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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, December 22nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Government and Diplomatic Premises Protection Department won the 7th Abu Dhabi Police Iron Man Tournament, while the Operations Department came second and the Western Region Police Directorate came third. The tournament that was organized by the Sports Activity Section at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development in Bahia Region was held within the sports activity program with the participation of nine departments.

On the individual level of the championship, Sergeant Saud Al Zaabi from the Operations Department came in the first place, Sergeant Abdullah Al Luqayti from the Government and Diplomatic Premises Protection Department came in the second place, and Marwan Matar from the Strategy Department came in the third place.

Colonel Mohammed bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General, congratulated the winning departments and tha ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, December 22nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Civil Defense calls upon all families who are leaving the country to spend the holidays abroad to make sure they’ve turned off electrical switches and avoid  leaving their devices on, in order to maintain the safety of their houses and others during their absence.

This address which will be made tomorrow Tuesday by Major General Expert Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, Civil Defense Acting General Commander-in-Chief over the radio, comes in line with the ‘Security Glances’ campaign organized by the Radio Branch at the Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

During his address, Al Matroushi will call upon families for the need to ensure turning off all the lights and closing both internal and external doors very well to prevent the entrance of individuals with bad ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Tuesday, December 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

2015 International CES

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation will kick off the New Year with the "2015 International Consumer Electronics Show" (CES 2015) to be held from January 6 to 9, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Panasonic will showcase innovative solutions in 3 zones - "Consumer Products," "B2B Solutions," and "Automotive/Devices" - under the theme, "A Better Life, A Better World." These solutions will include home appliances, as well as ideas for automobiles and businesses. Moreover, "Panasonic LIVE @ CES 2015" will introduce these products and solutions and more live from the booth each day during the exhibition, so please stay tuned.

Booth Highlights Visitors will be able to get a glimpse of the lifestyle for the near future Panasonic proposes with home appliances that blend into the stylish interior decor. 4K LED screens, home m ... Read more »

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Witnessed the Graduation of the First Batch of Customer Service Excellence Diploma

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, December 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, instructed the allocation of 50 percent of the seats for the second batch of the Customer Service Excellence Diploma to the partners of federal ministries employees and local institutions and authorities.

The directions of H.H. Sheikh Saif came during his speech in the graduation ceremony of the first batch of the Customer Service Excellence Diploma, which was held Sunday morning at the Abu Dhabi Police Officers Club with the participation of 376 employees from various police sectors. Of these participants, 351 successfully passed the diploma requirements, 38 participants from the Customer Service Centers at 13 ministries and federal authorities.

His Highness Sheikh Saif also asserted the keenness of ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, December 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

To mark the World Diabetes Day, the Public Relations Department at the Ministry of Interior organized a health awareness drive under the slogan “My Health”. As a part of the drive, which was organized in collaboration with Al Ahli Hospital, the department provided blood sugar and blood pressure tests as well as Body Mass Index (BMI) measurement for all of the Ministry of Interior’s staff members. This campaign falls in line with the ministry’s commitment to maintain the health and safety of its staff members; raise awareness; encourage healthy behaviors; improve methods of early detection; and reduce the incidence of diabetes and other diseases caused by lack of exercise and poor nutrition.

A number of officers, non-commissioned officers, constables, civilians, and female staff members from the various departments at the Ministry of Interior took part in the campaign an ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, December 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) today announced that it has completed the sale of Metro International Trade Services to a subsidiary of Reuben Brothers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

Reuben Brothers is a leader in Private Equity, Real Estate (investment and development), Venture Capital and Natural Resources.

Contacts
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Media:
Michael DuVally,
+1-212-902-5400

 

or ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, December 20th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Mohammed Khalfan Matar Al Rumaithi, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, recently met at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, with Major General Ibrahim Basbous, the Director General of the Internal Security Forces of the Republic of Lebanon and the accompanying delegation.

During the meeting, both parties discussed a number of topics of mutual interest and ways to enhance cooperation in various fields of policing.

The meeting was attended by Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police and the Lebanese Consul in Abu Dhabi Hadi Hachem. Towards the end of the meeting, Major Generals Al Rumaithi and Basbous exchanged commemorative gifts.

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HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky - Tuesday, December 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company) announced today that it has completed the sale of its interest in Phelps Dodge International Philippines, Inc. (PDP) for cash consideration of $67 million. The Company sold its 60% interest to its joint venture partner, A. Soriano Corporation (Anscor). Proceeds from the sale will be used to reduce outstanding borrowings on the Company’s North American and European asset based revolving credit facility.

The Company previously announced on October 29, 2014 its intent to divest all of its manufacturing operations in Asia Pacific and Africa in order to simplify its geographic portfolio and reduce organization complexity. John E. Welsh, III, Chairman of the Board, said, “We are pleased with the efficient and timely execution of this meaningful transaction which represents a significant initial step in simplifying our portfolio ... Read more »

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In its Third Edition for the “Commander Category”

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, December 20th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

During a ceremony held at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior honored the winners in the third edition of the Ministry of Interior’s Excellence Award in the “Commander Category”; in recognition of their distinguished efforts and achievements.

His Highness handed over the awards to the winning officers, non-commissioned officers, constables, civilians, distinguished work teams, as well as the top achieving and creative staff members from the various departments of the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, partners and clients. The ceremony was attended by Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services; Major General Mohammed bin Al Awadhi Al Menhali, Director General of Human ... Read more »

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