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Dubai to invest Dh 6bn to transform into green paradise by 2025

12/5/2014 -

Dubai will invest Dh6bn to make the emirate a green paradise by the year 2025.

RTA awards Phase II contract for Dubai Water Canal Project

12/5/2014 -

The Board of Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), chaired by HE Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of Board and Executive Director of RTA, has approved the award of Phase II contract of Dubai Water Canal project, which comprises construction of bridges across the Canal on Al Wasl and Jumeirah Roads worth Dh 384mn.

Dubai Airport Show 2014 unveiled

12/5/2014 -

The 14th edition of Airport Show has been unveiled at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group.

Dubai most preferred destination for British expat population

5/5/2014 -

The British expats prefer Dubai over Europe and the US, and are ready to give up traditional European hotspots such as Spain, in favour of a new life in the UAE.

No increase in minimum salary requirement for family visas

5/5/2014 -

The Director of General of Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, Maj Gen Mohammed Ahmad Al Marri, has denied the reports in the media claiming an increase in minimum salary requirement for sponsoring family members in UAE.

21st Arabian Travel Market 2014 opens in Dubai today

5/5/2014 -

The Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2014 will be unveiled today, with more than 2700 exhibitors, 420 main stand holders and exhibitors from over 83 countries and 68 national pavilions participating in the exhibition.

GCC companies likely to offer increased employee allowances

2/5/2014 -

With rising cost of living in the GCC, companies have been compelled to increase allowances and benefits to their staff, as they battle to retain their talent, the study said.

Dubai International Airport now busiest in the world

2/5/2014 -

The Dubai International Airport overtakes the London Heathrow to become the busiest airport in the world for international passengers, by handling more than 18million passengers during the first quarter this year.

UAE ranked first in respecting women

28/4/2014 -

The UAE ranks first in the world for treating women with respect, reveals a major scientific study that compares development and well-being of all 132 nations of the world.

Jumeirah Corniche facelift progressing in full swing

28/4/2014 -

Work on major facelift of Jumeirah beach area is progressing in full swing, with the 14km stretch of Jumeirah Mosque being converted into the longest corniche in Dubai, confirmed the RTA in Dubai.

Council approves new traffic rules in UAE

22/4/2014 -

The Federal Traffic Council in the UAE has approved the draft of new and amended traffic laws in the country.

Dubai Airport Show 2014 to be unveiled in May

22/4/2014 -

Dubai Airport Show 2014 will be held from 11th to 13th May, with NEC Display Solution Europe showcasing its 6th generation intelligent airport display systems this year.

Dubai Metro Stations to be transformed into cultural & artistic hubs

22/4/2014 -

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has signed deal with Dubai Culture and Arts Authority towards transforming six Dubai Metro stations into museums, showcasing cultural and artistic works with projects worth Dh.

Springs community residents hail new entertainment facilities

17/4/2014 -

In order to offer various shopping and services option to residents, Emaar Properties will undertake a complete retail expansion and refurbishment of its current shopping area called The Springs Village in the Springs Community.

Dubai Construction sector to witness major recruitment drive

17/4/2014 -

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.

UAE likely to introduce major amendments to traffic rules

14/4/2014 -

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.

Second largest mall in the UAE to open this year

14/4/2014 -

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

10/4/2014 -

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.

WETEX 2014 to be unveiled in Dubai on 14th April

10/4/2014 -

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.

Is Dubai losing out tenants to northern emirates?

10/4/2014 -

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.

International Property Show 2014 to be unveiled in Dubai tomorrow

7/4/2014 -

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.

World Expo 2020 to create lakhs of jobs in key sectors

7/4/2014 -

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.

Dubai property market rebounds as $12bn stalled projects resume

4/4/2014 -

Stalled construction projects, worth more than $12bn have resumed in the UAE, over the past 18 months.

Hatta Market Project to be ready by md-2015

31/3/2014 -

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.


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