McIlroy 1 shot behind leaders Fisher, Pieters in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy fired a 7-under 65 Saturday in the third round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship to sit one shot behind leaders Ross Fisher and Thomas Pieters. Northern Ireland's McIlroy is on 16-under 200 overall ... ( read original story ...)

Rory McIlroy targets first Abu Dhabi Championship win

Rory McIlroy hopes to cap his comeback by winning the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship for the first time on Sunday. McIlroy put himself firmly in contention by moving just one shot behind joint-leaders Thomas Pieters and Ross Fisher with a seven-under 65 in ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi to test autonomous transport technologies

Abu Dhabi: The Department of Transport – Abu Dhabi (DoT) and Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the study, testing and evaluation of sustainable, electric and autonomous transport technologies. ( read original story ...)

Sharjah to cultivate salt-tolerant plants

SHARJAH: Experiments for cultivating salt-tolerant plants have started by the Department of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture in Sharjah. Department officials have already paid a series of visits to Al Zubair area accompanied by experts from the ... ( read original story ...)

Soon: New cycling tracks in these Dubai districts

Areas to be covered: Al Warqaa, Jumeirah Beach, Nad Al Sheba, Expo 2020 site, Downtown, Jebel Ali, Al Quoz, Al Karama, Oud Metha, Hor Al Anz, Al Qusais and Al Barsha Target 2021: 500km of cycle tracks in Dubai. Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and ... ( read original story ...)

Growing up: Dubai’s real estate evolution

Despite continued declines in rents and property prices, along with the growing spectre of oversupply, experts are noting that in many ways Dubai’s real estate market is maturing and has a bright future ahead as it looks towards Expo 2020 and beyond. ( read original story ...)

Pieters leads in Abu Dhabi as Johnson, McIlroy lurk

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Thomas Pieters shot a second-round 65 to take a one-stroke lead at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Friday as top-ranked Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy moved into contention. Johnson followed up his ragged opening ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai to target key Asian, European cities in real estate push

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has revealed that its promotion plan for 2018 will again include major shows in Shanghai, Mumbai, Moscow and London. The promotion plan for the Real Estate Investment Management and Promotion Centre, the department’s ... ( read original story ...)