Tuesday, March 28, 2017

GMIS explores new partnerships, trade opportunities

Government representatives and business leaders are meeting in Abu Dhabi to discuss the latest developments and potential challenges in the manufacturing sector. New commercial partnerships and trade opportunities are also being explored at the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) Aerospace, aviation, food production, health care and pharmaceuticals are just ...

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Biomedical research in UAE gets boost from Al Jalila Foundation

Talented biomedical researchers are set to benefit from AED 300,000 in funds from Dubai’s Al Jalila Foundation. The philanthropic organisation is inviting applications for the fourth cycle of its programme aimed at improving healthcare in the UAE. Cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and mental health are some of the key ...

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More than 140 shawarma outlets closed for flouting hygiene standards

Authorities have closed down more than 140 shawarma outlets in Dubai for not complying with new hygiene requirements. That’s according to the Food Safety Department at Dubai Municipality, who say that 75% of eateries have successfully complied with the updated regulations. Restaurants serving the popular Arabic sandwich were given six ...

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Investments in UAE’s industrial sector hits AED 130 billion

The total investments in the UAE’s industrial sector rose to AED 130 billion by the end of 2016. According to the national news agency WAM, Emirati investments accounted for 86% of this, reaching AED 112 billion. The news come as the UAE government seeks to attract investments valued at more ...

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Cloud seeding helps increase UAE’s underground water reservoir

Cloud seeding operations significantly increase the UAE’s underground water reservoir, also leading to better agricultural prospects. That’s according to officials at the National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS), who are reassuring residents that rain enhancement is not harmful to human health or to the environment. They also say that ...

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