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 Upscale and Economy Demand Fuels Further Growth in Regional Turkish Cities

BOLU, Turkey & MCLEAN, Va. - Monday, June 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has signed franchise agreements which will bring new DoubleTree by Hilton properties to Elazig and Izmir Airport, and a new Hampton by Hilton hotel to Bolu. The hotels are expected to open later this year, and join 74 Hilton properties trading or under development across Turkey.

Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, EMEA, Hilton Worldwide, said: “Home to our longest serving hotel outside of the United States, Hilton Worldwide has an incredible legacy in Turkey. Over the past 60 years we have witnessed the emergence of new market segments and growing demand in regional cities – reflected in today’s agreements to bring spectacular hotels to Izmir, Elazig and Bolu. Hilton’s 74-strong portfolio is testament to our long-term com ... Read more »

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Doha, Qatar - Thursday, June 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Dr. Yousef Al-Horr: "Green Expo 2017 is an international platform for green advocates to share knowledge, exchange ideas and showcase their latest green technologies, solutions, innovations & do business.

 Al-Harami: "Dar Al-Sharq’s media expertise will help bridging businesses & projects in bringing together the green environment projects and the business community in Qatar"

Gulf Organisation for Research and Development (GORD), in cooperation with Dar Al-Sharq Group, announced the launch of Green Expo 2017 which is going to be one of the region’s biggest exhibitions & conferences addressing wide spectrum sustainable solutions for the region to witness. As per the agreement signed between the two parties, the 1st Green Expo will be organized in 2017, to be followed by the same event every consecutive year.

Green Expo 2017 includes the following events:

... Read more »
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 The next generation of light vehicles will replace HMMWVs with greater protection, speed and off-road mobility in a very transportable package

OSHKOSH, Wis. - Monday, June 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, will showcase its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) at Eurosatory on June 13-17 in Paris, France. The Oshkosh JLTV is the next-generation light tactical wheeled vehicle that delivers unmatched protection, speed and off-road mobility over the most demanding terrain to safely transport soldiers during their missions.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=51360748&lang=en

Based on the Oshkosh Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle (L-ATV) platform, the Oshkosh JLTV is the U.S. Department of Defense’s choice to replace the U.S. fleet of uparmored HMMWVs for the Army and Marine C ... Read more »

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Rec. 709 HDTV Standard for True-to-Life Color

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, June 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

BenQ - the internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle products and global DLP® projector leader, brings football enthusiasts and premier league fans a stadium-like football match viewing experience through their home video projectors - W2000 Rec. 709 home projector and TH670.

The W2000, was launched in Q1’16, equipped with Rec. 709 HDTV standard to deliver stunningly lifelike colors, brilliant video quality making it perfect for the live broadcasting of the European Championships in HDTV quality. In addition, the W2000 give out a short-throw ratio of up to 100-inch at 2.5 meters and also support 1080p Full HD optimised optical system for unmatched picture clarity. Now, football fans can easily enjoy the exciting game in the comfort of their living room with professional quality audio-visual projection.     ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Al Ain Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Section distributed the "Mir Ramadan" baskets over customers within the framework of the social communication methodology, and the revival of bestowal and solidarity values during Ramadan. This gesture was attended by Brigadier Engineer Hussein Ahmed Al Harthi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police; and Colonel Ali Salim Al Dir’e, Chief of the Section.

Brigadier Engineer Al Harthi expressed his appreciation towards this nice gesture and humanitarian initiative that was held in cooperation with the Emirates Women Police Association (EWPA). This step was undertaken to launch innovative initiatives that target positive communications and customers’ happiness; it also aims at enhancing social participation through the available service channels.

Mariam Abdullah Al Ka’bi from EWPA revealed that this initi ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, June 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Research and Survey Center at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has issued a series of outstanding studies and research, focusing on topics that serve police work and are thought-provoking for Police Officers, as well as adding to their knowledge of the fundamentals of scientific research.

These studies fall within the framework of the “Year of Reading” initiative. They also stress the MoI’s unwavering commitment to achieving Government directives via the dissemination of knowledge and consolidation of innovation, in order to create a competitive business environment that supports scientific research and developmental ideas in various aspects of work.

Major Dr. Omar Rashed Al Shehhi, Director of the Research and Survey Center at the MoI, praised the support of the police leadership. “The police leadership follows-up and encourages researchers to submit their idea ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, June 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Anti-Corruption Department at Abu Dhabi Police organized awareness-raising lectures on crime prevention methods for employees at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC). The lectures fall in line with the police leadership’s the keenness to prevent crime and instill the concepts of transparency and integrity in society.

Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Acting Group CEO at Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company, praised the efforts of Abu Dhabi Police in organizing the campaign, titled “My Job is a Trust”. He said: “This purposeful campaign reflects the Abu Dhabi Police’s significant role in raising awareness of the various segments of society on the importance of preserving the achievements and gains that have been made by the country in all fields.”

