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Urgent action needed to help stray cats survival in the UAE

Urgent action needed to help stray cats survival in the UAE

In Abu Dhabi animal organisation has joined forces with a key property developer in the ongoing fight to support the resident stray cat populations. Animal Welfare – Abu Dhabi (AWAD) has partnered up with Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC) …

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UAE provides valuable hope to promising international students

UAE provides valuable hope to promising international students

Children in Pakistan and Mauritania will soon have new educational facilities thanks to a joint initiative between Yas Island and Emirates Red Crescent. Upon completion, the schools will be able to accommodate 200 and 110 students, respectively. The projects, which …

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New coverage plan to protect employees

New coverage plan to protect employees

Individuals will have their rights protected when hiring domestic help with the announcement of a new insurance plan. The Domestic Helper Protection Plan was developed by the Ministry of Interior to safeguard individuals and private sector employers from being out …

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Police on duty in the desert to protect dune adventurers

Police on duty in the desert to protect dune adventurers

With Rub’ Al Khali, the world’s largest sand desert, on our doorstep, exploring the local landscape comes with its own set of dangers. It’s with this in mind that Abu Dhabi Police has established a sand patrol to safeguard tourists …

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Could you help to save endangered wildlife in the UAE?

Could you help to save endangered wildlife in the UAE?

In a bid to protect endangered marine species, a local wildlife fund is calling on more organisations to get involved. Through the Gulf Green Turtle Conservation project, Emirates Wildlife Society, in association with the World Wide Fun for Nature (EWS-WWF), …

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HEALTH: Clinic provides support for eating disorders

HEALTH: Clinic provides support for eating disorders

With health conditions like obesity and diabetes dominating headlines in the UAE, it means illnesses such as eating disorders can often go unnoticed. Yet with occurrences of related conditions on the rise here in the UAE, it’s time to break …

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NEW COLUMN: ServiceMarket answer your questions

NEW COLUMN: ServiceMarket answer your questions

We spoke to home services company ServiceMarket to offer our readers some useful advice on annual maintenance contracts and services. The focus this time is on maintaining your home. Whether you are the owner or just renting there are a number of issues that can arise. …

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PITCH IT: Bright ideas could be reality with new programme

PITCH IT: Bright ideas could be reality with new programme

John Maynard Keynes once said that “ideas shape the course of history” – and now your great idea could help influence the world. Helping to shine a spotlight on locally-based entrepreneurs the UAE charter of Pitch@Palace has been launched in …

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CHARITY: Meet the guardians of the sea on a welfare mission

CHARITY: Meet the guardians of the sea on a welfare mission

Living on a ship with limited communication and a lack of food and water, seafarers can face dismal situations at sea. But one international organisation is looking out for the welfare of crews off UAE shores Frozen chickens fly overhead …

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IN PERSON: Meet the man out to help you achieve peace of mind, body and soul

IN PERSON: Meet the man out to help you achieve peace of mind, body and soul

A debilitating anxiety disorder set one Abu Dhabi resident on an 18-month path to recovery. But it also helped him create a new business from which we can all benefit “It’s not a nice feeling. You want to run, you …

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