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HAMILTON, Bermuda. - Tuesday, May 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AziNam Ltd. (“AziNam” or “the Company”), the offshore Namibia focused exploration company, is pleased to announce that it has received government approval for it to assume operatorship of Petroleum Exploration Licence (“PEL”) 34, offshore Namibia, and that it has also opened its office in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

Government approval of operator status

In recent months AziNam has increased its working interest position in the majority of its offshore Namibia licences. During the course of 2014 AziNam increased its working interest in PEL 34 from 20% to 40%. The Government of Namibia, along with our partners, have now approved AziNam to become operator of PEL 34.

The Company’s current working interest positions in PELs 30, 33 and 34, offshore Namibia, stand as follows:

PEL 30
         ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, May 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Security Media Department at the Security Support Directorate General, the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, highlighted the need for concerted efforts amongst the various sectors of society to enhance the status of the Arabic language in UAE society, as it has an important role in consolidating the national identity of the UAE citizens; in pursuance of the objectives of the wise government. It also highlighted its keenness to develop the Arabic language through the high quality content of the media discourse.

Major Fawaz Ali Abdullah, Director of the Security Media Department, said: “Since its inception, the Security Media Department has realized the importance of the Arabic language and the need to restore its pristine glory, as well as the need to maintain it as the official language for both written and verbal communication; in lin ... Read more »

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Conclusion of the Post-Blast Investigation Conference

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) signed a cooperation agreement with UK’s Counter Terrorism Command of New Scotland Yard, in a bid to promote training and support and give new impetus to their capacity development and exchange of experience in police and technical work to combat crime. The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the inaugural Post-Blast Investigation (PBI) Conference, which was organized by the Directorate General of Security and Ports Affairs at Abu Dhabi Police, from 4 – 6 May.

The agreement was signed by Brigadier Sheikh Mohammad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Director of Security and Ports Affairs, and by Commander Richard Walton, Head of Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism Command in the United Kingdom.

Under the agreement, both parties shall strengthen joint cooperation, in acco ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, May 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Clubs and Sports Activities Department affiliated with the Directorate General of Finance and Support Services at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, commemorated International Worker’s Day with a ceremony aimed at acknowledging the contributions of a number of workers, drivers and housewives.  

The department extended its sincere congratulations to all workers on International Workers’ Day, and presented them with commemorative gifts. The ceremony included a theater presentation, which sheds light on the International Workers’ Day and workers’ rights, and concluded with a dinner banquet to mark the occasion.

It is worth mentioning that the Abu Dhabi Police have been adamantly keen to commemorate the International Workers’ Day, which is celebrated every year on May 1st. This gesture personifies the attention dedicated by the police leadership to promote communi ... Read more »

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TOKYO. - Tuesday, May 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NSK Ltd. (NSK)(TOKYO:6471) today announced its financial results for fiscal year ending March 2015. The company achieved strong results for both sales and profit.

1. Business Overview

(1) Qualitative Information Regarding Consolidated Business Results

The NSK Group is working to implement its mid-term management plan for the three years beginning April 2013, aiming to achieve net sales of ¥1 trillion in the year of 2016 - the 100th anniversary of the company’s foundation. In order to enhance its corporate foundation, the NSK Group has adopted a business strategy of growth with a focus on profitability, and is implementing measures to develop the management capability required to handle ¥1 trillion in sales volume. Looking at global economic conditions for the year ended March 31, 2015, the Japanese economy showed signs of a gradual recovery due to the impact of lower crude o ... Read more »

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Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and President Emeritus of the Emirates Strategic Planning Association, the association will be holding its third annual conference on May 18th. The conference will be held under the slogan “Innovation and Happiness Strategies towards 2021” and will take place at the Federal National Council’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi.

The event was announced at the press conference that was recently held by the Emirates Strategic Planning Association at the Hall of Excellence at the Ministry of Interior’s headquarters. Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General, noted that the idea of organizing the conference aims at supporting the UAE’s vision, which end ... Read more »

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Ground-breaking collaboration to extend Hilton hospitality into ANA lounges and in-flight services to provide enriching travel experiences

TOKYO & MCLEAN, Va. - Tuesday, May 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) today announced a global partnership with Japan’s biggest airline, ANA, to introduce cutting-edge airline lounges and in-flight services that will raise the bar for the travel and hospitality industries worldwide. The initial phase of this alliance will run between June 1 and August 31, 2015 and is designed for both Japanese and international travelers to “Experience More” of the renowned Hilton hospitality when they next travel through the ANA Haneda or Narita lounges or embark on a flight from Tokyo to Honolulu.

