Monday, June 18, 2018

UAE

Abu Dhabi municipality fees more than double

Municipality fees in Abu Dhabi will rise to up to 7.5 per cent in the case of residential villas, according to the website of...

Abu Dhabi introduces 30% alcohol tax 

Abu Dhabi today introduces a 30 per cent tax on alcohol sold in off-licence outlets.Retailers have received a circular informing them about the introduction...

UAE Introduces New Visa Plan

The UAE has announced now legislation governing foreign workers’ insurance in the private sector, as well as a legislative package of visa facilitation.The measures...

Top Dubai hotel sacks celebrity chef over ‘Anti-Islam’ tweet

Celebrity chef Atuf Lochhar has been sacked by top hotel JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, where the chef lends his name to popular Indian...

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways posts losses for second consecutive year

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The United Arab Emirates' flagship carrier Etihad posted losses of $1.52 billion in 2017 despite a slight bump...

UAE: 80% ‘not consuming daily level of protein’ – Report

A staggering 80 per cent of UAE residents claim that they do not reach the reference daily intake of protein on a daily basis,...

US rejects repeated UAE requests for military help

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. has rejected three separate requests from the United Arab Emirates for military assistance in the Saudi-led coalition attack on...

Saudi confirms Eid Al-Fitr on Friday; Shawwal moon sighted

The crescent of the Shawwal moon was seen in Saudi Arabia on Thursday evening by the moon-sighting committee. Therefore, Friday will be the first...

UAE: Job Visa Rules Changed; Expats life is easier now!

UAE has just announced major changes to foreign worker insurance procedures, as well as visa legislation.The Cabinet of the UAE, chaired by Sheikh Mohammed...

Abu Dhabi Reduces Tourism Fees

The Abu Dhabi Executive Committee has approved a proposal to reduce tourism fees from 6 per cent to 3.5 percent and municipality fees from...

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