UAE consumers: The unsuspecting victims of counterfeit products

Unfortunately it's not being ploughed back into print businesses to help them develop new, cutting edge technology. More often that not that money is being funneled into organised crime or additional illegal activities. HP, with UAE law authorities ... ( read original story ...)

UAE-based Haj packages see 30% price drop

Dubai: Prices of UAE-based Haj packages have fallen around 30 per cent this year because of greater competition among Haj tour operators, following a new pilgrim quota system, operators and officials have said. This year, 6,228 Haj permits were allocated ... ( read original story ...)

UAE students score high in A level results

Dubai: Over 3,500 students in the UAE who appeared for their ... Principal Brendon Fulton at DBS told Gulf News: “We are absolutely delighted with the performance of our A-Level students this year, who, in the face of significant curriculum changes ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai population set to double by 2027: say researchers

But Dr. Fayez Elessawy, a researcher at UAE University (UAEU), who led the research told UAE daily Gulf News, the growth was due to immigration and not natural growth. Elessawy said the Dubai-focused research showed that the city had seen a “rapid ... ( read original story ...)

Shock over death of politician from Kerala in Sharjah

died in a freak accident in Sharjah. The deceased, Sunitha Prashanth, 40, first fell on the road from a moving car and then hit an electric post, community sources told Gulf News. While she died on the spot, her four women colleagues in the car suffered ... ( read original story ...)

UAE FTA to open online VAT registration mid-September 2017

“The UAE has reached a very advanced stage regarding the legislative aspects of the tax system that is among the best in the world. Through Ministry of Finance, which is authorised to issue tax legislation and policies, the Tax Procedures Law was issued ... ( read original story ...)

Samsung merges art and technology into The Frame

Dubai: Samsung is trying to differentiate itself in the highly competitive and diversified market by adding new features to the existing ultra-high definition (4K) smart TV technology. On Wednesday, the South Korean firm launched The Frame by merging art ... ( read original story ...)

No slowdown in Dubai property market

Dubai's real estate is increasingly becoming mature and investors' trust level is at its highest in the emirate's property market, a senior official has confirmed. Mahmoud Al Burai, CEO of Dubai Real Estate Institute, Dubai Government, ruled out any ... ( read original story ...)