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UAE's cooperation ties with New Zealand have borne fruit over the past period. (Shutterstock)
August 20, 2018 - 11:34 GMT
Mariam Hareb Almheiri, Minister of State for Food Security has got a firsthand experience of the New Zealand' s experience in areas of limnology, and agricultural and food sciences as part of the UAE's endeavours to develop sustainable food solutions.
AI is seen by many as being either a hero or a villain. (Shutterstock)
August 20, 2018 - 10:42 GMT
Artificial intelligence is expected to account for approximately 13.6% of the United Arab Emirates’ GDP in 2030.
The UAE is the only country in the world that has made humanitarian action an integral part of its foreign policy, as it considers humanitarianism a pillar of citizenship. (Shutterstock)
August 20, 2018 - 10:06 GMT
The UAE is the only country in the world that has made humanitarian action an integral part of its foreign policy, as it considers humanitarianism a pillar of citizenship.
Walid El-Hindi, CEO of the Abu Dhabi-based firm, said cryptocurrencies could be introduced as part of consumers’ payment plans. (Shutterstock)
August 20, 2018 - 09:56 GMT
UAE-based real estate developer Imkan Properties is considering offering its customers the chance to pay for homes using cryptocurrencies.
Abu Dhabi's index fell 0.5 per cent in thin trade. (Shutterstock)
August 20, 2018 - 09:13 GMT
Dubai's stock market snapped a nine-day losing streak on Sunday that was triggered by Turkey's economic crisis, but trade was thinned drastically by the onset of Eid Al Adha holidays in the region.
According to the Dubai Health Authority, medical tourism generated more than $381 million for the emirate in 2016. (Shutterstock)
August 20, 2018 - 08:44 GMT
The country is expected to record the highest growth rate in healthcare spending between 2017 and 2022 at 9.6%.
The Nikki Beach Hotel & Resort. (File/Photo)
August 20, 2018 - 08:31 GMT
Around this time, flight prices tend to be jacked up due to the increase in demand, so we thought we'd look more local than international for a couple of days to cool off.
Fabio Lima
August 19, 2018 - 18:50 GMT
Contract extension puts an end to Saudi speculation
Marquinhos Gabriel
August 19, 2018 - 17:58 GMT
Brazilian midfielder replaces Japan-bound Joan Oumari
Eid Al Adha is nearly upon us, and Dubai is celebrating in style once again. (Shutterstock)
August 19, 2018 - 12:47 GMT
Eid Al Adha is nearly upon us, and Dubai is celebrating in style once again.
Moody’s expects profitability for the UAE’s largest lenders to remain stable into 2019, driven by higher net interest income and lower provisions. (Shutterstock)
August 19, 2018 - 12:17 GMT
The UAE’s top four lenders First Abu Dhabi Bank(FAB), Emirates NBD as well as Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) and Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) posted a 21 per cent increase combined net profit of AED 8 billion ($2.2 billion) in Q2 2018.
Abraaj founder Arif Naqvi (AFP)
August 19, 2018 - 12:09 GMT
Gobal consulting firm AlixPartners said it has been appointed by investors of the Abraaj Growth Markets Health Fund (AGHF) to oversee the fund's separation from the UAE-based Abraaj Group to ensure its long-term success in delivering accessible, affordable and quality healthcare in developing countries.
August 19, 2018 - 08:48 GMT
Importing goods from Turkey, Pakistan, India and China have become cheaper by up to 80 per cent due to the rising value of the UAE dirham against major emerging market currencies, hence benefitting consumers.
GITEX Future Stars returns to Dubai from 14-17 October.
August 19, 2018 - 08:35 GMT
GITEX Future Stars returns to Dubai from 14-17 October.
Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) is once again hosting a thrilling line-up of traditional and new watersports.
August 19, 2018 - 08:34 GMT
Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) is once again hosting a thrilling line-up of traditional and new watersports.
Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) at Mina Seyahi is hosting an exciting series of ocean-going races.
August 19, 2018 - 08:32 GMT
Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) at Mina Seyahi is hosting an exciting series of ocean-going races.