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Dubai developers are set to commence work on several mega projects in the coming months in order to complete and deliver them much earlier than 2020. "The Expo 2020 win for Dubai is a significant milestone, and this will definitely translate into exponential growth across a wide array of sectors, namely hospitality, tourism, trade, shipping and logistics as well as real estate,” Khalid Bin Kalban, CEO, Dubai Investments, told Emirates 24|7. He added: "This overall optimism will translate ... Read More
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Two of the year's most-anticipated events — Chicago and Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour — headline the December calendar. It is expected that the Dubai World Trade Centre, or DWTC, will wrap up 2013 with a stellar December as the region's leader venue operator revealed on Saturday that ... Read More
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When it's a case of the razzle dazzle, no one can sparkle quite as bright as Dubai these days. After winning the historic Expo 2020 bid last month, it's the New Year celebrations that has caught all the attention, as the city attempts the world's largest fireworks display that will rival all ... Read More
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The Dubai International Film Festival (Diff) honoured ten Arab cinema talents including directors, actors and directors of photography, for their distinguished contributions in the top 100 films of Arab cinema. This followed the Nov.6 announcement of the selection, which was compiled following an ... Read More
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Sumaya Al Hadrami was one of many recognised for contributing to the benefit of her society. Her project, displayed at the Youth Festival in Abu Dhabi over the weekend, helps people with special needs visit beauty salons in the UAE. "This salon is equipped to be able to serve the disabled,” said ... Read More
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UAE University (UAEU) has improved its ranking to be the country's top university and 76th internationally among the world's top universities in the Times Higher Education BRICS and Emerging Economies Rankings in 2013-2014. The Times Higher Education BRICS and Emerging Economics Rankings are the ... Read More
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Circus performers from China, street performers from the UK, breakdancers from the US, street shows featuring Street Lamp Acrobatics and the kids show ‘Orbis' are among the many international shows happening at Global Village. Exciting, breath-taking entertainment shows are on the cards at the ... Read More
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The Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has said that the UAE Cabinet's extraordinary retreat at Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, will mark the launching of a series of discussion on the development of the healthcare and education ... Read More
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Tribute by Peter Hellyer /published by The National --Over the years, I have met many politicians and statesmen whose names are, or were, household words. Some had impressive careers, others started well and ended as great disappointments. Some were democrats, others dictators; some were bad, ... Read More
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Manama: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, participated on Friday in the inauguration ceremony of the 9th session of "The Manama Dialogue", which will run till Sunday. Organised by Bahrain's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Institute for Strategic Studies, ... Read More
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Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of Development and International Co-operation, and Kyrgystan's Minister of Economy '&' Anti-monopoly Policies, Temir Sariev, have discussed ways of strengthening cooperation between their countries, advancing the efficiency of their partnership in ... Read More
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The Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, has issued Decree No. 41 of 2013, concerning the regulation of the holiday homes market in the Emirate of Dubai. With the objective of contributing to ... Read More
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The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (SHUROOQ) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with DOHALAND Hospitality, a subsidiary of AMLAK Holding. The aim of the agreement is to boost bilateral relations and mutual cooperation by establishing joint ventures for the development of ... Read More
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The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has launched a technical survey to measure mobile radiation levels across UAE based on the issued TRA's Regulatory Policy "Non-Ionizing Radiation Limits for Telecommunication Networks" dated 21st June 2010 which is in line with the regulations laid ... Read More
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Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has announced that it recently has begun testing the new trading system "X-stream", a high-performance exchange trading system that offers multiple functionalities and maximum flexibility to cater to the needs of ADX. The mock session conducted by ADX is to ... Read More
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Submissions for the Best m-Government Service Award, on the Federal, Local, Arab and Global levels, opens Sunday and will close on Thursday, it was announced on Saturday. Hessa Buhumaid, Executive Director for Government Services Sector at the Prime Minister's Office at the Ministry of Cabinet ... Read More
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Fifteen more Emirates Petroleum Product Company (Eppco) petrol service stations will operate on a self-service basis from midnight to 6am from Thursday. The self-service system will be implemented at Eppco stations located along Shaikh Zayed Road, Nadd Al Hamar, Lahbab Road in Jebel Ali Industrial ... Read More
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The new Abu Dhabi-Dubai highway will be built at a cost of Dh2.1 billion, Musanada (Abu Dhabi General Services) announced in the capital on Saturday. The announcement came following the Abu Dhabi Executive Council's approval of awarding the road project works in its recently held meeting to ... Read More