Dubai’s innovation showcase

Dubai Police drew international headlines with a hover-bike ... He suggests pressure to embrace digital and transform their business is leading regional firms to look at what technology needs to be retired or moved to emerging platforms, while demand ... ( read original story ...)

Jetmakers end Dubai rollercoaster with big orders pending

... a deal that never was and ended with the mother of all air show announcements - this week’s Dubai Airshow saw little in the way of firm new business, but reminded observers the rivalry between two global giants is as fierce as ever. As stragglers ... ( read original story ...)

Colombian president chases more investment from UAE firms

Juan Manuel Santos, President of the Republic of Colombia, is chasing more investment from UAE businesses on tourism, agri-business and renewable energy. His comments came during a meeting at Dubai Chamber where Santos and a high-level delegation from ... ( read original story ...)

UAE, China oil giants agree to expand partnership

"Equally, we want partners who can deploy world-class engineering solutions for our mutual benefit, ultimately enabling us to drive a more profitable upstream business and strong returns to Abu Dhabi and the UAE." In February, ADNOC signed another ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi-Owned Refiner Pivots to Asia as Europe Sales Slow

Refiners need to target petrochemical sales to Asia because it’s the only major region to buck a global trend of slowing growth, the head of Abu Dhabi-owned oil processor Cia. Espanola de Petroleos SAU said. Demand growth is declining in Europe and other ... ( read original story ...)

Work on Sharjah-Dubai bridge ‘to complete by Q3 2018’

Work on a major Sharjah-Dubai bridge that will increase road capacity to 17,700 cars per hour from the current 9,900, is on schedule, with the project on track to be completed by the third quarter of 2018. According to a Gulf News report, the UAE’s ... ( read original story ...)

Why the UAE plans to grow lettuce on Mars

One thing you can't accuse the United Arab Emirates of lacking is vision. First they unveiled plans to launch a Mars probe. Then it was an ambition to colonise the Red Planet. Now the UAE has a new aim - to grow palm trees and lettuce there. The space ... ( read original story ...)