Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri (Al Bawaba/File)
October 08, 2015 - 19:27 GMT
The total volume of foreign investments in the UAE, at present a regional base for over 500 international companies, exceeded $100 billion in the past 10 years, according to Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri.
If the trial run is successful, the Roads and Transport Authority will install the system in 1,500 buses. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 18:38 GMT
A new smart system has been installed in 50 public buses to monitor the physical condition of bus drivers and spot signs of exertion and fatigue.
Lebanese film 'Waves 98' won the Palme d'Or for Short Film at the Cannes Film Festival this year. (Photo courtesy of Go Dubai)
October 08, 2015 - 17:21 GMT
The winner of the Muhr Short Competition at DIFF will qualify for consideration at the 2017 Academy Awards - see the 15 nominees in December!
A UAE passport allows holders to travel to 113 countries without a visa. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 17:09 GMT
The UAE has the most powerful passport in the Mena region, which lets Emiratis travel to 113 countries visa-free, a report said, highlighting that it is the first Arab country to be granted a European visa waiver.
Action film star Jackie Chan got a taste of the popular camel racing while in town to shoot his latest Indian-Chinese co-production
October 08, 2015 - 15:08 GMT
Action film star Jackie Chan got a taste of the popular camel racing while in town to shoot his latest Indian-Chinese co-production "Kung Fu Yoga."
Dave Matthews is known for improvising a lot of sets, so each show is unique. (Zazabava)
October 08, 2015 - 14:12 GMT
Dave Matthews is kicking off his European tour with a one-off performance in Abu Dhabi.
The latest procedure is part of the Smart Government Programme to encourage switch to e-services. (Google+)
October 08, 2015 - 10:32 GMT
New streamlined procedures will allow an automatic refund as long as the visitor complies with all regulations.
The 2013 Dubai Airshow saw Emirates place multi-billion dollar orders for new aircraft. (Adeco)
October 08, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
A record number of exhibitors and visitors are expected for the week-long industry event starting November 8.
A picture taken on October 6, 2015 shows smoke billowing from the Al-Qasr hotel in Aden's western suburbs after it was hit by a rocket attack. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
October 08, 2015 - 08:19 GMT
Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi's government will continue to us the southern port city of Aden as a headquarters despite Daesh's attack on the Al-Qasr Hotel yesterday.
Medical tourists are coming for a range of treatments from plastic surgery and orthopaedic operations to infertility treatments. (Shutterstock)
October 08, 2015 - 06:36 GMT
Visitors to Dubai's health care facilities reached 260,000 in the first half of 2015 alone.
Household spending in the UAE is expected to double this year compared to last year. (Al Bawaba/File)
October 08, 2015 - 00:08 GMT
Consumers in the UAE can expect to see their household spending to double this year compared to a year ago, although prices are expected to ease in the last quarter of 2015. Experts expect the overall inflation to average 4.37 percent.