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Working towards their own visibility

With the International Women’s Day having been observed since 1909, women in Dubai talked to Gulf News about how they can take steps to bring about the change they want to see in society. Manya Pamnani, director, Advisory and Consulting at Crowe Horwath: “I firmly believe that women themselves are …

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Dubai Canvas: Street art pushes creativity

Creativity and innovation will continue to be encouraged and recognised in the UAE, in a way that combines Emirati culture and modernity, as the country pursues efforts to bring happiness and greater welfare to its people. This was stressed by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President …

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Broccoli’s bid for world domination

Broccoli, an Italian restaurant born in the UAE, is trying to become the largest operator of restaurants in the country. Broccoli’s vice president, Khalid Odeh, says the company plans to achieve this through a combination of fresh ingredients, live cooking, and most crucially: affordability. Odeh says Broccoli’s prices are noticeably …

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Two senior bankers jailed for embezzling Dh25m

Two senior managers at a multinational bank, who embezzled Dh25 million deposited by an investor in three corporate accounts, won their appeals and had their seven-year imprisonments reduced to five years. In May 2015, the Dubai Court of First Instance jailed the Lebanese woman manager and the American manager to …

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Head of Dawoodi Bohras arrives in Dubai

The head of the worldwide Dawoodi Bohra community arrived in Dubai on Tuesday from Colombo, Sri Lanka. Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, who carries the title of Sultan ul-Bohra, 53rd Dai el-Fatimi, was received by dignitaries and a high delegation of the community. He then visited Al Masjid Al Burhani Complex …

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Latifa Hospital emergency to undergo expansion

The emergency department of Latifa Hospital for Women and Children, Dubai’s oldest and largest dedicated maternity and paediatric hospital, will undergo expansion to increase its capacity to handle 60,000 patients annually from the current 30,000, announced a Dubai Health Authority spokesperson. Fatma Al Masbah, director of Finance and Administration at …

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SMEs a key focus for Dubai Expo

Expo 2020 Dubai’s three key themes are mobility, sustainability and opportunity. Tied in to all three of those are its emphasis on supporting start-ups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs). In addition to Expo’s commitment to support fledgling start-ups worldwide through its ExpoLive project, and its commitment to allocate at …

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