Heart of Sharjah echoes emirate’s significant history

Sharjah: Heart of Sharjah, the largest heritage project in the region, is calling on visitors and residents to learn more about the emirate’s fascinating history through its stunning array of museums. From the Heritage Museum to the Games House, the ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai inspector pulled out of foam-filled tank

Dubai: An inspector was rescued by emergency workers from an 11-metre high chemical tank along Dubai Creek, authorities said. Dubai Police confirmed on Thursday that the inspector was rescued after he fell into a tank filled with firefighting foam liquid ... ( read original story ...)

In blockchain we trust

Why? Because the UAE government is aggressively adopting the blockchain technology to ease the lives of residents. The government wants to offer secured, safe and transparent process to residents eliminating extra cost and time incurred by the government ... ( read original story ...)

Lion cubs born in Dubai Safari await names from kids

They were born on August 2 to their parents named “Beauty” and “Big Boy,” Gulf News has learnt. The birth of the cubs, one male and one female, came to light after Dubai Municipality released a short video on its social media pages on Tuesday evening. ( read original story ...)

UAE bank credit increases in July

Gross credit by the UAE banks grew in July, reflecting increase business activity in the country while deposit by non-residents increased last month. According to the UAE Central Bank data, gross credit increased by 0.2 per cent, rising from Dh1,591.3 ... ( read original story ...)

UAE students excel in IGCSE exams

A senior spokesperson for CIE told Gulf News: “This year we saw a fantastic performance by students across the UAE and are delighted with the results.” For the Gems Education which had more than 1,750 students appearing in the examination this year ... ( read original story ...)

UAE jails Singapore pair for wearing women’s clothes

A man and a pre-operative transgender woman from Singapore have been jailed in the United Arab Emirates for a year for wearing women's clothes. They were stopped at a shopping mall in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, on 9 August but their arrest and rapid trial ... ( read original story ...)