December 24, 2014
Sharjah on a power high! Smartens up its act with 'smart meters' to read electricity and water consumption
The power consumption reading meters in Sharjah will soon be replaced by smart meters to ensure that accurate readings are recorded.
Dubai losing grip as global rental growth supremo, seeing end-of-year prime rentals growth stagnation
Dubai held the global top spot for rental growth for the second consecutive quarter to September, recording a 12.4 per cent increase year-on-year, a report said. There is a marked third quarter slow-down.
December 23, 2014
Is it a bird, is it a plane? It's Etihad's first superjumbo jet! Airway's Airbus A380 takes off next week
The maiden flight of Etihad Airways' long-awaited Airbus A380 superjumbo will take place next week, the Abu Dhabi carrier said Thursday, also announcing its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner route.
The news is still steaming fresh that the former Coronation Street star has a bun in the oven, and now we've got the pics to prove it!
British trader Waitrose set out its stall to take over Dubai! Latest shopping complex 'Circle Mall' rapidly filling out
Almost a third of shop space at Nakheel’s new Circle Mall at Jumeirah Village in Dubai has been booked in less than two weeks after its launch, its developer Nakheel confirmed on Monday.
Australia's beloved singer-songwriter and actress will be the main event at Clé Dubai's Australia Day gala on January 22.
UAE’s Foreign Exchange and Remittance Group (FERG) has turned up the heat on money laundering and frauds at its recent anti money laundering (AML) and combating terrorist financing (CTF) conference in Dubai.
The Dubai index extended gains for a third session on Monday as investors raised bullish bets triggered by recovering crude oil. The Abu Dhabi index, however, ended lower.
December 22, 2014
The recent oil price collapse may bring on a recession for the UAE in 2015.
Bob Sinclair will bring the party to Parcha Ibiza and bust out the beats for "Love Generation" and "World, Hold On" on December 26.
Robert Cavalli himself will be hosting at Cavalli Club this NYE. It's gonna be epic.
December 21, 2014
The 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was the most successful to date with the largest ever capacity at 60,000 people, marking an increase of 5,000 tickets over the 2013 edition, said event organisers.
The plunge in oil prices may take more of the froth off Dubai's booming real estate market, but broad-based demand for property is likely to prevent any crash, said a report.
She's got "The Voice" that Poland loves - will peeps in Dubai agree?
December 19, 2014
Etihad Airways is not interested in ordering any more Airbus A380s, while the launch of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner into service has been delayed.
December 18, 2014
Kelsey Grammer's "Breaking the Bank" brought him Dubai, and we took full advantage.
We wouldn't want to be in the room if Ahlam were able to confront whomever posted the caricature of her head on a cow's body with the sign “I’m the cow Ahlam”.
December 17, 2014
Check out the ravishing red carpet looks from the 11th Dubai International Film Festival that got the Al Bawaba seal of approval.
The airline industry is set to reap the benefits of lower oil prices, which could fall to as low as $30-a-barrel.
The most searched queries in Google in the UAE were World Cup 2014, iPhone 6 and Malaysian Airlines.
Dubai’s residential rents have stabilised in the second half of 2014, growing seven per cent year-on-year in 2014.
Andy Murray will line up at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship here next month with plans to get his year off to a perfect start with a victory.
Absolut Base Camp at Live at Atlantis will feature DJ David Guetta as the painting team transforms attendees with UV facial art.
December 16, 2014
Kurdistan’s Regional Government (KRG) has failed to pay $100 million to a Dana Gas consortium as instructed by a London arbitration court
Visiting the UAE this week for the Dubai International Film Festival, Eva Longoria has revealed that she can relate to the struggle faced by the Arabs, and here's why...
"Emirati" actress Mariam Hussein has posted an Instagram video which reveals her REAL ethnicity! Where in the world is she from?
Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods would design the new 18-hole championship golf course in Dubai to be built by luxury real estate developers, DAMAC Properties and operated by The Trump Organization.
Is Hussain al Jasmi really denying the huge favor Amro Mustafa did him by composing the "song of his career"?
Moving their entertainment to YouTube in 2015 might be the smartest things Dubai ON Demand has ever done.
December 15, 2014
Hollywood beauty Eva Longoria looked red carpet-ready as she attended the Dubai International Film Festival press conference on Sunday.
Desperate Housewives starlet Eva Longoria was in Dubai for the The Global Gift Gala fundraiser; she's just too good to be true!
The Dubai index wiped off gains registered in 2014, since it fell another 7 per cent for a second straight session.
December 14, 2014
Global brands that you never knew were owned or part-owned by Arabs!
The region's hottest stars will warm up the January cold of the Dubai Shopping Festival Celebration Nights.
The ex-France international says he is settled in Bavaria and feels happily married to the club, but nonetheless admitted that he is open to a new experience elsewhere
"The Theory of Everything," a film based on Stephen Hawking and his wife's life, made it to the big screen at the Dubai International Film Festival.
Looking out for local interests too, the Dubai International Film Festival that's currently underway has included 17 films in its Enjaaz program.
December 12, 2014
Average salaries in the UAE for professional roles rose by just two per cent over the last 12 months.
Appreciating three-star hotels: Dubai steps in to address its unhealthy obsession with luxury hotels
A company owned by Dubai’s government plans to open four hotels in the emirate next year to expand the supply of mid-priced rooms in a market dominated by luxury accommodation.
December 11, 2014
UAE singer Ahlam is over the moon as she welcomes Emirati singer Hussain al Jasmi to the Arab Idol stage this Saturday.
Emily Blunt opened the star-studded night that drew in celebrities from around the region and globe, as well as the less fabulous in fashion, nerdy cinephiles.