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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Al Ain Police Officers Club recently organized a two-day health education program in cooperation with Al Waha hospital. The program included several health awareness activities, in a bid to build a culture of health amongst Abu Dhabi Police’s staff members and customers.  

As a part of the program, comprehensive medical check-ups were conducted to measure blood pressure and blood sugar levels, as well as Breath carbon monoxide tests, and body mass index (BMI) tests. The tests were carried out under the supervision of a specialized medical staff.  

The campaign embodies the commitment of the Abu Dhabi Police to spread health education and proper nutrition amongst its staff members and customers. It also aims at underlining the importance of a sound health and proper nutrition, which would positively impact individuals’ career performance and interaction with ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Al Ain Police Officers Club recently organized a two-day health education program in cooperation with Al Waha hospital. The program included several health awareness activities, in a bid to build a culture of health amongst Abu Dhabi Police’s staff members and customers.  

As a part of the program, comprehensive medical check-ups were conducted to measure blood pressure and blood sugar levels, as well as Breath carbon monoxide tests, and body mass index (BMI) tests. The tests were carried out under the supervision of a specialized medical staff.  

The campaign embodies the commitment of the Abu Dhabi Police to spread health education and proper nutrition amongst its staff members and customers. It also aims at underlining the importance of a sound health and proper nutrition, which would positively impact individuals’ career performance and interaction with ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 31st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

According to statistics, the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi has completed as many as 2,131,936 transactions via its online system Fawri since the application was put into service in 2012. Out of these transactions, 1,203,922 services were completed in 2014 compared to 843,858 transactions in 2013, marking an increase of 43%.

Colonel Salim Ali Al Qattam Al Zaabi, Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi, indicated that the directorate is committed to implementing the highest standards of quality and excellence in all of its processes, in pursuance of the Ministry of Interior's strategy to achieve customer satisfaction, and streamline procedures for members of the public.

Colonel Al Zaabi explained that the Fawri online service yielded positive outcomes in ensuring the prompt and efficient delivery of the required servic ... Read more »

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NEW YORK. - Thursday, January 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH), is pleased to announce that Tommy Hilfiger will publish a memoir with Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House. In the book, Hilfiger will chronicle personal stories from his early childhood and formative years, his origins in the fashion industry, and the setbacks, triumphs, and sheer determination that drove him to build a multi-billion dollar global lifestyle brand. World rights were negotiated by Jennifer Tung, VP, Editorial Director for Nonfiction at Ballantine, along with Alina Cho, a Ballantine editor-at-large, with Jon Ehrlich of GISPC. Publication is scheduled for Fall 2015, coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the Tommy Hilfiger brand.

Mr. Hilfiger, 63, is known for classic, all-American style that melds pop culture and the preppy, East Coast lifestyle. Raised in Elmira, NY, the second of nine children, he opened a small chain ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior will be organizing its fifth awareness council after tomorrow, Friday in Mohammed Ahmed Al Mahmoud Al Bloushi‘s majlis at his residence located in Al Jimi area in the city of Al Ain. The council, held under the title “the Impact of Social Media on Youth”, will be moderated by media figure Abdul Rahman Mohammed Abdullah Al Hammadi, Editor-in-Chief of Araa News Agency.

The Council will address the youth and how receptive they are to modern means of communication, as well as the emergence of social media websites, and how they influence personality development in youth. The council will also highlight the need for constant parental awareness and control to ensure that children use modern communication channels and social media platforms in a safe and responsible manner.

It is worth mentioning that the MoI, represented by the Law Respect Culture ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, January 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met His Excellency Hussein Al-Majali, the Minister of Interior of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and his accompanying delegation currently visiting the UAE, at the Police College Headquarters in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday morning.

During the meeting, discussions included the existing collaboration between the UAE and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in various police fields. Both sides discussed mutual interests and the ways to further promote and develop the cooperation in order to serve the interests of the people in the brotherly 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; Colonel Sheikh Mohammad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Director of Peripheral Regions Directorate; alongs ... Read more »

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Agreement Furthers OCD’s Global Leadership in Transfusion Medicine

RARITAN, N.J. - Friday, January 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (“OCD”) announced it has entered into an exclusive agreement with commercial-stage diagnostics company Quotient Limited (“Quotient”) to distribute and sell Quotient’s transfusion diagnostics platform MosaiQ™.

MosaiQ™, which is currently in development, is being designed with Quotient’s proprietary technology platform. This technology promises to allow improved time to test results and more comprehensive matching of donor and patient blood, beyond what is available in current transfusion diagnostic instruments.

