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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, September 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

TGM Consultants has been appointed to provide full scope property management and leasing services for the Tbilisi Mall, the most significant retail and leisure development in Georgia and the Southern Caucasus. The mall, located in the rapidly growing capital of Georgia, an evolving economic hub, has been developed by Rakeen Development, the largest real estate developer in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. This appointment cements TGM's position as one of the leading consultancy firms in the region; following its entrance into the Southern Caucasus late 2013 through its ongoing involvement with the Yerevan Mall in Armenia.

With a track record of successfully managing and leasing shopping centres for a period of 20 years, Dubai based TGM Consultants has taken over the property management and leasing tasks of Tbilisi Mall from July 2015. The mall is the first modern centre to combine leisure, ... Read more »

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Untreated diabetes can lead to complete vision loss

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, September 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone that allows the body to use blood sugar for energy. It is characterized by high levels of blood sugar, which can cause changes in the blood vessels of the retina, the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye that is necessary for good vision.

“DIABETIC RETINOPATHY is the leading cause of new blindness cases among adults aged 20-74” states Prof. Dr. Ayman Shouman, Cataract and Vitreoretinal surgery consultant at Spanish Center Dubai, highlights the danger of Diabetes in harming your vision.

In the early stages of diabetic retinopathy, small blood vessels in the eye swell. As the disease progresses, some vessels that nourish the retina become blocked. Abnormal new blood vessels may begin to grow on the surface of ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, September 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) has arrested a Pakistani truck driver who is suspected of killing an investor of the same nationality in an act of revenge.  The suspect, whose brother was killed six years ago in Pakistan, alleged that the victim had hired someone to kill his brother following a dispute over a plot of land.

The details of the incident as narrated by Brigadier Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, date back to earlier this month when the Operations Room received a report regarding a burning vehicle in Bani Yas. Firefighting teams, ambulances, and police patrols were immediately dispatched to the scene, as the report also stated that a man near the vehicle was also on fire.

Initial investigations revealed that a sedan was completely burned except for its trunk, and a man had been found lying on the r ... Read more »

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PLEASANTON, Calif. & OXFORD, England. - Wednesday, September 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Leading providers join to deliver the most complete commercial content management solution for the life sciences industry

Combination set to transform productivity and compliance across the digital supply chain

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE: VEEV) today announced it has acquired Zinc Ahead, a leading provider of commercial content management solutions. Veeva and Zinc Ahead are joining forces to address the growing need for end-to-end compliance management that reduces regulatory risk and boosts operational efficiency as companies face increasing volumes of content, a proliferation of digital channels, and increased regulatory scrutiny.

The combination brings together two of the leading commercial content management solutions. Zinc Ahead, founded in 2001, was an early pioneer in the market serving more than 120 life sciences companies with Zinc MAPS. V ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, September 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, reviewed the gold award in occupational health and safety received by Abu Dhabi Police at the recent RoSPA awards, as the first police entity to receive such an accolade on the regional and international levels.

A team from the Strategy and Performance Development Department at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) presented the award to His Highness. His Highness was also briefed on the tremendous efforts exerted by the Abu Dhabi Police in the field of occupational health and safety.

Sheikh Saif praised the commitment of the department, which earned it this prestigious international award. He urged staff members to pursue further efforts and dedication to achieve a sustainable institutional excellence in terms of overall performance; and to keep pace with the development process wit ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Tuesday, September 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Osaka Gas (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (Managing Director: Toshihiro Ouchi; "OGT"), a subsidiary of Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (President: Takehiro Honjo; "Osaka Gas"), will establish OGP Energy Solutions Co., Ltd. ("OGPS"), a company that will provide fuel conversion energy services to industrial customers in Thailand, through a joint investment with PTT Retail Business Co., Ltd. (Director: Chakkrit Charuchinda, "PTTRB"), a subsidiary of PTT Public Company Limited (CEO: Tevin Vongvanich; "PTT").

In its mid-term business plan, "Catalyze Our Dreams," the Osaka Gas Group aims to expand its downstream business outside Japan. This has already resulted in gas sales business in Singapore through City-OG Gas Energy Services Pte. Ltd., energy service business in Thailand through OGT and cogeneration/on-site business in Thailand through NS-OG Energy Solutio ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, September 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

According the to the nationwide statistics released by the Traffic Coordination Directorate General at the Ministry of Interior,  11 people have died and 84 people have been hurt, with injuries ranging from mild to severe, as a result of traffic accidents during the Eid Al Adha Holiday. The detailed statistics disclosed that a total of 38 accidents occurred between the 23 and 26 September, 2015.

Brigadier Ghaith Hassan Al Zaabi, Director General of Traffic Coordination at the Ministry of Interior, said that the failure to abide by the rules and regulations of traffic led to the occurrence of accidents. “In a bid to reduce such incidents, the Traffic and Patrols departments nationwide are keen to redouble their efforts and to increase the control and surveillance operations on the road. The departments will intensify traffic outreach programs and promote awareness about the dangers ... Read more »

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C - Tuesday, September 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. (“Quintiles” or the “Company”) (NYSE: Q) announced today that Annie Hai-yuan Lo, has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms. Lo will also serve as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.

Ms. Lo has more than 30 years of financial and operational experience at Johnson & Johnson, a global healthcare company, most recently serving as the Chief Financial Officer of the Worldwide Consumer & Personal Care Group from 2001 until her retirement in 2011. Ms. Lo serves as a director of Ansell Ltd., an Australian manufacturing company, and TransForce Inc., a Montreal-based transportation and logistics company.

Ms. Lo received her Bachelor’s Degree in Taiwan from National Taiwan University and her Masters of Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University. She is a ... Read more »

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IRVING, Texas & JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Tuesday, September 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it has signed a three-year agreement with Sasol Group Technology to perform a range of projects as an integrated team at Sasol’s facilities in Secunda and Sasolburg, South Africa.

The primary objective of the agreement is for Fluor and Sasol to collaborate on small and mid-sized oil and gas projects. Fluor will also share its expertise on proprietary engineering and project execution tools and systems with selected Sasol Group Technology employees through on-the-job participation. Projects covered in the agreement range from conceptual studies to full engineering, procurement and construction management.

“We are delighted that Sasol has selected Fluor as its partner to execute a wide range of projects across their facilities in South Africa,” said Taco de Haan, president of Fluor&rsq ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, September 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

 

 

An estimated 231,000 individuals have benefited from tourism-related awareness booklets, maps and brochures distributed by the Abu Dhabi Police in the last 6 years, since 2009 and until last year.   Lieutenant Colonel Muzeed Al Otaibi, Chief of the Tourism Police Section at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) underlined the commitment of the Abu Dhabi Police to dedicate attention to the tourism sector and to provide an appropriate and safe environment for tourists, so as the Emirate remains the most secure and safe tourism destination for families and individuals.   Adding further, he pointed out that the Tourism Police Section endeavors to enhance public awareness of its tasks and duties that serve the tourism sector, with a view to make the Emirate of Abu Dh ... Read more »

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