Power + Water Middle East to open as plans for 44...

The Power + Water Middle East exhibition and Leaders' Forum to open by His Excellency Abdulla Saif Al-Nuaimi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA), as latest research reveals there are 44 power and water projects in the GCC valued at $31.9bn already underway or due to begin in 2012.




Over 1,000 Emiratis sign up to become UAE’s first astronauts

More than 1,000 young Emiratis have already registered to the UAE's Astronaut Programme which was launched last week by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al...

Warning to UAE drivers as heavy rain forecast over weekend

The National Meteorological Centre (NMC) on Thursday urged motorists to take extra caution while driving during the expected heavy rain periods over the weekend. It...

New Year holiday for UAE private sector announced

The UAE announced New Year holiday for the private sector on Thursday. According to the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, the private sector will get a...




A Talk on the Dubai Metro System – McGill University's Desautels Business Mission

Mark Anthony Vita, B.Comm (Finance) student at McGill University talks about the Dubai Metro System following a recent visit to Abu Dhabi and Dubai as part of the McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management "5 Hot Cities of the World Tour" For all questions and comments, please feel free to email him at

Dubai Metro rides on despite teething trouble Dubai, Sep 13 (PTI) More than 110,000 people, almost 10 percent of Dubai''s population, used the Metro during its first two days of operation. On...

Public urged to leave their cars at home today

Today is the day you can do your bit for the environment and join Dubai Municipality in its ‘Car Free Day' initiative. Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, will start the initiative by boarding the Dubai Metro this morning from the Etisalat Metro Station.


Dubai Mall charms more than Disney World

Surpassing annual footfall figures achieved by the world's most popular tourist destinations and key international airports, The Dubai Mall is once again the world’s most-visited lifestyle destination, welcoming over 80 million visitors in 2014.