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  • UAE elite force cynosure of all eyes at Pakistan National Day parade

       March 24, 2018     
    Islamabad: More than two dozen elite officials and soldiers from UAE’s armed forces demonstrated their military abilities at the 78th Pakistan Day parade in Islamabad. The performance of UAE military contingent was highly appreciated by Pakistan’s top civil and military leadership and lauded by the print and electronic media. The UAE de
  • Dubai's creative governance

       March 24, 2018     
    Encourage a culture of engagement, support, intelligent risk-taking, reduce blame culture and increase diversity - these are some of the many policies and practices that have been recommended to the Dubai government departments, according to a report released recently. The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) and the Manchester University have
  • University sets world record with Year of Zayed logo

       March 22, 2018     
    The Abu Dhabi University (ADU) and Knowledge Group (KG) entered the Guinness World Records for creating the largest notebook mosaic logo in celebration of the Year of Zayed. The record-breaking initiative also coincides with the UAE National Month of Reading that is annually marked in March. The ADU executed and received the recognition for its rec
  • Which UAE visa is right for you? Here are the options

       March 22, 2018     
    Whether you want to work or simply visit the UAE, several visas are available that can suit your travel plans. While the country issues many other kinds of visas, we're just going to talk about the most common ones. Below are five visas one can use to enter the UAE. Tourist visa As it says on the tin, a tourist visa is used by travellers whose pu
  • Sale alert: Enjoy 50% discount at UAE's hypermarkets from today

       March 21, 2018     
    The residents of the UAE can now enjoy 50 per cent discount on consumer goods and food from March 20 to April 20. The initiative has been launched by the Ministry of Economy as a part of the World Happiness Day in cooperation with co-operative outlets and other hypermarket and supermarket chains in the country. According to Al Bayan, the initiative
  • Why UAE is ranked as the happiest country in Arab world

       March 20, 2018     
    Last week, we heard the UAE claimed bragging rights yet again for being the happiest country in the Arab world. But what is it exactly that the UAE is doing right when it comes to keeping us, the residents, happy? After analysing the 'World Happiness Report 2018', it seems the UAE's open arm policy when it comes to international migration is a big factor c
  • Sheikh Mohammed launches solar project to power 270k homes

       March 20, 2018     
    His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, gave the green light on Monday to start the world's largest investment in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project that will provide clean energy to 270,000 homes. Based on Independent Power Producer (IPP) model, the 700MW fourth phase of Moha
  • Russia election: Vladimir Putin wins by big margin

       March 19, 2018     
    Vladimir Putin will lead Russia for another six years, after securing an expected victory in Sunday's presidential election. Mr Putin, who has ruled the country as either president or prime minister since 1999, got more than 76% of the vote, official results show. The main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, was barred from the race. Addre
  • Sharjah bans 'costly' school homework

       March 19, 2018     
    The Sharjah Education Zone has banned all schools in the emirate from giving students homework and projects that force their parents to shell out huge amounts of money. The decision comes following a circular issued by the Ministry of Education (MoE). Khaleej Times has obtained a copy of the decision that has been circulated among schools, which in
  • UK's Andria Zafirakou wins Global Teacher Prize in Dubai

       March 19, 2018     
    A teacher from United Kingdom has won the prestigious Global Teacher Prize in Dubai - Andria Zafirakou. In a glitzy ceremony on Sunday at Atlantis, The Palm, Zafirakou was awarded the prize by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler. The whopping $1 million prize was presented the Va

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