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Lebanese Red Cross Ambulance Services to Deploy LIFEPAK 1000 System Wide

REDMOND, Wash. - Wednesday, April 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lebanon’s Red Cross Emergency Services (LRC), which provides approximately 80% of emergency responses in the nation of Lebanon, will equip its emergency response fleets with defibrillators from Physio-Control. The Lebanese Red Cross is a humanitarian organization established as an independent nonprofit organization.

Funded almost entirely by donations from Red Cross Movement partners, the LRC has purchased 100 Physio-Control LIFEPAK 1000 automated external defibrillator (AED) devices, distributed and installed by BISCO, to supply every ambulance in its fleet. The procurement of standard emergency response AEDs fleet wide reflects the LRC’s objective of standardizing the quality of care each Ambulance crew provides.

“Equipping our response teams with automated external defibrillators will ... Read more »

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BERLIN - Wednesday, April 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The largest "Immersive Media Screen" (IMS) in the world opened (Trailer, 1:45). Where? Of course, at Europa-Park Rust, one of the most sought after attractions in Germany and the "Best Theme Park of Europe" according to TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice 2014.

The new projection dome was developed by the world's leading provider of geodesic domes, the Berlin-based company ZENVISION, and installed in Europa-Park by the creative agency, TRIAD.

"A Dream! The 40th anniversary of the Europa-Park is a very special occasion for all of us when we give our visitors and guests European moments as a multimedia experience; and that on an impressive 630m² projection screen, the largest mobile, digital full-dome system: The Traumzeit-Dome (dreamtime dome)". says Roland Mack – CEO of Europa-Park Rust and former President of IAAPA (International Association of Amuse ... Read more »

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S-19611A enables highly-accurate current sensing and helps reduce ECUs power consumption

CHIBA, Japan. - Thursday, April 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Seiko Instruments Inc. (SII) announced the release of the S-19611A zero-drift dual op-amp with AEC-Q100 qualification for automotive use, which is optimized for amplification of very small sensor signals. The S-19611A features very low input offset voltage of 17µV (microvolts) at ambient temperature and offset temperature drift of 0.1µV/°C (microvolts/degree-C) that allow the amplification of sensor signals. This is the perfect match for applications that require highly precise signal amplification without compensating the signals as it enables the higher precision of current sensing and smaller resistance value for sensing current, thereby contributing to the reduction of an ECU’s power consumption. Typical applications are high-precision current sensors, highly precise sensor signal amp ... Read more »

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LOS ANGELES - Thursday, April 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AECOM, the world’s #1-ranked engineering design firm, announced today that it has appointed Carlos Pone as chief executive, Africa. Pone will be responsible for leading AECOM’s business across the African continent, and his appointment is a key part of the company’s growth strategy in the region.

Pone joins AECOM from ABB, a global leader in power and automation technologies, where he has held a number of positions, including CEO for Southern Africa and regional manager for Sub-Sahara Africa. Originally from Mozambique, he is currently ABB’s country managing director in the United Arab Emirates.

Pone brings extensive experience working in the Middle East and Africa to AECOM. This expertise will help create opportunities for AECOM to deliver integrated infrastructure services across the region.

Steve Morriss, AECOM’s chief executive, Europe, Middle Eas ... Read more »

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Citizen Injured in 15-Car Collision

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, March 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A citizen sustained minor injuries following a 15-car pile-up accident on the Abu Dhabi – Dubai road towards Al Samha, Monday morning. The injured citizen was treated at the scene of the accident, which resulted from low horizontal visibility due to fog in various areas of the road.

Colonel Mohammed Ahmed Saif Al Mazroui, Head of the Peripheral Regions Traffic Department at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate in Abu Dhabi Police, explained that upon receiving reports of the accident, the Operation Room immediately dispatched traffic patrols. The traffic patrols implemented the emergency plan for foggy conditions by controlling the flow of traffic on location, and by clearing the road of damaged vehicles in order to avoid further incidents involving one or more cars.

Colonel Al Mazroui noted that the Directorate has implemented a contingenc ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 31st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Police hosted a ceremony to honor Khalifa Matar Al Mazrouei, Chairman of Al Sahraa Group, a key strategic partner of Abu Dhabi Police, in recognition of the company’s valuable contributions and unfailing cooperation with the police.

Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services, reiterated the commitment of Abu Dhabi Police to recognize and encourage distinguished strategic partners, in order to achieve a highly evolved work environment conducive to improving work mechanisms. “This would also reflect positively on the quality of services provided to the public, and contribute to achieving the coveted goals,” he said.

Adding further, Major General Badran said that Abu Dhabi Police endeavor diligently to build bridges of trust and foster a spirit of cooperation with all public and private local institutions, with the aim of establi ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG - Friday, April 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Dividend of EUR 1.18 per share approved

Mrs Anne-Catherine Ries and Mrs Katrin Wehr-Seiter elected new Members of the Board of Directors

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At their Annual General Meeting (AGM) held today in Betzdorf, Luxembourg, shareholders of SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) passed all resolutions put to the meeting.

The AGM notably approved the company’s 2014 accounts and the proposed dividend of 1.18 EUR (gross) per A-share, which will be paid to shareholders and holders of SES FDRs on 22 April 2015.

