E-Scooters to feature in Dubai’s transport system

A tiny electric motor powers this two wheel scooter. It has become a popular way of individual transportation across the world. Many cities in Europe have already launched schemes where scooter sharing is part of their transport system, and which complements the other major transport networks. As announced by the RTA which is the Road …

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Back to the future in Dubai. An Interview with a young expat from Canada

A Dubai expat shares his point of view on moving to Dubai, working in Dubai and living in the city. An interview that will help all expats in Dubai learn a few points. How long have you lived in Dubai? Well, this time around five years. I lived here in in Dubai, in my early …

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Dubai Expat alert: Dubai’s education and health authorities to drive Covid-19 awareness in schools

In Dubai, the DHA (Dubai Health Authority) and KHDA (Knowledge and Human Development Authority) will join forces to initiate a campaign to educate school children – in both primary and secondary schools – about Covid-19. The first phase will be for one month and will train the children on health and safety tips to prevent …

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Electric cars get free parking and free charge-ups in Dubai

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announces the initiative to offer free parking for all electric vehicles registered in Dubai for the next two years. This is part of part of RTA’s efforts to support Dubai’s Green Mobility Strategy that encourages the use of electric cars that are friendly towards our envirnonment. “This initiative …

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1000+ Covid-19 cases in the UAE. September 23. Let’s be vigilant.

We really need to be vigilant now on the Covid-19 pandemic front. Just yesterday we talked about how the United Arab Emirates was managing the Covid 19 situation pretty well and how in August the number had actually gone down. The country has just reported more than 1000 cases for the second time since the …

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