Taxi driver punched, dragged and robbed in Dubai, court heard

Taxi driver punched, dragged and robbed in Dubai, court heard

A cab driver was punched, dragged along the road and then robbed by two men during a late-night assault, a court has heard. Dubai Court of First Instance was told the Pakistani driver had his tooth knocked out and Dhs2,360 stolen during the alleged attack in March 2014. A Filipino, aged 25, has gone on trial over the alleged crime in March 2014. He...

Shocked: RTA inspector fined five of our buses

Shocked: RTA inspector fined five of our buses

I have had a passenger transport company in Sharjah from 2008 and have rental agreement in Dubai. So I was very shocked when an RTA inspector stopped our five buses and fined them Dhs4,000 each. We we... »

Capsized dhow: Crew helped everyone in stormy conditions

Capsized dhow: Crew helped everyone in stormy conditions

My parents and I were on a Mussandam day trip with Sheesa Beach Travel & Tourism on Friday. We had a fabulous day out. When the storm picked up and the waves and wind took a turn for the worse, th... »

A serious police crackdown on noisy cars is needed

A serious police crackdown on noisy cars is needed

I think it is time for a serious police crackdown on over-noisy cars and motorbikes. Modern mufflers are incredibly effective but clearly a lot of young people think it is rather cool to modify their ... »

Free app teaching children how to read is launched in UAE

Free app teaching children how to read is launched in UAE

A free app which teaches children how to read by writing is being launched in the UAE. Write Reader encourages youngsters, aged between three and 10, to write to help the process of learning to read. First introduced in Denmark, the app is being used at 700 schools out of 1,600 schools in the country to teach the English language. Asim Ikram, the C...

PICTURES: Tennis stars take on Dubai adventure

PICTURES: Tennis stars take on Dubai adventure

2011 Dubai champion Caroline Wozniacki tried a new sport this week ahead of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, when she tried her luck at sand boarding in the spectacular dunes outside Dubai