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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi, represented by the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Al Ain, hosted the third forum for best practices in service provision for seniors and people with special needs. The forum, which was held to mark the International Day of Older Persons, was attended by a number of government entities and departments from Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Al Ain.

Colonel Khalifa Matar Balquba' Al Humairi, Director of the Residency and Foreigners' Affairs Department in Al Ain, stressed the keenness of the department to organize this forum on an annual basis. He noted: “This forum embodies the vision of our wise leadership, which stipulates the need to cater to the needs of the elderly in recognition for their contributions and their prominent role in founding our nation; to exert further efforts towards caring f ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, October 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Media Security Department extends its warmest greetings and thanks for your unrelenting cooperation. We highly value your partnership aimed at boosting security and safety system in the UAE.

In line with our ongoing effort to shed the light on the positive and negative behaviors that are captured by the Security Media patrols cameras, we will keep providing you with a reality photo and caption of the various behaviors and incidents taking place in society and photographed by our patrols; in order to promote security awareness, and improve the sense of security and community responsibility. We hope that you would kindly dedicate the appropriate space to these photos and captions.

With all due respect,

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Wrong crossing of roads and the use of mobile phones while driving increase the risk of accidents and endanger your life and the lives of other road user ... Read more »

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TAIPEI, Taiwan - Monday, October 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- COMPUTEX TAIPEI is coming back 2016 from May 31st to June 4th! Registration for local and overseas exhibitors is now open, and the organizers have already received requests to expand booth spaces from many exhibitors. Space is limited, so prospective exhibitors should hurry.

The focus of COMPUTEX is to reflect to the evolution of the ICT industry and its changes. In recent years, the spotlight has been on the cloud, wearable technology, IoT applications, network devices, and semiconductors, as ICT companies compete for business opportunities in the wake of the Internet of Things (IoT).

In 2016, COMPUTEX will debut two new exhibits, SmarTEX and InnoVEX. These two exhibits will focus on networking technology and applications and offer a stage for startups and teams all around the world to display their new ideas and attract international investors.

SmarTEX will showcase the 6 majo ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Monday, October 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To support an increasing need for transportation services between Europe and Asia, C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s largest logistics providers, has added two positions to its global forwarding team.

Oliver Volk has been appointed director of European development, Asia Global Forwarding. Oliver joins C.H. Robinson with over 25 years of international experience in freight forwarding. He began his career in 1990 in Munich, Germany, at ITG GmbH where he held a number of roles as air freight manager, assistant branch manager, and sales director. In 2011, Oliver joined CEVA Logistics in China, where he held the position of general manager of their Air Asia Pacific trade lane.

According to a recent report by Roland Berger and Barclays, the market for logistics services is increasing; especially in Asia and Europe, which have seen growth as high as 19% and 22% respectively in recent years. C ... Read more »

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LEXINGTON, Ky. - Monday, October 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SafeCare Magazine announced today that Joe Kiani, Founder of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation and CEO of Masimo, was awarded Person of the Year for 2015. This award recognizes and applauds the one individual who contributed significantly towards improving patient safety and healthcare quality across the globe.

The 64 nominees and finalists included Dr. Victor Dzau, President, Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, Dr. James Bagian, former astronaut, Director, Center for Healthcare Engineering, University of Michigan, Dr. Atul Gawande, Surgeon and public health researcher, Dr. Peter Pronovost, SVP for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins University of Medicine, Dr. Mark Chassin, President of the Joint Commission, Dr. Ala Alwan, World Health Organization, Dr. Patrick Conway, Chief Medical Officer for Medicare, Dr. Cynthia Deyling, Chief Quality Officer, Cleveland Cl ... Read more »

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New products and technology partnership begins operations

MILWAUKEE and TOKYO, - Monday, October 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

 Johnson Controls, (NYSE: JCI), Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) and Hitachi Appliances, Inc. today announced the companies have completed their global joint venture agreement and will immediately commence operations of Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning to provide global customers with a full range of world class air conditioning products and technology.

Through the agreement, Johnson Controls has acquired a 60 percent ownership stake of the new entity, which has more than ¥350 billion in sales annually (approximately $2.8 billion). Hitachi Appliances retains ownership of the remaining 40 percent of the company.

The joint venture has approximately 14,000 employees and 24 global locations dedicated to design, engineering and manufacturing throughout Asia, Europe and Latin America. It will build on both organizations' tec ... Read more »

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Al Fazaa Initiative’ Introductory Tour Concludes

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 2nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior recently concluded a tour organized to introduce the Fazaa program, part of the supportive initiatives provided by the Social Solidarity Fund to the employees of the Ministry of Interior. The tour also aimed to acquaint the ministry’s employees with the range of offerings provided by the program, and allow them to register in order to benefit from a unique range of services and programs.

Major General Salem Al Shamesi, Director General of the Social Solidarity Fund for the Ministry of Interior’s employees, stressed that this societal initiative aims to develop the concept of social solidarity, and strengthen the principles of brotherhood and solidarity within the MoI community, which makes it the perfect choice to support the MoI’s staff members.

