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By Staff writer On Thursday, January 7th, 2016
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No significant change in Dubai residential market values

The 15th December ValuStrat Price Index (VPI) for Dubai’s residential market has shown that, on average, there was no significant monthly change in values across the 26 areas it monitors for apartments and More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, January 7th, 2016
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Dubai and Doha remain relatively low construction cost locations in the world

The major cities of the Middle East – Doha and Dubai – remain some of the least expensive cities in the world in which to build, according to the International Construction Costs Index published by Arcadis, More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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DAMAC Properties promotion back for Dubai Shopping Festival 2016

Real estate developer DAMAC Properties’ renowned shopping festival promotion has been announced for the Dubai Shopping Festival 2016. The DSF promotion is offering new buyers of selected villas or apartments in More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
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Dubai is the most expensive international destination to bring in the New Year

Costing over Dh2,000 per person, Dubai is the dearest popular international city to celebrate New Year’s Eve, according to research by Travelex.   That sum will get you a set meal-for-one, a bottle of bubbles, More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 21st, 2015
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Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre launches

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), yesterday officially inaugurated the Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre (DTEC), the largest incubation centre of its kind More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 14th, 2015
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Kingston Stanley to Donate a Percentage of each December Earnings to Dubai Cares

Kingston Stanley provides marketing recruitment services to facilitate contingent and retained recruitment. The agency operates as a preferred supplier to many of Dubai’s most successful local, global and SME More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 14th, 2015
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Experts to discuss ‘The 2016 Economic Outlook’ in Dubai

Dr. Tommy Weir, Advisor and Author The 2016 Economic Outlook discussion, which is scheduled for Monday, 14 December, will comprise a group of experts in their respective fields sharing perspectives on the UAE and More...

By Staff writer On Friday, December 11th, 2015
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Dubai to host International Autumn Trade Fair 2015

Dubai will play host to the International Autumn Trade Fair (IATF) 2015 from 16-18 December 2015 at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. Organisers said that UAE per capita trade reached USD 69,704 More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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DGCX Trading volumes increase by 41 %

As the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) celebrated its 10th anniversary on 21st November, stellar volumes proved to be indicative of the Exchange’s success over the past decade. The Exchange recorded More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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Dubai Tourism reinforces commitment to African markets

Akwaaba African Travel Market Dubai Tourism and its city partners have stimulated interest from African markets after a series of exciting on-ground consumer and trade activations at the Akwaaba African Travel Market More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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British Airways to launch the new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its Dubai route from October 2016

British Airways has announced that its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, complete with a new First cabin, will start flying to Dubai from October 2016. This announcement follows the hugely successful launch of the 787-9 More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
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Dubai Islamic Bank launches new mobile app for Apple IOS and Android platforms

Dubai Islamic Bank, DIB, the largest Islamic bank in the UAE, has announced the launch of its new mobile banking app for Apple IOS and Android platforms. The offering has been enhanced compared to previous versions More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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DAMAC Properties at the forefront of Dubai’s global promotion with 237 promotional activities during first nine months of 2015

Luxury real estate developer DAMAC Properties has been at the forefront of Dubai’s global promotion efforts by conducting 237 promotional activities during the first nine months of 2015 – almost one event a More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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Dubai takes the lead in clean energy

A UAE newspaper has said that Dubai is showing the way forward as the world gathers in Paris to find a global deal on how to stop climate change and make the world a sustainable habitat for all. The Dubai Clean More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 29th, 2015
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Dubai International Financial Centre launches fully-integrated client portal in line with Dubai’s ‘Smart City’ initiative

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the global financial hub connecting businesses and institutions with emerging market opportunities across the Middle, East, Africa and South Asia, has launched the third More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, November 28th, 2015
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Dubai’s RTA endorses 7 additional languages in theory knowledge driving test

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has announced the endorsement of seven additional languages in the theory knowledge driving test (the knowledge test needed to obtain vehicle driving license). The More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, November 28th, 2015
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Nakheel and Starwood Hotels & Resorts to debut St. Regis on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah

The St. Regis Dubai – The Palm will be the centrepiece of Nakheel’s 52-storey Palm Tower, and will feature a 50th floor 360 degree infinity swimming pool   Sanjay Manchanda, CEO of Nakheel; Neil George, More...

