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Strong community response to CDA’s ‘My Hand is Clean’ campaign

The Community Development Authority (CDA) in Dubai has generated strong community response to its ‘My Hand is Clean’ awareness campaign held in Hatta...

Dubai’s unique species are back

Jumeirah Janes: Dubai’s Unique Species The summer holiday is over and most of the Dubai expats are back in the city, including the Jumeirah Janes....

62 People Own Same Wealth as Half the World

Runaway inequality has created a world where 62 people own as much as the poorest half of the world’s population – a figure that...

Community Development Authority organises “Fit for Life” campaign

The Community Development Authority (CDA) in Dubai organised a two-day “Fit for Life” campaign, as part of CDA’s continuous support to local campaigns...

Family and Friends Most Important for Dubai Residents’ Health, Happiness

New YouGov research has found that family and friends play the most important role in living a healthy and happy life for 60% of...

Modesty Respect

It is Friday noon at Jumeirah mosque. The prayer congregation has just ended and worshipers are leaving. Just past the mosque she slowly treads...

Young People in Emerging Markets Expect Better Off Than Their Parents

A turbulent 2016—punctuated by terror attacks in Europe, Brexit, and a contentious US presidential election—appears to have rattled millennials’ confidence, according to Deloitte’s sixth...

Young people are easy victims of consumerism

We live in a consumer-oriented society, where goods and services rule our lives and often even form our values. Today, in the 21st century,...

CDA organizes awareness day for students on importance of respect for...

Building on a special campaign, “My Parents…My Blessing”, to mark the International Day for the Elderly, the Community Development Authority in Dubai (CDA)...

79% of new expats believe UAE is a happy, welcoming and...

In the run up to the UAE’s 44th National Day, 71% of residents say their country is well on track to becoming an innovation-led...

UAE western expats think they are in the ideal place to...

78% of expats see the UAE as the ideal expatriate location 90% of expats are aware of tax implications when returning home 94% of expats put...

Notary Public in Dubai to endorse will of non Muslims

The Notary Public at Dubai Courts will start from the beginning of October to ratify the signature of non-Muslim testators in line with the...

GCC women striving professionally but expect employment difficulties in 2016

In light of International Women’s Day on March 8th, Oxford Strategic Consulting is releasing key findings from its recent GCC Employment Reports 2016 to...

Scientifically Proven: Best Friendships Keep You Safe

Friendships play a vital role in helping people get through substantial challenges in life. Until now, little scientific research has been carried out into the...

High Rise in Emirati Divorces

Immaturity and false expectations seem to be the main reasons for the increasing number of divorces among Emiratis, according to psychologists and social...

Dubai population tops two million

Dubai-based population increased by more than 22,000 people, according to official data. The emirate’s population totalled 2,000,113, according to the population clock of the...

35% Decrease in Divorce Cases in Dubai Between 2016 to 2019

Conducted in partnership with Community Development Authority, Dubai Statistics Center and Dubai Courts, results provide accurate perspective on marriage and divorce rates in...

‘Trophy Wife’ Stereotype Debunked, But Still Exists

Most people are familiar with the "trophy wife" stereotype that attractive women marry rich men, placing little importance on their other traits, including physical...