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Application was closed early with the largest scale ever thanks to the long line of companies wishing to participate in BTC, BTB

SEOUL, South Korea - Monday, October 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

G-STAR 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On October 10, Korea Internet & Digital Entertainment Association (Chairman, Kyung-pil Nam, hereinafter “K-iDEA”) made an announcement on the interim status of participation in G-STAR 2014. Scale of participation by the business enterprises in G-STAR 2014, application for which was closed on 26th of September, grew to 2,558 booths showing an increase of 13%.

G-STAR Public Zone has provided the space for exhibition in the area of 26,000㎡ which is the same size as the previous year. Especially, the event of this year will feature the largest scale ever with the large-sized companies participating both domestic and overseas.

Domestic companies such as NC SOFT, NEXON KOREA CORPORATION, HUNGRY Apps, SMILE GATE, ACTOZ ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 24th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Police hosted a ceremony to honor 106 staff members from the Directorate General of Police Operations for achieving excellence in areas of police work and criminal research. The Employees Recognition Committee selected the honorees on the basis of their achievements and  distinguished field work. The honorees were awarded certificates of “dedication in job performance” and “effective efforts to uncover crimes”.

Major General Mohammed bin Al Awadhi Al Menhali, Director General of Police Operations at Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, expressed his thanks to the honorees. He urged them to pursue excellence and praised their efforts to enhance performance to the highest standards.  

In his speech to mark the occasion, he stressed the police leadership’s keenness to encourage police officers and provide them with components that allow them to exert furt ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior organized “Share my Knowledge” lecture, within the framework of the initiative recently launched by Major General Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. This initiative aims to promote the knowledge transfer from the leaders to their staff members and leverage the expertise within the various police work fields in order to serve the development of organizational excellence and improve the indicators of job performances.   Brigadier Mohammed Ghadir Al Ketbi, Deputy Director General of the Federal Criminal Police, delivered the lecture at the auditorium at the ministry’s headquarters. Brigadier Al Ketbi highlighted the paradigm shift attained by the Ministry of Interior in criminal work; showcasing his experience since enrolling in the police force as an investigating officer ... Read more »

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ZTE announces its big-three NBA partners, tripling its commitment in the US smartphone market

NEW YORK - Tuesday, October 28th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone manufacturer in the U.S.*, today announced it will become the official smartphone sponsor of the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors. Following a successful sponsorship season with the Houston Rockets, ZTE is continuing its partnership with the Rockets and teaming up with the Knicks and Warriors for the 2014 - 2015 NBA season. As part of the partnership, ZTE will increase its commitment to local communities by supporting charitable initiatives such as the Rocket’s Season of Giving, the Knick’s Garden of Dreams, and the Warriors Community Phone Drive, where fans are encouraged to bring their old phones to donate to the Warriors’ charity benefiting underserved youth in the San Francisco Bay Area.

“This announcement ... Read more »

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‘Young Mobile Innovator of the Year’ and ‘Connected Women: Leadership in Industry’ Awards Created to Mark Global Mobile Awards 20th Anniversary

LONDON - Monday, October 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today introduced two special awards that have been developed to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Global Mobile Awards. The ‘Young Mobile Innovator of the Year’ and ‘Connected Women: Leadership in Industry’ awards will be presented at the Global Mobile Awards ceremony at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on 3 March 2015.

The first new award, ‘Young Mobile Innovator of the Year’, is designed to showcase young and exciting new talent from across the mobile ecosystem and is open to anyone between 18 and 25 years old, working in an organisation or independently, or currently pursuing further education. The second, the ‘Connected Wom ... Read more »

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VEVEY, Switzerland - Monday, October 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nominations for the 2016 Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize are now being accepted.
The closing date is 28 February 2015.
Winners will win up to CHF 500,000 - an investment that could make a significant difference in helping to scale up or replicate business-oriented initiatives addressing challenges in nutrition, water or rural development.
About the Prize
The Nestlé CSV Prize is awarded every second year. Its overall aim is to reward the best examples of Creating Shared Value (CSV) initiatives worldwide and to encourage others to adopt this approach. CSV runs deep throughout Nestlé’s global operations and is based on the belief that for a company to be successful in the long term and create value for its shareholders, it must also create value for society.
In selecting the winner, the Creating Shared Value Council will be looking for an entry that is innovative, ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Monday, October 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that, in collaboration with Electronic Corporation of India Limited (ECIL), it has received an order to supply an X-band dual polarization transportable Doppler weather radar system to India Meteorological Department (IMD). The radar, the first weather radar that Toshiba will supply to outside Japan, will be installed at Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India in January 2015.

