Mall of the Emirates launches free fitness campaign to get you in shape
Mall of the Emirates has launched ‘Activate the Community’, a new and free fitness initiative as part of its commitment to engage Dubai’s residents in a healthy and active lifestyle. As part of the intuitive that involves qualified fitness trainers, Mall of the Emirates MOE Active programme has begun... Read more
Watch out for spectacular Perseid meteor shower this Friday and Saturday
If you want to watch a spectacular celestial event for free this weekend then you are in luck as the annual Perseid meteor shower will pass the skies over earth with as many as 40-50 meteors per hour expected to streak by. And, the good news also is that... Read more
On August 9 you can set a Guinness World Record in Dubai for the longest line of photographs
During the campaign, those who visit Carrefour at Mall of the Emirates or Dubai Festival City Mall and who express who is part of their ‘Greatest Moment’ can become a part of a Guinness World Record attempt for the longest line of photographs. The Greatest Moments campaign, hosted in... Read more
RTA cracks down public transport offences in Dubai
The Public Transport Agency attached to Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched an inspection campaign to spot negative practices amongst public transport riders in general and public bus commuters in particular. “The field teams deployed by the Public Transport Agency have spotted 61 offences during the said... Read more
Dubai’s new smart taxi meters can detect if you have boarded or not
Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has begun installing smart meters in taxis in Dubai at a cost of Dh68.8 million. All 10,550 taxis in the emirate will be fitted with the new meters by the end of June 2018. The meters are also equipped with optical sensors to... Read more
Dubai man proves you can cook an egg on the road this summer
A Dubai man has just demonstrated what we are all saying this summer, yes, you can cook an egg outside in this sweltering weather. In this video posted on instagram by Fatafeat channel, we see a man wearing an apron cooking egg under the sun without a stove. The... Read more
Did you know that your Emirates ID can get you through passport control super fast at any airport in Dubai?
When travelling through any airport it’s always great to be able to sail through passport control fast and without being stuck behind loads of fellow passengers in really long queues. Oh bother! With the current summer holidays season in full swing across the UAE and as people travel in... Read more
Dubai Airports wins gold standard for ATC tower facility
Dubai Airports has been awarded gold standard for meeting the requirements of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for the operation and maintenance of existing buildings of the Air Traffic Control (ATC) facility at Dubai World Central (DWC). The facility, which is spread across 19,880 square metres at... Read more
RTA completes 85% of phase 1 of Parallel Roads project
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed 85% of phase 1 of its Parallel Roads project in Dubai and expects to fully open the Dh1 billion project by the end of this year. According to Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of... Read more
Ain Dubai giant wheel rim passes halfway stage of assembly
Meraas has achieved a significant milestone in the construction of its engineering marvel Ain Dubai, the world’s largest and tallest observation wheel, following the installation of five out of the eight wheel rim sections. The wheel rim is one of the most striking features of Ain Dubai and is... Read more