Sunday’s crash has yet again reminded us of how distracted driving and sudden swerving continue to claim lives on the roads of the UAE. The horrific crash on Al Rabat road, Dubai, has led to deaths of five workers, and injured more. Continue reading Stiffer penalties needed to make UAE roads safe
Global health organisations and initiatives – and, in particular, the World Health Organisation (WHO) – have traditionally focused on infectious diseases, from malaria (their great failure) to smallpox (their greatest success). Continue reading Global response will help control lifestyle diseases
In many countries with strong health systems, HIV is no longer a death sentence, but a chronic condition. And Africa has reached a critical milestone: each year, there are now more Africans starting HIV treatment than being infected. Continue reading An Aids-free world may not be distant
With the UAE promoting and celebrating the innovation culture in all spheres, Dubai students are not leaving any stone unturned on their level. Two students of The Millennium School, Dubai, have bagged the third prize at the World Robotics Olympiad for their innovative solutions using robotics technology to Rap the Scrap, i.e. to reduce, manage and recycle waste.
Gold prices held steady on Wednesday as markets braced for the outcome of an OPEC meeting later in the day, with members of the producer cartel trying to seal a deal to boost oil markets.
President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday that he’s leaving his business empire to focus on being the nation’s 45th president, bowing to pressure to avoid potential conflicts of interest between governing and profiting in the private sector.
It’s that time of the year – the Dubai Land Department has updated its rental index. And there is reason for tenants to rejoice: rents in several freehold communities have seen a downward revision, some more than the other.
From the limited accessibility to public places and facilities to having to deal with people’s empathetic looks, people with special needs said the UAE has come a long way in recognizing and meeting their rights. Continue reading How has UAE made life easy for people with special needs?
With the advent of 2016, people around the world had set themselves New Year’s resolutions. But 88 per cent of all those set resolutions fail, leaving most people feeling a bit disappointed in themselves. There are certain neurological reasons why we tend not to keep our New Year’s resolutions, but in the digital world we live in there are certain tech solutions that can help us power through. Continue reading How tech can help you keep New Year’s resolutions
When Tanaz Dizadji launched insydo, a Buzzfeed-style digital guide of Dubai in January this year, she had no idea her startup would become so successful so soon. Continue reading Seek and ye shall find…. success