Sharjah realty to pick up ahead of Expo 2020

Sharjah's property market has seen softening slightly in line with the trend in other emirates with prices dropping between 5 to 7 per cent and are expected to increase as Expo 2020 approaches and population grows, industry executives said. "The softening ... ( read original story ...)

New research centre will study Dubai fires

Dubai: A new research centre will be created later this year by Dubai Civil Defence to track and isolate weak points in the fire response system in Dubai, said a senior firefighting official on Wednesday. Major-General Rashid Al Matroushi, director of ... ( read original story ...)

Meet the Locals: Bridging cultural gaps in the UAE

ABU DHABI: Can you name three Emirati dishes or any restaurant that serves authentic local cuisine? If you are still wracking your brain, then you may want to get in touch with Meet the Locals. The brainchild of Emiratis Abdulla Al Matar, 27 and Khadija ... ( read original story ...)

Sami Yusuf to perform in Sharjah on April 6

Sharjah: British singer Sami Yousuf, who has sold 34 million albums to date, will be performing live at Sharjah’s Al Majaz Amphitheatre on April 6. Tareq Saeed Allay, director of Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB), said: “We are excited to host ... ( read original story ...)

UAE-India integrated hiring system soon to prevent fraud

a senior UAE official told Gulf News on Wednesday. “Once the system is functional, all employers and recruitment agents can do recruitment [of certain category of workers] only through this system. They cannot do independent recruitment from India ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai girl gets $75,000 NYUAD scholarship

She is passionate about henna and provides henna design at many events around Dubai. She has designed an eco-friendly company at her school too.” As it turns out, Suman didn’t have to wait too long to hear back from NYUAD. When she got the good news ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai starts work on fourth phase of solar park

UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has broken ground on the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the biggest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the world. ( read original story ...)