Saturday, January 19, 2019

Health & Education

Dh1,000 fine for driving hard shoulder in the UAE

Special warning for motorists driving on hard shoulder. Hard shoulder driving will attract is Dh1,000 fine plus six black points. Drivers caught blocking emergency vehicles...

GCC need thousands of teachers in next five years

The UAE and GCC's education sector holds bright prospects for teachers and the other general administration staff as demand will grow in coming years...

Bahrain investigates 58 medical negligence complaints

Fifty-eight complaints of medical negligence were investigated by the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) last year, it has been revealed.Of these, 24 cases were...

Kuwait court rejects case to cancel new Expat health fees

Manama: A lawsuit filed in Kuwait to overturn the health ministry’s decision to hike healthcare fees for foreigners has been rejected by the administrative department...

UAE: medicines and injections recalled for safety reasons

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has withdrawn a medical device and one batch of pharmaceutical products. The Ministry issued a circular to...

UAE: Park and pray fines

Drivers in the United Arab Emirates have been told that they face fines if they park at the roadside to pray. With mosques and petrol...

Saudi-funded SR100m epilepsy hospital opens in Colombo today

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will open a 242-bed epilepsy hospital, which is fully funded by the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), in Colombo...

UAE: Some parents prefer to home school as it saves 50-75%...

"School fees nowadays make no sense," A. Alshaqra said, mum to a 13-year-old and 10-year-old. "I chose an online curriculum that is considered costly...

Rising suicide cases in the UAE tied to job frustration

Dr. Sam Omara, counselor at the Ugandan Embassy in Abu Dhabi said many of the suicide cases result from frustrations that lead to depression....

Comatose Filipino in Dubai awaits repatriation

Nobody wants to meet Alicia delos R., not even her son, as she blinks and shuts her eyes in a city hospital with the...
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