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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.
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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.
Paying taxes are now easier, especially, over the past year, for medium-sized companies across the world.
A unified GCC housemaid contract by all the six GCC nations will be rolled out any time soon now, aimed at improving the hiring process and working conditions of the several domestic workers in the GCC countries.
The UAE may offer tax-free income, but rising cost of property and education can eat into extra income of professional expats, the Economist Intelligence Unit said.
Held under the patronage of Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential affairs and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, ADFCA, the 8th edition of Emirates International Date Palm Festival will be unveiled tomorrow.
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has issued 301 new facility licences and has approved 10 new hospitals in the private sector, which are now under construction.
Dubai has been identified as the most attractive city in the world to live in, both in terms of professional and private life, said a new Insead Alumni Survey.
A 24-hour fast-track visa service is now available to UAE nationals, announced David Cameron, the British Prime Minister.
A smart tourist guide service for the Dubai Ferry has been recently launched by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
A new road has been planned to alleviate traffic congestion along the current main road linking Dubai and Abu Dhabi, and the Department of Transport (DoT) at Abu Dhabi, is now planning to begin feasibility and design consultancy services for the dual carriageway road.
Dubai has opened its first tram line with air-conditioned platforms and a premium section on its sleek cars for those willing to shell out a few more dirhams.