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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, March 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. Colonel Mohammed Abdul Jalil Al Ansari, Director General of Civil Defense in Abu Dhabi, inaugurated a reading library at the directorate’s headquarters, as part of the initiative of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, who has declared 2016 as the “Year of Reading.”

“The library aims to encourage the staff and visitors of the directorate to read, make reading a social habit, and drive convergence. It also serves to broaden their horizons towards the future, to actively participate in the development and growth of their society and country,” said Lt. Colonel Al Ansari.

Abdullah Majid Al Ali, Head of the Libraries Department at the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, explained that the authority had prepared a comprehensive year-long national program. The program includes supplying the library at the Abu Dhabi Civil De ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, March 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
On Sunday morning, the Ministry of Interior will organize at Baniyas Sports Club in Al Shamkha a global event with the biggest human gathering with helmets to form the biggest human UAE flag. This aims to send a noble message reflecting the MoI commitment to maintaining safety and security in society.
The event falls within the framework of the International Exhibition for Security and National Resilience (ISNR 2016) that will be organized by the Ministry of Interior in collaboration with Reed Exhibitions from March 15-17.
Various society segments will be taking part at the event that will be attended by judges from Guinness World Record to examine the flag and decide on whether the attempt will set a new world record. The organizing committee invites the public to attend the event.
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The Ministry of Interior, please click HERE
Abu Dhabi Police, ple ... Read more »

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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Saturday, March 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NTE Energy, a power developer and energy services provider, announced today that its affiliate NTE Carolinas, LLC (“NTE”), has successfully closed on project financing for construction and operation of its Kings Mountain Energy Center, located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. Financing for the facility includes a group of 9 financial institutions, led by ING Capital LLC and MUFG Union Bank, N.A, providing $387 million in various senior secured credit facilities and Capital Dynamics and Wattage Finance-NC, LLC providing $218 million in equity commitments.

The Kings Mountain Energy Center will be a state-of-the-art 475 MW natural gas-fired electric generating facility that will sell capacity to nine municipal and state owned utilities in North Carolina and South Carolina, under individual Long - Term Power Sale Agreements.

Gemma Power Systems, LLC will build the faci ... Read more »

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles, the world’s largest provider of product development and integrated healthcare services, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company®.

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Ethisphere and the World’s Most Ethical Companies designation which recognizes those companies who align principle with action, work tirelessly to make trust part of their corporate DNA, and in doing so, shape future industry standards by introducing tomorrow’s best practices today.

“This award is a testament to the high standards our employees uphold every day,” said Dr. Dipti Amin, Quintiles’ Chief Compliance Officer. “Their dedication to doing the right thing for patients and our customers around the world ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, March 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, supervised the efforts to extinguish the huge blaze that broke out at dawn in boats at the Abu Dhabi Marina Yacht Club breakwater in Abu Dhabi today (Monday). No injuries were reported in the incident.

HH Sheikh Saif followed up on the details of the firefighting operations, which managed to contain the blaze that broke out in eight boats and prevented the flames from spreading to other yachts. HH Sheikh Saif confirmed everyone's safety and made sure that the fire was put out with no casualties recorded.

Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General Commander-in-chief at the Ministry of Interior, stressed that the civil defense crews dealt immediately with the fire to prevent the flames from spreading any further. This prevented casualties and ensured minimal loss.

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UAE Sports Realize an International Achievement

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Chairman of the Police Sports Association, secured the position of Vice President of the International Police Sports Union (USIP). Colonel Waleed Salem Al Shamesi, Director General of the Police College, was also selected as a member of the USIP Technical Committee. The selection came at the 14th USIP General Assembly meeting, which was recently held in Kuwait. This represents the latest in a long line of international accomplishments for the UAE’s sports sector.

“This achievement was made possible thanks to the UAE’s international reputation and the tremendous support of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, along with their brethren ... Read more »

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SHANGHAI - Thursday, March 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 15th Appliance & Electronics World Expo (AWE 2016) has been held from March 9-12, 2016. Home appliance manufacturers leading the industry has been gathering at the Shanghai New International World Expo Center to exhibit the latest technologies, products and solutions of the home appliance industry to consumers and the media. As a home appliance manufacturer that is both trusted and loved by Chinese households, Panasonic is displaying its full range of new home appliance products to introduce lifestyles we all desire based on the key values of "Healthy," "Relaxedly," and "Dignity."

[Video Report] Panasonic Highlights of AWE 2016, Appliance & Electronics World Expo in Shanghai, China

Compared to AWE 2015, the floor space for displays, this year is expanded by 40% to a total of 100,000 square meters and ... Read more »

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New service will be SES’s first Ka-band maritime offering, providing up to 8 Mbit/s and enhanced quality at a competitive price

LUXEMBOURG - Friday, March 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today unveiled its first maritime Ka-band services under the SES Maritime+ service offering. This new service for the maritime and inland shipping mobility sector will use ASTRA 2E’s and ASTRA 2G’s Ka-band beams to drive efficiency and operational savings.

The new Ka-band service, to be launched in Q2 2016, combines SES Ka-band spot-beams, EPAK's DSi9 maritime antenna and Gilat Satellite Networks’ broadband technology. The offering is based on SES Techcom Services’ Astra Connect solution and will provide coverage over Europe, including the North Sea, the Irish Sea and inland waterways. It will target customers such as offshore wind farms, inland shipping companies, and supply ships for oil plat ... Read more »

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DENVER - Friday, March 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) has appointed Alwyn Pretorius to lead the Company’s Africa business effective March 28, 2016. Mr. Pretorius most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Harmony, one of South Africa’s premier gold producers.

“Alwyn brings 20 years’ experience in the gold sector to Newmont, and has successfully managed portfolios of up to 10 mines with annual production of 1.3 million ounces of gold. He has also achieved step change improvements in safety and productivity and forged strong stakeholder relationships throughout his career. We are confident that his experience and expertise will help us build on our strong performance in Africa, and deliver our strategy to create safer and more efficient operations, a stronger portfolio and more value for shareholders and other stakeholders,” said Gary Goldberg, President and ... Read more »

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