Muaz Shabandri

Dubai bans New Year dance parties in desert

Dubai bans New Year dance parties in desert

Live DJ music and dance parties in desert camps are banned for the New Year, according to a circular issued by the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing to tour operators.

Lights Camera Action

DUBAI - A career in the film making industry intrigues creative minds. Being able to tell a story and create compelling visuals that bridge cultures is a dream come true. And, a few Emiratis are willing to take risks and share stories through films.

Education

Lights Camera Action

DUBAI - A career in the film making industry intrigues creative minds. Being able to tell a story and create compelling visuals that bridge cultures is a dream come true. And, a few Emiratis are willing to take risks and share stories through films.

Education

+971 magazine — a blend of the old and the new

DUBAI - Alia Bin Haider, Asma Al Bulooki and Zainab Al Abbas, three students from Zayed University’s College of Communication and Media Science recently unveiled their graduation project at Dubai Mall. Thus came into existence +971 magazine.

Typing centres welcome new deadline for ID card

DUBAI - The announcement of an extended deadline for Emirates ID brought a sigh of relief for typing centres as it marked the end of several days of chaos and confusion. The latest extension will allow typing centres to accept new applications while processing the several hundred pending forms.

Chinese state TV comes to UAE

DUBAI — China Central Television (CCTV), a major state television broadcaster in China, announced the opening of its regional office in Dubai as it signalled the start of a new era in the relations between the two countries. The new regional office in the TECOM media cluster will serve as a base for the state broadcaster to produce content in Arabic for its network of channels that are viewed by an audience of over 700 million.

Typing centres turn 
down ID applicants

DUBAI — Many typing centres have started turning down applicants of national ID cards as they are not able to cope with the large number of people queueing up from early morning for registering before the December 31 deadline.

Entries called for Big Idea contest

DUBAI — School students in the UAE are all set to participate in the first big idea wizkid mentorship programme as a new initiative promises to bring out the best creative talent in young minds.