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Region’s leading CSR organisation holds prestigious Annual Awards event

ME NewsWire

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, November 1st 2014

The organisations that have made the most effort over the past 12 months to ensure a sustainable future for the region were honoured last night at the seventh Arabia CSR Awards Ceremony, which was held at Grosvenor House, Dubai.

“Once again the Arabia CSR Network pays tribute to those organisations that over the year who have championed CSR as an integral part of their DNA,” said Mrs. Habiba Al Marashi, President and CEO, ACSRN. “The winners and runners up in each category are certainly worthy recipients of their accolades.’’

This year there were a total of six categories for organisations to enter, divided between the private and public sectors. For the private sector, there were classes for small-sized enterprises with less than 99 employees, medium-sized companies w ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, November 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

According to Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director of Traffic and Patrols Directorate, the number of deaths caused by traffic accidents in the emirate of Abu Dhabi have decreased from 229 to 189 deaths by 17 percent when comparing the past nine months of the current year with the same time period last year. The number of severe injuries has also decreased by 31 percent from 270 to 184 injuries, while traffic accidents have decreased by eight percent. Accordingly, statistics show that the traffic safety levels have improved by 33 percent as a result of the efforts achieved by the directorate during the past five years to reduce the number of traffic accidents, while fatalities decreased by 29 percent and severe injuries by 24 percent.

Brigadier Eng. Al Harithi said, “The continued improvement in traffic safety indicators in the emirate during the first nine months of 2014, in ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 29th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Standing Higher Committee for Human Resources at the Ministry of Interior discussed proposed amendments to the training curricula for senior, middle and higher leaderships’ development programs. This would boost the officers’ efficiency in policing and internal security operations and improve their performance in carrying out their security duties.

The Committee’s 8th meeting for the year 2014 was attended by all members and chaired by Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior for Resources and Support Services in his office. The attendees reviewed the draft proposal pertaining to signing a cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Higher Education. This agreement will encompass training, academic guidance and scientific research to achieve the UAE strategy that aims to develop scientific and practical intellect of ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, November 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

More than 20,000 spectators in the German capital Berlin positively reacted to the melodies of the Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) Music Band as they played their national and traditional pieces in the Max-Schmeling-Halle, the dedicated hall for grand music concerts in the city. The performances were a part of the Berlin Military Music Festival “Berlin Tattoo 2014” which was held in the Federal Republic of Germany from 31st Oct. to 2nd Nov., 2014.

Colonel Saif Saeed Al Shamesi, Chief of the Cultural and Social Activity Section at the Abu Dhabi Police Clubs and Sports Activities Department, Chairman of the Committee accompanying the Police Music Band, said that the members of the ADP Music Band offered an impressive and distinguished show through their unique music and traditional uniforms designed for the ADP during its establishment. The show started with the “Arab March of Independen ... Read more »

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ME NewsWire

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 29th 2014

The Abu Dhabi Police Music Band left the UAE en route to the Federal Republic of Germany in order to take part in the Berlin Military Music Festival “Berlin Tattoo” 2014, scheduled to take place in Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany from October 31 to November 2, 2014.

The Abu Dhabi Police Music Band will be performing customized music pieces inspired by the Emirati folklore including Al-Aialah and Yula. Different performances and compositions will be presented; and were chosen to reflect the skills of the band members.

The Police Music Band is keen to participate in several international festivals, which earned it a brilliant reputation at both regional and global levels.

It is worth mentioning that the Berlin Festival is considered one of the most important musical gatherings at the level of Europe and the world, with the participation of top internationa ... Read more »

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CARTES Secure Connexions 2014

PARIS. - Saturday, November 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) On the eve of the opening of CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS, the global event for the digital security industry dedicated to secure solutions for payment, identification and mobility; it is the occasion to focus on three strategic themes that will feed the event:

    Security & Mobility, smart portable devices are the symbol of this new reality. The wide range of devices has invaded the economic and social spheres, with smartphones taking the lion’s share. Mixing hyper connectivity, multi-channel communication, multi-service applications (electronic mail, gaming, media, geolocation…) and dual-use opportunities in both personal and professional contexts, smart portable devices are bringing major changes to current economic models. Find the press release here: http://www.cartes.com/Press-Room/CARTES-Press-Releases/THE-MOBILE-REVOLUTION

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Prestige Beauty Brand Founded by Linda Rodin Offers an Indulgent Line of Luxurious Skin Care and Oils

