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Super finals show concludes Fakhr Al Ajyal Championship for Falconry

Posted on 14/02/2016: 312 views.

The Fazza Championship for Falconry Telwah series concluded on Thursday (February 12th) with the climactic Al Nukhba (‘Super Finals') showdown, where two Bin Mejren brothers – Hamdan and Rashid – seized first places. The Nukhba represented a fitting finale following three falcon racing tournaments, which were organised and supervised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Centre (HHC), with the very best birds from those respective contests facing off against each other here in the Al Ruwayyah ...  Read More


Innovative new forms of street art set to enthral audiences at Dubai Canvas Festival

Posted on 14/02/2016: 335 views.

Some of the world's most innovative forms of street art will be on display at the second Dubai Canvas Festival taking place from 1st -14th March. Two of the artists presenting their unusual art forms at the Festival are Max Zorn, who creates pictures with nothing but adhesive tape, and SHOK-1 who ...  Read More

Dafza draws record number of Indian firms in 2015

Posted on 14/02/2016: 306 views.

Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (Dafza) said it has witnessed an impressive 23 per cent increase in the number of Indian companies operating within its premises last year. Official statistics reveal that India came first in the list of Dafza investors by country last year, accounting for 38 per ...  Read More

Emirates Engine Maintenance Centre successfully completes 1 Megawatt solar photovoltaic project

Posted on 14/02/2016: 363 views.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), in conjunction with Emirates Airline, has successfully installed solar photovoltaic panels at the Emirates Engine Maintenance Centre in Dubai. The project is part of the Shams Dubai initiative launched by DEWA earlier this year in line with the vision ...  Read More

Musanada to complete construction of AED2.1 billion new Abu Dhabi-Dubai Road at end of this year

Posted on 14/02/2016: 311 views.

The Abu Dhabi General Service Company (Musanada) has announced that the construction of AED2.1 billion new highway linking Abu Dhabi and Dubai is 70 percent complete. The road, spanning from Seih Shuaib to Sweihan Interchange, is expected to be completed by the end of this year, according to ...  Read More

Dubai Petroleum says gas leakage in Fateh field brought under control

Posted on 14/02/2016: 315 views.

Dubai Petroleum announced yesterday that the gas leakage, which occurred in the Fateh field in Dubai's territorial waters on 11th February, was brought under control on Friday. In a statement, the company added that the situation is currently stable. It noted that the gas leakage was detected in ...  Read More

UAE to host the region’s foremost platform for Security and National Resilience in March

Posted on 14/02/2016: 172 views.

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor, and Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the United Arab Emirates will be hosting the seventh edition of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2016) ...  Read More

DED Abu Dhabi launches inspection tours to combat unlicensed street vendors

Posted on 14/02/2016: 302 views.

The Department of Economic Development (DED), Abu Dhabi has expressed its commitment to eliminate all negative practices that affects the performance of the business environment in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and to maintain the advanced and safe environment, stressing the importance of combating ...  Read More

RTA's budget amounts to Dh7.6 billion in 2016, Revenues forecast hits Dh7.5 billion

Posted on 14/02/2016: 304 views.

Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), revealed that the total expenditure budget approved for RTA in 2016 amounted to Dh 7.609 billion comprising an Operational Budget in the order of Dh3.913 billion, and an ...  Read More

Dubai Customs: 135 seizures of goods infringing intellectual property in 2015, worth Dh17 million

Posted on 14/02/2016: 309 views.

Dubai Customs has firmly stood against infringements of intellectual property rights in order to protect society and the economy from the harm of counterfeit goods, and to support a competitive investment environment in Dubai by enabling producers to avoid losses arising from imitation of their ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid Humanitarian and Charity Establishment delivers food and medical assistance to displaced Syrians in Lebanon

Posted on 14/02/2016: 181 views.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Humanitarian and Charity Establishment, in coordination with the UAE Embassy in Beirut, is delivering food and medical assistance to 44,000 displaced Syrians living in camps on the Lebanese-Syrian border as part of the humanitarian efforts of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum ...  Read More

82 defibrillators deployed in different locations across the UAE

Posted on 14/02/2016: 181 views.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has deployed 82 automatic defibrillators in different locations across the UAE with the aim to deal with emergencies and heart failure cases. A number of community members were trained to operate the defibrillators that were put for use when needed in public ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid attends 160 km President of UAE Endurance Cup

Posted on 14/02/2016: 191 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, attended yesterday the 160km President of the UAE Endurance Cup, held at Emirates Global Endurance Village in Al Wathba. The event was also attended by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin ...  Read More

Arab Women Sports Tournament 2016 concludes with Sharjah Ladies Club winning 25 medals

Posted on 14/02/2016: 183 views.

The 3rd Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2016) concluded on Friday with another gold medal for the Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) which won gold after defeating the Jordanian Orthodox Club in the final basketball match 66-42. The Egyptian Sporting Club finished third and clinched the bronze medal for ...  Read More