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INGELHEIM, Germany & DAIX, France - Tuesday, May 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    New collaboration to harness the therapeutic potential of a promising novel target for the treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)
    Total deal value up to €170 million, plus tiered sales royalties

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim and Inventiva, a French biopharmaceutical company specialised in the development of innovative therapies for fibrosis, oncology and orphan diseases, announced today, a new multi-year research and drug discovery collaboration and licensing agreement.

Under the terms of the agreement, the Inventiva and Boehringer Ingelheim research teams will jointly validate a new therapeutic concept with the aim of discovering new medicines for the treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) and other fibrotic diseases. The partnership will combine Inventiva’s deep knowhow and proprietary technologies ... Read more »

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‘Hello Tomorrow’: Expo’s first Premier Partnership with Emirates Airline to help bring 25 million visitors to Dubai for the global mega event

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Expo 2020 Dubai has announced Emirates Airline as its Official Airline Partner. The partnership, signed by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, and Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Co-operation and Director General Bureau Expo Dubai 2020, links Emirates, one of the world’s largest international airlines, with the Expo which will be one of the most-visited global mega events of 2020.

As Expo 2020’s first Premier Partner, Emirates Airline will play a key role in bringing visitors to the event. Under the terms of the partnership, Emirates will be a licensed ticket reseller. Emirates’ global brand and marketing, an ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Monday, May 30th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced the appointment of Muzaffar Khokhar as RMEA Regional President in addition to his current role as Business Director of the Financial Services Institutions business in the RMEA region.

Based in OT’s regional headquarters in Dubai since 2010, Muzaffar has been leading the Financial Services Institutions Business unit of OT in the region since 2013 and led the expansion of OT’s footprint in the region. Prior to that, he managed different roles within the Telecom business unit for Oberthur Technologies in RMEA and subsequently became Deputy Managing Director for the region.

“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Muzaffar Khokhar as Regional President for Russia, Middle-East and Africa Region. Muzaffar brings extensive experience to the role, havin ... Read more »

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Arabia CSR Network conducts Arabic and English trainings on Sustainability Reporting

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 30th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The UAE-based think tank and training centre delivered a set of trainings on the globally leading framework for Sustainability Reporting. Sustainability Reporting is increasingly becoming popular and the majority of the world’s largest companies practice some form of non-financial reporting to their advantage. The framework called GRI has been developed by Global Reporting Initiative and later this year it will become a full-fledged standard. Arabia CSR Network is a Certified Training Partner of GRI and delivers GRI developed certified content to the local market since 2011. It is currently the only partner to offer the training in Arabic. So far the Network has 29 GRI trainings to its credit and has successfully trained 252 professionals. 84 G4 reports have been published from organisations based in the Middle E ... Read more »

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 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 30th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Company captures 9.90 per cent of UAE market
    Turkey, KSA record impressive performance

​BenQ, one of the pioneers of professional gaming monitors and a leading human technology and solutions provider, continues to make inroads in the various geographies in which it operates, improving its market share and setting new standards for customer satisfaction.

Buoyed by its XR Series, which boasts of the world’s first 35-inch curved gaming monitor with the fastest refresh rate, the company notched up a 9.90 per cent market share in the UAE in the quarter ended March, 2016, up from 1.6 per cent in the year-ago quarter.

Overall, BenQ doubled its market share in the Middle East in the March-ended quarter, becoming the number four player in the region. The company’s market share also doubled in KSA and Turkey. Qatar, where BenQ entered ... Read more »

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− Positive opinion reinforces the role of ADCETRIS in earlier line of treatment in Hodgkin lymphoma −

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan - Sunday, May 29th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion for the extension of the current conditional approval of ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) and recommended its approval for the treatment of adult patients with CD30+ Hodgkin lymphoma at increased risk of relapse or progression following autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT). On average 50 percent of Hodgkin lymphoma patients relapse after ASCT and those patients with additional risk factors can be at even higher risk of relapse. ADCETRIS after ASCT is a new treatment paradigm based on the largest randomized study ever conducted in relapsed or refractory Hodgki ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, May 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Human Rights Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Interior hosted an interactive dialogue session tnon the Child Rights Law “Wadeema”. The dialogue, which took place on Tuesday at the Hilton Grand Abu Dhabi, was attended by 33 societal and governmental entities.

In his welcome speech, Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaiaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, reiterated the Ministry of Interior’s unwavering commitment to establish the UAE as a cultural beacon, one that is a role model in the region for reinforcing child protection and safety, through effective precautionary measures to promote safety and security in society.

He said: “Partnerships amongst the different sectors are essential to achieve the objectives set out in ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, May 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the first accountancy body in the UAE to work with national body AAA (Accountants and Auditors Association) to produce a UAE version of paper F4 – Corporate and Business Law

This exclusive partnership furthers ACCA’s commitment to creating competent finance professionals equipped with both local and global expertise. The structure of the UAE’s version of paper F4 is in line with its government’s aspirations to become a leading financial services centre globally.

The UAE version of paper F4 covers various aspects of UAE business law, ensuring that students get locally relevant knowledge whilst studying a global qualification. The paper supports the development and retention of local talent, creating finance professionals with a global perspective of business uniquely complemented by local business environment ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, May 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the sisterly country of Kuwait reviewed the UAE’s experience pertaining to work processes and mechanisms at the Correctional and Punitive Establishments, as well as the efforts exerted by the Ministry of Interior to reform and rehabilitate inmates.  The delegation visited the General Directorate of Punitive and Correctional Establishments at the Ministry of Interior and the Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department at Abu Dhabi Police.

Brigadier Hamad Khamis Al Dhaheri, Deputy Head of the Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department at the Ministry of Interior, stressed the significant importance of cooperation with sisterly countries in all areas related to work at the Correctional and Punitive Establishments. He pointed out that the MoI is exerting great efforts in order to ensure respect for inmates, through the various rehabilitation programs des ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, May 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The UAE took part in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Ministry of Interior Undersecretaries’ Extraordinary Meeting, which was held yesterday evening (Tuesday) at the headquarters of the GCC General Secretariat in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The UAE delegation was headed by Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha'far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior (MoI). The meeting participants discussed a number of agenda topics in a bid to enhance cooperation and coordination amongst the GCC member states, in various joint security fields. In particular, the meeting tackled the vision of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, which was endorsed by Their Majesties and Their Highnesses the GCC leaders at the 36th GCC Summit, held in Riyadh last year.

Additionally, the participants discussed ways to strengthen joint security endeavorsbetween ... Read more »

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