Road deaths down in Ajman, traffic offences up more than 40 per cent

Road deaths down in Ajman, traffic offences up more than 40 per cent

In the first quarter of 2014, traffic accidents in the emirate of Ajman dropped to 6,658 from 6,955 in the corresponding period last year, official data showed. The police also reported 25 incidents in which people were run-over during the same period. Lieutenant Colonel Shuaib Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Director of Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Ajma...

Beach goer is put off by ‘pollution’ in the water

Beach goer is put off by ‘pollution’ in the water

This is what Umm Suqeim Beach looked like this morning at 11am. I went into the water and saw a massive garbage deposit coming towards me: a thick, yellow, bubbly film and lots of plastic bags, bottle... »

Homebuyer takes aim at ‘unbelievable’ estate agents

Homebuyer takes aim at ‘unbelievable’ estate agents

I received an email from an estate agent after I viewed a property twice, and did not make a decision on an offer immediately. It’s not like we would like to take longer than 10 minutes to make a deci... »

Entertainer Lionel had fans dancing – all night long…

Entertainer Lionel had fans dancing – all night long…

What an amazing show from the legend Mr Lionel Richie. People of all generations came together for a wonderful night of nostalgia. I can honestly say I have never seen so many people dancing and enjoy... »

GCC construction, real estate sectors facing manpower shortfall of 500,000

GCC construction, real estate sectors facing manpower shortfall of 500,000

GCC’s construction and real estate sectors may well be booming once again, but they are facing a combined manpower shortfall of 500,000. The Workforce Planning Study, commissioned by Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) and conducted by Deloitte, found that while the emirate is pressing ahead with mega projects and other ventures, firms could f...

Lewis Hamilton wins third straight Grand Prix in China

Lewis Hamilton wins third straight Grand Prix in China

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix. Mercedes showed again that it’s in a different class from its rivals, with Hamilton’s teammate Nico Rosberg taking second place — the third time in four races this season the pair have finished...