Tuesday 17 September 2019

Saudi Arabia seeks tougher international action

Saudi Arabia has called on the international community to take tougher measures to stop  attacks that threaten the region, the security of oil supplies and the global economy; and to hold accountable those behind the perpetrators of these barbaric acts.   I


Nestlé’s Kitkat Green Tea Matcha launched in UAE

Nestle’s KitKat Green Tea Matcha, a limited-edition four-finger treat, manufactured using UTZ-certified cocoa beans and real Matcha green tea from Japan and China, is now available across major retailers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait. KitKat Green Tea Matcha is inspi


UAE’s water, power output amounts to $15bn in 2018

The gross output of the water, wastewater and electricity sector in the UAE grew 2.7 percent in 2018 to Dh55.8 billion ($15.2 billion) as compared to Dh54.3 billion in the preceding year, a media report said. The growth is driven by the continuing population growth, with the gove


Initial studies confirm attack weapons Iranian: report

Initial investigations and all operational evidences have confirmed that the weapons used in the attacks on the oil facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais in Saudi Arabia are Iranian weapons, a top official was quoted as saying in a media report. “The terrorist attack was not lau


Dubai Ruler names best, worst govt service centres

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has announced the best and worst performing  government services centres following an assessment of 600 centres across the country. Revealing the results, Sheikh Mohammed bi


Abu Dhabi to set up new commercial court

Abu Dhabi government aims to establish a specialised court dealing with commercial law cases.    The new 'Abu Dhabi Commercial Court' is being set up in bid to enhance the emirate's commercial competitiveness.   Th


Uber Eats celebrates 1bn orders delivered to customers

In less than four years, Uber Eats has delivered one billion orders to more than 500 cities around the world, all while keeping average delivery time under 30 minutes. Uber Eats is changing the way people eat by making food for all occasions, in any location, available for delive


Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed named Dubai Culture chief

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has appointed Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum as chairperson of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority.   The appointment is in preparation fo


Bahrain tops region for expat living

Bahrain remains the best place for expatriates to work and live in the Middle East, even as it dropped to the seventh place globally from being on top of the list last year in the InterNations Expat Insider survey.   With more than 20,000 respondents, it is one


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