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2010-04-09 01:00:00

DUBAI, UAE, April 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- From the April 1st 2010 Seawings will launch a product that they are confident will be the talk of the town when the news starts to spread. Aptly called the "Last Minute", it will be available on all Seawings scenic seaplane flights. Passengers that are not in a hurry, have time to spare or tourists that are staying for longer than three days may register their names online with the Seawings reservations team for the "Last Minute" price and...

2008-08-11 09:01:31

UAE energy company announces 249 pct growth in net profit ABU DHABI, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said on Thursday its net profit in the first half of 2008 hit 869 million dirhams ( 236.78 million U.S. dollars), up 249 percent over the same period of 2007. The company's total assets stood at 85.93 billion dirhams by the end of June, increasing by 27 percent over 67.84 billion dirhams of the same period of 2007. For...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'