The UAE has not abandoned plans for a direct passenger rail link between Dubai and Abu Dhabi, a senior official at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said, as Dubai prepares to host a major global public transport forum. Plans had not been derailed in favour of a network used purely for freight.
TECH AND GADGETS
Every school in Abu Dhabi has been ordered to adhere to a unified calendar of holidays and term-time from the start of the new academic year in September. The directive from education officials will particularly affect private international schools teaching curriculums from overseas, where exam dates are set by authorities in other countries.
FASHION AND TRENDS
Despite the attention being paid to the worldwide food crisis, the current global structure is still not doing enough to help the more than a billion children who go to bed hungry every night, delegates said at a food security forum in the capital yesterday.
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