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TCA Abu Dhabi leads emirate's top resorts to Luxury Travel Mart in Cannes

Posted on 24/11/2014: 103 views.

Ten of Abu Dhabi's top resorts are going out to win luxury business when they join a destination pavilion being mounted by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) at the annual International Luxury Travel Mart in Cannes, France, which runs from December 2-5. City, island, desert and beach resorts are in the Abu Dhabi line-up and all are looking for an increasing share of the outbound luxury European market, particularly from the MICE segment. Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid, Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Princes attend final race of Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Posted on 24/11/2014: 92 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and 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, a number of world leaders, Their Highnesses Crown ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid meets Presidents of Kenya and Serbia

Posted on 24/11/2014: 81 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has met with Kenya's President, Uhuru Kenyatta on the sidelines of the 2014 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai attended ...  Read More

Saif bin Zayed meets Kenyan President

Posted on 24/11/2014: 83 views.

H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, yesterday met with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, at the Yas Island, on the sidelines of the Formula 1 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Kenyan President was accompanied by the Cabinet Secretary of the ...  Read More

U.A.E. launches State of Energy Report

Posted on 24/11/2014: 83 views.

The United Arab Emirates has issued the ‘State of Energy Report in the U.A.E. 2015', highlighting the best practices and success stories of national activities in the process of developing the energy sector. The report also focuses on renewable energy contributions in the U.A.E.'s energy ...  Read More

U.A.E. is on road to greener economy, settings targets to make that transition: UNDP

Posted on 24/11/2014: 65 views.

The United Arab Emirates, as a significant oil producer, is stepping out and looking at the broader issues of the transition to a greener economy and renewable energy, looking at the bigger picture and setting targets around how to make that transition, a top UNDP official has said. Ms. Helen ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative launches Phase II of its ‘Blue Carbon’ Project

Posted on 24/11/2014: 70 views.

The Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative, AGEDI, supported by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, EAD, has launched Phase II of its ‘Blue Carbon' Project, expanding the project to a national level in an effort to link local natural coastal ecosystem management with climate change ...  Read More

DP World, Qingdao Port Group sign strategic framework agreement on port cooperation

Posted on 24/11/2014: 99 views.

DP World and Qingdao Port Group have signed a strategic framework agreement to enhance port cooperation. The agreement was signed by DP World Chairman, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, and Qingdao Port Group Chairman, Zheng Minghua, during Mr Zheng's recent visit to Jebel Ali, to further strengthen ties ...  Read More

flydubai lands CAPA Award for ‘Low Cost Carrier of the Year’

Posted on 24/11/2014: 96 views.

Dubai-based flydubai was named ‘Low Cost Carrier of the Year' at the 2014 CAPA Awards for Excellence in Aviation held in Antwerp, Belgium. Awarded to the most innovative and influential carrier in its peer group, flydubai achieved this distinction in just five years of operation by challenging the ...  Read More

Sultan bans possession of dangerous, predator animals in Emirate of Sharjah

Posted on 24/11/2014: 96 views.

H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has issued an administrative order prohibiting possession of dangerous predators in the Emirate of Sharjah. According to the Article 1 of the resolution No. 15 of 2014, the natural and legal persons are ...  Read More

Al Jalila Foundation awards over Dh 4 million to enhance medical research in the U.A.E.

Posted on 24/11/2014: 110 views.

Al Jalila Foundation, a global healthcare philanthropic organisation founded to position the U.A.E. at the forefront of medical innovation, has awarded more than Dh4 million in seed grants to 15 U.A.E.-based medical researchers. The seed grants are valid for two years, and will be used for research ...  Read More

ERC inspects development projects in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Posted on 24/11/2014: 98 views.

The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has inspected a number of its projects in Bosnia-Herzegovina and discussed several projects for targeted beneficiaries. Headed by Salem Al Ameri, Director of Al Ain ERC branch, the ERC delegation members were briefed about the project of productive families ...  Read More

U.A.E. funds over 30 percent of health needs in Syrian refugee camps in Jordan

Posted on 24/11/2014: 97 views.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, has said that the Government of the U.A.E. earlier this year made a generous Dh18 million (US$5 million) contribution, as part of its ongoing humanitarian initiative, for the provision of health assistance in the Zaatari and Azraq refugee ...  Read More

NMC launches best 43rd National Day Tweet competition

Posted on 24/11/2014: 105 views.

NMC launches best 43rd National Day Tweet competition The National Media Council, NMC, yesterday launched a competition programme as part of the Council's 43rd National Day celebrations. The programme aims to provide an opportunity for citizens and residents to interact and celebrate the Union's ...  Read More

NMC receives media delegations on the occasion of 43rd National Day celebrations

Posted on 24/11/2014: 95 views.

The National Media Council, NMC, has begun receiving media delegations visiting the country on the occasion of the celebrations of the U.A.E. 43rd National Day. The three-day NMC programme for media guests includes meetings with Ministers and officials, in addition to paying visits to cultural ...  Read More

DM creates human flag of the U.A.E. as it launches 43rd National Day activities

Posted on 24/11/2014: 66 views.

The Public Parks and Horticulture Department of Dubai Municipality launched on Sunday activities for the 43rd National Day, creating a human flag of the U.A.E. in Zabeel Park, Dubai. Having opened the human flag event, Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, and senior ...  Read More

Brand Dubai launches "Choose Your Spot"

Posted on 24/11/2014: 120 views.

Following its efforts to introduce more art works in Dubai pursuant to the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to convert Dubai into an open art gallery, Brand Dubai has launched "Choose ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Police reviews London’s Air Ambulance experience

Posted on 24/11/2014: 94 views.

Abu Dhabi Police have discussed the means of cooperation with the Regulatory Authority of the International Extreme Medicine Conference in London with a view to leveraging the experience of the elite participants in the Conference. This measure aims to ensure better preparation for the Emergency ...  Read More

An Emirati welcome: helping visitors understand local rules

Posted on 24/11/2014: 114 views.

A U.A.E. daily has said that the way Mohammed Al Qubaisi, 40, a father of five from Abu Dhabi, sees it, visiting the U.A.E. is like visiting someone's home – everything will be fine if one approaches the experience respectfully. "Most local rules are common sense and most visitors know that for all ...  Read More

Biggest ever audience cheer Lewis Hamilton to F1 victory in Abu Dhabi as curtain falls on exhilarating weekend

Posted on 24/11/2014: 110 views.

The largest crowd ever seen at Yas Marina Circuit cheered Lewis Hamilton to victory as a dramatic season came to a close at the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The podium prize ceremony, which saw Hamilton crowned 2014 Formula One Champion, concluded three days of track action and ...  Read More