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Two Huge Sporting Events Are Happening During The Same Weekend

Two Huge Sporting Events Are Happening During The Same Weekend

16 October 2018

UAE residents are major sports fans, and it’s no surprise that the region plays host to a number of huge events. However, if you’re a rugby fan with an affinity for Formula 1 racing, this could get complicated. The 2019 F1 calendar

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Incredible Tributes To HH Sheikh Zayed On Display

Incredible Tributes To HH Sheikh Zayed On Display

16 October 2018

In honour of the UAE’s founding father, His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan, The Retreat, Palm Dubai is hosting an exhibition. The exhibition features the works of twenty talented artists from all over the world, representing the

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Crown Prince Encourages Everyone To Take Part In DFC

Crown Prince Encourages Everyone To Take Part In DFC

15 October 2018

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council took to his official Instagram page to post a social story for inviting everyone- residents, government, business, schools

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Dubai Is The World's Most Cosmopolitan City

Dubai Is The World's Most Cosmopolitan City

15 October 2018

It’s probably not news to you that there are quite a lot of people living in Dubai. However, the actual figures are monumental. In a report this month, it has been estimated that there are approximately 3.1 million people living in the Emirate

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Brian Lara Inaugurates New Dubai Cricket Academy

Brian Lara Inaugurates New Dubai Cricket Academy

14 October 2018

International cricketing legend Brian Lara was in Dubai this weekend as guest of honour at the official inauguration of a new cricket academy. The GEMS Heritage Cricket Academy situated in the grounds of the recently opened GEMS Heritage Indian

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Abu Dhabi Influencer Fined Dhs 300,000 For Abusive Videos

Abu Dhabi Influencer Fined Dhs 300,000 For Abusive Videos

14 October 2018

Using abusive language online resulted in a Dhs 300,000 fine for a prominent social media influencer. The Abu Dhabi based male influencer was sentenced by the Abu Dhabi Court of Misdemeanours who also ordered him to pay Dhs 21,000 to the Emirati

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RTA Sets New World Record!

RTA Sets New World Record!

14 October 2018

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)has taken an innovative and creative approach to spread the awareness message on risks of using mobile phones while driving. The creative approach has also won the RTA a Guinness World record.

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Accident On Palm Jumeirah Causes Passenger Death

Accident On Palm Jumeirah Causes Passenger Death

14 October 2018

A traffic accident on Sunday involving a truck, caused the death of one of its passengers and left the driver and a second passenger on board the truck injured. The accident took place on Palm Jumeirah in the early hours of the morning

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A Driverless Taxi Soon On Dubai Roads

A Driverless Taxi Soon On Dubai Roads

14 October 2018

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will be displaying a model of a driverless taxi at the Gitex Technology Week that begins on Sunday, 14 October. The RTA will start the test run of the first driverless taxi, designed in partnership with Dubai

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Is Your Dewa Bill Unusually High? Here's The Solution.

Is Your Dewa Bill Unusually High? Here's The Solution.

14 October 2018

After a number of concerns from residents, the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) have come up with a solution to unusually high bills. Dewa will now send you an automatic alert if your consumption seems too high

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Will Smith Back In Dubai!

Will Smith Back In Dubai!

14 October 2018

The legendary Hollywood actor Will Smith is back in Dubai. This time around, the actor and producer announced his arrival at its favourite city through a funny post on his official Instagram page which says ‘Sittin on top of the world’

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New Insurance System For Domestic Workers And Employees Starts Tomorrow

New Insurance System For Domestic Workers And Employees Starts Tomorrow

14 October 2018

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has stated that the new employee insurance will begin on October 15. Establishments will have the choice of two options: buy insurance that can be instantly issued at Tasheel or Tadbeer

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Special National Day Celebrations This Year!

Special National Day Celebrations This Year!

11 October 2018

Celebrations to mark the UAE's 47th National Day on 2 December this year will be extraordinary as the country prepares for a special event to pay tribute to the late founder of the UAE, HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The event called

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Medicines Withdrawn In UAE

Medicines Withdrawn In UAE

11 October 2018

The Ministry of Health and Prevention has withdrawn four medicines following reports that they contain active substances that do not follow the required specifications. The affected medicines include Amoclan Suspension, which is used as

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