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RTA Launch 3,500 Bike-Pooling In Dubai

RTA Launch 3,500 Bike-Pooling In Dubai

16 November 2019

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed a contract with Careem to operate 3,500 bicycles across 350 smart docking stations in Dubai. This is the the first bicycle-pool phased program of its kind in the region. The agreement was signed by His

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20,000 Take Part In Diabetes Walkathon

20,000 Take Part In Diabetes Walkathon

15 November 2019

The ‘Beat Diabetes Walk’ witnessed in excess of 20,000 UAE residents take part in the 3km walkathon in Zabeel Park. The annual event, now in its 11thyear, is organised by Dubai based Landmark Group, to raise awareness of Diabetes, and promote a

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Fazza's New Instagram Post Is Breaking The Internet

Fazza's New Instagram Post Is Breaking The Internet

13 November 2019

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai has posted two new pictures on his popular Instagram account @faz3 which are totally winning over the hearts of his over 8 million followers. One of the new shots

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More Expats Granted Permanent Residency

More Expats Granted Permanent Residency

13 November 2019

The Federal Authority For Identity And Citizenship has granted permanent residency to 2,500 UAE residents. Under the directive of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the

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Schools Off For Three Days

Schools Off For Three Days

12 November 2019

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in Dubai has confirmed that schools will be closed for three days early next month. The KHDA announced through its Twitter account that schools will not be open from Sunday 1 December through to

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RTA Taxis Booked Through App Only

RTA Taxis Booked Through App Only

12 November 2019

Looking to book a RTA taxi? then you need to download the Careem app and book the ride through the Hala platform, which was officially launched on 29 August, as very soon this will be the only way you can make a booking. Those who are used to book

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Special Expo 2020 Educational Tours Launched

Special Expo 2020 Educational Tours Launched

12 November 2019

Schools across the UAE can now sign up to take their students on a series of specially designed educational tours at Expo 2020 Dubai site, through a newly launched online platform. The educational tours will include four itineraries which will

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Orders For Vegan Dishes Increases

Orders For Vegan Dishes Increases

12 November 2019

Veganism is not just a fad, it is a reality and getting even more popular. The food delivery platform Talabat reviewed food orders made through them and discovered that there is a dramatic increase in the preference of UAE residents for vegetarian

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Free Tap Water

Free Tap Water

12 November 2019

Good news for Dubai diners. You will soon be able to save a few dirhams on 'expensive' bottled water when you go out to eat from next year. According to a new update from Dubai Municipality, Dubai restaurants have been advised that they will have t

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Sheikh Hamdan Leads 70,000 Along Sheikh Zayed Road

Sheikh Hamdan Leads 70,000 Along Sheikh Zayed Road

10 November 2019

Friday witnessed a one off extravagant event where 70,000 participants of all ages and abilities descended around the Dubai World Trade Centre to take part in the very first Dubai Run on Sheikh Zayed Road. Enthusiastic runners were led by none othe

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National Nutrition Guideline Introduced

National Nutrition Guideline Introduced

10 November 2019

The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP and the UAE’s Food Security Office have partnered up to launch the National Nutrition Guideline. Developed in coordination with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Gulf Nutrition Committee aims to

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RTA To Upgrade Metro Stations

RTA To Upgrade Metro Stations

10 November 2019

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract to upgrade three metro stations on the red line, Dubai Internet City, Damac Properties and UAE Exchange. The step is part of a 5-year plan for the improvement of metro and marine transport

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Expect Rain Today And Tomorrow

Expect Rain Today And Tomorrow

10 November 2019

Did you wake up this morning to cool breezes and cloudy skies? According to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), UAE residents can expect more rain on Sunday 10 November and through till Monday 11 November. It is expected the rainfall wll be

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Beat Diabetes Walk Is Back

Beat Diabetes Walk Is Back

06 November 2019

The 11th edition of the Beat Diabetes Walk is just around the corner and there is still time for you to register and take part in this established annual good cause initiative. Retail, leisure and hospitality group, Landmark Group, will once again

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