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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, March 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) participated in the annual Earth Hour 2015 event by shutting their lights off at 8:30 pm for an hour. The interaction with the event comes as part of the global campaign that aims to raise awareness about global warming, energy rationalization, and environmental protection.

The participation of the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ was an implementation of the directives from Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, in cooperation with the Environment Friends Society (EFS). The participation was also a reflection of the belief that preserving the environment is an essential quest.

Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Chairman of the Green Applications Higher Committee in the Ministry of Interior, stressed that in line with the directions of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; the Abu Dh ... Read more »

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Selected by the Emirates Women Police Association

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, March 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Emirates Women Police Association (EWPA) selected 10 female staff members from the UAE Ministry of Interior (MoI) and honored them as the “Ideal Mother”. This recognition was based upon their ability to achieve the optimal balance between home and work, despite the difficult and demanding nature of their work. The honored women have been able to raise their children with care, manage their family affairs, and excel at work.   

During the celebration held at the Police Officers Club, the EWPA presented the honorees with the Ideal Mother Award - an award that aims to further encourage the recipients to continuously exert such efforts in caring for their families and in taking care of their responsibilities both at home and work.

Major Amina Al Baloushi, Chairperson of the Emirates Women Police Association, s ... Read more »

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SYDNEY & BARCELONA, Spain - Tuesday, March 31st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Over 280,000 votes cast online in the New South Wales 2015 State Election
    An increase of 500% online votes cast from the 2011 election
    NSW not only leads online voting adoption, but is trailblazing the way of innovative, secure and accessible eDemocracy technology

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Given Australia´s history in leading the way in innovation, it is no wonder that the New South Wales 2015 State Elections have set a new record as the largest government binding online voting election worldwide. Backed by the implementation of the world´s most advanced and proven security protocols, the staggering figures of over 280,000 online votes, an increase of 500% in adoption, and praise from auditors, security experts and citizens, the iVote® System sets the standard for the world’s largest, most accessible and innovative ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The GCC Risk Management Committee has concluded its third meeting. The two-day meeting was hosted by the UAE and held in Abu Dhabi.

The meeting was chaired by Brigadier Abdullah Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Directorate General of Civil Defense in Qatar, and by Major General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, Civil Defense Acting General Commander-in-Chief and chairman of the UAE delegation. Colonel Hazza’a Mubarak Al Hajri, GCC Assistant Secretary-General for Security Affairs in the Secretariat General of the GCC, participated in the meeting alongside delegations from the GCC Ministries of Interior.

The meeting discussed a number of topics listed on the agenda, which included: the potential risks the GCC may face following natural or industrial disasters and how such disasters would influence the persons and economy of each GCC nation; how to safeguard the GCC in order to ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, March 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

DuGone are those days when we wanted to print a document from our smartphone, but had to dismiss the idea because it seemed far too unrealistic. Thanks to the concept of mobile printing, employees can now print anything from anywhere, on the go, making them more productive.

Did you know…?

Only one out of four SMEs in the GCC has a facility to print from a smart device.

However, according to a recent survey carried out by Canon Middle East among 1,000 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) throughout the GCC, only one out of four businesses has a facility to print from a smart device.

Mobile printing empowers business owners, managers and employees to print on the go. With the help of cloud printing, it connects all web connected electronic devices to mobile printers that can access the cloud and/or the web. Simply put, mobile printing allows anyone to print by way of the I ... Read more »

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ValueLabs hosts the CXO IT Summit to emphasis the need for digitalization in Corporate

DUBAI, United Arab Emirate - Wednesday, March 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Looking to share ideas on how to empower businesses to create customer intimacy, operational efficiencies, new revenue streams, and employee engagement, ValueLabs, a global business technology solutions & services provider hosted over 100 C-level Executives from Banking, Finance Services, Insurance, Retail, E-Commerce, Oil & Gas, Travel and Hospitality to highlight on the importance of digitalization within their infrastructure.

Organized by ValueLabs, ‘CXO IT Summit 2015’ on 24th March 2015 at the Conrad Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road with the objective to educate and expand its reach in the Middle East through its Digital Solutions offerings, highlighted the role technology has placed in enhancing businesses while the rising expectations it has from the new age Chief Experience Officers. I ... Read more »

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Doha, Qatar - Sunday, March 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

 The Qatar International Medical Congress (QIMC) 2015 held a press conference to announce its partners and sponsors and share details about its upcoming exhibition and conference, taking place from May 26 to 28 at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC).

With the Supreme Council of Health, Hamad Medical Corporation and the Primary Health Care Corporation as Strategic Partners, QIMC 2015 is in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030. The event will attract international researchers, experts, and leading medical companies to the region, and help introduce their latest medical discoveries and advancements to improve the local healthcare sector.

