UAE

March 19, 2014

JLL said many of these investors were doing so with the purpose of “wealth preservation” rather than collecting “a trophy portfolio.”
23:10 GMT

Continued political turmoil across the Middle East has caused local investors to almost double their investment in Western real estate.

March 18, 2014

Flydubai will offer daily service to Moscow starting in September targeting both business and leisure travellers (File Archive)
14:00 GMT

Flydubai is launching daily flights to Moscow starting in September.

At least 40 companies will benefit from the new UK-Dubai Business Centre (Shutterstock)
12:51 GMT

The British government in partnership with the UAE will launch a new center in Duabi that will assist small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing their businesses in the Emirates.

Brightly colored bicycles are parked outside metro stations in Dubai near the Al-Ghurair Center in preparation for next week’s Dub Fest international street theater and comedy fair. (Image: Saudi Gazette)
11:51 GMT

Dub Fest, the Middle East’s largest event of its kind, will see over 30 international artists take to the streets around Al Ghurair Center to perform over 300 shows to thousands of spectators from March 20 to 29.

Dubai Metro is the world’s longest fully automated and driverless urban rail system
03:55 GMT

The metro museums will feature interactive exhibits and state-of-the-art technology such as mobile applications.

The project is scheduled to open in 2015.
02:04 GMT

Situated on the intersection of Hua Cheng Avenue and in the centre of New Pearl City Tian He district in East Guangzhou, the apartment and hotel complex is located in a rapidly growing commercial centre.

March 17, 2014

Dubai resident to bungee jump 200 times in 24 hours for a record
15:02 GMT

Imagine freefalling 60 metres — like jumping off a 19-storey building — 200 times in 24 hours!

Last year, Hyundai's Elantra was the company's top selling model in the Middle East (File Archive)
13:00 GMT

Hyundai signed a deal with a Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) government company this week to provide the authoritative body with a fleet of 84 vehicles.

These CBS beauties are living it up in Dubai! (Image: Facebook)
12:37 GMT

US daytime soap opera The Bold and Beautiful busted into the UAE and began a three day shoot today, covering hotspots like Atlantis, Burj Khalifa, and more.

"How Long" do we have to wait to jam with Lionel Richie? Why, only one month! (Image: Facebook)
12:19 GMT

Well, "Hello", Lionel! Get ready to "lose yourself in wild romance" to the tunes of the old-school songster. Only one month and counting down.

The Suez Canal Project is much needed for the Egypt's economic revival.
04:55 GMT

Alhammadi added that DP World plans to carry out the Sokhna third berth with costs exceeding $200m.

March 16, 2014

In both cases, the tenure was set at five years renewable, with a fixed interest rate of 1 per cent through the entire tenure.
19:23 GMT

Dubai Government was granted these facilities, which fall due during the current year, back in 2009.

The new bridge and service roads will ensure free traffic movement to access the Bluewaters Island featuring an array of spectacular waterfronts
08:09 GMT

Dubai has announced two more massive road projects providing easy access to International City and the Bluewaters Island — a new tourist attraction off the cost of Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR).

Nicole hung out at the BA VIP lounge at the Taste of Dubai festival. (Image: Emirates 24/7)
05:00 GMT

Former Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger was in Dubai this weekend for the Taste of Dubai festival.

 Emaar talked about listing its shopping mall unit but was forced to put the plan on hold as the emirate's real estate and stock markets collapsed.
03:55 GMT

Emaar, Dubai's biggest listed real estate developer, did not specify the stock exchange on which the shares in its unit would be listed, and gave no timetable.