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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, April 20th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Binghatti Developers’ CEO & Head of Architecture Muhammad BinGhatti was presented with the Best Architecture Company award by His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department at the region’s first Gulf Real Estate Awards, 17th April. Binghatti Developers were honored in front of nearly 300 real estate leaders at the largest, most prestigious, real estate gathering in the region. Showcasing Binghatti’s signature style in design and architecture, the developer’s portfolio includes nearly 30 projects in total. Ten new developments are still under construction throughout several areas of the UAE including a one million square foot commercial facility in Abu Dhabi. The company’s operations in Dubai focus on residential developments in Dubai Silicon Oasis, Dubai Marina, Jumeriah Village Circle, Liwan, and Dubai Land Residence Complex. The company’s development portfolio is valued at more ... Read more »
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HONG KONG-Thursday, April 20th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Galton Voysey was founded in 2014, built on the belief that the biggest brands of the next 50 years have not yet been built. Galton Voysey is disrupting the global luxury goods market with new and fresh thinking, in many cases helping brands go direct from factory to consumer through their own brand websites. Galton Voysey is not your typical luxury goods company. Seen as leading the way for luxury goods e-commerce, it’s no surprise that the management team is young and dynamic with the 28-year-old co-founder, CEO Marine Aubrée Antikainen backed by the 24-year-old biggest investor William Wolfram. Unlike large luxury goods conglomerates who are struggling to go digital, Galton Voysey is an agile, fully independently owned business, operated out of the luxury goods capital of the world, Hong Kong. Our French CEO Marine Aubrée Antikainen, runs her business with a team of digital natives: experienced brand builders, b ... Read more »
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al khaliji bank reports 3% increase in Net Profits for the first quarter of 2017 ● Net operating income of QAR 312.1 million, increase of 5% year on year ● Loans and advances growth of 2% to QAR 35.8 billion ● Deposits growth of 16% to QAR 33.7 billion ● Net Profit reached QAR 160.9 million, up 3% compared to previous year Doha, Qatar-Wednesday, April 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., in Qatar, announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2017, reporting a Net Profit of QAR 160.9 million. This represents an increase of 3% over its financial results for the same period of last year. His Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Faisal Bin Thani Al Thani, Chairman and Managing Director stated: “We are pleased to announce our financial results for the 1st quarter of this year. These results prove our determination in continuing our franchise growth despite the global and regional economic conditions. We are well prepared to continue accomplishing ... Read more »
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Delivers higher revenues1, base orders and net income ZURICH-Thursday, April 20th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- FIRST-QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS Revenues up 3 percent1 Base order growth of 2 percent Total orders reflects lower large contract awards; book to bill ratio2 1.07x Operational EBITA margin2 12.1%; solid operating leverage considering 60 bps positive insurance reserve adjustment in 2016 Net income $724 million versus $500 million; operational EPS +1%3 Cash flow from operating activities $509 million reflects delay of incentive payments caused by the South Korea case Active portfolio management: high-voltage cables divestment closed, B&R acquisition announced April 4 Commercial launch of ABB AbilityTM “ABB delivered its second consecutive quarter of revenue growth. Underlying operational performance improved considering last year’s communicated correction of insurance reserves,” said ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer. “We are seeing the first signals of market stabilization in some ... Read more »
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Julphar distributes 16 per cent cash dividends and 3 per cent bonus shares to shareholders Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday, April 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Led by its Chairman His Highness Sheikh Faisal Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Julphar’s General Assembly Meeting took place in the company’s headquarters of Ras Al Khaimah on April 16th. During the meeting, the General Assembly decided to distribute 16 per cent of profits in cash in addition to 3 per cent in shares to shareholders. “In the middle of the political crisis that affected some markets in 2016, Julphar continued to perform strongly, reiterating its promise to play a part in the overall improvement of healthcare,” stated His Highness Sheikh Faisal. “Our expertise and local know-how positions us as the pharmaceutical industry’s national leader Made in UAE. In the face of difficult circumstances, last year’s achievements were a testament of Julphar’s commitment to stay true to our mission to be the leader in enabling ... Read more »
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Millions of U.S. Consumers Can Now Move Money Globally Using the Convenience of Messenger SAN JOSE, Calif. -Wednesday, April 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments, today announced an innovative and compelling way for Facebook Messenger users in the U.S. to send money to more than 200 countries and territories across 130 currencies. The announcement was made at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Jose, California. Western Union has developed a money transfer bot for Messenger, which offers a simple, seamless experience for those who want to move money to almost anywhere in the world. The entire experience occurs within the Western Union cross-border money transfer platform which is embedded inside Messenger. The funds can be received into billions of bank accounts around the world or in cash at half a million global retail Agent locations from the world’s largest metro areas to remote villages. More than ... Read more »
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LUXEMBOURG-Wednesday, April 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that MX1, a global media services company wholly owned by SES, and VUBIQUITY, the leading provider of media technology solutions and premium content services that connects content owners with video providers to deliver entertainment on any screen, have signed a multi-year linear distribution deal. The new service offering combines VUBIQUITY's linear transport portfolio with MX1’s service infrastructure and future-proof content aggregation management and delivery technology. These capabilities offer broadcasters, TV channels, affiliates, rights holders and content aggregators the ability to aggregate content and reach millions of viewers in the US and worldwide, quickly and simply through a single platform. “We selected MX1 to provide the necessary innovative media technologies to support VUBIQUITY’s linear growth. We look forward to continuing to build this r ... Read more »
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ISACA’s Cybersecurity Nexus Training Platform and Assessment Tool offer on-demand, hands-on training and skills assessment in live lab environment ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill.-Wednesday, April 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- ISACA is changing how cyber security training is delivered with the latest additions to its Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) portfolio of resources—the CSX Training Platform and Assessment Tool. The CSX Training Platform offers learners an easily accessible, constantly updated education environment that gives administrators clear insights into employee performance so organizations can ensure that they hire and retain the best talent on the front lines of cyber security defenses. The on-demand, performance-based training and assessment tool, conducted in live environments using real-world threat scenarios, is the first of its kind. Historically, organizations have had to rely on training mechanisms that are costly, inaccessible and quickly out-of-date due to the ... Read more »
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