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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Civil defense and fast intervention forces were able to put out a fire in a number of warehouses (for plastic material) today, in Al Musaffah area in Abu Dhabi. There were no injuries reported.

The operations were overseen by Colonel Sheikh Mohammad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Director of Peripheral Regions Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police.

Colonel Abdullah Al Zaabi, Head of Strategy and Performance Development at the Abu Dhabi Civil Defense General Directorate said that as soon as the fire report came from the operations room, the civil defense and fast intervention forces of the Emergency and Public Safety Department in Abu Dhabi Police were mobilized to the location. The teams started fighting the fire and containing it. The fire was put out using water hoses and foam, preventing it from spreading to the adjacent warehouses.

Colonel Al Zaabi called upon the owners and tenants o ... Read more »

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Organized by the Ministry of Interior in Al Ain

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

During the council hosted by Bakhit Suwaidan Al Nuaimi on Friday in Al Ain, participants stressed the need to better engage families in inculcating the culture of civilized driving in children, and promoting awareness of young people about road ethics and rules. Participants called upon the Ministry of Interior and competent entities to further boost the role of the media, and continue to broadcast purposeful educational programs designed to enhance traffic awareness.

The participants hailed the efforts exerted by the Law Respect Culture Bureau at the Ministry of Interior, and its leading role in promoting the law respect culture in all aspects of life, and among various community segments, in a bid to address various social issues within the an integrated family environment.

The council, which comes as a part of the year-long aw ... Read more »

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Via MoI Applications

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior has recently developed a new electronic service via the smart phones application (UAE MoI). Customers can now pay the financial documents and health insurance fees needed to obtain long term; short term; and domestic workers visit visas without the need to visit the related centers and concerned authorities.

Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Chairman of the Ministry of Interior’s E-transformation Higher Committee said: “This new service is in pursuance of the Federal Government’s strategy and aims at streamlining customers’ procedures”.

Major General Al Raisi also indicated that the Ministry of Interior is working on re-programming services so as to be obtained by the customers hassle-free through the available information technology means. “These services facilitate customers’ procedure ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Social Solidarity Fund for Employees of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) launched a rent-to-own car service. The new service falls within the framework of the Fund’s efforts to provide distinguished services that benefit the employees of the MoI.

Brigadier Salem Al Shamesi, Director General of the Social Solidarity Fund for Employees of the Ministry of Interior, stressed that the service provides beneficiaries with various vehicles to suit the various needs of the MoI employees in return for monthly rental fees. Beneficiaries are given an option to own the vehicle at the end of the rental period.

“Financing the purchase of these cars in order to provide service is conducted in accordance with the banking system and is compatible with the provisions of Islamic law,” Brigadier Al Shamesi added. “The service includes a number of features and benefits for the MoI e ... Read more »

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Five Teams from Around the World Recognized with Milestone Prizes for Progress Toward Lunar Missions

SAN FRANCISCO - Monday, January 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competition, today announced that five Google Lunar XPRIZE teams have been awarded a combined US$5.25 million in recognition of key technological advancements toward their quest to land a private spacecraft on the surface of the moon. Determined by a judging panel of science, aeronautics and space industry experts that evaluated numerous tests over the past year, the Milestone Prizes honor hardware and software innovations needed to overcome technical risks in the three crucial areas—Imaging, Mobility and Landing systems—all of which are necessary to complete a successful Google Lunar XPRIZE mission.

The 9 awarded Milestone Prizes are as follows:

    Astrobotic (US): IMAGING ($250,000), MOBILITY ($500,000) ... Read more »

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AGCO Parts Book to Go™ Mobile App launches on Android and expands Apple iOS functionality

DULUTH, Ga. - Monday, January 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, today announced its AGCO Parts Books to Go™ mobile application program has significantly expanded AGCO’s parts mobile app functionality. A year ago, the AGCO Parts Books to Go™ mobile app initially successfully launched on the Apple iOS platform into 35 countries through the Apple Store. Now even more robust, today’s mobile app launch represents advancement in providing anytime, anywhere access to replacement service parts information on AGCO products.

Already established in the mobile space, the AGCO Parts Books to Go™ is now available in both the Android and Apple iOS platforms, with the new Android version of the app available on the Google Play Store. Its functionality includes ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany. - Tuesday, January 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    First patient recruited into DYNAGITO®, which compares effect of tiotropium + olodaterol Respimat® FDC* to Spiriva® (tiotropium)1, the most prescribed COPD maintenance therapy worldwide2
    Preventing exacerbations – a sudden, serious worsening of symptoms – is one of the major goals of maintenance treatment in COPD
    The benefit of tiotropium + olodaterol Respimat® FDC on survival will also be evaluated in this new study1

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

Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the first patient has been enrolled into its large-scale DYNAGITO® study.1 It will assess the potential benefit of tiotropium + olodaterol Respimat® FDC† compared to Spiriva® (tiotropium) Respimat®‡ on reducing the risk of sudden worsening of symptoms (exacerbations) and im ... Read more »

