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City rallies for cancer girl

City rallies for cancer girl

A year-long fund-raising campaign launched to save the life of a critically-ill girl came to an end this week when a grand total of AED 900,000 was raised. Abu Dhabi-based Filipina Sarah-Jean Masinas suffers from Acute Myleoid Leukaemia (AML) and …

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Capital targets illegal transportation

Capital targets illegal transportation

Abu Dhabi is cracking down on ‘illegal transportation’ in the capital, as it aims to ensure the public are safe on the city’s roads. Illegal transportation means any driver transporting passengers for financial gain without appropriate licences and permits, and …

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Go for a nibble on Yas Island

Go for a nibble on Yas Island

Guests of Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi will be hooked on the latest spa offering at the waterpark, the newly launched Pedi Pond by Fisho. The first fish spa in Abu Dhabi, visitors can tickle their toes as tiny Garra Rufa …

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Fun runners tackle autism in the capital

Fun runners tackle autism in the capital

A recent charity marathon has provided a helping hand to children with autism in the capital. Proceeds of the fun run hosted by Etihad Airways were donated to the Abu Dhabi Centre for Autism. Held last month as part of …

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Welsh superstar singer Tom tunes up to return

Welsh superstar singer Tom tunes up to return

It’s been a long, long time. So it certainly wasn’t unusual to discover soul man Tom Jones is returning to the capital. FLASH Entertainment recently announced that the iconic Welsh soul singer would once again grace the stage on Thursday …

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Dates for your diary

Dates for your diary

Here’s something to chew on… the ninth edition of the Liwa Date Festival has been announced to run from the 18th to 25th July. Held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the festival is hosted in …

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Easy being green for school

Easy being green for school

Abu Dhabi students celebrated World Environment Day by going green – literally. Dressed in green garb, the children of St. Joseph’s School enjoyed a special environmentally minded day of activities and lessons. Hosted on 5th June, the annual programme kicked …

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Trio team up to tackle diabetes

Trio team up to tackle diabetes

Three organisations in Abu Dhabi have teamed up to tackle the growing problem of diabetes in the country. HealthPlus, Aldar Properties and Abu Dhabi Women’s Business Council have partnered up for a one-day awareness event, “Take Charge of your Health, …

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New airport system set  to speed up immigration

New airport system set to speed up immigration

The stress of travelling has just gotten a little bit easier for the city’s residents, thanks to the implementation of a new e-gate system at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Registered passport holders will soon be able to move through immigration control …

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Spreading the word to Bangladesh

Spreading the word to Bangladesh

Students in the capital are helping spread the love of learning internationally, with a specially organised book collection drive. Sponsored by the Mubarak Bin Mohamed School, the schoolchildren have been gathering books to be donated to underprivileged students in Bangladesh. …

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