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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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UAE films are now eligible for the Oscars

UAE films are now eligible for the Oscars

23 May 2017

The region’s growing influence in the film industry has finally been recognised, meaning that UAE filmmakers can now submit full-length films to the Oscars.

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Command and Control Centre aims to ease congestion and ensure safety

Command and Control Centre aims to ease congestion and ensure safety

23 May 2017

A unified platform bringing together control of different modes of transport under one umbrella

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This man is helping expat prisoners leave UAE

This man is helping expat prisoners leave UAE

23 May 2017

Pure Gold Jewellers chairman Firoz Merchant, the Indian businessman and philanthropist, is donating a total of $130,790 (Dhs 480,000)

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Savings this Ramadan; 50 to 75% discounts

Savings this Ramadan; 50 to 75% discounts

23 May 2017

Now is the time to do your shopping, as over 10,000 products are set to be sold at a discount in cooperatives and supermarkets across the UAE during Ramadan, according to the Ministry of Economy.

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Anti-begging campaign launched ahead of Ramadan

Anti-begging campaign launched ahead of Ramadan

23 May 2017

Dubai Police have launched an anti-begging campaign ahead of Ramadan, it was announced this week.

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Plane from Dubai evacuated at Heathrow following security threat

Plane from Dubai evacuated at Heathrow following security threat

23 May 2017

A Virgin flight travelling from Dubai to Heathrow has disembarked its passengers following a security threat.

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10 new schools opening this year will give parents more choice

10 new schools opening this year will give parents more choice

22 May 2017

Less than a week after the release of the Dubai Schools Inspections results,the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has announced that 10 new schools are due to open in Dubai this September.

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Ramadan school timings have been announced

Ramadan school timings have been announced

22 May 2017

The UAE Ministry of Education has said in a statement that the new schedule during Ramadan will commence on Sunday 28th May and that students will attend up to five hours of classes.

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Dubai’s first ‘Robocop’ joins police and engages with residents

Dubai’s first ‘Robocop’ joins police and engages with residents

22 May 2017

AI (artificial intelligence) is upon us as the world’s first operational robot policeman was officially inducted

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The night swimming beach has opened in Dubai

The night swimming beach has opened in Dubai

22 May 2017

Last night Dubai Municipality officially declared Dubai’s first “night swimming beach” open.

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid opens technology hub Area 2071

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid opens technology hub Area 2071

22 May 2017

Dubai’s headquarters for futuristic technology companies and start-ups, Area 2071, was opened by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid on Sunday.

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Sheikh Mohammed has ordered Dhs 33m bonus for Dubai taxi plate owners

Sheikh Mohammed has ordered Dhs 33m bonus for Dubai taxi plate owners

22 May 2017

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the payment of a bonus amounting to Dh33.285 million

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The most dangerous day of the week is Wednesday on the UAE’s roads

The most dangerous day of the week is Wednesday on the UAE’s roads

22 May 2017

Ramadan has physical effects on the body especially when it coincides with the hot and humid summer season.

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