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Mohammed bin Rashid and Mohamed bin Zayed meet to discuss national matters

Posted on 22/09/2014: 231 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, yesterday met with His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces, to exchange brotherly talks and discuss issues of concern for the nation and citizens. Their Highnesses reviewed their follow-up efforts to implement the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in the ...  Read More


Abdullah bin Zayed participates in UN "HeForShe" campaign

Posted on 22/09/2014: 206 views.

NEW YORK: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has attended the "HeForShe" solidarity campaign. The event was organised by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, known as UN Women. The event was attended by H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint ...  Read More

Arab Parliament condemns terrorist attack near Egyptian Foreign Ministry

Posted on 22/09/2014: 176 views.

CAIRO: Speaker of the Arab Parliament has condemned the terrorist bomb explosion which has taken place near the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo leaving two police officers dead and a number of security personnel and civilians injured. Ahmed Mohamed Al Jarwan, in a statement, emphasised that ...  Read More

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed opens Cityscape Global

Posted on 22/09/2014: 195 views.

The curtain rose on the 13th edition of the Middle East's largest and most influential international real estate event, Cityscape Global, in Dubai yesterday, hosting more than 280 exhibitors from 28 different countries. The event, the largest in its history, was officially opened by H.H. Sheikh ...  Read More

Nakheel unveils The Palm Gateway beachfront residential, retail and leisure complex

Posted on 22/09/2014: 182 views.

Dubai developer Nakheel has announced the launch yesterday of The Palm Gateway – a three-tower waterfront living and leisure complex with more than 1,300 homes, a beach club, retail, dining and health and fitness facilities. Located at the entrance to Palm Jumeirah with convenient transport links ...  Read More

Dubai Properties announces Maram Residence

Posted on 22/09/2014: 135 views.

Real estate developer, Dubai Properties (DP), has revealed details of its new luxury development, Maram Residence, offering a premium living experience in the heart of Dubai, with starting prices from Dh1.7 million. The developer also announced that the contract awarding process has begun, with the ...  Read More

Dubai's Meraas Holding launches new destination island 'La Mer'

Posted on 22/09/2014: 127 views.

Dubai-based real estate developer, Meraas Holding, on Sunday launched 'La Mer', a mixed-use development that will take shape in Dubai's exclusive beachfront district Jumeirah in the vicinity of Pearl Jumeirah Island. Construction of "La Mer" is set to commence in Q4 2014. Conceptualised to ...  Read More

Meydan announces launch of new projects at Cityscape Global

Posted on 22/09/2014: 113 views.

The Meydan Group has announced two major new projects yesterday at Cityscape Global: Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City District Eleven and Meydan Avenue, two mixed-use developments in Dubai. District Eleven is a suburban mixed-use community development featuring parks, private schools and retail ...  Read More

Deyaar unveils master plan for Dh3.5bn new upscale development ‘Midtown’ at Cityscape 2014

Posted on 22/09/2014: 101 views.

Deyaar Development PJSC has unveiled the masterplan of its 5.5 million sq. feet (build up) upscale development, Midtown by Deyaar, at Cityscape 2014. The English lexicon defines Midtown as "the central part of the city between the downtown and uptown areas. "With the downtown and uptown areas of ...  Read More

UPC hosts first Seychelles Strategic Plan charette

Posted on 22/09/2014: 132 views.

Under the visionary leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the strategic direction of H.H. General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces, to enhance bilateral relations and ...  Read More

Etisalat’s mobile app crosses quarter million downloads

Posted on 22/09/2014: 96 views.

Etisalat has revealed that over a quarter million users have downloaded the company's new mobile app, Etisalat U.A.E., in just over a month. Etisalat launched the interactive self-care app to offer customers a range of smart services at their fingertips – mobile account tracking, bill payments, ...  Read More

Ministry of Interior and Etisalat launch E-services ahead of GITEX 2014

Posted on 22/09/2014: 129 views.

