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SUMMIT, N.J. - Monday, March 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Pooled 3.5-year (182-week) data from ESTEEM 1 and 2 trials of OTEZLA for patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis showed no increases in the severity or frequency of adverse events and no new safety signals

The rates of major cardiac events, malignancies, depression and suicidality at 182 weeks were comparable to those at 52 weeks

No serious opportunistic infections, reactivation of tuberculosis, or clinically meaningful effects on laboratory measurements were reported through 182 weeks

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) today announced that long-term safety findings from ongoing clinical trials of OTEZLA® (apremilast), the Company's oral, selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4), were presented at the American Academy of Dermatology's Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The analyses of pooled 182-week (3.5-year) safety data from the ESTEEM 1 and 2 trial ... Read more »

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ZURICH & NEW YORK - Monday, March 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egon Zehnder, a global leader in executive search and leadership advisory services, today announced its global event series “Leaders and Daughters: Cultivating the Next Generation of Women Leaders.” This groundbreaking initiative is designed to catalyze a worldwide conversation to inspire and accelerate opportunities for female leaders of the future.

These events will take place in several cities around the world from March 2 through March 19 to draw global attention to the importance of fostering and supporting the ambitions of young women to help them achieve their career potential. Many of the events coincide with International Women's Day, the dedicated celebration of women’s continued campaign for gender parity. “Leaders and Daughters” events will take place across 16 cities in North and South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Australia.

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) has recently awarded the Emergency and Public Safety Department at the Abu Dhabi Police Central Operations General Directorate an international rescue diving center certification.

This certification allows the ADP Emergency Department to conduct specialized training courses and rehabilitation programs in the field of rescue diving, according to the best international practices adopted in this regard.

Brigadier Mohamed Mayouf Al Ketbi, Acting Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, received on Wednesday the Recue Diving Center Certification from the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) delegation, headed by Tony Andrews, PADI’s Regional Manager, South Europe, Middle East, and Africa. This certification is another new achievement for Abu Dhabi Police in the area of emergency and public safe ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Monday, March 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has commercialized the first sulfur-free*2 encapsulation molding compound (EMC) for copper wire bonding in the industry*1, and will start mass production of the product in October 2016. This material helps improve the reliability and extend the service life of semiconductor packages during operation at high temperatures.

Copper bonding wires have increasingly been used in semiconductor packages because copper is characterized by high joint reliability in high temperature environments, and has a stable market price compared to gold. In conventional EMCs for copper wires, sulfur components are added to ensure adhesion to lead frames in semiconductor packages in the presence of moisture absorption/reflow, etc. Notably, pyrolysis product of sulfur components can cause connection failure of copper wires at high temperatures. We have commercialized the first ... Read more »

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Addressing Foreign Policy on a Global Platform

TORONTO - Monday, March 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joins The Huffington Post Canada (HuffPost Canada) today at 12:30 p.m. EST for an exclusive live stream global town hall on foreign policy and Canada’s place on the global stage. Just days before his historic state dinner with U.S. President Barack Obama, Trudeau will be responding to questions from a live audience as well as from readers through HuffPost’s social platforms, including Facebook Live, Twitter, and Snapchat.

“This is an incredible example of how digital properties are leading important conversations in real-time with today’s political leaders, using a platform that can reach a diverse audience of 191 million* readers globally. From HuffPost Canada to our 15 international editions, we are facilitating a global and open conversation across our own and social platforms for the prime mi ... Read more »

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Enabling L3VPN services over SM-OS based microwave radio under the Software Defined Network (SDN) work frame

MILAN - Monday, March 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SIAE MICROELETTRONICA takes a step forward in Software Defined Network showcasing a “new IP” network over its existing SM-OS based microwave portfolio at the Mobile World Congress 2016.

In April 2014 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA launched the SM-OS, a Future Proof Network Operating System powered by Aricent's ISS, operating transversally in all its next generation products. At its launch SM-OS based products fulfilled all Carrier Ethernet requirements, now largely field proven. In 2015 demonstrated native support of IP/MPLS, evolving from a L2 to a L3 microwave. Now the SM-OS implements native openflow protocols enabling SDN operations.

In this implementation of the new IP, the “Aricent instant VPN” application runs over opendaylight (an open source SDN controlle ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, March 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The highly acclaimed and popular restaurant chain in the Middle East, Mandilicious™, will soon open its doors in Canada, following a Master Franchise Agreement signed with a private investment group. The first outlet will open before summer 2016, in a highly dynamic and diverse neighborhood in Toronto.

“It is a fact that Arabic cuisine has a wide reputation all around the world, however we will take this reputation to a different level with the authentic cuisine of Arabia we are bringing to Canada. We are glad to take this step in our expansion, and we are certain to create a strong impact in the diverse & mature Canadian market,” commented Fayez Al Nusari, CEO and Founder of Mandilicious.

