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NU-Q HOSTS RECEPTION TO RECOGNIZE NEW BOOKS BY FACULTY AND STAFF

Doha, Qatar – Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) hosted a book reception to recognize the recent publication of four books, authored or edited by faculty and staff. The four are Professors Khaled AL Hroub and Sandra Richards; Associate Dean Klaus Schoenbach and Pamela Erskine-Loftus , director of the forthcoming Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar. AL Hroub and Richards are, …

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SAMSUNG TO FULFILL THE PASSION AND DREAMS OF THE VOCAL TALENTS FROM MYANMAR NATIONWIDE WITH “GALAXY STAR 2017” PROGRAM

Yangon, Myanmar – Samsung Myanmar announced today that they will be collaborating with Namin Co., Ltd to create an exciting program for young vocalists in Myanmar. The aim of the program is to fulfill the passion and dreams of the vocal talents across Myanmar. The program will not only bring up youngsters to the music industry but also provide a …

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BRAZIL MULLS EXPLORING GCC’S EXPANDING FRUIT MARKET

UAE – Brazil deliberates exploring the GCC’s lucrative fruit market to further expand its food trade with the region. According to a recent research conducted by ApexBrasil — the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, the South American country should concentrate on increasing the import of fresh eggs, Brazilian nuts, lemons and limes, grapes, melons, and cloves to expand its …

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IFS APPOINTS ROY CHAN TO SPEARHEAD GROWTH IN ASEAN AEROSPACE & DEFENSE MARKET

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, today announced the appointment of Roy Chan as ASEAN Strategic Market Development Coordinator. In his new position, Roy will head a major expansion to strengthen the company’s already strong position in the booming ASEAN Aerospace and Defense market. Prior to joining IFS, Roy worked as an aviation consultant at Fusion Aero Solutions, working in …

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BONITA INDIA BAGS BUSINESS WORLD AWARD FOR BEST EMERGING HR STRATEGY

New Delhi – Bonita India, a leading Indian manufacturer of stylish and innovative home utility products, won the ‘Best Emerging HR Strategy’ award at the recently held ‘HR Excellence Awards 2016’ organized by Business World Magazine. The award is meant for startups that have a powerful HR strategy to promote excellence and achieve organizational goals in the formative years. The …

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INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES USE VISION-X AS SPRING BOARD INTO ARABIAN MARKETS

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Middle East optical industry is predicted to grow beyond its €2.4 billion margin due to an influx of international brands aiming to carve out their share of the market, according to research experts GfK. Zeki Yılmaz, founder and owner of Turkish frame designer 40 MILLION Eye wear, believes branching out into other markets within the …

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POLITICAL ANALYST/INTERNATIONAL JOURNALIST RAMI KHOURI ADDRESSES MIDDLE EASTERN AFFAIRS AT NU-Q

Doha, Qatar – Respected political analyst and internationally syndicated journalist, Rami Khouri, who is also a member of Northwestern University in Qatar’s advisory board, visited NU-Q and held several forums with students, faculty, and staff. In a series of community meetings, Khouri, with nearly 50 years of experience reporting on Middle Eastern affairs, politics, and public policy, addressed critical themes …

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DUBAI MARITIME SUMMIT 2016 TO BRING TOGETHER GLOBAL INDUSTRY LEADERS IN DUBAI

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Preparations are underway for the launch of Dubai Maritime Summit 2016 this coming November 2 under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council. To be held under the umbrella of the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the summit …

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DESIGNER MALINI RAMANI ALONG WITH CARLTON LONDON PRESENTED SHOW AT AMAZON FASHION WEEK

CARLTON LONDON footwear had a Special association with Designer Malini Ramani for Amazon India fashion week. The models walked the ramp in Malani Ramani designs wearing Carlton London footwear from their Spring Summer collection which included casual wear Sneakers & Converse in solid colours like black, white and printed converse. Carlton London Shoes absolutely completed the Designs of Malini Ramani Collection named “Flow” The Colour Palette had soothing …

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THE MINISTRY OF ECONOMY HOLDS UAE – GREECE BUSINESS FORUM IN ATHENS

UAE  – Athens, Greece Business Forum has been held yesterday in Athens, Greece. The forum was chaired by HE Engineer Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy; and the Greek Economy, Development and Shipping Minister, George Stathakis, in the presence of Sultan Mohammad Majid Ali, UAE Ambassador to Greece and a high-level group of representatives of government entities …

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DAFZA SHOWCASES WORLD-CLASS ACHIEVEMENTS AND INITIATIVES SUPPORTING ICT COMPANIES AT GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK

UAE –  The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) unveils its latest innovative and technology-driven projects at the 36th GITEX Technology Week at the Dubai World Trade Centre taking place from October 16 to 20, 2016. This is a result of a long series of achievements led by the Freezone which is considered a main destination for major information technology, electronics …

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ITIDA SUPPORTS PARTICIPATION OF TOP 29 EGYPTIAN FIRMS AT GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2016

The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) will sponsor for the 11th consecutive time the upcoming participation of 29 Egyptian companies at the 36th GITEX Technology Week, the latest edition of one of the world’s biggest information and communications technology (ICT) events. GITEX will take place from October 16 to 20, 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. ITIDA said …

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ITIDA SUPPORTS PARTICIPATION OF TOP 29 EGYPTIAN FIRMS AT GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2016

The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) will sponsor for the 11th consecutive time the upcoming participation of 29 Egyptian companies at the 36th GITEX Technology Week, the latest edition of one of the world’s biggest information and communications technology (ICT) events. GITEX will take place from October 16 to 20, 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. ITIDA said …

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AMERICAN HOSPITAL DUBAI BULLISH ON CREATING NEW BENCHMARKS OF EXCELLENCE FOR THE MEDICAL INDUSTRY

UAE – American Hospital Dubai, a leading private hospital and member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, has expressed confidence in its move towards introducing new benchmarks of excellence for the medical industry. The company is currently participating at Medic West Africa 2016, the largest healthcare event in West Africa, which opened today (Wednesday, October 12, 2016) and will run …

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GLOBE EXPRESS SERVICES® APPOINTS DAVID BENNETT, PRESIDENT AMERICAS

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – CHARLOTTE, NC USA, – Globe Express Services® (GES), a global 3PL/4PL with a total market presence in over 80 countries, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Bennett as President of the Americas. David Bennett brings extensive experience to GES, having worked in senior management roles for several respected companies in the logistics industry.  …

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