Making today's headlines: economic growth, missing girl and charity hair donations
PODCAST: UAE in a minute for January 10, 2018
The UAE economy is expected to grow 3.9 per cent in 2018, a senior official at the Ministry of Economy said on Tuesday. The outlook has been boosted by government efforts to diversify its income sources, including the introduction of a 5 per cent VAT.
The body of a missing 5-year-old Emirati girl was found in a drainage duct in Ajman on Monday night. The girl, named only as Amal, was reported missing by her family on Sunday after she disappeared from her backyard.
For female cancer patients, losing their hair during aggressive treatment can be traumatic. Abu Dhabi patient care charity Rahma makes affordable wigs to help women recover their self-esteem and they’re looking for donations.