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Abu Dhabi has broken another record

Abu Dhabi has broken another record

The world’s largest underground reserve of desalinated water has been completed in Abu Dhabi. The Liwa Strategic Water Reserve, overseen by Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority, holds a total of 5.6 billion gallons (app 21.2 billion litres) of water. …

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This is where VAT money will go

This is where VAT money will go

To ensure that the tax money collected will be put to good use, the UAE cabinet is considering allocating 70 percent of VAT revenues to local governments. If deemed viable, the allotted money will be used to aid development projects …

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It’s time to get creative and think outside the box

It’s time to get creative and think outside the box

As the world gets set to mark International Creativity Month in January, find out how you could get more creative in your life With so many occupations, industries and vocations in the world, the truth is, we can’t all have …

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How VAT will make water and energy charges shoot up

How VAT will make water and energy charges shoot up

As residents brace for the upcoming introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT), it was recently revealed that home utilities will be subject to extra charges as well. As of 1st January, water and electricity bills across the country will carry …

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Spread some cheer: It’s the most wonderful time of the year

Spread some cheer: It’s the most wonderful time of the year

Whether you’re a Grinch in need of some cheer or just love the festive season, here is our pick of events throughout December to soak up the spirit Christmas may come but once a year, but you’d better not pout …

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VAT framework for real estate announced

VAT framework for real estate announced

Most residential properties will be exempt from taxation when VAT laws come into effect, according to newly announced guidelines. Released by the Federal Tax Authority, the framework details how the real estate sector will be affected by the five percent …

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Why listening to your stomach can help you

Why listening to your stomach can help you

With colorectal cancer the third most common cancer in the UAE and diagnoses for conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) on the up, it seems that trusting your gut is more than just a turn of phrase these days. …

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The capital’s population just reached a landmark

The capital’s population just reached a landmark

New figures have shown that the population of Abu Dhabi has grown to nearly three million people. The Birth Statistics 2016 report published by Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi has shown that the population of the UAE’S biggest emirate reached a …

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Eight wonderful ways to get your weekend on

Eight wonderful ways to get your weekend on

Hey guys, guess what? The weekend is here!  If you fancy getting fit on your bike or in the pool, or if you’d rather just wolf down some tasty German snacks, then get out in the city this weekend and …

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