Restaurant shocks Abu Dhabi inspectors

The Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority carried out a routine inspection in Chic Chicken Restaurant, and found that it failed to comply with the emirate’s health and safety code. The restaurant is located in the commercial area of Mussaffah in Abu Dhabi. ( read original story ...)

Dubai Culture launches reading worker initiative

Dubai: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced the launch of ‘Reading Worker’ — a new Dubai Public Library awareness initiative that highlights the importance of ... ( read original story ...)

World's most expensive burger sells for $10,000 in Dubai

Burger lovers lucky enough to attend the Eat Pink event at the Dubai Mall on March 14 certainly weren't disappointed with the culinary creations. Known for its over-the-top dining and nightlife, Dubai is now also the home of a record-breaking burger that ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai harvests desert sun at vast solar plant

Dubai (AFP) - Dubai on Monday completed a solar plant big enough to power 50,000 homes as part of a plan to generate three-quarters of its energy from renewables by 2050. The 200 megawatt plant sprawls over 4.5 square kilometres (1.73 square miles) of ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police rescue trapped motorists

Dubai: Dubai Police Search and Rescue teams rescued three motorists who were trapped in their vehicles in major accidents, Police said on Wednesday. Lt Col Ahmad Atiq Burqibah, deputy director of the Search and Rescue Department at the General Directorate ... ( read original story ...)

Man arrested for pulling dangerous stunts in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: A 19-year-old man has been arrested in Abu Dhabi for pulling dangerous stunts in his vehicle in front of a school during the rain which knocked down one man, the Abu Dhabi Police have announced on Wednesday. The man who was driving a car with no ... ( read original story ...)

UAE rights activist detained for social media criticism

... A leading human rights advocate in the United Arab Emirates has been detained and is being investigated for cybercrimes that include criticizing the government on social media sites. The state-run WAM news agency reported on Tuesday that the Public ... ( read original story ...)

Gulf News: Number one in the UAE

Dubai: We seem to be pulling in the decision makers. And by that I don’t mean just the government, policymakers, CEOS, COOs, management professionals, and social leaders. Women are reading us more and more. How do we know this? Through our ... ( read original story ...)