Dubai launches Public Diplomacy Forum

Dubai: The Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO) announced on Sunday the launch of the Public Diplomacy and Government Communication Forum (PDGCF). The forum, which was launched under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Ruler orders reckless drivers to sweep city's streets

A group of dangerous drivers were ordered to carry out community service on the streets of Dubai by His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The men, who were photographed sweeping ... ( read original story ...)

Evercore plans Dubai office amid Saudi Aramco IPO talks

Evercore Partners Inc., the investment bank founded by Roger Altman, is planning to open an office in Dubai as it seeks new business in the region, including a role on Saudi Arabian Oil Co.’s initial public offering, according to people familiar with the ... ( read original story ...)

How UAE bank workers stay current with trends

The emirates institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) continues to play an important role in supporting the placement of UAE nationals in various financial institutions by offering them training and education, said a senior executive. ( read original story ...)

UAE inflation up 2.3 per cent in January

Analysts had earlier told Gulf News that residents in the UAE have seen their healthcare tab rise every year. The total healthcare bills in the Middle East and Africa region rose by 8.8 per cent in 2012, 9.8 per cent in 2013 and 10 per cent in 2014. ( read original story ...)

Tennis: Svitolina gatecrashes top 10 after Dubai title

DUBAI: Seventh seed Elina Svitolina overpowered former world number one Caroline Wozniacki 6-4 6-2 to claim the Dubai Open on Saturday, the sixth, and biggest, title of her career. Ukrainian Svitolina, who stopped Angelique Kerber from returning to the top ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi: Marcel Kittel wins stage 2

The stage covered a loop out of Abu Dhabi and the islands north of the city, with the riders expecting the wind to strengthen as they covered the exposed road between the islands and the finish in the shadow of the huge Abu Dhabi flag. Yet again the early ... ( read original story ...)