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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...

Is divorce contagious?

So divorce is contagious…and you can catch the divorce bug from your friends—even from a friend of a friend?

Inflation Effects on Dubai Residents

During the past two years, statistics show that Dubai's economy is on the path to a robust recovery. Some say that a new boom...

Where Expats Find Hard to Save

In its latest cost of living report, ECA International outlines the priciest cities in the world for expatriates. Among them is also Dubai, but...

MENA Residents Happy with Their Personal Lives But Professionally Unsatisfied

Most of the people who live in MENA countries are satisfied with their personal life, found a new research. However, a big part of...

Dubai Divorces Rise amongst Locals and Expats

Lifestyle change and higher paychecks is the reason why most expatriates arrive in Dubai, but these "benefits" can take a toll on married life,...

Women on Top: Mia Sara, Kim Kardashian, Catherine Brosley, Penelope Cruz

Mia Sara, Kim Kardashian, Catherine Brosley, and Penelope Cruz – what do these women have in common? They may be of different age, background...

Latest survey reveals 91% of citizens are happy in UAE

Citizens in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) believe that they enjoy a better quality of life than most of their European counterparts, according to...

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...

“Middle East Point of View”: Social progress challenges in MENA countries

The use of technology in the public sector, the increasing appetite for alternative investments, achieving capital efficiencies and cost savings in the workplace and...

Community Development Authority organises discussion panel on community mental health

As part of various initiatives to achieve its strategic objectives for the social sector, the “Vulnerable Groups Department“ at the Community Development Authority (CDA)...

Exclusive perfume produced in Dubai to commemorate UAE National Day

The Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment (formerly DSF Office) has rolled out an exclusive perfume to commemorate the 38th UAE National Day. Named December...

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)...

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,...

ORDNING&REDA and ECO BoraÌŠstapeter to celebrate the National Day of Sweden

•    Proud Swedish brands ORDNING&REDA and ECO Boråstapeter celebrate their national heritage on June 6th 2010 for the National Day of Sweden; •    The National...

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...

Dubai Residents Concerned about Cost of Living

Although the latest Consumer Confidence Survey conducted by the Department of Economic Development (DED) shows general positive consumer sentiment, it also indicates that...

UAE grants 2-month amnesty to illegal foreign workers

A two-month amnesty was announced in the UAE, concerning all people who remain in the country without visas. Foreigners are given the generous opportunity to legitimize their documents or leave...