Summer break is over, and another academic year is about to start. Have you made your school essentials checklist yet? If not, fret no more.
As of 1st June, the UAE is joining the worldwide fight against the use of single-use plastics with a combined ban and excess charges on plastic bags across the Emirates. In Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, single-use plastic bags will be banned completely, while in Dubai, shoppers will have to pay 0.25fils on all single-use plastic bags from 1st July.