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Mona Al Marri named Most Influential Arab Media Personality in 2014

Posted on 22/12/2014: 424 views.

The Arab Union of Electronic Media, AUEM, has honoured Director General of the Government of Dubai Media Office and Chairperson of Dubai Press Club, Mona Ghanem Al Marri, for the "Most Influential Arab Media Personality in 2014", in recognition of her contributions for the industry, including the Arab Media Forum. The AMF is organised annually by Dubai Press Club since 1999. The honouring ceremony was part of the "Electronic Media Awards" held on Saturday in Cairo, Egypt, wrapping up the 4th ...  Read More

Sharjah Children Biennial’s works appeal to international community to promote world peace

Posted on 22/12/2014: 387 views.

The fourth edition of the Sharjah Children Biennial has continued its activities at the Sharjah Art Museum where 550 artworks created by children and young people aged 6-18 years, from Arab and foreign countries, are on display. The UAE is participating with 428 works, the largest ever ...  Read More

Nakheel all set to ramp up at Deira Islands

Posted on 22/12/2014: 368 views.

In what will be a substantial boost for the local construction sector early in the new year, Nakheel confirmed tenders will be called for the Dh1.7 billion plus (excluding the land cost) Deira Islands Mall — with a gross leasable area of 2.85 million square feet — by late January. The mall project ...  Read More

RTA offers exclusive packages for marine transit means on New Year’s Eve

Posted on 22/12/2014: 366 views.

The Public Transport Agency, Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, is presenting special offers on marine transit modes comprising the Water Bus, Water Taxi, Dubai Ferry and Abra on New Year's Eve as part of its keenness to engage with the public celebrating this annual event. Hussain Khansaheb, ...  Read More

Dubai tops travel bucket list and 'must-visit' hotspot for 2015

Posted on 22/12/2014: 554 views.

It is that season again when travel agencies and online booking portals number crunch their 2015 predictions for those who plan on getting a head start into their holiday plans for next year. Online travel portal,, has issued the 2015 essential destination guide to add to your bucket ...  Read More

Dubai tops luxury travel survey

Posted on 22/12/2014: 199 views.

Since the holiday season sets in, Dubai has again emerged as the favourite destination for high-end travellers as the emirate topped luxury travel survey. "A 2014 YouGov Luxury Travel report for the Mena region showed that out of the 1,000-plus regionally based survey respondents, luxury clearly ...  Read More

The value of UAE non-oil trade reached Dh525 billion during first half of 2014

Posted on 22/12/2014: 224 views.

The preliminary statistics of the Federal Customs Authority, FCA, showed an increase in the UAE direct total foreign non-oil trade value, amounting to Dh524.7 billion during the first half of 2014, of which imports amounted to Dh340.1 billion, the exports to Dh63.3 billion, and the re-exports to ...  Read More

Year in review 2014: UAE hotels book ways to cater for every budget

Posted on 22/12/2014: 194 views.

Long known for its fondness for luxury brands, the hotel landscape in the UAE has gradually diversified as more four-star and budget properties came online this year. Economy hotels still form a minority of the total room inventory, but they make up an important part of the effort from the tourism ...  Read More

Tenth Arab Energy Conference opens in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 22/12/2014: 244 views.

Under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Tenth Arab Energy Conference began yesterday at the Viceroy Hotel on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, with events focusing on the theme 'Energy and Arab Cooperation'. The opening of the conference, which will be held from ...  Read More

King of Jordan receives Abdullah bin Zayed in Amman

Posted on 22/12/2014: 172 views.

AMMAN: His Majesty King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, received yesterday at Al Husseinieh Palace H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, who conveyed the greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and his wishes of good health and ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed, Nasser Judeh affirm strong bilateral relations between UAE and Jordan

Posted on 22/12/2014: 189 views.

AMMAN: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister and Nasser Judeh, Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs, co-chaired here yesterday the meetings of the 2nd UAE-Jordan Higher Committee. A number of ministers, representatives of government institutions and ...  Read More

UAE, Commonwealth of Dominica sign Joint Communiqué on Establishing Diplomatic Relations

Posted on 22/12/2014: 169 views.

NEW YORK: The United Arab Emirates and the Commonwealth of Dominica have signed a Joint Communiqué on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the two countries. The UAE's Permanent Representative to the United Nation in New York, Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, signed the joint ...  Read More

Sheikh Zayed Second International Peace Conference begins in India

Posted on 22/12/2014: 340 views.

KERALA: The Sheikh Zayed Second International Peace Conference began yesterday in Kerala under the slogan: "Renaissance of the World Through Peace", which will be held as part of the Sunni Markaz 37th Anniversary Conference 2014 in Calicut, Kerala, India. The conference comes at a time of ...  Read More

ERC helps Typhoon Ruby's victims in the Philippines

Posted on 22/12/2014: 195 views.

Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) recently gave out 70,000 pieces of clothes to thousands of Filipinos displaced by Typhoon Ruby which hit Northern Samar provinces in the Philippines causing flash floods and landslides. An ERC delegation in the Philippines capital city Manila distributed the aid in ...  Read More

Second batch of UAE recruits begin national service

Posted on 22/12/2014: 203 views.

Hundreds of Emiratis began their first day of national service on Sunday after checking into military camps. The enlisting citizens were part of a second batch of recruits to begin their military training following the thousands of enrolees that made up the first in September. In contrast to the ...  Read More

SKMC receives international award for Outstanding Nursing Quality

Posted on 22/12/2014: 169 views.

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, SKMC, has been named a winner of the 2014 National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators, NDNQI, Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality by Press Ganey Associates, a leading healthcare performance improvement company which partners with more than 11,000 health care ...  Read More

Dubai Police’s mobile ‘innovation lab’ to boost community outreach

Posted on 22/12/2014: 180 views.

Dubai Police unveiled their new mobile ‘innovation lab' on Sunday, which is aimed at promoting closer interaction between the police and the community. Major General Dr Abd Al Qudous Al Obaidli, Assistant to the Dubai Police Chief for Quality and Excellence, said that the ‘innovation lab', which ...  Read More