Shareholders also elected Mrs. Anne-Catherine Ries and Mrs. Katrin Wehr-Seiter as new members of the Board. They respectively replace Mr. René Steichen and Prof. Dr. Miriam Meckel.

Mrs. Katrin Wehr-Seiter is a Managing Director of BIP Investment Partners SA. Before joining BIP in 2012, she served as a Principal at global private equity firm Permira (2000-2009) and as an inde ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM. - Friday, April 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH:NA) today released the following regular monthly Net Asset Value (NAV) and Performance Report for the month of March 2015. The information has also been posted to the PSH website, Monthly net asset value and performance are calculated at the close of business on the last business day of the month.

As of March 31, 2015, the record date for the PSH Annual General Meeting of shareholders, the total voting rights in PSH were 498,659,641. There are 240,128,546 Public Shares, 8,500,796 Management Shares and 5,000,000,000 Class B Shares (held by VoteCo) outstanding (the share classes have 1 vote, 1.0237 votes and 0.0500 votes per share, respectively).

To view the table kindly click here

PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS. All investments involve the possibility o ... Read more »

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Schrödinger Announces $120M Collaboration Agreement with Sanofi

NEW YORK. - Thursday, April 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Schrödinger, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a collaboration with Sanofi, in which Schrödinger will provide comprehensive computational drug design support, from target analysis and validation to lead identification and lead optimization, for as many as ten drug discovery programs. Schrödinger could receive up to $120 million under the terms of the broad, multi-year relationship that includes preclinical milestones.

Although computer aided design (CAD) plays a truly enabling role in nearly all industries ranging from airplane design to movie making, CAD is not widely recognized as a truly enabling technology in the field of drug discovery. Schrödinger has made a number of key scientific breakthroughs in recent years in the areas of protein and ligand structure determination and potency prediction that promise to have ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, March 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior called upon police leaders to keep pace with the latest developments aimed at improving police and security work, and to implement international best practices in providing excellent services to the public.

While chairing the periodic meeting of the Police Leaders’ Council on Monday at Al Ittihad Hall at the Ministry of Interior; H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed discussed a number of topics pertaining to the development of police and security work, in accordance with the future vision of the Ministry of Interior and the Federal Government. H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed also reviewed the efforts exerted to achieve the strategic objectives; mechanisms for implementation of police operations, as well as the best practices applied at the different police general headquarters and directorates general.

Th ... Read more »

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 Leaders from BSH Home Appliances, Idea Cellular, KDDI, Nokia, NTT DOCOMO, Telenor and Telstra to Keynote in Shanghai

LONDON - Wednesday, April 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today provided updates on the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including the first keynote speakers, new exhibitors and additional events and programmes at the annual mobile industry event. Mobile World Congress Shanghai will take place 15-17 July 2015 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).

“The keynote speakers announced today will offer attendees important insights on the trends, opportunities and challenges that are shaping the mobile industry today,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “In addition to the conference, Mobile World Congress Shanghai offers a wide range of educational programmes and experiences that address attendees’ varied interest ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan. - Wednesday, April 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced today that it will celebrate the 10th anniversary of eneloop on a global scale in November 2015. In commemoration of this anniversary, the company will hold a campaign for one year from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016. The total number of countries in which eneloop batteries are sold is expected to exceed 80 within the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016. Panasonic will offer an easily accessible website and hold events for the anniversary, aiming to help customers use eneloop more conveniently and pleasantly regardless of their past experience with the product and whatever language they speak. On April 1, 2015, the company will open a special website in 13 languages to celebrate the 10th anniversary of eneloop to introduce product features and sales outlets in each country. Also, as part of the campaign, a competition for hand drawings will be held, and 100 winners will b ... Read more »

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BRIDGEWATER, N.J. & FORT WORTH, Texas - Thursday, April 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Adare Pharmaceuticals provides enhanced medicines, creating new possibilities for improved patient health
    Building upon its legacy, Adare Pharmaceuticals will expand its pipeline and capabilities through internal development and partnerships with global pharmaceutical companies
    TPG to support Adare Pharmaceuticals’ growth as a platform for partnerships, acquisitions and new product development

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies announced today that its divestiture from Actavis plc to TPG, a global private investment firm, has been completed. The company also announced that its new name is Adare Pharmaceuticals and John Fraher, who was president of Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies, has been named the CEO. He is joined by key executives from his current management team.

“For de ... Read more »

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HAMILTON, Bermuda. - Wednesday, April 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) has upgraded the financial strength ratings for International General Insurance Company Ltd (IGI) to “A-” with a stable outlook.

The new rating, which was announced on March 31, 2015, raises the rating to A- from BBB+ the counterparty credit and financial strength ratings. This rating applies to the Bermuda-based IGI group, which has operations in Dubai, Amman, London, Labuan and Casablanca.

S&P said: “IGI and its subsidiaries performed strongly and ahead of our expectations in 2014.”

The rating agency added: “We expect that IGI will be able to use retained earnings to maintain extremely strong risk-based capital adequacy relative to its retained insurance and investment risk.”

“We are delighted with the upgrade,” said Wasef Jabsheh, Chief Executive Officer of IG ... Read more »

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