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The Dubai construction sector is witnessing a boom, and this has been attributed to several big events likely to be hosted in Dubai in near future, including the mega-global event, Expo 2020.
About six years after it introduced its latest traffic rules, the UAE is now planning major amendments in introducing driving penalties to match social and technological developments and to stop accidents that kill hundreds of people each year.
Aldar Properties, leading real estate development, investment and management company has announced the the scheduled opening of Yas Mall in November, the second largest mall in the UAE.
Dubai International airport to relocate flights to alternative airport from 1st May With more than 300 flights a week likely to be relocated to Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central (DWC) in Jebel Ali, the airport will serve as an alternate airport in case of any flight diversion or delay during the 80-day runway refurbishment of Dubai International Airport beginning 1st May 2014.
The 16th Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2014) under the directive of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai and under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum, the Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and DEWA President at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, will be held from 14th April to 16th April 2014 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
With rents shooting up by the day in Dubai, it has been noted that budget-conscious tenants are relocating to northern emirates, wherein they can lease a double bedroom apartment for the price of a studio in Dubai.
Exhibitors from over 80 countries from across the world will participate in the International Property Show (IPS) 2014 to be held from 8th to 10th April at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The World Expo 2020 to be held in the UAE is likely to create at least 300,000 direct new jobs and one million indirect jobs, with more than 65 percent of the total UAE population being under 25, and a large number of Emiratis looking forward to work every year.
Stalled construction projects, worth more than $12bn have resumed in the UAE, over the past 18 months.
The Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has approved the Hatta Heritage Inn and Market Project, worth a total of Dh 29mn.
The Airport Road in Dubai will undergo a major facelift over the next three years, with new lanes, underpasses and bridges being added to ease traffic.
According to the new Health Insurance Act, Health Insurance will be mandatory for expatriates who, after retirement, wish to continue to reside in Dubai.
Group of professional expatriates have called for amending laws in the Gulf, so as to permit foreigners to hold resident visas of two member states of the GCC simultaneously.
Dubai is all set to receive about 25million visitors when hosting World Expo 2020, an international event in six years time.
Nakheel, leading real estate developer, has announced two new shopping destinations, spanning 1million sq ft and 500,000 sq ft in Jumeirah Village Triangle and Jumeirah Village Circle, as part of its growing portfolio of retail projects.
The Satwa Reservoir Park, which is one of the oldest parks in Dubai, covering an area of 1.
Dubai aims to be a popular medical tourism destination in the world, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has revealed.
Emaar Properties, leading real estate developer, has announced plans for The Dubai Opera, a 2000-seat multi-format venue for opera, theatre and concerts within The Opera District, the latest development in Downtown Dubai.
The city of Dubai is all set to observe one hour of darkness on 29th March to mark the Earth Hour.
The month-long Dubai Art Season began on Saturday with its first instalment for contemporary artists, the SIKKA Art Fair.
Emirates will launch flights to Boston from Monday, which will be the eighth US destination by the Dubai-based carrier.
In over a span of three years, Dubai will be transformed into smartest city in the world, with the launch of the Smart Dubai strategy by HH Shaikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, thereby offering residents the access to government services at their fingertips.
The UAE will remain one of the most favourite destinations for Indian tourists over the next few years.
Rentals in Dubai continue to soar month-after-month since the year 2013, says the Reidin.