By Staff writer On Friday, November 27th, 2015
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DGCX to launch Chinese Yuan Futures next month

The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, DGCX, is scheduled to launch Chinese Yuan Futures on 18th of next month, subject to regulatory approvals, as part of the exchange’s efforts to make the Yuan accessible More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, November 26th, 2015
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Dubai Crude Oil Price for February

The Department of Oil Affairs in the Government of Dubai has announced that it has notified its customers that the official price of Dubai crude oil for delivery next February will be US$0.50 less than the average More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Dubai hosts Third Arabian Tunnelling Conference & Exhibition 2015

The third edition of Arabian Tunnelling Conference and Exhibition “Innovative Underground Infrastructure – Challenges and Opportunities” organized by the Society of Engineers – UAE and in partnership More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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Dubai Chamber of Commerce launches report on African growth

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday published a report into growth trends outside the natural resources and commodities sector in sub-Saharan Africa. The report, entitled, “Beyond Commodities: More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
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Elite Chinese business leaders in Dubai to explore opportunities

A delegation of more than 20 Chinese business leaders is in Dubai to learn about the city’s meteoric rise from fishing village to global hub for trade, transport, logistics and finance, and how it is perfectly More...

By Staff writer On Monday, November 16th, 2015
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Dubai’s inflation down 0.43% in October

Dubai’s inflation rate for Consumer Price Index (CPI) dropped by 0.43 percent in October 2015, compared to September, according to a report issued by Dubai Statistics Centre (DSC) today. The monthly report More...

By Staff writer On Monday, November 16th, 2015
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Qatar Airways Wraps up Successful Week at Dubai Airshow 2015

Qatar Airways concluded a successful week at the Dubai Airshow, showcasing three of its latest-generation aircraft, the Airbus A350, A380 and the airline’s 25th Boeing Dreamliner, the B787. Vice President and More...

By Staff writer On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Mohammed bin Rashid tours Dubai International Motor Show 2015

Mohammed bin Rashid while visiting Dubai International Motor Show 2015 Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, visited today the Dubai International More...

By Staff writer On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Foreigners purchase shares worth AED 863.3mn on DFM

Dubai Financial Market Foreign investors purchased AED 863.3 million worth of shares on Dubai Financial Market (DFM) from 8th to 12th November and sold AED 883.7 million in the same period, DFM said today in a press More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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Dubai SME set to announce 2015 list of top-performing SMEs

Abdul Baset Al Janahi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai SME Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, will announce More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 8th, 2015
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RTA to upgrade DXB airport road

The RTA has awarded a contract worth AED4040 million for upgrading the Airport Road in line with directives from Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 8th, 2015
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Mubadala to showcase its aerospace capabilities at Dubai Airshow 2015

Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, will have a significant presence at its 5th consecutive Dubai Airshow, the Middle East’s leading aerospace event, being held from 8th – 12th More...

By Staff writer On Friday, November 6th, 2015
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Emirates A380 and Jetman Dubai take to skies of Dubai for unprecedented formation flight

The Emirates A380 and the Jetman Dubai duo recently took to the skies of Dubai for an extraordinary formation flight which showcased just how far aviation has come. The formations were conducted over the Palm Jumeirah More...

By Staff Writer On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Roberto’s reveals growth plans and brand ambassador

Skelmore Hospitality Group has revealed plans for a second branch of Roberto’s Restaurant and Lounge, along with a the debut of a new Italian concept and the appointment of two-star Michelin Chef Enrico Bartolini More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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The rise of DAMAC

Having recently announced at this year’s Arabian Travel Market the opening of DAMAC’s Naia Breeze, a 342-key luxury project in the heart of the Burj area, Sophia Soltani sits down with Niall McLoughlin, senior More...

By Staff Writer On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Motiongate theme park reveals ride details

It’s one of Dubai’s most anticipated attractions and will form an integral part of the Emirate’s plan to diversify its economy and tourism industry. Now developers Dubai Parks and Resorts have More...

By Staff writer On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Real expectations

After a major dip in the last few years, the real estate sector kept a sturdy development in 2014. Lorraine Bangera speaks with industry experts who forecast the industry’s potential in the upcoming year, keeping More...

By Staff Writer On Monday, October 19th, 2015
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DSE secures AED224m project award in Dubai

Drake and Scull Engineering (DSE) has been awarded an AED224m project to deliver MEP works for a hotel complex and the expansion of a prominent retail mall in Dubai. The development of the mall extension will include More...

