Tags : Family

UAE grants citizenship and passport to investors, professionals, special talents

The United Arab Emirates has approved amendments to the Executive Regulation of the Federal Law concerning Nationality and Passports allowing investors, professionals, special talents, and their families to acquire the Emirati nationality and passport under certain conditions. Categories that can qualify to acquire the Emirati nationality include: investors, doctors, specialists, inventors, scientists, talents, intellectuals, artists, […]...Read More

Dubai ruler revisits childhood in new book “My Little World”

Blending engaging storytelling with keen observations about human relationships, learning, and the desert, H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid recounts his early life in his new book “My Little World.” The events highlighted in the illustrated page-flipper have played a major role in shaping the Dubai ruler’s outlook and values. Launched in collaboration with Dubai Media […]...Read More

Sharjah museums to kick off ‘autism-friendly’ workshops for kids

Committed to making its museums accessible to all community members, Sharjah Museums Authority is organising an array of educational and sensory activities as part of its “Autism-Friendly Museums” initiative. Through its first-of-its-kind scheme in the Gulf region, the activities are specifically designed mindful of sensory abilities to create a learning experiences that meet the needs […]...Read More

Purrs and Grr’s! Scenes from the Dubai Pet Festival 2020

Paws and claws of all sizes tumbled amok the grounds of Al Warsan Birds & Pets Market last week as Dubai’s annual Pet Festival made its bounding return. The free-entry family-fun event is designed to raise awareness on animal welfare and educate the masses on a range of topics like pet health, food, fashion, and training […]...Read More

Dubai Shopping Festival 2020 roars in on a festive high

The ‘world’s biggest’ shop fest is back in town as the annual DSF’s 26th run kicked off Thursday to a grand opening of wowing sales, thriving markets, live concerts, and all-around family entertainment. Set to dash into the new year, from December 17 to January 30, the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will usher in an […]...Read More

Super Nintendo World: The ‘Mario’ scape of your dreams soon

The world’s first Super Nintendo World is set to open on the premises of the Osaka-based Universal Studios Japan in a delightful announcement that came directly from inside the park’s newly revealed Bowser Castle Monday. Executive producer Thomas Geraghty of Universal Creative — the innovation and creative arm of Universal Studios — said the opening day […]...Read More

Avoiding family fests “the safest bet” this Xmas, advises WHO

The WHO said Monday that avoiding family gatherings would be “the safest bet” over Christmas, insisting there is no zero-risk option for traditional holiday merry-making during the coronavirus pandemic. World Health Organization officials said it was down to governments to weigh up the economic and social benefits of loosening pandemic restrictions over the festive period, […]...Read More

Against the tide // When Covid hit home, we were

Earlier this month, the virus hit home. After reporting daily Covid-19 infections as part of my job in the news business, I became a number myself. On November 10, as I stared at the lab report with cold feet and sinking heart, the all caps “DETECTED” in the right column read like a pall of […]...Read More

Dubai’s Global Village snags Guinness for ‘Most Videos in a

Global Village, Dubai’s renowned multicultural tourist destination on Friday night broke the Guinness record for the ‘Most Videos in a Music Medley’ at the lively Global Gig, hosted at the site — the biggest virtual rock concert in history. As the region’s first hub for culture, shopping and entertainment, the Village is a highly celebrated […]...Read More