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This is how the UAE is aiming for the stars

This is how the UAE is aiming for the stars

The Emirates is setting course for the stars after recently agreeing the National Space Strategy 2030. The first-of-its-kind national framework outlines the country’s vision for space exploration, technologies and applications in a bid to establish the UAE as a leader …

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You can win big at this esports tournament

You can win big at this esports tournament

The largest multi-game e-sports tournament in the region will be held at the Mother of the Nation Festival. The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT) announced the multi-platform esports tournament offers winners a total prize money of …

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Why prices have dropped for hotels in the capital

Why prices have dropped for hotels in the capital

Staycations in the capital just became cheaper as tourism fees have been reduced in Abu Dhabi. The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT) announced that the fees charged to hotel guests, including the tourism fee and municipality …

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How you can hear the Special Olympics anthem

How you can hear the Special Olympics anthem

The official anthem for the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will be revealed at the opening ceremony for the games on 14th March.  The song, ‘Right Where I’m Supposed To Be’, has been created by a host of …

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This is what gets forgotten in cars in the capital

This is what gets forgotten in cars in the capital

Abu Dhabi has been named as the second most forgetful city when it comes to leaving items behind in an Uber. The on-demand transport service has released its recent Lost and Found Index and named the UAE capital as the …

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Local drivers are burning rubber on Yas Island

Local drivers are burning rubber on Yas Island

An upcoming international motorsports event is getting a local twist with the hosting of the Emirates Drift Championship Invitational Cup. Taking place during the FIA World Rallycross Championship on 5th and 6th April, the one-off event will feature drivers from …

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Here’s why you need to ditch disposable cups

Here’s why you need to ditch disposable cups

Coffee lovers can now benefit from being more responsible when getting their favourite drink. Costa Coffee UAE has launched a new initiative to reduce waste in the UAE and to reward customers who bring reusable cups by giving them a …

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These big bands will be performing on Yas Beach

These big bands will be performing on Yas Beach

A returning beach festival has announced two huge concerts to be headlined by international acts. Club Social 2019, taking place on Yas Beach, will host two concerts headlined by British band Bastille and Egyptian duo Oka Wi Ortega, on 29th …

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Who’s performing at the Special Olympics opening ceremony?

Who’s performing at the Special Olympics opening ceremony?

International musicians will perform for the crowd at the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. Canadian pop star Avril Lavigne will take to the stage alongside ‘Despacito’ singer Luis Fonsi, British DJ Paul Oakenfold, Egyptian …

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UAE takes gold in first Special Olympics event

UAE takes gold in first Special Olympics event

Team UAE has secured a gold and silver medal to kick-start the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. Micah Hambleton secured first place for the nation in Division 1 of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 Triathlon …

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