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New Road Openings Set To Reduce Congestion

New Road Openings Set To Reduce Congestion

16 September 2018

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced some major improvements with phase 1 of 7th Interchange, Al Yalayes and Al Asayel Road open from Saturday. The roads are situated between Sheikh Zayed Road, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road

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Hot And Hazy Weather Today

Hot And Hazy Weather Today

16 September 2018

It will be a little bit longer before you can enjoy a pleasant breeze and cooler weather in the UAE. Mercury levels shot up on Saturday and a maximum temperature recorded of 47.1 degrees Celsius. The National Center of Meteorology

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New Law On Auto Spare Parts

New Law On Auto Spare Parts

12 September 2018

Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) will partially implement a new vehicle safety system in the UAE from the beginning of October. As part of a crackdown on the fake auto parts business in the UAE, the new system will ensure

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Nursery Supports Parents with Interactive Talk Show

Nursery Supports Parents with Interactive Talk Show

12 September 2018

Dubai’s British Orchard Nursery is hosting an afternoon for parents. This Saturday, September 15, parents can attend an interactive talk show with licensed psychologist Chasity O’Connell to discuss your child’s mental and physical developmental

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A Documentary On Dubai Coming On Discovery

A Documentary On Dubai Coming On Discovery

12 September 2018

Wild Dubai, a Discovery Channel documentary is all set to reveal a different side to Dubai. The documentary will look into the less talked about side of Dubai- it’s wildlife, and is said to have explored how Dubai is a natural home

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JESS Student Is Off To Space

JESS Student Is Off To Space

12 September 2018

Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS) Deputy Head Boy and Sixth Former Amir Abdou is one of 20 students within the UAE to be selected by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre to visit Florida in the USA to experience Lunar and Zero Gravity

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Dewa Confirms Its Water As Safe To Drink

Dewa Confirms Its Water As Safe To Drink

12 September 2018

A report issued recently has indicated that water supplied by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) was contaminated. Dewa has since retaliated to the claims, in an official statement, saying that there was no evidence of the

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Pay RTA Fines In Instalments

Pay RTA Fines In Instalments

12 September 2018

UAE motorists now have the option to pay their Road and Transport Authority (RTA) fines in 12 instalments with zero interest rate through credit cards of selected banks. The offer is applicable to all vehicles registered across the UAE.

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A Group Of Expats Have Won Dhs 3.6 Million

A Group Of Expats Have Won Dhs 3.6 Million

12 September 2018

Remember that episode of Friends where everyone bands together to buy lottery tickets? Well, that’s exactly what this group of friends did! And, it worked out a lot better for the, too. Gurmeet Singh and nine of his colleagues pooled money

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UAE Companies Are Warned Against Discriminatory Adverts

UAE Companies Are Warned Against Discriminatory Adverts

12 September 2018

In light of a recent job advertisement that sparked mass controversy in the region, the UAE has warned firms against discrimination. The UAE’s Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has specifically condemned specifying race

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Free Parking On Thursday

Free Parking On Thursday

11 September 2018

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that parking will be free in all public spaces except multi-storey car parks on Thursday, 13 September to mark the Al Hijri New Year holiday. If you are a metro user and are planning to stick

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Dubai Police Go To Extreme Lengths To Help A Tourist

Dubai Police Go To Extreme Lengths To Help A Tourist

11 September 2018

Dubai Police always pulls out all the stops to help citizens. American tourist, Diane Marie Irwin had a nightmare of an experience when she lost her purse during her visit to the city - complete with all her travel documents!

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30,000 Volunteers Wanted As The 'Faces of Expo 2020 Dubai'

30,000 Volunteers Wanted As The 'Faces of Expo 2020 Dubai'

11 September 2018

Are you over 18? Well, that’s all it takes to become a ‘Face of Expo 2020 Dubai.’ The House of Volunteers is looking for 30,000 volunteers to partake in the Expo 2020 experience. Candidates need only apply via the website: volunteers.ae and require

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New Year Greetings From The UAE Leaders

New Year Greetings From The UAE Leaders

11 September 2018

On the occasion of the Al Hajri New Year, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Presdient of the UAE, , the Emir of Abu Dhabi and the Supreme Commander of the Union Defence Force has sent out congratulatory messages to the Kings

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