New Dubai law allows non-Muslims to write wills

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 ...)

Dubai Investments says Q3 net profit up 4.8% to $95m

Dubai Investments, listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has reported net profit of AED350 million ($95.2 million) for the third quarter, an increase of 4.8 percent over the same quarter last year. The company said net profit for the first nine months of ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai real estate commissions hit $353m in 9 months

The total value of brokerage commissions made in Dubai’s real estate market this year stood at over $353m until the end of September for the 6,200 brokers active in the emirate’s property sector, according to data revealed by the Dubai Land Department ... ( read original story ...)

Rich history of Louvre Paris to enrich Abu Dhabi museum

Abu Dhabi: The Louvre Abu Dhabi is set to open its doors this month, but its namesake in Paris, the Louvre Museum, has a long history, dating back to its opening as a museum in 1793. The arts-dedicated facility, located on the banks of the Seine river ... ( read original story ...)

Louvre Abu Dhabi welcomes the world

The events are suitable for all ages and feature a diverse line-up of artists from around the world, according to the UAE News Agency (WAM). Manuel Rabate, Director of Louvre Abu Dhabi, said: "Creativity, cross-cultural understanding and humanity’s ... ( read original story ...)

This tailor stitched UAE flags for Rs5

I recall stitching those on order before the UAE was formed in 1971,” he told Gulf News. Parmar started work as a tailor in his elder brother’s shop in Mumbai as a nine-year old. Orphaned at the age of five, he is from the Junagadh district of Gujarat ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai issues clear law on wills governing non-Muslims

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 ...)