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New tax on Dec 1!

Written by on 8 October 2019

New tax on Dec 1! New selective tax on smoking devices & sweetened beverages from Dec 1! UAE announced on Monday that the new selective tax on electronic smoking devices and tools and sweetened beverages will come into effect from this year. The Federal Tax Authority announced that the new selective tax on the e-smoking […]

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Start to rains in UAE

Written by on 6 October 2019

Heavy rain has hit Sharjah’s Khor Fakkan and the emirate of Fujairah in UAE. NCM has forecast cloudy, rainy weather in UAE today. Fresh winds are predicted to cause the blowing of sand with horizontal visibility being reduced to less than 2000 meters at times during the day. The NCM had on Saturday, October 5, […]

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UAE mobile networks change name to honour Emirati astronaut Hazzaa AlMansoori

Written by on 3 October 2019

UAE mobile networks change name to honour Emirati astronaut Hazzaa AlMansoori UAE’s telecom companies on Thursday changed their network names to ‘UAEAstro’ to welcome the arrival of first Emirati astronaut Hazzaa AlMansoori from International Space Station (ISS). AlMansoori will be returning on the Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft along with Nasa astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin. […]

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Petrol prices for October

Written by on 29 September 2019

Fuel prices in the UAE for month of October were announced on Sunday. Super 98 petrol will now cost Dh2.24 per litre, down from Dh2.28 a litre in September, while Special 95 will cost Dh2.12, down from Dh2.16 a litre the previous month. Diesel will be charged at Dh2.41 a litre, it was announced, up […]

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Humidity rises

Written by on 17 September 2019

The maximum temperature during the day is expected to hover around 41 – 46 °C. The relative humidity is expected to hit 95 per cent today, with temperatures reaching up to 46 °C, according to the National Center of Meteorology. Temperatures will range: 41 to 46°C – interior regions 37 to 42°C – along the […]

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Careful on the fast lane

Written by on 17 September 2019

UAE police warning for drivers on the fast lane The Abu Dhabi Police on Tuesday shared videos of dangerous driving in the emirate, urging motorists to use the right lane of the road if they are driving at slow speed. In a video posted on Twitter account, the Traffic and Patrols Department of Abu Dhabi Police […]

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Careful at the beach!

Written by on 16 September 2019

Dubai Police issue warning to beachgoers taking photos The Dubai Police issued the reminder to ensure residents and visitors remain on the right side of the law… While it might not be beach weather for most of us, tourists and residents who do hit the beach have been issued with a stark reminder from Dubai […]

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New Year’s at RAK

Written by on 12 September 2019

Watch drones in action as Ras Al Khaimah plans to set two Guinness records. The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah gears up to mark the New Year 2020 with two dazzling firework shows, attempting to enter the Guinness World Records. Planned to surpass all the record-breaking firework galas hosted by Ras Al Khaimah in the […]

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UAE to have cloudy weather

Written by on 10 September 2019

Fog and mist formation forecast in the evening. It will be a fair and cloudy day in the UAE today according to the morning forecast by the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM). According to the Met, there is a probability of convective clouds towards the east by afternoon. It will be humid during the evening […]

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Holidays in UAE for 2019

Written by on 9 September 2019

Federal Authority For Government Human Resources (FAHR) has amended the previously announced public holidays for both public and private sectors. According to a Tweet on their official Twitter, FAHR has moved Commemoration Day from Sunday December 1 to Saturday November 30. Commemoration Day, previously known as Martyr’s Day, is in honour of armed forces members […]

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