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CASABLANCA, Morocco-Thursday, September 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Over 10 of the world’s leading financial centres today agreed to promote strategic action on green and sustainable finance, at the first-ever international meeting of financial centres, held in Casablanca. Financial centres including Astana, Casablanca, Dublin, Hong Kong, Milan, London, Luxembourg, Milan, Paris, Qatar, Shanghai and Stockholm backed the Casablanca statement, agreeing to harness their expertise to drive action on climate change and sustainable development. Said Ibrahimi, CEO, Casablanca Finance City Authority, said: “The leadership and commitment displayed by financial centers gathered in Casablanca gives me confidence that we can increase capital flows to vital areas on the African continent, in sustainable agriculture and clean energy notably. Our vision is to establish Casablanca as a hub for green finance dedicated to Africa.” Sir Roger Gifford, Chairman of the City of London Corpo ... Read more »
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Muscat, Oman-Monday, October 2nd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] The multinational strategic change and technology company Nortal will create a holistic technical solution, helping Oman implement Value Added Tax (VAT). Total cost of the solution is 10.5 million euros (4.4 million OMR). According to Andres Raieste, Head of Public Finance Management at Nortal, the solution ensures maximum accrual of VAT and effective collection of the tax with minimum administrative burden and costs, while creating a fair business environment and user-friendly services for all taxpayers. The implementation of value added tax in Oman, is part of an initiative by the GCC states to implement VAT in all member states. Nortal has been selected by Oman as a partner to provide the necessary technical solutions and establish the infrastructure for the implementation of effective tax collection in Oman. Using modern technology, analytics and its extensive experience in creating some of the world’s most efficient VAT col ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Saturday, September 30th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] 5th cycle of unique perception study of UAE motorists All perceived road safety trends improve Despite good trends, the absolute levels of perceived misbehavior are still high However, driving enjoyment declines Road infrastructure needs further improvements Does road safety improve in the UAE? This long-term study tries to find an answer to this question. All stakeholders who are involved in improving road safety have been very active in 2017, but what is the verdict of the traffic participants? Does the penny drop with us motorists and do we see improved behavior on our roads? Thomas Edelmann, Managing Director of RoadSafetyUAE states: “Yes, the news is very positive! For the first time in this long-term perception study (since 2015), all perceived behavior TRENDS point in the right direction: UAE motorists observe less lane swerving, less speeding, less distracted driving, less tailgating and overal ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, October 1st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] The Maritime Standard (TMS) is delighted to confirm that the fourth annual TMS Awards, which will be held in Dubai on 23rd October 2017, are to take place under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group. This is the fourth year in succession that H.H. Sheikh Ahmed, one of the leading business leaders in the region, has honoured the TMS Awards by bestowing his patronage on the event. For more than 25 years His Highness has been at the forefront of Dubai’s economic development, spearheading the successful expansion of the aviation sector and, more recently, formulating economic, investment and fiscal policies and strategies in support of the emirate’s long term vision. He also chairs the important Executive Authority for Expo 2020. Securing the patronage of such a universally respected busines ... Read more »
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The Houston-based Enterprise Management software innovator, ePROMIS Solutions Inc. is listed in the world famous FrontRunners Quadrants by Software Advice, a Gartner company. Houston, Texas-Sunday, October 1st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] ePROMIS ERP software has been chosen from over 600 enterprise resource planning (ERP) products for their excellence in web-based ERP and cloud ERP. ePROMIS was listed as a Pacesetter in the prestigious FrontRunners Quadrant, powered by Gartner Methodology. “We are honored to have been chosen for this elite recognition,” stated Mathews Mathew, the CEO of ePROMIS Solutions. “We deeply appreciate our users for sharing their experiences with our ERP software which ultimately earned us the privilege of being awarded the listing in the FrontRunners Quadrant due to our innovative features and functionalities of our Web-based and Cloud ERP. We strive to provide the best in ERP solutions, and we are thrilled to be esteemed for doing so.” Leaders, Masters, Contende ... Read more »
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Specialist Independent Retailer to Supply Neffos Smartphone Array to Channel Partners in the Gulf State Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, October 1st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] TP-Link Technologies Co Ltd, a global provider of SOHO, SMB networking products, wireless LAN solutions and mobile devices, has appointed Assr Al Jawal as its distributor for the Neffos smartphone portfolio in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). According to the vendor, which manufactures a broad range of products to the consumer, SOHO and SMB markets, including Wireless Solutions, ADSL, Routers, Switches, IP Cameras, Powerline Adapters, Print Servers, Media Converters, Network Adapters and Smartphones, the appointment of Assr Al Jawal as its distribution partner paves the way for the company to further develop its business with independent retailers in the UAE.In terms of the deal, Assr Al Jawal will supply independent retailers in the Emirates with TP-Link's entire range of Neffos smartphones and accessories. L ... Read more »
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EW2770QZ QHD IPS Display Adjusts to Ambient Lighting Simultaneously to provide Optimum Eye Care and an Unmatched Color Reproduction Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, October 1st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] BenQ, internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle devices, launches their Premium Entertainment LED Monitor ‘EW2770QZ’, a 27-inch QHD (2560x1440) IPS display with exclusive Brightness Intelligence Plus Technology (B.I.+). To protect viewers’ eyesight and deliver optimal picture quality, EW2770QZ has been customized with B.I.+ technology with an innovative light sensor to detect ambient brightness and color temperature levels. “EW2770QZ combines advanced technology with luxury entertainment. With high end resolution, IPS technology and sRGB color performance, it has been created to be a visual delight for its users. Keeping the consumer’s comfort in mind, it is equipped with dynamic picture quality and eye comfort technology to reduce any strain on the eyes given any kind of ... Read more »
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WASHINGTON-Lundi 2 Octobre 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) - Une Chambre Spéciale du Tribunal International du Droit de la Mer (ITLOS) a déterminé la frontière maritime entre le Ghana et la Côte d'Ivoire, en adoptant la ligne de démarcation revendiquée par le Ghana et en rejetant celle proposée par la Côte d'Ivoire. Le Ghana était représenté par une équipe d'avocats internationaux dirigée par le professeur Philippe Sands Q.C. de Matrix Chambers (Londres) et Paul Reichler de Foley Hoag LLP (Washington). L'affaire a été largement suivie en raison de l'abondance des ressources pétrolières et gazières dans le golfe de Guinée au large de la côte sud des deux États africains voisins. Le Ghana a revendiqué et a commencé à exploiter tous les gisements à l'est d'une ligne d'équidistance qu’il considérait depuis longtemps la frontière de facto entre les deux États. La Côte d'Ivoire a contesté les revendications du Ghana et a menacé de poursuivre les compagnies pétrolières internationales ... Read more »
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