Dubai news roundup: March 14

Earthquake in Fujairah, UAE one of world's top 10 countries, drop in traffic accidents and more UAE news

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Professionals rank the UAE as one of the world’s top ten countries to live and work in.
Full story: Emirates 24/7

Authorities say they have no plans of introducing more lifeguards to Dubai beaches and argue that existing safety rules should be sufficient.
Full story: The National

Abu Dhabi to become more pedestrian-friendly as more safety measures are undertaken by building more footpaths and speed bumps.
Full story: Gulf News

Northern Emirate Fujairah experienced a minor earthquake measuring 2.6 on the Richter scale Sunday. Seismologists have recorded seismic activity in the area over the last few months.
Full story: Emirates 24/7

Officials announce a 20 per cent drop in traffic accidents in 2010 from 9,658 in 2009 to 7,642 last year.
Full story: The National

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