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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Dubai: Government Offices to Operate with 100% Staff from Tomorrow

Government offices in Dubai will be allowed to operate at full, 100 per cent of their capacity, from Sunday, June 14.The decision, announced on May...

UAE To Build World’s Largest Oil Storage Facility

Abu Dhabi state oil firm ADNOC has signed a deal with South Korea’s SK E&C to build the world’s largest underground oil storage facility,...

Dubai To Develop World’s Largest Commercial Sports Mall

Dubai-based investor Viva City is set to develop the world's largest commercial sports mall, Sports Society, at a strategic location in the emirate close...

From owner to janitor, everyone is a boxer at this Dubai...

When boxing legend Manny Pacquiao visited this Dubai-based boxing gym in 2016, he was more than impressed by what he saw. However, it wasn’t...

British man jailed in Dubai for carrying too many pills

Perry Coppins, 61, was stopped by customs officials in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 1 November for having "too many pills" on him.The...

Dubai to get 10 new schools, fees starting at Dh15,000

Parents' education spending continues to be a sensitive subject here in the UAE, according to a recent report published by HSBC. But with 10 new...

“Bahrain’s No Homework Rule Will Not Stick In UAE”

School children hoping for homework to be abolished in the UAE, as it will be in Bahrain next year, will be disappointed to learn...

UAE: Expat rides 1000Km on a scooter

Dubai: An expat said he rode 1,003km on a scooter around 46 points of interest in all seven emirates, including up the UAE’s highest...

Woman arrested for stealing Dh11 million from government organisation

A 33-year-old Arab woman has been arrested for stealing Dh11 million from a government organisation, the Abu Dhabi Police announced in a statement on...

UAE: All government staff to return to work next week

All UAE government employees will return to offices at a capacity of 100% starting from Sunday, July 5, the Federal Authority for Government Human...

Now hail a Tesla in UAE with your Uber app

The launch of UberONE will initially see 50 brand new premium Tesla cars added to the Uber app, giving riders across Dubai the chance...

How a selfie landed 3 women in trouble in UAE

A woman in Sharjah was left with a broken thumb and bruises after a fight broke out over a selfie.According to Sharjah Police, the...

UAE: Worst Government Services To Be Named & Shamed

Hundreds of government service centres will be assessed for their quality, beginning today, to determine which are excelling and which are underperforming.In a tweet,...

UAE Ramps Up COVID-19 Testing Rate to 1 in 10 People

UAE increased its coronavirus testing rate to about one in ten people, a government spokesperson said today.UAE prioritizes testing people showing symptoms or those...

Palm sized baby (only 580g) born in the UAE

An extremely preterm male baby no bigger than the palm of a hand and weighing only 580 grammes was recently born at Medeor 24x7...

Dubai Property Rebound Fails to Materialise

More landlords are accepting that they have to lower their sights, and for every one still holding out for a long-anticipated market rebound, plenty...

Endangered animals were smuggled aboard a UAE based flight

Malaysian custom officials have foiled an attempt to smuggle hundreds of the world's most endangered tortoises into the country from Madagascar, according to international...

Look! smiling emojis on UAE’s roads

The next time you drive on Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road, look out for some smileys! As you enter the northern area of the...

Abu Dhabi travel restrictions to enable mass testing

Abu Dhabi’s week-long movement restrictions to, from and within the emirate have been implemented in order to ensure that the maximum number of residents...

Emirates airline to cut up to 9,000 jobs

Emirates Airlines has cut a tenth of its workforce during the novel coronavirus pandemic in layoffs that could rise to 15 percent,...
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