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Monday, September 28, 2020

Cathay Pacific to terminate 600 employees

Cathay Pacific, an Asian airline that serves the UAE market is implementing some job cuts that will affect at least 600 personnel in its...

Non-Muslim expats can now decide their own wills

Non-Muslim expatriates can now dictate where they want their assets to go when they die, after a decision to change rules governing wills.The changes...

100% tax on cigarettes and energy drinks

The UAE's Federal Tax Authority has announced a 100 per cent tax on tobacco products and energy drinks, as well as a 50 per...

International transit passenger jailed in Dubai on false accusation

A BRITISH airline passenger en route from London to Johannesbury claims she was arrested in Dubai after cabin crew on her Emirates flight accused her...

Wills claiming to avoid Sharia law ‘ripping off’ expats

Law firms that offer to draft wills guaranteeing that the assets of non-Muslim expatriates will not be subject to Sharia in the event of...

Dubai Police introduce Robocops (REALLY)

Dubai's first Robocop, which will eventually be used to chase down suspects and nab parking fee dodgers, joined Dubai Police on Sunday. After interacting with...

Dh33m bonus for Dubai taxi plate owners

Bonuses of more than Dh33 million will be paid to the Emirati owners of 6,657 taxi number plates used by Dubai taxi companies. Until the...

Safeguarding Indian Investments In Dubai

Dubai has recently passed a law permitting non-Muslim expatriates to register Wills that are not governed by the Sharia’. It is the first, and...

Dubai set to allow night swimming at beaches with new floodlights

Dubai’s beaches are set to shine bright at night with the installation of ‘smart poles’ providing high-intensity lighting on the shores. The first two smart...

Endangered animals were smuggled aboard a UAE based flight

Malaysian custom officials have foiled an attempt to smuggle hundreds of the world's most endangered tortoises into the country from Madagascar, according to international...

Dubai unveils yet another megaproject!

Dubai Holding on Sunday unveiled Marsa Al Arab, a AED 6.3 billion ($1.7 billion) megaproject geared towards tourists that is set to be built...

Higher UAE traffic fines from 1st July

On July 1, the UAE introduces new and much higher traffic fines that will likely hit motorists hard if they contravene them.New cost of...

Fitch predicts price falls in Dubai property market

In a departure from recent forecasts on Dubai residential property, the rating agency Fitch reckons that it will be the mid-market and lower properties...

Housemaids, nannies run away from sponsors in UAE to become prostitutes

Seven domestic workers have been accused of engaging in prostitution after running away from their employers. Four men who allegedly encouraged the women into...

Is now the best time to do business in Dubai?

The International Monetary Fund said last week that Dubai's economy would grow as fast as 4% from 2.7% in 2016.Business conditions in Dubai improved...

Good times turn to pain for UAE construction

Investors in United Arab Emirates construction stocks can remember the good days — when oil above $100 a barrel encouraged a seemingly endless stream...

Crane crashes injuring 10 after in Dubai

Footage has emerged showing the moment a gigantic crane came crashing down at one of the world's busiest ports, narrowly missing an office block...

30-90% discounts in Dubai stores, 18-20th May

Dubai's three-day Super Sale is a new citywide retail initiative that will offer shoppers the opportunity to pick up amazing deals across a range...

UAE Private school shut down after student dies in school bus

The Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation upheld the decision of the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) to close Al-Worood Academy Private School, following the...

How a selfie landed 3 women in trouble in UAE

A woman in Sharjah was left with a broken thumb and bruises after a fight broke out over a selfie.According to Sharjah Police, the...
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