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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, March 13th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

Unperturbed by the fall in oil prices and global economic uncertainties, the number of retail visitors has gone up significantly in the UAE according to a market study conducted by Sàvant Data System, a leading solutions and services company providing business intelligence (BI) to the retail sector in GCC. Per the report, the UAE accounted for the highest retail and mall visitor distribution in the GCC region in 2016. The consistent efforts by the government to attract tourists and shoppers has evidently been fruitful.

The research study states the mall and retail visitor distribution in the GCC region have upped as compared to 2015. Vic Bageria, CEO & CVO of Sàvant Data System said, ‘It is a positive story for the region, there has been a rise in visitors by 5.8 percent as compared to 2015 (within the SDS retail client base). While the figures are reassuring, it is important that the reta ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France-Tuesday, March 14th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Saudi Telecom Company (STC), the largest ICT services provider in the MENA* Region, OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, and Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, have teamed up to pioneer the introduction of remote subscription management solutions in the MENA Region and develop new opportunities around eSIM technology.

In this regard, STC is proud to announce the 1st eSIM trial in the MENA*region that uses the GSMA compliant subscription management platform from OT and Huawei smartwatch. The eSIM technology allows users to order, install, and activate profiles over-the-air in a seamless, secure, and convenient way, avoiding the hassle of waiting in a long queue at the sales office. It also brings the additional advantage for smartwatch users as it enables them to make calls directly from the smartwatch even if ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Monday, March 13th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- International General Insurance Holdings Limited today reported earnings for the 2016 financial year.

The Group announced gross written premiums of US$231.4 million for the year of 2016 as compared to US$242.3 million in 2015. Net profits amounted to US$32.1 million in 2016, compared to US$35.0 million the year before.

Overall, the Group reported a growth in total assets of 7.55% to US$818.5 million as at the end of 2016 from US$761.0 million in 2015. In addition, the Group saw growth in shareholder equity of 9.25% to US$311.20 million in 2016 from US$284.86 million in 2015.

Gross earned premiums increased from US$238.4 million in 2015 to US$241.3 million in 2016, while net earned premiums rose from US$155.8 million in 2015 to US$156.9 million in 2016. Gross claims were marginally down from US$134 million in 2015 to US$129 million in 2016.

Investments rose f ... Read more »

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SAINT PREX, Switzerland -Friday, March 17th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

    Nocturia, the need to wake up and urinate more than once at night, disturbs the sleep of 1 in 3 adults over the age of 30 and two thirds of adults over the age of 651
    Up to 80% of people who complain of a disturbed night’s sleep report that nocturia is the main reason they wake in the middle of the night2
    Nocturia may be a symptom of a serious health problem3
    Poor sleep can put you at increased risk of cancer, diabetes and heart disease, as well as impacting productivity, relationships and careers4,5,6,7

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On World Sleep Day sleep experts encourage people to understand the value of healthy and solid sleep. In particular, if they need to go to the toilet more than once in the night they have nocturia, a condition which affects one in three adults over the age of 30 and two thirds of adults over the age of 65.1 ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, US -Friday, March 17th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

    EMPEROR HF clinical trial programme will evaluate the efficacy and safety of empagliflozin in patients with chronic heart failure, including those with and without type 2 diabetes
    Heart failure (HF) affects 26 million people worldwide and is associated with high morbidity and mortality
    EMPEROR HF will include approximately 7,000 patients with chronic heart failure across two trials

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the EMPEROR HF clinical trial programme was initiated. EMPEROR HF comprises two Phase III outcome studies that will investigate empagliflozin for the treatment of people with chronic heart failure. The trials will involve not only people with type 2 diabetes, who have heart failure, but also heart failure patients who do not have ... Read more »

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