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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, June 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (ADP GHQ), represented by the Medical Services Department affiliated to the General Directorate of Finance and Services, concluded the ‘Your Health in Ramadan’ awareness and education campaign concerning diabetes and asthma.

The campaign included educational tours for police members in a number of buildings affiliated to the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and the ADP. It highlighted health awareness promotion through initial medical tests. The diabetes and asthma patients were familiarized with the balanced diet necessary to consume during Ramadan, in order to avoid any negative impact as a result of nutritional shortage or over-indulgence. Media publications were also distributed and included tips and advice to help patients, which explained the healthy diet for diabetics during Ramadan.

The initiative was held in conjunction with the police ... Read more »

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Ramadan Work Hours Announced

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, June 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior called upon the public to abide by the general safety requirements while driving vehicles; to observe the designated legal speed limits; to avoid speeding as Iftar approaches during Ramadan, and to follow the relevant parties’ recommendations and instructions for setting up tents. The ministry also stressed the need to abstain from crowding at accidents’ sites to allow ambulance and civil defense teams to get to their destination without delay.

The ministry assured that it will take a host of preventive measures in a bid to protect the public and preserve their safety, in addition to providing them with efficient and rapid police services during Ramadan to cater to their needs and fulfill their requirements. It also urged the public not to hesitate to request assistance whenever necessary by dialing the allocated numbers.< ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, June 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

While patrolling one of the capital's streets, the Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) confiscated more than 38 kilograms of hashish found concealed in coffee bags hidden in the trunk of a vehicle driven by a young Gulf man, accompanied with a girl (of the same nationality.)

The ADP carried out security procedures in confiscating the drugs. The suspect was arrested immediately after the permit approval was issued by the public prosecution, so that the Anti-Narcotic officers could arrest him and carry out a personal inspection, after having followed him and monitored his suspicious movements with a nearby security patrol.

Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) stressed the ADP’s eagerness to implement all aspects and capabilities to provide maximum levels of safety and security, in accordance with the crime prevention and reduction strategy t ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, June 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Michael Downing, Deputy Chief of Los Angeles Police Department, praised the efficiency and readiness of the Security Support delegation members, as well as their prompt response and outstanding skills in handling the different types of crimes and cases. These remarks were made by Downing in his address during the ceremony held to honor the Security Support Department’s delegation, marking the conclusion of their participation of the expertise exchange program. The delegation had participated in the missions to arrest of a number of outlaws and wanted suspects.

Major General Horace Frank, Deputy Commander of Special Operations and Anti-terrorism Bureau at the Los Angeles Police Department, also praised the efforts and efficiency of the Security Support members in fighting crime, as well as their skills, professionalism and exceptional performance in carrying out difficult and dangerous tasks ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, June 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

ITWORX Education, a Cairo-based ITWORX company backed by the EuroMena Fund, has been named a finalist in the 2016 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. It was recognized for providing an outstanding solution in the ‘Public Sector: CityNext’ category, based on its WinjiGo project for Syrian refugees, in the framework of addressing pressing challenges for cities and helping them do more with less.

Commenting on the company’s distinct achievement, Mr. Hatem Sallam, CEO of ITWORX Education, said:

“We believe that educated citizens are a necessity if cities are to become more competitive in global markets and foster the development of new business. However, we realize that not all cities have the financial capabilities or the proper infrastructure to sustain their long term plans for educated citizens. Studies revealed several challenges hinder the schooling of Syrian refug ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG - Saturday, June 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Luxembourg Government forges ahead with the initiative by presenting an overall strategy to be implemented progressively for the exploration and commercial utilization of resources from Near Earth Objects (NEOs), such as asteroids. Amongst the key actions undertaken is the establishment of an appropriate legal and regulatory framework for space resource utilization activities to provide private companies and investors with a secure legal environment.

The new law will be based on the findings of a study on legal and regulatory aspects for the utilization of space resources conducted by the University of Luxembourg – in cooperation with renowned space law experts in the fields of international space law and policy. The comprehensive legislation is expected to be effective 2017 and will guarantee operators the right to resources harvested in outer space in accordance with in ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, June 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Specialized Qualification Department at the General Directorate of Human Resources at Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) reiterated its commitment to motivate students in local universities to achieve educational excellence. Moreover, the Department discussed ways to facilitate their issues and meet their needs, in order to reach the highest levels of educational attainment, so as to serve the ADP General Headquarters (GHQ) vision and mission.

A delegation from the Department, headed by Captain Ali Al Zaabi, Chief of the Training and Qualification Section and Lt. Ahmed Al Amiri, Trainees Follow-up Branch Manager at ADP, recently visited the United Arab Emirates University, Khalifa University, Zayed University and the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT).

These visits aimed to support and implement the special communication plan with strategic partners, using communication channels with the relevan ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, June 5th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The site of Expo 2020 Dubai will be one of the fastest, smartest, and best connected places in the world during the global mega event, through its Premier Partnership with Etisalat Group, announced today.

Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General Bureau Expo Dubai 2020 welcomed the Premier Partnership with Etisalat. “Communications that took 6 weeks in 1851, when the first Expo took place, now take 6 microseconds. Ours is a hyper-connected age, and Etisalat plays a critical role in linking people and their technology so that they can connect and share, innovate and create. With its international reach, and expertise, Etisalat is well placed to support us in making Expo 2020 Dubai the best connected site on Earth during the mega event.”

Saleh Al Abdooli, Chief Executive of Etisalat Group said, “In a world where digi ... Read more »

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Visa to invite additional refugee Olympic athletes to join Team Visa

SAN FRANCISCO - Saturday, June 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced the addition of Yusra Mardini to Team Visa Rio 2016. A competitive swimmer who grew up in Syria, Mardini’s journey to the Olympic Games took a turn one year ago when she fled to Greece with 20 others on a small inflatable dinghy. A few miles from the Grecian shore, the boat’s engine failed and Mardini and her sister, two of only three swimmers onboard, swam for three hours, pulling the boat to safety.

“I am honored to be joining Team Visa’s community of Olympic hopefuls on the road to Rio 2016,” said Yusra Mardini, 18, who now lives and trains in Germany with her family. “Since arriving in Berlin, I have been humbled by the warm welcome I’ve received from the swimming community and everyone associated with the Olympic Games. It means so much to ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Saturday, June 4th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced a key partnership with Mobvoi, the leading Artificial Intelligence and smart watch company, and China Union Pay (CUP), the Chinese payment scheme, to launch one of the first Android smart watches allowing secure contactless payment in China secured by OT’s embedded Secure Element.  

Mobvoi’s Ticwatch is by far the best selling Android smart watch in China since its launch in September 2015. With the objective to provide a revolutionary payment experience on a smart watch, Mobvoi, in collaboration with CUP and OT has now added the convenience of secure payment with a wave of the wrist. To make a purchase, users will just need to wave their Ticwatch in front of a contactless CUP payment terminal in the near future. By mid 2017, all payment terminals will sup ... Read more »

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