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Make note of Louvre Abu Dhabi’s upcoming cultural season in

ABU DHABI: Louvre Abu Dhabi’s new cultural season will be anchored by three international exhibitions, the launch of a new annual exhibition and art prize, and a popular ongoing exhibition at the Children’s Museum, accompanied by a public programme. In celebration of the UAE’s 50th National Day and the museum’s own fourth anniversary on November […]...Read More

Estonia pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai presents a lifestyle

DUBAI: ‘Digital, Smart, & Sustainable’ are the three hallmarks that shape the concept of ‘e-lifestyle’ presented by the Estonian Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, according to the Commissioner-General of Estonia at the world’s greatest show. “Estonia presents the most advanced digital society in the world during Expo 2020 Dubai, where everything can be done digitally […]...Read More

A quirky job application!

A man who was let go decided to create a TikTok job application has now had so many offers that he’s having to turn companies away. You can see his inventive job-seeking idea below — honestly, the production values are great. Jay Beech was working happily in marketing until recently the company he was working […]...Read More

Employing art to express concern on digital violence

DUBAI: The rise of digital violence has become a global concern, believes the non-profit organization behind a new wooden version of a John Lennon-inspired peace sculpture The Knotted Gun, revealed recently at the Sweden Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. “It means a lot for us [to be at Expo 2020 Dubai],” said Claes Kalborg, Partner at the Non-Violence […]...Read More

Portugal’s Pavilion highlights the plastic crisis with unique installation

DUBAI: The Portugal Pavilion celebrated the 500th anniversary of the first world circumnavigation at Expo 2020, showcasing both the country’s commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals and its cultural diversity. The pavilion inaugurated street-art sculpture Magellan Penguins, in homage to Portuguese explorer Fernão de Magalhães (Ferdinand Magellan), who led the first expedition around the globe […]...Read More

May the peace be with you: Star Wars-themed funeral

Brenda Morris, 78, has passed away. Before she died, she expressed her final wishes to her family, and his relatives granted her final wish. She said “My last rites were to be performed at my funeral in the same way as in a famous Hollywood movie like Star Wars,” she explained. And her friends and […]...Read More

UAE wins a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council

ABU DHABI: Half a century of effective partnerships between the UAE and the United Nations was crowned by the country’s election for membership in the Security Council for the 2022-2023 term and the Human Rights Council for the 2022-2024 term. The UAE has won a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council’s 2022-2023 term through […]...Read More

Koozhangal — India’s official entry for Oscars 2022

Indian, Tamil drama “Koozhangal” has been selected as India’s official entry for the 94th Academy Awards. On March 27, 2022, the 94th Academy Awards will be held. According to sources, Vinothraj PS’s Tamil drama “Koozhangal” (“Pebbles”) has been chosen as India’s official entry for the 94th Academy Awards. Only three Indian films have been nominated […]...Read More

‘Japan Day’ at Expo 2020 Dubai to announce some exciting

TOKYO: Japanese authorities plan to utilise the “Japan Day” event — that will be held at Expo 2020 Dubai on December 11 — to promote the next world expo, which the Japanese city of Osaka will host in 2025. Ichiro Matsui, Mayor of Osaka, has called on the Japanese government to ease coronavirus-related travel restrictions, […]...Read More

Emirates Transport enhances school transportation via digital services

DUBAI: Emirates Transport announced the completion of a new set of digital and smart services and applications to support its operations in the public and private schools transport sector throughout the country. The move comes as part of the implementation of a digital transformation strategy for the company’s services and businesses, according to Faryal Tawakul, […]...Read More

That’s a mighty heavy fish!

To the surprise of researchers and sunfish enthusiasts worldwide, a more than 4,000-pounds (1800 kilograms) sunfish was found tangled in the nets of a tuna-fishing boat off the coast of Ceuta, an autonomous Spanish port city in North Africa. The mammoth sunfish measured 10.5 feet long and 9.5 feet wide. Enrique Ostale, who leads the […]...Read More