BEIJING, 19th September, 2021 (WAM) -- The Chinese mainland recorded 66 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, including 43 locally-transmitted cases, the latest data from the National Health Commission showed on Sunday.
"This brings the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland to 95,689, with the death toll remaining at 4,636," added the Commission.
ABU DHABI, 18th September, 2021 (WAM) -- The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the Mohamed bin Zayed University for Humanities (MBZUH) signed a memorandum of understanding and cooperation in the field of lectures, training workshops, scientific research, and many other activities in order to benefit and create local scientific opportunities that contribute to enhancing the perceptions of the authority's cadres.
The memorandum was signed by Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the GCAA, and Dr. Khaled Al Yabhouni Al Dhaheri, Chancellor of the...
ABU DHABI, 18th September, 2021 (WAM) -- The UAE and the United Kingdom today agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation to accelerate climate action and environmental protection in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Special Envoy for Climate, and the Rt Hon James Cleverly MP, UK Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa.
The MoU comes ahead of the UN COP26 climate summit in November, due to be hosted by the...
RIYADH, 16th September 2021 (WAM) - Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar, Minister of State, headed the UAE delegation to the 149th session of the GCC's Ministerial Council, held in Riyadh Thursday.
The ministers discussed items on the meeting's agenda and took appropriate actions on them. They emphasised the importance of enhancing joint action among the GCC states.
The meeting was attended by Sheikh Nahyan bin Saif Al Nahyan, the UAE Ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
Meanwhile, the GCC foreign ministers held separate meetings withe their Yemeni and...
PORT MORESBY, 19th September, 2021 (WAM/Reuters) -- An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 struck Papua New Guinea on Sunday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.
The quake was at a depth of 40 km (24.85 miles), the EMSC said.
LONDON, 19th September, 2021 (WAM/Reuters) -- More than 228.11 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 4,891,537 have died, according to a Reuters tally on Sunday.
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.
DUBAI, 18th September, 2021 (WAM) -- An aid aircraft loaded with 13 tonnes of humanitarian and food supplies sent by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment left the UAE today for Kandahar Airport, south of Afghanistan, to support the Afghan people.
Ibrahim Bumalha, Advisor to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs and Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Establishment, said the 8th aid aircraft is part of an airbridge meant to...