AFTER THE BELL

Salalah, Oman … A Relaxing Getaway.

Spring break feels almost like a distant memory now that the summer holidays are just around the corner. This holiday, like most of my...

In the UAE: Proverbs, Riddles & Folklore

During our visit to the Sharjah Heritage Museum, we came across a few interesting Emirati proverbs, riddles and folklore. These are located in the children’s section...

The Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Cultural Understanding

Open Doors. Open Minds. According to the website of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU): “Dubai is a uniquely modern and cosmopolitan...

UAE Martyrs’ Day

Earlier this year, in mid-August, HH Sheikh khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, declared that November 30th each year will be observed...

Time management tips and tricks

We often wish that we had more time. No matter how hard we try to juggle our daily tasks, time gets away from us. As...

Tips on making key life transitions

There are several major milestones most people are eager to achieve at some point in their lives. The more celebrated ones are: graduating from college,...

A Moment with Dr Abdulla Al Karam, Director General, KHDA

It was early afternoon when I walked into the main entrance of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). The main lobby reflected the...

Prostate Health… The light blue ribbon of hope

  September is observed as Prostate Awareness Month in a number of countries worldwide. During this time persons are encouraged to wear a light blue ribbon,...

How to choose the right healthcare professional in the UAE

I stared critically at my doctor as she explained, in hard to understand broken English, her thoughts on what I could do to address the...

Regina remains positive despite her breast cancer diagnoses

Colour Me Pink Special Feature: Academic Vice Principal, Regina Florence.   What/Who helped you most: “The person in my life who has been my "Rock" of support...