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Leading Emirati Businessman Calls For Whatsapp Ban Lift

Leading Emirati Businessman Calls For Whatsapp Ban Lift

09 September 2018

“#WhatsAppCall should not banned in the UAE”, says Khalaf Al Habtoor, Chairman of National Conglomerate Al Habtoor Group. This was the defiant call from highly reputed and prominent UAE business leader, Khalaf Al Habtoor, on WhatsApp,

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All New Model Haval H6 Launched In The UAE

All New Model Haval H6 Launched In The UAE

09 September 2018

Swaidan Trading, the exclusive UAE distributor of the Haval range, officially launched the the new SUV Haval H6, by Chinese manufacturer Great Wall Motors. Launched in the presence of the Chinese Ambassador to the UAE,

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Breaking News: Private Sector Holidays Announced

Breaking News: Private Sector Holidays Announced

05 September 2018

It has officially been announced that private sectors holidays next week will commence on Thursday. All private sector employees will have the day off on Thursday 13 September with work resuming on Sunday. If you work Saturdays

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UAE Ranked In Top 10 For People Looking To Start A Business

UAE Ranked In Top 10 For People Looking To Start A Business

05 September 2018

The UAE is a dream country for many to find a job and earn a tax-free salary. However one report has revealed that it is not only jobs that people are after in the country, the UAE now ranks in the top 10 countries globally for online searches of

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There Will Be A Dry Night Next Week

There Will Be A Dry Night Next Week

05 September 2018

In respect of Al Hijri New Year, it has been announced that both public sector and private sector employees will have a holiday. The holiday will commence on Thursday 13 September, with employees returning to work on Sunday 16 September.

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New Technology On Abu Dhabi Roads

New Technology On Abu Dhabi Roads

04 September 2018

Abu Dhabi Police announced, through it's Instragm post, that radars on Abu Dhabi roads have been equipped with new technology known as Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR). The new technology will assist the police to monitor and manage

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UAE’s First Two Astronauts Announced

UAE’s First Two Astronauts Announced

04 September 2018

In the process of making history in the space, the UAE has announced the names of its first two astronauts. Hazza Al Mansouri, 34, and Sultan Saif Al Neyadi, 37 will soon start their training at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre

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Help! Have You Seen This Teddy?

Help! Have You Seen This Teddy?

04 September 2018

Hearts all over the UAE melted yesterday when a young boy emailed Virgin Radio. 4-year-old Leo sent an email to the radio station explaining that he had lost his favourite teddy and asked hosts Kris, Rossi and Priti for their help getting his teddy

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Al Hijri New Year Holiday Announced

Al Hijri New Year Holiday Announced

04 September 2018

Al Hijri New Year is expected to fall on Tuesday, 11 September. However, the government has announced that Tuesday will remain a normal working day, and the holiday for the Islamic New Year will fall on Thursday, 13 September for public sector

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  Dwight School Opens Its First School In Dubai

Dwight School Opens Its First School In Dubai

04 September 2018

Dwight School has officially opened the gates of its first campus in the Middle East, in Dubai. Renowned for its academically rigorous International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum around the globe, the school is now welcoming students in Dubai.

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Visits School On The First Day Of Term

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Visits School On The First Day Of Term

03 September 2018

The government-run Al Asayel School’s students were in for a pleasant surprise on the first day of the new school tern as they shared their classrooms with a royal ‘student’. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

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Brighton College Dubai Has Officially Opened

Brighton College Dubai Has Officially Opened

03 September 2018

Opening it’s third college in the UAE, Brighton College Dubai has now officially opened its gates. Joining Brighton College Al Ain and Brighton College Abu Dhabi, Brighton College Dubai is welcoming its new students. Marco Longmore, Head Master of

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Crown Prince's Fitness Challenge Returns Next Month

Crown Prince's Fitness Challenge Returns Next Month

03 September 2018

Dubai: Do you remember 30X30 fitness challenge from last year initiated by none other than Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. We all know how passionate Crown Prince is about fitness. Taking its passion to

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Car Crashes Through Bank In Shopping Mall

Car Crashes Through Bank In Shopping Mall

02 September 2018

ATM users at an Emirates NBD bank in Burjuman shopping centre endured a terrifying ordeal when a car lost control and drove through the window. The incident occurred on Thursday and CCTV footage shows civilians trying to escape

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