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Italian press official visits UAE


December 10th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 9 (IANS/WAM) The director general of Rome-based Inter Press Services (IPS) visited the UAE's National Media Council (NMC) Thursday.During his visit, Mario Lubetkin held extensive talks with ... Read more...

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UAE water aid for flood-hit Pakistanis


June 25th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has provided drinking water to 64 Pakistani villages, devastated by floods last year, as part of a $6-million initiative involving digging of water wells, ... Read more...

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UAE mulling over publishing China’s People’s Daily


November 17th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 17 (IANS) The possibility of publishing an overseas edition of the Chinese newspaper People's Daily was discussed here Tuesday between the UAE's National Media Council Director General Ibrahim Al ... Read more...

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Kerala explores healthcare pact with UAE


November 21st, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 21 (IANS) A visiting delegation from Kerala is discussing a proposed agreement on healthcare manpower with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government here.The delegation, led by state Health Minister P.K. ... Read more...

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Money for power, Britain tells Gulf leaders (Repeating)


November 6th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 6 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has asked Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to contribute to his proposed expanded International Monetary Fund (IMF) in return ... Read more...

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Brown eyes Gulf funds to fight meltdown


November 5th, 2008 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 5 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has asked Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to contribute to his proposed expanded International Monetary Fund (IMF) in return ... Read more...

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UAE, Britain discuss global financial crisis (Second Lead)


November 3rd, 2008 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 3 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Britain Monday reviewed the global economic crisis as British Prime Minister Gordon Brown arrived in Abu Dhabi on the last leg of ... Read more...

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Don’t stop investing in oil sector: UAE minister


November 3rd, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 3 (IANS) Oil and gas producers in the Middle East should continue to invest in the industry despite the fall in oil prices across the world, according to the ... Read more...

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Emirates airline spreading wings in India


November 3rd, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 3 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) national airline Emirates is embarking on a major expansion drive in India this winter with the addition of 31 flights a week.With this, ... Read more...

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UAE plans pioneering project for expat workers


October 30th, 2008 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will launch a pilot project involving Indian and Filipino workers to improve living and working conditions of expatriate Asian contractual workers in this ... Read more...

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Banks in UAE injected with first tranche of liquidity


October 22nd, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) finance ministry has injected the first tranche of 25 billion dirhams ($6.8 billion) into national banks in the country to boost liquidity and ... Read more...

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UAE recognises Kosovo as independent nation


October 15th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 15 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has officially recognised the Republic of Kosovo as an independent and sovereign state.The UAE gave its recognition in accordance with its firm ... Read more...

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Dubai to host charity auction of Indian art


October 14th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) A charity auction of Indian art will be held here next month, proceeds from which will be utilised in the areas of health, education and empowerment.'Art With a ... Read more...

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UAE injects further $19 bn into country’s banking sector


October 14th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday injected a further 70 billion dirhams ($19 billion) to improve the liquidity position of the national banking sector after the country was ... Read more...

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New mobile phone service in UAE targets expat labour force


October 14th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 14 (IANS) A new mobile phone service especially targeting primarily the large expatriate labour force of Indians and other Asians in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been launched here.The ... Read more...

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New Arabic media content creation zone in Abu Dhabi


October 13th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 13 (IANS) A new Arabic media content creation zone, twofour54, has been unveiled here.Representing the geographical coordinates of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), twofour54 ... Read more...

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UAE takes steps to stave off global financial crisis


October 12th, 2008 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 12 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday announced a series of steps to secure the country from the global financial crisis.The cabinet, headed by Vice President and Prime ... Read more...

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UAE firm, National Geographic in film production deal


October 12th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 12 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based film production company Imagenation Abu Dhabi has entered into a $100-million deal with National Geographic to produce 10 to 15 films over ... Read more...

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Banks in UAE remain financially strong: central bank governor


October 11th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 11 (IANS) National and foreign banks in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) continue to enjoy a strong financial position, according to the governor of the country’s central bank.In a ... Read more...

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FAO, World Bank call for reforms in fisheries sector


October 10th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Bank have called for adoption of remedial policies to avert the continuing losses in marine fisheries across the ... Read more...

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UAE central bank cuts interest rates


October 9th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 9 (IANS) As stock markets in the Gulf took a nearly weeklong battering in the face of the global credit crunch, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Central Bank cut the ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host healthcare investment meet


October 9th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 9 (IANS) To boost private sector investment and ownership of healthcare infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a new healthcare investor meet ... Read more...

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UAE reiterates its foreign policy commitments


October 8th, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 8 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reiterated its foreign policy commitment to building bridges and partnerships around the world, promoting dialogue and providing aid to less fortunate ... Read more...

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UAE gets its first woman judge


October 8th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 8 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has got its first woman judge with Khulood Ahmed Jawan Al Dhaheri being sworn in to the coveted post here.Al Dhaheri was ... Read more...

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Meet to highlight investment opportunities in Abu Dhabi


October 8th, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 8 (IANS) The fifth Abu Dhabi Conference, highlighting investment opportunities in the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) biggest emirate, will be held here Thursday and Friday.The two-day conference is being ... Read more...

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Advanced Micro Devices sells off manufacturing units to UAE firm


October 7th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 7 (IANS) Leading American chip maker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has spun off its manufacturing facilities to a United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based company to create a new semiconductor manufacturing firm.Advanced ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to become global leisure boating hub


October 7th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 7 (IANS) Leading United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based real estate developer Aldar Properties Tuesday announced the launch of a new subsidiary to develop Abu Dhabi into a new global hub ... Read more...

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Four Indians among 64 detained at Sharjah airport


October 7th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 7 (IANS) Four Indians are among 64 people detained at the Sharjah International Airport for trying to illegally enter the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The arrested were trying to enter ... Read more...

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Free the Children charity gets $1.9 mn donation in UAE


October 7th, 2008 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 7 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) leading real estate developer Nakheel has donated seven million dirhams ($1.9 million) to children's charity organisation Free the Children for water sanitation projects ... Read more...

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Parliamentarians from Nato nations to gather at Abu Dhabi


October 6th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 6 (IANS) Parliamentarians from 15 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) countries will interact with legislators from Middle Eastern and North African countries at a seminar here this month.The United ... Read more...

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Now, a kilometre-high tower in Dubai


October 6th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 6 (IANS) Even as the Burj Dubai, touted to become the world's tallest building nears completion, plans have been announced for a new kilometre-high tower in this West Asian metropolis.Master ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi, Kuwait firms float real estate joint venture


September 29th, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 29 (IANS) A new real estate company has been launched through a joint venture between the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Al Benaa Real Estate and Kuwait Commercial Markets Complex ... Read more...

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Dubai commits $19.6 bn to utility projects


September 29th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) This West Asian metropolis has committed 72 billion dirhams ($19.6 billion) to fund its utility projects being implemented this year and which are under construction.The investments are in ... Read more...

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Now, wish them the 24-carat way!


September 26th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) Greeting cards can't get more expensive than this.The Dubai-based International Diamond Laboratories (IDL) is now offering customers personal messages inscribed on diamonds, which one can gift to loved ... Read more...

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New spine centre to come up in Abu Dhabi


September 26th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 26 (IANS) This capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will have a new spine centre, the first such in the region, for treating patients with low-acuity spine ... Read more...

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