When explaining this event’s importance to Qatar’s medical sector, Mr. Abdulrahman Al Mannai, Vice President of QIMC said:

“In line with the Qatar National Vision 2030, QIMC 2015 aims to continuously support events that will lay the fo ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Air Wing Department rescue aircraft at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters airlifted three workers of different nationalities who sustained injuries when a speedboat collided with the pier on Al Raha Beach in Abu Dhabi. The speedboat driver was killed instantly in the crash.

The Air Wing Department’s Operations Room received a request for assistance from the Central Operations at 9:20 am on Tuesday morning, reporting that a speedboat with nine workers on board had collided with the pier on Al Raha Beach. The Air Ambulance was immediately dispatched to the scene, and was joined by the field hospital crews of Abu Dhabi Police. Three workers, who had sustained moderate injuries, were airlifted to hospitals for further treatment. The ambulance crews and paramedics provided medical care to the rest of the workers at the field hospital on-site.  

Brigadier Pilot Ali Al Mazro ... Read more »

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- Producing crisper images when recording high contrast subjects -

TOKYO - Monday, March 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Toshiba Corporation's (TOKYO:6502) Semiconductor & Storage Products Company today announced that it will start mass production of a new CMOS image sensor “TCM3232PB” with a 1/3 inch optical format and full HD (1080p) resolution at the end of April.

The new sensor, employing Toshiba’s original HDR (High Dynamic Range) function, is optimized to capture clear images even in high contrast light conditions without blown-out highlights. The sensor also allows videos to be shot at 60fps in full resolution and realizes natural, smooth images. The sensor is offered in a small PBGA (plastic Ball Grid Array) package.

The sensor meets the requirements for high resolution, high-speed frame rate and high fidelity images for industrial use, and is suitable for such applications as security and surveillance came ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

On the occasion of World Civil Defense Day, the Media and Public Relations Section at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Sector recently organized an awareness lecture on security and safety. The lecture was delivered by trainer and lecturer Abdul Salam Jaber Al Mansouri, from the Media and Public Relations Section at the Directorate General of Civil Defense in Abu Dhabi, and took place at the Naturalization Residency and Ports Affairs Department.

The lecture was attended by Colonel Abdullah Ali Al Hosani, Head of the Security Policies and Standards Department at the Directorate General of Ports and Airports; Colonel Suhail bin Kaltham Al Khaili, Deputy Director General of Naturalization for Investigation Affairs; Lieutenant Colonel Taleb Abdulkarim Al Mahmoud, Chief of the Media and Public Relations Section at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Sector; along with a la ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, US. - Monday, March 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Positive opinion for a new single-pill combination therapy for adults with type 2 diabetes
    Empagliflozin when added to metformin HCl lowers blood glucose, body weight and blood pressure
    Side effects identified with empagliflozin plus metformin HCl were in line with the known safety profile of the individual compounds empagliflozin and metformin

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

Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) and Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) today announced they have received a positive opinion from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), recommending approval of a single-pill combination therapy with empagliflozin/metformin hydrochloride (HCl) for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D). If approved, the new thera ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from The Dubai Film and TV Commission (DFTC), headed to Los Angeles to attend global AFCI Locations Show, which took place in the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza from 5 - 7 March, 2015.

The AFCI Locations Show brings together every year hundreds of global production VIPs from independent filmmakers to industry veteran to media to film commissioners, showcasing an unbeatable display of incentives, production locations, and business and support services.

The DFTC delegation was headed by Saeed Al Janahi, Head of Operations at DFTC and included members of the marketing team, as well as Ammar Al Khrisat, CEO of Alkatraz Production, who is one of the UAE production services specialists, that provides world class casting, locations, crew and equipment facilities to filmmakers in Dubai.

In its aim to establish Dubai and the UAE as the premier filming destination for local and int ... Read more »

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The digital and mobile app versions provide convenient navigation, search functionality, and quote requests

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.. - Monday, March 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, announces the release of its Engineered Fluid Dispensing Product Catalog Sixth Edition. New this year, the catalog is available in digital and mobile app versions on the Nordson EFD website at catalogs.nordsonefd.com and nordsonefd.com/apps/. The catalog, available in nine languages, is a comprehensive compilation of Nordson EFD’s products. The digital edition makes it easy to select and request a quote for precision dispensing equipment and accessories.

“We believe customers will find this a much easier way to see the range of EFD dispensing solutions, find specific products and part numbers, and request a quote,” said Rhonda Mitchell, ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior, represented by Al Ain Residency and Foreigners Affairs Department, inaugurated the Self-service E-payment Machine (Sahel) in the customers’ transactions main hall at the Department. This step aims to streamline procedures and enable customers to pay traffic fines hassle-free and without delay.     The inauguration ceremony was attended by Colonel Khalifa Matar Balquba' Al Humairi, Director of the Residency and Foreigners' Affairs Center in Al Ain; and Colonel Hamad Nasser Al Bloushi, Head of Peripheral Regions Traffic Department at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police.

In his address on this occasion, Colonel Al Humairi noted that installing the “Sahel” machine at the Al Ain Residency Headquarters reflects the department’s commitment to implement the Government’s instructions, on the need ... Read more »

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