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UK-based educational programme for children launches in UAE - Dotemirates
26/06/2018

UK-based educational programme for children launches in UAE

DUBAI, 26th June, 2018 (WAM) -- The Dubai Future Foundation, DFF, has hosted the KidsMBA programme for young individuals between the ages of 12 and 16 to teach them more about self-employment and the basic skills needed to manage and engage in a business in the market. In its first batch, 15 young entrepreneurs were enrolled in a programme, which aims to introduce children to many fields such as marketing, sales and research methods, account management, accounting principles, business plans, finance management, corporate leadership and corporate responsibility. It also seeks to foster entrepreneurship and empower start-ups. Abdulaziz Al Jaziri, Deputy...


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16/05/2019

Your car broke down in Abu Dhabi? Here's where you must park it

Abu Dhabi motorists have welcomed the opening of a parking lot for broken-down cars. They said it would keep their cars safe as they arrange for repair work. The Abu Dhabi Municipality announced early this week that it has opened a designated paid-parking yard in Musaffah industrial area, specifically for light vehicles in need of repair or maintenance. The parking lot, located within the industrial sector M18, can accommodate broken-down vehicles for any period of time. There has been no such facility in the industrial area in the past. The municipality said it allocated the parking lot so as to...
16/05/2019

Travis Scott to headline Yasalam After-Race concert

American hip hop sensation Travis Scott is all set to bring his incredible live show, booming urban sounds and powerful on-stage presence with a headline show at the Yasalam After-Race Concert at the du Arena, Yas Island, on Friday, 29 November. One of the most enigmatic and popular artists to emerge as part of a fresh new wave of US hip hop stars, Travis Scott has been steadily winning over underground music fans in the know since 2014. Last year's release of his mega album 'ASTROWORLD' has seen the 30-year-old Texan rapper reach a new level of global success. Fans...
16/05/2019

Sharjah Ruler announces Dh10 million bonus

His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has ordered bonus payments of Dh10 million to Emirati owners of 5,000 old taxi plates operated by Roads and Transport Authority in Sharjah. Abdulaziz Al Jarwan, director of transport affairs, RTA Sharjah said in a statement, this step comes in line with the directives of Sheikh Sultan and his keenness to provide the citizens with a decent living for them and their families. The total annual compensation for taxi owners will be Dh42 million, he added.       View this post on Instagram . ???????? ????...

16/05/2019

Masdar honours key sponsors and partners of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

ABU DHABI, 16th May, 2019 (WAM) -- Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, has honoured the sponsors and partners of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, ADSW, 2019. Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO of Masdar, paid tribute to the organisations that partnered with and sponsored this year’s ADSW, which is held annually in January. "Each of us shares the same passion to deliver on the sustainability objectives of the UAE and to uphold the vision of our nation’s Founding Father, Sheikh Zayed to convert aspirations into concrete decision-making, to transform innovative thinking into progress on the ground and to forge a...
16/05/2019

UAEU Space Sciences Centre to represent nation at COSPAR

AL AIN, 16th May, 2019 (WAM) -- The Centre for Space Science and Technology at the United Arab Emirates University has obtained the membership of the International Committee for Space Research, COSPAR, to represent the UAE in the International Organisation for Space Cooperation, COSPAR. Commenting on the announcement, Said Ahmed Gobash, Chief Scientist at the United Arab Emirates University, said that COSPAR membership would allow the centre and researchers at the University and the country to gain access to international expertise and research in space science. "It is a great opportunity to build strategic and vital partnerships with global research...
16/05/2019

UAE, Saudi Arabia, Norway notify UN Security Council of attacks on oil tankers

NEW YORK, 16th May, 2019 (WAM) -- The Permanent Missions of the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the Kingdom of Norway sent a joint letter to the United Nations Security Council yesterday, drawing attention to an incident in the UAE territorial waters on 12th May 2019, that targeted four tankers – two Saudi-flagged, one Norwegian-flagged, and one Emirati-flagged vessel. "These attacks come at a time when responsible stakeholders across the region should work together to lower tensions," underlined Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, UAE's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. "The UAE is cooperating...