April 20, 2015
Instilling the love for education...or Apple products? Dubai universities offering 'freebies' for enrollment
Universities in Dubai are lining up free iPhones, MacBooks and cash prizes in an all-out frenzy to attract students.
Can you imagine if Ahlam quit Arab Idol?
We shouldn't judge Dominique Hourani for attending a Quran event, we should praise her instead.
Ice Queens Elsa & Anna coming to Dubai with the magical "Disney on Ice presents Princesses & Heroes"
Royal Sisters, Anna and Elsa from Disney’s Frozen come to Dubai for the first time in Disney On Ice presents Princesses & Heroes.
A great singer, a talented musician and a gifted gymnast from Gaza are showing the world a new face of Palestine, proving Mohammed Assaf isn't the only one doing wonders.
Nearly half (44 per cent) are not confident that they will fulfill their financial goals when they leave the country
Kampac Oil, a Dubai-based oil and gas company, plans to double its investments in the Philippines to more than $10 billion.
Despite the fact that Japanese models have been ruling the UAE automotive market for years, Chinese vehicles are also gaining popularity in the country and all stakeholders.
April 19, 2015
The center will support UAE's drive for advancing this sector and for building national capabilities related to the space knowledge and science.
After a lackluster first quarter in the UAE equity markets, market participants say the second quarter looks more promising.
Riad Kamal, who founded Arabtec in 1975, was also not on the list, although his departure was considered less surprising.
Image Nation Abu Dhabi announced today that its slate of UAE-produced films will now be available on iTunes.
It aims to enhance safety and security measures in Dubai’s airspace and will also regulate the usage of laser, fireworks, light beams and drones in the city.
"World Hold On" hit maker Bob Sinclar is coming back to Dubai this week for a gig at Cavalli Club on April 23
April 17, 2015
Manchester City possess the best squad in the English Premier League and should have rewarded their Abu Dhabi owners with a third English Premier League title, according to ex-Blues boss Sven-Goran Eriksson.
The UAE is expected to see an increase in amusement parks over the next five years.
The "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" new trailer opens in on the desert planet Jaku (aka Abu Dhabi!). Read all about it here.
April 16, 2015
Expedia has examined its own data to find out where the biggest flight bookings to Dubai come from
Cyber security has always been a headache not only for the consumers but also for the enterprises and it will always continue to be.
Most Dubai residents – up to 82 per cent – faced a rental increase during their last contract renewal, according to a new survey.
The UAE can be regional pioneers in women’s football after recently breaking top 100 in the world rankings, according to the Whites Ladies’ right back Nehwal Abdul Aziz.
UAE coach Mahdi Ali said he needs “everyone’s backing” if his team are to qualify for the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia.
UAE flag carrier Etihad Airways’ core operations in Europe contributed a total of $1 billion to the combined GDP of the European Union’s (EU) economy and supported up to 11,000 jobs.
April 15, 2015
Emaar Properties expects a 2015 net profit of Dhs3.695 billion, higher than the Dhs3.366 billion average forecast.
Deutsche Bank must pay the largest ever fine levied by the regulator of Dubai's financial free zone for what the watchdog described as "serious contraventions"
OMG! Paris Hilton is coming to Abu Dhabi this April!
Smartphone fans in the UAE snapped up the latest Samsung mobile units in Dubai, clearing the shelves of one distributor within just a couple of days.
The UAE has been seeing a steady increase in job opportunities thanks to an improving and diversifying economy.
Those finding abandoned plots of land in Dubai are required to report the property to the police within 48 hours
It suggests a package of five policy initiatives to sustain the growth of the financial sector and to spur foreign direct investments (FDIs).
April 14, 2015
Emirati students can now learn forensic science at Amity University’s Dubai campus.
The UAE has one of the largest carbon footprints in the world
Will his on again-off again gf Khloe K remain in the region to see French Montana perform at the JW Mariott Marquis on Thursday, April 23?
Only one more night until epic rapper Lil Jon bounces into the Emirates for a gig at Dubai's Cavalli Club on April 15.
Emiratis were the most likely to spend their bonus payments while Indian expats are most likely to invest their bonus payments in a savings scheme.
April 13, 2015
Scheduled to open in 2017 as the third hotel in the Delano portfolio, Delano Dubai's 110-key deluxe hotel apartment property will be situated on Palm Jumeirah
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has claimed responsibility for his side's steady decline in the Premier League, which has now threatened their spot for the Champions League next season.
Shaikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) approved and ratified using the new logo of ADSC.
An educational 'black market'? UAE parents spend more on private tutoring than they do on school fees
Some parents pay more money for private tutoring classes for their children than school fees, Gulf News has learnt.
April 12, 2015
Uber, the smartphone technology company, announced on Saturday that demand for its services in the UAE has skyrocketed during the first quarter of 2015.
Sunday's loss at Old Trafford was the Premier League champions' second in six days, leaving their title challenge in tatters and now in a scrap to qualify for the Champions League
After an early wobble with Sergio Aguero's opener, the home side roared back with Ashley Young and Michael Carrick particularly influential in a dominant derby win
Major regional, retail and hospitality firms such as Chalhoub Group, Marka and Jumeriah Group have confirmed spaces at the upcoming Dubai Design District (D3)
MEFCC event is a nirvana for comic book and film fans in the region and allows retailers to boost their sales.
April 11, 2015
Manchester City fans in the UAE have been invited to watch Sundayâ€™s Manchester derby with fierce rivals United on a big screen at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi.
Manchester City football team manager Manuel Pellegrini has insisted that they are not a mess or a disaster ahead of their Premier League derby on Sunday against Manchester United, despite their dramatic fall to the fourth place in the table.
Dubai is the next district to host the Hunger Games in the form of an epic new theme park!
April 9, 2015
It’s now possible to withdraw not just gold coins and bars from a machine in the UAE, but bond certificates as well.
She's making a name for herself in the music biz, and here's everything you need to know about Clarita de Quiroz ahead of tomorrow's gig.
Which artist will design the best Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings-themed shields at Middle East Comic Con this year?
The UAE investment law which allows one hundred per cent ownership to foreigners is in the final phase of being issued.
Dubai’s status as a world-class holiday, business and leisure destination shows no sign of diminishing, and actually looks to be on the increase in the run-up to Expo 2020.
April 8, 2015
European heavyweights Real Madrid, AC Milan and Valencia will join five Dubai clubs at the Fifth Hamdan Bin Mohammad Under-18 International Football Tournament to be held at the Dubai Police Officers Club from April 10 to 19.
Marka, a public joint stock company focused on the growing sports, retail and hospitality sector in the UAE, will bring the UEFA Champions League Experience for the first time to the region next month.
The UAE can achieve energy system savings of $1.9 billion (Dh6.98 billion) annually by 2030 by producing a 10 per cent share of renewable energy in its total energy supply and almost 25 per cent in the power sector.
We are planning to reach out to the universities in the UAE and work on ways to convince students to take on advertising as their career choice,” said Gorayeb.
Many UAE workers are likely to feel the economic pinch as 5-6% pay hike is hardly enough to cover rising living costs, experts say.
April 7, 2015
Damac Properties extended gains on Monday after showing interest in a project in London.
It's about to get extra cray-cray at Cirque le Soir in Dubai.
The Dubai index extended gains for sixth straight day on Monday to hit its highest level in nearly a month buoyed by positive performance in crude oil prices.
As the Russian economy shrinks due to sanctions and falling oil revenue, the country is seeking to strengthen its trade ties with the UAE and other Gulf countries.