The latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Report in 2018 showed that Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport retains its title as the busiest airport for passengers. Rounding up the top three spot include China's Beijing Capital International Airport...
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The Dubai Court of First Instance found the delivery man who molested a 12- year-old girl in a Dubai residential elevator guilty. The man faces six months of imprisonment to be followed by deportation. Dubai prosecutors said the 35-year-old Pakistani man sexually...
UAE to shorten schools during Ramadan
The UAE Ministry of Education ordered the reduction of school hours to five during the Ramadan season.
The ministry will implement the shortened school hours starting May 28 until the end of school term 2016-2017 on June 22.
“The school day during the month of Ramadan in all schools will be a maximum of five hours,” the Ministry said in a statement.
In line with this, boys’ schools will start at 8 in the morning, while girls’ schools and pupils in kindergarten will commence at 9am.
The guidelines also include cancellation of physical education classes or any other physical activities to avoid exhaustion and dehydration.
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FlipTop rapper 'Loonie' was arrested by authorities in a druy buy bust operation in Poblacion, Makati on Wednesday. The Makati Police Drug Enforcement Unit seized from Loonie and his four cohorts illegal drugs called ‘kush’ or high-grade Marijuana in a condo unit. The...
Dubai authorities said the boy who was found alone at a Dubai mall more than a week ago could be placed under temporary foster care until his parents showed up. The 5-year-old boy was noticed by a Filipina shopper and when no one came to get him, she informed the...
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