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Arabic food and friendly robots raise awareness of UAE at Milan Expo

Posted on 01/08/2015: 264 views.

Arabic cuisine cooking tips from famous chefs and robots with catchy messages about biofuel-powered planes are playing a role in spreading awareness of the UAE at the Milan Expo 2015. Presenting the Emirates to an international audience during the fair, which ends in November, is part of groundwork being laid in Italy for Dubai's expo in 2020. UAE airlines and tour companies have reported a rise in traveller numbers to Milan, with residents including the city in their plans to see Europe. "It's ...  Read More


Dubai to be Guest City at Beijing Design Week

Posted on 01/08/2015: 188 views.

Dubai will participate in Beijing Design Week (BJDW) as the ‘Guest City' for the upcoming 2015 edition - to be held from September 23 until October 7 in the Chinese capital. The Dubai Design Week and Beijing Design Week Organising Committee announced that this was as part of a reciprocal agreement ...  Read More

Solar Impulse backers vow to see project ‘to the end’

Posted on 01/08/2015: 118 views.

Bertrand Piccard, co-founder of the Solar Impulse project and one of the pilots of Solar Impulse 2, the world's first totally solar-powered aircraft, is looking to his staunchest supporters for funds to continue his journey around the world. Mr Piccard returned to Switzerland looking for €20 ...  Read More

Hawksbill turtles make a slow comeback

Posted on 01/08/2015: 188 views.

The globally endangered hawksbill sea turtle appears to be making a comeback in UAE waters albeit ever so slowly, marine ecology officials say. Under stress due to decades of increased human activity, pollution and natural threats in the Gulf, the hawksbill turtle has been a source of concern for ...  Read More

Summer tourism booms in Dubai

Posted on 01/08/2015: 189 views.

Tourists, especially women, love the fact that Dubai is safe. This is one reason why the hotel business in the Emirate is doing well. During and after Eid, overseas visitors, especially from the GCC countries, thronged the Emirate. It helped that the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) festival that began ...  Read More

88m use Dubai Metro, 2m use Dubai Tram in first half of 2015

Posted on 01/08/2015: 185 views.

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that the Dubai Metro , comprising both the Red and Green lines, has lifted more riders during the first half of this year compared with the corresponding number of riders who used the metro service during the same period last year. Recent metro ...  Read More

Etihad Airways’ new second daily service connects Melbourne to the World

Posted on 01/08/2015: 121 views.

The launch this weekend of Etihad Airways' second daily non-stop service will connect Melbourne with more of the world's great cities and create new opportunities for international commerce and trade. Etihad Airways flight EY462 will depart Abu Dhabi at 10:30am local time on Saturday 1 August and ...  Read More

National Bank Fujairah launches "NBF GenNext" programme

Posted on 01/08/2015: 251 views.

National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) announced the launch of "NBF GenNext", a leadership programme designed to help the children of the bank's corporate and institutional banking clients develop business skills for when they take on leadership roles within their family businesses. Developed in ...  Read More

DEWA Academy offers scholarships for talented Emiratis to compete in local and global energy markets

Posted on 01/08/2015: 191 views.

In line with the vision of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and to reflect the goals of the UAE Vision 2021, which aims to nurture talented Emiratis and make the UAE one of the best countries in the world, Dubai Electricity and ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid and Mohamed bin Zayed visit Martyr Saif Al Falasi house

Posted on 01/08/2015: 197 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, yesterday visited the house of martyr, Saif Yousuf Ahmed ...  Read More

UAE envoy attends opening of obstetrics section at Serbia's Paracin Hospital

Posted on 01/08/2015: 122 views.

BELGRADE: The UAE Ambassador to Serbia, Juma Rashid Saif Al Dhaheri, yesterday attended the opening of the obstetrics section at the General Hospital in Paracin city in Serbia which was reconstructed with support from the UAE Red Crescent Authority. Al Dhaheri met with the Serbian President ...  Read More

Sandstorm forecast after rain in Sharjah, Fujairah, RAK

Posted on 01/08/2015: 120 views.

Intermittent medium to heavy rains this evening lashed a number of areas in the Emirates of Sharjah, Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah. The rains were accompanied by thunder and lightning. The National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) has urged motorists to exercise caution, reduce speed and ...  Read More