Organic insecticide to be sprayed on 26,000 palm trees in country

Dubai: Up to 26,000 palm trees across the country will be sprayed with an organic insecticide by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment to preserve the date-producing groves. In a statement on Tuesday, the ministry said the spraying will counter the effects of the dust spider in palm-tree groves in the northern, central and …

Abu Dhabi firm gets majority stake in health-care concierge system

Abu Dhabi: Emirates Hospital, a member of KBBO Group, has acquired a majority stake of Mobile Doctors 24-7, a health management provider and concierge system. The provider counts over 230 multinational corporate clients in several countries and firms such as Etisalat. With 145,000 registered members, the firm offers 24-hour medical and wellness concierge services. Its …

Special reading corner for children added at Modhesh World

Dubai: Modhesh World now has a special reading corner for children that allows children and their parents to read and spend quality time together. The Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, launched the second edition of its reading corner at Modhesh World — Dubai’s ultimate …