08 Jumada I 1444 - 1 December 2022
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Speech of the Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation on the occasion of Emirati Women's Day
Culture & Education | Saturday 27 August, 2022 12:55 pm
His Excellency Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, expressed his appreciation and gratitude to all Emirati women in general and the Corporation’s employees in particular, on the occasion of Emirati Women’s Day, as an expression of official and...
Saudi Arabia to expand dragon fruit production
Culture & Education | Friday 26 August, 2022 4:51 pm
The Kingdom plans to increase its production of dragon fruit because it is a highly prized commodity and uses less water than other agricultural crops. The announcement was made at a workshop hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, the Saudi Press Agency reported on...
Dubai Shopping Malls Group brings Fun in to Back to School Season with Up to AED 100,000 Cash Prize Giveaways
Culture & Education | Thursday 25 August, 2022 11:28 am
 As parents and students in Dubai gear up for a new school year, Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG), is giving them the opportunity to enter an exciting Back to School Raffle as part of the 2022 Dubai Shopping Surprises (DSS) line-up.  With cash prizes worth AED 100,000 up for grabs,...
New support measures announced to help Saudi Arabia’s tourism ‘renaissance’: Cabinet
Culture & Education | Wednesday 24 August, 2022 2:39 pm
Crisis management measures and financial guarantees will be part of a new tourism law unveiled by the Saudi Cabinet to boost a “renaissance” in the sector. The incoming regulatory system, which will help tourism’s development in line with Saudi Vision 2030’s objectives, addresses...
MBZUAI welcomes 127 students from over 25 countries
Culture & Education | Wednesday 24 August, 2022 12:28 pm
Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) welcomed 127 new students for its fall 2022 semester. With the new joiners, the university’s student population now stands at 259.  Academic seats were competitive with a total of 3668 applications received and an...
Saudi ‘Happiness Makers’ to bring joy to entertainment sector
Culture & Education | Monday 22 August, 2022 10:58 am
Thirty young Saudis have completed the General Entertainment Authority’s Entertainment Leaders’ six-month program and are now geared to become “Happiness Makers” in the country’s growing industry. The GEA held a ceremony in Riyadh on Tuesday to honor the young people who were trained ...
Saudi Islamic ministry undersecretary inaugurates seminar for imams in Bangkok
Culture & Education | Sunday 21 August, 2022 11:02 am
The undersecretary of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Awwad bin Sebti Al-Enezy inaugurated a seminar for imams and heads of Islamic centers in Thailand on Saturday in Bangkok.The seminar was organized by the ministry in cooperation with the Central Islamic...
Culture & Education | Monday 15 August, 2022 12:19 pm
Zayed University (ZU), a flagship Higher Education institution, has recently launched (The UAE Inclusive Youth Network) which successfully educated and trained 41 students over the summer of 2022 to become peer educators and facilitators in topics related to people of determination inclusivity,...
Influential artwork of renowned Lebanese artist Aref El Rayess draws more than 12,000 visitors
Culture & Education | Sunday 14 August, 2022 9:32 am
The first institutional retrospective of the late Lebanese artist Aref El Rayess (1928 – 2005) organized by Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) in partnership with Sharjah Arts Foundation, presented more than five decades of artworks that reveal the rich and complex artistic practice during the...
Japan warns citizens of the approaching Typhoon Meari
Culture & Education | Saturday 13 August, 2022 4:14 pm
Typhoon Meari is expected to make landfall on Japan's Pacific coast close to Tokyo on Saturday, during the annual Bon summer holiday season, the weather agency said. The agency warned of disasters including potential landslides, flooding in low-lying areas, overflowing rivers, strong winds and ...