Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Local News

Dubai’s most dangerous roads revealed

Dubai Police say Emirates Road was the most dangerous road in the emirate in the first three months of 2017, despite seeing one less death compared to the same period in 2016. Seven people died in traffic-related accidents on the motorway, compared to eight in the same period in 2016. ...

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Fish, meat vendors urged not to raise prices during Ramadan

Authorities are urging meat and fish sellers in Dubai not to increase the price of their products during the month of Ramadan. The Consumer Compliance & Consumer Protection section of the Dubai Economy met with vendors at Deira Fish Market to make sure they are adhering to price lists. Vendors ...

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Ramadan Fridges set up in Dubai ahead of fasting period

Ramadan Fridges for the less privileged in Dubai are back. 47 fridges have been set up across various locations in the emirate by the group Ramadan/Sharing Fridges ahead of the fasting period. The community initiative aims to provide food and drinks to labourers during the Holy Month. The fridges are ...

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UAE reviews medicine stock to address emergency needs

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) is conducting an inventory of medicines to ensure it has sufficient stock during emergencies. It wants to make sure there’s enough supply to last for a maximum period of six months. The inventory is being done in coordination with the National Authority for ...

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Dubai Police record fewer road deaths, injuries in Q1

Dubai Police say its aggressive approach to enforcing traffic laws has resulted in fewer road deaths and serious injuries this year. Thirty-seven people died in traffic accidents in the first quarter of 2017, down from 53 during the same period last year. Serious injuries were also down to 38 from ...

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