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

The Victim Affairs Office of the Crisis and Disaster Management Department, affiliated with Directorate General of Central Operations, reviewed the State’s experience in the identification of disaster victims, at the 27th INTERPOL meeting in France.

The State delegation was presided by Major Raid Ali Al Muhairi, Director of the Victim Affairs Office, the State representative in the World Commission meetings for the Steering Group on Disaster Victim Identification (DVI), a part of the International Criminal Police Organization, INTERPOL. The United Arab Emirates is the only Arab member approved on a permanent basis in the group.

Major Muhairi delivered a presentation on the readiness and willingness of ADP in the DVI process and detailed a project to establish emergency mortuary vehicles that are ready-made to transport fatalities. Both projects are part of the Ministry of Interior ( ... Read more »

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Within the Knowledge Council

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

A workshop organized by the Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) discussed the mechanisms for career excellence in the Knowledge Council initiative. This initiative was launched by the Abu Dhabi Excellence Program (ADEP) at the General Secretariat of The Executive Council of Abu Dhabi, with contribution from 30 governmental bodies.

The workshop aimed to exchange ideas, advice and experience, discuss the acquisition of skills, deploy career excellence concepts and clarify the standards for the “Academic Excellence Award,” as well as new practices in preparing candidate reports and understanding the award standards and activities.

In his opening speech, Colonel Thani Butti Al Shamesi, Head of the Training Department at Abu Dhabi Police and Head of the Excellence Culture Spreading Team, stressed the importance of channeling employee capabilities at these in ... Read more »

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Awarded "Europe's Leading City Break Destination" in 2015, the lakeside jewel intends to both surprise and cocoon the region's discerning mothers and their children

Geneva, Switzerland - Sunday, June 5th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Geneva Tourism has unveiled its latest campaign – “#MumRelax” – with amazing breaks guaranteed for mothers and children alike. Serenity and exceptional quality of life play a starring role in an effort to give the region's mothers the relaxing times they are looking for, while their children enjoy treats of their own. As part of this campaign, mothers residing in the Gulf countries are given a chance to participate in an online competition running through the month of May in partnership with Etihad Airways to win tickets and a 4-night hotel stay in Geneva for a family of four.

Having clinched the coveted title of "Europe's Leading City Break Destination", Geneva has surprises in st ... Read more »

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Multiple presentations evaluate the treatment sequence with ABRAXANE plus gemcitabine in the first line setting and as a foundation for investigational combinations

SUMMIT, N.J. - Monday, June 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced that results from multiple sponsored and independent studies presented during the 52nd ASCO Annual Meeting evaluated the use of ABRAXANE® (paclitaxel protein-bound particles for injectable suspension)(albumin-bound) in combination with gemcitabine in first-line metastatic pancreatic cancer.

“This year’s ASCO meeting continues to evaluate sequential therapy with ABRAXANE plus gemcitabine in the first-line and as a combination partner for investigational agents to treat metastatic pancreatic cancer,” said Michael Pehl, President, Hematology and Oncology for Celgene. “The ABRAXANE plus gemcitabine combination is playing a key part in research designed to a ... Read more »

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

The Police Sports Association celebrated the graduation of 20 members from the Police Headquarters and General Directorates, who took part in a course examining the standards for the Minister of Interior’s Sports Excellence Awards. The course was held at the Federal Police School in Sharjah and included multiple lectures that focused on the Awards in general, methods of assessing participants, as well as participation requirements, establishing indicators and evaluating them.

Colonel Khaled Ali Shahil, Deputy Chairman of the Police Sports Association, stressed their commitment to realizing excellence on all levels at the Ministry by qualifying all employees, in order to achieve the Ministry of Interior’s (MoI) strategic objectives. He also emphasized their efforts for developing human resource skills at the Ministry, in order to achieve customer satisfaction, as well as efforts to sp ... Read more »

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

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended on Thursday the graduation ceremony of the 92 candidates enrolled in the first phase of the “My Dream… My Life” initiative, which was organized in collaboration and partnership with the Ministry of Education, and a number of national institutions. The ceremony was held at the HCT-Dubai Men's College (DMC).

