3rd Qatar Facility Conference to open next Wednesday

3rd Qatar Facility Conference to open next Wednesday

DOHA– The third FMQ Conference “Facility Management Qatar” will open in Doha on May 7 in presence of the country’s key building owners, investors, architects, engineers, construction experts, developers, building material specialists and facility management companies. The Conference will be held under the patronage of HE the Minister of Municipality and Urban Planning Sheikh Abdurrahman […]

Japan split over revision to pacifist constitution

Japan split over revision to pacifist constitution

  TOKYO- Japan marked the 67th anniversary of its postwar constitution Saturday with growing debate over whether to revise the war-renouncing charter in line with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s push for an expanded role for the military, according to AP. The ruling conservative party has long advocated revision but been unable to sway public opinion. […]

Rayyan volleyball team to leave for Brazil today

Rayyan volleyball team to leave for Brazil today

DOHA – The Volleyball team of Al Rayyan Sports Club will leave Doha on Friday(May 2nd)  heading to Brazil to participate in the Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship.  The 2014 edition of the Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship will be held in the inspirational Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte city in Brazil from May 5 to […]

UN Secretary General to arrive in UAE today

UN Secretary General to arrive in UAE today

NEW YORK- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will arrive in Abu Dhabi on Friday(May 2nd), where he will co-host the Abu Dhabi Ascent, which aims to prepare for and build momentum ahead of his Climate Summit on 23 September in New York. Farhan Haq, the Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary General has said that […]

UAE International Award for Poets of Peace launched

UAE International Award for Poets of Peace launched

DUBAI-  The UAE International Award for Poets of Peace was launched at a press conference held at the International Humanitarian City (IHC) in Dubai today(May 1st,2014). In cooperation with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in the UAE, it is the first award of its kind, bridging a multitude of nationalities and languages in […]

Al Mansouri heads third WTO National Committee meeting

Al Mansouri heads third WTO National Committee meeting

  DUBAI- The World Trade Organisation National Committee, headed by Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy of the U.A.E., hosted its third meeting at the Ministry of Economy in Dubai, to review the outcomes of the ninth World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference which was held in Bali, Indonesia in December 2013.The meeting reviewed […]

Research and innovation are the main drivers of economic growth: US academician

Research and innovation are the main drivers of economic growth: US academician

ABU DHABI- Apply innovative and entrepreneurial thinking everywhere is magic recipe an American computer scientist and academician prescribed for those seeking to creating an innovation environment. ”Research and innovation are the main drivers of economic growth and university research is the source of innovation as new technologies provide the building blocks for new industries which […]