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Abu Dhabi Awards is now open for nominations

Abu Dhabi Awards is now open for nominations

The hunt for exemplary members of the community is on. Now in its tenth edition, the Abu Dhabi Awards is accepting nominations for its next batch of heroes who have made a positive impact in society. Citizens and residents are …

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The UAE has introduced new vaping laws

The UAE has introduced new vaping laws

New standards on electronic smoking products in the UAE have been issued, opening the door for legal sale of the devices and liquids. Though owning them has always been perfectly legal, the sale of e-cigarettes, vapes and other electronic smoking equipment was prohibited …

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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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Eid holidays for private and public sector announced

Eid holidays for private and public sector announced

Eid Al Fitr is traditionally a three-day festival after Ramadan to mark the end of fasting, but where you work depends on how much time off you could have. If you work in the private sector: The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation says …

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Public sector holidays announced for Eid

Public sector holidays announced for Eid

Government workers will enjoy a long weekend for Eid The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has announced on social media that Eid Al Fitr holidays in the UAE will begin from Thursday (14th June), the 29th day of Ramadan. Of …

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What to expect from the 2018 World Cup

What to expect from the 2018 World Cup

It’s time for kick off! Here’s what you need to know about the tournament’s 21st edition and what’s new this year It’s here and excitement is building as 32 nations go head-to-head in football’s biggest event. But what do you …

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Why technology can be the ultimate enemy

Why technology can be the ultimate enemy

Should we be afraid of our upgraded homes? It’s official – the technological uprising has begun. Actually, it happened about a week ago in Portland, Oregon, and the thing that started it all was a rogue Amazon Alexa. It was as …

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How volunteering can help change your life

How volunteering can help change your life

  As a volunteer, the greatest gift you can give is your time. Read on to discover where to donate it, how it helps the community and why it’s good for you too With the arrival of the holy month, …

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Read this first before launching your amazing venture

Read this first before launching your amazing venture

Dreaming of founding your own start-up? Fellow entrepreneurs offer their advice on managing the unknown, laying out a plan and taking the first steps in turning your idea into reality We commonly read about them: people who have braved the …

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How the spirit of Ramadan has remained for decades

How the spirit of Ramadan has remained for decades

From tradition  to modernity, we look back on past celebrations of   Ramadan to find that the spirit of the holy month  is as strong now as it ever was If you ask anyone about what Ramadan means to them …

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