Thousands of motorcycles and bicycles seized by Sharjah Police

Sharjah: Police in Sharjah have confiscated thousands of motorcycles and bicycles as part of an ongoing campaign to enforce traffic rules among riders. Lieutenant Colonel Abdullah Alay Al Naqbi, director of industrial areas police station, said: “The ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Ruler tours Khorfakkan

SHARJAH: His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi ... and provide a happy life for citizens. Some local news is curated - Original might have been posted at a different date/ time! Click the source link for details. ( read original story ...)

Baby nearly drowns in container to collect AC water in Sharjah

A 13-month-old baby girl sustained serious injuries after the toddler almost drowned when she fell into a plastic container placed under a window AC to hold the water dripping from it, in her family house in Al Ramaqiya area in Sharjah. After receiving a ... ( read original story ...)

UAE opens online VAT registration ahead of Jan 1 launch

Online registration for Value Added Tax (VAT) is now open in the UAE ahead of the tax’s introduction in January 1, 2018, according to the UAE Federal Tax Authority (FTA). Accessible through the FTA’s website, the service will facilitate registration ... ( read original story ...)

Countdown: 5 days left for Dubai’s new speed limit

In September, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Dubai Police announced the decision to reduce the speed limit on busy highways following a spate of accidents over the last two years. Gulf News earlier reported that RTA officials expect the drop ... ( read original story ...)

Online registration for VAT in UAE now open

Dubai: The UAE’s Federal Tax Authority (FTA) announced that online registration for Value-Added Tax (VAT) is now open through the Authority’s website ahead of the tax’s implementation from January 1, 2018. Businesses must register for VAT if their ... ( read original story ...)

UAE banking sector outlook to remain stable, says Moody’s

Moody’s Investors Service has maintained its outlook for the UAE’s banking sector at stable, with faster economic growth in 2018 expected to support the credit growth in 2018. According to Moody’s analyst Mik Kabeya, credit growth of approximately ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police unveil flying bike, robotic vehicles

It can fly for 25 minutes and can carry up to 300 kg of weight at a speed of 70km/h,” First Sergeant Ali Ahmad Mohammad from the VIP Security Department in Dubai Police told Gulf News. Dubai Police also unveiled a smart motorbike with multiple cameras ... ( read original story ...)