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The Dubai Metro, which comprises Red and Green Lines, has made an entry into the Guinness World Records as longest driverless metro network in the world, spanning a stretch of 75kms.
UAE internet and telephone services are among the costliest in the world, despite a series of slashes in charges over the past few years, with broadband fee, exceeding those in Europe, by $1700 per month.
The 7th Dubai International Exhibition for Arabic Calligraphy has been unveiled in Dubai by Federal National Council speaker, Mohammed Al Murr.
A new study has revealed that Dubai and Abu Dhabi are among the cheapest cities in the world, owing to declining rentals, tamed inflation figures, and comparatively stronger US dollar.
The real estate sector in Dubai, although has picked up from the lows of 2009, it has not resulted in increase in salaries of real estate professionals in the country, said an expert in the industry.
Dubai will be home to a new zoo, shortly, the Dubai Municipality has announced.
Beginning 1st April 2012, Dubai will link National Identity Cards to Visas, it has been announced.
Abu Dhabi is developing new industrial zones in Madina Zayed and Ruwais in the Western Region, apart from an automobile zone, a top official said.
UAE is likely to witness an increase in foreign tourists, likely to touch 9million this year, according to latest industry forecast issued by the Business Monitor International (BMI), the international industry consultant.
Located near Safa Park in Dubai, the 355meter tall, JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai, will open to guests during the fourth quarter this year, surpassing the 72-storey Rose Reyhaan Rotan, which was the tallest hotel in the world, so far.
The Department of Transport (DoT) has invited tenders for construction of a new dual carriageway, stretching 62kms linking Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
The real estate sector in Dubai seem to grow at a faster pace, with global investors, having rated Dubai, as the most attractive investment location, in comparison to Asia or Europe.
With both private and public sector firms in the UAE, getting ready to increase their headcounts, to keep pace with their growing business, the UAE economy will get back on track.
The Emirates Identity Card processing will now be easier and cheaper with Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA), launching new e-registration forms for all residents.
A new draft law has been approved in the UAE to protect the rights of domestic workers and their employers, revealed H H Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The tourism sector in the UAE has grown ten-fold over the past four decades, owing to major investments and extensive drive to diversify the oil-based economy of the UAE, an expert said.
Nakheel aims to woo more tourists and residents into the Palm Jumeirah, with the opening of a new shopping mall.
The Industrial Sector in the UAE grew by 11percent in 2011 continuing to maintain its position as second largest component of GDP, following hydrocarbon sector, revealed a new study.
A project to build an 820-metre-long pedestrian walkway connecting Burj Khalifa-The Dubai Mall to nearby metro station is being launched in Dubai.
Just before the kick-starting of the 17th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), the Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment (DEPE) claimed that the DSF 2011 has given Dh.
The hotels in Dubai have begun gearing up for the 17th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), offering best deals to-date, so as to draw thousands of visitors, who will flock the emirate during the 32-day period, beginning 5th January.
Dubai Airports is likely to surpass an historical 50million annual traffic this year, as it recorded a 8.
Various Ministries and local authorities will be linked with Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) towards second half of 2012, to provide a fool-proof system.
The 10-day Sharjah Water Festival, which concluded on Friday, drew nearly 180,000 visitors.