Sunday 19 November 2017

Raising Cane’s opens outlet at The Avenues - Bahrain

Raising Cane’s fans in Bahrain can enjoy more of their favourite chicken fingers, as the brand opens its second restaurant at The Avenues – Bahrain.     The opening follows the brand’s successful opening at the Bahrain City Centre las


60 plate numbers sold for $14.97m in Abu Dhabi

Emirates Auction, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, has sold 60 distinguished number plates for private vehicles of (Category 1) for a total value of more than Dh55 million ($14.97 million).   This occurred during an auction that Emira


RTA to operate e-abras at Dubai Global Village

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in collaboration with the management of the Global Village, has endorsed a plan for operating electricity-powered abras to serve visitors of that popular leisure destination.   The deployment of abras on the Water


UAE announces four-day public holidays

The UAE has announced a four-day holiday for employees of ministries and federal government departments, beginning November 30 until Sunday (December 3) to mark Prophet Mohammad's (PBUH) birthday, the National Day, and the Commemoration Day, reported state news agency Wam. Th


UAE President awards Order of Unity to Bill Gates

UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has conferred the Order of Unity on Bill Gates, Co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, for his substantial efforts in humanitarian work and initiatives across the world.   While presenting


Alliance to bolster dispute resolution service in UAE

RAK International Corporate Centre (RAK ICC), Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts (ADGM Courts) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) have partnered bolster effective and best-in-class dispute resolution services within the UAE. This is a significant milestone and development in the coll


Da Vinci painting sold for record $450m

A painting of Christ by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci was sold for $450 million at an auction in New York, becoming the most expensive painting ever sold at auction.    The painting, Salvator Mundi, depicts Christ as ‘Saviour of the World&rsquo


Abu Dhabi Ports in tie-up with Food Security

Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Food Security Centre in Abu Dhabi, to enhance the development of food industry on both ends, a report said. The MoU was signed between Khalifa Al Ali, managing director of Food Security Centre, and Ca


Manama best city for expats in the world

Manama, the capital of Bahrain, takes the first place in this year’s Expat City Ranking that lists the best cities for expats in the world.   The survey mirrors Bahrain’s overall lead in the Expat Insider 2017 survey published earlier. 


Takaud analyst Bhandarkar is world scrabble champion

Takaud, a specialist provider of pensions, savings and investment solutions for the Mena region, has announced that its senior investment analyst Akshay Bhandarkar has won the World Scrabble Championship. Bhandarkar, an Indian national and life-long resident of Bahrain, won the grand p

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