Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Vice President of International Publishers Association (IPA) and Head of Advisory Committee of Sharjah World Book Capital (SWBC), said the prestigious Unesco title is a global acknowledgement of Sharjah’s longstanding cultural achievements.
The inspections teams at the Sharjah Municipality have seized a vehicle loaded with a large amount of smuggled cigarettes before it could be distributed in various shops and outlets across the emirate.
The spectacular new Qasr Al Watan Library, located inside Qasr Al Watan Palace in the Presidential Palace compound, is now open to the public, marking the addition of a major new attraction to Abu Dhabi’s cultural and tourism assets.
Riwaq Al Fikr, Abu Dhabi Festival’s annual debate series, returned to the capital this year for stimulating talks and immersive discussions offering insightful dialogue by thinkers, diplomats and cultural leaders. On 21 March the 2019 programme, supported by Emirates Global Aluminium, featured a discourse on ‘Art, Tourism and Melancholy’ by Manuel Borja-Villel, Director of Museo Nacional Centro de Atre Reina Sofia, more commonly known as Madrid’s Reina Sofia Museum.
Three Asian men who intercepted an executive, sprayed him with chilli, punched him and decamped with his Dhs1.6 million were on Sunday jailed for seven years.
An inspector battered a military officer and broke his nose upon suspecting him of looking at his sister, the Dubai Criminal Court heard on Sunday.
A GCC woman filed a complaint against her brother-in -law after receiving text messages on her phone from the traffic department alerting her that she had accumulated traffic fines amounting to Dhs95,000 because the suspect registered the car in her name without her knowledge.
Two hundred fifty elementary and secondary students from six Philippine schools from Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah on Saturday competed in 10 categories of an annual inter-school journalism competitions now being conducted for the seventh time.
A bank’s sales official and his workmate teamed up with fraudsters to misuse the personal data of two investors and siphon Dhs4.48 million, a jury heard on Sunday.
The UAE is a country with equal opportunities for women in every sector and there are many who proved their extraordinary abilities in almost all fields. To pay tribute to such wonderful women, prominent Italian producer Benedetta Paravia has announced the launch of a brand new TV and Web series, Hi Dubai.