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Here’s what you’ll pay at the pumps in January

Here’s what you’ll pay at the pumps in January

Good news for drivers to take into 2019 – fuel prices in the UAE have fallen again. The country’s Fuel Price Committee announced costs at the pump for January and all prices have dropped by between 12 and 19 percent. We …

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Worrying health trend on the rise in the capital

Worrying health trend on the rise in the capital

New research has cautioned that the prevalence of diabetes in the region could double in the next few decades.  The Diabesity – Impact on the MENA Region report, by Colliers International, revealed that the Middle East is on course to …

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How the UAE is helping people of determination

How the UAE is helping people of determination

The upcoming Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi is expected to be instrumental in paving the way for the creation of platforms to increase inclusion for people of determination. One great step in this direction was taken recently with …

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How many expats have debt in the UAE?

How many expats have debt in the UAE?

Three in five people in the UAE are struggling with debt, according to a new report.  The analysis, conducted by market research firm YouGov, found that 33 percent of people in the UAE have credit card debt and a further …

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How will this inspire the youth of the UAE?

How will this inspire the youth of the UAE?

A new awareness campaign will inspire and encourage youngsters aged 15 to 25 to explore the country’s natural heritage. The programme dubbed Connect with Nature, is a partnership between the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), Emirates Nature-WWF and the …

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Is your next holiday destination social media worthy?

Is your next holiday destination social media worthy?

New data has revealed that a significant number of holidaymakers in the UAE plan their next trip based on social media. The Travel Habits 2.0: Travelling in the Age of Social Media study, completed by insurance company RSA in collaboration …

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Do you have what it takes to run for a good cause

Do you have what it takes to run for a good cause

People in Abu Dhabi can do their part for cancer research with the return of a popular sporting event. Open to people of all abilities, the 22nd edition of the Terry Fox Run will be held in the capital on …

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What you need to know about the amended animal welfare act

What you need to know about the amended animal welfare act

New regulations by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment have been launched to improve the wellbeing of animals in the UAE. A series of amendments have now been added to the 2007 federal laws on animal welfare to ensure …

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How bad is the pollution in the capital? This survey clears the air

How bad is the pollution in the capital? This survey clears the air

A comprehensive new study has examined the main contributors to air pollution in Abu Dhabi. The first-of-its-kind Abu Dhabi Air Emissions Inventory, carried out by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), has identified the location and intensity of every …

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Why peaceful coexistence in the community is the ultimate goal for next year

Why peaceful coexistence in the community is the ultimate goal for next year

The UAE government has declared 2019 as the Year of Tolerance. Highlighting the UAE as a global capital for acceptance and peace, the Year of Tolerance will be an extension of the 2018 theme of Year of Zayed and will …

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