Quality mark now mandatory for child seats in UAE

Quality mark now mandatory for child seats in UAE

Economy
[ad_1] Stabilised child restraint products in vehicles will not be allowed to be sold in the UAE unless there is a matching certificate stating that the seat complies with the country's standards, according to a senior official.Abdullah Al Maeeni, Director General of the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA), said the move is in line with international best practices.ESMA marks the entry into force of the UAE Cabinet Resolution No. 27 of 2017 for the control of child restraint units installed in vehicles.New child seat rules in UAEChild safety seat must for children under 10New child seat law: What parents need to knowThe authority has received four requests from major companies in the UAE, during which eight types of children's seats products were recorded, the official added.Conformity ESMA's Department…
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Lionel Richie leaves mark at TCL Chinese Theatre

Lionel Richie leaves mark at TCL Chinese Theatre

Lifestyle
[ad_1] Four-time Grammy winner Lionel Richie cemented his legacy in Hollywood on Wednesday, plunging his feet and hands into a wet paving slab at the forecourt of the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre.The 68-year-old R&B singer, a former frontman for Motown legends The Commodores, has sold more than 100 million records over a career spanning six decades.“This is almost beyond the childhood dream,” Richie told AFP at the ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard, a time-honoured tradition launched in the 1920s.“When I first came to this town, the Holiday Inn was back there, right behind me, and the first thing I did was ran out the room, came downstairs and put my feet in all the hands and feet on the ground. Now, my hands and feet are going into this thing, it’s…
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Why Did Ubuntu Drop Unity? Mark Shuttleworth Explains

Why Did Ubuntu Drop Unity? Mark Shuttleworth Explains

Tech
[ad_1] Ubuntu's decision to ditch Unity took many of us by surprise earlier this year. Now Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth shares more details about why Ubuntu chose to drop Unity. From a report: Shuttleworth says he, along with the other 'leads' at Canonical, came to a consensual view that they should put the company on the path to becoming a public company. And to appear attractive to potential investors the company has to focus on its areas of profitability -- something Unity, Ubuntu phone, Unity 8 and convergence were not part of: "[The decision] meant that we couldn't have on our books (effectively) very substantial projects which clearly have no commercial angle to them at all. It doesn't mean that we would consider changing the terms of Ubuntu for example,…
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