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 ...)

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 ...)

Dubai Fitness Challenge: Nakheel staff scale Jebel Jais

Dubai: Taking the Dubai Fitness Challenge to the next level, Nakheel staff scaled the UAE’s tallest peak of Jebel Jais, culminating the company’s monthlong line up of sports activities. Ascending 1,900 metres, 300 staff of Nakheel hiked for 15 ... ( read original story ...)

UAE, Malaysia establish joint co-operation committee

UAE News Agency (WAM) reported. Shaikh Abdulla and Aman discussed co-operation between their countries and ways to enhance their ties for the benefit of their people. They also exchanged their opinions on the latest regional developments and reviewed ... ( read original story ...)