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Emirates Airline lands at Dubai Mall

Posted on 15/04/2014: 1458 views.

Visitors to The Dubai Mall can now connect with aviation like never before, thanks to Emirates airline. H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group yesterday officially launched the newest Emirates Official Store and the Emirates A380 Experience - the Middle East's first public A380 flight simulator - at the shopping destination. Located at The Village at The Dubai Mall, the Emirates A380 Experience introduces visitors to the ...  Read More

Dubai Sat-2 is now fully operational and images are calibrated and validated, says EIAST

Posted on 15/04/2014: 453 views.

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has announced that DubaiSat-2's in orbit commissioning is complete and the satellite is now fully operational. The satellite had undergone the Launch and Early Operations Phase (LEOP) starting last November 21, 2013, this phase ...  Read More

UAE enjoys world's best social cohesion

Posted on 15/04/2014: 401 views.

Social cohesion is fundamental to long-term prosperity, competitiveness and political stability of a country as witnessed during the recent upheavals and social unrest in Ukraine, Venezuela and the Arab Spring due to high unemployment and cost of living there. But the GCC has been immune from such ...  Read More

Make UAE world tech winner: Click here to vote UAE is participating in 10 of the 18 categories for the WSIS Project Prizes 2014. 3 days to deadline

Posted on 15/04/2014: 444 views.

Have you cast your vote for the UAE projects participating in the World Summit in the Information Society (WSIS) competition? If not it's not too late to do so. The UAE is participating in 10 of the 18 categories for the WSIS Project Prizes 2014. Last year two projects from Saudi Arabia won the top ...  Read More

Masdar project to measure happiness with social media content wins praise

Posted on 15/04/2014: 397 views.

A computer project that investigates the link between social media communication in different areas and "happiness” levels at those locations has made the final shortlist of an international competition. A team from the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is one of 10 finalists from more ...  Read More

Emirati boy, 3, with cancer given Arabian horse by Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Khalifa

Posted on 15/04/2014: 197 views.

A three-year-old Emirati child suffering from cancer was presented a pure-bred Arabian horse by Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, President's Adviser. Dr Shaikh Sultan's humanitarian gesture aims to fulfil the wish of Khalid Saleh Al Menhali, who loves equestrian sports and is currently being ...  Read More

Emirati women carry the tradition of abayas in style

Posted on 15/04/2014: 210 views.

My family and friends, I suspect, would not consider me to be a connoisseur of fashion. None would ever hold me up as an example of sartorial elegance and I've learnt to live with the cutting comments from the women in my life. As far as what passes for "male fashion” is concerned, the very thought ...  Read More

5 museums to open in old Dubai buildings

Posted on 15/04/2014: 214 views.

At least five more museums are expected to open within the year, as part of the municipality's stand towards converting old houses into cultural areas of interest. All houses that are at least 40 years old have been evaluated scientifically by Dubai Municipality, and depending on their historical ...  Read More

Creativity at work in new UAE developments

Posted on 15/04/2014: 231 views.

While the UAE's retail sector will always be dominated by its super-sized malls, developers and architects are becoming more creative in what they can do with the new shopping destinations in the making. They are thinking ‘community centres' and where possible, thinking ‘beach-side'. The reason ...  Read More

Drydocks World to build highly specialised CJ 54 Jack-Up Drilling Rigs

Posted on 15/04/2014: 209 views.

Leading international service provider to the maritime, oil '&' gas and energy sectors, Drydocks World, has signed an agreement with Malta Oil '&' Gas Ltd. for building two unique new jack-up drilling rigs based on Gusto MSC CJ54-X135-A design. The agreement was signed by Khamis Juma Buamim, ...  Read More

Dh1b Dubai solar park phase 2 tender opened by Dewa

Posted on 15/04/2014: 226 views.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) opened the tender for developers to begin the second phase of Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, worth Dh1 billion. Launching phase two of the project will see the next stage of construction of a 100-megawatt installation to be built in public ...  Read More

Emaar unveils new Mira Oasis townhouses

Posted on 15/04/2014: 201 views.

Emaar Properties has unveiled a new collection of Mira Oasis townhomes in Reem, an integrated lifestyle development offering an unmatched choice of exotic outdoor leisure activities. The new launch follows the strong investor demand to the earlier launches of Mira Oasis residences. The new phase of ...  Read More

Dubai Properties seeds Culture Village with new project

Posted on 15/04/2014: 231 views.

Dubai's Culture Village master-development gets to be in the limelight with the launch of villa sales at the ‘Manazel AlKhor' project by Dubai Properties. With a Creek-side location, these properties will be available in three- and four-bedroom formats. Completion of the 76 units is scheduled for ...  Read More

DI showcases eco-friendly solutions at WETEX 2014

Posted on 15/04/2014: 199 views.

Dubai Investments, DI, is showcasing a wide-ranging portfolio of innovative and environment-friendly solutions at the Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition, WETEX 2014, currently under way in Dubai. DI is providing an overview of its latest innovation in coloured solar panels ...  Read More

UAE-Spain Economic Forum kicks off in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 15/04/2014: 226 views.

His Majesty King Juan Carlos of Spain has highlighted the depth of relations that bind the United Arab Emirates and Kingdom of Spain in a strong strategic partnership. "UAE and Spain can face the challenges ahead by building a common future of true prosperity through a true and long lasting ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed receives King of Spain

Posted on 15/04/2014: 211 views.

His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces yesterday at Emirates Palace received H.M. King Juan Carlos of Spain who is in UAE on a three-day official visit. Welcoming King Juan Carlos, H.H. Sheikh Mohamed ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed, King Juan Carlos witness signing ceremony of MoUs between UAE and Spain

Posted on 15/04/2014: 221 views.

His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and visiting H.M. King Juan Carlos of Spain yesterday at Emirates Palace witnessed the signing ceremony of two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) between UAE and ...  Read More

Growing UAE healthcare sector highlights numerous opportunities for partnership and investment for US companies

Posted on 15/04/2014: 230 views.

The US-UAE healthcare relationship is thriving as UAE healthcare spending reached an estimated US$16.8 billion in 2013 alone and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 16 percent through 2014. A new report, released yesterday by the US-UAE Business Council, finds that ...  Read More

Khalifa Award recognises contributions to education

Posted on 15/04/2014: 207 views.

As the UAE's education sector advances, there is a growing need for talented individuals to enter and enrich the field. In a bid to support this process, the seventh Khalifa Award for Education on Monday honoured 36 people, projects and organisations. Winners at the ceremony in the capital included ...  Read More