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The UAE is almost completing the draft of a new Foreign Investment Law which allows 100 percent foreign ownership of businesses in certain sectors, revealed the Economy Minister of the country, Sultan bin Saeed al-Mansouri.
About 20 million passengers are expected to use the future mega airport hub in Dubai, namely, the Al Maktoum International at DWC, in 2020, due to increasing passenger numbers at Dubai International Airport.
Emirates Airline has just announced daily flights to Orlando, Florida in the US from 1st September this year, as a part of its expansion programmes.
The UK has announced the offer of a super-priority visa service at its application centres in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, effective today.
A new app is being developed in the UAE to benefit those who have passed their driving tests through the Federal Traffic and Registration System, as the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has launched a driving license issuance service through its app UAE MoI.
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has begun building a 700m long bridge at Wafi Interchange to help minimize the over-lapping traffic at the interchange and to ensure smooth traffic flow.
A new prepaid card focusing on UAE, called the DubaiCard has been unveiled at a prepaid payment industry forum yesterday.
Passengers at the Dubai International Airports can now complete their baggage scanning formalities within three minutes, with the launch of smart scanners to screen luggage at Dubai airports.
The Dubai Municipality is in the process of finalizing design consultant for Aladdin City, an iconic project in Dubai, which draws inspiration by the tales of Aladdin and Sindbad.
According to analysts in Dubai, 2015 may be the best time after so many years in the past, to invest in Dubai real estate, given, the comparatively low property prices and the slight decline in home loan rates.
Although Dubai may be more expensive place now than last year, it is still a more affordable destination to live in, than two-thirds of other 133 cities in the world, according to the ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Annual Cost of Living Report 2015.
Status of UAE as a tax haven is further strengthened by the fact that the country has least demanding framework, and lowest average total tax and time to adhere to in the world, said a lead global consultancy.
Growing cost of accommodation and education are primary reasons of concern for UAE expats, reveals the rankings of hottest expat destinations by HSBC.
Design Days Dubai 2015 , the international design fair, to be held between 16th and 20th March at The Venue in Downtown Dubai, will welcome the largest and most diverse regional and international exhibitors this year.
Ramadan will begin on 18th June this year, and the fasting period may last more than 15 hours a day, said a renowned UAE astronomer.
The Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, yesterday launched plans to build Museum of the Future, which actively produces futuristic inventions and supports the mission of UAE to be global innovation engine.
The UAE families seeking to hire a female domestic help will henceforth face a tough time finding one, as Indonesia too, joins the host of countries to stop sending housemaids to the UAE.
The aviation sector in the UAE will witness strong growth over the next five years, with passenger traffic expected to jump up by 70 percent, which makes UAE the biggest aviation hub in the world.
Dubai will hold an artistic celebration aimed at developing the art scene in the UAE to engage residents with artworks brought from all over the world for the whole week, including a broad programme of events, as part of Art Week.
About sixteen charging stations for hybrid and electric cars for public use have been unveiled on Tuesday, which forms part of transforming Dubai into one of the smartest cities in the world.
Dubai is all set to house the first tropical Rainforest in the Middle East, as the emirate continues its drive to attract tourism from all over the world.
Hundreds of residents fled out of one of the tallest towers in Dubai Marina, namely The Torch Tower on the wee hours of 21st February 2015, as a huge fire engulfed the skyscraper causing huge damage to its luxury flats.
The UAE is working to shortly introduce a new drone law, and the draft of the regulation is currently underway, which will soon be implemented to control unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).
All residents living in new residential and commercial buildings in the UAE may soon experience low flow of water from their water fixtures, owing to a new regulation, that aims to save 60 percent of water used in the buildings.