2019 Oct 22 Tue, 05:47:49 pm
FTA urges compliance with fixed minimum excise prices for tobacco products as of December 1
2019 Oct 22 Tue, 04:37:28 pm
Abdullah bin Zayed meets French counterpart
2019 Oct 22 Tue, 01:01:26 pm
UAE to participate in 'One Young World Summit 2019' in London
2019 Oct 22 Tue, 02:46:56 pm
UAE renews commitment to polio eradication
2019 Oct 22 Tue, 03:27:51 pm
Hazza bin Zayed attends enthronement of new Japanese Emperor
2019 Oct 22 Tue, 05:53:25 pm
UAE has a strong partnership with IAEA: Hamad Al Kaabi
2019 Oct 22 Tue, 03:23:02 pm
Emirates Steel receive two patents from US Patent and Trademark Office

Emirates News

UAE a major player in global energy sector: Al Mazrouei

ABU DHABI, 22nd, October, 2019 (WAM) -- Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry, affirmed that the UAE is a leading player in the global energy sector. He attributed this to its role in finding creative solutions to the challenges of energy sustainability and the diversification of sources of energy, as well as the formulation of a new energy landscape for sustainability and conservation of the environment. On World Energy Day 2019, an initiative endorsed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,...

Innovation, disruption and global expansion take centre stage at FinTech Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, 22nd October, 2019 (WAM) -- The growth of the FinTech industry and its success in transforming the way we live were top of the agenda today, as the second day of FinTech Abu Dhabi welcomed more than 5,000 local and international delegates. Delegates were told what it takes to build and grow a billion-dollar company, how artificial intelligence is transforming the way we live and how firms can grow from a local to a global success. The second day of the global financial...

UAE Space Agency participates in 70th International Astronautical Congress

WASHINGTON D.C., 22nd October, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE Space Agency, represented by a high-level delegation led by Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills and Chairman of the UAE Space Agency, is participating in the 70th International Astronautical Congress 2019,IAC. The event will be held between 21-25 October in Washington D.C. under the theme of "Space: The Power of the Past, the Promise of the Future." Organised by the International Astronautical Federation,IAF, the 70th edition of the...


Producer Price Index up 6.6 pc in Q2 - 2019

ABU DHABI, 10th October, 2019 (WAM) -- The Producer Price Index increased to 124.6 points in Q2 2019, a growth of 6.6 percent from 116.9 points in the same period last year, according to the Statistics Centre- Abu Dhabi. The key activity that recorded an increase in the IPI during the second quarter of 2019 compared with the second quarter of 2018, was ‘Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.’ for which the production quantity increased by 99.3 percent while contributing 55.2 percent to the overall...
Abu Dhabi International Boat Show 2019 kicks off
Jersey cricketers 'hoping to create history' in T20 World Cup Qualifier, says captain

World News

Congress for Emergency Medicine discusses latest advances in trauma, emergency, acute care medicine

DUBAI, 22nd October, 2019 (WAM) -- Humaid Al Qutami, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, DHA, today, officially opened the 5th World Academic Congress for Emergency Medicine, WACEM, taking place from 22nd to 24th October, 2019, in Dubai, aimed at focusing on the most critical topics in emergency medicine and exploring how new advances in technology are enabling better treatment outcomes for patients. Running under the theme, "Technologies, Therapies and Transformation", the three-day emergency congress, being organised in Dubai for the first time in collaboration...

Dubai crowned one of the top cities in Lonely Planet’s ‘Best In Travel’ List 2020

DUBAI, 22nd October, 2019 (WAM) -- Dubai has been named one of the world’s best cities for travellers to visit in 2020 by global travel authority Lonely Planet. The ‘Best in Travel 2020’ list, which has been curated by Lonely Planet’s editorial team and its community of travel experts, features the emirate amongst the top ten ‘must-visit’ cities for global visitors in the coming year. The unique combination of iconic attractions and entertainment destinations, outdoor and cultural offerings, and the "boundary-pushing marquee projects" continue to...

DEWA renews cooperation with Honeywell to expand smart grids in Dubai

DUBAI, 22nd October, 2019 (WAM) -- The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, renewed its collaboration with Honeywell to install 250,000 additional smart meters across Dubai, bringing the total number of such meters installed as part of the "Smart Applications via Smart Grid and Meters" initiative to approximately one million. Smart meters are the main features of DEWA's "Smart Applications via Smart Grid and Meters" initiative, which aims to develop an advanced infrastructure, capable of supporting Dubai's efforts to become the smartest and happiest city...