Dubai hosts summit, positions self as Africa investment hub

Experts at the opening of "Next Generation Africa", Dubai's fourth Global Business Forum on Africa, said the continent's 54 countries -- home to a fifth of the world's population -- require tens of billions of dollars in investment in infrastructure ... ( read original story ...)

Region’s first outdoor swing yoga hub in Dubai

Dubai: Dubai’s first purpose-built outdoor yoga facility is now open at Marasi Bay, Business Bay, with free classes on offer until the end of the year. A collaboration between Dubai Properties, the leading master developer, and Piloga, a Dubai-based yoga ... ( read original story ...)

First UAE-built satellite passes major test

Dubai: The first satellite built by Emirati engineers locally has passed the solar panel deployment test in time for its launch into space next year. The Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) on Wednesday announced the success of KhalifaSat in passing ... ( read original story ...)

What to expect at Louvre Abu Dhabi’s gala opening

Abu Dhabi: Louvre Abu Dhabi will welcome the world with four days of celebrations to mark its historic opening on November 11. The museum’s galleries will open to the public alongside an exciting programme of multicultural music, arts and dance ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police urge people to report electronic extortion

Dubai: Dubai Police have urged victims of online extortion to waste no time in reporting the incidents to authorities as any degree of hesitation only encourages scamsters to target more victims. Statistics of Dubai Police reveal 83 cases of electronic ... ( read original story ...)

Schools sign up for Solar Schools Project in Dubai

One-hundred solar-powered private schools and universities in Dubai by 2020. That is the target the Dubai Solar Schools project has set for itself. The project was created by the ArchItaly Green Energy company and launched in partnership with the Green ... ( read original story ...)

UAE ranked top economy in the GCC: report

The UAE has implemented the highest number of reforms in the region in the past 15 years, with 33 reforms, followed by Saudi Arabia, with 30, making it the top-ranked economy in the GCC, revealed the World Bank Group’s latest 'Doing Business 2018 ... ( read original story ...)