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UAE petrol prices to drop in June

UAE petrol prices to drop in June

28 May 2017

The Ministry of Energy announced new fuel prices for June today (Sunday).

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Parking and Metro timings for Ramadan

Parking and Metro timings for Ramadan

25 May 2017

Subject to moon sighting, the holy month of Ramadan is likely to commence on 27th May.

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More ways to use your Nol card

More ways to use your Nol card

25 May 2017

The Dubai Municipality have inaugurated a 'smart gate' meaning that you can now use your Nol card to pay for entry into Mushrif Park.

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Dubai Summer Surprises is back with 6 weeks of sales!

Dubai Summer Surprises is back with 6 weeks of sales!

25 May 2017

Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is back for a record year from 1st July to 12th August 2017. The 20th edition will offer residents and visitors an exciting 6-week calendar of sales and family entertainment.

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100% tax on tobacco and energy drinks imminent

100% tax on tobacco and energy drinks imminent

24 May 2017

Just as people are worrying about the rising cost of school fees, costs are set to increase in other areas. The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) have announced a selective tax of 100% on tobacco and energy drinks

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There’s another mega sale coming!

There’s another mega sale coming!

24 May 2017

Giving residents the chance to make further savings, there’s another mega sale coming up. With discounts of up to 80% - the Ramadan Nights – will be held at Expo Centre

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Dubai’s private schools have seen Dhs 6.8b in tuition fees

Dubai’s private schools have seen Dhs 6.8b in tuition fees

24 May 2017

In the 2016-17 academic year private schools in Dubai collected Dhs 6.8 billion in tuition fee revenue. Which is Dhs 700 million more than the Dhs 6.1 billion collected last academic year.

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Patients to pay for ambulance services in Dubai

Patients to pay for ambulance services in Dubai

24 May 2017

Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) has started to implement a self-funding programme to cover basic operational costs, which means that ambulance services will no longer be offered free

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UAE films are now eligible for the Oscars

UAE films are now eligible for the Oscars

23 May 2017

The region’s growing influence in the film industry has finally been recognised, meaning that UAE filmmakers can now submit full-length films to the Oscars.

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Command and Control Centre aims to ease congestion and ensure safety

Command and Control Centre aims to ease congestion and ensure safety

23 May 2017

A unified platform bringing together control of different modes of transport under one umbrella

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This man is helping expat prisoners leave UAE

This man is helping expat prisoners leave UAE

23 May 2017

Pure Gold Jewellers chairman Firoz Merchant, the Indian businessman and philanthropist, is donating a total of $130,790 (Dhs 480,000)

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Savings this Ramadan; 50 to 75% discounts

Savings this Ramadan; 50 to 75% discounts

23 May 2017

Now is the time to do your shopping, as over 10,000 products are set to be sold at a discount in cooperatives and supermarkets across the UAE during Ramadan, according to the Ministry of Economy.

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Anti-begging campaign launched ahead of Ramadan

Anti-begging campaign launched ahead of Ramadan

23 May 2017

Dubai Police have launched an anti-begging campaign ahead of Ramadan, it was announced this week.

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Plane from Dubai evacuated at Heathrow following security threat

Plane from Dubai evacuated at Heathrow following security threat

23 May 2017

A Virgin flight travelling from Dubai to Heathrow has disembarked its passengers following a security threat.

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