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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Al Ain Traffic Section at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police directed pedestrians, mostly laborers, in the industrial area of Al Ain regarding the correct methods for crossing the road. Under the pedestrian awareness campaign recently launched by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, pedestrians are encouraged to cross the roads via the designated crosswalks in order to prevent being hit or run-over by a vehicle. The campaign is being conducted throughout the various streets and areas of Al Ain.

Lt. Colonel Salah Abdullah Al Hemairi, Chief of the Al Ain Traffic Section, called upon all drivers to reduce their speeds near the pedestrian crosswalks and to grant the pedestrians priority when crossing. He then called upon the pedestrians, urging them to always utilize the crosswalks when crossing the street.

“The campaign embodies the strategy of the Abu Dhabi ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, April 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Brigadier Dr. Saif Hamdan Al Ka'bi, Director General of Engineering Projects at the Ministry of Interior, adorned 16 officers from the Directorate General of Engineering Projects with their new ranks. The officers were promoted by virtue of the ministerial decree recently issued by Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.  

Brigadier Al Ka’bi extended his congratulations to the promoted officers and said: “This promotion should serve as an incentive for all to exert further efforts and contributions in order to keep pace with the rapid development and progress that the UAE is witnessing in all areas – most notably in the fields of police and security. Overall, it is your duty to preserve the achievements that have been made along the march towards security and stability.” He then wished the promoted officers ... Read more »

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JERUSALEM - Sunday, April 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Combination to Create an Industry-Leading Company, Well Positioned to Transform the Global Generics Space and Create a Unique and Differentiated Business Model, Leveraging on Its Significant Assets and Capabilities in Generics and Specialty

Very Attractive Strategic and Financial Benefits for Teva and Mylan Stockholders

Teva’s Proposal Provides Significant Premium and Immediate Value for Mylan Stockholders and Opportunity to Participate in Upside Potential of Combined Company

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Enhanced Financial Profile, Creating Opportunity for Rapid Deleveraging, Funding of Future Growth and Increased Investment in Key Specialty Therapeutic Areas

Strongly Positioned to Drive Sustainable Top- and Bottom-Line Growth, Immediately and Over Long-Term

Opportunities for Substantial, Achievable C ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, April 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In a specialized workshop, the Ministry of Interior discussed its strategic policies. In his opening speech at the Westin Abu Dhabi Hotel, Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Inspector General of the Ministry of Interior, stressed on the importance of the consultation stage in the policy formulation process. This stage plays a substantial role in the organization of police work; in laying the foundations and appropriate approaches suitable for improving performances and operations; and in pursuing distinguished excellence through the provision of high quality services and the reduction of disparities in the process of its implementation.

“The Government of the UAE consistently endeavors to enhance the quality of life for the UAE society through effective communication, fairness, and transparency by providing distinguished police services for citizens, residents, and visitors alike,&rdquo ... Read more »

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Completion of 4 courses with the participation of officers from GCC countries

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, April 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Commander-in-Chief of the Civil Defense at the Ministry of Interior, attended the graduation of four specialized courses, which included: the “Certified Local Assessor for Civil Defense Centers” course; the “Rescue and Firefighting Course for Civil Defense Centers’ officers in GCC countries”; the “Basic Rescue Course”; and the “Advanced Fire Fighting Course”. The ceremony was recently held at the Civil Defense Training Academy in al Faya, Abu Dhabi.

A total of 57 officers, non-commissioned officers, and constables from the directorates general and departments affiliated with the Directorate General of Civil Defense took part in the courses; alongside officers from the Civil Defense directorates in the Gulf Cooperati ... Read more »

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Reviewed an advanced system to reduce response time and inspected workflow

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Omair Al Muhairi, Director of Police Operations at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ), urged officers and staff members working at Al Shabia Police Station, affiliated with the Capital Police Directorate, to ensure that customer transactions are processed promptly and accurately and to streamline their procedures using innovative and modern technology means. He also urged them to constantly strive to improve performance, develop programs and boost productivity by implementing a scientific methodology; in addition to reinforcing cooperation and communication with partners within their community.

Major General Al Muhairi reiterated the keen interest of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, towards providing an optimal work environment ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services reiterated the police commitment to active participation in major local and international celebrations and events in order to reflect the bright civilized image of the UAE.

He also emphasized the keen interest of the police leadership to build efficient partnerships with national institutions, based on principles of the police institution and its strategy, which aims to foster civilized communication with the local community and its different institutions. “Such an approach would promote the police’s societal role, in instilling the noble values of the Emirati society that are based on the original and authentic traditions.

