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Warned Against Technology-Enabled Crimes

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, December 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) at the Abu Dhabi Police commenced its campaign to distribute awareness brochures to police servicing departments and governmental institutions across Abu Dhabi. This community outreach initiative aims to enhance protection against electronic crime, also known as e-crime or cybercrime; and to warn against the risks of technology-enabled crimes. The department also allocated the e-mail: ecrime@adpolice.gov.ae to allow communication with the police regarding such crimes.

The awareness brochures provide a number of prevention methods and rules against e-crimes in Arabic and English. The brochures are designed for all society segments in order to foster social awareness about prevention methods, which are consistent with the strategy of the Abu Dhabi Police that aims to boost public confidence in the polic ... Read more »

Views: 88 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.22.2015

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, December 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

During a meeting chaired by Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General Commander-in-chief, the Civil Defense sector approved the ‘Federal Community Awareness and Training Plan for 2016’. The meeting, which was held at the Civil Defense GHQ’s building in Abu Dhabi, was attended by high-ranking federal civil defense officers and members of the Committee.

Major General Al Marzouqui said: “By adopting this plan, the Civil Defense sector aims to spread the culture of safety and preventive awareness among community members and reinforce the strategic partnership with both, public and private sectors institutions, and volunteer organizations. It also seeks to establish an early perception of the sector’s needs and requirements that would contribute to the success of the plan, help to set up comprehensive media programs to achieve strategic goals; ... Read more »

Views: 100 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.22.2015 | Comments (0)

Towards the End of 2015 Sports Season

      

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, December 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Forensic Evidence Department at Abu Dhabi Police won the first place in Iron Man Tournament. The Western Region Police Directorate came second, while the Government and Diplomatic Premises Protection Department came third.

On the individual level of the championship; Abdullah Al Luqayti from the Forensic Evidence Department came in first place; Saud Al Zaabi from the Operations Department, Directorate General of Central Operation came in second place; and Sari Abdullah from Western Region Police Directorate came in third place.

The Iron Man Tournament was organized at the end of the 2015 Sports Season with the participation of 34 departments from Abu Dhabi Police. It was organized by the Strategy and Performance Development, Sports Activity Section in Al Bahya Area, with participation of various depar ... Read more »

Views: 76 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.22.2015

The acquisition will enable Panasonic to expand its food distribution-related business in full scale in the U.S. and surrounding areas.

OSAKA, Japan - Tuesday, December 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today made an announcement regarding its acquisition of Hussmann Corporation (“Hussmann”), a Missouri-based manufacturer of refrigerated display cases and systems. Panasonic has signed an agreement with Hussmann Parent Inc., the Delaware-based parent of Hussmann, and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC in New York, the representative of shareholders of Hussmann Parent, for Panasonic Group to acquire 100% of the shares of Hussmann Group including Hussmann Corporation in April of 2016. This agreement will allow Panasonic to expand its display case business and food distribution solutions business in the United States, the biggest market for refrigerated and freezer display cases, as well as countries and regions around the U.S. an ... Read more »

Views: 91 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.22.2015

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, December 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Deaths and injuries caused by road accidents in the UAE during the first ten months of the year decreased by 4.9 per cent and 5.1 per cent respectively. According to statistics released by the Traffic Coordination Directorate General at the Ministry of Interior; road accidents that occurred in the same period this year dropped by 3.0 per cent compared to the same period of 2014, despite the increase in the number of registered vehicles in the country this year compared to previous years.

Statistics showed that the total number of deaths recorded in the first ten months of the year was 560 compared to 589 during the same period last year. The total number of injuries resulting from traffic accidents recorded during the first ten months of the year amounted to 5,606 compared to 5,909 during the same time period in 2014

A total of 3,935 traffic accidents were reported across the UAE in ... Read more »

Views: 60 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.22.2015

BEIJING - Monday, December 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 16th China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (cippe 2016) will be held on March 29-31, 2016 at New China International Exhibition Center. With an exhibition space of over 100,000m2, cippe is expected to attract more than 2,000 exhibitors from 65 countries and regions, 46 Fortune 500 companies, 18 international delegations and 80,000 professional visitors, making it the largest petroleum exhibition in the world.

In order to provide better services for oil enterprises, the organizing committee of cippe will specially present the Oil & Financial Area, the Oil Industrial Park Area and the Technology Commercialization Area. The exhibition will also make innovative changes together with the enterprises to drive valuable transformations in the industry.

