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Statement from A Dog's Purpose Producer Amblin Entertainment and Distributor Universal Pictures LOS ANGELES -Thursday, January 19th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A DOG'S PURPOSE, produced by Amblin Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures, is a celebration of the special connection between humans and their dogs. And in the spirit of this relationship, the Amblin production team followed rigorous protocols to foster an ethical...

Middle East business confidence drops amid global uncertainty Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, January 19th 2017 [ar]

The latest Global Economic Conditions Survey from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and the IMA (the Institute of Management Accountants) suggests that global business confidence in Q4 has dropped amid on-going political and economic uncertainty caused by:...

Shaikhani Group Won at The IAIR Awards in Dubai as Company of the Year for Leadership in the Real Estate Development... Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, January 19th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dubai is an oasis of pure innovation, led by the authentic revolutionary vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Dubai aims to become the most innovative city by 2021. In embracement of Dubai’s goals and...

Boehringer Ingelheim biosimilar candidate to Humira® accepted for EMA and FDA regulatory review INGELHEIM, Germany -Wednesday, January 18th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that BI 695501, its adalimumab biosimilar candidate to Humira®*, has been accepted for regulatory review by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “We believe that if approved, BI 695501 can...

Nuvias MEA Partners with Leading Email Security & Archiving Vendor Mimecast to Meet Cloud Security Demands in the... DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, January 18th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nuvias MEA, part of the pan-EMEA, high value distribution business The Nuvias Group, will distribute solutions from Mimecast, a leading email and data security company, in the Middle East to support its growth plans across the region. This partnership is in response to the...

P&G and its Always Brand Announce Commitment to Changing the World of Refugee Girls DAVOS, Switzerland -Wednesday, January 18th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Procter & Gamble and global feminine care leader, Always, announce a new commitment to address the challenges girls and young women are facing due to the effects of the Syrian refugee crisis. In partnership with UNESCO and Save the Children, they will help rebuild the...

Bioventus Selects MEDSERVICE to Distribute DUROLANE® in Russia HOOFDDORP, The Netherlands -Wednesday, January 18th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bioventus, a leader in orthobiologic solutions, announced it has selected MEDSERVICE to distribute DUROLANE® in Russia. DUROLANE is a single-injection joint-fluid based on a natural, safe and proven technology process called NASHA® which yields stabilized hyaluronic acid...

Finnish Scientist among Recipients of UAE Rain Enhancement Program’s 5 Million Dollar Grant ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 17th 2017  

Professor Hannele Korhonen, from Finland, was awarded a grant this afternoon at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2017 for a research project on the role of aerosols in efficient precipitation enhancement. Professor Korhonen is a Research Professor at the Finnish Meteorological...

British Scientist among Recipients of UAE Rain Enhancement Program’s 5 Million Dollar Grant ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 17th 2017  

Professor Giles Harrison, from the University of Reading in the UK, was awarded a grant at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017 for a research on the electrical properties of clouds and on rainfall modeling. Professor Harrison’s previous experimental work includes making some of the first...

US Scientist among Recipients of UAE Rain Enhancement Program’s 5 Million Dollar Grant ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 17th 2017  

Dr Paul Lawson, from the USA, was awarded a grant this afternoon at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2017 for a research project that will investigate new approaches to rain enhancement that leverages ice production processes in cumulus clouds. Dr Lawson founded SPEC Incorporated in...

Research Groups from USA, Finland and UK Announced as Recipients of UAE Rain Enhancement Program’s 5 Million... ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 17th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

Three research groups from USA, Finland, and UK were selected as awardees of the 5 million US dollar grant awarded for the Second Cycle of the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science. His Excellency Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Deputy Minister of Presidential Affairs in the United Arab...

Unique Group Brings Expertise in Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Chambers to New Healthcare Markets SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 17th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Unique Group, the leading integrated subsea and offshore solution provider, is investing almost 2m euros in an innovative healthcare division to bring its 25 years’ of expertise in hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) chambers to new markets. The new division – Unique...

AURAK Promotes Women’s Opportunities in STEM Education with AGYA Workshop Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 17th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in association with the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA), has today launched the ‘Women in STEM Education and Career Pathways’ conference. The international conference specifically focuses on boosting...

Association of International Certified Professional Accountants Urges South Africa’s Audit Regulator to Reject... NEW YORK & LONDON -Tuesday, January 17th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association) has voiced its strong opposition to a plan by South Africa’s Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) to implement mandatory audit firm rotation (MAFR). In a written response to...

GA Telesis Engine Services Receives CAAC Approval to Overhaul CFM56-5B/7B and CF6-80C2B Engines for Chinese Airlines HELSINKI -Tuesday, January 17th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”) has received certification from the Civil Aviation Administration of China Aviation (“CAAC”). CAAC approval provides GATES with access to a major MRO market for CFM56-5B/7B and CF6-80C2B engines and will allow the company to develop...

Andersen Global Initiates Expansion in Israel SAN FRANCISCO -Tuesday, January 17th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is proud to announce its collaboration with Beneli Tax Boutique, a tax firm located in Tel Aviv, Israel. The establishment of a Collaboration Agreement with Beneli Tax Boutique broadens Andersen’s presence globally to include the Middle East, and is the...

Expo 2020 Dubai Rolls Out Detailed Planning for Sustainability Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 17th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

Expo 2020 Dubai today revealed full details of its sustainability strategy – a key pillar in the planning of the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia – at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW). Sustainability will be among the main focuses of the World...

Quercus Realises More Than a 9% Return on the Disposal of Its Stake in ForVEI, a Renewable Energy Private Equity Joint... MILAN & LONDON & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 17th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quercus Assets Selection, which specialises in renewable infrastructure investments announces, from the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, that the Quercus Renewable Energy Fund, has completed the sale of its stake in ForVEI, a joint venture comprising Quercus Renewable...

SES: MX1 Wins Contract Extension with Leading Content Distribution Company Beta Film LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday, January 17th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Beta Film Ltd., one of the leading international operating distributers of television, home video and new media content, has extended its existing service contract with MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of...

Hawk-i Service by Managed FZ-LLC Publically Launched - Monitoring Social Media & Cyberspace & Guarding Online... Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 17th 2017 [ar]  

Managed FZ LLC, a leading provider of Cybersecurity and Managed Security Products and Services, and innovators in the industry of Brand Risk Monitoring, announced today the launch of its new VIP reputation threat monitoring service, Hawk-i. This pioneering service, now generally available, has...