GDRFA official warns against visa fraud on Facebook, Instagram in UAE

April 1, 2019 8:36 am22 comments
GDRFA official warns against visa fraud on Facebook, Instagram in UAE

Dubai authorities identified 119 fake companies selling fake visas last year 01/04/2019,Monday,Dubai: A top official with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai has warned residents and visitors against being lured by dubious advertisers on social media platforms who are peddling fake visas and jobs in […]

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UAE may include new products on excise tax list

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UAE may include new products on excise tax list

Ministry of Finance studying possibility to add new goods to tax list 01/04/2019,Monday,Dubai: The UAE is currently studying its options to include new products on the list of excise tax, after implementing the tax on three categories in October 2017. The country’s Ministry of Finance said in a statement on […]

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Sharjah FC are City slicker

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Sharjah FC are City slicker

Tournament winners claim trip to Manchester 01/04/2019,Monday,Abu Dhabi: Sharjah FC took top honours at the most diverse youth football tournament in the Middle East as it drew to a dramatic conclusion in Abu Dhabi. Of the 130 teams that participated, six teams were victorious in their respective age-group finals at […]

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German auto parts maker to buy Wabco for over $7 billion

March 29, 2019 7:44 am0 comments

Wabco board unanimously endorses the deal 29/03/2019,Friday,FRANKFURT: German auto parts maker ZF Friedrichshafen has agreed to buy US rival Wabco for over $7 billion in cash in a bid to bulk up its expertise in trucks and driver-assistance systems, the companies said on Thursday. The all-cash deal is for $136.50 […]

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Emiratis urged to make the most of solar-powered homes

March 20, 2019 9:15 am0 comments
Emiratis urged to make the most of solar-powered homes

Villas driven by solar energy, sponsored by Dewa, can yield savings of up to 10 per cent 20/03/2019, Wednesday – Dubai: Emiratis living in communities developed by the Mohammad Bin Rashid Housing Establishment (MBRHE) in Dubai who take advantage of the government’s offer of free installation of solar panels on […]

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UAE, Afghanistan sign four agreements

March 18, 2019 7:36 am5 comments
UAE, Afghanistan sign four agreements

Mohammad, Afghan President discuss ways to advance cooperation 18/03/2019, Monday – Abu Dhabi: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and President Ashraf Gani of Afghanistan, on Sunday discussed ways to advance cooperation between the […]

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Abu Dhabi to spend Dh500 million to attract more visitors

March 13, 2019 7:55 am2 comments
Abu Dhabi to spend Dh500 million to attract more visitors

A top official of DCT Abu Dhabi says tourist numbers will surpass 10 million this year 13/03/2019, Wednesday – Abu Dhabi: Department of Culture and Tourism, Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) plans to spend Dh500 million as part of a marketing campaign to attract more visitors to the emirate, a […]

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Gunneswaran can finish the year in top-50, Indian coach says

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Gunneswaran can finish the year in top-50, Indian coach says

Indian tennis scalps Paire, Basilashvili before exiting Indian Wells 13/03/2019, Wedesday – Dubai: Prajnesh Gunneswaran’s dream run may have come to an end at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday, but the little-known Indian player has already created enough waves in the tennis fraternity. The 29-year-old went down 6-3, 7-6 […]

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New Zealand are first Special Olympics team to arrive in UAE

March 6, 2019 7:46 am2 comments
New Zealand are first Special Olympics team to arrive in UAE

Special Olympics will see more than 7,500 athletes compete from March 14-21 06/03/2019, Wednesday – Abu Dhabi: The Special Olympics New Zealand team became the first full delegation to arrive in the UAE ahead of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi kicking off in less than 10 days. Touching […]

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Tailgating: Does it cause the most accidents in the UAE?

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Tailgating: Does it cause the most accidents in the UAE?

Abu Dhabi Police urge drivers to keep a safe distance between vehicles to avoid Dh400 fine 06/03/2019, Wednesday – Dubai: Tailgating in the UAE is not a rare sight as any given highway will have its fair share of aggressive motorists who bully others on the road. Police are warning […]

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