives from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health march with local residents in Durban, South to celebrate the groundbreaking of the first AHF clinic in South Africa to be built from the ground up in Umlazi on May 12, 2014. For World AIDS Day, AHF will host over 160 events around the world to promote testing, treatment for HIV/AIDS; international commemorations will launch global campaign to connect twenty million HIV-positive people to treatment by the end of 2020. For more information, visit www.aidshealth.org/wad (Click on the “Worldwide Events” tab for list of international events.)

WHO: Holding banner: (2nd from right) Michael Weinstein, AIDS Healthcare Foundation President (Far right): Penninah Iutung Amor, MD, AHF Africa Bureau Chief

WHEN: May 2014

Contacts

AIDS Healthcare Foundation< ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 26th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior (MoI), represented by the Traffic Coordination Department, has established the guidelines for car decorations for the 43rd National Day celebrations.

The MoI called upon motorists to comply with these requirements in all public areas across the country during this occasion. These requirements aim to provide safety, reduce traffic violations and accidents, and to avoid being subjected to the punishments as stipulated by the Federal Law on traffic.

Brigadier Ghaith Hassan Al Zaabi, Director General of the Traffic Coordination Department at the Ministry of Interior, said: “The requirements set the legal regulations for decorating vehicles during the National Day celebrations. The specified requirements are to enable all sectors of society to express their happiness for this dear national occasion in a way that involves civilized conduct and will not resul ... Read more »

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Millennium Square, located in the heart of Meydan City, presents ultra-luxurious, semi-detached villas with the finest of exclusive suburban living.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

SPF Realty, the leading real estate broker in the UAE’s freehold property sector, announced its exclusive endorsement by Meydan City developer G&Co for the third consecutive project -- Millennium Square, a brand new opulent residential community project within Meydan Development. This is in continuation of SPF Realty’s successful association with G&Co after receiving overwhelming response for the previous two projects – Dhs 1.5 billion Millennium Estates, and 2.7 billion Grand Views at Millennium Estates.

G&Co is a premium property developer in the region, involved in planning and developing world-class master communities. SPF Realty has been bringing in a number of new residential projects across Dubai, creatin ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 24th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) designated a counter for the Traffic Black Points Reduction Program in the reception of the customer service in the main center in Abu Dhabi; which falls in line with the directives of the Police Follow-up Department at the General Secretariat of His Highness Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior.

Lieutenant Colonel Saif Obaid Al Khaili, Head of the Police Follow-up Department, explained that this step reflects the keenness of the policing departments to jointly promote awareness to the public. He said: “The counter will receive the enquiries from the public daily over the course of a week.

The employees that are staffing the counter are ready to answer any questions that customers may have, and register those that are willing to participate in the program. These steps will be t ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai Studio City (DSC) today celebrated the UAE’s 43rd National Day with a day of traditional activities, music and dancing. The community gathered to celebrate the UAE’s 43 years of success, commemorating UAE’s heritage and culture, with a traditional old ‘Dukkan’ market, sea performances, a model heritage village, a traditional wedding as well as local music and traditional Emirati food.

Commenting, Jamal Al Sharif, Managing Director of Dubai Studio City, said;

“Today’s festivities are a true celebration of the UAE’s culture and heritage and the great milestones that have been achieved. National Day marks the UAE’s growth and development as well as national pride, and the wise leadership and vision of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin R ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 24th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Al Ain Traffic and Patrols Section, at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police urged motorists and car decoration shops to observe the guidelines set for car decoration. The section also distributed awareness brochures to workers servicing vehicles at the various car decoration shops in the Al Ain and Al Hili Industrial Areas, urging workers to make sure they decorate cars without covering the windshield or driver’s window, without changing the vehicle’s color or obscure the license plates.

Colonel Hamad Nasser Al Bloushi, Head of Peripheral Regions Traffic Department at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police, indicated that the police encourage people to enjoy the UAE 43rd National Day celebrations, but in a civilized and lawful manner.

