UAE News

Dubai: A global destination for tourism

14 Jun 2015

Fourth in MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index

14/06/2015 4:54 pm EDT

Dubai continues to attract visitors from around the world, according to international newspapers and news websites.

The Independent says that Dubai continues its efforts to fascinate tourists with all that is new and interesting to be the first hub for tourism, entertainment and investment.

The continuous development in the city has increased the number of visitors as well as granted it... Read More

New Board of Directors of Dubai Women Establishment holds its first meeting

14 Jun 2015

Shaikha Manal praised the DWE Board and DWE team for their hard work

June 13, 2015


Dubai: Shaikha Manal Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Women Establishment (DWE), wife of Shaikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs; welcomed DWE’s new Board of Directors, which held its first meeting in the Establishment’s headquarters in Dubai Ladies Club.

Stressing on the role of the Establishment in... Read More

Sharjah Free Zones boost trade ties at World Chambers expo

14 Jun 2015

14 June 2015

Themed “Community, identity and vision”, the three-day conference has attracted over 1,600 chambers of commerce from over 108 countries.

Sharjah — A high-level delegation from the Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, or HFZA, and Sharjah Airport International Free Zone, or Saif Zone, joined the ninth World Chambers Congress, which concluded recently at the Lingotto Congress Centre in Torino, Italy.

Saif Zone’s booth attracted a huge number of chamber of commerce... Read More

Dubai Customs takes part in high-level customs forum in China

14 Jun 2015

Ahmed Mahboob Musabih: Anchoring Dubai’s foreign trade is a top priority for us to meet the goals of Dubai Plan 2021

14/06/2015 2:14 pm EDT

At the invitation of China Customs, Dubai Customs (DC) took part in the “Connectivity and Win-Win Development Forum for Heads of Customs Administrations along the Belt and Road”, held in Xi’an, China.

Attending the forum from the UAE was a customs delegation comprising senior members of the Federal Customs Authority (FCA) and Dubai... Read More

Dubai launches Internet platforms on beaches

14 Jun 2015

Smart Palms ‘integrate technology with creation’

10/06/2015 4:31 pm EDT

Dubai is now planting a new kind of palm tree – artificial ones that offer free wireless Internet and charging stations to visitors on the beach.

The Smart Palm, which is considered the first of its kind in the Arab world, is a project launched by Dubai on June 4. The project’s designers say that they have integrated technology with creation, according to a report by the Akhbar Al Khaleej.

D... Read More

Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing team qualifies sixth in Le Mans 24-hr race

13 Jun 2015

13 June 2015The world famous endurance race starts on Saturday with 55 cars participating.

Dubai — Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing qualified sixth within its class during Thursday night’s qualifying session for the Le Mans 24-hour race — Round 3 of the world endurance in France. The world famous endurance race starts on Saturday with 55 cars participating.

The result comes after three qualifying sessions on the “Le Sarthe” circuit at Le Mans where the team consisting of UAE champion... Read More

Cross-sector input is crucial for Smart City plan: Seminar

13 Jun 2015

The Smart City blueprint features six key pillars as well as 100 initiatives across multiple sectors including transport, communications, infrastructure, electricity, economic services, and urban planning.

Dubai — In an effort to support Dubai’s ongoing Smart City initiative, this year’s Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) Education Forum focused on the Smart City 2021 plan.

The Smart City blueprint features six key pillars as well as 100 initiatives across multiple... Read More

AED120 billion investments in UAE airports

AED120 billion investments in UAE airports

11 Jun 2015

Aviation to contribute $88 billion to Dubai economy by 2030

Sheikh Ahmed:  Aviation in Dubai on a firm pedestal

Mohammed Ahli:  Laws be compatible with the changing times 

UAE tightens manned ballooning regulations

Sri Lanka allows flydubai seven extra flights 

Travel agents are still relevant: Air Malta CEO

Dubai, June 11, 2015: A... Read More

The season’s biggest sale at The Dubai Mall!

The season’s biggest sale at The Dubai Mall!

11 Jun 2015

Shop, dine, play and save at The Dubai Mall, the world’s most-visited retail and lifestyle destination, with hundreds of stores on sale, you can have your pick. From women, men, and children fashion to beauty, health and home décor.

There are sale offers for up to 70% on items across the 1,200 retail stores. You can also ‘win it big’ with, ‘Peel and reveal’ instant win promotion running until June 17, 2015.

Spend AED 500 or more on shopping... Read More

Shaikh Mohammad tours Expo Milano

11 Jun 2015

He praised the organisation standards of Milan Expo

Milan: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, visited Expo Milano taking place in Italy until November 2015.

Shaikh Mohammad and his accompanying delegation toured the exhibition where 121 exhibitors, including the UAE, are participating.

He visited the UAE pavilion at the exhibition, in which several national institutions have taken part to... Read More