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It's About To Get Hot Before It Gets Cold

It's About To Get Hot Before It Gets Cold

15 January 2019

According to the weather forecast by The National Centre of Meteorology, the weather will be mildly cooler this weekend as the temperature is expected to not cross 22°C. It definitely means you should wrap up warm if you have some outdoor

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More People Took Taxis In 2018

More People Took Taxis In 2018

15 January 2019

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently released the 2018 data for taxi bookings revealing that in 2018, a total of 12.3 million passengers used RTA taxis, 17 percent higher than the 10.5 million passengers in 2017. According to the RTA,

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Leaving Some Food On Your Plate For "Mr Manners" Could Get You Fined

Leaving Some Food On Your Plate For "Mr Manners" Could Get You Fined

15 January 2019

Are your eyes bigger than your stomach? Do you like to order more food than you can eat and then don’t feel guilty about wasting it later? If this is you, then you can now get fined for this habit. Gulou Hotspot in Al Barsha adds Dhs 50 to the bill

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How To Book Your Ticket To See Pope Francis

How To Book Your Ticket To See Pope Francis

14 January 2019

Pope Francis is visiting the UAE for three days next month, from 3 -5 February. A landmark moment for all Catholics in the region, it will be Pope Francis’s first visit to not only the UAE but to the GCC region. If you are looking to see

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Emirates Announces New Schedule During DXB Runway Closure

Emirates Announces New Schedule During DXB Runway Closure

13 January 2019

Dubai International Airport's (DXB) Southern Runway will close for 45 days between 16 April and 30 May 2019, which will impact a significant number of scheduled Emirates flights. Given the limitations, there will be a 25% reduction in the overall

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Ruler Of Dubai Chronicles His 50 Years

Ruler Of Dubai Chronicles His 50 Years

13 January 2019

To mark 50 years of serving the nation, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has released his latest book titled “Qissati” (My Story) giving an insight into his 50 years

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New Visa For Healthcare Professionals

New Visa For Healthcare Professionals

13 January 2019

In order to attract global healthcare professionals to serve citizens and residents of the UAE, the government has launched a new visa which will make Dubai an attractive option for them. Currently, visiting doctors can only obtain a temporary

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Spring Break Dates Confirmed

Spring Break Dates Confirmed

13 January 2019

Looking to plan a vacations when schools are closed? Now you can as The Ministry of Education has confirmed the dates for the two-week long Spring Break for private and public schools. For both, private and public schools, the Spring Break will

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Highest Rooftop Infinity Pool Is Coming To Dubai!

Highest Rooftop Infinity Pool Is Coming To Dubai!

09 January 2019

A new spot to soak up the sun and take in the gorgeous skyline from completely unique perspective is on its way to Dubai. Construction has started on one of the world’s highest infinity pools, located on the roof of The Palm Tower,

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Ruler Of Dubai Appears In The Sky In The Most Extraordinary Way

Ruler Of Dubai Appears In The Sky In The Most Extraordinary Way

09 January 2019

2019 is set to be the UAE’s Year of Tolerance, and Dubai is leaving no stone unturned to promote it. Dubai’s sky was lit up recently next to the iconic Burj Al Arab, with the image of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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Air Arabia To Start Direct Flight To This European City

Air Arabia To Start Direct Flight To This European City

09 January 2019

Are you looking for a summer break, and considering a European city other than the more obvious choices of Paris, Madrid or Rome? One you may want to consider now is the Serbian capital, Belgrade as Sharjah based Air Arabia’s have announced a new

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New Ferry Service To Begin Between These Two Malls

New Ferry Service To Begin Between These Two Malls

09 January 2019

Have you ever been shopping in The Dubai Mall and discovered what you want is in Dubai Marina Mall? Or have you gone to meet your friend for a coffee in Dubai Marina Mall only to find out that they were in The Dubai Mall? Well now those challenges

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'The Fifty-Year Charter' For Continuous Prosperity

'The Fifty-Year Charter' For Continuous Prosperity

08 January 2019

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has published an annual document named ‘The Fifty-Year Charter’ marking 50 years of him serving the nation. The document divided

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RTA Honours Sheikh Mohammed In A Unique Way

RTA Honours Sheikh Mohammed In A Unique Way

08 January 2019

In honour of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai’s 50 years of serving the nation, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has marked this milestone by decorating public

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