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12 Oct
As the fever of the wildly popular "Squid Game" series sweep across the world, fans may have the opportunity to experience a real-life harmless version of the game in Abu Dhabi. The Korean Cultural Center in the United Arab Emirates is organizing a reenactment of the games seen in the Netflix series for two teams…
26 Jul
Abu Dhabi will slash the cost of establishing new businesses by "more than 90 percent" from Tuesday to increase the "competitiveness regionally and internationally" of the emirate, already a magnet for commerce. In recent weeks authorities have ramped up efforts to woo new business to Abu Dhabi, one of seven emirates that make up the…
6 Sep 2020
Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second-most populous city of the United Arab Emirates (after Dubai). The city's rapid development and urbanisation, coupled with the massive oil and gas reserves and production and relatively high average income, have transformed it into a large, developed metropolis. Listed below are 5 of the most popular destinations…
29 Mar 2020
The United Arab Emirates has launched a drive-through coronavirus testing facility as part of the Gulf state's efforts to fight the disease, the Abu Dhabi government's...
17 Feb 2020
World leaders, governments and other participants at the Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10), which drew to a close last week...
3 Feb 2020
Major steps by the government and an increased number of pro-growth initiatives over the past year are expected to boost sentiment and drive demand in the UAE’s real estate market in 2020
3 Feb 2020
Forty-four years after the world was first woken up to the challenges of swelling urbanisation, the tenth session of the World’s largest gathering in the urban sector
20 Jan 2020
Thirteen years after construction started on Meena Plaza, one of Abu Dhabi’s iconic buildings, authorities in the country have marked it for demolition.Construction on the 246,500-square-metre development,....
21 Oct 2019
An 8,000-year-old pearl that archaeologists say is the worlds oldest will be displayed in Abu Dhabi, according to authorities who said Sunday it is proof the objects have been traded since Neolithic times.
21 Aug 2019
Led by Saudi Arabia, which said it pumped at its lowest level in more than five years, Organisation of the Petrleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has reported it slashed its crude production in July, as it continues to battle slumping oil prices.
29 Apr 2019
Warren Buffett wants to help you buy - or sell - a property in Dubai. Or to be more precise, his company, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services wants to do it for you. The UAE has become the fourth overseas market in the brokerage firm’s - one of the biggest in the US - network, with…
9 Mar 2019
Team Special Olympics (SO) Nigeria will be taking part in eight events at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games, which began yesterday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate. It will end on March 21st. The SO Nigeria, which is made up of 84-man delegate, consists of 60 athletes, who will participate in Athletics, Badminton, Basketball,…

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