Wednesday 16 August 2017

Hottest July in Bahrain since 1902

July this year goes on record as the hottest July ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902, said a report. The mean temperature of the month was 36.9°C which is 3.0°C above the long-term normal and goes on record as the highest mean monthly temperature for July since 1902 and bro


UAE cuts document request for govt services

The UAE Government Accelerators Team has completed eliminated the request of the four most common documents including passport, family book, Emirate ID, and residency details. The challenge idea is to eliminate the need for the most requested documents, and thus reducing the numb


Baker McKenzie posts revenues of $2.67bn

Baker McKenzie, a leading global law firm, has announced record revenues of $2.67 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017 (FY17), up 5 per cent compared to the previous year. The company also announced the promotion of 80 new partners globally, including in the Middle Eas


Firoz Merchant honoured for humanitarian aid

Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the UAE, honoured Firoz Merchant, a Dubai-based Indian businessman, who is one of the main donors to the Faraj Fund. The ceremony took place at the Ministry of Interior headquarters.


Bahrain to have new Urban Planning and Development Authority

Bahrain will have a new Urban Planning and Development Authority, following a royal decree establishing the authority under the supervision of the minister in charge of urban planning. The decree, issued by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, stipulates that the authority

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