UAE residents celebrate Flag Day

Dubai: The morning of November 3 is witnessing a large-scale celebration across the country to mark President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s accession as President of the UAE. The UAE flag is being hoisted at schools, government ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Youth Council formed

Abu Dhabi: The system for youth councils across the UAE has been completed, while the Abu Dhabi Youth Council (ADYC) was formed yesterday (Wednesday). Shamma Suhail Faris Al Mazroui, Minister of State for Youth, announced the completion of the system ... ( read original story ...)

Demand for UAE flags on the rise

... as early as October to cater to the demand for various sizes of the UAE flag and other items with the UAE flag colours, a Gulf News survey revealed. UAE Flag Day, which falls on November 3, is an event which coincides with the anniversary of President ... ( read original story ...)

F1 Fitness is the all new rage in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: A fitness revolution has taken over Abu Dhabi in the run-up to the city’s biggest sporting event – Formula 1 Grand Prix running from November 25-27. As part of the Get Driver Fit (GDF) challenge, a hugely popular feature of the racing season ... ( read original story ...)

School principal's email hacked

Abu Dhabi: In a suspected case of hacking, the email account of an Indian school principal in Abu Dhabi is being used by conmen who are demanding money from his friends. Abdul Kader, principal of Model School Abu Dhabi, said dozens of people on his contact ... ( read original story ...)

Shawarma showdown: Why many vendors are wrapping up in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A showdown over shawarma has come to Dubai. A state-owned newspaper reported on Wednesday that nearly half of all shawarma stands in Dubai either will be shut down or have stopped selling the popular Mideast street food. The ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s tax regime is the need of the hour

Within the span of month the UAE took two bold steps with the aim to develop a proper legislative and legal structure for the post-oil period. The first was to launch the Bankruptcy Law and the other was founding a Federal Tax Authority (FTA). The ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Flag Day: Complete guide to flag-raising etiquette

As the country celebrates National Flag Day, it has been advised that every organisation and individual wishing to raise the UAE flag must do so correctly. Gulf News highlights some of the main dos and don’ts of the country’s flag-raising etiquette ... ( read original story ...)