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HONG KONG. - Wednesday, January 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) ZTE, a global leading mobile device maker, released its Blade S6 4G LTE smartphone today. Aimed at the young and young at heart, the Blade S6 – per its name – boasts six key features designed to provide customers from across the board with world-class user experience. The new features including ZTE’s Smart Sense gesture motion control, world’s first Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 615 octa-core chipset running on the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system, a SLR like ultra-high-definition camera, Hi-Fi Sound, ZTE’s MiFavor 3.0 user interface and ZTE’s AliveShare application for network-less communication.

“In line with our product portfolio plan, we very much sought to push the envelope with the Blade S6, and to do so in a way that would appeal to youths, as well as those with active social lives,” said Mr. Adam ZENG Xuezhong, Executive Vice P ... Read more »

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PARIS - Tuesday, January 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Murex, the prime provider of cross-asset trading, risk management and processing solutions, is proud to announce that it has been named as a Leader, positioned furthest for Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Trading Platforms (D.Furlonger, F.Chesini, 22 December 2014).

“We are delighted with this new recognition. We consider our position in the Leaders Quadrant as a confirmation of our role as transformation enabler, providing sell-side and buy-side institutions with timely and relevant solutions that help them adapt to the fundamental changes of the post-crisis era.” said Maroun EDDE, CEO of Murex.

Murex has been continuously adapting functionality and technology to new regulatory and market practices, providing flexibility and scalability at a controlled cost thanks to its investment in cutting-edge technology, such as memory data g ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Law Respect Culture Bureau, at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, is organizing educational lectures addressed to the Ministry of Interior’s overseas scholarship students  in order to raise their awareness regarding the law respect culture in the countries to which they were sent to study.

Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Salah Al Ghoul, Director of Law Respect Culture Bureau, said: “The students that have been sent abroad to study are basically ambassadors for the UAE, therefore it is just as important to educate this segment of society in regards to their country of study as it is to educate all of the other segments of society.”

In turn, Lieutenant Saleem Al Afari, the Administrative Official for the program at the Law Respect Culture Bureau, said: “These educational lectures are to equip students with a ... Read more »

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LOS ANGELES. - Tuesday, January 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Shawn Levy to Produce

(BUSINESS WIRE) Fox Animation has secured the motion pictures rights to the iconic Mr. Men Little Miss characters. The deal was announced today by Fox Animation President Vanessa Morrison and Janet Hsu, President and COO of Sanrio, Inc. Fox Animation is the studio behind the ICE AGE and RIO movie franchises. Sanrio Entertainment Division, based in North America, develops brand extensions and experiential initiatives for U.S. and global distribution.

“The Mr. Men and Little Miss characters have delighted readers from around the world for decades,” commented Morrison. “We are thrilled to work with Sanrio and 21 Laps on this beloved property.”

“Sanrio Entertainment Division aims to connect fans with our properties beyond the standard retail license model,” said Hsu. “Partnering with Fox Animation will bring the Mr. Men Little Miss chara ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Strategy and Performance Development Department at Abu Dhabi Police organized the first forum to exchange knowledge and innovative ideas for this year under the theme of ‘The Role and Benefits of Policies (Institutional and General) in the Development of Police Work’. The inauguration ceremony for the Forum was held in the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ).

Major General Dr. Abdul Quddous Abdul Razzaq Al Obaidly, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police for the Quality and Excellence Affairs and Head of the Sheikh Khalifa Government Excellence Awards Teams at the Ministry of Interior; Brigadier Ismail Al Sirkal, Deputy Director General of Abu Dhabi Police Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police; and a number of other officers and staff members of the Abu Dhabi Police attended the ceremony.

According to Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A European woman, aged 54, fell from the 6th floor while reversing her vehicle in a multi-story parking garage on Khalifa Street in Abu Dhabi, according to preliminary investigations.

