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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, June 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

On Tuesday, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior met in Abu Dhabi, HE Lieutenant-General Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, the Bahraini Minister of Interior.

During the meeting, both sides discussed issues of mutual interest. They also discussed ways of developing cooperation in police fields.

The meeting was attended by Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

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The Arabic-language text of this announcement is the official, authoritative version. Translations are provided as an accommodation only, and should be cross ... Read more »

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All-star cast of artists with and without intellectual disabilities record unified song, “Reach Up,” to rally the globe to be a fan for Special Olympics

ATLANTA - Wednesday, June 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- This summer, Los Angeles will welcome 7,000 inspirational athletes from 177 different countries to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games. Supporting children and adults with intellectual disabilities, the World Games is the largest sports and humanitarian event on the globe.

To celebrate, The Coca-Cola Company, Founding Partner of Special Olympics, has assembled a star-studded team to record a unified song for the World Games, titled “Reach Up.” The new song debuts today and will be performed during the World Games. ESPN is the official broadcaster of the World Games and will have a three-hour live telecast of the Opening Ceremony beginning at 9 p.m. ET featuring Robin Roberts, co-host of ABC’s “Goo ... Read more »

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PARIS. - Saturday, June 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the aviation leasing and financing arm of GE [NYSE:GE], today announced the launch of its 737-800NG passenger-to-freighter conversion program.

GECAS plans to convert up to 20 of its Boeing 737-800NG passenger aircraft to freighters. AEI Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. will perform the conversions at its facilities in the U.S. and China. The first aircraft is scheduled for conversion starting in 2016 in order to earn FAA supplemental type certification (STC) in 2017 and subsequently enter service as a leased freighter.

“GECAS is pleased to launch its first 737-800 passenger-to-freighter conversion program,” said Christopher Damianos, Executive Vice President Specialty Markets at GECAS. “We believe the 737-800NG freighter will be the best-in-class aircraft for both replacement and growth in the narrow body freighter sector.”

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Deciphering one of the key topics of the CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS show

PARIS. - Thursday, June 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS 2015, the show dedicated to secure solutions for payment, identification and mobility, is organising three conference sessions on tokenization.

E-payment systems are rapidly evolving, which shows that the industry is ready to meet the demands of portable device users. The emergence of new types of service providers, such as Token Service Providers, would suggest that the scope of tokenization goes much further than payment.

During three conference sessions on "Navigating the mobile contactless payments landscape" – to take place between 17 and 19 November– we will look at this ever-growing security procedure and the relevant strategic issues; how it is making its way into the scope of payment and its potential future in other sectors. A large number of exhibitors will be ... Read more »

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Wednesday, June 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cook Group announced today that Kem Hawkins, president of Cook Group Incorporated, will retire on July 1 after 34 years with the Cook organization. Hawkins, who has been transitioning his role in the company over the past year, will remain on the board of directors for Cook Group. Pete Yonkman, current president of Cook Medical, has been chosen as Hawkins’ successor as president of Cook Group.

“Under Kem’s leadership, we have seen exciting new opportunities to help patients, our employees, and the communities where we operate,” said Carl Cook, CEO of Cook Group. “With his guidance, our company experienced unparalleled growth in sales from $500 million to $2 billion and growth in the number of employees from 4,000 to 12,000 globally. Kem has successfully led the company through challenging times, significant growth, and a shifting global health care landscape.& ... Read more »

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Production from Oyo field expected to double

HOUSTON - Friday, June 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Erin Energy Corporation (“Erin Energy” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT: ERN) announced today it has commenced production from the Oyo-7 well (“Oyo-7”) located in OML 120 offshore Nigeria. Erin Energy is the operator of the Oyo field and has a 100% interest in the block.

Oyo-7 was drilled to a total depth of approximately 8,000 feet (2,438 meters) and was successfully completed horizontally in the Pliocene formation. The well is located in approximately 1,000 feet (300 meters) of water and is producing into the Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel, Armada Perdana. Oyo-7 is expected to produce approximately 7,000 barrels of oil per day following optimization of choke size.

Segun Omidele, Senior Vice-President of Exploration and Production commented: “We are pleased that the well is performing i ... Read more »

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Midpoint findings to be released at 2015 Vascular Annual Meeting in Chicago

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Thursday, June 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) announced that important updates from the Gore Global Registry for Endovascular Aortic Treatment (GREAT) will be presented today at the 2015 Vascular Annual Meeting. To date, more than 3,000 patients have been enrolled in GREAT, the largest “real world” endovascular registry which is actively monitored and audited to ensure data reported is accurate.

