UAE to mark 2017 as The Year of Giving

Abu Dhabi: The year 2017 will be The Year of Giving in the UAE, President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan announced on Saturday . The Year of Giving will focus on three main themes. The first one will be consolidating the social ... ( read original story ...)

17 UAE banks among top 100 Arab banks

BEITUT: A total of 17 UAE banks are among the 100 largest banking institutions in the Arab region, according to a new study conducted by the Union of Arab Banks, UAB. Saudi Arabia came second in the list with 12 banks, followed by Qatar (12 banks), Lebanon ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Cares helps Gaza children find hope through reading

Dubai: For a country built on bombs and bloodshed, children are the first to suffer, especially their right to life and education. Palestine has been at the epicentre of war and instability for almost 70 years. The protracted conflict has severely damaged ... ( read original story ...)

UAE: Expats away from home hold family holidays close

“It’s my first time to be absolutely alone at Christmas time,” Dr Jacob, a radiologist in Dubai, told Gulf News. “Because of leave issues, it’s difficult for me to travel now. Our department needs support. Some of us have to be around for the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE online-savvy shoppers ready to pay more for…

Technology is changing not just how consumers shop ... is a well-connected Indian journalist and an economic and financial commentator. He has been in the UAE's mainstream journalism for 35 years, including 23 years with Khaleej Times. ( read original story ...)

No truck ban on Mohammad Bin Zayed Road in Dubai

Dubai: Truck movement on both Mohammad Bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road in Dubai will continue unhindered, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) clarified on Wednesday. The clarification came following reports that there will be a blanket ban on heavy ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Future Academy is launched

Dubai: Dubai added another feather to its cap on Wednesday with the launch of the Dubai Future Academy under the directives of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The academy ... ( read original story ...)