New fire code requires builders to reduce cladding flammability in UAE buildings
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New fire code requires builders to reduce cladding flammability in UAE buildings

DUBAI // Tough new fire safety regulations came into force nationwide on Sunday after a series of spectacular blazes in high-rise towers in Dubai. The new code targets…

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UAE’s new fire code must be enforced, experts say
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UAE’s new fire code must be enforced, experts say

DUBAI // Enforcement is necessary to compel companies in the building industry to comply with the UAE’s new Fire and Life Safety Code, experts say. The code requires…

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Boosting farm produce and clean drinking water among projects for Expo Live
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Boosting farm produce and clean drinking water among projects for Expo Live

ABU DHABI // Ideas on ways to boost farm produce and generate clean drinking water are among the life-changing projects submitted by students, entrepreneurs and non-profit organisations from…

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Boosting farm produce and clean drinking water among projects for Expo Live
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Boosting farm produce and clean drinking water among projects for Expo Live

ABU DHABI // Ideas on ways to boost farm produce and generate clean drinking water are among the life-changing projects submitted by students, entrepreneurs and non-profit organisations from…

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UAE-India dialogue paves way for Crown Prince visit to New Delhi
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UAE-India dialogue paves way for Crown Prince visit to New Delhi

NEW DELHI // The first “strategic dialogue” between the UAE and India was held yesterday, days ahead of the state visit of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince…

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UAE Fire Safety and Life Protection Code undergoes major changes
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UAE Fire Safety and Life Protection Code undergoes major changes

ABU DHABI // The UAE’s Fire Safety and Life Protection has undergone major changes to accommodate evolving economic and urban developments in the UAE, said Major General Jasim…

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Crackdown on illegal money transfer to Bangladesh
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Crackdown on illegal money transfer to Bangladesh

DUBAI // Twenty-five shops were fined in one day for illegally sending money to Bangladesh. The shops offered Bangladeshi expatriates cheaper money transfers to their home country with…

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Fear and anger rise in Kandahar after bombing that killed five Emiratis
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Fear and anger rise in Kandahar after bombing that killed five Emiratis

KABUL // For the long-suffering residents of Kandahar, the attack that killed five Emiratis earlier this month confirmed that the last 15-years of war have damaged the southern…

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More than 1.4 million people live in Sharjah
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More than 1.4 million people live in Sharjah

ABU DHABI // More than 1.4 million people live in Sharjah, according to results of the Sharjah Census 2015. The emirate is home to 175,432 Emiratis – 86,325…

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UAE expresses grave concern over plight of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar
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UAE expresses grave concern over plight of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar

National Staff ABU DHABI // The UAE expressed grave concern on January 20 over the plight of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar. It reiterated support for efforts…

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