Dubai scores higher than global average in maths, science

Dubai: Students in Dubai have for the first time risen above the international average of 500 points in a standardised maths and science test, it was announced on Wednesday. However, the overall average for the whole of the UAE is still under 500 points in ... ( read original story ...)

UAE equity indices up nearly 1% as oil rallies

Abu Dhabi: Stock rebalancing by index compiler MSCI and the start of the much-anticipated meeting by Opec (Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries) in Vienna weighed on UAE equities on Wednesday, spurring an increase in traded values. In Dubai ... ( read original story ...)

UAE honours its martyrs with a permanent memorial

Abu Dhabi: Emirati men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice by laying their lives down for their country have been honoured for their actions with the opening of Wahat Al Karama (Oasis of Dignity) memorial site in Abu Dhabi on Commemoration Day ... ( read original story ...)

UAE observes Commemoration Day with a silent prayer

Abu Dhabi: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, joined citizens and residents in a minute of silence at the Oasis of Dignity (Wahat Al Karama) to mark Commemoration Day. ( read original story ...)

Pleasant weather during UAE National Day

The sea [Arabian Gulf] will be very nice for everybody — especially for those who are planning any activities on Thursday and Friday,” a forecaster from the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS), told Gulf News. Dubai, Abu Dhabi ... ( read original story ...)

Carpenter to attempt 1,050km Peace Walk across UAE

Dubai: A Pakistani carpenter who said he has walked across the UAE previously will again attempt his self-styled 1,050km Peace Walk across all seven emirates in honour of the UAE, starting on National Day (December 2) from Hatta. Mohammad Idris Malek, 56 ... ( read original story ...)

Technology is a key motivator for home buyers

As Downtown Dubai plays host to the trials of cars that drive themselves, we are seeing more and more developments, such as Jumeirah Central, that utilise cutting-edge technologies for construction, design, automation and sociability that will shape the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s 1990 World Cup journey now a documentary

He and his crew had to hunt for footage of the UAE in its early days. He reached out to Abu Dhabi TV for video and news publications, such as Gulf News, for stills. He also approached Fifa for videos of World Cup matches. “It was tough. It was very tough ... ( read original ...

Bankruptcy law to improve credit dynamics in the UAE

Traditionally banks in the UAE have opted to write off a business that fails to meet its obligations, as there was little recourse in the first place for distressed businesses to restructure. For these financial institutions, the legislation should boost ... ( read original story ...)

UAE leaders pay tributes on ocassion of Commemoration Day

Abu Dhabi: The anniversary of the nation’s martyrs will remain present in the memory of generations and immortal in the conscience of the UAE people, President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has said. In a statement released on the ... ( read original story ...)