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Make a difference this Ramadan

Make a difference this Ramadan

29 May 2017

Majid Al Futtaim has launched its 11th annual ‘Make A Difference’ campaign, which encourages the act of giving during the holy month of Ramadan. The campaign promotes kindness within the community

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Dubai hospitals are to put tracking devices on new-born babies

Dubai hospitals are to put tracking devices on new-born babies

29 May 2017

The Dubai Health Authority, DHA, has begun to implement two state-of-the-art technologies with the aim of protecting new-borns in Dubai and Latifa Hospital.

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Helping endangered rhinos return home

Helping endangered rhinos return home

29 May 2017

The critically endangered black rhino has returned to the wilds of Rwanda with the help of Etihad Cargo and animal transport specialist Intradco Global.

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Watch: The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour - Sheikh Mohammed checks on progress at latest mega project

Watch: The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour - Sheikh Mohammed checks on progress at latest mega project

28 May 2017

Dubai’s latest mega project looks set to compete with Burj Khalifa. When completed, The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour, will be 100 metres taller than Burj Khalifa, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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The Ramadan sharing fridges are back

The Ramadan sharing fridges are back

28 May 2017

Community-based initiative ‘Ramadan Sharing Fridges’ is back this year, with over 60 fridges registered across Dubai to date. The initiative started last year with a single resident

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World’s second best attraction is in the UAE!

World’s second best attraction is in the UAE!

28 May 2017

For the second year in a row, Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque has been ranked the world’s second favourite landmark by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site.

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UAE petrol prices to drop in June

UAE petrol prices to drop in June

28 May 2017

The Ministry of Energy announced new fuel prices for June today (Sunday).

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Parking and Metro timings for Ramadan

Parking and Metro timings for Ramadan

25 May 2017

Subject to moon sighting, the holy month of Ramadan is likely to commence on 27th May.

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More ways to use your Nol card

More ways to use your Nol card

25 May 2017

The Dubai Municipality have inaugurated a 'smart gate' meaning that you can now use your Nol card to pay for entry into Mushrif Park.

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Dubai Summer Surprises is back with 6 weeks of sales!

Dubai Summer Surprises is back with 6 weeks of sales!

25 May 2017

Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is back for a record year from 1st July to 12th August 2017. The 20th edition will offer residents and visitors an exciting 6-week calendar of sales and family entertainment.

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100% tax on tobacco and energy drinks imminent

100% tax on tobacco and energy drinks imminent

24 May 2017

Just as people are worrying about the rising cost of school fees, costs are set to increase in other areas. The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) have announced a selective tax of 100% on tobacco and energy drinks

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There’s another mega sale coming!

There’s another mega sale coming!

24 May 2017

Giving residents the chance to make further savings, there’s another mega sale coming up. With discounts of up to 80% - the Ramadan Nights – will be held at Expo Centre

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Dubai’s private schools have seen Dhs 6.8b in tuition fees

Dubai’s private schools have seen Dhs 6.8b in tuition fees

24 May 2017

In the 2016-17 academic year private schools in Dubai collected Dhs 6.8 billion in tuition fee revenue. Which is Dhs 700 million more than the Dhs 6.1 billion collected last academic year.

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Patients to pay for ambulance services in Dubai

Patients to pay for ambulance services in Dubai

24 May 2017

Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) has started to implement a self-funding programme to cover basic operational costs, which means that ambulance services will no longer be offered free

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