Water released into Dh2b Dubai Canal

Dubai: Dubai Canal is set to open next month with work on the Dh2 billion project moving on schedule, Gulf News can confirm. Water has been released in Dubai Canal for the first time during its three year period of construction as part of a testing process. ( read original story ...)

UAE Penal Code overhaul to adopt restorative justice

Insulting the UAE, its flag, national logo, leadership or institutions will carry a jail term ranging between 10 and 25 years and a fine of at least Dh500,000. Publishing false news, statements or rumours with a purpose of terrifying the people or harming ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai cyclists to raise funds for breast cancer patients

Dubai: Hundreds of Dubai cyclists will come together to take part in the Dubai Pink Cancer Ride Campaign on Thursday to raise funds for underprivileged patients affected by breast cancer. The 16km ride will begin at 7.30am and will take place along ... ( read original story ...)

Water released in Dubai Canal

Dubai: Dubai Canal is set to open next month with work on the Dh2 billion project moving on schedule, Gulf News can confirm. Water has been released in Dubai Canal for the first time during its three year period of construction as part of a testing process. ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police hold first happiness forum

Dubai: A poll conducted in coordination with research firm Gallup in Dubai showed that 81 per cent of the respondents feel at ease, compared to the international standard of 71 per cent. The figures were part of a presentation by Abdullah Al Shaibani ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai to have region’s first design university

Dubai: The UAE on Monday announced the region’s first formal design university in the region with a world-class curriculum to be jointly developed by two international leading design universities, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and New ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai expected to have 5G internet soon!

But soon, that annoying buffering wheel could be a thing of the past. Du has teamed up with the University of Dubai to collaborate on 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT), in line with Dubai’s next generation 2020 5G evolution. The telecom operator will ... ( read original story ...)

UAE raises clean energy target to 27% by 2021

Abu Dhabi: The UAE has decided to raise its clean energy target from 24 per cent to 27 per cent by 2021 as part of its commitment to global efforts to fight climate change, a senior official told Gulf News on Sunday. Dr Thani Ahmad Al Zeyoudi, Minister of ... ( read original story ...)

UAE woman pioneer, mother and sister laid to rest

UAE Businesswomen Council mourns Bin Karam’s death The UAE Businesswomen Council mourned the death of Bin Karam, whom they described as a "role model of a working citizen". “During her service, Ameera contributed to empowering and strengthening the ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai tipped for FIE Congress

“I am pleased with what I see here in Dubai. This place is just excellent,” Rodriguez told Gulf News on Saturday. “Whenever we go to a place it is not just about our delegates visiting all the famous sites, but rather it is about expanding our sport ... ( read original story ...)