UAE
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
Dubai Police warn motorists not to park illegally in front of mosques during Ramadan
The Dubai Traffic Police have called on motorists to abide by traffic rules during the remaining days of Ramadan and to avoid random and haphazard parking of their vehicles in front of mosques. Brigadier Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, Director of the General Directorate of Traffic in Dubai Police, said... Read more
UAE private sector gets 2 days’ paid holidays for Eid Al Fitr
Private sector employees in the UAE can well look forward to a total of four days off next week as the UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has just announced that the first two days of Shawwal 1438 (Islamic calendar) will be official paid holidays for all workers... Read more
‘Do good at sunset’ campaign distributes iftar meals at Jumeirah mosques
Jumeirah’s Sunset Mall has launched a ‘Do good at sunset’ campaign in partnership with social services organisation Smartlife Foundation that sees the disbursement of 1,000 iftar meals over a two-week period at various mosques in Jumeirah. In addition to the charity drive and in keeping with the spirit of... Read more
Prizes worth Dh250,000 up for grabs at 18 malls in Dubai
Eighteen malls associated with Dubai Shopping Malls Group are offering shoppers the opportunity to win prizes worth Dh250,000 as part of a ‘Shop, Spin & Win’ promotion that will begin on June 16 and continue right through all the upcoming Eid Al Fitr holidays. The promotion is endorsed by... Read more
Women’s committee from RTA commemorates Zayed Humanitarian Work Day in Dubai
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) participated in Zayed Humanitarian Work Day on June 14, 2017, by cooperating with Rawafid Centre for Development & Education, and Red Crescent in Dubai, in hosting activities for children, low-income earners and female taxi drivers. Shopping vouchers were gifted to Dubai Taxi Corporation... Read more
Eid Al Fitr holidays for public sector in the UAE announced
As the Holy Month of Ramadan reaches its climax next week in the UAE the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has announced that the Eid Al Fitr holidays for federal ministries and authorities in the UAE will begin on Saturday, June 24, 2017, the 29th day of Ramadan,... Read more