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TCA organises Community Workshops to foster understanding of Emirate’s Intangible Cultural Heritage

Posted on 23/08/2014: 71 views.

Cultural anthropologists, academics and researchers are set to gain a greater understanding of the emirate's intangible heritage in a specialised workshop in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) under the title ‘Identifying Community-Based Intangible Cultural Heritage', the workshop targets heritage enthusiasts, particularly teachers and researchers at the Ministry of Culture, Youth & Community Development, heritage departments, local ...  Read More


Nakheel awards construction contract at Jumeirah Islands

Posted on 23/08/2014: 93 views.

Nakheel has awarded a contract worth over Dh146 million for the construction of 84 townhouses and a new retail centre at its high-end Jumeirah Islands community in Dubai. The developer has appointed U.A.E.-based Metac General Contracting to build the new homes and eight retail blocks that will form ...  Read More

Damac sells out first release of ‘Akoya Oxygen’

Posted on 23/08/2014: 77 views.

Damac Properties announced that the first release of houses at its green master development ‘Akoya Oxygen' were sold out on Thursday in record time. All sales centres in Dubai dedicated to the sales introduction witnessed huge numbers of clients and investors interested in various types of houses ...  Read More

Emirates SkyCargo plans Basel freighter service

Posted on 23/08/2014: 86 views.

Emirates SkyCargo is set to further strengthen trade lanes between Switzerland and its worldwide network with the introduction of a weekly freighter service from Basel to Dubai starting September 21, 2014. The new freighter flight will supplement the existing belly-hold cargo capacity in the Swiss ...  Read More

U.A.E.’s hotel industry performing well

Posted on 23/08/2014: 81 views.

The U.A.E.'s hotel industry continues to maintain robust performance as it enters the third quarter of the year. The emirate of Dubai alone has reported massive occupancy as it hosted a plethora of events that attracted a huge influx of international visitors that propelled occupancy rates in the ...  Read More

U.A.E. tops in global apparel designs

Posted on 23/08/2014: 70 views.

The rise of fast fashion has been meteoric in the U.A.E., as recession-weary consumers are becoming more aware of new branded outfits that have grabbed the attention of global apparel manufacturers.

Dynamic new fashion labels are invigorating Dubai's apparel industry. 

In ...  Read More

Foreign investors purchased Dh 1.1 bn worth of shares on Dubai Financial Market

Posted on 23/08/2014: 102 views.

Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced that the value of shares bought by foreign investors, or non-U.A.E. nationals, from 17th to 21st August, 2014, reached about Dh 1.137 billion, while value of stocks they sold stood at Dh 1.082 bn, with net foreign investment on the market reaching Dh 55.1 ...  Read More

Citroën Abu Dhabi’s hopes alive

Posted on 23/08/2014: 66 views.

The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT drivers of Kris Meeke and Mads Ostberg were running inside the top ten at the half stage on day one of Rally Germany on Friday, while Mohamed Al Mutawaa slipped to the bottom of the table after a strong start, a Press release said. Irishman Meeke is 24.0 seconds off ...  Read More