The Ministry of Interior and the Emirates Telecommunications Corporation, Etisalat, have announced an array of new e-services scheduled to be launched in the coming few days, prior to GITEX 2014. This step is in pursuance of their commitment to develop police services aimed at boosting community ...  Read More

Jafza achieves 21 percent growth in H1, 2014

Posted on 22/09/2014: 104 views.

Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) has posted over 21 percent growth in the number of new companies conducting business there in the first half of 2014 compared with the same period last year. 363 new multi-nationals have chosen the Free Zone as their regional base in the first six months. Quite a few of ...  Read More

Agricultural Bank of China celebrates listing one billion renminbi bond on NASDAQ Dubai

Posted on 22/09/2014: 104 views.

Min Fang, Senior Executive Officer of the Dubai branch of Agriculture Bank of China (ABC), yesterday rang the market-opening bell to celebrate the listing of a one billion renminbi (163 million dollar) bond on NASDAQ Dubai. ABC, China's third largest bank by assets, is the first Chinese issuer to ...  Read More

Dubai International Film Festival looks for local hires

Posted on 22/09/2014: 99 views.

Serving as the finest platform for cinema enthusiasts and talent alike, the latest edition of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) is once again giving U.A.E. nationals and residents the opportunity to be part of the leading film festival in the region. Set to captivate the region's film fans, ...  Read More

HCT-Sharjah opens U.A.E.’s first hi-tech Online Learning Zone for students

Posted on 22/09/2014: 91 views.

Teaching and learning at the HCT Sharjah Women's College (SWC) has taken on a very hi-tech approach with the opening of its state-of-the-art Online Learning Zone (OLZ). The new facility, which houses over 150 Apple iMac computers and is the first dedicated centre in the region, will give SWC ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi University amongst Quacquarelli Symonds world’s top 700 universities

Posted on 22/09/2014: 96 views.

Abu Dhabi University has achieved yet another academic accolade on the international higher education circuit, after having entered the ranks of Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) top 700 world university rankings of 2014 -2015. For the third year in a row, ADU was chosen from among more than 3,000 ...  Read More

Emirates College for Advanced Education, Australian Research Council sign MoU for joint educational assessment cooperation

Posted on 22/09/2014: 101 views.

Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Australian Research Council (ARC) as part of its continuous efforts to promote research on educational evaluation and assessment. Signed by Professor Mohamed Yousif Baniyas, Vice Chancellor ...  Read More

U.A.E. paramedics complete study tour of Australia

Posted on 22/09/2014: 108 views.

Nineteen U.A.E. Paramedics have returned from a study tour of Australian ambulance services, undertaken as part of continuing Paramedic Degree studies at the Higher Colleges of Technology Men's College in Dubai of the 19 students, 14 of them were from the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services ...  Read More

EAD and Shell Abu Dhabi delivers environment awareness to hundreds of thousands of students

Posted on 22/09/2014: 107 views.

The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi, EAD, and Shell Abu Dhabi, have renewed their partnership in a move that will continue to bring the Enviro-Spellathon to schools and students across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The Enviro-Spellathon is an award-winning annual environmental education programme that ...  Read More

Emirates Environmental Group announces Clean Up U.A.E. Campaign

Posted on 22/09/2014: 109 views.

The Emirates Environmental Group yesterday announced the official commencement of the 13th cycle of the Clean Up U.A.E. Campaign, which aims to protect the local environment. Habiba Al Marashi, Chairperson of Emirates Environmental Group, made the announcement at a press conference in Dubai. She ...  Read More

Dubai Tram gearing up for opening

Posted on 22/09/2014: 113 views.

With less than two months to go for the Dubai Tram to open, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) workers are on overdrive to finish the work in time. Phase one of the tram system is expected to begin operations on November 11 on the 10.6 kilometre network from Dubai Marina to Al Sufouh. To be ...  Read More

U.A.E.'s 'Little Alonso' wins silverware in Italy

Posted on 22/09/2014: 95 views.

Six-year old schoolboy Rashid Al Dhaheri returned home to Abu Dhabi with a big trophy for his efforts in the Trofeo Academy Championkart (Italian Championship) at Ala Karting Circuit near Verona. The youngster - popularly known as 'Little Alonso' - who is on the final stages of an intensive summer ...  Read More