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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, December 6th 2014

The Directorate General of Guards and Special Tasks at Abu Dhabi Police GHQ obtained the Environmental ISO 14001 and the Health & Safety Standard   OHSAS 18001 certifications for Occupational Health and Safety management systems. This falls initiative is in pursuance of the environment, health and occupational safety system project plan, which is applied by the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ and is part of the legislative framework for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The project focuses on spreading the environment, health and occupational safety culture and educating Abu Dhabi Police GHQ’s staff members on the importance of the environment and the need to comply with health and safety standards.

Brigadier Fares Al Farsi, Director General of Guards and Special Tasks, recently received at his office the two certifications; the Environmental Management Systems Standard ISO 14001 and t ... Read more »

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‘Trump World Golf Club Dubai’, 18-Hole Championship Course will be Designed by Tiger Woods

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Golfing superstar Tiger Woods will design the new 18-hole championship golf course in Dubai to be built by luxury real estate developers, DAMAC Properties and operated by The Trump Organization.

Set within the 55 million sq ft master community of AKOYA Oxygen, the ‘Trump World Golf Club, Dubai’ will include a state-of-the-art clubhouse, world-class restaurant and pro shop. The course will be situated at the heart of the development, with some of the highest premium, residential developments in Dubai overlooking the course.

"Tiger Woods is one of the most famous and iconic sportsmen in the world who will bring his design expertise and worldwide playing experience to this amazing development,” said Ziad El Chaar, Managing Director, DAMAC Pro ... Read more »

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Stunning display shows the possibilities when everything and everyone is connected

LONDON - Tuesday, December 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

IBC Content Everywhere MENA 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- One of the highlights of IBC Content Everywhere MENA will be the connected home demonstration presented by Cisco. Visitors to the first IBC Content Everywhere event in the Middle East will be able to see and understand the revolution that will be brought about by the internet of everything – the near future when every device will be online.

Cisco’s presentation itself is stunning. It uses 3D projection mapping to create life-sized, lifelike people who explain how their lives have changed through connectivity. This remarkable presentation has been seen at CES in Las Vegas and IBC in Amsterdam, and now Cisco and IBC are bringing it to Dubai in January 2015 for IBC Content Everywhere MENA.

“We think the presentation is great fun, but this is not a ... Read more »

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MILWAUKEE - Tuesday, December 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ASQ, the leading authority on quality in all fields, organizations and industries, has launched an online self-assessment tool that will help organizations evaluate their culture of quality — identifying strengths and opportunities that can be converted into actionable steps to accelerate business performance.

The tool is part of ASQ’s and Forbes Insights' culture of quality research study conducted earlier this year. The white paper, “Culture of Quality: Accelerating Growth and Performance in the Enterprise,” was released in August, and draws on the responses of 1,010 senior leaders and 1,281 quality professionals worldwide.

The self-assessment tool was launched in late November as part of World Quality Month, an annual celebration that promotes the use of quality tools in businesses and communities, and showcases improved business performance and service qual ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, December 7th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

A group of the Police Friends Program from Al Bawadi Primary School for Boys (C-1) visited the Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of His Highness Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior.

The students were welcomed by Major Fawaz Ali, Chief of the Government Communication and Media Support Section; Captain Ibrahim Al Bateh, Chief of the Media Documentation Section; and Abdullah Shahin, Media Expert and Press Branch Manager. The visit comes as part of the cooperation initiatives of the Abu Dhabi Police for building relationships with community institutions.

Major Fawaz Ali accompanied the students in a tour of the department’s sections and branches, where they were briefed on the tasks and objectives of the security media and its role to empower the feeling of safety and trust, earn community satisfaction, and to raise the sophistication of media awareness via ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, December 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The unified Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Inmates Week held under the theme of “Lead me to a Better Future” was launched in Abu Dhabi yesterday evening. The opening ceremony held at Mushrif Mall, was attended by a large crowd, participants, sponsors, and strategic partners.

The activities commenced with a musical performance by the Abu Dhabi Police Music Band which included national and traditional pieces alongside the national anthem. The audience expressed their admiration for the interaction and their delight could be felt throughout the mall.  

In his speech, Colonel Mohammed Saif Al Zaabi, Head of the Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department at Abu Dhabi Police, commended the large crowd for their outstanding attendance and for attending the annual activities of the unified GCC Inmates Week “which truly embodies the meaning of communication and pa ... Read more »

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Novel silicon-dominant composite anode technology enables high energy density Li-ion batteries

IRVINE, Calif. - Tuesday, December 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - Enevate Corporation, a leading developer of advanced rechargeable Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, announces HD-Energy® Technology for Li-ion batteries. Enevate’s HD-Energy Technology enables high energy density rechargeable Li-ion polymer cells using a novel silicon-dominant composite anode that has four times the energy density of conventional graphite anodes.

