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Dubai among world's top 15 financial centres

Backed by its strong infrastructure, banking and financial services, Dubai has retained its top ranking in the region in the list of the world's top financial centres and improved its global ranking by four places.According to the Global Financial Centre Index released on Wednesday, Dubai was ranked 15th worldwide, higher than Paris, Geneva, Los Angeles, Luxembourg and Vienna, among others.The improvement in Dubai's rating was backed by its strong infrastructure where it was ranked eighth worldwide, ahead of San Francisco, Toronto, Frankfurt, Zurich and Paris. Similarly, the emirate was rated ninth in human capital and financial sector development, surpassing most...


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18 minute 14 second

UAE, South Africa discuss joint defence cooperation

ABU DHABI, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, has received Mapisa-Nqakula, South Africa's Minister of Defence and Military Veterans. The ministers discussed a variety of latest regional and global issues and developments of mutual concern. Ways of enhancing bilateral military and defence cooperation were also explored during the meeting, which was attended by a group of UAE defence officials.
21 minute 5 second

Sharjah Media Council, Sharjah Police to work for unified media message

SHARJAH, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Council, has underscored the critical importance of concerted efforts and cooperation between the law enforcement authorities and the media to present a positive image of Sharjah in the interest of a healthy and peaceful society. Presided over by Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, a coordination meeting at the Sharjah Media Corporation was attended by Major General Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of Sharjah Police; Dr Khalid Omar Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Media City; Mohammed Hassan Khalaf, Director-General of Sharjah Media Corporation;...
24 minute 38 second

SSSD conducts a survey on entertainment programmes for the elderly

SHARJAH, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- The Sharjah Social Services Department, SSSD, has conducted a survey on entertainment programmes for the elderly, aiming to achieve the department's vision of promoting a safe and secure society and enhancing family stability. The gesture comes in line with the SSSD’s strategy to empower the elderly, discussing the most prominent proposals that serve several old people. During the meeting, which was held at the Old Peoples Home, the elders expressed their pleasure to share their opinions, stressing on the importance of arranging more leisure trips. The meeting was attended by several dignitaries as well...

28 minute 26 second

Dedicated walkways for People of Determination at Dubai beaches

DUBAI, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- Eng. Alia Abdul Rahim Al Harmoudi, Director of Environment Department at Dubai Municipality, said the Municipality has provided dedicated walkways for the People of Determination and the elderly on public beaches in the Emirate. "The special pathways have been built for the People of Determination and the elderly to enable them to cross the beach and reach the sea easily. We have provided them at Al Mamzar Creek Beach, Al Mamzar Corniche Beach, Jumeirah 2 and 3 beaches, Umm Suqeim 1 and 2 beaches. They are built meeting international standards in this area, facilitating...
34 minute 46 second

Sharjah International Narrators Forum hosts workshop on art of storytelling

SHARJAH, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- To promote cultural exchange and develop the art of storytelling skills, Sharjah International Narrators Forum, SINF, held a workshop on "Introducing Storytelling: Touching Hearts and Minds" at the Arab Heritage Centre on 19th and 20th September. The workshop drew a number of participants, presenters and performers. "It was a pleasure to host the workshop on storytelling techniques. Since the establishment, of SINF, we have been committed to preserving and promoting this significant art form, and the workshop was a reflection of our continued efforts to provide narrators and storytellers with an opportunity to share...
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Woman on trial for 'threatening to destroy ex-husband's shop' in Dubai

A woman has been charged at a Dubai court after she allegedly made criminal threats against her ex-husband. Public prosecution records show that the 28-year-old Syrian woman, a housewife, verbally threatened the man that she would damage his shop if he did not hand her over her passport. She has been accused at the Court of First Instance of making criminal threats and blackmail. Prosecutors referred her to the court on a charge sheet in which they called for a strict penalty to be inflicted on her according to the law. The incident allegedly took place in March. The man,...