13 Dhu al-Qi'dah 1445 - 21 May 2024
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e-waste increases by 25%
Government | Wednesday 22 February, 2017 9:35 am
Five million ton of electronic waste are produced by the Kingdom annually, an increase of 25 percent per annum, which highlights the need to redouble efforts and initiatives to recycle hardware, according to the association concerned with recycling computers. The e-waste is not only a...
Abu Dhabi Aviation looks forward to new partnership at IDEX: Al Hammadi
Government | Sunday 19 February, 2017 8:07 am
-Abu Dhabi Aviation, ADA, the largest helicopter operator in the GCC and MENA regions is participating at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference 2017 (IDEX 2017). "Aviation industry in the UAE is one of the strategic components promoting economic growth. The wise insight of our ...
Prince Faisal bin Bandar opens youth camps at Thumamah park
Government | Sunday 19 February, 2017 1:12 am
Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar, also the president of the High Commission for the Development of Riyadh (HCDR), inaugurated 130 youth camps in Thumamah National Park. The youth camps are equipped with various facilities such as parking lots, signage, lighting, kitchens and bathrooms. Prince ...
DXB ENTERTAINMENTS P.J.S.C. Announces Full Year 2016 Financial Results
Government | Tuesday 14 February, 2017 1:17 pm
  Financial Highlights   31 Dec 2016 (AED m) 31 Dec 2015 (AED m) Property and equipment, investment properties, inventories, advances and other...
Experts highlight role of cities in delivering happiness
Government | Sunday 12 February, 2017 11:32 am
  (WAM)--Governments across the world are faced with the challenge of delivering happiness. While this task is more complex at a national level, local governments can often cater to citizens’ needs more effectively, a rapt audience at the Global Dialogue for Happiness heard on...
Child Safety Campaign Promotes Cyber Safety Skills for Youth
Government | Sunday 12 February, 2017 1:31 am
  The Child Safety Campaign (CSC), an initiative of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), graduated a group of exceptional students on Thursday who had successfully completed a three-week, intensive ‘Cyber Safety Skills’ summer camp. Organised by CSC with the aim of...
Prince Faisal approves two airport locations in Riyadh
Government | Saturday 11 February, 2017 1:18 pm
Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar has endorsed recommendations regarding the locations of two domestic airports to be built in northern and southeastern clusters of development centers in the region. The selection and reservation committee made the recommendations in accordance with the plan,...
E-link between general, appeal courts ordered
Government | Thursday 9 February, 2017 12:01 am
Minister of Justice Walid Al-Samaani has ordered the electronic link between the criminal and family affairs and appeal courts on an experimental basis, according to a ministry statement. The step is meant to shorten times of cases, and speed up the issuance of rulings and transactions of...
World Government Summit 2017 Announces Finalists of World GovTechioneers Race
Government | Wednesday 8 February, 2017 2:57 am
The World Government Summit (WGS) 2017 has announced it has received thousands of nominations in the first edition of the World GovTechioneers Race. The contest was launched in December 2016 to encourage global government entities to enhance their services, implement smart government initiatives,...
Sharjah Baby Friendly Campaign Rebrands  To Care for Children of All Ages
Government | Saturday 4 February, 2017 3:10 am
In the wake of the inspirational and highly successful Sharjah Baby Friendly Emirate Campaign (SBFC) launched in 2011, the campaign is undergoing a major transformation into Sharjah Baby Friendly Office (SBF) to sustain and improve on the previous work to a wider age-group of children, with a...