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The results are in and it’s good news for the economy here

The results are in and it’s good news for the economy here

Consumer confidence is growing in Abu Dhabi as the result of improved economic performance in the second quarter of 2018, according to a new report. The Abu Dhabi’s Department of Economic Development (ADDED) recently released the General Index on Consumer …

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Why your smartphone addiction is a problem

Why your smartphone addiction is a problem

A recent survey has shed light on how mobile devices are affecting our ability to socialise with people. The study by cyber security and anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab UAE showed that 89 percent of people in the country pick up …

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How can you be a force for positive social change?

How can you be a force for positive social change?

Respect, coexistence and celebrating the value of a harmonious society will come to the fore with the launch of a new government initiative that aims to inspire UAE residents to become active agents for positive change. Announced by the Ministry …

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You need to know the law on seatbelts

You need to know the law on seatbelts

The use of seatbelts while driving has taken a positive turn but is still falling short of safe levels, a nationwide survey has revealed. Compiled by RoadSafetyUAE, the study measured seatbelt usage levels of over 1,000 participants before and after …

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Why you should be excited about this historic fort

Why you should be excited about this historic fort

An important fragment of Abu Dhabi’s past will be in the spotlight as a historic landmark reopens to the public following extensive renovations. Opening on 7th December with a full week of activities, Qasr Al Hosn will host art exhibitions …

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Here’s the inside scoop on F1 parties this year

Here’s the inside scoop on F1 parties this year

If you’re looking for a place for your post-race debrief once the chequered flag waves at Formula 1, you’re in luck as a slew of new entertainment and dining options are set to launch at Yas Marina. With ten experiences …

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Did we see you at this new gallery opening?

Did we see you at this new gallery opening?

Guests gathered for the opening of Al Saadah Art Gallery at Souk Qaryat Al Beri where the UAE’s minister of tolerance, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, was on hand to cut the red ribbon. Owner and artist Dr Ohan …

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All you need to know about the capital’s best food fest

All you need to know about the capital’s best food fest

Food is the best way to bring people together to celebrate the local culinary scene, and that’s exactly what Taste of Abu Dhabi sets out to do. Whether it’s a quick bite from a food truck or a meal under …

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Why it’s important to protect national music heritage

Why it’s important to protect national music heritage

While the music lives on, ensuring that the oud maintains its timeless magic requires dedication and commitment. The calluses on Amro Fawzy’s hands tell the entire story. For 20 years, the Egyptian oud maker has eked out a living by …

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Why medical tourism is the next focus here

Why medical tourism is the next focus here

Abu Dhabi is vying to become a world-class destination for medical tourism. On a historical level, people have always travelled in order to get the best medical care they can. Harking right back to the ancient Greeks, who made pilgrimages …

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