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Local researchers have made two amazing new discoveries

Local researchers have made two amazing new discoveries

UAE-based naturalists have stumbled upon two butterfly species that were previously not known of in the country. The newly discovered species are believed to have accidentally arrived here through imported ornamental plants from their country of origin. The medium-sized catopsilia …

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These girls are helping to preserve falconry in the UAE

These girls are helping to preserve falconry in the UAE

A programme designed to preserve the country’s longstanding tradition of falconry has proudly introduced what it bills as the first group of female falconers in the world. Female students from different nationalities, aged seven to 13, recently completed a course …

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This innovative system is teaching in a new way

This innovative system is teaching in a new way

Sixth form students at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi are learning the value of money in lesson time with a challenge to test their trading skills. Modelled on the US stock market, the Cranleigh Stock Brokers Cup pits students and teachers head-to-head …

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This is where VAT money will go

This is where VAT money will go

To ensure that the tax money collected will be put to good use, the UAE cabinet is considering allocating 70 percent of VAT revenues to local governments. If deemed viable, the allotted money will be used to aid development projects …

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How art can help boost health awareness to the public

How art can help boost health awareness to the public

A new contest is aiming to raise awareness of lifestyle-related medical conditions by tapping into young people’s creativity. Art for Health has been launched by the Ministry of Health and Prevention in line with UAE Vision 2021, which seeks to build …

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Why these masterpieces will make you starry-eyed

Why these masterpieces will make you starry-eyed

A new multi-sensory experience in Abu Dhabi will showcase the work of one of the most famous impressionist artists of all time. The Van Gogh Alive exhibition will bring the paintings of the namesake artist in to focus at Abu …

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Your phone camera can make you the next big thing

Your phone camera can make you the next big thing

The search is on for the next big thing on the silver screen with a GCC-wide short film competition using smartphones. The Small Screen, Big Film competition, hosted by the British Council, is open to budding directors in the Gulf …

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Why we should celebrate this noble initiative

Why we should celebrate this noble initiative

Humanitarianism, generosity and honouring the man that made the nation are to be the core values for the year ahead as the Year of Zayed gets underway with a number of initiatives and considerable donations for global causes. Recognising the …

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90s legends headline returning music festival

90s legends headline returning music festival

Grammy-winning troupe Blackstreet and RnB legend Dru Hill are coming to the capital to headline the second edition of the Sunset Music Festival on 16th February. Hosted at Zayed Sports City, the festival will feature six hours of non-stop music from four …

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This is why you should be excited for the Red Bull Air Race

This is why you should be excited for the Red Bull Air Race

The Red Bull Air Race is returning with new rules, regulations and aircrafts for the 2018 season. Hoping to make the competition more intense between teams and pilots, the aircrafts being used for this season will change from an Extra …

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