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Legendary sportsmen join exciting line up to golf in the capital

Legendary sportsmen join exciting line up to golf in the capital

The 2017 Abu Dhabi Invitational has just become more interesting with a host of sportsmen being announced to take on Paul McGinley’s Pro Golfers. Manchester United legend and UEFA Champions League winner Peter Schmeichel will captain a team of celebrities …

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Police tap into tech with innovative services

Police tap into tech with innovative services

Paying a traffic fine could be as easy as clicking a button with the launch of a new app by Abu Dhabi Police. The free mobile platform allows users to access a range of services in the emirate, including scheduling …

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Surging number of illnesses sparks free health consults

Surging number of illnesses sparks free health consults

Now that school is back in full swing, so are common respiratory diseases such as flu, sore throat and bronchiolitis. To help children cope, Medeor 24×7 Hospital is conducting free ENT screenings for children until the end of January. To register, …

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Breakthrough project witnesses surge in palm population

Breakthrough project witnesses surge in palm population

The seeds have been sown for a rare native desert plant to thrive as a result of a project to protect Abu Dhabi’s unique flora and fauna. As part of the Native Plant Nursery initiative led by the Environment Agency …

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Pioneering plant promises clean and efficient energy

Pioneering plant promises clean and efficient energy

The country’s first nuclear power plant is now 75 percent complete as construction continues towards creating a safe, clean and efficient energy source for the UAE. Located in Barakah in the Western Region, the plant is being built by the …

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Sizeable sweep results in new regulations for abandoned vehicles

Sizeable sweep results in new regulations for abandoned vehicles

If you’re off on holiday, be careful where you leave your car. Abu Dhabi Municipality is working hard to reduce the number of  seemingly abandoned vehicles in the emirate. In an effort to keep the city clean, enhance safety and …

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Promising law puts wildlife ownership in focus

Promising law puts wildlife ownership in focus

Cheetahs, lions and other wild animals have become a symbol of power and wealth in the region, and it’s not uncommon to find one sitting in the back of an SUV on the Corniche during National Day celebrations. But animal welfare is being …

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UAE provides valuable hope to promising international students

UAE provides valuable hope to promising international students

Children in Pakistan and Mauritania will soon have new educational facilities thanks to a joint initiative between Yas Island and Emirates Red Crescent. Upon completion, the schools will be able to accommodate 200 and 110 students, respectively. The projects, which …

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We know you’ll love this excellent food festival

We know you’ll love this excellent food festival

A much-awaited street food festival is set to celebrate a UAE first as it brings vendors from the street food capital of the world to Abu Dhabi. Following its successful debut last year, Love Food Festival – hosted from 9th …

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Exciting opportunity launched for emerging creatives

Exciting opportunity launched for emerging creatives

Are you a UAE-based artist wondering how to take your game to the next level? Then this might be your chance to further your career aspirations. Extending help to budding talents including actors, singers, songwriters and even athletes is Spread …

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