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Adnoc Waives Attendant Fee

Adnoc Waives Attendant Fee

08 July 2019

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has launched a special campaign for its customers this summer. The Dhs 10 fees to have an Adnoc attendant pump petrol is being waived at all Adnoc petrol stations between 11am and 5pm every day. The free

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94 New Buses Added To Dubai's Fleet

94 New Buses Added To Dubai's Fleet

07 July 2019

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the operation of 94 medium-size buses on 17 routes, 8 existing routes and 9 new routes. These buses are compatible with European Emission Standards (Euro 5), light in weight and are low on fuel

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Eid Al Adha Holidays Announced

Eid Al Adha Holidays Announced

04 July 2019

Eid Al Fitr was only a few weeks ago and schools are now closed for summer break, but it is now time to plan your next holiday as The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) has announced the Eid Al Adha holidays. Both private and

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Experience Stunning Views Of The Palm From This New Observation Deck

Experience Stunning Views Of The Palm From This New Observation Deck

04 July 2019

You will very soon be able to get one of the best views of view of Palm Jumeirah without having to jump out of one of Skydive Dubai’s planes. A public observation deck towering 240 metres on the 52nd floor of The Palm Tower will soon open on the man

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Abu Dhabi To Get The World’s Largest Snow Park

Abu Dhabi To Get The World’s Largest Snow Park

03 July 2019

It is impossible not to get excited about this. The UAE us getting a brand new snow park very soon, and will be the largest in the world, and is due to open next year. Four times the size of Ski Dubai’s snow park in Mall of the Emirates, the new

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Children Under 18 Get Free Tourist Visa

Children Under 18 Get Free Tourist Visa

03 July 2019

It’s that time of year again where we should remind our friends and families back home that may be planning to visit us here in the UAE, that their children can save them some money. This comes in line with a cabinet decision issued in July 

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Carrefour Celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day 2019

Carrefour Celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day 2019

03 July 2019

It is International Plastic Bag Free Day 2019 today and popular UAE hypermarket Carrefour is doing its bit to spread the word on reducing the use of plastic Every customer who brings their own reusable shopping bag at any of the 31 Carrefour

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Dubai International Airport (DXB) Is Expected To Get Very Busy Over July And August

Dubai International Airport (DXB) Is Expected To Get Very Busy Over July And August

03 July 2019

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is one of the busiest airports in the world, used frequently by those living in the UAE, as well as the constantly increasing number of tourists coming to Dubai and millions more passengers who fly with Emirates an

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Burj Khalifa Turns Red And White

Burj Khalifa Turns Red And White

02 July 2019

To mark the occasion of Canada Day, celebrated on 1 July, Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, was lit up in the red and white of the Canadian flag. The full length of the world's tallest building depicted the full flag of a red maple

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Dates Announced For Next Academic Year

Dates Announced For Next Academic Year

02 July 2019

This week sees the final week of the academic year for schools in Dubai, and though the only thing on students minds is the upcoming long summer vacation, the UAE Ministry of Education (MoE) has announced the dates for the academic year 2019 to 2020

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UAE Bank Takes Inspiration From Shaggy To Create Awareness Against Online Fraud

UAE Bank Takes Inspiration From Shaggy To Create Awareness Against Online Fraud

30 June 2019

UAE bank, Emirates NBD released a new video on Thursday, 27 June to create awareness among its customers of the dangers of online scams. The video produced in partnership with Dubai Police, is of a rap recorded to the tune of the Shaggy hit

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Facebook Takes Down An Online Scam Using Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Name

Facebook Takes Down An Online Scam Using Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Name

30 June 2019

UAE residents have been warned by the Abu Dhabi Media Office not to be tricked by a scam in which fraudsters claim His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces had

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Dubai To Get A Zombie Park

Dubai To Get A Zombie Park

30 June 2019

Nakheel Malls is teaming up with Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club to create a giant, zombie-themed entertainment zone, featuring more than 12 activities and attractions, at The Night Market on Deira Islands. Zombie Apocalypse Park (ZAP) features a

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Good News For Drivers As Petrol Prices Go Down

Good News For Drivers As Petrol Prices Go Down

27 June 2019

The Ministry of Energy has announced the new fuel prices for July 2019 which sees a drop in the cost of a litre of petrol and diesel. The new prices will take Super 98 to Dhs 2.30 per litre from Dhs 2.53 per litre in June, Special 95 will cost

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