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A Truly Immersive Art Experience

Written by on 26 October 2020

Dubai has added yet another imaginative and immersive experience to its long list of out of the world thrills. Welcome to the Theatre of Digital Art (ToDA) in Souk Madina Jumeirah that has been thrown open for the world from this month onwards. This multi-sensory, multi-media immersive exhibition, is the first such art initiative in […]

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Dubai Makes Another World Record

Written by on 24 October 2020

Yet another world record was created in Dubai. This time for the world’s largest fountain, measuring at a whopping 7,327 m² in Palm Jumeriah. The record-breaking fountain named The Palm Fountain was designed with a few tricks including colour and brightness controls. Located at The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah, the waterfront attraction creates a relaxing environment while its water jets […]

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Dubai’s New Mosque is a Sight to Behold

Written by on 13 October 2020

A new mosque has opened with a capacity of 500 worshippers at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). According to a press statement, the Grand Mosque “incorporates tradition by reinterpreting the essence of a traditional mosque design with a contemporary style.” The design was inspired by Islamic architecture and refers to it by reinterpreting the essence […]

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Another First for the UAE

Written by on 7 October 2020

The UAE has become the first country in the world where the number of Covid-19 tests conducted has exceeded its population (among countries with a population of more than one million). The country has conducted 10.32 million tests since the start of the pandemic. Dr Omar Al Hammadi, the official spokesperson for the UAE government, […]

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New COVID-19 Testing Centres in Dubai

Written by on 30 September 2020

Three new COVID-19 testing centres have opened in Dubai. The centres, each with a capacity to carry out 550 tests a day will operate throughout the week, from 11am to 6pm. This takes to five the number of centres dedicated for Covid-19 testing. The public can now get their PCR tests done at the centres […]

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Festive Holidays of 2020

Written by on 11 May 2020

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources in the UAE announced on Monday that Eid Al Fitr will be marked by days off for public sector employees. The break will be from Ramadan 29 to Shawwal 3 as per the Islamic calendar. Exact dates will be confirmed closer to the observation based on moon-sighting.

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UAE telecoms change their name

Written by on 22 March 2020

UAE telecom providers temporarily changed their names on Sunday to remind residents to stay at home. The slogan “Stay Home” showed up on residents’ mobile phones on the first day of online learning – an initiative where teachers and students stayed at home, interacting through distance learning platforms.  

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Next holiday in the UAE?

Written by on 5 February 2020

We are on the 2nd month of the New Year, and wow has the time gone by! It’s the start of a new week and a new month, with many people pleased to see January over, it’s time to remind ourselves of the next long weekend. If you’re already dreaming of the next public holiday, […]

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