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Dubai will be home to worlds first fully functional 3D printed office building, it has been announced.
Dubai has always done its best to make efficient use of solar energy.
One of the towering structures in UAE, namely, the Burj Mohammed bin Rashid at World Trade Centre in Abu Dhabi, has been named as one of the best buildings in the world.
Beginning 24th November 2015, all hand-written or non-machine readable passports will no longer be valid in any other countries for visas, thereby restricting the ability to travel by holders.
People swearing online at others may be fined up to Dh.
The fasting month of Ramadan will begin on Thursday, the 18th June 2015 (Hijri year 1436), the UAE Ramadan Moon Sighting Committee has announced in the UAE.
An investment of about Dh120bn may be made for development of UAE airports to meet the growing passenger demand and for cargo shipment.
The work hours for employees at various ministries and other Federal Authorities will be from 9am to 2pm during the Ramadan period, according to a circular issued by Hussain bin Ibrahim al Hammadi, Minister of Education, and Chairman of Federal Authority for Government Human Resources.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has unveiled plans to stretch the Metro tracks by another 110km by the year 2020 and to 421km by 2030.
Expatriates from Pakistan, India and the Philippines are the topmost in money remittance in the UAE, having remitted a total of $20.
The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) has released the calendar for the fifth Ramadan in Dubai, which will begin on 19th June and give residents and visitors the opportunity to experience and know more about Ramadan.
As per the PwC Report, UAE can grow into a world-class leisure and entertainment destination and compete against cities such as Singapore, Orlando and Hong Kong, if it takes a holistic approach to exploit its unique geographical positioning, high quality attractions and investment in infrastructure.
The Director of the General Directorate of Residency and foreign Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai, Maj Gen Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri said that expatriates residing in any GCC country will soon be able to use smart applications to apply for visa to enter the UAE.
According to an economist, the cost of living in Dubai is already showing signs of slowing down and consumers can breathe a sigh of relief.
Nakheel has expanded its lease space at Ibn Battuta Mall, with launch of another 766,000 sq ft of shop and restaurant.
Europe will be an increasingly popular destination among Emirati holidaymakers, as they have been granted visa-on-arrival to the European Schengen area from this month.
The regions MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) venue operator, namely, the Dubai World Trade Centre, has now been converted to a free zone.
The GCC expats on residence visas may no-longer have to wait in queue to pay for UAE entry permits on arrival at the airport.
The Labour Ministry in Dubai has announced that 16th May 2015 would be an official paid-holiday for all employees working in the private sector in UAE.
The worlds largest annual airport show concluded successfully in Dubai this week, with the B2B platform witnessing strong industry engagement, and involving participation of more than 8000 professionals at the event.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has revealed the timeline for construction of Dubai Metro Route 2020 project which is based on extension of Dubai Metro Red Line from Nakheel Harbour and Tower Station to the Expo 2020 site.
Schools in Dubai have announced their Ramadan timings this summer, with majority of schools have already sent circulars to parents about revised school hours, effective 18th June 2015.
The worlds biggest 5k night run, namely, the Electric Run will be introduced in Dubai this November, with Damans ActiveLife being the presenting partner.
With an aim to attract more than 13 million tourists annually, Dubai is now focusing to be the most popular city destination by 2020, with at least 25 million visitors expected to be drawn to the emirate during the six-month long Expo 2020.