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Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries around the world, is expanding its global network of AeroCHECK laboratories into the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The UAE is a major and growing aviation hub for the Gulf and the Middle Eastern region. The AeroCHECK service provided by Intertek’s Sharjah, UAE laboratory supports the increasing demands of the aviation industry for quality testing and complex investigative analysis.
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According to Colonel Mohammed Mayouf Al Ketbi, Head of the Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department at Abu Dhabi Police, the Mezyed Vehicle Inspection Center in Al Ain is already operational and has started providing its services to the public. These services include vehicle inspection, registration of new vehicles, renewal of vehicle licenses, issuance of round trip certificates for vehicles, and vehicle ownerships’ transfer and cancellation. Colonel Al Ketbi also noted that the new center was recently inaugurated"...Continue Reading >
Conrad Hotels & Resorts introduced today the addition of a new and intuitive Conrad Meetings function to the award-winning Conrad Concierge mobile app. With this addition, meeting and event planners are now able to research hotel capabilities across all 23 Conrad properties worldwide from their smartphone or tablet.
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Lawmakers were unanimous Tuesday that constitutional amendments being pushed by the government are "courageous" and fall within the country's comprehensive reform process spearheaded by His Majesty King Abdullah II.
The amendments seek to expand the jurisdiction of the Independent Elections Commission (IEC) and assign the role to appoint the director of General Intelligence Department and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff to the"...
An IAEA-led team of international experts who reviewed Jordan's programme for introducing nuclear power found that notable progress has been made in the development of the country's nuclear infrastructure.
In a press release issued yesterday, the team said they recognized a few good practices in the programme, such as agreeing on pre-investment activities with the strategic partner, using graduate students for outreach to Jordan's youth"...
The Ministry of Agriculture has drafted a new policy that monitors the import and trade of powdered milk in Jordan, as unlicensed factories use the substance to make dairy products, a senior government official said on Tuesday.
The new policy handles "a highly critical issue", Agriculture Minister Akef Zu'bi said, noting that it introduces import provisions, measures"...Continue Reading >
As spending on corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Jordan ranges from JD60 million to JD90 million per year, MPs and company representatives in Jordan on Tuesday launched a consultation body to ensure efficiency and avoid duplication in projects.
The consultation council, which will comprise MPs, NGOs and members of major companies working on CSR projects, seeks to regulate the process of implementing these projects, said Jawad Abbassi, chairman of ICT Association of Jordan (int@j), which held a meeting on Monday"......Continue Reading >
Toshiba Tec (TOKYO:6588) today announced that it has received two notable awards for its unique eco-friendly e-STUDIO306LP/RD30 that lets customers reuse office paper for multiple printing.
The Toshiba e-STUDIO306LP/RD30 has been awarded as a gold winner in the category Most Innovative Product of the Year by Best in Biz 2014 International. Best in Biz 2014 is an independent"...Continue Reading >
Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference
Quintiles CEO Tom Pike will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Monday, September 8, 2014 in New York City at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.
The Quintiles presentation will begin at 9:55 a.m. (EDT). Investors may access a live audio webcast"...Continue Reading >
ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, welcomes the final determination of the United States International Trade Commission to reject the patent complaints of InterDigital Inc.
InterDigital’s case alleging"...Continue Reading >