Majority of residents in Middle East indulge in meat-based diet, which pushes the minority vegetarian group in an awkward predicament. Meveg, a vegetarian support group in Dubai, hopes to introduce a vegetarian lifestyle. The group aims to educate and...
The 2011 Edinburgh International Festival climaxed on Classic Arabian folk tales inspired by the influence of the Arab Spring that has swept the Middle East and North Africa region since January this year. "Alf layla wa-layla" - the Thousand-And-One Nights...

People in the UAE are known for their exuberant lifestyles, catching up with latest trends, buying new phones, cars, or designer clothes. Living within the means is something unheard of. But a recent survey has shown that behaviour is...

Eid in Dubai

Dubai, a real cosmopolitan city with its own unique culture, celebrated Eid with gaiety and fervor. This year key business entities came out in support of 'Eid in Dubai', which unveils a host of festivities to mark the festive...

Daily deals website Groupon has shut more than 10 offices around China and laid off hundreds of staff, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Groupon Inc.'s China joint venture has fired a large number of workers for poor performance...
Place: Dubai Story: Ramadan in the UAE Objective: To connect with 150 nationalities and explain the religion of Islam. Ramadan is the holy month in which Muslims commemorate the revelation of the Holy Quran. In 2011 Ramadan is anticipated to commence on...
UAE is the USB for Business. Here we are constantly communicating and interacting with people from different and diverse backgrounds. As today, the main tool for communication in Business is Emails, some of us are forgetting the most common etiquette...
Most of us, at some point in our lives, have tried to master the art of time management by either reading up on time management skills, or using an electronic-based day planner or a manually prepared paper-based time-table to...
The annual festival of the Dubai Summer Surprises is all set to get underway yet again! An event which was initially launched in the summer of 1998, by the Dubai government with a view to promote Dubai as a...

Forty, forty-five, and still rising! The mercury is soaring as UAE plunges into yet another blazing summer season. With the rising temperatures come a host of health complaints - sunburn, headaches and rashes among others. But summer doesn't have to...
According to latest research findings, health experts claim that sitting down for prolonged periods (eight hours a day is the norm in most offices/schools) can prove disastrous for your health and longevity. Scientists warn that people who sit around...