RTA’s 2016 budget revealed

RTA’s 2016 budget revealed

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has an approved expenditure budget of Dhs7.609 billion for 2016. The budget comprises of an operational budget of Dhs3.913 billion, and an infrastructure projects budget of Dhs3.696 billion. Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General RT), said: “The aggregate anticipated revenues for this year amount to Dhs7.5 billion...

Letter: Let’s all stop complaining and start living a little…

Letter: Let’s all stop complaining and start living a little…

Most of us here though blessed with many things, still fix our lips to complain about that little something which nags and haunts us. Little do we realise that there are many who wish for the life we ... »

Letter: Show a bit of decency – dress with respect please

Letter: Show a bit of decency – dress with respect please

We are lucky enough to live in a very open-minded Muslim country, however there are some rules to respect when it comes to clothing and I don’t understand why some girls are so totally disrespectful b... »

Does punishment really fit the crime in our society?

Does punishment really fit the crime in our society?

Do I have this correct? A woman bashes her maid’s head in and could get up to 10 years in prison if convicted. Two previously convicted thieves are caught again after allegedly stealing Dhs50,000 and ... »

Rita Ora Launches New adidas Originals Collection in Dubai

Rita Ora Launches New adidas Originals Collection in Dubai

Video: Rampaging elephant

Video: Rampaging elephant

Video: Burj Khalifa in Independence Day 2

Video: Burj Khalifa in Independence Day 2

Obama addresses Government Summit in Dubai

Obama addresses Government Summit in Dubai

RTA’s 2016 budget revealed

RTA’s 2016 budget revealed

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has an approved expenditure budget of Dhs7.609 billion for 2016. The budget comprises of an operational budget of Dhs3.913 billion, and an infrastructure projects budget of Dhs3.696 billion. Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General RT), said: “The aggregate anticipated revenues for this year amount to Dhs7.5 billion...

Rita Ora Launches New adidas Originals Collection in Dubai

Rita Ora Launches New adidas Originals Collection in Dubai

Charlize Theron may join the cast of Fast & Furious 8

Charlize Theron may join the cast of Fast & Furious 8

Avicii to play Dubai this April

Avicii to play Dubai this April

Do something unconventional this Valentine’s Day

Do something unconventional this Valentine’s Day

Do something unconventional with your partner this Valentine’s Day. Here are some ideas: DANCE Jump into a ballroom class or the playful cha cha at the Crystal Dance Centre in JLT. A free introductory... »

Facebook’s tips for keeping kids safe online

Facebook’s tips for keeping kids safe online

Whether your child is creating an online account for the very first time or you have a teen browsing the Internet with little supervision, every parent has a role in making the Internet a safer place ... »

Get creative in the UAE

Get creative in the UAE

There are plenty of opportunities to de-stress and get creative in the UAE. Here are a few… DUBAI INTERNATIONAL ARTS CENTRE  DIAC has been running since way back in 1976, when it was better know... »

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Starling on Sport: Taking golf to the grassroots in the UAE

The UAE’s golf industry is doing pretty well, don’t you think? Abu Dhabi teed off the ‘Desert Swing’ with world No. 1 Jordan Spieth and eventual winner Rickie Fowler leading a world-class field and Danny Willett was the toast of the Dubai Desert Classic with a superb win at Emirates Golf Club last week. And in last November’s DP World Tour Champion...