UAE banks to get SWIFTSmart eLearning platform

Employees of over 170 banks, financial institutions and corporate customers in the UAE will be able to use SWIFTSmart modules ... SWIFTSmart version 2.0 will be available as of July 2017. – TradeArabia News Service ( read original story ...)

Smart taxi meters with a raft of new features in Dubai

Dubai: Taxis in Dubai are being equipped with new smart meters that will add more safety and efficiency to taxi operations in the emirate, the Roads and Transport Authority announced (RTA) on Tuesday. Being installed at a cost of Dh68.8 million, 4,850 ... ( read original story ...)

DUBAI NEWS: Our top stories this week

1. Sean Connolly to open Dubai Opera restaurant in September Prominent chef Sean Connolly is stepping up to the task with a contemporary brasserie serving steak and seafood, opening this September. ‘Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera’ will have an informal ... ( read original story ...)

UAE touts film linking rival Qatar to 9/11 attacks

None was Qatari. Rami Khouri, a respected columnist and journalism professor at the American University of Beirut, wrote on social media that the situation showed that news outlets in UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt were losing their credibility. ( read original story ...)

UAE Vice-President meets Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

Abu Dhabi: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and the Ruler of Dubai, met His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Ports Weighs IPO Amid U.A.E. Listing Spree

Abu Dhabi Ports Co. is considering an initial public offering, joining a growing list of state entities in the United Arab Emirates seeking to sell shares, according to people familiar with the matter. The government-run ports operator has met with ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai conducts pioneering dental study of Emiratis

Dubai: A new study in the UAE has measured the teeth of several hundred Emiratis to boost the emirate’s level of orthodontic treatment. The study, which saw 521 dental casts taken from Emirati patients, found one main conclusion: that there are no ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai SME, DHL launch global expansion program for SMEs

Dubai SME, the agency of Dubai Economy mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, has signed an agreement with DHL, a global express transport company, to launch the “Global Expansion Initiative for Small and Medium Enterprises ... ( read original story ...)