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Solar Impulse 2 opens new horizons of renewable energy, says Mohammed bin Rashid

Posted on 27/07/2016: 733 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that Solar Impulse 2 returned to Abu Dhabi yesterday after its 40,000 kilometres round the world flight without using a single drop of fuel. He added that this global journey, from and to Abu Dhabi, opens vital new applications for renewable energy in all walks of life. Sheikh Mohammed wrote on his official Twitter account: "Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE and home to the International ...  Read More


Mohamed bin Zayed: A bright page of innovation is written down with the success of Solar Impulse journey

Posted on 27/07/2016: 777 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has said a bright page of innovation has been written with the success of Solar Impulse journey around the world. Sheikh Mohamed wrote on his Twitter account: ...  Read More

Solar Impulse 2 journey provides new proof of renewable energy efficiency: Hamdan bin Zayed

Posted on 27/07/2016: 768 views.

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region, has congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, for ...  Read More

Saif bin Zayed inspects Solar Impulse, stresses UAE is international hub for all kinds of energy

Posted on 27/07/2016: 674 views.

H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, inspected the Solar Impulse 2 that returned safely to Abu Dhabi on Tuesday morning after it successfully completed its historic round across the world without using a drop of fuel. Sheikh Saif ...  Read More

Over 8,000 new companies joined Dubai Chamber in H1 2016

Posted on 27/07/2016: 715 views.

This year, Dubai maintained its attractiveness to global investors as in the first half of 2016, over 8,000 new companies joined the membership of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry bringing its total membership to 193,000 with a 4.3% growth. This new addition takes the non-profit business ...  Read More

Seasonal demand and expected projects lead to brighter business outlook in Dubai in Q2 2016

Posted on 27/07/2016: 274 views.

Expectations of acquiring new projects/orders, improvement in market conditions, higher demand due to the festival season and new customers have had a significant impact on the overall business outlook in Dubai, as shown in the quarterly business survey conducted by the Department of Economic ...  Read More

Safest countries to do business in: Dubai puts UAE in Top 5

Posted on 27/07/2016: 236 views.

The UAE is popularly-known as a safe haven in the world of business. Rightly so. Be it property, banking and finance, tourism, trade and travel, the UAE – Dubai to be precise – attracts foreign direct investments in a host of sectors from investors across different nationalities across all the ...  Read More

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority and Thomson Reuters to host second ‘Innovation 4 Impact’ pitch competition

Posted on 27/07/2016: 215 views.

The second edition of the Innovation 4 Impact Competition will take centre-stage at the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016 (GIES 2016) to be held under the theme ‘Inspiring Change', at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, from October 11-12. Islamic digital economy entrepreneurs from around the world ...  Read More

Etihad Airways announces additional A380 service to New York’s JFK Airport

Posted on 27/07/2016: 159 views.

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, yesterday announced plans to increase Airbus A380 service between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport, in response to heightened demand from guests traveling between the two ...  Read More

EEG’s Glass recycling campaign is back on track

Posted on 27/07/2016: 163 views.

In an effort to jumpstart its Glass recycling initiative the Emirates Environmental Group is delighted to share with the community that its Glass collection campaign is back in full force after a gap of 10 months. Recycling is a value that EEG has been sharing with the community for over two ...  Read More

Etihad Airways announces additional A380 service to New York’s JFK Airport

Posted on 27/07/2016: 152 views.

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, yesterday announced plans to increase Airbus A380 service between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport, in response to heightened demand from guests traveling between the two ...  Read More

Etihad opens new First and Business Class Lounge at Los Angeles International Airport

Posted on 27/07/2016: 270 views.

Etihad Airways has opened a new premium lounge at Los Angeles International Airport. The new lounge, set within the Tom Bradley International Terminal, is Etihad's third premium offering in the United States, with others in Washington DC and New York, and complements the Abu Dhabi airline's daily ...  Read More

Port operator DP World forecasts brighter second half

Posted on 27/07/2016: 267 views.

DP World is projecting a better performance at its container terminals in the second half of this year as it expands its operations in the UAE and internationally. Volumes edged up 2.5 per cent in the first half on a reported basis, mainly owing to growth in India and Europe. The ports operator ...  Read More

New batch of 80 diplomats sworn in before Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed

Posted on 27/07/2016: 271 views.

A new batch of 80 male and female diplomats took the oath of office on Tuesday before H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, at the ministry premises in Abu Dhabi. Speaking at the ceremony, Sheikh Abdullah affirmed that the UAE, led by ...  Read More

UAE condemns church attack in France

Posted on 27/07/2016: 314 views.

The United Arab Emirates has condemned the attack which targeted a church in northwest of France and led to killing of a priest, describing it as a barbaric and sinister crime. The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said in a statement issued yesterday that targeting ...  Read More

Suqia extends deadline to participate in US$ 1 million Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award

Posted on 27/07/2016: 246 views.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the UAE Water Aid Foundation, Suqia, has extended the deadline to apply for the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Water Award until 30th September, 2016. The US$ 1 million award was launched by the Vice President and Prime Minister and ...  Read More

New Ministerial Decree to assure punctual payment of wages

Posted on 27/07/2016: 278 views.

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has launched a new Decree to ensure employees' wages are fully paid within a period not exceeding 10 days from the due date as registered in the WPS, wage protection system, the Decree will come into force in October, 2016. Saqr bin Ghobash Saeed ...  Read More