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Quirk Johannesburg Releases A Touching New Ad – “Borrowed Time”

When Cindy Lee, film director with Fresh Eye Films in Johannesburg, approached Quirk to develop an TV commercial for Orange Babies we leapt at the opportunity to not only help a valuable cause, but produce our first television commercial and bring our digital expertise to bear on a positive outcome.  Orange Babies is a Dutch NGO focused on assisting HIV-positive …

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Polymedia Completes Advanced Situation Centre In Kazakhstan

New situation centre is the most advanced in Kazakhstan. Multi-award winning Russian systems integrator Polymedia overcame major technical and logistical challenges to complete a state-of-the-art regional government management and situation centre in the Kyzylorda region of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The new facility is the most advanced of its kind in the country. The Kyzylorda region covers a vast area …

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Pollinating Birds And Mammals Declining

Gland, Switzerland, 13 March, 2015 (IUCN) – According to a new study by IUCN and partners, the conservation status of pollinating bird and mammal species is deteriorating, with more species moving towards extinction than away from it. On average, 2.4 bird and mammal pollinator species per year have moved one IUCN Red List category towards extinction in recent decades, representing …

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Pastoralism Provides Crucial Services to Humanity

Cancun, 9 March 2015:  Pastoralism—extensive livestock production in the rangelands—provides enormous benefits to humanity and should be supported as a key element of the global transition to a green economy, according to a new report released today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Released at the 3rd Scientific Conference of the …

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CUI Announces Acquisition Of Tectrol Inc.

TUALATIN, Ore. – March 4, 2015 – CUI Inc and its parent company CUI Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUI), announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which CUI will acquire specific assets of the privately held Canadian equipment manufacturer Tectrol, Inc, a leading designer and manufacturer of standard and custom power solutions. Tectrol is a family-owned, Toronto, Canada-based …

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Bahrainis Enroll In Tamkeen’s Graphic Design Program

Manama, Bahrain – Tuesday, 17 February, 2015: As part of its efforts to develop the skills and capabilities of Bahrainis in line with labour market needs, the second phase of Tamkeen’s graphic design training programme recently commenced with more than 17 Bahrainis set to be served under the programme. The initiative, which is conducted in partnership with twofour54, the commercial …

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Semifinalists Shortlisted For Entrepreneurship Award

Manama, Wednesday, February 11th, 2015: The Bahrain Award for Entrepreneurship, held its first round of reviews and evaluation when the panel of experts on the technical committee met with 31 shortlisted Award applicants on 8th and 9th of February.  Since the launch of the Bahrain Award for Entrepreneurship website in December 2014, over 100 applications from entrepreneurs and businesses have been …

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BIBF Participates In The 2nd BICSR Conference

Manama, Bahrain – February 10, 2015: BIBF participated in the second Bahrain International Corporate Social Responsibility Conference held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza, Minister of Energy, at the Gulf Hotel Convention Centre. The participation of the Institute is part of its commitment to support prominent events of this nature, which highlight the importance …

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Tamkeen Holds Orientation For EO Bahrain Chapter

As part of its efforts to support the development of the private sector, Tamkeen held a special orientation session for over 50 members and guests of the Bahrain Chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation. The presentation, delivered by Tamkeen Chairman and Chief Executive Sh. Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa, provided audience with a comprehensive view of the support programmes Tamkeen offers …

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