UAE Banks Federation launches financial literacy guide for SMEs

The UAE Banks Federation (UBF) has stepped up its efforts to increase the level of financial awareness in the country by launching a financial literacy handbook for SMEs. Representing over 60 percent of the country's GDP and employing 42 percent of its ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Book Authority meets US library experts

Sharjah: Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) held a series of meetings with book industry and library leaders at the American Library Association (ALA) Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans. During the event, a SBA delegation highlighted the growing importance ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai plans revolutionary retractable aircraft cabin project

Khalifa Suhail Al Zaffin, executive chairman of Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects said: "The advent of new travel technologies such as supersonic aircraft and space travel have raised questions about the ability of existing airports to accommodate these ... ( read original story ...)

Now, no need to display parking tickets on dashboard in Dubai

Antonin Kélian Kallouche/Gulf News In a statement to Gulf News, RTA said: “The project is part of the vision of ‘Smart Dubai’. RTA has introduced this pilot project and we shall announce further updates in due course of time.” Unlike the old ... ( read original story ...)

UAE- Right time for NRIs to buy property in India

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The Indian real estate sector is seeing a gradual resurgence, one year after the implementation of key policy reforms. With property prices having hit rock bottom in major cities, developers still coping with unsold inventory and ... ( read original story ...)

UAE court reserves judgement in Naqvi criminal case

Dubai: A Sharjah court on Thursday reserved the judgement until ... three cheques signed by Arif Naqvi totalling an amount of $300 million were presented to the Bank and subsequently dishonoured due to insufficient funds. These cheques stem from an ... ( read original story ...)

UAE bucks global trend as women lead the way in science studies

Almost eight in 10 learners taking computer science studies in the UAE are female – bucking a global trend. A recent report by Times Higher Education found the number of female students in the country enrolling in STEM subjects (science, technology ... ( read original story ...)

UAE well set for virtual reality revolution

In the UAE, LBE is creating a buzz around VR but the technology is also getting traction in the business and the public sector, as reflected in the number of VR and augmented reality (AR) products (which lay digital images over the user's environment ... ( read original story ...)