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Should you be doing more to stop using plastic?

Should you be doing more to stop using plastic?

A returning initiative is hoping to educate people about the importance of recycling plastics. The Waste Free Environment Campaign, launched by the Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association (GPCA), will take place for the sixth time from 18th to 22nd February. …

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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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Inaugural event to drive sustainable change

Inaugural event to drive sustainable change

A new event could help grow the green motoring sector in the UAE as industry insiders come together to discuss low emission vehicles. The inaugural Mobility Conference, hosted on 18th January as part of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), …

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Will this new initiative help children appreciate Arabic?

Will this new initiative help children appreciate Arabic?

An initiative has been launched today to inspire children to connect with Arabic for Arab Literacy Day. IKEA has launched the Arabic Reassembled initiative that will see children assemble some popular Arabic works using an IKEA instruction manual. The activities will …

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What is the UAE doing to protect animals?

What is the UAE doing to protect animals?

From initiatives protecting domestic and foreign animals, to studies aimed at understanding various species and partnering with the international community to boost animal welfare programmes – the UAE has done a considerable amount in the fight to safeguard animals here …

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This is how the UAE’s new tax laws will affect you

This is how the UAE’s new tax laws will affect you

The impending implementation of tax is an overwhelming thought for many of us. But don’t panic, it’s not as complicated as it seems The Middle East has long been a tax haven that brought jealous looks from many corners of …

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Want to learn more about the history and heritage of the UAE?

Want to learn more about the history and heritage of the UAE?

Keeping history and heritage alive, a returning annual event is bringing the Bedouin lifestyle back into the spotlight  As you look out over the glittering skyscrapers and vast metropolis that is modern day Abu Dhabi, you’d be forgiven for forgetting just …

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What you need to know about the new VAT laws

What you need to know about the new VAT laws

A Federal Decree-Law has been revealed on value-added tax (VAT) by HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Due to be introduced on 1st January 2018, VAT in the UAE will be among the lowest in the world, at a …

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Ultimate Abu Dhabi hacks that will make life easier

Ultimate Abu Dhabi hacks that will make life easier

Be a capital city slicker with more than 40 excellent time, effort and stress saving tips Whether you are fresh off the boat or an Abu Dhabi lifer, this comprehensive list of tricks tools and lifestyle sleights of hand will …

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