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The movie industry is all about equality these days, or at least it is trying to be. It is a surprise therefore to see that there are only four films made by women in the main Competition section of the Cannes Film Festival.
The nabbing by Abu Dhabi Police of a bank employee who was planning to make a quick and quiet getaway after stealing Dhs600 million speaks volumes for the efficiency and alertness of the law enforcers in the UAE. The police scuppered all plans of the staffer who must have been conjuring
The gesture by the philanthropic organization Dubai Cares to contribute Dhs2,938,800 ($800,000) over four years to expand the reach of the International Publishers Association’s (IPA) programmes in Africa is praiseworthy. Kenya and Morocco have been identified as initial focus countries, with other beneficiary
The honour for the UAE at the Cannes Film Festival is clear-cut evidence of the fact that it is spearheading a radical shift in attitudes towards ecological issues. The UAE was named Country of Honour 2019, a distinction conferred by the Monaco Better World Forum, MBWF, a global platform of thought leaders and influencers
Dubai has notched up another record in its impressive lineup of sterling achievements. Its unemployment rate reached 0.5 per cent last year, according to the Labour Force Survey 2018 published by the Dubai Statistics Centre. Arif Al Mehairi, Executive Director of Dubai Statistics Centre, said
The quality of mercy is not strain’d, Shakespeare says in his classic Merchant of Venice. Nor is the quality of generosity, aid for the distressed, succour for the needy.
In a world that is increasingly witnessing divisions between nations and peoples and an unbridled spike in hate speech and hate crimes, not many may have realised that Thursday had been earmarked as the International Day of Living Together in Peace by the United Nations.
Amid the mind-blowing influence of digital technologies in everyday life, the need for a foolproof system to protect people, organisations and governments from cyber attacks should never be underestimated. The complex cyber-crime network that operated from Eastern Europe and fleeced victims
With temperatures rising everyday, and with it being Ramadan, many of us are spending more time indoors. If you are looking for an enjoyable way to pass the time, check out all the May releases you can watch from the comfort of your own home.
Growing incidents of religious-based violence in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka are a matter of serious concern and the authorities should see to it that hate attacks directed towards the country’s Muslim minority never happen again. It is true that Sri Lanka’s police have arrested several suspects