Additionally, Major General Al Shames ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has completed its project to enhance the Smart Applications and E-Services Infrastructure, with the establishment of a cutting-edge fully equipped data center that meets best international advanced standards. This achievement is in response to the directives of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

The MoI Data Center will be the cornerstone of E-Services at the ministry, and will contribute significantly to support the daily operational process for the provided, and to introduce appropriate solutions and improvement opportunities in order to complete the task with efficiency and excellence.

Lt. Colonel Faisal Mohammed Al Shimmari, Executive Director of the MoI’s Smart Government Program, noted that the MoI conducts periodic assessments of the operational efficiency of the E-Services, in accord ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, September 30th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Media Security Department extends its warmest greetings and thanks for your unrelenting cooperation. We highly value your partnership aimed at boosting security and safety system in the UAE.

In line with our ongoing effort to shed the light on the positive and negative behaviors that are captured by the Security Media patrols cameras, we will keep providing you with a reality photo and caption of the various behaviors and incidents taking place in society and photographed by our patrols; in order to promote security awareness, and improve the sense of security and community responsibility. We hope that you would kindly dedicate the appropriate space to these photos and captions.

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Crowding close to someone using the automatic teller machine (ATM) is a breach of security and safety procedures and a violation of the privacy of people withdrawing cash. It also ... Read more »

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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Sunday, October 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--NTE Energy, a power developer and energy services provider, announced today that its affiliate NTE Ohio, LLC (“NTE”), has successfully closed $645 million in project financing for construction and operation of its Middletown Energy Center. Financing includes NTE’s partners, Capital Dynamics and Wattage Finance-OH, LLC, providing $243 million in equity commitments and a group of 7 financial institutions, led by BNP Paribas and Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Banks, providing $402 million in various senior secured credit facilities.

The Middletown Energy Center, located in Butler County, Ohio, will be a state-of-the-art 475 MW natural gas-fired electric generating facility that will sell capacity into the PJM wholesale electricity market. The facility will be one of the most efficient and clean sources of capacity and energy in PJM, employing Mitsubishi’s GAC ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Western Region Police Directorate secured first place at the Abu Dhabi Police’s Road Race Championship. The Government and Diplomatic Premises Protection Department and the Ports and Airports Security Department ranked second and third respectively. The race started at the Abu Dhabi Corniche and extended to the Abu Dhabi Sailing & Yacht Club.

105 participants from 20 departments at Abu Dhabi Police took part in the championship, which is organized by the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development, represented by the Sports Activity Section. It falls within the framework of the Sports Activities Program at the Abu Dhabi Police GQH for September 2015.

Colonel Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Director General of Strategy and Performance Development at the Ministry of Interior, stressed that police work requires knowledge, skill, intelligence and experi ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 1st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Smart Library at the Ministry of Interior recently organized a workshop at the Police Departments Complex in Abu Dhabi, to introduce the services and the electronic facilities offered by the library to the Ministry of Interior’s staff members, to allow them to get access to the scientific and practical content, using modern and advanced techniques.

Fatima Ahmed Darwish, head of the Smart Library at the Directorate General  of Strategy and Performance Development at the Ministry of Interior, gave a detailed explanation to the participants, and staff members at the Ministry of Interior, about the Smart Library project,  and the modern equipment and advanced technology used, in response to the directives of the police leadership, to provide the ministry’s staff members with electronic facilities that help them get  access to its content at all times; in a way that s ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior has completed its preparations to participate in organizing and securing the Abu Dhabi Cycling World Tour, which is organized by the Abu Dhabi Sport Council (ADSC) between Thursday, October 8 and Sunday, October 11

Brigadier Mohammed bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General, at the Ministry of Interior, said: “The Ministry of Interior strives diligently to raise the level of security and safety during the different occasions and events and establishing the necessary plans. This reflects the ministry’s keenness to achieve the highest international standards in organizing and securing events, especially in light of the increasing interest in Abu Dhabi as the preferred choice to host such activities.

Brigadier Al Dhaheri explained that the Abu Dhabi Tour, which is made up of four stages, will achieve a significant qua ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, October 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior announced that it is now receiving visa applications for citizens, residents and other stakeholders for a short-term visit visa either via the ministry website www.moi.gov.ae or its smartphone app. UAE-MOI. This service is available 24/7 and reflects the Ministry’s keenness to streamline procedures for the public.  The entry permits are entry permits are secure and issued electronically through a streamlined and convenient process that requires an Emirates ID card to access the advanced framework, which has undergone performance improvements and smart applications updates.

Lt. Colonel Faisal Mohammed Al Shimmari, Executive Director of the MoI’s Smart Government Programs, underlined the Ministry’s keenness to open new horizons for creativity and to develop the process of delivery of government services. “This approach is in response to the d ... Read more »

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