Food for all, with love from UAE

Mohammad Abdullah Alhaj Al Zaroni, manager of Emirates Red Crescent in Dubai told Gulf News the UAE stands fourth in terms of food wastage across the world. “We are just behind Saudi Arabia, Indonesia and the US. The UAE is wasting Dh16b in food every year. ( read original story ...)

UAE opens new school in Yemen

according to UAE News Agency (WAM). Head of the ERC team in Hadhramaut, Abdullah Al Musaferi, said the UAE supports education in Yemen because it is a key pillar in restoring hope, state-building and development. The new school will help students who must ... ( read original story ...)

Private Dubai TV channel shutting down amid slowdown

A privately owned Dubai satellite television channel is shutting down amid an economic slowdown caused by low oil prices. Staff at the English-language channel City7 said Tuesday they were in the process of shutting down. They spoke on condition of ... ( read original story ...)

UAE students invent music for the deaf

Emirati student Rashid Al Hammadi and his teammates from Al Ma'ali International Private School in Abu Dhabi built the 'Hertz Design'. They created a piano with Braille letters for the visually impaired. They also invented a small stage where the deaf can ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai tests affordable taxi service

Abdulla Yousef Al Ali, CEO of RTA's Public Transport Agency commented on uberX: "The announcement of this pilot service is a very encouraging news for Dubai. Smart mobility is a key pillar of every smart city and the provision of economy solutions is an ... ( read original story ...)

AP PHOTOS: Big-money camels gallop to victory outside Dubai

Forget the image of lumbering beasts trudging over sand dunes in slow-moving caravans — camels in Dubai are built for speed. Camel racing is a big-money sport and fast thoroughbreds can fetch well over a million dollars. Rising temperatures across Gulf ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Government Greenlights Citywide Blockchain Payments System

The Smart Dubai Office, a government-backed initiative led by the Crown Prince of Dubai has partnered a FinTech specialist firm to implement a citywide payments platform based on blockchain technology. The government initiative has entered a memorandum of ... ( read original story ...)

UAE's first food bank opens in Dubai

Dubai: Dubai Municipality opened the UAE's first Food Bank off Al Khail Road in Al Quoz this morning. Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of Dubai Municipality officially inaugurated the Food Bank that includes two refrigerated containers to store dry ... ( read original story ...)