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Among the competing cities, Dubai is best-positioned candidate city to host the global World Expo 2020, it has emerged.
Investors from India, Britan, Pakistan, Iran, and Russia have been considered as top five investors with most financial potential at Cityscape Global to be held in Dubai next month, which is one of the leading property showpiece events in the region.
The ten percent municipality fee will be waived for newly developed three and four star hotels in Dubai, announced a top official at department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM).
The RTA (Roads and Transport Authority) in Dubai has announced its partnership with Etisalat and du to launch the first Smart NoL Service for Dubai commuters using public transport.
A fleet of 20 eco-friendly taxis will hit the Dubai roads soon, as they form part of Dubai Taxi Corporations fleet, aimed at reducing pollution due to vehicle emissions.
In comparison to Singapore and Hong Kong, western expats in the UAE are ready to spend more on luxurious lifestyle choices, and only a few seek independent financial advice, a new survey has found.
The Dubai Municipality has issued some stringent guidelines on smoking (sheesha) at public places.
The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) Free Zone is the largest free zone in the UAE now, with more than 7330 active registrations.
The real estate market in Dubai is anticipating the impact of a new housing inventory to get underway during the rest of the year.
Dubai Tram, earlier known as Al Sufouh Tramway project, will be the first tram system in the world to have synchronized automatic platform doors, and an automatic train protection and operation system that will assist drivers on board.
The current expansion at the Dubai International Airport will make it the worlds busiest airport by the year 2014, said Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the Chairman of Emirates Airline.
The popular shopping destination of Dubai, namely, the Mall of Emirates (MoE), has announced a multi-stage re-development project worth about Dh.
The Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, unveiled the first Metro line in Dubai, on 10th September 2009.
The latest regulation announced in Abu Dhabi, that state employees living outside the city limits would not be eligible for housing allowance, which account to more than one-third of their salaries, has left the employees in a fix, as majority of the employees travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi for work.
The 19th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will be held on 2nd January 2014, thereby kick-starting the events calendar for 2014 in Dubai.
The Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) has launched its new e-form for National ID card registration at more than 531 typing centres across the UAE.
The buildings in Dubai to be constructed in the near future are to be built under a new set of rules to ensure its stability to withstand earthquakes in the region.
According to the latest Residence Rule, government employees in Abu Dhabi are required to live within the emirate effective September, and this rule has led to increased demand for residential properties in the market.
One of the largest and most anticipated consumer IT and electronics show in the Middle East, namely the Gitex Shopper, has been sold out completely, with some of the world’s top brands and biggest names in the retail sector having confirmed their participation in Gitex Shopper 2013.
According to a new initiative by Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), beginning 15th September, the bus, taxi and truck drivers are required to produce medical permits to drive, and they have to be renewed annually.
With less than 100 days to go, the final countdown has begun for representatives from 167 member nations of the Paris-based Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) to cast their votes on 27th November to decide which city will host the 2020 World Expo.
Outbound flights from India will henceforth charge 5 to 7 percent more than usual, as the airlines try to mitigate the growing costs associated with weakening rupee value.
Drivers will be fined Dh 500 and will be given four black points in their traffic record if they throw lit cigarettes out of cars, according to the new anti-smoking federal law in UAE, issued by Dubai Traffic Police Chief.
The low and middle-income wage earners are a majority in any economy and they play a vital role in smooth operation of any business or institution.