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Casually ask a group of female students from Abu Dhabi's Petroleum Institute what first drew them to science and they answer in unison, somewhat indignantly: "Engineering. We're engineers.” Yes, of course, duly corrected. These students of chemical and petroleum engineering are mostly prospective 2016 graduates and will be the sixth batch of female students to have gone through the Petroleum Institute's programmes since it opened its doors to women eight years ago. The group are just back from ... Read More
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Life in Aden is slowly returning to normal with the help of the UAE, which has invested millions of dirhams to restore power, water and basic services, including schools, to the Yemeni port city. Electricity is now available for 12 hours each day in Aden city after the Emirates delivered three new ... Read More
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The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has announced that the total contributions received so far for the benefit of the "Yemen: We Care" donation campaign that was launched last Sunday, has now reached more than Dh 64.6 million. The campaign comes under the guidance of President His Highness Sheikh ... Read More
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Emirati women have been urged to continue working hard towards the development of their country. On Thursday, Al Reem School hosted a panel discussion to mark Emirati Women's Day. The speakers included Dr Amal Al Qubaisi, director general of the Abu Dhabi Education Council, Major Sarah Al Hajri, ... Read More
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NEW DELHI: India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, received H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, here yesterday. During the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah conveyed the regards of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler ... Read More
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NEW DELHI: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister met yesterday with India's External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, in the presence of Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State. During the meeting, they discussed distinguished strategic relations and ways to strengthen ... Read More
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NEW DELHI: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, met yesterday in New Delhi, India' Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar, in the framework of his current visit to the Republic of India. During the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah and Parrikar reviewed cooperation between the two ... Read More
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NEW YORK: Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr, Speaker of Federal National Council, FNC, has stressed that the UAE, under its wise leadership, has been a pioneer in calling for finding global solutions to climate change and poverty, epidemics and other problems. On the sidelines of his participation as a head ... Read More
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CAIRO: The Arab region needs to move swiftly now, more than ever before, towards implementation of economic and social programmes and initiatives to bolster its economy, and generate job opportunities for the unemployed, Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE's Minister of Economy, said in his keynote ... Read More
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WARSAW: Dr. Youssef Issa Hassan Al Sabri, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Poland, has attended the opening of the 23rd International Defence Industry Exhibition, in Kielce, south of Warsaw. 550 companies in the defence industry, from 28 countries, are participating in the exhibition which is ... Read More
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Emirates has celebrated the company record arrival of four new aircraft in one day, affirming its commitment to flying a modern, efficient and comfortable fleet. The bumper delivery included two Boeing 777-300ERs, one Boeing 777 Freighter and one A380 aircraft. Emirates is already the world's ... Read More
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Growth of the UAE's non-oil private sector accelerated in August further from June's recent low. Business conditions improved at the strongest rate in six months, driven by sharper expansions in output and new orders. Marked growth of new work resulted in greater pressure on operating capacity, ... Read More
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Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently organised a workshop in association with the Baker and McKenzie Habib Al Mulla law firm, highlighting the notable changes introduced by the new Commercial Companies Law. The workshop, which was attended by Dubai Chamber members, lawyers and legal ... Read More
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If there was a Yas Island competition for employee of the month, it is likely that last month's prize would have been awarded to a multilingual expat from Barcelona called Reem. Standing 1.7 metres tall and weighing a robust 100 kilograms, Reem not only worked eight hours every day for the whole ... Read More
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DOHA: The UAE swimming team has been awarded 15 medals, including eight gold, four silver and three bronze, at the 25th GCC Swimming Championship, currently being held in Qatar. This makes the UAE team runner-up to Qatar with a difference of 5 golds, and thus the closest it has ever been to ... Read More
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A team of riders representing Etisalat Group yesterday set off from Brussels to compete in the 2015 mHealth Grand Cycle Tour. The gruelling 1,500km event will pass through three European countries, finishing 10 days later in Geneva. The aim of the tour is to raise awareness about diabetes, while ... Read More
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Former rally ace Dr Mohammed bin Suleyam said the future of motorsport in the region depended solely on how far local talent could be tapped and nurtured. "Motor sport in the UAE has witnessed great development and expansion in a relatively short space of time and our responsibility is to maintain ... Read More