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Called to Preserve the Gains of Excellence

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, April 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

On Monday, Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, visited the Sharjah Police General Headquarters where he reviewed the workflow and the provided customer services in various policing areas. Lt. General Al Sha’far urged the staff members to maintain the gains made in excellence and development in a manner that is befitting of the Ministry of Interior’s strategy to implement the best standards.

Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director of the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, accompanied Lt. General Al Sha’far. During the visit, Lt. General Al Sha’far stressed the importance of promoting the entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation in order to reach excellence and creativity in all fields. “The success of any enterprise depends ... Read more »

Views: 68 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.23.2015

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE) With more than 150 keynote speeches, forums, new product announcements and events mark COMPUTEX TAIPEI one of the must visit shows. Every year, more than 38,000 international trade visitors from 165 countries visit the show. And with the complete supply chain that Taiwan offers, COMPUTEX TAIPEI is the #1 choice for all the procurement needs of the world buyers.

In addition to attending forums and events, the organizer invites visitors to also check out the trendiest design of ICT products at the d&i awards display area in the Nangang Exhibition Hall. It’s a collection of the hottest design winners in ICT.

COMPUTEX TAIPEI is more than just a sourcing hub for hi tech; it’s a global bridge for new tech and ideas that are shaping the future!

Taiwan’s Advantages and Outlook

When ICT is mentioned, “Taiwan” is the f ... Read more »

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Fans invited to virtually attend tonight’s Hilton@PLAY concert via @HiltonHHonors on Twitter and Periscope

MCLEAN, Va. - Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- It’s time to play! Tonight, fans are invited to have a virtual front row seat as Hilton streams Nick Jonas’ performance, part of the Hilton@PLAY concert series, exclusively on Periscope, Twitter’s live streaming video service. Fans can tune-in at 8:15 p.m. CDT (9:15 p.m. EDT) by following @HiltonHHonors on Twitter and downloading the Periscope app. This marks the first time an entire live concert will be broadcasted via Twitter and Periscope.

This special live performance is taking place at Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas, the second concert in the Hilton@PLAY concert series. Hilton is committed to inspire people to get out, see the world and have more fun.

Since the launch of Hilton@PLAY earlier this year, Hilton has worked to curate unique experienc ... Read more »

Views: 78 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.23.2015

TOKYO. - Thursday, April 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has received an order to supply two sets of steam turbine and generators (STG) for the Norte III Combined Cycle Power Plant in Chihuahua, Mexico. Toshiba will start delivery of STG to the site from August 2016 and the plant is scheduled to come on line in August 2017.

Norte III will be owned and operated by Abengoa, the major Spanish engineering company. The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor is also Abengoa, and awarded Toshiba the STG contract for Norte III project. Once constructed, the plant will be one of the largest in Mexico with 925MW.

Toshiba will supply two sets of 175MW STG for the plant, a combined cycle power plant that improves generating efficiency by deploying both a gas turbine and steam turbine, the second powered by the steam from the first. Toshiba supplied STG for Mexico’s Centro Morelos C ... Read more »

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RESTON, Va. - Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global satellite solutions provider SES Government Solutions (SES GS) announced today that it has been awarded a 14-year contract by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems to host a payload on board SES-15. With the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as the US Government customer, the Wide Area Augmentation Systems (WAAS) hosted payload will serve as an air navigation aid to augment the Global Positioning Systems (GPS), with the goal of improving its accuracy, integrity and availability.

“We are honored to have been chosen by Raytheon and the FAA to host this payload on our satellite,” said President and CEO of SES GS, Pete Hoene. “This is a great example of how the commercial satellite industry can provide the US Government timely and affordable access to space.”

The contract includes construction of the WAAS payload, launch on the SES-15 satellite and 11 years o ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Salem Al Shamesi, Director General of Finance and Services, hosted a ceremony to award a number of officers working at the directorate with their new ranks.

Major General Al Shamesi extended his congratulations to the promoted officers and stressed that such a promotion should serve as an incentive to exert additional efforts towards upgrading the system of police work and reaching new heights of professional excellence.

He also called upon the promoted officers to double the efforts in the pursuit of excellence, and to use their ambition in order to improve performance, in a way that would ultimately contribute to enhancing the overall quality and development of services. In conclusion, he wished the promoted officers continued success.

For his part, Brigadier General Dr Ali Salim Al Tunaiji, Deputy Commander of Special Security Forces, awarded 12 officers from the ... Read more »

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Reiterates Commitment to Consummating the Combination of Teva and Mylan

JERUSALEM - Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TEVA) (TASE:TEVA) today announced that it has filed for premerger notification under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) with the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission regarding its proposed acquisition of Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL). As announced on April 21, 2015, Teva proposed to acquire Mylan for $82.00 per Mylan share, with the consideration to be comprised of approximately 50 percent cash and 50 percent stock. Teva’s proposal for Mylan implies a total equity value of approximately $43 billion and an enterprise value of approximately $50 billion.

