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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, July 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The drones of the Air Support Department at Abu Dhabi Police, in cooperation with the Directorate of Traffic and Patrols, contribute towards facilitating a smooth flow of traffic in the vicinity of and around the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, as well as inside the parking lots allocated for worshippers. These measures are in line with the directorate’s strategy aimed at providing the best services and strengthening the security and safety of the community.  

Colonel Saeed Hussein Al Khajah, Director of the Air Support Department at Abu Dhabi Police, pointed out that the Air Support drones are ready; and will be used to monitor the roads, help reduce congestion, and ensure the smooth flow of traffic during peak hours, such as during the last 10 days of Ramadan.  

Col. Al Khajah stressed the keenness of the police leadership to stay abreast of developments and to ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, July 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The work timings during the Eid Al Fitr holiday have been announced by the Ministry of Interior, as represented by the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs.  Working hours will be from 10 am to 1 pm to complete all public transactions via the various departments and sections of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs that deal with the public. The working hours will also apply to all departments and sections affiliated with the Naturalization Departments across the UAE.

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, said that a number of employees at the departments and sections have been allocated to handle customers’ urgent cases. This measure aims to conveniently deliver services to the public by avoiding work pressure and the expected rush following the Eid Al Fit ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, July 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Civil Defense at the Ministry of Interior has called upon the public to adopt preventive behavior and to abstain from any wrongdoing during the Eid holidays. This can be accomplished by adhering to the necessary requirements of prevention and the conditions of safety.

Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General Commander-in-Chief, congratulated the higher leadership as well as the citizens, residents and visitors of the UAE on the occasion of Eid El Fitr. He stressed upon the keenness of the UAE Civil Defense departments to fulfill their duties by ensuring that everyone is safe.

“As always, the Civil Defense Stations are available and alert during the Eid holiday, and ready to respond to any call. Our field teams will ascertain the safety of procedures and activities that take place near public entertainment areas, shopping centers, ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan - Saturday, July 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it donated 3,000 solar lanterns to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for use in Ebola affected regions. These lanterns have started to be distributed in 3 West African countries (Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone). Panasonic first donated 240 lanterns back in December 2014.

Controlling the outbreak of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever is a matter of global importance. In order to contribute to the quick recovery of patients, and more importantly to prevent its outbreak, rapid and efficient medical treatment is needed. This also means that treatment during the night is also crucial, but many affected regions do not have access to electricity, and because all items that belonged to affected patients must be destroyed, they have to look for new sources of light.

The donated solar lanterns are made of solar panels, storage batteries, and LEDs, so the ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, July 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Eid Al Fitr visitation schedules for the inmates of the Al Ain and Al Wathba centers, the Al Razeen Section, and the Juveniles Care Center have been announced by the Punitive and Correctional Institutions Department at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ.

Colonel Mohammed Saif Matar Al Zaabi, Director of the Punitive and Correctional Establishments, noted that foreign male visitors will be able to visit male inmates on Friday, July 17 between 8 am and 1 pm (for all cases except drug-related cases) and from 3 pm to 5 pm (for drug-related cases).

He noted that Saturday, July 18 is designated for Arab male visitors to visit male inmates between 8 am and 1 pm (for all cases except drug-related cases) and between 3 pm and 5 pm (for drug-related cases).

Female visitors will be able to visit male inmates (for all cases except drug-related cases) on Sunday, July 19 between 8 am and 1 pm and fr ... Read more »

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Experts in Patient Safety Meet to Identify New Challenges to be Addressed at the 2016 Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit

IRVINE, Calif. - Saturday, July 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation is co-convening with Chapman University School of Pharmacy for their Midyear Planning Meeting on July 29, 2015 on Chapman’s main campus in Orange, California.

