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Dubai to build world’s first 3D printed office

Posted on 01/07/2015: 156 views.

Plans have been revealed yesterday in Dubai for the world's first fully functional 3D printed building, an ambitious move that will establish the UAE's position as the global centre of technology in architecture, construction and design. Speaking on the occasion, Mohamed Al Gergawi, Chairman of the UAE National Innovation Committee, said that the UAE aims to deploy the latest technologies to improve people's lives and to develop its economy in line with the country's National Innovation ...  Read More


Mohamed bin Zayed hails media, exchanges Ramadan greetings with media officials

Posted on 01/07/2015: 178 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has stressed that the media occupies a privileged position in service of the development process and cultural renaissance being experienced by the UAE. Sheikh Mohamed ...  Read More

UAE offered Dh36 billion for infrastructure development in developing countries from 2010- 2014

Posted on 01/07/2015: 162 views.

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD), has said there are strong signs that the UAE development aid to upgrade the infrastructure in the developing countries and poor communities, have an impact on the life of people. She added that the ...  Read More

Nahyan approves 'Spirit of the Union' as theme of UAE's 44th National Day celebrations

Posted on 01/07/2015: 167 views.

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development and Chairman of the Higher National Committee of UAE's 44th National Day, emphasised that National Day celebrations represent a happy occasion for all segments of the UAE society, adding that it is the most ...  Read More

IPIC reports Dh 5.6 billion of net profit for the year 2014

Posted on 01/07/2015: 166 views.

International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC), wholly owned by the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, released its full year consolidated financial statements for 2014. IPIC, which operates predominately in the energy and energy related sectors, realised its 30th year of consecutive ...  Read More

Japan crude imports from UAE stand at 26.8 million barrel in May

Posted on 01/07/2015: 128 views.

TOKYO: Japan's crude oil imports from the UAE in May 2015 stood at 26.8 million barrels, accounting for 26.1 percent of the Japan's total crude imports for the month, said the Japanese Agency for Natural Resources and Energy. The government agency said Japan imported a total of 102.46 million ...  Read More

YahClick launches Pakistan’s first Ka-band satellite broadband service

Posted on 01/07/2015: 106 views.

YahClick, the satellite broadband service of Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, Yahsat, the UAE-based, Mubadala Development Company-owned satellite operator, officially launched Pakistan's first Ka-band satellite broadband Internet service yesterday at an event in Islamabad. Customers across ...  Read More

Emirates Airline debunks subsidy and unfair competition allegations

Posted on 01/07/2015: 125 views.

WASHINGTON D.C., USA: Emirates Airline yesterday released its point-by-point, fact-based response to allegations of subsidy and unfair competition levelled by the "big three" US legacy carriers - Delta, United and American Airlines. The full document was released to the media and public, following ...  Read More

Solar Impulse continues epic leg of round-the-world voyage

Posted on 01/07/2015: 125 views.

TOKYO: Solar Impulse 2, the solar-powered aircraft on a round-the-world flight, was high above the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, more than a quarter of the way to Hawaii after leaving Japan. The revolutionary aircraft had travelled 26 per cent of the way to the US state by 8am UAE time, having flown ...  Read More

FANR seeks public comment on Regulation for Decommissioning of Facilities

Posted on 01/07/2015: 113 views.

The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, FANR, has yesterday released a draft nuclear safety regulation document and invited the public to review the draft and make their comments. FANR's draft Regulation 21 for Decommissioning of Facilities establishes the requirements to safely decommission ...  Read More

UAE residents in for celestial treat as Jupiter and Venus to align

Posted on 01/07/2015: 114 views.

Residents across the country will be able to witness the rare alignment of Venus and Jupiter after sunset on Wednesday. The conjunction of planets, which happens approximately every two years, will be closest on Wednesday evening, when the two planets will have only 0.7 degrees of ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Global Market publishes draft regulations

Posted on 01/07/2015: 118 views.

