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Permanent Residency Granted To Over 6,000 People

Permanent Residency Granted To Over 6,000 People

21 May 2019

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, took to Twitter to announce the news of the first UAE residents who have now become permanent visa-holding residents and are granted Gold Card status.

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Reel Cinema Launches A Dedicated Children Screen At The Dubai Mall

Reel Cinema Launches A Dedicated Children Screen At The Dubai Mall

20 May 2019

Reel Cinema has announced the opening of a dedicated screen for little film fans at The Dubai Mall. Young ones can now watch and possibly ‘critic’ the cartoon characters in a movie, while slouching back on colourful bean bags. Don’t worry, parents

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Roxy Cinema Slashes Ticket Prices

Roxy Cinema Slashes Ticket Prices

20 May 2019

Cinema-goers can now save themselves some money if they book tickets with Roxy Cinemas. Until the end of Ramadan, the cinema chain owned by Meraas, has slashed movie ticket prices by 40%. It means, tickets are now available at Dhs 20 and the offer is

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Crown Prince Attends NAS Night Challenge

Crown Prince Attends NAS Night Challenge

19 May 2019

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council attended the individuals Nad Al Sheba (NAS) Night Challenge Championship on Friday, 17 May. Held as part of the NAS

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Dubai Menus To Soon Have Calorie Count For Every Meal

Dubai Menus To Soon Have Calorie Count For Every Meal

19 May 2019

Dubai residents love to eat out and with more and more delivery services coming handy, this trend seems to have been fuelled. Health authorities estimate that more than 40 per cent of children are either overweight or obese. Even though a recent

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Dubai Records Lowest Unemployment Rate In Dubai

Dubai Records Lowest Unemployment Rate In Dubai

19 May 2019

The Dubai Statistics Centre’s latest report has revealed that the unemployment rate in the emirate is the lowest in the world with 0.5% recorded for last year. The survey also showed the percentage of the total working-age population reached 83.2%

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Weather Update: Rain To Return This Week

Weather Update: Rain To Return This Week

19 May 2019

This week's weather report is a cool respite from the hot weather that has picked up in last few days and almost touching on 40°C. Dubai residents will see changes until Wednesday as scattered rainfall of different intensities is expected over the

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Sheikh Mohammed Writes A Poem For His Sons

Sheikh Mohammed Writes A Poem For His Sons

19 May 2019

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, took to his official Twitter account to express his content and joy at the wedding of his three sons His Highness Sheikh Hamdan

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Sheikh Hamdan And His Brothers Get Married

Sheikh Hamdan And His Brothers Get Married

16 May 2019

The most awaited news is officially out. On Thursday, local newspapers confirmed that His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai was married to Sheikha Sheikha bint Saeed bin Thani Al Maktoum in a joint

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Travis Scott Is Set To Headline Abu Dhabi's Yasalam After-Race Concert

Travis Scott Is Set To Headline Abu Dhabi's Yasalam After-Race Concert

16 May 2019

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is so well known for its top class after-race concerts that UAE residents and Formula 1 fans are always excited to know who’s taking to the stage next and it’s never too early to know. Feeding the excitement of fans,

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UAE Residents Could Get Five Day Holiday For Eid Al Fitr

UAE Residents Could Get Five Day Holiday For Eid Al Fitr

16 May 2019

It is most likely that UAE residents will get five days of holidays this Eid Al Fitr. According to the holiday list, issued by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, unifying the number of holidays for public and private sector

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Now Get Your Car Registration Renewed Without Clearing Traffic Fines

Now Get Your Car Registration Renewed Without Clearing Traffic Fines

16 May 2019

Dubai Police have extended one more benefit to motorists under the ‘new traffic fine discount initiative’ launched in February this year in line with the ‘Year of Tolerance’ campaign. Only a few days after Dubai Police announced that a total

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Swap Your Plastic Bottles For Reusable Ones For Free Here And More

Swap Your Plastic Bottles For Reusable Ones For Free Here And More

16 May 2019

Are you concerned about the environment? Do you know there is more plastic in the ocean than fish and mass deforestation is taking a toll on our ecological system? If you care, and want to do something but don’t know where to start

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Dates Announced For Dubai Summer Surprises

Dates Announced For Dubai Summer Surprises

15 May 2019

Summer is going to be the best time to be in Dubai with lots to do and the chance to shop till you drop.Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) has confirmed the dates for the 22nd season of Dubai Summer Surprises. Dubai's annual summer

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