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Sponsoring your family now has become easier

Written by on 1 April 2019

Profession was the requirement for a person to be sponsored in the UAE, which wasn’t always an easy task. But now, the UAE Cabinet has announced that income sufficient to support their families will be the only requirement for UAE expatriates to sponsor their family members as opposed to the previously listed ‘professions’. This came […]

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Dubai welcomes Bitcoin ATM!

Written by on 19 March 2019

A digital kiosk, or an ATM machine, has been installed to buy Bitcoins in Dubai, the first-of-its-kind project in the emirate. The kiosk has been operational for the last couple of days and residents can buy the digital currency but cannot sell now through the kiosk. The option to sell will be introduced in the […]

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Decision well made with the Year of Tolerance.

Written by on 6 March 2019

The cabinet member of UAE Have decided to give equal number of holidays to both private and public sector. For Indian national Fahad Siddiqui,  a sales manager, this was the kind of news that he would celebrate by taking his family out, as that’s what this decision will give him ­ – more family time. […]

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Most used public transport in Dubai revealed

Written by on 3 March 2019

Most used public transport in Dubai revealed: 2018 records show 589 million commuters   Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that the ridership of public transit means in Dubai, comprising the metro, tram, buses and marine transit modes have collectively lifted about 589 million riders in 2018. The figure reflects a notable increase from […]

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Petrol prices rise for the first time in 2019.

Written by on 28 February 2019

UAE petrol prices are set to increase for the first time in 2019, so consumers are suggested to quickly fill up their tank fast. SUPER 98 PRICES SO FAR FOR 2019: January: Dhs2 February: Dhs1.95 March: Dhs2.04 All prices include the VAT rate of 5 per cent. Check out the fuel prices for the month of March as announced […]

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Dubai paid parking system made easier for motorists.

Written by on 25 February 2019

The RTA announced that motorists in UAE, as well as GCC countries, can now pay their parking fare directly through SMS without registering for the service. This initiative will benefit millions of UAE drivers. It also makes sure that drivers are alerted through SMS, in case they opt for paid parking on a public holiday. […]

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Use UAE public transport today

Written by on 24 February 2019

  Senior UAE officials ditched their cars and led the 10th UAE Car Free Day organised by Dubai Municipality on Sunday. The environmental initiative is aimed at encouraging UAE residents to use public transport and reduce carbon emissions in the air due to the heavy use of vehicles. It’s #CarFreeDay today. Motorists across #Dubai and nearby […]

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Ramadan likely to fall on May 6 in UAE

Written by on 18 February 2019

The Holy Month of Ramadan is expected to start on May 6, 2019, this year, while fasting hours are to go below 15 hours for the first time in four years, according to an expert in Dubai. Ibrahim Al Jarwan, Astronomy and Metrology Researcher, said that the new moon of the holy month is to […]

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