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By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Middle East Smart Lighting & Energy Summit starts in Abu Dhabi

Sponsored by Abu Dhabi City Municipality, the fourth edition of the Middle East Smart Lighting and Energy Summit kick started with the participation of more than 400 lighting specialists. The two-day summit, which More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, November 21st, 2015
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Abu Dhabi International Airport expands baggage handling system

Abu Dhabi Airports announced today several key capacity expansion initiatives at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), that will significantly improve overall operational efficiency. These projects are being delivered More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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World Strategy Summit concludes in Abu Dhabi

Participants at the World Strategy Summit, which was held under the theme of ‘Strategic Leadership for the Future’, emphasized the importance of establishing an international platform for strategy, leadership, More...

By Staff writer On Monday, November 16th, 2015
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Abu Dhabi Summer Season attracts large increase in overseas visitors to the emirate

This year’s Abu Dhabi Summer Season has seen a dramatic rise in the number of domestic, regional and overseas visitors staying in the emirate during the three-month-long period of entertainment and offers compared More...

By Staff writer On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Etihad Airways hosts more than 200 Swiss travel industry leaders in Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is playing host to more than 200 leading travel industry representatives from Switzerland. The travel trade delegation gathered in Abu Dhabi for More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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ADIPEC to reinforce GCC oil cooperation

ADIPEC The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, ADIPEC, will reinforce cooperation within oil and gas industries amongst GCC nations, according to Dr. Jamal Ja’faar, Deputy Chief Executive More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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NATRANS Arabia concludes in Abu Dhabi

The inaugural NATRANS Arabia conference and exhibition, which opened on Sunday 25 October 2015, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), came to conclusion today with a call for creating a UAE society More...

By Staff Writer On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Construction continues despite oil dip, Knight Frank reports

Knight Frank’s 2015 H1 Abu Dhabi Office Research Report highlights that there has been a lower number of office space enquiries during the year. This is attributed to having a possible connection with the drop More...

By Staff Writer On Sunday, October 4th, 2015
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Khalifa Port Container Terminal 3rd fastest growing worldwide

Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT), has been rated as being among one of the fastest growing container ports in the world. and the fastest growing port in the Middle East based on its 26% volume growth in 2014, More...

By Staff Writer On Sunday, September 27th, 2015
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20% increase in Air Expo exhibitors

Abu Dhabi Air Expo is to feature 20% more visitors than its previous edition, with 70% of the exhibition space already booked ahead of the 2016 edition. Organised in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture More...

By Staff Writer On Thursday, September 17th, 2015
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Anantara targets obesity to increase productivity

Anantara Hotels and Resorts, Abu Dhabi is aiming to tackle staff illness and productivity by encouraging employees to live healthier lifestyles and lose excess weight. Creating its own version of hit TV show, The More...

By Staff Writer On Monday, September 7th, 2015
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Bloom Properties commences construction of Stella Maris

Abu Dhabi-based Bloom Properties has begun the construction of its Stella Maris project in Dubai Marina; the group’s first project in the emirate. The project is located at the southern end of Dubai Marina, More...

By Staff Writer On Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
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TAQA fights revenue decline despite energy price crisis

TAQA, the Abu Dhabi based international energy company, has mitigates the impact of a 50% fall in oil and gas prices according to its H1 2015 performance results, as reported by Emirates News Wire, WAM. Primarily More...

By Staff Writer On Sunday, August 23rd, 2015
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PM Modi praises KEF’s vision of sustainable construction

The UAE and India has teamed up to raise $75bn worth of funds for India’s development. The decision came after Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi’s brief visit to the UAE this August. This was the first More...

By Staff Writer On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
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Abu Dhabi hospitality college in global “top 3”

The Abu Dhabi-based European International College (EIC) has been named among the top three hospitality management schools in educational innovation in the world at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards, Paris. EIC is More...

By Staff Writer On Monday, August 17th, 2015
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PM Modi highlights concern for labourers

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi has used his visit to a construction labour camp in Abu Dhabi to highlight India’s concern about the welfare of its nationals working in the GCC construction sector. A More...