The meeting will begin with presentations by leaders from each of the twelve workgroups chartered to update Patient Safety Movement’s Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS). The Patient Safety Movements APSS are designed to address the top challenges in patient safety. The group will conclude by identifying new challenges and specifying which will be addressed at their 4th annual Patient Safety, Science and Technology Summit January 22-23, 2016 in Dana Point, Calif. Current challenges include:

    Culture of Safety
& ... Read more »

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 Historic 'Roaring Twenties' Hotel Joins Global Collection of Distinctive Hotels As First Hilton Worldwide Hotel in the City

HAMBURG, Germany & MCLEAN, Va. - Saturday, July 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide today opened the iconic Reichshof Hamburg hotel, adding another exceptional hotel to its growing global brand, Curio – A Collection by Hilton. The grand, central Hamburg hotel, operated by Event Hotelgruppe, is the brand’s first hotel in Europe and combines Hanseatic Art-Déco elegance with contemporary design and offers travelers local discoveries and authentic travel experiences at the core of the Curio brand.

“The uniqueness and special character of Reichshof Hamburg is a great example of what we seek when hand-picking respected and distinguished hotels for our Curio collection,” said Dianna Vaughan, global head, Curio – A Collection by Hilton. “The restored hotel is a favorite ... Read more »

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Akil Khan Behind Bars

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, July 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Speedy Delivery Gained the Trust of Clientele

Al Suwaidi: Operation Resulted in Seizure of 40 Traffickers and Promoters, 80 Drug Addicts, and 150 kg of Heroin

The joint security cooperation between the UAE Ministry of Interior and its Pakistani counterpart has resulted in overthrowing the most dangerous regional network for trafficking and smuggling heroin. The network was run by Pakistani national, Akil Khan, from his premises in Pakistan. The criminal network included more than 40 members of Asian nationality and targeted the citizens and residents of the UAE and its neighboring countries.

Colonel Saeed Abdullah Al Suwaidi, Director General, Anti-Narcotics Federal Directorate General at the Ministry of Interior, noted that a number of various reports recently led to the arrest of the suspected promoters and abusers. Investigations uncovered that the ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Saturday, July 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB), the developer of the AC-4 standard, today announced partnerships with VIZIO and Sony Visual Products to drive the adoption of Dolby® AC-4 in televisions for next-generation broadcast systems and streaming Internet content.

A powerful new audio format in the Dolby Audio™ family, Dolby AC-4 enables the most efficient delivery of premium consumer experiences to TVs and other consumer devices. Its practical, scalable, and flexible tools are built on state-of-the-art technology and Dolby’s decades of proven know-how in the broadcast industry. Dolby AC-4 is available now for product development and is targeted for availability in consumer TVs starting in 2017.

Dolby will work closely with these leading companies, broadcasters, and streaming services to advance the industry’s experience with next-generation audio. Together, they will bri ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, July 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police have honored the 12 officers and employees from the Human Resources Directorate General who have received the Employment Excellence Medal in accordance with the Ministerial Resolution No. (168) for 2015.

Brigadier General Obaid Salem Al Ketbi, Director General of Human Resources, congratulated the honorees and urged them to exert further efforts to achieve excellence in their career. He also pointed out that the honoring comes in recognition for their outstanding accomplishments, and contributes to encouraging and boosting the spirit of creativity and innovation to adopt constructive ideas that contribute towards developing and achieving leadership in police work.  

The honoring, which was organized at the headquarters of the Directorate General of Human Resources on Tuesday, included seven officers  in the rank of captain, one first lieutenant , one first w ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, July 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In celebration of the holy month of Ramadan, the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Abu Dhabi Federal Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department, organized a communal Iftar for inmates at the establishment. This step falls within the framework of the Ministry’s efforts to foster social and humanitarian communication with the inmates.

The Iftar was attended by Dr. Yusuf Rashed Al Hamidi, Head of the Policies and Standards Department; Colonel Yousef Mohammed Al Shehhi, Director of the Abu Dhabi Federal Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department; Colonel Muhammad Ali Al Harithi, Acting Director of Resources and Services; Colonel Mohammed Shamekh Ali Al Badi, Head of the Inspection and Control Department at the Punitive and Correctional Establishments; in addition to a number of officers at the department.

The initiative, organized by the establishments for the f ... Read more »

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