NEW YORK. - Saturday, November 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced today that it has acquired RODIN olio lusso, a luxury skin care brand founded by the iconic New York stylist Linda Rodin. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Founded in 2007, RODIN olio lusso – which translates to “luxury oil,” to honor the easygoing Italian beauty aesthetic that has long inspired Ms. Rodin – provides a highly selective line of premium, sensorial products that appeal to discriminating consumers of all ages and skin types. RODIN olio lusso has unique positioning in the high-growth subcategory of skin care oils, and a devoted following of fashion and beauty connoisseurs around the world. The brand is currently sold in select high-end, trend-setting boutiques and specialty-retail channels, including ... Read more »

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Under Close Supervision by HH Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 30th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Borshid: Pills were Stuffed and Concealed in the frames of 36 Wooden Doors
Security Intelligence Provided by Kuwait Contributed to Thwarting the Operation and Arresting the Gang

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior followed up on the unfolding developments of the operation called “Wooden Doors”, which led to a successful drug bust, during which 4.5 million narcotic pills were seized in Al Ain, of which 11.750 in Dubai. The drug bust was a collaborative effort by a joint team of professional anti-narcotic officers from the Abu Dhabi Police, Dubai Police and the Ministry of Interior. Moreover, crucial intelligence provided by the sisterly country of Kuwait allowed the team to arrest the perpetrators.

The details of the operation, which is regarded as on ... Read more »

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HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky - Saturday, November 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 26, 2014 and announced actions to refine its strategic focus, improve operational performance and address management succession.

Strategic and Management Highlights

    Company to simplify global portfolio and reduce operational complexity by focusing on core strategic operations in North America, Latin America and Europe; plans to exit all of its Asia Pacific and African manufacturing operations
    Company to commence wide-ranging search for successor to President and CEO Gregory B. Kenny; Mr. Kenny to continue in role during search and is expected to become Chairman of the Board upon appointment of new CEO
    Board of Directors to add another operations-experienced independent director

Third Quarter Highlights

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 31st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

In collaboration with CERT, the Center of Excellence for Applied Research and Training (CERT) of the Higher Colleges of Technology, the Punitive and Correctional Institutions Department at Abu Dhabi Police organized training courses for inmates at Al Wathba and Al Ain Sections. The courses, which fall in line with the rehabilitation programs and therapeutic and guidance activities for inmates, aim at promoting innovative thinking and drug prevention.

In Al Wathba Section, experienced psychotherapist/ behaviour therapist and social worker Dr. Victor Jarawan moderated a training course titled “Creativity and Innovation Management”. This course focused on the definition of creative thinking, its importance and ways to advance it; as well as the proper means to develop thinking skills; codes of practice, definition of thought disorder (disorganized thinking) and its symptoms; and creati ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 29th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior expressed his heartfelt and sincere appreciation for the bravery of police corporals Khaled Abdel Hamid Al Ali and  Saif Omar Al Menhali; commending their dedication and goodwill to helping others.

These remarks were made by His Highness during the honoring ceremony held on Tuesday in his office at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ. Furthermore, His Highness lauded the two corporals’ efforts and quick thinking in rescuing the Saudi child Abdullah Salem Abdullah Al Hamami and providing him with the appropriate first aid pending the arrival of the paramedics to transfer him to the hospital for further treatment.

For his part, the child’s father extended his heartfelt thanks and sincere gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Saif for inquiring about Abdullah’s health condition. He said ... Read more »

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Includes Awareness Programs and Cleaning Campaigns

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 28th 2014

The Abu Dhabi Police GHQ recently launched the “My Tourism is My Identity” initiative in order to enhance the concept of tourism among community members in a way that reflects the civilized aspects of the United Arab Emirates. The initiative aims to acquaint tourists with the touristic attractions and places within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and includes various events to enable volunteers who wish to contribute to spreading the concept within the community.

Lieutenant Colonel Muzeed Al Otaibi, Chief of Tourism Police Section at Abu Dhabi Police said, “In collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Youth, and Community Development, and within the activities of the “My Tourism is My Identity” initiative, the section has organized a campaign to clean the beaches of the Abu Dhabi Corniche a ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 28th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police GHQ organized the Partners Forum, with the participation of 39 entities representing the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ’s different partners. The Forum was held at the InterContinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi.

Major Bader Nasser Al Nuaimi, Chief of the Strategic Development Section, the Strategy and Performance Development Directorate General at Abu Dhabi Police, tackled the difference between risk and risk management. He also gave an overview about the risk management strategy. “This strategy contributes to achieving the vision and mission of the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, directly linked to the priorities and strategic objectives of the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ,” he indicated. Adding further, Major Al Nuaimi stressed the importance of developing a common approach to institutionalize work procedures in the various administrative units, build and maintain technical readiness at th ... Read more »

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