“Our national companies have managed to achieve high levels of transparency and efficiency a ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, June 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Three Ministry of Interior (MOI) officer candidates received training for the International Leadership course, which was held at the British Police College, ‘Sunningdale Park’ in the UK, with officers from several countries participating.

The attendees received two ‘International Leadership’ Certificates from the British Police College and a Certificate in ‘Leadership and Management’, in association with the Chartered Management Institute. The course included topics such as leadership, community policing, change management, human rights, operations management, terrorism and organized crime.

Attending the course falls in line with the MOI’s eagerness to enroll its candidates in both internal and external courses to gain knowledge, experience and efficiency from professional trainers. The objectives for this are intended to reflect in their perform ... Read more »

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Major new international study from ACCA discovers what makes the ‘perfect professional’ in 2016 and beyond

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, June 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Intellect, creativity, emotional intelligence, vision, experience, technical skills and a mastery of the digital world are seven key skill areas sought by employers now and in the future

An optimum blend of skills, experience and intelligence is now needed by professional accountants, finds an in-depth global research project from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).

Speaking at the launch of the report, Helen Brand OBE, ACCA’s chief executive said:

“The accountant’s role has been revolutionised over the past decade, with finance professionals becoming leaders, trusted expert counsel and key strategic advisers to organisations whether in the public or private sectors.

“With thi ... Read more »

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TSYS Managed Services EMEA is now a wholly owned TSYS company

COLUMBUS, Ga. & LONDON - Monday, June 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced that it has acquired — from The Merchants Group Limited (a Dimension Data company) — the remaining 45-percent ownership share in its TSYS Managed Services EMEA joint venture. TSYS Managed Services is now a wholly owned TSYS company focused on providing outsourced business process and contact-centre services and support to TSYS’ international clients.

TSYS Managed Services EMEA was formed in 2006 as a joint venture between TSYS and Dimension Data. TSYS Managed Services provides customer service, fraud risk management and strategy, collections, disputes management and back-office and help-desk services for TSYS’ clients through outsourced contact centres. TSYS Managed Services has offices in Milton Keynes, U.K.; Coventry, U.K. and Barneveld, The Netherlands. TSY ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG - Monday, June 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Luxembourg Government, the public-law banking institution “Société Nationale de Crédit et d’Investissement” (SNCI) and U.S.-based aerospace technology company Planetary Resources have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) providing the framework for their cooperation within Luxembourg’s SpaceResources.lu initiative which aims at the exploration and commercial utilization of resources from Near Earth Objects (NEOs), such as asteroids.

Within this partnership, the Government is considering a direct capital investment in the European headquarters established recently by Planetary Resources in the Grand Duchy. This public equity position will be taken by the SNCI to become a minority shareholder. For its part, Planetary Resources is contributing to the promotion of the local space industry by developing several key activities exclusively in Luxembourg focused on space har ... Read more »

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 Tillman GTS to Leverage Renewable Energy and Battery Storage Solutions in Diesel Displacement Market

NEW YORK & LONDON - Monday, June 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tillman Green, LLC ("Tillman") and Global Tower Solutions ("GTS") announced the formation of Tillman GTS, a global joint venture that will redefine how power is consumed by the telecom tower industry. The new enterprise unites Tillman's experience building telecom infrastructure businesses in emerging and developed markets with GTS' experience with renewable energy.

Tillman GTS plans to invest $500m over the next three years by providing capital to the mobile telecom tower market. Its efforts will focus on diesel displacement market by leveraging its renewable energy and battery storage solutions. This will help to reduce operating expenditure, cut carbon emissions and provide guaranteed fixed price reliable energy across the world. Tillman GTS has ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, US - Monday, June 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    In a separate analysis, Jardiance® also reduced risk for CV events consistently in groups divided by LDL cholesterol level
    Results from sub-analyses of the landmark EMPA-REG OUTCOME® trial presented at the American Diabetes Association 76th Scientific Sessions®

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New analyses showed risk reductions were consistent across age groups for cardiovascular (CV) outcomes, including CV death, with Jardiance® (empagliflozin) compared with placebo when added to standard of care in adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and established CV disease. These data, which were presented at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 76th Scientific Sessions® in New Orleans, are from the Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company EMPA-REG OUTCOME® trial.

“As people with type 2 diabetes age, their risk for cardiovas ... Read more »

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LONDON - Monday, June 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Second global Women in Financial Services report finds slow progress for women leaders in financial services
    At current progress, female representation at executive committee level set to hit 30 percent in 2048
    Female executives more likely to leave their employer at mid-career in financial services than any other industry

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Globally, only one-fifth of boards and 16 percent of executive committees in financial services are comprised of women, according to the Women in Financial Services report by global management consultancy Oliver Wyman. This is only a slight improvement in both categories since the report was last published in 2014.

Oliver Wyman notes that at current progress, it will take more than 30 years (until 2048) for executive committees in the financial services industry globally to reach 30 percent female representati ... Read more »

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