UAE to plug in first nuclear power station this year

Abu Dhabi: The UAE is due to commission the Arab world’s first nuclear power station this year, while the remaining three reactors will go critical by 2020. The Barakah plant’s four reactors are expected to supply up to 25 per cent of the UAE’s ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Customs launches innovation hub

Dubai: Dubai Customs inaugurated a number of new innovative ... Another iniatiative being launched during the event is the News Wallet, which helps regulate and ease flow of PCFC news to the media. All PCFC entities can update information about their ... ( read original story ...)

Areas in UAE to see light showers over weekend

Dubai: Various parts of the UAE will see a slight change in the weather as forecasters expect light rain to fall across the northern and coastal areas. The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said that the weather on Thursday will first rise slightly ... ( read original story ...)

Jumeirah Village Circle, Masdar City among most popular in UAE

The eco-city’s residential searches tripled in 2017, proving the green movement is gaining momentum. Subscribe to Arabian Business' newsletter to receive the latest breaking news and business stories in Dubai,the UAE and the GCC straight to your inbox. ( read original story ...)

Top-seeded Svitolina beats Wang to reach Dubai quarters

Defending champion Elina Svitolina needed more than two hours to overcome Qiang Wang 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 Wednesday and reach the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championships. However, French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko's slumped to her sixth loss in nine matches ... ( read original story ...)

Hyperloop pod set for global premiere in Dubai

Dubai: Hyperloop, a subsonic commuter tubes system capable of shuttling passengers in a travel pod from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes at theoretical speeds of up to 1,200km/h, will be globally premiered for the first time on Thursday at City Walk 2 ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s very own love-lock bridge is a huge hit

DUBAI: If you have found your true love then you may as well seal it. And there’s no better place to do that than at the newly opened Love Lock Bridge in Dubai. Just like at the famous Pont des Arts Bridge in Paris, couples visiting the Promise Bridge ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi restaurant launches ‘pay it forward’ meals

ABU DHABI: The owners of a Pakistani restaurant Jadoon on Electra Street have launched a ‘pay it forward’ scheme to feed the needy. As part of the initiative started two weeks ago, they are encouraging customers to donate money to pay for meals for ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Marina gets three more 24/7 supermarkets

DUBAI: Residents on Al Seba Street in Dubai Marina are spoilt for choice when it comes to grocery shopping as three new supermarkets have opened in the area in recent weeks. W Mart Supermarket in Zumurud Tower, Fresh & Care Mini Mart in Jannah Place ... ( read original story ...)