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ME NewsWire

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, January 23rd 2015

The Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi recently organized a lecture about the knowledge exchange process.   The lecture was attended by Colonel Salim Ali Al Qattam Al Zaabi, Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi; Colonel Yusuf Ismail Khouri, Deputy Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi; along with heads of departments and chiefs of sections. The lecture that took place at the headquarters of the Emirates Institute for Nationality, Residency and Ports, was delivered by Colonel Saeed Salem Balhas Al Shamesi, Head of the Information and Follow-up Department.   The lecture is held within the framework of the “Share my Knowledge” initiative, recently launched by the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Interior. The initiative aims at exc ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior organized an introductory forum for the second batch of students enrolled in the Customer Service Diploma Program.

Recently held at Grand Hayatt Dubai, the forum was attended by ministries, federal and local departments’ representatives concerned with customer service.

Brigadier Ali Mohammed bin Darwish, Director General of Human Resources at the MoI stressed the ministry’s commitment to dealing with customers in a cultured and civilized manner in accordance with a scientific and strategic plan. He also reiterated the ministry’s commitment to place the UAE citizens at the forefront of the customer service providers, in pursuance of the UAE Vision 2021 that aims to uplift the status and reputation of the Emirati people and reflect a bright image of the UAE.

He also noted that the number of seats for the Second Customer Service Diploma, ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, January 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the first edition of the Human Resources Forum for the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Sector at the Ministry of Interior will kick off tomorrow. The one-day forum has been organized by the Directorate General of Resources and Support Services at the Ministry and will be held in the Jumeirah Hotel at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi.

Lieutenant General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chief of Dubai Police and General Security, will participate in the Forum through the presentation of a work paper regarding job satisfaction and loyalty.

The Forum will discuss a number of topics related to human resources development, employee satisfaction, and the latest techniques and best applied practices in this area. The Forum will address a number of key themes and will feature a ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Monday, January 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Energy Intelligence announced today that Rex W. Tillerson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Exxon Mobil Corporation, has been named Petroleum Executive of the Year for 2015. He was chosen for the 2015 award by a group of top global oil industry executives, and he is the 19th winner of this highly regarded, peer-selected honor. The award will be presented to Mr. Tillerson on October 6th at an honorary dinner during the 36th Annual Oil & Money Conference in London. Energy Intelligence jointly convenes the Oil & Money Conference with the International New York Times.

“The selection of Rex Tillerson as this year’s winner reflects his highly successful leadership of Exxon Mobil, where he has further enhanced the company’s widely respected reputation for strong operational performance, financial discipline, project execution and technological innovation,” said Thomas ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Colonel Salim Ali Al Qattam Al Zaabi, Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi stated that the Directorate is keen to provide the best quality of customer service in accordance with the best international standards.  The strategy, which includes improving the ease and facilitation of the processes, aims to achieve the overall satisfaction and confidence of the public through the provision of quality services.

These remarks were made during a meeting held by the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi in order to meet with the representatives of authorized typing centers. The meeting was attended by Colonel Yussef Ismail Al Khouri, Deputy Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi, in addition to the heads of departments and chiefs of sections.

Colonel Al Zaabi said: “The Directorate General of Resi ... Read more »

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Results Include a Total of $1.2 Billion in Negative Charges to Revenue ($0.07 per Share) for Market-related Net Interest Income Adjustment, Adoption of Funding Valuation Adjustments (FVA)(A), and Net Debit Valuation Adjustments (DVA)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Monday, January 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Full-year 2014 Net Income of $4.8 Billion, or $0.36 per Diluted Share, on Revenue of $85.1 Billion(B)

Continued Business Momentum

    Originated $15 Billion in Residential Mortgage Loans and Home Equity Loans in Q4-14, Helping Approximately 41,000 Home Owners Purchase a Home or Refinance a Mortgage
    Issued 1.2 Million New Credit Cards in Q4-14, With 67 Percent Going to Existing Relationship Customers
    Delivered Record Asset Management Fees in Global Wealth and Investment Management of $2.1 Billion; Pretax Margin of 25 Percent in Q4-14
    Global Banking Increased Loans by $3.1 Billi ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Al Ain Police Directorate recently organized a blood drive at its headquarters. The campaign, organized in collaboration with the Regional Blood Bank at Tawam Hospital, witnessed significant turnout from the directorate’s officers, constables and female police staff members.

Brigadier Hamad Ajlan Al Amimi, Director of the Al Ain Police Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters said that blood donation is a humanitarian duty and a community-based initiative aimed at encouraging community members to donate blood.

Adding further, he noted that the drive revives the noble humanitarian values; stressing the paramount importance of blood donation to provide help to patients in need, as well as building a strong relationship with the various community institutions.

For more information about:

The Ministry of Interior, please click HERE

Abu Dhabi P ... Read more »

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