<![CDATA[Government]]> http://www.thenational.ae/uae/government en_US en_US Struggle to attract young Emiratis to offshore careers http://www.thenational.ae/uae/education/struggle-to-attract-young-emiratis-to-offshore-careers Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 GMT 881FEB68-4DF3-4905-B1C7-D59287754D8A 2014-04-16T00:01:00Z E-cigarettes being sold in a Dubai mall despite ban http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/e-cigarettes-being-sold-in-a-dubai-mall-despite-ban Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:44:42 GMT 16C977DA-E893-4B69-8B0B-CDD21772A4E7 2014-04-16T20:44:42Z Abu Dhabi commuters feel the heat as air-con bus shelters fall into disrepair http://www.thenational.ae/uae/transport/abu-dhabi-commuters-feel-the-heat-as-air-con-bus-shelters-fall-into-disrepair Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:01:31 GMT DAB464BB-FFE1-4CFF-8524-2905DEC5D429 2014-04-16T19:01:31Z Deaf at two, mother to four and widowed at 34: how one woman conquered her disability http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/deaf-at-two-mother-to-four-and-widowed-at-34-how-one-woman-conquered-her-disability Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:15:57 GMT D90DDA24-F21C-44FF-AD28-D066C01797D3 2014-04-16T20:15:57Z We’ll provide every opportunity for deaf people, Sheikh Nahyan vows http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/well-provide-every-opportunity-for-deaf-people-sheikh-nahyan-vows Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:49:12 GMT 39D693D1-A029-4CCC-B32E-30CC87BBDD44 2014-04-16T19:49:12Z Dubai Customs inspectors attend anti-smuggling course http://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/dubai-customs-inspectors-attend-anti-smuggling-course Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:20:53 GMT 9A94B6E1-1F73-4C86-BE40-6643C193C092 2014-04-16T21:20:53Z Sheikha Lubna attends global development conference in Mexico http://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/sheikha-lubna-attends-global-development-conference-in-mexico Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:25:31 GMT 6EA92FBD-30A3-4C2E-A1BF-239BE45DD59C 2014-04-16T21:25:31Z Dubai Tram system starts second trial phase http://www.thenational.ae/uae/transport/dubai-tram-system-starts-second-trial-phase Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:56:26 GMT 4509F5FC-1083-4967-B2DE-580D6075234E 2014-04-16T20:56:26Z Survey of Dubai residents’ transport choices under way http://www.thenational.ae/uae/transport/survey-of-dubai-residents-transport-choices-under-way Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:34:18 GMT D1389EC8-8B36-4A75-8E51-151A10679EDB 2014-04-16T20:34:18Z 32 companies face fines for UAE labour-law offences http://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/32-companies-face-fines-for-uae-labour-law-offences Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:07:44 GMT 383FC2C2-47EF-4ADD-919D-9021C1175C6D 2014-04-16T14:07:44Z In pictures: Sheikh Hamdan plays wheelchair basketball for government against UAE national team http://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/in-pictures-sheikh-hamdan-plays-wheelchair-basketball-for-government-against-uae-national-team Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:34:00 GMT 8AB70F52-32F2-4019-A3AA-B96BB49B4B07 2014-04-16T16:34:00Z Dubai electricity authority to provide energy-saving lightbulbs to residents http://www.thenational.ae/uae/environment/dubai-electricity-authority-to-provide-energy-saving-lightbulbs-to-residents Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:35:01 GMT B944A8B2-F851-4F1F-BC68-F35281156956 2014-04-16T13:35:01Z Bring IPL here again, says Sheikh Nahyan http://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/bring-ipl-here-again-says-sheikh-nahyan Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 GMT FA98DC7A-65F0-4FBA-AC2B-95C976363B17 2014-04-16T00:01:00Z Mohammed bin Zayed discusses future projects with US delegation http://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/mohammed-bin-zayed-discusses-future-projects-with-us-delegation Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 GMT 3176F3F8-3747-48F5-A874-9425DFE3787A 2014-04-16T00:01:00Z Progress in battle against human trafficking as cases fall by 60% http://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/progress-in-battle-against-human-trafficking-as-cases-fall-by-60 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 GMT 444C5FAC-5202-40F5-A8DF-563D8E0241EE 2014-04-16T00:01:00Z Make a Wish saddles up to realise Khaled’s dream http://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/make-a-wish-saddles-up-to-realise-khaleds-dream Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:08:33 GMT 0BA84B3B-2F4A-44EC-B9E0-630136C56765 2014-04-14T23:08:33Z DubaiSat-2 satellite is fully operational http://www.thenational.ae/uae/science/dubaisat-2-satellite-is-fully-operational Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:49:19 GMT 630F4DC2-7BBC-4E37-AA4F-678D49581F25 2014-04-14T22:49:19Z Female doctors should make the most of being in the UAE http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/female-doctors-should-make-the-most-of-being-in-the-uae Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:49:20 GMT 476C1CD0-7082-46C8-9038-21F7173E5C81 2014-04-14T21:49:20Z Chronically ill given financial aid worth Dh4.5m to secure treatment in 2013 http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/chronically-ill-given-financial-aid-worth-dh4-5m-to-secure-treatment-in-2013 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:35:32 GMT 183B7BFC-FAF3-4C92-AAEE-B1C466EC6FED 2014-04-14T21:35:32Z Dubai door to door recycling scheme is delayed http://www.thenational.ae/uae/environment/dubai-door-to-door-recycling-scheme-is-delayed Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:57:53 GMT 6916383C-52AA-4413-A1BA-466194AD5F5D 2014-04-14T18:57:53Z