UAE unveils city that will simulate life on Mars

Spending Dh500million, the UAE will build a Mars City - the largest space stimulation city ever built in the world and a realistic model to simulate living on the surface of Mars. His Highnesses Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice-President and ... ( read original story ...)

UAE needs more green-efficient buildings, says report

Dubai: A new and improved eco-standard to make buildings greener and more efficient to cut energy costs is set for implementation in the UAE to help the country cut its greenhouse gases, according to a new report from the Emirates Green Building Council ... ( read original story ...)

British editor in UAE pleads not guilty in wife’s killing

The British editor-at-large of a prominent English-language newspaper in Dubai has pleaded not guilty to a premeditated murder charge over his wife's killing. Gulf News editor Francis Matthews is accused of killing his 62-year-old wife Jane with a hammer ... ( read original story ...)

Dome of light to delight visitors to Louvre Abu Dhabi

Sunshine and starlight will dance over visitors to the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum when it opens in November, filtering through a huge dome that appears to hover over land and sea. The aery dome, held aloft with four massive but invisible structures ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong Lifestyle Expo in Dubai promotes business cooperation

The Lifestyle Expo in Dubai is being held to foster business collaboration between the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as well as the rest of the Middle East-Africa (MEA) region, helping companies seize the enormous business ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai plans to launch climate change strategy

The strategy will cover several sectors, including energy, water, infrastructure, food, biodiversity, ecology, coastal area, air quality, public health, business and tourism development. Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of Dubai Municipality said ... ( read original story ...)

UAE urged to speed up tech progress to raise competitiveness

The UAE’s competitiveness rating was supported by strong rankings in infrastructure, goods and market efficiency, labour market efficiency, financial market development, business sophistication and the country’s macroeconomic environment, among other ... ( read original story ...)

UAE is 17th most competitive economy globally

Dubai: The UAE inched down one spot in terms of its national competitiveness, coming in as the 17th most competitive economy among 137 countries. According to the Global Competitiveness Report for 2017 issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF), the UAE ... ( read original story ...)