This spending comes when a declining oil price has put pressure on government spending across the Gulf region.
February 24, 2015 - 20:48 GMT
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed a combined Dh9.48 billion ($2.58 billion) of defence deals on the first two days of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (Idex 2015),
During the event
February 22, 2015 - 05:34 GMT
The British Standards Institution (BSI), the UK's first national standards body, awarded Dubai Customs The International Standard for Service Excellence (TISSE).
Khalil Saqer bin Gharib receives the Golden Peacock Award from The Rt. Hon. Baroness Verma
February 18, 2015 - 11:42 GMT
Dubai Customs claimed the prestigious Golden Peacock Global Award for Corporate Social Responsibility for the year 2014 in government organization category.
During the event
February 18, 2015 - 04:40 GMT
As part of its commitment to maintaining a safe work environment, Abu Dhabi Ports has introduced a new health and safety training programme as a prerequisite to get a port gate pass.
Fishing harbours, reviving the heritage of the past and hoisting the livelihood of the fishermen
February 17, 2015 - 11:09 GMT
Dubai Customs has announced it is to provide sailors within all its operated fishing harbours in Jumeirah and Um Suqeim with free accommodation services.
Abu Dhabi Ports Golf Tournament
February 17, 2015 - 04:40 GMT
Abu Dhabi Ports will be holding its fourth annual Golf Tournament in on 19 February.
Ibrahim Mohamed Aljanahi and the Ambassador of Colombia at Gulfood
February 16, 2015 - 08:16 GMT
Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the flagship free zone operation of Dubai and trade and logistics hub for the wider Middle East region, has posted 13% increase in the number of food and beverage (F&B) companies in the Free Zone in 2014.
H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs
February 15, 2015 - 10:38 GMT
Dubai Customs inspectors at Dubai International Airport foiled 155 attempts of smuggling talismans and black magic items over the recent period of time.
The statement did not make immediately clear whether al-Mady would be leaving his post at Saudi Basic Industries Corp.
February 15, 2015 - 10:21 GMT
New Saudi King Salman appointed SABIC CEO Mohamed al-Mady as the president of the country’s military industries corporation,
Mohammed Rashid Lootah, Chief Executive Officer of the Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection (CCCP) sector in DED
February 15, 2015 - 10:17 GMT
Consumer optimism in Dubai kept growing in the final three months of 2014 after three quarters of stability according to the quarterly consumer confidence survey conducted by the Department of Economic Development (DED).
This led to the largest monthly trade suplus in Chinese history of $60 billion as the price of raw materials like coal, oil and iron ore collapsed. Global trade imbalances have never been bigger.
February 12, 2015 - 20:57 GMT
Chinese exports fell by 3.3 per cent in January year-on-year while imports tumbled almost 20 per cent, far exceeding the most pessimistic forecasts and clearly showing that the world economy is going into a recession.