Now playing: Cinema nostalgia in UAE

Gulf News spoke with residents on their going to the movies experiences. Mohammad Omar Zameer, a British legal consultant in Dubai, recalls his teenage years when he would buy new clothes for new shows at the cinema. Now 41, Zameer said he misses those ... ( read original story ...)

UAE makes huge strides in combating climate change

Dubai: The UAE has made significant progress in combating climate change impacts through its renewable energy projects and several other key initiatives, a UAE minister said at a UN conference. Dr Thani Ahmad Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and ... ( read original story ...)

Lack of WiFi frustrates Warsan Village residents

Dubai: Residents of Warsan Village are demanding a solution to the long-pending issue of lack of WiFi connection since the opening of the community almost a year ago. The tenants and owners expressed their frustration over lack of progress on ongoing ... ( read original story ...)

UAE movie-goers share their views

“The ticket prices in Abu Dhabi and England are almost the same. Dh35 for a movie is not that much. I go to the movies almost every second or third week.” ( read original story ...)

Commemorative stamps issued showing UAE tourist landmarks

Dubai: Emirates Post Group has issued a set of commemorative stamps for tourist landmarks in UAE for the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development (2017) in cooperation with World Tourism Organisation and Universal Postal Union. Abdullah ... ( read original story ...)

Rose takes 1-shot lead into final round at Dubai

Justin Rose will take a one-shot lead into the final day of the season-ending Tour Championship as he attempts to win a third straight title on the European Tour and a second career Race to Dubai crown. The 37-year-old Rose made a gutsy par save on the ... ( read original story ...)

Nominations open for UAE Pioneers Award 2017

A call has gone out to citizens and residents to nominate UAE pioneers in philanthropy to mark the 46th National Day and the Year of Giving. The UAE Pioneers Award 2017 will fete 46 Emirati selfless philanthropists in a ceremony to be held on November 28 ... ( read original story ...)

Multiplexes and cinema halls in UAE

Dh30-Dh35 is the price of standard movie tickets in the UAE. For a family of four, popcorn and water can cost anywhere between Dh55 and Dh65, in total, on average. On average, the total spend on a movie night out (tickets plus refreshments) for a family of ... ( read original story ...)