Emirates News Agency – Dubai’s Yiwu Market opens doors to the public

Emirates News Agency - Dubai's Yiwu Market opens doors to the public

DUBAI, 30th June, 2022 (WAM) — Dubai’s Yiwu Market, a hybrid shopping complex that will empower regional and global supply chains, held its official opening ceremony today, reinforcing Dubai’s status as a global trade hub connecting the East with the West A partnership between DP World and China Commodity City Group (CCC), the AED600 million … Read more

Party’s Over: Dubai’s Monthslong Expo 2020 Comes to a Close | Business News

By ISABEL DEBRE, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The world’s fair in Dubai, a tech-saturated site teeming with talking robots and solar canopies, sought to be the future. The pandemic-delayed Expo 2020 in the United Arab Emirates closed on Thursday after eight years of anticipation, over $7 billion in investment, 240 million … Read more

Sanctioned Russian oligarch yacht in Dubai as pressure grows

The Madame Gu superyacht, owned by Russian parliamentarian Andrei Skoch, is docked at Port Rashid terminal, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, June 23, 2022. The sleek $156 million yacht belonging to Skoch, a sanctioned Russian oligarch and pa

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A sleek $156 million superyacht belonging to a sanctioned Russian oligarch and parliamentarian is now docked in Dubai, the latest reminder of how the skyscraper-studded sheikhdom has become a haven for Russian money amid Moscow’s war on Ukraine. The 98-meter (324-foot) Madame Gu, which has a helicopter pad, gym, beach … Read more

New report details labor rights abuses at Dubai’s Expo 2020

New report details labor rights abuses at Dubai's Expo 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The legions of workers who built Dubai’s extravagant Expo 2020 site and keep it running face exploitation, grim conditions and a wide range of labor abuses, according to a new report released on Wednesday by a London-based labor rights group. The report by consultancy Equidem also said that the … Read more

Turkey’s flag flies high as Erdogan’s Dubai trip marks reset

Turkey's flag flies high as Erdogan's Dubai trip marks reset

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Turkey’s red flag illuminated buildings in the United Arab Emirates and flew high in a ceremony in Dubai on Tuesday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spent a second day in the once adversarial country mending relations and deepening commercial ties. The new page in UAE-Turkey relations points to a … Read more

Analysis: As Mideast wars encroach on UAE, US gets drawn in

Analysis: As Mideast wars encroach on UAE, US gets drawn in

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The wars of the wider Middle East that long surrounded the United Arab Emirates now have encroached into daily life in this US-allied nation, threatening to draw America further into a region inflamed by tensions with Iran. Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched missile and drone attacks since January targeting … Read more

Smart future: Dubai Annual Investment Meeting aims for sustainable growth

Smart future: Dubai Annual Investment Meeting aims for sustainable growth

Tea Dubai Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) is an initiative of the UAE Ministry of Economy to provide a framework for global exchange on international investment policies and growth. The platform aspires to ignite positive transformation by creating investment opportunities. The eleventh edition of AIM was opened by Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy, … Read more

Poop reveals what the builders of Stonehenge liked to eat

Poop reveals what the builders of Stonehenge liked to eat

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Ancient poop found at the site of a prehistoric village near Stonehenge revealed that the settlement’s inhabitants – who likely built the stone circle – feasted on the internal organs of cattle. Several … Read more

Emirates News Agency – Dubai Airport Exhibition successfully concludes on beyond-expectation response

Emirates News Agency - Dubai Airport Exhibition successfully concludes on beyond-expectation response

DUBAI, 19th May, 2022 (WAM) — The 21st edition of the annual Dubai Airport Exhibition, the largest annual airport event in the world, concluded successfully as it received response from the industry exceeding expectations, despite the multiple challenges facing the civil aviation sector worldwide. A majority of exhibitors confirmed their participation in the exhibition next … Read more

Emirates News Agency – Dubai Airport Exhibition successfully concludes on beyond-expectation response

Emirates News Agency - Dubai Airport Exhibition successfully concludes on beyond-expectation response

DUBAI, 19th May, 2022 (WAM) — The 21st edition of the annual Dubai Airport Exhibition, the largest annual airport event in the world, concluded successfully as it received response from the industry exceeding expectations, despite the multiple challenges facing the civil aviation sector worldwide. A majority of exhibitors confirmed their participation in the exhibition next … Read more