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Bahrain roads safest in the region

Bahrain is one of the safest countries in the region with the lowest number of road traffic deaths, according to an expert, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.   To read f

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Over 1m vehicles plying on Abu Dhabi roads

The Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department of the Abu Dhabi Police announced that the number of vehicles in Abu Dhabi has risen to 1.016 million vehicles during the past year. The department has set these vehicles in seven diff

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RTA deploys hitech equipment to clean roads, bridges

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said it has started using a hitech multi-lever equipment to cope with the challenges of maintaining roads and structures such as viaducts, crossings above water canals among others.

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UAE has world's best roads, says WEF report

The UAE has topped the global rankings in the quality of roads for the year 2015-2016, according to the Global Competitiveness Report issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The Quality of Roads Indicator in the report not only

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Oman starts internal roads work

Oman’s Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources has begun building internal roads in the Niyabat of Samad Al Shaan in North Al Sharqiyah Governorate, a report said.   The 24-km roadwork is part of a intern

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Major accidents take place on Bahrain roads

Chaos reigned on Bahrain’s roads yesterday (July 28) with four serious accidents, a vehicle fire and a motorcyclist killed in a hit-and-run. It began early, when a head-on collision at the Seef intersection of Shaikh Khalifa

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Tunisia gets $230m loan to boost road infrastructure

Tunisia has obtained a $230 million loan from the World Bank to build and expand 146km of roadways to the most isolated regions in the country, the bank said. The government of the North African country wants to boost living stand

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New Hyundai model blazes onto ME roads

Hyundai Motor Company has announced the regional launch of Veloster Turbo, an eccentric, youth-focused model with key features including bold design, cutting edge technology and high-powered performance. Offering the sportiness of

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Malaysian group clinches $323m Doha contract

A joint venture headed by Malaysian construction firm WCT Holdings has won a RM1.2 billion ($323 million) contract to build roads, utilities and underground car parks in Doha, Qatar. The project has been jointly awarded to WCT and

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Build better roads to bolster food supplies: study

Billion-dollar investments in basic transport and electricity in developing nations are among the best ways to curb hunger by 2030 since a quarter of all food is now wasted after harvest, according to a report issued on Thursday.

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