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A hundred lucky tourists and residents returning home will get free taxi rides from Dubai International Airport on Tuesday. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has planned this initiative to mark the International Day of Happiness. Various gifts will also be distributed to public transport commuters across the city. The UAE has been ranked the […]

Police in Abu Dhabi are cracking down on underage drivers. They have announced plans to tighten supervision in the capital’s streets, especially in residential areas. Officials say that last year alone they saw 17 deaths caused by underaged motorists. First Lieutenant, Mohammed Al Eisaei, Head of Traffic and Research Studies, tells us some of the causes […]

An injection that is used to treat hypertension has been recalled from the shelves of the UAE after a manufacturing defect was reported. According to the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), Labetalol Hydrochloride Injection has some cracks on the surface of the packages’ edges. The manufacturer says the defect could result in the product […]

Residents in the UAE are being warned about possible health risks associated with consuming fake dietary supplements. According to the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), ShedFat Maxx and Bella Diet capsules could lead to hypertension or hypotension. Both are unregulated products that are bought and sold online and advertised through social media. The ministry […]

The Ruler of Sharjah has unveiled a collection of his most well-known books that have recently been translated in to French. His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi was invited to Paris to attend the signing ceremony of the new publications. The books are mainly about important historical events and about the emirate […]

Large turnouts have been reported at the Egyptian Consulate and Embassy in Dubai and Abu Dhabi respectively, as Sunday marks the last day for Egyptian expats to cast their votes in the country’s presidential election. Wael Al Sayed Mohammed, Egyptian Ambassador to the UAE, has thanked authorities for providing the required facilities in the emirates to […]

A UAE resident has thanked His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, for helping her after her car got stuck in the desert. Hanna Karen Arroyo and her two friends later posted a picture of them standing with Sheikh Mohammed in the […]

The RTA processed over half a million online vehicle transactions in 2017. That’s according to officials who state that over 547,000 vehicle licensing services were handles through smart channels online. More than 80 per cent were through website transactions, 10 per cent through self-service kiosks and the Dubai Drive app, and 5 per cent were […]

Schools across the UAE are being urged to get on board a new nationwide campaign aimed at better protecting children from sun related diseases. The Emirates Dermatology Society wants schools to install sunscreen dispensers for kids to use before their outdoor playtime. Students will also be taught about healthy sun exposure and how to properly […]

Egyptian nationals living in the UAE are casting their votes in the country’s presidential elections. The Egyptian Ambassador says there has been a large turnout at the Egyptian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Egyptian General Consulate in Dubai this weekend. Wael Al Sayed Mohammed also thanked authorities for providing the required facilities in the […]

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