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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department at the Abu Dhabi Police urged members of the public to avail of its set of services offered through the Ministry of Interior’s smart phone application “UAE MOI” and to use the Self-service E-payment Machine (Sahel) to receive the multiple services provided by the machine using modern technology to deliver fast and easy transactions.

To this end, the department has organized the 24/7 exhibition to acquaint the public with its latest e-services and smart applications at Al Bawadi Mall in Al Ain city.  The exhibition also aims to encourage the public to use the Self-service E-payment Machine (Sahel), which is easily accessible via simple and streamlined steps, explained by the department’s staff members.

Brigadier Engineer Hussein Ahmed Al Harthi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police General Headqu ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, June 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police arrested an Afghan worker over the murder of his compatriot in their accommodation in Al Samha in Abu Dhabi. The suspect confessed to stabbing his roommate and slitting his throat with a knife for refusing sexual intercourse with him.

Elaborating on the details of the case, Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, explained that the 22-year old Afghan worker Z.K, slit the throat of his 21-year old compatriot, K.A, and stabbed him to death repeatedly as many as nine times in the neck. The culprit seized the opportunity to be alone with the victim while the other workers were not around.

Colonel Borshid also noted that police, CID and ambulance teams were dispatched to the crime scene upon receiving tip off about the murder, where they discovered the victim lying in a pool of blood. An initial ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, June 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met today, Wednesday in his office with H.E Michel Miraillet, Ambassador of France in the United Arab Emirates.

H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed discussed a number of topics of mutual interest with the French Ambassador, including ways of fostering and boosting mutual relations between the UAE and France.

The meeting was attended by Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

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The Arabic-language text of this announcement is the official, authoritative version. Translations are provided as a ... Read more »

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Watch the Exclusive Content from Their Own Point of View, Taken by Panasonic Latest Wearable Camera, HX- A1

BARCELONA, Spain - Thursday, June 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Panasonic challenged the Brazilian superstar, Neymar Jr., to take on an elite cadre of footballing kids from Barcelona to see who would come out on top. In footage taken from the participants' own view by Panasonic's latest ultra-compact, Full-HD wearable camera HX-A1, find out who won the encounter.

Panasonic HX-A1 is a latest wearable camera released in April 2015. This ultra compact, cable-less camera at approximately 45g allows hands free shooting, recording exciting scenes in Full HD. With variety of accessories, this uniquely shaped cylindrical camera can be attached in many positions providing a versatile utility. The lightweight, tough HX-A1 is an ideal choice for recording point-of-view footage.

[ Neymar Jr.'s eyes ] Wearable Camcorder HX-A1H/HX-A1M ... Read more »

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Turkcell now offers its customers the opportunity to pay for purchases in Google Play Store directly via their mobile phone bill.

DÜSSELDORF, Germany. - Friday, June 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Turkcell is now offering its 34.3 million mobile customers the opportunity to pay for purchases in Google Play via their mobile phone bill with Direct Carrier Billing. Turkcell has awarded the contract to German Direct Carrier Billing specialist net mobile AG (net-m).

Turkcell’s technical infrastructure is one of the best in the world making it an ideal platform for such a widely accepted payment solution as Direct Carrier Billing. "We are very pleased with the successful collaboration with Turkcell and are confident that many other carriers in the region will likewise choose net-m." says Sebastian Böhm, Senior Vice President and Executive Director responsible for Payment Solutions at net mobile AG’s.

As a result of its innov ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, June 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior hosted a council in Al Bateen in Abu Dhabi under the slogan “Abiding by Protection Methods to Achieve Security and Safety”. The participants of the council stressed the importance of complying with the prevention and safety requirements and exercising caution to avoid potential risks associated with fires. They also urged citizens to regularly maintain their electrical appliances, especially in kitchens, and avoid leaving them plugged and running.

The council, which is moderated by journalist Ali Al Shamesi from Abu Dhabi Media, is part of the awareness-raising councils organized by the Respect Culture Bureau at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior throughout the year.

Participants called on community members to adopt the necessary precautionary measures, especially in summer, in order to avoid ri ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan. - Friday, June 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic released a video featuring comprehensive, eco-conscious cold chain solutions that covers from farm to table. This video highlights comprehensive cold chain solutions for food retail and transportation industries such as CO2 refrigerant system, real time monitoring and integrated solutions that include LED lighting, air conditioning and surveillance systems.

