The national airline of the UAE racked up $1.4 billion in revenues as it transported 3.2 million passengers, higher by over 14 per cent year-on-year
Following the death of a Filipino woman who contracted Mers-Coronavirusm, three new cases have appeared in Abu Dhabi.
"Whose Line is it Anyway" in Dubai this April? Why it's Phill Jupitus's and his fellow comedian friends of course!
British comedian Phill Jupitus and the funnymen from "Whose Line is it Anyway?" will be performing in Dubai this April.
Is flat hunting in Dubai as expensive as it seems? Around 17,000 new homes are due to be built this year, with more affordable price tags attached.
He's got a gig tomorrow night at the Dubai Media City amphitheater, but he's already here, Baby!
Consumer Confidence grew by 10 percent in 2013 according to the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development.
Healthcare spending reached just under $17 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow, says a new report by the U.S.-UAE Business Council.
A new study by consumer group Nielson says that car sales in the Middle East will go up in the next two years.
“Budget-conscious Dubai residents are now relocating to Sharjah in a flight to affordability,” said John Stevens, managing director, Asteco.
Libya prepared to resume oil exports Tuesday following a break of more than eight months, after autonomy-seeking rebels agreed to lift their blockade of ports in the country's east.
April 15, 2014
Food, lifestyle and products manufactured under Islamic law are expected to be worth $2.48 trillion in the next four years due to increasing demand and a growing Muslim population.
Charging stations for electric cars will soon pop up all over Dubai to enhance grid efficiency.
Not part of the strategy: Tourism chief says hotels being built in Dubai are not specifically for the World Expo in 2020.
April 14, 2014
New legislation is set to help boost small and medium enterprise development in the emirates, but to what extent will the new policy translate into prosperous growth on the ground?
Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, and other cast members have made their way to Abu Dhabi to begin filming the franchise's seventh film. All that's missing is their late co-star Paul Walker.
Renovations at Dubai's International Airport will force at least eight airlines to move their operations to the emirate's second airport until the overhaul is complete.
The UAE is set to raise its production capacity to 3.5 million barrels per day aimed at keeping a market balance.
April 13, 2014
The UAE came 37th in the 2014 Social Progress Index, ranking the top among Middle East countries. What is the Emirate's secret for good development?
Not the Expo, but still a recognition: Dubai featured in TripAdvisor top 25 places to visit list 2014
Dubai has been nominated in the TripAdvisor Traveller Choice Awards as one of the best places to visit in 2014.
U.S. firm announces collaboration with Dubai to open new theme park in 2017, and even Bollywood is part of the plan!
U.S. Six Flags brand will open a new theme park in Jebel Ali. The move is set to increase tourism in Dubai and create a bigger business partnership between America and the UAE.
A senior banker has said customer service within the banking sector is "complex and difficult," but efforts are being made to change this.
It's time Abu Dhabi to shine the Star Wars light sabers because the UAE capital has been chosen as the filming location for Episode VII!
April 12, 2014
Things are getting green around Abu Dhabi! As the first-of-its-kind event in the region, the UAE Green Festival hosted an Eco-friendly fashion show that drew in A-listers like Dima Al Jundi.
April 11, 2014
Foreign paramedic dies in UAE and five others in hospital after being infected with deadly MERS virus
Five hospital workers have been placed in quarantine due to a Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus outbreak in Al Ain, UAE.
April 10, 2014
Dubai’s foreign trade is expected to touch Dh4 trillion by hosting Expo 2020, Mahmoud Al Bastaki, CEO of Dubai Trade, said on day two of the Annual Investment Meeting 2014 in Dubai.
Universities in Dubai are looking to expand their campuses and programmes to equip students with the skills needed for Expo 2020.
Two Swiss adventurers plan to start and end their historic round-the-world flight in a solar aircraft from the UAE.
When it comes to the UAE, there's no escaping it: Abu Dhabi rent removal cap already hitting residents
Abu Dhabi’s decision to remove the 5 per cent rental cap was the factor fuelling the increases, much to tenants’ dismay
April 9, 2014
The Dubai carrier started daily services to Kiev on A340-500 aircraft in January.
Exports from Dubai to Saudi Arabia crossed AED9 billion in March 2014, according to Dubai Chamber figures.
Head of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) at the German Federal Foreign Office, Dieter W. Haller, on Tuesday expressed his interest in further developing the positive economic partnership between the UAE and Germany.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised the UAE’s 2014 GDP forecast to 4.4 per cent on the back of rising real estate prices and the Expo 2020 win.
Non-performing loans (NPL) in the UAE could double in the next few years on the back of growing credit demand and as banks fail to refine their debt collection strategies.
April 8, 2014
Stopping over in Tunisia for a stint, Vin Diesel is on his way to the UAE at last.
The new UAE Smart Government App Store has been highly rated by users since its official launch on March 27.
The upward pressure on Dubai’s residential rents continues to mount even as new homes are getting delivered in higher numbers, in the first three months of this year, rentals were up by 7 per cent over the fourth quarter of 2013.
The UAE was ranked as the happiest Arab country and the 17th happiest in the world in the 2013 World Happiness Report, commissioned by the United Nations.
April 7, 2014
Abu Dhabi has 778,000 sq m of new retail space in its development pipeline, placing the UAE capital among the top 20 cities globally for shopping centre development.
Majed Al Mohandes became the new face of luxury jewelry and watches brand Mouawad.
With rents in Dubai and Sharjah are on the upward swing, most tenants in the emirates say landlords are using Expo 2020 as an excuse for drastic rent increments.
The value of gold traded through Dubai stood at $75 billion last year, representing 40 per cent of the world’s physical gold trade.
April 6, 2014
Dubai become the biggest transit city for gold in the world last year.
Thousands visit third Dubai Comic Con to pick up comic and sci-fi books, join immersive games, see pop art and meet their favorite characters.
International Property Show (IPS) will have a large Indian participation under the umbrella of the National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO), a leading real estate body in India.
April 3, 2014
The Abu Dhabi City Municipality’s initiative to replace the old lighting systems in six pedestrian underpasses with modern LED lights has helped reduce their power consumption by 33 per cent.
This summer, let your daughters learn how to rock... professionally!
Arab World Heritage Sites Threatened by Climate Change
Average apartment prices in Abu Dhabi gained 9 per cent during the first quarter of 2014, slowing 2 per cent from the previous quarter’s rise of 11 per cent.
If only there was a 'real estate' specialization: unsurprisingly, business degree is still number one choice among Dubai students
Business is still the number one choice for students pursuing their degrees in higher education institutes in Dubai.
Apple was the first to include a fingerprint scanner in its premium line with the iPhone 5S, but Samsung’s version offers greater functionality, and is usable with PayPal digital payments.
Dubai Investments is among a few contenders gearing up to join the Emerging Market Index in May as its stocks have jumped over 329% since January 2013