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ADNOC announces offer price for Borouge IPO
2022 May 22 Sun, 06:31:24 pm
UAE leaders congratulate Chairman of Presidential Leadership Council in Yemen on National Day
2022 May 22 Sun, 01:12:10 pm
Mohammed bin Rashid announces major structural change in educational system
2022 May 22 Sun, 02:52:26 pm
Sharjah Ruler attends SBA’s 3rd Media Seminar
2022 May 23 Mon, 12:19:00 am
'COVID-19 is not over anywhere until it’s over everywhere', Tedros warns World Health Assembly
2022 May 22 Sun, 11:30:19 am
UAE health system fully prepared to deal with monkeypox : MoHAP
2022 May 22 Sun, 06:35:06 pm
Abu Dhabi International Book Fair launches tomorrow
2022 May 22 Sun, 05:34:06 pm
People of Determination Higher Committee recommends comprehensive strategy to ensure implementation of initiatives
2022 May 22 Sun, 11:21:48 pm
'Build a shared future for all life', urges UN chief on Biodiversity Day
2022 May 22 Sun, 07:23:21 pm
Boxing Superstar Floyd Mayweather thrills crowd at Yas Island’s Etihad Arena

Emirates News

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment kicks off National Dialogue for Climate Ambition

DUBAI, 23rd May, 2022 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) has launched the National Dialogue for Climate Ambition (NDCA) as a platform to define and raise sectoral climate ambition and advance all-inclusive participation in the UAE Net Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative to meet the country’s international climate commitments, particularly the Paris Agreement. Running from May to September 2022, NDCA engages stakeholders in UAE priority sectors, including manufacturing, cement, waste, transport, and energy, through hosting a monthly stakeholder assembly dedicated to...

'Bread on Uncle Milad’s Table' wins 2022 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

ABU DHABI, 22nd May, 2022 (WAM) -- ''Bread on Uncle Milad’s Table'' by Libyan debut novelist Mohamed Alnaas was announced today as the winner of the 2022 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF). The novel, published by Rashm, was named as this year’s winner by Chair of Judges Shukri Mabkhout during a ceremony in Abu Dhabi that was also streamed online. In addition to being awarded US$50,000, funding will be provided for the English translation of Bread on Uncle Milad’s Table, and Mohamed Alnaas can...

International Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries explores impacts of social media

ABU DHABI, 22nd May, 2022 (WAM) -- The first International Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries held today a series of panel discussions examining the latest trends in publishing. The conference was held on the sidelines of the 31st Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) 2022 – organised by the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre (ALC), part of the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi). One session, titled ‘Education and Publishing in the Virtual World’, discussed the wide-reaching effects...

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Saudi Tourism Authority signs over 90 agreements and MoUs in Dubai ATM 2022

DUBAI, 19th May, 2022 (WAM) -- The pavilion of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has concluded its participation in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), held in Dubai recently. Under the Saudi Tourism Authority (STA), 29 partners succeeded in highlighting the treasures of Saudi tourism, and its diversity, depth and tremendous opportunities, in addition to the success in re-communicating and confirming the commitment with the tourism industry and major international companies, by holding more than 4,000 meetings and concluding more than 90 partnership agreements and Memoranda...
Sheikha Fatima accepts condolences from wife of King of Bahrain over Sheikh Khalifa's death
Bahraini King, Crown Prince congratulate new UAE President; praise solid relations

World News

Ministers, prominent government officials highlight UAE's Vision at WEF meeting in Davos

DUBAI, 23rd May, 2022 (WAM) -- A UAE high-level delegation, encompassing UAE ministers, government officials and private sector leaders, is attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, taking place until 26th May, to share the UAE's vision and future directions in vital sectors and draw the features of agile partnerships in line with the new global changes. The meeting is held under the theme, "History at a Turning Point: Government Policies and Business Strategies", with the participation of more than 2,000 government...

Global coronavirus cases cross 522.77 million

WASHINGTON, 23rd May, 2022 (WAM) -- More than 522.77 million people have been reported to be infected by the coronavirus globally, and 6,671,068 have died, according to a Reuters tally on Monday. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.

China's solar power generation increases in April

BEIJING, 22nd May, 2022 (WAM/ Xinhua) -- China's solar power generation increased in April amid the country's clean energy push, official data showed. Solar power generation expanded 24.9 percent year on year last month, 8.1 percentage points faster than the previous month, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed. China also saw growth in its output of hydropower, nuclear power and wind power in April, up 17.4 percent, 0.9 percent and 14.5 percent year on year, respectively. Thermal power generation fell 11.8 percent from...
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