UAE prepares for Nat’l Day celebration

DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates is inviting the community to contribute ‘historical items’ in its ardent desire to relive and preserve its historical past. His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the ... ( read original story ...)

Emirates NBD and ICICI launch trade finance blockchain pilot

Emirates NBD and ICICI Bank have partnered with a subsidiary of Indian tech giant Infosys on a pilot blockchain solution for trade finance and remittances. The banks become the first in the UAE and India, respectively, to pilot blockchain-based network for ... ( read original story ...)

Sultan: UAE leads in gender equality

Dubai: The UAE is a regional leader in gender equality, according to the World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report, with illiteracy rates in the country reported as low as 7.3 per cent last year. This was highlighted by His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan ... ( read original story ...)

Free WiFi! Free WiFi everywhere in the UAE

Starting next month, anyone riding in an Abu Dhabi cab will be able to enjoy complimentary WiFi. Also this week, Smart Dubai announced plans to expand free WiFi throughout all of Dubai and much of Abu Dhabi by the end of next year. This, they said ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Chamber launches smart business platform

DUBAI: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched the Business Intelligence Information System (BIIS) smart platform, which aims to change the way business information is shared and used. The new platform gives users instant and easy access to ... ( read original story ...)

National campaign to preserve UAE’s legacy launched

Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Tuesday announced the launch of the national campaign ‘Let’s Preserve the Legacy’ and extended an open invitation to the ... ( read original story ...)