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UAE denies Yemeni breach of coalition charges

The United Arab Emirates has expressed its regret and categorical rejection of allegations it is facing in light of ongoing developments in Aden, affirming its firm stance as a Coalition partner and determination to continue exerting all efforts to de-escalate the current situation in Yemen. This statement followed comments by …

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Biosecurity to be part of UAE higher education

Members of the National Biosecurity Committee have recommended including educational materials on biosecurity into the curricula of universities and higher education institutes. The recommendation came during the Committee’s second meeting for 2019, during which discussions were held on preparations for the UAE’s fourth Biosecurity Conference. The conference, scheduled to take …

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Hawkamah promotes corporate governance in UAE

Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has successfully contributed to the improvement of corporate governance practices in the United Arab Emirates through its partnership with the Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance. In 2017, DFM and Hawkamah signed an agreement to collaborate towards corporate sector reform in Dubai and the UAE through improving …

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Voter registration begins in UAE

The National Election Committee,NEC, tasked with organising the fourth cycle of elections to the Federal National Council,FNC, announced that the candidate registration process for FNC membership will commence tomorrow, 18th August 2019, in nine centers across the UAE. The registration centers will continue to accept candidate applications until August 22, …

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SMEs to play role in Sustainable Development Goals

Government and private sector collaboration is key to overcoming challenges and driving further sustainable development in the UAE, a report by the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, FCSA, revealed on Wednesday. Enitled, ‘Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the UAE – Private Sector Contribution’, the report, produced in collaboration with …

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Spice trade sector in Dubai booming

Around 514 companies operate in the spice trade sector in Dubai, according to a new report released by the Business Registration and Licensing, BRL, sector in the Dubai’s Department of Economic Development, DED. The report, which includes statistics on the number of companies operating in Dubai and their activities, aims …

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UAE launches Youth Professional School

The ‘Emirates Youth Professional School’, a Federal Youth Authority initiative, was launched on Monday, following the directives issues by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The announcement falls on International Youth Day, celebrated annually on 12th August. Emirates Youth Professional …

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China in talks with Ajman Free Zone

The Chairman of Ajman Free Zone, Sheikh Ahmed Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi has met with Tielan Peng, Chairman of Hunan Group and Gulf Chinese Trading Corporation to discuss further strengthening trade opportunities between the two organisations. The Gulf Chinese Trading Corporation is a committed investor in Ajman and is the …

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