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Hatta Market Project to be ready by md-2015

31/3/2014 -

The Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has approved the Hatta Heritage Inn and Market Project, worth a total of Dh 29mn.

Dubai Airport Road to undergo a major facelift

31/3/2014 -

The Airport Road in Dubai will undergo a major facelift over the next three years, with new lanes, underpasses and bridges being added to ease traffic.

Health Insurance mandatory in Dubai for expats post retirement

31/3/2014 -

According to the new Health Insurance Act, Health Insurance will be mandatory for expatriates who, after retirement, wish to continue to reside in Dubai.

Expats seek Law amendment to hold dual resident visas

27/3/2014 -

Group of professional expatriates have called for amending laws in the Gulf, so as to permit foreigners to hold resident visas of two member states of the GCC simultaneously.

Dubai likely to play host to 25million visitors during World Expo 2020

27/3/2014 -

Dubai is all set to receive about 25million visitors when hosting World Expo 2020, an international event in six years time.

Two new Nakheel shopping malls underway in Jumeirah

27/3/2014 -

Nakheel, leading real estate developer, has announced two new shopping destinations, spanning 1million sq ft and 500,000 sq ft in Jumeirah Village Triangle and Jumeirah Village Circle, as part of its growing portfolio of retail projects.

First solar-powered park to be ready by the year-end

25/3/2014 -

The Satwa Reservoir Park, which is one of the oldest parks in Dubai, covering an area of 1.

Dubai to be the most popular medical tourism destination in the world

25/3/2014 -

Dubai aims to be a popular medical tourism destination in the world, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has revealed.

The Dubai Opera to be unveiled in Downtown Dubai

20/3/2014 -

Emaar Properties, leading real estate developer, has announced plans for The Dubai Opera, a 2000-seat multi-format venue for opera, theatre and concerts within The Opera District, the latest development in Downtown Dubai.

Dubai to observe Earth Hour on 29th March

20/3/2014 -

The city of Dubai is all set to observe one hour of darkness on 29th March to mark the Earth Hour.

SIKKA Art Fair kick-starts the Dubai Art Season in UAE

17/3/2014 -

The month-long Dubai Art Season began on Saturday with its first instalment for contemporary artists, the SIKKA Art Fair.

Emirates to launch daily service to new US destination next week

10/3/2014 -

Emirates will launch flights to Boston from Monday, which will be the eighth US destination by the Dubai-based carrier.

New strategy to make Dubai the Smartest City in the world in 3 years

6/3/2014 -

In over a span of three years, Dubai will be transformed into smartest city in the world, with the launch of the Smart Dubai strategy by HH Shaikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, thereby offering residents the access to government services at their fingertips.

UAE to remain most favourite destination among Indian tourists

3/3/2014 -

The UAE will remain one of the most favourite destinations for Indian tourists over the next few years.

Dubai continue to witness soaring rentals month-on-month

3/3/2014 -

Rentals in Dubai continue to soar month-after-month since the year 2013, says the Reidin.

Jumeirah Corniche being transformed into paved walkway

3/3/2014 -

The Jumeirah Corniche Development, the longest Corniche in Dubai, will open up to sports aficionados, health enthusiasts and residents in November this year.

Visa-free travel extended to UAE nationals in Schengen areas

3/3/2014 -

The European-Parliament has permitted visa-free travel for UAE nationals in the Schengen areas of the continent, and this is a huge acknowledgement for the doctrines of UAE's approach to foreign policy, and its constant efforts for peaceful ties among nations.

Global Village to remain open for longer duration this year

27/2/2014 -

Leading family entertainment and cultural destination, Global Village, has been extended till 12th April this year, it has been announced.

New Family Park to open at the Bay Avenue in Business Bay

27/2/2014 -

The Dubai Properties Group has announced plans to open a new park spanning 102,675 sq ft in the Bay Avenue, an iconic retail destination in the heart of Business Bay.

Dubai proposes increased seat capacity in Dubai-India route

24/2/2014 -

Dubai has suggested increasing seat capacity by 20 percent to Indian aviation authorities, after local carriers exhausted their quotas.

Dubai Industrial City announces launch of Halal Cluster

24/2/2014 -

A member of Tecom Investments, the Dubai Industrial City, announced the launch of Halal Cluster, during a press conference held during Gulfood 2014, which is a week-long food and beverage expo happening at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

Unified speed limit proposed in UAE highways

24/2/2014 -

In a bid to reduce the number of road accidents across the country, a single speed limit across UAE highways has been proposed by the Federal Traffic Council.

New mandatory customs forms introduced for UAE expats to India

20/2/2014 -

Due to increase in gold smuggling, India has introduced new customs forms, which passengers arriving into the country are required to mandatorily fill up henceforth.

Cash-less payment facility introduced in Dubai taxis

20/2/2014 -

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai will be equipping 1000 vehicles with latest technology, wherein the public can pay their fare by debit, credit or Nol card, it has been announced.

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