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Everything you need to know about Eid Al Adha 2022

The dates of the Islamic festival Eid Al Adha 2022 are out! The International Astronomical Centre announced that Saturday, July 9, 2022, will likely be the first day of Eid Al Adha in most Islamic countries worldwide, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Egypt, Morocco, and Jordan. Observers from these countries will venture to spot …

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Everything you need to know about Eid Al Adha 2022

The dates of the Islamic festival Eid Al Adha 2022 are out! The International Astronomical Centre announced that Saturday, July 9, 2022, will likely be the first day of Eid Al Adha in most Islamic countries worldwide, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Egypt, Morocco, and Jordan. Observers from these countries will venture to spot …

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Health & Protection’s Middle East international private medical insurance roundtable

It’s essential for health insurance intermediaries to have minimum qualifications so customers can get more out of their healthcare, argued advisors at Health & Protection’s Middle East international private medical insurance (IPMI) roundtable. The panel unanimously agreed that the standards of several intermediaries in the emirate have to be raised. Nageen Sattar, Pacific Prime’s Director …

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How to deal with inflation and the stress that comes with it

If there’s one thing that can mess with your budget, it’s inflation. It increases the price of everything from fuel to groceries as purchasing power declines. With rising inflation affecting more people, many are left wondering how to cope with rising costs. In the UAE, inflation is predicted to rise to 2.2% in 2022 from …

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Health & Protection’s Middle East international private medical insurance roundtable

It’s essential for health insurance intermediaries to have minimum qualifications so customers can get more out of their healthcare, argued advisors at Health & Protection’s Middle East international private medical insurance (IPMI) roundtable. The panel unanimously agreed that the standards of several intermediaries in the emirate have to be raised. Nageen Sattar, Pacific Prime’s Director …

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What can employers do to prepare for the turnover tsunami? 6 tips for retaining talent

The start of the pandemic back in 2020 triggered a global economic downturn and devastating lay-offs. However, even before this, employers were already experiencing high turnover rates. Now, there’s a fresh wave of voluntary employee exits on the horizon. Why is this turnover tsunami happening, and what can HR professionals and companies do about it? …

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How to raise an emotionally intelligent child

Think about yourself as a child and try to recall a time when you felt sad, frightened, or confused. Can you remember how the adults around you responded? There were likely two ways that the situation could have played out. In one scenario, the adults gave you plenty of space to express what you were …

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How to get free infant vaccinations as an expat in the UAE

The UAE’s National Immunization Program has played a significant role in the country’s world-class public health services. Since the program’s early introduction in 1980, the UAE has witnessed a substantial decline in the spread of infectious diseases. Diseases such as measles, mumps, and rubella have dropped dramatically, and the country has remained polio-free since 2004. …

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Ramadan 2022: Where to iftar in Dubai

Ramadan 2022: Where to iftar in Dubai

This year, the Muslim holy month of Ramadan will begin on April 2 and end on May 1, during which local hotels and restaurants will offer various iftars – an evening meal that breaks the long day of fasting with family and friends. Whether you are fasting or not, iftar is a wonderful culinary experience …

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How tuberculosis will affect your UAE visa application

How tuberculosis will affect your UAE visa application

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top ten killer diseases worldwide, so it’s important to familiarize yourself with the disease. As a reminder, TB is a disease caused by germs (bacteria) that are spread from person to person through the air. TB will typically affect the lungs but can go on to affect other parts …

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