Drone intrusion shuts down Dubai, Sharjah airports

The delay caused flight delays confirmed a Dubai Airport spokesperson in a statement sent to Gulf News. “Airspace around Dubai International was closed from 1925 hrs to 2045 hrs on Saturday due to unauthorised drone activity resulting in the diversion of ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai adds partnerships to bring in more Chinese visitors

Dubai has stepped up its game to grab more Chinese visitors by partnering with major tourism and financial services companies while adding more Chinese employees to the roster at Dubai Duty Free. The emirate had more than 14.2 million overnight visitors ... ( read original story ...)

‘Dubai Week in China’ comes out with 11 agreements

Already, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the opening of an office in Shanghai. No date has been given for the opening of the office. But Shirawi explained in an interview with Gulf News that the Shanghai office will join other offices ... ( read original story ...)

UAE: Over 2m cans collected

Dubai: More than 2 million cans were collected across the UAE on Saturday as part of a nation-wide collection drive, the biggest so far in the UAE, which saw hundreds of companies, schools and families joining hands to boost recycling. The Emirates ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai, Sharjah airports briefly closed due to drone intrusion

The delay caused flight delays confirmed a Dubai Airport spokesperson in a statement sent to Gulf News. “Airspace around Dubai International was closed from 1925 hrs to 2045 hrs on Saturday due to unauthorised drone activity resulting in the diversion of ... ( read original story ...)

Desktop banking trumps mobile in UAE

Traditional online banking done through a bank's desktop website is still proving to be the more popular alternative to mobile banking amongst UAE residents, a survey by compareit4me.com has found. The survey, which compiled responses from almost 400 UAE ... ( read original story ...)

Errant drone temporarily shuts down Dubai's busy airport

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Authorities say an errant drone flying near Dubai International Airport forced the world's busiest international airfield to close for nearly an hour and a half. The airport posted on its Twitter account that it closed its ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai eyes China to boost relations

Shanghai: Dubai is organising a three-day event in Shanghai aimed at further strengthening relations in different business and cultural fields through deepening knowledge of the emirate’s mushrooming business environment and booming opportunities. ( read original story ...)

UAE win leaves Guga impressed

“You will never realise the good such a victory against a former two-time world champion can do for a young team like ours,” the UAE’s Brazilian coach Gustavo Henrique Zloccowick (Guga) told Gulf News after the win late on Thursday. “There are too ... ( read original story ...)

UAE bank deposits up by Dh30b

Abu Dhabi: Total bank deposits in the UAE increased by Dh30.2 billion in September 2016 due to an Dh11.4 billion increase in resident deposits and an Dh18.8 billion increase in non-resident deposits, the Central Bank of the UAE said. Banks in the UAE have ... ( read original story ...)