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The much-awaited Dubai Safari is set to open within the next few months. The Director-General of Dubai Municipality, Hussain Nasser Lootah, inspected the site recently, together with other senior officials. The Dubai Safari is situated in the outskirts of the city, at Al Warqa’a 5. With an area of almost 1.2 square kilometers, it will… Read more

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Emirates airlines has been awarded as the Best Airline in the World and is the most awarded airline after bagging 4 major awards including Best Major Airlines – Middle East & Africa, Best Economy Class, Best First Class and World’s Best Airlines – Top 10. This is the first time that an ‘airlines’ category was introduced… Read more

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UAE residents, April 23 has been declared as a paid holiday for government sector. The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources announced that April 23, Sunday, is an official holiday for Ministries and Federal authorities to mark the Israa and Mirja holiday. Work is set to resume on April 24, Monday. For private sector employees who… Read more

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines racism as “racial prejudice or discrimination.” In other words, it refers to any behavior that judges people based on their race or nationality. Fortunately, racism is not much of an issue in Dubai, since most of the residents here are expatriates. Still, if you encounter racist behavior or discrimination of any… Read more

Whether you’ve been staying in Dubai for three months or three years, there is never a dull moment here. As a first-time UAE visitor, you will surely be amazed by towering skyscrapers to magnificent mosques, from gorgeous parks to amazing malls — the city seems to have them all. But regardless of how long you… Read more

Nowadays, more and more people are heading to Dubai for work and business purposes. Eventually, some of them end up staying here to settle down, get married, and start a family. Just like in other countries and cities, Dubai marriages involve certain legalities, depending on the couple’s nationality and / or religion. If you are… Read more

These days, most people use the Internet to search for jobs. With just the click of a button, you can send your resume to a prospective employer — saving you both time, money, and energy. But be careful when applying for jobs online. The ease and accessibility of the Internet has also led to the… Read more

Great news for job seekers! Dubai Careers, a new job portal, has just been launched. The website offers career opportunities for UAE nationals, residents and expats alike. Dubai Careers is an initiative of Smart Dubai Government Establishment, which is the technology arm of Smart Dubai. It is a centralized portal that seeks to connect people… Read more

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Recently, the US has banned electronic devices larger than a smartphone to be carried inflight. These devices (laptops, tablets, etc.) need to be checked in to which plenty of people are inconvenienced. Flights from Dubai to the USA would be a minimum of 13 hours and a lot of passengers use these devices to make use of… Read more

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Coming soon to Dubai is the Expo Metro Station, the biggest railway station in the emirate. It will be part of Route 2020, a 14.5-kilometer extension of the Dubai Metro that connects the Red Line to the site of Expo 2020 near the Al Maktoum International Airport. Construction for Route 2020 began in October 2016,… Read more

Perhaps the hardest thing about going abroad is that you will be separated from the people you love. It becomes even harder if you are leaving behind a boyfriend, girlfriend, or spouse. Before you know it, you find yourself in a long-distance relationship, better known as “LDR.” Fortunately, there are many things that you can… Read more

A Filipina in Dubai recently won AED 1000 for her safe driving skills. She is one of the 10 winners of the Mobil 1 GoldStar Contest, which is part of a road safety awareness campaign. Rosemarie Buno, 42 years old, has been working as a private chauffeur for an Emirati family for almost 10 years.… Read more

If you happen to hail a taxi in Dubai, don’t be surprised if you see a touch screen in front of you plus free Wi-Fi. Recently, 700 taxicabs have been fitted with these devices — the second phase of a project by the Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) under the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). These… Read more

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