Enevate Corporation, based in Irvine, California, is focused on delivering advanced Li-ion batteries into smartphones, tablets, ultra-thin/hybrid notebook PCs, and wearable devices, delivering significantly higher energy density in thinner form factors to enable longer runtimes in less space.

“Enevate is using a unique technical approach for silicon anodes that is truly different and innovative to deliver high ... Read more »

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ME NewsWire/Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO - Monday, December 8th 2014

-Estimated Four-Year Survival Rate of 64 Percent-

-Half of Patients who Achieved Complete Remission Remain Disease-free-

ASH 2014
Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced four-year overall survival (OS) data from the ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) pivotal Phase 2 clinical trial in relapsed or refractory systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). ADCETRIS is an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) directed to CD30, which is expressed in classical Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and systemic ALCL, a type of T-cell lymphoma. At a median follow up of 46.3 months, the estimated four-year survival rate was 64 percent. The data were presented at the 56th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition taking place in San Francisco, CA, December 6-9, 2014.

“Historical outcomes for patients with relaps ... Read more »

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For the first time in the world, STC Life succeeded in differentiating pluripotent stem cells without side effects into beta-cells of pancreas

SEOUL, South Korea - Tuesday, December 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - STC Stem Cell Treatment & Research Institute (www.stcstri.com) of STC Life Co., Ltd. (Chairman: Kye Ho Lee) succeeded in differentiating new pluripotent stem cells without side effect into beta-cells that control insulin in pancreas, after conducting research projects for several years. These new pluripotent stem cells can be differentiated into any tissues or organs without adverse effects.

Scientists at STC Stem Cell Treatment & Research Institute firstly created new pluripotent stem cells with no adverse effects and induced them to differentiate into beta-cells, and they identified their change into beta-cells 7 days thereafter. Then they identified the generation of intact beta-cells by tracing insulin genes that typically appea ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, December 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

There were 28 traffic accidents that occurred during the 43rd National Day holidays between 2-6 December- of which resulted in five deaths and 42 injuries, according to Brigadier Ghaith Hassan Al Zaabi, Director General, Traffic Coordination Directorate General, Ministry of Interior.

Brigadier Al Zaabi said: “According to the statistics of the traffic accidents, the accidents involved eight accidents from swerving, five run-over accidents, 13 crashes, and the remaining two accidents fall under different classifications.”

He pointed out that the main cause of accidents during the holiday was due to suddenly swerving – as this resulted in eight accidents – and was followed by speeding without paying attention to the road conditions – which resulted in five accidents. The third main cause of traffic accidents involved the failure to leave a sufficient distance ... Read more »

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The “Niqabi” Killer in the Hands of Abu Dhabi Police

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, December 4th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Suspected “Niqabi” Killed the American Teacher and Later Targeted an American Doctor in a Bomb Planted

Today, Thursday, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, said that the security and police forces arrested the suspected “Niqabi” woman for the brutal murder of the American teacher, I R (47 years). His Highness emphasized that the suspect was identified in less than 24 hours, and arrested in less than 48 hours.

 His Highness explained that after committing her first crime, the “Niqabi” suspect went to another building located at the Abu Dhabi Corniche where she planted a primitive bomb on the doorstep of an Egyptian American doctor’s house. The police forces were able to dismantle the bomb at the right tim ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, December 6th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police will be hosting a stand at the Gulf Traffic Exhibition and Conference 2014, alongside Saaed Company for Traffic Systems, Saaed Society to Reduce Traffic Accidents and Tatweer Company. “Gulf Traffic 2014”, scheduled to take place from 8 -10 December, will be held at the Dubai World Trade Center.

Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director of Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, and Chairman of Saaed Company for Traffic Systems, said that the participation in this exhibition reflects the directorate’s keenness to increase cooperation with authorities concerned with traffic safety and leading companies within the traffic and transport industry, as well as road transport authorities.

Brigadier Eng. Al Harithi noted that the Abu Dhabi Police and Saaed stand at the Gulf Traffic Exhibition and Con ... Read more »

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ATLANTA - Tuesday, December 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - PT&C Forensics, Inc. (DBA PT&C Forensic Consulting Services, P.A.), a leading provider of forensic engineering services to the insurance claims industry, today announced that it has acquired global forensic engineering firm, LWG Consulting, Inc.

Based in Northbrook, Illinois, LWG is a leader in forensic engineering, with over 20 offices and more than 100 engineers and expert consultants located around the world. Since 1984, LWG has provided equipment damage assessment and accident investigation and failure analysis services to the Property/Casualty insurance industry and attorneys. In addition, LWG’s TekPro Global division provides industry-leading equipment restoration services. The acquisition positions PT&C/LWG as the preeminent global forensic engineering firm.

With this acquisition, PT&C addresses the growing demand by insurance claims and legal professionals for a ... Read more »

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