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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, March 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi represented by Al Ain Residency and Foreigners Affairs Department is participating in the national initiative aimed at preserving and archiving personal records (Watheq) that is organized by the National Archives affiliated to the Ministry of Presidential Affairs.

Colonel Khalifa Matar Balquba' Al Humairi, Head of the Residency and Foreigners Affairs Department in Al Ain, announced that the department’s participation in the campaign falls within its efforts to communicate  with partners in support of the national initiatives organized at the countrywide level.  He expressed his pride and appreciation for the National Archives to have honored the Al Ain Residency and Foreigners Affairs Department by selecting it to launch the “Watheq” national campaign for personal records in the city of Al Ain ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) and Gulf Craft. The signing ceremony was held yesterday, Wednesday, in the presence of Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, along the sidelines of the Dubai International Boat Show. By virtue of the MoU, Gulf Craft undertakes to train and educate the students enrolled in the marine engineering programs at HTC.   His Highness urged both sides to focus on qualifying the marine engineering students at the HCT in accordance with the most advanced scientific methods and methodologies, and to refine their knowledge through practical experiences in support of the local boating industry. The experiences are to include the intricate techniques utilized ... Read more »

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Dubai Soul New York Spirit

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, March 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Serafina Dubai is hosting New York-based Tarek Yamani for a special performance this month.

Yamani is noted for creating a new style of music known as Afro-Tara, which combines his Arabic-African-Jazz roots into a unique fusion that has endeared him to his audiences.

Since the release of his debut "Ashur" in 2012, Yamani has been dedicated to exploring relationships between African-American Jazz and Arabic rhythms/maqams by finding new ways of applying jazz harmonic and composition techniques to Arabic rhythms (dabke, sama’i, etc…) while also trying the opposite which is applying modal Arabic maqams using jazz vocabulary and phrasing.

This new direction in reinterpreting Arabic classical music is the main story behind his new album "Lisãn Al Tarab: Jazz Conceptions in Classical Arabic". The album has been a massive hit ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Media and Public Relations Section at the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi organized an initiative under the theme “Together…we plant the UAE”. The initiative aims to encourage planting trees, protecting the environment, and expanding green areas in the yards and corridors of the Directorate. The initiative marks the Directorate’s celebration of the 35th Plantation Week, which was held from 1 to 5 March and is celebrated annually by the UAE.

Colonel Salim Ali Al Qattam Al Zaabi, Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi, accompanied by heads of departments and chief of sections, planted a tree in the front yard of the Directorate’s Headquarters.

In regards to the occasion, Colonel Al Zaabi said: “the higher leadership of the UAE is keen to expand the green areas across the UAE by planting ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Relations and Guidance Section at the Police College recently implemented “My Safety…My Protection”, an educational awareness program for students of the Al Nahda National Schools, in collaboration with the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, the K9 Security Inspection Department, and the Police Music Band.

In line with the approach aimed at enhancing communication and promoting closer ties amongst various government sectors, most particularly the educational sector, a delegation from the Police College headed by Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Butti Al Shamesi, Chief of Relations and Guidance Section, visited the Al Nahda National Schools in Abu Dhabi.

The program aims to achieve the strategic objectives of the Ministry and to gain the public's confidence through effective and engaging police services. Through the program, police entities will promote the security an ... Read more »

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MUNICH, Germany and OSAKA, Japan - Tuesday, March 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

APEC 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and Panasonic Corporation (TSE: 6752) have announced an agreement under which both companies will jointly develop Gallium nitride (GaN) devices based on Panasonic’s normally-off (enhancement mode) GaN on silicon transistor structure integrated into Infineon’s surface-mounted device (SMD) packages. In this context Panasonic has provided Infineon with a license of its normally-off GaN transistor structure. This agreement will enable each company to manufacture high performing GaN devices. Customers will have the added advantage of having two possible sources for compatible packaged GaN power switches: a setup not available for any other GaN on silicon device so far. Both parties have agreed not to disclose any further details of the contract. For the first time the companies will showcase samples of a 600V ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Operations Department at the General Directorate of Central Operations in the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters won the 8th Iron Man Tournament. The Government and Diplomatic Premises Protection Department placed second, while the Police Schools Department placed third.

The tournament that was organized by the Sports Activity Section at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development in the Bahia Region was held within the sports activity program with the participation of 13 departments.

On the individual level of the championship, Sergeant Saud Al Zaabi from the Operations Department came in first place; First Sergeant Abdullah Al Luqayti from the Police Schools Department came in the second place, and Sergeant Naif Al Marzouqi from the Western Region Police Directorate came in third place.

During the coronation of the winners, Brigadier Saeed Saif Al Nua ... Read more »

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COLUMBUS, Ga. - Monday, March 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company.

The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes those organizations that have had a material impact on the way business is conducted by fostering a culture of ethics and transparency at every level of the company. This honor underscores TSYS’ commitment to leading ethical business standards and practices ensuring long-term value to key stakeholders including customers, employees, suppliers, regulators and investors.

“Being recognized by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the third time in the last four years is an honor beyond distinction,” said M. Troy Woods, president and chief executive officer, TSYS. ... Read more »

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MILWAUKEE - Monday, March 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) has been named as one of the “World’s Most Ethical (WME) Companies” for the seventh time by the Ethisphere Institute, a recognition that honors companies that continuously improve ethical leadership and corporate behavior at every level of their organizations.

“As a seven-time honoree, Rockwell Automation adopts leading ethical standards and practices that ensure long-term value to customers, employees, suppliers, and investors,” said Timothy Erblich, Ethisphere’s chief executive officer. “Rockwell Automation uses ethics as a means to further define its industry leadership.”

“Ethics and integrity are deeply rooted and ingrained in our culture,” said Keith D. Nosbusch, Rockwell Automation chairman and CEO. “I’m proud of our employees who consistently do the right things, the right way, every ... Read more »

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Award recognizes 132 companies spanning 21 countries and five continents that embrace the correlation between ethical business practices, public trust and improved company performance

NEW YORK - Monday, March 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, today announced the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies®. The latest list includes 132 companies representing more than 50 industries spanning 21 countries and five continents.

The World’s Most Ethical Companies is a distinction that honors superior achievement in transparency, integrity, ethics and compliance. Honorees use ethics as a means to further define their industry leadership and embrace the connection by embedding their corporate values into everything they do, every employee they hire, and every partner they bring into their network to ensure they deliver long-term value to ... Read more »

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