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Mohammed bin Rashid meets Chinese business interns

Posted on 02/09/2014: 367 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, met yesterday the first batch of 17 Chinese graduates who have joined the Dubai Business Internship Programme at Falcon headquarters at DIFC during their first day. The Programme provides a unique opportunity for the distinguished graduates of Chinese universities to study and work in Dubai. His Highness affirmed that the future success of the global community as a whole falls entirely on ...  Read More


Mohammed bin Zayed sets up Emirates Foundation's board of trustees

Posted on 02/09/2014: 411 views.

His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has issued a decision setting up the board of trustees of Emirates Foundation (EF), and appointing Ben Van Beurden, ...  Read More

U.A.E. condemns terrorist acts in Iraq

Posted on 02/09/2014: 334 views.

GENEVA: The United Arab Emirates has expressed grave concern over savage acts committed in some parts of Iraq territories by armed terrorist groups, including ISIL group. Addressing the Human Rights Council s Special Session on Iraq yesterday, U.A.E.'s Permanent Representative to the UN and other ...  Read More

ERC delivers 20 trucks of relief assistance to Gazans

Posted on 02/09/2014: 406 views.

GAZA: The Emirates Red Crescent yesterday delivered a relief convey through the Rafah crossing to the Gaza Strip consisting of 20 trucks of various relief assistance for Gazans affected by recent events in the Strip. Dr. Mohammed Ateeq Alfalahi, Secretary-General of Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, ...  Read More

Al Maktoum Foundation signs contract to implement 10 water pumping stations in Sudan

Posted on 02/09/2014: 369 views.

KHARTOUM: In implementation of the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and U.A.E. Minister of Finance, and sponsored by the Al Maktoum Foundation, the foundation has signed a contract for the implementation of 10 water stations in South Darfur and West ...  Read More

Emirati elected president of Toastmasters International

Posted on 02/09/2014: 149 views.

An Emirati has been elected International President of the Toastmasters International (TMI), a global organisation with more than 313,000 member in 126 countries. Muhammad Murad, 49, is the first Arab to head the non-profit group after he was named International President during the group's ...  Read More

Aldar completes sale of residential tower to MAG F5 Holdings

Posted on 02/09/2014: 183 views.

Aldar Properties PJSC ("Aldar " or "the Company" ADX: ALDAR), Abu Dhabi's leading listed property development, investment and management company, yesterday announces the completion of the sale of a residential tower in Marina Square to MAG F5 Holdings, a joint venture between MAG Group and ...  Read More

Khalifa Port Container Terminal ranks fifth in annual EMEA port productivity report

Posted on 02/09/2014: 152 views.

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), manager and operator of the first semi-automated and most technologically advanced container terminal in the Middle East, Khalifa Port Container Terminal, has revealed that the port ranked fifth in the Journal of Commerce's 2013 Europe, Middle East and Africa Port ...  Read More

Dubai maritime sector contributed 4.6pc to Dubai's GDP: DMCA

Posted on 02/09/2014: 158 views.

Dubai's maritime sector has made major leaps in terms of its direct contribution to Dubai's GDP, which amounted to 4.6 per cent or the equivalent of Dh 14.4 billion, said Sultan bin Sulayem, Chairman of Dubai Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation and President of Dubai Maritime City Authority ( ...  Read More

CBI ups support to U.A.E.'s SME to Dh 1bn

Posted on 02/09/2014: 152 views.

Dubai-based Commercial Bank International (CBI) on Monday announced it has allocated financing Dh 1 billion in 2014 in support of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) operating in U.A.E. across diverse economic segments, with the launch of innovative business banking solutions and services. Kris ...  Read More

All DEWA customers to receive 'green bill' by Q2 2015

Posted on 02/09/2014: 149 views.

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) will send electronic "green bills" to all its customers by the end of the second quarter of 2015, and stop sending paper bills. The move supports DEWA's efforts to enhance its services, keep the environment, and give a chance to its customers to adopt to ...  Read More

ATM to focus on US$140 billion Family Travel Market

Posted on 02/09/2014: 172 views.

Family centric travel, which accounted for more than 12.5 per cent of the US$1.07 trillion global tourism market, has been selected as the official show theme for Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2015, which takes place at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre from 4-7 May ...  Read More

Emirates broadens A380 to 30 destinations

Posted on 02/09/2014: 156 views.

Emirates, a global connector and facilitator of vital trade links, has added Frankfurt to its growing list of A380 destinations. With the addition of Frankfurt, Emirates now serves 30 global destinations with the A380. Thierry Antinori, Emirates' executive vice president and chief commercial ...  Read More

Hotel apartments lure Dubai’s big developers Deyaar and Damac

Posted on 02/09/2014: 148 views.

Dubai's big developers are being drawn to hotel apartments as they move in on a sector traditionally dominated by small local operators. Deyaar yesterday launched its second hotel apartment project near the science and biotech freezone DuBiotech. Al Barsha South is also the location of 440 off-plan ...  Read More

Etisalat to present Smart Services at GITEX Technology Week 2014

Posted on 02/09/2014: 148 views.

Etisalat has announced its participation in the upcoming GITEX Technology Week 2014, starting from October 12-16 at Dubai World Trade Centre. Etisalat's presence at GITEX 2014, the most widely recognised ICT trade event across the Middle East, is part of company's efforts to showcase the unlimited ...  Read More

Brightly shines Abu Dhabi’s retail sector

Posted on 02/09/2014: 131 views.

With increasing signs of improvement in the U.A.E.'s economy on the back of strong growth of real estate assets, there has been a surge in investor confidence, particularly in the retail occupier market. Abu Dhabi's retail sector, in particular, continues to garner significant interest from global ...  Read More

DSO supports Islamic economy initiative

Posted on 02/09/2014: 155 views.

The Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, on Monday announced its plans to provide support to start-ups and seed ventures engaged in the Islamic economy domain through the Dubai Technology Entrepreneurship ...  Read More

Adihex: From falconry to all that is Emirati

Posted on 02/09/2014: 151 views.

Exhibition from September 10 to 13 to have all its usual attractions and the organisers are expecting over 100,000 visitors. In Arabia, falconry started as a necessity, a means for men to bring food to their families. Bedouins would catch a falcon, train it and go hunting with it. As life became ...  Read More

Dubai to host inaugural Fashion Week Middle East in October

Posted on 02/09/2014: 170 views.

October is shaping up to be a busy month for Dubai's fashion pack. Not only will Fashion Forward take place during the Eid break, but now there's a new event competing for the same crowd at the same time. Dubbed Fashion Week Middle East, an estimated 50 designers will debut their spring/summer 2015 ...  Read More

U.A.E. Olympic team to train in South Korea

Posted on 02/09/2014: 141 views.

The U.A.E. Olympic football national team's delegation heads for South Korea on Monday morning for a two-week training camp before the Whites line up for honours in the 17th Asian Games to be held in the Korean city Incheon later this month. The U.A.E. lads launch their claim against India on ...  Read More