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A new commercial tower planned for Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) community is likely to end up being taller than the renowned Burj Khalifa, as revealed by Ahmed bin Sulayem, a senior official from the authority that monitors the district.
The passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport touched 32mn during the first half of the year, making it the busiest six months ever in the airports history, revealed reports from the Dubai Airport.
Despite the overall job market having stablilized, surpassing the worst times of recession, several employees in UAE, particularly Dubai, still are not as confident in terms of job stability and security, as during the pre-slowdown era.
The UAE residents are generally satisfied and comparatively happier with their lives, than the residents in other parts of MENA region, a recent survey revealed.
A top official at the Ministry of Labour said that any company that shuts down without settling the dues of those its workers will have to face penalty.
Dubai is all set to unveil the largest property show in the Middle East, Cityscape Global, as the three day event will host more than 200 exhibitors in October 2013, for the first time in four years.
Drydocks World, the shipbuilding arm of Dubai World, is under discussion with various UAE firms to build the Water Discus Underwater Hotel, and several UAE companies are under negotiations, though nothing has been finalized yet, a senior executive at Drydocks revealed.
The real estate prices in UAE continued to grow during first half of the year,
with Dubai posting its 16th consecutive monthly rise in prices and rentals of
properties, which indicate steady and sustained market recovery, a recent report
With the new 14 smart gates installed at the Dubai International Terminal 3,
travelling through the terminal will now take no more than 20 seconds flat,
thereby helping you avoid the hassle of long queues and saving valuable
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.