Abu Dhabi

  • Big artistic wake planned for Congolese rumba star who died after collapsing on stage
  • Star Wars: Starkiller base built in Abu Dhabi
    Dec 16, 2015 By the GN Focus team
    Giant installation marks Middle Eastern film debut of seventh episode of the George Lucas franchise
  • Rock star!
    Mar 26, 2015 By Eduan R. Maggo | Editor — Country Guides
    Sergi Arola has a knack for gathering Michelin stars. Now he’s ready to shake up Abu Dhabi’s culinary scene
  • Diversification is the name of the game
    Mar 26, 2015 By Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    With the emirate expecting the non-oil sector to contribute more than 60 per cent to the GDP by 2030, Abu Dhabi is shifting its focus from hydrocarbons
  • UAE history revisited
    Mar 26, 2015 By Eduan R. Maggo | Editor — Country Guides
    Several international artists are tapping into the Emirates’ storied past to create contemporary masterpieces
  • Career growth gains attention
    Mar 26, 2015 By Iona Stanley | Special to GN Focus
    Abu Dhabi is looking at industry-specific training and mentoring to ensure its Emiratisation strategy bears fruit
  • Zayed Energy Prize presents positive discourse
    Oct 20, 2014 By Binsal Abdul KaderStaff Reporter
    Prize gives inspiration to youngsters worldwide to innovate in renewable energy
  • UAE plans to send ‘first Arab probe to reach Mars’, says Shaikh Mohammad
  • Abu Dhabi speeds up events tourism plan
    Mar 27, 2014 By M. Sen | Special to GN Focus
    After meeting the 2014 target for hotel guests last year, the emirate expects to reach the revised figure of 3.1 million with a host of new initiatives
  • What’s Abu Dhabi’s personality?
    Mar 27, 2014 By Shalini Seth | Specialist Writer
    Experts say every city has a personality. The UAE’s capital claims a friendly demeanour with an assertive cultural character. Make friends with it
  • 10 sky-high trends in Abu Dhabi property
    Mar 27, 2014 By Iona Stanley | Special to GN Focus
    Iona Stanley explains how developments in Abu Dhabi will hit the emirate’s property buyers
  • Medical sector in Abu Dhabi poised for growth
    Mar 27, 2014 By Chiranti Sengupta | Features Writer
    Collaboration and innovative solutions are helping Abu Dhabi’s medical sector meet a host of challenges
  • Racing fever
    Abu Dhabi
    Mar 27, 2014 By Gareth Kurt Warren | Features Writer
    The capital’s taste for all things fast and furious has given racing events a shot in the arm
  • Big lift ahead for building industry
    Mar 27, 2014 By Aya Lowe | Special to GN Focus
    With more than $100 billion being spent on development projects, Abu Dhabi is set for a transformation
  • How Abu Dhabi is saving the dugong
    Mar 27, 2014 By Cheryl Robertson | Features Writer
    Abu Dhabi is leading efforts to protect the elusive marine mammal associated with mermaid legends. GN Focus explains what its decline means for the region’s marine economy
  • Syrian Nabati poet asks for peace
    Mar 27, 2014 By Krita Coelho | Staff Writer
    Talal Ben Aoun, a Syrian poet and participant in Abu Dhabi TV’s popular poetry contest Million’s Poet, opens up to GN Focus