UAE residents poised for New Year celebrations

Dubai: How will you ring in 2018? Residents of the UAE, home to people from all over the world, told Gulf News about their plans to mark the beginning of a new year. They also shared their views and hopes, with many saying keeping close to family is ... ( read original story ...)

Astronaut offers to help UAE’s space aspirations

However, he highlighted how the satellite programmes run by YahSat in Abu Dhabi and the Emirates Institute for Advanced Science and Technology in Dubai, had, through skills transfer with international partners, fostered an already considerable pool of ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi courts issue landmark verdicts

Ateqa Al Khateri, director of Family Prosecution of Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, told Gulf News, “Women officers are particularly required in most of the specialised cases pertaining to women and children.” ( read original story ...)

Dubai-based PE business launches $250 m healthcare fund

TVM Capital Healthcare Partners, a Dubai-based private equity business, has launched a $250 million fund to invest in areas ranging from cancer to pharmaceuticals in markets including the Gulf, Turkey, Egypt, India and Singapore, a senior executive told ... ( read original story ...)

UAE property developer secures $272 mln loan for mega-project

Arada, a newly-created United Arab Emirates-based property developer, has secured a $272 million (1 billion dirhams) Islamic syndicated loan from UAE banks to help fund a major project in the northern emirate of Sharjah, it said on Thursday. The money will ... ( read original story ...)