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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 10 December 2018

PODCAST: UAE in a minute for November 16, 2017

Making today's headlines: Bill Gates, Emirates Airline and super foods

Bill Gates, Co-chair and Trustee of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, delivers a lecture titled ‘Solving Health Challenges with Technology’, during the Global Health Forum. Rashed Al Mansoori /Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabi.
Bill Gates, Co-chair and Trustee of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, delivers a lecture titled ‘Solving Health Challenges with Technology’, during the Global Health Forum. Rashed Al Mansoori /Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabi.

Bill Gates has thanked Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, for hosting a major disease summit in Abu Dhabi, and expressed his "surprise and honour" at being awarded the UAE's Order of the Federation.

>Bill Gates 'surprised and honoured' by medal from Sheikh Mohammed

Emirates, the world’s largest long-haul airline and biggest operator of wide body aircraft, may order additional Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets, after agreeing to buy 40 of the planes this week at a value of $15.1 billion, its president said.

>Exclusive: Emirates likely to order more Boeing 787 Dreamliners, Tim Clark says

Chefs in the UAE are focused on putting their food in the social media frame.

>Social media photo-sharing sites pushing chefs to produce wow-factor foods