The Teva Board and management team are committed to consummating a transaction as soon as possible. The acquisition proposal would provide Teva stockholders w ... Read more »

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Results Include $1.0 Billion ($0.06 per Share) in Annual Retirement-eligible Incentive Costs and $0.5 Billion ($0.03 per Share) in Charges to Revenue for Market-related Net Interest Income Adjustments

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Continued Business Momentum

    Period-end Deposit Balances Increased to Record $1.15 Trillion
    Originated $17 Billion in First-lien Residential Mortgage Loans and Home Equity Loans
    Issued 1.2 Million New Credit Cards With 66 Percent Going to Existing Relationship Customers
    Merrill Edge Brokerage Assets Increased 18 Percent From Q1-14 to $118 Billion
    Wealth Management Asset Management Fees up 10 Percent From Q1-14 to $2.1 Billion
    Global Banking Increased Period-end Loans by $6 Billion From Q1-14 to $296 Billion
    Bank of America Merrill Lynch Fi ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, April 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

On Sunday, the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police took part in a forum for the 40th Arab Deaf Week which was held at the Dalma Mall in Abu Dhabi. The forum, which was organized by the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs, is in line with the traffic awareness programs that aim to enhance communication with the segment of society that consists of persons with special needs.

Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Chief of the Public Relations Section at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, Abu Dhabi Police; stressed the importance of communication with this important segment which falls within the ‘Plants of Hope’ initiative. The initiative was launched by Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, as one of the humanitarian initiatives for children with special needs in a bid to raise their awaren ... Read more »

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Promontory CEO explains what tough regulatory expectations mean for the region and the world

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Regulatory regimes are becoming tougher around the world, raising the question: who is responsible for the trend and how long is it likely to continue? Promontory Founder and CEO Eugene Ludwig, addressed this question during a talk at Capital Club, Dubai’s premier private City Club and member of the ENSHAA group of companies.  Members and their guests learnt about the intricacies of the financial services industry and the challenges it faces both regionally and globally.

Ludwig explained that the public and private sectors need to work in partnership, and that leadership of the entire financial industry is critical at a time when regulations are tightening. Ludwig stated, “Through the last seven years of crisis and recovery, we’ve witnessed an increase in global regulatory stan ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, April 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, reviewed a new achievement of the Department of Community Police at the Abu Dhabi Police. The department won the Khalifa Award for Education, in the category of Institutions Supporting Education, in the eighth session of the award for 2014-2015.

On Sunday at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ), the preparation team, headed by Colonel Mubarak Bin Muhairom, General Director of Society Protection and Crime Prevention, displayed the award to HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed.

HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed praised the efforts of the team that resulted in winning the award. He also encouraged them to continue their practices of benevolence and of striving towards excellence; and to gain further achievements in order to realize the objectives of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) in supporting social partne ... Read more »

Views: 74 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 04.23.2015

 SWIFT PRIME and REVASCAT Confirm Findings of EXTEND-IA, ESCAPE and MR CLEAN, Support Addition of Solitaire Stent Thrombectomy to Current Standard of Care

DUBLIN - Tuesday, April 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Two global trials published online in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and presented at the European Stroke Organisation Conference found that the addition of the Solitaire™ device stent thrombectomy procedure to current pharmaceutical treatment significantly reduced disability in patients suffering stroke. These trials confirmed the findings of three previous trials also published in NEJM.

Both the SOLITAIRE™ FR With the Intention For Thrombectomy as PRIMary Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke (SWIFT PRIME) and Endovascular Revascularization With Solitaire Device Versus Best Medical Therapy in Anterior Circulation Stroke Within 8 Hours (REVASCAT) trials assessed if patients experiencing an acute ischem ... Read more »

Views: 109 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.23.2015

COLOMBES, France - Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today announced that it will present its first-quarter 2015 financial results to investors on Tuesday May 12th, 2015.

Didier Lamouche (CEO) and Anne-France Laclide (CFO) will be presenting these financial results and taking questions the same day at 4pm CEST (3pm London Time/11am New York Time).

In order to access the conference call dial-in details, you need to register with Investors Relations: investors@oberthur.com.

If you have already registered, details are available on our website: http://investors.oberthur.com.

ABOUT OBERTHUR TECHNOLOGIES

OT is a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space. OT has always been at the heart of mobility, from the first smart cards to the latest contactless payment technologies which equip millions of sma ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters is taking part in the accompanying exhibition to the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship, now in its landmark seventh year, which also features the World Jiu-Jitsu Children’s Cup 2015. The championship, which commenced on Monday, will run until April 25 and is taking place at the IPIC Arena at the Zayed Sports City, with competitors from over 100 countries.

Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General at Abu Dhabi Police; and board member of the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation said: “The significant number of quality international adult and children fighters taking part in the seventh edition of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship is proof of the Abu Dhabi Emirate’s success and accumulated experience in hosting and organizing world-class mega global spo ... Read more »

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