Dubai crowned ‘Creative City of Design’ by Unesco

Dubai: Dubai has become the first city in the Middle East to be appointed as a ‘Unesco Creative City of Design’, officials announced on Sunday. Dubai is now the 24th such city in the world, within the Unesco Creative Cites Network (UCCN), which has 180 ... ( read original story ...)

High profitability underpins UAE banking sector

Dubai: The UAE’s banking sector has remained largely resilient to the decline in oil prices and it impact on government finances and economic growth, according to a recent report from ratings agency, Moody’s. Real estate and government-related entity ... ( read original story ...)

These UAE billionaires donate half of wealth to charity

He is the son-in-law of UAE-based retail tycoon M.A. Yusuff Ali, owner of LuLu hypermarkets. In his letter to Gates, Vayalil highlighted his desire to do good things “for the greater good.” Vayalil started his healthcare business only about a decade ... ( read original story ...)

Indian expat wins Dh10 million in Abu Dhabi draw

Big Ticket Abu Dhabi announced on Sunday that the latest winner of the mega draw is Dickson Kattithara Abraham from India. His lucky ticket number is 012027. The winner is based in Nigeria and he bought the ticket from the store while travelling through ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai taxi driver honoured for rescuing woman

Dubai: A taxi driver was honoured for assisting a woman whose car broke down last week in Dubai Internet City. Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), gave a certificate of ... ( read original story ...)

2 children drown in Dubai swimming pool

Dubai police told Gulf News. The one-and-half-year-old girl Suad and her two-and-half-year-old cousin Shehab, had some food during Iftar time and then disappeared. Brigadier Ahmad Thani Bin Gulaitha, head of Police Stations Council in Dubai Police ... ( read original story ...)

UAE- Reflecting on financial discipline in Ramadan

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) For many of us, the holy month of Ramadan has come to mean only taraweeh, suhour and iftar. In the rush to prepare for social occasions with family and friends, we often forget that Ramadan is basically a time for reflection - that ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Investments Real Estate Company Wins ISO Certification

Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that its wholly-owned real estate subsidiary Dubai Investments Real Estate Company [DIRC] has won the prestigious ISO 9001 ... ( read original story ...)