March 2019 — Topical news of the United Arab Emirates

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ENOC's Ghaf Tree service station will include advanced machine-learning and AI technologies and data analytics to manage the queuing and waiting times in the forecourt Dubai’s ENOC Group unveiled a concept design for a service station that it plans to develop on the site of Expo 2020...

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Employees of the Louvre Abu Dhabi (branch of the Paris Museum in the UAE) do not know the location of the painting by Leonardo da Vinci "Savior of the world" (Salvator Mundi), which was to be exhibited in the Museum in September last year, the newspaper The New York Times (NYT) , citing...

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Strong performance of non-oil activities reason behind GDP growth, says Minister of Economy The UAE is on the right track to deliver its Vision 2021 as a rise in oil revenues and strong performance of non-oil activities led to a 1.7% growth rate in its GDP in 2018 compared to 2017,...

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New data from Colliers shows that only 8 percent of transit passengers leave the airport to explore Over 63 percent of travelers passing through Dubai airport in 2018 were in transit, with just 8 percent leaving the airport to explore, according to new data from Colliers International....

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Dubai-based airport services provider opened a new cargo facility at Brussels Airport Dubai airport services provider Dnata launched its operations in Belgium by opening a new cargo centre at Brussels Airport. Dnata’s expansion into the Belgian capital, which saw an investment of...

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Move comes as survey revealed that the demersal fish stock is vulnerable to high deterioration The UAE's Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) has issued a resolution to ban the use of gargoor nets in Abu Dhabi from May. The move is part of a comprehensive plan to...

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New deals will help provide ideal investment opportunities to those investors who wish to own free-hold properties in Dubai to live, work and invest. Dubai Land Department (DLD) on Saturday announced that it signed four memorandum of understandings (MoUs) with local and international...

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The urbane Silva has had the top job at Dubai’s flagship leisure group for just over a year, and has already brought a new style to the organization Jose Silva, CEO of the Jumeirah Group speaks to Arab News about his company's plans for the future. DUBAI: Jose Silva, CEO of the...

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Salmon meat grown on a farm in the Dubai desert will appear in local stores in April 2019. Starting from April 2019, salmon grown on a local fish farm will appear in restaurants and supermarkets of the United Arab Emirates. A year and a half ago, the Dubai fish farm, built on the...

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Senior telecoms exec tells Arab Media Forum that Etisalat's 5G network is 'fully ready' UAE-based telecom provider Etisalat has announced that its 5G network is fully ready and consumers will be able to get hands-on experience when 5G-enabled smartphones are rolled out in the market....