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Prince Harry plays in Sentebale Polo Cup in Ghantout

Posted on 21/11/2014: 279 views.

British Royal Prince Harry this evening led his polo team to victory, scoring 5-4 on behalf of his Charity Sentebale, during a match that was held at the Ghantoot Racing and Polo Club in Abu Dhabi, under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Falah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The Prince's charity Sentebale, which provides healthcare and education for children affected with HIV/AIDS in the African nation of Lesotho, hopes to raise funds to help thousands of children and young people in Losotho live a better ...  Read More


Abu Dhabi wins F1 contract extension

Posted on 21/11/2014: 244 views.

The Formula 1 race is to stay in Abu Dhabi past 2016 due to a multi-year contract extension announced on Thursday. Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management's agreement with Formula 1 World Championship Limited had been due to expire after the 2016 race. The announcement reflects both parties ambition to ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend kicks off in style

Posted on 21/11/2014: 249 views.

It's the biggest sporting carnival of the year – and tens of thousands of people have flocked to the capital to be part of it. Celebrations for this year's Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix kicked off in style last night as revellers packed the Corniche to watch performances by UAE ...  Read More

UAE flag made out of buses sets new Guinness World Record

Posted on 21/11/2014: 236 views.

In celebration of National Day, the Department of Transport (DoT) set a world record for forming the largest "bus mosaic” on Tuesday. The DoT gathered 156 of its buses and divided them into the four colours of the UAE flag, with 39 buses representing each colour. The department's workers took two ...  Read More

Traditional hospitality at UAE's Global Village pavilion

Posted on 21/11/2014: 235 views.

The traditional look and feel of the UAE pavilion is a fantastic experience for visitors. The pavilion gives off the impression of being a traditional souk. The design of the sandy coloured facade supports this, and as visitors enter the pavilion the fragrance of the burning bakhoor and oud ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2014 calls for a fully connected world

Posted on 21/11/2014: 149 views.

Chief Executive Officer of twofour54, Noura Al Kaabi, has wrapped up the 2014 edition of the Abu Dhabi Media Summit (ADMS) by telling delegates that with 7 billion connected individuals forecast by 2020, the media and e-commerce industry may soon be managers of the world's largest and most relevant ...  Read More

UAE Embassy in Rome activates eAuthentication system

Posted on 21/11/2014: 153 views.

ROME: Ambassador of the UAE to Italy, Saqr Naeer Al Raissi, has overseen the activation of the new electronic authentication system in the presence of the members of the UAE diplomatic mission and consular section and a delegation of information technology experts from the Ministry of Foreign ...  Read More

UAE's nuclear regulator seeks public comment on draft radiation safety regulation

Posted on 21/11/2014: 151 views.

The UAE's Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) yesterday released a draft radiation safety regulation and invited the public to review the draft and comment. FANR's draft Regulation 19 for Existing Exposure Situations sets legal requirements for managing situations in which controls ...  Read More

flydubai raises US$500m in 5-year Sukuk

Posted on 21/11/2014: 173 views.

Dubai Aviation Corporation, also known as flydubai, on Thursday said its US$500 million debut sukuk was oversubscribed over 6 times, indicating strong investor appetite. The five-year sukuk was priced at a profit rate of 3.776 per cent, equivalent to 200 basis points over the mid-swaps. About 150 ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid to honour 43 top position holders on 1st December in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 21/11/2014: 167 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, will honour the first 43 UAE top position holders in various fields, in a grand ceremony on 1 December in Abu Dhabi with special national medals, a special yearbook as well as ...  Read More