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 ...)

Dubai, Hyperloop One to Study Potential for Abu Dhabi Line

The futuristic city-state of Dubai announced a deal on Tuesday with Los Angeles-based Hyperloop One to study the potential for building a line linking it to the Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi. The announcement of the deal took place atop the Burj Khalifa ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai to have the first live liver transplant centre

who will be heading the liver transplant programme spoke exclusively to Gulf News on the need for such a centre. He said a high incidence of liver disease triggered a high traffic from the UAE and GCC to UK for liver transplants and opening a centre here ... ( read original story ...)

Prince Charles: UAE ‘second to none’ for global aid giving

Dubai: The UAE is “literally second to none” worldwide in its generosity to international aid programs, the Prince of Wales said on Tuesday, during the first leg of his Dubai tour. Prince Charles, who is Britain’s heir to the throne, was speaking at ... ( read original story ...)