DFSA, Singapore's Monetary Authority sign FinTech agreement

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(Dubai) - The Dubai Financial Services Authority, DFSA, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore, MAS, entered into an agreement that provides a framework for cooperation and referrals between the innovation teams of each authority. The agreement…

Dubai Duty Free recognised in Singapore

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(Dubai) - Dubai Duty Free was presented with its fifth Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practices Award at the 8th Asia Best Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Awards, in Singapore. Hosted by the CMO Asia, a non-profit…

China to send negotiator to US for trade talks

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(Beijing) - China will send a top negotiator to the United States in late August to resume trade talks, the commerce ministry said, the first public meeting on the subject in weeks as the trade conflict intensifies. Vice Commerce Minister…

Etihad Airways, Al Nassr FC announce partnership

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(Abu Dhabi) - Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has signed an agreement to be the official shirt and main sponsor and partner of the Riyadh-based, Saudi Stars League team, Al Nassr FC. The multi-season partnership…

Samsung unveils newest smartphone

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(New York) - South Korean electronics giant Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy Note 9 smartphone, its latest effort to address flagging sales of the high-functioning gadgets. Boosting the power and the price, Samsung hopes to win back customers…

Trade between UAE, Norway reaches US$640 million in 2017

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(Abu Dhabi) - The relations between the UAE and Norway have witnessed increasing development, in line with their strong bilateral ties over the past decades with the value of their trade exchange reaching around US$639.9 million in 2017, compared…

UAE, Japan explore prospects for greater joint strategic partnership

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(Tokyo) - UAE Minister of State and Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, has held a series of meetings with a number of Japanese ministers, top officials and MPs to boost joint comprehensive strategic…

ADNOC seeks to strengthen partnerships in Japan

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(Abu Dhabi) - Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO, met with Hiroshige Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, as part of a series of meetings, with government officials, business partners and customers,…

Expo 2020 selects Emaar Hospitality Group as official partner

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(Dubai) - Millions of visitors to Expo 2020 Dubai, including global leaders, will enjoy world class hospitality after organisers unveiled Dubai-based Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure subsidiary of global developer Emaar Properties,…

DLD supports UAE-China strategic alliance

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(Dubai) - The Dubai Land Department, DLD, has played an important role in strengthening the alliance between the UAE and China over the past decades by working with its partners to further attract Chinese investors, and to identify the investment…

Apple becomes 1st private company worth $1 trillion

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(New York) - Apple became the first private-sector company to surpass $1 trillion in market value following its latest surge after reporting strong quarterly earnings. Shares of Apple briefly hit $207.05 in late-morning trading, before retreating…

SCCI looks to strengthen trade relations with Belarus

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(Sharjah) - The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SCCI, and a delegation from Belarus examined areas of economic cooperation between Sharjah and Belarus, in addition to reviewing ways to enhance economic relations and mutual investment…

Expo 2020 Dubai deepens collaboration in China

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(Dubai) - Expo 2020 Dubai has signed an agreement with the China-Arab International Cooperation Committee, CAICC, to promote the global destination in the most populous country. Based in Shanghai, the CAICC is a government-backed, non-profit…

UAE, Indonesia sign MoU to support halal industry

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(Jakarta) - The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology, ESMA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Indonesia’s National Standardisation Agency, BSN, and National Accreditation Committee, KAN, to officially recognise…