Ecology

World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Switched On

Abu Dhabi’s Dh3.2 billion (~$870 million) solar power plant started its commercial operation on the evening of the capital’s climate meeting on Sunday. The Emirates Water and Electricity Company announced the 8 square kilometer, 3.2 […]

Lifestyle

Abu Dhabi Vaccination Campaigns

Vaccination is the most effective tool for controlling and eliminating serious infectious diseases, hence preserving public health and protecting lives. Without vaccines, diseases such as polio and measles would spread uncontrolled around the world. After […]

Health

Health Insurance in Abu Dhabi FAQ

General questions   Who should be insured by the health Insurance law Anyone residing or working in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and his/her visa is issued from the Emirate of Abu Dhabi Who is responsible to […]

Festivals

Abu Dhabi Annual Public Festivals

Abu Dhabi celebrates many diverse festivals and events in addition to their traditional festivals like Ramadan, Eid ul fitr, Eid Al Adha etc. The festivals are joyous family occasions which are celebrated by exchanging gifts with each other […]

Trade & Economy

9 Boosters for Business, Tourism revealed

Initiatives include state-backed SME loans, power discounts, boosting investments, R&D 1. “Abu Dhabi Instant Licence” The announcements culminated in the launch of a major step forward in opening doors to doing business and investing in […]

Ecology

On the (Rail)way to Sustainability

“Ours is a world of looming challenges and increasingly limited resources. Sustainable development offers the best chance to adjust our course.” (Ban Ki-moon, former Secretary-General of the United Nations) According to the United Nations, transport […]

Architecture

Sheikh Zayed Bridge

Sheikh Zayed Bridge is a spectacular suspended deck arch bridge in the United Arab Emirates connecting Abu Dhabi and Saadiyat islands across the Maqta Channel. It forms part of the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al […]

Mobile & PC

How to block annoying SMS in UAE

Millions of unsolicited promotional SMSes being sent to your mobile phone may be blocked for free UAE residents receive endless spam SMSes daily on their mobile phones — from massage parlour offers to new promotions […]

Tax

Procedure for Filing VAT Returns in UAE

VATUAE: The VAT tax returns will most probably be filed online, and there will be no facility for filing vat returns offline or manually. So, the businesses need to get themselves familiar with the online VAT return filing […]

Lifestyle

Protect your Car from Summer Sun & Heat

We LOVE summer, but we hate the effects the heat can have on our cars! According to State Farm Insurance, during the summer months, your car’s interior air temperatures can reach upwards of 40°C, and […]

Bedroom

Sleep well, Choose the right Pillow

The right pillow provides comfortable support, keeping your head, neck and spine in a neutral position all night long. The position you sleep in has direct effects on your health. Sleeping position can affect your respiration, spinal […]

Sights

Al Ain Oasis – Forest of Palm

The historic oasis sprawls across 3,000-acre and provides a unique insight into the region’s inhabitants who began taming the desert 4,000 years ago. The Al Ain Oasis has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since […]

Art & Culture

Manarat Al Saadiyat

About Manarat Al Saadiyat is the place and space for art, cultural activities and community events; where everyone can come together to share, consider, and create all types of creative artistic expression.   

Lifestyle

Home Safety Tips For Older Adults

HOME SAFETY CHECKLIST FOR SENIORS Safety is the of the utmost importance in the home, but it’s especially important for seniors. Most of us think of our homes as an oasis and a place to […]

AI

AI & Global Governance

UNU: AI and Global Governance is an inclusive platform for researchers, policy actors, corporate and thought leaders to explore the global policy challenges raised by artificial intelligence. From global submissions by leaders in the field, […]

Security

AI Policing and Crime Prediction

UNU: Artificial intelligence (AI) has taken the world by storm, becoming a marketing buzzword and hotly commented subject in the press. But it’s certainly not all hype. Over the last few years there have been […]

Telecom

5th Generation Network has Arrived

5G is around 20 times faster than the commonly used 4G networks now. Etisalat is introducing the 5G network, the next evolution in mobile network which will enable all our customers to enjoy data on […]