Iconic projects taking distinctive shapes in Dubai

Dubai: Two major projects in Dubai, the Museum of the Future and Mohammad Bin Rashid Library, are progressing fast, with their distinctive shapes now becoming obvious. The Museum of the Future, coming up in front of Emirates Towers on Shaikh Zayed Road, is ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah to launch summer festival

Sharjah: A summer festival will be launched for the first time in Sharjah on July 10, and will last for two months. Khalid Jasem Al Midfa, chairman of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), announced that the first edition of the ... ( read original story ...)

Expat remittances from the UAE up 17% in Q1

Remittances by expats in the UAE, mostly Indian workers, rose over 17% in the first quarter of this year. They remitted AED43.5 billion in the first three months of 2018 compared to AED37.1bn last year, reported Wam news agency based on figures by the ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s Pacific Controls in technology tie-up with Qude

RELATED ARTICLES: Dubai's Pacific Controls in talks over $381m debt | Commvault and Pacific Controls form alliance | NBF Capital raises $272m for Pacific Controls Dubai technology company Pacific Controls and US-based Qube have formed a strategic ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Ruler receives journalists

Sharjah - His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, received on Tuesday journalists from across the UAE. In a lecture at Al Majaz Amphitheatre, Dr Shaikh Sultan spoke about the roots of Arabic ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai gym fees second highest in the world

DUBAI: A monthly gym membership in Dubai is the second highest in the world, next only to Tokyo, a leading international bank has found. According to reports, the findings by Deutsche Bank are part of its annual “Mapping the world’s prices” survey ... ( read original story ...)

New scam using fake Dubai hospital targets jobseekers

Dubai: At first blush, and even at second, Maris Hospital ticks all the right boxes: multi-specialty clinics across key locations in Dubai, state-of-the art facilities, glowing patient testimonials, tie-ups with leading insurance providers and a team of ... ( read original story ...)