Localized catastrophic flooding caused by long or local heavy rainfall is becoming a significant problem worldwide, and particularly in India and the ASEAN countries. Weather radars track cloud movements and can pinpoint the buildup of potentially threatening systems in real time, allowing the authorities to issue warnings and order life-saving evacuations.

Toshiba has been collaborating with ECIL on weather radars since August 2012. The current order follows positive evaluation ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) concluded the exams conducted to select the second round of candidates for the Creativity Development Program on Thursday. The program was organized by the Leadership Development and Creativity Center at the General Secretariat of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and lasted for two weeks in order to choose the top 20 candidates to enroll in the second program sponsoring creative individuals.

Lt. Colonel Saif Hamid Al Dir’e, Director of the Leadership Development and Creativity Center, indicated that the program aims to achieve the ministry’s strategic objectives. The project additionally implements the standards of institutional excellence and supports through sponsoring and developing creative individuals, and through nurturing creative competition amongst employees at the ministry.

Lt. Colonel Al Dir’e ... Read more »

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Dr. Vinod Gauba recognized for his contributions to safe and innovative eye treatments

ME NewsWire

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 26th 2014

Internationally acclaimed Dubai-based Consultant Ophthalmologist, Medical Director and Associate Professor at the Imperial Healthcare Institute, Dr. Vinod Gauba has been awarded the prestigious Mahatma Gandhi Gold Medal 2014 for his impressive contributions to healthcare. Known for his constant drive to help the less fortunate and visually impaired, the eminent doctor was presented with the award for his pioneering role in the field of ophthalmology at the House of Lords in London earlier this week.

One of the highest accolades received by a Non Resident Indian (NRI), Mahatma Gandhi NRI Award (Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman), is presented only to 20 recipients selected from over 30 million Non-Resident Indians or people of Indian origin for exceptional achievements in various industries.

Comm ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Kingsmen, a leading communication design and production group, has set a new record in the exhibition industry history of the Middle East and GCC region for the design and production of the largest exhibition pavilion for Dubai Smart Government during their participation at this year’s edition of GITEX Technology Week 2014, the ICT business gateway to the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia region, which took place from October 12 to October 16, 2014 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

The pavilion, which measures 3,800 sqm, includes 37 Dubai government entities and its latest offerings of smart solutions and app services.

According to Kingsmen senior executives, this is one of the region’s largest exhibition pavilions that was built and constructed by a team of 180 workers over five working days. During its off-site construction process, the team had to conduct sever ... Read more »

Views: 87 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.28.2014

ZTE bolsters its leading positions in key markets and global active users reach 68 million

SHANGHAI - Monday, October 27th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE mobile device reported strong results in Q3 2014 with revenue up by 40 percent year-on-year. The sales volume of smart devices accounting for 77 percent of sales overall, compared with 68 percent in Q3 2013. ZTE’s 4G expansion also marked a new milestone as 4G terminals accounted for 38 percent of terminal products, a 16 percent increase since the same period last year.

In the first three quarters of 2014, shipments of ZTE developed chips (such as the ZTE 7505/7510 chips) exceeded two million units. ZTE smartphone ASP (average selling price) saw an 8 percent year-on-year increase compared with Q3 2014 and global active users reached a total of 68 million. The story behind these results is ZTE’s focus on key global markets, as well as its on-going strategy implementation and a renewed ap ... Read more »

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Visitors Flock to Abu Dhabi Traffic’s Exhibit

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

According to Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, ‘Taweya’, the National Show for Society Awareness and Humanitarian Services, provides the police institution with an opportunity to acquaint citizens and residents alike with their provided services and enhance customer satisfaction and community partnership. ‘Taweya’ additionally offers opportunities to develop and improve performance indicators. “The participation of the Ministry of Interior embodies the vision and goal of communicating and interacting with individuals and societal segments who work,” he said.

“Individuals should leverage the outreach program offered by the ministry through the exhibition, particularly in regards to the importance of preserving passports against da ... Read more »

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