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RTA Builds 58 Air-conditioned Bus Shelters Pilots Solar-powered Shelters 1

Getting around Dubai is about to become even more comfortable, as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is building 58 air-conditioned shelters for public bus commuters. These will be located in newly developed sites and residential areas, according to an RTA press release. ALSO READ: RTA Launches Electric Abra Service on Dubai Creek What’s more, the agency… Read More

How to Dispute a Traffic Fine in Dubai 5

When asked to pay a fine for breaking a traffic rule, the obvious reaction would be to settle it as soon as possible. But what if you are issued a fine for something that you are certain you didn’t commit? Is it possible to contest or dispute a traffic fine in Dubai? The answer is… Read More

UAE Gov’t Extends Visa Amnesty until end of December

In line with its 47th National Day celebrations, the UAE government has announced that the visa amnesty scheme it offered since August this year will go on for another month starting December 2, as shared in a report by The National. The move is a “generous initiative” shown by the government to help those who… Read More

How to Register a New Car in Dubai 4

Although there are different modes of public transport in Dubai, you may prefer to use your own car in getting around. Of course, this means that aside from applying for a driving license, you would need to register your vehicle with the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). When you buy a new car in Dubai, the dealer… Read More

big ticket abu dhabi raffle portugal expat

Mohammed Saif Abdul Razak, an expat from Portugal, became a millionaire when he won the 12 Million AED jackpot at the Big Ticket Abu Dhabi raffle which was held at the Abu Dhabi International Airport. His winning ticket number is 191331. Among the 7 winners, 6 are Indian expats. Mohamed, is the Grand Winner For The Dream… Read More

WATCH Khalid Al Ameri Serves Free Meals at Jollibee UAE

A week ago, Jollibee UAE made a lot of people happy by launching a food truck along the Dubai Marina promenade. Recently, they made even more people happier by giving away free meals! The famous Filipino food chain, in coordination with Khalid Al Ameri, a popular Emirati vlogger, decided to “give back” to the hardworking people of the UAE by… Read More

UAE to Launch Initiative to Control Cigarette Tax Evasion

In a bid to address the issue of cigarette tax evasion in the country, the UAE government will be launching a digital scheme to monitor all cigarette products, to ensure full compliance with excise tax requirements in the country starting early next year, as shared in a report by Arabian Business. ALSO READ: Tax Refund for… Read More

Filipino Expat Wins 10g of Gold for Losing 10kg in Fitness Drive

Exercising has its rewards, especially for a Filipino expat in Dubai. Aside from losing weight and keeping fit, working out has enabled him to win 10 grams of gold! Yes, that’s right! ALSO READ: Filipino Wins in Prince Hamdan’s Photography Contest In line with the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018, 34-year-old Rommel Manio joined a fitness drive at… Read More

Etisalat Offers Free and Faster Wi-Fi on UAE National Day

Towards the run-up for the UAE’s 47th National Day on November 30, UAE Telecom operator Etisalat announced through social media that it will be offering free and super-fast Wi-Fi for 10 days in celebration of the national holiday. This promotion can be taken advantage of by all residents as well as international tourists in the UAE… Read More

UAE Ministry to Offer Services Right at your Doorstep

In an effort to extend its services to the public, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has launched a fleet of ministry vehicles called ‘Tawseel’ to offer services straight to the customer’s residence. ALSO READ: 10 Futuristic Inventions You Should Check Out at GITEX Technology Week 2018 The initiative is part of the… Read More

Dubai Police Stations Adopt Smart Bail Initiative

In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transform Dubai into one of the world’s leading smart cities, the Dubai Public Prosecution has launched the new smart bail initiative, which will allow those charged with minor… Read More

PHOTOS Pavilion Designs of Different Countries at Expo 2020 Duba

In just a couple of years, millions of people will be coming to Dubai — tourists, business executives, government officials, and many more! Their destination? Expo 2020 Dubai, of course! This global event is based on the theme, “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future.” Did you know? Around 190 countries have confirmed their participation at Expo 2020… Read More

Burj Khalifa, KhalifaSat Among this Year's UAE Pioneer Awardees

The Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, recently honoured this year’s UAE Pioneer Awardees, which include the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Metro, Emirates, KhalifaSat, and other winners. The UAE Pioneers Awards was founded in 2014 to recognise outstanding companies, organisations, and attractions across the emirates.… Read More

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