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To explore Potential Career Paths


ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, May 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Civil Defense General Command at the Ministry of Interior launched an initiative titled “I am a leader”, aimed at exploring potential career paths in a bid to enhance leadership skills of officers working in the civil defense sector nationwide.

Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General Commander-in-Chief, explained that the initiative falls in line with the Ministry of Interior’s directives, which stipulate the need to recruit national cadres and encourage them to make the most of their skills and personal abilities. This approach is in conformity with the “Integration Doctrine” that seeks to nurture a generation of skilled young leaders, capable of creativity and innovation and foreseeing the future.

Major General Al Marzouqui stressed the important role of the initiative in identifyi ... Read more »

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The countdown to Expo 2020 has officially begun for potential participants

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, May 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Senior government and diplomatic officials from over 130 countries came together in Dubai, to discuss plans for the first ever World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA).

Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General, Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau, said: “To have the Pacific Islands, to have Scandinavia, to have Western Europe, to have the Americas, to have Africa all coming together talking about what their aspirations for Expo 2020 can be, and how they would want to play an integral part in it, is a true and remarkable privilege.”

One of the world’s largest events, alongside the Olympic Games and the World Cup, Expo 2020 Dubai will see 180 countries showcasing themselves, in a bid to generate business opportuni ... Read more »

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Largest cable operator in the Philippine archipelago will use SES-9 and NSS-11 satellites to complement their existing TV offerings

LUXEMBOURG - Tuesday, May 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today a multi-year, multi-transponder agreement with Sky Cable, the largest cable television provider in the Philippines. Sky Cable will be broadcasting direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV channels via SES satellites at 108.2 degrees East – the SES-9 and NSS-11 satellites.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160524005707/en/

The contracted capacity will enable Sky Cable to effectively roll out a nation-wide DTH satellite TV service across 251 cities and municipalities in the Philippine archipelago, complementing its existing cable offerings. The recently launched SES-9 is scheduled to enter service mid-year to provide incremental and rep ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

During a meeting with the UAE Police Sports Association, a delegation from the International Police Sports Union (USIP) discussed the preparations currently made by the UAE to host the second edition of the USIP World Police Games in Abu Dhabi in November 2017.

Colonel Mohammed Hamid Bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Chairman of the Police Sports Association and Vice President of the International Police Sports Union (USIP), briefed Colonel Khaled Ali Al Najjar, Deputy Secretary General and Head of the Presidential Office of USIP on the ongoing preparations and the measures taken by the Ministry of Interior to ensure the success of this prestigious international sporting event.

Both parties also discussed a variety of issues pertaining to the organization of the games, the technical aspects, and the measures that must be taken; in addition to laying down the event’s schedule.

The meet ... Read more »

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Attended the Launch of First Higher Leadership and Second Line Leadership Programs

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior stressed the importance of developing the higher leadership competencies of Ministry of Interior (MoI) staff members. HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed stated that this could be achieved by building and developing administrative capabilities among staff and fostering their professional skills, so as to meet the objectives of the MoI and its strategic plans. HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed also pointed out the importance of preparing national competencies and assessing and developing the capabilities of distinguished officers, to further empower them. In addition, HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed asserted the importance of preparing second line leadership to ensure the continuity of excellence and innovation. This can be achieved within the framewo ... Read more »

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SAINT-PREX, Switzerland - Tuesday, May 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Bedwetting is a complex disorder involving several factors such as bladder dysfunction, the inability to wake up and an over-production of urine at night1 and will not necessarily go away by itself2
    An increased association between bedwetting, brain and psychological functioning as well as sleep issues is well documented1,3
    Successfully treating bedwetting removes the emotional burden placed on the child, and has shown to improve auditory work memory, quality of life and day time functioning4
    Bedwetting is nobody’s fault; it is a common medical condition that can and should be treated5

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World Bedwetting Day 2016 is marked today by the World Bedwetting Day Steering Committee, a new working group led by the International Children’s Continence Society (ICCS) and the European Society for ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, May 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Security Support Department at the Security Support General Directorate, the General Secretariat of the Office of His Highness Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior, left the UAE on Friday heading the Los Angeles in the United States of America (USA). During the ten-day visit, the delegation will be will be participating in the daily tasks of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), as per the international expertise exchange program.

Colonel Khalid Al Shamesi, Head of the Security Support Department explained that this is the third visit of its kind to LAPD. He said: “The visit comes upon the invitation of Major General Horace Frank, Deputy Commander of Special Operations and Anti-terrorism Bureau at the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). The delegation will be taking part in the daily tasks and field operations carried out by the LAPD patrols. They will als ... Read more »

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Seasoned former senior executive from SAP, Siebel Systems and Oracle to lead worldwide organization

LAS VEGAS - Tuesday, May 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite, BusinessObjects and HANA Database software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion, Oracle Retail and Oracle Agile PLM software, today announced the appointment of Keith Costello as senior vice president, Global Client Engagement. In this newly created role, Costello will lead the strategic vision, operations and execution for the Company’s global program which provides mission-critical, trusted-advisor account services to every Rimini Street client from initial contract execution. More specifically, Costello will oversee Rimini Street’s global account manag ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, May 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior (MoI), met with Lt. General Hassan bin Mohsen Al Shuraiqi, Inspector General of Police and Customs in Oman, to discuss methods of facilitating transit procedures between the UAE and Oman through border exit points.

