UAE Named World’s 10th Most Dominant Economic, Political Power

ABU DHABI, November 7th, 2018 (WAM) — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) ranked 10th on the list of the world’s most dominant economic and political powers in 2018, according to the US News World Report, where the US headed the list, followed by Russia, China, UK, Germany, France and Japan, respectively, with Saudi Arabia coming…

Sharjah Stamp Exhibition Celebrates Year of Zayed

Sharjah Stamp Exhibition Celebrates Year of Zayed

SHARJAH, November 7th, 2018 (WAM) — In celebration of the Year of Zayed, the management of the 9th Sharjah Stamp Exhibition has announced that it will showcase a collection of stamps that were issued during the era of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, which will include the 2 commemorative stamps that were…

UAE, China Discuss Ways of Reinforcing Parliamentary Cooperation

UAE, China Discuss Ways of Reinforcing Parliamentary Cooperation

BEIJING, November 7th, 2018 (WAM) — Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal National Council (FNC/parliament), yesterday discussed, with Wang Yang, President of the National Committee of the Chinese Political Consultative Conference, ways of reinforcing the overall parliamentary relations between the UAE and China, based on friendship and mutual…

Falaj Hili: Redefining Water Irrigation Systems in Region

Falaj Hili: Redefining Water Irrigation Systems in Region

AL AIN, November 7th, 2018 (WAM) — The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi discovered one of the oldest aqueduct systems in the Hili region of Al Ain, dating back to the Iron Age. ‘Falaj Hili 15’, or the Hili Aqueduct 15, is considered an important discovery, as it provides historians and archaeologists…

UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund Projects Underway

UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund Projects Underway

ABU DHABI, November 7th, 2018 (WAM) — The first three renewable energy projects under the US$50 million United Arab Emirates-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund (UAE-CREF) have broken ground in the Bahamas, Barbados and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MOFAIC) announced yesterday.

FNC, Chinese National People’s Congress Sign MoU

FNC, Chinese National People’s Congress Sign MoU

BEIJING, November 6th, 2018 (WAM) — Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal National Council (FNC/parliament), yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Li Zhanshu, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People’s Congress, with the aim of developing parliamentary relations between the UAE and China and…

International Media Highlights ADNOC’s New Strategy

ABU DHABI, November 6th, 2018 (WAM) — International economic and oil media outlets highlighted the outcomes of the Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC) which took place this Sunday and was led by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces and Deputy…

Emirates Airlines ‘Game Changer’ First Class Suite to Debut on Vienna Route

Emirates Airlines ‘Game Changer' First Class Suite to Debut on Vienna Route

DUBAI, November 6th, 2018 (WAM) — Emirates’ latest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft fitted with the ‘Game Changer’ First Class product will operate between Dubai and Vienna on a daily basis from December 1st, 2018. Austria will be one of the first few countries in the world to be served by Emirates’ Boeing 777 aircraft with fully…

US-Based Science Library Publishes Emirati Research on How Space Impacts DNA

US-Based Science Library Publishes Emirati Research on How Space Impacts DNA

ABU DHABI, November 6th, 2018 (WAM) — The Public Library of Science (PLOS), a non-profit corporation based in San Francisco, California, has published a research on how travelling to space impacts DNA, co-authored by aspiring young Emirati astronaut and winner of the ‘Genes in Space’ competition, Alia Al Mansoori.