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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, yesterday announced the post e-Government era with the launch of the 'Mobile Government' (m-Government) initiative, marking a significant breakthrough in the delivery of government services to the public through their mobile phones, anywhere and round-the-clock. Emphasising the need to focus on measures to further enhance government services, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed called ... Read More
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The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) yesterday announced its plans for 700 MHz mobile broadband, and the release of increased spectrum in the 800 MHz band. The TRA said it believes that allocating these bands to mobile broadband will best serve the UAE public interest, driving ... Read More
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Emirates Post has issued a stamp to acknowledge the UAE's progressive achievement in the field of science and technology, by commemorating Yahsat's first multipurpose satellite, "Y1A". The satellite, a milestone for the nation, is designed to provide advanced satellite services to Europe, the ... Read More
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Amman: Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan took part in the meeting of the 'Friends of Syria' group, held yesterday in Amman. The meeting discussed the current situation in Syria after the Syrian army regained large part of the strategic city of Al Qussair and after a call by ... Read More
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Howard Morrison, one of the judges of the International Criminal Court, has declared that the legal system of the UAE is in line with international laws that lead to the achievement of justice and the rule of law. He made the statement during his participation in a conference concerning criminal ... Read More
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Dubai Customs has foiled a bid to smuggle 259 pieces of ivory arriving from an African country through its Jebel Ali Customs Centre. The items fall under the endangered fauna and flora category, in which international trade is prohibited by CITES Convention. "Dubai Customs inspectors seized the ... Read More
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Nasser Ahmed Alsowaidi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) opened the Abu Dhabi Investment Forum in Paris yesterday, in the presence of a high-level Government delegation from the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and more than 200 senior French officials, businessmen and ... Read More
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Under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Third UAE - Korea Economic Partnership Forum begins on next Monday in South Korean Capital, Seoul. Minister of State, Abdulla Ghobash will be leading a UAE delegation ... Read More
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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has appointed Mansour Al Marzouqi as its new General Manager in Belarus. Al Marzouqi joined Etihad Airways' Graduate Management program in 2007, subsequently holding several key positions in sales and business development in ... Read More
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Emirates, and JetBlue Airways yesterday announced their intent to expand their current partnership to include bilateral code-sharing, pending FAA and DoT regulatory approval and subject to receipt of relevant foreign government operating authority. Under the expanded agreement, JetBlue will place ... Read More
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Statistics Centre, Abu Dhabi (SCAD) issued yesterday its latest monthly report on the prices of building materials in Abu Dhabi Emirate. The report presents an analysis of the movements in the prices of the key building materials during last April. SCAD indicated that this report covers the ... Read More
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His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, through a phone conversation with the Direct Line programme aired live on Sharjah Radio and TV on Wednesday, has emphasised that the names of Sharjah, Qaiwain and Khaimah have been mentioned in the ... Read More
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The Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF) has announced the springtime film projects that will share half of its US$500,000 Sanad grant fund. There were 112 Arab filmmakers who applied for the 2013 grant, but only 16 impressed the judges, who unveiled their names at the Cannes Film Festival on ... Read More
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A series of Emirati-made and themed programmes will be broadcast for the first time during Ramadan. Local content is being prioritised by the Abu Dhabi Al Emarat channel over the Holy Month. New shows include Zaman Lol, a light drama about two friends who meet again after years apart and remember ... Read More
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A host of sporting legends will lace up their boxing gloves this Friday night at Dubai Sports City (DSC)'s recently opened indoor Football Dome, it was announced yesterday. Those legends, including former rugby union stars Shane Williams from Wales and All-Black Carlos Spencer, as well as ... Read More
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A new initiative which may one day see the sport of table tennis as popular in the UAE as it is in China, was launched yesterday by the UAE Table Tennis Team. Standing alongside his fellow sportsman from the Chinese National Table Tennis Team, which starred at the recent World Championships in ... Read More
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Galaries Lafayette has joined the Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival as the latest sponsors for the upcoming 4th edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference to be held in Toulouse, France. The world forum, which is scheduled from June 4 to 9, ... Read More