Monday , April 24 2017

RTA: Public buses in Dubai arriving on time more frequently

Public buses in Dubai are arriving on time at their destinations more frequently. That’s according to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), which says bus compliance with timetables has soared from 69% in 2015 to 74% in last year. The RTA says the broadening use of smart and e-systems on ...

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Jebel Ali Customs Center recorded 348 seizures last year

The Jebel Ali Customs Center recorded 348 seizures of restricted, fake and prohibited materials last year. According to local authorities, that’s a significant increase from two years ago when the number of seizures reached 281. The confiscations contained more than 700,000 tramadol narcotic pills as well as large quantities of ...

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Hospitality projects in GCC exceed AED 544 billion in Q1

The value of hospitality projects in the GCC exceeded AED 544.62 billion in the first quarter of this year, according to a new report by research firm BNC network. The industry, with a total of 1,153 developments, makes up about 7 per cent of all active projects in the six-nation ...

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Online crime index: Abu Dhabi safest city in the world

Abu Dhabi is the safest city in the world, according to an online crime index. says the UAE capital takes the last spot on the list of 288 countries, with a low crime index and a very high safety score. But the data, which is based on visitors’ perceptions, ...

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One drowned, three rescued at Umm Al Quwain beach

Authorities are urging beach-goers to be cautious and avoid the sea during unstable weather after one person drowned while swimming off Umm Al Quwain beach over the weekend. Three men were rescued by people on the beach at Al Bayt Al Mitwahid Corniche, but one was pulled into the sea. ...

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