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8 things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend

8 things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend

Just as the excitement of the festive period subsided, the weekend came knocking… via GIPHY We know you’re probably tired from all the merriment so here are 8 chilled ways to spend the weekend, whether you have little ones in …

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Registration is now open for this community sporting event

Registration is now open for this community sporting event

Registration is now open for one of the emirate’s most popular sporting events taking place next month. Now in its ninth edition, the Daman Challenge TriYas, taking place on 15th February at Yas Marina Circuit, is open to athletes of …

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Digital literacy is becoming a priority among youth

Digital literacy is becoming a priority among youth

Learning skills for the future and empowering youth are on the agenda following a landmark grant from a technology giant for an Abu Dhabi Government organisation. Launched earlier this year, Maharat min Google, run by Google MENA, is an Arabic-language …

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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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Abu Dhabi’s bus system has been revamped

Abu Dhabi’s bus system has been revamped

Abu Dhabi’s Department of Transport has implemented changes to the public bus system.  Part of the new scheme is the Express Bus with fewer stops to make it easier for commuters to reach their destination. Likewise, two new buses – 011 …

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Have you heard about these really awesome deals?

Have you heard about these really awesome deals?

Everyone loves a good bargain, but even more so at such an expensive time of year. Following the festive season, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi launched a six-week shopping bonanza called Retail Abu Dhabi (RAD) with …

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Here’s what you’ll pay at the pumps in January

Here’s what you’ll pay at the pumps in January

Good news for drivers to take into 2019 – fuel prices in the UAE have fallen again. The country’s Fuel Price Committee announced costs at the pump for January and all prices have dropped by between 12 and 19 percent. We …

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8 great ways to make this weekend amazing

8 great ways to make this weekend amazing

It’s beginning to look a lot like… the weekend! All you need to do is take your pick from festive celebrations, live music, stand-up comedy and food events to make your weekend one to remember. Thursday 13th December  Get into …

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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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Want exclusive access to world-class performances?

Want exclusive access to world-class performances?

As The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi prepares to move into the second half of its performing arts programme, the university has launched half season memberships. Running from January to May 2019, the remainder of the season will see …

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