In light of World Population Day, marked by the United Nations on July 11, a local newspaper has said that the world’s population has now crossed eight billion, and it is projected that it will reach 9.7 billion by 2050. In an editorial on Wednesday, Gulf Today said, "The world’s population was 2.8 billion in 1955. So, in 58 years, the world’s population trebled. But the population growth is slowing down now across many countries, though the numbers in individual countries are growing. It is reckoned that 367 million babies were born in 2022, which works out to 367,000 babies a

The agreement aims to facilitate access to uninsured healthcare services, to enhance the well-being of workforce and members Digital DEWA, the digital arm of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (PJSC), signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Burjeel Holdings, one of the leading healthcare services providers in the United Arab Emirates. The agreement aims to facilitate access to uninsured healthcare services, further strengthening the commitment of both organizations to improving the well-being of their workforce and members. The agreement was signed between Marwan Bin Haidar, Vice Chairman and Group CEO of Digital DEWA, and Bruno Dsouza, Regional COO (Dubai and Northern Emirates)

Imagine the joy and anticipation in the air during Eid Al Adha. This year, make your celebration even more exciting by visiting your favorite destination without waiting for visas. Close your eyes and let your imagination soar. The Joy of Eid Al Adha Vacation The festival doesn’t only signify the importance of sacrifice but also an auspicious occasion to give the most valuable memories to your family, your precious time. It is a time of reflection, gratitude, and spending quality time with close ones. Planning a memorable vacation is one of the best ways to make this Eid special. Whether you’re looking for

The 11th edition of the Middle East Film and Comic Convention (MEFCC) took place from March 3–5, 2023, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The convention featured special guests, including actors, illustrators, writers, animators, esports professionals, and cosplayers, as well as exhibitors and vendors showcasing their latest merch and collections. The three-day event included photograph and autograph sessions with guest artists and celebrities, panel discussions, workshops, performances, and a multi-category MEFCC cosplay competition featuring Best Kids Cosplay, Best Performance on Stage, and Best Craftsmanship. The cosplayers representing the UAE in the World Cosplay Summit (WCS) 2023 Finals in Nagoya, Japan, were also

Developed in accordance with the highest global standards of excellence, the projects seek to raise the quality of life of all segments of society, says His Highness His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Second Deputy Ruler of Dubai, today reviewed the progress of key development projects in Hatta during a visit to the region. The projects, whose progress His Highness reviewed, are part of the first two phases of the Hatta Master Development Plan launched under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of

The trial conducted by Fakeeh University Hospital stands as the first of its kind in the Middle East In another unique public-private sector partnership that raises Dubai’s global competitiveness as a hub for advanced technologies and smart applications, the city saw the completion of the first successful trial of medical delivery via drones at the Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO). The completion of the trial makes Fakeeh University Hospital, an academic-focused smart healthcare facility based in DSO,the first healthcare provider in the Middle East to leverage drone technology for medication delivery. The step further strengthens the Hospital’s position as a leading healthcare institution

Dubai, the city and emirate of the United Arab Emirates, is a highly desirable place to visit for its modern architecture, nightlife scene, and record-breaking skyscrapers. However, if you plan to party the night away or go bar-hopping, you must familiarize yourself with alcohol laws. You might be shocked by how much they differ from your home country. Muslims Can’t Drink You might assume that as long as a bar employee in Dubai has the local equivalent of an RSA, they can serve any bar patron alcohol. After all, hospitality training ensures you can provide safe alcohol service to ensure your patrons drink

The ’Economic Impact Study’ was published by leading independent market research consultancy IPSOS Art Dubai, the leading international art fair for the Middle East and Global South, today announced that the five-day event, held between March 1 and 5, 2023, has delivered an outstanding direct economic impact of AED143 million to the city. New figures revealed in the ‘Economic Impact Study’ by leading independent market research consultancy IPSOS also showed that the renowned art fair attracted a staggering 23,500 hotel room bookings to Dubai. The recently announced figures demonstrate a significant rise in economic impact, surpassing the most recent comparable data by over

Image by viarprodesign on Freepik Recent years have witnessed a global football trend in the Gulf countries. After Qatar hosted the 2022 World Cup, and the Club World Cup in the UAE for the years 2017, 2018, and 2021, the Arab masses are still waiting for the establishment of many international football competitions. These tournaments are also accompanied by major football betting events and mass events that attract football fans around the world. The Gulf countries, most notably Dubai, which is a global economic center, host one of the most prominent football stadiums that everyone visits, and that would host major international events