Opulent devices provide guests with quicker access to services and part of wider technology push
A new bus depot that can accommodate around 500 buses will be built in Abu Dhabi soon.
May 22, 2013
Summer just got 52 times better with so many concerts and family edutainment ahead in the UAE!
Hybrid cars are reaching the Gulf in limited numbers. But those who want to do their bit for the environment, or make a statement, will have to dig deep into their resources.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is not concerned about Dubai’s ability to repay its estimated $48 billion of debt obligations, according to the director of its Middle East and Central Asia department.
May 21, 2013
The UAE is increasingly becoming a preferred destination for foreign private capital as the country proved a safe haven for investors amid the political turmoil in the Arab world.
A good part of the funds would be invested towards the development of the emirate’s Western Region.
Air Arabia said on Monday it has signed a $350 million financing deal from a syndicate of two GCC banks — Qatar National Bank (QNB Group) and Commercial Bank International (CBI).
May 20, 2013
Well, we guessed it. Looks like Justin Bieber and former girlfriend Selena Gomez did get back together just before he hit Dubai earlier this month. Now the pop star might even pop the big question!
The UAE is expected to be the biggest spender in the GCC on home interiors and fit-outs, with an estimated $1.5 billion (Dh5.5 billion) budget in 2013 as the country’s residential market continues to grow.
Work on a Dh267.5 million roads project will begin on an 80 kilometre two-lane highway that links Abu Dhabi’s third largest city with the Western Region.
Medical tourism has been brought to the fore with renewed optimism and a host of projects as announced by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) on Sunday.
The UAE wants more of its youth to be entrepreneurs.
Dubai’s benchmark stock index rose to its highest closing level in almost four years while the Abu Dhabi market general index surged to its highest level since October 2008 on Sunday on the back of a rally in real estate and banking shares.
The Governing Board at the American University in Dubai (AUD) approved Dh30 million (some $8.2) million in scholarships in its 2013-2014 annual budget.
May 19, 2013
The UAE is the world’s 31st popular tourism destination and the most popular in the Arab World, ahead of Egypt — ranked 32nd and Saudi Arabia ranked 35 — in terms of tourism receipts.
Both the Dubai Financial Market and Abu Dhabi Securities Market are trading at a nearly four-year-high, reflecting a return of investor confidence.
Despite the challenges of working on the show with Ahlam and fulfilling duties in her career and personal life, Lebanese lovely Nancy Ajram is still happy she accepted the two-year contract to judge the region's contestants.
The UAE economy growth is expected to lower to 3.9 percent in 2012 after a solid 2011, when the GDP expanded 5.2 percent led by high oil prices and a 10.2 percent increase in oil production.
Before hip hoppin' it up in Dubai, Justin Bieber had to leave his pet monkey in Munich for failing to provide the animal's vaccination papers during his International 'Believe' tour. Now, the teen star allegedly owes an animal shelter thousands for failing to return for the climbing creature.
May 16, 2013
Dubai-based Skai Holdings plans to build a $1 billion (Dh3.67 billion) hotel with over 200 serviced apartments on Palm Jumeirah.
The firm in question has been keeping employees’ mobile phones under lock and key during working hours.
Dubai’s benchmark index continued yesterday from where it ended on Tuesday, as stocks maintained their upward trend to set new highs since October 2009.
The region's fave philanthropist took an extreme precautionary measure against breast cancer with her recent double mastectomy, but many folks are wondering if it was REALLY necessary. One of Dubai's top breast cancer specialist, however, agrees with Angelina's sensible decision.
“Abu Dhabi, I think, is expected to release a lot of work this year, including the building of the new Dh2 billion Khalifa hospital,” said Tabari.
May 15, 2013
Dubai's caped superhero lands on the radio for the most important meal of the morning - Super7 goes live on the Catboy and Geordiebird’s Dubai 92 readio breakfast show as a part of his 10,000 Shukrans mission.
The UAE has got it going on right now with a stellar tourism industry that brings with it big-name performances like Justin Bieber, Rihanna, and old school Metallica.
UAE researchers have discovered the oil extracted from microalgae as a promising alternative to diesel, saying it can run motor engines effectively without any modifications.
Revenue from the sale of hydrocarbons during the period was Dh557 million ($152 million).
Fadel Shaker chooses "faithship" over friendship and distances himself from Hussein al Jassmi.
Emirati singer does it again with double-kiss picture.
Some companies are slowly warming up to the idea of establishing an employee savings plan as an alternative to a pension scheme.
May 14, 2013
Haifa Wehbe has stolen the show and the bank in a brand spankin’ new Rotana music video that’s positively purrfect.
The UAE’s economic growth is projected to moderate to 3.6 per cent in 2013 from an estimated growth of 4.8 per cent last year.
Air Arabia said on Monday its net profit for the first quarter of 2013 jumped 20 per cent to Dh59 million.
The UAE markets rose in tandem on Monday, with Dubai Financial Market gaining 0.50 per cent and Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange 0.43 per cent.
May 13, 2013
Dubai tops the list of cities with the brightest future, followed by the two North American cities of Calgary and Denver
The UAE Cabinet has approved an agreement between the UAE and the International Air Transport Association (IATA)
RAK Petroleum’s assets include a 42.8 per cent holding in Norwegian oil company DNO International ASA.
One in four people surveyed in the United Arab Emirates has experienced the frustration of a credit or debit card payment being declined, because the bank incorrectly thought it was fraud
May 12, 2013
Islamic bonds have shown defensive quality while offering yield improvement