Thursday, March 23, 2017

Local News


Hangout@DXB to thrill passengers at Dubai International during spring break

Passengers who will be travelling through Dubai International Airport this spring break are in for a special treat. Hangout@DXB will provide live entertainment, special offers and activities for travelers of all ages across the three terminals. Starting today, more than one million passengers are expected to pass through Dubai International ...

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Ajman taking steps to raise awareness about consumer rights

Authorities in Ajman are taking steps to raise awareness about the rights of consumers and investors in the region. The Emirate’s Department of Economic Development has launched a three-day campaign which will include a number of workshops and sessions. The event is focused on how merchants can provide a secure ...

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New rule to make escalators safer

Dubai Municipality has issued a circular ordering buildings, malls and markets to make their escalators safer. Parts of escalators must be covered to prevent getting clothes stuck in the conveyor belt, and children clinging onto them. No such incidents have been reported so far; the civic body says it’s a ...

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UAE residents asked to participate in Earth Hour on March 25

UAE residents have been asked to participate in Earth Hour on March 25 by switching off unnecessary lights at 8:30pm. The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) will host an event where the world’s tallest tower, Burj Khalifa, will switch off its lights in support of the initiative. Across the ...

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Dubai Police add bicycles to fleet

Dubai Police say their search and rescue teams will now be using bicycles to patrol neighbourhoods and access crowded tourist areas. The aim is to ensure speedy response in the case of an emergency, and step up security in certain areas. The bikes are an addition to the force’s fleet, ...

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