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DP World report 4.4% Q1 cargo volume rise

17 May 2015

DP World handled 15 million twenty-foot equivalent units in the first three months of the year

April 27, 2015

Dubai: DP World, one of the world’s largest port operators, reported on Monday a 4.4 per cent rise in gross container volumes in the first quarter.

The port operator, whose operations stretch from Dubai to South America, handled 15 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), a shipping container measurement, for the three months ending March 31, 2015.

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Five cities in five days: Abu Dhabi Tourism ventures into China

14 May 2015

To help capitalise on the rapid growth of inbound tourism from the People’s Republic into the emirate

May 14, 2015

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Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi’s tourism industry is heading to China next week for a five-city roadshow to capitalise on the rapid growth of inbound tourism from the People’s Republic into the emirate. An eight-strong delegation, led by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, TCA Abu Dhabi, and comprising hotels, travel agents, attractions and the country’s... Read More

UAE draws strong interest at Expo Milano 2015

14 May 2015

May 14, 2015

Milan: A host of representatives from participating Expo Milano 2015 pavilions, visiting delegations and companies are reaching out for business opportunities in the UAE at Future Business UAE, a dedicated conclave within the UAE Pavilion, where a contingent of the UAE’s most pioneering and visionary public and private sector organisations are championing the country’s credentials as a global hub for investment, trade and commerce.

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Shaikh Mohammed’s Twitter account surpasses 4 million followers

14 May 2015

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Shaikh Mohammed’s account has come second globally in a study issued by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development for 2014 in his ability to reach the largest number of his people.

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai’s Twitter account has reached over four million followers, making him one of the most followed leaders globally on the social networking site,... Read More

Dubai earmarks GCC and MENA region for further growth

14 May 2015

UNWTO Forum: Intra-Arab Tourism has significant potential for growth Attractiveness of Dubai for Arab visitors a result of connectivity, ease of access, and destination offer Cruise Arabia applauded as perfect example of cross-border co-operation

Dubai, UAE, 14 May, 2015: As source markets for visitors to Dubai, the GCC and MENA regions present significant potential for growth, despite already accounting for a combined 33 per cent of the emirate’s total tourism numbers.

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Du begins to deploy 4G+ technology in UAE

14 May 2015

4G+ is currently available in several areas with high footfall traffic, and du aims on furthering the network coverage expansion in line with the increase in demand and the rapid development in mobile devices technology.

Dubai: du, the Middle East’s fastest growing telecommunications company, is one of the few operators in the world to have begun deployments supporting LTE Advanced (LTE-A), also known as 4G+, CAT 6 with carrier aggregation across its network. Current CAT 6 supported... Read More

Dubai Aquarium welcomes baby crocs

14 May 2015

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall has welcomed baby crocs, born to King Croc, one of the world’s largest reptiles, and Queen Croc, his companion for over 20 years. Queen Croc, who is more than 80 years old, laid 59 eggs, and the long incubation process finally came to an end with the hatching of the baby crocs.

For the past 20 years King has been a dedicated partner, showing little interest in any other female crocodiles than Queen Croc. The birth at Dubai Aquarium... Read More

EZW, Dubai Tourism sign MoU

14 May 2015

The aim is to strengthen cooperation to promote Dubai as one of the world’s leading trade and travel centres

Published: 17:38 May 13, 2015

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DUBAI: Economic Zones World, EZW, Dubai’s flagship trade, logistics and industrial hub operator, and Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism, have signed an MoU to further strengthen cooperation between the two entities to promote Dubai as one of the world’s leading trade and travel centres, as well as... Read More

Huawei Launches Honor Six Plus Smartphone In Middle East

14 May 2015

The Honor Six Plus is targeted at a younger internet-savvy demographic.

Huawei has launched the Honor Six Plus smartphone in the region, as part of a worldwide push by its e-commerce only Honor sub-brand.

Chris Sun, VP, online sales/Huawei Consumer for the Middle East, said the sub-brand was targeted at a younger internet-savvy demographic, who use their phone for entertainment and for social activities.

The Honor brand has achieved total sales revenue of $2.4 billion... Read More

Alibaba’s Cloud Computing Unit To Establish Base In Dubai

14 May 2015

Alibaba's subsidiary Aliyun will set up a venture with Dubai-based Meraas.

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Reuters

The cloud computing unit of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding said it would establish a base in Dubai to seek business from companies and governments in the Middle East and North Africa.

The deal may bolster Dubai’s efforts to develop as a technology centre for the region, in addition to marking an expansion of Alibaba’s cloud computing effort.

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