ADEC gains first place at International ESRI’s GIS Competition

Abu Dhabi:Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) has scored the first place at the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Competition at the International Education User Conference, San Diego, USA.

The event was organized by the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) from July …

Dubai Customs foils bid to smuggle over 1 kg of heroin

Dubai: Dubai Customs inspectors at Dubai International Airport (DIA) have foiled a bid to smuggle more than 1 kg (1,166 grams) of heroin, concealed in the guts of an Asian traveller coming into the country from an Asian country through …

RTA unveils new thrusts to raise profile of Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport

Dubai:The Higher Committee of the Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) has always been keen on broadening and uplifting the profile of the Award right from inception in 2008 and up to the announcement of winners of its fourth edition …

Ammar Al Nuaimi attends Sheikh Zayed’s eighth death anniversary

Ajman: H. H. Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman has paid rich tribute to founding father of UAE late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan for his dynamic role in the overall development and success of …

قطر تتوسع في الصفقات الناجحة

قالت نشرة وكالة بلومبيرغ المالية أن قطر تعتزم زيادة وتيرة استثماراتها القوية والتي جعلتها من أفضل المستثمرين في المشروعات الناجحة حول العالم. وبعد نجاحها في شراء محلات هارودز العملاقة في لندن يسعى صندوق الاستثمار السيادي الوطني لزيادة أرصدته التي تبلغ …

“Booming” Dubai art market forced to shift gears

Dubai has discovered there really are some things money can’t buy.
After a decade of petrodollar-driven success that has established it rapidly as a regional financial, trade, tourism and retail centre, the emirate has hit a speed bump in an …

World’s sixth richest man buys up Hawaiian island

Billionaire Oracle CEO Larry Ellison bought 98 percent of Hawaii’s sixth-largest island, Lanai, the state’s governor announced on Wednesday.
Ellison, ranked in 2012 as America’s third-richest man, is purchasing the property from fellow billionaire David Murdock. Murdock’s Castle and Cooke …