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Outdoor Cinema Is Back

Outdoor Cinema Is Back

25 September 2019

As we get closer and closer to the cooler climates and pleasurable outdoor weather, there are a load of outdoor events and experiences which we will see return from October. One of these is the Urban Outdoor Cinema which has recently announced its

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UAE Confident To Host 'The World’s Greatest Show'

UAE Confident To Host 'The World’s Greatest Show'

24 September 2019

Almost a year from now, the UAE will open it's doors to Expo 2020 and the leaders of the country are determined to put up the greatest show ever. The Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee met on Monday, 23 September to discuss the developments leading to

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World's First Camel Hospital Expands

World's First Camel Hospital Expands

24 September 2019

The Dubai Camel Hospital, which was founded in 2017, is set to expand its capacity by 50 per cent in response to the growing demand of its services. The expansion plan involves upgrading the facility enabling the treatment of 30 camels at the same

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KHDA Reduces Notice Period For School Inspections

KHDA Reduces Notice Period For School Inspections

23 September 2019

Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has introduced new changes for 2019-20 inspection cycle, including review visits and reducing the duration of notice period. KHDA addressed school principals at a gathering to celebrate the be

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Burj Khalifa To Light Up For Friends Tonight

Burj Khalifa To Light Up For Friends Tonight

22 September 2019

Today, the iconic TV series Friends celebrates its 25th anniversary, and Dubai is marking the occasion in fashionable and iconic style, along with other cities around the world. Visitors to Downtown Dubai can spot the Central Perk set up on a

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Royal Family Celebrate Sheikh Mohammed's Daughter's Wedding

Royal Family Celebrate Sheikh Mohammed's Daughter's Wedding

22 September 2019

Sheikha Maryam bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, daughter of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, married Sheikh Khaled bin Mohammad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, a member of

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UAE Tests Nano Technology To Boost Rainfall

UAE Tests Nano Technology To Boost Rainfall

22 September 2019

National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), has launched ‘nanomaterials testing campaign' in cloud seeding operations through the UAE Research Programme for Rain Enhancement Science. The new test investigates the efficiency of new cloud seeding materials

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New Innovative Bus Stations Introduced

New Innovative Bus Stations Introduced

22 September 2019

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded the contracts to build two new bus stations featuring "innovative engineering designs” in the densely populated areas of Oud Metha and Satwa. The Oud Metha Station spans across an area of 9,640 square

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Another World Record In Dubai

Another World Record In Dubai

19 September 2019

In a city where records are set and broken frequently, it is still exciting to hear of new achievements and firsts. Just over 6 months after opening, The Lounge in the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa, has now entered the Guinness World Records

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Dubai Police Reveal Details Of The Five Year Old Boy Found Lost

Dubai Police Reveal Details Of The Five Year Old Boy Found Lost

19 September 2019

Dubai Police have revealed more details of the boy found close to a Dubai mall on 6 September, stating that the 5 year old boy was abandoned shortly after he was born by his natural mother and was being raised by one of her friends. The woman who

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First Robot Employed In The Region

First Robot Employed In The Region

19 September 2019

Retail giant Carrefour is making sure that shelves are never empty for those essential items on a shopping list with a first for the region currently trialled at it in Mall of the Emirates hypermarket. The retail group becomes the first ever in the

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Dubai Fitness Challenge Is Back

Dubai Fitness Challenge Is Back

19 September 2019

It is almost that time of the year when every single Dubai resident is encouraged to get motivated and do something to increase and improve their activity and fitness. The annual month long exercise event, Dubai Fitness Challenge, led by

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Free Indoor Taxi Service At DXB

Free Indoor Taxi Service At DXB

18 September 2019

Dubai International Airport (DXB) has now started a new indoor taxi service. Available at Terminal 3's concourse B, the service is absolutely free to use for all passengers. A fleet of 15 eight-seater buggies have been installed for this new project

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Abu Dhabi And Dubai Among Safest Cities In The World

Abu Dhabi And Dubai Among Safest Cities In The World

18 September 2019

A new global report looking at specific aspects of safety, places Abu Dhabi and Dubai amongst the safest cities in the world. The Safe Cities Index 2019 looks at 60 major cities around the world and ranks them in 4 different categories to reach an

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