During the coordination meeting, held yesterday between the Omani and Emirati parties in Oman, they discussed a number of topics of mutual interest, including ways to strengthen a cooperative relationship, exchange expertise and visits, and coordinate both parties’ efforts over various security issues.

The meeting was attended by Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Inspector General of the Ministry of Interior, along with a number of the UAE MoI officers; and Major General Hammad bin Sulaiman Al Hatimi, Assistant Inspector General for Police and Customs for Operations, in addition to a ... Read more »

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BUSAN, South Korea - Monday, May 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 2016 Busan International Motor Show is slated to open on June 2 (Thursday) for press day and runs until June 12 (Sunday) for 11 days at Bexco in Haewundae, Busan with this year’s theme of “Future Wave, Inspiring Technology”.

This year, the show will feature 25 domestic and foreign brands which is an increase of 14% compared to 2014, and the total square footage of display by the participating companies has also increased 14%. World premieres that will be showcased in the event are 5 vehicles from 4 brands including 3 vehicles by Hyundai Motors including Genesis, a brand Hyundai Motors is launching for the first time as an independent brand, and 1 vehicle for Man Truck which will be displayed at Busan Motor Show for the first time by Kia Motors. In addition, Asian premieres include 5 vehicles including Kia Motors and GM Korea, and Korean premieres include 36 vehicles including ... Read more »

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LONDON - Tuesday, May 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global advertising and marketing guru Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, will deliver the Keynote address on Friday 9 September at the IBC2016 Conference in Amsterdam.

As one of the most respected global industry leaders, Sir Martin’s views are keenly followed on both business and macro-economic issues. In his IBC Keynote, he will talk about the trends driving rapid change in the world of media, together with the critical role of content, data and technology in the 21st-century marketplace.

Under Sir Martin’s leadership, WPP has become the world’s largest communications services group. It is in the FTSE 100 and employs some 194,000 people (including associates and investments) working across 150 companies in 112 countries. In addition to advertising and media companies, including Ogilvy & Mather Advertising, Y&R and MediaCom,

Sir Martin has ramped up WPP’s inv ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Civil Defense Department in Umm Al-Quwain conducted a successful evacuation drill for rescuing three schools located in the old industrial area of Umm Al-Quwain.

The evacuation drill scenarios in the schools started on Thursday morning after receiving an alert from the operations room. The alert reported 10 medium-to-serious injuries among the students, as their school experienced a virtual earthquake. The specialized teams of civil defense and emergency services were mobilized to the accident site and the situation was handled professionally and efficiently.

Colonel Hassan Ali Bin Sorm, Head of Umm Al-Quwain Civil Defense Department, said that the drill aimed at measuring the readiness and responsiveness of the civil defense teams in dealing with emergencies, in accordance with the Ministry of Interior (MoI) strategy. It also aimed to review student and administrative staff alertness, ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai’s International Humanitarian City (IHC) represented the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the first World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul, Turkey, which commenced yesterday. WHS is a global call to action by Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon and will bring together more than 100 governments, world leaders, aid organizations, civil society, humanitarian organizations, the private sector and other partners to reaffirm solidarity with people affected by crises, to reduce human suffering and to assert their collective commitment to humanity.

The UAE’s participation at the World Humanitarian Summit reflects its commitment and active role in humanitarian aid efforts and in finding sustainable solutions to today’s humanitarian challenges. As a member organisation with a critical role in the United Nations, the IHC takes great pride in representing the UAE at the S ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, May 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Social Support Centers Department of the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters presented a paper on the appropriate measures to deal with children’s cases. The event, held under the slogan "Free my voice”, was organized by the Social Services Department of the Government of Sharjah, to mark the International Child Helpline Day.

The event aimed to acquaint children with their rights and emphasized their right to be heard by the various segments of society. It also highlighted the rights that children deserve, which reinforce existing child protection efforts.

In the paper, Captain Mohammed Al Shehhi, Children and Juveniles Branch Manager at the Social Support Center in the Western Region, discussed the different measures related to children's issues that are handled by the department through its centers in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region, as well as how th ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, May 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, represented by the Cultural and Social Activity Section of the Clubs Department, marked Arab Family Day by organizing a celebration. The event was held at the theatre hall of the Police Officers Club in Abu Dhabi.

Colonel Ahmed Saeed Al Badi, Head of the Clubs Department, stressed the great attention extended by the police leadership to enhancing the social role of police forces, thereby deepening cooperation with national institutions. “The police leadership is also keen to encourage the relevant departments to celebrate International Family Day, in recognition of the role of the family in building and advancing communities,” he said.

For his part, Colonel Saif Al Shamesi, Head of the Cultural and Social Activities Section, pointed out that the Abu Dhabi Police harness national and humanitarian occasions, particularly concerning soci ... Read more »

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INCHEON, Korea - Tuesday, May 24th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the company’s Biologics License Application (BLA) for SB2, a biosimilar candidate referencing Remicade® (infliximab), for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and psoriasis.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160523006086/en/

SB2 is the first Samsung Bioepis biosimilar candidate submitted for review in the United States (US). If approved, the marketing and distribution of SB2 in the US will be handled by Merck, in accordance with a commercialization agreement signed in 2013.

“At Samsung Bioepis, we are dedicated to bringing affordable, high-quality biologic medicines to patients across t ... Read more »

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