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Johannesburg: On behalf of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development attended on Tuesday the state funeral for the historic leader and former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela. Sheikh Nahyan conveyed condolences of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and ... Read More
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The pace of environmental change in the Arab region seems to be more rapid than in the rest of the world due to the pace of economic and social development, according to the UNEP atlas for the Arab region, released yesterday. The United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP, and the Abu Dhabi Global ... Read More
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A new multi-facility Transit Oriented Development will take shape at the Union Square, next to Union Metro station in Deira, comprising residential, commercial and recreational spaces, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced. Spread across an area of 19,000 square metres, the Union ... Read More
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The 34th Gulf Cooperation Council Summit kicked off yesterday at Al Bayan Palace in Kuwait. The event, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Amir of Kuwait, is attended by Their Majesties and Highnesses leaders of the GCC States. The Vice President and Prime Minister and ... Read More
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On the occasion of the sixth meeting of its Council in Abu Dhabi, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) yesterday launched a unique web portal dedicated to renewable energy cost analysis (www.irena.org/costs). The portal provides access to IRENA's data and analysis at no cost to ... Read More
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Woodland Park, NJ and Abu Dhabi, UAE - Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala), the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company and Cytec Industries (NYSE: CYT), yesterday announced they have entered into a Strategic Collaboration Agreement. The collaboration will support the establishment ... Read More
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Mubadala Development Company's aerospace unit will start building its maintenance, repair and overhauling, or MRO, facility in Al Ain next month. The Advanced, Military, Maintenance and Overhauling Centre, or Ammroc, a joint venture with aircraft maker Lockheed Martin, Sikorsky Corporation and ... Read More
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Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has been awarded a strategic contract to supply Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) with power generation equipment and related services to help boost oil and gas processing at the Satah Al-Razboot (SARB) offshore project in the UAE. The ... Read More
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The Governor of the UAE Central Bank, Sultan bin Nasser Al Suwaidi, has underscored the UAE's efforts to advance financial inclusion and urged for aligning it with the country's efforts to implement the smart government initiative which requires providing all financial services in an electronic, ... Read More
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The State Security Court of the Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi has adjourned the hearing in the trial of the Muslim Brotherhood group until 17th December in order to continue to hear the defence case of the suspects. The State Security Court, presided over by Judge Mohammed al-Jarrah ... Read More
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At the invitation of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President of Turkmenistan, has paid a two-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates. During the visit, the Presidents of the two countries exchanged their views on current conditions and ... Read More
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Bilateral trade between the UAE and China has surged nearly 14 per cent in the first half of this year, with GCC countries accounting for up to 70 per cent of China's trade with Arab countries. This was announced at a press conference held at Expo Centre Sharjah to announce the details of the 12th ... Read More
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The National Bank of Abu Dhabi's (NBAD) Sukuk Income Fund will pay its investors a semi-annual distribution equal to 2.675 percent of the net asset value (NAV) of US$5.1831, being the NAV as at November 28th, 2013. Accordingly, each unit in the Fund will receive a dividend pay-out of US$0.1386. The ... Read More
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In a step that reinforces its commitment to growth in the manufacturing and industrial sector, Dubai Investments PJSC has announced that 11 of its nearly 40 subsidiaries are currently participating in the first 'Made in U.A.E.' Exhibition at Expo Centre Sharjah. At the exhibition, DI is showcasing ... Read More
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Year-to-date volumes on the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) increased by 51 per cent in November, with over 12.9 million contracts. Leading the volumes surge was the currency sector, which registered a year-to-date rise of 55 per cent. In November, DGCX accounted for 40 per cent of the ... Read More
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The UAE will add 29.2 million passengers over the next four years at a compound annual growth rate, or CAGR, of 6.6 per cent as total global air passenger numbers are expected to rise to 3.91 billion by 2017, the International Air Transport Association, or Iata, said on Tuesday. As airlines across ... Read More
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As part of its drive to further improve passenger convenience and online experience, Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, yesterday unveiled its new website. Equipped with a number of features intended to make flying with Air Arabia even more ... Read More
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Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the flagship free zone operation of Economic Zones World (EZW), will be participating in Automechanika Shanghai 2013, being held at Shanghai New International Expo Centre from December 10-13 in China. Jafza will be highlighting Middle East's rapidly growing automotive ... Read More
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Over 139,000 counterfeit products worth Dh35 million have been seized by the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (DED) this year, and the number is expected to rise with public's heightened awareness on commercial fraud, officials in the capital said on Tuesday. Government entities and ... Read More
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Emiratis and Gulf citizens may now renew their ID cards while all residents of the UAE can follow up the status of their applications. All GCC citizens can now renew their identity cards in just two minutes on their smartphones, while other nationalities will soon follow as part of a five-service ... Read More
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Dome Exhibitions yesterday announced the second edition of the Abu Dhabi Electronics Shopper (ADES 2014) is set to showcase world-class innovative gadgets and leading retailers at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec) from February 26th to March 1st, 2014. The four-day exhibition is ... Read More
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The Zayed Charity Marathon scheduled to take place in Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on December 13 to help raise funds and awareness for the US Healthy Kidney Foundation. The international marathon is held under the patronage of Shaikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and ... Read More