Man accused of smuggling cocaine through Dubai airport in women’s bags

Man accused of smuggling cocaine through Dubai airport in women’s bags

A MAN has gone on trial accused of trying to smuggle cocaine through Dubai International Airport inside female bags. Dubai Court of First Instance heard on Thursday that the 38-year-old Filipino was in the transit area of the airport on a flight from Brazil to Vietnam when an inspector saw the suspicious looking luggage and searched him. The Filipi...

Have you seen our dog?

Have you seen our dog?

Nala is a Rhodesian Ridgeback who went missing in Al Barsha on Sunday evening. She is a much loved family pet who is very much missed! She has so far been sighted in Al Barsha, Al Quoz near Times Squa... »

For anyone who modifies cars for louder cars please be sensible

For anyone who modifies cars for louder cars please be sensible

This is in reply to the letter regarding late-night noisy vehicles. I couldn’t agree with you more in the sense that those people who have modified cars and exhausts need to be sensible, especially du... »

Gardeners: How do I weed out the con artists?

Gardeners: How do I weed out the con artists?

Over the years that I have been in Dubai, I’ve probably had about seven gardeners to look after my lawn, flowers… etc. Some have been good at their jobs, some have been not so good. One thing that the... »

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