UAE receives 14 bids for Umm Al Quwain desal plant: reports

The UAE's Federal Electricity and Water Authority has received 14 bids for a desalination project in Umm Al Quwain, reports The National. The project to design, build, finance, and operate a 45 million imperial gallons a day (205,000 m3/d) plant ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Deputy Premier on visit to Oman

Muscat, Oct. 26 (BNA): UAE Deputy Premier and Presidency Affairs Minister Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al-Nahyan today arrived in Muscat on a two-day official visit to the Sultanate of Oman. The two sides will discuss ways of strengthening aspects of ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Mars Mission: Laying the foundation of a space industry

We are currently in the subsystem design phase, which should be completed by the end of the year,” Omran Sharaf, Project Manager of the UAE Mars Mission, told Gulf News during a visit to the Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC). The mission is not ... ( read original story ...)

Water released into Dh2b Dubai Canal

Dubai: Dubai Canal is set to open next month with work on the Dh2 billion project moving on schedule, Gulf News can confirm. Water has been released in Dubai Canal for the first time during its three year period of construction as part of a testing process. ( read original story ...)

UAE Penal Code overhaul to adopt restorative justice

Insulting the UAE, its flag, national logo, leadership or institutions will carry a jail term ranging between 10 and 25 years and a fine of at least Dh500,000. Publishing false news, statements or rumours with a purpose of terrifying the people or harming ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai cyclists to raise funds for breast cancer patients

Dubai: Hundreds of Dubai cyclists will come together to take part in the Dubai Pink Cancer Ride Campaign on Thursday to raise funds for underprivileged patients affected by breast cancer. The 16km ride will begin at 7.30am and will take place along ... ( read original story ...)