Dubai Street Museum project draws arts students

Dubai: Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office, is inviting UAE fine arts students to take part in the Dubai Street Museum project to work with famous mural painters from around the world, the organisation said on Sunday. The ... ( read original story ...)

BP signs onshore oil deal with Abu Dhabi worth $2.22 billion

News of the deal came without warning Saturday after years of negotiations between London-based BP and Abu Dhabi, the capital of the seven sheikhdoms that form the UAE. BP had held a 9.5-per cent interest in the onshore concession that expired in late 2014. ( read original story ...)

UAE foreign aid tops Dh32b in 2015

Abu Dhabi: The UAE has provided Dh32.34 billion ($8.8 billion) in foreign aid during 2015, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. In its report titled ‘UAE’s Foreign Aid in 2015’, which was issued on Saturday ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai shopping festival to begin on December 26

Dubai: Starting on December 26, Dubai Shopping Festival will see 34 days of deals, prize draws and shows across the emirate. This year, thousands of retail outlets will offer discounts of up to 75 per cent. The discounts will apply to apparel and fashion ... ( read original story ...)

First nanosatellite in the region to be manufactured in Dubai

Dubai: The region’s first environmental nanosatellite, DM SAT1, will be built in Dubai in accordance with an agreement signed on Saturday between Dubai Municipality and Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC). The satellite, which is part of the Dubai ... ( read original story ...)

State of Happiness or ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy,’ UAE!

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, laid out in an op-ed piece in Gulf News the importance of happiness to the future development of the UAE. He stated that government “should nurture an environment in which people create and ... ( read original story ...)