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Russian Embassy in UAE marks 60th anniversary since the first human spaceflight

Russian Embassy in UAE marks 60th anniversary since the first human spaceflight

12 Apr 2021

As part of the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the first manned flight into outer space, the Russian Embassy in the UAE held a joint press conference, with the participation of the Charge d'Affaires of Russia in the UAE, Yuri Vidakas, and Representative of the Russian Space Agency "Roscosmos" in the Gulf region, Anatoliy Krasnikov.

The leading Emirati, Arab and English-speaking media were invited for the press briefing.

During the event, Vidakas and Krasnikov told... Read More

Cartier has unveiled its iconic Dubai Mall Flagship boutique

Cartier has unveiled its iconic Dubai Mall Flagship boutique

05 Apr 2021

Cartier has unveiled its newly renovated Dubai Mall flagship boutique, an international high-end jewellery landmark destination, following a 2-year renovation process. Inspired by an oasis at the centre of the desert, the boutique’s elegant new design pays tribute to Cartier’s heritage of luxury, while celebrating the culture and landscapes of the region.

Cartier has a longstanding relationship with the Gulf region, dating back to Jacques Cartier’s visit to Dubai in 1912. Since that... Read More

Global artists and art enthusiasts meet at Dubai International Financial Centre for Art Dubai 2021

Global artists and art enthusiasts meet at Dubai International Financial Centre for Art Dubai 2021

29 Mar 2021

The 14th edition of Art Dubai, the region’s leading art fair will be hosted across a number of purpose-built venues at the iconic Gate Building and throughout the Centre.

Taking place from today, 29 March to 3 April, Art Dubai is one of the first global in-person art events taking place since the pandemic. The DIFC event will feature a diverse calendar of activities including exhibitions from over 50 galleries representing 31 countries.

Around the Gate District, a specially... Read More

Despite the pandemic Dubai’s population has continued to increase

Despite the pandemic Dubai’s population has continued to increase

24 Mar 2021

While the pandemic has affected every aspect of life for people on a global scale and somewhat slowed life down, surprisingly the population has continued to grow in Dubai.

According to a report by the Dubai Statistics Centre, the population of the emirate reached approximately 3.4 million by the end of 2020 which is an increase of 55,300 people in comparison to 2019. This equals a growth rate of 1.63 per cent overall year on year.

The report also stated, “In respect of... Read More

•	Expo Talks: Water spotlights Expo-backed projects already having a positive impact

• Expo Talks: Water spotlights Expo-backed projects already having a positive impact

23 Mar 2021

Urgent action must be taken to ensure clean, safe water for all, and the world needs to work together to ensure this finite life-sustaining resource – the lifeblood of our civilisations, economies and communities – is preserved for future generations.

That was the call from global experts attending Expo Talks: Water, a virtual event held by Expo 2020 Dubai, in association with the Office of the UAE Minister of State for Food and Water Security, that gathered experts from across the... Read More

Syndicate of 25 Wins US$1 Million in Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire Draw

Syndicate of 25 Wins US$1 Million in Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire Draw

21 Mar 2021

Twenty-five employees of a school transport service company in Al Quoz have collectively won US$1 million in the latest Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw that took place after the awarding ceremony of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Men's final on Saturday evening, 20th March.

The winning ticket was drawn by Russian tennis player and champion of the tournament, Aslan Karatsev, who claimed his maiden Dubai title after defeating Lloyd Harris of South Africa in the... Read More

Café Society Celebrates Mother’s Day With a Complimentary Dine-In Experience for All Mums

Café Society Celebrates Mother’s Day With a Complimentary Dine-In Experience for All Mums

17 Mar 2021

This Mother’s Day, celebrate your favourite woman in the world with a special surprise at Café Society, Dubai. Running for one-day only, on the 21st of March, Mums dine with our compliments for breakfast, lunch and dinner when visiting with family.

Whether you want to indulge in breakfast with Mum by your side or allow her to truly shine by treating her to a fancy lunch or dinner that not only feeds the soul but also the stomach, Café Society is the place to go.... Read More

Cynthia Erivo wears Tiffany & Co. at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards

Cynthia Erivo wears Tiffany & Co. at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards

16 Mar 2021

Nominated for Best Song Written For Visual Media for “Stand Up” from the film Harriet, Cynthia Erivo wore iconic Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger® Mellon diamond earclips at this year’s Grammy Awards. She completed her look with a Tiffany & Co. Curb Link Bracelet and a selection of Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger® and Tiffany T T1 diamond rings.

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Sheikh Khalifa declares start of Year of the 50th celebration

Sheikh Khalifa declares start of Year of the 50th celebration

16 Mar 2021

President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has declared 2021 'Year of the 50th', as the nation celebrates its milestone Golden Jubilee.

Year of the 50th officially starts on April 6th 2021 and lasts until March 31st 2022.

The declaration is coupled with the announcement of year-long initiatives, activities, and grand celebrations that will be governed by the UAE Golden Jubilee Committee under the chairmanship of HSheikh Abdullah bin Zayed... Read More

Dubai approves 10-week interval between 1st and 2nd dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19

Dubai approves 10-week interval between 1st and 2nd dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19

28 Feb 2021

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said that there would be a 10-week interval between the 1st and 2nd dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19.

The DHA revealed this on its social media platforms, "Recent studies from the University of Oxford on the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine showed a higher efficacy and higher acquired immunity when the interval between the first and second dose was increased".

"Based on this study and recommendations of the World Health Organisation... Read More

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