Dubai Font extends imprint across the city

Dubai: Giant letters highlighting the ‘Dubai Font’ initiative have been put up across the city with the objective of encouraging reading, writing and self-expression. This unique initiative serves as a reminder of the core values that characterisee the ... ( read original story ...)

Barakah nuclear plant gets critical components

Dubai: The firm in charge of the UAE’s first nuclear power plant has taken delivery of vital parts that will power the reactor. On Saturday, the federal-owned Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) announced that it had received fuel assemblies ... ( read original story ...)

Pay Dubai traffic fines at these metro, petrol stations

Dubai: Looking for a quick and easy way to pay your traffic fines? With this new initiative launched by Dubai Police, you can now pay them at the convenient store. On Sunday, Dubai Police announced that it installed the Wall Street Exchange fine collection ... ( read original story ...)

World of Emirati proverbs explored

Abu Dhabi: A professor at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has compiled over 500 Emirati proverbs, detailing their history and meaning, and giving readers a fascinating insight into Emirati culture. Nasser Isleem, a Palestinian American who serves as ... ( read original story ...)

More skilled Bangladeshis looking towards UAE

“The skill composition of the Bangladeshi expatriate population in the UAE is, therefore, set to transform, especially as we look towards an expected easing of work visa restrictions on Bangladeshis,” he added. The diplomat was speaking to Gulf News ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police to distribute 30,000 iftar meals among workers

Dubai: Dubai Police have received a donation from an Emirati family to support police’s initiative to provide 30,000 iftar meals for workers in Ramadan, police said on Friday. The family of the late Obaid Al Helou donated Dh360,000 to Dubai Police to ... ( read original story ...)

Dos and dont’s of Japanese dining rituals

Abu Dhabi: In Japan, dining etiquette has a very defined place in society, said Midori Sato, 44, yoga instructor living in Abu Dhabi. “It’s best that guests do not turn up very late, as it’s considered rude. They’re expected to take their shoes off ... ( read original story ...)