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Police Sports Association Honors Expert at the End of His Tenure ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday 28 July 2016  

The Police Sports Association at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) honored expert Doctor Hussein Al Samari, Director of the Association’s Technical Office and the Council’s Rapporteur. The occasion for honoring was the end of his professional tenure, which lasted for 15 years at the...

MoI Discusses the Challenges of Child Protection Field Work -Thursday 28 July 2016  

Represented by the Higher Committee for Child Protection (CPC), The Ministry of Interior (MoI) organized a specialized workshop at the Ramada Hotel in Ajman yesterday. The Workshop discussed field work challenges associated with the various steps involved in receiving reports, collecting...

Azizi Developments Pre-Launches $80million Montrell Serviced Apartments -Thursday 28 July 2016  

Azizi Developments, a leading UAE-based real estate developer with a global reach into many growing international markets, has today announced the pre-launch of its 222-unit Montrell Serviced Apartments project. When complete, the G+P2+7 furnished serviced apartment building will offer a...

Levi Strauss & Co. Names Ten Entrepreneurs to Global Fellowship Program -Thursday 28 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.), the global leader in jeanswear, today announced ten socially and environmentally conscious entrepreneurs who were chosen to participate in the LS&Co. Collaboratory, an annual fellowship program aimed at creating a more sustainable apparel industry....

The Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Culture Discuss the Implementation of Benchmarking -Wednesday 27 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) and the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development held a joint meeting at the Police Departments Complex in Abu Dhabi to exchange views on the benchmarking applied during 2015. Their discussions aimed to arrive at best practices in governmental...

Educating Attendees of the Liwa Date Festival about Traffic Safety -Wednesday 27 July 2016  

The Western Region Highways Section attracted attendees at the 2016 Liwa Date Festival to its pavilion and provided awareness advice about traffic safety measures. The public were introduced to the Ministry of Interior’s ‘Summer without Accidents’ initiative. It also urged them to abide by...

ADP Residency Honors Distinguished Staff Members and Partners -Wednesday 27 July 2016  

The Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi honored a number of distinguished officers, non-commissioned officers, constables, female staff members, and civilians that were awarded appreciation decorations and medals, as well as partners.   During the annual...

US Cable Operators Conducting First Ultra HD Trials with SES -Wednesday 27 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that multiple US cable operators are testing Ultra HD (or 4K) content across its fully-managed Ultra HD platform and receiving HEVC 4K IP set top boxes in preparation for Ultra HD subscriber trials into US households...

SK techx Launches Android Version of 'VOLO', a Travel Blogging App -Wednesday 27 July 2016  

- With its “Write-Together” feature, up to ten people can write one journal together, creating a unique experience for its users. (BUSINESS WIRE)-- SK techx (President: Young-chul Kim) (www.sktechx.com) announced today the launch of the Android version of ‘VOLO – Your Travel Journal,...

Toshiba Starts World’s First Sample Shipment of 64-Layer 3D Flash Memory -Wednesday 27 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today unveiled the latest generation of its BiCS FLASH™ three-dimensional (3D) flash memory with a stacked cell structure*1, a 64-layer device that will be first*2 in the world to start sample shipments today. The new device incorporates...

UL Environment Publishes First Global Product Category Rule (PCR) -Wednesday 27 July 2016      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UL Environment, a business division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), announced today the publication of the first global Product Category Rule (PCR) for hand dryers. Publishing this new PCR is the first step in developing Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), which will...

A Fire that Hit two Warehouses in Al Ain was Prevented from Spreading to Neighboring Facilities -Tuesday 26 July 2016  

Civil Defense and Rapid Intervention teams successfully controlled a fire that broke out in two warehouses in Al Ain’s Mazyad businesses complex and they prevented it from spreading to neighboring facilities and warehouses.   The fire destroyed the contents of both warehouses, one of...

After its Round-the-World Solar-Powered Flight, Saif bin Zayed Inspects the Solar Impulse Plane -Tuesday 26 July 2016  

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, inspected the ‘Solar Impulse’ plane, which landed today (Tuesday) at Al Bateen Airport, having just completed the first round-the-world solar flight.   During the visit, His Highness...

MoI: Child Safety above all other Considerations -Tuesday 26 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) consider the strengthening of child safety as a major priority that outweighs all other considerations, warning that children must never be abused, as the protection agencies cannot always prevent cases of assault on children. The Al Wathba Family Development...

EnergyNet Student Engagement Initiative at The Africa Energy Forum 2016 -Tuesday 26 July 2016    

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This year, EnergyNet welcomed 9 students from Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Cameroon and Mozambique to the Africa Energy Forum and on to the Student Engagement Initiative. EnergyNet to date has supported 68 students, of which 38 of these students have been placed in...

Schlumberger Announces Second-Quarter 2016 Results -Monday 25 July 2016

Revenue of $7.2 billion increased 10% sequentially Acquisition of Cameron contributed revenue of $1.5 billion EPS: GAAP loss per share of $1.56 Excluding charges and credits, EPS of $0.23 Asset impairment, workforce reduction, and merger and integration charges...

MoI: Best Innovative Inmate Award at the Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department -Monday 25 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) recently launched the ‘Best Innovative Inmate Award’ at the Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department, enabling inmates to submit creative ideas and therefore contribute to their own re-integration into society. Moreover, the MoI has organized several...

Media Konnect, the Exclusive Social Digital Platform for the Media and Entertainment Industry, Launches in the UAE -Monday 25 July 2016  

Media Konnect, the first-of-its-kind digital social platform for the global media and entertainment industry, established by Krian Media, was launched today in the UAE. The unique platform aims to provide end-to-end solutions for the film fraternity; bridging the knowledge and connections the...

ICCA Dubai bags City & Guilds’ Lion Awards 2016 -Monday 25 July 2016  

City & Guilds London, founded in 1878 (138 Years Old), is the World’s Largest Vocational Awarding Body and a Global Leader in Skills development, with over two million qualifications given away annually. The progression through skill learning allows people to open pathways for career...

Two New Civil Defense Centers Now Operational in the Al Rifaa and Al Gheel Areas of RAK -Sunday 24 July 2016  

The Civil Defense Department of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) announced that two new centers in the Al Rifaa and Al Gheel areas have now become operational, increasing the number of active Civil Defense Centers in the emirate to a total of six.   Brigadier Mohammed Abdullah Al Zaabi, Director of...