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Masdar City supports local tech start-ups

Masdar City supports local tech start-ups

Small businesses and start-ups focusing on technology, sustainability and the digital economy now have a new home in Abu Dhabi. Tech Park, located at Masdar City, will host companies receiving funding from the start-up accelerator Catalyst, launched to support organisations …

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Do you feel discriminated against in the UAE?

Do you feel discriminated against in the UAE?

An alarming number of people in the UAE believe they have been discriminated against because of their nationality and other factors.  According to a new survey conducted by market research firm YouGov Mena, 81 percent of people in the UAE – …

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Now’s the time to get your Formula One race ticket

Now’s the time to get your Formula One race ticket

Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Now in its 11th edition, the prestigious event will run from Thursday, 28th November to Monday, 2nd December – making it a five-day affair, which incidentally …

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Noble sports campaign to take over public schools

Noble sports campaign to take over public schools

A new initiative that promotes inclusion among students through sports has been launched in public schools in the UAE. The Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools (UCS) scheme, which brings together youth with and without intellectual disabilities to play together, aims …

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Here’s why animals in the UAE will be better protected

Here’s why animals in the UAE will be better protected

Fresh regulations banning people from keeping dangerous or exotic animals have been approved. The UAE Cabinet has added details to laws passed in 2016, which rule that the only places allowed to own wild animals are zoos, animal parks, scientific …

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This new initiative will protect kids online

This new initiative will protect kids online

A new programme has been launched to protect children and ensure safe use of the internet among young people. The Child Digital Safety initiative, launched in partnership by the Ministry of Interior and the National Programme for Happiness and Wellbeing, …

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More support for people of determination expected

More support for people of determination expected

The final whistle has blown but the UAE is just getting started with carrying on the legacy advocated by the recently concluded Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.   “Special Olympics UAE provides year-round sports training for athletes and …

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The Special Olympics closing ceremony is going to be big

The Special Olympics closing ceremony is going to be big

A host of music stars are set to perform at the closing ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. The event, taking place on 21st March at Zayed Sports City Stadium, will feature performances from American singer …

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Grammy Award-winning hip-hop group to headline Rallycross

Grammy Award-winning hip-hop group to headline Rallycross

An international rap group will be performing on Yas Island next month. As part of the FIA Rallycross of Abu Dhabi 2019 after-race concerts, Grammy Award-nominated US rap trio Migos will take to the stage to entertain fans on 5th …

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Newly launched ClassPass offers a month of free fitness

Newly launched ClassPass offers a month of free fitness

A new fitness membership network has launched in Abu Dhabi. Mobile app ClassPass is now available in the capital and to celebrate the launch, it’s offering a free one-month trial and 75 introductory credits to all users. Available on Apple …

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