Sunday 22 April 2018
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Abu Dhabi to award Guggenheim Museum contracts

The Abu Dhabi government is set to award contracts for the construction of the UAE branch of the iconic Guggenheim Museum by the year-end or early 2017, said a senior official. The Guggenheim will be located in the emirate’s


Saadiyat workers treated better says HRW

The UAE has improved its treatment of South Asian labourers on the construction of Saadiyat Island, a $27 billion cultural project in Abu Dhabi, but should do more, Human Rights Watch said. In a report, the US-based group also called on We


Artists boycott Guggenheim Abu Dhabi in labour row

More than 130 artists have said they will boycott the Guggenheim museum in Abu Dhabi over what they say is exploitation of foreign workers, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. Saadiyat Island, a $27 billion art and culture project, i

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