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A YouGov survey says Facebook is the most positively talked about brand among UAE millennials. The research firm used its brand tracking tool to find out what UAE respondents aged between 18 and 34 consider to be the top brands they speak positively about with their friends and family. Here’s the full list: Facebook iPhone […]

Starting this weekend, Dubai’s Al Maktoum Bridge will be closed on Fridays for a month to carry out annual maintenance work.  The weekly closure will be in place from October 27 to November 24, from 1 am to 9 am. Marine traffic will only be limited to Sundays to Thursdays between 1 am and 5 am. Roads and Transport Authority […]

Best selling international authors Alexander McCall Smith, David Walliams and Anthony Horowitz are returning to Dubai for the 10th edition of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature.  The 2018 edition will take place from March 1 to 10. Other renowned authors, storytellers and speakers include: Saroo Brierly, author of A Long Way Home, whose story was adapted into the […]

UAE residents will now be able to choose a telecom operator by checking the coverage range of its network across the country. The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has published links to interactive maps of the service coverage of the Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) and Etisalat on its website. The data includes mobile phone coverage […]

A UAE family were in for a pleasant surprise after a team from the Dubai Police paid them a visit. The officers went beyond their call of duty and scheduled a visit after they received a tweet from the family highlighting how the children were terrified of the police.  The cops spent time with the […]

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