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A 150 million-year-old dinosaur has taken up residence at the Dubai Mall, and the public has been tasked with the job of naming it. The surprise unveiling of the 24.4 metre long Diplodocus longus saw the jaws of hundreds of shoppers drop to the floor at Monday evening's reveal. The colossal exhibit has been noted as the rarest palaeontology find in history, with more than 90 per cent of its skeleton intact. So what's it going to be? Matilda, Penny, Candy...who knows, but let's get naming. – ... Read More
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A photo exhibition showcasing the works of Syrian children who snapped pictures of their living conditions in refugee camps will be organised in Dubai. Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince, had previously ordered dispatching a team from the Hamdan Bin Mohammad ... Read More
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Under the patronage of General Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the Abu Dhabi Awards Organising Committee announced the new date of the ceremony, which will take place on Tuesday, March 11. The Organising Committee ... Read More
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Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director of Dubai Municipality, along with Peter Feldmann, mayor of Frankfurt, unveiled the monument to the city of Frankfurt, Germany, in Zabeel Park within the monuments for Sister Cities of Dubai. The ceremony was attended by a number of officials from Dubai Municipality ... Read More
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Aldar Properties has more than Dh5.7 billion in national housing projects currently under development, the Abu Dhabi property development company said on Monday. In a statement it said that its current pipeline of national housing projects being developed on behalf of the Abu Dhabi government sits ... Read More
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Following strong investor response to the launch in the UAE, GCC and London of Mulberry at Park Heights, the first residential complex in Dubai Hills Estate, Emaar has launched the sale of the second phase of the luxury residences. Dubai Hills Estate is envisaged as the city of the future ... Read More
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Dubai Airports flipped the switch on Earth Hour earlier than usual this year by launching a campaign to turn off all non-essential lights at Dubai International for an hour everyday over 24 days in the run-up to Earth Hour on March 29th. The campaign, which commenced at 1900 (7pm) on March 6, will ... Read More
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It was amidst fanfare and the traditional water salute that saw Emirates touch down into Boston on March 10 on the airline's inaugural flight into its eighth US destination. Travelling aboard the Boeing 777-200LR aircraft was Emirates President Tim Clark, who later addressed awaiting dignitaries, ... Read More
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Economic Zones World, or EZW, and Dubai Customs, along with key founding partners on Monday launched the world's first purpose-built smart retail hub called "matajircom”, and the initiative is expected to herald paradigm shift in the region's e-commerce landscape. The initiative, capitalising on ... Read More
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Serial entrepreneur par excellence and social activist Sir Richard Branson will address the who's who of the UAE's CEO's and top executives in du's CEO Forum 2014, the fifth held under du Leadership Series. The CEO Forum 2014 is an invitation-only business event, and will be held on March.24 in ... Read More
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ADNOC Distribution has announced its third reduction in prices since February 2014 for the refilling of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders across its service stations in the Northern Emirates, including Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras Al-Khaimah and Umm Al Qaiwain. Under the new price ... Read More
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Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy has said the UAE-US ties were growing steadily and set to witness further progress thanks to the strong mutual will of the two friendly countries to take them to new heights. Al Mansouri noted during a meeting with visiting US Secretary of Commerce ... Read More
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Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), Dubai's and the region's global gateway for commodity trade and enterprise, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United States Chamber of Commerce (USCC), the world's largest business federation representing the interests of more than ... Read More
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The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has concluded the Sharjah - British Roundtable, which was organised in collaboration with the British Business Group on 10 March, with the aim of promoting Sharjah as a leading investment destination in the region and the world. The ... Read More
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Cairo: The Arab League Ministerial Council has reiterated the UAE's absolute sovereignty over its three islands, Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb and Abu Mousa. It also supports all the procedures and peaceful means taken by the UAE to retrieve its sovereignty over the three islands. In a communique ... Read More
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The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a statement on the 2013 U.S. State Department report on human rights in the UAE released on 27th February 2014. The statement text is as follows: The United Arab Emirates takes note of the U.S. State Department's 2013 Report on Human Rights in the UAE. ... Read More
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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, this morning received the visiting U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed ... Read More
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The former President of the Republic of Poland and Nobel Peace Laureate, Lech Walesa, has praised the United Arab Emirates' model based on values and not money alone, saying, "The UAE has managed to build a modern and beautiful state in the heart of the desert based on spiritual values and ... Read More
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The Federal National Council's committee on internal affairs and defence began yesterday deliberations on the federal bill on national service and reserve. The UAE Cabinet has approved compulsory military service for all UAE national men aged between 18 and 30. It will require all men who have ... Read More
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The Abu Dhabi Education Council, ADEC, has launched a campaign entitled "Collecting Office Recyclable Materials" to produce artificial falcon nests. The three-day campaign aims to collect recyclable photocopier paper boxes, photocopier A4 paper wraps and water bottles to produce art work for an ... Read More
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They participated, they won and they conquered the hearts of all with their amazing courage and resilience in the face of their physical challenges. The UAE's women paralympians who participated in the 6th Fazza International Athletics IPC Grand Prix Competition 2014 in Dubai for the differently ... Read More
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In another first for Dubai a new sporting event has been launched today. In what could also be a world first, the Dubai Desert Triathlon is the latest event to be introduced and is sure to attract great interest and support from sports enthusiasts. Presented by the Dubai Sports Council, the ... Read More