Dubai External Food Trade Hits AED70.2 Billion In 9 Months Of 2017 (19 February 2018)
A recent statistics issued by Dubai Customs in parallel with Gulfood 2018 showed that the value of this trade during the period from January to September 2017 reached AED 70.2 billion, where imports had the lion’s share with AED44.6 billion.

du PostWisely Campaign Inspires Conversations Around Harmful Social Media Usage And Ethical Online Behaviour (19 February 2018)
The second instalment of du’s Public Service Announcement, themed ’If it were your pain, would you share it’? was unveiled today to raise awareness and inspire conversations around conscientious social media usage.

Dubai Investment Unveils University Of Balamand In Dubai (19 February 2018)
Dubai Investments has announced that the University of Balamand in Dubai, UOBD, its wholly-owned subsidiary, is set to open its first campus in Dubai Investments Park, DIP, in September 2018.

Commercial Claims On The Rise At DIFC Courts (19 February 2018)
DIFC Courts today revealed its key figures for the full year 2017, with a volume of 520 cases across all divisions, delivering steady growth for the English-language common law courts.

Emirates Airline Festival Of Literature Launches Commemorative 10th Anniversary Book (19 February 2018)
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, one of the Arab World’s most beloved literary events, will be commemorating its 10th anniversary with the publication of a limited-edition book.

Emirates And Arsenal Renew Sponsorship Deal (19 February 2018)
Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Arsenal Football Club, have today announced a new sponsorship deal. The sponsorship, the largest ever signed by the club and one of the biggest ever agreed in football.

Work Under Way On Middle East’s Biggest Mall As Nakheel Inks Contract To Build Deira Mall (19 February 2018)
Master developer Nakheel today officially signed a contract for the construction of Deira Mall, its new shopping, dining and entertainment destination with a total development value of AED6.1 billion - and the biggest mall in the Middle East.

Dubai Chamber Series Promotes Knowledge Sharing On Community, Workplace And Environmental Matters (19 February 2018)
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently hosted a series of three Best Practice Sharing Sessions at its premises which provided businesses in Dubai with a platform for dialogue and knowledge sharing on community, workplace and environmental matters.

Around 3,000 Emirati Families Benefited From Latifa Hospital’s Happiness Centre (19 February 2018)
Around 3,000 Emirati families have benefited from the services of Latifa Hospital’s Happiness Centre since its inception.

RTA, EmiratesNBD Endorse Plan For Payment Of Fines And Seasonal Parking Cards On Installments (19 February 2018)
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai and the Emirates National Bank of Dubai (EmiratesNBD (have agreed on an initiative whereby fines payable by road users to the RTA and fees of seasonal parking cards can be paid through installments.

HIPA Announces Winners Of 2018 Instagram Photo Contest (19 February 2018)
The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award, HIPA, has concluded the first edition of the Instagram Photo Contest for the year 20

DEWA Strengthens Ties With US Green Building Council & Green Business Certification (19 February 2018)
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, and Mahesh Ramanujam, CEO of the US Green Building Council, USGBC, and Green Business Certification, have discussed ways to enhance cooperation in innovation, renewable energy, climate change and sustainability.

Smart Dubai Launches Dubai Data Policies In Collaboration With Supreme Legislation Committee (19 February 2018)
In collaboration with Dubai’s Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC), the Dubai Data Establishment - an affiliate of Smart Dubai - has launched the Dubai Data Policies during a press conference held at the Smart Dubai Office (SDO) headquarters in the Dubai Design District (d3) today.

Hamdan Sports Complex To Host Asian Fencing (19 February 2018)
The Hamdan Sports Complex will be teeming with the continent’s top teenaged fencers in the coming days as Dubai plays host to the Asian Junior and Cadet Fencing Championships from February 24 to March 4.

Noor Bank Donates AED 1.6 Million To Support Rashid Centre For Disabled (19 February 2018)
Noor Bank, a leading Shari’a compliant bank in the UAE, has made a contribution of AED 1.6 million, accumulated from its ’late payments fund’ by its banking clients to the Rashid Centre for Disabled in Dubai, UAE.

Strong Participation For Town Square Dubai Cycling Challenge (19 February 2018)
Hundreds of cycling enthusiasts joined the ’Town Square Dubai Cycling Challenge’ organised by Town Square, the trendy master-planned community, in partnership with the UAE Cycling Federation.

Emirates To Launch a New Service To Auckland Via Bali From 14 June 2018 (19 February 2018)
Emirates today announced its plan to launch a new daily service from Dubai to Auckland via the island of Bali, Indonesia, starting from 14 June 2018.

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Launches The Integrated Smart Platform For Food Products Data In The UAE - Zad (18 February 2018)
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance, launched the integrated smart platform for food products data in the UAE - Zad, as he toured the Dubai Municipality pavilion at the 23rd Gulfood 2018.

Global Halal Industry Platform To Open Tomorrow In Dubai (18 February 2018)
The third Global Halal Industry Platform, organised by the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology, ESMA, will open tomorrow in Dubai with the participation of 300 experts and specialists from around the world.

Noor Bank Offers ’Golden’ Opportunity For Savers (18 February 2018)
Noor Bank, a leading Shari’a compliant bank in the United Arab Emirates, has launched a limited period offer giving customers a chance to get up to half-kilogram in gold coins-based on the amount of funds saved with the bank.

Dubai Diamond Exchange, Stargems Sign Partnership (18 February 2018)
The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, DMCC, has announced that its Dubai Diamond Exchange, DDE, today signed a strategic partnership with Stargems, specialised in the sourcing and supply of the finest diamonds, to host a series of rough diamond tenders in 2018.

Nasdaq Dubai Launches Futures On ADX Share Index (18 February 2018)
Rashed Al Blooshi, Chief Executive of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX, and Hamed Ali, Chief Executive of Nasdaq Dubai, rang the ADX market opening bell to welcome the launch today by Nasdaq Dubai of futures trading on ADX’s main share index, the ADI.

’Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Releases Across UAE Cinemas On 22nd February 2018 (18 February 2018)
The eagerly anticipated ’Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ is set to release across cinemas in the UAE on the 22nd February 2018.

Dubai Chamber Series Promotes Knowledge Sharing On Community, Workplace And Environmental Matters (18 February 2018)
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently hosted a series of three Best Practice Sharing Sessionsat its premises which provided businesses in Dubai with a platform for dialogue and knowledge sharing oncommunity, workplace and environmental matters.

Du Launches New Du Concierge Service For Premium Customers (18 February 2018)
du - an entity of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, today announced that it has launched du Concierge - a new individualisedconcierge service for pre-selected premium customers.