Thursday , January 19 2017

Emirates wins best brand two years in a row

Emirates have for the second year in a row, taken the top spot in the 2016 Annual BestBrand Rankings. Global market research company YouGov compiled the report and says the airline, despite ups and downs, is the most positively perceived brand in the UAE. Second place went to messaging app ...

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Largest electronic recycling facility in the UAE announced

Residents in Sharjah will soon have a way to get rid of their electronic gadgets in an eco-friendly way. Environmental management company Bee’ah has joined hands with local and international partners to build the largest electronic recycling facility in the UAE. Attero-Tadwir-E will ensure that e-waste is processed in an ...

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RTA reveals traffic plan for Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) have announced their plans to manage traffic on the roads for Friday’s Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon. Sections of Jumeirah Street and King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Street will be closed starting from 6 am until midday. Alternative routes will be made available for motorists ...

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Abu Dhabi issues permits for food trucks

The Abu Dhabi Integrated Transport Center is, for the first time, issuing permits for mobile food-vending trucks – also known simply as food trucks. The gourmet vehicles will be able to operate in specific locations including Al Raha Beach, Saadiyat Island, the Abu Dhabi – Dubai main road, Al Fahah, ...

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Warehouses on fire at Dubai Investment Park

Firefighters are battling a blaze in a number of warehouses in Dubai Investment Park (DIP) near Jebel Ali. Authorities got the call just before 3pm and dispatched five civil defence teams to the scene. No injuries have been reported so far.

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Rain enhancement scientists get AED18m in funding

The winning ideas from this year’s UAE Rain Enhancement Programme have been announced and the scientists behind those ideas will share in the AED 18 million prize money. Professor Giles Harrison from the University of Reading in the UK won for his proposal on the electrical aspects of generating rain. ...

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