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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Chaired by Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Federal Demographic Structure Council (FDSC) held its 11th periodic meeting in Abu Dhabi. The meeting was attended by Saqr bin Ghobash, Minister of Labor; Sultan Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy; and Mariam Al Roumi, Minister of Social Affairs.

During the meeting, the council approved the outcomes attained by the Technical Committee for Efficient Building Design, in response to the decision of the Council of Ministers to develop a general Construction Index in the UAE, within the set of proposals that the FDSC submitted to the Council of Ministers. The index aims to establish uniform building design codes in a bid reduce the need for low-skilled laborers at construction sites; and encourage the use of modern methods of construction using prefabricated components manufactured in modern fac ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Friday, May 29th 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, 26 May 2015.

PSH NAV per share as of close of business on 26 May 2015 was USD28.10.

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. (PSH:NA) is an investment holding company structured as a closed end fund that makes concentrated investmen ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The First UAE Conference on Excellence in Project and Risk Management in Megaprojects awarded the General Directorate for Engineering Projects at the Ministry of Interior with the Project Management Office award at the institutional level. The conference, organized by the UAE Society of Engineers, kicked off today in Dubai.  

This year’s award was received by Brigadier Dr. Engineer Saif Hamdan Rashid Al Ka'bi, the director of the General Directorate of Engineering Projects at the Ministry of Interior.  “This award embodies the keenness of the Ministry to promote leadership and excellence along the path of achieving the strategic objectives,” he said.

“The Directorate obtained this award after a fierce competition with several distinct organizations,” said Al Ka’bi, hailing the great support provided by the police leadership. “Winning t ... Read more »

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Partnership transforms search experience across Windows 10 PCs and tablets

BEIJING - Thursday, May 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) and Microsoft today at Lenovo Tech World announced a collaboration to transform the way people find their content in a new, more personal way with Cortana and REACHit. Lenovo announced and demonstrated these technologies to thousands of fans, media, partners and suppliers during the keynote address at Tech World. Lenovo REACHit extends the search capabilities of Cortana for Windows 10 devices with REACHit’s ability to search for content across any connected Lenovo PC or tablet device running Windows 10 and many major cloud services. This deep, exclusive platform integration gives Cortana a much larger inventory of information to search, opening up an entirely new level of contextual search and giving users the most comprehensive, seamless and natural way to find their personal digital conte ... Read more »

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PARIS - Thursday, May 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Murex, the leading provider of integrated trading, risk management and processing solutions, has announced today that UniCredit, that has the largest presence of banks in Central and Eastern Europe, has gone live on Murex' MX.3 for UniCredit Bank Austria and eight other Central Eastern Europe banks.

With the aim of extending the program of standardizing front-to-back office technology and industrializing markets and treasury services to Bank Austria and CEE banks, UniCredit chose Murex MX.3 as the best-of-breed platform to replace the fragmented landscape of legacy systems in the region. The implementation was scheduled over two years starting in 2013 and was carried out by a partnership of Murex and UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions, the Group’s global services company dedicated to providing services in the sectors of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Back Office and Middle ... Read more »

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MUNICH, Germany - Thursday, May 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Photovoltaics are booming worldwide. The latest figures for the photovoltaic market and the prospects for the industry are presented by the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) at the start of this year's Intersolar Europe Conference. The report "Global Market Outlook for Photovoltaics 2015-2019" will be published with the support of Intersolar Europe on 9 June 2015. In addition, visitors to the Intersolar Europe 2015 stand at the Messe M├╝nchen, Germany from June 10 to 12 can obtain information on current and future developments in the solar industry.

According to the EPIA, more than 40 gigawatts (GW) of PV power systems were installed worldwide in 2014, with which the global total capacity reached approximately 177 GW last year. The leader in the solar boom is China, followed by Japan and the United States. In five short years, according to the forecast by the associ ... Read more »

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His Highness Met With Participants at 4th INTERPA Conference

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

More than 100 researchers and 31 countries are taking part in the conference

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met with heads of delegations that are taking part in the fourth annual INTERPA Conference (International Association of Police Academies), which commenced today at Intercontinental Abu Dhabi Hotel.

During the meeting, His Highness discussed a number of topics of mutual interest. Sheikh Saif also reiterated the importance of the conference in exchanging expertise and knowledge, and keeping pace with the latest developments in the fields of scientific and academic research, police education and training across security and police academies.

Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed hailed the efforts of INTERPA President and of the heads of delegations for participa ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department at Abu Dhabi Police acquainted the public with its latest e-services during the 24/7 Exhibition, which was organized by the department on Sunday. The exhibition is a part of the one-week extensive educational activities held at Marina Mall in the Capital city Abu Dhabi, with a vast participation of the police’s strategic partners, notably the supporting  national institutions that provide vehicles licensing services and means of prevention and public safety.  

Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police said that the exhibition aims at promoting smart applications via mobile phones, which are provided by the Ministry of Interior to the public that are easily accessible via simple and streamlined steps.

Moreover, Brigadier Eng. Al Harithi noted that Abu Dhabi Police will be a ... Read more »

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DUBLIN - Thursday, May 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AvaTrade is pleased to announce that new client bank accounts have been opened at Barclays Bank UK. Barclays is a top-rated international bank that offers an unparalleled level of service and security. AvaTrade is known globally for its commitment to providing the highest level of security for client accounts.

AvaTrade works with an international clientele, and considers it of paramount importance to provide its traders with the most secure accounts possible. To that end, client asset accounts at Barclays will be available in USD, EUR, GBP, JPY, AUD, and ZAR.

As a global brand with an established reputation of excellence, AvaTrade is regulated in multiple countries and proudly adheres to the highest standards of various international regulatory bodies. AvaTrade’s CEO, Daire Ferguson says, “Our recent partnership with Barclays is another step in our continuing efforts to provide our c ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, US - Thursday, May 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Marketing authorisation granted for new single-pill combination shown to lower blood glucose
    Synjardy® combines two products with different mechanisms of action to improve glycaemic control in patients with T2D
    Side effects identified with Synjardy® are consistent with known safety profiles of the individual compounds

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Synjardy® has been granted marketing authorisation by the European Commission for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) in the European Union (EU). Synjardy® is a new single-pill combination therapy from the Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company diabetes alliance.

Synjardy® combines empagliflozin, a sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, and metformin hydrochloride (HCl), commonly prescribed for the treatment of T2D. Empagliflo ... Read more »

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 - Thursday, May 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

To celebrate the opening of the largest ‘Tommy Hilfiger’ store in China and the brand’s 30th anniversary, Tommy Hilfiger presented his Fall 2015 fashion show in Beijing, attended by style icons Olivia Palermo and Johannes Huebl, Chinese celebrities Deng Chao, Ziyi Zhang and Liu Wen, and models Shu Pei Qin, Xiao Wen Ju, Julia Hafstrom, Malaika Firth and RJ King.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH):
                                                

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Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], announces ... Read more »

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 New HQ Reflects Importance & Interconnectivity of Greater China’s Biopharma Industry

SHANGHAI - Friday, May 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More than 30 leaders from China’s government and healthcare communities joined Quintiles executives here today in officially opening the Quintiles Greater China Regional Headquarters, further expanding its ability to help Chinese companies expand globally and multinational companies succeed in the world’s second largest biopharmaceutical market. The event comes 17 years after Quintiles first opened an office in Shanghai.

“Today we celebrate not only Quintiles’ growth, but also Greater China’s emergence as a global player in biopharma R&D,” said Quintiles founder and Executive Chairman Dennis Gillings, CBE, Ph.D., at the opening ceremony at Shanghai’s Feng Lin Science Park. “Two decades ago we opened in Shanghai with 20 employees across Greater C ... Read more »

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Unveils new products, demonstrates future tech concepts and reveals insight from top industry CEOs

BEIJING - Thursday, May 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) --  Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (ADR: LNVGY) today at Lenovo Tech World, the company’s first global technology event, announced many new products, demonstrated several breakthrough product concepts that will change the way people interact with technology, and shared insight on the future of the industry from the CEOs of Intel, Microsoft and Baidu.

“Lenovo Tech World was a celebration of innovation with some of the world’s great tech leaders, our partners and suppliers, and most important of all, our fans and customers,” said Yang Yuanqing, chairman and CEO, Lenovo. “Lenovo has a unique position in our industry because we can deliver the devices, smart connectivity and infrastructure required to create a great user experience and satisfy real user needs. Even more, we talk ... Read more »

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