The Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi headed by Ambassador to the UAE Hjayceelyn M. Quintana hosted a Diplomatic Reception in observance of the 121st anniversary of the June 12, 1898 proclamation of Philippine independence from Spain on Wednesday evening.
Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the graduation ceremony of the 6th patch of the National Defence College in Abu Dhabi.
The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety (ADFCA) has affirmed the safety of the lychee fruit in Abu Dhabi sale outlets, adding that the fruit is free of any risks to humans.
Over 407 million drops of polio vaccine have been delivered to more than 71 million Pakistani children as part of the Emirates Polio Campaign implemented in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan since 2014 till the end of April 2019, the UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme (UAEPAP) has announced.
The Federal Authority for Human Resources (FAHR) has announced the recent activation of the electronic link between the sick leave of employees of ministries and federal bodies running the Federal Government’s Human Resources Information System with the electronic system of sick leave of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NMC), indicated that the highest temperature monitored on Saturday was in Mazira area of Liwa city in Al Dhafra, Abu Dhabi.
The Criminal Court of Abu Dhabi on Tuesday looked into the case of a European woman accused of drinking alcohol without a license and beating up a cop who was trying to arrest her. She allegedly caused damages to the rear of the police patrol vehicle, in addition to breaking its glass, the Court heard.
Nine children and five adults were injured in two separate accidents involving two school buses in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
The Sharjah Criminal Court on Wednesday heard an incident in which an Asian man was accused of using black pepper powder against his victims. The accused sprayed black pepper on the faces of five victims causing them to lose visibility thus giving him the chance to quickly steal their money and possessions without the fear of being recognised later.
The Fujairah Criminal Court on Wednesday heard a case in which a Gulf citizen in his forties was charged for abusing drugs and psychotropic substances. The accused was caught during a police car search when the inspection personnel noticed that he was losing balance while sitting next to the driver.