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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, August 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior’s Child Protection Centre called upon parents to be vigilant regarding the dangers of allowing children to use swimming pools in their homes without supervision. The Centre noted that pools are usually too deep for children, which increases the dangers of drowning should the child fall into the pool.

In a tragic accident, a two-year old Arab child was found dead in the pool at his parents’ house after drowning.

The Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior asserted that child safety and protection against all dangers is among the top priorities of the higher leadership and the police institutions. In its statement, the Higher Committee stressed that it is working to tackle all child safety and protection issues by collaborating with other competent authorities to establish procedures that ensure the safety of children.

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Dhs 65 million Expansion for Commercial Center in Madinat Zayed

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, August 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The City Mall in Madinat Zayed, the Western Region of Abu Dhabi, is undergoing additional expansions worth Dhs 65 million in order to meet the needs of the consumers and the public. The expansions are expected to include more than 100 stores and span 16,400 square meters.

The new center will encompass several commercial and service activities to fulfill the needs of the residents in the Western Region, and to contribute to the distribution of international and local commercial centers in Madinat Zayed by allocating spaces for their branches in the City Mall.

Mr. Mohammed Al Falahi, Chairman of the Al Falahi Group Company, explained that the company has prepared special designs for the new center after expanding it to include more than 100 shops for various companies, retailers, and local and international brands. “ ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, August 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Civil Defense teams managed to put out a restaurant fire that broke out in one of Abu Dhabi’s retail venues. No injuries were reported in the incident.

Captain Abdullah Al Tamimi, Chief of the Media and Public Relations Section at the Directorate General of Civil Defense - Abu Dhabi, said that shoppers and workers were evacuated from the mall for precautionary measures. He said: “Preliminary investigations indicated that the fire reportedly started in the restaurant’s kitchen exhaust system due to cooking grease build-up.”

Adding further, he said: “The Operations Room call center received notification on Thursday afternoon about smoke billowing out from a restaurant located inside the mall. Civil defense teams were immediately rushed to the site, where they managed to extinguish the flames and prevent the fire from spreading to adjacent stores. All workers ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, August 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Two suspects have been arrested for stealing a jewelry set, valued at Dh70,000, and for attacking a young man with a taser gun. The young man is the brother of a UAE citizen who had fallen victim to the fraudulent activity after advertising her jewelry set for sale on a website.

According to Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, details of the incident date back to last month, when the victim placed an ad on a website expressing her intent to sell a 38 carat gold and diamond jewelry set.

Col. Dr. Borshid said that the 24-year-old owner of the set received calls from people who expressed their interest in purchasing the jewelry, including the two culprits of Arab nationality. The culprits tried to lure the young woman into their trap, but it was her brother, aged 19, who fell for the scheme. The brother was acc ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, August 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic, the leading and most advanced dental health care provider in the region, welcomes Dr. Shadi Alkhatib to its team of dental experts.

Dr. Shadi is a licensed a specialist pediatric dentist with years of experience centered on providing individualized dental care for children.

“During my early years, my parents taught me the art of science and medicine. Being a dentist who specializes in children gives me a heartwarming experience. It melts my heart whenever I hear my young patients laugh and trust me to check their teeth and gums. By then I am able to diagnose, advice and give instructions about their oral health.”

Dr. Shadi earned his Master’s degree and his Specialty in Pediatric Dentistry and Special Dental Care from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium in 2009. Before joining Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic, he worked as a ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, August 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Canon Middle East, a leader in imaging solutions, announced the launch of its exciting summer collection of consumer products in the region.  The latest collection includes hero models such as the EOS 750D, 760D and M3, PowerShot models such as SX710HS and SX530HS, Legria models such as HF R66, HFR R68 and HF R606 along with PIXMA printers.

 “Canon’s brand promise is to help people realise the power of image. The new range of products demonstrates Canon’s unparalleled expertise in imaging and reflects the innovation and uniqueness the company strives for, to provide the best technology to its users,” said  Hendrik Verbrugghe, Marketing Director, Canon Middle East.

The new product range includes:

    The EOS 750D and EOS 760D – two new high performance DSLR cameras designed for hobbyists and entry-level photographers. Featurin ... Read more »

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Blade Free IntraLASIK HD Secures Trust in Dubai for Vision Correction

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, August 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

When it comes to something as important as your vision, there should be no compromise in the level of medical expertise you devote to it.

Spanish Center for Lasik, Eyes and Cosmetics is a leading center in Dubai, UAE to provide the eye vision correction, committed to the safest and most advanced techniques for correcting vision

The IntraLASIK  (Femto) procedure takes only a few minutes; it is comfortable for the patient and it has become the safest eye vision correction surgery in Dubai. The IntraLASIK eye surgery is blade free, and takes about 5 to 10 minutes. The outcome of the treatment is permanent and perpetual.

The pre-procedure vision correction examination takes approximately 30 minutes. Your eye doctor will perform an advanced diagnostic eye exam to determine your suitability for LASIK surgery ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, August 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, accompanied by Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services, recently decorated a number of officers at Abu Dhabi Police with new ranks as per the Ministerial Decree No. 396 of 2015.

The Secretary General congratulated the newly promoted officers at the Finance and Services Directorate General and urged them to exert further efforts in discharging their duties. He also called on them to develop and hone their competencies through training and keeping abreast of the latest developments in their respective fields, as well as the developments taking place in the police and security work.

Adding further, Major General Al Nuaimi said that this promotion is considered an incentive for all to exert further efforts and contributions i ... Read more »

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GRI trainings to help organisations implement the cutting edge G4 framework for sustainability reporting

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, August 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

 The region’s premier think tank and training centre the Arabia CSR Network will host two trainings in the month of September on the GRI G4 Sustainability Reporting framework. The framework is widely accepted around the world as a de-facto standard for reporting and disclosures on social and environmental issues by organisations of all sizes and sectors. It offers a highly effective communication tool to reporting organisations that are keen to share their success stories and challenges in tackling non-financial, societal issues from the point of view of their business.  It allows reporting organisations to go the extra mile in disclosing the vision, strategies, policies, initiatives, results and outcomes that make their sustainability initiatives meaningful and value-added. Repor ... Read more »

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HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Saturday, August 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the second quarter ended July 3, 2015. For the quarter, the Company generated adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.36 and adjusted operating income from continuing operations of $55 million. Reported earnings per share from continuing operations for the quarter were ($0.03) and reported operating income from continuing operations was $24 million. See page 4 of this press release for the reconciliation of reported to adjusted results and related disclosures.

Highlights

    Michael T. McDonnell started as President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 1st
    Second quarter adjusted operating income from continuing operations of $55 million and adjusted EPS from continuing operations of $0.36 were driven by the performance of the submarine turnkey proj ... Read more »

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To acquaint visually-impaired with the services provided by the Tourism Police

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, August 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police offered 100 Braille tourism brochures to the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs to acquaint visually-impaired and blind visitors to the emirate, with the services provided by the Tourism Police Section at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). The Zayed Higher Organization is the first authority to benefit from this humanitarian service.

Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), noted that the initiative that was adopted by the Criminal Investigation Department aims at upgrading the level of services provided to the public. “This initiative represents a step towards wider integration for blind and visually-impaired individuals into society. It also contributes to enhancing the evolving nature of Abu ... Read more »

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