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One of the most advanced air traffic management systems in the world will be rolled out in the UAE on December 7. The Airspace Restructuring Project (ARP) uses the latest technology to manage crowded skies while ensuring fewer delays for passengers and lower costs for airlines. Fuels savings within the first year of implementation alone […]

The growing interest in off-plan properties in Dubai has had a negative impact on completed units. That’s according to Chestertons MENA’s latest report which indicates a 11 per cent decrease in transaction volumes and 19 per cent drop in values during the third quarter of 2017. In comparison, the total number of off-plan transactions surged […]

A Palestinian girl has been crowned the winner of the Arab Reading Challenge.  Seventeen-year-old Afaf Raed beat 7.4 million contestants to win this year’s title and was presented with the accolade at the Dubai Opera, along with a cash prize of AED 550,000. She won the overall award in the challenge to read 50 Arabic books […]

The UAE is funding the treatment of 100 Somalis who were wounded in Saturday’s bomb attack in Mogadishu. The move follows the directives of the UAE’s leaders to ease the suffering of those affected and improve their humanitarian condition. Urgent measures are being initiated by the Emirates Red Crescent to airlift the injured to Kenya, […]

The UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has warned citizens and residents against travelling to Madagascar following reports of an outbreak of pneumonic plague. Those who must travel to the African nation are advised to approach the Ministry’s traveller health clinics for vaccines and the latest medical updates. The ministry has already initiated awareness […]

Delegates from across the globe have gathered in Dubai to hear about the plans and progress of Expo 2020. More than 500 representatives from around 180 nations are attending. The meeting will include updates on site delivery, country pavilion design and delivery as well as marketing and communications plans. During the sessions, a number of […]

Dubai has been chosen to host a United Nations initiative aimed at driving awareness around the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The “Global Goals World Cup UAE” is the first women’s-only international football tournament in the Middle East and it uses the power of sport to unite and inspire individuals to take positive actions. The matches are […]

Ras Al Khaimah is edging closer to its 900,000 visitor target for 2017, after producing record arrivals during the first nine months of this year. Results released by RAK Tourism also revealed a growth in hotel occupancy rates with international arrivals seeing a 9 per cent growth compared to the same period in 2016. According to […]

Ras Al Khaimah is edging closer to its 900,000 visitor target for 2017, after producing record arrivals during the first nine months of this year. Results released by RAK Tourism also revealed a growth in hotel occupancy rates with international arrivals seeing a 9 per cent growth compared to the same period in 2016. According to […]

Dubai must invest heavily in training people to manage cyber risks, to achieve its goal of becoming the world’s smartest city without falling prey to online criminals. Jamie Woodruff, one of the world’s leading ethical hackers, was speaking at a risk management conference in Dubai. He told ARN that technological security – such as anti-virus […]


 
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