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UAE President grants Indian PM the Zayed Medal

UAE President grants Indian PM the Zayed Medal

In celebration of the long-standing friendship and strategic cooperation between India and the UAE, HH President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has bestowed the Zayed Medal on India’s prime minister. The medal, which is the UAE’s highest honour awarded …

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Year of Zayed paves way for tolerance

Year of Zayed paves way for tolerance

“No matter how many buildings, foundations, schools and hospitals we build, or how many bridges we raise, all these are material entities. The real spirit behind progress is the human spirit, the able man with his intellect and capabilities.” These …

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How does online shopping in the UAE measure up?

How does online shopping in the UAE measure up?

The UAE is one of the global leaders for e-commerce, according to a new report. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Business-to-Consumer E-Commerce Index listed the UAE as the fourth most prepared developing economy for online shopping. Only …

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10 ways to have an amazing weekend in the capital

10 ways to have an amazing weekend in the capital

Just like that, the weekend is here and there’s not a moment to waste.  With a street festival, al fresco food events and cultural performances to choose from, there’s really no excuse for getting the back-to-work-blues on Sunday. Thursday 6th December  …

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Here’s how to make the most of the long weekend

Here’s how to make the most of the long weekend

Here we go! It’s a long weekend and there’s loads to do over the next few days… Take your pick from an art festival, comedy show, returning fitness fest, yoga session, outdoor market and more. Thursday 15th November  Take a …

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This public sector holiday has just been announced

This public sector holiday has just been announced

A long weekend is coming up soon – if you work in the UAE’s public sector. The country’s Cabinet has announced a day off for all government workers, to mark the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday (PBUH). Federal offices and ministries will shut on …

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5 practical ways you can help the city’s strays

5 practical ways you can help the city’s strays

On 18th August, animal lovers around the world will mark the 27th annual International Homeless Animals’ Day.  It’s a time when organisations around the world host activities in a bid to raise awareness about overpopulation and being a responsible pet owner. So what …

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This photography contest is your chance to shine

This photography contest is your chance to shine

Shutterbugs with a keen eye for natural beauty have the opportunity to show off their camera skills with an upcoming photography competition. Launched as part of the annual Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX), running from 25th to …

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These spectacular UAE spots will make you fall in love

These spectacular UAE spots will make you fall in love

Short on time or money? Don’t worry, there’s plenty of places to explore right on your doorstep that won’t leave a dent in your holiday allowance or your savings pot. Discover the Emirates with these staycation suggestions. Dubai If you …

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