Daily Archives: June 7, 2020

Winners of HIPA’s ninth photo competition announced

DUBAI, The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award, HIPA, announced the winners of its ninth competition, entitled ‘Water’. Australian photographer Jasmine Carey won the grand prize of USD $120,000, while Emirati creativity sparkled with a two-way victory through photographers Yousef bin Shakar Al Zaabi and Rashed Al Sumaiti. Saudi photographers Abdullah

UAE stocks secure massive gains of AED16.4 bn as trade optimism persists

ABU DHABI, Upbeat sentiments triggered by improved performance across all global stock markets saw the UAE’s twin bourses’ general indices surging and gaining to the tune of AED16.4 billion at the close of Sunday’s session. The growth was spurred by a buying spree that selectively targeted blue chips and generated AED800 million in liquidity over

UAE Health Ministry conducts over 44,000 additional COVID-19 tests, announces 540 new cases, 745 recoveries, one death

ABU DHABI, The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Sunday that it conducted over 44,000 additional COVID-19 tests, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment. In a statement, the Ministry affirmed its aim to expand the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment. As part

Sharjah Airport gains silver Green Airports Recognition

SHARJAH, Sharjah Airport has announced that it recently achieved the silver ACI – Asia Pacific Green Airports Recognition 2020, for the Water Management category. The recognition shield was received by Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority. He said that this is a proud achievement of the airport reflecting the keenness on implementing