Programme to beat cardiovascular disease launched in UAE

Dubai: Nearly 30-70 per cent of the people in the UAE either have some form of cardiovascular disease or are at a high risk, said an expert on the sidelines of the launch of a ground-breaking prevention programme in the UAE held in collaboration with the ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai ball kid to play men’s qualifiers

“We’ve always believed in giving something back to Dubai and to tennis,” Tahlak told Gulf News. “To have one of our ball kids in the qualifying rounds shows that we have been doing something right. We wish him all the best and hope he can make it ... ( read original story ...)

Pet shops may be allowed to register animals and buyers via app

Dubai: Dubai Municipality is considering allowing pet shops to use the Aleef app to register details of pets and pet owners so that they can be added to the database of the app. The app handles records of pets, owners, pet adoption, registration, treatment ... ( read original story ...)

Wozniacki Soars Into Dubai Final, Sinks Sevastova In SF

Former World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki is first into the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships final, dismissing Anastasija Sevastova in straight sets. DUBAI, UAE - No.10 seed Caroline Wozniacki willed her way past surprise semifinalist Anastasija Sevastova ... ( read original story ...)

Five emotions every Dubai resident has when it rains

... in Dubai. After the rose-tinted phase, you're greeted with news of heavy traffic, trees getting uprooted, and things suddenly flying off. Also, most of your social gatherings got cancelled, so, no brunch the next day. You don't fret, however, because... ( read original story ...)

Hotel room rates in UAE fall 8%: report

DUBAI: Average room rates at hotels across the UAE fell 8 per cent in January 2017 compared to the same month in 2016 to reach Dh712 on the back of strong supply growth in the market. According to the latest report by STR, a data provider, average ... ( read original story ...)