Muaz Shabandri

When Japanese and Emirati cultures interact

DUBAI — Khaled Bin Hammad belongs to a generation of young Emiratis who are building the bridge between Emirati and world cultures. “There are barriers between cultures and people of different nationalities. Meeting new people and learning from their culture and traditions gives you new knowledge that cannot be learned from books.”

Exotic and fresh catch of the day

DUBAI — Fish mongers clad in blue shout out in the local dialects of Arabic and Urdu for customers to pay attention to their stalls.

A date with dates

City Times

A date with dates

DATE LOVERS ARE in for a treat this Ramadan. A visit to Deira Fish market is ample proof to the wealth of dates available in this region. An alley at the end of the market offers fresh dates all round the year.

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