Starting a business in Dubai: Legal business structures

The Department of Economic Development lays down acceptable legal structures for companies based in Dubai. The rules and regulations for each of these vary accordingly and the categorisation is based on the ownership of the firm. If you are a foreign ... ( read original story ...)

UAE markets flounder as they wait for greater conviction

Last week the Dubai Financial Market General Index (DFMGI) was up 19.00 or 0.55 per cent to close at 3,480.43. Although not a big move, this was the best performance in seven weeks. For five of the past seven weeks the index was down while it was flat for ... ( read original story ...)

Vice Media expands to the Middle East with Dubai office

Vice announced its arrival with a party on Wednesday at the glitzy Armani Hotel in the world’s tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa, in Dubai, the global trade hub where the New York-based company will set up its regional headquarters. Vice reckons the region ... ( read original story ...)

Speed limits reduced on two major Dubai roads

The maximum speed limits on two of Dubai’s major roads is set to be reduced, it was revealed on Wednesday. Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Dubai Police announced that the maximum speed limit on Emirates Road and Sheikh Mohammed Bin ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Media City chief aims for a connection upgrade

Dubai: Dubai Media City intends to get right in the middle of connecting the media enterprises within the free zone to start talking to each other. “They are so good at communicating on behalf of their clients... but there’s not much of that happening ... ( read original story ...)

Emaar completes foundation of new tallest tower in Dubai

Dubai developer Emaar has laid the foundation for the construction of what is slated to become the world’s new tallest building – The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour, it announced on Monday. Launched in April last year, the $1bn mixed-use building will ... ( read original story ...)