UAE News

Hala China to showcase emerging UAE-based fashion talent at first virtual China Fashion Week

Hala China to showcase emerging UAE-based fashion talent at first virtual China Fashion Week

30 Apr 2020

Hala China will showcase emerging local fashion talent from across the UAE as part of the first-ever completely virtual China Fashion Week, marking the robust partnership between Hala China and the China Fashion Association that aims to influence and promote the creative design of ethnically Chinese creators and designers. 

The prestigious Autumn-Winter 2020 China Fashion Week, organised by China Fashion Association in collaboration with Hala China will run from 1 to 7 May and is to... Read More

Dubai Metro: Al Ras, Palm Deira and Baniyas metro stations reopen today

Dubai Metro: Al Ras, Palm Deira and Baniyas metro stations reopen today

29 Apr 2020

Dubai: Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced to reopen three metro stations including Al Ras, Palm Deira and Baniyas from April 29.

The RTA announced the reopening of the metro stations on its twitter account.

The three metro stations on the Green Line of the Dubai Metro were closed on March 31 due to movement restrictions in Deira as part of the national sterilisation campaign to combat coronavirus.

“To DubaiMetro users, RTA announces service... Read More

Chopard Happy Spirit  Mesmerizingly charming talismans

Chopard Happy Spirit Mesmerizingly charming talismans

29 Apr 2020

Life naturally harbours the joy of perpetual motion, as gracefully expressed through the subtle movement of a talisman jewel: the Happy Spirit collection symbolises the cardinal values permeating the Maison Chopard. A jewellery collection imbued with multiple artistic sources, which it vividly embodies through its light effects and pure lines. Exuding the lightness of time and punctuated by the timeless beauty of the circle and dancing diamonds, Happy Spirit is available in a complete range... Read More

Dubai couple express their gratitude to government for getting them home

Dubai couple express their gratitude to government for getting them home

28 Apr 2020

A Dubai-based couple who were away from their two-year-old baby after being stuck in South Africa over a month, flew back to Dubai on Wednesday night thanks to the special arrangements made by the UAE Government.

Although they can reunite with their daughter at their Dubai home only after undergoing a mandatory 14-day quarantine at a hotel, the couple are already relaxed after reaching the UAE.

"It is nice to be back home. Dubai is my home and my children's home," Mark Hill, a... Read More

5500 Kilos of Dates Donated as Part of 10 Million Meals Campaign

5500 Kilos of Dates Donated as Part of 10 Million Meals Campaign

27 Apr 2020

Human societies depend heavily on staple foods that are abundant and rich in nutrients. Those vary from one geography to another and while some societies depend on wheat or corn as staple foods, others consume rice, oats, or barley.

In many Arab countries, staple food has long been dates, which provide vitamins, carbohydrates, fibers and proteins that give energy and most of the basic nutrients that the body needs.

Contributions

That’s why many decided to donate dates to... Read More

Louvre Abu Dhabi Brings New Digital Experiences to  Audiences at Home

Louvre Abu Dhabi Brings New Digital Experiences to Audiences at Home

26 Apr 2020

Louvre Abu Dhabi is adding to its digital offering, providing free access to more content through virtual tours, video, audio and downloadable activities. This development brings Louvre Abu Dhabi’s stories of cultural connections – of its artworks and exhibitions – to audiences around the world, ensuring that the museum remains accessible.

 

“While Louvre Abu Dhabi is temporarily closed, our mission of sharing stories of cultural... Read More

Al-Futtaim Malls To Open Doors in Accordance with Guidelines and Protocols issued by Dubai Economic Department

Al-Futtaim Malls To Open Doors in Accordance with Guidelines and Protocols issued by Dubai Economic Department

26 Apr 2020

In accordance with the announcement by the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management, Al-Futtaim will open its malls across the UAE on Saturday 25th April with trading hours of 12pm-10pm. Family entertainment, cinemas, gyms, prayer rooms, changing rooms and shisha services will remain closed, as per the directive. 

 

The opening comes in line with the supreme Committee of Disaster Management’s announcement of the partial easing of restrictions on movement in Dubai.... Read More

The icon continues to evolve: IWC Schaffhausen adds attractive new models to the PORTUGIESER family

The icon continues to evolve: IWC Schaffhausen adds attractive new models to the PORTUGIESER family

26 Apr 2020

IWC Schaffhausen adds attractive new models to the Portugieser family. A compact automatic style in the iconic Portugieser design, a new model with the legendary perpetual calendar, a nautical sports chronograph with an elegantly proportioned case, and the rst watch tted with a tide indication. These are the highlights of the new collection, all of which are equipped with IWC-manufactured calibres and further enhance the unique appeal of the Portugieser family. 

Only a few designs are... Read More

The Dubai Mall to reopen in Ramadan

The Dubai Mall to reopen in Ramadan

25 Apr 2020

The iconic Dubai Mall has announced it's reopening date after shopping centres got permission to resume operations partially from Ramadan.

Taking to social media on Thursday night, Dubai Mall said that it will open its doors on April 28 after taking all the necessary precautionary measures to prevent coronavirus spread, and ensure everyone's safety :

The health and safety of our customers, employees and tenants remains our top priority. At this time, we are undertaking... Read More

Abu Dhabi and Dubai prepare to reopen shopping malls and public transport

Abu Dhabi and Dubai prepare to reopen shopping malls and public transport

25 Apr 2020

The United Arab Emirates decided on Thursday to reopen malls, cafes and restaurants and ease lockdown restrictions imposed last month to prevent the spread of coronavirus on the occasion of Ramadan.

Curfew will be from 10 pm to 6 am while malls will be allowed to operate for 10 hours daily starting from midday on Friday, the first day of the Muslim fasting month, an official statement cited by the state-run WAM news agency said.

Supermarkets, food outlets, groceries and... Read More

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