Month: May 2008

Turkish Labor Minister Holds Talks In Bulgaria

Turkey`s labor minister said on Sunday that studies were underway for the signing of a social security agreement with Bulgaria, as well as for the restitution of the social rights of Turkish-origin citizens in Bulgaria who were forced to migrate from this country. Turkish Labor & Social Security Minister Faruk Celik attended a regional conference… Read more »

Turkey beat Finland 2-0 in final warm-up

Tuncay Sanli scored in the first half and Semih Senturk added a second late on to secure Euro 2008 finalists Turkey a 2-0 victory over Finland in their final friendly before next month's tournament. With fast, short passing Turkey controlled the game in the first half and went ahead after 15 minutes when Sabri Sarioglu… Read more »

UAE shares advance led by cement makers

Ras Al Khaimah Co. for White Cement & Construction Materials rose to its highest in more than two years. Umm Al Quwain Cement Industries Co. and Gulf Cement Co. also gained. Union Properties, the Dubai-based real-estate developer that's building F1-themed parks, advanced for a third day. The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange General Index added 0.8… Read more »

RAK’s Green active participation

The Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) has taken an active part in the can collection campaign organised by the Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) to protect and conserve the environment in the emirate. Oussama El Omari, CEO of the RAK FTZ said the participation in the campaign was aimed at promoting public awareness… Read more »

RAK FTZ promote its services & facilities in Egypt

The Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) conducted a major promotional campaign to introduce its services and facilities in Cairo of Egypt in city Star Intercontinental hotel conference hall for 3 days. The zone’s marketing teams instantly addressed the questions of the investors in detail and introduced them to the state-of-the-art facilities the… Read more »

Dubai and Greece strengthen tourism ties

As part of his visit to Dubai, the Greek Minister of Tourism, Mr. Aris Spiliotopoulos, met with Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al – Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Service, and President and Managing Director of Emirates Airlines. After the meeting, Mr. Spiliotopoulos made the following statements: "To begin with, we were interested in… Read more »

Batelco team for Dubai Challenge

BATELCO Karting team arrived in the UAE for the second round of the three-round Nivea for Men Endurance Challenge (24 hours) 2008 starting today at 10am (Bahrain time) at the Kartdrome in Dubai Autodrome. Having missed the first round action last February, the Bahraini representatives will be looking to make a winning debut in this… Read more »

Three Top German Museums Lend Art to Dubai

Three top German art museums have agreed to lend their paintings to Dubai on the shores of the Persian Gulf, where a citadel of high culture is planned using the emirate's vast oil wealth. The deal was announced in Berlin on Wednesday, May 28, by Michael Schindhelm, a German who is the cultural chief of… Read more »