Going for Green Energy
Apr07

Going for Green Energy

The UAE is spearheading a new culture of sustainability and it will have a significant influence on everyday lifestyle in the coming years Picture this: Your rooftop has a solar panel. You generate electricity that you need, and you give the excess to the national electricity grid. The monthly bill becomes an exercise where, in all probability, you will be receiving money from the government. Now, this would have appeared extremely...

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Healthcare:  Dubai Plans Big
Mar08

Healthcare: Dubai Plans Big

Dubai is poised to become the new healthcare capital of the region with a comprehensive 5-year strategy The healthcare sector of the Gulf region is a study in contrasts: Unlike other emerging markets and other developing nations, the region seldom faces the challenge of communicable diseases. Other than the scare unleashed by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – Corona Virus, the region has largely been insulated from several...

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Geared Up For Emergency
Feb08

Geared Up For Emergency

The fire that broke out in The Address Downtown Dubai on New Year’s Eve underlined the emphasis that Dubai places on public safety. For the past 5 years, the Downtown Dubai New Year’s Eve Gala has been the one of the most-visited tourist events in Dubai’s events calendar. Citing the number of commuters on the Dubai Metro on December 31 and the footfall at The Dubai Mall, among other indicators, it has been reported that the event...

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Gulf Industry Goes Digital
Feb08

Gulf Industry Goes Digital

A new transformation is happening across the energy sector of the Gulf region, and it is powered by the internet. The focus on digital industrial applications, spearheaded by General Electric (GE), is seeing a greater emphasis on the region, drawing on the power of the Internet of Things. It is, as the adage goes, the best of times and worst of times for the Middle East region. Almost 3 years after the rigorous fallout of the global...

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UAE cuts prices of 142 medicines
Jan01

UAE cuts prices of 142 medicines

Dubai: The UAE Ministry of Health has reduced prices of 142 innovative medicines. The price reductions, ranging from 2% to 66%, will come into effect on January 1, 2016. According to officials, the cut in prices will be done as the Ministry of Health implements its 6th cycle of medicine-price reduction initiative, which started in July 2011. In all, 13 international pharmaceutical companies responsible for the manufacture and...

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Top Priority for Child Safety
Dec07

Top Priority for Child Safety

The authorities of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are taking seriously child safety in the cars, with Abu Dhabi and Dubai police issuing fines to black points to those who put the lives of their children ids in danger. Colonel Saif Mohair Al Mazroui, Director of the General Department of Traffic, Dubai, has said that though there is no law, they recommend to fix the child seat for the children’s safety. He insisted that all children...

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