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•	Expo Talks: Water spotlights Expo-backed projects already having a positive impact

• Expo Talks: Water spotlights Expo-backed projects already having a positive impact

23 Mar 2021

Urgent action must be taken to ensure clean, safe water for all, and the world needs to work together to ensure this finite life-sustaining resource – the lifeblood of our civilisations, economies and communities – is preserved for future generations.

That was the call from global experts attending Expo Talks: Water, a virtual event held by Expo 2020 Dubai, in association with the Office of the UAE Minister of State for Food and Water Security, that gathered experts from across the... Read More

Syndicate of 25 Wins US$1 Million in Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire Draw

Syndicate of 25 Wins US$1 Million in Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire Draw

21 Mar 2021

Twenty-five employees of a school transport service company in Al Quoz have collectively won US$1 million in the latest Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw that took place after the awarding ceremony of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Men's final on Saturday evening, 20th March.

The winning ticket was drawn by Russian tennis player and champion of the tournament, Aslan Karatsev, who claimed his maiden Dubai title after defeating Lloyd Harris of South Africa in the... Read More

Café Society Celebrates Mother’s Day With a Complimentary Dine-In Experience for All Mums

Café Society Celebrates Mother’s Day With a Complimentary Dine-In Experience for All Mums

17 Mar 2021

This Mother’s Day, celebrate your favourite woman in the world with a special surprise at Café Society, Dubai. Running for one-day only, on the 21st of March, Mums dine with our compliments for breakfast, lunch and dinner when visiting with family.

Whether you want to indulge in breakfast with Mum by your side or allow her to truly shine by treating her to a fancy lunch or dinner that not only feeds the soul but also the stomach, Café Society is the place to go.... Read More

Cynthia Erivo wears Tiffany & Co. at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards

Cynthia Erivo wears Tiffany & Co. at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards

16 Mar 2021

Nominated for Best Song Written For Visual Media for “Stand Up” from the film Harriet, Cynthia Erivo wore iconic Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger® Mellon diamond earclips at this year’s Grammy Awards. She completed her look with a Tiffany & Co. Curb Link Bracelet and a selection of Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger® and Tiffany T T1 diamond rings.

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Sheikh Khalifa declares start of Year of the 50th celebration

Sheikh Khalifa declares start of Year of the 50th celebration

16 Mar 2021

President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has declared 2021 'Year of the 50th', as the nation celebrates its milestone Golden Jubilee.

Year of the 50th officially starts on April 6th 2021 and lasts until March 31st 2022.

The declaration is coupled with the announcement of year-long initiatives, activities, and grand celebrations that will be governed by the UAE Golden Jubilee Committee under the chairmanship of HSheikh Abdullah bin Zayed... Read More

Dubai approves 10-week interval between 1st and 2nd dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19

Dubai approves 10-week interval between 1st and 2nd dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19

28 Feb 2021

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said that there would be a 10-week interval between the 1st and 2nd dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19.

The DHA revealed this on its social media platforms, "Recent studies from the University of Oxford on the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine showed a higher efficacy and higher acquired immunity when the interval between the first and second dose was increased".

"Based on this study and recommendations of the World Health Organisation... Read More

Making waves: Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark to unveil record-breaking slides and attractions

Making waves: Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark to unveil record-breaking slides and attractions

28 Feb 2021

As the weather heats up, there’s nothing quite as tempting as leaping into crystal clear water.

Thankfully, Atlantis, The Palm’s Aquaventure Waterpark has just the thing for those wanting to make a splash this year.

On Monday, the water park will unveil the  record-breaking waterslides and towers as part of its expansion.

The attractions include Trident Tower, a 48-metre-tall attraction with 12 waterslides, as well as Splashers Lagoon and Splashers Cove, a children-only... Read More

DIFC Academy and EdAid partner to enable world-class digital education

DIFC Academy and EdAid partner to enable world-class digital education

25 Feb 2021

As part of the Centre’s vision to develop human capital and the skills needed for the future, the DIFC Academy has partnered with EdAid, the London based FinTech platform dedicated to increasing access to higher education, to launch the Future Campus. The platform will offer online education opportunities to UAE nationals and residents from leading global academic institutions.

The initiative supports the UAE Vision 2021 to build a competitive knowledge-based economy by developing... Read More

Abu Dhabi announces updated list of 'Green List' destinations

Abu Dhabi announces updated list of 'Green List' destinations

24 Feb 2021

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has issued the updated list of ‘Green List’ destinations. Passengers arriving from these destinations will be exempt from mandatory quarantine measures after landing in Abu Dhabi and will only be required to undergo PCR testing upon arrival at Abu Dhabi Airport.

Countries, regions, and territories included within the ‘Green List’ will be regularly updated based on international development. Inclusion... Read More

Breitling confirmed as official timekeeper for UAE Tour 2021

Breitling confirmed as official timekeeper for UAE Tour 2021

24 Feb 2021

Breitling has been announced as the official timekeeper of the UAE Tour 2021, the Middle East’s world tour race. As Official Timekeeper, the luxury Swiss watchmaker will award the winner of each of the tour’s seven stages, and the overall General Classification victor, with the Breitling Endurance Pro. The model features a red inner bezel ring and a bold red rubber strap, matching the UAE Tour’s official colour.

The partnership is Breitling’s latest chapter in a long and storied link... Read More

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