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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, April 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior received today (Sunday) the New York Police Department (NYPD) delegation headed by Police Commissioner William Bratton. The delegation included John Miller, Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and Counterterrorism, along with other members of the NYPD.

HH Sheikh Saif welcomed the delegation’s visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), stressing the importance of international cooperation, mutual field work and expertise exchange between the UAE Ministry of Interior (MoI) and the NYPD. HH noted that such steps will foster efforts of serving the community, and will promote mutual relationships between the two sides in countering intercontinental crimes.

On a related note; Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan awarded Detective Andrew P. Kamarchevakul, NYPD Liaison Officer, the First G ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 27th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaiaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, met in his office with H.E Hussein Bagis, Indonesian ambassador to the UAE.

During the meeting, both parties tackled and discussed various issues of common interest, as well as the conditions of the Indonesian Diaspora residing in the UAE.

The meeting was attended by Colonel Ahmad Sultan Al Khider, Director General of Resources and Support Services in Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs; Colonel Saeed Salem Al Shamesi, Deputy Director General of the Ports and Passports at the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi; and Major Jamal Ahmad Al Theeb, from the office of the Assistant Undersecretary of Naturalization, Residency and Port Affairs.

For more information about:

The Ministry of In ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, April 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police raised awareness of truck drivers on Abu Dhabi- Al Ghuwaifat road. The Department designated awareness spreading points in petrol stations and drivers’ gathering locations along the road. This initiative aims to limit causes that lead to traffic accidents involving trucks.

Major Suhail Sayah Al Mazroui, Chief of the Western Region Highways Section, urged motorists to adhere to designated speed limits, avoid overtaking, stop their vehicles when horizontal visibility levels reduce during fog or disturbed wither conditions, and adhere to the lanes while driving. He also reminded them that trucks are not allowed into Abu Dhabi City during peak hours.

He also explained that this awareness initiative focuses on the serious violations and causes of traffic accidents that recently occurred in the Western Region. The initiative also aim ... Read more »

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DENVER - Tuesday, April 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC has announced that the coverage of its HEVC Patent Portfolio License has been updated to conform with recent revisions to the HEVC standard as defined in Recommendation ITU-T H.265 v3 (4/2015). In addition to the coverage earlier provided to Licensees, the License has been expanded to provide coverage for the 3D Main profile. The current royalty rates remain unchanged.

The HEVC Patent Portfolio License, introduced on September 29, 2014, is offered for the convenience of HEVC users enabling them to obtain coverage under essential patents owned by multiple patent holders in a single license as an alternative to negotiating separate licenses. Interested parties may request a copy of the License at http://www.mpegla.com/main/programs/HEVC/Pages/AgreementExpress.aspx.

MPEG LA’s objective is to provide worldwide access to as much HEVC essential intellectual property as possible for ... Read more »

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ORLANDO, Fla. - Tuesday, April 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Multimedia, Inc. (www.multimediausa.com), the leading U.S. based international media representative, is proud to announce another important addition to its portfolio of worldwide exclusive represented OOH Brazilian media: Kinomaxx, a leading provider of movie theater advertising in Brazil.

In the market since 1997, Kinomaxx has an extensive know-how with ideas that offer multiplatform actions to make your brand appear beyond the screen. Kinomaxx operations cover 1,100 movie theaters throughout the country with more than 64 million viewers. Its portfolio includes 51 VIP areas, 8 IMAX screens, and 64DX screens.

Kinomaxx delivers advertisers a targeted marketing opportunity in a unique environment with an attentive audience, with multiple consumer touchpoints, and the flexibility of pre-show entertainment or lobby displays. The exponential growth in cinema advertising everywhere is attribut ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, April 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The General Directorate of Resources and Support Services at the Civil Defense General Headquarters at the Ministry of Interior launched an initiative titled ‘I Read’. The initiative aims at instilling the culture of reading and knowledge diversity amongst staff members at the Civil Defense sector.

Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General Commander-in-chief at the Ministry of Interior, said that the initiative is designed to support national efforts in establishing a strategy that encourages reading in all fields. He said: “This initiative also aims to develop the cultural and cognitive abilities of the Civil Defense sector’s employees, and reinforce self-development efforts that will reflect on their performance. All of this can be achieved by providing staff members with new knowledge and ideas they can acquire by reading general and specialize ... Read more »

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 — World's Most Precise Global 3D Map Service —

TOKYO - Tuesday, April 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NTT DATA, a global IT solutions provider, and the Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan (RESTEC) announced today that their global digital 3D map service, AW3DTM, became the world’s first five-meter-resolution 3D map covering all global land spaces, including Antarctica.

AW3DTM, the world’s most precise global 3D map service, uses a digital elevation model (DEM) with five-meter resolution based on some three million satellite images taken by the DAICHI Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS) of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

NTT DATA and RESTEC launched a digital 3D map distribution service covering limited areas of the world in February 2014. The service was a great improvement on existing 3D world maps, which offered resolutions of up only 30 or 90 meters. AW3DTM has been used in over ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Al Ain Highways Section, represented by the Public Relations Branch, took part in the event organized by female students of the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), under the theme “Save a Life”.

The event, which is intended for visitors of the Al Ain Zoo, aims to encourage efforts to preserve lives and provide a safe environment. It also aims to acquaint visitors with the importance of children’s car seats in vehicles, in cooperation with the Al Waha (Oasis) Private Hospital in Al Ain, to protect children from potential dangers and keep them safe in all circumstances.

During the event, the Al Ain Highways Section displayed the ‘Tathqeef’ Education Patrol, and distributed educational brochures, in a bid to boost the public’s awareness pertaining to a host of traffic-related issues. This approach would enhance traffic safety awareness amongst the ... Read more »

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The First Listing ever of a Qatar Financial Center Licensed Entity

Doha, Qatar. - Saturday, April 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    The first listing of a private sector entity on the QSE in 6 years and the first ever of a QFC entity
    QFB’s listing represents a significant milestone in the bank’s 7 year successful history.

 

Qatar First Bank L.L.C. (QFB), a leading Shari’ah compliant bank based in Qatar offering investment opportunities and innovative financial solutions with local, regional and international reach, announces the imminent listing of the bank’s shares on the Qatar Stock Exchange ("QSE") on the 27th of April 2016.

Following the approval of the Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA), the QSE announced the listing date of QFB’s shares as Wednesday 27th of April 2016.

QSE stated that listing of QFB will be in the Banking and Financial Services S ... Read more »

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

The Ministry of Interior’s Council, hosted by Salem Mohamed Al Rashedi at his residence in Al Wathba Region in Abu Dhabi, tackled the “Role of Parents in Preventing Children’s Delinquency.” The Council pointed to the importance of parental presence for many hours during the day with children; which plays a fundamental and significant role in protecting children against all types of delinquency.

The Council is part of the awareness-raising councils organized by the Law Respect Culture Bureau, in cooperation with the Security Media Department at the Security Support General Directorate, at the General Secretariat of His Highness Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. It was moderated by media figure Talal Al Hindasi from Abu Dhabi Media.

The Council recommended that parents need to have a friendly relationship with their children and to deepen calm dialogue ... Read more »

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

    Revenue of $6.5 billion decreased 16% sequentially
    EPS of $0.40 declined 38% sequentially, excluding charges and credits
    Repurchased 7.1 million shares for $475 million during the quarter
    Quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per share approved
    Cameron merger closed on April 1, 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today reported results for the first quarter of 2016.

-To view the full report and tables please click here.

 

Contacts

Schlumberger Limited

Simon Farrant – Schlumberger Limited, Vice President of Investor Relations

Joy V. Domingo – Schlumberger Limited, Manager of Investor Relations

Office +1 (713) 375-3535

investor-relations@slb.com

 

 

 

 

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