Emirati woman cyclist run over, killed while training in Dubai

Dubai: An Emirati woman cyclist died in a run-over accident while she was training in Meydan area, Dubai Police said on Thursday. Mizna Abbullah Ali, a member of Al Wathba cyclist team, was training to participate in the NAS Sport Tournament next week when ... ( read original story ...)

UAE and Saudi avoid tax evasion under new agreement

The signing took place at the headquarters of the Saudi Ministry of Finance in Jeddah. The agreement reflects the UAE’s keenness to strengthen cooperation in tax-related matters and enhance economic relations with its neighbour. HE Obaid Humaid Al Tayer ... ( read original story ...)

Consumption of this cake in UAE goes up 250% in Ramadan

Dubai: Retailers in UAE are seeing an increase in demand for sweets during Ramadan, but there’s one particular dessert that’s proven to be the best seller at this time of year. Operators of supermarkets told Gulf News that consumption of honey cake ... ( read original story ...)

Put your savings to work with offshore banking

With the low interest rate environment in the UAE meaning your savings often are not even keeping up with the real rate of inflation, banking offshore means you can enjoy significantly higher interest rates than what you’d find in UAE. Here are our ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Art Foundation’s spring shows span genres

The Sharjah show at the Gallery 4 ... he served as head of the photography department at the Iraq Ministry of Culture and head of the Iraqi News Agency. His photographs represent a unique visual record of the country’s complex culture, politics and ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Central Bank publishes 2017 financial stability report

The report provides information on the strengths and vulnerabilities of the UAE financial system and the regulatory and policy measures introduced by the Central Bank. The report also includes assessment of key macro- financial and banking sector developments. ( read original story ...)

United Arab Emirates props up real estate with longer visas

As homebuilders in Dubai and Abu Dhabi think up extravagant incentives to shake the property market out of its long slumber, the government will offer potential buyers something the companies can't - the right to stick around. A decision to extend visas to ... ( read original story ...)