4 children drown in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Four boys drowned in Al Bahya sea on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi on Monday, sources said. Al Bahia is around 45 kilometers from Abu Dhabi city. The drowned children include one Emirati and three Arab nationals. The children were not accompanied ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah young ladies’ group renovates 72 homes

Sharjah: Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah concluded its ‘100 Hours of Giving’ summer programme and honoured many of its members who helped renovate 72 homes for families in need across the emirate. The group, which is a subsidiary of the Rubu’ Qarn ... ( read original story ...)

Changing the climate of sustainable business

DUBAI: Water, waste and energy consumption — these are the three keys to sustainable business, says Virginie Helias, Procter & Gamble’s global vice-president for sustainability. But now, she says, the biggest savings are down to the end users ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Police seize 4.2 million drug pills on farm

Police arrested two suspects with 4.2 million captagon tablets on a farm in the UAE. Abu Dhabi Police said on Saturday that the suspects - both from Arab countries - were arrested while attempting to smuggle the drugs, hidden under agricultural seedlings ... ( read original story ...)

UAE hotels look to Eid business boon

Hotels in the UAE, the second-biggest economy in the Arabian Gulf region and the top business and commercial hub of the wider Middle East, are gearing up for a four-day revenue bonanza as the country prepares to welcome flocks of tourists from the GCC and ... ( read original story ...)

Norwegian plans B737 Max service to Dubai

... be granted as Dubai’s Emirates has plied the route since 2013 and Dubai itself practises a liberal ‘open-skies’ policy. An executive of Norwegian confirmed the news to Business Traveller and told me that the airline would have six B737 Max 8 ... ( read original story ...)

Russia, UAE tell North Korea: Stop your ‘provocations’

He instead focused in part on North Korea. Emirati Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, right, listens to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, during a news conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi street lights to be replaced by LEDs

energy-efficient LED lights will replace more than 350,000 street lighting fixtures across the emirate of Abu Dhabi, Gulf News has learnt. These include the retrofitting of nearly 43,000 street lamps in Abu Dhabi island, and a tender to operate and install ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Chamber eyes Latin America, India to boost trade

He added that having offices in those markets will also allow the Chamber to find local partners there who can help identify the right business opportunities for companies in Dubai. The Chamber currently has eight representative offices globally in ... ( read original story ...)