UAE is an oasis of tolerance, well-being: Japan PM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised the UAE and its leaders for initiating a platform where vital and innovative government policies are discussed and where diversity and tolerance are promoted. In his televised speech from Tokyo at the 5th World ... ( read original story ...)

Somaliland agrees to UAE military base in northern port

MOGADISHU, Somalia – Somalia's breakaway northern territory of Somaliland has said the United Arab Emirates can establish a military base in its territory. The Emirati government in January submitted a formal application seeking permission from the ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi's Desert Hotel Is Becoming A Hotspot For Travelers

Spending time in a nice warm place with the sun kissing your skin is the perfect definition of a holiday vacation. However, Abu Dhabi takes it to another level with it's latest resort hotspot--a desert hotel will definitely give travelers that hot weather ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai welcomed 1.8 million overnight visitors from India in 2016

MUMBAI: Dubai attracted 1.8 million overnight visitors from India in 2016, recording a 12 per cent growth over the previous year to become the number one source market in South Asia. The country hosted 1.6 million Indian travellers in 2015, according to ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s outskirt communities on the rise

Dubai In a city dominated with expats, and a constant stream of people coming and going, finding a place to live is a ubiquitous topic. And as Dubai continues to grow, many communities are pushing deeper and deeper into the outskirts of the city. While ... ( read original story ...)

Parking rules and fines modified in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Parking regulations have been modified and fines for violations reduced in the capital, the Integrated Transport Centre of the Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport (DMAT) said on Saturday. As part of its plans to offer the best services ... ( read original story ...)

Hokkaido food to build cultural bridge between Japan and UAE

Rashid Mohammad Al Shariqi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, was the chief guest at the event. Ryosuke Kobayashi, executive director of Hokkaido Economic Federation, told Gulf News that the food promotion would enhance cultural ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai smart city achieving targets

Abu Dhabi: Dubai’s move towards establishing itself as the smartest city is well on course with 100 smart initiatives and 1,000 smart services to be completed this year, said an official at a conference in the capital on Tuesday. Mattar Al Humairi ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi residents warned not to dry laundry in public

Abu Dhabi: Residents of Abu Dhabi who hang laundry out to dry in apartment balconies and windows despite warnings risk being slapped with a Dh1,000 fine. The warning was issued by the Abu Dhabi Municipality after it conducted an awareness, educational ... ( read original story ...)