The ‘Visit California’ delegation to the Middle East led Caroline Beteta (left) at The Loft in Dubai Opera.
The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) organised a number of cultural activities across the emirate to promote reading as a leisure activity, particularly amongst the younger generation. The activities included specialised book fairs, with DCT Abu Dhabi offering up to 50% discounts on more than 400 titles published by the Department.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, an initiative by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), is organising two panels in March as part of the Month of Reading to help promote a culture of reading in the UAE.
Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism, reported record growth in overnight visitors from Japan, crossing the 100,000 mark for the first time at the end of 2018.
Britain’s vast finance industry will emerge largely unscathed from Brexit and retain its position as one of the world’s top financial centres, ministers in Prime Minister Theresa May’s government said on Monday. Since Britain voted to leave the European Union nearly three years ago,
European stocks slipped on Monday as concerns about an escalating fallout from a US crackdown on China’s Huawei Technologies offset a slightly more positive tone on trade.
The UAE-based Grandweld Shipyards has launched its sixth pilot boat for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). As per the contract signed in May 2017, the ‘MESKAN’ is the final boat of ten – four crew transport boats and six pilot boats – that Grandweld was required to build for KOC’s fleet.
China’s central bank (CB) will use foreign exchange intervention and monetary policy tools to stop the yuan weakening past the key 7-per-dollar level in the near-term, three people familiar with the central bank’s thinking said. “At present, rest assured they will certainly not let it break 7,” a source told Reuters.