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A 65-million-year trip back through Abu Dhabi’s geological history

Posted on 01/06/2016: 26 views.

Far from the deserts of today fossil finds reveal that the UAE was once a fertile savannah populated by huge animals such as the four-tusked elephant, sabre-toothed cat and a primitive horse – many of which have left their marks. When was the last time you travelled through time? On Wednesday evening, an archaeologist and a geologist will take to the stage at Manarat Al Saadiyat and invite their audience to do just that. They will take the audience on a journey from the UAE's very distant past ...  Read More


Chicks of critically endangered Northern Bald Ibis hatch in Wasit Wetland Reserve

Posted on 01/06/2016: 60 views.

Five northern bald ibis chicks hatched recently at the Wasit Wetland Reserve in Sharjah. The hatching, which is the first of its kind in the region, is part of the Environment and Protected Areas Authority in Sharjah (EPAA) breeding programme held in coordination with the European Association of ...  Read More

Etihad Aviation group and partners to contribute up to US$9.6b to Abu Dhabi economy in 2016

Posted on 01/06/2016: 71 views.

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) and its equity airline partners will provide a contribution of up to US$9.6 billion to the Abu Dhabi economy in 2016, according to figures released yesterday by Oxford Economics Group. The Group and its partners will deliver a core economic contribution of US$7.4 billion ...  Read More

Masdar Institute and engineering solutions minerals collaboration suggest economic feasibility of Novel Carbon Capture Technology

Posted on 01/06/2016: 73 views.

Findings from a study conducted by the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology reveal that the novel carbon capture and utilisation technology developed by UAE-based ENGSL Minerals DMCC (the technology partner of EnPro) could capture up to 1.3 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually, or 85 ...  Read More

ADNOC Distribution receives UAE Superbrand Award for 3rd consecutive year

Posted on 01/06/2016: 73 views.

ADNOC Distribution has received the ‘UAE Superbrand' award for 2016, third year in a row, granted by the ‘Superbrand Council', the largest independent global body that evaluates brands. The award was received by Saeed Mubarak Al Rashidi, Acting Chief Executive Officer at ADNOC ...  Read More

Automation is key to sustaining operation efficiency and productivity: GASCO

Posted on 01/06/2016: 70 views.

Sultan Al Muhairi, Senior Vice President for Technical Affairs of Abu Dhabi Gas Industries, GASCO, has affirmed that automation of operations in oil industries and associated innovations remain the driving force to address industry challenges and ensure safety of operations from any ...  Read More

Ajman businesses upbeat on higher growth

Posted on 01/06/2016: 65 views.

A majority of companies in Ajman expects either stability in economic conditions or higher growth rates with the construction sector sounding most upbeat, according to a business confidence index for the first quarter released by the Department of Economic Development in Ajman. The index, which ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed receives British Foreign Secretary

Posted on 01/06/2016: 69 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, yesterday received in Abu Dhabi the visiting British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, who is currently touring countries of the region. Sheikh Mohamed discussed with ...  Read More

It is high time to develop multi-dimensional counter-terrorism strategy, says Amal Al Qubaisi

Posted on 01/06/2016: 66 views.

ASTANA: Terrorism poses a serious threat to human civilisation and requires rallying of efforts to eliminate it from all across the world to ensure a better future for the next generations, Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of Federal National Council (FNC), said. Addressing the opening session ...  Read More

FNC Speaker, Kazakh Senate Chairman discuss relations

Posted on 01/06/2016: 67 views.

ASTANA: The delegation of Federal National Council (FNC), led by Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the FNC, has discussed with the Kazakh Senate Chairman Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, ways to strengthen cooperation between the UAE and Kazakhstan. They also tackled political, economic and cultural ...  Read More

Ghobash tours UN Palais des Nations hall after renovation with donation from the UAE

Posted on 01/06/2016: 65 views.

GENEVA: Saqr bin Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, has toured Hall No. 17 of the United Nations Palais des Nations, which has been renovated and modernised with a donation from the UAE. The UAE Minister was accompanied by Obaid Salem Saeed Al Za'abi, UAE ...  Read More

UAE, Congo sign air transport services agreement

Posted on 01/06/2016: 66 views.

The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have signed and initiated an agreement on air transport services. The agreement was signed by Omar bin Ghalib, Deputy Director General of the GCAA, while the advisor of Minister of Transport and Channels of ...  Read More

Emirates Space Agency and Kazakh Space Committee sign MoU

Posted on 01/06/2016: 65 views.

ASTANA: The Emirates Space Agency and the Space Committee of the Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to determine frameworks of mutual cooperation in the field of exploration and the peaceful use of outer space, as well as the ...  Read More

Arab Parliament stresses support or UAE's peaceful approach to Iran's occupation to the three Islands

Posted on 01/06/2016: 66 views.

CAIRO: The Arab Parliament has confirmed its consistent and supportive stance towards the United Arab Emirates' peaceful approach to dealing with Iran's occupation of the UAE's three Islands, Abu Musa and Greater and Lesser Tunb, through dialogue and good neighbourliness, urging Iran to end the ...  Read More

Saif bin Zayed witnesses signing of two MoUs on innovation and student awareness

Posted on 01/06/2016: 68 views.

H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, witnesses on Tuesday, the signing of two Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs). The first MoU, which was inked between the Khalifa Student Empowerment Programme and Sheikh Zayed Private Academy, aims ...  Read More

DHA announces results of Dubai Health Survey 2014

Posted on 01/06/2016: 74 views.

In 2014, heart diseases amounted to 30 per cent of deaths in the UAE, a survey commissioned by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) in partnership with the Dubai Statistic Centre found. The results of the second Dubai Health Survey, which was conducted on 3,298 Emirati and Expat families in 2014, were ...  Read More