Economy

China a top market for UAE investors: Al Jarwan

Sharjah24 – WAM: The UAE International Investors Council's Secretary-General has said that Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the UAE highlights the strategic partnership between the two countries, based on the mutual trust, transparency and innovative capabilities to maximise economic growth.

International

19 migrants die after boat capsizes off north Cyprus, Turkey says

Sharjah24 – dpa: Nineteen migrants drowned Wednesday when their boat capsized 30 kilometres off the Aegean coast of northern Cyprus, the Turkish coast guard said.

International

World joins South Africans in celebrating Mandela's 100th birthday

Johannesburg (dpa) - South Africans from all walks of life are celebrating what would have been the 100th birthday of their late president, Nelson Mandela, joined by people elsewhere in the world who wanted to pay tribute to the famous anti-apartheid hero.

Arts

Sharjah Art Foundation supports Experimenter Curators’ Hub 2018

Sharjah24: Experimenter Curators’ Hub (ECH) 2018 comes to Sharjah Art Foundation for a day of live, interactive discussion with ECH in Kolkata. Live web-streaming will also be available on this page for the entire three days of talks at ECH in India.

Environment

One dead, two firefighters hurt battling wildfires in U.S. West

Sharjah 24 – Reuters: A tractor operator was killed while trying to clear brush around a massive wildfire in central Oregon and two firefighters were injured battling a blaze burning at the edge of Yosemite in California, officials in the two states said on Wednesday.

Arts

Mleiha Club concludes the cultural competition for Sharjah clubs

Sharjah 24: As part of the summer activity of the Sharjah Sports Council, the Mleiha Cultural and Sports Club organised a Cultural Competition for the clubs of the Emirate of Sharjah, entitled "Your holiday is different". Where the competition’s contest dealt with a various questions in Islamic culture, history of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikhs of the UAE, geography of the UAE, and public informations.