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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Security Support Section at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ took part in a number of air surveillance missions conducted by the Los Angeles Police Department's Air Support Division (ASD) in the arrest of wanted criminals. The missions took place following a notice of complaint, which summoned the intervention of Air Support helicopters.

The Security Support members qualified for such air missions participated in locating and monitoring a suspect in a drug case. In a comprehensive surveillance operation, the suspect’s whereabouts were identified and monitored from the sky of Los Angeles. The gathered tactical intelligence was later passed to the ground police forces, which resulted in the arrest of the suspect in hiding.

The United States’ Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) praised the high-level of the ADP Security Support members’ professional performance in utili ... Read more »

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 Took early notice of it and urged the public to change their username and password regularly

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, November 22nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at Abu Dhabi Police recently uncovered a security loophole in the CCTV Surveillance system, which allows hackers to remotely access these devices used in homes, schools and business environments via the default vendor username and password  if they haven’t been changed by the customer once installed and operated.

According to the CID, the security breach is usually carried out by hackers around the world using the default login credentials, which are freely available online for thousands of devices. CCTV manufacturers allow internet search engines to index their websites and products, which reveal the location of the devices still using the default codes set up by the manufacturers, listed in a directory. Obtaining unauthorized acce ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

TECOM’s Education Cluster recently hosted the latest in the tri-annual series of TECOM SME Builder events, designed to provide start-ups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with a valuable opportunity to connect with and hear from leading industry experts.

Hosted at Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV), panelists and experts from across a number of industries included Mr. Anas Salim Abu-Hamam, Managing Partner, Platinum Comprehensive Professional Development; Samer Qudah, Partner & Regional Head of Corporate Structuring, Al Tamimi & Co.; Mona Ataya, CEO and Founder of Mumzworld; Mr. Sanjay Kao, Consumer Business Head, Dunia Finance LLC; Yousef Hamza, Director, Envestors; Shim Shah, Chairperson, Carousel-Solutions; Hemal Shah, Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company; and Hani Ghaith, Sales and Marketing Director (MENA), Qtelmedia Group.

SMEs are a vital part of the UAE’s ... Read more »

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London - Tuesday, November 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Antonio Mugica and Lord Mark Malloch-Brown today announce a new venture, SGO, built on the extraordinary success of Smartmatic, the world's leading voting technology provider. Mugica, Smartmatic’s CEO and co-founder, will continue in this role in the enlarged group. Lord Malloch-Brown will become chairman. He will be joined on SGO’s board by Sir Nigel Knowles, Global CEO of DLA Piper, renowned entrepreneur David Giampaolo and Roger Piñate, Smartmatic’s COO.

“The launch of our new group, coupled with Mark, David and Nigel’s arrival on the board, reflects our widening vision and our ambition to harness the talents of our staff outside election technologies and consulting” said Antonio Mugica. “Led by this inspiring group of individuals, we will continue to make substantial investments in our core business and technology but over the coming months, as SGO, ... Read more »

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Stressed the Adoption of Best Practices in Emergency Medicine

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, November 22nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police discussed the means of cooperation with the Regulatory Authority of the International Extreme Medicine Conference in London with a view to leveraging the experience of the elite participants in the Conference. This measure aims at ensuring better preparation for the Emergency Medicine Conference, to be organized by the Emergency and Public Safety Department at the Directorate General of Central Operations in Abu Dhabi next year.

A delegation led by Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Ibrahim Al Ameri, Head of the Emergency and Public Safety Department at Abu Dhabi Police, took part in the conference, which discussed topics related to pre-hospital emergency care, disaster and relief medicine, remote areas and expedition, air ambulance missions, and the lessons learned from the London’s air ambulance servi ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, November 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

A student delegation from the College of Law at the Al Ain University of Science and Technology (AAU) visited the Al Ain Section affiliated to the Punitive and Correctional Institutions Department at Abu Dhabi Police. During the visit, the delegation was acquainted with the procedures and mechanisms of services and social care, in addition to the moral support provided to inmates. They were also introduced to the rehabilitation, reform and therapeutic role undertaken by the department for the benefit of inmates.

Students were briefed about the standards on treatment of inmates, and ways of providing service; in addition to the department’s role in post care and in the provision of job opportunities in coordination with its partners.

