2019 Mar 20 Wed, 06:19:20 pm
AD Chamber, Shanghai Government Judicial Office discuss cooperation
2019 Mar 20 Wed, 04:21:04 pm
Mohammed bin Rashid visits Special Olympics World Games
2019 Mar 20 Wed, 12:01:06 pm
UAE leaders greet Tunisian President on Independence Day
2019 Mar 20 Wed, 10:12:25 am
President of Argentina receives Abdullah bin Zayed
2019 Mar 19 Tue, 06:29:29 pm
Mohammed bin Rashid attends signing ceremony for first Arab body for space cooperation
2019 Mar 19 Tue, 05:48:57 pm
President issues Federal Decree appointing two female judges
2019 Mar 19 Tue, 05:30:23 pm
Hamdan bin Zayed holds phone call with ERC delegation in Colombia
2019 Mar 19 Tue, 05:07:22 pm
UAE provides emergency relief aid to 3 countries affected by Cyclone Idai
2019 Mar 19 Tue, 04:47:20 pm
UAE inaugurates three major projects under US$50 million Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund
2019 Mar 19 Tue, 04:27:36 pm
UAE launches campaign to address dengue fever outbreak in Aden

Emirates News

UAE among Top 10 countries on Global Wellbeing Indicators

DUBAI, 19th March, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE was ranked among the top 10 countries worldwide in wellbeing indicators of the 2018 World Poll, which tracks the opinions of people in more than 160 countries on what matters most to them. Ohoud bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Happiness and Wellbeing and Director-General of the Prime Minister’s Office, affirmed that the UAE's advanced ranking on the indicators reflects the country’s focus on enhancing wellbeing in all sectors. Al Roumi praised the efforts of...

ECSSR hosts Dhahi Khalfan Tamim

ABU DHABI, 19th March, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE Federation Library at the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research, ECSSR, hosted its third session of the "A Book in an Hour" initiative on Monday. This interactive session featured Lt. General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and Public Security of Dubai, who spoke about his book titled, "The Soft Power in the Leadership Qualities of Zayed". The event was attended by Prof. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi, Director-General of the ECSSR, and a group of...

Department of Energy launches ‘Clean Energy on the Move’ initiative

ABU DHABI, 19th March, 2019 (WAM) -- The Abu Dhabi Department of Energy, DoE, has launched the ‘Clean Energy on the Move’ initiative, allocating a fleet of electric cars and eco-friendly bus to shuttle participants and the public between the venues of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, in Zayed Sports City, ZSC, and the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ADNEC, during the Games from 14th to 21st March 2019. DoE has called on the public to follow up on the route of...


RTA uses artificial intelligence to measure customer’s happiness

DUBAI, 12th March, 2019 (WAM) -- Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, has embarked on an initiative for measuring customer’s satisfaction at four Customers Happiness Centres using smart cameras. "The initiative aims to measure customers happiness index through smart cameras that analyse the extent of their happiness. The technology analyses the facial expressions of customers, without saving images in respect of their privacy, before and after processing their transactions at the centre. Accordingly, the technology gives an instant and accurate indicator of customers’ happiness," said...
Mohammed bin Rashid, Mohamed bin Zayed receive Special Olympics Flame of Hope Torch
UAE regrets EU's decision to include it on list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes
Hazza bin Zayed inaugurates municipal centre in Khalifa City
Sharjah Ruler launches English version of his latest books
More countries grounding Boeing's MAX 8 jets
UAE President issues Federal Decree appointing 13 Emirati public prosecutors

World News

Kuwait oil down to US$67.21 pb

KUWAIT, 19th March, 2019 (WAM) -- The price of Kuwaiti oil went down by 36 cents to US$67.21 per barrel on Monday after being at US$67.57 pb last Friday, said Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, KPC, on Tuesday. According to the Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, the price of the Brent crude went up by 38 cents to settle at US$67.54 pb, the same case with the West Texas Intermediate, which went up by 57 cents to US$59.09 pb.  

Dubai city that fulfills its promises, says Jackie Chan

DUBAI, 18th March, 2019 (WAM) -- International superstar Jackie Chan said that he is happy to be back in Dubai for the filming of his latest movie Vanguard. The city’s exceptional production infrastructure, support services and exciting backdrops make it an ideal place to film movies, he said. Speaking during a media interaction at Dubai Studio City, the action movie star said: "I am happy to be back in Dubai three years after the shooting of Kung Fu Yoga. Dubai is a good place to...

ERC launches fish market project in Al Khawkhah, Yemen

HODEIDAH, 18th March, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE, represented by its humanitarian arm, the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, today launched a fish market project in Al Khawkhah District, Hodeidah Governorate, with the aim of supplying it with equipment and machinery. Mohammed Al Junaibi, Director of Humanitarian Affairs of the ERC in Yemen, explained that the project will provide 11 tables for cutting and cleaning, two 40-tonne cooling and freezing refrigerators, two 100-kilowatt electricity generator, a washer for cleaning and preparing fish, and solar-powered water tanks....