Daily Archives: August 12, 2012

Speeding is UAE’s biggest traffic safety concern, reveals 999 Magazine’s national driving survey

Abu Dhabi: Speeding is the single biggest traffic safety concern for the UAE’s travelling public, 999 Magazine’s national driving survey revealed.

The study, which polled 1,350 respondents across the country, found that even as 68 per cent of respondents consider …

Lubna, Al Tayer to attend Forbes Global CEO Conference in Dubai

Dubai: Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of Foreign Trade, Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, State Minister for Financial Affairs and over 45 businesspersons will attend the 12th Forbes Global CEO Conference, which will be held in Dubai from Oct. 21- 23 …

MD and CEO of DEWA inspects construction works at new green building in Al Quoz

Dubai: Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, CEO and MD, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inspected the construction works on the new green building in Al Quoz.

This is Dubai’s first government building built according to the highest green building standards …

Coptic Church in Abu Dhabi highlights UAE’s tolerance

Abu Dhabi: The Coptic Orthodox Cathedral Church in Abu Dhabi has appreciated the UAE’s compassion and tolerance under wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

It cited the country has allowed the Christian communities to …

DM completes Dubai Map and 360 degree Panorama projects

Dubai: The Geographic Information Systems Department at Dubai Municipality announced the successful completion of Dubai Map and 360 degree Panorama projects.

Abdul Hakim Malik, Director of GIS said that the launch of these projects is aimed to provide integrated geographic …

UAE receives silver medal in top class at expo 2012

Seoul: The UAE Pavilion at EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea has been awarded a Silver Medal for its creative display . With over 100 participating countries, categorised into A, B, and C classes, depending on their level of participation, the UAE …

Dubai Customs foils bid to smuggle 4.2 million Tramadol pills

Dubai: Dubai Customs has successfully foiled an attempt by a food and beverages company to smuggle about 52 million drug tablets of restricted use including 4.2 million tablets of Tramadol drug being prohibited by virtue of the Cabinet`s decision No. …