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News and updates on what’s happening in Dubai. Announcements and important information about the emirate that the residents should be aware of. Here we share current events and advisories, as well as trends for your reference.

HH Sheikh Mohammed Upholds Policy to Raise the Quality of Life in the UAE

Coming into 2019, which was dubbed the Year of Tolerance, the UAE government continues to strive to uplift the living condition of all of its residents including the hundreds and thousands of expats living in the country. And as this is put into focus, a number of initiatives that have been announced earlier, all come… Read More

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Have you ever tried to find out which courses and majors are most in-demand in the UAE? Well, look no further because the Ministry of Education has just revealed the results of a study that aims to help students who are seeking to pursue higher education in the country. ALSO READ: List of Philippine Schools in… Read More

UAE’s First Electric Bus Offers Free Ride in Abu Dhabi until March

The turn of the New Year introduces new government initiatives as well as systems that are being organized for better implementation. From changes such as new bus routes, additional express bus services to neighbourhood safety initiatives, it can be said that the UAE is set to polish policies and services that can still be improved… Read More

New Industrial Zone in Abu Dhabi to Create 7000 Jobs 4

The Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) recently launched a new industrial zone that is bound to attract huge investments and create up to 7,000 new jobs in the UAE: Polymers Park. ALSO READ: Multiple Vacancies for Female Nurses & Caregivers by Manzil Healthcare Services As the term suggests, Polymers Park will serve as a manufacturing… Read More

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The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently launched a new and exclusive ferry service connecting two of the most visited destinations in the city: Dubai Marina and The Dubai Mall. ALSO READ: Jollibee Food Truck Opens in Dubai Marina The new Dubai Ferry service will shuttle tourists and Emaar residents who want to take an environment-friendly way… Read More

Filipina Nanny Receives Car as Gift from Employer

A Filipina nanny in Abu Dhabi has just received a generous gift from her employer. Dina Tenerife Celo, a 47-year-old Filipina from Camarines Sur, is now the proud owner of a car! ALSO READ: Filipina Hailed as UAE Best Nanny 2018, Wins PHP 1 Million This is actually not the first time that Celo received a… Read More

World’s Longest Zipline in UAE Set to Reopen after Completing Maintenance

With a number of great tourist attractions in the country, and some undergoing maintenance or upgrade, an adventure facility in Ras Al Khaimah showcasing the world’s longest zip line will soon announce its reopening date following a serious incident from December of last year. However, to ensure safety and the appropriateness of these facilities, in-depth… Read More

Dubai Police Introduces Neighbourhood Watch Initiative

In its bid to further enhance security and strengthen existing systems, the government of Dubai has explored new innovations to incorporate technology into its governance scheme, in addition to new facilities and services that aim to provide the highest quality of life in the city. Other than its social media and hotline channels, the Dubai… Read More

2,000 kg of Banned Products Seized in UAE Raid

Transporting products overseas can be a tricky thing. If you’ve travelled a lot, you would know that this is a common issue in airport terminals. It’s one thing to talk about medications, but for other products such as tobacco and other similar items, Dubai Customs is very strict in handling these cases. And with the… Read More

Abu Dhabi Adopts New Routes, Express Bus Service

The UAE has been making strides in various sectors of its society in its bid to become one of the world’s leading global nations in terms of technology and service innovation. And where innovation is concerned, solutions become the end-result. Most countries in the world, if not all, face similar problems in terms of traffic… Read More

Expat Charged in Court after Sending Offensive Voice Note in WhatsApp

After HH Sheikh Khalifa declares 2019 as the ‘Year of Tolerance,’ along with the earlier passing of the anti-discrimination law in the country, there has been marked changes in attitude towards dealing with other people [nationalities] in the UAE, in person or through social media. This only goes to show how serious the government is… Read More

Renewing Driver’s License in the UAE just Got Easier

If your driver’s license or vehicle registration is about to expire, there’s great news for you. Nowadays, documentary services offered by the government can now be easily accessed or availed online. However, things just got even better as the processing can be done on-the-spot through the mobile centres offered by the Road and Transport Authority… Read More

How to Obtain Tickets to Pope Francis’ Mass at Zayed Sports City Stadium

With the scheduled visit of Pope Francis almost near, people are wondering how to personally attend or witness the first Papal visit in the entire region. And with this major event coming up, authorities have warned the public to remain vigilant for opportunities which scammers may take advantage of such as the distribution and/or sale… Read More

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