By Staff Writer On Thursday, August 13th, 2015
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TV’s Adam Savage visits Masdar Institute

Adam Savage, star of TV series Mythbusters, has visited Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, part of Masdar City. Adam ventured into the inner workings of the facility, which conducts research into alternative More...

By Staff Writer On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
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17% increase in guest arrivals to Abu Dhabi, H1

The total number of hotel guests to Abu Dhabi in H1 2015, increased 17% on the previous year, with a total 1.98million, generating more than 5.7m room nights across 163 hotel and hotel apartments. The figures, released More...

By Melanie Mingas On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
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Google unites Abu Dhabi TCA and Croatian National Tourism Board

Google MENA facilitated a best practice forum between Abu Dhabi TCA and the Croatian National Tourism Board to assist the two in collaborating in the realms of digital content brand development and marketing. “The More...

By Melanie Mingas On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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Qatar Jordan post double digit performance declines

Hotels across the Middle East and Africa reported declines in occupancy, ADR and revenue per available room during June 2015, with Jordan and Qatar experiencing the worst drop in performance. Data from STR Global More...

By Melanie Mingas On Monday, July 27th, 2015
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UAE and Bahrain to collaborate on space science and technology

The UAE and Bahrain have announced intentions to collaborate their efforts in space science and technology following the arrival of a visiting delegation from Bahrain to the UAE Space Agency in Abu Dhabi. According More...

By Melanie Mingas On Sunday, July 26th, 2015
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Etihad Airways reports record guests over Eid Al Fitr

Etihad Airways has experienced one of the busiest travel periods in the history of the airline with 291,518 guests flying across its global network during Eid-Al-Fitr, an increase of 12% on the 260,641 guests flown More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Etihad Airways to partner with Accenture

Etihad Airways recently announced the signing of a collaboration agreement with Accenture to support the implementation of its business transformation program to improve productivity, efficiency and enable growth. As More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Municipality of Abu Dhabi City uses Bentley’s gINT software

Abu Dhabi Municipality used Bentley’s gINT geotechnical software to capture legacy information that included 20,033 hardcopy logs and reports. With software from Bentley, the municipality increased the spatial More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Bloom Holdings launch new project at Cityscape

The real estate sector in the Middle East looks to be full of optimism following the largest and most successful edition of Cityscape Abu Dhabi in recent years, where increased numbers of visitors and exhibitors More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Turkish Airlines sets up office in Abu Dhabi

Turkish Airlines opened its new independent office in Abu Dhabi folowing increasing demand from the UAE capital, with nearly 4 per cent growth in passenger traffic reported in 2014. This further builds on the momentum More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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HH Sheikh Abudullah bin Zayed recognises Shell’s contribution

In an official ceremony held in Abu Dhabi last week, HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Chairman of the Emirates Foundation, presented Shell with an award in recognition of the company’s More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Emirates Motor Company rolls out Mercedes-Benz GLA

Emirates Motor Company (EMC), the Mercedes-Benz authorised distributor in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of Al Fahim Group, today rolled-out the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLA in Abu Dhabi. The new More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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EFPC set to exhibit new photography spectacle

Thirty four skilled members of the Emirates Falcons Photography Club, EFPC, are set to unveil their best work at a special exhibition in Al Ain after they teamed up with Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Bilateral relations between UAE and Saudi develop

A delegation from the Department of Economic Development at the Ministry of Economy in Abu Dhabi, and the Khalifa Fund to Support and Develop Small and Medium Enterprises, has begun a visit to Riyadh in an effort More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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IRENA: Building of the year

The recently completed International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) headquarters, located in Masdar City, where Masdar is building the world’s most sustainable city, has been named the Green Commercial Building More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Stakeholders finalise Seychelles development strategy

Plans for the sustainable growth of Seychelles over the next 25 years reached a key milestone as the final Charette to discuss the preferred growth strategy got under way earlier this week. Around 120 stakeholders More...

