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Springs community residents hail new entertainment facilities

17/4/2014 -

In order to offer various shopping and services option to residents, Emaar Properties will undertake a complete retail expansion and refurbishment of its current shopping area called The Springs Village in the Springs Community.

Dubai Construction sector to witness major recruitment drive

17/4/2014 -

The Dubai construction sector is witnessing a boom, and this has been attributed to several big events likely to be hosted in Dubai in near future, including the mega-global event, Expo 2020.

UAE likely to introduce major amendments to traffic rules

14/4/2014 -

About six years after it introduced its latest traffic rules, the UAE is now planning major amendments in introducing driving penalties to match social and technological developments and to stop accidents that kill hundreds of people each year.

Second largest mall in the UAE to open this year

14/4/2014 -

Aldar Properties, leading real estate development, investment and management company has announced the the scheduled opening of Yas Mall in November, the second largest mall in the UAE.

Dubai International airport to relocate flights to alternative airport from 1st May

10/4/2014 -

Dubai International airport to relocate flights to alternative airport from 1st May With more than 300 flights a week likely to be relocated to Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central (DWC) in Jebel Ali, the airport will serve as an alternate airport in case of any flight diversion or delay during the 80-day runway refurbishment of Dubai International Airport beginning 1st May 2014.

WETEX 2014 to be unveiled in Dubai on 14th April

10/4/2014 -

The 16th Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2014) under the directive of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai and under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum, the Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and DEWA President at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, will be held from 14th April to 16th April 2014 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Is Dubai losing out tenants to northern emirates?

10/4/2014 -

With rents shooting up by the day in Dubai, it has been noted that budget-conscious tenants are relocating to northern emirates, wherein they can lease a double bedroom apartment for the price of a studio in Dubai.

International Property Show 2014 to be unveiled in Dubai tomorrow

7/4/2014 -

Exhibitors from over 80 countries from across the world will participate in the International Property Show (IPS) 2014 to be held from 8th to 10th April at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

World Expo 2020 to create lakhs of jobs in key sectors

7/4/2014 -

The World Expo 2020 to be held in the UAE is likely to create at least 300,000 direct new jobs and one million indirect jobs, with more than 65 percent of the total UAE population being under 25, and a large number of Emiratis looking forward to work every year.

Dubai property market rebounds as $12bn stalled projects resume

4/4/2014 -

Stalled construction projects, worth more than $12bn have resumed in the UAE, over the past 18 months.

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.

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