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Mobile World Congress 2015

LONDON - Wednesday, April 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today provided an update on the future of the Mobile World Capital and the Mobile World Congress. John Hoffman, CEO of GSMA Ltd., commented:

“The contract between the GSMA and Barcelona to be the Mobile World Capital and host the Mobile World Congress is due to expire at the end of 2018. The GSMA has received a significant offer from the Barcelona City Partners to extend this agreement for an additional five years, through 2023.

The GSMA is reviewing this offer and will make a recommendation to our Board in the coming months. We will provide a further update in due course.”

The Barcelona City Partners comprise the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism; the Generalitat of Catalonia; the Barcelona City Council; Turisme de Barcelona; Fira de Barcelona; and the Mobile World Capital Barcelona Foundation (BMWCF).

The ... Read more »

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In Application of the Fourth Generation of Governmental Excellence System

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, April 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development at the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Economic Sustainability Center, completed its preparations for this year’s version of the Economic Sustainability Forums 2015 with the business sectors in the UAE.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, stressed on the importance of economic sustainability in the UAE, especially with regards to the services that the MoI provides to the public in general, and the business sectors in particular. “This reflects the directives of the higher leadership for adopting fourth generation of Governmental Excellence System which is a world-first unique system designed to address requirements of sustainable developm ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, April 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) trained citizens in the Al Yahar Region of Al Ain City in the uses of the automatic defibrillator (for cardiopulmonary resuscitation). The public learned of the importance of using the defibrillator and how to use it before the ambulance services arrive in the event of an emergency in a public place.

A team from the Emergency and Public Safety Department provided the trainings on how to perform first aid for people through use of the device. The department introduced the basic principles and important steps of first aid and of CPR; alongside an explanation regarding the device and its various locations through the UAE that were supplied in order for individuals to use before an ambulance arrives.

The Emergency and Public Safety Department has previously installed defibrillators in various locations throughout the UAE, which include a number of malls, institutions, an ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, April 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, reviewed the awards and appreciation certificates obtained by Abu Dhabi Police Music Band, in recognition of their contributions to national and international events.

H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed praised the efforts exerted by the Band in reviving and immortalizing the UAE heritage, acquainting the world with this national historical legacy, and presenting a civilized image to the public. He also expressed his pride in these achievements.

Colonel Saif Al Shamesi, Chief of Cultural and Social Activities Section at the Clubs and Sports Activities Department, presented H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed with the certificates and commemorative gifts obtained by the Abu Dhabi Police Music Band. The meeting was attended by  Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, April 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior (MoI), and HE Robert Kaliňák, Slovakian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, signed today Sunday at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) two Memorandums of Understating (MoU). The first MoU was on security cooperation and counter terrorism between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Slovak Republic, and the second was on mutual recognition of driving licenses issued by the two countries.

HH Sheikh Saif stressed the keenness of the UAE’s higher leadership to promote relations with Slovak Republic for the interests of the people in the two countries. HH hailed the close relations between the UAE and Slovak Republic and the support this relation receives from the leadership of both the countries, along with the keenness to develop and enhance this relation. HH also praised the ... Read more »

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 First commercially available VoLTE service in European Market

       
RICHARDSON, Texas - Tuesday, April 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir Systems® (NYSE:MVNR), a leading provider of software-based networking solutions, today announced its VoLTE application solution was launched by Vodafone Germany, who announced during CEBIT 2015, the first commercially available VoLTE service in the European market.

Vodafone Germany’s VoLTE solution adheres to the latest technology standards and includes complex integration with the traditional 3G network using eSR-VCC mobility procedures, and broad interoperability with the rapidly expanding VoLTE device ecosystem.

“We are pleased to have partnered with Vodafone to successfully launch such a critical service,” said Pardeep Kohli, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mavenir Systems. “Mavenir’s VoLTE solution provides the fo ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, April 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The GCC Security Education and Training Forum, which was held from March 29, until April 2nd under the slogan “Competency Based Police Training”, concluded its activities in Abu Dhabi.

Participants in the Forum that was organized by the Police College in cooperation with the Secretariat General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), stressed the need for a systematic approach to build police knowledge, based on modern trends  in education and training and in accordance with the  concept of continuous quality improvement (CQI) and knowledge management using the best modern education and training methods and tools in order to overcome challenges faced by police education and training institutes in GCC Countries.

The forum called for additional investment towards building an effective human capital across police colleges, with the aim of enhancing the knowledge capital ( ... Read more »

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Representatives from DIAC meet with international counterparts at leading conference to share experience in developing a world class Islamic centre

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, April 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) recently visited Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia to attend the World Halal Summit (WHS) 2015. Hosted by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia (MITI), WHS brings together key Halal players from the industry, as well as certifiers, scholars, and academics.

