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Dubai Municipality has launched a new project that is set to convert solid waste from landfills to energy by 2021. The waste-to-energy project, in collaboration with Hitachi Zosen Inova and construction company BESIX Group, will be situated in the Warsan area. Once completed, it is set to be the largest in the world. At full capacity, […]

Angelique Kerber says she’s back enjoying her tennis, as she aims to get over her Australian Open disappointment at the Dubai Dubai Free Tennis Championships. The German enjoyed a thrilling 2016, winning two Grand Slams and becoming world number one, before struggling last year and seeing her ranking slump. However, the 30-year-old has had a […]

More than 553,000 people have benefitted from initiatives by the UAE Water Aid Foundation, last year. It’s as the charity implemented 85 projects in 21 countries around the world as part of the 2017 ‘Year of Giving’ campaign. They include extending water networks, providing refrigerators and establishing water storage solutions near springs. Since its establishment […]

The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has unveiled a host of initiatives to mark UAE Innovation Month, starting February 1. They include the Abu Dhabi Science Festival, a Programme Your Idea competition a Google Innovation Hub, and Innovator 2018 – a platform that celebrates ideas and highlights the creation of visionaries from […]

Funeral processions in Sharjah will now be escorted by police patrols in order to tackle traffic jams. The move is aimed at easing congestion around cemeteries and ensuring proper access for the vehicles of mourners. Sharjah Police are implementing the initiative in partnership with other government departments and community councils in the emirate.

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