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Acclaimed gong-master Don Conreaux to hold exclusive two-day session in DSF

Residents and visitors to Dubai have the unique opportunity to listen to acclaimed gong-master Don Conreaux when he presents the sounds of gongs at Zabeel Park, Area C, on Feb 6 and Feb 7 as part of DSF 2009 activities….

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Moody to review some UAE Firms

DUBAI, Moody’s said yesterday it may cut/review its ratings for some of Dubai’s most prominent state-backed companies and renewed questions about the scope of the government’s finances. The six companies under review include, global port operator DP World and Emaar Properties,…

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Future Leaders Forum in Abu Dhabi Next Week

Abu Dhabi, Feb 03rd, 2009 (WAM): Abu Dhabi will host the UAE’s first ‘Future Leaders Forum’ next week to outline career opportunities for UAE nationals within the country’s expanding Business Tourism (MICE). The Future Leaders Forum (FLF) is one of…

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Dubai Marina Yacht Club to host Dragon Boat Festival on Feb 13

Dubai, 1 Feb. 2009 (WAM) : Dubai Marina Yacht Club, the newly opened leisure destination for marine enthusiasts, will host a Dragon Boat Festival at the Dubai Marina Canal on February 13, 2009. The hugely popular Dragon Boat Festival will…

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Sheikha Lubna Attend Davos World Economic Forum

Davos, Jan 31st, 2009 UAE Foreign Trade Minister HE Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi stressed the strength of UAE economy and its preparedness to deal with potential impact of the World Financial Crisis on local economy. Speaking at the…

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Emirates to fly A380 services to South Korea

WAM DUBAI, Jan. 28, 2009 Emirates Airline announced that it would begin operating its ultra-modern and environmentally friendly A380 aircraft to Seoul’s Incheon International Airport from November 2009. The new service is timed to coincide with Visit Korea Year in…

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International Theatre Institute ITI meeting in Fujairah

WAM Fujairah, 28th Jan. 2009  H.H. Shiekh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, attended today the opening of the meeting of the executive council of the UNESCO’s International Theatre Institute (ITI). Representatives from Europe, America, Asia and…

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Dubai to Host DERMA 2009

DUBAI, Jan, 27th, 2009: Dubai will host the Dubai World Dermatology ‘&’ Laser Conference ‘&’ Exhibition (Dubai Derma 2009) from 2th to 28th April this year at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The annual event is devoted to…

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HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan opens IREIS 2009

ABU DHABI, Jan. 27th, 2009: H.H Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan today opened the 5th annual Abu Dhabi Real Estate and Investment Show (IREIS 2009) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Center. In statements during a tour at…

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Dubai Food Festival 2009 from 1st Feb

Dubai Food Festival will start from the 1st February. The food festival is one of the most Important event of Dubai this year. There are numerous activities planned for the 14 days event wilch will end on 14th Feb just…

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Dubai Hotel Occupancy Up in for DSF

DUBAI – Dubai hotels are getting a boost with occupancy rates on the rise during the 14th Dubai Shopping Festival 2009.  The DSF annual event, which has become a tourism attraction, was launched on last January 14 and will end…

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Indian Mushaira in DSF

Renowned poets from across India are expected to participate in the 7th Kavi Sammelan (Poets Gathering) and Mushaira gathering as part of Indian Republic Day celebrations. The much anticipated event in Indian literary circles will be held on Thursday, 29th…

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Caricaturist puts the smile on people’s faces this DSF

Jorge Raul is as unique as his caricatures. An avid traveller, the professional caricaturist has visited 99 countries and made Dubai his 100th stop to participate in Dubai Shopping Festival 2009. Jorge’s hands have created over 60,000 caricatures since he…

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Israel announces ceasefire after Killing 1200++ says Goals Accomplished

Israel is to halt its three week military offensive against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has said. He said Israel had achieved its aims and the unilateral ceasefire would start at 0200 (2400 GMT)….

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Ethiopians Gebrselassie, Sertsu sweep at Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Haile Gebrselassie easily won the Dubai Marathon on Friday, but said steady rain throughout the race hampered his bid to claim the $1 million bonus on offer for breaking his own world record. Gebrselassie…