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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The ‘Foreseeing Future Police’ Forum concluded yesterday evening.  The forum was organized by the Decision-Making Support Center at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters and took place at the Police Departments Complex in Abu Dhabi, with the participation of an elite group of international experts.

Upon conclusion of the forum, Colonel Dr. Salah Obeid Al Ghoul, Director of the Decision-Making Support Center at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, announced the recommendations reached by the participants.

The forum recommended establishing an organizational unit at the Ministry of Interior that is concerned with analyzing the outlook of all areas and disciplines within the Ministry. The unit would be responsible for drawing connections between relevant studies and research and applying them within the strategic plans of the Ministry. The recommendation was made based o ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, April 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic Institute of the Al Ain Police Directorate organized an awareness-raising lecture on traffic safety, under the theme “Organizing Traffic”. The lecture, held in coordination with the Public Relations Department of the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, took place at the Security Support Department at Abu Dhabi Police GHQ.

In his speech, Captain Salem Al Ketbi, Head of Training at the Traffic Institute Section, gave an overview of the different topics on the agenda, notably acquainting attendees with road traffic safety and traffic rules and the different technical systems used in traffic safety; in addition to safe driving tips, such as the need to pay attention to road turns and how to maneuver around obstacles. He also highlighted the importance of traffic engineering and its impact on traffic safety.

A number of staff members from the Security ... Read more »

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NEW YORK. - Friday, April 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Regulatory News:

Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P. has confirmed that on April 9, 2015 the parties to the lawsuit entitled Allergan, Inc., et al. v. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., et al., No. 14-1214 DOC (ANx) (C.D. Cal.) have executed and filed with the court a Joint Stipulation of Voluntary Dismissal, dismissing the action.

About Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P.

Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P., based in New York City, is a SEC-registered investment advisor to private investment funds and to Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd.

About Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd.

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

Contacts

Rubenstein Associates

Fran McGill, 212-843-9353

Fmcgill@rubenstein.com

 

StockWell Communications ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, awarded appreciation decorations and medals to a number of distinguished officers at the directorate, who obtained academic certificates in various scientific disciplines.

 Major General Badran stressed that such a tribute not only recognizes the officers’ excellent results and achievements attained in their studies; it also comes in line with the goal of implementing institutional excellence standards, and achieving the strategic objectives envisioned by the Ministry of Interior. “Knowledge and creativity positively reflect on staff members’ performance, which, in turn, contributes to developing the work system and enhancing performance indicators,” he noted.

Adding further, Major General Badran said that honoring competencies and creat ... Read more »

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Upscale Hotel Welcomes Travelers to Barra da Tijuca Neighborhood, Host of Many 2016 Summer Olympic Games and Fastest Growing Area of the City

RIO DE JANEIRO & MCLEAN, Va. - Friday, April 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of the new 298-room Hilton Barra hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – the company’s first hotel in this booming metropolis. With a privileged location on Avenida Abelardo Bueno in the heart of the Barra da Tijuca neighborhood, this newest hotel in Rio de Janeiro is set to be the first choice of fans visiting the city for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. To commemorate its opening, Hilton Barra Rio de Janeiro welcomes guests with special introductory rates starting at US$159* per night and rewards Hilton HHonors members with 1,000 HHonors Points per night.

 “Hilton Barra Rio de Janeiro is a one-of-a-kind property featuring a sleek, sustainable design that nods to the ri ... Read more »

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OJAI, Calif. - Thursday, April 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Elixir Technologies announced today the release of Tango+, a customer communications management solution designed to free enterprises from IT-controlled workflows with a business user experience that empowers non-technical users to perform complex tasks. The Tango+ pioneering 100 percent SaaS, cloud-based platform delivers capabilities beyond legacy customer communications management (CCM) systems that too often have a limited range of functionality. Tango+ makes it possible for business users to manage any part of the workflow with deceptively simple drag and drop actions, allowing them to coalesce and repurpose content as needed. It is the first solution on the market that effectively brings together an environment where technology and business users can collaborate with ease.

“Tango+ leapfrogs the way enterprises have traditionally managed their customer communications. We anticipated t ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi took part in the celebrations of the UAE on the occasion of World Health Day, an event that that is marked every year on the 7th of April. This year’s celebrations were held under the slogan of ‘Food Safety’ and were organized at the building of the Directorate, in cooperation with the Medical Services Department at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ).