By Staff Writer On Sunday, October 11th, 2015
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Standing out from the crowd

If your business will be exhibiting at one of the dozens of events taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre before the end of 2015, take a look at these top exhibitor tips as provided by the venue itself. In an More...

By Staff Writer On Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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Emirates move to Al Maktoum Airport underway

Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai South will begin the preparations next year for Emirates Airlines to move its entire operations there within 10 years, a senior airport official has disclosed. “By More...

By Staff Writer On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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DSE to develop Dubai beachfront retail zone

Drake & Scull Engineering (DSE), the engineering subsidiary of Drake & Scull International PJSC has been awarded an AED 123 million contract for an unnamed mixed-use development in Dubai’s Jumeirah district. DSE More...

By Staff Writer On Monday, September 28th, 2015
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ROI period doubled for new F&B investments

ROI on F&B business has almost doubled for business in Dubai from three to four years, to five to seven, according to Farah George, general manager of Food and Beverage at Al Khayyat Investments. Speaking at More...

By Staff Writer On Monday, September 28th, 2015
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50% of new hotels to be 3-star or lower

Up to 50% of the 3,600 new hotel rooms to open in Dubai in the final months of 2015, will be rated 3-star or lower, according to a report by Jones Lang LaSalle. “Data released by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) revealed More...

By Staff Writer On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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HTC unveils new Desire 626 dual sim

HTC has announced its HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM, its latest LTE-enabled smartphone and the successor to the HTC Desire 620G Dual SIM. “In order to meet the network evolution, as well as the requirements of all our More...

By Staff Writer On Friday, September 18th, 2015
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Bentley unveils Bentayga SUV

Bentley Motors has unveiled its sector-defining Bentayga SUV, its “fastest, most powerful, most luxurious and most exclusive SUV in the world”, at the 66th IAA in Frankfurt. The model features a twin-turbocharged More...

By Staff Writer On Thursday, September 17th, 2015
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Anantara targets obesity to increase productivity

Anantara Hotels and Resorts, Abu Dhabi is aiming to tackle staff illness and productivity by encouraging employees to live healthier lifestyles and lose excess weight. Creating its own version of hit TV show, The More...

By Staff Writer On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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MHE receives boost from potential Iran trade

Materials Handling Middle East 2015 enjoyed a buoyant start due to potential trade opportunities with Iran, according to Ahmed Pauwels, CEO, Messe Frankfurt, the show organisers. As manufacturers and suppliers set More...

By Staff Writer On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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Dubai hotels RevPAR down 13.9%

Key performance indicators published by STR Global show that revenue per available room in Dubai hotels decreased 13.9% during August 2015, compared to the same period last year.  Based on Dubai’s daily data More...

By Staff Writer On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
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King Abdullah City “most expensive” project

A new report, GCC Major Building Projects, by Ventures Onsite has named Saudi Arabia’s $100bn King Abdullah City as the most expensive project currently under construction. King Abdullah City of Atomic and More...

By Staff Writer On Monday, September 7th, 2015
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Bloom Properties commences construction of Stella Maris

Abu Dhabi-based Bloom Properties has begun the construction of its Stella Maris project in Dubai Marina; the group’s first project in the emirate. The project is located at the southern end of Dubai Marina, More...

By Staff Writer On Sunday, September 6th, 2015
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Sale of Emaar’s Creekside 18 to begin September 12

Emaar’s waterside development Creekside 18 at Dubai Creek Harbour will go on sale to potential investors on September 12 with simultaneous sales events taking place in Dubai and Doha. The residences, part of The More...

By Staff Writer On Sunday, September 6th, 2015
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DIFC H1 performance revealed

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), has repored the number of active companies operating within its jurisdiction has increased 8.3% in H1 2015, with the number of people employed up 5% to a total more than More...

By Staff Writer On Sunday, August 30th, 2015
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R Hotels opens Ibis Styles, Jumeirah Dubai

R Hotels has announced the opening of its fifth property the ibis Styles hotel, on Al Mina Road, Jumeirah, Dubai. The 3-star property features 191 rooms and suites, an all-day dining restaurant and two specialty More...

By Staff Writer On Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Something for the weekend: Toko

In Japan, Marine Day (or  Umi No Hi, as it is natively known) is a national holiday during which the island nation thanks the ocean for its bounty. It isn’t just about seafood. In Japan the ocean is as important More...

