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A Major Dhs 2 Billion Road Improvement Project Improved

A Major Dhs 2 Billion Road Improvement Project Improved

23 June 2019

The improvement of Dubai -Al Ain Road Project worth Dhs 2 billion has been approved by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Under this project, Dubai - Al Ain Road

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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Receives Trophy From Queen Elizabeth II On Historic Royal Ascot Win

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Receives Trophy From Queen Elizabeth II On Historic Royal Ascot Win

23 June 2019

UAE horses came out on top at one of Britain’s most coveted horse race meetings, Royal Ascot. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai received the winning trophy from Queen

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Airlines Reroute Flights

Airlines Reroute Flights

22 June 2019

The UAE’s Emirates Airlines, Etihad and low cost airline flydubai have confirmed that they are rerouting some of their flights to avoid flying over Iranian waters and in Iranian airspace. This follows an emergency order issued by the

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UAE Residents Can Now Sponsor Their Children Over 18

UAE Residents Can Now Sponsor Their Children Over 18

20 June 2019

A residency visa for 18-year-old dependents can now be renewed for up to two consecutive years has been announced by the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship on Wednesday evening. The residence visa will be valid for one year and can be

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Dubai Summer Surprises Starts This Weekend

Dubai Summer Surprises Starts This Weekend

19 June 2019

Where's the best place to be in Dubai during the summer months? The chilled malls. There are is no doubt that malls become our ultimate destination to hang out during the summer, and not just because they are cool and comfortable but also because

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Dubai Metro Users Get Exclusive Discounts At The Burj Khalifa And More

Dubai Metro Users Get Exclusive Discounts At The Burj Khalifa And More

19 June 2019

Dubai certainly is a great place to explore how grand and attractive indoor places can be, especially during the hotter months. Thanks to this city’s convenient and comfortably air conditioned metro system, travelling to different attractions is so

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Free Delivery On Everything This Summer

Free Delivery On Everything This Summer

19 June 2019

Raise your hands if you put an extra item into your shopping bag just to get qualified for free delivery, or just wait for list of things to order to pile up so you could order them together to save delivery charges

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Not Giving Way To Emergency Vehicles Will Now Lead To Heftier Fines

Not Giving Way To Emergency Vehicles Will Now Lead To Heftier Fines

18 June 2019

In 2018, 358 drivers were fined by police for not giving way to emergency vehicles, unnecessarily adding time to their journey and delaying them from reaching the urgent incidents they were called out to. As a result of this and in a continued

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Emirates To Go Plastic Free

Emirates To Go Plastic Free

18 June 2019

In a further effort to create long term-term sustainability initiatives, Dubai based Emirates Airlines has made a commitment across its entire network to reduce single-use plastics on board its aircraft. From 1 June, the airline introduced

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Free SIM Cards For Tourists

Free SIM Cards For Tourists

18 June 2019

Dubai has given this world many firsts and now it’s set to give tourists and visitors something no other airport in the world does Each tourist arriving at Dubai International Airport (DXB) will receive a free du tourist SIM card loaded with

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Six Year Old Tragically Dies On Bus

Six Year Old Tragically Dies On Bus

16 June 2019

A six year old boy has tragically died after being left on a bus that had reached its destination on Saturday 15 June. The boy was travelling with other children in the bus going to a centre in Al Quoz. All the other children had come off at around

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Dubai Landmarks Go Red, White and Blue

Dubai Landmarks Go Red, White and Blue

13 June 2019

Major landmarks in Dubai were lit in up red, white and blue last night to celebrate the 121st Philippines Independence Day. Thousands of Filipinos were at the foot of the the worlds tallest building, the 828 metre high Burj Khalifa, as it was lit

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The 1975 Are Coming To Dubai

The 1975 Are Coming To Dubai

12 June 2019

The summer months in Dubai are looking at being the busiest yet with so much more going on for residents and visitors to do. Some of this increase is down to the recently opened indoor entertainment venue in City Walk, the Coca-Cola Arena

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Burj Khalifa To Be Lit Up In Colours Of Philippine Flag

Burj Khalifa To Be Lit Up In Colours Of Philippine Flag

12 June 2019

After 333 years of Spanish rule on 12 June 1898 the Philippines gained independence, and today is the 121st Philippines Independence Day. To mark the occasion the world’s tallest building, The Burj Khalifa, will be lit up in the colours of the

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