The global Islamic economy encompasses a broad range of sectors, including food, pharmaceuticals, fashion, media, and Islamic finance. It is estimated that over the next five years, global demand for halal products will increase by between 15% and 20%. In the UAE, we are also seeing this trend as according to a study by Thomson Reuters, Dubai’s Islamic market has a potential value of $6.7 trillion, bigger than both the ... Read more »

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HOUSTON - Tuesday, April 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PanAtlantic Exploration announces the addition of Mr. Roberto Marino Garcia as Country Manager – Colombia. Senior Vice President H. Daniel Hogan states, “We are pleased to have Roberto join our Colombia team. With his significant executive background and recent 2-1/2 years’ experience with ANH (Colombia National Hydrocarbons Agency) as Advisor to the President, Mr. Marino will have an immediate and positive impact on our operations.”

PanAtlantic is currently Operator of the Turpial onshore block in Colombia. This 450 square kilometer block is in the prolific Middle Magdalena Valley and is surrounded by significant producing oil fields. PanAtlantic holds 50% interest with partner Apco also holding 50%. As PanAtlantic continues to expand and balance its portfolio, the Company advises that it has opened an office in Bogota and will soon begin testing the Turpiales-3 well.

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, April 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Regular dental checkup is the first line of defense in early detection of oral cancer.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), oral cancer ranks eighth among the most common cancer worldwide. Globally, more than 300,000 new cases of lip and oral cavity cancer were estimated to have been diagnosed in 2012.

In the United States, oral and pharyngeal cancer (cancer of the mouth and upper throat) collectively kills nearly one person every hour.

In the Middle East, a multicenter, retrospective study on oral cancer finds that the death rate due to oral cancer in the Middle East is reported to be approximately 2 in 100,000.

Dr. Marwan Al-Obeidi, Clinical Head at Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinics talks about the disease and the role of dentists in its early detection.

What is oral cancer?

Oral Cancers are a part of ... Read more »

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Tuesday, April 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eASIC Corp. (@easic), a fabless semiconductor company that delivers a custom integrated circuit (IC) platform (eASIC Platform), today announced that it has joined the Hybrid Memory Cube Consortium. The organization includes more than 150 members dedicated to the development and establishment of an industry-standard interface specification for Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) technology.

“eASIC is delighted to join the HMC Consortium as a key contributor to the advancement of an industry standard interface which is being adopted in the market place for high performance storage and data center designs,” said Jasbinder Bhoot, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at eASIC. “HMC technology is overcoming the limitations of current and near-term memory architectures to deliver greater levels of bandwidth, power efficiency and reliability, proving a good match for stringent system-level ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, April 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Participants in the Ministry of Interior Council hosted by UAE national Mufleh Ayed Al Ahbabi in Al Khabisi Area, Al Ain City under the theme “Cultural and National Pluralism, and its Impact on National Identity” stressed the need for reinforcing concerted community efforts to promote the concept of national identity, especially among young generations of UAE citizens. They also called for reducing reliance on domestic workers in the running of household affairs.

The council was moderated by media figure Ali Al Shamesi from Abu Dhabi Media. Participants agreed upon the importance of encouraging citizens to get married early and to have more children. They also called for intensifying efforts to preserve the Arabic language, which is an integral part of reinforcing the Arab national identity, maintaining the national culture and reviving the ancestors’ legacy; all of which would ... Read more »

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Thursday, April 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department at Abu Dhabi Police honored its distinguished members in recognition of their exemplary performance in consistently adhering to the vision of the Abu Dhabi Police through their generous provision of services to the public; and for introducing the public to the means in which they may access and complete their transactions smoothly and easily.

Brigadier Mohamed Mayouf Al Ketbi, Head of the Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department at Abu Dhabi Police, said that the recognition serves as an incentive and encourages employees to strive for further excellence and to do their part in contributing to improvement the quality of the work. “It is essential to show appreciation for every hard working and dedicated employee who takes the initiative to increase the development of performances and who provides creative ideas in the process,” he said.

He stressed over the impor ... Read more »

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Emirati woman injured in accident on Dubai- Al Ain Road

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, April 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A 24-year-old Emirati woman was seriously injured in a traffic accident Thursday morning on the Dubai-Al Ain road in the Al Faqa’ area.  The accident was due to the inclement weather, high winds, and dust-storms that have affected the country since the first hours of the day and causing low visibility.

The woman was transferred by air ambulance to the nearest hospital for treatment.

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police called upon drivers to be cautious, especially that the visibility was almost non-existent on internal and external roads within the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The Directorate also urged motorists to increase their attention while driving especially on the roads that connect to Abu Dhabi in the regions of Al Sila, Dubai, and Al Ain due to the wind carrying dust and sand.

Colone ... Read more »

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