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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Dubai builds world’s tallest skyscraper

Dubai has started construction of a skyscraper that will reach even greater heights than the Burj Khalifa, which is currently the world’s tallest building. The...

Two Architects Art Exhibit

L a Fontaine Centre for Contemporary Art hosted two talented architect artists Maura Franciosa (Italian architect) and Saif Al Sayed (Emirate architect artist). Maura’s artworks...

Confiscated cars to be auctioned in Dubai

Dubai Police have given the owners of 654 confiscated vehicles a three month grace period to contact them, failing which the cars will be...

New Dubai skyscraper could be out of this world

The floating skyscraper will travel between the northern and southern hemispheres on a daily loop.  The UAE could be home to another ambitious project that...

Emirates $21,000 upgrade

Passenger films his upgrade to $21,000 First-Class seat on Emirates flightCaviar on offer round the clock, hot showers, turndown service... does this sound like...

Dubai get’s tough on employees taking time off for ‘sick leave’

It seems that gone are the days when employees can treat sick leave simply as extra paid holidays by their employer. Predated sick leave...

“Heaviest woman” admitted to UAE hospital for treatment

An Egyptian woman who was believed to have been the world's heaviest has been admitted to a hospital in Abu Dhabi to receive further...

Expats to pay more for sending money home

Sending money home becomes costlier for expats living in the UAE from this week.Major money exchange houses have increased their charges for remittance from...

Dubai – Property Prices Dropping

The 6 bedroom home is the first in the area the agent has seen under that price in the past 5 years. The softening in...

Good times ahead for UAE jobseekers

Jobseekers in the UAE have had a tough time last year due to a slowdown in hiring brought about by challenging economic conditions, however...

Dubai tourism numbers surge on Indian, Chinese and Russian visitors

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has reported an 11 per cent increase in overnight visits in the first three months...

Luxury yachts worth $4m stolen from Dubai used for crime

Zula, one of the two luxury yachts stolen from Dubai Marina that have been used by criminal gangs. Courtesy Condictor SolutionsTwo luxury yachts worth...

The UAE’s Long working hours

Daily battles with traffic, working weeks in excess of 50 hours and technology that lets office duties creep into home life – each will...

Bad news for drivers: UAE fuel prices increase in May

Motorists will have to pay a little more to fill the tanks of their vehicles in May as the fuel prices were revised upwards...

Corona Virus case found in Abu Dhabi

The Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD) has announced a positive case of the MERS-CORONA Virus. The patient is currently receiving the medical care...

UAE court orders runaway maids to compensate employer

Sharjah's First Instance Court has found two housemaids guilty of running away from their employer’s house and ordered them to pay their employer the...

Traffic chief fines ‘unapologetic’ Dubai motorist

The chairman of the Federal Traffic Council fined a woman for dangerously overtaking other vehicles after she defied him when he warned her to...

Are tourists visiting the UAE exempt from traffic fines?

A card with a Dubai Police logo has gone viral on social media, saying that tourists and visitors who flout traffic rules could be...

Abu Dhabi homeowners told to alter value of homes to Dh1...

Homeowners have been advised to falsify the value of their property on an official document to avoid being billed for Abu Dhabi’s new municipality...

Abu Dhabi residential sale prices drop

Abu Dhabi residential sale prices declined by an average of 5 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter, with expectations of further drops this...
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