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Dh1,000 fine for driving past this sign in UAE

Dh1,000 fine for driving past this sign in UAE

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Know the law and drive safe. Ignoring the stop signs of school buses on roads could entail a fine of Dh1,000, Abu Dhabi traffic authorities have warned motorists. Stop arms on the sides of school buses automatically drops open when it halts to pick up or let off students, indicating to other road users to wait until the child is safely out of the way. Drivers who stop at a distance of less than five metres from the bus will be fined Dh1,000 and 10 black points marked against their driving licence. Motorists in both directions must stop if it's a one-way street. If the street is two-way, the driver headed in the same direction of the bus must stop. The law also fines bus drivers Dh500 and six black points if they fail to display the stop arm when picking up or dropping off pu...
Video: Man proposes to girlfriend on Gulf flight

Video: Man proposes to girlfriend on Gulf flight

GULF NEWS, Uncategorized
It all started when Jack Sepilian and Sarin Aynedjian got on a Middle Eastern Airlines flight bound for Armenia from Lebanon. Unique proposals are happening all around the Gulf, or so it seems. After the recent proposal of a Dubai expat to his partner at a fire station, another couple took the art of popping the question to literal heights. It all started when Jack Sepilian and Sarin Aynedjian got on a Middle Eastern Airlines flight bound for Armenia from Lebanon. What started as a regular flight from one country to another became a special moment for the couple when Sepilian shared the couple's story, for all the passengers on the flight to hear. 'I want to tell you guys a short story about something that happened with me two years ago' Sepilian begins in the video. '.as I was flying back...
BEWARE EXPATS! If You Caught DOING This, You Will be TERMINATED Without Notice!

BEWARE EXPATS! If You Caught DOING This, You Will be TERMINATED Without Notice!

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There are instances where employees get terminated with zero notice period, cases are recorded such as the employee showed up to work and were simply told they are not employees there anymore. Even employees when asked for the reason were given zero justification for their termination. This is always a tricky situation because an employer firing an employee suddenly or without giving any justification is unfortunately not unlawful. The at-will employment doctrine allows an employer to terminate an employee without giving them any kind of notice or justification, unless such requirements are provided by contract or union rights. In spite of the fact that such a choice can be made by a business for different reasons like going through a financial downturn to performance related issues...
Indian government cancels passports of 33 NRIs for abandoning wives

Indian government cancels passports of 33 NRIs for abandoning wives

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Mandatory registration of NRI marriages within one week would be placed for approval. The government has cancelled passports of 33 non-resident Indians or NRIs for abandoning their wives, the Women and Child Development Ministry said Wednesday. The Integrated Nodal Agency (INA) made to look into the matter has been issuing Look-Out Circulars to absconding husbands in cases of NRI marriages and till now, 8 LoCs have been issued and 33 passports have been impounded by the External Affairs Ministry, a senior official said. The agency is chaired by secretary in the Women and Child Development Ministry, Rakesh Srivastava. The WCD Ministry has also said that a detailed proposal, including points like mandatory registration of NRI marriages within one week with penal consequences for non...
10 disciplinary rules and punishments of UAE Offices that every employee should know

10 disciplinary rules and punishments of UAE Offices that every employee should know

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Know these disciplinary rules at workplace. While you work in the UAE, being well-informed about labour laws certainly helps. It makes you aware about the office decorum that you need to follow. Awareness and understanding of the laws can go a long way in ensuring that you can steer clear of any disciplinary action at the workplace. What's more, if you are subjected to an unfair treatment by the employer, knowing the rules can come to your aid. DISCIPLINARY RULES Article 102 The disciplinary rules that may be inflicted by the employer or the representative shall be: 1 - Warning 2 - Fine 3 - Suspension with reduced pay for a period not exceeding ten days 4 - Deprivation from or deferment of periodic bonus in establishments containing a system for such bonuses ...
60,000 new jobs open in UAE in 1 year: Sectors hiring

60,000 new jobs open in UAE in 1 year: Sectors hiring

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Analysts provide more insights on job situation in UAE and where vacancies can be found Dubai: Whether you’re actively hunting for a job or happily employed, the latest job trends in the UAE may offer some good news. Payrolls in many companies have continued to expand over the last several months, providing evidence that the local economy is resilient enough to offer new career opportunities for the country’s workforce. More than 60,000 people were hired across the country between June 2017 and June 2018, the UAE Central Bank stated in a new report. With the additional jobs, the pool of residents who are employed increased from 4.9 million in June 2017 to 5 million in June this year. The hiring was fuelled mainly by construction, real estate and manufacturing activities. Constr
Ten things you shoudn’t do in Dubai that you must know

Ten things you shoudn’t do in Dubai that you must know

UAE NEWS, Uncategorized
Most people know Dubai is tough on drugs; that tourists can get in trouble for drinking alcohol outside designated areas; and people who have sex in public can find themselves facing the full force of the law. There are some other unpredictable ways of falling foul of the law in Dubai - even if the authorities rarely enforce some of the laws. Social media Scott Richards promoted a charity drive to buy blankets and tarpaulins for refugees in Afghanistan. He was held for 22 days and has now been charged with fundraising without permission. However, he is not the first foreigner to find themselves in trouble over entries on social media. People have been warned to be careful how they use social media following the introduction of a strict cybercrimes law in 2012. The followi...
21-year-old earns Dh285,527 by using YouTube

21-year-old earns Dh285,527 by using YouTube

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Celebrities like record-breaking rapper Cardi B are great fans. A 21-year-old student in Cheshire, England, earns £60k-a-year (Dh285,527 approx) by whispering on YouTube soothing messages to people with depression and anxiety. Sophie Michelle uploads videos on her own YouTube channel where she is dressed up as a doctor or mermaid and whispers messages like "Hello sweetheart". Michelle creates ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response) videos wherein she makes stroking hand gestures with make-up brushes, stares directly into camera and role plays in her broadcasts, reports Mirror.co.uk. The performing arts student said her videos are designed to create a physical response in the viewer, characterised by a static-like or tingling sensation on the skin. She was inspired to start
Sharjah fire: 25 people shared gutted house where mother, child died

Sharjah fire: 25 people shared gutted house where mother, child died

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Initial reports suggested the fire might have started from an electricity source Sharjah: Forensic experts on Tuesday were sifting through a charred house to determine the cause of the fire which killed an Asian mother and her son late Monday night in Sharjah. The Pakistani mother, 40, and her seven-year-old son died of burn injuries after a fire broke out in the house located in Maysloon area in Sharjah, officials confirmed to Gulf News on Tuesday. At least 25 people shared the house, including bachelors and families. The grandfather of the boy is now recovering at Khalifa Hospital in Ajman from symptoms of a heart attack due to fire shock. The fire gutted the house and then spread to the adjacent house, said Major Hani Rashid Dahmani, Director of Media and Public Relation Depart...