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[POLICE ADVISORY] Beware of ‘Cheap’ Flat Listings

They say if something is too good to be true – like an awesome flat leased for a very low price – then chances are, it probably is. The Abu Dhabi Police have issued an advisory regarding “cheap” flat ads circulating on social media and warned residents about the rising cases of real estate scams… Read More

Gov’t Project to Convert Dubai into Open-air Museum

Various artists from all over the world will gather in the capital of the UAE to paint murals on pillars of Dubai Metro bridges, in line with the beautification project led by Brand Dubai, which serves as the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO) and the Roads Transport Authority (RTA). ALSO… Read More

Dubai Royal Tries Out Human Slingshot Ride at Kite Beach 7

Aside from HH Sheikh Hamdan, who leads an active lifestyle, there’s another Dubai royal who obviously has a taste for adventure… Sheikh Saeed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, who is better known as “Uncle Saeed” on social media. ALSO READ: HH Prince Hamdan Invites Everyone to Participate in Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018 On Wednesday, the… Read More

Steward Put on Trial for Slamming Airline on Social Media

An airline flight steward has been accused of defamation and will be put on trial for misusing social media to attack Emirates Airlines. The accused was discovered to have posted malicious images of animals boarding on planes as well as pictures of flight stewardesses with faces of animals. ALSO READ: 5 Social Media Rules –… Read More

Dubai Police Urge Citizens to report Crimes by Using e-Crime Platform

The police have urged the public to help crack down online extortionists by immediately reporting any related activities through the use of its e-crime platform so as not to let scammers trick more victims. ALSO READ: Dubai Police Warns Against “Free” Online Games According to Major General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Criminal… Read More

Al Hosn Cultural Attraction Opens on December 7 in Abu Dhabi 4

There are many places to visit in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE. And pretty soon, there will be another great addition to the city’s list of amazing destinations… Qasr Al Hosn. Just recently, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi announced the grand opening of Al Hosn, WAM News Agency reported. The cultural attraction,… Read More

dubai mall 10-year anniversary 6

Can you believe it’s been almost 10 years since the Dubai Mall opened? To mark this momentous occasion, the mall will hold grand anniversary celebrations from November 4 to 28, 2018. Get ready for a month-long extravaganza, as the Dubai Mall has prepared exciting shows, offers, and contests this November. Keep on reading to know more about… Read More

banned medicine uae

The Ministry of Health has issued a circular to warn residents against products sold on social networking sites which might be contaminated and unsafe for public consumption. ALSO READ: E-Approval Required Before Bringing Personal Medicines to UAE The warnings, according to Dr. Fatima Murad, were issued against health supplements that have been manufactured in the… Read More

How to Apply for 1-year Visa Extension for Widows, Divorced Women 4

As part of the latest changes in the UAE visa system, widows and divorced women can now extend their visas for a full year without a sponsor, Khaleej Times reported. Officials from the General Directorate of Residency & Foreign Affairs (GDRFA) recently announced that widows and divorced women can have their visas processed at their centre in Dubai Festival City (DFC),… Read More

[LOOK] KhalifaSat All Set for Space Launch

The first Emirati satellite, the KhalifaSat, is all set for its Oct. 29 space launch from the Tanegashima Space Centre in Japan, and the first image it will capture will be a big surprise for everyone, according to an official ahead of its launch. The KhalifaSat, which is the first satellite manufactured in the UAE… Read More

how to claim tax refund uae tourist

Earlier this year, the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) of the UAE has announced the conditions and procedures as to how tourists can claim their VAT refunds upon exit from the country. With the rolling out of the new electronic tax reform system scheduled to begin on November 18 this year, it’s important that we know… Read More

How to Avoid Credit Card Theft 2

Be extra careful whenever you use an automated teller machine (ATM), as thieves could be out to steal your bank account details. Abu Dhabi Police has warned against credit card theft through electronic devices that are attached to such machines, WAM News Agency reported. ALSO READ: How to Report Scams & Fake Items Using “Dubai Consumer” App… Read More

How to Claim Tourist Vat Refund in the UAE

The UAE Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has released an announcement last October 22 (Monday) regarding the implementation of the Tax Refund for Tourists Scheme.  Under this scheme, tourists will be allowed to refund VAT for purchases made at participating retail brands through designated refund outlets starting November 18. ALSO READ: WARNING: Avoid False Info and… Read More

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