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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, March 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has launched a driving license issuance service via its app UAE MoI. The new app is to benefit those who have passed their driving tests through the federal traffic and registration system.

Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Chairman of the Ministry of Interior’s E-transformation Higher Committee, said that this service is among a suite of services that the MoI has provided for the public that require the user to follow simple steps to obtain the service. He also highlighted the quantum leap that the MoI has achieved in the field of smart applications in order to address the needs of citizens and residents alike.

“The smart transformations of MoI services are a part of the Smart Government’s framework that aims to seamlessly provide the best services to the customers in a way that is simple and achieves their satisfaction. The MoI is cont ... Read more »

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DENVER - Monday, March 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of the Denver Gold Group (DGG) has approved the nomination of its Executive Director, Mr. Timothy Wood, as a member of the Oversight Committee for the new London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) Gold Price. London-based ICE subsidiary ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) manages the Oversight Committee.

IBA will provide the price platform, methodology and overall administration and governance for the new LBMA Gold Price which debuts on 20 March 2015. The LBMA Gold Price replaces the 95 year-old London Gold Fix as the new global benchmark for the bullion market with its daily turnover of $150 billion.

The LBMA Gold Price will be will be set twice daily—at 10:30 Greenwich Mean Time and 15:00 GMT—in dollars, euros and sterling in a physically settled, electronic and tradable auction. Transactions will be visible to participants, and recorded for oversight purposes. ... Read more »

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Stressed the importance of transferring knowledge and experiences among its leaders

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior called upon its staff members to continue providing innovative ideas that enhance efforts to develop and keep abreast of latest developments, confirming that the wise leadership and government of the UAE continuously strive to pursue new endeavors in creativity and leadership in a variety of fields. The Ministry noted that the country’s leadership also believes in the importance of teamwork on both local and global scales, in order to contribute to creating a more stable and secure world, and to provide prosperous opportunities for the people through the exchange of creative experiences and expertise.

Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General at the Ministry of Interior and Head of Innovation Team, recently met wit ... Read more »

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New Corporate Identity and Brand Reflect Company’s Heritage and Commitment to Patients and Science

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Monday, March 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Effective today, Biogen Idec is known simply as Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB). The company has introduced a new corporate identity and logo that reflect both its evolution and focus on bringing forth new therapies in areas of high unmet need – while honoring Biogen’s scientific heritage and legacy as a pioneer in the biotechnology industry. For more information and to read a letter about today’s announcement from Chief Executive Officer George A. Scangos, Ph.D., visit the company’s new website at www.biogen.com.

Biogen Idec was created in 2003 through the merger of Biogen and IDEC Pharmaceuticals, creating one of the world’s leading research-based life sciences organizations. The company has since focused its research and commercial efforts in three core areas: n ... Read more »

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Begging Rates Decreased thanks to Diligent Efforts to Combat the scourge

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    “It is not a Widespread Phenomenon, and Countering Begging is a Collective Responsibility”

    Awqaf: “Begging is Banned and Forbidden in Islam and an Occupation to Achieve Wealth by Exploiting People”

Citizens and residents in the UAE concurred that begging is a serious problem and alien to society, calling for increased awareness about its risks and negative effects. They also noted that beggary rates have recently decreased thanks to the unwavering efforts exerted by the Ministry of Interior, and the set of measures enforced by other entities to counter this ill-behavior; notably intensifying control and awareness programs and campaigns, and encouraging people to report beggars.

The majority of respondents approached to shed the light on ... Read more »

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Driving progress with the exhibition of innovative products

BEIJING. - Tuesday, March 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

cippe 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE) China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (cippe) will be held in March in Beijing. The event has attracted many well-known enterprises at home and abroad, including 46 Fortune 500 companies and international giants like Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, Cameron, NOV, Caterpillar, Rosneft, Gazprom, Naftogaz, Cummins, MTU, 3M, Honeywell, Tyco, Siemens, Schneider, Hempel and Jotun, as well as 16 national delegations from the United States, Germany, UK, France, Canada, Norway, Italy, Russia, South Korea and Denmark. The proportion of international exhibitors exceeded 40%.

Along with the international giants, leading domestic players, including CNPC, Sinopec, CNOOC, CSSC, CSIC, Jereh Group, Shandong Kerui, Sichuan Honghua, Nanyang RG, JUMA Group, SANY, NHI, Shanghai Shenkai, Huabei R ... Read more »

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First event in the series tackles the importance of Intellectual Property Law for Dubai’s Design Industry

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai Design and Fashion Council (DDFC), established in late 2013 by the Dubai government to position Dubai as a global hub for design and fashion in the Middle East region and to nurture regional talent, held its inaugural ‘DDFC Talks’ session. This new series of monthly events is designed to provide a platform for collaboration and knowledgee sharing for the benefit of the local design industry.

The first event in the DDFC Talks series, entitled: ‘Intellectual Property Laws in the Middle East:  Protect Your Designs’, brought designers and legal experts together to tackle a critical issue for the region’s creative talent, that of Intellectual Property (IP) law. Identified by the design community as a serious threat to its business growth, adequ ... Read more »

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