“There was an increasing trend of expatriates starting to save and send back more money from June onwards, to set the festive mood and bring smiles to their families and friends back home.”
July 30, 2014
The new measures will include the issuing of a new array of entry permits and visas, such as multiple entry permits for visit or work; the activation of study visas, and entry permits for medical care and attending conferences.
July 27, 2014
UAE singer Hussain al Jasmi flew into Gaza this week to support its children of war with the Red Crescent.
July 24, 2014
Good news in time for Eid! Dubai International's passenger traffic has already topped expectations and is up by 6.2 percent in the first half of 2014.
The UAE's largest bank, Emirates NBD, reported a net profit growth of 30 percent for the first half of the year.
Major retailer Majid Al Futtaim reported a 14 percent increase in revenue for the first half of the year, compared to 2013.
Low-cost airline flydubai announced a direct route to India's Mumbai, starting in late October. The carrier will also increase its flights to Delhi to five weekly.
General cargo moving through Abu Dhabi’s commercial ports increased by 37 per cent this year.
July 23, 2014
Dubai International Airport is expected to be the world's busiest airpot in 2014, beating London's Heathrow with a 9.2 percent rise in passengers.
Many UAE consumers are spending less than they used to due to concerns about rising rents and living standards, findings of a new study suggest.
Trains on the red line will begin at 5:30 am on Monday (July 28), Tuesday and Wednesday, and end at 1:00 am the next day. Green line trains will begin at 5:50 am, with other timings remaining the same.
Leading energy investment company, RAK Petroleum Public Company, posted $15.81 million net profit since December 2013, marking a fifth year of increased gains.
Aldar Properties will join forces with Chalhoub Group to create the regions biggest department store in Abu Dhabi's Yas Mall.
Four Seasons Resort at Jumeirah Beach is aiming to open on December 1, the hotel chain announced.
Leading housing developer Damac Properties announced that all units from the luxury Loretto project sold out in one evening.