Emirati social artist represents UAE events in her art

Dubai: An Emirati visual artist based in Abu Dhabi is turning significant life events and social issues into artistic pieces to share her feelings with society. Whether it is deep anguish about Emirati martyrs or the death of an Emirati firefighter in the ... ( read original story ...)

Now open: Legoland Dubai

Dubai: Legoland officially opened in Dubai on Monday, welcoming thrill-seekers and fans of the cult Danish brick-based toy. At 10am, as the curtain rolled back after an onstage countdown from officials and a marching brass band, an excited crowd flocked ... ( read original story ...)

Know the UAE: Connecting Minds, Creating the Future

Dubai: Every World Expo runs under a central theme of universal concern to all of humanity. Expo 2020 Dubai’s theme is ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’. It recognizes that generating sustainable solutions to global problems demands ... ( read original story ...)

Tech skills ‘most in demand in UAE’

Dubai: The UAE’s most sought after job skills this year are mainly tech-related, with Data Mining on top, new research suggests. Six of the top ten skills for 2016 are in the tech industry, shows The Economic Graph — UAE, revealed by LinkedIn on Monday ... ( read original story ...)

Legoland becomes first brick in Dubai's southern expansion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A massive complex of amusement parks planned in the southern desert of Dubai has opened its first park, a Legoland, complete with models of sheikhdom's architectural wonders. The interlocking plastic blocks of Legoland, part ... ( read original story ...)

Drone incursion in Dubai diverts 40 flights

Dubai: Saturday’s unauthorised drone activity that led to ... chairman of the department of civil aviation at Sharjah International Airport (SHJ), told Gulf News that SHJ shuttered its airspace after the unauthorised drone was detected around the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Cabinet approves Dh248b federal budget for 2017-2021

Abu Dhabi: The UAE Cabinet on Sunday approved Dh248 billion for the five-year draft federal budget for 2017-2021, with Dh48.7 billion earmarked for 2017. The Cabinet meeting was chaired by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President ... ( read original story ...)

Legoland Dubai opening: What you need to know

Siegfried Boerst, the general manager of Legoland Dubai, told Gulf News tabloid! that visitor feedback was “very positive” during the two-day soft launch on Friday and Saturday. “It’s really great to see children smiling and families enjoying ... ( read original story ...)

Drone intrusion shuts down Dubai, Sharjah airports

The delay caused flight delays confirmed a Dubai Airport spokesperson in a statement sent to Gulf News. “Airspace around Dubai International was closed from 1925 hrs to 2045 hrs on Saturday due to unauthorised drone activity resulting in the diversion of ... ( read original story ...)

‘Dubai Week in China’ comes out with 11 agreements

Already, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the opening of an office in Shanghai. No date has been given for the opening of the office. But Shirawi explained in an interview with Gulf News that the Shanghai office will join other offices ... ( read original story ...)