Working on a strong development plan, Mandilicious™ plans to open 2 outlets by the end of 2016 in Toronto & a total of 6 outlets within the first 2 years.

Mandilicious ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

In recent years, the autologous fat transfer technique has rapidly become widespread, topping cosmetic surgery procedures in terms of popularity. Its demand has increased due to its benefits and advantages. It is not just (filling out) an empty area to increase its size, but rather an artistic three-dimensional work. This work highlights the most beautiful parts and details of an area that has lost its luster, glory, and beauty due to the loss of some volume, affecting the harmony of shadow and light on its surface.

The autologous fat transfer surgery in Abu Dhabi is a simple procedure performed by a cosmetic surgeon. The procedure relies on transferring a person’s fat from areas that have surplus fat to other areas that are in need of fat. The autologous fat transfer technique is widely used in cosmetic surgeries in Abu Dhabi. Fat is injected into various parts of the body, such as the fa ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, March 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Air Support Department at the General Directorate for Security Support contributed to the Ministry of Interior (MoI)’s participation at the 2nd Unmanned System Exhibition (UMEX 2016) and the 1st Simulation and Training Exhibition. Organized by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Company in collaboration with the armed forces, the exhibition is the first of its kind in the GCC region. It will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center and focuses on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV).

Colonel Saeed Hussein Al Khajah, Director of Air Support Department at the General Directorate for Security Support, said, “the MoI’s participation in this exhibition is based on the police leadership’s commitment to keeping up with developments and reviewing modern technologies and advanced devices in the field of air support to provide leading and advanced police services in all situat ... Read more »

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On the Sidelines of the Arab Interior Ministers Council Meeting

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior met His Royal Highness, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the 33rd Arab Interior Ministers Council Meeting.

During the meeting, both sides discussed ways to enhance joint security action between the two countries, and to strengthen cooperation and coordination between the two ministries of interior, as well as a number of issues of mutual interest.

His Highness Sheikh Saif also discussed with a number of Arab Interior Ministers, the means to reinforce Arab cooperation in police and security fields, during separate meetings on the sidelines of the Arab Interior Ministers Council Meeting.

His Highness Sh ... Read more »

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Inaugural Investor Relations Charter℠ Testing to Commence March 5, 2016 

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Sunday, March 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On the eve of launching the historic inaugural examination for its first-ever professional credential, the Investor Relations Charter (IRC℠), the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) wishes to recognize the many dedicated investor relations subject-matter expert volunteers that created the IRC Program.

The new IRC Program not only establishes a common framework to define the profession of investor relations (IR), it likewise provides IR professionals with the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge, expertise, and commitment to the profession by answering to its highest standard. Even as the first examination commences, candidates may now apply to sit for the second IRC examination, which will take place in September 2016. Program information and applications are available on the NIRI website: www.ni ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

A cataract is a disease affecting the natural lens behind the pupil, where the lens becomes clouded, resulting in a painless decrease in vision. Cataract patients suffer when faced with bright lights, and struggle to see well at night. Cataracts can affect one or both eyes.

A cataract is a gradual hardening of the lens material, which causes clouding of the lens. This means that light being dispersed cannot reach the retina to be transferred to the brain. As a result, it causes blurry or darkened vision and faded colors (often appearing yellow or tanned). A cataract can temporarily improve a person’s ability to see up close, as it functions as a strong lens. This is called Secondary Vision, because people who used to use reading glasses can do without. When a cataract becomes more aggravated, people go back to wearing glasses and the vision becomes worse. Aging is the number one cause for ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

During a coordinating meeting, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Interior (MoI) reviewed the Safe City Program that is implemented in Mexico’s capital, Mexico City. The program provides comprehensive and advanced technological solutions to attain ideal indicators of response times during crisis and provide public safety in record time.

Major General Mohammed bin Al Awadhi Al Menhali, Assistant Undersecretary of Resources and Support Services, and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Quick Response, recently received a delegation from Mexico headed by Idris Rodríguez, General Director of the Safe City Program in Mexico, at the ministry’s headquarters.

Major General Al Menhali also asserted that the MoI is committed to realizing international quick response indexes that fall in line with the UAE 2021’s agenda of national goals set by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Higher Committee for Combating Drugs at the Ministry of Interior reviewed a presentation provided by the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA), on drug traffickers’ movement patterns analysis across international airports and criminal methods used by drug traffickers through airports.

The committee convened under the chairmanship of Colonel Saeed Abdullah Tawir Al Suwaidi, Director General, Anti-Narcotics Federal General Directorate at the Ministry of Interior, and Chairman of the Committee. The meeting was held at the conference room of the Anti-Narcotics General Directorate’s Headquarters at Dubai Police, and was attended by heads of anti-narcotics departments and sections in the country.

The committee discussed the treatment approaches for drug addiction and the rehabilitation process, as well as the appropriate measures to encourage drug users to seek safe and confid ... Read more »

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