Thursday, August 24, 2017

Kuwait water, electricity prices up by 500 per cent

Electricity and water rates in Kuwait have been revised to encourage consumers to rationalize consumption, Dr. Mashaan Al Otaibi, assistant undersecretary of the ministry...

Dubai prepares for world’s first fully rotating Skyscraper

As hotels continue to find new and innovate amenities to add to guest rooms, there has long been some common and indisputable truths. There...

Villa built for a Dubai royal includes a nightclub

Location: Dubai, UAEPrice: AED $200 million (US$54.5 million)The ultimate Sheikh’s party pad, this 11-bedroom villa was built for and once owned by a member of the Dubai...

UAE jails 2 Singaporean men for wearing women’s clothes

Two Singaporean men have been each sentenced to a year's jail in Abu Dhabi for wearing female attire. Freelance fashion photographer Muhammad Fadli Abdul Rahman,...

Saudi job scheme favoring locals to hit Indians hard

Saudi Arabia's revised Nitaqat (or Saudisation) scheme does not bode well for Indian migrants. From September 2017, only a handful of organizations with high...

Correspondence courses by Indian state universities illegal in UAE

The Indian Consulate in Dubai has warned students in the UAE that it is illegal for universities from any state of India to run...

Staff retention is biggest challenge for companies in UAE: study

With employment opportunities still getting scarce these days, it may be easy to think that employees are no longer hopping from one job to...

Zul Hijjah moon sighted, Eid Al Adha on September 1

The Zul Hijjah crescent was sighted today according to a tweet posted by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). The Supreme Court in Saudi Arabia has...

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