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Eid-Al-Fitr holidays announced for public and private sectors

The Eid-Al-Fitr holidays for ministries and other federal government institutions will begin from Friday 17th August 2012 (29th Ramadan 1433) and will last until...

Divorce is a brand-risky and expensive business

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to divorce after five years of marriage When they first got together, Tom Cruise jumped on a couch, Katie Holmes...

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...

President instructs creation of Khalifa Fund for Enabling Emiratisation

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has instructed the establishment of the Khalifa Fund for Enabling Emiratisation in support of the...

Why do expats leave Dubai?

Many countries across the globe have lost the "come back home'' appeal for their citizens, who live abroad. Economic vows, financial crisis, natural disasters,...

Dubai Ladies Club Celebrates International Women’s Day

To mark International Women's Day 2011, Dubai Ladies Club, a member of Dubai Women Establishment, was joined by the American Women's Association of Dubai...

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...

Do young people care about privacy?

People often say that the young are not concerned about their privacy. That is a common belief because teenagers share their personal information on...

Salary increase for Sharjah government employees

Salaries of the employees of the Sharjah government, similar to that of the federal government employees.

Stop lying if you wish to feel healthier and happier

The damage that can be caused by lying may extend beyond burning pants. Anita Kelly, a psychologist at the University of Notre Dame who...

ID cards for Emiratis valid for 5 years

// The Emirates Identity Authority has explained that the main reason behind the decision that the ID card for UAE nationals be valid for...

Invest in Young People across the Arab World

Call to listen to “voices on the ground” as events show that...

Ruler of Sharjah issues law on maternity pay leave in the...

H. H. Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah has issued law regulating maternity leave and issuing...

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...

Women Farmers Advancement Network – WOFAN

// In today’s 21st century, we can see that Women have managed to take up positions in every imaginable profession across the globe with...

UAE ranked 30th globally in Human Development Index

The UAE has been ranked the thirtieth among 187 countries, according to the index of human development world report 2011 released by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Community Development Authority launches various activities to mark International Day for...

The Community Development Authority (CDA) in Dubai has announced the roll-out of a special campaign entitled “My parents…My Blessing”. Organised to mark the International...

Burj Al Arab Hotel to host Woibex – Global Women Leaders...

Women leaders around the world will meet at Burj Al Arab Hotel on 7th – 8th March 2011, for two days to discuss and...