By Staff Writer On Thursday, August 20th, 2015
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Parsons Wins Infrastructure Contract for Dubai Expo 2020

Parsons has been awarded the infrastructure design and construction supervision services contract for the Dubai Expo 2020 site. The contract will include designing, monitoring, managing, and delivering of the project’s More...

By Staff Writer On Monday, August 17th, 2015
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Dubai hotel occupancy up 26%

Preliminary data for Dubai hotel performance has shown an occupancy rise of 26.1% following a slump during the early summer and Ramadan. Now standing at 57.6% across the emirate, the boost has also translated into More...

By Staff Writer On Monday, August 17th, 2015
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Marriott launches project to support F&B Entrepreneurs

Marriott International’s Project Canvas campaign has given rise to another new concept in Dubai, with the launch of The Croft by Darren Velvick within the Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina. Closely More...

By Staff Writer On Sunday, August 16th, 2015
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45% increase in MEA hotel construction

There has been a 45.4% YoY in the number of hotels being constructed in the Middle East and Africa, according to a new report from STR Global, as the region reported 98,831 rooms in 381 hotels under construction More...

By Staff Writer On Sunday, August 16th, 2015
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Nakheel awards AED38m contract for Al Furjan

Nakheel awarded a new construction contract in its 560 hectare Al Furjan community in Dubai. The contract worth AED38m is for a new mosque and a retail sector to be called the Nakheel Pavilion. The 8,000 sqft mosque, More...

By Staff Writer On Friday, August 14th, 2015
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Sir Ranulph Fiennes to speak at Seatrade Maritime Awards

British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE will make a speech to more than 850 shipping and maritime personalities at the 12th Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, on 19 October at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, Widely More...

By Staff Writer On Thursday, August 13th, 2015
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Infor set to acquire GT Nexus

New York-headquartered Infor, recently announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire GT Nexus, for $675 million, pending approval by regulators. Approximately 25,000 businesses rely on GT Nexus, the world’s More...

By Staff Writer On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
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DSI records AED2.39bn revenue and AED58m operating profit in H1

Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI) reported today total revenue of AED2.39bn and net profit of AED 34 million for the first half of 2015 ended June 30th. The company achieved a 2% YoY growth in Revenue in More...

By Staff Writer On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
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New $20.43m chemical warehouse for Tristar in JAFZA

Tristar Group is to open a new $20.43m chemical warehouse and bagging plant in Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA), a first of its kind for the free zone, due to open in 2016. The plans were revealed by Tristar Group CEO More...

By Staff Writer On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
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Lighting market worth $3.5bn by 2020

As ‘green’ infrastructure investments increase in the GCC, Frost and Sullivan predict lighting market to be worth $3.5bn by 2020. The current market worth $2.5bn is projected to grow at a compound annual growth More...

By Staff Writer On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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Sachin Tendulkar the face of Dubai Tourism campaign

Famous cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has been recruited as the face of a joint campaign between premium-experience travel website Musafir.com and Dubai Tourism, to tempt more Indian travellers to the emirate. The new More...

By Staff Writer On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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Lamudi makes UAE debut

Online real estate market place, Lamudi, has launched its operations in UAE with ambitions to capitalise on a real estate market which generated investments exceeding $831m in H1 of this year. Launched in 2013, More...

By Staff Writer On Monday, August 10th, 2015
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ASGC completes structural construction on Marina Bloom

Al Shafar General Contracting Co. LLC (ASGC) announced the completion of structural work for the Marina Bloom development yesterday. The mixed-use project is developed UAE-based Bloom Properties. It will feature More...

By Staff Writer On Monday, August 10th, 2015
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Gulf Navigation, NAT reach accord

Gulf Navigation Holding (Gulfnav), the Dubai-based shipping company, has signed a settlement agreement with one of its major creditors, Nordic American Tankers Limited, Bermuda (NAT). The announcement was made in More...

By Staff Writer On Thursday, August 6th, 2015
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Food worth $3.5bn wasted in UAE every year

Research claims almost 3.27m tonnes of food, produced in the UAE every year and estimated to be worth $3.5bn, is wasted due to oversupply and inadequate logistics provisions. The calculations were made by supply More...

