Month: October 2009

World’s largest sweetshop opens in Dubai

Candylicious, a 10,000 sq ft sweetshop has launched yesterday at the Dubai Mall. Some of the elaborate features at the store include “visually mesmerizing” pillars embedded with candy, a 10-metre chocolate tree covered with lollipops and a Candylicious Airplane “taking off” above visitors’ heads. 
 The store’s products will also feature Hershey’s Kisses and chocolate […]

UAE Agrees Open Sky Air Services Agreement with Zambia

WAM Dubai, 1st Oct, 2009 The United Arab Emirates has agreed for an “Open Sky” Air service agreement with Zambia. Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and Chitalu Kabalika, Director General of Civil Aviation of Zambia signed the agreement. Representatives from Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, Dubai […]

12 elements of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding UNESCO

ABU DHABI, Oct. 1st, 2009: 12 elements of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding in eight countries were identified by UNESCO’s Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Heritage during its current 4th session in Abu Dhabi. 3 elements were nominated by China alone. These are Qiang New Year festival, Traditional design and […]

Burj Dubai’s exterior complete

Dubai, 1 October, 2009 Exterior cladding for worlds tallest building, Burj Dubai is now complete. The tower has accomplished a world record for the highest installation of an aluminium and glass fade. The total weight of aluminium used on Burj Dubai is equivalent to that of five A380 aircraft and the total length of stainless […]

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