Revealed: work starts on $6.8bn 30,000-home Dubai mega project

UAE-based Azizi Developments has started construction of its AED25 billion ($6.8 billion) Azizi Victoria mega project in the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City – District Seven in Dubai. Spread over a construction area of 33 million square feet ... ( read original story ...)

UAE and Grenada sign MoU on visa exemption

New York: The UAE and Grenada have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to exempt Emirati and Grenadian nationals carrying ordinary passports from obtaining pre-entry visas. The MoU was signed by Ambassadors and Permanent Representatives to the UN ... ( read original story ...)

Car crashes halt Dubai traffic

Dubai: Motorists faced heavy delays on Thursday after multiple accidents broke out on a number of busy roads in Dubai. Commuters from Sharjah to Dubai were the first ones to face tailbacks of traffic when an accident was reported on Emirates Road near the ... ( read original story ...)

New abras replacing water buses in Dubai

Dubai: The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai is replacing its water buses with new air-conditioned abras as part of improvements to its marine transport service, it said on Wednesday. The initiatives of the RTA’s Public Transport Agency ... ( read original story ...)

Paramedics save suicidal man in Dubai

Dubai: Paramedics in Dubai were able to rescue a Nepalese man who attempted to jump from the fourthy floor of his apartment in Karama. An official at the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) said the operations room initially received a call ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai will host 57th edition of ICCA in November 2018

Dubai is gearing up to host the 57th Congress of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) next year, following the conclusion of this year’s edition in Prague. Dubai was named host city for the 57th ICCA Congress in 2014, following a ... ( read original story ...)

Now, book and get a Dubai taxi in 4 minutes

Dubai: Booking a taxi in Dubai and getting one right at your doorstep in under five minutes has never been easier, assures the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). In a video recently posted by the RTA, the authority explained exactly how the waiting time ... ( read original story ...)