Love in a desert climate: Where to romance in Abu Dhabi

Not content with just being capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi makes a pretty good case for being the romantic capital too. So what's it got to set hearts racing? From hot-air balloon rides over untouched desert to private sunset trips through winding mangroves ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Canal sets off ripples of excitement

Dubai: With the opening of the Dubai Water Canal on Wednesday night, Dubai has opened up new vistas for leisure and recreation for residents and tourists. Thursday evening saw people flocking to the canal to explore the many options for leisure and, of ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Canal sets off ripple of excitement

Dubai: With the opening of the Dubai Water Canal on Wednesday night, Dubai has opened up new vistas for leisure and recreation for residents and tourists. Thursday evening saw people flocking to the canal to explore the many options for leisure and, of ... ( read original story ...)

Stamps tell the UAE’s story

Dubai: It started as an idea, as all endeavours do, and turned into a significant chronicle of history, in this instance, of the UAE. For Ammar Shams, philately or collecting postage stamps, began as a hobby at a young age. “When I was three or four ... ( read original story ...)

UAE volunteers help build primary school in Senegal

Dubai: UAE volunteers from a Dubai-based charity have helped build a primary school in Senegal, an impoverished east African country. The school, in a village in the country’s western region, will accommodate 150 children and two teachers, according to ... ( read original story ...)

Mohammad opens Dubai Canal

Speaking to Gulf News following the opening on Wednesday, Saeed Humaid Al Tayer, chairman and CEO of Meydan Group, one of the master developers of the canal, said: “The Dubai Water Canal extends the historical heart of Dubai’s trading zone, the Dubai ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai to have Hyperloop prototype by 2020

Dubai: Dubai will have a 20km-long prototype of the Hyperloop ... are looking forward to having the prototype ready by 2020,” said Geigel, speaking to Gulf News. Hyperloop has also signed an agreement with DP World to study the implementation of the ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Canal opens on Wednesday

Dubai: The wait is finally over. The Dubai Water Canal, which has been in the making since October 2013, officially opens on Wednesday. Giving a new dimension to the city that is constantly under transformation, the Dh2.7 billion project will be ... ( read original story ...)