Dubai Municipality responds to Dettol soap rumours

Dubai Municipality has said while quashing a rumour about the safety of Dettol soap. The Consumer Products Safety Section called upon consumers to be aware about the information provided in the news published on one of the channels about the harm caused by ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police reveal cause of Torch Tower fire

Dubai: Police investigations reveal that the cause of the fire ... Colonel Rashid Khalifa Bu Flasa, Director of Fire and Rescue Department, told Gulf News that community awareness is critical to reducing the prevalence of fires. “After investigations ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi property firms plan merger as market struggles

DUBAI (Reuters) - Two major Abu Dhabi real estate developers, Eshraq Properties and Reem Investments, said on Wednesday they aimed to merge as an economic slowdown in the emirate puts the housing market under pressure. The companies said discussions were ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s largest banks to maintain ‘solid’ profits in 2018

The four largest banks in the UAE will see robust profits in the next 12 to 18 months despite pressure on fees and commision income, a Moody’s report states. Moody’s Investors Service said First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), Emirates NBD, Abu Dhabi Commercial ... ( read original story ...)

Lootah Holding signs JV with Batta Technologies

Lootah Holding has signed a joint venture with Batta Technologies to establish a new entity, Lootah Batta Water and Environment. The joint venture will result in providing sustainable solutions and advanced products that will reinforce the UAE's position ... ( read original story ...)

UAE wireless consumers blasé about online security: report

Nearly all UAE WiFi users admit to using WiFi in a way that could put their personal and private information at risk. According to the 2017 Norton WiFi Risk Report, 95% of UAE consumers indicate they have acted in an unsafe matter when connecting to WiFi ... ( read original story ...)

Russia, UAE tell North Korea: Stop your ‘provocations’

He instead focused in part on North Korea. Emirati Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, right, listens to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, during a news conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. ( read original story ...)