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Dubai traffic accident sites to be cleared within 12 minutes

Dubai police and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will be working together to reduce the time it takes to handle traffic accidents. The plan is to have a run time of 12 minutes to access and clear the site, so regular traffic flow can be restored as quickly as possible. Delays are expected to […]     Read More

Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan named LinkedIn Influencer

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, has been named LinkedIn Influencer for 2017 on Tuesday. Around 500 of the world’s foremost thinkers, leaders and innovators make up the illustrious list. Sheikh Hamdan shares the honour with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, […]     Read More

UAE politically, intellectually prepared to welcome economic reform

The UAE is politically and intellectually prepared to welcome economic reform. That’s the message form His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. He also said he’s optimistic that 2018 will bring positive changes to the region’s political landscape. Speaking at the ongoing […]     Read More

Thunder and rain forecast for UAE

UAE weather bureau has forecast unstable weather conditions, associated with rainfall and thunder at times, over the next few days, starting Friday.  According to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), rain is likely in the northern and eastern regions and islands on Friday. “Towering clouds with different intensity rainfall and thunder at times” is forecast between Saturday […]     Read More

Free entry to Dubai Safari Park for two weeks

After the soft launch of the much-awaited wildlife park Dubai Safari, the Dubai Municipality has announced free entry for visitors over the next two weeks. “We are happy to inform our visitors that during the soft launch period the park will be open to everyone free of charge daily from 9 am until 5 pm […]     Read More

UAE Exchange pledges AED 10 million to Dubai Cares

UAE Exchange has pledged to give AED 10 million in support of Dubai Cares’ global programs. The money will go towards the charity’s mission to educate children and young people in developing countries. Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares, said: “We are very grateful to UAE Exchange, whose generosity will certainly make […]     Read More

Government leaders meet in Abu Dhabi to discuss Yemen

Senior government figures from the UAE, USA, Saudi Arabia and Great Britain have met in Abu Dhabi to discuss the ongoing situation in Yemen. The UAE was represented by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Discussions revolved around how to urge all parties in Yemen to reach […]     Read More

UAE takes part in policy forum on women, security and peace

The UAE has taken part in a regional workshop aimed at developing national action plans to implement policies related to women, security and peace. The event, which was held in Amman, was organised by the Women, Family and Childhood Department of the Arab League. It hopes to improve all government policies related to women, security […]     Read More

UAE pharmaceutical market to be worth AED 14 billion by 2020

The pharmaceutical market in the UAE will be worth more than AED 14 billion by 2020. The figure was released by government officials at the ongoing Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association Gulf Forum in Dubai. The increase is expected to be driven by healthcare expenditure, mandatory health insurance, and growing medical tourism. The sector was […]     Read More
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