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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In the run up to the 8th Annual CSR Awards, the Arabia CSR Network (ACSRN) will be holding an Awards Clinic on 7th April 2015 at Villa Rotana Hotel, Dubai. The Awards Clinic is designed to provide the applicants with a complete outline of the application procedure, along with useful hints on submitting a successful application.

According to Mrs. Habiba Al Marashi, President and CEO of the Arabia CSR Network, “The Arabia CSR Awards underlines the importance of corporate social responsibility by bringing together the most successful and innovative CSR pioneers in the Arab world. The Awards Clinic is an important first step in the awards process as it helps prospective applicants learn from the winners of the 2014 Awards and distinguished members of the Jury.”

Some of the winners of the past cycle of the Arabia CSR Awards including: Tristar, Al Jazeera International Catering, P& ... Read more »

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The International Elections Advisory Council holds its annual meeting in London

LONDON - Thursday, March 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The International Elections Advisory Council (IEAC) held its annual meeting in London on 18-19 March. The Council, established by Smartmatic and comprised of leaders in the field of election administration from Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas, gathered to discuss a wide array of election-related topics and focused on new technologies and innovative systems, designed to modernise elections and guarantee maximum efficiency, credibility and transparency.

Richard Soudriette, IEAC Chairman said, “During our meetings, we discussed the great responsibility shouldered by those who administer elections. The impact of election outcomes goes far beyond just determining the winners. Our council members agreed that when properly implemented, electoral technology can be a vital tool to enhance transparency and trus ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, March 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, met Larisa Galadza, Head of the Department of Entry at the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), and her accompanying delegation from the CIC. The meeting, which was held Monday morning at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs’ headquarters, was the first of several meetings Galadza will have with officials from the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Sector throughout the UAE over the next coming days.  

During the meeting, both parties discussed ways to enhance cooperation and coordination, exchange expertise and experiences between the two countries, and learn about the regulations in the area of naturalization, residency, and ports. Moreover, they exchanged views on a variety of issues of mutual interest between the two fr ... Read more »

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ST. PETER PORT, Guernsey - Wednesday, March 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Regulatory News:

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH:NA) announced today that its Annual General Meeting of shareholders (AGM) will be held Wednesday, 29 April 2015 at 10 am at Royal Chambers in St. Peter Port, Guernsey. The PSH annual report and financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2014 are now available on the Company’s website, www.pershingsquareholdings.com.

At the AGM, the shareholders will consider the receipt of the annual report and the financial statements, the re-election of the Company’s five directors, the re-appointment of the Company’s auditor, and a resolution authorizing the Company to buy back shares. The specifics of those resolutions can be found in the Notice of Annual General Meeting available on the Company’s website.

The Company will also be holding an Investor Meeting in London on Tuesday, 28 Apr ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, March 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Forensic Evidence Department at the Abu Dhabi Police recently presented two papers on criminal biology and the genetic sequence at the conference of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in Orlando, FL, USA.

The two papers discussed the examination of multiple blood stains on biological evidence collected in crime scenes as a method for solving crimes.

Colonel Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi, Head of the Forensic Evidence Department, said that the conference is concerned with forensics and the related criminal sciences. It includes presentations and discussions regarding topics of forensics, forensic anthropology, forensic biology, drugs and toxins, the science of crime detection, cyber evidence, firearms, criminal psychology and criminal justice. He pointed out that the conference is an opportunity to exchange ideas, discuss cooperation methods, train the staff, and to transfer the knowl ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, March 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police Air Wing Department carried out nine humanitarian missions transferring injured persons and patients in various missions throughout Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.

The Air Wing members transferred a 13-year-old citizen to Al Mafraq Hospital after he sustained injuries from a motorbike accident on Delma Island.

In two other missions, staff onboard the ambulance aircraft provided first aid and transferred the citizens, ages 50 and 55,  to Khalifa Hospital in order to continue their treatment. In the first mission they transferred a patient with a broken leg, while the second mission involved the transfer of a patient whose situation deteriorated following a surgery.

The Air Wing aircraft also transferred a 31-year-old citizen from Zayed Military Hospital to Tawam Hospital, and also rescued a 36-year-old citizen and transported him to Al Mafraq Hospital following his ... Read more »

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TOKYO. - Friday, March 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shiseido will establish a new research facility, the “Global Innovation Center*”, which is an urban type open lab for research where innovative technologies and new value are created through the integration of a variety of expertise and diverse people. On March 26, 2015, the city of Yokohama granted Shiseido permission to acquire land for the new research center in the Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 District. The new research center is scheduled to start operating by the end of 2018. *tentative name

Expanding investment in R&D that realizes innovation In last December, the company announced the mid-to-long term “VISION 2020” under which, by the year 2020, Shiseido aims to become a company that responds to the expectations of active consumers. Under VISION 2020, the company will simultaneously pursue sales growth and cost optimization through various management reforms including inc ... Read more »

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– Novel treatment option for rosacea demonstrates efficacy in three Phase III studies –

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Friday, March 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Galderma, a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on dermatology, announced today a positive outcome of the European Decentralised Procedure (DCP) for SOOLANTRA® (ivermectin) Cream 10mg/g for the once-daily topical treatment of inflammatory lesions of papulopustular rosacea in adult patients. The Medical Products Agency (MPA) in Sweden acted as Reference Member State (RMS) on behalf of 28 EU Member States, which all agreed that SOOLANTRA Cream can be approved.

“As a world leader in skin health, Galderma is committed to providing innovative treatment options for clinicians and patients, and the approval of SOOLANTRA Cream highlights our continuous efforts,” said Stuart Raetzman, CEO of Galderma Pharma SA. “A clear focus on skin health has helped us exp ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Friday, March 27th 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, 24 March 2015.

PSH NAV per share as of close of business on 24 March 2015 was USD27.59.

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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BANGALORE, India. - Wednesday, March 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- i-exceed technology solutions private limited, a global IT products and services organization with a specialization in mobile solutions, has implemented a comprehensive mobile banking app for Exim Bank, Comoros in Africa.

Operations such as funds transfers, balance inquiries, and check book requests are now accessible to customers via the mobile app on multiple devices irrespective of the operating system. The app is available in all leading app stores.

The mobile app is imperative for the bank to improve sales effectiveness and increase customer base. Using Appzillon, i-exceed’s flagship mobile application development platform, the app was built and implemented in just three months.

Mr. Joseph John, Managing Director at i-exceed commented, “We are excited to be associated with Exim Bank and this initiative will surely improve the bank’s growth, profitabil ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, March 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Security Support Department at Abu Dhabi Police took part in the TASER Technology Summit, hosted in the Middle East for the very first time, to showcase its experience in the use of innovative technological solutions such as the Taser Conducted Electrical Weapons (CEWs), as part of its approved security procedures. The Forum, which is organized by TASER International, the specialized developer, manufacturer, and distributor of the Taser electroshock guns, was held on Monday at the Armed Forces Officers Club with participation of the UAE, KSA, Qatar, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Algeria.

Colonel Khaled Saeed Al Shamesi, Head of Security Support Department at Abu Dhabi Police, stressed the commitment of the police leadership to further promoting security and stability in the country and increasing public trust in the services provided to them according to the best international standards.

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