The oil prices have fallen to a seven-year low, and if this trend continues, most oil compani ... Read more »

Views: 73 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.22.2015

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, December 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police provided their services to the audiences attending the Al Ain Air Championship 2015 (formerly known as Al Ain Aerobatic Show), held at the Al Ain International Airport. The Al Ain Police Directorate also attracted visitors of the event, who reviewed its services and efforts in the fight against crime.

Police officers distributed awareness brochures to the public, in line with the community partnership and societal communication approach at the various events.

Participants in the championship were acquainted with the Community Police’s role in spreading the security culture and social awareness; as well as the efforts exerted to boost the spirit of participation and the sense of responsibility between the police and community members, in order to ensure security, solve societal problems and enhance the public's trust.

As a part of their participati ... Read more »

Views: 89 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.22.2015 | Comments (0)

INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, December 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

             New data from Phase I/II clinical trial presented at ESMO Asia 2015 Congress showcase the potential for BI 1482694* to become a new treatment option for EGFR mutation-positive lung cancer
    In 62% of patients with T790M-positive NSCLC objective responses were achieved, including 32 patients (46%) with confirmed tumour response
    Based on these data, BI 1482694 has been granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the US FDA; first regulatory submission has been filed in Korea

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) for its novel, 3rd-generation, epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation-specific tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI), BI 1482694* (HM61713**). The BTD is based on ... Read more »

Views: 50 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.22.2015

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, December 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Participants in the Ministry of Interior’s council, hosted by Mohammed Bakhit Al Ketbi in his house in Al Ain, under the title “The Effect of media on Youth” recommended promoting the role of the media to introduce the youth to the proper use of the internet, and raise their awareness on the risks of misusing the social media websites.

The council is part of a series of awareness councils organized by the Law Respect Culture Bureau, in cooperation with the Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. It was moderated by media figure Saeed Al Abdool from Abu Dhabi Media Company.

The council stressed on the importance of parental follow up for the children while using social media websites, to protect them from being exploited in any way by vile criminal.

Colonel Obeid Mohamed Al Zaabi, ... Read more »

Views: 73 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.22.2015

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, December 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), the current chair of the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT), welcomed the International Computer Driving License (ICDL) GCC as a new member of the VGT the Global Alliance against online child abuse. The ICDL GCC was nominated by the UAE and voted by members of the VGT.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Chair of the VGT said: “The accession of ICDL GCC represents an added value to the objectives that the VGT endeavors to achieve, including building active partnerships with private sector companies to protect children against online sexual abuse.”

He also asserted that the UAE has nominated ICDL GCC based on its efforts to organize international awareness summer camps for children and parents to highlight the risks of online child sexual abuse. Acti ... Read more »

Views: 49 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.22.2015

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, December 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The United Arab Emirates reiterated its support for the international efforts to combat the risks of online child abuse, and welcomed the charter approved by the European Cybercrime Center (EC3), which announced the strategic priorities of the Environmental Scan to protect children from online sexual exploitation, as a part of the efforts of the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) Board of Directors.

The charter aims to identify new or emerging threats, and focuses on social, technical, legislative and organizational developments that may influence the online sexual exploitation of children in the future.  

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Chairman of the Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior and Chair of the VGT, stressed the importance of the charter in hi ... Read more »

Views: 70 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 12.22.2015 | Comments (0)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, December 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Participants at the Ministry of Interior’s Council called for concerted efforts between all competent authorities and local community in order in order to address the issue of illegal infiltrators and offender residents. They also called for unifying visa application procedures at the different Naturalization and Residency departments across the country. The Council was hosted by Saeed Muhammad Khalaf Al Rumaithi at his residence in Al Ain under the theme ‘Naturalization and Residency Sector’s Services and Challenges’.

Participants also called for reinforcing awareness amongst citizens and residents alike on the need to cooperate with competent authorities and to report violators of the residency laws, as well as other negative behaviors. They also called for increasing coordination between the Ministries of Interior and Labor with domestic workers recruitment agencies. ... Read more »

Views: 42 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.22.2015

ZTE and the Rockets Impact Hundreds of Lives in the Houston Area through Three Local Events

HOUSTON - Monday, December 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone supplier in the U.S. and second largest in the no-contract market*, and the Houston Rockets concluded their third annual Season of Giving by wrapping up the third of three events in the Houston area. Throughout the past two months, ZTE employees, and members of the Rockets organization, players and staff, completed various charitable activities that impacted those in need during this holiday season.

“We are extremely proud to be able to partner with the Rockets and give back to the local community in Houston through the Season of Giving,” said Lixin Cheng, chairman and CEO of ZTE USA. “We are committed to impacting the lives of those less fortunate in all communities we live and operate in.”

“We are honored to have worked wit ... Read more »

Views: 77 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 12.22.2015 | Comments (0)