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HOUSTON - Monday, April 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Erin Energy Corporation (Erin Energy or the Company) (NYSE MKT: ERN) announced today it has obtained a waiver to the funding requirements of the Debt Service Reserve Account associated with the Zenith Bank Note until December 31, 2016. The Company was also granted a 90-day deferment of the principal payment previously due on March 31, 2016, whilst re-modification discussions of the loan structure continue.
“We appreciate the continued support of Zenith Bank and their belief in the growth of our company. In this depressed commodity price environment, it is good to have partners that are working with us for the long-term and for the success of Erin Energy,” said Daniel Ogbonna, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
The Company has satisfied the interest obligations due March 31, 2016 and has formally submitted a loan re-modification proposal, which Zenith Bank is currently revie ... Read more »

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Company is first miner to use the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework for human rights disclosure

DENVER - Tuesday, April 5th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) today published its 2015 sustainability report, Beyond the Mine, detailing the Company’s safety, economic, environmental and social performance. Last year, Newmont was named the mining industry’s overall leader in sustainability by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

“Our annual sustainability report provides a comprehensive and transparent look at Newmont’s performance against our commitments to create a safe workplace; responsibly manage environmental risks; serve as a catalyst for local development; and foster respectful relationships with our stakeholders,” said Dr. Elaine Dorward-King, Newmont’s Executive Vice President for Sustainability and External Relations. “In 2015, we mad ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, April 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Brigadier-General Mohammed Sohail Al Niyadi, Director of Strategic Planning at the National and Reserve Service Authority, attended the ceremony organized by the Khalifa Student Empowerment Program “Aqdar” for students who took part in the first phase of the 2nd edition of Adventures Students Camp. The students completed the Basics training period at the Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI) in Al Shahama, Abu Dhabi.

The 2nd phase of the training program, which started today (Saturday), will continue until the 7th of April.

The ceremony was attended by Colonel Dr. Ibrahim Al Dabal, General Coordinator of the Khalifa Student Empowerment Program, along with a number of Armed Forces officers, representatives of the Ministry of Education, and a crowd of students’ parents. The ceremony started with the national anthem, followed by recitation of verse ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Monday, April 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody's Investors Service (MIS), the credit ratings agency unit of Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO), announced today that Robert Fauber, currently the Global Head of the MIS Commercial Group, has been appointed President of MIS, effective June 1, 2016. Mr. Fauber will succeed Michel Madelain, who is retiring as President & Chief Operating Officer and will assume the role of Vice Chairman for MIS.

As President, Mr. Fauber, 45, will be responsible for setting the strategic direction and managing the operations of the ratings agency. This includes oversight of all ratings responsibilities, as well as research, operational and commercial activities across MIS’s global locations.

“Rob brings a combination of solid leadership skills, strong financial acumen, a strategic mindset and a deep understanding of the purpose and quality of Moody’s ratings and the market particip ... Read more »

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IRVINE, Calif. - Monday, April 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PICS Auditing, the world’s leading provider of supply chain risk management solutions, announced today the company’s new corporate name, brand, and logo. The new Avetta brand reflects both the evolution of the company, as well as its strategy and focus on clients’ needs.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160404005177/en/

“We’ve seen unprecedented acceleration in our innovation, growth, and performance,” said John Herr, CEO. “Our brand transformation better represents where the company is today and our global vision for the future. We’re truly working to build the connections that build the world.”

Since 2003, PICS Auditing has served as a leading provider of supply chain risk management solutions. Hundreds of global organizations depend on PICS to al ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, April 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

A single 5g dose of idarucizumab immediately reversed the anticoagulant effect of dabigatran in all patients evaluated

Results based on analyses of high-risk patients from RE-VERSE AD™ study
    
Data presented at ACC 2016 Scientific Session and Expo

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim has announced the results of a new interim analysis of data from the ongoing phase III RE-VERSE AD™ patient study that showed a single 5g dose of idarucizumab immediately reversed the anticoagulant effect of dabigatran, the active ingredient in Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate), in all patients evaluated.1 Idarucizumab was the first specific reversal agent for a non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant approved by Regulatory Authorities including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) in 2015, and is marketed as Praxbind®.2,3 The ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, April 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met yesterday (Sunday) in Abu Dhabi HE. Viktor Lukashenko, Assistant to the President of Belarus for National Security Affairs.