By Staff Writer On Thursday, August 6th, 2015
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Dubai affordable housing stock increasing

Natural market adjustments are leading to a surge in “affordable” housing in Dubai, according to data from Cityscape Global. According to a statement from the organisers, end-users are set to capitalise on stabilisation More...

By Melanie Mingas On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
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WorldWise PR Affiliates adds to international PR alliance

WorldWise PR Affiliates, co-founded by Dubai-based Shamal Marketing Communications, has announced SGR Comunicaciones of Buenos Aires, Argentina and Sabina Covo Communications of Cartagena, Colombia have joined its More...

By Melanie Mingas On Monday, August 3rd, 2015
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Emaar records H1 net profit of $600m

Emaar Properties PJSC has posted H1 2015 net profit of $600m, up 12% YoY, with revenues of $1.769bn, up 13% YoY. Emaar’s retail, shopping and hospitality operations were responsible for the steep increase contributing More...

By Melanie Mingas On Monday, August 3rd, 2015
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Revealed: Sony Mobile’s Xperia C5 Ultra Dual and Xperia M5 Dual

Sony Mobile has unveiled its two new smartphones with near professional camera quality, advanced selfie capabilities and up to two days battery life. The Xperia C5 Ultra Dual and Xperia M5 Dual go on sale in the More...

By Melanie Mingas On Sunday, August 2nd, 2015
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Aramex seeks acquisitions after Q2 profit boost

Dubai-based courier Aramex has stated intentions for multiple acquisitions in the second half of 2015, following strong Q2 performance of $25m net profit, support by a boost in online shopping. According to a bourse More...

By Melanie Mingas On Friday, July 31st, 2015
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Family tourism to boost hotel revenue

Research released by , SweetBeam, has suggested that luxury hotel stock in Dubai could experience a surge in revenues, buoyed by family tourism, in the run up to 2020. The research was conducted over a random sample More...

By Melanie Mingas On Thursday, July 30th, 2015
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ENOC to expand operations beyond UAE

Emirates National Oil Co, ENOC, is to expand beyond its native UAE following the deregulation of fuel prices from Saturday, 1 August, 2015. The deregulation is expected to lift considerable financial pressure off More...

By Melanie Mingas On Thursday, July 30th, 2015
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Drake and Scull secures AED1.57bn in project awards YtD

Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI) has announced its total projects year to date are valued at AED1.57bn, following the award of a prestigious contract in Kuwait, worth AED216m. The MEP contract is for a More...

By Melanie Mingas On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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Qatar Jordan post double digit performance declines

Hotels across the Middle East and Africa reported declines in occupancy, ADR and revenue per available room during June 2015, with Jordan and Qatar experiencing the worst drop in performance. Data from STR Global More...

By Melanie Mingas On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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Updates to T3 Concourse at DXB Emirates Terminal

A New family area has opened at Dubai International Airport Terminal 3, featuring a children’s area with creative play equipment, television screens, and baby changing rooms. The new facility is located at Concourse More...

By Melanie Mingas On Monday, July 27th, 2015
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Destina.com to offer travellers free Uber on arrival

Controversial private taxi app Uber, has partnered with Destina.com, the international OTA (online travel agent), to give travellers who book through the site, AED100 credit for a free taxi on arrival in Dubai, More...

By Melanie Mingas On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
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Jebel Ali Port named world’s most productive

Ship moves per hour up 10% YoY, beating ports in the Far East to take top global ranking. Jebel Ali Port, Dubai, operated by DP World Journal of Commerce (JOC) has named Jebel Ali Port as the world’s most productive, More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, June 7th, 2015
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Transit system speeding up goods movement over borders

The UAE will take an important step towards boosting trade and transport links with its neighbouring countries through the introduction of a customs transit system which will be put under the spotlight for government More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Norwegian King visits DMCA Platform at Nor-Shipping 2015

  His Majesty King Harald V of Norway was briefed on Dubai’s current efforts and initiatives towards reinforcing its position as one of the world’s leading maritime centres. The brief was given during his More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Accor becomes AccorHotels and accelerates its transformation

Accor, the world’s leading hotel operator, announced that it has rebranded to AccorHotels and adopted the new signature ‘Feel Welcome.’ Sébastien Bazin, AccorHotels Chairman and CEO, said: “Accor becomes More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Doka debut green concrete sensor to Dubai Municipality

