Tuesday, February 19, 2019

UAE

Why UAE residents won’t buy cigarettes for friends from duty free...

Residents told Khaleej Times that they used to buy cigarettes for friends, carbonated drinks and energy drinks for personal consumption from duty free while...

UAE announces fines for tax violations

The UAE Council of Ministers has adopted Cabinet Decision No. 39 of 2017 on Fees for Services Provided by the Federal Tax Authority and...

British dad facing jail in Dubai after counterfeit note mix-up

Dad-of-two Billy Barclay was handcuffed and arrested in front of his horrified wife and two young kids at Dubai airport. Barclay, 31, is accused...

UK is largest foreign direct investor in the UAE, says official

The UK is the largest foreign direct investor in the UAE, with 6,000 British companies operating in the country in various sectors, according to...

Workers get to speak better English in UAE

SmartReading is a reading programme started by the SmartLife in line with the 2016 UAE Government initiative of the Year of Reading. The five-month...

New medicine in UAE for diabetes

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention will introduce a new medicine for Type 2 diabetes which will be administered through a small titanium...

Tax authority clarifies price-setting mechanism for excise tax in UAE

Following the introduction of excise tax in the UAE on October 1, the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has clarified that the Excise Goods Price...

2017 billionaires’ list: Meet the richest people in UAE

In this year's rankings released by Forbes, at least five UAE residents made it to the top five list and their combined fortunes ballooned...

UAE: 50% ‘sin’ tax could have global consequences

 The United Arab Emirates has instituted a hefty tax on sugary drinks and cigarettes: 50% on soda and 100% on energy drinks and tobacco products.The tax, which went into effect...

Dubai: Tourist faces year in prison for carrying fake banknote while...

A British father is facing a year in prison in Dubai after being arrested for carrying a single fake £20 note while on holiday...
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