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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, January 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Police arrested two drug dealers (visitors) on charges of possessing heroin powder hidden inside a secret roll inside the pad of a leather shoe (sandals). The suspects aimed to distribute the drugs among members of the society.

Colonel Sultan Suwayeh Al Darmaki, Chief of the Anti-Drug Section at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) said that the dealers (Asians) were arrested in Al Shahama city in Abu Dhabi, after they got off a taxi cab arriving from another emirate in the country.

He also explained that the incident started when the Anti-Drug Section recently received secret and confirmed information that indicates the possession of narcotic substances by the suspects with the intention of distribution. He noted that legal actions were taken, and they were arrested with the drugs weighing 1 kilogram and 448 grams in their possession.

Al Darmaki added that the ... Read more »

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Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of Dubai Health Authority, the 6th Emirates Otorhinolaryngology Audiology and Communication Disorders Congress took place today at the InterContinental Hotel, Festival City.

This year the congress is taking place in collaboration with the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery and is a platform for networking, round table discussions, instructional courses, hands-on workshops and abstract sessions.

The conference was inaugurated in the presence of H E Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority and a number of senior health leaders. More than 2000 participants and 60 lecturers took part in the conference.

In the opening ... Read more »

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New centre for advanced therapeutic cell technologies will accelerate development and accessibility of cell manufacturing technologies


CHALFONT ST. GILES, England & TORONTO - Wednesday, January 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GE Healthcare, the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), and the Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM) are building a centre for advanced therapeutic cell technologies in Toronto with an investment of CAD $40M from GE and FedDev Ontario. The centre is being established to accelerate the development and adoption of cell manufacturing technologies that improve patient access to novel regenerative medicine-based therapies. CCRM and GE will welcome partners from pharma, biotech and cell therapy companies to bring this initiative to life.

The wide-scale deployment of cell-based therapies brings enormous economic and social potential for transforming the course of ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 9th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

During the first preparatory meeting, the Sports Activity Section, at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development at the Ministry of Interior, discussed plans for the Director Generals shield championships at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, for the 2016 sports season. The meeting was held at the Police Staff Club in Abu Dhabi.

 

Colonel Mohammed Hamid Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General at the Ministry of Interior, explained that organizing sports championships at the level of Directors General at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters effectively contributes to building police staff members’ character..  He continued: “Sports activities also have a significant role in promoting self-confidence and reinforcing the principle of fair competition among all of Abu Dhabi Police staff members.&rdquo ... Read more »

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Doha, Qatar - Wednesday, January 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

 QNB Group, a leading bank in the Middle East and Africa, continued to record robust growth in profitability, with Net Profit for 2015 amounting to QR11.3 billion (USD3.1 billion), up by 7.7% compared to 2014.

Based on the strong financial results for 2015 and consistent with QNB Group’s aim of maximising returns to shareholders, the Board of Directors is recommending to the General Assembly the distribution of a cash dividend of 35% of the nominal share value (QAR3.5 per share) and a bonus shares of 20% of the share capital (Two shares for every ten shares). The financial results for 2015 along with the profit distribution are subject to Qatar Central Bank (QCB) approval.

The Group’s prudent cost control policy and strong revenue generating capability allowed it to maintain an efficiency ratio (cost to income ratio) of 21.5%, which is considered one of the best ratios among financial i ... Read more »

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