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New platform to share experiences on #inAbuDhabi

Posted on 20/10/2014: 67 views.

The new online service meant to promote emirate's culture, entertainment and tourist spots; residents can add events. Residents and visitors to the Capital have a new platform to share their experiences and events: #inAbuDhabi. Announced on Sunday by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA), the new online service is meant to promote the emirate's culture, entertainment, heritage and hospitality both at home and abroad. "The #inAbuDhabi campaign will be wide-reaching and rolled out ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid launches National Innovation Strategy

Posted on 20/10/2014: 374 views.

The U.A.E. will become one of the most innovative countries in the world through a focus on seven sectors: renewable energy, transport, education, health, technology, water and space. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the U.A.E. and Ruler of ...  Read More

DDF is world’s largest airport retail operation

Posted on 20/10/2014: 398 views.

Dubai Duty Free (DDF) has been named the largest airport retail operation in the world, based on sales of US$1.8 billion (Dh6.6 billion) in 2013 by Generation Research, according to a statement by the retailer on Sunday. This is the fourth time that DDF makes it to the first spot in Generation ...  Read More

ADCB is the world’s first bank to offer voice authentication in 3 languages

Posted on 20/10/2014: 286 views.

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank "ADCB", a U.A.E. major banks, will soon offer voice biometrics as a means to authenticate customers and allow them to perform banking transactions via phone or mobile devices more easily and securely. With this, ADCB is the first bank in the world to offer voice biometrics ...  Read More

U.A.E. delegation in Colombia for final vote on Abu Dhabi candidacy to host 2019 World Energy Congress

Posted on 20/10/2014: 349 views.

Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, U.A.E. Minister of Energy, and Chair of the U.A.E. National Committee for the World Energy Council, WEC, is leading a delegation of U.A.E. energy leaders to the Executive Assembly of WEC, the UN-accredited global energy body. Taking place in Cartagena de ...  Read More

Khalifa Port’s productivity level grows by 36 percent

Posted on 20/10/2014: 166 views.

As one of the U.A.E.'s leading enablers of development and trade, Abu Dhabi Ports Company, ADPC, is fast progressing while taking significant steps on its way to diversify Abu Dhabi's economy. Only two years after the start of commercial operations, ADPC's state-of-the-art Khalifa Port now ranks ...  Read More

DIP boosts U.A.E.’s industrial boom - attracts over 3,500 companies

Posted on 20/10/2014: 163 views.

Dubai Investments Park, DIP, has continued to play a pivotal role in U.A.E.'s industrial and manufacturing boom by attracting over 3,500 companies across a wide array of sectors over the last 17 years. Omar Al Mesmar, General Manager of DIP, said, "Dubai Investments Park has pioneered the model of ...  Read More

Masdar Institute and ADEC win bid to host 14th Greenhouse Gas Technology Conference in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 20/10/2014: 193 views.

The Abu Dhabi Education Council, ADEC, and Masdar Institute of Science and Technology yesterday jointly announced that Abu Dhabi has won the bid to host the 14th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technology, GHGT-14, in 2018. The overall bid process was supported by Abu Dhabi Convention ...  Read More

RTA all set for constructing Phase II of Water Canal Project

Posted on 20/10/2014: 202 views.

The Roads and Transport Authority is about to complete works under Phase I of the main traffic diversion on Al Wasl Road near Safa Park, needed as part of preparations for starting Phase II of the Dubai Water Canal Project, and the diversion is expected to be fully opened by the end of October this ...  Read More

U.A.E. willing to act as part of a collective effort to combat emerging threats, airstrikes against ISIL not enough: Gargash

Posted on 20/10/2014: 205 views.

The United Arab Emirates, U.A.E., has re-affirmed willingness to act as part of a collective effort to combat emerging threats and extremism, and emphasised that there is an "urgent need" to enhance common of understanding and regional and global challenges and to align strategic thinking to check ...  Read More

U.A.E. researcher: International campaign must have a common vision to combat terrorism

Posted on 20/10/2014: 287 views.

To succeed in defeating Daesh (ISIS), all parties involved in the international campaign must have a common vision to combat terrorism, a U.A.E. researcher said on Sunday. 'It is impossible to succeed in eliminating Daesh without eradicating the breeding grounds, which have produced this ...  Read More

U.A.E. stresses support for Afghanistan and new government

Posted on 20/10/2014: 308 views.

