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
  • New shops add to Abu Dhabi’s allure
    Mar 27, 2014 By Sanaya Pavri | Features Writer
    Will the boom in the capital’s retail sector challenge Dubai’s claim of being the country’s preferred shopping hub?
  • 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
  • Abu Dhabi’s Dh100m link to its roots
    Mar 27, 2014 By Krita Coelho | Staff Writer
    The UAE capital celebrates Emirati heritage with a host of events offering prizes worth millions of dirhams this year
  • Etihad’s equity alliance pays dividends
    Mar 27, 2014 By Thomas Billinghurst | Features Writer
    Etihad’s growth strategy has caught the attention of the aviation world. But how long can the carrier sustain its own profits as well as its under-performing partners?
  • How green is the emirate
    Mar 27, 2014 By Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    The UAE capital is looking at alternative sources to transform its energy mix by 2030. Arno Maierbrugger highlights some of the renewable and nuclear initiatives
  • Sustainability key to Abu Dhabi’s future
    Mar 27, 2014 By M. Sen | Special to GN Focus
    As it broadens its economic base, the emirate is on a spending spree to develop its economy and infrastructure, while working on social amenities for its residents
  • 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