Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Health

Bahrain: New Health Insurance Law Imposes New Fees

The Government of Bahrain has issued a new law (Bahrain Law No. 23 of 2018) that will make it compulsory for health insurance coverage...

Saudi: Heatwave and dust storm warning issued

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection is forecasting a heatwave in some areas of the kingdom from Tuesday. The organisation said temperatures...

Long Working Hours, and Other Reasons Why Saudi Pharmacists Can’t Find...

This comes at a time when the Ministry of Labor and Social Development is planning to stop recruitment of foreign pharmacists to solve the...

UAE-based Pakistani seeks Indian minister’s help for visa

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has time and again rescued people of who seek out to her for help. And, she is known...

Saudi: Dusty weather brings 1,368 emergency cases

Authorities in Saudi Arabia have issued alerts and warnings regarding the adverse weather conditions that are expected to prevail in some areas of the...

UAE Private school shut down after student dies in school bus

The Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation upheld the decision of the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) to close Al-Worood Academy Private School, following the...

Iran: Twice as many drug addicts since 2011

The number of drug addicts in Iran has more than doubled in six years, with opium the country's most popular narcotic, local media reported...

Price hike won’t stop Bahrain’s smokers

Small and medium businesses continue to suffer as Ministry of Health (MoH) takes a strong stand on its cigarette license fee hike. MoH’s hike in...

Milk can protect obese children from diabetes, study finds

A pint of milk a day could protect obese children from developing diabetes, according to new research. Cow's milk contains nutrients that lower insulin, the...

Feel good: UAE restaurant serves free biryani to workers

As part of the Year of Giving announced by the UAE government, the Terrace Restaurant chain is serving dum biryani, along with juice or...

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