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Drivers to face hefty fines for Dubai Tram-related traffic violations

Country’s first tramway will be open to the public from November 11

October 19, 2014 4:27
 
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Get rid of 8 black points from your driver’s licence

Yes, you heard that right…

October 14, 2014 11:01
 
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Zain to fight Iraq fine after some bank assets frozen

Kuwaiti telecom operator Zain will continue its fight against a $262 million fine imposed on its Iraq operations despite some of the unit's bank accounts being frozen, the company said on Tuesday.

September 4, 2012 5:33
 
Fine for feeding strays: Why so catty about it?

Fine for feeding strays: Why so catty about it?

A responsible move towards curbing the growth of stray animals is welcomed. But how about we give it more of a radical kick where it could really make a difference?

March 19, 2012 11:18
 
Kuwait suspends and fines newspaper

Kuwait suspends and fines newspaper

A Kuwaiti court suspended publication of the privately-owned Al-Dar newspaper for three months on Tuesday, ruling it was guilty of inciting sectarian strife, the paper's editor-in-chief said.

March 14, 2012 2:06
 
Dubai’s fine discounting festival

Dubai’s fine discounting festival

Over the past six months, the UAE has been adamant to get you to pay your fines. Let's get real. It isn't exactly because the markets are back on track.

January 9, 2012 3:08
 
Stubbing out the smoke

Stubbing out the smoke

The UAE government is hoping that its new anti-tobacco law will help the country’s smokers kick the habit.

January 7, 2010 3:38
 

Australian man accused of swearing fined AED2,000

An Australian man who was arrested in October for swearing at a plain-clothed police officer in Dubai Airport was…

December 19, 2009 10:33
 

New law to regulate Abu Dhabi parking facilities

New buildings in Abu Dhabi will not be…

October 24, 2009 12:01
 
What freedom of speech?

What freedom of speech?

While the new law prohibits the UAE’s courts from imprisoning journalists for doing their jobs, it allows imposing of hefty fines for “publishing information that damages the country’s reputation.”

January 21, 2009 3:48