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Emirati Filmmaker Abdullah Ahmed wins the MoI Cinema Award ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - -Saturday, December 19th 2015 [ar]  

Lt. Colonel Faisal Mohammed Al Shimmari, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for the Ministry of Interior's Cinematic Awards (MOICA), announced that Emirati filmmaker Abdullah Hassan Ahmed the spotlight by winning the Ministry of Interior’s Award, along with a staggering prize of USD 100,000, for...

Hilton’s New Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Hotel Has Landed CHIPHOL, Netherlands & MCLEAN, Va -Saturday, December 19th 2015 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Hotels & Resorts, pioneer of the world’s first airport hotel in 1959, today opens the new Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, the latest vision for modern air travel accommodation. The state-of-the-art 433-room hotel replaces the previous Hilton Amsterdam Airport...

Retired U.S. Senator Tom Harkin Joins Masimo’s Board of Directors IRVINE, Calif. -Friday, December 18th 2015 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI), a global innovator of noninvasive patient monitoring technologies, announced today that retired Senator Tom Harkin, former five-term U.S. Senator and former Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension (HELP) Committee, has been elected...

ADK YouTube Video Series Entitled "Meet the FURUSATO" Introduces Regional Cultures from Around Japan TOKYO -Friday, December 18th 2015 [ar]  

Videos Introducing Various Metropolitan and Countryside Settings Short Films Created by Renowned Movie Production Company “Robot Communications” (BUSINESS WIRE)-- ASATSU-DK (TOKYO:9747)(ADK), one of Japan’s leading advertising agencies and headquartered in Tokyo, has launched a...

Televisa Inks New Capacity Deal with SES LUXEMBOURG -Friday, December 18th 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A.(NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), announced today that Televisa, the leading Mexican multimedia company, has contracted capacity on SES’s AMC-9 satellite at the orbital position of 83 degrees West. As part of the multi-year agreement, Televisa will utilise three...

Boehringer Ingelheim presents strong lung cancer portfolio and long-awaited head-to-head data of afatinib compared to... INGELHEIM, Germany -Friday, December 18th 2015

12 abstracts for four compounds accepted including: new results from head-to-head trials comparing 2nd-generation EGFR TKI, afatinib, with 1st-generation EGFR TKIs, gefitinib and erlotinib Updated data for 3rd-generation EGFR TKI, BI 1482694, showing strong anti-tumour activity and...

YahLive Secures Additional Capacity from SES LUXEMBOURG -Friday, December 18th 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that SES and YahLive – a company jointly established by SES and Yahsat – have agreed access for YahLive to additional capacity at the 52.0 / 52.5 degrees East orbital positions. This results in additional growth potential,...

Abu Dhabi Police Distribute Awareness Brochures for Protection against Electronic Crimes ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Friday, December 18th 2015 [ar]  

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) at the Abu Dhabi Police commenced its campaign to distribute awareness brochures to police servicing departments and governmental institutions across Abu Dhabi. This community outreach initiative aims to enhance protection against electronic crime,...

ADP Provide Safety for Audiences at Al Ain Air Show ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Friday, December 18th 2015 [ar]  

The Abu Dhabi Police called upon the public to abide by traffic laws and public safety regulations during the Al Ain Air Championship 2015 (formerly known as Al Ain Aerobatic Show), in order to avoid accidents and preserve everyone’s safety. Colonel Mohammed Suhail Al Rashidi, Director of...

ICT Department’s Staff members and Partners take part in Annual Ceremony ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Friday, December 18th 2015 [ar]  

The ICT Department at Abu Dhabi Police Directorate General of Central Operations recently organized an annual recognition ceremony for its staff members and partners , in appreciation for their efforts and  achievements aimed at serving  police work. The directorate stressed the need to...

Ministry of Interior Council in Al Ain Discusses Naturalization and Residency Services ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Friday, December 18th 2015 [ar]  

Participants at the Ministry of Interior’s Council called for concerted efforts between all competent authorities and local community in order in order to address the issue of illegal infiltrators and offender residents. They also called for unifying visa application procedures at the...

Abu Dhabi Traffic: To Enhance Students’ Safety during the Holiday Break ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Friday, December 18th 2015 [ar]  

  The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police called upon parents and families to support the efforts exerted to ensure students’ safety during the first semester holiday break. Moreover, the directorate stressed the right of children to enjoy a carefree vacation and to...

Philip Morris Asia Limited Comments on Tribunal’s Decision to Decline Jurisdiction in Arbitration Against Commonwealth... HONG KONG -Friday, December 18th 2015

  (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris Asia Limited (PMAL), a Hong Kong company that is the parent of Philip Morris Australia, said today that an arbitral tribunal has declined jurisdiction to hear the merits of PMAL’s case against the Commonwealth of Australia under Australia’s 1993...

GSMA Welcomes Mobile Industry Agreement on Technology Standards for Global Low Power Wide Area Market London -Friday, December 18th 2015 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that the mobile industry has agreed on technology standards for the emerging Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) market and these standards have been accepted by 3GPP. Industry alignment over common standards for Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT), Extended Coverage GPRS...

Gartner Positions Cigniti Technologies as a “Challenger” in Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services,... HYDERABAD, India -Thursday, December 10th 2015 [ar]

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute   (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cigniti Technologies, a leading provider of independent software testing services globally, today announced that it has been positioned as a “Challenger” in the Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for...

Thuraya appoints Keith Murray to lead Maritime Product Management Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, February 2nd 2015 [ar] [fr]

 Thuraya Telecommunications, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator has further strengthened its maritime team with the appointment of Keith Murray as Maritime Product Manager, based in Dubai.   Murray’s key tasks will be to increase the penetration of the Orion IP maritime...

Thuraya Unveils the Industry’s Best-Value Satellite Phone Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, December 15th 2014 [ar] [fr]

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, today launched the industry’s best-value satellite phone, Thuraya XT-LITE. The entry-level satellite phone provides users with instant satellite connectivity at an unbeatable value. The Thuraya XT-LITE is...

Thuraya Enhances Partnership Agreement with the ITU to Provide Mobile Satellite Communications for Emergency Response Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Geneva, Switzerland -Thursday, December 4th 2014 [ar] [fr]

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator today announced it has increased its commitment to emergency communications response with the donation of Thuraya satellite phones to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Thuraya is providing the...

Thuraya Donates Satellite Equipment and Airtime to the Fishermen Association and Red Crescent on the Occasion of the... Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, December 1st 2014 [ar]

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator today announced that it has donated mobile satellite equipment and airtime in support of the Fishermen Association and Red Crescent, Sharjah Branch in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Fishermen Association...

Thuraya and Dubai Police Launch Thuraya SOS Service Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, November 23rd 2014 [ar]

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator and the Dubai Police today announced the launch of the Thuraya SOS service. With immediate effect, Thuraya XT users in the region can send a pre-programmed SMS with their GPS coordinates to the Dubai Police in...