Market scales tested across Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: A total of 4,871 measuring instruments have been checked by the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) over the last six months. The QCC inspected the accuracy of trading scales, gold and jewellery scales, perfume scales, shipping scales ... ( read original story ...)

The Club represents history of Abu Dhabi’s growth

told Gulf News. The 55-year-old club’s growth from its capacity to host 3,000 members in the past to 4,500 members at present reflects the growth of Abu Dhabi as well. “Now Abu Dhabi residents have a large number of options to enjoy the facilities of a ... ( read original story ...)

University in Abu Dhabi simulates galaxy formation

Abu Dhabi: Scientists at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) have successfully simulated the formation of galaxies through the creation of a supercomputer — 6,000 connected processors that accurately display how galaxies are formed in our universe. ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi to help build 1,000 apartments in east London

State-owned Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Co (ADNEC ... according to a report by Molior London seen by Bloomberg News. ADNEC bought ExCel, London’s largest events space, in 2008 for £318mn ($415m). The venue, which hosted multiple events at the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE welcomes Qatari decision to amend anti-terrorism laws

The United Arab Emirates on Friday welcomed Qatar’s decision to amend its anti-terrorism laws, in one of the first positive signs from the UAE and three other Arab countries since they imposed sanctions on Doha last month.In a move to counter their ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai aims to be disabled-friendly by 2020

Dubai: Dubai’s Executive Council is working to make public buildings and city facilities friendly for people with disabilities by 2020 — and more accessible for everybody. From this year, many new public spaces must fulfil a new emirate-wide, disabled ... ( read original story ...)