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Expo2020 Dubai announces launch of YouthConnect

Posted on 06/10/2015: 286 views.

Expo 2020 Dubai organisers have announced the launch of the YouthConnect Forum, which will take place on the 14th of November. This first interactive full-day forum is open to all UAE residents between the ages of 18 and 25 years. Attendees will be introduced to a host of ‘hands-on' participatory workshops, engaging exhibits, and areas for in-depth discussions and ‘edutainment'. Subjects covered by this year's YouthConnect will include Business and Leadership, Start-ups and Entrepreneurship, ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid Inaugurates Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai

Posted on 06/10/2015: 249 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum yesterday inaugurated the second edition of the Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES 2015) held under the theme ‘Driving Innovation, Unlocking Potential'. The Summit, which is seeing ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid launches ‘Salaam Gateway’, world’s first online knowledge portal for Islamic Economy

Posted on 06/10/2015: 199 views.

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, yesterday launched ‘Salaam Gateway', the first and only online platform for all Islamic economy-related industry intelligence, news, information, and data needed by industry-related ...  Read More

Dubai to be a disability-friendly city by 2020

Posted on 06/10/2015: 238 views.

The General Secretariat of The Executive Council of Dubai has announced the launch of the "Dubai Inclusive Development Forum" which will take place at Madinat Jumeirah between 11th-12th of October 2015. The announcement was made in a press conference at Emirates Towers in the presence of select ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince receives teachers, education leaders, underlines their role in country's progress

Posted on 06/10/2015: 229 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has received a number of teachers and education leaders including Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, and Dr. Amal Al Qubaisi, Director-General of Abu ...  Read More

Lubna Al Qasimi discusses education and development issues with UN officials in New York

Posted on 06/10/2015: 256 views.

NEW YORK: Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, MICAD, Head of the UAE Committee for the Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, has held a series of meetings with officials at the United Nations, during which a range of topics related to ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi to welcome Global Environmental Leaders at Eye on Earth Summit 2015

Posted on 06/10/2015: 231 views.

Sustainability thought leaders, members of the United Nations and global experts in environmental and information networking will convene in Abu Dhabi tomorrow for the "Eye on Earth Summit 2015". Held under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the three-day ...  Read More

Etihad Airways named Best Airline - Business Class

Posted on 06/10/2015: 240 views.

Etihad Airways has been named Best Airline – Business Class at the 26th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2015. The prestigious award was presented to the airline at a Travel Trade Gazette gala ceremony in Bangkok last week. Peter Baumgartner, Chief Commercial Officer at Etihad Airways, said, "We are ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Ports welcomes new cruise season with increased number of passengers and upcoming state-of-the-art cruise terminal

Posted on 06/10/2015: 223 views.

Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of ports and industrial zones in the emirate, has started welcoming cruise liners for the new cruise season at Zayed Port, a premier cruise hub in the region. Abu Dhabi's current cruise season will see a significant increase in the number ...  Read More

DP World hosts United for Wildlife Taskforce visit to Jebel Ali Port

Posted on 06/10/2015: 319 views.

DUBAI, 6th October, 2015 (WAM)--DP World has recently hosted the United for Wildlife Taskforce, a collaboration of seven international conservation organisations established by His Royal Highness, The Duke of Cambridge, for lunch and a tour of the company's flagship Jebel Ali Port. DP World is a ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Global Market appoints Chief Justice

Posted on 06/10/2015: 193 views.

Abu Dhabi Global Market, ADGM, the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, yesterday announced the appointment of The Right Honourable Lord David Hope of Craighead as Chief Justice of Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts. Lord Hope will be responsible for presiding over ADGM's legal framework ...  Read More

DME Oman Crude Oil Financial Contract closes at US$45.84

Posted on 06/10/2015: 165 views.

The price of Oman Crude Oil Financial Contract, DME Oman, for November delivery, closed at US$45.84 a barrel at Dubai Mercantile Exchange at 12:30 p.m., Dubai time. DME Oman crude oil is considered a benchmark for pricing crude oil by the countries that produce it, and it gives them a differential ...  Read More

DGCX Q3 volumes up 36 percent with trading in gold leading the way

Posted on 06/10/2015: 166 views.

Continued concerns over Chinese growth and expectations of an upcoming interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve have led risk-averse investors to hedge their risks and trade derivatives products on UAE's leading derivatives bourse, Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, DGCX,. The Exchange's ...  Read More

Emirates NBD release UAE PMI data for September

Posted on 06/10/2015: 167 views.