NEW YORK: The U.A.E. has stressed its commitment as a long-standing partner of Afghanistan, and of the recently-elected government. Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the UN, yesterday moderated a panel at the United Nations on the "Political and ...  Read More

Ministry of Interior wins 14 Stevie Awards

Posted on 20/10/2014: 172 views.

The Ministry of Interior has won 14 Stevie Awards at the 2014 Eleventh Annual International Business Awards, IBAs, held in Paris. The Awards are the world's premier business awards, recognising innovation, corporate excellence and international business. Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director-General ...  Read More

MoI introduces Certificates of Good Conduct service via smart applications

Posted on 20/10/2014: 156 views.

The MoI has introduced the issuance of Criminal Status Certificates (Certificates of Good Conduct) service as part of its smart services bundle. The smart services will help all sectors of society save time and effort, and enable them to access these services through smartphone applications ...  Read More

Etihad Airways takes breast cancer awareness campaign to Abu Dhabi International Airport

Posted on 20/10/2014: 185 views.

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has extended its Breast Cancer Awareness campaign to guests and employees at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Etihad Airways cabin crew wearing pink uniforms distributed pink ribbon pins and information leaflets with breast cancer ...  Read More

Emirates Red Crescent distributes thousands of school uniforms to Gaza students

Posted on 20/10/2014: 187 views.

GAZA: The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, in the Gaza Strip has begun distributing school uniforms to underprivileged students attending UNRWA schools in Gaza at the start of the new school year. Emad Abu al-Laban, Director of the ERC Office in Gaza, who is overseeing the distribution of uniforms, said ...  Read More

MBRF and UNESCO continue literacy programme in Somalia

Posted on 20/10/2014: 193 views.

NAIROBI: The joint committee of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, MBRF, and the United Nations Organisation for Education, Science and Culture, UNESCO, Regional Office for Eastern Africa, have held a meeting in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, to discuss its literacy project in Somalia, a ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing regain lead

Posted on 20/10/2014: 181 views.

ALICANTE: Chinese boat Dongfeng Race Team lost the Volvo Ocean Race lead early on Saturday after an unidentified object in the Atlantic smashed their rudder. The crew were forced to replace the part after the "violent impact” rocked the boat. The delay to affect repairs was enough for close rivals ...  Read More

Reigning US Open Champ Marin Cilic adds Croat muscle to U.A.E. Royals IPTL campaign

Posted on 20/10/2014: 185 views.

Grand Slam champion and World no. 9 player, Marin Cilic, will represent the U.A.E. Royals, the Dubai based International Premier Tennis League, IPTL, franchise, in its inaugural edition. Together with world no. 1 Novak Djokovic, current US Open champion, Cilic will lead the imposing team of the ...  Read More

Emirati trio face pressure as title race hots up in Desert Championship

Posted on 20/10/2014: 179 views.

The Emirati trio of Ahmad Al Fahim, Mohammed Al Balooshi and Humaid Al Mashghouni can expect to come under immediate pressure as they each attempt to build on a winning start to the new season in the Emirates Desert Championship this weekend. Al Fahim and Al Balooshi lead the overall cars and bikes ...  Read More

U.A.E. Jiu-Jitsu Junior National Team brings home 45 medals

Posted on 20/10/2014: 226 views.

LOS ANGELES: The U.A.E. Jiu-Jitsu Team put up an impressive performance in its first overseas competition, bringing home a rich haul of 45 medals in the American National Kid Championship held over the weekend. Mubarak Al Menhali, the Head of Communications, U.A.E. Jiu-Jitsu Federation, said the ...  Read More

All eyes on U.A.E.’s Al Mazrouei

Posted on 20/10/2014: 168 views.

DUINDIGT: After the superb win by U.A.E. Apprentice jockey Ahmed Al Subose in Tarbes, France last week, all eyes will be on another U.A.E. Apprentice Saeed Al Mazrouei in Sunday's penultimate race of the HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival's HH Sheikha ...  Read More

Rita Ora, Jason Derulo to perform at Abu Dhabi’s Beats on the Beach

Posted on 20/10/2014: 160 views.

Pop stars Jason Derulo, Rita Ora and Ragheb Alama are some of the big names performing at next month's Beats on The Beach. They join over a dozen international and regional acts who will play free shows at the Abu Dhabi Corniche during the F1 weekend. The festival is also moving to a new location ...  Read More