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, on Tuesday published its draft financial services legislation. The new set to regulations includes the Financial Services and Markets Regulations and its accompanying rules, in addition to the Limited Liability ...  Read More

Emaar Misr initial public offering on the Egyptian Stock Exchange expected around 5 July 2015

Posted on 01/07/2015: 117 views.

CAIRO: Emaar Misr for Development S.A.E. (Emaar Misr) has announced yesterday that it currently expects to obtain listing approval from the Egyptian Stock Exchange on Thursday 2 July 2015. The company in a statement said that trading of its ordinary shares on the Egyptian Stock Exchange is now ...  Read More

Noor Bank CEO rings bell to celebrate listing of its debut US$500 million Sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai

Posted on 01/07/2015: 120 views.

Hussain Al Qemzi, CEO of Noor Bank, yesterday rang the market-opening bell to celebrate the listing of a US$500 million Sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai. The Sukuk, the first to be issued by Noor Bank, underlines Dubai's established expertise in the Islamic bond sector, whose growth is playing a key role in ...  Read More

Etisalat and NBAD join forces to launch Mobile Cashier

Posted on 01/07/2015: 132 views.

Etisalat, one of the UAE's leading telecommunication operators, and the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, NBAD, have partnered to jointly deliver Mobile Cashier, a mobile point of sale, mPOS, solution to businesses across the UAE. The new solution will enable business customers to accept credit, debit or ...  Read More

du announces continuation of AUD scholarship to support knowledge empowerment in the UAE

Posted on 01/07/2015: 122 views.

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, du, continues its scholarship agreement with the American University in Dubai, AUD, to provide young Emirati students with the resources to contribute to the UAE's burgeoning knowledge based economy. This continued agreement is in line with du 's ...  Read More

National Qualifications Authority signs alignment agreement with its UK counterparts

Posted on 01/07/2015: 116 views.

National Qualifications Authority (NQA) signed yesterday at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi, an agreement to align the national qualifications and standards systems with the UK qualifications, credit hours and higher education qualifications systems. The signing ceremony was attended by Philip ...  Read More

UAE Ministry of Environment and Water’s sustainability efforts yield results

Posted on 01/07/2015: 105 views.

Within its framework to ensure the implementation of federal legislation related to the environment, including legislation and regulations for cement plants, the UAE Ministry of Environment and Water recently conducted day and night-time field inspections of all operational cement plants. The move ...  Read More

Dubai mandatory health insurance scheme to be linked to visa issuance and renewal

Posted on 01/07/2015: 115 views.

To ensure that all employers and sponsors comply with their responsibilities, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has linked the health insurance scheme to visa issuance and renewal. The DHA has partnered with General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) so that no new visa will be ...  Read More

Khalifa Foundation begins project of distributing a million food packages in Egypt

Posted on 01/07/2015: 118 views.

CAIRO: In implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation yesterday began ...  Read More

ERC organises public Iftar banquets in Pakistan

Posted on 01/07/2015: 116 views.

ISLAMABAD: The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, continues to implement its charitable and humanitarian initiatives in Islamabad during the Holy Month of Ramadan, which includes providing Iftar and Suhoor meals, Zakat al-Fitr and Eid clothing to disadvantaged people. The Director of the ERC office in ...  Read More

KF organises Iftar Project, distributes dates in Seychelles

Posted on 01/07/2015: 125 views.

SEYCHELLES: The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has continued organising its annual Iftar Project as well as distributing dates in Seychelles, under the supervision of the UAE Ambassador to the United Republic of Tanzania, Abdullah Ibrahim Al Suwaidi. The UAE Embassy, through the Islamic ...  Read More

Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid launches 'Silah' art programme to support orphans and Minors

Posted on 01/07/2015: 114 views.

In response to 'The UAE Initiative for Connection with Orphans and Minors', launched by Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to provide support for children without families, H.H. Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ...  Read More