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'Haunted hospital' dine-in-the-dark experience coming to Noire Dubai this Halloween

'Haunted hospital' dine-in-the-dark experience coming to Noire Dubai this Halloween

17 Sep 2019

Noire at Fairmont Dubai is paying homage to Halloween by running what they're calling a "bone-chilling" dine-in-the-dark experience from Tuesday, October 1 to Thursday, October 31.

It's themed around a tale about a haunted hospital for the visually impaired that once sat on the hotel's grounds. "According to local legend, patients started disappearing mysteriously at the hospital some 55 years ago, eventually forcing its closure," says an official announcement for the event. "Among... Read More

Russia says global oil stockpiles will cover Saudi shortfalls

Russia says global oil stockpiles will cover Saudi shortfalls

16 Sep 2019

Russia has said that global commercial stockpiles of oil will be sufficient to make up for cuts in the market following the drone attacks on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that knocked out more than five per cent of global oil supply.

Brent oil skyrocketed as much as 20 per cent on Monday to $71 per barrel after coordinated drone attacks on the Abqaiq refinery and the Khurais oilfield, which Saudi and United States officials blamed on Iran. Iran-backed Houthi rebels have claimed... Read More

New JA Lake View Hotel Opens At ‘Dubai’s Largest Experience Resort’

New JA Lake View Hotel Opens At ‘Dubai’s Largest Experience Resort’

16 Sep 2019

Opening September 22nd, JA Lake View Hotel is the third unique property in the 1 million square metre experience-packed JA The Resort in Jebel Ali, Dubai. A unique structure with panoramic views over the golf course and Arabian sea, JA Lake View Hotel is described as a ‘design-driven property dedicated to sustainability’.

Flanked by a symbolic 800-year-old Olive Tree, the sleek, contemporary hotel works with sustainable partners to provide amenities, solar panels to power parts of the... Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed state visit to Belarus

Mohamed bin Zayed state visit to Belarus

15 Sep 2019

WAM – President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus, on Friday, received His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, with a red carpet reception upon his arrival at the Palace of Independence in the capital Minsk.

Escorted by President Lukashenko, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed proceeded to the dais where the national anthems of the two nations were played followed by an inspection of the guard of... Read More

DCT Abu Dhabi attends Moscow International Book Fair

DCT Abu Dhabi attends Moscow International Book Fair

11 Sep 2019

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has recently concluded its successful participation at the Moscow International Book Fair (MIBF), which took place from 4-8 September in the Russian capital.

As Russia has been chosen as the Guest of Honour for the 30th edition of Abu Dhabi International Book Fair next year, DCT Abu Dhabi used its participation at MIBF to meet with Russian publishers and authors to further relations and cooperation between the two... Read More

UAE ranks first globally in mobile internet subscriptions and network coverage

UAE ranks first globally in mobile internet subscriptions and network coverage

11 Sep 2019

WAM -- The UAE has ranked first globally in mobile-broadband subscriptions and network coverage, and second in mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions, according to the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019, issued by the World Economic Forum.

Commenting on this achievement, Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, Director-General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA, stated, "The UAE's global achievements are the result of plans and strategies developed by the UAE... Read More

Harry Winston’s  The Premier Collection™  add new model Premier Precious Micromosaic Automatic 36mm

Harry Winston’s The Premier Collection™ add new model Premier Precious Micromosaic Automatic 36mm

10 Sep 2019

Precious gemstones are synonymous with Harry Winston, and so are precious art forms, like the spectacular mosaic glass setting on the dials of these four gold Premier Precious Micromosaic models. An inimitable luxury made by hand in Ravenna, Italy, the vibrant patterns on the dial are highlighted with quintessential Harry Winston diamonds in an artistic marriage that is destined to shine for a lifetime.

The latest chapter in Harry Winston’s unique Métiers d’Art saga takes place in... Read More

Filipina Starbucks worker in Dubai Mall honoured for her honesty

Filipina Starbucks worker in Dubai Mall honoured for her honesty

10 Sep 2019

Dubai Police honoured a Filipina worker in Starbucks cafe for her honesty as she returned Dh195,000 in cash, two cheques for Dh500,000 and Dh6,250, a cheque book and some documents forgotten by a man inside the cafe.

The worker, Mae Anne Olmidillo, 27, branch manager at the Starbucks outlet in Dubai Mall, helped return the bag to the owner before she was surprised by police officers who called on her to honour her in the presence of her workmates.

 

Colonel Rashid... Read More

15 pupils injured after school bus accident in Dubai

15 pupils injured after school bus accident in Dubai

09 Sep 2019

A major accident involving a school bus and a lorry in Dubai caused serious delays during the morning commute on Monday.

The crash left 15 pupils and two bus supervisors with minor injuries, while the drivers sustained moderate injuries.

Motorists headed towards Sharjah were caught up in huge tailbacks at the Business Bay Crossing towards Al Rebbat Road, following the accident between the water tanker and the school bus at about 7am.

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Ministry confirms UAE public holidays for rest of the year

Ministry confirms UAE public holidays for rest of the year

09 Sep 2019

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) has confirmed the public holidays to be held during the rest of the year.

According to a timetable posted on the authority’s official Twitter page, residents will enjoy four days off, including two in November and two in December, before 2019 draws to a close.

The first holiday to be marked is Prophet Mohammad's Birthday, which will fall on 12 Rabie Al Awwal, expected to be Saturday, November 9.

Commemoration... Read More

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