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    Sharjah: As we embark on the hottest month of the year, enjoying a day outdoors or at the beach with the family in the UAE may require some precautions as experts discuss the ways people can remain safe outdoors from skin damage and cancer during the summer months. Shrajah-based non-profit organisation Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), took the opportunity for a timely discussion on ways to prevent skin cancer and maintain skin health. The discussion titled ‘Protection from skin cancer’, the webinar was led by Dr. Hassan Galadari, Consultant Dermatologist and Dr. Walaa Abdelfattah, Specialist Dermatologist. They used their expertise […]
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    Dubai: Celebrations in the UAE for the 74th Indian Independence Day (August 15) began with functions at the Indian missions in the UAE, while following social distancing norms because of COVID-19. Indians represent the biggest expat group in the UAE, with around 3 million of them living and working in the Emirates. This year, no large gatherings were held at Indian schools and associations that normally host Independence Day celebrations with patriotic speeches, cultural shows, decorations, and refreshments. See more COVID-19: Can my employer fire me when I am stuck outside the UAE? Photos of Dubai Frame: A must see […]
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    Sharjah: A fire raged through a scrap yard in Al Saja’a industrial area in Sharjah on Friday. Colonel Sami Khamis Al Naqbi, Director General of Sharjah Civil Defence, said no injuries were reported in the blaze that broke out on Friday afternoon. However, the site that contained scrap material was destroyed. See more Photos: Sheikh Mohammed tours Dubai on a bicycle Photos: Gulf News reader shares pictures of Arabian Oryx and Gazelles in Al Qudra desert in Dubai Al Noor island: Exotic jewel in Sharjah’s crown 15 signs of Dubai recovery after coronavirus pandemic Sharjah Police sealed off roads leading […]
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    Dubai: As COVID-19 precautionary measures go, nothing can be more sacrosanct than wearing a mask. We get it. Not wearing mask is an offence under UAE law, with the penalty including a fine as hefty as Dh3,000. We get that too. See more UAE: Sun, sand and water sports – how to stay cool in the summer How it works: Faster, cheaper COVID-test using laser in Abu Dhabi Sporty Hyundai Elantra N Line launched Al Noor island: Exotic jewel in Sharjah’s crown Yet, why is it that we find it so difficult to strap that little piece of cloth across […]
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    Dubai: Foreigners married to Filipino nationals can enter the Philippines if they already have existing visas previously issued to them by the Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI), Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente clarified on Friday. The rule also applies to spouses of Filipino nationals who are UAE residents. See more Dubai: 10 Indoor play spots for kids for Dh50 or less UAE Labour Law: Do I get paid for accrued annual leave? Photos of Dubai Frame: A must see tourist destination in the UAE COVID-19: Can my employer fire me when I am stuck outside the UAE? In a post on […]
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    Cairo: Oman Friday expressed its backing for the UAE decision to establish formal diplomatic ties with Israel according to a “historic” agreement, the Omani news agency ONA reported, quoting a spokesman for the Omani Foreign Ministry. The spokesman voiced hope that the decision will “contribute to fulfilling comprehensive, fair and durable peace in the Middle East. It will “serve aspirations of the region’s peoples in perpetuating pillars of security and stability as well as boosting factors for progress and prosperity for all,” the official added. See more Oman Post launches new stamps commemorating country's musical legacy Drive thru school graduation […]
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    Dubai: Buti Al Nuaimi of the UAE and Pia Hansske of Germany were fastest in their respective categories in the DXB Snow Run held at Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates, on Friday. Organised by Dubai Sports Council (DSC) in cooperation with Ski Dubai as the opening act of the two-day ‘DXB Snow Week’, the DXB Snow Run saw a vibrant collection of men and women, representing 46 different nationalities, turn the venue into a carnival despite the early start. Saeed Hareb, General Secretary, DSC flagged off the race, along with Mohammad El Etri, Director of Majid Al Futtaim Global […]
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    DUBAI: As life returns to normal in the UAE, one of the first in-person art exhibitions is being held at City Walk’s indoor space, where the public can find a number of unique pieces under the theme of “Travelling through Art”. Brand Dubai has partnered with Meeras to host the Dubai Canvas exhibition this year, where a number of local and international talents have come to share their artistic visions. The event showcases many different artists as well as musical performances, an interactive painting experience with a pendulum as well as other shows. The exhibition also tailored to the current […]
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    England and Australia’s IPL-bound players are likely to miss the first week of Indian Premier League in the UAE after it was announced that the two teams will play six white-ball games from September 4-16 at Southampton and Manchester respectively. England and Australia will be playing three T20 Internationals at the Ageas Bowl on September 4, 6 and 8 while the ODIs will be held on September 11, 13 and 16 at the Old Trafford. The latest that the players can arrive in the UAE is September 17 or 18 and as per the IPL SOP, will be quarantined for […]