Tuesday, November 20, 2018

UAE

Dubai: More than 12,000 fines for using mobile phones while driving

More than 12,000 traffic fines were issued to motorists for using their mobile phones behind the wheel during the last three months, a drop...

Drone registration mandatory in the UAE

In the wake of unauthorized drone activity that resulted in flight diversions and airport closures, the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) on...

Dubai: Tourist jailed with her daughter, 4, ‘for having a glass...

A Swedish mother has told of her terrifying ordeal of being locked up in a filthy Dubai jail for three days with her four-year-old...

Calls for new legislation to safeguard gratuity payments

Dubai: Financial experts have called for new legislation making it compulsory for employers to set capital aside, separate from company assets, to be used...

Expat trapped in Dubai for 2 YEARS after dhs10 taxi fare...

A British businessman has told how he was trapped in Dubai for two years awaiting trial over a £2 (dhs10) taxi fare mix-up.David Ballantine,...

UAE passport now ranked 32nd most powerful in the world

Dubai: The UAE passport is getting more valuable than ever and is now ranked as the 32nd most powerful in the world, it was...

GCC to witness a boost in tourism

GCC tourism is looking likely to recover with boosts coming from Expo 2020 in Dubai and the World Cup 2022 in Qatar, although questions...

Weapons stolen from UAE training facility, sold on open market

April 25 (Reuters) - At least 600 weapons were stolen in the past week from a former United Arab Emirates-run training centre in Somalia's...

UAE now requires licenses for ‘social media influencers’

All online media agencies or enterprises operating in the UAE without licences will be fined or shut down, according to new regulations.The National Media...

Dubai Marina mysteriously turns orange

The waters of Dubai Marina mysteriously turned orange on Thursday. Residents were quick to share their concerns on social media suggesting that an oil spill...
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