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This Eid could make you a millionaire – find out how

This Eid could make you a millionaire – find out how

As Eid weekend approaches, a capital entertainment destination is kicking the celebrations off in style with the chance to win AED 1m, a supercar and much more for three months of festivities. Running from 24th June to 9th September, the …

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This fun, free event aims to highlight community solidarity

This fun, free event aims to highlight community solidarity

A free event will celebrate the spirit of unity and diversity in the Abu Dhabi community. Taking place on Tuesday 20th June at Yas Marina Circuit during the weekly TrainYas night, Memorable Givings will gather residents and families from all …

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Eid Al Fitr holiday for public and private sector announced

Eid Al Fitr holiday for public and private sector announced

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation announced a paid two-day holiday for Eid Al Fitr for private sector employees. Although we don’t know for sure which day Eid Al Fitr will fall on, holidays for public and private sector workers …

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Abu Dhabi head takes fight versus polio to new heights

Abu Dhabi head takes fight versus polio to new heights

An Abu Dhabi head of state has made a decisive move to eradicate polio with a personal $30m (AED 110m) donation. The contribution, made by Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh …

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New manual for the disabled soon to launch

New manual for the disabled soon to launch

People with disabilities may soon benefit from more opportunities following the announcement of a new agreement. Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care & Special Needs, Abu Dhabi Education Council, Health Authority – Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Statistics Centre will …

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This local university is the best in the country – find out why

This local university is the best in the country – find out why

An Abu Dhabi university has been ranked among the top two percent of universities in the world. United Arab Emirates University has been rated as the best university in the UAE and ranks 390th in the world, according to QS …

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Find out how you can contribute to cutting-edge marine research

Find out how you can contribute to cutting-edge marine research

A nationwide research project is harnessing the power of the Abu Dhabi community to provide crucial data on the conservation of key marine species and the ocean habitat. The UAE Dolphin Project, established in 2012, is a non-profit organisation that …

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This creative contest will promote the importance of heritage

This creative contest will promote the importance of heritage

An annual capital art event is calling on local young creatives to take an active role in Abu Dhabi’s art scene with the launch of a competition. The Wings Project, hosted by Abu Dhabi Art, is a returning contest that …

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Local hot air balloon team takes off for European tour

Local hot air balloon team takes off for European tour

The UAE’s national hot air balloon team will be up, up, and away with its upcoming tour of Europe in August. With the objective of inspiring the country’s youth to aim higher, the team, captained by Abdulaziz Nasser Al Mansouri, …

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Ranking systems for auto workshops in the city rev up

Ranking systems for auto workshops in the city rev up

A first of its kind classification system could change the way you have your vehicle serviced. Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) recently launched a pilot project to help classify automotive workshops in the emirate. Allowing drivers to make …

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