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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, April 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Planning and Assessment section at the Police Sports Association in the Ministry of Interior recently concluded a sports media course under the theme “Awareness and Sports Media”. The course, which was held at the Officers' Club in Sharjah, was organized in cooperation with the Training Department at the Ministry of Interior and the Sports Media Association- General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare from April 17-21.

The course included presentations and work papers that focused on the valuable role of the different forms of media (Broadcast and print media). The course also dedicated a special and comprehensive session to discuss the crucial importance and advantages of electronic media in modern world.

It also included several lectures about the history of media and sports documentation in the UAE presented by Mohammed Al Joker, Secretary General of the Sports ... Read more »

Views: 91 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.25.2016

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, April 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) marked the Earth Day on Thursday. As part of the celebrations, H.E Major General Mohammed Khalfan Matar Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, planted trees in the general headquarters’ yard, assisted by a number of high ranking officers.

Major General Al Rumaithi emphasized the unrelenting commitment to protect the environment and to educate community members on the need to maintain it for future generations. This approach falls in line with the environment, health and occupational safety system project plan for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, as it pursues sustainable development and seeks to reduce the effects of pollution on both humans and the environment.

Adding further, Major General Al Rumaithi said: “Marking this significant event aims to highlight the distinguished pioneering role undertaken by the Abu Dhabi Pol ... Read more »

Views: 88 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.25.2016

 New incubator to provide support for inventive Satcom applications

LUXEMBOURG - Monday, April 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG), has launched SATLAS, a business incubator that aims to turn pioneering ideas from a variety of fields, including e-learning, energy, Fintech, resource management, smart cities, media, logistics, and many others, into successful Satcom applications.

SATLAS will support entrepreneurs with innovative Information and Communications Technology (ICT) services ideas which could benefit from satellite communications. This backing will support design, development and testing of their products, with both business and technical resources. The ultimate aim is that these ideas become viable Satcom solutions.

The project is co-funded under European Space Agency’s ARTES 3 – 4 SATCOM – APPS programme. The industrial consortium partners SES Techcom Services, a wholly-owned ... Read more »

Views: 42 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 04.25.2016 | Comments (0)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Civil Defense Department of Um Al Quwain organized an athletic, social and educational event to acquaint community members of all age groups with the firefighting and rescue operations and the duties of firefighters. The event, held on “Al Bayt Mitwahid” Corniche, included individual and collective athletic competitions that tested the public’s fitness and endurance.

Colonel Hassan Ali bin Sorm, Head of the Civil Defense Department in Um Al Quwain said: “Such activities contribute to develop the collective spirit, and encourage sports as a healthy lifestyle. They also contribute to acquaint the public with the tasks and duties undertaken by the Civil Defense staff members, positively encourage the social and sports movement, as well as strengthen the ties and communication between community members and build trust and cooperation with the police.”

Colone ... Read more »

Views: 81 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.25.2016

Fourth annual Sports Industry Awards (SPIA) ceremony recognises the excellence and innovation of regions sports industry.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

In the presence of 570 guests at the JW Marriott Marquis hotel – the largest gathering in the four-year history of Sports Industry Awards presented by Cadillac – gold, silver and bronze winners were announced across 14 categories from 196 submissions.

The Abu Dhabi Sports Council owned Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship won the Live Experience at a Professional Sports Event, as well as the prize for Best Integrated Sport Marketing Campaign, and the Best Use of PR in Sport.

Sports management giants IMG, who organised the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, were also adjudged the Best Sport Agency or Organisation.

More accolades were in store for tournament sponsors HSBC as well, as they won the Best Sponsor- ship of a Sports Event for the popular Ru ... Read more »

Views: 67 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.25.2016

#DitchPageBoy social campaign encourages providers to embrace 21st century communications technology to reduce provider frustration and improve patient care

LEXINGTON, Mass. - Saturday, April 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Imprivata® (NYSE: IMPR), the healthcare IT security company, today launched the #DitchPageBoy social media campaign, to shed light on the risks associated with relying on pagers to communicate within a hospital. Through a series of tongue-in-cheek videos featuring Page Boy, an annoying, intrusive, and inefficient sidekick who causes all kinds of problems for his healthcare professionals and their patients, Imprivata pokes fun at the absurdity of using the obsolete pager in 2016.

To watch #DitchPageBoy videos, visit: https://www.imprivata.com/Meet-Page-Boy.

More information about the campaign can be found here: https://www.imprivata.com/Ditch-Page-Boy.

Visit Imprivata on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, ... Read more »

Views: 88 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.25.2016

Targets Included Clinics, Saloons, and Phone Shops

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Capital Police Directorate arrested an Indian national on suspicion of stealing valuables and AED 50,000 from 11 venues in Abu Dhabi, including clinics, saloons, and mobile phone shops.

The Capital Police Directorate managed to retrieve part of the stolen items, following diligent security efforts by investigation teams that tracked down the suspect and arrested him before targeting other shops.

Colonel Ahmed Saif bin Zeitoun Al Muhairi, Director of the Capital Police Directorate, explained that several reports were received by the police, about a string of thefts taking place on Abu Dhabi Island. Initial investigations indicated that the thief has been sneaking into the shops through the windows, using a hammer to break-open the cash drawers.

Adding further, he said: “Investigation teams were formed immediately ... Read more »

Views: 79 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.25.2016 | Comments (0)


Doha, Qatar - Wednesday, April 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Reaping the benefits of the strategy it introduced in 2015, Qatar First Bank (QFB), Qatar’s leading Shari’ah compliant bank, has been named exclusively 2016’s ‘Best Up-and-Coming Islamic Financial Institution’ in Global Finance magazine’s ninth annual awards for the World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions.

QFB won the prestigious award after Global Finance had extensive consultations with bankers, corporate finance executives and analysts throughout the world.

In selecting the world’s top Islamic Financial Institutions, Global Finance considered a wide range of quantitative factors including growth in assets, profitability, geographic reach, strategic relationships, new business development and product innovations, as well as informed subjective criteria such as reputation, customer satisfaction, and the opinions of analysts and industry experts.< ... Read more »

Views: 76 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.25.2016

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, April 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The myriad of activities held as a part of the week-long safety awareness exhibition with the theme “We Care about Your Safety”, witnessed significant turnout and interaction from the public.  The Exhibition was organized by Saaed Society to Reduce Traffic Accidents, in line with the unified programs of the Arab Traffic Week, in cooperation with the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police.

 

According to Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Executive Director of the Saaed Society to Reduce Traffic Accidents, the exhibition managed to achieve the coveted objective; to reinforce the positive role of drivers; urge them to abide by traffic laws; and support the efforts made to reduce traffic accidents and preserve lives and property.

 

Colonel Al Ameri commended the public’s positive interaction with the activities of the Arab Traffic Week ... Read more »

Views: 68 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 04.25.2016 | Comments (0)