By Staff writer On Friday, February 13th, 2015
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Abu Dhabi Ports’ Training Centre records a successful 2014

Abu Dhabi Ports’ Training Centre records a successful 2014 The number of trainees at the Abu Dhabi Ports’ Maritime Training Centre increased by 15% in 2014 compared to 2013, reaffirming the centre’s world-class More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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ADIB wins top award for developing UAE national talent

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank ”ADIB” Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, ADIB, has received the “Human Resource Development Award” for 2014 from the Emirates Institute of Banking and Financial Studies, EIBFS, More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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NBAD hosts leading Islamic finance experts to discuss future of Sukuk

NBAD hosts leading Islamic finance experts to discuss future of Sukuk The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) and CNBC hosted an international panel of leading Islamic finance experts to discuss the future of Sukuk More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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ADSIC hosts honoring ceremony for WSA and 2015 WSA Mobile global champions

ADSIC hosts honoring ceremony for WSA and 2015 WSA Mobile global champions The Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC) hosted a ceremony to honour 40 winning international teams of the 2014 World Summit More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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NBAD reports record Q4 and Full Year 2014 results

NBAD reports record Q4 and Full Year 2014 results The National Bank of Abu Dhab, NBAD, has reported net profits of AED1.372 billion in Q4, 2014, marginally higher and up 28 percent year-over-year. For the full-year More...

By Staff writer On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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ADGM announces headquarters building on Al Maryah Island

Al Maryah Island Abu Dhabi Global Market, ADGM, today announced that it has signed a 50-year lease with the Mubadala Development Company to make the Financial Building on Al Maryah Island, owned by Mubadala subsidiary, More...

By Staff writer On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Borouge participates in Arabplast 2015 exhibition

Arabplast 2015 exhibition Borouge, a joint venture of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and Austria’s Borealis, has offered significant opportunities to enhance its customers’ business in pipe, advanced More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Tabreed renews major district cooling agreement in Abu Dhabi

Tabreed renews major district cooling agreement in Abu Dhabi The National Central Cooling Company, Tabreed, the Abu Dhabi based regional district cooling utility infrastructure company, today announced the renewal More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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ADCB appoints head of London Representative Office

David Manson, Head of the ADCB (UK) Representative Office in London Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, ADCB, today announced the appointment of David Manson as Country Head, UK and Head of the ADCB (UK) Representative Office More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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ADX hosts Massar Solutions meeting

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX, hosted yesterday the Massar Solutions meeting with ADX licensed brokers in the exchange’s main offices in Abu Dhabi. During the meeting, More...

By Staff writer On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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ECOWaste 2015 kicks off in Abu Dhabi

ECOWaste 2015 kicks off in Abu Dhabi The 2nd edition of ECOWaste, a key platform dedicated to showcasing next generation waste management and recycling solutions, kicked off today at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition More...

By Staff writer On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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ADFD supports infrastructure projects in Swaziland

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has provided a development grant worth over AED36.7 million to the Kingdom of Swaziland to fund the first phase of the Manzini-Mbadlane More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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ADCB Islamic Banking celebrates its 2nd EMSA AED1m Grand Prize Winner

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank’s, ADCB) Islamic Banking Division today announced the latest winner of its AED1 million grand prize through its Emirati Millionaire Savings Account (EMSA). The More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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Abu Dhabi Global Market begins Open Market Consultation

Abu Dhabi Global Market begins Open Market Consultation Abu Dhabi Global Market, ADGM, the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, today announced that it has published its first set of draft legislation for More...

By Staff writer On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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ADCB and Abu Dhabi Terminals sign finance agreement at Khalifa Port

Khalifa Port Container Terminal, KPCT, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, ADCB, announced today a financing agreement with Abu Dhabi Terminals, ADT, for the development of the Khalifa Port Container Terminal, KPCT, the More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
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NBAD Securities wins Best Brokerage House

NBAD Securities wins Best Brokerage House The National Bank of Abu Dhabi Securities, NBAD Securities, has been selected “Best Brokerage House in the UAE” for 2014 by International Finance Magazine. International More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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UAE Central Bank holds 9th meeting for 2014

UAE Central Bank The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of the UAE has held its 9th meeting for 2014, in Abu Dhabi, under the chairmanship of Khalifa Mohammed Al Kindi, Chairman of the Board. The board reviewed More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
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CNN.com names Abu Dhabi among top ten destination picks for 2015