The Hawaiian-focused Hilton X ANA “Experience More” partnership, which will last until 2017, is the start of a three-phase collaboration between two of the most recognized bra ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

in5, the innovation centre launched by Dubai Internet City (DIC) in 2013, has celebrated its second anniversary with entrepreneurs, developers and technology experts, showcasing its achievements since inception.

Over the past two years, in5 has provided a vibrant community and business ecosystem for entrepreneurs across the tech value chain, providing mentorship, networking, and access to funding and work space to over 200 startups. In addition, in5 has pioneered the UAE’s startup landscape by conducting workshops, training and networking events, and engaging with over 4,000 of the UAE’s technopreneurs, in partnership with industry leaders including Microsoft, Google, Qualcomm and the Young Arab Leaders, among others.

The creation of The Assembly follows a series of initiatives headlined and supported by in5 this year, including drones for good, droidcon, ArabCode and HackaMENA, as ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The General Directorate of Civil Defense in Abu Dhabi, represented by the Technical Affairs Section, transformed a number of its vehicles to operate on compressed natural gas (CNG) instead of gasoline.

This move comes in line with the directorate’s contractual obligation with Emirates Transport in a bid to achieve the strategic goal of ensuring that all administrative services are in accordance with the highest standards of quality, efficient and transparent, cost-effective, and reduce the use of natural resources.

Lt. Colonel Mohammed Abdul Jalil Al Ansari, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Civil Defense, said that transforming the vehicles to operate on CNG is based on the Civil Defense’s belief in its role to improve the environment by setting a good example through the use of alternative and environmentally friendly energy. He also added that it is an application of the Envi ... Read more »

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Aimed at Governmental Schools within the Emirate

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior’s Child Protection Center launched the second phase of its campaign to protect children from abuse and neglect. The second phase, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), focuses on governmental schools within Abu Dhabi. This phase builds upon the previous campaign launched in March 2014, and is a continuation for the success achieved in the first phase that targeted all 189 private schools.

The campaign is one of the many joint initiatives between both parties that aim to raise the awareness of the children about abuse and neglect. The campaign provides free training for one representative from each of the 444 schools registered with ADEC.

The training workshops address many topics including: the concepts of child abuse and neglect; child protection law and criminal law; child victi ... Read more »

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 - S-19400/19401 Series features pin-selectable window/timeout modes for enhanced design flexibility, and industry leading low current consumption -

CHIBA, Japan - Monday, May 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seiko Instruments Inc. (SII) announced the release of the new S-19400/19401 series watchdog timer with reset function featuring selectable window or timeout modes; industry leading low current consumption of 3.8µA; and high temperature operation up to 125°C.

Modern automobiles incorporate from 50 to 100 microcontrollers including many that have to be continuously monitored for vehicle safety or performance reasons. The new SII watchdog timers are optimized for use in automotive microcontroller monitoring and automotive ECUs that require precise fault detection. They monitor periodic signals from microcontrollers and signal any abnormal operation.

Pin-selectable for window or timeout modes The S-19400 provides enhanced desi ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France. - Monday, May 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Cards & Payments Middle East 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE) Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today launches SMART PREMIERE, a unique range of luxury payment cards to target affluent customers. These new luxury cards will be showcased during the Cards & Payments Middle East 2015 event taking place in Dubai on 12th - 13th May.

Thanks to its exclusive expertise, OT offers a complete range of luxury card materials allowing the banks to develop tailor-made cards, including exceptional ones. The SMART PREMIERE offer includes full metal, gold or titanium cards as well as shaped cards, in partnership with luxury brands such as car manufacturers.

SMART PREMIERE comes with a full range of packaging options to enhance the card, including tailor-made solutions to perfectly suit demanding clients. These unique payment cards are used in the same way ... Read more »

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