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Rail contracts worth around AED 59 billion are set to be awarded across the MENA region in 2018. That’s according to the new MEED Rail Report, which has been released ahead of the Middle East Rail event in Dubai on 12 and 13 March. Experts say that the region’s railway supply market is predicted to […]

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHP) makes history by becoming the first institution in the world to use smart technology to treat depression associated with multiple sclerosis (MS). The DePrexis MS app uses artificial intelligence (A.I.) to provide social and psychological support to MS patients over the age of 18. The method, approved by international organisations […]

Dubai Municipality has launched a new project that is set to convert solid waste from landfills to energy by 2021. The waste-to-energy project, in collaboration with Hitachi Zosen Inova and construction company BESIX Group, will be situated in the Warsan area. Once completed, it is set to be the largest in the world. At full capacity, […]

Angelique Kerber says she’s back enjoying her tennis, as she aims to get over her Australian Open disappointment at the Dubai Dubai Free Tennis Championships. The German enjoyed a thrilling 2016, winning two Grand Slams and becoming world number one, before struggling last year and seeing her ranking slump. However, the 30-year-old has had a […]

More than 553,000 people have benefitted from initiatives by the UAE Water Aid Foundation, last year. It’s as the charity implemented 85 projects in 21 countries around the world as part of the 2017 ‘Year of Giving’ campaign. They include extending water networks, providing refrigerators and establishing water storage solutions near springs. Since its establishment […]

The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has unveiled a host of initiatives to mark UAE Innovation Month, starting February 1. They include the Abu Dhabi Science Festival, a Programme Your Idea competition a Google Innovation Hub, and Innovator 2018 – a platform that celebrates ideas and highlights the creation of visionaries from […]



 
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