Sunday 26 February 2017

Abu Dhabi Customs launches tourist vehicle screening

The General Administration of Customs- Abu Dhabi has launched a new device for scanning and inspecting tourist vehicles transiting through Khatm Al Shikla in Al Ain city, a report said. New lanes at Al Madheef Customs Centre have also been added, in order to serve passengers and


UAE Navy awards anti-ship missile contract to MBDA

The UAE Navy has awarded a contract to MBDA, a world leader in missile systems, to supply additional Marte MK2/N anti-ship missiles, the company announced at the International Defence Exhibition, Idex 2017 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This is a follow on from an initial contract signed in


Wish to serve the taste of UAE at Expo? register now

Expo 2020 Dubai today launched a search for producers of authentic Emirati and regional products including dates, Arabian coffee and sweets, chocolate and spices, which will form part of a warm, mouth-watering welcome offered to Expo’s millions of visitors from around the world.


Adasi strategic partner for Umex, SimTEX 2018

Abu Dhabi Autonomous Systems Investments (Adasi) has signed up as a strategic partner in the 2018 editions of the Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (Umex) and Simulation Exhibition and Conference (SimTEX) set to be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Adasi recently signed an agreeme


Hype Energy eyes growth in ME, Asia markets

Hype Energy drinks will return for the fifth year in a row to Gulfood 2017, the region’s largest food and beverage trade platform, aiming to further consolidate its footprint in the region while looking for expansion opportunities in Asia. Internationally renowned as the li


10 finalists for $1m Global Teacher Prize selected

Ten finalists for the Global Teacher Prize 2017, awarded under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, have been announced. Now in its third year, the $1 million awa


Bahrain gears up for 10-day food festival

Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA)is set to organise the second edition of Bahrain Food Festival from February 25 to March 6 in capital Manama. The 10-day festival will serve as a platform to provide participating restaurants and outlets with the opportunity to sh


Harris wins UAE battlefield management system contract

Harris Corporation, a leading US defence contractor and technology innovator, has secured a two-year contract to provide an integrated battle management system (BMS) to the UAE Armed Forces. The $189 million contract was received during the first quarter of Harris' fiscal 201


Gulfood to feature 87 Brazilian companies

A total of 87 Brazilian companies will be participating in the upcoming Gulfood 2017, one of the largest annual food exhibitions, in Dubai, UAE. The event is taking place from February 26 to March 2 at the Dubai World Trade Center. The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Com


Aerial sensors proposed to save date palms

The only solution to combating deadly infestations in date palms is early detection and directed treatment with the use of remote sensing technology, which can save farmers millions of dollars, said a top official. “The best chance of gaining control and subsequently eradic

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