The UAE’s National Day, the Emirati Way
THE HEDONISTA: It’s a source of much chagrin – it’s easy to find food from the middle east, but something essentially Emirati? Nigh impossible.
Municipal councils & the spirit of civic participation
Emiratis seem to be disconnected from public service and civic duty. If they are empowered to represent their communities, then the energy of a young and growing population could be harnessed in the right direction…
Stereotypes are a dressing for our own prejudice
Stereotypes can be exacerbated by local customs and dress, but that is no reason for abandoning those things – rather it’s up to us to us to continue to challenge ignorance head on argues Sultan Al Qassemi.