Despite being illegal, there are thousands of loan shark victims in the country and the number keeps on growing as people in need of cash flock into this underground loan market. This being an illegal …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Monday, March 18 - 2013 @ 15:37
The UAE’s zero tolerance approach to crimes of corruption and bribery has paid rich dividends with the country being ranked as the No. 1 least corrupt Arab country in the annual Corruption Perceptions Index published …Read full article » : Monday, January 13 - 2014 @ 08:45
The report says, “The demand side has continuously been showing improvement thanks to the UAE’s growing economy. One of the barometers of how things are going is whether or not the job market is lively. …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, August 06 - 2013 @ 11:20
Close to 300 of the 420 respondents agree that most traffic accidents occur due to excessive speeds, and that speed cameras help contain speed, thereby saving lives.
However, about 20% of the respondents said that they …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Sunday, September 09 - 2012 @ 15:44
Almost half (42%) of the 450 respondents were legally single (in this survey defined as not married or legally divorced) and their decision to get married were hindered by brass-tacks matters led by residents’ preference …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, July 10 - 2013 @ 11:49
General carelessness remains the No. 2 concern, followed by drink driving or driving under the influence of alcohol, rubbernecking (insufficient distance between vehicles), and jumping of red signals.
Inconsiderate turning is at No. 6 on …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Sunday, August 12 - 2012 @ 10:18
A growing number of tourists and visitors in the UAE continue to flout legal and moral codes of conduct on a regular basis, according to 999 Magazine, the official English monthly of the UAE’s …Read full article » : Monday, December 09 - 2013 @ 09:22
To address this issue, the General Command of Civil Defence carried out the first campaign in the world for Families’ Safety at Homes, which was launched for six months in all the Emirates by specialised …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Sunday, July 15 - 2012 @ 11:28
In a survey of 450 respondents conducted by 999, more than a quarter (28%) affirmed that they have experienced being advised and billed to undergo unnecessary tests that only inflate the bill.
It also showed that …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Monday, February 11 - 2013 @ 11:56
‘Cyber bullying,’ which poses a serious threat to the society, particularly among teenagers, is a problem that can be avoided, say experts.
They say cyber bullying is on the rise in the UAE, which is consistent …Read full article » : Monday, August 18 - 2014 @ 14:59