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Majid Al Futtaim Group To Go Plastic Free

Majid Al Futtaim Group To Go Plastic Free

06 November 2019

UAE’s retail group Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) has announced the launch of its new campaign to reduce the use of single-use plastic across the group, including 26 malls, 13 hotels, 46 VOX Cinemas and close to 300 Carrefour stores. The retail group is

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Dubai Monopoly On Sale Now

Dubai Monopoly On Sale Now

05 November 2019

The Dubai edition of the world famous board game, Monopoly, has been officially launched revealing which properties, locations and iconic landmarks players can buy. Some of the places included on the new board game include shopping malls such as

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The Flag Garden Is Back

The Flag Garden Is Back

04 November 2019

As part of UAE Flag Day celebrations, the 6th 'Flag Garden' was launched at Jumeirah’s Kite Beach, and will remain there for residents and visitors to witness and enjoy until 10 December. The ‘Flag Garden’ features 4,500 UAE flags all arranged in a

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There Will Be A Dry Night This Weekend

There Will Be A Dry Night This Weekend

04 November 2019

On the occasion of the birthday of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) there will be a dry night this weekend. The Department of Tourism and Commerce have issued a notice to licensed venues in the city advising them that alcohol cannot be served in Dubai from

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Nakheel Marks UAE Flag Day

Nakheel Marks UAE Flag Day

03 November 2019

To mark the occasion of UAE Flag Day, Ali Rashid Lootah, Chairman of Nakheel, led a flag-raising ceremony at Nakheel’s Dubai headquarters. Staff and management from Nakheel joined Mr Lootah as he raised the UAE flag. The flag raised at Nakheel’s

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Free Ice Creams From Expo 2020 Van

Free Ice Creams From Expo 2020 Van

03 November 2019

Expo 2020 is offering something very cool over next few weeks. As part of Expo 2020 countdown celebrations and to connect with UAE communities, a special ice cream truck will be touring across the country and  handing out 40,000 free ice creams. 

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Adnoc To Stop Charging For "Premium Services”

Adnoc To Stop Charging For "Premium Services”

31 October 2019

Adnoc has announced it is waiving off Dhs 10 fee for having the car fuelled by the petrol pump attendants. The decision will be rolled out at all pumps across the capital Abu Dhabi from Sunday, 3 November. According to the press statement issued by

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Public And Private Sector Holidays Amended For 2019

Public And Private Sector Holidays Amended For 2019

31 October 2019

The public holiday dates for Commemoration Day and National Day have been amended, and it is confirmed that all workers in the public and private sector will get three consecutive days holiday over these very important days. The Commemoration Day

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Abu Dhabi Is All Set For A Mela This Weekend

Abu Dhabi Is All Set For A Mela This Weekend

31 October 2019

If you are still craving ways to enjoy and celebrate Diwali festivities, or looking for some authentic, colourful and lively Indian experiences,  then there is good news for you this weekend. Yas Island in Abu Dhabi is celebrating the festival of

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JLT Is A Dubai Fitness Challenge Fitness Hub

JLT Is A Dubai Fitness Challenge Fitness Hub

31 October 2019

The thriving Dubai community of Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) has been selected as one of the eleven fitness hubs for the third edition of the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC). Now is the time for JLT residents to enjoy and take part in a 30x30 action

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Expo Will Run On 100 Per Cent Renewable Energy

Expo Will Run On 100 Per Cent Renewable Energy

30 October 2019

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) will be supplying all the energy generated to Expo 2020 in Dubai next year, 100 per cent from renewable sources. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of DEWA says, "DEWA has allocated Dhs 4.

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Sheikh Zayed Road Becomes Race Track

Sheikh Zayed Road Becomes Race Track

30 October 2019

A section of the busy Sheikh Zayed Road, around the area of the Dubai World Trade Centre, will host a special Dubai Fitness Challenge fun run on Friday, 8 November. Those who love to run at different locations can now happily tick off the most buzzin

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Dubai Mall Just Got Bigger

Dubai Mall Just Got Bigger

30 October 2019

The UAE’s biggest shopping mall gets even bigger with the opening of the brand new extension, The Dubai Mall Zabeel. The newly opened extension will include a host of new experiences and more places to shop from. Spread across 160,000 square feet of

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Petrol Prices For November Announced

Petrol Prices For November Announced

29 October 2019

The UAE Fuel Price Committee has announced the revised prices for November 2019, and the good news is they are going down across all types. Super 98 petrol will cost Dhs 2.20 per litre throughout November, down from Dhs 2.24 in October,

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