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How is the capital supporting home-grown culture?

How is the capital supporting home-grown culture?

Fostering creativity and planting the seed for a grassroots performing arts community are in the spotlight with the launch of a new dedicated cultural programme at Manarat Al Saadiyat. Launched by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi …

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The UAE is top in the world for humanitarian aid

The UAE is top in the world for humanitarian aid

The country is once again being recognised for its philanthropic efforts in helping countries from different parts of the globe. For the fifth straight year, the UAE has been named as the world’s largest donor of development assistance in proportion …

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When will this incredible new attraction open to the public?

When will this incredible new attraction open to the public?

A monument to the UAE’s late leader, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, is set to open to the public in the coming weeks. The new attraction, located at the intersection of 18th Street and the Corniche near Emirates Palace, will …

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Inclusion is the foundation of this special sports team

Inclusion is the foundation of this special sports team

Inclusion and fostering awareness are at the heart of a new initiative that aims to galvanise young people on the autism spectrum to achieve their potential through sport. Founded by community organisation Goals UAE, TriGoals will be the nation’s first …

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Why carrying your driver’s licence can save you money

Why carrying your driver’s licence can save you money

Motorists in the UAE are reminded to always carry a valid driver’s licence or risk steep penalties. Abu Dhabi Police issued the reminder after a report revealed that 866 people were caught driving without a valid licence last year. Some …

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This remarkable mall is on a mission to save the planet

This remarkable mall is on a mission to save the planet

Masdar City, the capital’s eco-community, will soon have its own mall with ground having been officially broken on the project. Due to open in 2019, the AED 340 million My City Centre Masdar will lead the way in environmentally-friendly retail spaces …

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What can you do to stop the suffering of animals here?

What can you do to stop the suffering of animals here?

Our abandoned animal population is out of control. Here’s why and how your action is needed in Abu Dhabi It was English philosopher Jeremy Bentham way back in 1789 who said it best when it comes to animal welfare: “The …

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How are students helping fight plastic pollution?

How are students helping fight plastic pollution?

Students are being urged to reduce their reliance on single-use plastics as part of a nationwide campaign. The Drop It Youth (DIY) campaign created by Goumbook, a social enterprise that promotes sustainability in the UAE, is raising awareness in schools …

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This hotel has made an outstanding contribution to child cancer

This hotel has made an outstanding contribution to child cancer

A Garden City hotel is putting its best foot forward to support the Year of Zayed with a community charity event for a good cause On 16th March, Al Ain Rotana will join forces with UAE Red Crescent and Mediclinic …

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Why book lovers are excited about this new event

Why book lovers are excited about this new event

An inaugural event in the Western Region is set to welcome bookworms and bibliophiles of all ages. Running from 18th to 21st March in Madinat Zayed, Al Dhafra Book Fair will showcase activities centred on the wonders of gaining knowledge …

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