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Mall campaign raises awareness about autism

Mall campaign raises awareness about autism

Bawabat Al Sharq Mall recently hosted an activation to raise awareness about autism in the community. The programme included dance and musical performances by children from Emirates Autism Society, lectures in English, Tagalog and Arabic by the Mohammed Bin Rashid …

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Making children smile through music

Making children smile through music

Children’s music and movement group Music Monkeys is hosting a musical class for parents and young children to help raise funds for Operation Smile UAE. Taking place on 2nd May from 2.30pm to 4pm at the British School Al Khubairat, Music …

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Health campaign takes a significant step for community wellbeing

Health campaign takes a significant step for community wellbeing

In an effort to combat the country’s growing obesity problem, Bareen International Hospital has launched a campaign using the powers of social media. The 30-day Take the Stairs challenge aims to encourage people young and old to use the stairs …

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Traveling from Dubai to Al Ain just got easier

Traveling from Dubai to Al Ain just got easier

A new bus service to and from Dubai to Al Ain has been launched to accommodate passengers coming from both cities.  The route coded E201 departs from Al Ghubaiba bus station in Dubai to the main station in Al Ain with a frequency of …

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Hundreds of Emirati families volunteered for this noble campaign

Hundreds of Emirati families volunteered for this noble campaign

A total of 951,000 meals will be distributed in select areas by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KBZF)  during the holy month of Ramadan.  The initiative titled the Ramadan Iftar Project, will see 31,700 packed meals to be handed out daily in 102 locations across the country. Joining KBZF in …

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Meet the first space-bound Emirati astronaut

Meet the first space-bound Emirati astronaut

The Emirati astronaut who will represent the country for an upcoming space expedition has been named.  Hazzaa Al Mansoori was chosen by the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) as the prime astronaut for the International Space Station (ISS) mission launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 25th September. The …

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This new book shows how much Abu Dhabi has changed

This new book shows how much Abu Dhabi has changed

A new book traces the striking transformation of Abu Dhabi from a predominantly desert environment to a vibrant modern city.  Planning Abu Dhabi: An Urban History is a 276-page book written by Alamira Reem Bani Hashim that chronicles the changes …

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Expo 2020 promises big gains for the economy

Expo 2020 promises big gains for the economy

The entire UAE economy is poised to significantly benefit both in the short and long term from the upcoming Expo 2020 to be held next year.  A commissioned study by consultancy firm, EY, revealed that the event could pump AED …

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Free hotel stays for stopovers in Abu Dhabi

Free hotel stays for stopovers in Abu Dhabi

Residents with loved ones visiting Abu Dhabi for a quick stopover can take advantage of a special promotion from the country’s flag carrier.  Etihad Airways is offering two free nights of hotel accommodation in the capital for guests booking flights …

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These new initiatives protect the environment

These new initiatives protect the environment

The Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD) has implemented a campaign to promote, integrate and encourage environmental conservation during 2019.   EAD’s plan for this year includes three key programmes to highlight natural habitats in Abu Dhabi under the theme, “Tolerance …

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