Long weekend in UAE fuels staycation boom

A number of hoteliers from Dubai to Abu Dhabi told Gulf News that their properties will be 75 per cent to 100 per cent full over the next three days, with a significant number of guests coming from across the emirates. Huge bookings have also been secured ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police clarify 'forgiveness card' that went viral

Dubai: “Dear driver, we are sorry the radar caught you speeding. Despite violating the traffic law, we will not issue [you] a traffic ticket.” A card with those words and the Dubai Police logo went viral on social media. But Dubai Police clarified that ... ( read original story ...)

UAE temperature to cool down until Saturday

Dubai: If you’re planning on having a barbeque or a picnic, this weekend would be the best time to have one as the temperature this weekend will be a lot cooler. The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) on Thursday expects the mercury to ... ( read original story ...)

UAE’s first food bank launches in Dubai

DUBAI // Low-income families and labourers will be able to get food donated by hotels and supermarkets after the country’s first food bank was launched in the city on Wednesday. Stocked with boxes of food as part of the Year of Giving, the food bank aims ... ( read original story ...)

China gathers state-led consortium for Aramco IPO

Hong Kong/Riyadh/Dubai: China is creating a consortium ... Saudi officials have said Chinese companies were interested in investing in the Aramco IPO as the country — the second biggest consumer of oil globally — seeks to secure crude supplies ... ( read original story ...)

UAE ranked among top global destinations for FDI

The UAE has also pledged to continue to advance its technological readiness and deepen its commitment to innovation. The government’s recent efforts show signs of gaining significant traction. In the World Bank’s Doing Business 2017, the UAE is ... ( read original story ...)