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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, June 10th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Residency and Foreigners Affairs Department in Al Ain launched the fourth season of its Ramadan competition titled “The Field Challenge.” The competition includes 16 teams divided into two groups representing the different governmental institutions and departments in Al Ain, and is organized by the Al Ain Residency and Foreigners Affairs Department for the fourth consecutive year.

The official draw for the competition took place in the presence of Colonel Khalifa Matar Al Humairi, Director of the Residency and Foreigners' Affairs Department in Al Ain, and of the participant teams’ representatives. The event began with the screening of a documentary film about the competition’s mechanism, the previous seasons’, and the participating and winning teams throughout the past seasons.

This year’s competition will see the participation of 16 teams divide ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, June 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Civil Defense General Directorate at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) honored the Applied Technology High School and Secondary Technical School team, who created the ‘Smart Safety Suit.’ The ceremony was held at the Civil Defense GHQ building in Abu Dhabi.

Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General Commander-in-Chief at the MoI, valued the efforts of the honorees, as they contribute to rescue scanarios and facilitate the job of members of the first response team during firefighting operations. “These members face major dangers,” he said making it clear that the appropriate environment is in place to encourage and support new ideas and transform innovation into a strategic practice that safeguards society.

Ibrahim Issa Al Yasi, the Team Supervisor, explained that the ‘Smart Safety Suit’ is equipped with a number of sensors that ... Read more »

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PHAB2 family brings augmented reality to smartphones

SAN FRANCISCO - Sunday, June 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) today launched the much anticipated PHAB2 Pro – the world’s first Tango-enabled smartphone to enable augmented reality experiences – plus the dual-camera PHAB2 Plus and full-sized PHAB2 smartphones.

PHAB2 Pro: World’s First Tango-Enabled AR Smartphone

Unlike any other phone, the PHAB2 Pro, powered by Tango technology – a set of sensors and software from Google that senses and maps its surroundings – makes a host of cutting-edge smartphone augmented reality (AR) experiences possible. For example, using AR apps, students can place true-to-scale virtual dinosaurs in their classrooms and enhance their learning through AR data overlays that appear while they walk around the creatures. AR gaming experiences let you play virtual dominos on your kitchen table, r ... Read more »

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Under the auspices of the Martyrs’ Families Affairs Office

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, June 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Under the auspices of the Martyrs’ Families Affairs Office, the Ministry of Interior commenced its Ramadan Councils on Friday evening, under the theme ‘This is what Zayed loves most’. The councils, now in their fifth edition, are organized nationwide by the Law Respect Culture Bureau, in collaboration with the Security Media Department, at the Security Support General Directorate, the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

This year’s inaugural council tackled the topic ‘Zayed; a School of Patriotism’, and included three different themes. The chronology of events in the of the UAE, since the birth of the federation of the emirates, the shared interests, up until the 2nd December, 1971, when the United Arab Emirates formally emerged onto th ... Read more »

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PHAB2 Pro first smartphone with Tango-enabled augmented reality and Moto Z transforms mobile in a snap with Moto Mods

SAN FRANCISCO - Saturday, June 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at Tech World 2016, Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) shared its vision for the future of smart, connected devices and unveiled new products that reshape what’s possible: the PHAB2 Pro, the world’s first consumer Tango-enabled smartphone, and the Moto Z family with Moto Mods that transform your smartphone into an entirely new device.

More than 1,300 people, including fans, media, industry influencers and analysts, joined Lenovo at the Masonic in Silicon Valley for the second annual global conference. Lenovo chairman and CEO Yuanqing Yang led the keynote livestreamed on Lenovo’s YouTube channel: https://www.YouTube.com/Lenovo. In addition to launching products, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, Juniper Networks’ founder, vice chairman and CTO, ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, June 8th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

To mark the auspicious month of Ramadan, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) will be launching the fifth edition of its Ramadan council, on Friday, under the slogan “This is what Zayed loves most”. The initiative is implemented under the auspices of the Martyrs’ Families Affairs Office.

These councils complement the initiative that started in 2012 to host such councils, as an effort from the MoI to involve the UAE citizens and provide them with the opportunity to discuss the important topics of interest to the public.

The Martyrs’ Families Affairs Office will be sponsoring these purposeful councils, which will pay tribute to martyrs this year, in recognition of their role and precious sacrifices to elevate their country, by setting up a "Martyr’s Tent” in each emirate. The office will be lending support and assistance to these councils, being the compe ... Read more »

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Happiness Office in Al Ain Traffic Department

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, June 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (ADP HQ), inaugurated the first office of its kind for “Customer Happiness” at the Al Ain Highways Traffic Section of the Directorate of Traffic and Patrols of the Abu Dhabi Police.

This office is another part of the comprehensive institutional Abu Dhabi Police work effort and strategic approach for positive development. This strategic vision aims to provide services according to the best standards at customer service centers and also to foster an excellent service culture, in keeping with the modern developmental ideas of the UAE Government.

The inauguration was attended by Brigadier Khamis Ishaq Mohammed, Director of the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police; Colonel Ahmed Al Shehhi, Di ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, June 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

In the event of the World No Tobacco Day, the Punitive and Correctional Establishments in Abu Dhabi Police acquainted inmates about the dangers of smoking. This event was organized by the Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department.

Dr. Jamil Al Wahdan from the Medical Services Department explained the damages and negative impacts caused by this bad habit during a lecture entitled ‘Make your Decision, Start your Life… Control it yourself’. He revealed the harmful material included in one cigarette, the manufacturing process of cigarettes, their high content of harmful material, and the diseases affecting the entire body as a result of smoking. He then noted that smoking is a major cause for early ageing, and that quitting is the perfect solution.

Instructional brochures were finally distributed over inmates to inform them about the dangers resulting from smoking, ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, June 11th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Civil Defense Director General’s Ramadan Tournament kicked off for the fifth consecutive year. This competition organized by the Abu Dhabi Civil Defense Directorate General and includes competitions in football, volleyball, tug-of-war, and a civil defense officers’ challenge. This year’s competitions will also include a women’s challenge and chess competitions.

10 teams will compete in the games, representing Civil Defense stations and a number of governmental institutions; in addition to the Abu Dhabi Petroleum Institute team, which hosts the tournament’s events.

The official launch ceremony was attended by Lt. Colonel Mohammed Abdul Jalil Al Ansari, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Civil Defense; along with heads of departments; and a number of officers, non-commissioned officers and constables at the Abu Dhabi Civil Defense General Director ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, June 7th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The committee organizing the second edition of the USIP World Police Games embarked upon the UAE’s preparations to host the games.

The meeting was headed by Colonel Waleed Salem Al Shamesi, Director General of the Police College and member of the technical committee of the USIP, and held at his office. It tackled the organization of the games; determination of the first stage’s requirements, current preparations and adopted procedures; general plan for organization; identification of the competition and training stadiums, and their provision with the required devices and equipment; and fulfillment of the organizing committees’ needs.

The meeting also presented the organizational body, in addition to forming committees and determining the specialties, duties and scope of work for each committee. The working teams’ members were determined and the games’ budget w ... Read more »

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