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Jawaher calls for access to treatment for child cancer sufferers

January 17, 2018 8:24 am0 comments
Jawaher calls for access to treatment for child cancer sufferers

60 international health experts taking part in Sharjah PORTAGE forum January-17: Sharjah: Shaikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has reiterated the need to combine global efforts to promote worldwide awareness of paediatric […]

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Shaikh Mohammad launches eco-tourism project

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Shaikh Mohammad launches eco-tourism project

The Al Marmoum Reserve will add to environment, tourism and sports and lifestyle in the UAE January-17: Dubai: A groundbreaking natural desert reserve covering 10 per cent of Dubai’s total area has been launched. His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and […]

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Driverless vehicles to run on roads in Masdar City

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Driverless vehicles to run on roads in Masdar City

French company to provide 15-seater autonomous shuttle vehicles January-17: Abu Dhabi: Driverless electric vehicles will transport residents in Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, in the world’s first large-scale outdoor sustainable transportation system. Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, has selected French autonomous vehicle producer NAVYA to supply the 15-passenger […]

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Upscale property projects worth Dh2.7b launched in Sharjah

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Upscale property projects worth Dh2.7b launched in Sharjah

One of these will be offshore and will have 1,800 homes on freehold January-17: Dubai: Construction will commence within weeks on three new mega projects in Sharjah, each of which will try to make full use of the emirate’s extensive waterfront possibilities. The combined investments would be in the range […]

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Entrepreneurs invited to showcase ideas

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Entrepreneurs invited to showcase ideas

Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation sets out vision for first Arab Innovation Forum to be held in February January-17:Dubai: The Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) announced on Tuesday plans for its first ever Arab Innovation Forum, offering a platform for institutions, experts and entrepreneurs to come together and […]

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Top riders for Dh2m Dubai showjumping championship

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Top riders for Dh2m Dubai showjumping championship

January-17: Dubai: The internationally acclaimed Dubai Show Jumping Championship (DSJC), which boasts an increased prize fund of Dh2 million, will be held from January 18-20 at the Dubai Equestrian Club (DEC). The Emirates Equestrian Centre (EEC) announced that the Championship is now classed as a CSI5* W (World Cup Qualifier) […]

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UAE women challenge boys with their cricket skills

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UAE women challenge boys with their cricket skills

January-17: Ajman: The UAE women’s cricket team tested their cricketing skills and strength against boys in the Gulf Cup hosted by Young Talent Cricket Academy and came out with a creditable show. Playing against Under-15 boys at the Eden Gardens ground in Ajman, UAE women won one match, lost another […]

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Know-nothings for the 21st century

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Know-nothings for the 21st century

January-17: These days calling someone a “know-nothing” could mean one of two things. If you’re a student of history, you might be comparing that person to a member of the Know Nothing party of the 1850s, a bigoted, xenophobic, anti-immigrant group that at its peak included more than 100 members […]

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Shiver me timbers! New signs pirates liked booty … and books

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Shiver me timbers! New signs pirates liked booty … and books

Researchers discover shreds of paper bearing legible printing that survived three centuries underwater on sunken vessel January-17: Raleigh, North Carolina: Dead men tell no tales, but there’s new evidence that somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard’s flagship harboured books among the booty. In an unusual find, researchers have discovered shreds of […]

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Meet the first female Emirati air traffic controller

January 16, 2018 8:55 am0 comments
Meet the first female Emirati air traffic controller

Abu Dhabi Airports recognised its first Emirati female air traffic controller, who will be working in Al Ain. Dubai, Jan 16 – The emirate of Abu Dhabi has welcomed its first female Air Traffic Control (ATC) Officer; an example of how far Emirati women have excelled in various fields of expertise. […]

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