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Beginning 1st January 2015, the fee for UAE tourist and visit visas have been increase, while the option to extend the duration of stay for 10 to 30 days has been cancelled.
The Interior Ministry has launched electronic vehicle registration across the UAE.
The 17th edition of Intersec expo, the largest trade fair in the world for security, safety and fire protection was unveiled yesterday, with particular focus on global safety and security.
The Dubai Frame has been listed among the best new attractions of 2015 in the world, among the list of 13 new attractions to watch out for this year, according to UK-based newspaper.
The Managing Director & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, unveiled three mega industrial shows in Dubai, namely, Tube Arabia, the international trade fair for tube and pipe industries, the Arabia Essen Welding & Cutting (AEWC), which showcases products and services in manual and machine welding, and the inaugural Metal Middle East, the international trade fair for metallurgical technology, thermo process technology, foundry machinery and metal working tools.
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The one-time security deposit which an expat has to give for a visa to hire a domestic help, has been raised from Dh 2000 to Dh 3000, which is refundable in case the visa is cancelled.
Dubai is all set to host two new industry-dedicated exhibitions next week, for the first time ever in Middle East, said Al Fajer Information Services, the organizer of the events.
Rentals across certain master communities in Dubai have grown by 6 to 25 percent during the rent index update this year, in comparison to final rent index of 2014.
The citys newest public transport system, the Dubai Trolley, which is a kilometre long, will open to public during the first quarter of the year, as the rails have already been laid out and the stations are getting their finishing touches.
The much-awaited Downtown Dubai New Year Eve Gala, organized by Emaar, has made history by clinching the Guinness World Record title for the Largest LED-Illuminated Façade on Burj Khalifa, with New Year Celebrations ready to progress in full swing.
Visitors will get to experience UAEs diverse history and culture at the forthcoming Qasr Al Hosn Festival, which is an annual event aimed at celebrating the countrys history and honouring the founding leaders of the country.
The Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will ensure that it lives up to its status, by organizing a series of spectacular events for visitors and residents from around the world during its milestone 20th edition.
The most popular family and entertainment park, Global Village, has already drawn more than a million visitors within a month of its opening.
The online travel portal, Destinia.
The Al Ittihad Road will partially close for 10 days starting Monday.
The fireworks at Burj Khalifa New Year Eve will be telecast live on local TV channels in the UAE usually, but this time, the viewers across the globe will get to watch it live from the comfort of their homes.
The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) is now laying final touches for staging the 20th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) to be held from 1st January to 1st February 2015.
The UAE Labour Ministry has announced granting all employers a reduction to all issued fines, irrespective of the amounts per employee.
The Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival 2014, which offers numerous interactive exhibitions reflecting the rich Emirati heritage, has already drawn more than 100,000 visitors during its first week, with Emiratis, residents, tourists and dignitaries having turned up in large numbers, which reflects the magnitude and diversity of the festival attractions.
The UAE is the least corrupt country in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, says the 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index.
The Dubai International Airport (DIA) yesterday unveiled the world’s tallest structure in chocolate.
Residential rentals in Dubai may have grown only marginally in October, but, are up by almost 18 percent over the past 12 months, says data by Reidin.
The labour ministers in GCC may shortly implement a skill assessment and certification project on expat workers, together with major manpower exporting countries like India, Pakistan and the Philippines.