Major Saeed Al Dhaheri, Director of Al Madina Police Station of the Capital Police Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, who supervised the investigations of the accident said: “The operation room received a call around 8:00 am on Sunday regarding a vehicle that had fallen from a parking garage in Abu Dhabi.”

“The comprehensive police patrols, ambulances, and specialized police teams rushed to the scene and quickly addressed the situation. According to the reports, the car had been backing out before falling out of the parking garage, which led to the death of the woman. Additional physical damage had also been sustained during the accident,” he said.

Major A ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police recently organized a traffic safety awareness exhibition at Emirates Steel Industries in the Abu Dhabi emirate. The exhibition falls in line with the unremitting efforts to enhance awareness of workers and encourage them to cross the road safely by using pedestrian bridges, underpasses or dedicated crossings – zebra crossings.

Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Chief of Public Relations Section at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, explained that the awareness exhibition marks the “Safety and Environment Day” initiative. “The initiative is part of the comprehensive traffic awareness plan that was launched earlier this year. It aims at reinforcing partnership with civil society organizations, in a bid to boost traffic safety culture among all society segments,” he noted.

Adding further, Colonel Al Ameri ... Read more »

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In Europe, Lung Cancer is the 4th most commonly diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer-related mortality

BOUDRY, Switzerland - Tuesday, January 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene International Sàrl, a wholly owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), today announced that the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion for ABRAXANE® (paclitaxel formulated as albumin-bound nanoparticles, or nab-paclitaxel) in combination with carboplatin for the first-line treatment of non-small cell lung cancer in adult patients who are not candidates for potentially curative surgery and/or radiation therapy.

Lung cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women, however it is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in Europe. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common form of lung cancer, accounting for 85 to 90% of ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China. - Tuesday, January 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) ZTE Corporation noted that three patents of Vringo Inc. and its subsidiaries were invalidated by the Patent Re-examination Board of the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China because of lack of invention.

The three Vringo patents invalidated by the Patent Re-examination Board were numbered 201010526581.4, 200580010576.5 and 200580026870.5, respectively. Two other Vringo patents were invalidated last year by the board, which is also reviewing ZTE’s applications to invalidate more than 20 other Vringo patents.

“The latest rulings by the Patent Re-examination Board further vindicate ZTE’s approach to license intellectual property based on their merits,” said Shen Jianfeng, Chief Intellectual Property Officer of ZTE. “This should discourage some patent holders from attempting to negotiate licensing agreements that are based ... Read more »

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SUWANEE, Ga. - Tuesday, January 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Meggitt Training Systems will be in Abu Dhabi for IDEX 2015 showcasing its latest product advancements for indoor and outdoor live fire ranges. Meggitt staff will be onsite to discuss infantry and armored target system solutions to support both skills qualifications training and more complex unit collective training. Meggitt’s indoor range equipment also will be on display, including the XWT GEN3 wireless target retrieval system with touchscreen range control.

“IDEX is an important show for Meggitt,” said Jonathan Read, vice president, live fire systems at Meggitt Training Systems. “With a full-time dedicated team in Abu Dhabi, we are able to successfully address the region’s unique training requirements. Early engagement ensures our customers receive the most effective range design, equipment and installation, delivering valuable training capabilities now and into ... Read more »

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SAINT PREX, Switzerland - Tuesday, January 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced today the appointment of Pascal Danglas, MD as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer and Per Falk, MD, PhD as Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer. Both appointments are effective as of February 1st.

“Ferring aims to expand its portfolio and improve patient access to our products,” said Michel Pettigrew, President of the Executive Board and Chief Operating Officer of Ferring. “By focusing our efforts in R&D and patient access under these two proven leaders, Ferring is positioning itself to accelerate growth and better meet patient needs.”

As Chief Medical Officer, Pascal Danglas will evaluate and advise on new product candidates. He will also focus on strengthening patient access to Ferring products as the company’s liaison to the medical community, patients and national reimburs ... Read more »

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