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-- Selected by NEDO as co-researchers for "Research and Development of Ocean Energy Technology" --

TOKYO - Thursday, December 25th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IHI Corporation (TOKYO:7013)(“IHI”) and Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502)(“Toshiba”) have been selected by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (“NEDO”) as co-researchers in the “Research and Development (“R&D”) of Ocean Energy Technology - Demonstration Research of Ocean Energy Power Generation”. After concluding the formal contract with NEDO, we will conduct demonstration research of a turbine system driven by the ocean current.

IHI and Toshiba, together with the University of Tokyo and Mitsui Global Strategic Studies Institute, have conducted R&D financed by NEDO’s “R&D of Ocean Energy Technology - R&D of Next-Generation Ocean Energy Power Generation (Under ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, December 22nd 2014 [ME NewsWire]
Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, met yesterday Sunday in his office at the ministry HE Yoshihiko Camo, Japan’s Ambassador to the UAE.
A number of issues of common interest were discussed during the meeting, as well as ways to enhance cooperation and coordination between the UAE and Japan, especially in areas of policing and security.
The meeting was attended by Lieutenant Colonel  Khamis Salem Al Kaabi,  Legal Counsel at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs and Major  Abdul Rahman  Al Jwaied, Acting  Head of the International Cooperation Department in the Ministry of Interior.

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The Arabic-language text of this announcement is the official, authoritative version. Translations are provided as an accommodation ... Read more »

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Called for teamwork to help the needy and afflicted

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

Lt. General His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, called on search and rescue teams in the region to pursue their efforts and work in coordination and team spirit, building on their noble and humanitarian objectives in helping the needy and afflicted all over the world.

Sheikh Saif met with GCC and Arab delegations, as observers in the joint exercise, which was carried out by the UAE search and rescue team and its Saudi counterpart.

His Highness observed the exercise and was briefed on its various stages by Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Al Ansari, Head of the UAE Search and Rescue Team. Lt. Colonel Al Ansari highlighted the importance of boosting the efficiency of the Search and rescue teams. He also commended the efforts of the participating delegations observing the e ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan. - Wednesday, December 24th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) In India, approximately 70 per cent of the population uses water not from taps but primarily that from under the ground. Leaching into it are harmful substances such as agrochemical residues, the arsenic of Himalayan ore veins, and hexavalent chromium produced from leather tanneries. This contamination has come to be seen as a societal problem, having caused health problems for as many as 50 million people.

To solve such drinking-water issues worldwide, Panasonic has developed its own photocatalytic water purification technology. This technology uses photocatalysts and the UV rays from sunlight to detoxify polluted water* at high speeds, creating safe and drinkable water. This breakthrough caught much attention when Panasonic unveiled it in Tokyo at Eco-Products 2014.

* Effective against arsenic, hexavalent chromium, bacteria, general organics, and refractory organics (pharmaceuticals ... Read more »

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

As the New Year holiday and celebrations approach, the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police will be intensifying its control and surveillance of internal and external roads, particularly during the late night hours in order to curtail any violations of traffic laws and legal speed limits.  Violators who show uncivilized driving behaviors such as racing, reckless driving, and other violations that endanger the safety of road users will be fined.

Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director of Traffic and Patrols Directorate warned drivers against driving under the influence of alcohol as it affects the drivers’ concentration and ability to drive as it slows reflexes when encountering unexpected situations on the road, and causes tragic road accidents that involve deaths and severe injuries.

Brigadier Eng. Al Harithi explained that alcohol or drug-related t ... Read more »

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