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Residents and visitors to Dubai Marina can now enjoy a quick boat journey between The Walk and The Mall, with the new waterbus route introduced by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai.
IndiGo, an Indian budget carrier, will launch several new daily non-stop flights from Dubai to Trivandrum, and from Dubai to Mumbai, beginning 1st March 2013, the airline said, in its statement.
A tight lid on the prices of several items, coupled with stronger US dollar, has made Dubai, one of the most affordable places to live in, according to a recent study.
The Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai has instructed to being work on the Dh.
A Kuwaiti lawmaker has suggested adoption of a single visa for foreigners planning to visit the GCC nations.
The Ajman international airport will soon be a reality, with the blueprint being finalized next week, a senior government official has confirmed.
The Health Ministry, together with Directorate of Passports is all set to make it mandatory for expats to obtain health insurance coverage for their dependents.
According to a new e-wallet system initiated by the Central Bank, all residents in the UAE will be able to make payments and purchases using their national ID cards by the year 2015.
New water park on Yas Island has been unveiled to public.
Rent and property investments figure atop the expenditure list this New Year for the residents of UAE, an online poll by Emirates 24/7 revealed.
Following the death of a visitor at the Funfair Area of Global Village last week, the authorities decided to close rides in the area.
The evening reception hosted by the UAE Expo 2020 team at the World Economic Forum in Davos, highlighted the regional and global opportunities that await Dubai, if it wins the right to host Expo 2020.
Abu Dhabi Municipality will be given new powers to punish people and crack down on certain activities that are likely to harm the citys image, revealed Khalifa Mohammed Al Rumaithi, Director of Public Health, Municipality.
The biggest ever Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon is all set to begin on 24th January 2013.
The rail network in Dubai is all set for major expansion, and will involve extension of the so-called red and green lines, with new lines added and connections to the proposed Etihad Rail network across the Gulf countries.
The luxury items displayed for sale are proving to be a big hit for tourists and residents alike, at the ongoing Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), say organizers.
After Dubai, Abu Dhabi has now announced $90bn five-year spending plan on housing, infrastructure, schools and leisure projects, becoming the latest Gulf monarchy to unveil the huge spending on nationals, following the “Arab Spring” uprisings.
A paid holiday has been declared for both public and private sectors in Dubai on 24th January 2013 to mark the Milad Al Nabi, the birthday of the Holy Prophet Mohammed.
The DSF 2013 has given Dubai a perfect start to 2013, with its massive discounts, grand raffle draws and variety of entertainment options.
Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) has clarified that companies are not allowed to withhold Identity Cards (ID cards) of their employees.
Several hundreds of billions of dirhams will be funnelled into a series of new projects in Abu Dhabi, including housing loans, housing construction and thousands of new jobs.
Dubai is working on its bid to host the 2020 World Expo, trying to centralize around the theme Connecting Minds, Creating the Future, with sub-themes being sustainability, mobility and opportunity.
Leading Gulf oil producers are likely to pump in about $16bn into an ambitious project to construct a railway linking them, which is one of the largest rail ventures in the world.
Employees in the Middle East can expect an average of 5percent growth in salaries, while UAE employees will see 5 percent growth in their personal income this year, says the latest total remuneration survey conducted by Mercer.