Abu Dhabi International Book Fair returns in April
Dubailand gets a new community - Mudon Views
Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship is back
RTA to extend metro service hours on March 29 and April 1
Dubai saves 244MW of electricity and 107 tonnes of CO2 emissions during Earth Hour

News & Events

RTA organises the first ever Hackathon for undergrads

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in cooperation with the Youth for Public Transport Initiative (Y4PT) of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), organized the first Hackathon event at RTA’s Innovation Lab in Al Sufouh Tram Depot, Dubai. Attendees in the event included scores of university students, RTA’s directors and employees. Mohammed Obaid Al Mulla, RTA’s Board Member cum Chairman of the Higher Committee for Hosting the UITP MENA Transport Congress...

Family & Fun

Explore traditional Chinese heritage at China Pavilion in Global Village

Global Village guests can experience one of the most spectacular pavilions in the multi-cultural festival park this season with a visit to the China Pavilion and sample a unique flavour of Chinese architectural heritage. The stunning façade has been constructed to capture the rich architectural heritage of China’s with a number of structures. These reflect towers from Guangzhou, the Dinghui Temple and the Pagoda in Suzhou, China. Visitors will enter through the Guangzhou gate and move...


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Dubai Health Authority launches the Rashid Medical Smart Library

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has recently re-launched the Rashid Medical Library as the Rashid Medical Smart Library. The library will include 170,000 medical documents and journals that are available for free to those working in the medical field in Dubai for a period of one month. DHA also celebrated the book of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, “Reflection on Happiness and Positivity” in light of the reading activities that were...


Flooka launches evening kayaking tour

Abu Dhabi based Flooka has collaborated with adventure company Noukhada to offer a thrilling evening kayaking tour across the Eastern Mangroves followed by a sumptuous seafood dinner. Combining the freshest seafood and stunning views over Abu Dhabi’s Eastern Mangroves, Flooka has long been a dining favourite for discerning foodies and loyal locals. With two timing options, sunset or night light, the Noukhada kayaking tour takes adventurers across one of Abu Dhabi’s most beautiful natural...

Travel & Hospitality

Dubai Airports issue travel tips for passengers

To help ease flow of passengers through DXB during the holiday travel season, Dubai Airports has also issued travel tips for passengers. Smart Travel Tips • Be sure to check which airport and terminal you are departing from/arriving into beforehand. Passengers can confirm with their airline or check www.dubaiairports.ae. • Arrive early at the airport. It is best to leave a minimum of three hours for check-in and passport control. Take into consideration daily rush hours and available routes in...

Fashion & Beauty

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Mouawad Unveils ‘Flower of Eternity Jewellery Coffer’

Designed with Mouawad’s signature 3-heart flower, this creation is an inspirational reference of beauty and masterful design, and an everlasting home for precious jewels. The coffer is inspired by Mouawad’s signature Flower of Eternity motif, which consists of three heart-shaped petals symbolizing the past, present, and future in an emblem of eternal love. Valued at $3.5 million, and crafted using 18-karat gold and 925 silver, the Flower of Eternity Jewellery Coffer features a profusion of 542.39 carat of white and yellow diamonds, 293.24 carat of white and pink sapphires, 20.06 carat of rubies, and 1,799.75 carat of lapis lazuli.