During the meeting, the both sides discussed a number of issues of mutual interest, in addition to means to enhance cooperation between both the countries in different police and security fields.

The meeting was attended by HE Roman Golovchenko, Ambassador of Belarus to the UAE.

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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 ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 30th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, stressed the importance of expertise and information exchange between world countries, in order to enhance community protection against various risks. He also highlighted the importance of integrated efforts and ongoing coordination between civil protection authorities in order to achieve the best practices.

These comments were made by His Highness in his speech at the “Innovative Firefighting” seminar, held this morning (Wednesday) in Abu Dhabi. The seminar, which is organized by the Ministry of Interior and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), was also attended by a number of firefighting experts and specialists.

His Highness Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, highlighted the diligent efforts exerted by the Civil Defense staff members in extinguishing t ... Read more »

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MoveSouq.com’s Interview with QIC Insured

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, April 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

We’ve all thought about it: owning our dream car. But there is more than just the cost of the car to consider when you buy a car worth AED 300,000+. One important consideration is insurance, which will be a recurring cost for as long as you own the vehicle.

MoveSouq.com sat down with Prasanna Venkatesh, Vice President for Motor Underwriting at QIC Insured, to provide a guide to insuring a luxury car.

MS: Is it cheaper to insure a new or used luxury car? Does the age of the car make a big difference?

QIC: It is generally cheaper to insure used cars than new ones. The “sweet spot” from an insurance point of view is 2–3 years old. At this age, most cars are still under warranty and eligible for agency (dealership) repairs in the event of an accident.

MS: What about the type of car? Are luxury sedans si ... Read more »

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TORONTO - Monday, April 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dimension Data, the USD 7.5 billion global ICT services and solutions provider, today announced it has acquired the privately owned Ceryx Inc, a Toronto headquartered company that offers a suite of services across the Microsoft Messaging and Collaboration Suite, including Office 365, Exchange, Sharepoint and Skype for Business for an undisclosed sum.

Ceryx will reside within Dimension Data’s ITaaS Service Unit. Dimension Data will combine Ceryx’s offerings with its Microsoft Services to deliver a full services portfolio that spans on-premise, private cloud and public cloud, Office 365 (O365) – or a hybrid of any - for Microsoft Exchange, Sharepoint and Skype for Business (S4B). This includes the Group’s private cloud offering called Cloud Services for Microsoft (CSfM).

Ceryx’s focus is on Fortune 500 clients, mainly in Canada and the United States, with recent wins ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, April 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) chaired by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will convene an official meeting in the Colombian city of Cartagena during 4-7 April 2016. The meeting will discuss ways to fostering the VGT’s role in combating child sexual abuse crimes.

This marks the first VGT Board of Management meeting in 2016, and the first meeting since the UAE assumed the presidency of the VGT Secretariat through to 2018.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Chair of the VGT, explained that the meeting will discuss topics related to the mechanisms of enhancing child protection efforts, cooperating in the fight against online child sexual abuse crimes, and discuss the added value members can bring in this regard.

The meeting will also review the policy of joining the VGT by interna ... Read more »

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“Road freight vehicles that fail to abide by freight requirements and standards are in violation of safety regulations and may cause serious accidents.”

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, April 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Security Media Department extends its warmest greetings and thanks for your unrelenting cooperation. We highly value your partnership aimed at boosting the security and safety system in the UAE.

In line with our ongoing effort to shed light on the positive and negative behaviors that are captured by the Security Media patrols’ cameras, we hereby provide you with a reality photo and caption of the various behaviors taking place in society, in a bid to promote security awareness among community members and improve their sense of security and community responsibility. We hope that you will kindly dedicate the appropriate space to these photos and captions.

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“Road freight vehicles that ... Read more »

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