Abu Dhabi: top ten destination in the world The major international news website CNN.com has named Abu Dhabi among its Top 10 destinations for 2015. The emirate is ranked alongside other desirable locations including More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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World Islamic Travel Summit to debut in Abu Dhabi

World Islamic Travel Summit to debut in Abu Dhabi The World Islamic Travel Summit, WITS15, the largest showcase of Halal travel and tourism solutions, is to debut in Abu Dhabi next October. The pioneering conference More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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ADNOC Distribution’s Emirati Technical Team completes upgrading of Fuel Equipment, Trucks Supplying Fuel at Abu Dhabi International Airport

ADNOC Distribution,Trucks Supplying Fuel at Abu Dhabi International Airport ADNOC Distribution, the sole provider of aviation fuel in the Abu Dhabi International Airport, has completed the upgrading of supplying More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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OAPEC ministers to meet in Abu Dhabi on Sunday

OAPEC ministers to meet in Abu Dhabi on Sunday The Council of Ministers of the Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) will hold its 39th meeting in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. The organisation’s More...

By Staff writer On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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ADIB named Best Bank in the UAE and Best Islamic Retail Bank Globally

ADIB named Best Bank in the UAE and Best Islamic Retail Bank Globally Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, ADIB, has been named “Best Bank in the UAE” at The Banker 2014 awards, in recognition of its financial performance, More...

By Staff writer On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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Etihad Airways launches A380 and B787 in Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has capped an incredible 12 months by unveiling its first Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 aircraft to more than 200 of the world’s media in Abu Dhabi. The More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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ADPC launches “Maqta Gateway” project

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and Vice Chairman of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi, the Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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NBAD Sukuk Income Fund delivers 2.33 per cent dividends

NBAD Sukuk Income Fund delivers 2.33 per cent dividends The National Bank of Abu Dhabi NBAD’s Sukuk Income Fund, has earned a total income of USD 798,923.60 which is equivalent to 2.33 per cent of the Net Asset More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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ADIB named Best Bank for customer experience in GCC

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank ”ADIB” The Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a top-tier Islamic financial services institution, has been named the GCC’s “Best Overall Bank” in Customer Experience at More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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Masdar launches 3rd international Engage Blogging Contest

Masdar launches 3rd international Engage Blogging Contest Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, today launched the third edition of its international Engage Blogging Contest ahead of January’s Abu Dhabi More...

By Staff writer On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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The Petroleum Institute Launches UAE Team’s Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge Car

The Petroleum Institute Launches UAE Team’s Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge Car The Petroleum Institute (PI) today launched the solar-powered car that will represent the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the inaugural Abu More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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ADGM discusses cooperation with delegation from Hong Kong

ADGM discusses cooperation with delegation from Hong Kong Abu Dhabi Global Market, ADGM, the international financial centre in Abu Dhabi, yesterday welcomed a high-profile delegation headed by the Honourable John More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
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2nd Arabian Tunnelling Conference and Exhibition 2014 kicks off in Abu Dhabi

2nd Arabian Tunnelling Conference and Exhibition 2014 kicks off in Abu Dhabi The second edition of Arabian Tunnelling Conference and Exhibition organised by the Society of Engineers – UAE and in partnership More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
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Abu Dhabi hotels report upturn in guest arrivals

Abu Dhabi hotels report upturn in guest arrivals Abu Dhabi’s 156 hotels and hotel apartments are nudging closer to the emirate’s 3.1 million guest target for this year with figures just released by Abu Dhabi More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
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ADPC launches new trainee programme for UAE nationals

ADPC launches new trainee programme for UAE nationals As part of its ongoing commitment to developing Emirati talent, the Abu Dhabi Ports Company, ADPC, has launched a new trainee programme specifically designed More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 8th, 2014
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Abu Dhabi Terminals achieves ISO 28001:2007 Certification for Khalifa Port Container Terminal

