Connectivity key to Dubai’s rise, says bestselling author

Dubai: Connectivity will be key to the growth of all future megacities and is the reason for Dubai’s rise as one of six truly global cities in the world, said bestselling author and global strategist Parag Khanna. Speaking to a group of people at the ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police will have women in command positions

Dubai: Dubai Police plan to appoint women officers in top command positions like directors of police stations as part of the future plan to give the women more responsibilities and participation in the police work. Major-General Dr Abdul Qudoos Abdul ... ( read original story ...)

Go City Card to launch in Dubai

Go City Card has launched its newest digital attraction pass in Dubai, the fourth most popular travel destination in the world according to the eighth annual Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index. The Go Dubai Card enables travellers to save up to 55 ... ( read original story ...)

PICTURES: Hyperloop from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes

New images of the development site in the Nevada desert were released yesterday at Middle East Rail in Dubai. The 500 meter-long DevLoop, located near Las Vegas, is a tube measuring 3.3 meters in diameter. Apparently the first public trial will take place ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Watch Week returns for its third edition in 2017

Dubai Watch Week will once again host key industry spokespeople and leading horological personalities during the five day cultural and educational event. Under the Patronage of Shaikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of Dubai ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi will have a brand new water canal by April

Abu Dhabi: There are over 250 islands in the capital, but with that, there is still more room for another canal. Property developer Aldar has announced that it is preparing to open Shams canal on Reem Island – a 2.4 kilometre canal that is expected to ... ( read original story ...)

UAE prepares to celebrate International Women’s Day

The UAE also ranks first among 132 countries in the ‘women treated with respect’ indicator in the Social Progress Index 2015 report. Gulf News talked to five women in the UAE about the progress in women’s empowerment in the UAE and GCC region on the ... ( read original story ...)