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Important Notice For Students Who Travel During School Break

Important Notice For Students Who Travel During School Break

08 March 2020

Ministry of Education is advising students and families against travelling during the ongoing 4 week break, a preventive measure taken to contain the spread of coronavirus. Students who travel outside the country, specifically to the countries

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Film And Comic Fans Show Is Back

Film And Comic Fans Show Is Back

05 March 2020

The much anticipated Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC) 2020 is back in Dubai for another year and set to open its doors today to thousands of film lovers, art and pop culture enthusiasts and geeks for yet another action-packed event running all

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Try These New Restaurants In Dubai

Try These New Restaurants In Dubai

05 March 2020

Looking for some new places to satisfy your taste buds? Here are five new places that opened their doors recently adding more choice to Dubai's already bustling dining scene. 

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Citizens And Residents In Dubai Are Advised Against Travelling Abroad

Citizens And Residents In Dubai Are Advised Against Travelling Abroad

05 March 2020

The Ministry of Health and Community Protection has advised citizens and residents to avoid travelling abroad to contain the spread of coronavirus in multiple cities across the globe. As per the statement released by the Ministry of Health, if a pe

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Saudi Suspends Umrah

Saudi Suspends Umrah

04 March 2020

According to the Saudi Press Agency, the country has suspended Umrah for its residents and citizens as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus. Last week, the country had temporarily suspended the entry for the pilgrimage for any

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Events Still Going On

Events Still Going On

03 March 2020

While many events are being cancelled as a precautionary measure to contain the risk of the spread of coronavirus, it does not mean that there is nothing to do as there are some events and activities which are all going ahead as scheduled. These

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Events Postponed Over Coronavirus Precautions

Events Postponed Over Coronavirus Precautions

03 March 2020

A number of major events have been postponed and cancelled as a preventive measure due to coronavirus. Here's a list of some of the key events which have been confirmed as either postponed or cancelled by organisers

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Schools Close Early For Spring Break

Schools Close Early For Spring Break

03 March 2020

As a precautionary measure in the ongoing efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus, the Ministry of Education has announced the early start of spring vacation for schools and a distance learning initiative. Schools and higher education

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Mystery Shopper App For Government Services Launched

Mystery Shopper App For Government Services Launched

03 March 2020

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has launched an  eight language mystery shopper application to help measure the performance of government entities and services.

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KHDA Uses Comic To Explain Coronavirus

KHDA Uses Comic To Explain Coronavirus

02 March 2020

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in Dubai is trying to explain coronavirus to students through an easy, simple and engaging comic text. The KHDA took to its official Twitter handle to share the 4-page illustration explaining to

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Slumdog Composer To Open A Studio In Dubai

Slumdog Composer To Open A Studio In Dubai

02 March 2020

Regardless of how much you know about Bollywood, most people will know the popular soundtrack 'Jai ho' from the Oscar-winning movie 'Slumdog Millionaire'. A R Rahman, the Name behind this popular soundtrack, and many others, is opening a state

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Government Games Postponed

Government Games Postponed

02 March 2020

One of the major Dubai government sporting events has been postponed as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus. The Government Games 2020 was scheduled to take place this month from 18 to 21 March, however the Dubai Media Office took

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Dubai Schools Asked To Cancel Trips

Dubai Schools Asked To Cancel Trips

01 March 2020

The Knowledge and Development Authority (KHDA) in Dubai has called upon all private schools in the Emirate to cancel all activities that require travel or gathering in large numbers. As a precautionary measure to confront the coronavirus outbreak, s

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Dubai Parking Metres Get Arty Makeover

Dubai Parking Metres Get Arty Makeover

01 March 2020

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office, have teamed up to give an artistic makeover to parking spaces across Dubai with a vision of transforming the city into an open-air

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