Data from patients previously enrolled in GREAT will be presented during a Vascular Live presentation by Ross Milner, MD, Professor of Surgery, Co-Director, Center for Aortic Diseases, and Associate Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship at the University of Chicago Medical Center and Dennis R. Gable, MD, FACS, Chief of Vascular Surgery and Co-Director, Center for Thoracic Aortic Disease at Baylor Plano Hea ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France. - Friday, June 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, and ICA Banken - the first Swedish bank to do so - announce the launch of the first Dual Interface payment cards in Sweden. This is a major breakthrough in the Swedish payment market as customers will be able to experience contactless payments with fast and secure transactions.

ICA Banken and OT will distribute 500,000 cards to ICA Banken customers in the coming months. The Swedish group will take advantage of OT’s expertise in Dual Interface NFC migrations and capacity to produce and personalize locally a large number of cards in a limited period of time.

ICA Banken’s new contactless payment cards are equipped with OT´s proven Dual Interface platform Chrysalis Fly and OT´s colored edge “Smart Vibrant-e” to combine the security of an EMV chip interface wi ... Read more »

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TOKYO & OSAKA, Japan - Wednesday, June 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) and Panasonic Corporation today announced that the two companies have agreed to enter into a business alliance with the aim of achieving “visual service innovations” and “evolution of user experience”*1 toward 2020 and beyond.

A wide variety of initiatives are currently being promoted both by the public and private sectors in Japan with a view to developing and improving various services toward 2020. The most urgent among them include providing quality services and hospitality, called “omotenashi” in Japanese, to visitors from around the world as the number of foreign tourists is expected to continue to rise. There is also a pressing need to develop services that support a society where the physically challenged and elderly feel safe and secure. Against this backdrop, the collaboration between NTT a ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Sector at the Ministry of Interior has announced that the working hours for their nationwide departments are to be divided into two separate shifts: 9 am to 2 pm and 2 pm to 6 pm. The working hours have been changed from the regular shift of 9 am to 6 pm in order to ensure the timely delivery of customer transactions, and to avoid work pressures and an overcrowding of customers during the holy month of Ramadan.  

The amended working hours during Ramadan come as a response to the directives of the higher leadership to enhance the levels of customer service, and to reinforce the overall concepts of quality. This move additionally embodies the strategy of the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Sector as they endeavor to provide quality services to the public and to alleviate the burden for customers.

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Easy-to-use, fingertip access to essential clinical trial insights

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Wednesday, June 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Quintiles, the world’s largest biopharmaceutical services company, is extending its award-winning Quintiles Infosario® technology platform with mobile access to critical clinical trial information. Using the mobile app, key stakeholders in the drug development process can conveniently access site start-up, recruitment and compliance information as well as status updates on data queries and project milestones.

“With so much at stake in the successful delivery of development programs, faster decision making is fundamental,” said Margaret Keegan, senior vice president of Data Sciences & Strategy at Quintiles. “Infosario One provides instant and intuitive access to insights at your fingertips, wherever and whenever you need them.”

The Infosario One mobile app can be ... Read more »

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South Korean Mobile Operators to Launch Commercial Interconnected VoLTE Service, Delivering Higher Quality Voice and Faster Connection

LONDON. - Thursday, June 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The GSMA welcomes the announcement by South Korea’s mobile network operators to launch the world’s first commercial interconnected VoLTE service. The service, which is supported by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning as well as the GSMA, was officially unveiled by Minister Yang Hee Choi this week and will launch later this month. It will deliver higher quality calls and seamless switching between voice and video, as well as faster connection speeds to subscribers of all three networks. Currently, VoLTE services are only available to subscribers of the same network.

“The commercial launch of interconnected VoLTE services across South Korea’s three operators is a huge milestone for our industry and we congratulate them for being ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In his office on Sunday, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met with John Giacalone and his accompanying delegation. Giacalone is the Executive Assistant Director of the National Security Branch at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Headquarters.

During the meeting with his esteemed guests, HH Sheikh Saif discussed a number of issues of common concern and the ways to further promote and develop cooperation between both parties in various fields of police work.

The meeting was attended by: Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; Major General Omair Muhammad Al Muhairi, Director General of Police Operations at Abu Dhabi Police; and Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Abu Dha ... Read more »

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