Dubai an artistic ‘melting pot’, says Art Dubai director

When it comes to being able to transform an idea into reality and then into a headline-generating international phenomenon – usually within the span of a decade or less – Dubai simply doesn’t have a rival. Whether film festivals, horse races or world ... ( read original story ...)

Top Dubai awards attract strong interest

Business Award and the 2nd cycle of the MRM Business Innovation Award has attracted huge interest from companies in the UAE and GCC, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said. Due to the high volume of applications, the chamber has extended the ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi diary: Young guns and UCL draw reaction

The Manchester City squad spent this week in Abu Dhabi, enjoying warm-weather training in a bid to recharge batteries ahead of the final few months of the season. The squad left the UAE’s capital on Saturday after a five-day break, with the majority of ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah bans ‘costly’ school homework

The Sharjah Education Zone has banned all schools in the emirate from giving students homework and projects that force their parents to shell out huge amounts of money. The decision comes following a circular issued by the Ministry of Education (MoE). ( read original story ...)

Dubai Investments offloads stake in Dubai driving school

Dubai Investments is on track with its strategy to “diligently adapt its portfolio and business verticals, with a clear focus on enhancing its investments in specific sectors”, Mr Bin Kalban added. Dubai Investments is a diversified company in which ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah launches training for local tour guides

Russian, Chinese, Spanish, French and Italian—giving them the advantage of introducing Sharjah’s history and culture to tourists, in line with the objectives of Sharjah Tourism Vision to attract 10 million tourists by 2021. – TradeArabia News Service ( read original story ...)

Dubai embarks on new US mission to attract investment

... Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), an agency of Dubai Economy, will lead a mission to Ohio, United States, as part of attracting further investment into key industries and business sectors in Dubai and the UAE. Senior executives from Dubai ... ( read original story ...)