Colonel Al Bloushi stressed the need to refrain from impeding traffic flow on main and side roads, pa ... Read more »

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ME NewsWire/Business Wire

AMSTERDAM - Friday, November 28th 2014

Regulatory News:

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH:NA) today released its regular weekly Net Asset Value (NAV) on its website, www.pershingsquareholdings.com. The NAV was computed as of the close of business on Tuesday, 25 November 2014.

PSH NAV per share as of close of business on 25 November 2014 was USD26.75.

Weekly net asset value is calculated at the close of business on each Tuesday and posted on the following Thursday. In the event that Tuesday is not a business day, PSH will calculate the close-of-business NAV as of the business day immediately preceding that Tuesday. In the event that Thursday is not a business day, any such NAV will be posted the next business day following that Thursday.

About Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd.

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. is a concentrated, research-intensive, fundamental value investor in the public markets. ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, November 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Consumer behavior will be pivotal in building a greener economy for Dubai, according to panelists at the third Green Leadership Series held by the Dubai Green Economy Partnership earlier this week.

The Green Leadership Series (GLS) is organised by Dubai Green Economy Partnership in collaboration with EnPark, TECOM Investments’ Business Park dedicated to fostering the growth of the alternative energy and environmental industries, and a founding member of the Dubai Green Economy Partnership.

HE Ahmed Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of Dubai Surpreme Council of Energy opened the event to over 120 delegates. Following this, key note speaker and former TED Talks guest, Alex Laskey, Founder & CEO, Opower UK, presented a speech on how behavioral science can be used to lower energy costs across a range of industries. Using findings from an Opower study, he concluded that the most effecti ... Read more »

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SEOUL, South Korea - Friday, November 28th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

    Exceeded the expected 200,000 visitors in the BTC exhibition hall
    The number of paying buyers (1,656) in the BTB exhibition hall increased by 18.5% (259 buyers) compared to the previous year.

G-STAR 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The “Global Game Exhibition G-STAR 2014” attended by 617 domestic and international game-related companies from 35 countries, has ended its big four-day run in great success and recorded 200,509 estimated visitors.

The largest ever G-STAR 2014 commemorating its 10th anniversary was held with various attractions, such as additional events for celebrating the 10th anniversary, along with the BTC and BTB exhibitions. In addition, it provided greater satisfaction to visitors with high quality contents and events corresponding to the scale of the exhibition.

The entire hall on the first and third floor of the secon ... Read more »

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YANGON, Myanmar - Thursday, November 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Panasonic Solutions Expo

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Solutions Expo opened at the Sule Shangri-La Hotel from 18-19 November 2014; the first big scale showcase of the company's full suite of technology, business-to-consumer (B2C) products and business-to-business (B2B) solutions available in Myanmar.

The Expo spans across six experiential booths - Corporate Branding, Residential, Energy Solutions, Hotel, Education and Convenience Store - to bring about 'A Better Life, A Better World' for consumers and business partners.

Booth Overview

1. Corporate Branding Zone walks visitors through Panasonic's milestones in the last 50 years

2. Residential Zone consists of "Made in Japan" products demonstrating Japan's high quality and advanced technology

3. Energy Solutions Zone highlights solutions for those living in areas with limited electrical infr ... Read more »

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LONDON & JOHANNESBURG & PARIS & LAGOS - Wednesday, November 26th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- One Re, a newly formed non-life reinsurance company established to focus solely on business emanating from the African continent, has been approved by UK regulators.

The company is the first traditional start-up reinsurance company to be approved under the UK’s new regulatory regime that came into effect in April 2013.

One Re, having been approved by one of the world’s most stringent regulatory authorities, is able to provide local African insurance companies well-capitalised and transparent reinsurance solutions, backed by credit ratings and the oversight of the UK’s strong regulatory bodies, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

The founders have invested an initial USD 50,000,000 in cash as start-up capital to fund the London-based reinsurance company.

The Co-found ... Read more »

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