From Farm to Table: Panasonic's cold chain solutions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7z8aizYOO1g

Environment Electricity represents a large percentage of costs for supermarkets and convenience stores. Owners and managers are constantly looking for ways to cut costs and be more eco-friendly. Panasonic’s open showcases have an air curtain created by cold air that flows from top to bottom, and Panasonic has doubled this air curtain, achieving even greater energy efficiency. With systems employing CO2 refrigerants Panas ... Read more »

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FOSTER CITY, Calif. - Friday, June 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Lloyd A. Carney as a new independent director, effective June 11, 2015. Mr. Carney will also serve as a member of the Board’s Audit and Risk Committee.

Mr. Carney was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a director of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., a global supplier of networking hardware and software, in January 2013. Prior to this role, he was CEO and a director of Xsigo Systems, an information technology and hardware company, from 2008 to 2012. He also served as CEO and chairman of the board of directors of Micromuse, Inc., a networking management software company, acquired by IBM, from 2003 to 2006. During his career, Mr. Carney held senior leadership roles at Juniper Networks, Inc., Nortel Networks Inc., and Bay Networks, Inc. He was previously a director of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation an ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate seized 20,000 vehicles with expired registrations on internal and external roads in the emirate during the past five months. Such unregistered vehicles may pose a tremendous risk to other drivers and road users, because they have not been properly maintained and have not passed the annual safety tests conducted when registering vehicles.  

Lt. Colonel Mohammed Salem Al Shehhi, Chief of the Traffic Control Section at the Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate, stressed that the Section has intensified monitoring on various roads to apprehend motorists who are caught driving their vehicles with expired registration cards. “Vehicles with expired registration become liable to defects as they get older with no maintenance carried to keep them roadworthy, hence posing a tremendous risk to other road users,” added Lt. Colonel ... Read more »

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PARIS. - Friday, June 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) sees significant growth for satellite services in the mobility sector, in particular in aeronautical and maritime connectivity.

In the new White Paper "The Big Beam Boom" published by SES today, the leading satellite operator concludes that the exponentially rising airplane and ship traffic spurs demand for satellite capacity to satisfy increasing connectivity demands on airplanes and vessels.

"Air travel is now an ubiquitous commodity. To remain competitive, airlines are differentiating themselves through price, security or enhanced premium services; one such service feature is becoming pre-eminent: the connected aircraft," the White Paper says. SES sees a similar dynamics in the maritime sector. "Airplanes and ships need more and better satellite communications for voice, data and broadband services. Meeting the demand from markets ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the sisterly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, headed by Munif bin Hajes Al Harbi, Director of Wage Protection Department at the Saudi Ministry of Labor,  currently on a visit the UAE, was briefed on the Ministry of Interior’s experience and best practices in the area of anti-human trafficking, protection of victims, and police procedures in this regard.

The Saudi delegation met with Brigadier Ahmed Mohammed Nehkairah, Head of Human Rights Department and Head of the Anti-Human Trafficking Committee at the Ministry of Interior, on Monday at the ministry's headquarters. During the meeting, both parties discussed a number of topics of mutual interest, as well as ways to promote cooperation and coordination in the fight against human trafficking.  They also discussed ways to exchange expertise, information, and best practices in order to combat human trafficking crimes.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Civil Defense teams managed to put out the fire that broke out at a 22-floor tower under construction on Reem Island on Sunday night. Firefighters were quick to contain the flames before spreading any further; and no injuries were reported in the fire.

According to officials, the central operations room was alerted to the fire at about 11:33 p.m. on Sunday evening. Firefighting units from the Al Madina Fire Station were immediately dispatched to location and started to bring the fire under control, supported by units from Al Bateen and Al Mina Road fire stations and back-up teams from the Rapid Intervention Center at Al Falah. All of the teams collaborated and managed to put out the blaze; investigation is still underway to determine the circumstances of the fire.

Lt. Colonel Mohammed Abdul Jalil Abdullah Ahmed Al Ansari, Director General of Civil Defense in Abu Dhabi, called upon ... Read more »

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