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The coins are listed on the firm’s exchange, Huulk, and future listings will focus on regional exchanges in Asia and the Middle East. (Shutterstock)
September 20, 2018 - 08:49 GMT
Dubai’s OneGram Group has listed a cryptocurrency it bills as Shari’ah-compliant on the company’s virtual exchange and is planning additional listings in coming months.
The iPhone XS and XS Max will be available across the UAE on September 21. (Khaleej Times)
September 20, 2018 - 07:16 GMT
Telcos in the UAE have announced that they will offer Apple's latest releases - the iPhone XS and XS Max - this week.
The level of commitment to implementing the budget reached 100 per cent during the first quarter of 2018. (Shutterstock)
September 20, 2018 - 06:59 GMT
The value of spending of UAE federal authorities increased to around Dh10.44 billion ($2.84 billion) during the first quarter of 2018, a surge of 17 per cent compared to Dh8.92 billion during the same period in 2017, a media report said.
The emirate’s free zones foreign trade scored an increase of 20 per cent, Dh43 billion in the first half of 2018 to Dh257 billion. (Shutterstock)
September 20, 2018 - 06:48 GMT
Dubai’s non-oil foreign trade recorded Dh645 billion ($175.5 billion) in the first half of 2018, an increase of Dh5 billion from 2017 figures, a media report said.
The offence can also result in vehicle being confiscated. (Shutterstock)
September 20, 2018 - 06:42 GMT
Driving a vehicle with the expired driving licence or with an expired registration can invite Dh500 fine in the UAE.
The number of millionaires in the UAE with assets between $1 million and $30 million reached 46,998 while ultra-high net worth individuals with assets of $30 million-plus reached 1,380 last year. (Shutterstock)
September 20, 2018 - 06:02 GMT
The UAE will remain a magnet for millionaires as the population of high net worth individuals (HNWIs) will grow faster in the coming years.
Photo: Al Nasr official Twitter account
September 19, 2018 - 18:38 GMT
Club desperate for a result, but new signing may not bring in immediate results
The initiative may encourage investment in purpose-built accommodation for older generations. (Shutterstock)
September 19, 2018 - 07:57 GMT
The UAE government's announcement for a five-year residency visa for retired expatriates aged 55 and over is expected to result in increased investment in the property sector.
Afghan cricket team celebrates after winning during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on September 17, 2018. Afghanistan won the match by 91 runs.
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September 18, 2018 - 17:24 GMT
Afghanistan have pulled off a scintillating 91-run triumph over five-times Champion Sri Lanka in their Asia Cup match at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) could soon join London, New York and Hong Kong in the world’s top 10 global financial centre rankings. (Shutterstock)
September 18, 2018 - 10:47 GMT
Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) could soon join London, New York and Hong Kong in the world’s top 10 global financial centre rankings, thanks to new government laws affecting expatriates.
Uber is said to be in discussions to buy its Dubai-based rival Careem Networks FZ as the ride-hailing giant expands in the Middle East. (Shutterstock)
September 18, 2018 - 10:06 GMT
Uber Technologies Inc. is said to be in discussions to buy its Dubai-based rival Careem Networks FZ as the ride-hailing giant expands in the Middle East, people familiar with the matter said, according to Bloomberg on Monday.
UAE recorded 13.6 per cent growth in corporate earnings compared to 9.8 per cent in 2017. (Shutterstock)
September 18, 2018 - 07:59 GMT
A remarkable 21.5 per cent jump in Dubai's corporate earnings year-to-date has propelled the GCC aggregate corporate earnings growth to 12.1 per cent, data released by a leading global financial group revealed on Monday.
The fund will be distributed in a span of three years to support the education of children. (Shutterstock)
September 18, 2018 - 07:52 GMT
An education fund worth Dh100 million has been announced for refugee children living in the UAE, Jordan and Lebanon.
More than 2,000 people were caught transporting passengers illegally this year. (Shutterstock)
September 18, 2018 - 07:44 GMT
The Abu Dhabi Police have warned motorists in the Capital that those picking up passengers illegally will face a fine of Dh3,000, 24 traffic points, as well as the confiscation of the vehicle for 30 days.
Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo in Abu Dhabi, April 2017 | Somali Embassy UAE
September 17, 2018 - 11:55 GMT
Somalia has become entangled in the Gulf crisis, as Qatar and the UAE leverage their interests in the Horn of Africa. Gulf influence has exacerbated divisions between the central government and Somalia's federal state administrations. Just as the country needs to unite and assume charge of its own security, it looks to be coming undone.
The visa will be provided to expat retirees over the age of 55 years for a period of five years under specific conditions. (Shutterstock)
September 17, 2018 - 11:43 GMT
Expats in the UAE will be allowed to stay back in the country for a "longer period of time" after retirement, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has announced.