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A New Waterfront Development In Jebel Ali

A New Waterfront Development In Jebel Ali

03 October 2018

A new luxury beachfront neighbourhood project named Marsa Meydan has been unveiled at Cityscape Global. The new development will be located on Jebel Ali’s beachfront will feature four hotels, schools, community centres, cinemas, restaurants

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Burj Khalifa Lights Up In Honour Of Gandhi

Burj Khalifa Lights Up In Honour Of Gandhi

03 October 2018

In honour of the 150th birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly referred as Mahatma (great soul) Gandhi, the iconic Burj Khalifa lit up with his pictures, some of his inspiring quotes and the tri-colour of the Indian flag in the

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DXB Records Highest Passenger Traffic

DXB Records Highest Passenger Traffic

03 October 2018

August is always one of the busiest months at Dubai International Airport (DXB), and this year was no different. With 8.37 million passengers passing through the airport in August 2018, DXB has broken all its own previous records and all records

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Over 1,000 Films To Choose From On Emirates

Over 1,000 Films To Choose From On Emirates

03 October 2018

Emirates Airline has made its inflight entertainment system ‘ice’ even more exciting as customers can now choose from over 1,000 movies, in addition to 3,500 channels of on demand entertainment to pass their time on the flight.

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The Dubai Fitness Challenge Dates Revised

The Dubai Fitness Challenge Dates Revised

02 October 2018

The Dubai Fitness Challenge, launched by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, is set to return this month. However, there is a slight change in the dates announced earlier, the fitness challenge will now

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Gitex Shopper Is Back

Gitex Shopper Is Back

02 October 2018

The region’s biggest consumer electronic bonanza Gitex Shopper is back and visitors can expect to see the latest technologies and gadgets at the best prices. The event is being held at Za’abeel Halls 4-6 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from

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A New Bridge Eases Traffic Between Dubai And Sharjah

A New Bridge Eases Traffic Between Dubai And Sharjah

02 October 2018

It’s time for some relief for commuters from congestion who use Emirates Road leading to Sharjah from Dubai. The opening of Al Badea bridge connecting the highway with Maleiha road is expected to streamline the traffic towards Sharjah during

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UAE Passport Now 8th Most Powerful Passport

UAE Passport Now 8th Most Powerful Passport

01 October 2018

The Emirati passport has been ranked as the eight most powerful passport in the world. The passport climbed up one spot in the global ranking of passports in a matter of just 15 days after the UAE government signed the visa-waiver agreement

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Pets Can Now Travel With Flydubai

Pets Can Now Travel With Flydubai

01 October 2018

Flydubai cargo division will now be offering live animal transport across its network. You can easily book a ticket for your pet on a Flydubai cargo flight which will follow IATA Live Animals Regulations ensuring animal safety.

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Abu Dhabi Cracks Down on Illegal Parking By Towing 200 Cars

Abu Dhabi Cracks Down on Illegal Parking By Towing 200 Cars

30 September 2018

The Abu Dhabi Department of Transport has been making moves to prevent illegal parking. 200 cars have been impounded over the past few days from a sand lot opposite the twofour54 complex. The lot had previously been free for employees but as

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Dhs180 Billion Federal Budget Approved

Dhs180 Billion Federal Budget Approved

30 September 2018

The cabinet chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has approved a zero-deficit federal budget of Dhs 180 billion for the next three years. 59% of the

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Fuel Prices Announced For October 2018

Fuel Prices Announced For October 2018

30 September 2018

The Ministry of Energy has announced the new fuel prices for October which sees a 4.5% increase in the price of diesel and a marginal increase in the price of petrol. The new prices will see Super 98 go up to Dhs 2.61 per litre in October

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Burj Khalifa Goes Half Dark To Support Gender Equality

Burj Khalifa Goes Half Dark To Support Gender Equality

27 September 2018

Half of the iconic Burj Khalifa’s lights were switched off to show support for the United Nation’s campaign on gender equality, ‘HeForShe’. Visitors and residents in Downtown Dubai were surprised to see the top half of the world's tallest

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Dhs 500 Fine And 4 Black Points For Not Giving Way On UAE Roads

Dhs 500 Fine And 4 Black Points For Not Giving Way On UAE Roads

27 September 2018

In a move to bolster road safety in the UAE, the police have warned motorists to give way to ambulances and emergency vehicles or face harsh penalties. Recent data released by Dubai Police has revealed that the number of violations

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