Saturday, September 22, 2018

Health & Education

Dubai areas where school fees are lowest

Deira, which hosts 18 schools, is considered to be the lowest priced area in relation to school costs, averaging Dh169,345 (for all year groups),...

Bahrain: New tobacco and fizzy drinks levy on the way

Plans to levy a 50% tax on fizzy drinks and 100% on tobacco have been approved yesterday. The proposed legislation to tax unhealthy products...

45% pay own medical bills in UAE: Survey

Nearly half of the respondents (45 per cent) of a well being survey done in the UAE said that they are not fully covered...

The UAE’s most expensive school officially opens

Two months into the new term and pupils at the UAE's most expensive school have taken their first steps towards a future at some...

111-year-old Saudi shares secrets, memories

“I eat dates and drink camel milk,” 111-year-old Khunaifar Al Dhiyabi, a Saudi national, said when asked about the secret of his long life. Al...

Saudi: 213% increase in smokers wanting to quit

Sharifa Al-Zahrani, the head of the ministry’s smoking cessation clinics, said that taxes are the most effective way to help people, especially the youth,...
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