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Ramadan To Most Likely Begin On This Date

Ramadan To Most Likely Begin On This Date

29 April 2019

The International Astronomical Centre has predicted the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan on 6 May in most of the Islamic nations. According to a report on the Government News Agency website, WAM, Mohamed Shawkat, the Centre Director said that the

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Mall Timings During Ramadan Announced

Mall Timings During Ramadan Announced

29 April 2019

The Holy month of Ramadan offers a range of sales and promotions across a variety of brands to entice people to visit their favourite malls and grab the best deals. With around a week to go till the start of the Holy month, mall timings during

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Westlife Are Coming To Dubai

Westlife Are Coming To Dubai

28 April 2019

Off the back of recent announcements, Coca-Cola Arena, opening on 6 June, has announced a new act to perform at the arena later this summer. Following performances from Russell Peters and Maroon 5, chart topping Irish boy band Westlife, will take to

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Global Village Announces The Dates For Next Season

Global Village Announces The Dates For Next Season

28 April 2019

It has only been two weeks since one of the UAE’s leading family entertainment destinations, Global Village, drew the curtain on a hugely successful 23rd season. However, the team behind the venture have wasted no time in preparing for the 24th

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192 Countries To Participate In Expo 2020

192 Countries To Participate In Expo 2020

28 April 2019

Expo 2020 has confirmed that 192 countries, including Israel, have announced their participation in Expo 2020 Dubai, making it the most inclusive and international Expo ever to be organised. An official spokesperson said, “We have invited all

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Lotus Cars Opens Showroom In Abu Dhabi

Lotus Cars Opens Showroom In Abu Dhabi

28 April 2019

Adamas Motors LLC has opened the doors of its showroom for the sports and racing car brand ‘Lotus Cars’ in Abu Dhabi. The new showroom located in Sheikha Salama Building, Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi was inaugurated in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh

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UAE Creates World’s First Ministry Of Possibilities

UAE Creates World’s First Ministry Of Possibilities

24 April 2019

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has set up a first of its kind and the world’s first virtual ministry, Ministry of Possibilities. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin

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Sheikh Mohammed Tweets About His Displeasure With This Government Service

Sheikh Mohammed Tweets About His Displeasure With This Government Service

23 April 2019

One Emirates Post Centre came under a ‘not so good’ spotlight after His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, sent a secret shopper who reported lower than satisfactory service

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Dubai School Achieves International Acclaim For Raising Achievement Of Students

Dubai School Achieves International Acclaim For Raising Achievement Of Students

23 April 2019

The National Association for Able Children in Education (NACE) has awarded Hartland International School with the NACE Challenge Award in recognition of the school’s commitment to develop an environment in which all learners are challenged and

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A UAE U14 Rugby Team Runner-Up In World's Biggest Tournament

A UAE U14 Rugby Team Runner-Up In World's Biggest Tournament

22 April 2019

The boys rugby team from JESS Dubai finished in the runner-up position at the world’s largest school rugby U14 tournament, the Rosslyn Park7s. The tournament saw a total of 196 teams take part, of which only one team was from an international school

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The Federal Authority For Government Human Resources Confirms The Public Holiday List

The Federal Authority For Government Human Resources Confirms The Public Holiday List

22 April 2019

Earlier this year, the UAE government released a list of holidays for 2019-2020 and made an announcement that private and public sectors will receive equal number of holidays to achieve harmony between both sectors. However, even after the holiday

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Among Time's 100 Most Influential People 2019

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Among Time's 100 Most Influential People 2019

18 April 2019

Time Magazine has revealed its list of 100 Most Influential people of 2019, and none other than His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has been named in it.

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McDonald's UAE Replaces Happy Meal Toys With Children's Books

McDonald's UAE Replaces Happy Meal Toys With Children's Books

18 April 2019

McDonald’s UAE has adopted to a very creative way to promote reading habits among its young customers. Who does not love a Happy Meal? And from this month onwards, it comes with an option to pick up a free children’s book written by award-winning

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Dubai Eye To Open Next Year

Dubai Eye To Open Next Year

18 April 2019

Meraas have confirmed that the world’s tallest observation wheel, Ain Dubai aka Dubai Eye, will be completed in time for Expo 2020. As the progress on the project continues, the eighth and the final 450-tonne temporary steel spoke has been removed

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