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Homecoming: Mopa-born retired NPA Publicist Chief Micheal Ajayi clocks 60 years graciously

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A two-time former General-Manager, Public Affairs and General Manger, Administration of the Nigerian Ports Authority; also a one-time General Manager, Human Resources; and General Manager, Western Ports of NPA, Chief Micheal Kayode Ajayi, who hails from Mopa Land, a Yoruba-speaking area in Kogi State, has retired from the service of the NPA on March 8, 2017, ...

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Visit to Oba of Lagos: Peterside solicits support of Traditional rulers for economic diversification

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside has solicited support of traditional rulers around the maritime domain of the country to assist the economic diversification drive of the President Muhammadu Buhari led Administration, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside made this call when he led members of the Management team of the Agency on ...

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Bunker Tanker Aground Off Nova Scotia

A bunkering tanker ran aground off Little Pond, Nova Scotia, Canada, on Sunday morning after her main engine failed.The Canadian Coast Guard says the Arca 1’s six crew members have been rescued, and the hull of the tanker does not appear to be seriously damaged. The unladen tanker was en route from Cap-aux-Meules to Sydney, Canada, on her way to ...

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Port of Subic expects increased port operations with Taiwan-based shipping lines

  Port operations in the country’s premier freeport is expected to experience increased activities as the Taiwan government expressed keen interest in building partnership with the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA). Lawyer Randy Escolango, SBMA officer-in-charge (OIC) administrator, said that executive officials from Taiwan Maritime and Port Bureau, in their recent visit here, are keen to the possibility of creating ...

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Dubai officially opens $3.6bn theme park destination

  DXB Entertainments, the Dubai-based leisure and entertainments company, has opened its ambitious Dubai Parks and Resorts, a Dh13.2 billion ($3.59 billion) entertainment destination in the Middle East, at a grand ceremony held in the presence of VIP dignitaries. The Middle East’s largest theme park destination comprises three theme parks – Motiongate Dubai, Legoland Dubai, Bollywood Parks Dubai and Riverland ...

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Etihad Museum opens to public on January 7

  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced that the Etihad Museum will open its doors to the general public on January 7. This follows the recent official inauguration of the museum on December 2 during the UAE’s forty-fifth National Day. The museum is currently welcoming senior officials and ...

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AFGRE to operate $1.78bn Doha Festival City

  Qatar-based Bawabat Al Shamal Real Estate Company (Basrec) has signed up Al Futtaim Group Real Estate as the manager and operator of its ambitious QR6.5 billion ($1.78 billion) Doha Festival City. Set to open its doors in February next year, Doha Festival City celebrates the best in leisure, retail and hospitality. With a gross building area the equivalent size ...

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Dubai launches new ‘open-air museum’ project

Dubai has launched a new ‘open-air museum’ project, a public art venture that will see international and local artists working together to create distinctive public artworks across the emirate to highlight Dubai’s unique identity. Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved  the ‘Dubai Street Museum’ project, a ...

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App with list of Emirati words launched

  The Dubai Municipality has launched a new app containing a glossary of Emirati words with an option for searching pronunciation in the local dialect, as well as the provision for adding new local words to it during the updating process. The smart app called ‘Ramsatina’, which is an initiative of the Knowledge Management Department at the municipality, is the ...

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Mammoth task

  A view of the skull and tusks of a woolly mammoth displayed at an exhibition of the Natural Monument Center in Daejeon, south of Seoul, South Korea, on October 24. Korean-Japanese Park Hee-won, director of a paleontology museum in the Japanese prefecture of Nagano, donated the specimen of the extinct mammal to his motherland in November last year. He ...

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