Sea Shepherd eco group drops anchor in UAE

Natalie Banks, Managing Director, Sea Shepherd UAE, told Gulf News on Monday that the new chapter will work to promote marine conservation in Gulf waters and is backed by an energetic bank of global staff and volunteers. “It’s an exciting time to be ... ( read original story ...)

Watch: Van goes up in flames in Dubai

Fire crews from the Dubai Civil Defence were seen fighting the blaze early in the afternoon. A Dubai Civil Defence (DCD) spokesperson told Gulf News they received the fire alert about the incident at 1.02pm and the first responders reached the site at 1.09pm. ( read original story ...)

UAE’s solar lagoons a source of clean energy, research claims

The waters of the UAE are a potential source of clean energy which can enable it to form a salt-exporting industry, according to researchers at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU). The study – conducted by chemical engineering professor Dr Samir Abu ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai gold prices stay close to 1-month high

Dubai: After hitting their highest level in one month, gold prices in the UAE dipped slightly on Monday following an uptick in the US dollar. The price of 24-karat gold in Dubai was trading at Dh156.50 as of 9.27am, down by .25 fils from Sunday. The latest ... ( read original story ...)

2,414 food outlets in Dubai get A-plus rating

Dubai: Crossing all expectations, 2,414 high-risk food establishments in Dubai have received A+ rating in the inspections conducted during the nine months of 2017. The inspections were carried out by the Food Inspection Section at the Food Safety ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai the home of Expo 2020

A fortnight ago, I was part of five African journalists selected to attend the Global Business Forum in Dubai and meet the Expo 2020 organisers. We were privileged to get business class tickets from Emirates Airline. So when I arrived at Julius Nyerere ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s IoT market to triple to $35bn by 2019

“While the Internet of Things era is still several years away from becoming widespread, UAE organizations can get a head start in 2018 by transforming their technology infrastructure to drive new business models, and customer and citizen services ... ( read original story ...)

UAE military vehicle maker eyes Asian growth

NIMR Automotive, the UAE-based manufacturer of military vehicles ... NIMR said it has been working closely with Thailand’s FICO Technology and Engineering (FTECH) to explore potential opportunities in the country. Through the partnership, NIMR’s ... ( read original story ...)