November 25, 2013
The Dubai rumor mill is fairly confident that the city has won it. But the reality is far different. Nobody has a clue until the votes in the secret ballot are counted.
The star-studded festival is ready for take off with a total of 147 feature films from around the world! "Omar" by Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe winning Palestinian Director Hany Abu Assad will raise the curtain on the decennial edition on Friday, 6th December.
November 24, 2013
The United Arab Emirates is now ranked 33rd globally for its Information and Communications Technology (ICT) development, representing a 12-place increase for the Gulf country.
Abu Dhabi has decided to scrap a five per cent cap on annual rent increases, the emirate’s top decision making body said, opening up a property sector where many are paying below current market rents.
If Dubai wins Expo 2020, 76 per cent of respondents expect a positive or significant impact on the real estate sector while only 11 per cent would expect a limited impact on market pricing
November 23, 2013
Waleed Tawfiq was the guest of honor at designer Kholoud Alkurdi's jewelry launch this week.
Get set for some serious hip hop this Saturday as Ja Rule hits Mo*Vida nightclub in Dubai.
November 21, 2013
At the closing plenary of the World Economic Forum, UAE's Minister of Economy said that political instability in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region will challenge economies worldwide.
"The Avengers" starlet Scarlett Johansson has generously donated VIP tickets to her new film "Captain America 2", including flights, to auction at the fundraising gala benefiting displaced Syrian children and their families.
Former Pussycat Doll singer Nicole Scherzinger wore a dress by UAE fashion designer Aiisha Ramadan on the reality TV show "The X Factor UK" this week. Now a similar gown is set to go on sale in Dubai.
A school in Dubai looks set to close despite parents pledging to pay fee increases of 20 per cent to keep it open.
After long last, we're really going to be able to switch to a different network and keep the same number on our business cards. Excuse me while I dance for a bit, K?
November 20, 2013
Amr Diab renewed his contract with Rotana, and now he's ready to rock the 10th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) next month.
UAE's Telecommunication and Regulatory Authority and Infocomm's Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) signed official agreements this week to strengthen their collaboration within the field of telecommunications and information and communications technology.
Dubai's real estate market has rebounded after the 2009 global financial crisis.