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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior will be hosting a cultural event on Tuesday with five different activities on the agenda, as a part of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2015 at the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Centre (ADEC). The event is in response to the directives of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, who called for forging ahead and participating actively in spreading and exchanging the different cultural experiences and expertise, as well as exchanging knowledge between the different generations and people, with the aim of instilling a spirit of amity, love and peace.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior said: “Recognizing the importance of books as knowledge vessels and valuable means of achieving progress for nations and peoples, and out of it ... Read more »

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Dubai Media City headline partner for first Festival of Media MENA

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The inaugural Festival of Media MENA conference gathered top industry leaders from Google, Facebook, and MediaCom to discuss the latest trends driving the media landscape in the region. Dubai Media City, the MENA region’s largest media hub, was the strategic partner for the conference, with Mohammad Abdullah, Managing Director of Dubai Media City, taking part in a panel discussion where he discussed ‘solving the talent conundrum.’

Mohammad Abdullah highlighted Dubai’s development into an exporter, rather than an importer of talent, and its growth into a dynamic media hub. He commented:

“Dubai, and DMC in particular, has attracted leading international media companies over the past 15 years, and supported the growth of local companies; DMC is now home to 22,000 knowledge workers. The emirate ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, May 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Civil Defense and rapid intervention teams at the Emergency and Public Safety Department managed to put out a fire engulfed 6 vehicles parked Mazyad Mall parking lot in Mohamed bin Zayed City, on Tuesday afternoon.

Lt. Colonel Mohammed Abdul Jalil Abdullah Ahmed Al Ansari, Director General of Civil Defense at Abu Dhabi, said that the operations’ room received notification at 12:55 pm that a car parked in Mazyad Mall parking lot caught fire. He pointed that the civil defense and rapid intervention teams arrived on-site in three minutes, and managed to prevent the fire from spreading to nearby vehicles.

He added: “The first vehicle was completely gutted by the fire, while two other cars had badly burnt front end; the fourth car had the back completely burnt, while the fifth and the sixth vehicles sustained mild smoke damages. Investigations are still underway to uncover the det ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Air Wing Department at the Abu Dhabi Police conducted six air ambulance missions last April in line with its ongoing humanitarian efforts to save lives. The missions included two assignments to transfer patients from Ghayathi Hospital. The first mission involved relocating a child, age 3, suffering from second degree burns to Al Mafraq Hospital in Abu Dhabi. The second mission involved the transfer of a senior citizen, age 67, suffering from an acute illness to Zayed Military Hospital in Abu Dhabi.

The third situation that required an air ambulance involved the transfer of a female Emirati, age 56, from Al Sila Hospital to Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi due to losing consciousness and experiencing tremors.

The Air Wing carried out the three other humanitarian missions in Delma, Al Hail Island, and Al Hayer.

The fourth mission involved the transportation of an Emirati, ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, May 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Department of Community Police at Abu Dhabi Police GHQ was crowned champion of the Futsal Five-a-side Championship. The championship that was organized by the Sports Activity Section at the Strategy and Performance Development Department was held at the Aisha Bint Abi Baker Secondary School in Abu Dhabi, with participation of 20 departments.

During the final match, the Department of Community Police team defeated the Al Ain Police Directorate 3/2. In the matches for the third and fourth place, the Operations Department team ranked third, after beating the Special Tasks Department’s team 2/1.

Player Ahmad Al Dawla from the Operations Department was crowned MVP of the Championship, while player Saud Al Shaiba of Al Ain Police Directorate, was named best goalkeeper.

Colonel Mohammed bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General at the Abu Dhabi ... Read more »

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Al Muhairi: Instilling International Best Concepts in Police Work

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police, represented by Social Support Centers Department, and in cooperation with the ICT Department, has launched the “Learn essential lessons before you suffer their consequences” campaign. The campaign aims to raise awareness about the social risks on the young generations, which result from overexposure to new technologies and applications that have become a necessity.

