Sarah Geronimo bringing her Perfect 10 concert to Abu Dhabi
Sarah Geronimo, the Filipina superstar, is bringing her Perfect 10 concert to the du Forum on Yas Island.
Dh1 billion Falcon Island takes flight under solar power in Ras Al Khaimah
All of the electricity for homes, street lighting, water desalination and cooling will be generated on the island, which will feature 150 luxury villas and mansions with private beaches.
Who’s sitting in that aircraft seat?
Interpol reckon up to 40 million lost or stolen passports and identity papers are scattered over the world. Yet many countries do not follow the UAE’s lead and make regular checks on Interpol’s database, making it easy for the fake papers to be used globally.
In pictures: India’s health and fitness guru Mickey Mehta
Mickey Mehta, whose client list reads like a who’s who of India’s elite, describes himself as a “holistic health guru” and “a life coach and philosopher”.
Fast & Furious’s Don Omar talks about the late Paul Walker
The Puerto Rican singer Don Omar opens up about the death of his friend, Paul Walker, and his performance at the Dubai Music Awards later this year.
Best photography from around the world today
The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world.
August 25, 2013
UAE buildings have often been built more with aesthetics and cost in mind than anything else. Energy efficiency has often not been an important consideration.
January 8, 2013
Tenants and landlords in RAK's Al Hamra Village say utility costs for chillers last year were based on overall use of electricity, and are far too high.
November 1, 2011
Jumeirah Beach Residence apartment owners in Dubai say they are being overcharged by the company that provides district cooling for their flats.
September 17, 2011
The towers of the Abu Dhabi Investment Council are adapting traditional methods for the 21st century with their environmentally friendly, robotic and parasol-like facades. Will such showpieces rewrite the rule book of sustainable architecture or...
August 1, 2011
Saudi Tabreed, a district cooling company part-owned by the UAE's Tabreed, has signed a deal to explore the construction of a cooling plant to supply Mecca's Jabal Omar development.
June 19, 2011
Public schools in Dubai and the Northern Emirates will get air-conditioning units to help them through the exam period.