Abu Dhabi Terminals achieves ISO 28001:2007 Certification for Khalifa Port Container Terminal Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), manager and operator of Khalifa Port Container Terminal, has received ISO 28001:2007 Certification More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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Emirati appointed chairperson of ICCA Middle East Chapter

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) Khalifa Al Qubaisi, Head of Sales – Congresses and Conferences, Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), has been named Chairperson of the International More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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Abu Dhabi to host second edition of Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture in next March

Abu Dhabi to host second edition of Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture in next March The second edition of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) is set to take place in Abu Dhabi from March More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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ADNOC takes full ownership of IRSHAD

ADNOC takes full ownership of IRSHAD Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has become the sole owner of Abu Dhabi Petroleum Ports Operating Company (IRSHAD) after it acquired Smit Lamnalco limited 40 per cent share More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 30th, 2014
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Rotana Jet launches flights from Abu Dhabi to Kuwait

Rotana Jet launches flights from Abu Dhabi to Kuwait Rotana Jet announced today that it would operate four daily flights to Kuwait, its fourth destination in the GCC and the 11th in its operations network, as of More...

By Staff writer On Friday, November 28th, 2014
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Etihad Airways and Air Seychelles enhance connectivity with new Abu Dhabi-Seychelles schedule

Etihad Airways and Air Seychelles enhance connectivity with new Abu Dhabi-Seychelles schedule Etihad Airways and Air Seychelles today announced changes to their flight schedules on the Abu Dhabi-Seychelles route, More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Abu Dhabi to undertake its largest overseas promotion campaign in 2015

Tourism and Culture Authority, TCA Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi is planning its largest overseas promotion campaign to date taking in 24 trade exhibitions and 13 road shows across 34 cities in 25 countries, an official of More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Department of Finance hosts second Abu Dhabi Government ERP System Users Forum

Department of Finance hosts second Abu Dhabi Government ERP System Users Forum The Department of Finance-Abu Dhabi, DoF, hosted its second Abu Dhabi ERP System, ADERP, Users Forum earlier this week, which was attended More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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ADNEC expects 51 percent Emiratisation of workforce

Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, acting group CEO of ADNIC Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company today announced that it has achieved 50 percent Emiratisation in its total workforce, raising the number of Emirati employees More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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ADX lists National Investor in Second Market

ADX lists National Investor in Second Market Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX, today announced the listing of National Investor in the Exchange’s Second Market for private companies under the symbol TNI. The More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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ADIB named Islamic Bank of the Year by IFLR

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank ”ADIB” Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a top-tier Islamic financial services group, has received the prestigious ‘Islamic Bank of the Year 2014’ award for the 2nd consecutive More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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IREIS 2014 opens its doors in Abu Dhabi on November 20th

International Real Estate and Investment Show, IREIS 2014 Ali Majed Al Mansoori, Member of Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Department of Economic Development, DED, Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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ADCB wins HR Excellence Award for Emiratisation

ADCB wins HR Excellence Award for Emiratisation Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) has been awarded the “Emiratisation Initiative of the Year” for its ‘Tamooha’ initiative by the Middle East HR Excellence More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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ADX Achieves 96% in Disclosure Compliance

ADX Achieves 96% in Disclosure Compliance Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) announced that it has achieved a compliance rate of 96% regarding the disclosure of the 3rd quarter financial statements of its listed More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 16th, 2014
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Date Palm Festival to open in Abu Dhabi

Date Palm Festival to open in Abu Dhabi Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, November 15th, 2014
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ADFD holds training sessions

ADFD holds training sessions The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), has held in cooperation with Deloitte Office a series of training courses in the field of audit for ADFD staff with participation of a number More...

