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Louvre in Abu Dhabi: A modern marvel in the making

Posted on 26/01/2015: 450 views.

Rising from the sands on partly reclaimed land and jutting into the turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf, Louvre Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi's cultural masterpiece is in the making. Born out of an agreement between the UAE and France, Louvre Abu Dhabi, when complete by year end the 260,000 square foot ‘universal' museum will offer a global vision of the history of world art, one that will inevitably evolve over time. Designed by Pritzker-prize winning architect Jean Nouvel, the Louvre Abu Dhabi will ...  Read More

Dubai Cares invites UAE community to Walk for Education

Posted on 26/01/2015: 337 views.

Dubai Cares yesterday announced the 6th edition of its Walk for Education, the symbolic three kilometre walk that aims to highlight one of the challenges children face in acquiring quality education in developing countries where they have to walk an average of three kilometres every day in order to ...  Read More

Arab Poets flock to Abu Dhabi

Posted on 26/01/2015: 328 views.

Abu Dhabi is set to host 300 poets from 29 countries for direct interviews with members of the Prince of Poets jury at Al Raha Beach Theatre from the 31st of January to the 2nd of February. The three days of interviews aims to select the best poets to take part in a TV programme of classical Arabic ...  Read More

Tariq bin Faisal Al Qasimi wins silver at 2015 European Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship

Posted on 26/01/2015: 318 views.

Sheikh Tariq bin Faisel Al Qasimi has won the silver medal at the European Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship, heavyweight black belt division, adding a new achievement to the UAE's sporting accolades. The three-day tournament was organised in Lisbon, Portugal, under the supervision of the International ...  Read More

Sultan attends opening performance of Dhow Under the Sun

Posted on 26/01/2015: 316 views.

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Sunday attended the opening performance of the play "Dhow under the Sun", a production by Kevin Spacey Foundation and the Middle East Theatre Academy (META). Written by the Iraqi playwright Hassan ...  Read More

Al Ain Zoo welcomes reptile new-borns

Posted on 26/01/2015: 181 views.

Al Ain Zoo has kicked off the New Year by welcoming new additions to the reptile family, including the Afro-Asian Sand Snake, Royal Python, Dhab (Spiny-tailed Agama), and Indian Star Tortoise. The Afro-Asian Sand Snake family welcomed three new-borns following a 90 day incubation period. Active ...  Read More

Sharjah International Book Fair all set to participate in 46th Cairo Book Fair

Posted on 26/01/2015: 176 views.

The Sharjah International Book Fair, SIBF, an affiliate of the Sharjah Book Authority, SBA, is gearing up to participate in the 46th edition of the Cairo International Book Fair, set to begin this coming Wednesday with Saudi Arabia participating as the Guest of Honour. The Cairo Book Fair ...  Read More

Royal Jet confirms delivery of second Bombardier Global 5000 Aircraft

Posted on 26/01/2015: 208 views.

Royal Jet, the Middle East's foremost private charter company, chaired by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, has taken delivery of a new Bombardier Global 5000 business jet. The aircraft arrived at Royal Jet's Fixed Based Operations (FBO)/VIP terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport on 14th ...  Read More

DIP spends over Dh 4 billion to build world-class infrastructure

Posted on 26/01/2015: 204 views.

Dubai Investments Park, DIP, has spent over Dh4 billion in the last 17 years to build and elevate its infrastructure to world-class standards. DIP now offers 140 kilometres of internal road networks, highly-sustainable power and water supply with DEWA, a well-connected telecommunications network ...  Read More

EGA targets future global aluminium demand at us symposium

Posted on 26/01/2015: 186 views.

The strength of Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) in being able to meet future primary global aluminium demand was highlighted during the Platts Aluminium Symposium 2015, which was staged in Scottsdale, Arizona between 18-20 January. Speaking at the symposium, of which EGA was one of the sponsors, ...  Read More

ADGM announces headquarters building on Al Maryah Island

Posted on 26/01/2015: 180 views.

Abu Dhabi Global Market, ADGM, yesterday announced that it has signed a 50-year lease with the Mubadala Development Company to make the Financial Building on Al Maryah Island, owned by Mubadala subsidiary, AlSowah Square Properties, ADGM's headquarters. With Cabinet Resolution No. 04 of 2013 having ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank reports full year 2014 net profit of over Dh4.2b

Posted on 26/01/2015: 188 views.

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC (ADCB) reported a 16 percent jump in its fourth-quarter net profit to Dh4.201 billion on Sunday in its announcement of its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2014, subject to approval by the Central Bank of the UAE. Financial highlights (2014 vs. 2013) ...  Read More

Dubai Islamic Bank Group profit up by 63 percent

Posted on 26/01/2015: 191 views.

Dubai Islamic Bank, the first Islamic bank in the world and the largest Islamic bank in the UAE by total assets, yesterday announced its results for the year ended December 31st, 2014. The report says that Net Profit for the year 2014 increased to Dh2.80 billion, up 63% compared to Dh1.70 billion ...  Read More

DP World orders pilot boat for Jebel Ali Port

Posted on 26/01/2015: 183 views.

DP World UAE Region has signed a contract with Emirates Boats LLC to build a new prototype pilot boat for its marine department at Jebel Ali Port. A new generation of 50-foot-long inflatable pilot boats with a top speed of 38 knots able to carry nine people and built to the same design could follow ...  Read More

Etisalat launches Emerald plan for UAE’s business elite

Posted on 26/01/2015: 160 views.

Etisalat announced yesterday the launch of an exclusive ‘Emerald' plan for the UAE's business elite. The Emerald plan offers premium mobile numbers, bundled allowance of free flexible minutes, SMS, mobile data, and a latest smart device valued up to Dh3,600 for free every year. Designed for ...  Read More

ECOWaste 2015 marks successful conclusion in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 26/01/2015: 267 views.

The second edition of ECOWaste, a key platform dedicated to showcasing next generation waste management and recycling solutions, marked its successful completion at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre having attracted 50 local and international companies along with 2,000 buyers and specialists ...  Read More

ERC continues winter aid campaign in Gaza Strip

Posted on 26/01/2015: 178 views.

GAZA: The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has dispatched a 13-truck aid convoy to the Gaza Strip, packed with medicines and food supplies, to help those affected by the snowstorm in the Levant and Iraq, including the Palestinian territories. Dr. Mohammed Atiq Al Falahi, ERC Secretary-General, said ...  Read More

Dar Al Ber continues delivering relief aid to Syrian refugees

Posted on 26/01/2015: 199 views.

The Dar Al Ber Society, DABS, has continued its humanitarian relief aid campaign to ease the suffering of Syrian refugees in the Levant where they are affected by the severe winter. The aid materials are part of the Tarahamu, or UAECompassion campaign, initiated by the prudent leadership, and in ...  Read More

Jawaher Al Qasimi confirms launch date of cancer awareness 'Pink Caravan Ride 2015'

Posted on 26/01/2015: 185 views.

The fifth edition of the Pink Caravan Ride 2015, the annual pan-UAE horse-back trek that helps spread awareness of breast cancer, will be held between March 16th-25th, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of ...  Read More