Dubai’s Emirates to operate one-off A380 to Muscat

Dubai carrier Emirates will operate a one-off Airbus A380 service ... Read: Video: Muscat’s new airport readies for first flights It will have 429 economy class, 76 business class and 14 first class seats. “It is a very important destination for ... ( read original story ...)

In the zone – Doing business in Dubai

On behalf of New Business, Kitty Vine of Markettiers, interviews Guatam Sashittal, the chief exec of Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, for New Business The DMCC Free Zone is home to over 14,000 businesses, ranging from multinational corporations to start-ups ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Marina’s Zen Tower fire started on balcony, report shows

The fire that erupted in Dubai Marina's Zen Tower on May 13 began on the balcony of a first floor, where furniture kept outdoors caught fire due to an electric short circuit or from smoking waste, according to a report by Al Barsha police station released ... ( read original story ...)

Eid holiday accidents kill 3 in Sharjah, RAK

Sharjah: Three people were killed in three separate traffic accidents in Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah during the Eid Al Fitr holidays. The fatal accidents included a crash, a car hitting a pedestrian and a car flipping over. Two people were killed and two ... ( read original story ...)

UAE climbs digital competitiveness ranking

The UAE has lcimbed one place to 17th in this year’s World Digital Competitiveness Report by Swiss business school International Institute for Management Development (IMD). The institution said the emirates climbed the ranking of 63 economies ... ( read original story ...)

UAE most digitally advanced in Arab world

The country ranks first globally in business agility, third globally in regulatory framework and fourth globally in terms of talent. “The UAE improves its overall digital ranking in 2018, to reach 17th place. Although this is a slight increase ... ( read original story ...)

UAE ‘perfect’ for Australian businesses, says official

“Continuous engagement with our global partners is part of our relentless effort to promote Dubai as the ideal location for businesses to expand their global reach, given our connectivity to key market…our business friendly legislations and unmatched ... ( read original story ...)

Reforms will ease cost of doing business in UAE

Members of the UAE business community have welcomed the new UAE legislation that replaces bank guarantees for private sector labour recruitment with a low-cost insurance policy that will reduce costs for employers. It does away with the Dh3,000 bank ... ( read original story ...)