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This campaign needs you to help keep the community clean

This campaign needs you to help keep the community clean

In a bid to clean up the city, a new awareness initiative is calling on the community to keep the city waste free and report unsightly rubbish. Abu Dhabi Emaraty was recently launched by The Department of Municipal Affairs and …

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Make waves with this awesome guide on sailing in the capital

Make waves with this awesome guide on sailing in the capital

Take to the waves with our guide to the sport in Abu Dhabi The wind in your hair, the sun on your face and endless beautiful vistas as you drift along on the ocean… Sound good? Whether you dreamed of …

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999, what’s your emergency? Find the numbers you need to know

999, what’s your emergency? Find the numbers you need to know

Whether it’s an emergency or you have a consumer rights issue, here’s a list of the essential phone numbers you need for life in Abu Dhabi From road traffic accidents to consumer rights, we can’t always place our trust in …

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Dirty vehicles earn hefty penalties

Dirty vehicles earn hefty penalties

The Abu Dhabi Municipality handed down fines to hundreds of car owners during a crackdown on dirty vehicles left unattended by owners. Recent inspections in Mussafah and Mafraq industrial areas resulted in 141 cars being impounded, 31 fines issued and …

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How this classic sci-fi film sheds light on the dangers of bio genetics

How this classic sci-fi film sheds light on the dangers of bio genetics

The latest Planet of the Apes film underlines the idea that we shouldn’t mess with nature. Is it a lesson we should be heeding? The Planet of the Apes movies, which present a dystopian look at a world in which …

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Road safety campaign aims for summer without accidents

Road safety campaign aims for summer without accidents

With the amended UAE traffic laws just recently implemented, authorities are ramping up efforts to increase awareness about road safety and its importance. The Ministry of Interior’s new Summer Without Accidents campaign, its third road safety initiative of the year, …

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Safety campaigns result in drastic drops in accidents

Safety campaigns result in drastic drops in accidents

Deaths from road accidents have decreased by 22 percent in the first quarter of 2017, as compared to last year. The good news comes as the UAE prepares to introduce revised traffic laws and regulations in July. Brigadier Khalfan Al …

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What is being done to protect young people online?

What is being done to protect young people online?

According to a recent study, the average teenager spends approximately 27 hours a week online. It’s with this in mind that Abu Dhabi Education Council has launched a new initiative to raise awareness on internet safety and boost interest in …

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You need to read about the new traffic laws in the UAE

You need to read about the new traffic laws in the UAE

A leading proponent of road safety has applauded the new seatbelt rule, which is part of comprehensive amendments to the existing traffic law that will reportedly be implemented across the UAE from 1st July. According to the new ordinance, all …

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Escape the city and take on a new challenge with these treks

Escape the city and take on a new challenge with these treks

Head out of the city and explore the country with these hiking routes for all levels Bored of brunches? Want to escape the noise pollution of the city? The UAE offers some beautiful hiking routes that provide peace and quiet for families …

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