UAE raises clean energy target to 27% by 2021

Abu Dhabi: The UAE has decided to raise its clean energy target from 24 per cent to 27 per cent by 2021 as part of its commitment to global efforts to fight climate change, a senior official told Gulf News on Sunday. Dr Thani Ahmad Al Zeyoudi, Minister of ... ( read original story ...)

UAE woman pioneer, mother and sister laid to rest

UAE Businesswomen Council mourns Bin Karam’s death The UAE Businesswomen Council mourned the death of Bin Karam, whom they described as a "role model of a working citizen". “During her service, Ameera contributed to empowering and strengthening the ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai tipped for FIE Congress

“I am pleased with what I see here in Dubai. This place is just excellent,” Rodriguez told Gulf News on Saturday. “Whenever we go to a place it is not just about our delegates visiting all the famous sites, but rather it is about expanding our sport ... ( read original story ...)

UAE ambassador stresses UAE-US priority to fight extremism

Dallas: Yousuf Al Otaiba, UAE Ambassador to the United States, highlighted the deep commercial and cultural ties between the UAE and the state of Texas, and reinforced the strength of bilateral relations between the UAE and the US. During his visit to ... ( read original story ...)

UPDATE: Dubai Frame is now 80 percent complete

The much-anticipated opening of the Dubai Frame has almost arrived, according to Dubai Media Office. In a tweet this morning they said that the landmark is now 80 percent complete, meaning that it won’t be long before this spot is on Dubai’s list of ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai to Tuktoyaktuk

The winter is shaping up to be very interesting for me. A few weeks ago, I received a call from a colleague asking if I could assist with a driving contract for Porsche in Dubai. As I sit here in another airport lounge on my way to Bermuda, I am wondering ... ( read original ...

UAE provides more medical aid to Yemen

Abu Dhabi: Cholera vaccines for thousands of Yemeni people were given to the representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) as part of a UAE health care programme to provide vaccinations to 700,000 women and children, officials said on Thursday. ( read original story ...)

UAE gives more aid to restore health-care sector in Yemen

Abu Dhabi: Cholera vaccines for thousands of Yemeni people were given to the representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) as part of a UAE health care programme to provide vaccinations to 700,000 women and children, officials said on Thursday. ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police conduct riot control drills

Dubai: Dubai Police carried out a multifaceted exercise, which included simulating a labourers’ riot, during which teams from the General Department of Organisations, Protective Security and Emergency worked together to control the situation. Brigadier ... ( read original story ...)

Pakistan, UAE bilateral trade touches $7b in 2015

Abu Dhabi: Bilateral trade between Pakistan and the UAE has dropped by $2 billion (Dh7.34 billion) last year due to low oil prices, a senior diplomat from the Pakistan Embassy told Gulf News in an interview on Thursday. Oil prices have dropped by more than ... ( read original story ...)