Friday, September 21, 2018

Health & Education

New medicine in UAE for diabetes

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention will introduce a new medicine for Type 2 diabetes which will be administered through a small titanium...

UAE: 50% ‘sin’ tax could have global consequences

 The United Arab Emirates has instituted a hefty tax on sugary drinks and cigarettes: 50% on soda and 100% on energy drinks and tobacco products.The tax, which went into effect...

UAE to build Dh500 million Mars Scientific City

The UAE on Tuesday revealed plans to build a city called Mars Scientific City, a Dh500 million project that will simulate life on Mars. The...

Egyptian once known as world’s heaviest woman dies in UAE

Doctors say an Egyptian once known as the world's heaviest woman has died in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates. She was 37. Burjeel...

UAE schools take first steps in Moral Education

Schools have started teaching the new Moral Education subject this academic year, with student progress to be monitored by schools and authorities. Moral Education is...

Saudi Arabia through the eyes of a high-profile expat

During her nearly three-year stay, the first female Italian Consul General witnessed overwhelming change and development across the Saudi Kingdom with the current leadership.Many...

Saudi textbook features image of Yoda with King Faisal

Saudi Arabia's education minister has apologised for the production of a school textbook in which the Star Wars character Yoda is seen superimposed on...

These are the top 25 schools in the UAE

Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS) Arabian Ranches, Cranleigh Abu Dhabi and Dubai English Speaking College are the top three schools in Dubai and Abu...

World’s largest water reservoirs nearing completion in Qatar

Construction of five mega-reservoirs that aim to boost Qatar’s emergency water supply is now 70 percent complete, Kahramaa officials have announced. They aim to supply...

New Dubai traffic signs use emojis

In the first week of the current school year, the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) started sending smart messages to interact with motorists and...
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