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Friday, August 7, 2020

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...

Passengers faint aboard Karachi-bound Saudi flight

A Karachi-bound flight from Madina put passengers at risk when it took off with a faulty air-conditioning system over the weekend, delaying their arrival...

PH hails benefits for 50,000 Filipino helpers in Qatar

The Philippines hailed a new law in Qatar that gives benefits such as limited working hours, annual vacations, and paid sick leaves to domestic...

Cooling collars to keep Dubai street cleaners cool

The Waste Management Department of the Dubai Municipality recently distributed "cooling collars" to its cleaners to protect them from summer heat and humidity, when noontime temperatures...

McDonald’s UAE boss says adding healthy food to menu doesn’t work

The biggest challenge for McDonald’s UAE is “making people buy more salads,” according to its managing director and partner Rafic Fakih. Fakih said there...

More than half of UAE employees take work home

Something big has been happening in many working individuals’ lives over the last decade — a phenomenon termed the ‘working vacation’. This is a...

HEALTH: Fasting for better health

The 5:2 diet includes five days of regular eating and two days of 800 calories People can eat what they like in the...

Saudi to be prosecuted for calling expat doctor a ‘black slave’

Attacked doctor (in grey) and Dr. Al Rabia (in traditional clothes) Source: Twitter/SaudiMOHLate on Thursday, Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health announced that its officials will take legal action against...

Oman: metal stake surgically removed from boys’ skull

A team of plastic surgeons at the craniofacial unit at Khoula Hospital has successfully removed a metal stake from the skull of a 14-year-old...

A beacon of hope: New protections for Saudi women

According to the Saudi Newspaper Okaz, during the last ten days, the Saudi Ministry of Justice issued four important decisions and proposals to limit the abuse...

Saudi man who set wife on fire sentenced to flogging and...

A 40-year-old Saudi man who tied his wife up and set her on fire has been sentenced to just 19 months in prison and...

Modern life is giving us arthritis: We are now TWICE as...

We now twice as likely to get arthritis than our grandparents were, a new study reveals. Harvard scientists examined more than 2,000 skeletons from deceased...

Kuwait: poor priced out of health–expats to suffer

From the month of October, the majority of expatriates in Kuwait will not be able to afford healthcare services in the country, due to...

MBS responds to bed ridden child’s plea for help

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud has responded to a plea by a Saudi child being treated in a hospital in...

“No Food, No Pay” 800 Indian workers stranded in Oman

After the 5 rials (around Rs 800) given by the Indian embassy on Tuesday to meet emergencies exhausts, we will be again in the...

Kuwait MPs seek to remove exemptions from expat healthcare fees

Members of the Kuwaiti parliament are reportedly seeking a review of recently announced increases to health care fees for expats with an eye on...

Feel good: Ten private hospitals in Dubai offer care for those...

As part of the UAE’s Year of Giving, the Dubai Health Authority has launched a Giving and Happiness initiative, which aims to support those with “limited...

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...

Egg and sperm freezing growing among unmarried in the UAE

A growing number of unmarried individuals in the UAE are opting to freeze their eggs and sperm as the country awaits further updates on...

Kuwait: Family Residence visas for expats halted

Kuwait has reportedly halted the issuance of family residence visas for the parents and siblings of foreign workers in the country. Kuwait Times cited security sources...
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