The delegation expressed appreciation for the valuable role undertaken by the department in order to provide care and rehabilitation for inmates. Stu ... Read more »

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ME NewsWire

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, November 21st 2014

The Directorate General of the Federal Criminal Police has launched the “Share My Knowledge” initiative. The initiative comes as response to the request of Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. The initiative aims at exchanging and promoting knowledge transfer amongst staff members, leveraging the expertise of leaders in various police work fields in order to serve the organizational excellence by improving occupational performance indicators.

Colonel Hassan Rashid Al Shamesi, Head of the Federal Investigation Department at the Directorate General of the Federal Criminal Police, the Ministry of Interior, showcased his experience during his tenure at the Ministry's Anti-narcotics Department. Moreover, Colonel Al Shamesi highlighted the Ministry's efforts in th ... Read more »

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SEOUL, South Korea - Tuesday, November 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

    The largest ever show with 35 countries from all over the world, 617 companies and 2,567 booths
    The BTB booths have become Asia’s largest game business mecca
    A variety of 10th anniversary events for the attendees and participating companies

G-STAR 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ‘Game Is Not Over’. The 10th anniversary international game trade show G-Star 2014 (Game Show and Trade All Round) that leads the game industry to new heights kicked off in a grand style on Thursday, November 20th at BEXCO in Busan with 617 domestic and foreign game companies from 35 countries participating, making it the largest show ever.

The BTB room for G-Star 2014 will also be the largest scale ever with 1,170 booths, an increase of 144 booths from 2013’s 1,026, and it will utilize the entire hall on the first and third floors ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, November 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police took part in the events of the FanZone Entertainment program events organized on Abu Dhabi Corniche. The event, held under the slogan “The Road Has its Ethics and Speed has its Track”, is part of the awareness campaign launched by the Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Interior. It also falls within the current preparations for the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2014, which commenced today at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi and concludes on Sunday November 23.

Captain Abdul Muttalib Ahmed Al Hammadi, Chief of Media Studies and Security Coordination at the Security Media Department, said that the FanZone activities personify the Abu Dhabi Police commitment to spreading awareness among citizens, residents, and visitors of the UAE and acquainting them with the efforts exe ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

On Sunday, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya, and Her Excellency Amina Mohamed, the accompanying Kenyan Foreign Minister. The meeting took place at Yas Island on the sidelines of the 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.  

During the meeting, both parties discussed their mutual cooperative relations and the means in which to develop the relationship between the two countries in various fields. They also exchanged views regarding a number of issues of common interest between the two friendly countries.

The meeting was attended by Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

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The Ministry of Interior, please click HERE< ... Read more »

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While Visiting the Special Security Forces GHQ in Seeh Al Mahab

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, November 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, stressed the Ministry's keenness to keep abreast of developments in order to maintain national gains; as well as its commitment to cater to all police GHQs and departments’ financial and human needs at the countrywide level, in a bid enable them to carry out their duties and tasks effectively and efficiently. “The Ministry also strives to develop all  police GHQs  and departments’ main infrastructure and upgrade the competencies of their staff members through professional training, in response to the directives of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior,” added Lt. General Al Sha’far.

These remarks were made by Lt. General Al Sha’far ... Read more »

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Tokyo - Monday, November 24th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Tec (TOKYO:6588), the world’s most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of printing and imaging products, solutions and services, today announced the merger of its multifunctional printing products division (MFP) with its barcode printing division (BCP) in Europe to meet the demands for growth-oriented companies. The integration of the two Toshiba Tec printing divisions has in one stroke created the most innovative and comprehensive Printing Solutions Business in the world that now enables customers to drive profitable growth through a unique blend of choice and flexibility.
With a global set of manufacturing facilities, the enhanced Toshiba Tec Printing Solutions Division now offers the most diverse business portfolio in the industry. The combined BCP and MFP offering is widely respected for its innovative high-quality products, world-class R&D capabilities, its commitment to cu ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China - Tuesday, November 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hytera Communications, a world’s leading Professional Mobile Radio communications solution provider, has won the contract of upgrading the existing analog radio trunking network to Digital Mobile Radio network for Altech Fleetcall, a division of Altech Radio Holdings (ARH) and part of the Altron TMT Group.

