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MoI Enhances the Competencies of 21 Candidates in the Excellence System ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Monday 18 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has enhanced the competencies of 21 candidates from various headquarters and departments using ‘The Fourth Generation of the Excellence System.’ This occurred during a session specifically organized for this purpose at the Electronics and Telecommunications...

Civil Defense GHQ Discussed Performance Levels -Monday 18 July 2016  

The Committee from the General Headquarters of Civil Defense discussed the fire incidents figures for the first quarter of this year, as well as the level of achievements at the new Civil Defense Academy building. Headed by Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General...

MoI Warns Against Posting Photos and Clips of Accidents on Social Networks -Monday 18 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) warned against posting photographs or videos of various kinds of accidents on social networking sites. This is out of respect for human dignity, and to safeguard the feelings of the family of deceased and injured people. The Ministry stressed that this is highly...

MoI Celebrates International Prisoners’ Justice Day -Monday 18 July 2016  

Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) marked International Prisoners’ Justice Day on Monday. The ceremony was organized by the General Directorate of Punitive and Correctional...

Samsung Bioepis' Marketing Authorization Application for SB5 Adalimumab Biosimilar Candidate Accepted for Review by... -Monday 18 July 2016  

If approved, SB5, a biosimilar candidate referencing Humira® (adalimumab), will be Samsung Bioepis’ third anti-TNF-α biosimilar in Europe The Marketing Authorization Application for SB5 was based on a 52-week Phase III study which showed SB5’s comparable efficacy and safety to...

ITWORX Education Named Microsoft Partner of the Year Award Finalist at the WPC -Sunday 17 July 2016  

In recognition of its outstanding solutions and services in the public sector, ITWORX Education has been named as Microsoft Partner of the Year award finalist, at the 2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), in Toronto, Canada. Having achieved excellence in the ‘Public Sector:...

Caparol Grows Its Presence in KSA with a New Showroom in Riyadh -Sunday 17 July 2016  

Caparol Paints, a global leader in the paints industry, has announced the launch of its new showroom in Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The store showcases an array of innovative products and colour stands, aimed at supporting interior designers, professionals and home owners to select the...

Abu Dhabi Police Boosts the Fitness of 60 Members of Staff from the ‘Special Tasks’ -Saturday 16 July 2016  

Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) has boosted the fitness of 60 members of staff from the General Directorate of Guards and Special Tasks, by organizing three specialist sessions. This was done as part of their strategic plan to boost the fitness of its staff members, thereby enabling them to always be...

‘Musanada’ Completes the Civil Defense Academy Building in Abu Dhabi -Saturday 16 July 2016  

The AED 107 Million Worth Project Extends over 162,000 Square Meters The Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) has announced the completion of works on the Civil Defense Academy building. The AED 107 million project extends over a total area of ​​162,000 m2 in the Al Haffar area...

Toshiba and Western Digital Celebrate the Opening of New Fab 2 Semiconductor Fabrication Facility in Yokkaichi, Japan -Saturday 16 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) and Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) today celebrated the opening of the New Fab 2 semiconductor fabrication facility located in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Expanded use of flash memory in smartphones, SSDs, and other...

ABB Wins First Commercial Order for Breakthrough 15-Second Flash Charging Technology to Enable Emission-Free Public... -Friday 15 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB has been awarded orders totaling more than $16 million by Transports Publics Genevois (TPG), Geneva’s public transport operator, and Swiss bus manufacturer HESS, to provide flash charging and on-board electric vehicle technology for 12 TOSA (Trolleybus Optimisation...

Abu Dhabi Police Support Local Products -Friday 15 July 2016  

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters stressed full support to locally manufactured products so as to contribute to the success of the various sectors, as per the UAE government’s vision in this regard. This issue was tackled in a joint meeting, attended by Colonel Abdulla Al Masood...

Civil Defense Work to Remove Damage Wreaked by Strong Winds in Al Ain -Friday 15 July 2016  

Civil Defense crews worked on removing fallen billboards and uprooted trees from the streets of Al Ain city, caused by the strong surface winds that struck the city on Thursday afternoon. No reports of major injuries or casualties have been received.   Lt. Colonel Mohammed Abdul Jalil Al...

PENTAX Medical Introduces New High Definition Video Processor for Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Imaging -Friday 15 July 2016  

The new PENTAX Medical DEFINA system in Gastroenterology (BUSINESS WIRE)-- PENTAX Medical launches into Europe, Middle East and Africa a new high definition (HD) video processor for highly detailed endoscopic imaging of the gastrointestinal tract. The new DEFINA GI EPK-3000 performance system...

Panasonic Searching for Players to Appear with Neymar Jr. in a Special Movie Slated for Production -Friday 15 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic launched the "NEYMAR JR. CRAZY SKILLS" project with the intention of using Panasonic technology to support children the world over who "want to be as good at football as Neymar Jr." At the end of 2015, "360° OBSERVATION CAM" which enables people to view crazy skills...

Brand View Publish Ecommerce Excellence Study: CE & GM USA 2016 -Thursday 14 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The lack of standardization and shared common ‘best practices’ are the biggest obstacles in achieving ecommerce excellence. That is the broad conclusion of a new study by Brand View. The study, entitled Ecommerce Excellence Study USA: CE & GM 2016, is the first of its...

Boehringer Ingelheim and University of Dundee collaborate to develop new class of medicines -Thursday 14 July 2016  

Collaboration aims to develop PROteolysis TArgeting Chimeric molecules (PROTACs) – a new therapeutic modality that is able to degrade proteins playing a central role in disease processes PROTACs and their new mechanism of action are expected to open new horizons for drug development...

Investing in Cures for Cancer: GE Poised to Lead Industrialization of Cell Therapy Industry with Acquisition of Biosafe... -Thursday 14 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GE Healthcare has acquired Biosafe Group SA, a supplier of integrated cell bioprocessing systems for the rapidly growing cell therapy and regenerative medicine industry for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of Biosafe expands GE Healthcare’s end-to-end ecosystem of...

SES: NHK’S 24/7 English-Language News Channel is Now In HD On ASTRA 19.2 Degrees East -Thursday 14 July 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Japan International Broadcasting Inc. (JIB), the official distributor of NHK WORLD TV for Japanese public broadcaster NHK, has signed a long-term agreement to broadcast the 24/7 English-language news and...

Workshop to Spread Internal Audit Culture at Abu Dhabi Residency -Thursday 14 July 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) organized a workshop on the importance of internal auditing for staff members of the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi. The purpose of the workshop was to raise their awareness about the scope, tasks, objectives and vital role of...