Global education forum begins in Dubai

Dubai: Educationists, thought leaders and celebrities are in Dubai for the sixth annual Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF), which started today. Organised by the Varkey Foundation, the forum is a major private sector initiative that contributes to ... ( read original story ...)

UAE to train Somaliland forces under military base deal

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will train Somaliland security forces as part of a deal to establish a military base in the semi-autonomous region, Somaliland’s president said on Thursday. UAE government officials could not immediately be reached for ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai to start trials of smart licence plates

Speaking on the news, the CEO of RTA’s Licensing AgencyAbdullah Yousuf Al Ali said: "The debut of these Smart Plates in Dubai will bring about a quantum shift in the concept of roads as well as the technological infrastructure of transportation. ( read original story ...)

Dubai embarks on new US mission to attract investment

... Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), an agency of Dubai Economy, will lead a mission to Ohio, United States, as part of attracting further investment into key industries and business sectors in Dubai and the UAE. Senior executives from Dubai ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Horse Racing Preview

The Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club stage their final fixture of the campaign with a rare Saturday card in the capital this week. On offer is arguably the best card staged there all season with the AED1million Group 1 Emirates Championship the official highlight. ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi: GMC Sets New Guinness Record for Auto Show

U.S. auto giant GMC set a new Guinness World Record for the largest parade of cars during the five-day Gulf Arab Traffic Week in Abu Dhabi, the GMC said Thursday. A total of 191 GMC vehicles gathered to form a four-km-long parade on the famous Formula One ... ( read original story ...)