MOH stresses partnership between Private and Public sectors

MOH stresses partnership between Private and Public sectorsDubai, Nov 21st, 2008 : The Ministry of Health (MOH) has stressed the importance of partnership between private and public sectors to achieve better production and service quality in healthcare and pharmaceutical industry.

UAE makes a marvellous win at 2008 World Chess Olympiad

UAE makes a marvellous win at 2008 World Chess OlympiadBerlin, Nov 21st, 2008 : UAE kept its dreams alive with an impressive win over Monaco, 3 -1, in the seventh round of the 2008 World Chess Olympiad at the International Congress Centre in Dresden, Germany, yesterday.

Over 1527 players representing 141 countries are participating in the 38th Olympiad, the largest chess Olympiad ever and one of the biggest international competitions in any sport.

Kylie Minogue launches two billion dollar glitzy Dubai resort

Kylie MinogueDubai - US singer Kylie Minogue launched the 2-billion- dollar Atlantis Palm Jumeirah resort in the Gulf emirate of Dubai with a 45-minute performance set on the beach late on Thursday.

Kylie's debut concert in the region was part of the ceremony that continued into the early hours of Friday and had cost around 20 million dollars.

A fireworks display, reportedly seven times the size of the one opening the Beijing Olympics, had cost more than 10 million UAE dirhams (2.7 million dollars).

Let Afia go home - UAE Newspaper Editorial

Aafia SiddiquiDhabi, Nov 21st, 2008 : How a mother of three children is victimised by allegations of her unproven link to terrorism featured the editorial of a UAE newspaper today.

'Clearly, she is one of those hundreds of people, most of them innocents, abducted as part of the war on terror', said the paper.

Under the title 'Let Afia Siddiqui go home', Khaleej Times wrote:.

'There is no end in sight for the ordeal of Dr Aafia Siddiqui who has been in the US detention for the past five years.

Mushfiqur Rahim receives reprimand for Code of Conduct breach

Mushfiqur Rahim receives reprimand for Code of Conduct breachDubai, Nov. 21: Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim has been officially reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the first Test against South Africa at Bloemfontein.

Mushfiqur was found guilty of showing dissent at an umpire’s decision by Alan Hurst of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees at a hearing that took place after play concluded in Bloemfontein on Thursday.

The 20-year-old was found to have breached Level 1.3 of the code which relates to “showing dissent at an umpire’s decision”.

EIAST Proposes the Formation of a National Authority for Science '&' Technology

Ahmed Obaid Al MansooriDubai, 20th Nov.