Altech Fleetcall is the only company owning a national radio trunking communications network in South Africa, which is arguably the largest operational MPT1327 network in the world. With Hytera's Digital Mobile Radio system, a highly advanced ETSI standard Tier 3 trunking solution, the national network will have comprehensive elevation including higher data speed, GPS tracking, flexible dispatching, multi-level monitoring, larger subscriber capacity and crystal clear voice quality.

“We explored a number of options to upgrade the predominant analog network to a digi ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 20th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Mot’ared Al Afari Council (Majlis) in Al Ain city, organized by the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Law Respect Culture Bureau, tackled the crime reporting culture and its role in minimizing the negative impact on the community.

Such outreach councils are a response to the higher leadership’s directives, which call for involving both citizens and residents of the UAE in establishing security and stability.

The Majlis was moderated by media figure Ali Al Shamesi, who welcomed the attendees and extended his thanks to Mot’ared Al Afari for hosting the council. He also praised the Ministry of Interior’s unwavering commitment to spread legal awareness among community members.

Al Shamesi emphasized the valuable role of the public in crime reporting. “There is a widespread belief among individuals that combating crime is the sole responsibi ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, November 24th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

• Phase III INPULSIS® trials showed that nintedanib* slows disease progression in a broad range of IPF patient types** with a 50% reduction in the decline of lung function

• Nintedanib* significantly reduced the risk of adjudicated acute exacerbations‡ by 68%

• Positive opinion follows the recent FDA approval of nintedanib* for the treatment of patients with IPF

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For media outside UK, US and Canada

Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued a positive opinion for nintedanib* (suggested brand name OFEV®) for the treatment of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Results from the Phase III INPULSIS® trials, published in the New England Journal of Medicine in May, showed that nintedanib* significantly slowed disease p ... Read more »

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They Expressed Admiration for the Distinguished Methods Employed

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, November 22nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

An Afghan Ministry of Interior delegation reviewed the high-end policing experience of Abu Dhabi Police, and the various services they provide to streamline customers’ procedures. Members of the delegation expressed their admiration for the distinguished level attained in the services provision.

The delegation, headed by Masood Ahmed Azizi, Deputy Minister for Strategy and Policy at the Ministry of Interior in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, was given an overview of the services provided by a number of police entities. During their visit to the Directorate General of Central Operations, the delegation met Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director of the Department and toured the department’s various sections, where they reviewed the work processes and the services provided to promote policing work i ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police called upon drivers to be cautious when driving in changing weather conditions that may cause low visibility in some areas due to fog in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The directorate also encouraged drivers to pay more attention while driving in the rain, and to refrain from breaking suddenly – as this may cause the vehicle to slide due to the decreased efficiency of the brakes on wet surfaces

Lt. Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Chief of Public Relations Section at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, Abu Dhabi Police, recommended that drivers follow the weather forecasts in order to be prepared to drive in any weather condition. He emphasized the importance of leaving safe and sufficient space between vehicles, to avoid overtaking other vehicles, and to drive at an appropriate speed that is suitable for the surrounding conditions.

... Read more »
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Urging Motorists to Boost Safety and not to Cause Traffic Accidents

ME NewsWire

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 20th 2014

The Abu Dhabi Police represented by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, intensified traffic safety awareness initiatives ahead of the 43rd National Day festivities under the theme: "Let's Celebrate the Spirit of the Union without Violations". The directorate stressed the importance of civilized cooperation with the public while celebrating this auspicious national event. Moreover, it called on the public to abide by traffic laws, the instructions of the traffic and patrols officers, and the car decoration guidelines set out by the directorate.

Colonel Khamis Ishaq Mohammed, Deputy Director of the Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate, noted that the National Day awareness campaign features a wide variety of programs, which will be made publicized through the various media and social ne ... Read more »

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According to MoU with Emirates Transport

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, November 22nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police GHQ and Emirates Transport signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on delivering environmentally-friendly maintenance services to vehicles used by Abu Dhabi Police staff members at selected stations across Abu Dhabi.

The MoU was signed at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ by Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services, and by Mohammed Abdullah Al Jarman, General Manager of Emirates Transport.

“This agreement is in response to the instructions of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, to enhance cooperation and collaboration with government entities, in order to achieve the coveted aspirations,” said Major General Badran. He also praised the leading role of Emirates Transport in serving the society based on the most advan ... Read more »

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