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.
The launch of mega projects and renewed investor confidence have boosted real estate transactions in Dubai to Dh113 billion for the first half of the year
Consumer electronics giant Apple expects revenues to be flat in the fiscal fourth quarter ending September and predicts revenue to be between $37 billion and $40 billion.
General cargo moving through Abu Dhabi’s commercial ports increased by 37 per cent this year.
July 23, 2014
The UAE is now ranked as one of the top three countries in the world's online banking sector, according to a technology study. Will it be virtual banking for all in the future?
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.
Sales prices in Abu Dhabi’s residential property sector have increased by average of 17 percent in the first half of 2014, according to JLL.
When it comes to the UAE, it's always about size: Aldar and Chalhoub join forces to build biggest department store in UAE
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.
July 22, 2014
The United Nations sent 115 metric tonnes of aid comprising mattresses, blankets and hygiene kits from Dubai to Amman on Monday for onward distribution to families in Gaza displaced by Israel's military offensive.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar Gargash has demanded that news network Al Jazeera apologize for publishing fabricated news that the UAE offered to pay for Israel´s offensive in Gaza.
July 21, 2014
Dubai Municipality has announced plans to make parks in the emirate more disabled-friendly by 2016.
Arabtec was suspended from trade on Thursday due to ambiguity on share ownership by Aabar Investments.
July 20, 2014
Dubai One, the Dubai government-owned English-language television channel, confirmed on Friday it is no longer producing content locally.
The flow of traffic on the busiest highway in Dubai will not be impacted and the number of lanes will be kept the same, the RTA has said.
July 17, 2014
Erratic price moves, difficulties of accessing the market, and deep political risks, alongside strong growth, are common characteristics of frontier markets
Being beautiful, elegant and conservative has paid off for Yara who's been appointed as the ambassador of fashion house "Miss Bella."
Having scaled the heights of Earth with the world's tallest tower, the United Arab Emirates is now aiming for the stars, or just a little bit closer, with an ambitious trip to Mar
July 16, 2014
Located just three kilometres from Burj Khalifa, the exclusive, ultra-stylish yet family-orientated community has more than 30 per cent of the 185-acre project dedicated to green living and is now offering its luxury homes for sale.
Annual rates in Fujairah, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah remained stable with nominal increases of two and one per cent respectively.
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Girl I didn't know you could get down like that! Emirati scoops International Independent Film Award
Emirati female filmmakers are on the rise, and this year one "independent" woman won the Narrative Short category at this year’s International Independent Film Awards.
The UAE was the most active nation in the Middle East in terms of debt capital market activity in the first half, accounting for 55 per cent of activity at $12.1 billion,
This will prove beneficial for the overall economy, creating more jobs, which in turn that will help future generations of fresh graduates to find employment.”
July 15, 2014
The $13 billion (Dh47.7 billion) OnPoint contract is for the engines that will power the airline’s 150 Boeing 777X aircraft that it is buying from Boeing for $56 billion.
July 14, 2014
Dubai’s plans to construct mega projects such as Mall of the World could lead to another boom-bust cycle within the emirate’s real estate market
Hotel room rates in Dubai normally peak during the January-April period and the two Eid holidays.
July 13, 2014
The rank was based on the demands of international employers for MBA graduates.
Etihad Airways will launch six new routes in the first half of 2015, offering even more choice and improved connections to travellers worldwide.
The average stay for the Arab tourist — particularly GCC nationals — increased from 9.5 nights in 2013 to 11.6 nights in 2014.