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Why language is so important to cultural diversity

Why language is so important to cultural diversity

Ever since he first met people from the Gulf in his student days, Nasser Isleem, a senior Arabic language lecturer at NYUAD, has been fascinated by how languages can splinter and evolve. Following the publication of his book, Yalla Narmis: …

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This fund has made a remarkable contribution to conservation

This fund has made a remarkable contribution to conservation

Bird species on the brink of extinction are among the beneficiaries of new grants given by the Mohamed Bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund. In its latest round of grants, the Abu Dhabi-based organisation is providing vital funds for on-going conservation …

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Here’s what you need to do to reduce your plastic waste

Here’s what you need to do to reduce your plastic waste

Every single minute, a million plastic bottles are purchased globally. By 2021, that figure is expected to increase by 20 percent. It’s with this in mind that two eco-conscious UAE residents have developed a plan to repurpose plastic bottles for …

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What skills will our youth need in the future?

What skills will our youth need in the future?

“We are confident in the role of the UAE’s ambitious youth, and we believe in their abilities to create the country’s present and future,” Abu Dhabi’s crown prince Sheikh Mohammed said at the Mohamed bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations …

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How will the UAE support happiness in the workplace?

How will the UAE support happiness in the workplace?

Wellbeing at work has become a national priority following the launch of a set of guidelines that aims to enhance employee happiness in the workplace. Implemented as part of the National Program for Happiness and Wellbeing, due to come into …

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This is why youth are the key to save our world

This is why youth are the key to save our world

Youth will play a critical role in realising the country’s sustainability goals moving forward. This is one of the key messages in this year’s Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), taking place from 12th to 19th January. Adopting the theme of …

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Have you got what it takes to be a star?

Have you got what it takes to be a star?

Whether you’re a talented singer, love to dance or are a budding magician, an upcoming talent competition could be your shot to take the spotlight. Talentology, hosted by Mushrif Mall, is an annual competition that seeks to unearth Abu Dhabi’s …

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Get on the road to running with these expert tips

Get on the road to running with these expert tips

It’s one of the most popular forms of exercise in the world but what do you need to know before you start putting one foot in front of the other? The sports companies make it look easy: Just get your …

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How to power up your parenting with your smartphone

How to power up your parenting with your smartphone

Your smartphone could be your secret weapon when it comes to parenting. From finding child-friendly events to life organisers and more, here are the apps every parent should have at their fingertips. Here’s a riddle: What does a smartphone have …

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Save your cash with these discounts on dining

Save your cash with these discounts on dining

No need to splash the cash – try these dining deals to save a few dirhams. Eat like an Italian Whether you’re looking for a place to take clients or a laidback lunch with colleagues, Dino’s Bistro Italiano is worth …

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