Middle East’s largest living green wall unveiled in Dubai

Dubai: In a bid to promote sustainable living, Dubai Properties on Tuesday unveiled a stunning six-metre-high living green wall, the largest in the Middle East, at the Dubai Wharf. The wall, located in the heart of Culture Village overlooking the historic ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Culture’s ‘Zayed Used Books Fair’ begins

Dubai: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, the emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, represented by Dubai Public Library, on Tuesday announced the start of ‘Zayed Used Books Fair’ at Etihad Mall. The exhibition is being held in ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai has helped to put squash on the map

Dubai Sports Council, Ziad Al-Turki and Laura Massaro at a press conference. Clint Egbert/Gulf News “We’ve had many firsts this season. The first couple to win a tournament together (husband and wife duo Ali Farag and Nour Al Tayeb who both won the US ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai chambers marks Zayed Humanitarian Day

Dubai: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently organised a series of charitable activities in cooperation with the Angel Appeal initiative to celebrate Zayed Humanitarian Day and the Year of Zayed. Over the course of two days, more than 100 ... ( read original story ...)

University Hospital Sharjah teams up with South Korean hospital

Sharjah: The University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) signed an association agreement on Monday with the South Korea’s Himchan Hospital to provide advanced spine and joint medical services at UHS. The two hospitals teamed up to bring the expertise of Himchan in ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Airports raises Dh1.5m for Dubai Cares

Dubai: Dubai Airports has raised Dh1,505,329 in support of Dubai Cares’ Education in Emergencies programmes which offer support to children affected by conflict and natural disasters in countries like Lebanon, Iraq and Nepal, thus enabling them catch up ... ( read original story ...)

UAE network names changed: Here’s why

“Shaikh Zayed is a symbol of humanitarian giving, as his initiatives served the whole of humanity and reinforced the UAE’s role as a global model to follow,” the state news agency WAM stated. According to Sultan Al Shehi, project manager of Emirates ... ( read original story ...)

Is the Queen doing Dubai’s 3-finger salute?

Dubai: Team Godolphin’s victory at the Epsom Derby earlier this week was celebrated by all, as messages and memes made the rounds on social media. But one photo of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai crowned ‘Creative City of Design’ by Unesco

Dubai: Dubai has become the first city in the Middle East to be appointed as a ‘Unesco Creative City of Design’, officials announced on Sunday. Dubai is now the 24th such city in the world, within the Unesco Creative Cites Network (UCCN), which has 180 ... ( read original story ...)

Indian expat wins Dh10 million in Abu Dhabi draw

Big Ticket Abu Dhabi announced on Sunday that the latest winner of the mega draw is Dickson Kattithara Abraham from India. His lucky ticket number is 012027. The winner is based in Nigeria and he bought the ticket from the store while travelling through ... ( read original story ...)