A view of a crowded market place in Dubai.
The UAE and Dubai is much more than a tech oasis in the desert. No wonder it is the cynosure of all eyes. So it comes as no surprise to me that it is looked upon as a model nation by young people across the region (“Arab youth choose UAE as top country to live: Survey,” May 1, Gulf Today).
The United Arab Emirates is known as a land of opportunities, enterprise and wisdom, where the happiness of the people tops the list of priorities for the leadership.
Sheikh Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, officially inaugurated the Arabian Travel Market, ATM, 2019 on Sunday, marking the start of the 26th edition of the Middle East’s largest travel and tourism exhibition.
Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has unveiled three new luxury hospitality projects worth Dhs130 million at ATM 2019, which are nearing completion and slated for an official launch in the second half (H2) of 2019. Situated in three distinct historical and natural sites across the emirate of Sharjah,
The Russian deployment of tactical nuclear weapons in neighbouring Belarus has provoked, and predictably too, a negative reaction from the United States, the other big nuclear power which has deployed tactical nuclear weapons in NATO member-countries at the beginning of the Cold War in the 1950s. Russia has said the US
New York has been losing people to other states for a while. But something new happened during the pandemic: The people who left had higher incomes than those who stayed behind — much higher. The 2020-21 numbers here were released in late April by the Internal Revenue Service. They sort taxpayers by whether and
The Dubai Criminal Court that jailed a person for 3 years and fined him Dhs10,000 on charges of stabbing an Asian, after they quarrelled over the priority of having dinner, is laudable and people should think twice before committing a crime (“Man stabbed for not allowing another man to skip queue at order counter of a Dubai
Celine Dion has always been an icon. At school in the 1990s, she solidified her place in our teenage hearts with (of course) “My Heart Will Go On”, the standout track from weepy blockbuster Titanic (which, I confess, I saw three times at the cinema. Yes, that’s nearly 10 hours of my life I’ll never get back). I remember vividly going