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Typhoon support still in full force

Typhoon support still in full force

Abu Dhabi residents are gathering together yet again to support victims of Typhoon Haiyan seven months after devastation first hit the Philippines. Our Village, a not-for-profit charity organisation, recently hosted their first annual charity golf tournament at Abu Dhabi City …

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New science centre launched in capital

New science centre launched in capital

Houston…we have lift-off! A new state-of-the-art science centre is to be built in Abu Dhabi, and will provide budding astronauts and mini-Indiana Joneses with a new stomping ground to explore. Aimed at teaching visitors about science, the new facility is …

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Al Yasmina students step up for Uganda

Al Yasmina students step up for Uganda

A group of local students are putting on their dancing shoes to help build a better future for schoolchildren in Uganda. Forty five children between the ages of six and 18 will be giving it their best moves for Al …

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Robots set to clash in titanic tech tournament

Robots set to clash in titanic tech tournament

Which is the supreme robot? Optimus Prime? The Terminator? See-Threepio? Wall-E, maybe? Teams of tech-savvy students throughout Abu Dhabi will be hoping they’ve constructed a contender for the title, as the UAE’s National World Robotics Olympiad takes place this weekend. …

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Capital crew searches for the right man

Capital crew searches for the right man

The capital’s aspiring sailors are ready to jibe following the latest competition that could give hardy seamen the chance to join an elite challenge. Experienced male sailors over the age of 18 have the chance to win a spot aboard …

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Support for wildcats

Support for wildcats

Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince has pledged to help protect the world’s wild cats following a private meeting in the capital regarding the future of endangered felines. HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, together with environmental philanthropists from China, India …

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Giving a lift to cancer patients

Giving a lift to cancer patients

Local students are moving forward to provide low-income cancer victims with a ‘lift’ here in the capital. As part of a school project aimed at making a difference in the world, Arshia Radmard and Marcus Caller, came up with the …

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Tipped for success

Tipped for success

UAE-based adventurer Adrian Hayes, 54, is gearing up to reach the summit of one of the world’s most dangerous mountains. Nestled between Pakistan and China, K2 is the second highest mountain on Earth at 8,611m and is regarded as the …

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New centre will aim to get tourists heading further west

New centre will aim to get tourists heading further west

TOURISTS HEADING out to the Western Region will soon be catered to, with the announcement of plans to build a new visitor’s centre in Al Ghweifhat. The initiative was unveiled at the second annual MEED Al Gharbia Development Forum, which …

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Grand design for Malaysian project

Grand design for Malaysian project

One of the capital’s iconic landmarks is providing inspiration for a new religious building in Malaysia. A new mosque complex, to be located in Bandar, Malaysia, will be designed with the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in mind and will include …

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