The ceremony was attended by Brigadier Omair Al Muhairi, Director General of Police Operations at Abu Dhabi Police. He explained that the campaign reflects the goals envisioned by the police leadership, by instilling the best international concepts of police work, which advocate interaction with all segments of society. He also commended the concerted efforts exerted by all entities to promote safety and security, and called upon e ... Read more »

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Contributes to achieving community security and safety

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In a recently held Ministry of Interior Council, participants called for establishing the culture of reporting crime and spreading this practice in its various forms. The council, entitled “The Culture of Reporting Crime and its Impact on Society”, was hosted by UAE national Saeed Mohammed Khalaf Al Rumaithi in Al Ain.

Participants emphasized that through establishing such a culture, the community would subsequently benefit in the areas of security and safety. They also called for concerted and unified efforts in addressing negative behaviors through active community participation.

Saeed Al Rumaithi, the council’s host, stressed the importance of promoting the awareness culture in society and particularly emphasized its impact on youth. He pointed out that in order to preserve the security of society, there nee ... Read more »

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Increased interest in community police work

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

According to Colonel Mubarak Bin Muhairom, General Director of the Community Protection and Crime Prevention at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the number of accredited volunteers at the Department of Community Police at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ has increased to 145 volunteers during the first quarter of the year.

Colonel Bin Muhairom attributed the increase in the number of those wishing to volunteer and join the different events organized by Abu Dhabi Police, to the significant role undertaken by the community police; as well as the volunteers’ instrumental role in community-based police work. He confirmed that the volunteers’ selection process is based on quality and on precise standards, in a bid to allow volunteers to perform their duties and roles with efficiency and e ... Read more »

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TOURMALINE-MM4 study will evaluate investigational oral proteasome inhibitor ixazomib in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients who responded to initial therapy and have not received autologous stem cell transplant

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan. - Tuesday, May 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the Phase 3 TOURMALINE-MM4 study of investigational oral ixazomib. This is a superiority study designed to demonstrate whether sustained proteasome inhibition, delivered orally, improves the long term clinical outcomes of people living with multiple myeloma.

The Phase 3 TOURMALINE-MM-4 study will evaluate the role of ixazomib maintenance therapy compared with placebo on the primary endpoint of progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma who have responded to initial therapy and have not undergone an autologo ... Read more »

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Honoring legacy behind modern industrial production of silicones

WATERFORD, N.Y. - Tuesday, May 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (Momentive) is celebrating the invention of the process enabling the industrial production of silicones. In May of 1940, GE research chemist Eugene G. Rochow’s monumental discovery of the direct reaction process began the journey of scientific innovation that has led to the application of silicones in thousands of products that touch almost every aspect of daily life.

Today, that legacy division of GE is the thriving, diverse silicones company Momentive Performance Materials. “For 75 years, this business has proudly built on Dr. Rochow’s foundation to become a global leader in market firsts for silicone products,” said Jack Boss, President and CEO of Momentive. “From the silicone rubber soles that enabled man to walk on the moon for the first time to our cutti ... Read more »

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 WHO’s conflicting stance on risk needs strengthening, says 190 scientists

NEW YORK - Tuesday, May 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today 190 scientists from 39 nations submitted an appeal to the United Nations, UN member states and the World Health Organization (WHO) requesting they adopt more protective exposure guidelines for electromagnetic fields (EMF) and wireless technology in the face of increasing evidence of risk. These exposures are a rapidly growing form of environmental pollution worldwide.

The “International EMF Scientist Appeal” asks the Secretary General and UN affiliated bodies to encourage precautionary measures, to limit EMF exposures, and to educate the public about health risks, particularly to children and pregnant women.

The Appeal highlights WHO’s conflicting positions about EMF risk. WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer classified Radiofrequency radiation as a Group 2B & ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, May 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior organized an international training workshop on the United Nations standards and norms in human rights and international justice.

The three-day workshop was organized by the Human Rights Department at the Ministry of Interior, in cooperation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The inauguration ceremony that took place at Hotel Centro Sharjah was attended by Brigadier Saif Mohammad Al Ziri Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of Sharjah Police.

Brigadier Ahmed Mohammed Nehkairah, Head of Human Rights Department, Ministry of Interior said that the workshop reflects the firm commitment of the Ministry of Interior to develop the skills of its staff members and build their knowledge of human rights. “The Ministry is also keen to strengthen international partnerships with the United Nations and its different agenc ... Read more »

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