Month: November 2009

UAE joins IATA statement of principles for liberalization

Montreal, 23 Nov. 2009 The United Arab Emirates, represented by the its representative to ICAO Capt. Ayesha Al Hamili, signed the multilateral statement of policy principles regarding the implementation of bilateral air service agreements, at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) 2nd Agenda for Freedom convened from 14 – 16 November. This industry initiative, which […]

Schedule of Race To Dubai World Golf Championship

49 challenging tournaments to get to Dubai FromToTournament & VenueWinner/Prize (€) 06 Nov09 NovHSBC Champions Sheshan International GC , Shanghai, ChinaSergio GARCIA 3,900,561 20 Nov23 NovUBS Hong Kong Open Hong Kong GC, Fanling, Hong KongWen-tang LIN 1,996,575 27 Nov30 NovSportsbet Australian Masters Huntingdale GC, Melbourne, AustraliaRodney PAMPLING 738,851 11 Dec14 DecAlfred Dunhill Championship Leopard Creek […]

Abu Dhabi Tourism Grand Progress

Abu Dhabi’s tourism sector is buoyant following the inaugural Abu Dhabi Formula 1 (F1) Grand Prix, which marked a milestone in the emirate’s development, promoted the capital internationally and gave its hospitality sector a welcome fillip. Visit : http:/ for tours and hotel reservations in Abu Dhabi “Motorsport enthusiasts may have seen the race as […]

World closer to running out of oil Guardian

LONDON, Nov 10 (KUNA) — The world is much closer to running out of oil than official estimates admit, according to a whistleblower at the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Guardian newspaper reported Tuesday. The whistleblower claims the agency has been “deliberately underplaying” a looming shortage for fear of triggering panic buying. The senior official […]

FAO to promote climate-smart agriculture

Rome, Nov 06th, 2009: The twin battles to improve food security for a growing world population and contain climate change can be fought on the same front the world’s farmland, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations said in a new report released on Thursday. The report explored mutual benefits and trade-offs in […]

Sharjah Water festival to boost tourism

Dubai: Sharjah-based Dana Gas, the Middle East’s first and largest regional private sector natural gas company, will be the main sponsor of the Sharjah Water Festival 2009. The festival — an initiative from the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA)  is one of its main events that put the emirate on the international map through […]

TV presenter in Saudia covered from head to toe

JEDDAH: A new TV show that discusses issues concerning teenage girls and female university students was recently broadcast with Saudi presenters dressed in black from head to toe. The show — named Asrar Al-Banat (The Secrets of Girls) — is broadcast on Awtan TV, a Saudi religious channel that was first aired in August 2008 […]

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