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Get Your Boat Refueled Without Taking It Out

Get Your Boat Refueled Without Taking It Out

01 April 2019

Do you have a boat moored on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah? If you do then refueling just got easier for you, as you can now get it refueled without having to take it anywhere. An exclusive deal struck between developer Nakheel and CAFU, the on-demand

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Godolphin Horse Thunders To Victory At Dubai World Cup

Godolphin Horse Thunders To Victory At Dubai World Cup

31 March 2019

Godoldphin’s Thunder Snow raced to victory at Meydan to win the Dubai World Cup, one of the world’s richest horse races with a total purse of Dhs 44.08 million (US$12 million). With this victory on Saturday, 30 March, Thunder Snow became the first

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Petrol Prices For April Increase

Petrol Prices For April Increase

28 March 2019

The Ministry of Energy announced new fuel prices for April which sees an increase for both petrol and diesel as of today. The new prices announced on Thursday will take Super 98 up to Dhs 2.23 per litre, up from Dhs 2.04 per litre in March.

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Busy Period At Dubai Airport This Weekend

Busy Period At Dubai Airport This Weekend

28 March 2019

Ahead of Spring break and potential public holiday on the occasion of Al Isra'a Wal Mi’raj, Dubai people who have plans for holidays have been warned that the airport terminals will be busier than usual over the weekend as well as on Tuesday

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KHDA's Tweet On Rain For Dubai Students Go Viral

KHDA's Tweet On Rain For Dubai Students Go Viral

28 March 2019

As heavy rain hit the emirate on Wednesday, some of Dubai students were curious to know if they would get a day off from school due to the pouring rain. However, KHDA, known for its humorous comebacks on their social media pages sent a cryptic

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Uber To Acquire Careem

Uber To Acquire Careem

26 March 2019

In a joint statement made by Uber and Careem, the US based ride haling app Uber has confirmed it is to acquire Dubai rival Careem in a cash and stock deal worth Dhs 11.38 billion ($3.1 billion.) In the announcement made on Tuesday 26 March

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Tickets For 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Are On Sale

Tickets For 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Are On Sale

26 March 2019

This years Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be bigger than ever and will run over 5 days instead of 4, with the race weekend starting on Thursday 28 November and running through to Monday 2 December, incorporating the long weekend break for

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Fee Hike Limit Set For Dubai Schools

Fee Hike Limit Set For Dubai Schools

26 March 2019

It has been announced that around 90 per cent of students are not likely to have their fees increased by more than 2.07 percent in the next academic year, 2019 to 2020. The Dubai Executive Council meeting held on Monday, 25 March, at Emirates

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Kenyan Wins The Global Teacher Prize

Kenyan Wins The Global Teacher Prize

25 March 2019

Peter Tabichi, 36, from Kenya won the Global Teacher Prize of Dhs 3.67 million ($1 million) in Dubai at a star studded ceremony at Atlantis, The Palm on Sunday, 24 March. The award was presented in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan

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Sheikh Mohammed's Special Message For New Zealand's PM

Sheikh Mohammed's Special Message For New Zealand's PM

24 March 2019

The Burj Khalifa beamed with an image of the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, in praise of her unconditional support to the Muslim community after the Christchurch mosque attacks that killed 50 people. The picture displayed on the

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Burj Khalifa Lights Up For This Asian Country

Burj Khalifa Lights Up For This Asian Country

24 March 2019

In honour of the Pakistan expat community living in the UAE, and to mark the occasion of Pakistan’s 79th National Day, the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa, displayed the national flag of Pakistan. The flag was beamed on the Burj Khalifa

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A Dental Clinic Is In Trouble For Giving Away Freebies

A Dental Clinic Is In Trouble For Giving Away Freebies

24 March 2019

A dental clinic is facing action from the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) for hosting a non-approved prize give away event, causing a traffic jam on Al Wasl Road in Jumeirah. Authorities have not given out the name of the clinic but in a statement

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A New Edutainment Bus Arrives In Dubai

A New Edutainment Bus Arrives In Dubai

21 March 2019

One of Dubai’s leading nursery groups, Raffles Nurseries and Raffles Starters, in partnership with the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) have launched a new ‘Bug Bytes’ bus to provide high quality technology teaching to little ones.

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Ruler Of Dubai Spotted At Al Qudra Lakes Wedding

Ruler Of Dubai Spotted At Al Qudra Lakes Wedding

21 March 2019

Dubai's Love Lakes near Al Qudra was transformed into a unique and breath-taking wedding destination for nine Chinese couples who wanted to tie knot amid a picturesque dessert landscape in Dubai. The wedding was organised by Meraas, Dubai Holding

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