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Emirates "A Greener Tomorrow" initiative enters its second year

Posted on 06/03/2015: 1013 views.

Emirates has announced the continuation of its ‘A Greener Tomorrow' initiative for a second year, allocating US$150,000 to support environmental or conservation-based not-for-profit organisations in safeguarding their local environment. With three finalists winning the award last year, Emirates is hoping to attract even more organisations who have innovative ideas and solutions in the areas of conservation or environmental protection. Funds for ‘A Greener Tomorrow' have been raised through ...  Read More


Etihad to fly Airbus A380 from December 2015

Posted on 06/03/2015: 255 views.

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the UAE, will fly the new Airbus A380 service, featuring The Residence, the airline's ultra-luxurious and private three-room suite in the sky, a first in commercial aviation, beginning December 1st, 2015, for passengers traveling between New York's John F. ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed holds talks with President of South Korea

Posted on 06/03/2015: 234 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has held official talks with the President of South Korea, Park Geun-hye, about friendship and co-operation, strategic common interests and a number of regional and ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed takes part in GCC Foreign Ministers' meeting with Kerry in Riyadh

Posted on 06/03/2015: 218 views.

RIYADH: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, today participated in the Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States' (GCC) Foreign Ministers' meeting with the US Secretary of State John Kerry, held in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways to ...  Read More

South Korea and UAE strategic partnership will strengthen bilateral ties in nuclear energy: Park Geun-hye

Posted on 06/03/2015: 224 views.

Korean President Park Geun-hye has said that South Korea and UAE have become strategic partners and this relationship will strengthen the ties of two countries in the field of nuclear energy. She has also said that Korea is looking forward to cooperate with the UAE companies to enhance their ...  Read More

UAE, South Korea sign agreements and MoUs on joint cooperation

Posted on 06/03/2015: 175 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the visiting President Park Geun-hye of South Korea, attended the signing of a number of agreements between the two countries, at Al Mushrif Palace yesterday. To ...  Read More

Korean President visits Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Posted on 06/03/2015: 165 views.

The visiting, South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. The South Korean President and her accompanying delegation toured the mosque and were briefed by Yousif Al Obaidli, the Director-General of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque on the Mosque's facilities and the ...  Read More

Hamed bin Zayed opens annual second innovative session

Posted on 06/03/2015: 206 views.

H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, yesterday opened the Innovative Session, an innovator programme which features 100 local innovations from different areas of the UAE. The event is an essential part of the innovator programme, a strategic initiative ...  Read More

HRH Prince Charles to address Abu Dhabi Agriculture Innovation Forum

Posted on 06/03/2015: 200 views.

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is set to present a video address at the opening ceremony of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA), the world's largest showcase of game-changing agricultural innovations and technology to be hosted in Abu Dhabi next week. In his address that ...  Read More

UAE Minister of State, Egypt Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy inaugurate 10MW solar plant in Siwa

Posted on 06/03/2015: 163 views.

MARSA MATROUH, EGYPT:Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and Dr. Mohammed Shakir, Egypt's Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy have inaugurated the 10 MW Siwa solar power plant in Matrouh, Egypt. The ceremony took place in the presence of Sheikh Ahmed bin Seif bin ...  Read More

UAE Ambassador participates in National Disaster Management Programme in Serbia

Posted on 06/03/2015: 173 views.

BELGRADE: Juma Rashid Saif Al Dhaheri, U.A.E. Ambassador to the Republic of Serbia has participated in the National Disaster Management Programme, held in Serbia under the chairmanship of Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Minister of Serbia. The event discussed ways to find new measures to prevent the ...  Read More

ERC opens 4 schools in Samar, Philippines

Posted on 06/03/2015: 155 views.

SAMAR, PHILIPPINES: The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) delegation headed by Dr. Hamdan Musallam Al Mazrouei, ERC's Chairman of the Board of Directors, yesterday opened four schools in the South of Samar Province in the Philippines. The event is in implementation of the directives of President His ...  Read More

Etisalat Becomes the first operator in MENA region to develop a single carrier 400 Gbps technology

Posted on 06/03/2015: 157 views.

Etisalat Group and Huawei have confirmed plans to jointly research and develop a more advanced category of fibre network technology that will help Etisalat to effectively meet rising service demands from consumers and businesses throughout the region. The latest cooperative initiative will focus on ...  Read More

Sharjah’s hotels attract more than 2 million guests in 2014

Posted on 06/03/2015: 191 views.

BERLIN: Mohamed Ali Al Noman, Chairman, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority, has underscored the Authority's keenness to showcase the best of Sharjah at the ITB Berlin and make the most of the opportunity in its 18th year of participation in the exhibition. Al Noman emphasised that ...  Read More

SCTDA press conference at ITB Berlin briefs European, International media about Sharjah’s Tourism Product, Arab Tourism Capital 2015

Posted on 06/03/2015: 121 views.

BERLIN: Sharjah continued to steal the limelight at the ITB Berlin on the day two with a number of meetings and special activities being held at the Sharjah stand on the sidelines of the premier travel and tourism exhibition, being held from March 4 to 8 in the German capital. A full turn out of ...  Read More

Raft of global and regional boat launches at region’s largest marine leisure event

Posted on 06/03/2015: 143 views.

The 23rd Dubai International Boat Show has opened today to reveal more than 45 global and regional premiers taking place, offering boating enthusiasts a first look at some of the most technologically advanced and magnificent crafts on display. Local manufacturer Gulf Craft announced the global ...  Read More

Vopak Horizon Fujairah to expand storage capacity to 2.6 million m3 with seventh phase

Posted on 06/03/2015: 150 views.

Vopak Horizon Fujairah, a joint venture between Royal Vopak and Horizon Terminals Ltd., wholly owned by Emirates National Oil Company, ENOC, the Government of Fujairah and Kuwait's Independent Petroleum Group, has launched the 7th expansion phase of the Black Pearl project, intended to take its ...  Read More

Central Bank announces M1 increases by 1.7%

Posted on 06/03/2015: 142 views.

The UAE Central Bank has announced that the Money Supply aggregate M1 (currency in circulation plus monetary deposits) increased by 1.7%, from Dh 436.1 billion at the end of December 2014 to Dh 443.3 billion at the end of January 2015. The Money Supply aggregate M0 (currency in circulation + cash ...  Read More

ADFCA, FAO sign cooperation agreement

Posted on 06/03/2015: 151 views.

The Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) have signed a joint cooperation agreement on the use of treated water in agriculture The deal aims at intensifying and strengthening the ways of ensuring the safe use of treated water in agriculture and ...  Read More

Sultan bin Ahmed honours cast of musical play The Shadows

Posted on 06/03/2015: 151 views.

Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Centre (SMC), has honoured the cast of the musical play "The Shadows", which was staged at Al Majaz Amphitheatre in Sharjah last week. The honouring ceremony took place at the Al Majaz Amphitheatre, a subsidiary of the Sharjah Media ...  Read More

Sharjah Ruler opens 12th edition of Sharjah Biennial

Posted on 06/03/2015: 120 views.

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, yesterday opened the 12th edition of the Sharjah Biennial (SB12), the longest running and perhaps the most influential contemporary art event in the Gulf, being held under the title "The Past, The Present, ...  Read More

World stars set for Abu Dhabi triathlon

Posted on 06/03/2015: 121 views.

The 10-event 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series (WTS) will get underway on Saturday as the world's top athletes line up for the season opener on the Abu Dhabi Corniche. This weekend's event will be the first WTS race to be held in the Middle East. Reigning world champions American Gwen Jorgensen and ...  Read More