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The Knowledge and Human Development Authority will introduce a rigorous teacher
recruitment process to be adopted across private schools in Dubai, aimed at
improving the standard of Arabic and Islamic education.
Residents in the UAE can soon renew their Emirates ID cards using their smartphones, a senior official said.
The Dubai RTA yesterday announced its working hours for Ramadan.
The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), the master developer of Jumeirah Lakes Towers, has announced plans to build a new business park, with the centrepiece being the worlds tallest commercial tower.
The daily Salik cap of Dh 24 or six trips, which has been in place since the introduction of toll system in Dubai since 2007, will be abolished effective 15th July, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced.
The official rental index has been updated for the second time this year, and the rentals continue to rise across all the freehold communities in the emirate.
The Gulf retail market will grow to be USD221bn industry by the year 2015, growing at a remarkable 8 percent each year for the next three years, said Markaz, Kuwait Finance Centre.
The UAE offers an attractive environment for foreign workers of 200 different nationalities, adopting comprehensive strategies to protect their rights and improve their working and living conditions.
Inflight Dubai aims to break another new world record, with the worlds longest wind tunnel, due to be opened in August this year, which would play host to ardent adventure lovers for an unique indoor skydiving experience.
A tenancy contract from Abu Dhabi is a must when applying or renewing residency visas in the emirate.
The UAE has fourth largest hydrocarbon deposits and fourth highest refining production in the Arab region.
The residents in the UAE are estimated to be the third richest in the Muslim world.
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.