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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 14 December 2018

PODCAST: UAE in a minute for September 24, 2017

Making today's headlines: Skyscrapers, Sugar tax and Le Petite Maison

Doctors in the UAE have voiced their support for the sugar tax. Andrew Henderson / The National
Doctors in the UAE have voiced their support for the sugar tax. Andrew Henderson / The National

1: Developers have begun retrofitting skyscrapers with potential flammable cladding to protect them against fires.

> Dubai begins retrofitting skyscrapers to protect against fires

2: Doctors in the UAE have voiced their support for a sugar tax after global health figures showed diet is responsible for 1 in 5 deaths worldwide.

> Report coming soon

3: The much-anticipated La Petite Maison Abu Dhabi will finally open its doors on October 15, 2017.

> La Petite Maison Abu Dhabi finally has an opening date