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You Get Mail

You Get Mail

03 January 2019

Getting your mail just got a whole lot easier thanks to Emirates Post. The MyHome service, that allows post to be delivered once or twice a week to residents villas, has been extended and now also includes residents who live in apartments

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Sheikh Hamdan And Ronaldo Meet

Sheikh Hamdan And Ronaldo Meet

03 January 2019

Footballing superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo is visiting the UAE this week and pictures of him have appeared on social media enjoying his stay, including images of him relaxing on a yacht and pictures of him with his fiancee and son, Cristiano Jnr,

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Preparations Are In Place For The Burj Khalifa Fireworks

Preparations Are In Place For The Burj Khalifa Fireworks

31 December 2018

Are you planning to be around Dubai this evening to see some of the many firework shows. Are you one of the many people heading to Downtown Dubai to see in the New Year? The advice is, wherever it is you are going, get there early

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Planning Your Vacations For Next Year? Knowing When These Public Holidays May Be Will Help

Planning Your Vacations For Next Year? Knowing When These Public Holidays May Be Will Help

30 December 2018

As 2018 is set to come to a close it has been confirmed that 1 January will be a holiday for the public and private sector and work will resume again on 2 January. What other days off can we expect in 2019? To help plan, here is a list of expected

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Petrol Prices For January 2019 Have Been Announced And It Is Good News

Petrol Prices For January 2019 Have Been Announced And It Is Good News

30 December 2018

The fuel prices in the UAE for the month of January 2019 have been and announced and the good news is they have come down … and by quiet a bit as well. This is the third consecutive month that the price of petrol has come down. The Ministry of Energy

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Djokovic Wins Abu Dhabi Title

Djokovic Wins Abu Dhabi Title

30 December 2018

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic ended 2018 with another title by winning the Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC) in Abu Dhabi. After being forced to pull out last year on the eve of the 2017 tournament,  and starting 2018 off by undergoing

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More Rewards At DSF

More Rewards At DSF

27 December 2018

Just when you thought Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) could not get any better, Dubai Mall and Emirates Skywards go and announce some additional perks for the 6 week festival. DSF started on 26 December and is running up to 2 February, and this year

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Free Parking And Changes To RTA Service Times For New Year

Free Parking And Changes To RTA Service Times For New Year

27 December 2018

With New Years Eve and New Years Day less than one week away, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced a revised schedule to all its services for the two days over the holiday period. For users of the Dubai Metro, the Red Line will

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New Child Protection Law Passed

New Child Protection Law Passed

27 December 2018

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has passed a new child protection law. The new Child Rights law, is also known as Wadeema’s Law, after the 8 year old Emirati girl

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Real Madrid Triumph In Abu Dhabi

Real Madrid Triumph In Abu Dhabi

23 December 2018

Spanish giants Real Madrid made history in Abu Dhabi by winning their fourth FIFA Club World Cup, their third in consecutive years, by triumphing 4-1 over local team Al Ain FC. The atmosphere in Abu Dhabi’s Zayed Sports City was electric as fans

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All Car License Plates Will Change

All Car License Plates Will Change

23 December 2018

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that it will be mandatory for all vehicles in Dubai to change to the new style number plates. From January 2019 all new cars registered in Dubai will be issued with the new style plates

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One Billion People Have Gone Through Dubai Airport

One Billion People Have Gone Through Dubai Airport

23 December 2018

Dubai International Airport (DXB) was opened on 30 September 1960 and has continuously grown to become one of the worlds busiest airports, and recently reached the magical milestone of welcoming its one billionth passenger. The milestone

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Over 1,000 Forged Passports Identified At Dubai Airports

Over 1,000 Forged Passports Identified At Dubai Airports

20 December 2018

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDFRA) has announced yah in excess of 1,000 fake passports were seized across Dubai’s airports so far this year. The GDFRA uses some of the lates technology to detect all kinds

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Property Prices End The Year Down

Property Prices End The Year Down

20 December 2018

A recent report on the property market performance in the second half of 2018 by Bayut.com has seen a a slight slide in property prices. Though a few areas have remained steady in the second half of the year, some locations have seen declines

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