  Concremote’ product set to support green construction legislation in Dubai Doka officially debuted its latest innovation via a technical presentation at the Dubai Central Laboratory on Thursday 14th May More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Dubai to be one of the top maritime centres

A recent international survey conducted by Menon Business Economics Group, the globally renowned organisation for benchmarking leading maritime capitals of the world, predicts that Dubai will rank among the Top More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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International medical tattooing expert joins The Private Clinic

Dubai’s newest specialised aesthetic clinic – The Private Clinic – welcomes on board medical and cosmetic tattooing and permanent make-up expert Iro Smith. Smith is the founder of the company IRO SMITH – More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Jasmine Spa for relaxation by Grand Millennium

Pamper yourself and your loved ones this summer and Ramadan as the Jasmine Spa at the Grand Millennium Dubai has introduced incredible discounts on spa treatments, packages and long term membership during the season. Besides, More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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Karcher to participate in UAE FM Expo

Karcher Middle East, a cleaning solutions organisation has announced its participation in the 2015 UAE FM Expo, which will take place from May 18 to 20 at the DWTC, Dubai. Karcher will showcase a wide range of new More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Graphic Concrete enters the Middle East market

Together with the Dubai based partner, Versatile, a business development company, Graphic Concrete Ltd brings prefabricated concrete surfaces in the Middle East. The patented technology invented by interior architect More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Al Habtoor Group and Atkins discuss further collaboration

Al Habtoor Group Chairman Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor discusses future collaboration with leading multidisciplinary design consultancy Atkins. Al Habtoor met Atkins Middle East CEO, Simon Moon on May 8 this year where More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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DP launches Arabella Townhouses in Mudon Community

Dubai Properties, real estate developer, is unveiling its new project ‘Arabella Townhouses’ located within the Mudon community. The highlight of this newest development is proximity to the Mudon Central Park More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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RP Global builds AED1.5 billion multi-storey tower

RP Global, a business conglomerate, broke ground on its new multi-storey residential tower project RP Heights in Dubai today. RP Global will initially develop two prestigious projects in the heart of the city with More...

By Giorgios Retsinas On Sunday, April 26th, 2015
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The Fiber of Dubai’s Fabric

The value of the textiles and fabrics trade in Dubai in 2014 was around AED16.4 billion, with AED10.14 billion in imports, AED1.3 billion in exports, and AED4.22 billion in re-exports. In a statement to WAM, the More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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DGCX records strong start to 2015

Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange ”DGCX” The Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) recorded a robust start to the year, with a total of 1,176,111 contracts traded in January, an increase of More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Oman Crude Oil Financial Contract closes at US$55.59 at DME

Oman Crude Oil Financial Contract closes at US$55.59 at DME The price of Oman Crude Oil Financial Contract, DME Oman, went down by US$0.30, closing at US$55.59 a barrel for April delivery, at Dubai Mercantile Exchange More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Dubai Government Achievements Exhibition to open in March

Dubai Government Achievements Exhibition to open in March Under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Dubai Government Excellence More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Dubai’s food trade gears for major jump in exports as demand soars across target markets

Dubai’s food trade gears for major jump in exports as demand soars across target markets Rising global demand along with increasing domestic industrial output and a growing appetite for new export markets More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, February 7th, 2015
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Foreign investors purchased AED 2.2bn worth of shares on Dubai Financial Market over the week

Foreign investors purchased AED 2.2bn worth of shares on Dubai Financial Market over the week Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced that the value of shares bought by foreign investors, or non-UAE nationals, from More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
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DFM market capitalisation up 1.8% to AED 328.3 bn by end of January 2015

DFM market capitalisation up 1.8% to AED 328.3 bn by end of January 2015 The Dubai Financial Market General Index down 2.6% to 3674.4 points at the end of January compared to 3774 points at the end of December 2014. More...

By Staff writer On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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Drydocks World announces a record of 9 rigs in the Drydocks World-Dubai yard

Drydocks World announces a record of 9 rigs in the Drydocks World-Dubai yard Drydocks World has announced that it currently has nine rigs in the Drydocks World-Dubai yard which is a new record for the shipyard. Khamis More...

By Staff writer On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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DMCA discusses maritime cooperation opportunities between Dubai and Hamburg

Dubai Maritime City Authority ( DMCA ) Dubai Maritime City Authority ( DMCA ) has discussed ways to enhance joint maritime cooperation and explore potential maritime-based investment opportunities between Dubai More...

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