Category: Local News

May 01

Dubai International Horse Fair Returns for 14th Edition in 2018

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Dubai’s International Horse Fair is free to all visitors. The fair is marking its 14th anniversary this year with thousands of visitors expected to attend. The event is the leading equestrian event in the Middle East, attracting visitors from across the region who want to learn from leading experts in the field. Products will be …

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Mar 03

Challenge Dubai Triathlon Kicks Off with $300,000 in Prizes

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The Challenge Dubai Triathlon kicked off on Friday February 27. The event was a part of the first round of the Triple Crown Championships with $300,000 in prize money up for grabs. The triathlon tour spanned 113km and included three competitions: running, swimming and cycling. More than 800 athletes were in Dubai to witness the …

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Aug 19

Air Quality In Dubai: Getting Worse?

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While the overall air quality in Dubai is better than in many developed countries, air quality is deteriorating and may need government intervention as the country grows.   The activities the citizens now take for granted – new home construction, commercial construction and driving cars contribute to the rising amounts of air pollution.  Monitoring Air …

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Aug 19

Obesity at Crisis Level in Dubai – New Report Shows

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A startling new report on obesity in Dubai showed more than 60% of the population is now clinically obese. The report projected a tenfold increase in diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer as a result of the trend. But the issue extends beyond chronic disease. The projected medical expenses could place a massive budgetary burden on …

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Dubai to Add Another Amazing Location

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There has never been a place like Dubai on the planet and it doesn’t seem like that is going to change any time soon. Among its other amazing destinations, like the Burj Khalifa, the Palm Jumeirah and the World Islands, Dubai is now set to be home to a new must-see location: Bluewaters Island. A …

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