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Louvre Abu Dhabi final Talking Art Series lecture concludes

Posted on 29/05/2015: 271 views.

The fourth edition of Louvre Abu Dhabi: Talking Art Series drew to a close on Wednesday May 27th, with a finale discussion on 'Art as a Witness of Globalisation' at Manarat Al Saadiyat. This culmination of five engaging panels centred on the development of Louvre Abu Dhabi was followed by a special solo piano recital by acclaimed French pianist, Bertrand Chamayou. Panellists Jean-Hubert Martin, internationally respected curator and former Director of Centre Pompidou in Paris and Museum ...  Read More


Solar Iimpulse2 waiting for clear weather cross-Pacific flight

Posted on 29/05/2015: 206 views.

Solar Impulse 2, the first aircraft to attempt to circumnavigate the globe using only solar energy for fuel, is waiting for a weather window to take off for the first attempt to cross the Pacific ocean, from Nanjing to Hawaii, using only solar power. Andre Borschberg will fly the zero-fuel airplane ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi’s tourism industry heads to US on three-city roadshow

Posted on 29/05/2015: 194 views.

Abu Dhabi's tourism industry is embarking on a four-day, three-city roadshow in North America next week as it looks to build on increasing inbound tourism from the continent. Led by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, TCA Abu Dhabi, a five-strong delegation of the emirate's tourism ...  Read More

UAE partakes in 6th clean energy ministerial meeting in Mexico

Posted on 29/05/2015: 250 views.

Merida, MEXICO: The United Arab Emirates took part yesterday in the 6th Clean Energy Ministerial meeting (CEM6), held in the Mexican city of Merida. Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy headed UAE delegation and delivered a speech at the opening session highlighting UAE's ...  Read More

Dubai GEP and San Diego-based Cleantech to foster innovative green technologies

Posted on 29/05/2015: 202 views.

The Dubai Green Economy Partnership (Dubai GEP) has met with Cleantech San Diego in California with the aim of promoting the adoption of green technologies, products and services worldwide. The future partnership will also lead to accelerated trade and investment in innovative green technologies ...  Read More

DGCX signs MoU with China Futures Association

Posted on 29/05/2015: 158 views.

The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, DGCX, has further expanded its relationship with the Chinese derivatives market with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the China Futures Association, CFA. The agreement seeks to enhance ties between the markets of China and the UAE, with a ...  Read More

National Bank of Fujairah cements position as leading partner for businesses in UAE

Posted on 29/05/2015: 121 views.

National Bank of Fujairah, NBF, announced yesterday that it has won Best Commercial Bank UAE and Best Corporate Bank UAE at the 2015 Banker Middle East, BME, Industry Awards. This is the fourth consecutive year that the bank has retained the best domestic commercial bank title whilst securing the ...  Read More

RAKBANK acquires 79.23 percent of RAK Insurance

Posted on 29/05/2015: 120 views.

RAKBANK yesterday announced the acquisition of 79.23 percent stake in Ras Al Khaimah National Insurance Company P.S.C. (RAK Insurance) following the purchase of a total of 87,154,981 shares at Dh 3.64 per share through a tender offer. The acquisition enables RAKBANK to become the largest ...  Read More

Polish Deputy Prime Minister awards UAE Ambassador with Order of Merit

Posted on 29/05/2015: 120 views.

Janusz Piechocinski, Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy, has decorated Asim Mirza Ali c, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Poland, with the Order of Merit, in appreciation of his active role to strengthen and develop economic and trade relations between the UAE and the Republic of ...  Read More

Ruler of Sharjah receives delegation from WHO's regional office

Posted on 29/05/2015: 129 views.

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has said that education is the basis for building societies and without it no health system can be established in any society. He added that due to Sharjah's keenness in building an educated society, it has ...  Read More

Lubna Al Qasimi pays tribute to Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi

Posted on 29/05/2015: 125 views.

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Co-operation and Development (MICAD), Head of the UAE Committee for Coordination of Foreign Humanitarian Aid, has commended the local, regional and international humanitarian achievements of H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, ...  Read More

Sheikha Fatima: SZPA strengthens a sense of belonging and loyalty to the homeland

Posted on 29/05/2015: 121 views.

H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, GWU, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, FDF, and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, has highlighted the keenness of the Sheikh Zayed Private Academy, SZPA, to instil the ...  Read More

Saif bin Zayed receives 'Personality of the Year for Family Support' award

Posted on 29/05/2015: 129 views.

H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior has praised the efforts made by H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), and Head of the Supreme ...  Read More

Security Support Department reviews LAPD methods in fighting crime

Posted on 29/05/2015: 125 views.

A delegation from the Security Support Department at the Abu Dhabi Police has reviewed the tasks and duties of the Los Angeles Police Department, LAPD, in the fields of combating crime and dismantling bombs. Working closely with the Special Security Force and Emergency units of the LAPD, the team ...  Read More

MoI launches #Policing Creative Ideas Award on social media

Posted on 29/05/2015: 54 views.

The Ministry of Interior has launched the #PolicingCreativeIdeasAward hashtag on social media to introduce the award and its objectives both regionally and internationally. Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary-General of the Office of H.H. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of ...  Read More

Nahyan stresses importance of establishing educational hospital to prepare new doctors

Posted on 29/05/2015: 123 views.

"Establishing a network of teaching hospitals is necessary and will benefit a lot of people. I congratulate Thumbay Moideen for his initiatives in investing in healthcare and medical education in the country, which matches the vision and goals of the UAE Leadership" said Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak ...  Read More

Emirates Red Crescent spent over Dh 349m in humanitarian and development assistance in first four months of 2015

Posted on 29/05/2015: 123 views.

The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, announced that in the first four months of the year it had carried out humanitarian, charitable, relief and development programmes to the tune of Dh 349.23 million, with overseas operations taking the lion's share of Dh 300.75 million. Fahad Abdul Rahman bin Sultan, ...  Read More

Bee'ah wins prestigious honour at IBX Awards for sustainability

Posted on 29/05/2015: 127 views.

Bee'ah, the Sharjah Environment Company, has won a prestigious honour at the International Business Excellence Awards 2015, IBX Awards, for the sustainability category, held recently in Dubai. In their successful pursuit of sustainable development in Sharjah, Bee'ah developed the infrastructure in ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi hosts first ever Aldar Academies Inter-School Jiu-Jitsu Cup

Posted on 29/05/2015: 130 views.

Aldar Academies hosted its first ever inter-school Jiu-Jitsu Cup in Abu Dhabi yesterday, at the Al Bateen Secondary School, supported by the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation and Palm Sports LLC. The competition, which is set to take place annually, witnessed a spectacular day of sportsmanship with ...  Read More