Dubai news roundup: March 10

Illegal baboons in the UAE, surf campaign, free language lessons and more UAE news

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The entire Dubai transport network is now available through Google map and Wojhati, allowing commuters to plan their travels with all types of transport including water buses.
Full story: Khaleej Times

Influx of baby baboons entering the UAE illegally to be sold as pets on the black market. Around 25 young baboons have been confiscated over the last six months.
Full story: Gulf News

Local surfers are planning a campaign to educate beachgoers on how they can save themselves if caught in strong currents off Dubai beaches.
Full story: 7days

New rules to bring tighter controls of bus staff following alleged assault of a four-year-old girl in November.
Full story: The National

Free language lessons are on offer at the Eton Institute today as the school celebrates its fifth anniversary.
Full story: Gulf News

Blue and white walkways have been installed in more places

Prepare for a 5km and 13km course at Dubai’s Jebel Ali Racecourse next month

HiU messenger is available for download for Etisalat customers

Get deals at restaurants including Zheng He’s and Palace Downtown

You’ll also get discounts at spas, bars and restaurants

Whether you’re surfing, floating, or plummeting, here’s where to make a splash


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