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Health & Education

Expat Life in GCC, Accident rates and fatalities, Qualification of Employees in Job Sector in GCC, Healthy Lifestyle, Climate Updates and Implementation of Road Safety Measures.

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,...

UAE employees often bored at work

Boredom is creeping up in UAE workplaces, with employees spending five hours a week disinterested in their jobs, a new survey claims. According to the...

4m trees to be planted in Saudi Arabia by 2020

The Ministry of the Environment, Water and Agriculture aims to plant 4 million trees in the Kingdom by 2020, its undersecretary for environmental affairs,...

Camel contact common in recent Saudi MERS cases

Since 2012, Saudi Arabia has confirmed 1,728 MERS cases, including 701 deaths. Two people are being treated for the disease. The five patients with camel...

How to spot a liar: Experts reveal 9 secrets

Research shows that when it comes to spotting a liar, most people are inaccurate Most people tend to believe others are telling the...

Workers get to speak better English in UAE

SmartReading is a reading programme started by the SmartLife in line with the 2016 UAE Government initiative of the Year of Reading. The five-month...

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...
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