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- Abu Dhabi’s hotel guest numbers reach 1.2 million in Q2 2019Abu Dhabi’s hotels have posted remarkable year-on-year growth in the 2nd Quarter of 2019, with hotel guest numbers reaching a record 1.2 million for the April to June period, a 6.8 percent increase from the same period in 2018.
- Tokyo gov’t office switches to biomass source for 80% of electricityThe Tokyo government switched last week from fossil fuel to biomass energy to supply around 80 percent of electricity in its Shinjuku Ward headquarters, as part of efforts to achieve net zero carbon dioxide emissions in the metropolis by 2050.
- Scientists discover one of earliest stars of universeAstronomers discovered one of the oldest stars in history located 35,000 light-years from the Milky Way.
- Russia’s android robot to travel from Baikonur, to stay 4 more days in orbit than plannedThe return of the Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft with the android robot Fedor, which is due to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) on August 22 from Baikonur spaceport, has been rescheduled for September 7, Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos told TASS.