Hundreds expected to come together for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Dubai

Hundreds expected to come together for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Dubai

  7DAYS took part in the ice bucket challenge in the Dubai desert More than 300 people have signed up to the ALS ice bucket challenge in Dubai with a difference. Everyone is encouraged to take part in the challenge simultaneously at Dubai Kite Beach, behind Saga World Mall, Umm Suqeim 1, at 8am on Friday August 29. Rather than use fresh water for t...

Raise good parents as well as good children

Raise good parents as well as good children

Dear Sensible Parent (7DAYS, August 7, ‘What has happened to parent common sense’), I totally understand what you mean. Parents not only here but I saw in my country too that they have actually become... »

Motorists in UAE should face stricter penalties for irresponsible driving

Motorists in UAE should face stricter penalties for irresponsible driving

Drivers should be held responsible for their actions I read time and time again from readers who believe drivers need education to prevent trauma on our roads. This attitude is nothing more than passi... »

Letter writer told to pay for hair colour ‘prize’

Letter writer told to pay for hair colour ‘prize’

Reader charged for hair colour change after ‘winning’ prize Earlier this week I received an sms stating that I “won” Brazilian keratin and full hair colour. When I arrived at the salon I was told I wa... »

Expert calls for better marketing of UAE’s ‘huge’ textile industry

Expert calls for better marketing of UAE’s ‘huge’ textile industry

Better  marketing is needed to promote the UAE’s booming textile industry, according to an economics and trade expert. Textiles is not only the country’s largest trading sector after oil but it is also one of biggest employment providers in the industrial sector. Midhat M Abu Ghazaleh, CEO of Abughazaleh Trading Company, said the textile industry o...

Pakistan to play India in six series, UAE likely to host matches

Pakistan to play India in six series, UAE likely to host matches

India and Pakistan to play six series from 2015 to 2023 Pakistan will play six series against India from 2015 to 2023 as part of a deal which will see Pakistan support India-led changes to the International Cricket Council. The Pakistan Cricket Board’s chief operating officer Subhan Ahmed said there will be up to 14 tests, 30 one-day games and 12 T...