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Redevelopment of Mall of Emirates brings in added parking

31/8/2015 -

About 1300 parking spaces have been included in the Mall of Emirates parking, as part of series of 2015 re-development projects worth Dh.

Dubai Municipality launches first solar-powered environment-friendly Park

31/8/2015 -

The first solar-powered and environment-friendly park has been launched by the Dubai Municipality.

Five-day Eid Al Adha holidays likely for private sector

20/8/2015 -

The Eid Al Adha holiday may turn into a five-day break, based on some basic calculations from official holiday data.

New law issued to regulate public - private sector partnership

20/8/2015 -

The Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, HH Shaikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, recently issued a law which regulates the partnership between public and private sectors.

Dubai Municipality to launch Crocodile Park project

20/8/2015 -

Dubai Municipality has announced the launch of a Dh 22million worth Crocodile Park in the emirate, top officials of the civic body announced.

Dubai earns improved global ranking for better quality of life

20/8/2015 -

Improved quality of life in Dubai has helped it earn a place in the ranking of global cities for liveability, as per the new international city survey.

New bicycle rental service launched along Dubai Tramway

17/8/2015 -

With the new service from RTA, the bike enthusiasts can now consider hiring a bicycle from tram stations when they are on the go.

GCC residents allowed entry visas via new portal

17/8/2015 -

The GCC residents can now apply for their entry visas to the UAE through an online portal, named Fawri, the Interior Ministry announced.

Dubai RTA to get 12 new marine transport stations

17/8/2015 -

About 12 new marine transport stations will be built along the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) at the Business Bay Canal and the Dubai Water Canal, a senior RTA official revealed.

Medical insurance mandatory for Dubai visa

13/8/2015 -

The mandatory insurance scheme which links application for a Dubai visa to medical insurance has now fallen in place, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) confirmed.

Dubai invites design bids for new 60,000 seater stadium

13/8/2015 -

Dubai has launched a competition to design a 60,000 seater stadium, which will be built in the emirate to stage matches at Soccer’s 2019 Asian Cup, sources reveal.

UAE considered as most attractive destination for expatriates

13/8/2015 -

UAE has once again been revealed as most attractive destination for expatriates.

Meraas to launch The Dome Box in Dubai in September

10/8/2015 -

The leading Dubai-based holding company, Meraas, is all set to launch The Dome Box, a dome theatre which will screen entertaining and educating cinematic productions.

New cycling track to open in October

10/8/2015 -

A new 23km cycling track in Dubai is now 70 percent complete, and is due for opening in October.

Dubai to be prime medical tourism hub

10/8/2015 -

Dubai is all set to be the leading medical tourism hub in the region, given the fact that it has world-class infrastructure that can cater to global medical tourists, says Dr Haider Al Zubaidy, the CEO, Canadian Specialist Hospital (CSH).

New affordable initiative introduced for visa and residency rule violators

7/8/2015 -

The visa and residency rule violators who are unable to pay fines, are allowed to pay it in installments, as per the new Maisara or affordable initiative.

Dubai to build largest indoor ski slope in the world

7/8/2015 -

Dubai has announced plans to build the largest indoor ski slope with more than 1km run within a new indoor multi-purpose sports facility spanning 25,000 sqm.

Cityscape Global 2015 to unveil affordable, attractive housing options

7/8/2015 -

This years Cityscape Global, to be held next month in Dubai, is likely to see the unveiling of a series of attractive and affordable housing options by the developers.

Theme Parks to add more than Dh 5bn to economy by 2020

3/8/2015 - Theme parks are expected to add more than Dh 5bn to Dubai economy by the year 2020, the organizers of the forthcoming entertainment and leisure show in Dubai said.

Dubai to get 10 new pedestrian bridges in next two years

3/8/2015 - The Dubai RTA (Roads and Transport Authority) in Dubai has granted green signal for construction of ten pedestrian bridges in 2016 and 2017, in several vital locations in the emirate.

Part of King Faisal Street closed for traffic

27/7/2015 -

A part of King Faisal Street has been closed for traffic since Saturday, and this will continue for rest of the year, as maintenance works are being carried out, announced the Sharjah Roads and Traffic Authority (SRTA).

Medical toursts seen flocking to Dubai

20/7/2015 -

Increasing number of Medical tourists are seen flocking to Dubai these days, due to various initiatives launched by the Dubai Health Authority, as revealed by hospitals in the emirates.

25th edition of Gitex Shopper to be unveiled on 3rd October

20/7/2015 -

The 25th anniversary of Gitex Shopper falls on 3rd October this year, when top brands and power retailers would return to this shopping fest to exhibit their new product launches and unbeatable offers across complete range of communication, technology and entertainment sectors.

Its family vacation time for Dubai expats this Eid

16/7/2015 -

With Eid Al Fitr just around the corner, majority of residents are heading on vacations.

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