UAE network names changed: Here’s why

“Shaikh Zayed is a symbol of humanitarian giving, as his initiatives served the whole of humanity and reinforced the UAE’s role as a global model to follow,” the state news agency WAM stated. According to Sultan Al Shehi, project manager of Emirates ... ( read original story ...)

Is the Queen doing Dubai’s 3-finger salute?

Dubai: Team Godolphin’s victory at the Epsom Derby earlier this week was celebrated by all, as messages and memes made the rounds on social media. But one photo of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of ... ( read original story ...)

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi staff help Rohingya refugees

Abu Dhabi: A number of caregivers from Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi have recently returned from working as volunteer clinical staff in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh The seven caregivers, who specialise in emergency medicine and infection prevention ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Business Club offers new value-added service package

The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has unveiled a value-added service package for investors using the services of its Dubai Business Club. The new package includes economic, administrative and legal consultancy, market research ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai crowned ‘Creative City of Design’ by Unesco

Dubai: Dubai has become the first city in the Middle East to be appointed as a ‘Unesco Creative City of Design’, officials announced on Sunday. Dubai is now the 24th such city in the world, within the Unesco Creative Cites Network (UCCN), which has 180 ... ( read original story ...)

These UAE billionaires donate half of wealth to charity

He is the son-in-law of UAE-based retail tycoon M.A. Yusuff Ali, owner of LuLu hypermarkets. In his letter to Gates, Vayalil highlighted his desire to do good things “for the greater good.” Vayalil started his healthcare business only about a decade ... ( read original story ...)

Indian expat wins Dh10 million in Abu Dhabi draw

Big Ticket Abu Dhabi announced on Sunday that the latest winner of the mega draw is Dickson Kattithara Abraham from India. His lucky ticket number is 012027. The winner is based in Nigeria and he bought the ticket from the store while travelling through ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai taxi driver honoured for rescuing woman

Dubai: A taxi driver was honoured for assisting a woman whose car broke down last week in Dubai Internet City. Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), gave a certificate of ... ( read original story ...)

2 children drown in Dubai swimming pool

Dubai police told Gulf News. The one-and-half-year-old girl Suad and her two-and-half-year-old cousin Shehab, had some food during Iftar time and then disappeared. Brigadier Ahmad Thani Bin Gulaitha, head of Police Stations Council in Dubai Police ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai improvement works to cut congestion on Sheikh Zayed Road

Dubai’s Roads and Transport authority will open the second phase of road improvement works designed to reduce traffic congestion in and around the Business Bay area later this week. Phase two of the Parallel Roads Improvement Project includes upgrade ... ( read original story ...)