Under the terms of the Distribution and Supply Agreement, Quotient is responsible for the development and launch of MosaiQ™, while OCD will leverage its worldwide commercial capabilities to sell the product to custome ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS. - Friday, January 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Full Year Net Revenues of $86.7 Million, Up 42% Year Over Year

Full Year Annualized Subscription Revenues of $107.1 Million, Up 43% Year Over Year

Deferred Revenue of $82.8 Million, Up 41% Year Over Year

Full Year Revenue Retention Rate of 95%

(BUSINESS WIRE) Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support for SAP AG’s (NYSE: SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE: ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced preliminary financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014.

Rimini Street's fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2014 results included record highs in net revenues, annualized subscription revenues, deferred revenues, active clients and number of customers e ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Friday, January 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Regulatory News:

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH:NA) posted today its Annual Investor Update on its website, www.pershingsquareholdings.com.

Pershing Square Holdings also released its regular weekly Net Asset Value (NAV) on its website. The NAV was computed as of the close of business on Tuesday, 27 January 2015.

PSH NAV per share as of close of business on 27 January 2015 was USD26.61.

Weekly net asset value is calculated at the close of business on each Tuesday and posted on the following Thursday. In the event that Tuesday is not a business day, PSH will calculate the close-of-business NAV as of the business day immediately preceding that Tuesday. In the event that Thursday is not a business day, any such NAV will be posted the next business day following that Thursday.

About Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd.

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. is a conc ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 28th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Children of the Abu Dhabi Police Nursery visited, Tuesday, the Emirates Park Zoo located in Al Bahya, Abu Dhabi. The visit is a part of the activities organized by the nursery to acquaint children with wildlife and the environment.

Captain Maryam Jassem Ali Said, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Police Nursery Section affiliated to the Clubs Department, indicated that the aims at acquainting children with the important concept of wildlife conservation, which would contribute to enhancing intrinsic social, moral and cultural values. She added: “The Zoo is a successful social project that offers so many incredible learning opportunities for children, and is an ideal place for children to get up close and interact with the environment and wildlife beyond books.”

She said: “The zoo was designed as a place of fun and learning for adults and children alike, as it provides visitors ... Read more »

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Hybrid race car high-quality audio and new music by a leading Japanese songwriter and music producer combine for an inspirational experience!

TOKYO. - Friday, January 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Toyota Motor Sales & Marketing Corporation proudly announces the release of “DIVE into the HYBRID”, a unique video that puts the exciting and sensational sounds of Toyota Racing’s TS040 HYBRID race car to the beat of popular Japanese songwriter and music producer Yasutaka Nakata. The video debuts at Toyota’s 2015 motorsports activities press conference today in Odaiba, Tokyo.

The state-of-the-art TS040 HYBRID has proven that Toyota’s hybrid technology is more than just environment friendly—it also boosts the “Fun to Drive” quotient by providing superior acceleration performance. It was just such performance that helped rocket Toyota to become the first Japanese manufacturer ever to win the FIA World Endur ... Read more »

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HICKORY, N.C. - Thursday, January 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Combination of Highly Complementary Businesses Broadens CommScope’s Position as a Leading Communications Infrastructure Provider

Expanded Offerings Position CommScope to Meet Growing Demand for Bandwidth

Transaction Expected to be Significantly Accretive to CommScope’s Adjusted EPS and Exceed $150 Million in Annual Synergies Beginning in Third Year Following Closing

Transaction Valued at $3 Billion

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: COMM) has agreed to acquire TE Connectivity’s (NYSE: TEL) Telecom, Enterprise and Wireless businesses in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $3 billion. The transaction, which was approved by the boards of directors of both companies, is expected to accelerate CommScope’s strategy to drive profitable growth by entering into attractive adjacent markets and to broaden its position as a leading communi ... Read more »

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

The Operations Room at Abu Dhabi Police recorded a 4.75 percent decrease in the number of the calls it received last year. In 2014, the Operations Room received 3,342,278 calls, while it received 3,508,942 calls in 2013, according to Lt. Colonel Nasser Suleiman Al Maskari, Director of the Operations Department, who attributed this decrease “as a result of the standards of excellence in the established guidelines for serving callers, and in improving the levels of individual awareness regarding the use of the emergency number 999.”

Lt. Colonel Al Maskari stated that the customer satisfaction rate stood at 97.2 percent in 2014, “which reflects the effectiveness of the operational plan that embodies the quality police and aims to achieve the objectives and speed of response of the Operations Room.” He continued by pointing out that Operations Room is equipped with 22 techni ... Read more »

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