Dubai landlord refuses to pay back Rera fees after losing rent case
Keren Bobker helps a tenant who wants to know how to reclaim his RERA case fees and who has also been sent a contract with a “one-year nonrenewable” note.
In pictures: Auto China 2014 exhibition
Leading automakers have gathered in Beijing for the kickoff of China’s biggest car show, but lacklustre growth and environmental restrictions in the world’s largest car market have thrown uncertainty into the mix. More than 1,100 vehicles are being showcased.
Nintendo’s Game Boy at 25: hand-held legacy lives on
Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary Monday with the portable device’s legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.
Hard-hitting Chennai not deterred by opening loss in IPL
But some questions remain about the team's attack ahead of Monday's match against Delhi Daredevils in Abu Dhabi, writes Osman Samiuddin.
Afghan cinema: Forbidden Reel
The lights go down and the projector whirls into action as Sher Mohammed, 35, begins his routine, bouncing back and forth between two projectors, winding reels, and adjusting the carbon arc lamps inside the projectors.
In it for the long haul: flying 16 hours with Emirates to LA
Our executive travel reviewer tries out the business class offering on Emirates' longest A380 route - and finds time passing quickly.
March 25, 2014
In search of the perfect burger, The National staff taste-tested the country's many burger joints. Which ones stood out from the pack?
March 25, 2014
We taste-tested four veggie burgers in town.
March 19, 2014
The famed Manhattan eatery Burger Joint New York opens in the UAE tomorrow. 'It’s not a fancy burger, just incredibly tasty,' says the founder Steven Pipes.
March 3, 2014
Plus, see an exhibition by the British artist Ross Chisholm, tickle your taste buds with Cajun classics, plan to be at Eric Clapton's concert and book an Italian cooking class at Vill Toscana.
February 18, 2014
The inaugural Dubai Food Festival kicks off with a two-day carnival featuring celebrity chefs, cooking competitions, food tents and live entertainment ranging from stand-up comedy to musical performances.
February 11, 2014
We round-up the first week of Gourmet Abu Dhabi – talking to its impressive cast of international culinary stars – and highlight more of the not-to-be-missed events in the coming week.
February 9, 2014
Celebrity chefs Anthony Bourdain, Daniel Boulud and Eric Ripert share their predictions on 2014's food and restaurant scene, as well as the region's cuisine.
February 8, 2014
We head to Abu Dhabi's first PF Chang restaurant for lunch with one of the co-founders, Philip Chiang.
February 2, 2014
We highlight all the celebrity chefs, notable events, dinners and happenings at this week's Gourmet Abu Dhabi food festival.
January 21, 2014
Flying Etihad first class is nothing less than a once-in-a-lifetime trip, where an exclusive restaurant meets a five-star hotel in the sky. One of their in-flight chefs shares some first-class recipes you can prepare at home.
January 14, 2014
A new Cajun restaurant has opened in Dubai. We talk to its Louisiana-born chef about his offerings, including the most popular dish on the menu: southern fried chicken, cornbread waffles and smoked turkey gravy.
January 8, 2014
For the less-than-healthy eater, Ashton Kutcher's Ketchup can be crowned as a king of fast food-done-posh.
October 2, 2013
Just over an hour’s drive from Dubai, and with panoramic terraces overlooking manicured gardens and miles of coastline, the Waldorf Astoria’s restaurants offer dining escapism.