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UAE Reach Semi Final

UAE Reach Semi Final

27 January 2019

Excitement is continuing to build across the country as the UAE National Team beat Australia 1-0 in Al Ain to reach the semi finals of the Asian Cup 2019. Going into the quarter final as the underdogs against the defending champions, this tight

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Pleasant Days And Cold Nights To Continue!

Pleasant Days And Cold Nights To Continue!

27 January 2019

The weather will continue to remain pleasant during the daytime, however relatively cold at night over the coming days according to the latest weather forecasts. The lowest temperature recorded in the UAE was 7.1°C in Raknah, a suburb of Al Ain

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Mouthwash Withdrawn From The Market!

Mouthwash Withdrawn From The Market!

27 January 2019

Zordyl mouthwash, a product manufactured by Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries (Julphar) has been pulled from shelves for containing harmful impurities. The Ministry of Health and Prevention circulated the order to withdraw the product after it

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Dubai Public Beaches Are Among The Cleanest In The World

Dubai Public Beaches Are Among The Cleanest In The World

24 January 2019

Five public beaches in Dubai will be hoisting ‘Blue Flags’ for the first time as they receive global accreditation from the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) for being the cleanest, safest and the most environment friendly beaches.

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WATCH: HSBC Pedals To A New World Record As It Opens Its Headquarter In Dubai

WATCH: HSBC Pedals To A New World Record As It Opens Its Headquarter In Dubai

23 January 2019

HSBC UAE sets a Guinness World Record as it opens its new UAE headquarters in Dubai, by breaking the record for the Most Nationalities in a Static Bike Cycling Relay. A group of 344 members of the bank's staff, including Abdulfattah Sharaf

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Indians To Get Passports In Two Days

Indians To Get Passports In Two Days

23 January 2019

Indian expatriates living in the UAE will soon be able to file their passport applications online which will ultimately bring down the time needed to issue a passport from 4-5 working days to 2-3 working days, through a centralised online system.

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Food Items Banned In Schools

Food Items Banned In Schools

23 January 2019

The Ministry of Education has banned nine food items in school canteens in order to preserve the safety and health of students. According to the circular issued to UAE schools, items such as sausages, marmalade, pastrami, and iodine are banned for

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Sheikh Mohammed Visits Hatta

Sheikh Mohammed Visits Hatta

22 January 2019

Known for its beautiful scenery – mountains, wadis, farms, dams and fresh air, Hatta attracts UAE residents for a much-needed day trip away from city life. However, Hatta is undergoing a major revamp and will soon emerge as a major tourist attract

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Emirates Airline Reduces Baggage Allowance

Emirates Airline Reduces Baggage Allowance

21 January 2019

Emirate has announced changes to their baggage allowance policy which comes into effect next month. According to the new policy, Economy Class passengers will have their baggage allowance reduced by 5kgs. The airline four different type of Economy

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New Routes Introduced

New Routes Introduced

21 January 2019

Getting around Dubai is now easier, with more options across the public transport network, lining up more areas. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched six new bus routes to bolster the public bus network within Dubai

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You Are In For A Real Treat At The Irish Village

You Are In For A Real Treat At The Irish Village

21 January 2019

The Irish Village has confirmed that three popular UK rock and pop bands are set to perform in Dubai in the coming months. The line-up of concerts announced for the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium includes three-boy English rock band Busted,

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New Road Name For Expo

New Road Name For Expo

20 January 2019

Dubai is constantly gearing up for Expo 2020, with all 'roads' leading closer to the high event. To mark the event, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered

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Chilly Weather To Continue!

Chilly Weather To Continue!

20 January 2019

Temperatures dropped noticeably over the weekend with cloudy skies and strong winds prevailing throughout. It was close to impossible to ditch your warm clothes and according to the weather forecast, the weather will remain the same until Monday.

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Burj Khalifa's #10yearchallenge

Burj Khalifa's #10yearchallenge

20 January 2019

Posts across social media ar going viral with the latest photo craze, the '#10yearchallenge'. If you are on social media, there is very little chance you have missed this. The challenge encourages you to post a picture from 2009 alongside the

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