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  • Car insurance premiums will keep going up for UAE owners

       November 19, 2017     
    Dubai Car owners in the UAE needn’t expect their insurance premiums to come down … it won’t. And that after a year in which renewals and new contracts have been through sharp increases in premiums. Even if insurers want to offer premiums to win your business, the Emirates Insurance Authority (EIA) will have none of that. “The EIA has been insistent that insurers
  • Dubai takes a giant leap to world record

       November 18, 2017     
    The closing weekend carnival of the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) also made its way to the Guinness World Records. A total number of 497 people from different walks of life came together to break the world record of the maximum number of people doing jump squats simultaneously at the Festival Bay area of the Dubai Festival City on Friday. The previous record was 471 people performing the act in
  • 5 free things to do in Dubai this month

       November 18, 2017     
    The month of November is almost about to end, but a lot of interesting events are lined up across Dubai this month. We have selected some of the best events around the city to make it an exciting month for you. Here are our top picks: 1. Catch a free movie Head to the JBR to watch the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy this weekend for free. From 7 pm, you can settle into cozy bean b
  • Emirates NBD launches new digital branch

       November 16, 2017     
    Dubai: Emirates NBD on Wednesday opened its first paperless digital branch at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). The new branch was officially opened by Hesham Abdullah Qasim, Vice Chairman of Emirates NBD Group and Helal Saeed Al Merri, Director General, Dubai World Trade Centre Authority (DWTCA) and Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and CEO of DWTC. The b
  • Mohamed launches $100m fund for disease eradication

       November 16, 2017     
    His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has launched a $100 million global fund to eradicate river blindness (onchocerciasis) and lymphatic filariasis. Sheikh Mohamed has personally pledged $20 million to 'Reaching the Last Mile Fund' that he announced on Wednesday on the sidelines of the Reaching t
  • 3-day Dubai 'Super Sale' offers upto 90% discount across brands

       November 15, 2017     
    Starting on December 26, the much-awaited Dubai Shopping Festival is a month away. But you don't have to wait for so long as a three-day sale has been announced in Dubai. Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) has announced the dates for the highly anticipated second edition of the 3-Day Super Sale which will hit shops across Dubai from 23 to 25 November 2017. Dubai's s
  • Free entry for 2 companions of people of determination in Dubai parks

       November 15, 2017     
    Dubai: Companions of people of determination (those with special needs) will now be able to enter public parks in Dubai for free, Dubai Municipality announced on Tuesday. Two persons accompanying people of determination will be exempted from paying the entry fee at some of the facilities belonging to the municipality, the civic body said in a press release. The facilities includ
  • New bridge to ease Dubai-Sharjah traffic

       November 14, 2017     
    The Ministry of Infrastructure Development is building a major bridge in Sharjah's Al Beda area at a cost of Dh200 million. The major project is expected to be completed in the third quarter of next year. Ahmed Al Hammadi, manager of roads department at the ministry, said: "The bridge consists of six lanes on the Emirates Road and three lanes on the Sharjah-Mleiha Road." The bridge wil
  • First hijab-wearing Barbie to hit shelves

       November 14, 2017     
    New York: American group Mattel unveiled its first ever hijab-wearing Barbie doll Monday in honour of US Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Mohammad, who in 2016 became the first American Olympian to wear a headscarf while competing. The doll, part of the toymaker’s “Sheroes” collection, is dressed in fencing gear as well as the hijab. It will be on sale online from 2018, a spokes
  • DIFC gears up for boom in finance

       November 14, 2017     
    Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, is well positioned to support the expected boom in aviation finance required for the rapid growth of air travel forecast over the next 20 years. DIFC is the leading centre for aviation finance in MEASA. The International Air Transport Associatio

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