Posted on 19/04/2014: 345 views.
Work will begin this month to turn a sprawling site in the Italian city of Milan into the UAE Expo pavilion, complete with the towering dunes and shaded pathways of a desert city. Organisers said building on the 4,386-square-metre site will be completed by February next year, with testing due to begin in April. "The UAE plot is one of the biggest and it's in the heart of the Expo site,” said Peter Vine, director of the UAE Pavilion Project in Milan. "The UAE is one of the first countries to get ... Read More
Posted on 19/04/2014: 351 views.
Stories of yesteryear and a people's struggle for survival can be part of an Emirati narrative at the Milan Expo, says a university student Sara Al Boom. Aiming to be among a core group of 300 Emirati volunteers at the UAE pavilion in Italy next year, she said volunteers would also have personal ... Read More
Posted on 19/04/2014: 320 views.
The first-ever Sir Bani Yas Offshore Race has been off to a great start as 70 sailing enthusiasts aboard 11 boats scrambled to take the lead in the exciting two-day nonstop race. They will be pitted not only against the open sea, but also against each other's experience as they sail to victory at ... Read More
Posted on 19/04/2014: 316 views.
Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Development and International Co-operation met with the Dutch Minister of Foreign Trade, Lilianne Ploumen at the sidelines of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation forum which was held in Mexico last week. They discussed ways ... Read More
Posted on 19/04/2014: 424 views.
Etihad Regional has marked the start of a twice-weekly service linking Geneva in Switzerland, and Toulouse in south-western France. Flight F7464 touched down at Toulouse-Blagnac airport yesterday at 4:40pm local time and the newly branded 50-seat Saab 2000 aircraft was greeted by a traditional ... Read More
Posted on 19/04/2014: 170 views.
An Abu Dhabi-owned chip maker will produce the fastest, most energy efficient, semiconductors, that will enable the next generation of mobile devices, after a deal with Samsung. GlobalFoundries, wholly owned by Mubadala's Advanced Technology Investment Company, and the Korean smartphone and TV ... Read More
Posted on 19/04/2014: 161 views.
Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, yesterday opened the Break an Egg Campaign, a charity event organised at Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Art Hub to raise money for Make-A-Wish Foundation, which fulfils the dreams ... Read More
Posted on 19/04/2014: 165 views.
Kabul: A large-scale Food Fortification Programme in Afghanistan, funded by the UAE's Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KBZF) and implemented by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), is providing iodine to 29 salt factories in Afghanistan in an effort to reduce deaths and ... Read More
Posted on 19/04/2014: 283 views.
Rabat: Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of UAE Armed Forces, yesterday met with General Abdelaziz Bennani, Inspector General of the Royal Armed Forces of Morocco, during an official visit to Rabat. During the meeting, the two sides discussed aspects of military ... Read More
Posted on 19/04/2014: 159 views.
His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah has issued Amiri decree no. 36 for 2014, establishing the Department of Government Relations in the emirate. According to the decree, a law regulating the new department's tasks, objectives and ... Read More
Posted on 19/04/2014: 190 views.
There were emotional scenes as four people embraced Islam amidst thunderous applause during the Dubai International Peace Convention (DIPC) on Thursday. Islamic slogans rang out each time as three women and a man visiting DIPC took their ‘declaration of faith', which was witnessed by thousands ... Read More
Posted on 19/04/2014: 165 views.
The UAE media is centred on strong rules and guiding principles in its march to progress and prosperity with a focus on offering creative and high-quality content. The Sharjah Media Corporation, or SMC, reaffirmed that the UAE media has continued to thrive and has made impressive progress, thus ... Read More