UAE News

Emirates expands its mobile footprint, launches an Android app

18 May 2015

May 18, 2015 — • The Emirates App now available on the world’s largest mobile platform

• Key milestone for Emirates as it continues its charge in the mobile app space

• Gives passengers more control over their travel experience

DUBAI, UAE, 18th May, 2015 – On the heels of the successful launch of its Apple Watch app, Emirates announced today the debut of the Emirates App for Android, the world’s largest mobile platform. With more than one hundred thousand monthly users... Read More

Gulf security is an essential part of the global stability: Mohammed bin Zayed

18 May 2015

 

(Wam) / 15 May 2015

Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed said that the international community, led by the United States, must realise that the security and stability of the Arabian Gulf is closely linked to the global security.

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has stressed that the security of the Gulf region is an essential part of the global stability, given the region’s economic,... Read More

Public comments sought on nuclear regulatory guide

18 May 2015

(Wam) / 18 May 2015

The FANR drafted a revision to Regulatory Guide 001 for Content of Nuclear Facility Construction and Operating Licence Applications.

Abu Dhabi - The UAE Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) released a draft nuclear safety regulatory guide on Sunday and invited the public to review it and submit their feedback.

The FANR drafted a revision to Regulatory Guide 001 for Content of Nuclear Facility Construction and Operating Licence Applications... Read More

IT infrastructure spend to hit $3.5 billion

18 May 2015

18 May 2015

The server market will continue to lead IT infrastructure spending through 2018.

Dubai: IT infrastructure spending in the Middle East and Africa is forecast to reach $3.48 billion, a 0.9 per cent increase from 2014, according to Gartner.

IT infrastructure market includes storage, server, and enterprise networking equipment. The server market will continue to lead IT infrastructure spending through 2018.

“Due to continued low global oil prices, the... Read More

Dubai Chess marks 34th anniversary

18 May 2015

18 May 2015The club was officially recognised as the chess governing body of Dubai on May 16, 1981.

The club was officially recognised as the chess governing body of Dubai on May 16, 1981, responsible for promoting the sport in the emirate and for training and developing Dubai’s top chess talents and official representatives to national and international competitions.

Dubai Chess and Culture Club ignited a nationwide frenzy in chess in the early 1980s following the... Read More

Zayed Sports City celebrates five years of expanding facilities and hosting international events in Abu Dhabi

18 May 2015

Venue set to host Mubadala World Tennis Championship and Women’s World Bowling Championship in 2015

Abu Dhabi, 18 May 2015: Zayed Sports City, the premier sports and entertainment venue in the United Arab Emirates, under the management of Abu Dhabi Entertainment Company (ADEC), and part of the real estate and infrastructure portfolio of Mubadala Development Company, is celebrating five successful years of expanding facilities and delivering international events to Abu Dhabi.

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Russia comes alive at Taste of WAFI through the Yarmarka a la Russ!

18 May 2015

Traditional Soviet era life explored through a vivid spectrum of food, music, literature and crafts

The sights, sounds, smells and taste of traditional Russia come alive at WAFI Mall this May as the Yarmarka a la Russ recreates times gone by in a celebration of Russian flair on the last three Saturdays of May 2015 – falling on the 16th, 23rd and 30th of the month. 

Yarmarka a la Russ captures the essence of a Russian fair, and recreates scenes from the Soviet era. At the same... Read More

Dubai Properties says Arabella Townhouses sell out on launch day

18 May 2015

The developer has now launched additional units for sale within the project, which is located in its Mudon community in Dubailand.

Dubai Properties announced that it has sold out all the units of its Arabella Townhouses project that were launched on sale on Friday, May 15, in the emirate.

People queued up for the launch, a statement said, with sales conducted on a first-come first-serve basis. The townhouses are located within the developer’s Mudon community in Dubailand.... Read More

Majid Al Futtaim to invest Dhs1bn in VOX Cinemas until 2020

18 May 2015

The funds are aimed at helping VOX attract a further 50 million customers over the next five years.

Dubai-based retailer Majid Al Futtaim has announced that its cinema arm will invest Dhs1 billion into its VOX Cinemas business over the next five years, up from an earlier planned investment of Dhs750 million.

The funds will facilitate the ongoing refurbishment of existing cinemas, while also helping the company open new locations in existing and new MENA markets, a statement... Read More

Dubai Water Canal project 33% complete, new diversions announced

18 May 2015

The Roads and Transport Authority has opened phase II of the main traffic diversion works on Al Wasl Road.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has confirmed that 33 per cent of the construction on its Dhs2 billion water canal project has been completed, and that the project is proceeding on schedule.

The RTA has now opened phase II of the main traffic diversion works on Al Wasl Road near Safa Park, to make room for building new bridges in the area, it said in a... Read More

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