Business

Dubai to launch smart app - Dubai Now - for 2,000 government services

25 Nov 2015

Dubai Now will provide access to 2,000 services of 19 government entities

26 November 2015

Residents of Dubai will soon have their very own intelligent personal assistant with the launch of Dubai Now, an app that will incorporate information ranging from traffic and weather to where you can make auto-payments, officials announced on Tuesday.

A senior official at the Dubai Smart Government (DSG) Department told Gulf News the smart system will be launched at the end of... Read More

Reader’s Choice Award for Interiors

24 Nov 2015

Special award recognizes Interiors as the ultimate interiors shopping destination in the UAE

Dubai, UAE (November 24, 2015): One of UAE’s leading home and furnishing stores, Interiors, has been awarded the “Reader’s Choice Award: Interiors Store of the Year” at the recently held identity Design Awards gala. The special award identified Interiors as the ultimate home shopping destination in the UAE. The category acknowledged the store as the preferred choice for interior design... Read More

Ford Trucks Showcases 2016 range at Big 5

24 Nov 2015

Commercial vehicles maker aims at stronger UAE presence with market and segment first warranty package

Dubai, November 23, 2015- Ford Trucks and Al Tayer Motors are displaying a range of 2016 Model Year heavy commercial vehicles including a 1843 T tractor, a 3535M 6x4 chassis mixer as well as a 4135M 8x4 chassis mixer at the Big 5 international building and construction show being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre until November 26th.

Last year Ford Trucks partnered with Al Tayer... Read More

Announcement of ‘The Middle East Emergent Designer Prize’ by Van Cleef & Arpels in collaboration with Tashkeel and Design Days Dubai

24 Nov 2015

2016 edition calls for works inspired by Nature Winner will receive a production budget of AED 30,000 and a 5 day trip to the exclusive L’ECOLE Van Cleef & Arpels  Winning piece will be unveiled on the opening day of Design Days Dubai 2016  

24 November, 2015 – High Jewelry Maison Van Cleef & Arpels collaborates with Tashkeel and Design Days Dubai in its fourth edition of The Middle East Emergent Designer Prize for 2016. The Prize presents a unique opportunity for emerging designers... Read More

UAE reinforces child protection measures

24 Nov 2015

Over 4,000 students and 10,000 community members briefed on steps to prevent child abuse

24 November 2015

Over 4,000 students and 10,000 community members across the UAE have been briefed on steps to prevent child abuse, the Ministry of Interior said.

The UAE’s concerted efforts to protect children from online and real-life abuse are evidenced by the recent inauguration of the 116111 hotline.

Launched by Lt General Shaikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime... Read More

Reach Global Village by bus for just Dhs 10

24 Nov 2015

Two new bus routes - from Union Station and Al Ghubaiba station – are now serving commuters

24 November 2015

Reaching Global Village this season for those who don’t have private vehicles won’t be as costly as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) on Saturday said it will launch two new dedicated bus routes to the park when it opens on October 5.

Visitors who previously used private taxis when going to Global Village now have an option to use public buses at Dh10 per... Read More

Dubai to host Asian Business Leadership Forum

24 Nov 2015

This year’s theme is ‘Technology and Disruptive Innovation in the 21st century Asia’

24 November 2015

The UAE’s Asian Business Leadership Forum, ABLF, Series for 2015, will present its sixth grand edition in Dubai on November 29, in Dubai, as Asian leaders congregate for the region’s most powerful leadership platform.

With a shared goal of continued economic prosperity, heads of state, business leaders and revolutionaries of change from the Gulf, the Indian Subcontinent... Read More

Elite Chinese business leaders in Dubai to explore opportunities

24 Nov 2015

A delegation of more than 20 Chinese business leaders is in Dubai to learn about the city's meteoric rise from fishing village to global hub for trade, transport, logistics and finance, and how it is perfectly positioned to play a key role in China's Belt and Road initiative.

24 November

The group - current and former students of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), a world-class institution whose graduates head up 20% of China's most valuable brands - is taking... Read More

Trade between China, UAE to grow

24 Nov 2015

China Trade Week to bring over 200 exhibitors to UAE

24 November 2015

Trade between China and the UAE is expected to grow in the next few years specifically in the fields of energy, oil and gas, construction, and industry, according to He Song, economic and commercial counsellor at the Chinese embassy in the UAE.

With various Chinese energy companies having already set up operations in the UAE, Song said he expected to see more coming into the country especially ahead of... Read More

Emirates Mars Mission to help develop space sector

24 Nov 2015

UAE to launch probe to Mars by 2020

24 November 2015

The Emirates Mars Mission aims to help develop science and space education in the UAE, and not just to launch a probe to Mars, a senior official working on the mission, said on Monday.

“The outcomes [of the mission] are linked to science, education, technology development and involving the youth ,” said Sarah Amiri, Emirates Mars Mission Deputy Project Manager, Science Lead at the Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre (... Read More

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