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Major coral reef garden project launched in Fujairah

Major coral reef garden project launched in Fujairah

15 Apr 2019

A massive coral reef garden the size of 60 football stadiums is to be created in the UAE - and is set to drive up eco tourism while safeguarding vital marine life.

Work is under way on the Fujairah Cultured Coral Reef Gardens, the largest project of its kind in the country, which will include the cultivation of 1.5 million coral reef colonies over the next five years and will span 300,000 square metres, helping to provide a boost to food security efforts.

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The Annual School Ratings For 2018/2019 Have Been Revealed

The Annual School Ratings For 2018/2019 Have Been Revealed

14 Apr 2019

The highly-anticipated annual KHDA ratings are in.

Judged by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority, the appraisals of Dubai's private schools determine school fees and give parents an overview of the entire private school network.

This year the reports have been published earlier than usual to allow parents extra time to choose schools, and on the positive side; 18 schools have improved their rating with an impressive four moving from 'very good' to 'outstanding'.

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AED5 billion project on Jubail Island launched in Abu Dhabi

AED5 billion project on Jubail Island launched in Abu Dhabi

10 Apr 2019

WAM -- A new AED5 billion project developed across 400 hectares on Jubail Island marked its official launch in the UAE capital.

Set to feature six investment zone villages – Marafaa Al Jubail, Nad Al Dhabi, Seef Al Jubail, Ain Al Maha, Souk Al Jubail and Bed’a Al Jubail, Jubail Island is strategically located between Yas Island and Saadiyat Island.

Jubail Island offers plots ranging from 1,500 to 5,000 sq m as well as villas ranging in size from 300 to 1,200 sq m. 

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UAE backs China’s One Belt One Road Initiative at Annual Investment Meeting

UAE backs China’s One Belt One Road Initiative at Annual Investment Meeting

10 Apr 2019

WAM -- The UAE is set to play a big role in China’s One Belt and One Road Project, as stated on the sidelines of Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), which runs until the 10th of April in Dubai. The 9th edition of AIM brought to focus several investments and projects associated with the initiative.

Abdulla Al Saleh, Undersecretary for Foreign Trade, UAE Ministry of Economy said, "The UAE is proud to host this forum as a testament of our strong economic and trade ties with China. The trade... Read More

First Edition of New Dubai Home Festival to be held from 18 April to 1 May 2019

First Edition of New Dubai Home Festival to be held from 18 April to 1 May 2019

09 Apr 2019

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9 April 2019: Celebrating the very best of the emirate’s homeware offering, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) has announced the inaugural Dubai Home Festival (DHF) will run from Thursday 18 April to Wednesday 1 May and give interiors fans the perfect opportunity to shop. Showcasing Dubai as the hub of homeware in the Middle East, the citywide event will feature an array of unmissable home furnishing sales, exclusive promotions, events and life-... Read More

Annual Investment Meeting opens with main focus on FDI

Annual Investment Meeting opens with main focus on FDI

09 Apr 2019

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and in the presence of Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) 2019 opened on Monday, 8th April. The 9th edition of the world’s biggest platform for foreign direct investment (FDI) will run until 10th of April in Dubai under the theme ‘Mapping the Future of FDI: Enriching World... Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Chechen leader

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Chechen leader

09 Apr 2019

WAM -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received on 8th April, the Head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, who is currently visiting the country.

During the meeting, held at Qasr Al Bahr Majlis, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed welcomed Kadyrov and shed light on the importance of cooperation with Chechnya to the best interest of the two friendly peoples.

The two leaders also addressed ways to... Read More

Louvre Abu Dhabi launches the second edition of its globally acclaimed Highway Gallery

Louvre Abu Dhabi launches the second edition of its globally acclaimed Highway Gallery

09 Apr 2019

Louvre Abu Dhabi’s globally acclaimed Highway Gallery returns for its second edition this spring. From 7 April, ten new artworks from Louvre Abu Dhabi’s collection, reproduced as giant 3D sculptures or 10-metre high billboards, will appear alongside the E11 Sheikh Zayed Road from Dubai to Abu Dhabi.

As drivers tune into one of the partner radio stations and approach the display, they will automatically hear a 30-second story about each artwork as part of a collaboration with Abu Dhabi... Read More

Meraas signs exclusive ten-year naming rights deal with Coca-Cola for Dubai Arena, to become Coca-Cola Arena

Meraas signs exclusive ten-year naming rights deal with Coca-Cola for Dubai Arena, to become Coca-Cola Arena

08 Apr 2019

Monday 8th, April 2019, Dubai: Meraas, a diversified Dubai-based holding company has signed a 10-year agreement with The Coca-Cola Company for the exclusive naming rights for Dubai’s first and biggest indoor, multipurpose arena. Upon completion, the 17,000-capacity arena will be known as the Coca-Cola Arena.

Located at Meraas’ popular urban retail and residential destination City Walk in Dubai, the hugely-anticipated arena will open to the public in June this year and will become the... Read More

UAE qualifies for Ice Hockey World Cup

UAE qualifies for Ice Hockey World Cup

08 Apr 2019

The UAE team was proclaimed leading in the Asian qualifiers for the Ice Hockey World Cup with 12 points despite losing the final match to Kyrgyzstan on Saturday.

The International Ice Hockey Federation canceled the results of the match on the grounds that the Kyrgyz violated the rules of player registration, thus proclaiming the UAE as winner.

The Asian qualifiers for the Ice Hockey World Cup was held in Abu Dhabi Ski Hall in Zayed Sports City.

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