Watch: UAE switches off to save planet Earth

Dubai: The UAE joined more than 180 countries across the world in marking the Earth Hour, switching off lights in a symbolic act of raising environmental awareness. As the skylines across the emirates plunged into darkness on Saturday evening, a spotlight ... ( read original story ...)

Jacky’s launches UAE business training programme

In a bid to break into the UAE’s education sector, Jacky’s Group of Companies has announced that its Anisuma Training Institute will provide executive education and training programmes to help enhance the careers of senior executives and mid-career ... ( read original story ...)

UAE will stand by Yemenis upholding legitimacy

Abu Dhabi: The UAE, along with Saudi Arabia and other members of the Arab coalition, has been fighting for the past three years, losing precious lives in the process, in a valiant effort to free the Yemeni people from the repression of the Al Houthi militia. ( read original story ...)

Dubai civic body charts waste segregation route

Dubai: Dubai Municipality has launched an innovative waste collection ... director of Waste Management Department, told Gulf News. The fully sealed fibre bins have compartments for general waste and recyclable materials. “The bins are very neat and ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Cares volunteers refurbish Sharjah school

Sharjah: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, held the first edition of its Volunteer Emirates 2018 in support of The National Charity School in Al Falaj, Sharjah. The initiative brought together 100 UAE-based volunteers ... ( read original story ...)

Tuberculosis awareness initiatives across UAE till March 31

Dubai: The Ministry of Health and Prevention organised an awareness event to mark World Tuberculosis Day on Saturday, under the slogan ‘We need leaders to create a world free from tuberculosis’. The event was held to create awareness about the ... ( read original story ...)

New Dubai property deals inspired by football transfers

Football stars like Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale and Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas have helped inspire a new move in Dubai real estate to settle the nerves of anxious sellers and buyers. The new All Weather transactional structure introduced by fäm Properties ... ( read original story ...)

UAE-backed militia deports Yemenis from southern Yemen

Nearly two dozen Yemenis have said they were beaten, tortured and arbitrarily held by militias affiliated with the United Arab Emirates in southern Yemen, then dumped hundreds of kilometres away in areas rife with violence and warned to never return. ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi police activate National Early Warning System

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Police have activated a new National Early Warning System, which sends awareness e-messages to motorists urging caution ahead of inclement weather and road pile-ups. The messages aim to alert drivers on highways and those living in ... ( read original story ...)