A medical team from the Medical Services Department conducted medical tests for staff members and customers alike measuring blood sugar levels, blood pressure, and body mass index (BMI). The team additionally distributed medical booklets and brochures with advice on eating fresh food, maintaining a healthy body weight, and to avoid eating foods that are high in saturated fats to avoid diabetes or diseases related to high blood pressure or from other ... Read more »

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The St. Regis Istanbul Introduces First International Outpost of Wolfgang Puck’s Spago Restaurant And Second Bentley Suite in the World

ISTANBUL - Wednesday, April 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), is delighted to debut the highly anticipated St. Regis Istanbul. Owned by Nisantasi Konaklama ve Otel Hizmetleri A.S. (Demsa Group), The St. Regis Istanbul marks the debut of the luxury brand in Turkey. St. Regis has tripled its global footprint in the last decade to 34 hotels and is set to open three more hotels this year, strengthening its position as a leader in luxury hospitality.

Nestled in the sophisticated Nişantaşı neighborhood, The St. Regis Istanbul is surrounded by chic designer boutiques and boutique art galleries. The residential hotel sits atop Maçka Park and boasts breathtaking, floor-to-ceiling views of the Bosphorus from each of the 118 guestrooms ... Read more »

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Thursday, April 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) For the third time in the last four years, Quintiles has been named Best Clinical Research Organization (CRO) at the Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards. Presented at the World Vaccine Congress in Washington, D.C., the awards recognize the efforts and achievements of companies and individuals in the vaccine industry during the previous year.

“We are honored to once again receive this prestigious award reflecting the insight of many from across the biopharmaceutical industry,” said Phil Breitfeld, vice president and head of the Therapeutic Centers of Excellence at Quintiles. “It is clear to us all that the healthcare industry has a tremendous opportunity to conquer the global burden of disease. We’re proud to be working alongside our customers to develop and commercialize vaccines and anti-infective products that contribute to those efforts and can help c ... Read more »

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 On the Heels of Dentons' Historic Combination in China, US Merger Brings Clients of Both Firms Advantages in North America and Around the Globe

NEW YORK & ATLANTA - Thursday, April 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A merger of Dentons US LLP (“Dentons US”) and McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (“McKenna Long”) has been approved by the partners of both firms. The news builds on the momentum of the previously announced combination between Dentons and 大成, creating the world's largest law firm. Clients inside the US will gain unrivaled access to markets around the world, and international clients will enjoy increased strength and reach across the US.

Committed to delivering the highest quality legal counsel at home and abroad, Dentons will serve clients from more than 125 locations across 50-plus countries. It will boast approximately 6,600 lawyers and professionals worldwide, with more than 1,100 of them based in th ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM. - Friday, April 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P. (“Pershing Square”) today released the following statement:

PSH will use reasonable efforts to provide to self-identified U.S. shareholders of PSH for the 2014 calendar year, on a confidential basis only, information necessary for such a shareholder to satisfy its U.S. federal income tax filing obligations, including such information necessary to make qualified electing fund (QEF) elections under the U.S. tax rules for Passive Foreign Investment Companies (PFICs).

Shareholders who wish to receive this confidential information should provide their contact details to Pershing Square’s Investor Relations department at the contact details below.

About Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd.

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. is a concentrated, research‐intensive, fundamental value investor in the public markets.

Contacts

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa & LAGOS, Nigeria & NAIROBI, Kenya & ACCRA, Ghana - Thursday, April 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Continental Reinsurance Plc has launched Africa’s first pan-African insurance and reinsurance Journalism Awards.

Journalists from every African country across the continent are invited to participate in the Continental Reinsurance Journalism Awards 2015.

The Journalism Awards have been launched to improve and develop insurance and reinsurance reporting in Africa and to encourage journalists to develop their knowledge and expertise, as well as recognise the outstanding work of journalists from across Africa.

Dr Femi Oyetunji, Group MD/CEO of Continental Reinsurance said: “The insurance and reinsurance sector has a valuable role to play in Africa’s economic growth and development and we want to recognise the respected contribution of the media to the sector’s growth.”

&l ... Read more »

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While attending ‘Foreseeing Future Police’ Forum

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended the ‘Foreseeing Future Police’ Forum on Tuesday. The forum was organized by the Decision-Making Support Center at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters and took place at the Police Departments Complex in Abu Dhabi, with the participation of an elite group of international experts in this field.

His Highness stressed the keenness and attention given by the country’s leadership to provide ways to ensure further leadership into the future, as well as to empower citizens and institutions to drive modernization and innovation forward in order to meet the different types of challenges and overcome potential obstacles that may face the next generations of UAE citizens. “This would ensure further prosperity, s ... Read more »

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