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Stranger-danger alerts have been issued to parents in Dubai once again after a man allegedly approached three students outside a school in the emirate. The incident happened around 1:50 pm on Tuesday outside the GEMS International School on Al Khail Road. The boys were apparently offered free rides in the man’s car. A letter sent […]

Abu Dhabi Police have arrested three people for delivering Botox injections without a license. An investigation was launched after information surfaced that the gang had been showing women Botox products in their homes in Al Ain before illegally injecting them. The defendants, who did not specialise in the field, admitted that they had been carrying […]

The UAE and Bangladesh have signed a new agreement on facilitating the recruitment of Bangladeshi domestic workers. According to the MoU, all applications will be handled by Tadbeer Service Centres, under a licence from the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation. It also states that the employment contract should include the workers’ job description, salary, […]

Abu Dhabi is gearing up to build what’s billed as the “world’s first commercial” hyperloop system. This follows an agreement between Aldar Properties and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (Hyperloop TT) to develop the futuristic high-speed system within the Al Sdeirah landbank near the border between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Bibop Gresta, chairman of HyperloopTT, shared the […]

The organisers of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) have announced that the event would now be held every two years, with the next edition scheduled for 2019. They said the move is part of a new strategy to support the growth and evolution of the film and content industries in the region. Since its […]

The UAE Armed Forces have intercepted an Iranian drone trying to target Arab Coalition forces deployed along Yemen’s Red Sea Coast. According to national news agency WAM, the Qassef-1 aircraft was loaded with a large quantity of explosives in an attempt to strike strategic positions. The news comes as the Saudi-led Coalition is preparing for […]

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has launched a new smart scan system that will use Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) to monitor payment of parking fees. This involves inspectors driving a vehicle with a device that detects any fee violators. This forms part of the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence and RTA’s aim to use the […]

 A new mental health strategy has been launched in Dubai. This forms part of the overall Dubai Health Authority (DHA) strategy 2016 to 2021 and is the sixth health programme of fifteen. The strategy will be implemented based on the priorities, needs and resources, and governed by the four pillars of the project – legislation and […]

Queen Elizabeth 2 has been relaunched as a luxury floating hotel and entertainment attraction in Dubai. Permanently docked at Mina Rashid, the world famous cruise liner, which has a history spanning five decades, stays true to its original form. It took three years and 2.7 million man-hours to transform the QE2 into the tourist attraction […]

Dubai Land Department (DLD) will start using Artifical Intelligence (A.I.) to verify Ejari contracts beginning April.  A.I. will be used to correctly match contract signatures with those in the department database and will be able to detect cases that are not genuine. The aim is to enforce governance and control over lease registration, and will […]

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