Monday, May 29, 2017

Local News

UAE F&B outlets take advantage of late business hours

The local F&B industry seems to be adjusting operations during Ramadan, by tweaking their main offerings and gearing up for business late in the night. Most outlets and restaurants are closed during the day time but they are taking advantage of late trading hours during the holy month. Industry experts ...

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UAE’s nuclear power plant receives critical components

The UAE’s under-construction nuclear plant has received key components required to generate electricity. The fuel assemblies will help power the first of four reactors at the facility, which is taking shape at Barakah in the Western Region. They’ll be stored securely within the plant until it gets final approval for ...

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Sheikh Zayed Mosque ranked among world’s best landmarks

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi has once again been ranked the world’s second-favourite landmark by the travel site TripAdvisor. This is the second year in a row the mosque has found a place on the annual Travellers’ Choice Awards list. The findings are based on the reviews ...

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UAE-based security alliance condemns recent terror attacks

The Abu Dhabi-headquartered International Security Alliance has condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Egypt, Britain and Indonesia. The seven-member group has stressed on the importance of strengthening global efforts to tackle terrorism and its funding sources. It’s also pledged to continue to act as a forum for sharing expertise and ...

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Filipinos in UAE assured their families are safe in Marawi

The Philippines’ foreign affairs secretary has assured the community in the UAE that the government is doing its best to protect the people of Marawi. Alan Peter Cayetano answered questions at a town hall-style meeting in Dubai, where Filipinos, who had relatives in Marawi, were briefed about the ground reality. ...

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