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Dubai hosts the World Humanitarian Day Walk at World’s largest mall

Posted on 20/08/2014: 225 views.

Under the Patronage of UN Messenger of Peace and Chairperson of International Humanitarian City, Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, Wife of Vice President and Prime Minister of U.A.E. and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and in coordination with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Dubai's International Humanitarian City (IHC) on Tuesday marked World Humanitarian Day (WHD) 2014 by organising a walk to commemorate ...  Read More


U.A.E. looks forward for world of peace and fraternity: Lubna Al Qasimi

Posted on 20/08/2014: 242 views.

U.A.E. is looking forward to a world in which peace and fraternity prevails, Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (Micad) said urging for better international efforts and common visions for protecting the lives of international humanitarian and ...  Read More

Sixth ERC delegation dispatches 10 trucks to Gaza

Posted on 20/08/2014: 209 views.

GAZA: The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) continues its intensive relief aid programme to those affected by the events in the Gaza Strip, where it distributes health, food parcels and water to the displaced families whose homes have been destroyed and resorted to the UNRWA schools. It is expected that ...  Read More

Hamdan bin Zayed orders medicines, medical supplies worth Dh13 million to Gaza

Posted on 20/08/2014: 217 views.

Following the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region, and President of the Emirates Red Crescent ERC, medicines and medical supplies worth Dh 13 million have been shipped to Gaza to assist the injured and wounded. As part of its continuous ...  Read More

Sharjah to host region's first 'Investing in the Future Conference' on protecting refugee children, adolescents

Posted on 20/08/2014: 233 views.

The U.A.E.'s emirate of Sharjah will host the region's first 'Investing in the Future Conference' which will discuss ways of protecting refugee children and adolescents in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, on 15 and 16 October 2014. The conference will be organised under the patronage ...  Read More

Dubai poised to become centre of family tourism

Posted on 20/08/2014: 158 views.

Family tourism has emerged as a major segment of the Islamic economy, accounting for as much as 12.5 per cent of the US$1.07 trillion global tourism market in 2012, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has stated in its latest research note based on Thomson Reuters data. The size and ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi hotel room rates decline 14.2% in June

Posted on 20/08/2014: 192 views.

Hotel room rates in Abu Dhabi during June 2014 decreased by 14.2 per cent compared with May 2014, figures recently released by the Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) have revealed. The statistics are part of SCAD's report and analysis of the hotel establishments price index during June 2014 ...  Read More

President issues law establishing National Investment Company

Posted on 20/08/2014: 153 views.

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in his capacity as Ruler of Abu Dhabi, has issues a law establishing National Investment Company as a private joint stock company. The new law states that the company will be an independent corporate entity of financial and administrative ...  Read More

Investment Corporation of Dubai, Korea's KEXIM sign investments deal

Posted on 20/08/2014: 153 views.

Investment Corporation of Dubai ("ICD"), the sovereign wealth fund of the Emirate of Dubai, and the Export-Import Bank of Korea ("KEXIM") have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form an alliance to explore international investment and export finance opportunities across Asia, the Middle ...  Read More

U.A.E.'s non-oil trade in first quarter of 2014 stands at Dh256b: FCA

Posted on 20/08/2014: 160 views.

U.A.E.'s non-oil trade reached Dh 256 billion in the first quarter of 2014 reflecting the continuous momentum of U.A.E's non-oil foreign trade in 2013, driven by stronger performance in all economic sectors and the country's more advanced position on many global indices, preliminary data of the ...  Read More

NBAD subsidiary in Americas renamed, strong service continues

Posted on 20/08/2014: 156 views.

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has renamed its wholly-owned subsidiary in the Americas to NBAD Americas N.V. NBAD established the subsidiary in Curacao in 1979 as Abu Dhabi International Bank N.V., and launched a federal branch in the U.S. capital, Washington, D.C. in 1981. "NBAD Americas ...  Read More

Emirates NBD scores at Global Brand Awards

Posted on 20/08/2014: 149 views.

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, was honoured at the Global Brand Excellence Awards 2014 with five coveted awards across branding, marketing and customer experience categories. At the awards ceremony, Emirates NBD walked away with prestigious titles, including Marketing Campaign of the ...  Read More

Emirates Steel unfolds new branded products

Posted on 20/08/2014: 167 views.

U.A.E.'s largest steelmaker Emirates Steel has set the stage to further expand its global presence and add more value-added steels to its product basket. With better demand prospects and mega expansion plans in the pipeline within the Middle East region, Emirates Steel – the U.A.E.'s only ...  Read More

EIAST Primary Facilities for manufacture of satellites to be completed in coming months

Posted on 20/08/2014: 137 views.

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has announced that works entailing the construction of its primary facility for the manufacture of satellites were on schedule and expected to be completed in the next few months. The facility comprises a clean room for the ...  Read More

U.A.E., S. Korea begin joint training of students on energy cooperation

Posted on 20/08/2014: 150 views.

SEJONG, S. Korea: Two South Korean students have been enrolled at the United Arab Emirates' Petroleum Institute, marking the start of a joint training programme that seeks to create new business opportunities for the two countries, Yonhap News quoted Tuesday the South Korean government as ...  Read More

Students to explore science and technology at Khalifa University summer camp

Posted on 20/08/2014: 141 views.

Khalifa University has launched a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) summer camp at its Abu Dhabi campus. The camp is expected to attract more than 30 grade 10 and 11 students interested in pursuing a career in engineering or the technology sector. The summer programme aims ...  Read More

Al Montazah opens its doors exclusively to ladies every Tuesday

Posted on 20/08/2014: 133 views.

Al Montazah Amusement and Water Park, Sharjah's newest family entertainment hotspot, announced reserving its water park every Tuesday exclusively for ladies and their children. Every Tuesday, women will be able to privately enjoy the water park's various facilities with their children and most ...  Read More

Young U.A.E. driver to earn grade in motor sport

Posted on 20/08/2014: 149 views.

One of the U.A.E.'s top young talents could earn a chance to build a career in motor sport by winning a place at the renowned FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy (YDEA). Previous academy graduates include Formula One reserve drivers Alexander Rossi, Stoffel Vandoorne, and Robin Frijns, ...  Read More

Dubai Police unveil nimble motorcycle to patrol fleet

Posted on 20/08/2014: 161 views.

Dubai Police have unveiled a new addition to their patrol fleet - in the shape of a three-wheeled motorcycle. The chief of Dubai Police Major General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina said the new vehicles would allow officers to deal with minor incidents more efficiently since they allow for quick access ...  Read More

U.A.E. contest brings art into the open

Posted on 20/08/2014: 161 views.

Artists have the chance to put their sculptures on permanent display at a mall in the city. The Public Art Commission competition, launched by the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, is open to Emiratis and expatriate sculptors. The winning entries will eventually be on show in and around the Al ...  Read More