Dubai news roundup: March 1

Frozen private school fees, mould in salad buffets, fall in road accident fatalities and more UAE news.

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Mould, bacteria and spoilage organisms found in 24 percent of 287 salad samples taken from buffets at high-end UAE hotels in 2006, 2007 and 2008.
Full story: The National

Dubai Executive Council will not allow increase in private schools fees for the new academic year (2011-2012) as part of strategy to create learning environment.
Full story: Emirates 24/7

Ministry of Public Health announces that prices of drugs for chronic diseases to fall soon.
Full story: Gulf News

Number of people killed in road accidents in Dubai falls by a third after safety measures have been taken to improve infrastructure.
Full story: The National

Dubai charity worker aims to raise Dhs1 million for Bangladeshi children when trekking to the North Pole.
Full story: 7days

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