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ADEC looking for answers after learning from survey

ADEC looking for answers after learning from survey

Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) is looking to react swiftly in response to parents’ concerns over education in the emirate, which were revealed in the most recent survey conducted by the organisation. The management of school fees was one of the …

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UN aims to help Syria with record appeal

UN aims to help Syria with record appeal

The Abu Dhabi-based spokesman for the UN’s refugee agency has appealed to the capital’s residents for help after the global agency announced the largest humanitarian appeal in history. “We urge people in Abu Dhabi to help us help the Syrians …

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Volunteers asked to support children’s winter sports camp

Volunteers asked to support children’s winter sports camp

With the city back into full swing after the long hot summer, one UAE-based sports camp business is asking for volunteers to help get the kids of the capital up and active. Gulf Star Sports is making its way down …

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Dribble challenge puts Uganda charity trip back on track

Dribble challenge puts Uganda charity trip back on track

An Abu Dhabi resident is in pole position to help a school in Uganda after recruiting her football club to help her make tracks. Well, one track specifically. Sixteen-year-old Holly O’Shea got her Abu Dhabi Thistles FC teammates to help  …

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Etihad Airways boost  for elderly disabled

Etihad Airways boost for elderly disabled

Etihad Airways marked the UAE’s 42nd National Day by making a donation to Al Modheef Centre for elderly people with special needs. Senior staff and volunteers from the UAE’s flag carrier visited the centre to donate care packages made up …

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Al Ain Zoo initiative aims to celebrate Arabian wildlife

Al Ain Zoo initiative aims to celebrate Arabian wildlife

Al Ain Zoo is set to pay tribute to Arabian wildlife and culture this month with a series of interactive themed events at the park. The celebration is a significant one for the zoo, which aims to create awareness and …

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Prodigy sound out the city

Prodigy sound out the city

Creamfields is returning to Abu Dhabi with a fantastic line-up, promising nine hours of non-stop electronic delights at the du Arena on Friday, 13th December. Headlining the night are the pioneers of electronic music The Prodigy, with electro-house chart topper …

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Capital’s snappers need to focus on the prize

Capital’s snappers need to focus on the prize

Camera-carrying Abu Dhabi residents better make it snappy if they want to defend the city’s title as home to winner of a coveted international photography award. Shutterbugs have just one-month left to enter the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, one …

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Abu Dhabi set to boost life on the ocean wave

The capital’s seafaring enthusiasts will soon be able to wave hello to better cruise tourism options after Dubai and Oman climbed aboard a new initiative with Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), The Ministry of …

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Environmental changes mapped out by new atlas

Environmental changes mapped out by new atlas

The environmental effects of Abu Dhabi’s rapid growth are beginning to show, according to a new hard-hitting report. The Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) has released an atlas that portrays drastic ecological changes in more than 80 locations …

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