Innovative Air-to-Water system arrives in the UAE

Innovative Air-to-Water system arrives in the UAE

Innovative Air-to-Water system arrives in the UAE Abu Dhabi, March 14, 2018: A pioneering technology that provides a cost-effective and sustainable source of mineralized drinking water by harnessing the humidity from the air has been officially launched commercially in the Middle East. Veragon Water Solutions’ innovative Air-to-Water system provides potable water in hot or tropical […]

JUMEIRAH Restaurent Group to go Entirely Plastic Free

JUMEIRAH Restaurent Group to go Entirely Plastic Free

Dubai, UAE – 14 March 2018: As the war on plastic heats up across the region, Jumeirah Restaurant Group (JRG) is further strengthening its commitment to the environment with the announcement of a company-wide ban on single-use plastic straws, swizzle sticks, stirrers and toothpicks across all its food and beverage outlets. Coming into effect as […]

RAK Recycles initiative by Ras Al Khaimah Waste Management Agency

RAK Recycles initiative by Ras Al Khaimah Waste Management Agency

RAK Recycles Initiative Ras Al Khaimah Waste Management Agency’s ‘RAK Recycles’ initiative aims to divert 75 per cent of waste from landfill by 2021 by encouraging separation of waste at source. The RAK Recycles initiative will allow residents, schools, Government entities and businesses to separate items at source. Colour-coded green and brown recycling bags will […]

RAS AL KHAIMAH Spearheads Massive Beach Clean-up Initiative

RAS AL KHAIMAH Spearheads Massive Beach Clean-up Initiative

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, 19th February 2018: The issue of ‘one use’ plastics and their hazardous effects on the environment, especially on our oceans and marine life, is attracting much attention globally with even Queen Elizabeth recently banning plastic straws and bottles from all royal estates. In the UAE, the sustainability movement is gathering some […]

Five days on, five things to know about Qatar-Gulf rift

Five days on, five things to know about Qatar-Gulf rift

Qatar vows to defy pressure as Saudi-led bloc hardens stance against Doha despite a flurry of diplomacy. Most residents of Qatar were still fast asleep when neighbouring Bahrain on Monday announced it was cutting diplomatic ties with Doha, delivering the first of a series of coordinated diplomatic strikes that has left the region in disarray. […]

Republic Day celebration with open arms: Modi hugs Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

Republic Day celebration with open arms: Modi hugs Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

The Crown Prince is in India on a three-day official visit and will be the chief guest at the R-Day ceremony. Upon his arrival, he got a warm welcome — and a taste of PM Modi’s penchant for hugging his guests. “India & UAE share strong bonds of friendship & extensive cooperation. Looking forward to building […]

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US-Led coalition Air Strike?

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US-Led coalition Air Strike?

Rome: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of the Islamic State (ISIS) militant group, has been killed in an air strike in syria by the US-led coalition, reports said on Monday.  Iranian state media and pro-government Turkish daily Yenis Safak cited IS-affiliated Arabic news agency al-Amaq as saying that IS’s ‘Caliph’ Baghdadi died in an air […]