Sunday, February 26, 2017

Local News


2 out 3 UAE hospitals internationally accredited: MOHAP

Almost two out of every three hospitals in the UAE are internationally accredited. That’s according to the Ministry of Health and Prevention who aim, under the goals of the National Agenda 2021, to have every hospital endorsed by that year. His Excellency Dr Amin Al Amiri is the Assistant Undersecretary ...

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DEWA announces plans to build 97 new power substations

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced plans to build 97 new 132/11 kilovolt (kV) substations over the next three years. The move, which is projected to cost a total of AED 10 billion, is part of an effort to meet the growing demand for energy in the city. ...

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Express court to be set up in Dubai

A court that deals with only minor cases and processes them in the shortest amount of time possible will soon be functioning in Dubai. It will be similar to the “one-day court” in Ras Al Khaimah which tackles fines, misdemeanours and petty crimes. It’s still to be determined which crimes ...

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Commuters in Dubai can now book public taxis via Careem

Commuters in Dubai can now book a public taxi via Careem. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that it has begun its public taxi booking service through the car booking service’s app. The move gives Careem users access to 10,000 vehicles operated by six franchised companies in the ...

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