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NEW YORK. - Saturday, January 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE: EL) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, the storied fragrance brand established by the iconic perfumer Frédéric Malle. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Established in Paris in 2000, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle offers a collection of exclusive, ultraluxury fragrances crafted by some of the world’s most talented perfumers and personally curated by Malle, whose selections provide a range of timeless perfumes and home environment products to a discerning clientele of tastemakers and style icons. The current Frédéric Malle collection encompasses 21 fragrances created by 12 master perfumers from around the world. They are sold through five architecturally distinctive stand-alone stores in Paris and New York, as well as through Barneys New York in the United States and Liberty in London.

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, January 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Eighth Sporting Event for the Ministry of Interior’s staff members commenced. The events, organized by the Police Sports Association for the ministry’s staff members across its departments and sectors in Abu Dhabi, will continue for ten days.

The opening ceremony, which was recently held at the Police College, was attended by Colonel Abdul Malik Jani, Head of Police Sports Association Department; Colonel Saif Al Ketbi, Police College Director; Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General and Secretary General of the Police Sports Association; and a number of officers, non-commissioned officers, civilians and representatives of police sectors taking part in the activities.

Six sectors will be taking ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
The Traffic and Patrols Directorate recently organized an awareness lecture for Emirates Transport drivers. The lecture comes in line with the approach of communicating with the community and with the traffic awareness plan that targets heavy vehicles’ drivers in both public and private sectors, with the aim of raising the level of drivers’ traffic safety awareness.
Captain Hamdan Hassan bin Thiban, from the Public Relations Section at the Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate, shed light on the main reasons leading to accidents such as not stopping in dedicated parking zones, not ensuring the path is clear before entering a road, sudden swerving, failure to leave sufficient safe distance between vehicles, excessive speeding, failure to drive within the designated lanes, neglect and lack of attention while driving among others.
The lecturer explained the proper safety ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major Issa Abdullah Al Marzouqi, Strategic Planning Branch Manager at the Operations Department, called upon members of the public to call the Operations Room call center on 999 to report any emergencies or incidents. He also reiterated the department’s speed of response and its preparedness to offer policing services, out of its keenness to ensure community members’ safety and security.

These remarks will be included in the radio address by the Strategic Planning Branch Manager at the Operations Department, which will be broadcasted live on Thursday. It falls in line with the ‘Security Glances’ Campaign organized by the Radio Branch at the Security Media Department, the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

Major Al Marzouqi stressed the need to provide accurate reports, clarifying the type and place of the in ... Read more »

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Dublin - Friday, January 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Leading online forex and CFD broker AvaTrade this week named Trevor Reynolds of Noosa Heads, Australia, as the lucky winner in its Ford Fiesta ST prize draw.

The 47-year-old financial advisor has been a client of AvaTrade for five years and trades the AUD/Yen, USD/Yen, precious metals and the S&P500.

Mr Reynolds said: “I never win anything so there was some shock and disbelief that I’d really won. I’m very happy. Thank you AvaTrade!”

Keith Goldson, the Chief Commercial Officer of Ava, said: “We wish Mr Reynolds congratulations and safe driving from everyone here at AvaTrade. The car giveaway was a great success for us and we’re extremely happy with the overwhelmingly positive response it received.”

AvaTrade has increased its focus on the Australian market and recently augmented its efforts with the acquisition of the client book of Aus ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, January 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Police, represented by the Department of Community Police, considers the act of begging as an uncivilized nuisance and annoyance that preys upon sympathizers and deceives them into being cheated out of their money. The act of begging additionally casts a bad impression upon the civilized nature of the UAE.

Lt. Colonel Mubarak Bin Muhairom, Head of the Department of Community Police, called upon society members to cooperate with the police authorities and report instances of begging. “Combating the act of begging is a priority of the police, and the partnership between the police and members of society is essential to eradicating this social epidemic,” he said.

These remarks will be included in the radio address by the Head of the Department of Community Police, which will be broadcasted live on Tuesday. The address falls within the framework of the ’Security G ... Read more »

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Solar powered and environmentally friendly

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police have introduced self-luminous panels at the building of the Directorate General of Central Operations, including the Operations Room. The panels store solar power and power generated by other light sources, which light up when it’s dark to help people find their way towards exits and other directions.

Lt. Colonel Nasser Suleiman Al Maskari, Head of the Operations Department, explained that Abu Dhabi Police is the first government entity to use this new technology in the Middle East to enhance protection of lives and property, improve efficiency and resources rationalization, and implement the latest sophisticated technologies in all areas related to public safety, environment and health.

Lt. Colonel Al Maskari said, “The panels store solar power for use in the dark; they glow in sensible areas that bec ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Friday, January 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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, 6 January 2015.

PSH NAV per share as of close of business on 6 January 2015 was USD25.97

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.

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LAS VEGAS - Saturday, January 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

2015 International CES

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation showcases its innovative solutions under the theme of “A Better Life, A Better World” at the 2015 International CES, which runs from January 6 to 9, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the United States.

This year Panasonic presents its solutions that improve our daily lives. Solutions are in three zones: Consumer Products, B2B Solutions and Automotive/Devices, showcasing Panasonic’s latest home appliances and solutions for automobiles and businesses. In addition, the company hosts an interactive video stream broadcast, Panasonic Live @ CES2015, direct from the show floor.

[Main Exhibits at the Panasonic Booth]

1. Area Overview/Products & Hands-On Demos

Connected Home

Area Overview This area introduces new concepts of home appliances in the future, with home appliances and a future kitchen that b ... Read more »

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Global Architecture and Engineering Leader Selects BST10™ to Integrate Operations and Fuel Growth

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

TAMPA, Fla. - Thursday, January 8th 2015

BST Global today announced that IBI Group (IBI), one of the world’s leading international architecture, planning, engineering, and technology consultancies, has selected BST10 as its global Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and business management software platform solution for managing business processes and performance.

IBI, a 2,300-person multi-national consultancy headquartered in Toronto, Ontario with 69 offices spanning 11 countries worldwide, delivers a broad array of design services that span urban design and planning, building and landscape architecture, engineering, advanced transportation management and traffic systems, real estate analysis, communications specializations, and software development.

After a detailed evaluation process, IBI selected BST Global ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Media and Public Relations Section at the Directorate General of Resources and Support Services of the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs sector at the Ministry of Interior, recently organized a blood drive in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Blood Bank (ADBB) at the Health Authority - Abu Dhabi (HAAD). The drive witnessed significant turnout from officers, non-commissioned officers, constables and civilians working in the sector.

This drive embodies the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Sectors’ strategy and its role in serving the local community, demonstrating its positive role and promoting health education, as well as highlighting the many benefits of blood donation.

For his part, Lieutenant Colonel Taleb Abdul Karim Al Mahmoud, Chief of the Media and Public Relations Section, emphasized the importance of these humanitarian initiatives and the role they ... Read more »

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