Dubai issues new law on wills, inheritance

The DIFC Wills and Probate Registry (DIFC WPR) for Non-Muslims, which covers assets in Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah, had 2,900 registered wills since opening in May 2015, Gulf News reported last September, with an average of 150 wills being registered each month. ( read original story ...)

UAE telco du reports rise in Q3 profit

Sultan also announced the nominations of Fahad Al Hassawi and Farid Faraidooni as deputy CEOs. Subscribe to Arabian Business' newsletter to receive the latest breaking news and business stories in Dubai,the UAE and the GCC straight to your inbox. ( read original story ...)

UAE interest rates are expected to rise, mirroring US policy

The US Federal Reserve is likely to raise rates further to tighten its monetary policy and the UAE Central Bank will have to follow suit because the dirham is pegged to the dollar, analysts said. "The current central bank rate is 1.5 per cent, which has ... ( read original story ...)

CASE STUDY: Dubai Properties’ floating villas in Dubai Canal

Dubai Properties in September celebrated the voyage of the UAE’s first-ever water home as it made its way along the city’s newest attraction - the Dubai Water Canal - to berth at Marasi Business Bay. During the following days, a further eleven homes ... ( read original story ...)

Millennium Plaza Dubai Is Leading City Business Hotel 2017

Millennium Plaza Dubai, a luxury accommodation along Sheikh Zayed Road, has been recognised by World Travel Awards as Dubai’s Leading City Business Hotel for 2017. General Manager Nemo Acimovic received the award at a gala ceremony held at Armani Hotel ... ( read original story ...)

Emaar unit is said to plan IPO at premium of as much as 20%

Dubai: Emaar Properties PJSC is expected to offer shares in its United Arab Emirates development business at a 10 to 20 per cent premium to the unit’s net asset value, according to three people familiar with the plans. The lead managers on the initial ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Fitness Challenge: Day 10

Dubai: The past two weeks of the Dubai Fitness Challenge has seen the participants Gulf News is following bursting with more energy as they push themselves to the limit everyday during the monthlong fitness campaign. Apart from exercising everyday ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai housemaid cleared of insulting the Quran

Dubai: A housemaid has been cleared of insulting the Quran by placing a copy of the holy book on the floor and sitting on it following a heated argument with her sponsor. The sponsor was alleged to have asked her 36-year-old Indonesian maid to clean the ... ( read original story ...)