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Dubai to get 10 new private sector hospitals

20/11/2014 -

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has issued 301 new facility licences and has approved 10 new hospitals in the private sector, which are now under construction.

Dubai ranked most attractive city in the world to live and work

20/11/2014 -

Dubai has been identified as the most attractive city in the world to live in, both in terms of professional and private life, said a new Insead Alumni Survey.

24-hour fast-track visa service now open for UAE nationals

17/11/2014 -

A 24-hour fast-track visa service is now available to UAE nationals, announced David Cameron, the British Prime Minister.

RTA launches smart tourist guide service for Dubai Ferry

17/11/2014 -

A smart tourist guide service for the Dubai Ferry has been recently launched by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

New Dubai-Abu Dhabi carriageway road planned to ease traffic

13/11/2014 -

A new road has been planned to alleviate traffic congestion along the current main road linking Dubai and Abu Dhabi, and the Department of Transport (DoT) at Abu Dhabi, is now planning to begin feasibility and design consultancy services for the dual carriageway road.

First tram line begins operations

13/11/2014 -

Dubai has opened its first tram line with air-conditioned platforms and a premium section on its sleek cars for those willing to shell out a few more dirhams.

The Dubai Tram all set to begin its 11/11 operations

10/11/2014 -

The much anticipated Dubai Tram is all set to begin operations on 11/11 (11th November 2014), following its inauguration last week.

UAE public sector to get five-day break for National Day

10/11/2014 -

On the occasion of UAE National Day, all ministries and federal departments in the country will remain closed from 2nd December 2014 to 4th December 2014, with work resuming on 7th December 2014.

Ministry launches visa services through smart phone apps

10/11/2014 -

The Interior Ministry has launched long-term, short-term and domestic worker visa service through smartphone applications.

Dubai to soar greater heights with new themed attractions

6/11/2014 -

The CEO of Dubai Parks and Resorts, a division of Meraas Holding, announced that Dubai will grow to be a top draw destination for themed attractions and rides by the year 2016, when three sets of themed offerings in Jebel Ali will open to public.

Hospitals and healthcare organizations capped cost of service

6/11/2014 -

A cap has been imposed by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) on hospitals and health-care organisations, and they cannot hike the cost of services beyond 4.

World Bank recommends pension plan for expatriate employees

3/11/2014 -

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) has recommended pension fund for expatriate employees.

Dubai Tram brings with it new traffic rules

3/11/2014 -

Dubai Tram is likely to commence operations anytime soon.

Dubai working towards the title of largest airport in world

31/10/2014 -

Recently, the Chicago OHare International Airport was recorded as busiest airport in the world in terms of overall air traffic, surpassing Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and London Heathrow’s Paris Charles de Gaulle and Beijing Capital International.

Now time for tallest twinned skyscrapers

31/10/2014 -

Emaar Properties and Dubai Holding have joined hands to build a huge development along the Dubai Waterfront, with six residential towers and a pair of rocket-shaped twin buildings, which is considered to be world’s tallest twinned skyscrapers.

Second edition of Dubai Grand Parade on 28th November

28/10/2014 -

The second edition of the Dubai Grand Parade will open on 28th November, bringing in UAEs most luxurious cars and bikes.

The Jumeirah Corniche stretch opened to public

28/10/2014 -

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the opening of Jumeirah Corniche, stretching 14kms at the beach, overlooking six residential communities starting from the backyard of the Dubai Marine Beach Resort upto Burj Al Arab Hotel.

New service enables UAE nationals to renew passports via smartphones

28/10/2014 -

A new service introduced by the Interior Ministry for Naturalization, Residency and Ports, enables UAE nationals to renew their passports through their smart phones, without having to visit the service centres, except for special cases that require personal presence.

New tourism campaign to unveil the less-known treasures of Dubai

23/10/2014 -

A new tourism campaign aimed at promoting Dubai will deviate from high-profile attractions to focus on less-known treasures.

UAE ranked as 15th preferred expat destination in the world

23/10/2014 -

The UAE has been ranked the 15th most favoured expat destination in the world, according to latest HSBC Expat Explorer 2014 survey.

Dubai Duty Free is once again the largest airport retail operation

20/10/2014 -

The Dubai Duty Free (DDF) has been named the largest airport retail operation in the world, based on $1.

GCC nations to implement joint tourist visa system for 35 nations

20/10/2014 -

The GCC nations are finally planning to launch their joint tourist visa system by initially targeting expats as beneficiaries.

First ever crystal-inspired towers launched in Dubai Marina

20/10/2014 -

Tebyan has officially launched the Sparkle Towers in Dubai Marina in the presence of Austrian Ambassador, Peter Elsner-Mackay, Executive Board member of Austrian crystal innovator Swarovski, Markus Langes – Swarovski, Tebyan Chairman, Sheikh Adel al Hussaini, and Managing Director Naji Alia.

Legoland Dubai theme park ready for 2016 launch

16/10/2014 -

The Theme park Legoland Dubai is all set for its scheduled 2016 launch.

 



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