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Know Your Fines Through RTA's New WhatsApp Service

Know Your Fines Through RTA's New WhatsApp Service

17 July 2019

Paying Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) fines is not necessarily a tricky process, however very soon paying RTA fines will be easier than ever, especially for those who like to communicate through WhatsApp. The RTA is soon to launch a 24/7

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The Killers To Perform At Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

The Killers To Perform At Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

16 July 2019

American rock band, The Killers are confirmed to perform at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019 after race concerts on Sunday 1 December. The Killers are the second band to be announced after Travis Scott, who will be headlining the Yasalam After-Race

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World's Biggest Music And Lantern Festival RiSE Is Coming To Dubai

World's Biggest Music And Lantern Festival RiSE Is Coming To Dubai

16 July 2019

Winter in Dubai this year is going to be spectacular as a Las Vegas based live music and lantern lighting is set to come to Dubai’s dessert in coming November. Since 2014, RiSE, live music and lantern lighting show, brings people of all ages

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Sheikh Mohammed Turns 70 Yesterday

Sheikh Mohammed Turns 70 Yesterday

16 July 2019

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai turns 70 yesterday and here we take a look back at the incredible journey of the visionary leader who turned Dubai into a global city

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New Bus Routes Introduced

New Bus Routes Introduced

15 July 2019

Dubai’s public transport is getting stronger day by day with an expanding network of buses. Road and Transport Authority (RTA) Public Transport Agency launches three new bus routes and upgrades some of the existing routes to bolster

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Fees For 110 Government Services Either Scrapped Or Cut

Fees For 110 Government Services Either Scrapped Or Cut

14 July 2019

The cost of doing business in the UAE will go down significantly with the introduction of a new amended fee and fine structure for 110 services. The Ministry of Economy has cut the government services’ fees it provides to customers and businesses.

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A New Platform For ‘People Of Determination Advisory Panel’ Formed

A New Platform For ‘People Of Determination Advisory Panel’ Formed

11 July 2019

Contributing to the UAE government’s efforts to make society more inclusive for People of Determination, leading retail group Majid Al Futtaim has launched the region’s first ‘People of Determination Advisory Panel’ to ensure their services are

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The Largest Aquarium To Open In The UAE

The Largest Aquarium To Open In The UAE

11 July 2019

UAE is set to welcome the largest aquarium in the Middle East. The aquarium is set to open in Al Qana, the Abu Dhabi waterfront destination, during next year as so far 70 percent of the construction work is already complete.

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Free Liquor License For Tourists

Free Liquor License For Tourists

11 July 2019

Tourists visiting Dubai can now apply for an alcohol license to use during their visit at no cost. The license will be valid for 30 days and will allow tourists to purchase alcohol from authorised stores including MMI and African + Eastern.

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Dubai's Young Girl Wins The UAE Reading Challenge

Dubai's Young Girl Wins The UAE Reading Challenge

11 July 2019

Young Dubai girl Mezna Najeeb, a grade five student of Al Ebdaa Model School, has beaten more than 450,000 participants in the Arab Reading Challenge (ARC) competition and has now qualified for the semi-finals, and will compete with winners from

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A New Mall Is Opening This December

A New Mall Is Opening This December

10 July 2019

A huge new mall is opening soon very soon which will bring some international retailers and wel know brands closer to more Dubai residents in some very popular areas. The new shopping mall, Dubai Festival Plaza, due to open in December, and is

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Prizes Galore Up For Grabs At DSS

Prizes Galore Up For Grabs At DSS

09 July 2019

The 22nd edition of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is running across the emirate. Besides some not to miss bargains, there are huge prizes up for grabs this summer season! From cars and cash to shopping vouchers and more, there are so many ways

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Winners Of #ThisisDubai Campaign Announced Soon

Winners Of #ThisisDubai Campaign Announced Soon

09 July 2019

A new social media campaign #ThisisDubai run by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) to boost tourism concluded successfully. Dubai Tourism partnered with short-form mobile video application, TikTok and invited

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Four More Names Announced For Dubai Walk Of Fame

Four More Names Announced For Dubai Walk Of Fame

09 July 2019

Dubai will soon have its very own Walk of Fame, four times bigger that its Hollywood cousin, running along Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard in Downtown Dubai. More than 10,000 celebrities around the world from different walks of life will be

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