Colonel Saif Saeed Al Shamesi, Chief of the Cultural and Social Activities at the Clubs Department, presented the certificates and commemorative gifts received from Sultan Bin Zay ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Police have arrested a Pakistani on suspicion of possessing and intending to sell 24 kilograms of hashish and heroin in the Mussafah industrial area.

Brigadier Omair Al Muhairi, Director of Police Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, said: “The skilled and experienced anti-narcotic officers of the Abu Dhabi Police have been vigilant in uncovering and thwarting any attempt to smuggle drugs – regardless of the various concealment methods that have been attempted.” He continued by pointing out that the officers and police members have intensified their investigation, surveillance, and training procedures in order to gain valuable experience in detecting those who abuse or traffic drugs.

Adding further, Brigadier Al Muhairi lauded the efforts of the anti-narcotic officers: “The arrest was highly significant, as it required a great amount of coordination between t ... Read more »

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LONDON & LOS ANGELES. - Saturday, April 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The report, entitled “Our Changing World: Let’s be ready” examines how global social and economic changes will require new skills, business models and responses to developing technologies over the next 15 years to 2030. It was launched in Los Angeles; a region at the forefront of innovation, design and technological change. Major drivers and trends were debated by industry leaders today at the RICS industry Summit including Altus Group CEO Robert Courteau and CEO of Capright, Jay Marling, after its launch with director of USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, Richard Green.

Significant shifts in demographics, levels of urbanisation and economic power will impact on how and where we live. RICS have identified six areas requiring our sector’s attention. These include:

#1: Helping our sector win the war for talent

#2: Having ethics at the heart of ever ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Over the past two days, the Selection and Recruitment Department of the Directorate General of Human Resources at the Abu Dhabi Police has been participating in a job fair organized by the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) for students and recent graduates. The fair is being held at both the male and female HCT campuses located in Abu Dhabi, with government and private sector institutions participating in the exhibitions.

Major Sultan Al Shamesi, Chief of the Polarization Section at the Selection and Recruitment Department, pointed out that the Abu Dhabi Police annually participate in the job fairs organized by the HCT in a bid to attract and provide opportunities for UAE nationals. “By exhibiting at these job fairs, students and recent graduates are introduced to the career opportunities and advantages that are provided when working in the various departments of the Abu Dhabi Police,& ... Read more »

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Implant of Tendyne Transcatheter Mitral Valve

LUXEMBOURG - Saturday, April 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boulle Medtech Ltd, a Jean Boulle Group medical technology company and the founding investor of Tendyne Holdings, Inc. ("Tendyne"), is pleased to announce that the Tendyne Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implant (TMVI) was successfully implanted in the first patient in the United States.

This follows successful implants in Great Britain and Australia in December 2014. The US implant joins the other sites as part of a multi-center global feasibility study on the safety and performance of the Tendyne Valve in patients with symptomatic mitral regurgitation of degenerative or functional etiology, some of whose condition would otherwise have been inoperable. Left untreated, mitral regurgitation can lead to heart failure and death.

The procedure was performed at Minneapolis’s Abbott Northwestern Hospital in partnership with the Min ... Read more »

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One of the world’s smallest chips, realizing low power consumption

TOKYO. - Saturday, April 25th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation's (TOKYO:6502) Semiconductor & Storage Products Company today announced the launch of “T4KB3”, a 13-megapixel (MP) BSI[1] CMOS image sensor with the optical format of 1/3.07 inch that offers makers of smartphones and tablets lower power consumption and a smaller chip size. Mass production shipments start today.

A new design methodology helps to reduce the power consumption of the new sensor to 200mW, or less at 30fps, 53% that of Toshiba’s sensor now in mass production[2]. The chip is also in the world’s smallest class of 13MP sensors[3], about 24% smaller than Toshiba’s current 13MP sensor[2], and “T4KB3” is world’s smallest class 13MP sensor [3].

The new sensor also deploys “Bright Mode” technology that captures bright video ... Read more »

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Under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Under the Patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; the UAE Minister of Social Affairs HE Mariam bint Mohammed Khalfan Al Roumi inaugurated today (Tuesday) evening the Abu Dhabi Seventh International Conference for Persons with Disabilities (ACCESS Abu Dhabi 2015) organized by Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs. The event will be held at the Armed Forces Officers’ Club for three days under the title: “Promoting the Protection Rights of Persons with Disabilities.”

The opening ceremony was attended by Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior; Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affa ... Read more »

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