HH Sheikh Saif congratulated the graduated students who took part in the initiative; urging them to pursue further excellence and academic attainment. He also praised the efforts exerted by the sponsors, and all parties who lent their support to the initiative, and expressed his thanks to the team work, and to the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) for their efforts that ensured the success of both the event and initiative.

The ceremony was attended by Her Exc ... Read more »

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CHIASSO, Switzerland - Monday, June 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BOARD International, the leading global provider of software for unified Business Intelligence, Performance Management and Analytics, announced today that Grafton Capital has taken a minority shareholder position in BOARD. Oliver Thomas, Partner and co-founder at Grafton Capital, will join the Board of Directors of privately-held BOARD International.

Giovanni Grossi, CEO and co-founder of BOARD International, commented: “Grafton Capital’s position in BOARD is both a testament to our strength as a company and to our growth and vision as we continue to lead the market with the world’s only comprehensive unified platform for BI, CPM and Analytics. We are gratified by the confidence Grafton Capital has placed in BOARD and welcome Mr. Thomas to our Board of Directors.”

Mr. Thomas commented: "We are delighted to be partnering with the team at BOARD in realizing ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, June 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Promising efficacy and safety profile of olmutinib* (BI 1482694) is reaffirmed by further clinical data presented at ASCO 2016 annual meeting
    Olmutinib is in accelerated development, with the now fully recruited pivotal Phase II ELUXA 1 trial ongoing and two Phase III trials initiating soon

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim will announce updated results from the Phase II part of the HM-EMSI-101 [NCT01588145] trial at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, U.S. The study investigates the safety and efficacy of investigational olmutinib* (BI 1482694), a novel third-generation epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation-specific tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) at the recommended dose of 800 mg once daily, in patients with EGFR T790M mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), who developed resistance to init ... Read more »

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

The Social Support Centers Department at Abu Dhabi Police held a joint meeting with Zayed University to discuss ways to reinforce partnership and cooperation pertaining to joint events and activities.

The meeting was attended by Brigadier Najim Abdullah Al Hosani, Head of the Social Support Centers Department at Abu Dhabi Police, and Professor Dr. Abdel Mohsen Mohamed, Associate Provost and Chief Academic Officer at Zayed University.

During the meeting, both parties discussed ways to coordinate practical training for students of Zayed University; determining the numbers of trainees at the Social Support Centers Department throughout the year; and the proper mechanism for training and professional development. Attendees also tackled the communication and cooperation plan between both parties, to ensure optimal collaboration and proper participation in the activities and events aimed at se ... Read more »

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Latest deal in 20-year-plus relationship taps premier cable distribution neighbourhood

LUXEMBOURG - Monday, June 6th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that QVC has renewed a key, multi-year capacity deal and moved a significant block of its regional shopping channel content to the centre of the orbital arc, fast becoming the premier content distribution platform over North America.

As part of the agreement, QVC, a world leading video and ecommerce retailer, has signed a capacity extension to deliver a major portion of its regional 24/7 shopping shows and exclusive product showcase lineup on the SES-3 satellite. The deal represents QVC’s steady migration to one of three SES satellites (SES-1, SES-3, AMC-18) hosting the next-generation, centre of the arc cable neighbourhood. SES-3 is also home to QVC Plus, the multichannel retailer’s newest US broadcast.

QVC has delivered much of ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, June 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The 21st Meeting for the Heads of Punitive and Correctional Institutions and the Security Media Committee in the GCC concluded on Thursday in Riyadh. The attendees called for organizing a workshop to allow all parties to take advantage of the UAE’s experience in implementing the Standard Minimum Rules for the treatment of prisoners (SMR) in Punitive and Correctional Institutions nationwide.

A delegation from the UAE, headed by Brigadier Dr. Yusuf Rashed Al Hamidi, Head of the Policies and Standards Department at the General Directorate of Punitive and Correctional Establishments at the Ministry of Interior, had left to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to take part in the meeting that was held between May 30 and June 2, in the Saudi Capital, Riyadh. The meeting was chaired by Major General Ibrahim bin Mohamed Al Hamzi, Director General of Prisons in KSA and Head of the Saudi delegation.

A n ... Read more »

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