Jafza welcomes first solar PV panel plant

Dubai's Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) has welcomed Maysun Solar, the first photovoltaic panel producer to set up a manufacturing facility in the region’s leading free zone. Maysun Solar will manufacture 5,000 solar panels a month with a capacity to ... ( read original story ...)

Female bicycle responder service launched in Dubai

Dubai: Female cycle responders will now be deployed to cater to emergency cases involving women and children in Dubai’s busiest areas, the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) announced. The emergency bicycles, which will cover crowded areas ... ( read original story ...)

Pictures: Google co-founder Brin visits Dubai

The co-founder of internet giant Google has been pictured in Dubai by the emirate’s media office. Sergey Brin, who is president of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc, was shown speaking to Dubai Crown Prince His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Customs launches initiative to mark Year of Zayed

Dubai: Dubai Customs kicked off Year of Zayed 2018 with the launch of a new humanitarian initiative that aims to support minors. The initiative, which was launched on Tuesday by signing an agreement with the Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation, seeks to ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai renters started to buy in 2017

Statistics from Propertyfinder Group suggest Dubai residents moved from renting to buying last year The last 12 months have Dubai residents switch their rental contracts for mortgages, according to a new report from Propertyfinder Group. The last 12 months ... ( read original story ...)

Saudi construction giant plans IPO to sell 30% of subsidiary

Saudi builder Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Company has announced plans to sell 30 percent of a subsidiary in an initial public offering (IPO). The company said in ... expand to global markets, selecting Dubai as the launchpad with an AED800 million ... ( read original story ...)

Mashreq Bank Receives Nine Awards From Global Finance in London

Mashreq Bank, the UAE’s leading financial institution was presented with nine awards at the Digital Bank Conference and Awards dinner hosted by Global Finance magazine in London, England. The dinner hosted at the RSA House in London saw Mashreq win ... ( read original story ...)

UAE bourses start new year on a strong note

Emaar Properties and Dubai Islamic Bank helped the Dubai index push higher by more than 1 per cent on the first trading day of 2018 after the index shed more than 4 per cent last year amid sluggish volumes. The Dubai Financial Market General Index closed 1 ... ( read original story ...)