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The Relations and Guidance Section of the Police College in Abu Dhabi, organized a cultural seminar attended by a number of college officers, staff and students, at Al Ittihad Hall in the college’s headquarters
Colonel Waleed Salem Al Shamesi, Director General of the Police College, said that the seminar is part of a series"...Continue Reading >
Panasonic Corporation, the Official Worldwide Olympic and Paralympic Partner in the Audio and Visual Equipment category for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, announced today the full lineup of equipment and wide variety of solutions the company will provide to support the staging of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Through cooperation with the International Olympic"...Continue Reading >
Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, inspected the Western Region Police Directorate and the different police stations across the Western Region. Major General Al Rumaithi was accompanied by Major General Maktoum Ali Al Shareefi, Acting Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, and Major General Omair Muhammad Al Muhairi, Director General of Police Operations at Abu Dhabi Police.
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Investment volumes around the world in renewable energy are for the first time higher than fossil-based energy sources. This is what current findings by the Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) research institute are showing. The attractiveness of renewables as a long-term investment option is continuously growing, due to the current favourable prices for photovoltaic systems and wind turbines. The growing demand is also apparent at Intersolar Europe: Around 40,000 visitors are expected at the world’s leading specialist"...Continue Reading >
IBC announces today its forthcoming IBC2016 Big Screen Experience conference stream, which kicks off on the 9 September, in Amsterdam in the RAI Auditorium. For the first time, High Dynamic Range projection will be featured and provided by long-term supporters, Dolby Laboratories. In addition Dolby Atmos immersive audio will be featured again powered by QSC audio.
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AMMAN – Experts on Wednesday warned social media users in Jordan that online posts can sometimes bring unexpected consequences, including getting in trouble with the law or the society. As the use of social networks is increasing rapidly in the Kingdom, they said consumers of digital media need to use social media cautiously when they post something to a site like Facebook, Twitter or YouTube, stressing the importance of educating users, particularly the youth, on distinguishing between what is private and what can be shared publicly. Literacy is a crucial tool for enhancing awareness among...Continue Reading >
AMMAN — Cool spring weather is expected to prevail on Friday, as a wet and moderate air mass continues to affect the country, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said on Thursday. The moderate air mass, caused by wet winds blowing from above the Mediterranean, started affecting the country on Tuesday night following a four-day hot air mass, during which temperatures reached a high of 39ºC in Amman and above 45ºC in Aqaba and the Jordan Valley. Temperatures on Friday are projected to be slightly below their annual average of this time of the year of 28ºC, according to...Continue Reading >
AMMAN – For the third time in a week, a contractor damages a pipeline supplying thousands of consumers with water, a government official said on Thursday, noting that supply to much of Karak Governorate was disrupted. A 400-millimetre carrier supplying Karak with 600 cubic metres per hour was broken on Thursday morning, when a contractor's bulldozer damaged the pipeline while implementing a project for the Karak Municipality, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Water and Irrigation. Damaging the main pipeline has caused disruption in the water distribution programme in Karak,...Continue Reading >
AMMAN – Her Majesty Queen Rania on Thursday visited the Technical Institute of the Holy Family on Thursday, while accompanying His Majesty King Abdullah on a state visit to Belgium, focused on strengthening ties between the two countries. Belgium’s Queen Mathilde joined Queen Rania at the institute, located in Brugge, the capital of the Flemish region of Belgium. The Institute, which is one of the Catholic schools in Flanders, is a school for vocational, technical, art and basic Dutch language education for pupils who have newly arrived in Belgium, including immigrants, refugees and...Continue Reading >
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah and King Philippe of Belgium on Thursday visited the port of Bruges-Zeebrugge west of Belgium, according to a Royal Court statement. Zeebrugge is the biggest liquefied natural gas terminal in Europe, receiving natural gas from the Troll gas field through underwater pipes located in the waters of the North Sea, in addition to having it carried through specialised gas transmitters from areas in Africa, Australia and the Middle East. Upon his arrival, His Majesty was received by Fluxys Belgium executives, port authority and local senior officials, and His Majesty...Continue Reading >