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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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Alternative Treatments For Cancer Explored

On the occasion of World Cancer Day, an alternative cancer prevention and treatment workshop was held at a leading weight loss and fitness centre.  The workshop was conducted by Nutritional Therapist Alia Almoayed at the DreamBody Centre, a 23-minute weight loss and body transformation centre. Ms. Almoayed’s talk focused on the causes of cancer and the alternative prevention and treatment …

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BAB And BIBF Launch Bahrain Banks Annual Review 2014

Wednesday, 4 February 2015: The Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB) and BIBF are pleased to launch of The Bahrain Banks Annual Review 2014, the most comprehensive survey of banks registered in Bahrain and part of long-term project the maintain a database on the performance and competitiveness of the banking sector in Bahrain. The annual publication, the first study of its kind …

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World’s Governments Are Failing On Protected Areas For Nature

A new study has found that while governments are making progress in expanding Protected Area networks, these are failing to provide adequate coverage for nature. In 2010, the world’s governments committed to conserving 17% of land and 10% of sea by 2020, particularly those places of particular importance for nature. With five years to go to achieve this target, new …

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