You can smile as petrol prices fall by 10 fils per litre in July
For the second straight month in a row the price of fuel in the UAE is coming down – a move that tens of thousands of motorists across the country will appreciate. As per the UAE Ministry of Energy, with effect from July 1, 2017, the price of petrol... Read more
ArpuPlus unveils Middle East’s first music online distribution portal MuzicUp
With new technologies creating wider possibilities for both established and aspiring musicians, ArpuPlus, a subsidiary of A15 and the MENA region’s biggest content aggregator with more than 100,000 pieces of diversified content, has launched the region’s first music online distribution portal ( The innovative platform helps independent artists and... Read more
Malls in Dubai and Northern Emirates offer mega cash prizes and lots of live entertainment for Eid Al Fitr
With the start of the Eid Al Fitr festivities across the UAE today (June 25, 2017), Majid Al Futtaim’s malls in the country are making the festivities unforgettable for visitors with big shopping deals, live entertainment, traditional celebrations and large giveaways. The malls’ Eid festivities continue from June 25... Read more
Careem offers ‘Barber on Demand’ home service for Eid Al Fitr and its for 2 days only
Careem, the ride-hailing service, together with Akin barbers, is offering a ‘Barber on Demand’ service in Dubai, for the first two days of Eid Al Fitr this year. Available today and tomorrow (June 25 and 26, 2017), anyone can request an Akin barber to visit their homes for a... Read more
Campaign launched to avert quad bike accidents at tourist sites
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in cooperation with the Tourist Police, General Headquarters of Dubai Police, has carried out an extensive campaign to inform owners of tourist camps in Dubai to provide safety tools and equipment when renting out quad bikes to members of the public. The campaign... Read more
WhatsApp video and voice calls become operational in UAE
Out of the blue, WhatsApp video and voice calls have been enabled in the UAE, catching residents and visitors by surprise as until now these two services on the popular instant messaging service had been blocked by authorities as it is a VoIP service. Expats in the UAE woke... Read more
Enjoy Eid Al Fitr with free higher-speed Wi-Fi in UAE
Go ahead and reach out for your smart device as WiFi UAE is offering its hotspot users complimentary higher-speed Wi-Fi for seven days (June 20-27, 2017) across the UAE at over 400 locations on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr this year and to celebrate World Wi-Fi Day on... Read more
All you need to know about RTA service timings for the Eid Al Fitr holidays this year
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the working hours of all its services for the upcoming Eid Al Fitr holiday period this year and covering its customers’ happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses, Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram, marine transit modes, driving institutes and vehicles testing and... Read more
Did you know that holding your car’s key fob to your head extends its range?
Almost invariably and almost every summer there are a raft of hearsays that do the rounds. From frying an egg on your car bonnet, to suggesting a dirty car gets better mileage than a clean one – it doesn’t, by the way. One myth that repeatedly rears its head... Read more
Dubai readies plan to regulate traffic movement for Eid
Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that it will launch a comprehensive plan for traffic movement and mass transit services for the upcoming Eid Al Fitr celebrations that are expected to begin from Sunday, June 25, 2017 and last for a few days thereafter. Eng Maitha Bin... Read more