UAE rightly prioritises solar power solutions

The announcement last week of the world’s largest solar power plant to be built in Abu Dhabi underscores once again the UAE’s unshakeable commitment to ushering in the era of renewables at the earliest. This urgency and purposefulness must be welcomed ... ( read original story ...)

World of Emirati proverbs explored

Abu Dhabi: A professor at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has compiled over 500 Emirati proverbs, detailing their history and meaning, and giving readers a fascinating insight into Emirati culture. Nasser Isleem, a Palestinian American who serves as ... ( read original story ...)

Gender diversity is key for success of business

The UAE was also ranked first among 132 countries in the 'women ... will enhance the way a woman would perform in a business environment, and eventually make her the champion of her career. The bottom line is that accomplishing and maintaining gender ... ( read original story ...)

More skilled Bangladeshis looking towards UAE

“The skill composition of the Bangladeshi expatriate population in the UAE is, therefore, set to transform, especially as we look towards an expected easing of work visa restrictions on Bangladeshis,” he added. The diplomat was speaking to Gulf News ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police to distribute 30,000 iftar meals among workers

Dubai: Dubai Police have received a donation from an Emirati family to support police’s initiative to provide 30,000 iftar meals for workers in Ramadan, police said on Friday. The family of the late Obaid Al Helou donated Dh360,000 to Dubai Police to ... ( read original story ...)

Dos and dont’s of Japanese dining rituals

Abu Dhabi: In Japan, dining etiquette has a very defined place in society, said Midori Sato, 44, yoga instructor living in Abu Dhabi. “It’s best that guests do not turn up very late, as it’s considered rude. They’re expected to take their shoes off ... ( read original story ...)