According to survey sponsored by Emirates NBD and produced by Markit, September data was consistent with another robust improvement in business conditions at UAE non-oil private sector firms. Higher output and new orders remained the key drivers of overall growth, supported by further rises in ...  Read More

DEWA awards construction contract for Solar Innovation Centre

Posted on 06/10/2015: 190 views.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has appointed Hadeed Emirates Contracting Company as contractor for the construction of the Solar Innovation Centre at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai. This supports the initiatives launched by Vice President and Prime Minister and ...  Read More

DAMAC Properties takes Dubai luxury real estate to the world

Posted on 06/10/2015: 184 views.

Real estate developer DAMAC Properties is heading on a month-long international road-show to promote Dubai and highlight the strong business environment for overseas investment. Taking place on three continents, the campaign will highlight Dubai as a safe and secure city, with substantial ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid fund for SME doubles seed capital loan to Dh1 million

Posted on 06/10/2015: 200 views.

Mohammed bin Rashid Fund for SME Support, a government initiative launched by Dubai SME on 12th April 2015 under a decree issued by Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has increased the maximum limit of its Seed Capital Loan from ...  Read More

UAE is making progress with mass transport, Minister tells MEED conference

Posted on 06/10/2015: 200 views.

Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Public Works UAE, told the MEED MENA Rail & Metro Summit in Dubai this morning that investment in mass transport is delivering economic and environmental benefits to the UAE. "The adoption of integrated mass transport including rail, metro, ...  Read More

Twofour54 chief to be honoured at Washington ceremony

Posted on 06/10/2015: 174 views.

An American media organisation will honour Noura Al Kaabi, Chief Executive of Abu Dhabi's media zone twofour54, in Washington this month. Ms Al Kaabi will be honoured by America Abroad Media, a non-profit organisation in the US, for her role in leading the UAE's growing media industry. "Her ...  Read More

Hundreds of anti-Houthi Yemenis rally at UAE Embassy in London to show support for Saudi-led Arab Coalition

Posted on 06/10/2015: 171 views.

LONDON: Hundreds of members of the Yemeni community in the UK have rallied at the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates to show support for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and the Saudi-led Arab coalition undertaking operations to restore legitimacy to their country. The ...  Read More

New agreement with Emirates Red Crescent mandates Yemeni government to manage humanitarian aid

Posted on 06/10/2015: 157 views.

ADEN: The Emirates Red Crescent has signed an agreement mandating the Yemeni government with managing and organising distribution of relief aid to the needy in Yemen, with the Red Crescent as a key partner in the process. Secretary-General of the Emirates Red Crescent, Dr. Ateeq Al Falahi, and ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi public prosecution orders arrest warrant for man for insulting Federal National Council in online video

Posted on 06/10/2015: 155 views.

The Public Prosecution of Abu Dhabi has ordered the arrest of a man accused of mocking and insulting the Federal National Council in an online video. In a statement, the Public Prosecution stressed that the step was not in conflict with the principle of freedom of expression. The Public Prosecution ...  Read More

Supreme court hears state security-related cases

Posted on 06/10/2015: 166 views.

The State Security District of the Federal Supreme Court heard the prosecution in the case of A.S.A, an Emirati, 27, charged with spreading rumours that defamed the country and harmed its safety and security. During the hearing, presided over by Justice Falah Shaya Al Hajeri, the prosecution ...  Read More

Khalifa Foundation participates in cycle race, donates symbolic gifts to children with special needs in Belgrade

Posted on 06/10/2015: 155 views.

BELGRADE: The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has participated in a cycle race for children with special needs, in co-operation with the UAE embassy in Belgrade, Serbia. The foundation distributed the symbolic gifts, motorcycles and sports equipment to the children to encourage them to ...  Read More

Symphony Orchestra of India makes debut appearance in region to launch new season of Abu Dhabi Classics

Posted on 06/10/2015: 171 views.

Abu Dhabi Classics 2015/16 – the international concert series running from October until May 2016 – will start on Wednesday 7th October with a performance by the Symphony Orchestra of India on its first visit to the UAE capital. The premiere, entitled ‘The Crown of India', will take place at ...  Read More

Nation takes pride in Sharjah's 'Mice' venue

Posted on 06/10/2015: 183 views.

The Roman-modelled coliseum on Al Majaz Island in Sharjah is set for a giant transformation. A concert by the internationally acclaimed Greek musician Yanni slated for November 6 is expected to herald a whole new beginning for the Al Majaz Amphitheatre, showcasing itself as the Mice (Meetings, ...  Read More