Dubai news roundup: February 20

Rise in UAE temperatures, air-conditioning ban and more UAE news.

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The national weather bureau forecasts fair weather and a rise in temperature in UAE
Full story: Gulf News

One in five air-conditioning units could face ban if they fail to meet energy efficiency requirements when new rating scheme is brought through next year to trim the nation’s energy consumption.
Full story: The National

Traffic-related deaths in the UAE have decreased over the last four years. According to the General Department for Traffic Coordination 1,065 died in traffic in 2007 while only 826 deaths were reported in 2010.
Full story: Emirates 24/7

Twenty nine Dubai schools have asked to raise their fees this year, according to the Knowledge and Human Development Authority.
Full story: The National

With cancer now being the UAE’s third-biggest killer and breast cancer the most common form of the disease among women, top UAE oncologist suggests insurance companies should cover screenings.
Full story: 7days

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