By Staff writer On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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NBAD Named Best Private Bank in UAE

NBAD Named Best Private Bank in UAE The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, NBAD, has been selected as Best Private Bank in the UAE for the third consecutive year by The Banker and Professional Wealth Management Magazine, More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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TAQA reports income of AED 620 million during 1st nine months of 2014

TAQA reports income of AED 620 million during 1st nine months of 2014 TAQA, the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company, generated net income of AED620 million and reduced its debt by over AED3 billion during the first More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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Abu Dhabi’s economy in a booming stage with new projects unfolding in oil and gas

Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi’s economy is in a booming stage with new projects unfolding in the oil and gas sector of the emirate, transforming the capital city into a major regional hub of economic and industrial More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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Abu Dhabi is a big market for potential offshore project: CEO COOEC

Zhou Xuezhong, CEO of COOEC Abu Dhabi has a prosperous economy, is rich in oil resources and it is also a big market for potential offshore project, according to a top official of the Chinese Offshore Engineering More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee signs partnership with ADNOC

Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee signs partnership with ADNOC The Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) has signed a partnership agreement with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) to develop More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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ADX concludes Far East road-show

ADX concludes Far East road-show Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has concluded its Far East road-show which was held last week in Singapore and Hong Kong respectively. The road-show comes in line with ADX strategic More...

By Staff writer On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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Japan and Abu Dhabi: agreement on joint oil storage

Japan and Abu Dhabi: agreement on joint oil storage Mr. Yosuke Takagi, State Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan, and Abdulla Nasser Al Sweidi, Director General of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company More...

By Staff writer On Friday, November 7th, 2014
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Abu Dhabi hotels report biggest increase in guest arrivals

Mirage hotel, Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi’s 156 hotels and hotel apartments have reported that the period from January to September this year has been the most successful nine months so far in terms of guest arrivals, More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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ADIPEC 2014 attracts world’s decision makers from the energy sector

ADIPEC 2014 attracts world’s decision makers from the energy sector International leaders from the energy sector are set to attend the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2014, More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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SCAD releases Abu Dhabi Statistical Yearbook, Tracking the Course of Development from 2005 to 2013

Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD) Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD) released today the Statistical Yearbook (SYB) of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi – 2014 in a press conference presented by Butti Al More...

By Staff writer On Monday, November 3rd, 2014
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ADX to hold roadshow in Singapore and Hong Kong

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX, today announced that it will be leading some of the UAE’s companies to meet investors in Singapore and Hong Kong starting from tomorrow. The More...

By Staff writer On Monday, November 3rd, 2014
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NBAD provides AED1.2 billion financing to Abu Dhabi National Hotels

NBAD provides AED1.2 billion financing to Abu Dhabi National Hotels The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, NBAD, has signed a deal to provide a 10-year Term Loan facility of AED1.2bn to Abu Dhabi National Hotels, ADNH. NBAD’s More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014
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ADCB Receives Approval from Monetary Authority of Singapore for Representative Office

ADCB Receives Approval from Monetary Authority of Singapore for Representative Office Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) announced plans to open a representative office in Singapore later this year, following recent More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Latest ADIB real estate report shows continued new residential market slowdown in Abu Dhabi

Latest ADIB real estate report shows continued new residential market slowdown in Abu Dhabi The latest quarterly report issued by MPM Properties, the real estate subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), shows More...

By Staff writer On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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ADSB demonstrates emerging naval manufacturing capabilities at Euronaval – Paris

ADSB demonstrates emerging naval manufacturing capabilities at Euronaval – Paris Abu Dhabi Ship Building, ADSB, is to participate in the Euronaval Exhibition held from the 27th to the 31st October in Paris, More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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Abu Dhabi International Airport sees 24% increase in traffic for September 2014

Abu Dhabi International Airport Abu Dhabi Airports, a public joint-stock company wholly owned by the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, has reported a 23.9% increase in passenger traffic during the month of More...

By Staff writer On Friday, October 24th, 2014
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Finance House nets AED81.3m in the first nine months of 2014

Finance House nets AED81.3m in the first nine months of 2014 Finance House PJSC, an Abu Dhabi-based finance company, has registered a robust consolidated net-profit of AED81.3 million for the nine months ended 30th More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Abu Dhabi to host second edition of EcoWaste in January 2015

Abu Dhabi to host second edition of EcoWaste in January 2015 Abu Dhabi is gearing up to host the second edition of EcoWaste in January 2015. Organised as part of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, ADSW, the event More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Abu Dhabi top innovative Arab Capital

Abu Dhabi top innovative Arab Capital Data analysis from the website (PatentScope) of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), revealed that Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, occupies the More...

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