Wednesday 24 April 2019

Abu Dhabi's Ma’an reveals social impact vision

Supporting the growth of the community, developing innovative solutions for social challenges and encouraging collaboration are at the heart of the new strategic vision for the Ma’an Authority for Social Contribution, revealed today.   Meaning ‘toget


Middle East Emergent Designer Prize returns for sixth edition

High-end jewellery designer Van Cleef & Arpels is collaborating with art hub Tashkeel for the sixth edition of the Middle East Emergent Designer Prize 2019.    The prize will be judged by members of Van Cleef & Arpels, Tashkeel, Hani Asfour –


Jebel Ali Customs logs 766,000 transactions in Q1

Jebel Ali Customs Centres in Dubai, UAE carried out around 766,000 customs transactions and made 30 seizures during the first quarter of 2019, a media report said. The strategic customs management, which performs all customs operations of Jebel Ali Port; the largest marine termin


Saudi Arabia, UAE announce $3bn support to Sudan

The UAE and Saudi Arabia have announced a joint initiative to support the people of Sudan. The initiative will see the delivery of $3 billion in assistance to the country.   The assistance bundle entails $500 million deposit into Sudan's central bank to stre


Foundation stone laid for Abu Dhabi's first Hindu temple

The foundation stone for the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi was laid yesterday (April 20) in the Bu Marikha area on the Abu Dhabi-Dubai Highway, said a Wam news agency report.   A cultural complex with an art gallery, halls, library, gym and more facilities, th


Over 1,000 millionaires moved to Dubai in 2018

Dubai attracted more than 1,000 millionaires from outside the country in 2018, surpassing major cities like Los Angeles, Melbourne, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Sydney, according to the ‘Global Wealth Migration Report’ for 2019.   Dubai was a m


Sharjah Equestrian Club to host Show Jumping Nationals

This week’s Show Jumping National sees the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club host the Young Horses Final from April 19 to April 20. Young horses (five to seven-years-old) will be tested on their skill to determine who the most talented up-and-coming jumpers are.


Dentons celebrates 50 years in the UAE

Dentons, a global law firm and the first international law firm to establish a presence in the UAE, is celebrating 50 years in the country this month. The celebration of half a century’s worth of service to the Emirates began today with a roundtable at Dentons’ Dubai


200 firms to join top defence expo in Bahrain

Preparations have begun for the Bahrain International Defence Exhibition & Conference (BIDEC) 2019, one of the region’s major international defence exhibitions with key partners confirming participation.   Following the outstanding success of the first


Israeli jets pound Syrian military positions, many injured

Israeli warplanes hit major military positions in Syria including a military academy and a military base run by Iran-backed fighters early Saturday wounding six soldiers and destroying several buildings, Syria’s state news agency Sana reported.   Sana quot

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