Sarah Geronimo brings her star power to Abu Dhabi this weekend
Ahead of her Abu Dhabi concert on Thursday night, we take a look at the Filipina singer Sarah Geronimo’s extraordinary career.
1001 Inventions: in praise of Islam’s gifts to the world
Down the centuries, from camera obscura to designing a sail that allowed early seafarers to tack into the wind, Muslim scientists have made many significant contributions to science. Rym Ghazal and Asmaa Al Hameli visit an exhibition in Sharjah that celebrates those contributions
Earn cash back with the IPL cricket in the UAE
Dunia finance promotion allows cricket lovers to earn up to 6 per cent unlimited cash back on any spending they make on a day when an IPL match is played in the UAE.
Best photography from around the world April 23
The National View's photo editors pick the best of the day from around the world
In pictures: the UAE Innovation Challenge 2014
The engineering competition brought together almost 100 students from across the country competing in teams to build the best unmanned aircraft.
Disney confirms that Star Wars: Episode 7 is filming in Abu Dhabi desert
Disney yesterday confirmed that the filming of Star Wars: Episode 7 is taking place in the desert in Abu Dhabi.
April 13, 2014
Many of the 450 candidates who ran for 20 open seats in the FNC made campaign promises. These members have lived up to them.
November 18, 2013
A youth parliament of 54 children, a joint venture between the FNC and the Ministry of Education, have taken the councillors' seats for a day.
November 11, 2013
FNC members reject electronic voting system, opting instead for the traditional paper and ballot box.
October 3, 2013
Halfway through the FNC's first four-year term and Emiratis say they expect more from the council's members.
January 20, 2013
Federal National Council have reduced their requests to the Federal Electricity and Water Authority, saying they do not want to overwhelm the authority.
December 11, 2012
As unemployment rate among UAE nationals rises to one in five, the FNC told that small salaries, low job security, short holidays and long working hours discourage employment in private sector.
November 14, 2012
A study of 200 students at UAE University found that nearly 80 percent of them could not name their Deputy Prime Minister, and only a little more than half knew who the Ruler of Sharjah was.
October 8, 2012
Lack of public awareness is cited as FNC officials agree that appointments bring balance to council and can fill gaps in expertise
July 11, 2012
Minister of State for FNC Affairs tells council to go through him when they can't properly obtain information.
June 20, 2012
FNC member insists classing rise of up to 45 per cent as basic pay would let Emiratis retire more comfortably, and make room for new jobseekers, but the Minister of State for Financial Affairs says it would cost the Government billions in pensions.
March 13, 2012
More than a third of candidates running for FNC office did not have university degrees, and only four of those were elected.
March 6, 2012
Report by the National Election Committee helps to answer the key question on the minds of ministers after September's FNC elections: why did turnout plummet to just 28 per cent?
March 6, 2012
With a Dh2m cap in place, the biggest-spending candidate, who spent Dh1,578,092 on the campaign, was in Abu Dhabi
February 28, 2012
Yesterday, FNC members past and present had a chance to meet and talk during a ceremony honouring the work of previous councils.