Off Abu Dhabi’s coast, an island home to cats seeks aid

The inhabitants of the desolate, man-made island off the coast of Abu Dhabi can't be immediately seen among the breakwater rocks. But as you draw close, their meows give them away. A colony of stray cats has swelled on Lulu Island among its barren sandy ... ( read original story ...)

UAE begins Hodeidah aid distribution

Dr. Al Hassan Ali Taher, Governor of Hodeidah, highlighted in a statement that the UAE’s significant efforts to support Yemen, its people and its legitimate government has not wavered. “The UAE is doing all it can to liberate Yemen from the control of ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi economy to pick up gradually

Global ratings agency S&P on Sunday affirmed Abu Dhabi's "AA" long-term and expects growth will gradually pick up and that the its fiscal position will remain strong over the next two years. Following 0.5 per cent contraction in real terms in 2017 due to ... ( read original story ...)

Solar power to play major role in new Dubai mega project

Extensive on-site generation of solar power will be a key pillar of Tilal Al Ghaf, says Majid Al Futtaim Spanning three million square metres at the intersection of Hessa Street and Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street, near Dubai Sports City, Tilal Al ... ( read original story ...)

How Dubai’s Godolphin became a world leader in horse racing

His Highness’ contribution has been discreet and there’s a respect for the way he has done it” One racing insider that Arabian Business speaks to compares the development of Goldolphin to the growth of Dubai itself. When replying to the question ... ( read original story ...)

UAE gets first dedicated sports library

Abu Dhabi: The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) announced on Monday that it has contributed a number of books to the Abu Dhabi Ladies Club (ADLC) on the completion of the first dedicated sports library in the UAE — The Fatima Bint Mubarak ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s Emirates launches new Auckland service via Bali

It will offer eight seats in first, 42 seats in business and 304 seats in economy class, as well as 20 tonnes of belly-hold cargo capacity. The southbound flight, EK 450, will depart Dubai at 7.05am, arriving at Denpasar (Bali) at 8.20pm local time ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s RTA awards contract for 900 new taxis

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract for procuring 900 new vehicles for the Dubai Taxi fleet, it announced on Sunday. The new lot includes 370 hybrid vehicles fitted with dual fuel-electric power motors. The new vehicles ... ( read original story ...)